May 24, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Man charged with soliciting minor online

A Gaffney man was arrested after he solicited sex online from an undercover Spartanburg County deputy posing as a 13-year-old girl, authorities said. More...

LifeStyles

Gaffney alumni of Kappa Alpha Psi host 6th annual Kappa League awards banquet

Woods, Alexander receive scholarships

The 6th annual Kappa League awards banquet was held May 17 at Gaffney High School. The Kappa League is based at GHS and is sponsored by the Gaffney Alumni Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity Inc. More...

ANNIES MAILBOX

Grandma draining kids' bank accounts

Dear Annie: I have been a happily married man for nine years. I have two children and a wonderful wife. My concern is that my mother-in-law is using my son's bank account for her own personal use. More...

Classical guitarist at library

Classical guitarist Carl Berger will present a "Music Sandwiched In" concert on Tuesday May 30, from 12:15-1 p.m. at the Cherokee County Public library in Gaffney. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Gerri Davis

Gerri Davis Owner of Gerri Ho Inc.

Geraldine (Gerri) M. Davis, 67, of 119 15th St., went home to be with the Lord on M o n d a y, May 22, 2006, at her residence. More...

Keith H. Wallace

Retired from Canon Mills

SMYRNA - Keith Hunter Wallace, 51, of 586 Rock Cut Road, died Sunday, May 21, 2006, at the Rehabilitation and Health Center of Gastonia. More...

Norma D. Jolly

Services for Norma Dunn Jolly, 60, of 112 Martin Lane, Iveywood Apartments, Apt. 908, will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. at Glory to Glory, with the Revs. Charles Shippy officiating. Body will be placed in the church at 1 p.m. More...

Columns

LEDGER COLUMNIST

Guess what I would cut first from the city budget

One thing about Gaffney Mayor Henry Jolly: he's not afraid to say what he thinks. More...

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Go Tell Crusade heads into home stretch

As the Go Tell Upstate Crusade rolled on Tuesday night, local committee chairman Sam Burns and guest evangelist Rick Gage were both optimistic and humbled by the county's response. More...

Defendant gets 10 years in fatal shooting case

Spartanburg defense attorney Edward Lamb said an April 5, 2005 fatal shooting was a case of Clevon Phillips defending himself. More...

Local News

Death row inmate granted new trial

Death row inmate Ernest Matthew Riddle has been granted a new trial after the S.C. Supreme Court announced Monday it had determined the original trial against Riddle was fundamentally unfair due to prosecutorial misconduct. More...

A-tax requests exceed resources

Local tourist-related organizations hope they meet little resistance when they request funds today from the City of Gaffney Accommodations Tax Advisory Committee. More...

Successful CEO gives credit to God

Tuesday night's guest speaker at the Go Tell Upstate Crusade in Gaffney wasn't chicken about addressing 3,000-plus attendees. More...

Sports

Post 109: better than ever

Gaffney reloads for another run at state championship

Post 109 coach Jeff Osment isn't holding his feelings back. More...

Gaffney golfers lead rally as North outlasts South

The South all-stars had the North all-stars on the ropes until Gaffney golfers Josh Gallman and Brandon Coggins changed the South's fortunes. More...

BRIEFS

Bryan Colangelo's rebuilding job as president and general manager of the Toronto Raptors got a little easier. More...

Letters

Unhappy with mayor's comment about pay raises

Dear Editor: As a Gaffney native, I find it completely arrogant of our mayor to think so highly of himself above others in the town that elected him as mayor in the first place. More...

Inside Report

INSIDE REPORT

A hard bill to love

WASHINGTON - A less permissive tone on immigration was signaled in the Senate last Tuesday when a proposal to cut guest worker visas down to 200,000 from 350,000 was supported by a surprisingly onesided vote of 80 to 17. More...

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