March 31, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

LifeStyles

Miss Laughlin, Mr. Trull wed in December ceremony

Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Laughlin of Gaffney announce the marriage of their daughter, Deanna Beth, to Marty Glenn Trull, son of Artie Trull of Blacksburg and Ernest Trull of Kings Mountain, N.C. More...

Boland - Ham

Lisa Boland of Gaffney and Derek Ham of Blacksburg will be married on May 20 at Restoration Church in Spartanburg. More...

Irvin - Bradley

Larry and Jackie Irvin of 124 Chaucer Road announce the engagement of their daughter, Ashley Marie, to Leonard Joshua Bradley of Wellford. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

H.B. Robertson, Jr.

after 50 years of service Henry Bascomb Robertson, Jr., 84, of 503 Wylie St., went home to be with the Lord on March 29, 2006, at his residence. More...

Dever D. Davis

Dever D. Davis, 81, of 136 Paw Paw Drive, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, March 30, 2006, at Upstate Carolina Medical. Center. More...

Vic Foster

Received Silver Star and Purple Heart in WWII FLORENCE - Samuel Victor Vic Foster, born May 13, 1921, died Tuesday, March 28, 2006, in Carolinas Hospital System after an illness. More...

Inside Report

Karl Rove supreme

WASHINGTON - Everybody in Washington%27s Republican political community was well aware that any changes George W. Bush made in his White House staff would not constitute a shake-up. More...

State News

STATE BRIEFS

Trucker drowns in Lake Marion SANTEE - A Santee man has drowned after his tractortrailer ran off Interstate 95 and plunged into Lake Marion. More...

'Lacrosse House' altercation

Detective says '50-50 chance' charges will be filed

In the nearly five weeks since an altercation at the residence commonly known as the "Lacrosse House" left a Limestone College baseball player hospitalized, authorities have conducted 15 informal and formal interviews. More...

Deadline passes; field set for all local races

Two more candidates filed under the wire to beat the Thursday noon deadline to run for public office. More...

Local Baptist pastor will be 'chaplain for a day' on Capitol Hill

The United States House of Representatives opens each of its sessions on Capitol Hill with a prayer. On April 5, Gaffney%27s Dr. Clyde Thomas will be leading that prayer. More...

Local News

GHS Oydessey teams headed to nationals

Two Gaffney High Odyssey of the Mind teams are headed to the world finals in Iowa after winning state titles earlier this month. More...

2006 Alzheimer's Memory Walk chair named

Jonna Turner, Academic Information Director and Web Administrator at Limestone College has been named this year%27s Alzheimer%27s Association Memory Walk Chair. More...

Workshop on reducing worker's compensation claims planned for April 5

Summit Pointe Conference Center

It%27s the perfect storm when rising workers compensation and health care costs collide to have a major impact on a company%27s profits. More...

Sports

Rice breaks thumb, scheduled for surgery

COLUMBIA - Former Gaffney High standout and South Carolina star receiver Sidney Rice will miss the rest of spring practice with a broken left thumb. More...

BRIEFS

Chamber golf tourney April 21 Hoops league begins signup April 1 More...

Gaffney keeps rolling

By LARRY HILLIARD Ledger Sports Editor larry@gaffneyledger.com

Julie Sarratt is piling up the innings and wins for the Gaffney High softball team. More...

Letters

Not happy with plans for new football stadium

Dear Editor: It is my understanding that the school board%27s intention is to build a new Gaffney Indian football stadium in the vicinity of the new high school. More...

Children's Home auction brings in about $30,000

Dear Cody: On behalf of the Auction Committee of the Cherokee Children%27s Home I want to thank you for your very generous donation to our auction. The full-page black and white ad (valued at $1,100) was a very popular item. More...

Columns

F for Freedom

Comic book movies are always a toss-up. You can never be sure what you%27re going to get. It could be a wonderful story, well written and acted with good special effects (see Spiderman 2.) More...

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THEIR VIEW

Barring an unexpected political bomb, the South Carolina General Assembly will mandate that local boards of education refrain from opening schools for the fall semester until the third week in August. 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?