August 2, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Wanted suspect surrenders

A suspect on Cherokee County's most wanted list surrendered to authorities Tuesday. More...

LifeStyles

Miss Hamrick and Mr. Harris marry in Hawaii

Jamie Renea Hamrick and John David Harris were married June 29, 2006, by the sea in Maui, Hawaii. The Rev. John Souter officiated the 6 p.m. double ring ceremony. A reception, given by the bride's parents, followed at Seawatch Resort. More...

ANNIE'S MAILBOX

Friend who needed favor should pay traffic fine

Dear Annie: Please help me. My friend, "Nancy," is undergoing chemotherapy for cancer treatment. She asked me to drive her to a doctor's appointment because her usual driver was not available. Of course I agreed. More...

ENGAGEMENT

Love - Proctor

BLACKSBURG - Mr. and Mrs. William Abercrombie Love announce the engagement of their daughter, Sylvia Ann, to Robert Lee Proctor of Chester. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Clara J. Moss

Textile weaver and waitress at Ozzie's

Clara Jeanette Moss, 67, of Brookview Health Care, died M o n d a y, July 31, 2006, in Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System. More...

Danny R. Frady

Driver with Gaffney Cab Co.

Danny R. Frady, 62, of 1551 Overbrook Drive, died Monday, July 31, 2006, at home. More...

Dennis E. Wallace Sr.

Dennis E. Wallace Sr., 66, of 115 4th Ave., went home to be with the Lord on Monday, July 31, 2006, at Upstate Carolina Medical Center. More...

State News

Man wins scratch-off lottery jackpot - twice

BEAUFORT - Harold Gray is a very lucky man. Gray won the top $100,000 prize Tuesday after buying a scratch-off lottery ticket in Beaufort County. More...

A matter of life and death

Urgent plea goes out to help find owners of rabid cat

The S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control is searching for the person who dropped off a small cat at a local veterinarian's office. More...

BPW candidates into final week of campaigning

There will be something missing from this Gaffney Board of Public Works election that earmarked the 2004 campaign - animosity between the candidates. More...

Work at GHS forces changes in registration process

Gaffney High School has made a few changes in the student registration process scheduled for next week as work continues on a $6 million masonry repair project at the school. More...

Local News

Asheville VA terminates agreement with county

Volunteers who drive county veterans to the Asheville VA Medical Center are part of the center's Volunteer Transportation Network. More...

Lamb collects enough signatures to be placed on ballot for coroner

Jimmy Lamb learned Monday evening that 1,987 of the 2,225 signatures he collected in his petition drive to be placed on the ballot for Cherokee County Coroner have been verified. More...

Nine arrested on drug charges

Narcotics officers arrested nine people and seized crack cocaine, marijuana, methamphetamine, Lortabs, Oxycontin, and drug paraphernalia Friday. More...

Sports

Indians to play Byrnes on national TV

Thanks to Fox Sports, the defending Big 16 state champion Gaffney Indians will receive some national exposure this season. More...

Coach has few issues

Gaffney coach Phil Strickland has no complaints about the first two days of preseason practice. More...

Players feeling the heat

As a coach, Gaffney's Phil Strickland likes to run difficult preseason practices. More...

Letters

Former resident says thanks from California

Dear Editor: I am writing to you to say many thanks for the years of hard work in publishing The Gaffney Ledger. More...

Not happy with rescue vehicle sent to mud bog event

Dear Editor: It's scary how people in Gaffney are protected. More...

Columns

LEDGER COLUMNIST

Prejudices are very dangerous things

The adult Sunday School class at Limestone Presbyterian Church has been discussing 'Religions of the World' for the past few weeks with 'Judaism' being the topic this past week. More...

THE WATCHDOG REPORT

English language: An American tradition

America is facing a gradual erosion of its national identity to an enemy named "political correctness." Followers of the political correctness movement are daily chipping away at the timehonored traditions and customs so foundational to our country a More...

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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?