May 28, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

You can count on Kristi to be there

Kristi Caldwell has rarely given her school attendance a second thought over the years. More...

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ANNIE'S MAILBOX

Child in dire need of psychiatric care

Dear Annie: I am very worried about my nephew, "Charlie." The boy is only in second grade, and already the school has twice recommended psychiatric counseling for him. More...

Smith - Macdonald vows said April 21

COLUMBIA - Mary Lowndes Smith and Ryan Dorsey Macdonald were married Saturday, April 21, 2007, at The Millstone at Adams Pond. The Rev. Dr. Sinclair Lewis performed the sunset ceremony. A reception followed. The bride, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. More...

Miss Lanford, Mr. Wood wed April 28

Dana Suzanne Lanford of Boiling Springs and Timothy Blake Wood of Gaffney were married on Saturday, April 28, 2007, at Boiling Springs First Baptist Church. The Rev. Michael Fraizer officiated the 5:30 p.m. ceremony. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Floyd A. Guest

Lifelong resident of Cherokee County

Floyd Arthur Guest, 74, of Oglesby Valley Road, died at home on Saturday, May 26, 2007. Born on June 18, 1932, in the White Plains community of Cherokee County, he was the son of the late General S. More...

Cailyn Beason

Cailyn Rose Beason, infant daughter of Billy G. Beason and Scarlett Humphries Beason of 139 Saxon Drive, went to be with Jesus on Friday, May 25, 2007. More...

Margie Stacy

Retired from Cherokee Memorial Hospital after 30 years of service

Margaret Mae (Margie) Smith Stacy, 87, a resident of Peachtree Centre and formerly of 141 Anthony St., went home to be with the Lord on Friday, May 25, 2007, at Peachtree Centre. More...

30 YEARS IN PRISON

Getaway driver found guilty in murder case

Myra Gunter Christenbury, 44, was sentenced to 30 years in prison for her role in the death of 34-year-old Nitesh "Nick" Patel. Christenbury will have to serve every day of the sentence imposed by Circuit Court Judge J. Derham Cole. More...

Woodward earns award for saving people from fire

Seven Gaffney people owe their lives to some very good timing and to the man who showed the courage to save them - Steve Woodward. Woodward and his wife, Terri, had stayed up late on the night of April 29. More...

Local News

Tax increase proposed for city

City property owners will pay a little more in property taxes this year. Gaffney Administrator James Taylor said Friday the city's proposed budget will include a 4-mill tax increase. More...

SAFETY BREAK

Paul and Cathy Janshego of Cary, N.C., watch as Michelin engineer Chuck Fields of the Donaldson Center checks their tire pressure at the S.C. Welcome Center on Interstate 85 in Blacksburg on Friday. More...

SLED arrests county DJJ officer

A Cherokee County Department of Juvenile Justice officer was arrested Wednesday after being accused of inappropriately touching a Gaffney woman. Agent Darrell Betsill of the S.C. More...

Sports

Bad baseball

Post 109 makes five fielding miscues in 13-6 loss to Inman

Inman took advantage of Post 109's fielding miscues on Friday. Inman parlayed three errors into five first-inning runs en route to an easy 13-6 road victory over Gaffney Post 109. More...

Gaffney's Gallman nearly leads Spartans to title

Former Gaffney High standout Josh Gallman made a name for himself at the NCAA Division II golf national championship. Gallman, a freshman, birdied four of the last nine holes to shoot the low round of the tournament, a 4-under 67. More...

Lady Saints bolster backcourt with signing of guard

Limestone College women's basketball Coach Corey Fox has announced that guard Tierney Burdett has committed to play for the Lady Saints in the 2007-08 season. Burdett, a native of Peoria, Ill. More...

Columns

Please hold for ...

So the phone rings. And I pick it up, which is what I normally do whenever it rings. "Klonie Jordan," I said. This is the way I always answer my phone. More...

THEIR VIEW

Why not actually fix things?

We're glad the Senate finally agreed not to kill any chance of reforming the Department of Transportation. House and Senate negotiators can still agree to change the way the agency is run - if they will. More...

The Gaffney Ledger

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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?