August 5, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

Let the tax-free shopping begin

Cherokee County merchants are offering early bird shopping passes and discounts to lure shoppers into their stores for this weekend More...

LifeStyles

ANNIES MAILBOX

Dear Annie: When I was a young teen, a family member informed me that when my mother was in high school, before she married my father, she became pregnant. The young man with whom she was involved refused to take responsibility and marry her. More...

Peach pie takes top honors in 2005 Peach Recipe Contest

Pam Whelchel takes home $250 first-place prize

Twenty-six mouth-watering dishes were entered in the S.C. Peach Festival More...

Take advance precautions to prevent motion sickness

Conflict of sensory cues regarding perceived motion is cause malady

The family vacation beckons. And whether it More...

Obituaries - Free Access

OBITUARIES

Rev. Odis E. Vinesett Prisoner of War in World War II More...

Letters

LETTERS

Regarding high school transfer requests Dear Editor: More...

TOSSED

Ethics Commission finds no merit in losing candidate

Two Gaffney Board of Public Works officials have been cleared of accusations they violated the state ethics law. More...

GHS athlete charged with assault

A Gaffney High student athlete was arrested following football practice Wednesday. More...

When he ain’t sleuthin’, detective enjoys pickin’ and grinnin’

Cherokee County Sheriff More...

Local News

Long-time Gaffney physician retiring after 55 years of healing

Ruptured appendix led Jay Hammett to become doctor

Dr. Jay Hammett has been healing people in Gaffney for the past 55 years. The well-known 82-year-old has announced he will retire at the end of this month. More...

Judge refuses to reduce bond

A Gaffney mother asked Cir-cuit Court Judge Roger Couch not to reduce the bond of a man accused of killing her son. More...

Back-to-School Night set for Aug. 20

By SCOTT POWELL Ledger Staff Writer spowell@gaffneyledger.com More...

Sports

Indians ready for Greenville stunt

On just the fifth day of presea-son drills, Gaffney coach Phil Strickland doesn More...

Blacksburg to battle Blue Ridge

The Blacksburg Wildcats emerged as a better team from a three-day camp at Kings Mountain National Military Battlefield. More...

BRIEFS

GHS swimmers to practice Aug. 9 Saints ink hoop player 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?