August 25, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Joy, challenge mark life down on the horse farm

Walking through one of the grazing pastures on her farm, Dianne Randolph stopped to share some gentle words and soft pats with the newest additions to her family. More...

LifeStyles

Jr. Woman Club members spend time with Peachtree residents

The Cherokee County Jr. Woman's Club recently volunteered to help paint flower pots with the residents at Peachtree Centre. The Cherokee County Jr. More...

ANNIE'S MAILBOX

Marriage includes good times and bad

Dear Annie: My wife and I have been married nearly 50 years. For the last 20, there has been no sex, which is her wish. We do not fuss or fight, and I am sure our friends think everything is fine with us. More...

Moms will approve of these kid-friendly after-school snacks

What do most hungry kids grab for a snack when they come home from school? Usually it is whatever is the quickest to grab and eat. Unfortunately, these quick grabs are not always the healthiest choices. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Lula Hall Cole

Homemaker

Lula Jones Hall Cole, 91, formerly of Second Avenue, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, Aug. 22, 2008, at Brookview Healthcare. More...

Johnell Knuckles

COLUMBIA - Johnell Knuckles, 46, of 1850 Atlantic Drive, Unit 123, passed Friday, Aug. 22, 2008, at 11:30 p.m., at Palmetto Health Richland Hospital. More...

Mariel Mason

Formerly employed by T&F Grocery and McCraw Hardware

James Mariel Mason, 87, formerly of 206 Grace St., went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, Aug. 23, 2008, at Peachtree Centre. Born in Gaffney, he was the husband of Nellie Champion Mason and son of the late James M. More...

3 indicted in Walgreen's robberies

Three Charlotte, N.C., men were indicted by a federal grand jury last week in connection with two separate robberies of Walgreen's pharmacies. According to the U.S. More...

Trustee election Tuesday

Jamie Martin and Joe Craig will face off in a runoff election Tuesday to determine the winner of the District 6 school board seat. More...

Local News

City rolls out the welcome mat for Limestone students

Dr. Ronn Radcliff was in Florence when he heard Thursday the City of Gaffney was holding a first-ever welcome celebration for new and returning Limestone College students. More...

Six sent to hospital following Sunday accident

Six people were sent to the hospital following a violent two-car crash in Gaffney on Sunday afternoon that sent one of the cars careening into the front yard of a Cherokee County 911 emergency dispatcher and the other into the dispatcher's truck. More...

GOAL POST MAKER

Floyd Leonard "Honeybee" Parker helped make the last goal posts used by the Gaffney High football team at W.K. Brumbach Stadium. Parker was a pipe welder and metal fabricator with his own shop Busy Bee Welding. More...

Sports

Indians impressive in final tune-up

Total team effort helps in wins over Broome, Laurens

It may have taken 71 years for Gaffney to move from its home across town at W.K. Brumbach Stadium, but it took less than five minutes for Gaffney to get used to its new digs. More...

Gaffney opens season ranked no. 6 in Class 4A

It may be a new season, but Gaffney finds itself in a familiar position as it prepares for a tough 2008 schedule. The Indians open the season ranked no. 6 in Class 4A, according to a poll made up of several sports writers statewide. More...

Walhalla thumps Blacksburg in opener

Miscues doom Wildcats in Moss' debut with team

Walhalla overpowered Blacksburg with its running game in a 27-8 victory Friday evening in the Wildcats' debut under new coach Mickey Moss. Walhalla took advantage of three first half turnovers to build a 20-0 halftime lead. More...

Columns

You can read this now, or read it later

"Seems like there was something I was supposed to do," I told my friend the other day. "Oh," he replied. "So you're a procrastinator." "No, no," I told him. "I'm a Methodist. But sometimes I just put off doing things until the last minute. More...

LEDGER READERS ON THE ROAD

Gaffney resident Lucendia Buchannan (center), her daughter Carmen Lewis (left) and friend Barbara Williams (right) take time out to read the Gaffney Ledger on Magen's Bay Beach in St. Thomas, Virgin Islands. More...

LETTER

He was just a little guy who will be missed

Dear Editor: He was just a little guy, who lived on Buck Shoals Road. He loved to sit and watch the neighborhood and would be sure that all the neighbors knew to be on the lookout! Something was moving in the neighborhood that bore watching. More...

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