May 18, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

Hoax

Police say woman made up kidnapping rape story

A Blacksburg woman who sent local police on a manhunt after claiming she had been held against her will since Thursday is now being held behind bars. More...

Tech campus money vetoed by governor

State Sen. Harvey Peeler said he is working to override the governor More...

LifeStyles

District accepting applications for WINGS drama

The Cherokee County School District is now accepting nominations for the WINGS drama after-school program. If you would like to nominate a student in grades 3-12 for WINGS drama, please contact the principal of the student More...

The circle is now complete

Final episode of Star Wars to be released Thursday

May 25, 1977, thousands of people took their first step to a larger world as they watched the first release of George Lucas%27 space fantasy known throughout the galaxy as Star Wars: Episode IV "A New Hope." More...

Deployed soldier has hardships at home

ANNIE More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Obituaries

J.B. Rice Former Mechanic BOILING SPRINGS, N.C. - James Ben "J.B." Rice, 71, of 800 McBrayer Homestead Rd., died Friday, May 13, 2005, at Crawley Memorial Hospital. More...

Letters

Letters

Diamond Club appreciates support of baseball programs

Dear Editor: The Diamond Club and the parents of the Gaffney Indian varsity and junior varsity baseball teams would like to thank the following sponsors, without which we would not have had a successful baseball season. More...

Columns

Their Views

Bad timing for gas tax increase proposal

You can agree with the reasoning behind Sen. Hugh Leatherman More...

Ledger Columnist

We all share the same hopes, dreams, feelings

I suppose it More...

CARTOON

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OVERNITE AT A GLANCE

REVENUES : Overnite Corporation had operating revenues of $1.647 billion in 2004, $1.467 billion of which was generated by Overnite Transportation. More...

Parris, Mathis refuse to correct property tax assessments

Last week, Cherokee County Councilman Quay Little appeared to be winning. More...

Consolidation not as easy as it sounds

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Cherokee County Council agreed Monday to put the issue of a consolidation of local governments before voters. More...

County council OKs tax increase

Cherokee County taxpayers got some good news Monday when county council adjusted a 6.3-mill take hike down to 5 mills during first reading of its $17 million proposed budget. More...

Local News

Manufacturer to donate printers to all schools in South Carolina

Schools statewide will benefit from a new art partnership with Lexmark PrintArt, combining the latest in digital technology with advancing students More...

Blacksburg names new administrator

Mayor David Hogue said in a town full of great employees, Danny McDaniel is one of the best. More...

Divorce clinic scheduled

The South Carolina Centers for Equal Justice announces the holding of a Pro Se Divorce Clinic on Thursday, June 2, 2005. The clinic is to be held in the Family Courtroom in the county courthouse. More...

Sports

Faster Indians take the field

Indian Land

The Gaffney Indians have apparently satisfied coach Phil Strickland More...

Indians place a solid 3rd

The Easley Green Wave golf team was in a class by itself at the Class 4A golf tournament at Furman University. More...

Strickland earns all-state honor Royals edge Saints, 74-69 Saint comeback, 62-60

Gaffney High baseball player Andy Strickland was named to the All-State team Monday by the South Carolina Baseball Coaches Association. More...

State News

State Briefs

Man gets 40 years for killing mother

COLUMBIA More...

Navy and Marine Corps Medal goes to Ruppe for second time

Ensign Philip Ruppe has received his second Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal. More...

Governor lowers ax on state budget

Vetoes target public colleges, other projects

COLUMBIA More...

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