November 2, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Delinquent taxpayers out of time

The clock is about to strike midnight on county residents who owe delinquent taxes. Cherokee County Delinquent Tax Collector Roy Price said back taxes amounting to $375,181 are owed on 318 properties as of Thursday afternoon. More...

Limestone College will present 'The Spitfire Grill'

Limestone College students will support a good cause while entertaining audiences with the musical "The Spitfire Grill." Performances are scheduled for Fullerton Auditorium Nov. 8-10 at 7:30 p.m. and on Sunday, Nov. 11, at 3 p.m. More...

LifeStyles

Sub Deb Club planning 'A Red Carpet Affair'

The Sub Deb Club will hold its annual Harvest Ball on Saturday, November 3, 2007, at Cherokee National Golf and Recreation Club. Festivities, "A Red Carpet Affair," begin at 8 p.m. and continue until 11 p.m. More...

WHAT'S UP

Singings Chesnee Gospel Music Center on Green Lake Road in Chesnee will have a gospel singing Saturday, Nov. 3, at 7 p.m. featuring The Swansons of Spartanburg. Fund raisers A turkey shoot will be held Saturdays, Nov. 10 and Nov. More...

ANNIVERSARY

44 Years

Joe Dean and Carolyn R. Holcomb of Gaffney celebrated their 44th wedding anniversary on Oct. 26, 2007. Mr. and Mrs. Holcomb were married in 1963. Their children are Debra H. Benton, Donna H. Gay, Crystal H. Owens and Pamela H. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Charles Sellars

Charles Lee Sellars, 64, of 202 Springwood Road, passed away Oct. 31 at Upstate Carolina Medical Center. A native of Cherokee County, he was the husband of the late Elsie Faye Hughey Sellars and the son of the late Robert and Leila Sellars. More...

Mary Hill

Mary Jane Williams Hill, 66, of Chesnee, died Saturday, October 27, 2007. She was the daughter of the late Jessie Clayton and the late Edith Hensley Williams. More...

Andy Lowery

Andy Lee Lowery, 13, of 131 Marietta Road, went home to be with the Lord October 31, 2007 at Upstate Carolina Medical Center. More...

Columns

Students' deaths create profound sadness

EDITORIALS

South Carolina is grieving, the state's heart made heavy by the deaths of seven students in a Sunday morning fire at Ocean Isle Beach. The loss is particularly acute here in Greenville, home to several of the students killed in the fire. More...

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'We can just chill at my mother's house'

LEDGER COLUMNIST

Birthdays are usually a joyous occasion full of celebration, cake, presents and the knowledge that the Lord has blessed you with another year of life here on earth. More...

TIME FOR A CHANGE

Daylight Savings Time ends at 2 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 4. Don't forget to turn your clocks back one hour before you go to bed Saturday. It's also a good time to replace the batteries in your smoke and fire alarms. More...

Former animal control officer pleads guilty to ill treatment of animals

A former animal control officer pleaded guilty Thursday to ill treatment of animals but will remain employed as an officer with the Gaffney Police Department, according to published reports. More...

Photo

Ledger photo / CODY SOSSAMON TRICK OR TREAT- Pam Lester (right) and her mom, Linda Harris (background), distribute candy on Halloween from the front yard of Pam's home on Limestone Street. More...

Local News

Church celebrates birthday by 'Calling Down Fire'

Most birthdays or anniversaries involve blowing out of candles. However, Restoration Church of Gaffney for its third anniversary is expecting fire to rain down from the heavens as the church holds its annual Calling Down Fire Conference this More...

Applications being taken for entries

Christmas Parade

The City of Gaffney will hold its Christmas parade at 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 8. Applications are now being accepted for all types of entries. There are a limited number of floats, which can hold up to 15 people, available for rent at $420 each. More...

Tenants named in plans submitted by developer

The Peach Plaza is starting to fill up. More...

Sports

Indians must overcome height mismatch

The Gaffney boys basketball team will be long on quickness but short on height this season. Just how short? "In my 18 years of coaching this is the shortest team I've ever had," Gaffney coach Mark Huff said. More...

BRIEFS

Testaverde misses practice again Carolina Panthers quarterback Vinny Testaverde missed practice for a second straight day Thursday with an Achilles' tendon injury, increasing the chances David Carr will start Sunday at Tennessee. More...

Win one for the 'Doc'

Indians to meet emotional Vikings in rivalry game

How low will they go? Instead of challenging for a state championship or a playoff spot, the Spartanburg Vikings are just 2-8 heading into today's traditional regular season finale against Gaffney (8-2). More...

Inside Report

Nancy Pelosi's 'Committee of One'

WASHINGTON - A story told in cloakrooms of the House of Representatives shows how ironic life on Capitol Hill can be. More...

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Poll

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