June 14, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Fowler wins coroner race

Only 31 votes separated Cherokee County coroner candidates Dennis Fowler and Glenn Fuller in Tuesday's primary election. More...

Local chorus performs in Europe

Limestone College Community Chorus members went on a musical adventure when they traveled May 12-20 to perform in the York Minster International Choral Festival. More...

LifeStyles

ANNIE'S MAILBOX

Abused woman not helping daughter at all

Dear Annie: My husband, "Darryl," is verbally and mentally abusive to me, and physically intimidating. During our courtship and early marriage, things were wonderful, but obviously that has changed. More...

GLT's murder mystery-musical will have audience trying to figure out 'whodunit'

'Something's Afoot' set for production June 15-18, 22-25 More...

ENGAGEMENT

Arrowood Stepp

Jodi Leigh Arrowood of Boiling Springs and Bryan Patrick Stepp of Inman will be married on December 9 at Carlisle Wesleyan Church. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Michael R. Gibson

COWPENS - Michael Ray Gibson, 40, of 300 Goforth St., Apt. B-1, died Saturday, June 10, 2006, at his residence. More...

Angie Ramsey

Employed in the textile industry and at McDonald's

Angeline Janet Williams Ramsey, 80, of 100 Fairfield Drive, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, June 12, 2006, at Peachtree Centre after a month of declining health. More...

Lib Littlejohn

Manager with Tom Clarkson Insurance for many years

Elizabeth (Lib) Melton Littlejohn, 85, formerly of 709 S. Limestone St., passed away at Wildewood Downes in Columbia on Sunday, June 11, 2006, the day that she would have been married to Robert Stanton Littlejohn for 66 years. More...

Inside Report

INSIDE REPORT

Not above the law

WASHINGTON - Rep. Ginny BrownWaite, a low-profile second-term Republican from Florida, last Thursday introduced a resolution repudiating the stand of her leader, Speaker J. Dennis Hastert. More...

Beattie edges Swad;

sets up rematch vs. Phillips in Dist. 30

Borrowing from Hank Williams and his famous football theme song, are you ready for a rematch? More...

VOTE TOTALS FOR LOCAL RACES

       STATE HOUSE More...

Hayes earns right to take on Mathis in November county council race

This time, Doug Hayes was smiling after the Republican Party primary. More...

Local News

Stump-grown cucumbers?

Tomatoes and bell peppers, too

When it comes to growing a garden, Gaffney's Jean Earls made sure she wasn't going to be stumped. More...

Officer dragged by scooter while trying to make arrest

A narcotics officer was dragged briefly behind a scooter as he was attempting to apprehend a Gaffney man who fled from police following a traffic stop. More...

Four charged for having no business license

Officer Steve Green of the Gaffney Police Department has charged Lewis Christopher Davis, 18, Melissa Leigh Ann Irby, 22, both of Spartanburg; Patrick James Schwender, 24, of Pacolet, and Latasha Monique Jordan, 22, of Inman, with operating a busines More...

Sports

Cherokee's fan favorite

After he collected his million dollar check and crystal trophy for winning Jack Nicklaus' Memorial Tournament, Carl Pettersson headed for the airport to board the Golden Bear's private jet for the trip home to North Carolina. More...

Post 109 continues its winning ways

Post 109's Bobby Wilkins is looking more and more like the dominating pitcher coach Jeff Osment believes he can be. More...

Local little league selects all-stars, honors champs

Some local Little League all-star teams just might be bringing home some hardware this summer. More...

Letters

Override this veto

Gov. Mark Sanford vetoed legislation that would have increased the amount of liability insurance motorists must carry. But the bill was aimed at protecting drivers and passengers from financial loss and high medical expenses from an accident. More...

Not a good track record

At least two good reasons exist for state lawmakers and other officials to prevent Santee Cooper, the state-owned utility, from going behind closed doors to discuss issues with its auditors: More...

Columns

LEDGER COLUMNIST

Parents worry even though the kids are safe at home

To varying degrees, parents worry about their children. More...

perspective

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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?