May 2, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Partner asks court to issue injunction against councilman

A hearing is scheduled for 9:30 a.m. today at the Cherokee County Courthouse to hear a motion for a temporary injunction against Cherokee County Councilman Tim Spencer. More...

LifeStyles

ANNIE'S MAILBOX

Aunt needs to be a little less critical

Dear Annie: My sister, "Charlene," has an 8-year-old daughter whom I love very much. I have two children of my own and try to include my niece in family events and vacations, as well as allow her to visit as many weekends as she'd like. More...

Miss Oxley, Mr. Powell speak vows

COLUMBIA - Susan Adair Oxley and Joseph Paige Powell, both of Greenville, were united in marriage Saturday, April 28, 2007, in Rutledge Chapel at the University of South Carolina. The Rev. Kyle Goodman officiated the 6 p.m. double ring ceremony. More...

ENGAGEMENT

Walker - Oglesby

Casey Michelle Walker and Timothy Sean Oglesby, both of Griffin, Ga., will be married on May 26 at the Hazel Hurst House in McDonough, Ga. Ms. Walker is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Fox of Detroit, Mich. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

CTC director dies at age 57

BLACKSBURG - Warren Ray Bedford, 57, of 236 McDaniel Road, died Tuesday, May 1, 2007, in Upstate Carolina Medical Center. More...

Orlee Virginia Glenn

Cherokee County native

BESSEMER CITY - Orlee Virginia Martin Glenn, 77, of 110 Helen Ave., went home to be with her Lord on May 1, 2007, at her home under the watchful eye of her beloved husband of more than 58 years and her loving children and grandchildren. Mrs. More...

James Wayne Windle

Retired from Louis Smith Chevrolet

James Wayne Windle, 73, of 157 Woodview Dr., Gaffney, died at Regional Hospice Home on Sunday, April 29, 2007. More...

Special Olympics athletes shine in annual event

While the 2008 Summer Olympics to be held in Beijing are more than a year away, those in attendance Tuesday at Gaffney Middle School were able to witness a "golden" performance by some of Cherokee County's most special athletes. More...

Toddler drowns in pool

A 3-year-old girl drowned in a swimming pool at her home Tuesday evening. Cherokee County Coroner Dennis Fowler said Daisy Rae Morgan Barnette of 323 Crenshaw Road, Cowpens, died at Greenville Children's Hospital at 10:06 p.m. More...

REMEMBERING VIRGINIA TECH VICTIMS

Wearing "Blacksburg Wildcats remember VT" shirts, 80 student council members from Blacksburg schools formed the Virginia Tech logo on the high school football field Tuesday at noon as part of a memorial tribute to the victims of the Virginia Tech sh More...

Local News

Blacksburg VFW to honor deceased veterans

BLACKSBURG- Throughout this county's rich history, men and women have put their lives on the line - sacrificing everything for justice and freedom. More...

I'll have some beanie weanies... and that bank bag

Approximately $7,000 was stolen from The Pantry Inc. at the Kangaroo Convenience Store, 862 Winslow Ave., Gaffney, at 8:50 a.m. Monday, a report at the Gaffney Police Department states. More...

Man accused of cashing bad checks

Police have arrested a Gaffney man accused of cashing more than $2,500 worth of bad checks at local businesses. Sgt. Billy Odom of the Gaffney Police Department has charged Lester Dale Fowler, 42, of 317 Sierra St., with forgery. More...

Sports

GHS golfer advances to state tourney

It came down to the final hole for Gaffney's Adam Goins at the Region II-4A golf tournament at Holly Tree Country Club on Tuesday. Trailing by a stroke to Hillcrest's Chris Siefert, Goins birdied No. More...

Wildcats look to fill holes

Blacksburg football coach Robbie Blanton is familiar with breaking in a new quarterback. A season ago, the Wildcats moved versatile Gary Gaut to quarterback to kickstart the offense. More...

Post 109 begins quest for title

Manager Jeff Osment and the Post 109 American Legion team have advanced to the state tournament for two straight years. This season, they can add another impressive - and even more significant accomplishment to their resumes - a state championship. More...

Inside Report

INSIDE REPORT

Rep. Sen. Hagel: Iraq 'coming undone'

WASHINGTON - Sen. Chuck Hagel returned from his fifth visit to Iraq to join Senate Democrats last Thursday as one of two Republicans voting to begin withdrawal of U.S. troops from Iraq. More...

Columns

FROMA HARROP

Road the most dangerous place for teens

The day I received my driver's license, I jumped in my mother's car and motored off into teenage freedom. I remember that first solo drive well, because five minutes into it, I braked on a pile of wet leaves and skidded clear across the road. More...

LEDGER COLUMNIST

Looking for something, - anything, sweet to eat

I love ice cream. Chocolate ice cream is my favorite flavor, but I'll eat whatever is available. To be honest, I love just about anything chocolate. 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?