October 4, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

A FISH STORY

Websters reeling in customers from all over as new business takes off

Some folks turned up their noses when Gaffney's Glen Webster opened a fresh seafood market on Highway 29. But three years later, things are going swimmingly at Webster's Seafood Market. More...

School district employee awaits word on his fate

The husband of a Cherokee County School Board candidate who was suspended without pay after an alleged altercation with his school district supervisor should learn soon if he will keep or lose his job. More...

LifeStyles

Restored Chevys top winners in CHAPS's annual car show

Ron Brown gets coveted Poor Man's trophy for work-in-progress Chevy wagon

T he judging is over and you can tell by the smiles on their faces that everyone More...

Sen. Jim Broyhill will deliver keynote address at Battle of Kings Mountain 226th anniversary

North Carolina Sen. Jim Broyhill will be the keynote speaker at a ceremony commemorating the 226th anniversary of the Battle of Kings Mountain on Saturday, Oct. 7. The festivities will be held at 3 p.m. in the park's amphitheater. More...

Keeping teens safe on-line

Do you know to whom your child is talking when he/she is on-line? Do you assume it is schoolmates and that your child knows enough not to give out personal information to strangers? More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Hazel Vaughn

Retired from textile industry Hazel Gallaher Vaughn, 72, formerly of 322 Carolina Ridge Road, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, Oct. 1, 2006, at Upstate Carolina Medical Center. More...

Robert Gregory

Last employed by Cedar Hill Mfg. JONESVILLE - Robert Gregory, 68, of 207 Bobby Little Road, passed away at his home. More...

Robert Wood

Security guard for Summitt Security Robert Clifford Wood, 74, of 2327 Love Springs Road, passed away on Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2006, at Upstate Carolina Medical Center. More...

Letters

Salvation Army looking for a few good bell ringers

Dear Editor: The Salvation Army is looking for a few good men and women who would like to turn their spare time into helping others. More...

Injured officer's family says thanks

Dear Editor: We, as a family, want to thank everyone who called, came by to visit and prayed for Ronnie (Cherokee County Deputy Painter) after his accident on Labor Day. More...

We don't know what's in liver mush, but we love it

Dear Editor: I am writing about Tara Jennings' column in Friday's Ledger about "Getting More Southern." More...

'You can't eat anymore until you get your form in'

Lunch room worker takes students' lunches

The mother of three Cherokee County students is angry and her children are embarrassed. More...

WAGI boss says complaint about coroner's race has no substance

Gaffney Broadcasting President Ron Owenby said a complaint filed with the Federal Communications Commission against radio station WAGI-FM regarding a federal equal time rule has no substance. More...

LIFTOFF

Ewing Middle School held a balloon launch and gave hot air balloon rides to students More...

Voters must register by Oct. 7

Persons who intend to cast ballots in the Nov. 7 general election must register to vote no later than noon, Saturday, Oct. 7. More...

Drugs seized during separate incidents

Police seized marijuana and Xanax during two separate recent incidents. More...

Local News

SPRAYING SEEDS

Workers from Tom's Landscaping and Lawn Service in Gaffney hydroseed the city's passive park area at College Drive and Rutledge Avenue in Gaffney. More...

Man charged with assaulting police officer

A Gaffney police officer was assaulted as he was attempting to determine the cause of a fight, a report at the Gaffney Police Department states. More...

ALL SMILES

The Gaffney High School Competitive Cheerleading team won third place in the 2006 Wolverine Cheer Invitational at Woodruff High School Monday. Dorman won first and Belton-Honea Path took second. More...

Sports

Wildcats must get tougher, coach says

Blacksburg coach Robbie Blanton figures there's only one way to turn around his team's three-game losing skid - get tougher. More...

Indians rounding into state title form

After last Friday's impressive win over Boiling Springs, no one should doubt the Gaffney Indians are solid contenders to repeat as Big 16 state champions. More...

Nationally-ranked Saints battle to 2-2 draw

Ali Benson and Tom Beattie scored goals for the No.-12 ranked Limestone men's soccer team but it wasn't enough to earn a win against Lees-McRae on Tuesday. More...

Columns

It's a flippy thing, but it's also a sport

LEDGER COLUMNIST

Never say never. You've heard that before, right? Right. We all have. More...

ANNIES MAILBOX

Depressed father refuses medical help Dear Annie: More...

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