December 20, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Drug store finds new home; furniture store now looking for one

Gaffney furniture seller Sam Taylor has the perfect idea for a real estate strategy. If you want to sell your retail property, let him lease it, and chances are a national drug store chain will want to buy it almost immediately. More...

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Couple married Nov. 18

Crystal Peeler and Randy Lee were married Saturday, Nov. 18, 2006, at Macedonia Baptist Church. The Rev. Jack Hambrick officiated the 5 p.m. double ring ceremony and a reception followed at the church. Mr. and Mrs. More...

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Obituaries - Free Access

Corene Martin

Retired caregiver for the elderly

Corene Adams Martin, 77, a resident of Brookview Healthcare Center, formerly of 422 Garvin Lake Road, passed away on Tuesday, Dec. 19, 2006, at Upstate Carolina Medical Center. More...

Rose E. Gooden Clark

Gaffney native

Rose E. Gooden Clark, 79, died Friday, Dec. 15, 2006, at Providence Hospital in Washington, D.C. A native of Gaffney, she was the daughter of the late E.D. and Lillie Gooden of Gaffney. More...

Shirley M. Wooten

Cherokee County native

KERNERSVILLE, N.C. More...

Columns

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There has been a lot of talk around town since the Gaffney Indians won the state championship football game in Columbia a few weeks ago. A lot of those conversations have been about the extraordinary season of this year More...

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State panel rules in favor of fired worker

By LARRY HILLIARD Ledger Staff Writer larry@gaffneyledger.com

The South Carolina Employment Security Commission appeal tribunal earlier this month upheld a ruling that a Cherokee County School Board trustee More...

$100,000 missing from American Community Bank

Police are investigating the theft of more than $100,000 from American Community Bank. The investigation by the Gaffney Police Department is in its early stages. Detective Sgt. More...

Aviator, 84, plans to keep his name in record books

In 1949, Gaffney residents got a rare glimpse at a skydiving daredevil as Jonas Blanton parachuted into the local airport. More...

Local News

City suspends Blue Laws

By SCOTT BAUGHMAN Ledger Staff Writer scottb@gaffneyledger.com

Cherokee County residents won More...

Club seeks donations for challenge grant

Fullerton Foundation will match up to $150,000

A challenge grant from the Fullerton Foundation could provide another $300,000 in funding over the next three years for the local Boys and Girls Club. More...

Santa Claus greets members of the Boys and Girls Club after dropping by on his motorcycle Tuesday afternoon. When a club member asked why the reindeer were missing, More...

Sports

Long plans to announce decision soon

Malcolm Long, who recently became the first Gaffney player to win the Mr. Football of South Carolina award, will make his college decision sooner rather than later. More...

Hitting on all cylinders

For the moment, Gaffney boys basketball coach Mark Huff couldn More...

Wildcats look for second region victory

Blacksburg coach Travis Miller thinks his team More...

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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?