February 26, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Georgia police officer cited in Sunday accident on I-85

Interstate 85 was blocked for an hour and a half following a twovehicle crash at 1:30 p.m. Sunday that injured 10 people. More...

LifeStyles

Severely ill child gets wish to spend time with Rangers

"He's got nothing to prove to us, he's tough enough."

EGLIN AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. (AP) - Weakened by his lifelong battle with cystic fibrosis, 14-yearold Riley Woina dreams of being strong like the war heroes he watches in movies. The U.S. More...

Victory Junction Gang Camp accepting applications

RANDLEMAN, N.C. - The Victory Junction Gang Camp has changed the lives of more than 4,500 campers since its opening in 2004 and expects to continue this tradition during the summer of 2007. More...

Spirit of South Carolina's first voyage will be high and dry

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) - After nearly 10 years of planning and millions of dollars, the tall ship the Spirit of South Carolina will launch next Sunday. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Louis S. Miller

Army veteran

BLACKSBURG - Louis Shirley Miller, 86, of 1026 Holly Ridge Road, passed away on February 22, 2007. Born in Lake Arthur, La., he was the son of the late Delano Miller and Amanda Vigo Miller and husband of the late Mildred Louise Lanford Miller. More...

Arnold M. Brooks

Ewing custodian

Arnold Michael Brooks, 47, of 127 Connecticut Avenue, Gaffney, passed away Sunday, Feb. 25, 2007, at 2:39 P.M. at SRMC Hospice Home, 686 Jeff Davis Drive, Spartanburg. Son of Eddie W. Boyd of Gaffney and Mrs. More...

Inside Report

INSIDE REPORT

PARDON POLITICS WASHINGTON - Well-placed Democratic sources believe the opposition to Sen. More...

Trustees will discuss proposed stadium changes at Tuesday workshop

A Gaffney High stadium workshop Tuesday will offer millions of choices for school trustees. More...

Ledger wins seven SCPA awards

The Gaffney Ledger received seven awards Friday for its reporting, photography and column writing in the 2006 South Carolina Press Association contest. The contest is held annually for journalists from the state's weekly and daily newspapers. More...

Local News

Airport aids in industrial recruitment, leaders told

A noted industrial recruiter told a group of local leaders this week that an airport enhances economic development. More...

Local officers join ICE

Police officers from the Cherokee County Sheriff's Office and the Blacksburg Police Department assisted the Interstate Criminal Enforcement (ICE) crackdown on Interstate 85 in Spartanburg last week. More...

A BRIDGE TO THE PAST- Old iron and wooden bridges, once prevalent in Cherokee County, have given way to the passage of time and have been replaced by more modern, if less picturesque, bridges. More...

Sports

Lady Indians capture tourney title

As usual, Julie Sarratt was the difference for the Lady Indian softball team. More...

GHS golf team places fourth

The vaunted Seabrook Golf Club was the big winner. But the Gaffney golf team wasn't bad, either. More...

GHS girls' soccer team wins Cup

The Cyclone Cup Soccer Tournament championship trophy is in the hands of the Gaffney Lady Indians' soccer team. More...

Columns

Death by telephone

The other day I was getting ready to turn onto Floyd Baker Boulevard from the post office parking lot when I noticed this woman in a small brown car go by. She was talking on her cell phone. More...

Blonde bombshells

Could anything knock Anna Nicole from the news? Certainly not the fact that she was starting to rot even though the story was still hot. More...

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