July 5, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Action on cable audit delayed

Charter Communications might not be turning into a cash cow for the county after all. More...

LifeStyles

ANNIE'S MAILBOX

Fooling around won't fix this marriage

Dear Annie: My wife of 16 years recently let me know that her fantasy is to have sex with another couple. It caught me by complete surprise, since our sex life is great. More...

Miss McGaha, Mr. Srisanit wed May 20

Temple Baptist Church provided the setting Saturday, May 20, 2006, for the 2 p.m. wedding of Holly Alisha McGaha and Jason Allen Srisanit. The Revs. Alton Martin and Scott Kierstead officiated the double ring ceremony. More...

ANNIVERSARY

Winford and Mae Blackwell of Gaffney celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on May 30, 2006. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Edna D. McCluney

CHARLOTTE - Edna Dawkins McCluney, 67, of 5537 Allen Road East, died More...

Brenda J. Earls

BLACKSBURG - Services for Brenda Jean Earls, 53, of 230 Wilbur St., will be held More...

Dorothy McDowell

Services for Dorothy McDowell, 54, wife of Bobby Joe McDowell of 405 Willow St., will be held Thursday at 3:30 p.m. at Antioch Baptist Church, conducted by the Rev. Sherman Davis, the More...

State News

DHEC welcomes guidance from surgeon general's report

COLUMBIA - Last week's release of a U.S. Surgeon General's report on involuntary exposure to tobacco smoke stresses the need for continued work to reduce health risks from secondhand smoke in South Carolina and the rest of the nation, the S.C. More...

Summer brings increased safety risks

COLUMBIA - In the summer, safety should never be out of our minds, according to the state Department of Health and Environmental Control. More...

Woman protecting dog now fighting for her life after being struck by truck

A Gaffney woman is in serious condition after being struck by a truck while she was walking on Cowpens-Pacolet Road about 10 miles south of Gaffney. More...

The chosen

School district pre-qualifies contractors

Before awarding bids on the Blacksburg High School ninth grade addition and other school buildings included in a multi-million dollar building plan, Cherokee County School Board members wanted to pre-qualify contractors. More...

Local News

Superior weapons helped Patriots defeat British at Cowpens

Military analysts are quick to point out that battlefield tactics are always behind battlefield technology. Nowhere is that disconnect more obvious than at the Battle of Cowpens. More...

Motorists treated to safety break at Welcome Center

State officials held a safety break for motorists at the S.C. Welcome Center on Interstate 85 in Blacksburg on Friday. More...

Courses offered

The Piedmont Chapter of the American Red Cross is offering Community Education and Health and Safety courses in July. More...

Sports

Local all-star teams to battle

The Gaffney American League All-Star Team won't need a scouting report for tits district tournament opening round opponent in Laurens on Thursday. More...

Gaffney clinches league

With a League VI championship on the line, Post 109 didn't exactly respond the way coach Jeff Osment expected them to. More...

Canseco: Major League Baseball is the 'mafia'

CHICO, Calif. (AP) - Jose Canseco wrote the book that helped persuade baseball to toughen its steroids policy, and he insists there's much more damaging information to come. More...

Inside Report

INSIDE REPORT

Who harasses the Christians?

WASHINGTON, D.C. - On June 19, two young members of Congress received an extraordinary letter from Jerusalem. More...

Columns

LEDGER COLUMNIST

Breaking down the budget category by category

I've heard a lot of comments about the salaries Cherokee County School District administrators receive, so I thought it would be interesting to look at the overall picture. More...

perspective

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LETTERS

Thanks supporters of all-star tournament Dear Editor: More...

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