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ANNIE'S MAILBOX

Woman living in squalor may be mentally ill

Dear Annie: My nephew's parents are dead, and I have always been close to him. His ex-wife and daughter live in a shabby mobile home. The place is squalid. I am not talking about cobwebs on the ceiling. I am talking filth and bugs. More...

Candlelight Tour of Churches

The ninth annual Candlelight Tour of Churches, sponsored by the Women's Missionary Union of the Broad River Baptist Association, is set for Tuesday, Dec. 5. There will be two tours this year. The first tour begins at 6 p.m. More...

ENGAGEMENT

Scribner - Bonner

Mr. and Mrs. Tony Scribner of Charleston, W.Va., announce the engagement of their daughter, Sara Leslie, of Columbia to Joseph Wade Bonner, also of Columbia and son of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Bonner of Gaffney. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Don Henson

Heavy equipment operator and diesel mechanic

COWPENS - Don Edward (Popa) Henson, 61, of 419 Oakdale Road, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, Dec. 2, 2006, at his residence. More...

SSgt. Samuel Harris Jr.

Retired U.S. Army veteran

SSgt. Samuel Harris Jr., 72, of 300 Block of West 30th St., Norfolk, Va., died Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2006, in Cleveland Regional Medical Center, Shelby. More...

Ernest D. Bonner Jr.

Employed by Tommy's Appliance Center

Ernest Daniel Bonner Jr., 41, of 335 Mill St., died Thursday, Nov. 30, 2006, at 9:30 p.m. at his home. Son of Mary Jefferies Bonner and Ernest Bonner Sr. More...

Columns

HAVE YOU CONSIDERED...

Fascination with football

It is Saturday. I am watching a football game on TV as I write this column. Strange arrangement? Not really. I needed to write this column today, but since retiring, watching football on Saturday is what I do in the Fall. More...

Perfect chemistry, perfect season

Sometimes the chemistry is perfect, the formula could not possibly be any better. Such is the case with the 2006 version of the Gaffney High football Indians. More...

The Gaffney Ledger,

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Defensive unit dismantles vaunted Irmo ground game

By KLONIE JORDAN Executive Editor editor@gaffneyledger.com

COLUMBIA - As the final few minutes of Gaffney High's 45-0 state championship rout of Irmo ticked away, Indians defensive coordinator Dan Jones found himself in a unique position - on the sidelines. More...

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Number of wins in the Gaffney High perfect 2006 season

1963 The last year a GHS football team finished the season undefeated and untied 22 Number of consecutive Gaffney High football victories 6,437 Total number of career passing yards for GHS quarterback Malcolm Long 197 Number of rushing yards More...

Local News

Gaffney celebrates Christmas and football

By SCOTT BAUGHMAN Ledger Staff Writer scottb@gaffneyledger.com

Thousands of local residents packed Limestone Street on Friday night for the City of Gaffney's annual Christmas on Limestone celebration and to show their support for the Gaffney Indians football team at a pep rally. More...

PAST AND PRESENT -

Holiday lights from Limestone Street reflect on the storefront window of Blankenship and Rowe Antiques where a live nativity scene was presented Friday during Christmas on Limestone. Left, Gaffney fans chop at the pep rally. More...

Bicycle rider killed after being hit by automobile

A Chesnee man was killed while riding a bicycle at 11:26 p.m. Friday on Chesnee Highway (Hwy. 11) at Henderson Road in Spartanburg County, according to Lance Cpl. Kathy Hiles of the S.C. Highway Patrol. More...

Sports

Long finishes strong

Quarterback throws for 3 TDs, runs for two more

Malcolm Long got the Christmas present he really wanted - another state championship. More...

GHS offense churns out yards and touchdowns

By LARRY HILLIARD Ledger Sports Editor larry@gaffneyledger.com

For the first time this year, the Irmo Yellow Jackets used their two safeties to defend against the long pass. That was fine with Gaffney offensive coordinator Greg Lawson. "The game plan was to throw the ball," Lawson said. More...

Gaffney linebacker leads defense to shutout

Somebody other than running back Mario Carter was going to have to make big plays for the Irmo Yellow Jackets in Saturday's Class 4A Division I state championship game. Gaffney linebacker J.B. Shippy made sure of that. More...

Inside Report

INSIDE REPORT

HAMSTRINGING BUSH WASHINGTON - Sen. More...

State News

Taxpayers sue over school building plan

PICKENS, S.C. (AP) - Taxpayers in Pickens County are suing the school district there because of a plan to build new schools even after voters rejected a request from the board to issue bonds to pay for the construction. More...

New law targets school bullies

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - Some schools call it harassment, some call it intimidation. Starting Jan. 1, all 85 South Carolina school districts will call it bullying. More...

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