January 17, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

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Re-enactors of the 2nd South Carolina Regiment, Continental Line group fire their muskets during a demonstration at the Battle of Cowpens 224th Anniversary Celebration on Saturday. The 224th Anniversary Living History weekend More...

LifeStyles

Birthdays

Sarah Elizabeth Martin, daughter of Robert and Angela Martin, is celebrating her 5th birthday today, Jan. 17. Her grandparents are Butch and Becky Blanton and Piney and Frances Martin, all of Gaffney. More...

What’s Up

Special events n The Hinkle Family will be at the Gaffney Senior Center Thursday, Jan. 20, at 11 a.m. They are a More...

Miss McCoy, Mr. Holmes exchange vows Dec. 19

Jeanie Lynn McCoy and Jacob Neal Holmes exchanged marriage vows on Sunday, Dec. 19, 2004, at St. Paul More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Obituaries

Floyd Scott Gordon Veteran Floyd Scott Gordon Sr., 76, of 324 Macedonia Road, Gaffney died Jan. 16, 2005, at Mary Black Hospital. More...

Columns

Where are my scissors?

I went in there with a handful of dust rags, a can of furniture polish, a bottle of all-purpose cleaner and the intestinal fortitude of an alligator wrestler. More...

Cartoon

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Man shot to death by officer

Ledger Staff Writer A Cherokee County Sheriff%27s deputy killed a suspected gunman Monday who was approaching police with a long, sharp object. More...

Dog destroyed, woman facing multiple counts

Ledger Staff Writer A young dog More...

Sanders named to state higher education panel

State Sen. Harvey Peeler announced today that James More...

Local News

State Briefs

Police claim bus driver took bribe

CHARLESTON More...

Sheriff presents crime statistics report

Ledger Staff Writer The number of homicides rose in the county in 2004, according to crime statistics released by state law enforcement officials. More...

Real estate office owner upset with street change

Ledger Staff Writer The renaming of a city street has drawn opposition from an expected source - the businesses that dot the stretch of highway. More...

Sports

Jones, Golden big in Saints’ win over Barton

Ledger Sports Editor There are wins.There are big wins. Limestone More...

Gaffney downs Trojans

Ledger Sports Editor The 2-time defending state champion Gaffney Indians look ready to make another run at a state title. More...

Lady Indians rally for overtime win over Northwestern

Indian Land

Ledger Sports Editor Trailing by nine points at the end of the third quarter, the Gaffney Lady Indians rallied to defeat homestanding Northwestern in overtime, 52-49, Friday. More...

State News

16 Iraqis killed as elections loom

Associated Press Writer BAGHDAD, Iraq More...

Most Americans hopeful about Bush’s second term

Associated Press Writer WASHINGTON More...

The Edger

He is Nellie no longer

LINCOLN, Neb. - Sen. Ben Nelson finally has succeeded in getting President Bush to stop calling him by the detested nickname More...

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