December 22, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Recent attacks prompt martial arts teacher to offer free self-defense class for women

Recent crimes in Gaffney have put many residents on edge about personal security. Newly arrived martial arts master John Dowdy hopes a free women More...

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ANNIE'S MAILBOX

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Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house Not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse; The stockings were hung by the chimney with care, In hopes that St. More...

WHAT’S UP

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Obituaries - Free Access

Carolyn Gray

Homemaker

Carolyn Novak Gray, 66, of 168 Ruth Drive, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, Dec. 20, 2006, at Upstate Carolina Medical Center. More...

Donnie Hollifield

Gaffney native

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Alice Whittenburg

Former employee of Marsh Cabinets and Furniture Co.

Alice Irene Whittenburg, 65, of High Point, N.C., died Wednesday, Dec. 20, 2006, in High Point R e g i o n a l Hospital. Born in C h e r o k e e County, she was a daughter of the late Nathaniel and Susie Hill Whittenburg. More...

Theater opening pushed back

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Stores see better sales figures than last season

Local retailers have received an early Christmas present More...

County boss: Social Security office condition is ‘deplorable’

Interim Cherokee County Administrator Ben Clary doesn More...

HOLIDAY SCHEDULE

The Gaffney Ledger will be closed Monday, Dec. 25, to allow our employees to spend the holiday with their families. We will not publish a newspaper on Monday. More...

Thank You

Your generosity helped make Christmas a lot brighter for 119 children and their families.

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Local News

Bond denied Riddle while he awaits fourth trial

Bond has been denied for Ernest Matthew Riddle. Riddle, accused of the Aug. 8, 1985 murder of Abby Sue Mullinax, was granted a new trial after the S.C. More...

Bond denied one of county’s ‘most wanted’

Bond has been denied for one of Cherokee County More...

Jury awards truck driver $81,000 in lawsuit against Flying J

A Cherokee County jury awarded a California truck driver $81,000 this month after being More...

Sports

After big win, Wildcats fall to Broome

Josh Butler is making a habit of hitting big shots. But Broome made sure he wouldn More...

Gaffney pounds Panthers

As if the high-flying Gaffney Indians needed any more good news, it appears the team More...

Saints’defense shuts down Pacers

The Limestone College men More...

Letters

Person who killed dogs ruined families’ Christmas

Christmas is a time of love and faith and family. It is a time to rest, hold each other close and celebrate the birth of our Christ. Please slow down. Enjoy this time of year. More...

Outpouring of love is deeply appreciated

Peachtree Centre residents and staff appreciate all the community did for us during this Christmas season. More...

Columns

LEDGER COLUMNIST

All I want for Christmas is a Steelers playoff spot!

Dear Santa, All I want for Christmas this year is two more victories for the Steelers this season. Please let us defeat the Baltimore Ratbirds (Ravens) in the same convincing manner they beat us earlier this season. More...

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