November 29, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

State panel will hear Stacy protest Dec. 14

The state Election Commission will meet Thursday, Dec. 14, for a protest hearing filed by Danny Stacy to dispute the outcome of the House District 29 election. More...

LifeStyles

ANNIE'S MAILBOX

He hasn't changed at all

Dear Annie: I've always considered myself to be levelheaded, but somehow I've ended up in a four-year relationship with a man I suspect is a sociopath. More...

Michael Gaffney cabin open Friday for candlelight tours

The recently completed replica of Michael Gaffney's 1804 cabin will be open for More...

Auditions Saturday, Sunday for Children's Theatre production

C.S. Lewis's The Lion, The Witch, and The Wardrobe More...

Obituaries - Free Access

James Taylor

Retired from textiles

James Ansel Taylor, 83, of 361 Goucher School Road, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, Nov. 27, 2006, at Upstate Carolina Medical Center. More...

Essie P. Haynes

Services for Essie Patterson Haynes will be held today at 2 p.m. in Blakely Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will be in Frederick Memorial Gardens. More...

Sgt. Samuel Harris Jr.

U.S. Army veteran Sgt. Samuel Harris Jr., 72, of 321 W. 30th St., Norfolk, Va., and 210 Sandranette St., Shelby, died Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2006, in Cleveland Regional Medical Center, Shelby. More...

State News

Wife killed

FLORENCE, S.C. (AP) - A husband bringing his gun back inside after a hunting trip appears to have accidentally shot and killed his wife who was leaving the home, Kingstree police say. More...

Filing for Blacksburg elections opens Dec. 18

Filing for Town of Blacksburg mayoral and council seats will open at noon Monday, Dec. 18, at the town hall, 105 South Shelby St. Candidates may file for the elected positions until noon Friday, Jan. 5. More...

Trustees table stadium proposal

The Grinch stole Christmas on Tuesday evening for Gaffney High football fans wanting a new stadium next year. More...

Trustee's husband files suit

A Cherokee County School Board trustee's husband who was fired after an alleged altercation with his supervisor has filed a wrongful termination lawsuit. More...

Explosion rocks portion of East Frederick Street

Tracy Will said it felt like a small earthquake when a sump pump blew up in the old Heels and Frills building in the 100 block of East Frederick Street. More...

Local News

They used to call it rustling

Eight cows and eight calves were stolen from a pasture on Mill Gin Road in Gaffney, a report at the Cherokee County Sheriff's Office states. More...

BEST EVER

Leala Grindstaff (left) and Angie Wilkerson rehearse Monday night for the First Baptist Church of Gaffney's presentation of "The Best Christmas Pageant Ever." The play will run Dec. 3 - 4 at 7 p.m. nightly. More...

Blacksburg police investigate robbery

Blacksburg police were able to lift 10 fingerprints from the scene of an armed robbery Saturday night, a report at the Blacksburg Police Department states. More...

Sports

Indians just keep winnnig

The road to the Class 4A Division I state championship Indians vs. Irmo 12:30 p.m. Saturday

To the surprise of coach Phil Strickland, the Indians kept on winning and coming up with more reasons to celebrate this season. More...

Christ Church upends Wildcats, 67-50

The regular season started a bit too early for the Blacksburg boys basketball team on Tuesday. More...

Running backs fill big void

The Gaffney Indians lost star running back Quinton Hemphill, but kept a potent running game. More...

Columns

LEDGER COLUMNIST

With apologies to all my friends in the auto sales business, buying a car can be a traumatic experience. More...

The Gaffney Ledger,

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LETTERS

Do not build this new football stadium Dear Editor: 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?