November 15, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

ETV's exploration of communities throughout the state includes a stop in Cherokee County

Smoked chicken and barbecued ribs from Daddy Joe's Beach House BBQ simmered on the grill for Tuesday's lunch while restaurant owner Shag Stepp did a television interview. More...

LifeStyles

ANNIES MAILBOX

Too many strings come with gifts from parents Dear Annie: More...

Miss Gibbs, Mr. Keeter exchange vows

Emily Candita Gibbs and Jamie Keeter exchanged marriage vows Saturday, Aug. 26, 2006, at Restoration Church in Gaffney. Pastor Michael L. Golden officiated the double ring ceremony at 4 p.m. Prayer was rendered by Pastor Michael Bridges. More...

Studies show meat may raise breast cancer risk; vitamins don't help hearts

CHICAGO (AP) - Eating red meat may raise a woman's risk of a common type of breast cancer, and vitamin supplements will do little if anything to protect her heart, two new studies suggest. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Mary Elizabeth C. Cox

Retired from Hamrick's Inc.

Mary Elizabeth Carter Cox, 82, of Peachtree Centre, formerly of 125 Chandler Drive, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, Nov. 13, 2006, at Peachtree Centre. More...

Bobby G. Woods

Retired from Ora Mills

SHELBY - Bobby Gene "B.J." Woods, 68, of 210 Sandranette St., died Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2006, at his residence. More...

Elisabeth W. Parris

Retired executive secretary

Elisabeth Watkins Parris, 82, of Magnolia's of Gaffney, formerly of 159 Lakeside Lane, died Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2006, at Magnolia's of Gaffney. More...

Columns

Letter says 'Rebel nation' will embarrass Indians

The letter that follows was taped to the front door of The Ledger on Tuesday morning and a copy was in our mailbox. It's not signed other than "the Rebel Nation." It sounds a little like something our old friend 'Silent Sam' would write. More...

Trustees will review stadium project details

An $8.3 million Gaffney High stadium bid will receive more scrutiny from school trustees next Monday when the board discusses its multimillion school building program. More...

Development board exec announces retirement

Jim Inman, longtime director of the Cherokee County Development Board, has announced his retirement. More...

Blacksburg man's log book recounts WW II bombing raids

The U.S. Air Force plane carrying Blacksburg resident Roy Sellars takes off on Dec. 19, 1944, at 7:45 a.m. to bomb a target in Rosenhein, Austria. More...

Local News

Hundreds show up to support Miracle Hills Ministries

The plight of Cherokee County's homeless was the topic of the evening Tuesday night as Miracle Hill Ministries held its sixth annual fund raiser and awareness dinner at Gaffney High School. More...

SLED investigating Tuesday morning fire

A vacant house was destroyed in a fire Tuesday morning. More...

Man run over after argument with woman

Police said an argument between two Cherokee County residents ended with a woman allegedly using her vehicle to run over a man. More...

Sports

Too early for Indians-Rebels matchup?

Think it's too early for arguably the two best teams in the Class 4A Division I playoffs to meet? More...

Wildcats enjoy rebound season

A speedy sophomore class and a senior class tired of losing bought into the idea hard work could turn around the Blacksburg High football fortunes in 2006. More...

Lady Saints more athletic this season

The Limestone women's basketball team wants to prove the prognosticators wrong. More...

Letters

Premature births a national health crisis

Dear Editor: One of the most common, serious and costly problems facing American families today is premature birth. More...

Inside Report

The GOP is often called 'the stupid party'

WASHINGTON - The depleted House Republican caucus, a minority in the next Congress, convenes at a.m. in the Capitol Friday on the brink of committing an act of supreme irrationality. 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?