April 28, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

CORRECTION

Dr. Hillary Mower was misidentified as a veterinarian in a story that appeared in Friday's paper about local residents' concerns at the animal shelter. Mower is a chiropractic physician. More...

Photo

Ledger photo / SCOTT POWELL GET YOUR MOTORS RUNNING - More than 600 motorcycle riders got their motors running to head out on the highway Saturday morning in support of the Cherokee County Sheriff's Ride for the Relay. More...

LifeStyles

ANNIE'S MAILBOX

Daughter's welfare must come first

Dear Annie: I recently discovered that my husband is addicted to painkillers. He buys them illegally from people (he calls them "friends") on the street. I have noticed a marked change in his personality since he's been taking the drugs. More...

Church honors four of Gaffney's finest

Rescued Cenora Stevenson from burning home on Christmas Eve

Pastor Freddy Davidson and Ebenezer Baptist Church recently honored four of the City of Gaffney's finest for saving the life of one of their eldest members, Cenora Stevenson, from her burning home on South Logan Street on Christmas Eve. More...

ENGAGEMENT

Dover - Bonner

Janet Dover and Victor Bonner, both of Hutto, Texas, will be married on June 21 at Gethsemane Baptist Church. Miss Dover is the daughter of Mary L. Dover of Chesnee and the late Mitchell Payne. Her grandmother is Geneva Dawkins of Chesnee. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Edith R. Wilkins

Homemaker and retired textile employee

Edith Revels Wilkins, 81, formerly of 1122 Goucher Green Bethel Road, widow of Wilburn Thomas Wilkins, passed away Saturday, April 26, 2008, in Spartanburg Regional Medical Center. Born in the Wilkinsville area of Cherokee County, Mrs. More...

William Allison

Employed by Bonitz Construction Company

William Ike ("Little Bill") Allison, 53, of 354 College Drive, died Friday, April 25, 2008, at his home. Born in Gaston County, N.C., on Sep. 6, 1954. He was employed by Bonitz Construction Company, where he was a drywall finisher. More...

Ramona Mullinax

Homemaker

Ramona Bolin Mullinax, 74, of 128 Lester Drive, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, April 26, 2008, at Spartanburg Regional Hospice Home. More...

Columns

I found it

The rules of golf are the rules of golf. There's something called the United States Golf Association which has people who have spent countless hours compiling those rules. More...

LEDGER READERS ON THE ROAD

Pictured here are Scott, Kim, Caroline and John Robert Keller with a copy of The Ledger at The White House in Washington, D.C. More...

THEIR VIEWS

There is a catch As we prepare to vote on a proposal to borrow nearly $163 million to build new schools and fix and expand old ones, state lawmakers are working on a bill that would allow local governments to create special tax districts to help More...

BPW spends nearly $6,000 on workshop in Greenville

The challenge - plan the Gaffney Board of Public Works' projects and goals and examine the budget in minute detail. This year, the utility spent nearly $6,000 to accomplish the goal during its planning and budget workshop Feb. More...

National Day of Prayer ceremonies will be hosted locally by First Baptist of Gaffney

While many worry about the country's economy and the upcoming election, some will be taking these issues to the Lord in prayer at Thursday's National Day of Prayer events at First Baptist Church of Gaffney. More...

City of Gaffney budget projections show shortfall of about $550,000

Proposed expenditures outpace projected revenues by about $550,000 in the new City of Gaffney fiscal year budget, administrator James Taylor said. Taylor blamed a portion of the increased expenses on rising fuel costs. More...

Local News

Former baseball player sues Limestone College

A former Limestone College baseball player has filed an 11-count lawsuit against the college in the wake of a Nov. 7, 2007, accident in which he was injured because of allegedly defective baseball equipment. More...

Granard band, chorus students take top honors

Granard Middle School band and chorus students turned in a winning performance last weekend at a music showcase in Williamsburg, Va. More...

Engineering firm chosen for Winnie Davis work, contractor to be selected soon

A Campobello engineering firm has been awarded a contract to design the renovation of the Winnie Davis Hall of History. M.E.&P Inc. Engineering will handle design work to historically preserve the 12,600-square-foot building at Limestone College. More...

Sports

Lady Indians shock No. 1 Wren

The Gaffney High softball team wants you and everybody else to know: "They are in it, to win it." The Lady Indians, who ended their postgame huddle with that phrase in a win last Thursday against Lancaster. More...

BRIEFS

Saints edge Catawba, 10-9 Catawba battled No. 5 Limestone down to the final seconds, but the visiting Saints came away with a 10-9 win in men's lacrosse action on Saturday night at Shuford Stadium. Limestone improves to 12-1. More...

Stayin'alive

Gaffney rallies to beat Westside; plays must-win game today

Tyler Wilson and John Michaels made sure the Gaffney Indians' season didn't end on Saturday in the second round of the district playoffs. More...

Inside Report

MCCAIN'S MONEY MESS

WASHINGTON, D.C - Big-time Republican contributors are complaining that prospective presidential nominee John McCain is poorly organized for the campaign and off to a bad start in raising money. More...

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