July 26, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Drugs found in newborns; 3 moms charged

Three newborns have been placed in the care of the South Carolina Department of Social Services (DSS) after they tested positive for drugs last week. More...

LifeStyles

ANNIE'S MAILBOX

Wife just plain bored with life

Dear Annie: My husband, "Harry," and I have been married for 11 years - it's a second marriage for both of us. Things were fine at first, but have gone downhill so quickly that I just don't know what to do anymore. More...

Miss Reinholz, Mr. Huffstetler wed May 27

Tiffany Renee Reinholz and Philip Plaxico Huffstetler were united in marriage Saturday, May 27, 2006, at 5:30 p.m. at the Cliffs at Glassy Chapel in Landrum. The double ring ceremony was officiated by Dr. More...

Owensby - Buccheri vows said

Jessica Louise Owensby and Matthew Zachary Buccheri exchanged marriage vows on Saturday, April 8, 2006, at West End Baptist Church. The Rev. Rodney Cook officiated the 1 p.m. double ring ceremony. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Linda Faye Upton

Volunteer with Cherokee County Schools and Miracle Hill Ministries

Linda Faye Keith Upton, 51, wife of Roger Upton Sr., of 1204 E. Frederick St., died Sunday, July 23, 2006, in Spartanburg Regional Medical Center after a brief illness. More...

David F. Weeks Jr.

Retired USDA Inspector for Brown Packing Co.

David F. Weeks Jr., 84, of 369 Dry Fork Road, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, July 25, 2006, at Brookview Healthcare Center. More...

Ruth B. Gordon

Worked production services in textiles

BLACKSBURG - Ruth Evelyn Bolin Gordon, 80, of 1707 Blacksburg Hwy., died Sunday, July 23, 2006, in Wendover Hospice of Cleveland County. More...

Columns

LEDGER COLUMNIST

Interesting reading from the school district

While on vacation last week at North Litchfield Beach I did a lot of reading. More...

Other News

MIDEAST FIGHTING

A resident looks at the collapsed apartment buildings in his neighborhood in the southern suburbs of Beirut, Lebanon, Wednesday, which was destroyed by fresh Israeli airstrikes Tuesday. More...

Body discovered in river believed to be local man

A body found floating in the Savannah River in Augusta on Tuesday morning is believed to be that of a Gaffney man. More...

Taxpayers footing the bill for 2 trustees' cell phones

Two school board trustees are among the 143 Cherokee County school district employees who can open their cell phones and make a call at taxpayers' expense. More...

COACH FORD DRAWS A CROWD

(TOP) Former Clemson football coach Danny Ford signs an autograph More...

Seat belt law the difference? Traffic fatality numbers show marked decrease

The number of traffic fatalities in Cherokee County has decreased approximately 85 percent from the same time a year ago. More...

Local News

Man accused of showing porn to his daughters

A Gaffney man is accused of showing his daughters, ages 5 and 6, pornographic material. More...

Woman says man assaulted her with truck

A Gaffney man was arrested after he allegedly used his pickup truck to strike his exgirlfriend. More...

Cases disposed of during General Sessions Court

The following court cases have been disposed of during General Sessions Court at the Cherokee County Courthouse: More...

Sports

Club support on Ford's menu

Former Clemson football coach Danny Ford once attempted to sway a football recruit's father by pretending pickled pig feet were his favorite food. More...

Post 109's missing pieces

For certain, there won't be much in the way of getting acquainted with the pressure of playing in the American Legion baseball state tournament for Gaffney Post 109, which opens play today against Greenwood. More...

Marathon man's journey returns to where it began

Running has taken Jackie Logan from early morning solo runs along the peach sheds in Gaffney to reaching his dream of competing in the Boston and New York City marathons. More...

Letters

Soldier's grandmother turned the 'Check Engine Light' on

Dear Editor: One of the most difficult times in the Christian walk of life comes upon facing the inevitable truth of mortality. For at any given time, God may choose to reunite with one of his children in the Kingdom of Heaven. More...

It's not up to police to decide which laws to enforce

Dear Editor: Legitimate questions and concerns have arisen surrounding law enforcement's arrest of a young woman under South Carolina's child neglect statute. More...

Surprised by readers who blame authorities for arresting mother

Dear Editor: I am so surprised by the letters last week for blaming the authorities for arresting the woman who left the baby at the hospital. More...

State News

STATE BRIEFS

Woman dies in house fire HILTON HEAD ISLAND - A 76-year-old woman has died after her home caught fire. More...

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