May 19, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

RETIREMENT PARTY

Longtime newspaper carrier Ann Cobb was honored Thursday by Gaffney Ledger employees at a retirement party. She has delivered The Ledger for almost 29 years. Her twin sons, Bob and Bill, are also Ledger carriers. More...

LifeStyles

ANNIES MAILBOX

Mom and her boyfriend need a place of their own

Dear Annie: Last spring, my mother and her boyfriend, "Art," moved in with my husband and me. We've been married a year and would like to start a family, but our two roommates are chain smokers, and I fear that would be bad for our child. More...

Miss Bolin, Mr. Hoffler married May 6

Miranda Dawn Bolin and Eric Wayne Hoffler exchanged marriage vows on Saturday, May 6, 2006, at Magnolia Gardens in Spartanburg. Gay Brockington conducted by the 4 p.m. double ring ceremony that was followed by a reception. More...

Bon voyage party held for newlyweds

Mr. and Mrs. Dana Morgan of Gaffney entertained at a bon voyage cookout at their home on Saturday, May 6, to celebrate the recent marriage of their daughter, Chelsea Marie Williams, to William H. Mott V, E-4, U.S. Navy, of Belmont Calif. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

OBITUARIES

Olivia M. Carnahan LONG ISLAND, N.Y. - Memorial services for Olivia McDaniel Carnahan will be held on Friday, May 19, 2006, at 2 p.m. in Blakely Funeral Home Chapel, conducted by Mr. Ashby L. Blakely. More...

Columns

LEDGER COLUMNIST

There was glass and a foot, but no Cinderella

We were talking in our staff meeting Thursday about the pros and cons of attending more than one prom. More...

HAVE YOU CONSIDERED

Crusade benefits will be eternal

My Gaffney roots are deep. I do not recall ever seeing this city and county as excited as they were about the announcement of Duke Energy's plans to build a nuclear energy plant here. More...

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Go Tell Crusade kicks off Sunday

Gaffney's W.K. Brumbach Stadium will be the centerpiece of the action when the Go Tell Upstate Crusade kicks off Sunday. More...

Council pay raises

Mayor says he deserves the money

With the City of Gaffney facing a nearly $400,000 shortfall in its proposed budget, councilman Wayne Ramsey said he will seek to repeal a controversial pay raise council members and the mayor voted for themselves last year. More...

Judge denies bond for man accused of assaulting woman

Bond was denied Wednesday for a man accused of assault and battery of a high and aggravated nature. More...

Local News

He was in jail on failure to pay child support

Police say woman supplied son with drugs

A Rutherfordton, N.C., woman has joined her son behind bars after she allegedly provided the Cherokee County Detention Center inmate with drugs and cigarettes. More...

Man says he fired shots in self-defense

Police are investigating an incident in which a Blacksburg resident told police he fired shots at a man to scare him off. More...

TOURISM DAY-

Richard Reese checks out the Indian Arrow collection brought by Mike Jacobs to Thursday's See America Week event at the S.C. Welcome Center in Blacksburg. More...

Sports

Faster defense to debut this fall

This won't make opponents of the Gaffney Indians rest any easier: the Big 16 state champions will have more team speed this season, especially on defense. More...

Seven applicants to be interviewed

Gaffney High Principal Dr. Quincie Moore knows what she wants from her next girls' basketball coach. More...

Saints face familiar foe

Limestone to face top-ranked LeMoyne in national semifinal

The Limestone men's lacrosse team returns Saturday to the scene of one of their finest triumphs Syracuse, N.Y., the home of No. 1ranked LeMoyne. More...

Inside Report

INSIDE REPORT

The speaker's wrath

WASHINGTON, D.C. - House Speaker J. Dennis Hastert, a 64year-old ex-high school wrestling coach, ordinarily is not a shouter. 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?