September 2, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

School district makes moves to save fuel

The Cherokee County School District will conserve fuel and focus on using its current 4 1/2 day supply to make sure students can attend school through the supply disruptions caused by Hurricane Katrina. More...

LifeStyles

Honeycutt – Downey

Mr. and Mrs. Brian Honeycutt of Spartanburg announce the engagement of their daughter, Kristen Maurine, of Charleston to Brandon Wesley Downey, also of Charleston. More...

McGill – Henry

Mr. and Mrs. Frank McGill Sr. of Gaffney announce the engagement of their daughter, Angela Louise, to Stanley Earl Henry, son of Lucille Henry of Ethelsville, Ala., and Gene Henry of Brooksville, Fla. More...

Powell – Shackleford

Mr. and Mrs. Lynn Powell announce the engagement of their daughter, Lynne Nicole, to Jonathan Seth Shackleford, son of Mr. and Mrs. Dennis F. Shackleford. More...

Letters

LETTERS

Thank you from retiring Mr. Gilmer Dear Editor: For more than 25 years I have had the pleasure of working for Nestle in Gaffney. More...

Columns

Trouble could be bruin for folks who get too close

LEDGER COLUMNIST

Scott POWELL More...

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Time to end forced unionism

GUEST COLUMNIST

As we relax and enjoy our Labor Day with friends and family at beaches, barbecues and malls across America, we ought to pause as a nation to consider those we take time to honor. More...

Other News

New Orleans slips into anarchy

NEW ORLEANS More...

Thousands flock to funeral of nearly 1,000 Shiite pilgrims killed in stampede

BAGHDAD, Iraq More...

Limestone basketball player dies at age 22

A member of the Limestone College women More...

Blacksburg pair head to hurricane disaster locations to help authorities retrieve bodies

By TARA JENNINGS Ledger Staff Writer tara@gaffneyledger.com More...

Local News

Local hurricane relief efforts underway

As Gaffney More...

Arson suspected in apartment fire Thursday

The South Carolina Law Enforcement Division SLED) is investigating a suspected arson at Connecticut Village Apartments on Thursday morning. More...

$1.5M bond issued for school repairs

The Cherokee County School District has issued $1.5 milllion in bonds to finish paying for renovation projects at Alma and Mary Bramlett elementaries. More...

Sports

Wildcats to face Mayer’s new spread offense

For many seasons, Indian Land coach Michael Mayer resisted the switch to wide-open spread offenses, preferring to emphasize the running game. More...

Indians look to rebound against Yellow Jackets

After three straight 11-2 seasons, T.L. Hanna entered last Friday night More...

Johnson gets a ‘kick’out of his chores on the field

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State News

Sex offender registry updated

The following sex offenders have registered a new address with the Cherokee County Sheriff%27s Office: More...

Community matches grant for bulletproof vests

Cherokee County will be safer for 18 sheriff%27s department deputies who will be wearing new bulletproof vests. More...

Hurricane smashes tight gas supply

As gasoline prices and rumors of shortages swirled around Cherokee County on Thursday, many residents were left wondering how one hurricane could wreak so much havoc with the region%27s energy supplies. More...

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