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LifeStyles

Local woman wins 21 awards in ballroom dance competition

Larry and Ann Sossamon recently attended the regional Fred Astaire Dance Competition in Memphis, Tenn., where 19 studios from Alabama, Tennessee, North Carolina, Georgia, Florida, Arkansas, Colorado, Indiana, South Carolina and Oregon were represente More...

ANNIES MAILBOX

Why maintain friendship with rude, nosy people?

Dear Annie: My wife and I are friends with "Jim and Mary," whom we see regularly, but only on a limited basis. More...

ENGAGEMENT

Dukes - Belk Felicia L. Dukes and Rodricaus L. Belk will be married on Aug. 19 at Mt. Sinai Missionary Baptist Church. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Vance P. Myers Attorney

LEXINGTON - Services for Elizabeth Vance Padgett Myers, 58, will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, April 5, 2006, at Caughman-Harman Funeral Home with entombment to follow in Bush River Memorial Gardens Mausoleum. More...

Mattie Mae Camp Retired from textiles

Mattie Mae Reynolds Camp, 84, of 1735 Pacolet Hwy., went home to be with the Lord on Monday, April 3, 2006, at Upstate Carolina Medical Center. More...

R. C. (Short) Reynolds

Retired mechanic from Sunny Slope Farms R. C. (Short) Reynolds, 73, of 1551 Overbrook Drive, passed away on Tuesday, April 4, 2006, at his residence. More...

Columns

Stubid' is as 'stubid' does

Cody SOSSAMON LEDGER PUBLISHER

Ever done anything, well, for a lack of a better word, STUPID? More...

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THEIR VIEW

Andre the road warrior In South Carolina state government, it seems the expression %27%27rank has its privileges%27%27 has been carried to extremes with the recently disclosed capers of Lt. Gov. Andre Bauer. ... More...

Charter agrees to franchise fee settlement

Customers get stuck with the bill

Finally, some good news for a financially strapped local government. More...

Add $60,000 to price tag of city hall

The new city hall is facing a cost overrun of about $60,000, bringing the revised total price tag of the structure to $3,986,594. More...

Limestone SIFE team holds its own against tough competition at regional

Limestone College%27s Students in Free Enterprise team received a $500 cash prize Monday at the SIFE USA regional competition in Charlotte. More...

Local News

UMMMMM GOOD! - More than 200 Boston butts were hickory smoked and served up in plates of barbecue Saturday to raise money for a local firefighter undergoing cancer treatments. More...

Man arrested after traffic stop; passenger escapes

One person was apprehended and another escaped on foot following a traffic stop at 2:42 a.m. Tuesday, according to a report at the Gaffney Police Department. More...

Man released on bond

A Gaffney man accused of assaulting a woman has been released on $7,500 bond. More...

Sports

Gaffney star named preseason All-America

SPECIAL TO THE LEDGER Former Gaffney High star and University of South Carolina wide receiver Sidney Rice has been named to the NationalChamps.net 2006 preseason second team All-America squad. More...

Gaffney makes history

The Gaffney girls%27 softball team made history Tuesday. More...

STICKY SITUATION Limestone's Drew Walters battles a Wingate player during first-half action on Saturday. The Saints return to action against St. Andrews today Ledger photo by LARRY HILLIARD More...

Letters

Supports proposed cigarette tax increase

Dear Editor: There are two bills to increase the state cigarette tax by a significant amount before the South Carolina Legislature. More...

Inside Report

The unmuzzled scientist

WASHINGTON - Basketball junkies watching March Madness on CBS late Sunday afternoon March 19 may have been enticed by promotions for "60 Minutes" to stay tuned for a tale of impending global doom that the Bush administration was suppressing. More...

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