December 10, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

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...

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LifeStyles

Miss Carl, Mr. Fulton take each other's hand in marriage

Couple wed Sept. 27

On Saturday, September 27, 2008 Ms. Susan L. Carl became the bride of Mr. Bobby G. Fulton II. The ceremony was held at the United Methodist Church of Statesville, NC at 12:00 p.m. More...

ANNIE'S MAILBOX

Relationship putting strain on family ties

Dear Annie: I am a 43-year-old woman. Seven years ago, I met a lovely, caring man and we are currently living together. My quite conservative family has never met him, but they disapprove. More...

ENGAGEMENTS

Wells- Jordan

Joseph and Sandra Wells of Darlington, S.C., and the late Buddy Wells announce the engagement of their daughter, Caitlin Brooke Wells, to Justin Blake Jordan, the son of Ricky and Audrey Jordan of Timmonsville, S.C. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Raymond Eugene Morgan

Raymond Euegene Morgan, 42, of 122 Hughey Lake Road in Blacksburg, passed on Monday morning, Dec. 8. 2008, at 5:40 a.m. at Spartanburg Regional Hospice Home in Spartanburg. The son of Beatrice Morgan Mickles and the late L.B. More...

Letters

Says landfill will be economic boost

Dear Editor: An article written about the proposed 3Cycle project asked Waste Management the questions "How high? How deep? More...

Claims no landfill equals tax increase

Dear Editor: During a time where joblessness is at an alltime high, budgets are being slashed and services are being cut, Cherokee County is being presented with an opportunity for growth. More...

Says landfill company won't sort trash

Dear Editor: There has been a serious misunderstanding about the proposed recycling program by Waste Management. They are proposing to do what Cherokee County is already doing. More...

Photo

SHOPPING COPS — Sgt. Peter McBride of the Blacksburg Police Department, shown here, and other members of the Fraternal Order of Police Cherokee Lodge No. More...

Three finalists for police chief job

Two candidates with local ties are among the three finalists to become Gaffney's new police chief. City of Gaffney Police Department Capt.. More...

Waste Management Inc. claims its poll shows support for project

But poll question doesn't include the word 'landfill'

Cherokee County residents want Waste Management to build its proposed 3Cycle Environmental Management Center, despite the vocal opposition to the controversial project. More...

Local News

Kelly's included in book on restaurants

'Stop Where the Parking Lot's Full'

Little has changed at Kelly's Steakhouse over the years. More...

Victim of hit-and-run asks judge to show leniency

An 18-year-old Gaffney woman facing at least a month in jail received sympathy from a judge and the victim of her crime Monday, resulting in her being sent home from the Cherokee County Courthouse with no further penalty. More...

7 Cherokee County teachers earn national accreditation

A first grade student's eyes lit up as he mimicked the sounds of a fishing rod dipping into water in response to a fishing question from Mary Bramlett Elementary teacher Ruth Glasgow. More...

Sports

7 Indians selected to all-region team

At 6-4 and more than 330 pounds, Gaffney's Denzelle Good is used to standing out. But he has plenty of company on the all-region team announced Tuesday. More...

Gaffney blasts Vikings

No Emison Hughes. No problem for the Gaffney Indians. Hughes, Gaffney's starting point guard, was in Mrytle Beach practicing for the North-South All-Star game on Saturday. More...

BRIEFS

Wildcats top Mabry to go 3-0 Blacksburg Middle boys beat Mabry, 49-26, on Thursday. Nick Hames had 28 points, while Timmy Stephenson added 7 points and 10 rebounds The Blacksburg Middle girls team (1-2) lost to Mabry in overtime, 23-19. More...

Columns

Oh deer, another loss for the Gamecocks

Several years ago, my wife threatened to quit going to University of South Carolina football games. More...

Special Sections

Poll

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?