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Miss Burns, Mr. S´anchez wed Sept. 13 in Rock Hill

ROCK HILL - Oakland Avenue Presbyterian Church provided the setting Saturday, Sept. 13, 2008, for the wedding of Catherine Lee Burns of Charlotte, N.C., and Henry Lord S´anchez of Atlanta, Ga. The Rev. More...

ANNIE'S MAILBOX

Wife will eventually find out his secret

Dear Annie: My wife and I have been happily married for more than 25 years. We both work, but I run my own business out of our home. Several times a week I like to cross-dress. I'm talking clothes, wig, makeup, the works. More...

Militia get their day at Mugrove Mills war site

CLINTON - A Revolutionary War re-enactment unit will help present a program on the role of the backcountry militia at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 20, at Musgrove Mill State Historic Site. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Marie M. Hadden

Jeanne Marie Mullinax Hadden, 62, of 145 Eastview Drive, widow of Buddy Ray Hadden, passed away peacefully on Saturday, Sept. 13, 2008, in Spartanburg Regional Medical Center. Born in Gaffney, Mrs. More...

Robert M. Sliney

BLACKSBURG - Robert Michael Sliney, 18, of 304 M+A Farm Road, died Sunday, Sept. 14, 2008, at 141 Freeman Road. An online guestbook is available at www.gordonmortuary. com. More...

Lula B. Blackwell

Lula Belle Blackwell, 83, of Brookview Healthcare Center, formerly of Cherry Street, passed away peacefully on Thursday, Sept. 11, 2008, in Upstate Carolina Medical Center. More...

Columns

Say It Ain't So, Joe

Sometimes Joe Biden, bless his good intentions, doesn't know when to stop. More...

LEDGER READERS ON THE ROAD

Emily Grigg is shown here in front of the Duomo Cathedral in Milan, Italy, during her recent tour of Europe. More...

Waste Management pushing recycling aspect

Motorists entering Cherokee County from either side on Interstate 85, or traveling through Gaffney on West Floyd Baker Boulevard, can already see the beginnings of Waste Management Inc.'s very public campaign to stress that its plans for McKown's M More...

Councilman says constituents favor landfill/recycling center

The proposed landfill and recycling center is a big hit with at least one Cherokee County councilman's constituents. More...

Local News

Single-gender classes appeal to students

Jonah Patterson has no complaint about the fact there are no girls in his classes. Lexi Hadden is just as satisfied there are no boys in hers. Limestone-Central Elementary decided this year to have an all-boys and all-girls class in fourth grade. More...

District dealing with state cuts

State budget cuts have cost Cherokee County School District more than $700,000 in school funding just weeks into the new school year. The school board approved a $61.8 million budget in June. More...

Company earns OSHA recognition

Sharon Dumit joked that most companies don't like to see her or her coworkers coming onto their properties. More...

Sports

Gaffney clobbers Jackets

Indian offense comes alive in 49-13 victory

Call it demolition derby, Gaffney Indian style. The Indian offense finally came to life, pounding Union for 440 yards and six touchdowns - all on the ground - in a 49-13 rout at Union County Stadium Friday. More...

BRIEFS

Gaffney jayvees top Spartanburg The Gaffney High junior varsity volleyball team beat Spartanburg on Thursday, 25-12, 25-11. Stormy Peeler and Claire Bradly served well. Gaffney improves to 4-0. More...

Take-charge Davidson leads exposive offense

Gaffney quarterback Bo Davidson smiled a lot after Friday's win over Union. It's easy to see why. Davidson was a perfect 8 for 8 through the air for 79 yards. 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?