July 28, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Festival heading for muddy finale

South Carolina Peach Festival officials hope a down and dirty mud bog Saturday will help it end three weeks of events with a bang. More...

LifeStyles

ANNIE'S MAILBOX

Son loves his mom but doesn't want to be in her presence

Dear Annie: I am a 60-year-old mom of four responsible, well-adjusted children, but I have this ongoing problem with my youngest son, "Brian," who is 28. More...

Miss Evett weds Daniel Rochester in May ceremony

Apryl Leigh Evett and Daniel Earl Rochester exchanged marriage vows on Saturday, May 20, 2006, at 1 p.m. at Wrenn Memorial Baptist Church in Greenville. The ceremony was conducted by Dr. Niki Ballew and the Rev. Bill Jones. More...

Teen back home from Nicaragua mission trip; will be guest speaker Sunday at Blue Branch Baptist Church

Rachel Len Jones will tell about her recent mission trip to Nicaragua in a special service Sunday, July 30, at 11 a.m. at Blue Branch Baptist Church in Gaffney. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

James L. Rogers Jr.

Partner in Murdaugh- Rogers & Associates, Realtors

CHARLOTTE - James Lanham Rogers Jr., 70, died Friday, More...

Mickel Ian Mosley

Student at USC Upstate

Mickel Ian Mosley, 25, of 410 Grubb St., passed away in Augusta, Georgia. More...

State News

Fort Mill church hosts annual prayer conference for children

FORT MILL - Faith Bible Church's Children's Ministry will host its third annual children's prayer conference, "Praying Through to Destiny," for ages 6-12. Cost is $20 per child; a group rate of $15 per child is available for groups of 15 or more. More...

Other News

Interesting items showing up in city hall's potted plant

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) - Some interesting items have been showing up in the potted plants at Wichita City Hall. More...

Obesity-related diabetes is riskiest when it develops in kids, study finds

CHICAGO (AP) - Children who get obesity-related diabetes face a much higher risk of kidney failure and death by middle age than people who develop diabetes as adults, a study suggests. More...

Kings Mountain man finds 2.18 carat diamond in Arkansas

MURFREESBORO, Ark. (AP) - A North Carolina man who moved to Arkansas last year to devote five days a week to scouring Crater of Diamonds State Park for the gems has found his 50th diamond, the park said Tuesday. More...

Police locate murder victim's vehicle; scour it for evidence

Investigators have located a white Lexus belonging to Mickel Ian Mosley. The Gaffney man's body was discovered Tuesday floating face-down in the Savannah River. More...

Tech campus project reaches milestones

Spartanburg Technical College (STC) took two steps forward Wednesday morning on the road to completing its Cherokee County branch campus. More...

On the bus with Rascal Flatts

But come Monday, it's back to the gridiron for Brooks

Gaffney High assistant football coach Cameron Brooks can be excused if he starts singing a few country songs by Rascal Flatts while on the practice field with his defensive backs. More...

Local News

'Scary Jerry' in trouble with police - again

A Gaffney man was arrested after he allegedly tried to sell a stolen television. More...

Grant will provide funds for officer

Cherokee Technology Center will have a school resource officer (SRO) beginning in August. More...

Middle schools will have snack program

Communities In Schools of Cherokee County has announced the sponsorship of U.S. Department of Agriculture At-Risk Afterschool Snack Program. More...

Sports

Wildcats hit the ground running as practice begins today for BHS

It all starts today for the Blacksburg Wildcats, who hit the field at 8:30 a.m. for the start of preseason practice. More...

Post 109 knocked out by Richland

Gaffney Post 109 went to Sumter with the hope of ending their magical season with a state title. More...

Gaffney's Transou joins hundreds of Tiger Woods wannabes at kids'world champs

PINEHURST, N.C. - Everybody is searching for the next Tiger Woods. More...

Inside Report

INSIDE REPORT

Losing an issue

WASHINGTON - Both the Senate and White House have risen from an all-year slumber that ignored their issue of judicial confirmations until now. Last Thursday night, the Senate unexpectedly confirmed four judges, on a voice vote after no debate. More...

Columns

Still crazy for Ford after all these years

The guest of honor walked into the Gaffney Middle School cafeteria Tuesday evening with the "aw-shucks, I'm just a good old country boy" manner which won the hearts of the Clemson faithful. More...

The Gaffney Ledger

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THEIR VIEWS

The rules change regarding tobacco use by minors More...

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