September 13, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Score Sports uses soccer to reach children, families for Jesus

Kirby Memorial Baptist Church's Roger Ward cheers when the players at his church's soccer league get the ball in the net, but he took the job directing the athletic program with a different goal in mind. More...

LifeStyles

ANNIE'S MAILBOX

She wants her ex to leave her alone

Dear Annie: I am an 18-year-old college freshman. In high school, I was in an unhealthy relationship for nearly two years. My ex-boyfriend was verbally and emotionally abusive, and I'm still working through the pain he caused me. More...

Miss Ruppe is bride of Michael W. Sprouse

Ashley Elizabeth Ruppe and Michael William Sprouse were united in marriage on Saturday, Aug. 19, 2006, at 6 p.m. in the ballroom at Spiegel Farms in Campobello. The candlelight double ring ceremony was officiated by the Rev. Mike Frazier. More...

Couple married in private service

Carol Worley and James Franklin Davis of Gaffney were married on Friday, Sept. 1, 2006, at 4 p.m. in a private ceremony with the bride's children, Seth Worley and Abby Worley. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Charles "Ray" Clary

AMARILLO, Texas - Charles R. "Ray" Clary, 88, died Sunday, Sept. 10, 2006. More...

Bonnie Tate-Fludd

Bonnie Jean Tate-Fludd, 69, of 100 White Oak Drive, Apt. 44, passed away Tuesday, More...

Addison L. Crocker

WINCHESTER, Ky. - Addison Lee Crocker, 74, died recently. More...

State News

STATE BRIEFS

Deputy charged with bribery DARLINGTON - State agents say a Darlington County reserve deputy has been arrested after agreeing to take $160 to dismiss a traffic ticket. More...

Local option sales tax referendum won't be on November ballot

The November general election ballot will be a little shorter here. More...

New plant plans put on hold

Manufacturer reportedly runs into money snag

Belgian company Carthuplas has put on hold plans to begin manufacturing More...

Residents here, nationwide remember victims of 9-11

Many residents at Magnolias of Gaffney assisted living facility lived through the attack on Pearl Harbor in 1941, yet nothing could prepare them and other Americans for the tragic events of Sept. 11, 2001. More...

Local News

Are you prepared for a flu pandemic?

Do you know what you can do to prepare for a pandemic flu outbreak? More...

Shelby man rear-ended - with a bullet

A Shelby, N.C. man was taken to Spartanburg Regional Medical Center on Saturday night after being shot in the buttocks. More...

OUT IN FRONT

Cherokee County Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Jim More...

Sports

Unbeaten Wildcats crack poll

The Blacksburg Wildcats' 3-0 start has caught the voters' attention. More...

Practice makes perfect

Gaffney coach Phil Strickland had few complaints about his team's performance against Union on Friday. More...

Tougher teams await Wildcats in region

After struggling for the past several years, Blacksburg coach Robbie Blanton has to be downright thrilled with his team's 3-0 start. More...

Letters

Take a moment Sept. 17 to reflect on the Constitution

Dear Editor: Sept 17 is Constitution Day, which is the day in 1787 when delegates in Philadelphia at Independence Hall, approved the United States Constitution. More...

Ham radio operators provide important services

Dear Editor: I would like to take this opportunity to thank the local CARES Association (Carolina Amateur Radio Emergency Services) for their excellent help again this year in lining up the parade participants for the Peach Festival Parade. More...

Urges voting against all incumbent candidates

Dear Editor: There is a definition for insanity and it is doing the same thing over and over and expecting a different result. There is also another definition and it is electing the same politicians over and over and expecting a different result. More...

Columns

Father knows best, right?

During my childhood in the 50s there was a popular TV series entitled "Father Knows Best." More...

The Gaffney Ledger

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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?