April 18, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Park rededication among events scheduled for LC Alumni Reunion Weekend

Among the activities planned for Limestone College's Alumni Reunion Weekend April 20 - 22 is a rededication of the Limestone Springs Park. More...

Suspect faces murder charge

Less than 12 hours after 32-yearold Chauncey Lamout Wilson was killed, police arrested the man they believe fired the shot that killed him. Detective Sgt. More...

LifeStyles

ANNIE'S MAILBOX

Husband's relationship with brother causing rift

Dear Annie: My husband of nine years has a brother, "Daniel," whom I have never been comfortable with, but have tolerated. My husband's sister will not allow Daniel in her home, and another brother will not even speak to him. More...

Gaffney Youth Theatre

Charlotte Bronte's Jane Eyre performances begin Thursday

With a cast and crew of more than twenty, Gaffney Youth Theatre, under the direction of Tracy Morrison, presents Charlotte Bronte's Jane Eyre Thursday, Friday, and Saturday nights at 7:30 and Sunday afternoon at 3 p.m. More...

Limestone inducts members into History Honor Society

Limestone College's Alpha Theta Delta chapter of Phi Alpha Theta International Honor Society inducted four new members into the organization on Wednesday, April 4. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Modestine C. Fowler

Mrs. Modestine Camp Fowler, 79, of 129 A n t h o n y S t r e e t , Gaffney, formerly of 700 D o g w o o d D r i v e , G a f f n e y, widow of Mr. Lincoln Matthew Fowler, passed Tuesday morning, April 17, at 11:22 A.M., at her residence. More...

Catherine S. Savage

Funeral service for Mrs. Catherine Sarratt Savage, 68, of 131 Sarratt Road, Gaffney, will be held on Thursday, April 19, at 3:00 P.M. at Concord Baptist Church with Dr. Michael A. Bridges, Rev. Milton Edwards, Rev. More...

Chauncey L. Wilson Sr.

Chauncey Lamont Wilson Sr., 32, of 407 1/2 Oak S t r e e t , G a f f n e y, passed Monday morning, April 16, 2007, at 5:15 A.M. at 105 Chandler Drive, Gaffney. Son of Mr. Robert Lee Wilson of Gaffney and Mrs. More...

School district staring at huge budget deficit

The Cherokee County School District faces a projected budget deficit up to $6 million for the 2007- 2008 school year. Superintendent Dr. More...

Woman killed; injured children struggle from wreck to seek help

A former Gaffney woman died in a single-vehicle accident at 2:30 a.m. Monday in Lancaster County, according to Cpl. Bryan McDougald of the S.C. Highway Patrol. More...

'AN AMBASSADOR OF MANY CAUSES'

Powell receives Order of the Palmetto

Wayne Powell received the Order of the Palmetto, the state's highest civilian honor awarded by the governor, Tuesday during the Cherokee County Republican Party's annual meeting. More...

Local News

IT GOES THIS WAY

Cherokee County School District maintenance workers Ronnie Wilson and Kenny Estes assemble one of the 10 picnic tables that will be placed in the Blacksburg Elementary courtyard. The school held a fundraiser recently to purchase the tables. More...

County facing budget deficit

Cherokee County property owners could be facing a 2.3- mill tax hike this year. More...

Suspect in two armed robberies arrested

The Blacksburg Police Department has arrested a man in connection with two armed robberies that occurred over the weekend. More...

Sports

Shrine Bowl wannabes to face strength, speed tests

South Carolina Shrine Bowl Head Coach Dave Farnham announced Monday the Sandlappers will employ a combine process which will measure and test height, weight, vertical jump, 40-yard dash, pro agility (20 Yard) shuttle, and bench press. More...

Gaffney primed for the playoffs

The Lady Indians sure are playing like a playoff team. Julie Sarratt pitched seven scoreless innings and Courtney Campbell singled twice to lead Gaffney to a 3-0 win over visiting Broome in the regular-season finale on Monday. More...

Gaffney edges Mavs in playoff

What home course advantage? The Gaffney High golf team overcame Mauldin and the unfamiliarity of playing at Holly Tree Country Club to down the host Mavericks in a sudden death playoff on Tuesday. More...

Letters

Says taxpayers should be in uproar over Greene situation

Dear Editor: Here we go again. Can you believe the "Good Ole Boy" or should I say "Good Ole Girl" politics over the Joel Greene incident? More...

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THE MOSS REPORT

This review provides an overview of several bills that were debated in committee and a few that were passed on the House floor. EDUCATION H.3833 received first reading. More...

LEDGER COLUMNIST

Brownie's grave finally has a marker

To anyone passing by, it probably looked like just another graveside funeral service. It wasn't. Those gathered at the cemetery in Rock Hill last Friday afternoon were there to remember a friend who died almost 26 years ago in a car accident. 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?