September 21, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

Expect significant increase in natural gas rates

Increased demand will help increase your heating bill to new heights this winter. More...

AMBASSADOR CEREMONY Richard J. Baines (center) of Broad River Electric Cooperative was recognized Tuesday by S.C. Governor Mark Sanford (left) as Cherokee County More...

LifeStyles

Re-enactors hit the trail for 225th anniversary of pivotal Revolutionary War march

CHARLOTTE, N.C. With men and women of the National Guard serving everywhere from New Orleans to Iraq, Alan More...

ANNIES MAILBOX

Start looking for another job Dear Annie: When I started my job 10 years ago, my boss was married to the office manager. Everything was great, and we were like a big family. However, four years ago, my boss More...

BIRTHDAYS

CHRISTIAN ELIJAH HICKS celebrated his 2nd birthday on Sept. 15. He is the son of Sukanya and Rashida Shippy of Gaffney and Terence Edward Hicks of Gaffney. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

OBITUARY

James L. Stroup Truck driver BLACKSBURG More...

Letters

LETTERS

Our new friends appreciate your help and hospitality More...

Other News

New Orleans mayor suspends reopening city

NEW ORLEANS More...

Fed boosts key interest rate for 11th time; sees Katrina as short term

WASHINGTON More...

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame still rockin’ ... quietly ... after a decade

CLEVELAND Some aging rockers yes, the Rolling Stones are on another tour just keep on rockin More...

Tech college project delayed

Officials blame increases in fuel, construction costs

Spartanburg Technical College has pushed back the opening of its Cherokee County branch campus due to soaring construction and energy costs. More...

SEE YOU AT THE POLE More...

BPW commissioner files lawsuit against utility boss, newspaper

Board of Public Works Commissioner Brenda Earls on Monday filed a lawsuit against BPW General Manager Donnie Hardin and The Gaffney Ledger for publishing a letter and article she said contained false and defamatory statements. More...

Local News

Local artist’s work to be on display

When Charles Farris paints images of Gaffney More...

Woman says intruder tried to rape her

Deputies have arrested a North Carolina man and charged him with 1st-degree burglary and 1st-degree assault with intent to commit criminal sexual conduct. More...

Police find 35 pot plants in man’s home

Officers arrested a Chesnee man after finding 35 marijuana More...

Sports

Gaffney readies for major test

Consider the first four games just pop quizzes for the Indians More...

Blanton sees hopeful signs

It didn More...

PREP POLL

Indians climb to six in poll The Associated Press high school football poll as selected by a panel of South Carolina sports writers, with the school More...

Columns

Rewarding the ‘geniuses’

The Associated Press recently reported that a lobsterman from Maine, an oncologist from Nigeria and the first woman to lead a major American symphony are among the 25 people chosen for this year More...

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THEIR VIEW

The ugly reality of the education numbers

South Carolina has been on a long journey of educational improvement with many people working to move the system forward. We have celebrated our successes More...

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