April 25, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Veteran broadcaster will purchase AM radio station

Gaffney native and longtime broadcaster Dennis Fowler has announced he will purchase WEAC, Gaffney Broadcasting's AM sister station to WAGI-FM. More...

LifeStyles

ANNIE'S MAILBOX

Teen needs to give boyfriend a little space

Dear Annie: I am a 15-year-old girl who is considered smart, fun, confident and pretty. More...

Miss Tyler is bride of Brian J. Prahl

COLUMBIA - Lauren Rebecca Tyler and Brian Jonathan Prahl, both of Columbia, exchanged wedding vows in a candlelight ceremony on Saturday, March 31, 2007, at Washington Street United Methodist Church. The Rev. Dr. Paul Harmon officiated the 5 p.m. More...

Miss Emery, Mr. Johnson wed March 24

Blaire Emery and Travis Johnson, both of Mt. Pleasant, exchanged marriage vows on Saturday, March 24, 2007, at Patriots Point Links in Mt. Pleasant. Pastor Brett Millican officiated the 6 p.m. ceremony. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Joe Herrin

Retired from Duke Power

Bobby Joe Herrin, 76, of 416 E. Montgomery St., went home to be with the Lord on Monday, April 23, 2007, at Upstate Carolina Medical Center. More...

Inez Crow

Georgia native

Inez Elizabeth Edwards Crow, 86, a resident of Peachtree Centre, formerly of 319 Jackson St., went home to be with the Lord on Monday, April 23, 2007, at Peachtree Centre. More...

Gilbert Reynolds

Retired superintendent in construction industry

James Gilbert Reynolds, 68, of 189 Log Cabin Road, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, April 23, 2007, at his residence. Born in Gaffney, he was the son of the late James Earl Reynolds and Irene Fitzgerald Reynolds. Mr. More...

Police: Armed robbery was staged

Police said the April Fool's Day armed robbery of Eastside Saveway has turned out to be staged. More...

Employee accused of taking deposits

A former manager of Blimpie's was arrested Monday following an investigation into more than $11,000 in missing bank deposits from the business. Gaffney Police Detective Sgt. More...

Judge agrees with Ledger in BPW case

A judge has ruled in favor of the The Gaffney Ledger, which claimed under the S.C. Freedom of Information Act it was entitled to access to the Gaffney Board of Public Works' settlement with former commissioner Brenda Earls. More...

Chamber, Peach Festival officials meet to clear the air: But did they?

Cherokee County Chamber of Commerce officials met with the S.C. Peach Festival Board of Governors on Tuesday evening to clear the air following a Chamber letter claiming the festival owes it $4,000. More...

Local News

'TWAS A GRAND FEAST

Mrs. Spencer's Village School 4th grade class wrapped up their study of the Middle Ages with a Grand Feast Friday, April 20. The students performed a play for their parents and enjoyed a five course meal. More...

House OKs wireless study

(AP) - A bill to explore building a statewide wireless broadband network received key approval in the House on Tuesday. More...

Woman says man gagged her with duct tape

A Gaffney man was arrested after he allegedly threatened to kill a woman with a pair of scissors at 11 p.m. Saturday, a report at the Cherokee County Sheriff's Office states. Deputy Sgt. More...

Sports

Wildcats go for district title

The Blacksburg Wildcats couldn't have picked a better time to put it all together. More...

Gaffney on verge of district crown

Six days ago, Julie Sarratt and the Gaffney High softball team were too much for North Augusta. The Lady Indians hope history repeats itself today when the teams clash for the district tournament championship at Wayne Fuller Field. More...

Gaffney well represented at state qualifier

The Gaffney High track team didn't exactly run away from its competition at the region track meet. But it will be well represented at the state qualifier Saturday at Spring Valley High School. More...

Letters

Shame on the FCC for allowing this to happen

Dear Editor: As a longtime listener of WAGI, I was disappointed Saturday evening to hear Spanish music and no station identification coming out of my radio on 105.3 FM. More...

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LEDGER COLUMNIST

Budgets, and cell phones, and coaches supplements

This column is about something we all like - money! About this time every year governments all across the state begin making their budgets for the upcoming fiscal year. More...

OUR VIEW

WAGI, we're sure gonna miss ya

A community has many heartbeats, various things that define it, make it unique, give it its identity. One of the heartbeats of Cherokee County was WAGI-FM. More...

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