March 19, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

You can send Girl Scout cookies to troops by buying them at ARC

Local Girl Scout Troop 23 has designated the Cherokee County American Red Cross (ARC) as its charitable organization for this year's cookie sale. More...

LifeStyles

ANNIE'S MAILBOX

Addict must be willing to quit

Dear Annie: I've been married for six years and have two wonderful young children. My husband, 36, is a good man and a great, playful father. He has a wonderful job that has enabled me to quit mine and stay home with my children. More...

Miss Arrowood, Mr. Stepp speak vows

Jodi Leigh Arrowood of Boiling Springs and Bryan Patrick Stepp of Inman were united in marriage on Saturday, Dec. 9, 2006, at Carlisle Wesleyan Church. The groom's father, the Rev. Michael Stepp, officiated the 6 p.m. double ring ceremony. Mrs. More...

Vows said Jan. 20 in Gatlinburg

Farrah Laci Brasher and Timothy Wayne Mills, both of Pacolet, were married Saturday, Jan. 20, 2007, in Gatlinburg, Tenn. Mrs. Mills is the daughter of John and Cindy Brasher of Pacolet. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

James (Jimmy) Jones

Former employee of Cherokee Small Engines and C.B. Poole

James Pinkney Jones, 80, of 2389 Love Springs Road, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, March 16, 2007, at Upstate Carolina Medical Center. More...

Earl Parker

Retired from textiles

Earl L. Parker, 77, of 321 Linder Road, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, March 17, 2007, at Spartanburg Regional Medical Center. Born in Gaffney, he was the son of the late Henry B. More...

James L. Dawkins

Retired from Musgrove Mill

James L. Dawkins, 46, of 93 McArthur St., passed away Friday, March 16, 2007, at 5:35 p.m. in Spartanburg R e g i o n a l Healthcare System. A native of C h e r o k e e County, he was the son of James Edward Dawkins and Joyce Rainey Dawkins. More...

Columns

Time to get your motor running

"Come on baby." I had turned on the gas and pulled the choke lever out all the way. She had been sitting for about four months with little or no attention, well, not much more than occasionally checking the trickle charger. More...

GUEST COLUMNIST

SC supports our defenders of freedom

Our South Carolina troops were in need. Their South Carolina Families were in need. And the people and businesses of our state came to their aid. As you read this, I hope you are sitting at home surrounded by your loving family. More...

The Gaffney Ledger

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Man ejected from vehicle dies in hospital

A 30-year-old Moore man died after being ejected from his 1996 Nissan 300 on North Green River Road on Saturday. More...

District investigation of trustee's son winds up this week

The Cherokee County School District is expected to conclude its investigation early this week of a maintenance department employee who allegedly returned to his home after reporting for work. More...

Soul singer Osborne will headline UNCF 'Salute to Education'

Soul singer Jeffrey Osborne will headline a scholarship fundraiser Thursday for the United Negro College Fund in Greenville. The fourth annual "Salute to Education" gala will be held at 7 p.m. at the Palmetto Expo in Greenville. More...

Local News

Residents request permission for water to be supplied by North Carolina

"We just need water so bad and I hate to see the church being held up."

The water in the Rock Springs community is terrible, Max Mintz told the Blacksburg Town Council on Tuesday during the group's regular monthly meeting. More...

ART EXPO

This black and white photo exhibit was done by Gaffney High students in the photography class of DeBerry Blackwelder. It was one of several exhibits featuring student artwork at Thursday's district art expo. See story on Page 1B. More...

Cherokee County students will receive discount on tuition

Cherokee County residents will save money and mileage when Spartanburg Community College (SCC) campus begins its regular academic classes this fall. More...

Sports

Indians snap losing streak

The Gaffney High baseball team might not have pounded its way out of a losing streak, but John Michaels' blast was enough to beat homestanding Hillcrest on Friday. More...

Gaffney falls to 6th place

The Gaffney Indians felt right at home during the first round Friday of the T.W. Memorial Tournament. Unfortunately, that feeling didn't last when the tournament shifted to River Falls on day two. More...

Saints crush Crusaders; stay unbeaten in CVAC

The No. 7-ranked Limestone men's lacrosse team made things tough on Belmont Abbey right from the start on Saturday. The Saints jumped to a 4-0 first-quarter lead en route to a 13-7 victory over their CVAC rivals. More...

Inside Report

INSIDE REPORT

PLAYING THE PRESIDENT WASHINGTON - Actor-politician Fred Thompson's unexpected expression of interest in seeking the Republican presidential nomination has attracted an equally unexpected favorable reaction, especially among social conservatives. More...

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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?