September 22, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

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ANNIES MAILBOX

Just because you want to doesn't mean you should More...

ENGAGEMENTS

Adams - Lee Crystal P. Adams of Gaffney and Randy M. Lee of Greenville will be married November 18, 2006, at Macedonia Baptist Church. More...

Smoke joins volunteers in Washington for American Cancer Society

GREENVILLE, S.C. The American Cancer Society has selected 51 volunteers from South Carolina as Celebration Ambassadors. These volunteers journied More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Betty G. Humphries Magistrate's Office secretary

Betty George Humphries, 85, of 405 Cherokee National Highway, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, September 21, 2006, at Upstate Carolina Medical Center. More...

Charles D. Richardson Carpenter

SHELBY - Charles David Richardson, 33, of 1441 Frederick St., died Thursday, Sept. 21, 2006, at Cleveland Regional Medical Center. More...

Ida Taylor Bell Homemaker

Ida Taylor Bell, 92, widow of John Porter Bell Sr. and More...

Columns

Talking Trash at the U.N.

LEDGER COLUMNIST

I'm not usually one to get involved in following international politics. It can be a little confusing at times (who's in charge of Thailand right now again?) and sometimes I don't More...

Republicans hate McCain and I love it!

There's nothing I like better than listening to Republicans talk about John McCain. The more conservative the Republican, the better. If they're part of the religious right, it tends to be particularly good. More...

National News

Journal of S.C. Medical Association devoted to cancer disparities among African Americans

In a series of seven articles, the latest issue of the Journal of the S.C. Medical Association focuses on the types of cancer that have a devastating impact on African Americans throughout the Palmetto State. More...

Scam

Local police call in Secret Service

Gaffney Police Detective Sgt. Ron Ramsey is working with the U.S. Secret Service in hopes of finding those responsible for trying to defraud local residents. More...

Distribution facility coming to county

The economic news got a bit rosier for the county. More...

SMASHED!

Ledger photo/TARA JENNINGS Aman was not seriously hurt at 2 p.m. Tuesday when his vehicle rolled several times on Pleasant School Road near Lake Whelchel. More...

Local News

ETV segment on Limestone College focuses on how school reaches out to serve non-traditional students

What do 78,500 miles, 6,528 ounces of coffee and Limestone College have in common? More...

Councilmen disagree over funding of airport study

Cherokee County Councilman Bailey Humphries has a way to cover the cost of a proposed airport. More...

Bond denied murder suspect

One of three people charged with murder in connection with a fatal mobile home fire Aug. 30 has been ordered to remain in jail until his trial. More...

Sports

'Cats facing almost must-win dilemma against Wolverines

The Blacksburg Wildcats have run the ball well enough in their first four games of the season. More...

Indians have to avoid lackluster effort against Mavericks

To first-year Mauldin coach Doug Shaw, the Big 16 defending champion Gaffney Indians look like, well...eh, the Big 16 defending champs. More...

Shippy: Playmaker on defense

affney's J.B. Shippy isn't hard to spot on the football field. He's the linebacker with the More...

Inside Report

Who's against John Bolton?

WASHINGTON - The focus temporarily is on Sen. Lincoln Chafee, a frequently unfathomable maverick Republican, as the days dwindle down for this Congress to permit John Bolton to continue as U.S. ambassador to the United Nations. More...

Other News

S.C. Education Superintendent Tenenbaum wants $3M for online high school

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) State Education Superintendent Inez Tenenbaum wants $3.1 million in next year's budget to help pay for an online high school that would be available for all of South Carolina's students. More...

O'Connor: Schools must prepare students for college

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) Retired U.S. 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?