February 25, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

School brass entertaining budget requests

Ledger Staff Writer Cherokee County elementary school principals made their pitches Wednesday and Thursday for their school needs to be addressed in the district More...

LifeStyles

Better health resolutions can become reality

Nearly six in 10 Americans resolve to live healthier, yet only 10 percent stick to their plans

Frequently our resolutions for the new year focus on improving our health, exercising and losing weight. More...

ANNIE’S MAILBOX

Kathy Mitchell and Marcy Sugar He More...

Engagements

Arnold

Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Russell Arnold of Blythewood announce the engagement of their daughter, Rebecca Brooke, to Justin Vaughn Turner, both of Columbia. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Raymond Thomas

Retired from Milliken Raymond Dean Thomas, 73, of 115 First St., died Thursday, Feb. 24, 2005, in Upstate Carolina Medical Center. More...

Letters

Letters

Brown family

Dear Friends in Cherokee County: Thank you for what all of you mean to us. It is amazing how quickly time flies! More...

Columns

Ladies and gentlemen ...the President

Abraham Lincoln%27s birthday is Feb. 12. George Washington%27s birthday was Tuesday. So, why was President%27s Day celebrated Monday? More...

Cartoon

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Other News

Bush and Putin meet in Slovakia

Associated Press Writer BRATISLAVA, Slovakia More...

Congress to delve into identity protection

Associated Press Writer WASHINGTON More...

Palestinian parliament approves new Cabinet of professional appointees

Associated Press Writer RAMALLAH, West Bank More...

Parks upgrade back on city priority list

Ledger Staff Writer The question of how to improve the city More...

CTC seniors lending a hand to Alma students

Ledger Staff Writer If they lead, Cherokee Technology Center seniors hope a few Alma Elementary students will follow their example towards academic success. More...

Title game tickets on sale at high school

Fans may purchase tickets from 7:45 a.m. until 3 p.m. today at Gaffney High School for Saturday More...

EMS, police will hit the disaster scene in style on board command post

Ledger Staff Writer A new resource is available to all law enforcement, fire and emergency medical services within Cherokee County. More...

Local News

Police Report

Can you hear me now?

Four Nextel phones, three drills and a laptop computer were stolen from Cherokee Technology Center at 3210 Cherokee Ave., Building C., sometime during the weekend, a report at the Cherokee County Sheriff More...

Vacant manufacturing facility on Hwy. 105 close to being sold

Ledger Staff Writer The Pan American Screw manufacturing facility has been vacant for several years. More...

Blacksburg town councilman issues statement of candidacy

I, Jack B. Borders, announce my candidacy to the Blacksburg Town Council. I have previously served eight years. More...

Sports

Indians to play in ‘Border Showcase’

Ledger Sports Editor Polk County football coach Bruce Ollis not-so-modestly bills his More...

Title berth on line for Lancaster, Indians

Ledger Sports Editor Advantage, Gaffney. More...

Sims, Buckson pace Gaffney to convincing win

Indian Land

Ledger Sports Editor After beating Mauldin in a nail-biter, the 2-time defending state champion Gaffney Indians made sure their next playoff game was never in jeopardy. More...

State News

House budget-writing committee drops ‘Radio’ statue money

Associated Press Writer COLUMBIA More...

State Briefs

DeMint, Inglis travel to Iraq

COLUMBIA More...

Photo

Alma Elementary and Cherokee Technology Center are involved in a mentoring program to serve 11 students at Alma who need academic assistance. More...

Special Sections

Poll

Are you willing to pay more taxes to help fund Recreation Department projects?