October 3, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

County boss proposes paving College Drive

Asphalt may soon be flowing on College Drive if Interim Cherokee County Administrator Ben Clary has his way. More...

LifeStyles

ANNIE'S MAILBOX

Parents must set rules and enforce them

Dear Annie: I had to respond to "Mother of a Former Honor Student in Indiana," whose two sons are addicted to Internet games. Now Mom is terrified the younger boy will turn violent if they try to take away his laptop. More...

Kings Mountain National Military Park to celebrate 227th anniversary of battle

Commemorative ceremony set for Sunday, Oct. 7, at 3 p.m.

The Backcountry Militia and the 84th Highlanders will recreate the activities of an 18th century military encampment as part of the activities at Kings Mountain National Military Park commemorating the 227th anniversary of the Battle of Kings Mount More...

Flu vaccine clinic Oct. 12 at Cherokee Health Department

With influenza season approaching, South Carolinians and those with a higher risk for flurelated complications and those who live with or care for people at high risk are encouraged to get a flu vaccination. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Addie E. Jefferies

NORFOLK, Va. - Addie (Annie) E. Jefferies, 80, of the 2900 block of Sunrise Hill Avenue, died Sept. 27, 2007, at Chesapeake General Hospital. Born Feb. 8, 1927, to the late William E. More...

Matrell Donaldson

Matrell Parris Donaldson, 80, of 200 Peachtree St., went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, Sept. 30, 2007, at Upstate Caroline Medical Center. More...

Annie C. Woods

BLACKSBURG - Annie Curry Woods, 65, of 130 Henry Drive, wife of the Rev. Willie Woods, died Monday, Oct. 1, 2007, at 10:55 a.m. in Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System. More...

Inside Report

INSIDE REPORT

Is Treasury pre-placed Hillary team

WASHINGTON - Eyebrows at the Treasury were raised last Tuesday when Secretary Henry M. Paulson Jr. named a major Democratic fundraiser to an important advisory role. On the next day, eyebrows were still elevated when Under Secretary Robert K. More...

County council joins the fight to stop United Way takeover

Cherokee County Council wants to stop Spartanburg County from taking over the local United Way operation. More...

2 accused of growing pot on national forest land

Authorities said two Cherokee County residents have been arrested on federal drug charges after visiting a marijuana field they had cultivated since the spring on U.S. Forest Service land in the Sumter National Forest in Union. More...

Photo

Ledger photo / JOE L. HUGHES II ESCAPES SERIOUS INJURY - A truck lies on its side after crashing Tuesday at Hwys. 5 and 29 in Blacksburg. Authorities said the female driver fell asleep at the wheel. She was not seriously injured. More...

Local News

Shindig at the Gaffney Cabin to feature "Shaggie Maggie"

The City of Gaffney's first Shindig at the Gaffney Cabin, a series of free concerts, will feature Shaggie Maggie, the best in beach, boogie and rhythm and blues. The performance will take place at 6 p.m. Friday, Oct. More...

Committee taking its time on job search

The Cherokee County Finance Committee apparently needs more time before trimming its list of candidates for the assistant administrator post. More...

I CAN MAKE IT

Austin Chandler tries to scale to the top of the rock climb during Tuesday's Fall Festival sponsored by First Baptist, Limestone Presbyterian and Buford Street Methodist churches. Ledger photo by JOE HUGHES II More...

Sports

Title at stake in crosstown rivalry

Fans can get a glimpse of the Gaffney High football stars of tomorrow today when the Gaffney Middle School Chiefs battle the Ewing Eagles for the regular season region championship. More...

BRIEFS

Indians place fourth at region swim meet The Gaffney boys' team finished fourth and the Lady Indians placed sixth at the Region II-4A swim meet Saturday. More...

Indians'magic worker

Despite loss of 8 starters, Jones has defense in top form

Gaffney defensive coordinator Dan Jones isn't in the habit of looking back. He can't afford to. Although it would be easy to reflect on last year's outstanding defense, Jones knows he must focus on rebuilding a defense that lost eight starters. More...

Letters

Thanks for your help

Dear Klonie: Cherokee County Junior Women's Club members would like to thank The Gaffney Ledger and Lifestyles Editor Laura Parker for publicizing our Piedmont Blood Center blood drive and Salvation Army school supply drive, which were on Sept. More...

Warns of last days

Dear Editor: Greetings to all brothers and sisters in Christ. I pray and hope all is well in your life. More...

Columns

It's all small stuff

The older I get, the more set in my ways I become. Back in my younger days, I could go with the flow and adapt to most any situation without so much as blinking an eye. More...

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