June 7, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

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ANNIES MAILBOX

Check to make sure it's okay before inviting someone else to wedding

Dear Annie: My family is from the Midwest, and a cousin of mine is getting married in California this spring. My wife and I have two young children, so she is not able to make the trip for the big celebration. More...

Couple speak vows in May 20 ceremony

Kristen Michele Hughes and Joseph Lowry Love II exchanged marriage vows on Saturday, May 20, 2006, at Macedonia Baptist Church. Dr. Terry Duvall officiated the 2 p.m. ceremony. More...

Mode - Genobles

Mike and Teresa Fuller of Gaffney announce the engagement of their daughter, April Dawn Mode, to Richard Scott Genobles of Gaffney, formerly of Spartanburg. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

W.D. Bell Sr.

Insurance agent

Warren Darvin (W.D.) Bell Sr., 84, a resident of Peachtree Centre, formerly of Blacksburg, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, June 5, 2006. More...

Malcolm F. Jolly

U.S. Navy veteran

COWPENS - Malcolm Floyd Jolly, 76, of 310 Lake Stone Road, passed away Monday, June 5, 2006, in Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System. More...

Margaret B. Tuggle

Retired from the Chester County School District

CHESTER - Mrs. Margaret Elizabeth Brown Tuggle, 83, of 107 Reedy St., passed away Sunday, June 4, 2006, at Chester Regional Nursing Center. More...

Columns

LEDGER COLUMNIST

Who was that masked man?

We all know at least one person who uses the same name or term when addressing someone. More...

OUR VIEW

Gaffney council, mayor get big raises: city employees get scraps from table

Why do you think folks run for public office? What reason could someone possibly have for wanting to be on city council, or county council, or the school board, or the BPW board of commissioners? Take your time. We'll wait. Jeopardy theme. More...

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No raise for employees; huge raise for council

Gaffney City Councilman Dennis Ramsey expressed outrage Monday over council's decision not to rescind its hefty pay raise. More...

High school grads offered $13 million in scholarships

Blacksburg and Gaffney High graduates were offered more than $13 million in college scholarship money this year. More...

POMP AND CIRCUMSTANCE

GRADUATION CEREMONIES Held Tuesday at 6 p.m. at Blacksburg High; 8 p.m. at Gaffney High More...

Local News

Swad issues statement on House District 30 candidacy

Half of the blood in my body runs red, white and blue....the other half runs blue and white.... the white being a Palmetto tree and a crescent moon. More...

READER OF THEWEEK

Name: B.J. Bowling Occupation: HUD Worker Residence: More...

Little announces

I have served in public office for over thirty years and have always taken pride in making our city a better place to live. More...

Sports

Pucetas receives Giant opportunity

Kevin Pucetas and his family knew exactly where they wanted to go after learning the Limestone ace was selected in the 17th round by the San Francisco Giants on Tuesday. More...

Wolfpack outlasts Blazers

Damarrius Bridges had 10 points but it wasn't enough as the Wolfpack beat the Trailblazers, 26-22, on Monday in local Cherokee County Youth Basketball League action. More...

A COLD DIP YMCA Dolphins swimmer Molly Humphries gets ready to enter the water during Saturday's swim meet at the Timken pool. More...

Inside Report

INSIDE REPORT

JUSTICE VS. CONGRESS House Republicans are blaming their former staffer, Deputy Attorney General Paul McNulty, for the constitutional crisis triggered by the FBI's raid on Rep. William Jefferson's Capitol Hill office. More...

State News

STATE BRIEFS

Fans storm field after ump's call HILTON HEAD ISLAND - The umpire called a player safe on a close play at first base. The spectator didn't like it and threw a beer bottle. 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?