September 27, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Principals unite in show of support for superintendent

For the first time in recent memory, a parade of principals felt the need to show their public support for a Cherokee County superintendent. More...

CLASSY CHASSIS-

Bryan Henke (center) of Freightliner Custom Chassis answers questions from motorhome owners during a chassis walk-around at a RV rally in Decatur, Ala., on Friday. The threeday weekend rally drew 200 motorhomes. More...

LifeStyles

Area potters display talents in three-dimensional exhibit

Show continues through Oct. 27 at Uptown gallery

Gaffney's newly formed organization of the visual arts, CAVA, is presenting a new exhibit in its Uptown gallery on Limestone Street. More...

5 resolutions proposed by Silver Haired Legislature

Delegates gather in Columbia for three-day series of meetings

COLUMBIA - Five resolutions were proposed by the South Carolina Silver Haired Legislature at a meeting Sept. 12-14 in the chambers of the State House of Representatives. More...

Tuesday Woman's Club has first meeting of 2006-2007

The Tuesday Woman's Club held its first meeting of the 2006-2007 year on Tuesday, Sept. 12, at the home of Mrs. Bill Childers. Mrs. Tim Childers and Mrs. Richard Lancaster were co-hostesses. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Michael (Willie) Capps Avid motorcycle rider

BLACKSBURG - Michael Alan (Willie) Capps, 66, of 1543 W. Cherokee St., died Friday, Sept. 22, 2006, in Mary Black Hospital. More...

Larry Guest

Services for Larry Guest, 53, of Magnolia Nursing Home, Salisbury, N.C., formerly of Gaffney, will be held Thursday at 3 p.m. at Allen Temple C.M.E. Church in Gaffney with the Revs. Rosaleen Francis and Brenda Montgomery officiating. More...

Sheila Sanders Homemaker

CLIFTON - Sheila Louise Blackwell Sanders, 42, of 521 Hawk Hill, passed away Monday, Sept. 25, 2006, at Mary Black Memorial Hospital. More...

Columns

Memories of the stadium will last a lifetime

As the final Gaffney High School football game in W.K. More...

THEIR VIEWS

Curb the loan sharks Despite pleas from the South Carolina Silver-Haired Legislature, Gov. Mark Sanford has decided to ignore efforts to curb the payday lending industry in the state. More...

ANNIES MAILBOX

He doesn't want feelings for co-worker to show Dear Annie: More...

Peachtree Centre placed on 'immediate jeopardy' status after DHEC inspection

For the second time in little more than a year, Peachtree Centre has been cited by the state Department of Health and Environmental Control for putting patients in possible danger. More...

Greenwells find home on the range in Cherokee County

Mark and Mary Lou Greenwell are living their American dream right here in Cherokee County. More...

Contractor chosen for BHS project

A Charlotte contractor was selected Tuesday to build the Blacksburg High ninth grade addition and football field house. More...

Local News

Man riding in DSN van killed after being ejected from vehicle

A 65-year-old man traveling in a Cherokee County Department of Special Needs (DSN) Board van died Saturday in a two-vehicle crash after being ejected from the vehicle. More...

Local residents meet with state committee

Students should take more responsibility for their education goals while the school district should make better use of community resources available to help schools improve. More...

Teenager steals beer then throws it at cop, deputy says

An 18-year-old Gaffney man threw a beer at a Cherokee County Sheriff's Deputy before running from the officer, a report at the Cherokee County Sheriff's Office states. More...

Sports

GO TIGERS -

- Michaela Byars is shown cheering at her first football game at Clemson. She is a sophomore majoring in education and a 2005 graduate of Blacksburg High. She is the daughter of Joey and Tammy Byars. More...

Too early to push panic button

After a promising 3-0 start, it's too early to panic after two straight conference losses. More...

BRIEFS

Indians stay at second in poll The Associated Press state high school football polls for the week of September 26, first-place votes in parentheses, record and total points as voted upon by a statewide panel of sports writers: Class 4A School Rec More...

Letters

4-way stop sign needed at deadly intersection

( EDITOR'S NOTE: This letter was sent to S.C. Governor Mark Sanford and a copy furnished to us for publication.) More...

Please stop 'dumping'unwanted pets at the end of 10th Street

Dear Editor: This is intended for the folks who are dumping their unwanted pets at the end of 10th Street - please stop doing this! More...

Paper, reporter praised for superb coverage

Dear Editor: I wanted to write and thank The Gaffney Ledger and Scott Baughman for the superb coverage given the library concerning the "Music Sandwiched Series." More...

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