December 20, 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

Births

Justin Andrew Agner

David and Stacey Agner of Dacula, Ga., announce the birth of a son, Justin Andrew, on Nov. 1, 2004. More...

Birthdays

Julianne May Wright celebrated her 3rd birthday on Dec. 8. She is the daughter of Jason and Joni Wright of Blacksburg. Grandparents are Eddie and Jan Gilfillan of Blacksburg and Bob and Linda Wright of Mt. Airy, N.C. More...

Christmas celebrations

l The Christmas Fellowship of Churches Service for Green Bethel, Island Creek, Lewis Chapel, White Plains, Mt. Calvary, Holy Temple and Knuckles Chapel Baptist churches will be held Wednesday at 7 p.m. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Obituaries

Evelyn Clyde Retired teacher%27s assistant Frances Evelyn Barbare Clyde, 74, of 120 Stacy Drive, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, Dec. 18, 2004. More...

Columns

Froma Harrop

Losing the war on drugs

The money in illicit drugs doesn More...

Susan Estrich

Age is just a number

Friday was my birthday. Don More...

Cartoon

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‘This is very good news for our local economy’

Automated Distribution ready to re-hire Footstar employees More...

GHS students arrested after fight erupts

Ledger Staff Writer Two Gaffney High students were taken to jail Friday afternoon for their role in a fight in which a police officer was injured. More...

Board teens getting high in Blacksburg

Ledger Staff Writer Most skateboard tricks only take the rider a few feet off the ground, but don More...

Local News

Granard Middle teacher earns ADEPT status

Jones meets requirement to be highly qualified

Ledger Staff Writer Granard Middle School sixth grade teacher Debra Jones got one of her requests for Christmas answered recently when she became highly qualified under a new federal law. More...

$30,000 CHRISTMAS GIFT —

Jim Thomas (left) of BellSouth presents Cherokee County Development Board Executive Director Jim Inman a $30,000 check for infrastructure costs of the Upstate Corporate Park, a partnership effort of Cherokee and Spartanburg counties. More...

Police Report

Not too smart

Officers with the Cherokee County Detention Center discovered a Gaffney man smoking a marijuana cigarette Wednesday evening after he was apprehended and placed in a holding cell at the jail, police said. More...

Sports

Next up for Indians:

Defend Sub Station II Tournament championship

Ledger Sports Editor The Substation II basketball tournament is here which means local hoop fans can expect one thing: The Gaffney Indians will be holding the championship trophy. More...

2004 BHS HALL OF FAME INDUCTEES –

The 2004 inductees into the Blacksburg High Hall of Fame are (left to right) Jack Shelton, Mark King, Johnny Harper and Angela Hambright Watson. More...

BHS JAYVEE AWARDS –

Blacksburg High junior varsity players were honored Thursday evening during the school More...

National News

Infant cut from womb is alive

Associated Press Writer MELVERN, Kan. - A woman charged with killing an expectant mother and cutting the baby from her womb was showing the child off to people at a cafe and to her pastor hours before she was arrested, residents said Saturday. More...

Car bombs hit Najaf and Karbala, killing 60 in Iraq

Associated Press Writer NAJAF, Iraq More...

WWII shipbuilders played Santa, worked for free on Christmas Day

Associated Press Writer BRUNSWICK, Ga. More...

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?