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Ewing Middle faculty members take CPR, defibrillator training

Ewing Middle School Principal Denise Wooten isn't taking any chances after a fellow administrator's school had a frightening experience with lightning. More...

LifeStyles

ANNIE'S MAILBOX

Son should not see mom as an enemy

Dear Annie: My handsome son is causing me great heartache. "Payton" is a 17-year-old senior, a good student and terrific athlete, and he's been having sex with a 22-year-old divorcee and will not listen to reason. More...

Concert becomes a painting

Local artist transfers music onto canvas

Hitting off the first of Limestone College Wind Ensemble's Impressions Series, local artist and teacher Noah Lindemann brandished his canvas and brushes in a unique and exciting collaboration with the college's major instrumental ensemble. More...

ANNIVERSARY

Allisons married 50 years

Mr. and Mrs. Ben M. Allison of Blacksburg celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Friday, Nov. 2, 2007. More than 125 guests attended a celebration given by Cheryl Allison Mauney and Brenda Moss on Saturday, Nov. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

James Edward Harris

James Edward Harris, 40, of Wildwood Apts., Spartanburg, died Thursday on arrival at Spartanburg Regional Medical Center. Born in Spartanburg County, he was a son of James Robert Valentine and Mattie Dunn Valentine. More...

Mildred Bell

Mildred Spearman Lipscomb Bell, 88, of 157 Elmwood Drive, went home to be with the Lord on Dec. 1, 2007 at Mary Black Memorial Hospital. Born in Gaffney, she was the widow of the late Lloyd Lipscomb and Cmdr. O.K. Bell. More...

Franklin (Boogie) Bridges

Franklin Roosevelt Bridges, 73, of 607 Beason Road, went home to be with the Lord on Friday at his residence. Born in Cherokee County, he was husband of Elizabeth Ruppe Bridges and the son of the late Elbert L. Bridges and Lizzie Wood Bridges. More...

Pact good news for SCC students

Can now take credits with them to USC

Spartanburg Community College (SCC) students will have an easier time receiving academic credit when transferring to the University of South Carolina next fall. More...

Developer hopes board will approve variance request

A developer plans to build two large apartment and patio home developments. But that might change if the Cherokee County Board of Appeals abides by a recommendation to deny the developers' variance request. CDS Development Co. More...

CHRISTMAS IS FOR KIDS

Here is the list of donors to Christmas Is For Kids, sponsored by this newspaper. Mail contributions to: Christmas Is For Kids The Gaffney Ledger PO Box 670 Gaffney, SC 29342 or bring them by The Gaffney Ledger, 1604 W. Floyd Baker Blvd. More...

MAN HIT BY CAR

Gaffney Firefighters and paramedics attended to a man Saturday afternoon after he was struck by a car on West Floyd Baker Boulevard. The man's identity and other details were unavailable at press time. More...

Local News

LOOK WHAT I GOT!

Jade Gulledge, almost 2 years old, proudly displays the candy cane she received from Santa Claus as she heads back into the arms of her mother, Kerri. More...

County might delay company's tax break

The new owner of the Cherokee Corporate Park might have to wait a little longer to receive a tax break on one of its buildings. More...

Deadline to enter Christmas parade is Friday, Dec, 7

Christmas is in full swing in Historic Downtown Gaffney. The annual Christmas parade will march down Limestone Street Saturday morning, December 8 promptly at 10:00 A.M. More...

Sports

Young Lady Indians make strides in setback to York

York was too much for the inexperienced Gaffney Lady Indians on Friday. The Lady Indians led by two points at halftime but York went on a spurt in the third quarter to take command en route to a 60-47 victory. More...

BRIEFS

Westlane's top bowlers Sunday Night Workers League: Men: High Scratch Game, Paul Powell, 205; High Scratch Series, Eddie Waters, 544; High Handicap Game, Richard Smith, 246; High Handicap Series, Eddie Waters, 625. More...

Gaffney holds off Cougars

Despite poor foul shooting and too many turnovers, the Gaffney Indians were still good enough to beat visiting York 60-57 on Friday. Gaffney made just 18 of its 38 free throws and committed 28 turnovers, including 10 in the fourth quarter. More...

Inside Report

HILLARY'S INEVITABILITY

WASHINGTON - Old pro Democrats who had been in awe of Sen. Hillary Clinton's perfect campaign believe she made her first serious blunder last Monday by indicating to CBS's Katie Couric that her election as president is inevitable. More...

Columns

LEDGER COLUMNIST

Things I don't know very much about

There are a lot of things I don't know much about. For example, sports programming. I have my own personal theory about how you can tell if something is a sport. More...

HAVE YOU CONSIDERED...

Impressed by this call to prayer

Is there an award for Governor of the Year? Probably not. If there was, my choice for 2007 would be Gov. Sonny Perdue of Georgia. What he did on a Tuesday in November 2007 is enough to win my vote. More...

LEDGER READERS ON THE ROAD

Frances and Larry Mabry along with grandson Andrew Moss read The Ledger while waiting to board the Lagoon Cruise in Simpson Bay for a tour of the Caribbean Islands.On your next trip out of town, take a copy of The Ledger along and send a picture of y More...

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