October 16, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Masked men invade home

Police are searching for three masked men who entered a Buford Street home at 3 a.m. Friday. More...

LifeStyles

ANNIE'S MAILBOX

She needs to find another best friend

Dear Annie: I have been best friends with "Beth" for 13 years, even though she demands that things be done her way, when she wants, with no debate. More...

UCMC will host annual women's health fair

Nov. 2 event at First Baptist Church will have holiday theme

Upstate Carolina Medical Center's annual women's health fair will be Thursday, Nov. 2, from 5:30-8 p.m. in the gym and social hall at the First Baptist Church of Gaffney. More...

ADOPT-A- HIGHWAY VOLUNTEERS

The Brothers of Gaffney Alumni Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi and the Kappa League participated in Adopt-AHighway on Saturday, Oct. 7. After the litter pickup, the chapter sponsored a cookout at Thomson Park for the leaguers. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Avery C. Fields Sr.

COLUMBIA - Avery Curtis Fields Sr., 80, who was affectionately called "Chuck," passed away Friday, Oct. 6, 2006, in Columbia. More...

Mary C. Coyle

Homemaker

Mary Ellen Childers Coyle, 78, of 322 Overhill Drive, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, Oct. 15, 2006, at Brookview Health- Care. More...

Boyd McLean

Retired Veterans Affairs Officer for Cherokee County

Boyd Lee McLean, 74, of 209 E. Robinson St., went home to be with the Lord on Friday, Oct. 13, 2006, at Cape Valley Fear Medical Center, Fayetteville, N.C. More...

Columns

Notice to readers

The deadline for submitting letters pertaining to the Nov. 6 General Election is More...

Are we ready for some football?

Let the hype - and the preparations - begin. Billed as one the biggest sporting events in the history of Gaffney, the undefeated and No. More...

Trustees question Greene's decision on public comments; say policy should be changed

School trustees might overturn Chairperson Sandra Greene's decision to require advance notice for public comments at board meetings. More...

CROWNING MOMENT - Kayla Moss was crowned Blacksburg High's 2006 Homecoming Queen Friday night during halftime of the school's game against Southside. Kayla is the daughter of Angie and Tony Moss. More...

Local News

Man sentenced to 10 years after multiple domestic violence convictions

A Gaffney man convicted four times in the past of domestic violence appeared in General Sessions Court again last week. More...

Deadline for candidates' statements Oct. 25

The Gaffney Ledger will publish a special section on the General Election in the Wednesday, Nov. 1, edition. Candidates' statements, More...

GHS gets inside look at surgery

Fifty Gaffney High science students will get to watch an actual surgery performed in a hospital operating room without leaving their classroom. More...

Sports

Indians stomp hapless Hillcrest

Watching Hillcrest on tape, Gaffney coach Phil Strickland said he saw a weakness in the Rams' secondary his team could exploit. More...

Wildcats blank Southside

With 1976 state championship team members watching, this year's Blacksburg players put a perfect ending on a memorable homecoming Friday night with a 41-0 victory over Southside. More...

Field named in honor of legendary Blacksburg coach

Bob Blanton never saw it coming. The typically reserved former Blacksburg football coach was close to tears Friday morning upon learning future home games will be played on the Bob Blanton Field at T.A. Campbell Stadium. More...

Letters

Setting the record straight

Dear Editor, For the past several months in this election year, local politics have attempted to use the good name of Upstate Carolina Medical Center for political gain. More...

Appalled at negative attitude

Dear Editor, In response to your closing comment on Page 4A in the Gaffney Ledger dated October 11, 2006, yes, Cody, there are many who care. More...

It's not who you know

Dear Editor: Is Superintendent Dr. Bill James that blind? How can you fire a man for audiotaping a meeting without the other's consent? That's ridiculous!!! It happens in government on a daily basis. More...

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