August 9, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

It's all relative

Another Greene added to school district payroll

Color the Cherokee County School District even more Greene. More...

LifeStyles

ANNIE'S MAILBOX

Gravy train has reached the end of the line

Dear Annie: My wife and I are almost 80 years old and still have to work to support our son, his wife and their two young kids. More...

Peach Crunch Cake tops 34 entries in peach recipe contest

Peach Pizza takes second, Carolina Peach Trifle is third in annual Peach Festival event

"This is like a family reunion on steroids," said Clyde McNeil as he put another dessert on his plate to sample. More...

WHAT'S UP

Health programs Total Care Home Health Services will be at the Gaffney Senior Center Thursday, Aug. 10, from 10:30 a.m. until noon to check blood pressure. This is a free service and is open to all senior adults in Cherokee County. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Eva M. Bennett

Eva Mae McDowell Bennett of Bloomfield, Conn., wife of Kenneth P. Bennett Sr., passed away Friday, Aug. 4, 2006, in Hartford Hospital. More...

Jimmy A. Davidson

Services for Deacon Jimmy Andrew Davidson, 54, of 71 Ludlow St., Stamford, Conn., husband of Claudia Bynoe Davidson, will be held Thursday at 4 p.m. at Foster Funeral Home with the Revs. Lee Byers, Albert Richardson, Louis Davis and Elder T.A. More...

Letters

LETTER

These young people have found something to do

Dear Editor: Did anyone notice the group of young people out working on East Third Street on Wednesday morning? More...

Inside Report

INSIDE REPORT

Dealing with Israel

WASHINGTON - Reports of Israeli air attacks on Qana in Lebanon, killing at least 28 people including 19 children July 30, threatened Israel with a American public relations calamity. More...

State News

Mosquito pools and blue jay test positive for West Nile Virus in Charleston County

Carolinians urged to continue to take steps to protect themselves

COLUMBIA - Three mosquito pools and a blue jay collected in Charleston County during July tested positive for the presence of West Nile virus, the S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control has reported. More...

Stamp, postcard show Aug. 12-13

COLUMBIA - The Columbia Philatelic Society is sponsoring its summer show, the second of two this year and the largest stamp and postcard show for collectors in South Carolina, on Aug. More...

Gaffney municipal election roundup

Cudd-Addington, Peeler in runoff for District 5 seat

After you have campaigned for two months, what's two more weeks? More...

Glitch vaults Keller from third to first in BPW District 4

In a computer glitch that had local election commission officials shaking their heads, Fred Keller is the apparent winner of the Gaffney Board of Public Works District 4 race. More...

Stadium bids to be opened in September

September is the target date for opening bids on the new Gaffney High football stadium. More...

Local News

New traffic pattern set for Gaffney Middle

Here is some good advice for Gaffney Middle School parents to remember when following the school's new traffic pattern. More...

Three of 24 qualified firms submit proposals

Airport study response disappointing

Cherokee County Interim Administrator Ben Clary admitted Monday he was disappointed in the response from engineering firms to the county's airport feasibility study. More...

Treasurer's office offers one-stop shopping

The Cherokee County Treasurer's Office is humming with progress these days. And the new technology just installed makes it a one-stop shop for residents who are coming in to pay their vehicle taxes. More...

Sports

Indians feel the heat

After strong start, Indians struggle against Greenwood

Gaffney coach Phil Strickland liked what he saw from his team in the first part of the scrimmage Tuesday against Greenwood at Presbyterian College. More...

Indians are No. 9 in regional poll

Just how good will the Gaffney Indians be this season? More...

Cherokee Athletics advance to bracket round

The 15-year-old all-star team needed help from Sarasota, Fla., to advance to bracket play. Cherokee Athletics would have advanced to pool play with a win over previoiusly winless Georgia. But Cherokee Athletics lost to Georgia, 5-2.

Cherokee Athletics proved it belonged among the elite teams in the Babe Ruth League Southeast Regional for 15 year olds until it met winless Georgia on Tuesday. More...

Columns

LEDGER COLUMNIST

What we have here is failure to communicate

After a wonderful dinner of roast beef, pasta, corn and squash, I was stretched out in my recliner, well into my nightly bowl of chocolate ice cream and watching Dave Pelz give a putting lesson on The Golf Channel when I thought I heard my name being More...

The Gaffney Ledger

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