September 8, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Gaffney High football stadium bids will be opened Oct. 12

Bids for the Gaffney High School football stadium project will be opened Oct. 12 at 3 p.m. at the Cherokee County School District office. More...

LifeStyles

ANNIE'S MAILBOX

This woman needs some running shoes

Dear Annie: I recently witnessed my fiance, "Bob," physically lash out against his teenage sister for blatantly disrespecting their parents. More...

Miss McAbee is bride of Tony Lipscomb

Holly Lynn McAbee and Charles Anthony "Tony" Lipscomb were united in marriage Saturday, Aug. 26, 2006, at Buford Street United Methodist Church. The Rev. Scott Wachter conducted the 6 p.m. double ring ceremony. More...

Miss Cooksey, Mr. Peake exchange vows Aug. 26

Katie Ann Cooksey and Joshua Aaron Peake, both of West Columbia, were married Saturday, Aug. 26, 2006, at Rutledge College on the University of South Carolina Horseshoe. The Rev. Tom Hall officiated the 6 p.m. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Louise Miller

French teacher at Heritage Christian School for 15 years

Louise Quilliam Miller, 65, of 109 Salem Road, went More...

Dennis R. Goforth

Retired from Magnolia Finishing and Milliken Research Center

BOILING SPRINGS, S.C. - Dennis Ray Goforth, 66, of 476 Sandpiper Drive, went More...

Dan Queen

Employed with his father in Queen Janitorial Services

INMAN - Daniel Irvin Queen, 37, of 1 Eastridge Drive, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2006, in Spartanburg Regional Medical Center - Gibbs Cancer Center, after a twoyear More...

National News

Fox to give Panthers fan new truck after bad on-air joke

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Fox Sports will give Greg Good, the Carolina Panthers fan who dresses up as ''Catman'' at home games, a new pickup truck, after an on-air practical joke by the network's broadcast team during a preseason game went wrong. More...

Crash victim's relatives sue drunk driver

The family of a man left in a coma after being struck by a drunk driver is suing the Gaston County, N.C., man responsible for the accident. More...

Trustee meeting date changed; 'telephone poll' raises questions

Cherokee County School Board Chairperson Sandra Greene insists there was no conspiracy at work this week when trustees changed their next meeting date from this Tuesday until Sept. 26. More...

GHS students cash in on school spirit

Gaffney High students were rewarded Wednesday for the school spirit they displayed at last week's 38-35 football victory over Greenville. More...

Local News

Mystery industry expected to have major economic impact on county

The new industrial park near the Cherokee/Spartanburg county line might soon have its first tenant. More...

Council gives final approval to bonuses

Good news for City of Gaffney employees - you'll now be receiving a $1,000 Christmas bonus. More...

WE'VE GOT SPIRIT

Gaffney High cheerleaders pose for a picture before practice More...

Sports

Will three times be a charm for Wildcats?

An often overused football axiom says, "Shut down an opponent's running game and you'll improve your chances of winning." More...

Indians must eliminate mistakes against Union

It doesn't get any easier for the Union Yellow Jackets today. More...

Barnes: the go-to guy

O n the team's roster, Terry Barnes is listed at 5'8". And in reality, none of the glam wide receivers in the region will play a bigger role in his team's success than Barnes. More...

Inside Report

INSIDE REPORT

Democrats' dilemma

WASHINGTON - Democratic candidate Bobby Casey was doing well debating Republican Sen. Rick Santorum on NBC's "Meet the Press" Sunday when moderator Tim Russert pressed him to tell how he would fulfill his pledge to balance the federal budget. More...

Columns

LEDGER COLUMNIST

We speak English here; try learning to speak it

America has always been known as a kind of melting pot. Or has it? That phrase "melting pot" is really en vogue right now with the "drive-by media" and so you hear it almost every night on the evening news or some cable outlet. More...

The Gaffney Ledger

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THEIR VIEWS

Results show we can make tremendous progress Two disturbing new national rankings made headlines on the same day: South Carolina's per capita income dipped to 86 percent of the national average. More...

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