November 9, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

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Ledger photo / KLONIE JORDAN CHANGE OF SEASONS - The greens of summer are giving way to the reds, oranges and yellows of autumn. More...

LifeStyles

ANNIE'S MAILBOX

Joker needs to grow up

Dear Annie: "Clint" and I have been married for 25 years and have two teenage children. We have been together since I was 14. He is a very supportive husband and father, and we all love him dearly. Clint has always been the life of the party. More...

Magnificent 1902 house offers a glimpse of Gaffney's past

Ed and Pam Cazel will offer a rare glimpse into Gaffney's past with the opening of their historic home for this year's Christmas holiday tour. Eight Oaks at 209 S. Johnson St. More...

Rep. Moss guest speaker at AAUW meeting

S.C. Rep. Dennis Moss of District 29 will speak on possible legislative issues that are of particular interest to women at the November meeting of the Gaffney Branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW). More...

Inside Report

Fred Thompson's blunder

WASHINGTON - Fred Thompson was well into a prolonged dialogue about abortion with interviewer Tim Russert on NBC's "Meet the Press" Sunday when he said something stunning for social conservatives: "I do not think it is a wise thing to criminalize More...

Columns

She wore tabasco sauce lipstick ...

"Elvis Is Dead, and I Don't Feel So Good Myself." "Shoot Low, They're Riding Shetland Ponies." "If Love Were Oil, I'd Be About a Quart Low." "When My Lady Returns From the Ladies Room, Will I Be Too Old to care?" I happened upon these books by lat More...

Better check your other pockets

THEIR VIEW

The final three cents of the 5-cent state sales tax imposed on unprepared food came off the bottom of the register tape in South Carolina last Thursday. But if you didn't notice much impact on your grocery bill, don't feel too out of the loop. More...

LEDGER READERS ON THE ROAD

Jimmy Turner, 104 Saddle Drive, Gaffney, visited Saginaw, Michigan, recently and took the Gaffney Ledger with him. This picture was taken Oct. 23. More...

Teens accused of firing paintballs at horse, residences

Two Gaffney teens are facing a number of charges after being accused of using paintball guns to cause damage in various parts of the county. More...

NOT GUILTY

Former school guard cleared of lewd act on minor charge

A school security officer accused two years ago of inappropriately touching a teenage student was acquitted Tuesday by a Cherokee County jury. More...

County delinquent tax sale generates nearly $1 million in bids

More than 200 properties changed hands at the Cherokee County delinquent tax sale held Monday. More...

Local News

Romney family members here Monday

The first of several representatives of Republican presidential candidates will be in Cherokee County on Monday as the family of Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney makes a stop at the Michael Gaffney cabin downtown. More...

College to offer one-day courses

County residents can get points back on their driver's license or build a gingerbread house for the Christmas holidays through continuing education classes at Spartanburg Community College. More...

SLED agents raid ambulance service company

"Misleading information from sources with competing interests can lead to these types of inquiries."

A local ambulance service was raided by agents from the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division (SLED) and representatives from the State Attorney General's office on Tuesday. More...

Sports

Worldly PURSUITS

Is the signing of international drivers a 'natural evolution' or simply a fad?

Is the influx of non-American openwheel drivers into the Nextel Cup circuit the result of a lack of imagination on the part of NASCAR team owners or a sign that the sport is going global? More...

Rick Minter's OBSERVATIONS

Key story lines as the Cup Series heads to Phoenix.

Room to breathe Mike Skinner finally got a little breathing room in the Craftsman Truck Series points race. He and Ron Hornaday Jr. have swapped the lead six times in the past six races. More...

INSIDE THE CHASE

Week 8 review

1. Jimmie Johnson, leader Finished first at Texas. His third-straight victory propelled him into the points lead with two races left to run. 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?