November 24, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

DIRECTIONS TO STRATFORD

For Gaffney Indians fans going to the playoff game against Stratford, here are the directions:

Take I-85 south to I-26 East toward Charleston. Take Exit 203 (College Park Road/Ladson). More...

MIDNIGHT AT THE MALL

A horde of shoppers rushed the Prime Outlets - Gaffney food court customer service More...

LifeStyles

ANNIE'S MAILBOX

She's tired of being listening post

Dear Annie: I've been a member of a local chapter of a prominent national organization for a little over three years. More...

200-year-old Howser House open to visitors Saturday at Kings Mountain Military Park

The Howser House at Kings Mountain National Military Park will be More...

ENGAGEMENT

Graham - White

Mr. and Mrs. William Brent Galloway of Gaffney announce the engagement of their daughter, Heather Dawn Graham, to Lucian Joseph White, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Scott White of Gaffney. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Constantine George Hyrsikos

Owner of Pete's of Gaffney

SPARTANBURG - Constantine George "Gus" Hrysikos, 71, of 414 Mockingbird Lane, died Thursday, Nov. 23, 2006, at his home. More...

Carrie C. Godfrey

Former announcer with WEAC

Carrie Elizabeth Creekmore Godfrey, 55, of 125 Humphries Circle, died Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2006, in Carolinas Medical Center, Charlotte. More...

Inside Report

INSIDE REPORT

Favor-factory shutdown

WASHINGTON - While House Republicans reacted to stinging rejection from America's voters by refusing to change leadership, their Senate counterparts have tried to use their closing weeks in power to enact a last burst of pork-barrel spending. More...

State News

Holiday shoppers kick off the season

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - Hundreds of people lined up outside before stores opened to kick off the holiday shopping season in South Carolina, which for the first time featured a break on the state sales tax. More...

Over 1,000 upstate students, parents take part in SCC's Career Quest '06

SPARTANBURG - Over 1,000 Upstate parents, middleschool and high-school students recently attended Spartanburg Community College's (SCC) first Career Quest '06 at the Spartanburg Memorial Auditorium. More...

Elderly woman killed by police

ATLANTA (AP) - Many of the folks on the rundown northwest Atlanta street where Kathryn Johnston lived fortify their windows with metal bars and arm themselves with guns for protection. More...

Merchants foresee 'explosive' shopping

Wal-Mart Supercenter Manager Scot Bowman summed up his projections for the holiday shopping season in just one word. More...

Robbery suspect arrested

A photo lineup helped police identify a suspect in the Nov. 12 armed robbery of Cato's at 147 Walton Drive, Gaffney. More...

Christmas Is For Kids drive now accepting donations

County residents can help provide a merry Christmas for underprivileged children through The Gaffney Ledger's annual fundraiser "Christmas Is For Kids." More...

Local News

$5,000 grant enables Blacksburg Volunteer Fire Department to purchase rescue equipment

The Blacksburg Volunteer Fire Department has purchased rescue equipment that should make the entire county feel safer. More...

Peach Festival board will begin making plans for next year after receiving financial report

The South Carolina Peach Festival has been in a dormant state for much of the fall while elections and festival finances preoccupied board members. More...

BACKED UP-

Southbound traffic on Interstate 85 was slowed to a near halt throughout More...

Sports

Stratford poses big challenge for Indians

Don't look for a lot of big plays - or mistakes - from the Stratford Knights in their Class 4A Division I lower bracket championship game with the Gaffney Indians today. More...

Morris: Howard:

Improved play lands Indian Accepts his role in Indians cornerback in the spotlight drive for another state title

L ast season, Kelin Morris had little to be thankful for - on the football field. More...

Gaffney 13-0 at Stratford 12-1

Game time 7:30 p.m.

What's at Stake - a trip to the Class 4A Division I title game More...

Columns

They want 'Jedi' recognized as an official religion

Fair warning - this is another column about Star Wars. Usually, I'm all positive, but today I fall squarely in the negative column. This is where I draw the line. More...

THEIR VIEWS

Eliminating all 'Indian' nicknames seem excessive More...

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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?