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Airport panel gets two more members

seven members Thursday. Joe Bonner and Arthur Randolph were the latest appointees to the commission charged with facilitating the airport project. More...

LifeStyles

25 talented youths are featured in 'Alice in Wonderland' at Gaffney Little Theatre

One of the delights of the 2008 Gaffney Little Theatre season is Alice in Wonderland - the Musical, which began Thursday evening. The show will run today and Saturday at 7:30 p.m. with additional shows next week, Feb. More...

Hottest Ticket in town will benefit Music Foundation

MAYOR JOLLY VISITS WITH GRASSY POND STUDENTS - Second grade students at Grassy Pond Elementary School listen as Henry Jolly talks about his role as mayor of the City of Gaffney. More...

ANNIE'S MAILBOX

Unhappiness will bubble up in resentment, anger Dear Annie: I am 26, have two small children and am involved with a terrific man who is 20 years older. I have been with "Chet" for two years and we recently moved in together. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Brady H. Pierce

Served in United States Air Force for 12 years BLACKSBURG - Brady Howard (Teddy Bear) Pierce, 72, of 1829 E. Cherokee St., went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2008, at his home. More...

William B. Palmer

Musician for The Harmonettes, Southland Troubadors and The Joylites COWPENS - William Berry Palmer, 41, of 116 Bambi Trail, died Monday, Feb. 18, 2008, in Mary Black Hospital. More...

Geneva G. Dawkins

Cleveland County native; sister of Blacksburg resident SHELBY - Geneva Goode Dawkins, 88, died Sunday morning in Wendover Hospice, Shelby. More...

Columns

LEDGER READERS ON THE ROAD

Russ and Melody Bradley are pictured here visiting Cozumel in January as part of a 7-day cruise while celebrating their 20th wedding anniversary. More...

THEIR VIEWS

Thinking ahead We're puzzled by Gov. Mark Sanford's estimation of the effectiveness of endowed chairs for research, especially considering his usually forward-thinking positions on technology and economic development. Last week, Mr. More...

Don't try this at home

Jack, my 10-year-old nephew, proudly informed me about his new toy while standing on the front porch on a cold Friday evening in Edisto Beach. More...

Woman walks away from I-85 accident, then struck and killed by tractor-trailer

A 37-year-old Gaffney woman, who was lucky enough to walk away from an early morning crash on Interstate 85 was killed a short time later when she was struck by a tractor-trailer. More...

Man injured in horrific crash moved to Atlanta

A college student from Gaffney severely injured in a violent crash on Interstate 85 just before Christmas was transferred last week to an Atlanta hospital that specializes in rehabilitation for persons who have suffered brain and spinal cord injuri More...

Upstate Alliance needs your input in developing its strategic plan

The Upstate South Carolina Alliance, a 10-county regional economic development organization that includes Cherokee County, is embarking on a process to assess its impact on the Upstate community over the past eight years and develop a strategic pla More...

Local News

Taste of Cherokee returns March 6

With March designated as "American Red Cross (ARC) Month," the local chapter of the organization is preparing for its premier fundraising event, "A Taste of Cherokee." This is the seventh year the fundraiser will take place. More...

ROCK ON!-

Tyler Coffman and Michael Lowter perform their own rendition of The Scorpions' "Rock You Like a Hurricane" during Saturday's Guitar Hero III contest at Hames Music. The music supply store will host another contest Saturday. More...

Man makes off with $500 worth in bed sheets

Gaffney Police are investigating a Monday afternoon incident in which a man allegedly stole $500 in bed sheets from the Pottery Barn at the Prime Outlets - Gaffney. More...

Sports

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Strickland close to naming coordinator

Gaffney football coach Phil Strickland is moving to closer to selecting a new offensive coordinator. "It should be soon," Strickland said. More...

Wildcats to battle Goliath

Play ball! That's what the Blacksburg High baseball team will be hearing when the Wildcats open the season this weekend at the Chester Natural Gas Preseason Tournament. The Wildcats will play Gwinnett Christian Academy of Atlanta at 11 a.m. More...

Inside Report

INSIDE REPORT

Our man in Islamabad

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Overwhelming repudiation of President Pervez Musharraf by Pakistan's voters did not immediately dilute the Bush administration's support for him. More...

State News

S.C. House committee cuts spending in state budget

COLUMBIA - College spending would be cut by about $10 million and state agencies would lose more than $61 million under final approval given Thursday by House budget writers to a spending plan for the next fiscal year. More...

USC's first lady joins 'Dancing with the Stars'colon cancer benefit March 1

COLUMBIA - Donna Sorensen, the University of South Carolina's first lady, will be among the honored guests at a March 1 "Dancing with the Stars" benefit for colon-cancer research and awareness. The event, to be held at 6 p.m. More...

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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?