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City’s Accomodations Tax advisory committee rejects Peach Festival’s last-minute plea

The city’s Accommodations Tax Advisory Committee rejected on Tuesday a last-minute plea from the South Carolina Peach Festival for some of the city’s Accommodations Tax (A-Tax) money.  More...

LifeStyles

Homecoming 2017

Gaffney High welcomes home graduates with festivities Sept. 29

Gaffney High School will host an alumni reception, assembly and pep rally to celebrate homecoming on Sept. 29. More...

Gaffney High reunion events

GHS Class of ’77 to Celebrate 40th Reunion The Gaffney High School Class of 1977 will be celebrating their 40th reunion Saturday, Sept. 30 from 7 p.m. - 11 a.m. at Broad River Electric Auditorium, 811 Hamrick St. More...

WHAT’S UP

Hot Dog Benefit Supper More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Ruth Knox Blanton

Wife, Mother, Nana, Teacher, Friend  Gaffney, S.C. More...

Ollie Thompson

Mr. Ollie” Dad Galloway” Thompson, age 89 of 800 West Fairview Ave. Gaffney, S.C. peacefully transition Thursday, September 21,2017 at The Mary Black Hospital, Spartanburg, S.C. More...

Bill Harris

Gaffney, S.C. — James Lewis (Bill) Harris, Jr., 89, of 810 S. Limestone Street, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, September 24, 2017 at his residence surrounded by his family. More...

SLED investigates downtown arson

State and local investigators were continuing their probe Tuesday afternoon into a Monday morning fire at a downtown Gaffney business that has been deemed arson. More...

Beloved columnist Allison dead at 90

A day before his death, retired municipal court judge Jack Allison stopped by the Gaffney Ledger office Monday to deliver his final column. More...

Local News

Hurricane relief supplies will be accepted at outlet mall, Big E on Sunday

(EDITOR’S NOTE: We received the following correspondence from the local Tommy Hilfiger store.) “A Quiet Understanding,” was the title of my senior college paper. More...

Parson’s Pantry Walk sponsors

CHURCHES:  Rose Hill Baptist Church  Lake Bowen Baptist Church Faith In Action SS Class  Beaverdam Baptist Church - WMU  Buffalo Baptist Church  HONORARIUMS/MEMORIALS:  Brenda A. Parker In Memory of: Luther E. More...

HOT OFF THE GRIDDLE

Todd Gallman pours batter onto a hot griddle while serving as a volunteer cook Friday at a Blacksburg High pancake supper. More...

Sports

OK State fires assistant tied to hoops scandal - Free Access

Oklahoma State has fired Lamont Evans for cause after the top assistant to new coach Mike Boynton was ensnared in the federal investigation of basketball recruiting at seven universities. More...

Bayou Tiger: Etienne spurns home-state LSU to run at Clemson - Free Access

Clemson freshman Travis Etienne defied the wishes of many in his home state of Louisiana and chose the Tigers in South Carolina instead of lining up at LSU. More...

Jones questions penalty calls

Gaffney coach claims 2 of 4 late flags were wrong calls by refs

Gaffney coach Dan Jones rarely criticizes game officials for controversial calls. But after watching a number of late calls go against his Gaffney Indians in a 17-13 loss at Northwestern this past Friday, Jones didn’t care. More...

Columns

LEDGER COLUMNIST

Nut or not

Sometimes you feel like a nut and sometimes you don’t.  Almond Joy’s got nuts, Mounds don’t.  This advertising jingle applies to the way I’ve felt during the past week or so. More...

OUR VIEW

Limestone football players should issue an apology

Some parents and some other parties with a vested interest in the Gaffney Middle School (GMS) girls volleyball team are still irate over what happened Sept. More...

Please join the NFL boycott

See that cartoon at the top of the page? More...

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Sen. Harvey Peeler (R-Gaffney) sponsored a resolution Dec. 7 for the Senate Committee on Interstate Cooperation to study the potential impact of not recognizing Daylight Savings Time. Do you think DST should be abolished?