August 13, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

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ANNIES MAILBOX

Sister needs psychiatric help

Dear Annie: My husband has a sister who is obsessed with him. "Fawn" is in her 30s. More...

Sports

Redskins'McIntosh shows will to succeed

Rocky McIntosh is known as a hard-working player. The former Gaffney High and University of Miami star would also like to be known as the starting outside linebacker for the Washington Redskins. More...

Indians shrug off Crest

Davidson brings sluggish offense to life with 2 TD drives

Gaffney coach Phil Strickland wasn't surprised at what he saw Saturday at the Border Showcase - some early mistakes by the offense and defense but a team that has the potential to defend their state championship. More...

Blacksburg blanks Landrum in Woodruff jamboree

Blacksburg quarterbacks Joseph Upchurch and Dustin Byars didn't make a coaching decision on a starting quarterback any easier Friday in a 13-0 jamboree win over Landrum. More...

Inside Report

INSIDE REPORT

"KING CORRUPTION" REIGNS WASHINGTON - Republicans returning to the House floor on Friday morning Aug. 3 after their walkout the night before were surprised to find as presiding officer the Democrat they call "King Corruption": Rep. More...

WHAT THEY'RE PAID

Two school district employees make 6-figure salaries; four others make $90,000-plus

Cherokee County Superintendent Dr. Bill James and assistant superintendent Dr. Linda Sellars are the only district employees making 6- figure salaries. More...

Local News

School district preps for junior scholar orientation

The Cherokee County School District will hold orientation meetings Monday and Tuesday with middle school students involved in a new junior scholars initiative. More...

Photo

OPEN FOR BUSINESS- Lighthouse Seafood employees prepared meals Sunday during a preview night for local residents. The restaurant will hold its grand opening in September, owner Mike Alchihabi said. More...

Sidney Rice and Roger McIntosh trading cards available at local restaurant

Collecting trading cards has been a part of Joel Phillips's life for years as visitors can tell when they enter the Thicketty Station Bar and Grill on Granard Street. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Ruby Atkins

Ruby Estelle Bingham Atkins, 81, of 341 Frye Road, Gaffney, died Sunday, Aug. 12, 2007, at her home. Born in Hayesville, N.C., she was the wife of Hollis Samuel Atkins and daughter of the late Ellix Bingham and the late Lexie Watkins Bingham. More...

Pernice Wilkins

SPARTANBURG - Pernice Wilkins, 93, of White Oak Manor, formerly of 464 Brown Mill Road, Pacolet, died Saturday, Aug. 11, 2007, at 7:30 p.m. at her home. More...

Norma Faye Sellars

Retired from textile industry Norma Faye Sellars, 69, of 1632 Pacolet Hwy., went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, Aug. 9, 2007, at Hospice Home of Spartanburg. More...

Letters

LETTERS

Comes to defense of animal control officers Dear Editor: In regards to the article printed in The Gaffney Ledger, where Judy Wyles states that she is helping Laura and Joey Gunn, file a complaint against The Cherokee County Animal Control, I More...

Columns

THEIR VIEWS

Spurrier strayed out of bounds Last season's strong finish, followed by a highly rated recruiting class, further elevated most University of South Carolina fans' already lofty regard for Gamecock football coach Steve Spurrier. But Mr. More...

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