Gaffney trounces Riverside

The Gaffney Indians exploded for 24 points in the third quarter to seal a 57-7 win over visiting Riverside on Homecoming Friday night at The Reservation. On the first play of the third quarter, Undre Lindsay found De’mari Littlejohn for a 66-yard touchdown to put the Indians up 27-7. After recovering a fumble on the kickoff on the Riverside 42, […]

Saints Back on the Road to Battle Mars Hill in Midseason Clash


Despite the low offensive numbers this past week, Limestone still rank second in the SAC with 218.2 passing yards per game and is fourth with 371.2 yards per game in total offense

Gaffney High 2019 Homecoming

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Jeweler granted copyright for unique pendant design

Jordan Tillinghast took two good things and combined them into a grand thing, so grand that he applied for and was granted a copyright for the design. Tillinghast, a jeweler at Ship Shapes Jewelry in Gaffney, has produced a pendant he calls the Carolina Jasmine Palmetto. The piece combines the state tree, the Palmetto, and the state flower, the Yellow […]

Timken to trim 150 jobs at Gaffney plant

The Gaffney Timken Bearing Plant announced Wednesday a personnel restructuring that will reduce the overall employment at the plant by about 150 positions over the next nine months. “We continue to see challenging conditions across many markets that we serve from our Gaffney plant,” said company spokesman Scott Schroeder. “After careful consideration, we have made some restructuring decisions that will […]

Gun found on student at Gaffney Middle School

A Gaffney Middle School student faces charges after he was found with a gun on campus, according to a statement issued by the school district. A student who saw the gun notified Gaffney Middle Principal Dr. Eric Blanton on Thursday morning. The student with the gun was taken into custody by a school resource officer after police found the .380 […]

Ninth graders attend ‘Pride’ program that’s part of homecoming tradition

Education and military experiences have provided life lessons which continue to impact former Gaffney High football player Jeff Coleman and retired Air Force Major Jason Wood more than 20 years after they left school. Coleman and Wood joined Gaffney Ledger Publisher Cody Sossamon in speaking to this year’s ninth grade classes about their school experiences during a “Pride” program held […]

Fiery crash on I-85

A pickup truck burst into flames Oct. 12 after striking a barrier in the southbound lane of Interstate 85. The accident occurred Saturday afternoon when the driver of a pickup truck tried to change lanes near exit 96, according to the South Carolina Highway Patrol. An improper lane change caused the driver to almost strike a vehicle and subsequently sent […]

Band championship here Saturday

The Gaffney High Band of Gold will host the Upper State Marching Band Championship on Saturday at The Reservation. More than 30 high school bands in the Class 2A and 4A divisions will perform musical shows for judges in hopes of qualifying for next weekend’s state finals hosted by the South Carolina Band Directors Association. Gaffney has hosted an Upper […]