May 29, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

$2,730 in campaign signs reported missing

Hundreds of political signs belonging to Republican Marcia Duncan were stolen from locations on Hwys. 18, 105 and 211, a report at the Cherokee County Sheriff's Office states. More...

LifeStyles

Journey students show off acting skills in 'It Takes Two'

Tuesday's program ranges from adolescent literature to experimental theatre

Journey School of the Arts will present an evening of duet acting, More...

ANNIE'S MAILBOX

Never forget what set us free

Dear Readers: Today is Memorial Day. Here is a poem that a thoughtful reader sent to us. It was written in 2001 by Ali M., a talented third-grader at Academy Elementary School in Madison, Conn., and expresses the sentiments of the day beautifully: More...

Jicama, the Mexican potato, delicious served many ways

Whether it's Cinco de Mayo or any other day of the year, you will want to try jicama. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Janelle L. Lanier

Retired textile employee

BELMONT, N.C. - Janelle Henderson Lanier, 86, of 5037 Drennan Horne Road, died Saturday, May 27, 2006, in Presbyterian Hospital, Charlotte. More...

Paul Campbell

Retired after 26 years of service with Rock Hill School District No. 3

NORTH MYRTLE BEACH - Paul Thomas Campbell, 73, of 307-D 2nd Ave. North, died Thursday, May 25, 2006, at Carolinas Medical Center. More...

James "Pete" Mabry

Retired from grocery business

James Y. "Pete" Mabry, 78, of 500 Browning Road, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, May 26, 2006, at Spartanburg Regional Medical Center. More...

Columns

Your bendigo is broken

( EDITOR'S NOTE: The following column originally appeared Feb. 7, 2005.) More...

SUSAN ESTRICH

Don't blame the baby

I don't mind that ABC News decided to replace Elizabeth Vargas with Charlie Gibson in an effort to stop the slide of its evening news show in the ratings. More...

perspective

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Apartment units burned in what investigators say is case of arson

Two apartment homes were destroyed Saturday night by a fire that investigators say was deliberately set. More...

2 Georgia men acquitted of trafficking meth charge

Two Buford, Ga., men were cleared of trafficking methamphetamine during a trial in General Sessions Court last week. More...

Heart problem at age 5 didn't stop him from achieving perfection

By SCOTT POWELL Ledger Staff Writer spowell@gaffneyledger.com

Brandon Coggins overcame an early heart condition on his way to 12 years of perfect school attendance and a golf scholarship at North Greenville University. More...

Local News

GHS teacher grades AP exams in Daytona

Gaffney High English teacher Rick Hopping will spend the last week of school in Daytona Beach, Fla., grading Advanced Placement exams. More...

GIRLS VERSUS COPS

The Team of Life, which consists of local police officers who raise money for the American Cancer Society Relay For Life, will take on the Gaffney High School Lady Indians Varsity Basketball Team on Monday at 6 p.m. at Gaffney High. More...

Three receive BRAVE Awards at GHS

Gaffney High senior Abby Allison finds time to help a man who suffers from Parkinson's disease despite contending with her own health problems. More...

Sports

Post 109 ready for home debut against Inman

Drew Gregg and Treven Taber are expected to bring plenty of power to the Post 109 lineup. More...

Drills a success for champs

The Gaffney Indians were last seen capturing the Big 16 state title last December in Columbia. More...

Saints volleyball team reloads for another winning season

Last season, the Limestone volleyball team had its first winning season since 1998. That recent success should continue with the signing of four outstanding recruits. More...

Inside Report

INSIDE REPORT

SPLIT ON THE RIGHT WASHINGTON - The phones were ringing off the hook last week in the Capitol Hill office of Rep. Mike Pence of Indiana, the House conservative leader, with callers protesting his proposed immigration compromise. 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?