July 24, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

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ANNIE'S MAILBOX

Drug addict must want to help himself

Dear Annie: My 16-year-old daughter's ex-boyfriend, "Rob," has a drug problem. They dated for three months, and she broke up with him because she sensed something was not right. More...

Peachy cooks

Karen Cozad won first place and took home a $250 prize for her Peach Crunch Cake in the S.C. Peach Festival's Peach Recipe Contest held Saturday at Daddy's Joe Beach House BBQ and Grill. More...

ENGAGEMENT

Perkins - Elmore

Deborah Elaine Perkins of Hodges and Robert Lee Elmore of Gaffney announce their engagement. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

D.P. Marshall

Retired from Stonecutter Mill

FOREST CITY - D.P. Marshall, 86, passed away Thursday, July 20, 2006, at the Hospice House. More...

Wanda Moss

Gaffney native

Wanda Cherice Martin Moss, 37, of 1339 Wilcox Ave., went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, July 23, 2006, at her residence. More...

Willie Ruth Gibson

Retired medical secretary

Willie Ruth Spencer Gibson, 76, of 330 Overhill Drive went home to be with the Lord on Friday, July 21, 2006, at Spartanburg Regional Medical Center. More...

Columns

Put your music in a sack

When it came to singing, my dad believed there were two kinds of people - those who CAN carry a tune in a sack and those who CAN'T carry a tune in a sack. More...

THEIR VIEW

Governor's race back to two candidates

The campaign for the governorship of South Carolina apparently will remain a two-man race. More...

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Festival concert washed out

This is difficult to swallow. We had a big birthday celebration planned for Peach Beach and Mother Nature rained on our parade."

A severe thunderstorm kept the South Carolina Peach Festival from celebrating its 30th birthday at its Peach Beach concert Saturday. More...

Entertainment center project work could get started this week

American Family Entertainment Center (AFEC)-Southeast has obtained a building permit to begin construction on its $6.8 million entertainment center. More...

Local News

Democrat candidate for lt. governor tours county

The Senior Centers of Cherokee County played host to Democrat lieutenant governor candidate Robert Barber on Friday, as Gaffney Mayor Henry Jolly took the candidate on a tour of the county. More...

New home starts up again

There continues to be good news for local home builders. More...

THE CALM BETWEEN THE STORMS

Jumpstreet entertains the crowd of about 1,500 at Peach Beach after taking a brief break for weather concerns. General Johnson and the Chairmen of the Board and The Showmen were unable to perform due to inclement weather. More...

Sports

Cherokee Athletics sweeps state crowns

The 13,14 and 15 year old Cherokee Athletic Babe Ruth teams all claimed state titles in Greenville over the weekend. All three teams have advanced to the Southeast Regional.

The Babe Ruth state tournaments in Greenville ended the sweetest way possible this weekend with the three local teams all claiming state championships. More...

Coach: We're better

Post 109 plays No. 5 seed G-wood Wednesday to open tournament

Cheraw, Florence, Richland, Greenwood and Sumter watch out. Post 109 is confident and ready to claim the state American Legion baseball championship. More...

Tears for Pops, and another claret jug for Tiger

HOYLAKE, England - Tiger Woods bottled up his emotions when he buried his father in May. Even as he stalked the brown, baked links of the British Open on Sunday, his steely focus never wavered. More...

Inside Report

INSIDE REPORT

W AND ANGELA WASHINGTON - At the G-8 conference in St. Petersburg, German Chancellor Angela Merkel emerged as President George W. Bush's new favorite among his fellow heads of government. More...

State News

Two movies will be filmed in South Carolina this fall

COLUMBIA - Two motion pictures will be filmed in South Carolina this fall, as movie companies take advantage of new economic incentives approved by lawmakers last month. More...

Police look for suspect in Texas murders

GREENVILLE - South Carolina investigators say a man wanted in connection with four deaths in Texas was reportedly seen on North Main Street in Greenville. More...

Ceremonies scheduled at technical campus site

By SCOTT POWELL Ledger Staff Writer spowell@gaffneyledger.com 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?