August 28, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Tractor-trailer, $200,000 worth of cargo reported missing

The Cherokee County Sheriff's Office is investigating a case in which a tractor-trailer and Nestl food items worth nearly $200,000 disappeared Thursday from a Gaffney trucking company. More...

LifeStyles

ANNIE'S MAILBOX

He's getting nothing from this relationship

Dear Annie: My wife, "Callie," and I have been married for 33 years and have not been intimate for the last 12. The only reason I've stayed so long is because my father died when I was 14 and I didn't want my children to grow up without their dad. More...

CHEROKEE COUNTY JUNIOR WOMEN'S CLUB 2006-2007

The Cherokee County Junior Women's Club is a non-profit, volunteer organization comprised of women throughout Cherokee More...

Sjgren's syndrome might be reason for dry eyes and mouth

ROCHESTER, Minn. - Most everyone can relate to an occasional bout of dry eyes or dry mouth. But if you live with both every day, it could be Sjgren's (SHOW-grins) syndrome. More...

Sports

Tribe survives turnover bug

Indians prevail over Rock Hill despite fumbles

In a place where it's appropriate to expect the unexpected, the Gaffney Indians imagined the unimaginable. More...

Running game sparks Blacksburg

The Blacksburg football team never gave up in its 27-25 season-opening win over Jonesville Friday night at T.A. Campbell Stadium. More...

Long uses arm and legs to propel the Indians past Rock Hill

Malcolm Long was in his offensive rhythm early Friday against Rock Hill. More...

Inside Report

INSIDE REPORT

DEMOCRAT LIEBERMAN WASHINGTON - Pressure is mounting within the Senate Democratic caucus to strip Sen. More...

Columns

I should have stayed in bed

I could use a good night's sleep. At my age there's only one thing I love more than a good night's sleep. More...

GETTING THEIR KICKS

Soccer teams now everywhere you look in Cherokee County

Jimmy Cox caught the shots on goal on the Limestone College Saints practice field Saturday morning with the polished technique of a veteran goalkeeper. More...

School elections slate now finalized

FINALBALLOT DISTRICT 1 *Mike Ellis Grady Waites More...

CORRECTION

The continuation line of the story headlined "Trustee's son hired despite arrest record" on Page 1 in Friday's Ledger was inadvertently omitted. The story was continued on Page 9A. More...

Local News

S.C. lieutenant governor administers oath of office to newest Gaffney city councilman

Boone Peeler followed in his father's footsteps one more time Friday night as he took the oath of office for Gaffney City Council with S.C. Lieutenant Governor Andre Bauer on hand to administer the oath of office. More...

TRUCK OVERTURNS

Four people were taken to Upstate Carolina Medical Center More...

GHS senior completes summer program

Biochemistry and environmental science aren't the type of weighty topics on the minds of most teenagers on summer vacation. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Katie Robbs Miller

Katie Robbs Miller of Orlando, Fla., recently celebrated her 85th birthday with her More...

Isabel H. London

BLACKSBURG - Isabel H. London, 89, a resident of Magnolias of Gaffney, formerly of 405 Shelby St., Blacksburg, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, Aug. 25, 2006, at Upstate Carolina Medical Center. More...

Jan P. Gilfillan

BLACKSBURG - Jan Peterson Gilfillan, 48, of 184 Gilfillan Road, died Friday, Aug. 25, 2006, in Upstate Carolina Medical Center. More...

Letters

Not happy with rules at Granard Middle School

Dear Editor: After reading the letter that Mr Wright, principle of Granard Middle School, sent to you, I thought the readers would also like to hear from a parent or student of his school. More...

Patterson's Garage came to the rescue

Dear Editor: I recently had the unfortunate luck to break down in the town of Blacksburg. I was a few hours away from anything familiar and was a bit alarmed. I knew nothing about cars or what to do when they decided to quit working. More...

State News

STATE BRIEFS

Student killed in lake accident GREENVILLE - An Anderson University student has died after being hit by a personal watercraft at Broadway Lake, the coroner's office says. More...

Eastern Equine encephalitis confirmed in Midlands horse

COLUMBIA - A horse in Lexington County has been confirmed by the Clemson University Veterinary Diagnostic Center as having contracted the mosquito-borne disease Eastern Equine encephalitis, the S.C. 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?