October 6, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Hey GHS fans, we want your memories

The Gaffney Ledger wants your input in a special section we are putting together about W.K. Brumbach Stadium, where Gaffney High has played its home football games for more than 70 years. More...

GAFFNEY-BYRNES TICKETS AVAILABLE

OCT. 16 - 19

Tickets for the Gaffney High vs. Byrnes football game will be available for purchase in front of the More...

LifeStyles

Miss Kiser is bride of James F. Podvin

On Saturday, Sept. 2, 2006, a feeling of the Far East descended upon Gaffney at the wedding of Lauren Marisa Kiser and James Francis Podvin. The ceremony, officiated by the Rev. More...

ANNIE'S MAILBOX

Depressed husband is stuck in a rut Dear Annie: More...

Miss Guyton, Mr. Irvine married Sept. 9

Shanda Marie Guyton and Terrence "T.C." Charles Irvine exchanged marriage vows on Saturday, Sept. 9, 2006, at Love Springs Baptist Church. The Rev. Bruce Randolph officiated the double ring ceremony at 4 p.m. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Jack L. Henderson

Retired from Springs Ind. Jack Lenoir Henderson, 72, of 820 Railroad Ave., passed away at his residence on Thursday, Oct.5, 2006. More...

Dale H. Blackwood

Retired from Limestone Mfg.

Dale Henderson Blackwood, 80, of 104 Short Alley, entered our Lord's Kingdom on Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2006. More...

Jack Queen

Retired from Michelin

Jack Carl Queen, 64, of 209 Vine St., went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2006, at Spartanburg Regional Medical Center. More...

Columns

Weekend warrior and rock 'n' roll dreams

David McBee took the idea of a weekend warrior to a new level recently when his band Teer traveled from Florida to play concerts in Wisconsin and Kentucky on Sept. 21-22. More...

Man ejected, killed when truck flips

A Gaffney man was killed Wednesday in a single-vehicle wreck in Union County. More...

Explosives found in condemned structure

The Spartanburg County Bomb Squad assisted Gaffney authorities with disposing of explosives found Thursday in a condemned home on Grace Street. More...

County schools fare much better on AYP reports than state average

Although the criteria used to rate schools was twice as strict this past year than ever before, the Cherokee County School District still saw half of its schools make Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) and achieve 70 percent of objectives contained in fe More...

Local News

Schools celebrate Red Ribbon Week - Free Access

During the week of October 23-31, 2017, Cherokee County School District's students and staff, and millions of young people and adults across the nation, will celebrate a healthy, drug-free lifestyle by wearing or displaying a Red Ribbon during Nation More...

GHS stadium bids now set to be opened Oct. 26

The Cherokee County School District will find out how much the new Gaffney High football stadium will cost when it opens bids Oct. 26 at 3 p.m. More...

City classifies alcohol as an illegal drug

Alcohol now falls under the category of an illegal drug, according to the City of Gaffney's updated personnel manual. More...

Sports

Blacksburg to face high-octane Centurions

Two teams heading in opposite directions meet today in Cowpens. More...

McAbee: honor student, lineman and fireman

ou might know Derek McAbee as a star senior football player at Gaffney High, a standout offensive lineman and a honor student. More...

Homecoming week distractions concern GHS's Strickland

They are 6-0, coming off an impressive win against rival Boiling Springs last Friday and must deal with the trappings of Homecoming. More...

Letters

Some comments and questions from the school board meeting

Dear Cody: I attended the school board meeting Sept. 26 and what I witnessed has me puzzled. I would like to make a couple of comments and ask a couple of questions. More...

Inside Report

Dysfunctional House GOP

WASHINGTON - After it was learned that Rep. Mark Foley had dispatched an inappropriate e-mail message to a 16-year-old male former page, the House Republican leadership was still urging him to seek re-election from his Florida district. He agreed. 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?