December 27, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Big changes taking place at speedway

The Cherokee Super Speedway will celebrate 50 years of racing next year and will honor its past by shortening its track to about the same length as it was in 1957. It will go from just over a half mile to between 4/10 or 3/8 of a mile. More...

LifeStyles

ANNIE'S MAILBOX

Couple fed up with intrusive neighbors

Dear Annie: During the past year, the mother and stepfather of some friends moved into a home that is just a couple of houses away from us. My husband and I have known these two for some years. In the past, we More...

Floridians reshape holiday traditions with tropical twists

Native crustaceans replace Maine counterparts for traditional New Year

ST. PETE BEACH, Fla. More...

12 ideas to keep off the holiday pounds from a guy who knows our food triggers

Three French pastries ... two turtle cheesecakes ... and a partridge in a pear sauce. The Twelve Days of Christmas bring holiday foods meant to be enjoyed, but no one wants a weight problem when they end Jan. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Thelma Estelle Childers Hodge Harrell

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Dan W. Bankhead

Licensed funeral director, embalmer for Gordon Mortuary

HICKORY GROVE More...

Christopher Vinesett

Gaffney native

BLACKSBURG More...

New law puts bullies out of business

Bullies at Cherokee County schools might find their punishment to be a little more severe than in years past once 2007 rolls around. For the first time ever, bullying or intimidating peers is against state law. More...

Says he will run again

Stacy drops election challenge

Danny Stacy has dropped his challenge of the state House District 29 election results and will focus instead on running again in 2008. Stacy had spent the past week considering a possible appeal of the state Election Commission More...

Local News

Christmas came early for tech center teacher

HVAC class receives $10,000 gift

A surprise was waiting outside Andy Dunn More...

BUILDING GOOD WILL

The Cherokee County building inspectors along with several contractors and various individuals purchased gifts for the Peachtree Centre residents. Pictured are Cherokee County Building inspectors and Peachtree Centre activity staff. More...

Camo-clad burglars strike twice

The Limestone Springfield plant was broken into twice during the holiday weekend. A security guard noticed two white men wearing camouflaged clothing inside the shop at 1206 Cherokee Ave., Gaffney, at 8:20 p.m. More...

Sports

Gaffney’s Long, Shippy highlight all-state team

COLUMBIA, S.C. More...

S.C. 2006 All-State Team

The 2006 Associated Press South Carolina All-State High School Football Team as nominated by AP members (with school, class and highlights when available): OFFENSE QB More...

GHS basketball team to play in New York

An undefeated Gaffney High basketball team will be in select company Thursday when play begins in the Stop-DWI Holiday Classic in Binghampton, N.Y. Gaffney (8-0) will play its first game at 1 p.m. More...

Columns

LEDGER COLUMNIST

No pain, no gain; whatever that means

Did you ever consider how many More...

THEIR VIEWS

Not an appropriate way to use a cigarette tax hike Gov. Mark Sanford has once again proposed a tax swap: raising the cigarette tax to lower business and personal income taxes. That More...

The Gaffney Ledger

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