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Gaffney to host 2017 South Carolina Humanities Festival

Events kick-off Thursday with Rev War Weekend reception

The City of Gaffney was selected to host this year’s SC Humanities Festival. The highlighted festival will celebrate Gaffney’s Revolutionary War history and commemorate the Overmountain Men march to Kings Mountain.  More...

“Evil Dead: The Musical” coming to Limestone College Theatre

A production of “Evil Dead: The Musical” will have a three-night run at Limestone College Theatre on October 5-7. Show-time each day is at 8 p.m.  More...

“Short History of Fear” lecture to be presented prior to “Evil Dead” on Oct. 6

Prior to the Friday, Oct. 6, performance of “Evil Dead: The Musical,” Limestone College Associate Professor of History Dr. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

William McCluney

Gaffney, S.C. — William E. “Bill” McCluney, 81, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, October 2, 2017 at Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System. More...

Ralph Donnel Buchanan

Denver, N.C. – Ralph Donnel Buchanan, age 67, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, September 30, 2017. He was the loving husband of Imogene Buchanan. More...

Thomas Fitzgerald

Gaffney, S.C. — Thomas Edward Fitzgerald, 82, of 376 Draytonville Road, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, October 1, 2017 at Mary Black Health System- Gaffney.  More...

State News

Science Says: Era of monster hurricanes roiling the Atlantic - Free Access

It's not just this year. The monster hurricanes Harvey, Irma, Maria, Jose and Lee that have raged across the Atlantic are contributing to what appears to be the most active period for major storms on record. More...

COCKY’S COCKABOOSE

Former Gamecock mascot now tailgating in style

When Garrett Humphries was Cocky from 1998- 2001, he never got to enjoy tailgating. He now has a Cockaboose on the Gamecock Railroad and parties in style before each home game.  More...

Ninety-Nine Islands station restored with historic status intact

When Ninety-Nine Islands Hydro Station started producing electricity in 1910, William Howard Taft was president and the average U.S. More...

Local News

Gaffney teen faces meth trafficking charge

An 18-year-old Gaffney woman was charged with trafficking methamphetamine after City of Gaffney narcotics agents executed a search warrant Friday morning at a Short Alley home.  More...

180 county students earn college credits

Cherokee County high schools had more than 180 students score well enough on Advanced Placement exams this past school year to earn college credit. More...

Event will help provide transportation to adult ed, SCC classes

Education is just a ride away.  Mission of Grace has worked to eliminate transportation obstacles for local residents to move on to higher education.  For the past five years, the church has operated a transportation ministry to help stude More...

Sports

Now, it gets real for Indians

Indians open difficult region slate at Dorman

The Gaffney Indians are set to begin the most important part of their schedule on Friday - the region games.  Gaffney (3-3) travels to Dorman (4-2) for the region opener.  The Indians then host Boiling Springs (4-2) and Byrnes (5-1) before More...

Gaffney’s Good placed on IR

Gaffney’s Denzelle Good has been sidelined by a wrist injury. The 6-5, 345-pound offensive tackle has been placed on Injured Reserve by the Indianapolis Colts. Typically, players don’t return to the field after they are placed on IR. More...

GHS big man picks Charleston Southern

Gaffney big man Sadarius Bowser has committed to the Charleston Southern.  The team’s leader in blocks last year also had offers from the likes of Gardner Webb, Buffalo, South Carolina State and others.  The 6-9 Bowser is an athletic More...

Columns

GUEST COLUMNIST

Racist scum? Colleges should set higher standard

I believe that most Americans are repulsed by racism. Unfortunately, their feelings of repulsion are often exploited for political gain.  More...

LEDGER COLUMNIST

Celebrating National Newspaper Week

Just in case you were unaware, this is National Newspaper Week. Like all other (fill in the blanks) weeks, the companies involved take the opportunity to tout their businesses. More...

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