January 31, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

School district contestants ready to bee all they can bee

The Cherokee County School District will hold its 2007 spelling bee Thursday, Feb. 1, at 9 a.m. at Luther Vaughan Elementary. More...

SPORTS

The Boiling Springs Bulldogs put a big hurt on the Gaffney Indians - again. Dylan Thompson had 14 points and Jarvis Goodman added 12 as the Bulldogs swept the season series with a 52-48 win over the host Indians on Tuesday. More...

LifeStyles

ANNIE'S MAILBOX

There's worse things than being single

Dear Annie: I am at my wits' end with my 28-year-old daughter, "Melissa." She is successful, has her own home, drives a nice car, is highly educated, is fairly attractive, works out, runs in road races and is not a wallflower who sits at home waiti More...

After three decades...

The Wheell Keeps Spiinniing

NORTH CHARLESTON It's a simple game everyone learned to play in grade school. More...

ENGAGEMENTS

Oxley - Powell

Susan Adair Oxley and Joseph Paige Powell, both of Greenville, will be married on April 28 in Rutledge Chapel at the University of South Carolina in Columbia. Miss Oxley is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Wilton Oxley of Camden. More...

Columns

You want fries with that pork?

Surprise, surprise. The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) is opposed to a test that will be given to high school students that can detect if they've consumed any alcohol up to 80 hours prior to the test. More...

Gaffney Ledger

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THE MOSS REPORT

Bills in committee

With the legislative session moving through its third week, most bills are still being referred to committee. This review will look at some bills of interest that are being introduced and discussed in committee meetings. More...

BPW brass to mull rate hike proposals

Gaffney Board of Public Works customers will likely see their bills increase this year for the first time in six years. More...

Data gathered for airport study

Records show there are 45 planes owned by county residents and more than 70 licensed airplane pilots who live in Cherokee County. More...

Blacksburg student one of only 2 Jazz All-State Band guitarists

Craig Bowman found himself in select company when he auditioned last weekend for the Jazz All-State Band at Lexington High School. Bowman was one of only two jazz guitarists selected for this year's Jazz All-State Band. More...

Local News

What will they think of next?

Third grade students in April Yeargin's classroom took advantage of the latest in video conferencing technology Monday to learn about fables from a teacher in England. More...

Blacksburg magistrate resigns

Cherokee County Magistrate Judge John Queen has resigned from his position. Queen was the Cherokee County magistrate appointed to Blacksburg. More...

Deadline to vote in Blacksburg election nears

The deadline is approaching to register to vote in Blacksburg's municipal election on March 6. Voters must be registered to vote at least 30 days before the election. More...

Sports

Long commits to Bulldogs

South Carolina State has landed the state's Mr. Football. Malcolm Long, who became the first Gaffney High player named the state's Mr. Football, announced a verbal commitment to the South Carolina State Bulldogs on Monday. More...

Bulldogs surprise Gaffney

The Boiling Springs Bulldogs put a big hurt on the Gaffney Indians - again. Dylan Thompson had 14 points and Jarvis Goodman added 12 as the Bulldogs swept the season series with a 52-48 win over the host Indians on Tuesday. More...

Wildcats suffer second-half collapse in loss to Broome

It was a tale of two halves Tuesday in Broome's 82-65 win over Blacksburg. Blacksburg trailed by just three points at halftime. The Wildcats were only a couple missed shots or free throws from taking the lead instead of being down 31-28. More...

State News

World's tiniest creatures focus of McKissick Museum exhibit

COLUMBIA - Explore the wonder of a bug's life in a national traveling exhibit Feb. 17-March 31 at the University of South Carolina's McKissick Museum. More...

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