March 15, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Dry brush, high winds: A firefighter's nightmare

March is the peak of fire season in South Carolina and often one of the busiest times of year for firefighters. More...

LifeStyles

UCMC honors outstanding employees

Beverley Queen recognized for 40 years of service

Beverley Queen, a histologist in the lab at Upstate Carolina Medical Center, has seen a lot of changes at the hospital during her 40 years of service. More...

ANNIES MAILBOX

Intrusive mother-in-law is causing problems

Dear Annie: My mother-in-law visits our area every year for five months at a time. She doesn%27t ask if it%27s convenient, she just tells us when she%27s coming. She stays at our house on the weekends and with other family members during the week. More...

ENGAGEMENT

McDaniel - George

Summer Nicole McDaniel of Blacksburg and Jeremy Lynn George of Gaffney will be married on June 10 at Blacksburg Church of God. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

William "Bill" Mintz

GREENSBORO, N.C. - William Wood Mintz, 85, died M o n d a y, March 13, 2006, at Moses Cone Hospital. More...

Fred Mattocks Sr.

Owner/operator of Mr. Waffle, Arsenal, Blackbeard%27s Fireworks More...

Mollie W. Parker

Former textile employee Mollie Wells Parker, 94, formerly of Beech Street Extension, died Sunday, March 12, 2006, in Brookview HealthCare Center. More...

Columns

The best of both worlds

I must be getting old. At least my 13-year-old daughter thinks so. More...

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LETTER

Welcomes Joe Riley for city hall ceremony Dear Joe (Charleston Mayor Riley): More...

District moves ahead with stadium plan

Tunnel tradition will remain intact

At least one of the Gaffney High football traditions will remain intact when the Reservation is abandoned. More...

Trustees approve 6 new principals

Dr. J.W. Sanders Sr. got his wish Tuesday evening when half of the school district%27s six principal openings were filled by minorities. More...

Public invited to city hall fete

Gaffney Mayor Henry Jolly is eager for Friday%27s 11 a.m. dedication ceremony of the new city hall. More...

Local News

2006 election promises to be interesting

The county%27s Republican Party headquarters is expected to be a busy place the next couple of weeks. More...

Man charged with felony DUI was going 90 mph

Gaffney police said a local man was driving at least 90 mph when he crossed the center line and struck a vehicle head-on Sunday morning. More...

Trophy hunter

8-year-old takes top honors in motocross

Motocross riders sometimes like to brag about their trophies and Gaffney%27s Trey Green is no different. But, some of his trophies are bigger than him. More...

Sports

Sarratt K's 13 as Gaffney nips Trojans

When the Gaffney Indians want to rebound from a rare loss, they can look to ace Justin Sarratt for help. More...

Gaffney blanks region rival

The Gaffney Lady Indians hardly broke a sweat in beating rival Northwestern, 100, on Tuesday. More...

ALL STAR WILDCAT Blacksburg's Tyler Otey looks for a teammate during first-half action at the Spartanburg Tip-Off All-Star Game Saturday at Dorman High. Ledger photo by LARRY HILLIARD More...

Inside Report

Spendthrift Republicans

WASHINGTON - The wheels came off the Republican cart on Capitol Hill last week with abandonment of any pretense of loyalty to George W. Bush. 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?