October 24, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Despite drought, BPW not ready to order mandatory restrictions

Although recent rains have done little to improve the area's drought conditions, Gaffney Board of Public Works General Manager Donnie Hardin said mandatory water restrictions aren't imminent. More...

LifeStyles

Ghost Walk set for Oct. 26-27

Costumed re-enactors bring history to life

Local residents will be able to discover some "Keys to the Past" when the Cherokee Historical and Preservation Society sponsors its fifth annual Historic Hayride and Ghost Walk on Friday, Oct. 26, and Saturday, Oct. 27. More...

Joy Clary Brown guest speaker at free revival luncheon Nov. 6

Cherokee Avenue Baptist Church will have revival services Nov. 4-7 with Dr. Wayne Brown, pastor of First Baptist Church, Boone, N.C., as guest evangelist. Services Sunday will be at 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. and Monday through Wednesday at 7 p.m. More...

Photos

CLEANING UP THE STREETS - Kappa Alpha Psi fraternity members (right) participated in an Adopt-AHighway litter pick-up on Saturday, Oct. 13. They were joined by 2007-2008 members of the Kappa League (top). More...

Obituaries - Free Access

JOE E. RAMSEY

EUFAULA, Ala. - Joe Edward Ramsey, 80, died Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2007, at Henry County Health and Rehab in Abbeville, Ala. Born March 21, 1927, in Gaffney, he was the son of the late Virgil and Carrie Rogers Ramsey. Mr. More...

Joe Jolly

Retired from Uniroyal Inc.

WINNSBORO - Joe Dean Jolly, 82, died Saturday, Oct. 20, 2007, at his home. Son of the late B. Bartow and Cleo Murphy Godfrey Jolly, he was born on Dec. 3, 1924, in Gaffney. More...

Pirlener C. Phillips

Cherokee County native

Pirlener Camp Phillips, 90, wife of Jimmy Phillips, of 1123 State Line Road, died Saturday, Oct. 20, 2007, in Upstate Carolina MedicalCenter. Born in Cherokee County, she was a daughter of the late Embra and Lola Sarratt Camp. More...

Columns

Yikes! So that's what's happening to me

Have you ever watched a show on television that was so depressing you changed channels, only to switch back to it because, depressing as it was, the content was mesmerizing? I've often done that with scary movies. More...

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Pat and Linda Cox of Gaffney at the Great Sacandaga Lake in upstate New York. As you can see in the photo, they are experiencing a drought up there also. More...

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The case of the bitten burger

Couple not happy with Happy Meal

A cheeseburger was taken into evidence by the Gaffney Police Department (GPD) on Sunday night after claims by a local family that the sandwich was tampered with before it was delivered to them. More...

Photo

Ledger photo / SCOTT POWELL OUT TO LAUNCH - Corinth Elementary School held a balloon launch Monday afternoon to kick off its celebration of Red Ribbon Week. More...

Historic home helps raise money to restore historic Limestone College building

The historic home of Ed and Pam Cazel proved the ideal setting Tuesday evening for a fundraiser to help renovate Limestone College's Winnie Davis Hall of History. The Cazels led 110 people through their home on Johnson Street. More...

Local News

CUTE COUPLE

Emily Ariail and Ann Crotzer get into a Halloween frame of mind at Lynda Ramage's annual "Witch Conference" Tuesday. Ledger photo by JOE HUGHES II More...

Man faces multiple charges including indecent exposure

A Gaffney man was arrested Tuesday morning following a chase in which authorities found a firearm stolen from a law enforcement office. More...

YMCA SUPPORTERS

Pictured from left to right are Glenda and Charles Hartzog, owners and operators of Hartzog's Gifts & Fine Jewelers. The YMCA wishes to thank Glenda and Charles for their donation in support of the new YMCA. More...

Sports

With blazing fastball, Beckett owns October

BOSTON - Sitting at the postseason podium where he's become such a staple, Josh Beckett glared at a room full of reporters Tuesday and grew increasingly annoyed with questions about his success. More...

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MAKING A POINT - Gaffney High defensive back Johnny Woods was named Burns Chevrolet Player of the Week for his performance against Byrnes. He was presented his plaque by Burns Chevrolet sales representative Larry Montgomery. More...

Lady Saints dump Converse

The Limestone volleyball team defeated conference foe Converse College, 33-31, 30-25, 30-27 Tuesday in Spartanburg. Melissa Thomas helped push the Lady Saints to victory, recording her eighth double double of the season with 20 kills and 11 digs. More...

Letters

Thanks for supporting City of Gaffney events

Dear Editor: On behalf of the City of Gaffney, I would like to say thank you to the members of the community and the businesses for their support of two recent City of Gaffney events. (1. 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?