May 10, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

New WAGI tower site approved by FCC

The Federal Communication Commission (FCC) approved a local radio station's application to construct a new transmitter tower closer to the lucrative Charlotte market, making WAGI-FM more appealing to potential buyers. More...

LifeStyles

Potters to gather on Gaffney's Old Field

May 20 event showcases work of talented crafters

The Cherokee Historical and Preservation Society Inc. (CHAPS) and Duke Power More...

ANNIES MAILBOX

Kathy Mitchell and Marcy Sugar Separation is causing hubby to question his marriage

Dear Annie: I am a 21-year-old mother-to-be, and my husband and I are currently separated by our duty stations in the military, and will be until July. More...

National Nursing Home Week events set at Peachtree

Peachtree Centre will hold its annual celebration of National Nursing Home week May 15-19. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Floyd D. Jones

YORK - Floyd David Jones, 76, of 202 Robin Lane, died Monday, May 8, 2006, in Piedmont Medical Center, Rock Hill. More...

Peggy Mode Homemaker

Peggy Jean Bradley Mode, 69, of 202 Jackson St., went home to be with the Lord on Monday, May 8, 2006, at Upstate C a r o l i n a M e d i c a l Center. More...

Ophelia D. Sarratt Retired from Brookview

HealthCare Center Ophelia Dawkins Sarratt, 79, of 528 Boiling Springs Hwy., died Thursday, May 4, 2006, at her residence. More...

Columns

Nothing is as strong as a mother's love

"God could not be everywhere, and therefore he created mothers."- More...

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'Yellow mall' boss wins 10K on game show

Prime Outlets at Gaffney general manager Patricia Byrd became the first South Carolinian to win on NBC's Deal or No Deal game show Monday evening, and she did it from the comfort of her own home. More...

Earning manager title from Cancer Society a bittersweet accomplishment for Thomson

For Gaffney native Harlan Thomson, the 2006 Cherokee County Relay for Life will be like a homecoming - and the next step in a quest against the disease that is slowly killing his mother. More...

Gaffney High School instructor honored as teacher of the year

Gaffney High French teacher Renee McFalls was honored Tuesday as both the school district and Wal-Mart Teacher of the Year. More...

Local News

Grant will help BPW upgrade facility

A U.S. House appropriations subcommittee has approved $500,000 in federal funds to upgrade a Gaffney Board of Public Works water treatment plant, U.S. Rep. John Spratt has announced. More...

Congregation honors Dr. Duvall for 30 years at Macedonia Baptist

The congregation at Macedonia Baptist Church recognized their pastor, Dr. Terry Duvall, for 30 years of service this month and gave him the "Heart of the Servant" award, too, created by the church to recognize Duvall's dedication. More...

PACT testing schedule well underway

It's PACT testing time for Cherokee County students. More...

Sports

Sarratt is region's best

Look no further: The best baseball player in Region III4A is found in Gaffney. More...

Indians up for some passing

What summer vacation? Just a couple of weeks after the conclusion of spring practice, the Gaffney High football team will be participating in the Clemson Shootout on June 17-18. The Indians are the defending champions. More...

AWATCHFUL EYE Gaffney golfer Brandon Coggins watches his shot at the Region III-4A golf tournament. The Indians are preparing for the state tournament later his month at Furman. Ledger photo CODY SOSSAMON More...

Letters

You wouldn't believe what's in these textbooks

Dear Editor: Few things are as important to government as public education. It spends most of our tax money and it shapes the future of our children. More...

State News

Student suspended for singing 'threatening' song

SUWANEE, Ga. (AP) - A high school student was suspended after a teacher accused her of singing a threatening song in class. More...

Yellow-dog Democrats edge closer to extinction

GALIVANTS FERRY, S.C. (AP) - Many species are rare, even threatened, in the swampy marshes along the southeastern coast, and perhaps none is closer to extinction than the ''yellow-dog'' Democrat of the Old South. More...

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