October 26, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Gaffney High documentarians making film about 'Reservation'

Gaffney High broadcasting students Craig Sanders and Kaleb McDaniel are working on a yearlong project to forever capture football life at "The Reservation." The students are asking local residents and former football players to share their memorie More...

LifeStyles

Luncheon, quilt show set for Nov. 15

CHAPS, Conservation District host Farm City Week celebration

The annual "Bowl-ing for History" luncheon and 'If My Quilt Could Talk" quilt show is set for Thursday, Nov. 15, at the Cherokee History and Arts Museum, 301 College Drive. Sponsored by the Cherokee Historical and Preservation Society Inc. More...

ANNIE'S MAILBOX

Wife shouldn't indulge in her husband's fantasy

Dear Annie: My husband wants to take nude pictures of me. I've told him I don't like it, but he'll occasionally try to snap a shot when I am stepping out of the shower. He gets angry when I insist he delete it. More...

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140th ANNIVERSARY - White Plains Baptist Church will celebrate its 140th anniversary Sunday, Oct. 28. The Rev. Henry D. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Patsy Carpenter

Patsy Jannette Carpenter, 55, of Lincolnton, N.C., formerly of Fred Beard Road, Maiden, N.C., passed away Thursday, Oct. 25, 2007, at CMC-Lincoln. Born Dec. More...

Louise Davis Vehorn

Former employee of Southern Bell Telephone Company and former co-owner of Crafts- Vehorn Realty in Union

SPARTANBURG - Louise Davis Vehorn of Spartanburg, a former resident of Gaffney and Union for many years, died Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2007, at Spartanburg Regional Hospice Home. More...

Mary Lou Morris

Mary Lou Jowers Morris, 85, a resident of Magnolias of Gaffney, formerly of Potter Road, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2007, at Spartanburg Regional Medical Center. More...

Inside Report

Inside Report

Abortion Wars

WASHINGTON - National anti-abortion leaders Wednesday put finishing touches on a letter to be sent to all members of Congress urging suspension of more than $300 million in federal funding of Planned Parenthood until a massive criminal case brough More...

Road maintenance, funding should be local option

There must be something in the water. More...

McMaster lawsuit against state wasn't a fluke

Three years ago, Attorney General Henry McMaster sent shock waves through our state's legal and political communities when he intervened in a lawsuit largely on behalf of the person suing the state. More...

Woman accused of threats against principal

A Blacksburg woman who was arrested Sept. 27 and charged with public disorderly conduct after allegedly becoming upset at the parking and student pickup rules at Blacksburg Primary School is once again in custody. More...

No more grocery sales tax beginning Nov. 1

That stop at the grocery store will soon cost a little less. Beginning Nov. 1, shoppers will no longer pay the 5 percent state sales tax on unprepared foods. More...

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SO THIS IS WHAT IT'S LIKE TO BE DRUNK Cherokee Technology Center students Brooke Abernethy and Tony Morris walk an obstacle course Thursday while wearing Fatal Vision goggles that simulate the experience of being intoxicated. More...

Local News

All present and accounted for

A Draytonville Elementary first grade class went three weeks with perfect attendance before the streak ended this week. More...

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Ledger photo by SCOTT POWELL SCARED STIFF - Cherokee County Coroner Dennis Fowler, right, shows Cherokee Technology Center students a multimedia presentation entitled "Scared Stiff" on Thursday during a school career fair. More...

Diplomate Award presented to local dentist

Dr. L. West Turnage Jr. of Gaffney recently attended the 2007 meeting of the American Orthodontic Society, a professional organization composed of general practice and pediatric dentists who include orthodontics in their practice. More...

Sports

Blacksburgh High Player Profile

Blacksburg's Josh Ramirez at home down on the farm, down on the field

Wake at the crack of dawn. Plow the field. Clean out the barn. And, later in the day, tackle lightning-fast running backs and kickoff returners. That's Josh Ramirez's not-so-ordinary daily to-do list. More...

To assure a home playoff game, Indians need two wins in a row

GAFFNEY (7-2) at DORMAN (8-1)

The Gaffney Indians won't be thinking about last week's trouncing by Byrnes when they travel to Dorman today. The Cavaliers? Their minds will be focused on today's matchup, which has region and playoff implications. More...

Wildcats want to send seniors out on a winning note

CRESCENT (1-8) at BLACKSBURG (2-7)

A playoff berth won't be on the line, but don't tell Blacksburg High Head Coach Robbie Blanton or Crescent's Troy Gamble this game isn't important. "You always want to win the last game and build momentum for next year," Gamble said. More...

Letters

Thinks it's time for change in Blacksburg coaching staff

Dear Editor: I think it is time for a change in the coaching staff at Blacksburg High. We as proud supporters of our high school teams think Robbie Blanton has done all he can for our football program. More...

Colorado organization pays tribute to Ola Copeland

Dear Editor: The Rocky Mountain Roses (Chapter of The Red Hat Society) in Arvada, Colorado, declared Saturday, Oct. 20 as an Ola Copeland holiday. Ola was an honorary member of the chapter. More...

Literacy Association says thanks to all who helped

Dear Editor: Cherokee County citizens deserve a big applause. We had our fundraiser at Daddy Joe's on Oct. 4 and the community cared enough that approximately 540 people showed up for lunch. Our deep appreciation goes to all. More...

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