October 8, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

BPW STUDY

Water aplenty through 2045

It's probably hard to believe after the drought dropped the Broad River flow levels to historic lows this summer, but the Board of Public Works has an ample supply of water to service its customers well into this century. More...

LifeStyles

Sit Fetch Rollover Good dog.

Purebreds and plain ole mutts strut their stuff at K-9 competition

S ome of the contestants at Kirby Memorial Baptist Church's K-9 competition were undoubtedly purebred - others were undoubtedly mutts. More...

Two performances of 'Power of Love' will benefit GLT

Four months after The Power of Love made its debut on the Gaffney Little Theatre stage, it is coming to "Come on Down to the Brown" as a fundraiser for the Little Theatre on Friday, Oct. 10, and Saturday, Oct. 11. Curtain time is 7:30 p.m. More...

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NEW MEMBERS - Don Ross, president of the Gaffney Kiwanis Club, welcomes new members Larry Vincent (right) and Paul Moore (left). The club is looking for people who are interested in helping the less fortunate in Cherokee County. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Betty Ree Tate

Service for Mrs. Betty Ree Tate, 84, of 1434 N. Limestone St., will be held Thursday, Oct. 9, at 2 p.m.. at Limestone Missionary Baptist Church with the Rev. Michael L. Golden officiating. More...

Earl Peeler

Earl Hall Peeler, 84, of 121 Earl Road, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, Oct. 6, 2008, at his residence. Born in Gaffney, he was the husband of Lillian Wyatt Peeler and son of the late E. Boyce Peeler and Bernice Bratton Peeler. More...

Lois Murph

Lois Modenna Linder Hammett Murph, 85, of 551 Old Metal Road, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2008, at Spartanburg Regional Medical Center. More...

Windshields shattered in vandalism spree

While safety glass in an automobile isn't supposed to cut your skin, it still can leave some nice scratches. And the scratches on Shawn King's arm showed the auto glass technician at Piedmont Glass and Mirror was having a busy day. More...

CLOUT descends on Cherokee County Council meeting

Armed with facts, figures and a 16-page handout, Joan Wheeler pleaded her case for the second time Monday before Cherokee County Council to stop Waste Management's planned construction of a $150 million recycling center and landfill on a 1,550-acre More...

Local News

POLICE REPORT

Two cars were riddled with bullet holes during a drive-by shooting in the parking lot of a West Floyd Baker Boulevard restaurant during the early morning hours of Oct. 4, according to reports at the Gaffney Police Department. More...

District attempting to reduce truancy

County teachers call the roll every day to find students missing from their classrooms. Despite a 97 percent attendance rate, the Cherokee County School District has stepped up its efforts to combat truancy. More...

McCain vs Obama

"I thought the vice presidential debate was much better because the candidates spoke more about the issues."

An unpopular war in Iraq and a $700 billion bailout provided plenty of firepower in the final month before election day. More...

Sports

Wildcats bask in glow of first win

Blacksburg defensive lineman Marquis Steadman now knows what it means to be a "Friday Night Warrior." It's hard core. More...

BRIEFS

Sports club to hold fundraiser Benna's Sports Club will hold the Bridgette Lister Cancer Golf Tournament benefit on Oct. 10 at 8:30 a.m. The second annual event will be held at The Creek golf course at Camp Croft. More...

Turning the page

Indians focus on region slate after difficult start to season

The beginning of the region schedule brings optimism. And, hopefully, a few more wins for the Gaffney Indians. More...

Columns

LEDGER COLUMNIST

The feud drags on

Up until about a year and half ago, most local veterans thought Cherokee County's Veterans Affairs officer Sammy Willard was doing a pretty good job. What a difference a few months makes. More...

LEDGER READERS ON THE ROAD

Hi y'all. I had to take a break on my way up the Great Wall, and what a long break it was...whew. I was in Beijing from Sept. 2 through the 22nd. 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?