October 10, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Woman struck by truck at accident scene

A 75-year-old West Montgomery Street woman was in serious condition Thursday at Spartanburg Regional Medical Center in the wake of a Tuesday mishap during which she was struck by a truck while crossing a street. More...

LifeStyles

IT'S FLU SEASON

State health officials urge residents to get shots

Like needles? More...

ANNIE'S MAILBOX

Constant arguing by parents concerns college student

Dear Annie: I go to college far from home, so the little time I spend with my family is very precious to me. However, each time I come back there seems to be a larger and larger space between my parents, who have been married nearly 30 years. More...

ANNIVERSARY

Huskeys celebrate 65 years

Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Huskey Sr. celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary on Oct. 9, 2008. Mr. Huskey and the former Margaret Phillips were married in Gaffney before he left for active duty in the Navy during World War II. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Bobby Seals

Bobby Gene Seals, 78, of 322 Ford Road, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, October 7, 2008 at his residence. Born in Gaffney, he was the husband of Elizabeth Gordon Seals and the son of the late Glenn Issac Seals and Vinnie Self Seals. More...

J. W. Parker

Junior William (J.W.) Parker, 72, of 835 Goucher Green Bethel Road, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, Oct. 9, 2008, at his home. Arrangements will be announced by Blakely Funeral Home. More...

Hugh Black

Hugh Gerald Black, 54, of 1369 Chesnee Highway, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, Oct. 9, 2008, at Spartanburg Restorative Care. Arrangements will be announced by Blakely Funeral Home. More...

Letters

Too soon to be formulating opinions on Waste Management

Dear Editor: As no formal presentation or proposal has been made to county council concerning Waste Management's 3R project, it is much too soon to be formulating opinions on this project We are still in the dissemination of information phase an More...

The community is sure to miss Chief O'Donald

Dear Editor: Congratulations to Police Chief John O'Donald on his upcoming retirement. I appreciate his service to the City of Gaffney and Cherokee County. The community is sure to miss his leadership on a host of issues. More...

He came to our rescue, refused to take any money

Dear Editor: This is a personal message to David Millwood. My car quit running on Hwy. 18 on Sunday, stranding me and my son. David stopped to help a senior citizen and refused to take any money. God bless you. More...

VA employees' grievance hearing set for Oct. 23

The two fired Veterans Affairs Office clerks will plead their case before the county's grievance committee on Thursday, Oct. 23. Kathy Love and Michele Tucker were abruptly fired Sept. 29 by Cherokee County Veterans Affairs Officer Sammy Willard. More...

Gunman opens fire on house

Residents of Overbrook Drive and surrounding streets received a frightening awakening early Thursday morning when a hail of gunfire erupted on the street. More...

Local News

Students' artwork to be on display

Jeff Mages' art class was quiet as a mouse Thursday morning with students lost in the work of painting a ceramic sculpture and placing the final touches on a pencil-and-ink drawing. More...

Photo

SAMMY SUPPORTERS — On Monday, Oct. 6, a group of veterans held a rally at the Cherokee County Veterans Memorial in support of Cherokee County Veterans Affairs Officer Sammy Willard. More...

Firefighters preparing to play games

Huddled in a meeting room at Correll Insurance Group on Thursday afternoon, members of the Cherokee County Firefighter Games Committee were making sure everything was in order for the 2008 games, and that secrecy was maintained. More...

Sports

ALL SMILES

Dario Franchitti pleased to do what makes him happy

Atlanta If there's anything to be learned from Dario Franchitti's topsy-turvy 2008 season, it's that people should focus on doing something that challenges them and makes them happy. More...

NUMERICALLY SPEAKING

39 Points separating Craftsman Truck Series points leader Ron Hornaday Jr. and second-place driver Johnny Benson. 35 Sprint Cup victories at Lowe's Motor Speedway by Chevrolet, tops among manufacturers. More...

Dodge continues to tweak, Penske says

The fact that there are no Dodge drivers competing in this year's Chase for the Sprint Cup shouldn't be interpreted as a sign that the manufacturer is at a mechanical disadvantage with the Car of Tomorrow, which is supposed to make the playing fie More...

Columns

LEDGER COLUMNIST

Add robbery to the list of charges against texter

I have a lot of compassion for administrators at the Cherokee County School District at the moment. They're walking on a tight rope in many respects following an apparent hoax that threw Gaffney High School into disarray on Tuesday. More...

LEDGER READERS ON THE ROAD

Doris Turner took The Ledger to Cheyenne, Wyoming, so her granddaughter Jennifer Gray could read it. More...

The Sunday School Lesson

Discerning Gifts for Leadership

ACTS 6:1 And in those days, when the number of the disciples was multiplied, there arose a murmuring of the Gre'cians against the He'brews, because their widows were neglected in the daily ministration. More...

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