August 4, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

3 vie for city council seat in district 5

Rebecca Cudd-Addington didn't get elected mayor of Gaffney four years ago, but she's betting that will help her in her effort to unseat longtime city councilman Johnny Little in Tuesday's municipal election. More...

LifeStyles

ANNIE'S MAILBOX

She couldn't deal with being dumped

Dear Annie: Several months ago, I decided to end my five-year relationship with a woman who finally admitted I was not her idea of marriage material. "Candice" was content to continue dating me, but I was looking for something more. More...

Miss Ziegler, Rev. Cantrell wed June 24

Jennifer Lynn Ziegler of Gaffney and the Rev. Jonathan Edward Cantrell of Spartanburg were married June 24, 2006, at 3 p.m. at Eastside Baptist Church in Blacksburg. The Revs. Norman Gardner, Eric Sellers, Tim Knotts and Fred Quidley officiated. More...

ANNIVERSARY

Couple married 50 years

Merle and Jan Reams of Gaffney are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary today, Aug. 4, 2006. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Clara J. Moss

Textile weaver and waitress at Ozzie's

Clara Jeanette Moss, 67, of Brookview Health Care, died More...

Helen Lipscomb

Retired school teacher

SPARTANBURG - Helen Mathis Lipscomb, 70, of 109 Woodwind Drive, went home to be with Lord on Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2006, at Mary Black Memorial Hospital. More...

Ernest Johnson Sr.

Brother of Gaffney resident

PRINCETON, W.Va. - Ernest Johnson Sr., 88, of 104 Oliver Ave., died Saturday, July 8, 2006, at Princeton Community Hospital. More...

Two people being treated for rabies

Two people have been exposed to rabies after coming into contact with a rabid cat that was left at a local veterinarian's office Tuesday. More...

Roof collapse can't stop Central Baptist

If the pastor of Central Baptist Church (CBC) needs an object lesson about perseverance, all he needs to do is point to the roof over his head. More...

Tax-free deals await shoppers

Cherokee County merchants hope this weekend's tax-free shopping holiday will continue to be the gift that keeps on giving. More...

Report shows a double-whammy for Cherokee County

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics has released information about pay rates and job growth for the year ending in 2005 - and the news is doubly bad for Cherokee County. More...

Local News

Teachers get 'back-to-school' surprise

Salvation Army and Teacher's Corner provided a great giveaway package Wednesday for Cherokee County teachers headed back to school. More...

BPW sets record for power usage

The massive heat wave has put a record strain on the Gaffney Board of Public Works. More...

Bid opening for Blacksburg ninth grade addition set for Aug. 17

The first day of school will bring some important news for Blacksburg High. More...

Sports

Cherokee Athletics teams have tough go

The 15-year-old state champion Cherokee Athletics has a difficult opening game. And it's not because they are playing the host team from Rocky Mount, N.C. More...

Not so great expectations

Today's scrimmage with Greer begins at 6 p.m. at Brumbach

The Gaffney Indians will likely make the usual mistakes that come with the team's first scrimmage missed assignments and penalties. More...

Wildcats boast more speed this year

Blacksburg football coach Robbie Blanton expects contributions from his sophomore class because the players' possess something the Wildcats need badly speed. More...

Letters

LETTER

Church family applauds efforts of firefighters

Dear Editor: The Shady Grove Baptist Church family offers its sincere thanks to God and the Cherokee County firemen who responded to the fire at Shady Grove Baptist Church recently. More...

Inside Report

INSIDE REPORT

Another GOP retreat

WASHINGTON - When House members departed last weekend for summer vacation, they handed a painful choice to senators left behind in 100-degree Washington heat. More...

Columns

LEDGER COLUMNIST

As a member of the EMS Dive Team of Cherokee County, I've been nervously anticipating my first "real call." More...

perspective

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THEIR VIEW

State 4-K program is a start

State Education Superintendent Inez Tenenbaum is working diligently to put more young South Carolinians from low-income families in 4-year-old kindergarten classes. 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?