January 3, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Items being collected for soldiers; ‘Silly String’ could help save lives

The Cherokee Historical and Preservation Society (CHAPS) is hoping its latest project will be more about the present than the past, as they are collecting items to send to the Gaffney National Guard troops who are on their way to Afghanistan. More...

LifeStyles

ANNIE'S MAILBOX

Divorcee needs to find some new friends

Dear Annie: I More...

Jamestown, America’s first permanent English settlement, gears up for festive 400th birthday

Queen Elizabeth II will pay state visit to Virginia in May

NORFOLK, Va. Virginia More...

ENGAGEMENTS

Mullinax

Archel and Derenda Mullinax of Gaffney announce the engagement of their daughter, Lindsey Diana, to William E. deBorde Jr., son of Bill and Melissa deBorde of Gaffney. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Ruth J. Hames

Retired spinner from textile industry

Ruth Irene Justice Hames, 93, of 100 Greenfield Road, died Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2007, at Peachtree Centre. A native of East Flat Rock in Henderson County, N.C., she was the wife of Broughton Hames Sr. and daughter of the late John P. More...

Billy A. Blackwell

Textile loom technician

EARL, N.C. - Billy A. Blackwell, 60, of 3032 Bettis Road, died Sunday, Dec. 31, 2006, at Hospice at Wendover in Shelby. More...

National News

ONLY IN MASSACHUSETTS

Opponents of gay marriage protest outside the Statehouse in Boston Tuesday, Jan. More...

Andre Bauer plane crash

NTSB indicates pilot error could be cause; instructor believes runway was too short

New findings in the investigation into Lt. Governor Andre Bauer More...

PEACH TOUCHUP

Workers from Utility Service of Madison, N.C., apply a clear sealant to the Peachoid water tank Tuesday morning. More...

Checkpoints net 11 arrests; police issue 227 citations

A multi-jurisdictional traffic unit comprised of officers from four different law enforcement agencies made its debut Friday evening with public safety checkpoints throughout the county. More...

Tigers take perfect mark into ACC

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Local News

Copper thieves hit school, industry air conditioning units

Air conditioning units were targeted Friday and Saturday in thefts at separate locations, according to reports at the Cherokee County Sheriff More...

Festival will review financial report at Jan. 8 meeting

The South Carolina Peach Festival hopes to kick off the new year with good news when it meets Jan. 8. Accountant Jim Cudd will appear at the 5:30 p.m. More...

MAD AIR

Clay Varner and a few friends used an abandoned loading dock across from CVS Pharmacy on Buford Street to execute some skateboarding tricks. Here, Varner is mid-air during a trick called the More...

Sports

Long is one of nation’s best

Gaffney High quarterback Malcolm Long has been named to the 2006 PrepNation 101 All- American team. - the only high school All- American squad that includes players from all 50 states. Head coach Phil Strickland was named Prep Nation More...

Gaffney edges Vikings

Gaffney More...

Spartanburg routs Lady Indians

Gaffney girls More...

Columns

LEDGER COLUMNIST

My own top 10 list

We published Cherokee County More...

Highlight me baby!

I have never felt the need to much mess with the way my hair looks. It More...

The Gaffney Ledger

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