January 25, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Study will weigh need for airstrip

The construction of an airport here moved a step closer to getting off the ground Monday when Cherokee County Council agreed to sponsor a federal study. More...

District selects management firm; will pre-qualify all contractors

Despite lingering doubts about Alma Elementary, school trustees were almost unanimous in supporting Southern Management to supervise the district More...

LifeStyles

ANNIES MAILBOX

Pair can

Dear Annie: I have been with my husband, More...

On the trail of ‘Alligatorzilla’

With heaping helping of courage, lowcountry man goes looking for monster

CHARLESTON (AP) Why can%27t you find Alligatorzilla when you need him? More...

Depressed? Get some exercise

Study shows just 30 minutes of brisk walking can immediately boost mood

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) More...

Obituaries - Free Access

"Tam" Peterson Gaffney native BLACKSBURG More...

Letters

LETTER

Maybe we need to build more parks Dear Editor: The article in the Jan. 16 issue of The Ledger concerning the investigation of Mayor Jolly and Councilman Little by the State Ethics Commission is interesting. More...

These guys have teachers seeing triple

Sixth graders at Granard Middle School were treated to a triple birthday party Friday. More...

Security guard at Gaffney High faces 2 counts

A security guard at Gaffney High School has been charged with two counts of contributing to the delinquency of a minor. More...

Clerk of court seeks re-election

Cherokee County Clerk of Court Brandy McBee has announced she will seek re-election. More...

Sunday ceremony will honor longtime music director

Quick, what were you doing Jan. 5, 1964? If you were Mary Simpson, you would have just begun working as music director at Limestone Presbyterian Church (LPC). And you would have kept right on doing it until 2005. More...

Local News

Wreck victim in fair condition after undergoing surgery

A family member provided a condition update from Sunday More...

Student’s parents express thanks

Phil and Debbie Robinson of Belmont, N.C., consider Gaffney a second home. More...

School board adopts 2006-07 calendar with Aug. 17 start date

The Cherokee County School District More...

Sports

Wildcats rally for big road win

All of a sudden, the Blacksburg Wildcats started playing defense. More...

BRIEFS

MONDAY NIGHT CITY LEAGUE: Scratch Game, 246, George Savage; Scratch Series, 616, Bruce Spurlin; Handicap Game, 246, Allen Southern; Handicap Series, 650, Ricky Smiley. More...

Bearcats down Gaffney

Turnovers and mental mistakes. It More...

Columns

A step toward Socialism

The Maryland Legislature last summer passed a bill that would require Wal-Mart to spend at least 8 percent of its payroll on employee healthcare. More...

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THEIR VIEWS

Regional diversity important in economic development More...

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