January 14, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

Tragic loss of son dramatically changed the lives of Spencers

Ledger Staff Writer When Lynn and Linda Spencer lost their son Clay in a boating accident, they saw it only as an occasion of great loss. But 2 1/2 years later, Clay More...

LifeStyles

Birthdays

Carson Macrae Painter, son of Matt and Tammy Painter of Gaffney, will be 2 years old Jan. 15. He has a brother, Judson, and is the grandson of Bobby and Betty Lou Painter of Gaffney and the late Ken and Kay Parker. More...

Births

Derazha Ladeanna Morgan LaMonda Dentrice Lattimore and Larry Morgan announce the birth of their daughter, Derazha Ladenna Morgan, on Dec. 27, 2004, in Upstate Carolina Medical Center weighing 5 lbs. 8 ozs. More...

What’s Up

Church news Elm Street Church of God will host a ladies revival Monday and Tuesday, Jan. 17 and 18, at 7 p.m. Rhonda Holland will be the guest speaker. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Obituaries

Annie Laura Harris Retired from Hamrick More...

Letters

30 kids had a brighter holiday

Dear Cody: On behalf of the board of directors of the Cherokee County DSN Board and Habilitation Services, Inc., the staff and consumers we serve, I would like to thank you and your readers for the generosity that the Christmas Is For Kids campai More...

State News

Mathis claims he was unaware ‘gravel money’ had been transferred

Ledger Staff Writer Cherokee County Councilman Charles Mathis said he was unaware that former council member Barry Medley transferred money into his gravel account. More...

Solicitor sees nothing illegal in money use

Ledger Staff Writer Don More...

State Briefs

Tornado sparks fire in Laurens Co.

LAURENS More...

The Gaffney Ledger online edition will become a pay site Monday

Beginning Monday, Jan. 17, The Gaffney Ledger web site will be available only to paying customers. More...

Former council member fired

Ledger Staff Writer The former Cherokee County councilman hired to oversee the county More...

2-year-old boy chokes to death on popcorn

Ledger Staff Writer A 2-year-old boy choked to death on popcorn Tuesday evening. More...

Woman dies when her car strikes tree

Ledger Staff Writer A Gaffney woman was killed in a traffic accident in Spartanburg County at 12:09 a.m. Wednesday. More...

Schools rewarded for academic excellence, test score improvement

Ledger Staff Writer Four Cherokee County schools received Palmetto Gold and Silver Awards on Wednesday for their high academic achievement and student improvement on state tests. More...

Local News

A common cause

Ledger Staff Writer What do the American Red Cross, Salvation Army and House of Destiny Ministries all have in common? More...

Organization puts students on FAST track

Ledger Staff Writer A group of community minded residents and school employees got together four years ago to form an organization aimed at helping students become successful. More...

Police Report

Pipe hitter

A 47-year-old Gaffney man was assaulted with a steel pipe Friday at Park and Wood streets in Gaffney. More...

Sports

Blacksburg faces first region hurdle

Miller:

Ledger Sports Editor Forget the team More...

Poston in 1,000-point club

Ledger Sports Editor Blacksburg junior basketball standout Rodney Poston has recently entered some elite company - the 1,000- point club. More...

Saints upend Erskine

Ledger Sports Editor The Limestone Saints got just what they needed to beat the Erskine Flying Fleet Thursday - a hot-shooting performance. More...

Columns

Put Parents In Charge a step in right direction

The State of South Carolina is currently debating whether the More...

Other News

Terrorists target tsunami workers

Associated Press Writer BANDA ACEH, Indonesia More...

Atlanta dentist accused in two slayings like suicides

Associated Press Writer DACULA, Ga. More...

Jewish groups, lawmakers criticize Prince Harry’s Nazi costume

Associated Press Writer LONDON More...

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