December 29, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

New Year’s revelers will have to stock up on libations ahead of time

Persons seeking libations in Cherokee County for a New Year More...

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LifeStyles

ANNIE'S MAILBOX

Bad reputation is undeserved

Dear Annie: I am 15 years old. When I was in eighth grade, I started dating a sophomore in high school. I thought it was the coolest thing to do. I mean, words cannot express. My parents knew I talked to upperclassmen, but they didn More...

Gen. Morgan’s heroic efforts at Cowpens will be featured on History Channel show

Annual Morgan Victory March is set for Jan. 13-14

The History Channel will present a More...

HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS

Holton Guyton (left), PFC, U.S. Marines, stationed at Camp Lejeune, N.C., and Wesley Rogers, PFC, U.S. Army, stationed at Fort Sam Houston, Texas, were home for Christmas break. 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...

Ricky E. Dover

Gaffney native

Ricky Eugene Dover, 45, of 313 Sycamore St., died Tuesday, Dec. 26, 2006, at Upstate Carolina Medical Center. Born in Gaffney, he was the son of the late Edward Leonard Dover Sr. and the late Ruth Cleo Painter Dover. More...

Rev. Herb Bailey

Former pastor of two Presbyterian churches in Gaffney

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Opponent files to run against Blacksburg mayor

Scott Byars will challenge incumbent David Hogue for the Blacksburg mayor More...

Autopsy confirms student’s death was accident

An autopsy confirms that Limestone College student Zachary Dunlevy More...

Gift bags

Red Cross needs help filling them for Guard unit

As citizen soldiers from Gaffney and around the state prepare to depart with the Cherokee County National Guard unit to Afghanistan, some in the area are trying to help with a few comforts from home. More...

NO PAPER MONDAY

The Gaffney Ledger will be closed Monday, Jan. 1, to allow our employees to spend the holiday with their families. We will not publish a newspaper on Monday. Next week More...

Local News

Furniture, appliances stolen while homeowner out of town

Approximately $8,000 in furniture and appliances were stolen from a Gaffney home while the owner was out of town, a report at the Cherokee County Sheriff More...

Gaffney man faces numerous charges

A 21-year-old Gaffney man was served with multiple warrants after leading police on a brief foot chase, a report at the Cherokee County Sheriff More...

Purse snatcher suspect arrested

A Blacksburg woman arrested recently is considered a suspect in a string of purse thefts. Peggy Jones Mullinax, 28, of 108 Glenwood Drive, Blacksburg, is charged with breaking and entering a motor vehicle. More...

Sports

Shooting woes bury Indians

Gaffney gets first loss against national opponent

Binghamton, N.Y. More...

Four rings to rule them all

Irvin returns home as a national champion

Former Gaffney High standout offensive lineman Brett Irvin watched this year More...

Late surge carries Greer over Blacksburg

Greer needed great free throw shooting Thursday night to defeat Blacksburg 73-62 in the opening game of the Greer Invitational holiday tournament. More...

Letters

What a wonderful time we had with the kids

Dear Cody: Thank you Cody and The Gaffney Ledger! What a wonderful time we all had at Christmas Is For Kids on Saturday morning at Wal-Mart. Everything was so organized and everyone had a great time shopping for Christmas. More...

Coping with the heartbreak of losing a beloved animal

Dear Editor: Last week I wrote a sad letter about two dogs in my neighborhood being killed by a hit-and-run driver who did not bother to stop. More...

Columns

SUSAN ESTRICH

The year ahead

It is not yet 2007, and the field of Democratic contenders for the presidency in 2008 is filling up. John Edwards is in, as is Joe Biden and Tom Vilsack. The two former nominees could end up either in or out: Kerry shouldn More...

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