June 22, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

Winn-Dixie store closing

Associated Press Writer JACKSONVILLE, Fla. More...

Limestone officials hoping to open new PE center by middle of August

spowell@gaffneyledger.com Rain delays have not dampened the spirits of Limestone College administrators about occupying their new physical education center before students return in August. More...

LifeStyles

Water hazards

Getting rid of mosquito breeding grounds is No. 1 way to reduce level of pesky critters

Ha s the nearly constant rain over the past few weeks made you a little stir-crazy? There More...

Hubby needs to trade his gas-guzzling car

ANNIE

Dear Annie: Last year, my husband gave our son a nice used car for his 17th birthday. Last week, my husband informed me that he is going to start driving our son More...

Dead birds can be submitted for testing

Crows, blue jays will be accepted for West Nile virus testing

COLUMBIA More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Obituaries

Thomas W. Weeks Sr. Delivery operator at Invista of Spartanburg More...

Letters

Letter

Thanks to Cherokee Shrine Club Golf Tournament supporters

Dear Editor: The 18th annual Cherokee Shrine Club Golf Tournament was a big success according to tournament director J.W. Rogers. The club wishes to thank each one who took part in the event. More...

Other News

Missing Scout found alive

KAMAS, Utah - An 11-year-old boy who vanished from a Boy Scout camp was found alive and in good condition Tuesday after an intensive four-day search of the rugged Utah wilderness. More...

Security leak reveals weaknesses in credit card processing system

The criminal exploit that exposed 40 million credit card accounts to possible fraud is shedding light on an arcane but sensitive piece of the financial industry: the hundreds of companies that process transactions between merchants and card issuers. More...

Afghan intelligence agents stop assassination of U.S. official

KABUL, Afghanistan More...

A done deal

Theatre developers will make official announcement Thursday More...

City council gives itself a 50% pay hike

larry@gaffneyledger.com Gaffney City Council gave itself a hefty nearly 50 percent pay hike as part of the new budget that raised tax bills eight mills for homeowners. More...

BPW candidate files complaints with ethics panel

larry@gaffneyledger.com A hotly contested battle for a seat on the Gaffney Board of Public Works Commission has spawned complaints to the South Carolina Ethics Commission. More...

Tax increase draws ire of veteran councilman

larry@gaffneyledger.com Several hours after a divided Gaffney City Council passed a steep 7.4 percent tax hike Monday night, councilman Johnny Little was still unhappy about it. More...

Local News

Carhops speed toward finals in burger competition

spowell@gaffneyledger.com Gaffney Sonic Drive-In employees have their eyes on the big prize in the 2005 Dr. Pepper Sonic Games, Sonic More...

Local businessman calls cop ‘hoodlum’

tara@gaffneyledger.com A local business owner was found guilty of disorderly conduct despite claiming he did not know the arresting officer was a cop. More...

Graduates basic training

Navy Fireman Apprentice Bradley S. Simmons, son of Jeffery S. Simmons of Gaffney, recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill. More...

Sports

Champs show skills at camp

larry@gaffneyledger.com Put the 3-time defending Class 4A boys basketball state champion Gaffney Indians against competition in a team camp and the results are likely going to be what happened at Lander University. More...

Spartanburg rallies past Post 109

larry@gaffneyledger.com It took the 2-time defending state champions to slow down first place Gaffney Post 109. And it took them to the eighth inning to do it. More...

Melton participates in elite quarterback camp in San Diego Indian Land

larry@gaffneyledger.com Gaffney High More...

Columns

CARTOON

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A big raise for city council

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Their View

Seat belt law not very scary

The Legislature More...

Special Sections

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?