December 8, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Couple’s how-to computer books geared toward students in grades 4, 5

Fourth and fifth grade students will now be able to learn computer skills more easily, thanks to new books written by Blacksburg Elementary computer lab instructor Cynthia Tubb. More...

LifeStyles

L’Etoile Club to hold 53rd annual Christmas dance

The L More...

ANNIE’S MAILBOX

Grandma unaware of cancer diagnosis

Dear Annie: I was recently informed through the family information line that my 90- year-old grandmother has lung cancer. My grandmother is the only family member who is unaware of the diagnosis. More...

Journey School students will present show Dec. 12

Journey School of the Arts will present a variety of theatre activities at its mid-year presentation on Tuesday, Dec. 12, at 7 p.m. at the Gaffney Little Theatre on East Robinson Street. Middle school students will perform More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Zarah L. Burgess

Retired from textile industry

Zarah Lunette Burgess, 82, of 402 Railroad Ave., went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2006, at her home. More...

Mary Ruth Gaffney Allen

Assistant librarian at USCBeaufort from 1980-1992

Mary Ruth Gaffney Allen, 76, of Beaufort, died Sunday Dec. 3, 2006, at the home of her daughter in Virginia Beach, Va. Memorial services will be held today at 11 a.m. at the Baptist Church of Beaufort. More...

Hazel S. Gordon

Hazel Stroupe Gordon, 84, died Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2006, at Peachtree Centre. Born in Gaffney, she was the widow of Walter H. Gordon and daughter of the late Gary L. Stroupe and the late Josie Davis Stroupe. More...

Inside Report

INSIDE REPORT

They finally got Bolton

WASHINGTON, D.C. More...

BRUSH FIRE LIGHTS UP NIGHT SKY

Approximately 75 firefighters from Cherokee Creek, Grassy Pond, Macedonia, Goucher-White Plains, Corinth and Gaffney responded to a 20-plus acre brush fire between Mill Gin Road and the Whisenant Camping Center off Chesnee Highway (Hwy. More...

Firefighters learning the ropes

With the help of a federal grant received in August, Gaffney Fire Department firefighters have undergone training in rope rescue. More...

CHRISTMAS IS FOR KIDS

A list of donors to Christmas Is For Kids, co-sponsored by this newspaper and your local Wal-Mart. More...

Local News

Man sentenced to 30 years for sexually assaulting 4-year-old boy

James Grindle Jr. will not be eligible for parole until 2032 after being sentenced Wednesday to 30 years in prison for sexually assaulting a 4-year-old boy. More...

Sheriff seeking info on burglary suspect

The Cherokee County Sheriff More...

County students below state averages on two of three end-of-course exams

End-of-course exams were a mixed blessing for Cherokee County students, particularly in physical science and algebra. The school district saw 66.2 percent of high school students fail the physical science end-of-course exam. More...

Sports

Four Wildcats make All-Region squad

Blacksburg quarterback Gary Gaut made quite an impression on the region More...

Bowden says Tigers closer to past glory

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) More...

Limestone commits 28 turnovers in 77-62 loss

The Limestone College women More...

Letters

Thanks to all who helped with ‘Christmas On Limestone’

Dear Editor: To all who helped with the planning and provided entertainment and monetary support, to the businesses that stayed open late on Friday evening, and to all who attended this special event, thank you. More...

Says article hit it right on the head

Dear Cody: I read your column of Aug. 2, 2006. The URL was forwarded to me by my cousin Ben Sheftall who now lives in Charleston. He heard about it from your old friend Chuck Bernstein. More...

Columns

A hole-in-one in Japan can cost you $10,000

Why do Japanese golfers buy hole-in-one insurance? This was another question that stumped me Wednesday morning in what has become an almost daily work ritual of playing trivial pursuit. More...

Gaffney Ledger

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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?