June 23, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Blacksburg grower the star at first Gaffney Farmer's Market

James Allison singlehandedly changed the name of the Gaffney Station Farmers Market on Saturday, if only for the opening day of the summer long event. More...

LifeStyles

Looking for summer fun? Consider a 4-H day camp

It's that time again. School is out and the kids are looking for summer fun. Don't forget about all 4-H has to offer during the warm months. 4-H has a host of camps from which youths can choose. More...

Miss Hunter, Mr. Vinesett wed in June 14 ceremony

Cheryl Danielle Hunter and Michael Stephen Vinesett Jr., both of Gaffney, were married Saturday, June 14, 2008, at Pacolet Road Baptist Church. Jimmy Powell officiated the 6:30 p.m. double ring ceremony. More...

ENGAGEMENT

Wyatt - Cogdell Ronnie and Cindy Wyatt of Gaffney announce the engagement of their daughter, Chassity Nicole, to Nathan Ray Cogdell of Shelby. Mr. Cogdell is the son of Michael and Tammy Cogdell. The wedding date is set for Oct. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

"Bud" Davis

SHELBY - C.L. ("Bud") Davis, 74, of 3506 Bridges Dairy Road, died Sunday, June 22, 2008, at Cleveland Regional Medical Center. Born in Cleveland County, he was the son of the late Adam Davis and Olivene Jolly Davis. More...

Elsie Q. Johnson

Elsie Queen Johnson, 86, of Brookview HealthCare Center, formerly of 312 Hickory St., passed away Saturday, June 21, 2008, at Brookview. More...

William Camp

Retired from Gaffney Mfg.

William E. (Billy) Camp, 87, of 606 E. Montgomery St., went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, June 21, 2008, at Peachtree Centre. Born in Gaffney, he was the husband of Anne Petty Camp for 67 years and son of the late William R. More...

Columns

LEDGER COLUMNIST

How to get our money's worth at the gas pump

So there I was Sunday at the gas station, putting $50 worth of petrol in my vehicle and it still didn't even come close to filling it up. More...

LEDGER READERS ON THE ROAD

John, Peyton, Taylor and Regan Hudson are shown holding The Gaffney Ledger at the entrance of Magic Kingdom on a recent trip to Florida. The photo was taken by Julie Hudson. More...

HAVE YOU CONSIDERED ...

It's so much more than just a tape

It's June and time to think vacation. Forget the cruise, Europe, Caribbean, beach or mountains. There is good news to share. Apply for a loan at your bank. More...

323 school district employees make $50,000 or more annually; four earn six-figure salaries

Cherokee County Superintendent Dr. Bill James is one of four school administrators who will earn more than $100,000 this school year. James will see his salary increase from $128,939 to $137,704 in the $61. More...

Jobless rate here decreased during May

Cherokee County bucked statewide unemployment trends in May. More...

Local News

'Made up' recipe wins peach dessert contest

A summertime treat for the family led Gaffney resident Diane Sprouse to make her own splash Friday at the South Carolina Peach Festival dessert contest. More...

CKC hash sale

The CKC Volunteer Fire Department now is accepting orders for its annual hash and barbecue sale. Anyone interested in purchasing hash or barbecue can place an order by calling the fire department at 839-4117. More...

Computer system will help keep track of animals at shelter

Instead of sorting through mounds of cards, animal shelter employees soon will be able to glance at a computer screen to trace the history of animals brought to the shelter. More...

Sports

Mr. South Carolina

Gaffney's Jones captures overall championship

Gaffney's Eric Jones left the South Carolina Bodybuilding Championships with the trophy he really wanted. More...

POST 109 PROFILE

Name: Dylan Jolley Age: 18 Position: Outfield/infield Jersey No.: 13 School: Gaffney High School H.S. Batting Average: . More...

BRIEFS

Booster Club accepting members The Gaffney High Football Booster Club is accepting new members. The membership levels include the Warrior for $200 and Chief's Council for $500. More...

Inside Report

INSIDE REPORT

HOW TO HIT OBAMA WASHINGTON, D.C. - Leaders of Sen. John McCain's campaign are looking toward "527s" as their principal means of attacking Sen. Barack Obama because they have been given a green light by McCain. More...

State News

STATE BRIEFS

District will vote on gay club ban IRMO - The South Carolina school district home to a debate over whether a club for gay students would help or harm students is nearing a vote on the issue. More...

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