July 12, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Danny Ford will appear at fundraiser

Former Clemson football coach Danny Ford will help one of his former player's effort to provide a quality program for Cherokee County teenagers. More...

LifeStyles

ANNIE'S MAILBOX

Cheating husband wants to die with a 'clean slate'

Dear Annie: For the last 25 years, I have been in an intimate relationship with "Horace," a married man. I also am married. More...

Cherokee National lifeguards claim best lifeguard team'bragging rights

Cherokee National lifeguards edged out Irene Pool guards for the best lifeguard team bragging rights in competition held Monday night at Irene Municipal Pool. More...

ENGAGEMENT

Hill - Tucker

Mr. and Mrs. Joel Hill of Gaffney announce the engagement of their daughter, Tracy Lynn, of Boiling Springs to Eric Paul Tucker of Moore, son of Mr. and Mrs. Clint Tucker of Greenville. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Iris G. Bright

Iris Grubb Bright went to meet her Lord and Savior on Sunday, July 9, 2006. More...

Virginia C. Jefferies

Services for Virginia Coleman Jefferies, 77, of Apt. 6 More...

Georgianna H. Price

Children's librarian

Georgianna H. Price, 72, an Army wife that worked as More...

State News

STATE BRIEFS

Teen drowns at Fort Jackson COLUMBIA - A Bamberg teenager has drowned after jumping from a paddle boat on a lake at Fort Jackson, Richland County officials said. More...

USC School of Law's incoming first-year class 'best ever'

COLUMBIA - The strongest class of students ever to enroll at the University of South Carolina's School of Law will begin first-year studies this fall. More...

S.C. has had no new cases of West Nile virus in 2006

COLUMBIA No new cases of West Nile virus have been found in 2006 as the state moves into the peak of the season, the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control reported today. More...

Other News

UNIVERSAL BABES

In this photo released by Miss Universe, Dina Nuraliyeva, Miss More...

Mom who left baby at hospital charged

The mother who left her newborn at Upstate Carolina Medical Center on Thursday has been arrested - but not for abandoning the baby girl. More...

Year-round classes resume today

Summer vacation ended today for students at three county schools. More...

Local News

School board holds 'mystery' meeting

Discusses contractual matter with unnamed employee

After meeting for over two hours, a special called Cherokee County School Board meeting ended Tuesday with almost as much mystery as it began. More...

Jail fees might be reduced

Municipalities might be paying less to incarcerate their prisoners at the Cherokee County Detention Center. More...

Building inspector interviews begin

City officials hope to soon take down the "Help Wanted" sign in the community development department. More...

Sports

Tribe splits first games of World Series

Carolina Tribe manager Jason Berry likes the position his team is in after day one of the age 12 and under USSSA World Series in Knoxville, Tenn. More...

Post 109 outlasts Belton

Trevin Taber just wanted to provide a spark to the lethargic Post 109 offense. More...

N.L. Major League All-Stars ousted from district by Hillbrook

Hillbrook and Laurens were too much for the Gaffney National League All-Stars to handle at the district tournament for 11 and 12 year olds. More...

Inside Report

INSIDE REPORT

Sen. Graham sees danger ahead for GOP

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Lindsey Graham is no less independent and outspoken as a first-term senator from South Carolina than he was during eight tempestuous years in the House. More...

Columns

LEDGER COLUMNIST

They're more than just men and women in uniforms

I pulled into my driveway Monday evening and saw three strangers in my swimming pool. Three young men with shaved heads. They waved at me. I waved back, staring. More...

THEIR VIEWS

Partisan times often bring political paralysis Once it was popular around the state to blame ''good old boy'' state government for being wasteful and worse. The names of legislative icons are legacies in themselves: Sol Blatt, L. More...

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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?