April 4, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

District attorneys directed to 'settle' Joel Greene case

Cherokee County school trustees, in a divided vote, directed their attorneys Monday to settle an employment matter involving suspended district maintenance employee Joel Greene. More...

Sims gets 15 years for shooting cab driver

A Gaffney man has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for shooting a taxi cab driver. Brian A. Sims, 24, was found guilty of assault and battery with intent to kill Monday afternoon during a jury trial at the Cherokee County Courthouse. More...

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ANNIE'S MAILBOX

Boy's behavior intrusive and inappropriate

Dear Annie: I am a seventh-grade boy, and I have a very big problem with another boy in my grade. "George" is extremely annoying. He pesters me all the time. More...

GOING TO THE PROM

Peachtree Centre held its first Senior Prom on Thursday, March 22. A large number of family members, friends and residents were on hand for the festive event. More...

PAST PRESIDENT GETS PINNED

Medora Holder, (left) outgoing president of the Moses Wood Chapter 469, United Daughters of the Confederacy, received the President's Pin from newly elected president, Miriam Ivey. As president, Mrs. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

James R. Martin

Retired from textiles

GASTONIA - James Ray Martin, 70, of 1705 Ferris St., died Monday, April 2, 2007, at Carolinas Medical Center. More...

Mary Bonner

ROCK HILL - Mary Magdalene Royal Bonner, 90, of 2252 Mancke Drive, died Saturday, March 31, 2007, at her home. Widow of Emory Bonner Sr., she was born in Williamston, a daughter of the late George Calvin Royal Sr. and the late Mary Fizer Royal. More...

Rodney Setzer

Retired teacher and consultant with Dynacast

Rodney Buford Setzer, 76, of 128 Pacolet Hwy., went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, March 31, 2007, at Spartanburg Restorative Care. More...

Shootings suspects

1 in custody; 1 still at large

Gaffney police have arrested one man and are searching for another believed to have been involved in multiple shootings recently. Tyrus D. More...

GET HIM DIESEL!

Officer Ronnie Anderson of the Gaffney Police Department practices with Diesel, one of two Gaffney Police Department canines, on Tuesday afternoon. More...

Maynor ordered held without bond

A judge has ordered Gary Ralph Maynor Jr. to remain behind bars until he goes to trial. Maynor Jr., the object of a four-day manhunt, is the suspect in a number of incidents in which victims, many of whom are elderly, were assaulted and robbed. More...

Local News

DIGGING IN

More than 400 county residents went by Daddy Joe's Beach House BBQ Sunday for a buffet lunch to benefit Meals on Wheels. The event raised $4,674 for Meals on Wheels. More...

Duke schedules workshop

Duke Energy will hold a community workshop Thursday in York to provide information regarding plans for new transmission lines near a proposed nuclear station in Cherokee County. More...

County takes next step to building airport

Cherokee County Council on Monday approved a study needed to build a new county airport. More...

Sports

GHS standout helps Spartans to record round

Former Gaffney standout and current USC Upstate golfer Josh Gallman is making a lasting impression at the Buccaneer Invitational in Miami, Fla. More...

An unhappy ending

Mauldin scores four runs in seventh to down Gaffney

The Mauldin Mavericks earned their 7-4 win over the homestanding Gaffney Indians by getting the timely hit. Something the Indians couldn't do. "They got the hits when they needed them," Gaffney coach Tom Owens said. More...

Lady Saints take nightcap to earn twinbill split

Sophomore Candice Evans gave the Lady Saints what they needed the most on Monday - some offensive fireworks. More...

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THE MOSS REPORT

This review provides an overview of the action taken on the Department of Transportation Reform Bill, the Barnwell nuclear waste bill, and public education legislation. More...

LEDGER COLUMNIST

This whole episode is Rod Serling-esque

Before reading this week's column, please read the related story on the front page today. Read it? Okay. 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?