September 28, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

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LifeStyles

ANNIE'S MAILBOX

Woman finding it harder to look past the white lies

Dear Annie: I have a wonderful job and love coming to work every day. My concern is my manager. "Sally" is a great gal, and we get along wonderfully, but she abuses the company horribly. More...

LAKE CHEROKEE SWEEP NETS 600 POUNDS OF TRASH

Members of the Upstate South Carolina Geocachers Association (USCGA) participated in the National Beach Sweep/River Sweep. The local event was held at Lake Cherokee, where approximately 600 pounds of trash was removed from in and around the lake. More...

Moonshiners Reunion, Mountain Music Festival is set for Oct. 6-9

NEW PROSPECT - Barney Barnwell and his foot-stompin' Plum Hollow Band will headline an action-packed weekend of fun, frolic and bluegrass music at the 15th annual Moonshiners Reunion and Mountain Music Festival at Plum Hollow Farm. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Thelma Thoms

Retired from Cherokee County Hospital and Salvation Army

RUTHERFORDTON, N.C. - Thelma Pruitt Thoms, 93, of 237 Tryon Road, formerly of Cowpens, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, September 26, 2007 at Willow Ridge Nursing Home. More...

Thomas L. Putnam Jr.

Retired from City of Kings Mountain

BLACKSBURG - Thomas L. Putnam Jr., 86, of 559 Holly Ridge Road, died Thursday, Sept. 27, 2007, at Spartanburg Regional Hospice House, Spartanburg. Born in Cherokee County, he was the son of the late Thomas Lee Putnam Sr. and Sudie Foster Putnam. More...

Billy N. Jones

Retired carpenter

Billy N. Jones, 82, of Gaffney, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, Sept. 22, 2007. Mr. Jones was preceded in death by a son, Reginald "Buddy" Jones; his parents, Joel P. and Alice M. More...

Columns

Hello ... and goodbye

It's been said that the only thing certain in life is change. I've never really believed that until recently. At the beginning of the summer I had a lot of things going for me. More...

THEIR VIEWS

Educating voters When Reform SC burst into the political headlines with plans to bring in former Gov. Jeb Bush to raise money to ''educate'' voters about Republican legislators who weren't on board with Gov. More...

2 GHS football players suspended

Two of the Gaffney Indians' top defensive stars were suspended this week by head coach Phil Strickland because of an alleged confrontation between the players outside a local restaurant. Inside linebacker J.B. More...

WORK PROGRESSING ON NINTH GRADE BUILDING

A construction worker with Randolph Builders installs duct work for the heating and air conditioning system in the new Blacksburg High ninth grade addition, which is expected to be completed later this fall. More...

Hearing in lawsuit filed against newspaper will be rescheduled

A hearing on a motion asking for more specific information in school trustee Sandra Greene and her son's civil lawsuit against The Gaffney Ledger and its publisher will be rescheduled. More...

Local News

Library hosts free legal clinics

The Cherokee County Public Library will sponsor three free legal clinics beginning Monday, Oct. 1. Each clinic will consist of a 30- to 45- minute lecture followed by an open question and answer session. The clinics will begin at 6 p.m. More...

Man arrested after becoming disorderly at police station

Gaffney police arrested Calvin Lee Davidson, 45, of 600 N. Limestone St., Apt. 235 last Wednesday for disorderly conduct, resisting arrest and possession of an unlawful weapon. Sgt. More...

A trampoline was a popular activity for kids Saturday while enjoying a "Family Fun Day" held at the Peachtree Centre in Gaffney. More...

Sports

PLAYER PROFILE

Wildcats' Brown is hard-nosed, aggressive on both sides of the ball

Blacksburg coach Robbie Blanton has only one regret about Maurice Brown - he wishes the senior linebacker could return for one more season in a Blacksburg football uniform. "We would love to have Maurice back," Blanton said. More...

BOILING SPRINGS (4-1) at GAFFNEY (4-1)

Key cogs missing in tonight's matchup

The Gaffney Indians' defense won't have to worry about stopping Josh Murph. Boiling Springs' leading rusher, who has gained more than 700 yards, will miss today's game at Gaffney with a concussion. He won't be the only star out of the lineup. More...

BLACKSBURG (0-5) at CAROLINA (0-5)

Blacksburg's mission: Stay focused

Blacksburg and Carolina have something in common that both teams would like to change. They both have yet to win a game. The 0-5 teams meet today in Greenville. More...

Inside Report

INSIDE REPORT

Socialized medicine's front door

WASHINGTON - The Alice-in-Wonderland quality of legislating in Congress was typified this week. More...

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