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CHRISTMAS IS FOR KIDS

Here is the list of donors to Christmas Is For Kids, sponsored by this newspaper. Mail contributions to: Christmas Is For Kids The Gaffney Ledger PO Box 670 Gaffney, SC 29342 or bring them by The Gaffney Ledger, 1604 W. Floyd Baker Blvd. More...

LifeStyles

ANNIE'S MAILBOX

8-year-old spoils the party for adults

Dear Annie: I have been in a Bunco group for several years now. We all get along great, and I really look forward to our monthly adult time together. More...

Brookview residents have 'Spooktacular' Halloween

The Activity Department at Brookview Healthcare Center hosted a Halloween "Spooktacular" on Friday, Oct. 31, with residents and staff participating in a best costume competition. More...

Time management helps reduce stress

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Many women know the overwhelmed feeling caused by too much to do and too little time. Better time management can help you do more. And it has health benefits, such as less stress and a better quality of life. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Norman Destaffino

Retired from R&R Enterprises

Norman Bruce Destaffino, 66, of 206 Lakeshore Drive, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, Nov. 28, 2008, at his home. More...

Joyce G. Phillips

Retired from Hoechst-Celanese Corp.

Joyce Marilyn Gilley Phillips, 78, of 273 Green Acres Road, formerly of 260 Quinn's Trail, Cowpens, passed away Thursday night, Nov. 27, 2008, at her home. More...

Jessie L. Davidson

Cherokee County native

LAKE RIDGE, Va. - Jessie Littlejohn Davidson, 77, of 4040 Chetham Way, died Sunday, Nov. 23, 2008, at Potomac Hospital, Woodridge, Va. A native of Cherokee County, she was the wife of Rubin Davidson Jr. More...

Merchants reporting brisk sales

A slumping economy, a rollercoaster stock market and rising unemployment should combine for a lackluster — or worse — holiday shopping season. Not so fast. More...

Landfill company will make formal pitch to council Tuesday

There's a campaign going on in this county of more than 50,000 people. Lawn signs have popped up, ads have appeared in the local media and billboards now echo catchy slogans. The signs, ads and billboards aren't part of a political campaign. More...

Local News

High-speed chase ends with 'stunning' arrest at 'yellow mall'

By TIM GULLA Ledger Staff Writer tim@gaffneyledger.com

A high-speed chase on Interstate 85 during the busy Black Friday morning rush hour reportedly led to a shocking experience for a Mauldin man when he was captured at Prime Outlets - Gaffney. More...

POLICE REPORT

The Gaffney Police Department is investigating a reported assault and battery of a high and aggravated nature that occurred Nov. 21. More...

Confucius say...

Chinese could be the next foreign language offered at Gaffney High School

Shortly after becoming Gaffney High valedictorian, Peter Johnson participated in Furman's inaugural Summer China Experience program. More...

Sports

Long, South Carolina State prove they belong

Malcolm Long and his South Carolina State Bulldogs not only wanted to win their playoff opener against three-time defending national champion Appalachian State but change the perception about the Mid-eastern Athletic Conference. More...

Newberry thumps Saints

It's unlikely Limestone men's basketball coach Brandon Scott handed out many compliments after Saturday's 66-40 non-conference loss to visiting Newberry. More...

McIntosh has tackle in Skins loss

Former Gaffney star linebacker Rocky McIntosh had a tackle and two assists in the Washington Redskins' 23- 7 loss to the defending Super Bowl champion New York Giants on Sunday. More...

Columns

LEDGER COLUMNIST

A great man once said sleep is highly overrated

There's a term for it, one of those words they teach second year psychology students. My doctor knew it right away. The word, I mean. "I can't sleep," I told him, "especially nights before paper days." "Paper days" are days we print a paper. More...

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