June 30, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Cowpens National Battlefield slates day of patriotic events

By SCOTT BAUGHMAN Ledger Staff Writer scottb@gaffneyledger.com More...

LifeStyles

ANNIES MAILBOX

Dear Annie: I have a birthday coming up, and to put it briefly, it's a sad occasion for me because I was put up for adoption, making my birth cold and disconnected. More...

Miss Cook is bride of Kyle Patton Shuler

Julia Margaret Cook of Gaffney and Kyle Patton Shuler of Florence exchanged marriage vows on Saturday, June 24, 2006, at Grassy Pond Baptist Church. The Rev. Dr. Roger Henry Aycock, pastor, officiated the 6:30 p.m. double ring ceremony. More...

Couple married June 23

Latrina Phillips and Terrell Kesler exchanged marriage vows in a double ring ceremony on June 23, 2006, in Gaffney. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Etta Teaster

Retired from Cherokee County Hospital and Brookview Nursing Home

PACOLET - Etta George Teaster, 75, of 4014 Pacolet Hwy., went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, June 27, 2006, with her family by her side. More...

Eunice S. Jones

Retired from textile industry

COWPENS - Eunice Mary Scruggs Jones, 78, formerly of Oak Dale Road, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, June 27, 2006, at White Oak Manor. More...

Timothy J. Sarratt

Former truck driver

Former truck driver Timothy Jeffrey Sarratt, 47, formerly of Gaffney, died Wednesday, June 28, 2006, at Hospice of the Upstate in Anderson. More...

State News

Man drowns in Lake Murray

COLUMBIA - Searchers have found the body of a Gilbert man two days after he disappeared while fishing on Lake Murray. More...

Uncle charged in teen's death

BLUFFTON - The uncle of a 17-year-old girl shot in the head and killed in what her family said was an accidental shooting has been charged with involuntary manslaughter. More...

Limestone Street Methodist Church makes changes to service times

Limestone Street United Methodist Church has changed its worship service and Sunday School times. More...

Other News

14-year-old gets maximum sentence

MYRTLE BEACH - A 14year-old boy could have to stay in a juvenile prison until his 21st birthday after admitting More...

County will have to pay for airport study

No help from state with $25,000 price tag

County officials plan to proceed with an airport feasibility study despite the State Aeronautics Board's decision Thursday not to fund it. More...

County council divvies up road repair money

By LARRY HILLIARD Ledger Staff Writer larry@gaffneyledger.com More...

Police looking for grave desecration suspect

The Cherokee County Sheriff's Office has issued arrest warrants for Rebecca Lynn Singleton, a white female, on charges of grand larceny and desecration of grave, said Sheriff Bill Blanton. More...

Local News

Red Cross names new director

"People need to take ownership of the group."

The Cherokee County American Red Cross has hired a new service center manager. More...

Women believe in 'flower power'

Some local women are hoping the power of flowers will help brighten the days of Gaffney's hospice patients. More...

Woman says 'Scary Jerry' crushed her car

A Gaffney man was arrested Monday after he allegedly sold someone else's car and had it crushed. More...

Sports

POST 109 PROFILE

Name: Dusty Mabry Age: 19 Position: Center and right fielder Jersey No.: 13 School: Broome High School H.S. More...

Post 109 comes alive against Union

After falling behind by a run, Post 109 manager Jeff Osment wanted to see more fire from his team. More...

Charity stripe key for Indians

By LARRY HILLIARD Ledger Sports Editor larry@gaffneyledger.com More...

Letters

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Offers words of support for GOP coroner candidate

Dear Editor: If you would allow me the opportunity to address you and the people of this community, I would like to take a moment to express some of the attributes I know to be true of the recently elected Republican candidate for Cherokee County C More...

Roller coasters - The KISS of Coffee?

The Kingda Ka roller coaster sounds scarier than drinking the new coffee launched Wednesday by the 1970s rock group KISS in Myrtle Beach. 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?