December 8, 2004 RSS feed / Front Page

christmas is for kids

Here is a list of donations to the Christmas Is For Kids drive sponsored by The Gaffney Ledger and Wal-Mart. All proceeds are used to allow disadvantaged children to buy toys and clothes for Christmas. More...

LifeStyles

Christmas at the Nuckolls Plantation

Nancy and Gene Horne will open their historic 1792 plantation for holiday tours this weekend

G ene and Nancy Horne have a treat in store for area residents this weekend when they host Christmas at Nuckolls House Wag Stop Plantation. More...

ANNIE’S MAILBOX

Kathy Mitchell and Marcy Sugar Confession won More...

Community Foundation names new board members Hamrick, Huskey, Peeler, Howell join philanthropic organization

Th e Cherokee County Community Foundation Board of Trustees partners with the Foundation for the Carolinas to inspire philanthropy in Cherokee County. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Obituaries

Minnie A. Smith Cherokee County native GREENVILLE More...

Teresa Wood

Gaffney native CAYCE More...

Other News

Security at Saudi consulate will be improved

Associated Press Writer JIDDAH, Saudi Arabia More...

Abandoned newborn worker wins $27 million

Associated Press Writer LOS ANGELES More...

Carolina Ledger

Girl found dead in Chester County LANCASTER, S.C. More...

DSS takes doctor’s children

Ledger Staff Writer Four children of two local doctors were taken into emergency protective custody after a police officer said they appeared to be suffering from mental abuse, according to a report at the Gaffney Police Department. More...

City administrator gets OK to determine cost of park proposal

Ledger Staff Writer Without debate, Gaffney City Council gave city administrator James Taylor on Monday the go-ahead to determine the cost of converting Irene Park into a state-of-the-art Little League field. More...

Christmas parade set for Saturday

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Singers from eight churches joining forces to make up 7-story singing Christmas tree

Ledger Staff Writer First Baptist Church of Blacksburg is really getting into the Christmas spirit, with a 7-story Christmas tree that has taken over the sanctuary More...

Local News

Investigator determines apartment fire caused by children playing with lighter

Ledger Staff Writer A Saturday apartment fire at Limestone Courts was caused by children playing with a lighter they found near their home, according to an official report at the Gaffney Fire Department. More...

Trustees given more discretion to spend on travel

Ledger Staff Writer The school board%27s budget committee moved Tuesday to make money available for travel expenses. More...

Wrecker company owner cited; cop said he didn’t follow orders

Ledger Staff Writer A Gaffney wrecker company owner was issued a 4-point citation for disobeying police orders while responding to remove a vehicle involved in an accident on Sunday, police said. More...

Sports

Blacksburg places three on all-region team

Ledger Sports Editor The Blacksburg Wildcats didn More...

Rebels shock Gaffney

Ledger Sports Editor This time, it was the Gaffney Indians More...

Hot-shooting Wildcats top Chapman, Polk County

Indian Land

Ledger Sports Editor The Wildcats didn More...

Columns

Ledger Columnist

The Joy of Christmas

I was asked to speak on the Joy of Christmas at the Bethel Senior Day Care Center Christmas lunch today. The following is the text of my talk. More...

Guest Editorial

Limestone College loses a great friend

The Limestone College Athletic Department mourns the loss of a great friend and longtime supporter, Tom Pettit, who passed away Sunday. More...

Cartoon

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Special Sections

Poll

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?