November 19, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Intern credits divine intervention for job at U.S. Supreme Court

Caitlin Wells is living a dream working as a U.S. Supreme Court intern in Washington this fall. Wells is a senior political science major at Francis Marion University. More...

LifeStyles

Miss Smith, Mr. Batchler exchange marriage vows

Jennifer Dawn Smith of Blacksburg and Joshua Colt Batchler of Gaffney were married July 7, 2007, at Buffalo Baptist Church in Blacksburg. The Rev. Bruce Price conducted the 3 p.m. double ring ceremony. More...

Walker - Earls

Mr. and Mrs. Charles Edwin Walker of Kings Creek announce the engagement of their daughter, Permelia Joanna, to Matthew Tucker Earls of Blacksburg, son of Holly Hancock Keys of Connelly Springs, N.C., and Leroy Barron Earls Jr. of Gaffney. More...

Gainey discusses 'PALS' at club meeting Nov. 13

The Tuesday Woman's Club met Nov. 13 in the formal parlors of the Curtis Building on the Limestone College campus. Speaker was Dr. Karen Gainey, the college's Vice-President for Academic Affairs Dr. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Necy F. Roberts Cherokee County native

Necy Fowler Roberts, 74, of 108 Camellia Circle, widow of Fleet Roberts Jr., died Friday, Nov. 16, 2007, at Forsyth Medical Hospital in Winston-Salem, N.C. More...

Lizzie Tate Retired from Charlotte

Memorial Hospital Lizzie Tate, 96, of 420 Peeler St., widow of Aaron Tate, died Friday, Nov. 16, 2007, at 2 p.m. at her home. More...

Joe W. Blackwell Retired from Vulcan Material

JONESVILLE - Joe William Blackwell, 70, of 1732 W. Springs Hwy., died Thursday, Nov. 15, 2007, at Spartanburg Regional Medical Center. Born March 19, 1937, in Cherokee County, he was the son of the late Loyd Eugene and Zillie Parker Blackwell. More...

Columns

HAVE YOU CONSIDERED ...

Having a grateful heart has many benefits

When you do something good for someone, is it just to receive his or her thanks? Of course not. You do so out of love and care and because God has provided you with the means whereby you are able to help others. More...

Rounding third and heading for home

I remember a corner in our kitchen where, when I was a youngster, if you laid down on the floor and held the transistor radio just right, you could pick up WLW out of Cincinnati. I had discovered this broadcasting "hot spot" experimentally. More...

Lawsuit court date postponed

Circuit Court Judge Roger Couch has postponed the trial date for a wrongful termination lawsuit that former maintenance worker Fred Knowles has filed against the Cherokee County School District. More...

FALL CLEANING

Workers pressure wash the steeple at First Baptist Church in downtown Gaffney. Cleaning the exterior portions of the building is a part of regular routine maintenance. (Ledger photo / SCOTT POWELL) More...

Local News

Finalist for post withdraws name

The Cherokee County Finance Committee will conduct a second round of interviews today with the finalists for the assistant administrator position. More...

REWARDED

Corinth Elementary School student Austin Shippy sets aim for the pins Friday at Westlane Bowling Center as he and other students were rewarded for good behavior. Ledger photo/JOE HUGHES II More...

Landfill proposal nixed by committee

There won't be another spot for county residents and local contractors to dump construction debris after all. More...

Sports

3-peat within reach

GHS scores on long-sustained drives to upend Gamecocks

The Gaffney Indians got the best of Sumter - again. More...

Gaffney defense stymies high-powered offense

The Gaffney defense showed it was in championship form Friday. The Indians limited Sumter to only 161 total yards and held 1,330-yard rusher Roderick McDowell in check. McDowell finished with just 55 yards on eight carries. More...

Johnson wins second NEXTEL championship

HOMESTEAD, Fla. - Totally calm and cool, Jimmie Johnson left the pre-race drivers' meeting Sunday afternoon flashing the peace sign at people wishing him luck. Two fingers. Two straight championships. More...

Letters

You can expect to see more troopers the rest of the year

Dear Editor: As people begin preparing for the holidays, most won't think twice about getting behind the wheel. I want to encourage everyone now to begin thinking about safety as you and your families plan holiday trips and outings. More...

Inside Report

INSIDE REPORT

HILLARY VS. OBAMA WASHINGTON - Agents of Sen. Hillary Clinton are spreading the word in Democratic circles that she has scandalous information about her principal opponent for the party's presidential nomination, Sen. More...

Special Sections

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?