May 30, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

LifeStyles

Reigning ‘Tiny Tots’ relinquish titles

Reigning Tiny Tot King and Queen, Alex William Clay Prinz and Cancy Rhiannon Owens, relinquished their titles at the 2005 Gaffney Business and Professional Women More...

Ninth annual ‘Tour de Pets’ set for June 4 race day

What a beautiful spring and start of cycling season. Many of you have begun training for upcoming rides and races. Please check your calendars and bike shops for rides and pick up a flyer. The Tour de Pets is in its ninth year. More...

Lowder and Campbell exchange vows

Coty Marie Lowder and Clay O More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Obituaries

Ronald Richardson Ronald Oliver Richardson, 81, of 312 Mimosa Dr., went to be with the Lord Friday, May 27, 2005. More...

Letters

Letters

Thanks to letter carriers and you, the food drive a huge success

Dear Editor: I would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone for participating in our recent food drive. More...

State News

State Briefs

Body found behind empty house FLORENCE More...

Board approves Lowe’s parking request

By LARRY HILLIARD Ledger Staff Writer A vote by the Gaffney Board of Zoning Appeals on Thursday moved the proposed Lowe More...

National News

Congress Hears of FOIA Successes and Flaws

WASHINGTON (AP) - A hearing in the House of Representatives Wednesday highlighted the need to strengthen and improve the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), with experts praising its importance to American democracy and citing ways the law could bett More...

Five names added to Hall of Bravery

Five Cherokee County veterans were inducted into the Hall of Bravery today for their heroic actions in battle. More...

Man sentenced to 25 years for setting fire at apartment

By TARA JENNINGS Ledger Staff Writer A Gaffney man was sentenced to 25 years in prison Thursday after a Cherokee County jury determined he set fire to an apartment where his wife lived. More...

Groups line up hoping for A-Tax cash

Like a long-lost rich uncle, the Gaffney Accommodations Tax Advisory Committee is ready to make life a little easier for some financially strapped local organizations. More...

Local News

GHS Valecitorian will visit China as incoming Furman freshman

By SCOTT POWELL Ledger Staff Writer Gaffney High valedictorian Peter Johnson is among 16 incoming Furman University freshmen who will spend two weeks in China this summer. More...

Blacksburg Town Council finalizes changes to and adopts new Wrecker Ordinance

By TARA JENNINGS Ledger Staff Writer Blacksburg Town Council has finalized changes and adopted a new wrecker ordinance in hopes of curbing potential complaints from both motorists and the towing companies it regulates. More...

Reader of the Week

Name: Shirley Cooper Residence: Gaffney Family: More...

Sports

Post 109 tees off on Union

Hembree tosses 3-hitter as Post 109 remains unbeaten

Heath Hembree knew he had a big lead but he pitched as though it was a one-run game. More...

O-line bright spot at spring drills

Some pundits measure the success of the offensive line by the medical condition of the team More...

Briefs

Upstate apprenticeship project to hold tourney More...

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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?