January 8, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Limestone College announces modest tuition increase, other fees

Limestone College will have a modest 5 percent tuition increase for students attending classes in the fall. More...

BREAKING NEWS

Roger Shiflett, owner of the local Ford dealership, is negotiating to purchase Wallace-White Pontiac-Buick-GMC, The Ledger has learned. Shiflett purchased the Ford dealership on Hwy. More...

LifeStyles

ANNIE'S MAILBOX

Good marriages are partnerships

Dear Annie: On the surface, life is good. My husband's business is thriving, and we have two beautiful children. But inside, I am miserable. Our marriage is dying. My husband is unable to compromise. More...

Windows to the Windows past past

Hollow relics of bygone days, covered bridges have stories to tell

CORNWALL, Conn. The first thing visitors to the small hamlet of West Cornwall notice is its red covered bridge. The timber structure commands attention, set against an idyllic backdrop of woods that line the banks of a gurgling Housatonic River. More...

HELP FOR THE CHILDREN

Susan Harris (left), executive director of the Cherokee Children's Home, and Judy Nix, the home's director of development, accept a gift from Clarence Hammett and Lawrence Allen, Commander and Quarter Master, respectively, of Blacksburg VFW Post 49 More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Beatrice Johnson

JONESVILLE - Beatrice Johnson, 86, of 310 Jonesville-Lockhart Hwy., died Saturday, Jan. 6, 2007, at 7:41 p.m. in Wallace Thomson Hospital, Union. More...

June Clary

Counselor for Iron City Ministries in Blacksburg

Carol June Wilkins Clary, 60, of 127 Maplewood Drive, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, Jan. 5, 2007, at her residence. More...

Mary Joanne Wilson

Retired from Musgrove Mill

Mary Joanne Thompson Wilson, 72, of 121 Cypress Drive, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, Jan. 6, 2007, at Spartanburg R e g i o n a l M e d i c a l Center. More...

Columns

Hooking up stuff

If it's a gadget, I want one. My wife just sighs and shakes her head every time I mention the newest electronic gizmo I saw in a store or read about in a magazine. Ours is a hi-tech society. More...

The Gaffney Ledger

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THEIR VIEWS

It's a strategy that's long overdue House Speaker Bobby Harrell's plan to offer larger scholarships to students studying math and science should pave the way for a wider discussion about higher education policy. It's long overdue. More...

Two people charged in string of AC copper thefts

Two people have been arrested in connection with the theft of thousands of dollars worth of copper from air conditioning units. More...

District contests Knowles decision

The Cherokee County School District and one of its former employees are headed back to the South Carolina Employment Security Commission. More...

SPORTS

Gaffney High quarterback Malcolm Long proved he's among the country's best. More...

Local News

Blacksburg honors its own

Blacksburg's firefighters and town employees were honored during a banquet Thursday evening. Blacksburg Mayor David Hogue described Lt. More...

GRAND OPENING

Lisa & David Fink, owners of Your Best Body Fitness Center and Day Spa, held the Grand Opening of their new facility on January 4, 2007 at 1844 Old Georgia Hwy. (Hwy. 29). Your Best Body has been in business since 1990. More...

Applications for Brad Beattie memorial scholarship will be available in February

Applications will go out in February for a scholarship honoring the memory of former Gaffney High football player Brad Beattie. His family established the Bradford Thomas Beattie Memorial Scholarship in 2000. More...

Sports

Long tosses TD in all-star game

Gaffney High quarterback Malcolm Long proved he's among the country's best. More...

Bulldogs shock Gaffney

Despite a No. 1 ranking in The State newspaper, the Gaffney Indians are still a long way from where coach Mark Huff wants them to be. The Boiling Springs Bulldogs proved that. More...

Wildcats show improvement in loss to Broome

The Blacksburg Wildcats played well, but the Broome Centurions played better. The Wildcats cut a 15-point deficit to three with a minute to play, but couldn't draw any closer in an exciting 69-62 loss to visiting Broome on Friday. More...

Inside Report

INSIDE REPORT

RUDY'S MISSING DOSSIER WASHINGTON - Publication of Rudy Giuliani's secret campaign plan has so embarrassed Florida's new Gov. Charles Crist that supporters of Sen. 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?