December 26, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Youngster inks year-long pact with talent firm

Nine-year-old Ali Henderson is a self-proclaimed drama queen. A list of her work experiences includes an appearance as a school girl in More...

SPORTS

Gaffney's Rodney Love, Josh Corry and Jazz Palmer took care of the scoring. But neither the Indians nor the Broome Centurions took care of the basketball. More...

LifeStyles

ANNIE'S MAILBOX

Police will soon wisen up to woman

Dear Annie: I reside in a small, semirural town, and most everyone knows their neighbors. Recently, our quiet neighborhood had a very disturbing incident. One of our neighbors, More...

Take cheer: Christmas has been wildly out of control for centuries

A holiday that began in ancient times as a debauched escape from everyday chores has become exactly the opposite

By MATT CRENSON / Associated Press Writer Once upon a time the holiday season was a quiet time spent with family and friends More...

BIRTHS

Cassidy Fallon Childers Scott, Paula and Clay Childers of Gaffney announce the birth of their daughter and sister, Cassidy Fallon, on Nov. 21, 2006, in Spartanburg Regional Medical Center weighing 7 lbs. 14 ozs. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Mary L. Galloway

Cherokee County native

Mary Lemmons Galloway, 91, of 353 Lemmons Lane, died Friday, Dec. 22, 2006, at Brookview HealthCare. A native of Cherokee County, she was the daughter of the late Benjamin and Della Jenkins Lemmons and was a member of Midway Baptist Church. More...

Lorena Robbs Cothran

Retired from Eastern Airlines

Lorena Robbs Cothran, 80, of 361 College Drive, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, Dec. 22, 2006, at her home. Born in Gaffney, she was the daughter of the late Raymond Morris Robbs and Lorena Perry Robbs and widow of Joseph Daniel Cothran. More...

Herman Blanton

Retired from Cone Mills

CLIFFSIDE, N.C. More...

Columns

That spider has nice hair

So I was watching one of those nature shows on television the other day and this big-shot scientist was talking about spiders and about how they (spiders, not scientists) make very valuable contributions to mankind and the world in general. More...

The Gaffney Ledger

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OUR VIEW

Police turned in exceptional effort

Living in fear is a difficult state of affairs. And thus when a rapist struck on three separate occasions within a matter of days, many people in Gaffney and throughout Cherokee County began taking steps to protect their families. More...

Man drowns in goldfish barrel

The death of a 26-year-old Blacksburg man who drowned Saturday appears to be accidental. Cherokee County Deputy Coroner Glenn Fuller pronounced Steven Christopher Vinesett of 108 S. York St., Blacksburg, dead at his home. More...

Stadium workshop set for Jan. 9

The school board will begin the new year with a workshop Jan. 9 to discuss a proposed new stadium for Gaffney High School. More...

Robbers, one armed with shotgun, strike store

One employee was struck on the back of the head while another employee was forced at gunpoint to open a cash register during an armed robbery at the Kangaroo convenience store, a report at the Cherokee County Sheriff More...

Junior ranger leaves her mark on parks system

As 2006 draws to a close, Alaina Tonello More...

Local News

Man faces charges here after being extradited from OK

Bond has been denied for a 51-year-old Spartanburg man extradited to Gaffney from Oklahoma. Detective Sgt. More...

PIED PIPER

Gaffney Middle School Band students perform Tuesday evening in the school More...

Woman files complaint; calls tunnel ‘a drainpipe’

A Duncan woman has filed a complaint against the Cherokee County School District, claiming she has been discriminated against because she is disabled. More...

Sports

Chapman upsets ’Cats

The Chapman Panthers waved good-bye to their losing streak on Friday. More...

Indians reclaim tourney title

Gaffney More...

Panthers snap losing streak with win over Falcons

ATLANTA More...

Inside Report

INSIDE REPORT

TOM DELAY RETURNS WASHINGTON 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?