May 22, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

LifeStyles

Family selling home and belongings to head to the Orient for two-year stay

Wilkersons will be working, teaching, studying at international Christian school

When school starts back in August a lot of students will attend a new school. The change may take some getting used to, with new teachers and students. More...

ANNIE'S MAILBOX

Daughter is ticking bomb

Dear Annie: My adult daughter's behavior is causing a great deal of emotional pain in my family. "Carole" has a violent temper that makes everyone - even her sweet-tempered husband - cower in fear. More...

KAPPA LEAGUERS PARTICIPATE IN WORKSHOPS

The Lambda Rho Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha and Gaffney Alumni Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi held a mentoring session with the Gaffney High School Kappa League on April 25. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Terry Holtzclaw

Employed by SCDOT for 23 years

WATERLOO - David "Terry" Holtzclaw, 62, of 24 Cedar Hill Lane, husband of Patricia Hartsell Holtzclaw, passed away Tuesday, May 19, 2009, at Greenville Memorial Hospital. More...

Letters

Student turned away from prom devastated

Dear Editor: Saturday night was prom night at Gaffney High School, one of the nights girls dream of and look forward to. For my granddaughter, it was one of the worst. She was dressed and ready to enjoy the prom. More...

Piggly Wiggly came to the rescue

Dear Editor: I was visiting family in Gaffney over the weekend and found myself in a crisis and the Piggly Wiggly saved the day. I had taken just enough formula with me for my 6-week-old daughter to eat for the day. More...

Distressed at Chamber director's exodus

Dear Editor: I was distressed to read recently of Gene Moorhead's euphemistically termed "resignation" from the position of director of the Cherokee County Chamber of Commerce. My parents-in-law have lived in Gaffney for around 40 years. More...

Gaffney High boys are kings of the diamond

Gaffney High baseball coach Jeff Osment now holds a steadfast belief in one of baseball's oldest axioms — if you put the ball in play, good things will happen. More...

Bank demands fire department turn over trucks for non-payment of loan

A bank has filed a legal action against the Antioch Volunteer Fire Department seeking repayment of an eightyear old loan. More...

Local News

Downtown Gaffney given a touch of creativity at Art in the Park event

It's been more than a decade since Brian Benson left his home town of Asheville, N.C., to settle in Cherokee County. More...

County budget reveals no bump in salary for employees

Cherokee County Council members were sketchy on details on first reading of the proposed budget Monday, but did reveal there will be no bump in salaries for county employees. The $19.1 million budget also includes no capital expenditures. More...

Local students awarded for meeting reading goals during school year

Reading has its perks for county students who let their parents come read with them in local schools this year. More...

Sports

Scrimmage on tap for Indians

Typically, the defense is ahead of the offense during the early stage of the preseason. Gaffney fans will get to find out for sure today when the Indians hold a scrimmage at 5 p.m. More...

Craig sets gold standard

Joe Craig's final race at the Class 4A state track championship was, well, golden. By winning the 200 meter race, Craig became the first Gaffney High male track athlete to win a gold medal in a couple of decades. More...

BRIEFS

5 LC lacrosse players honored Five Limestone College women's lacrosse players were named Thursday to the Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association All-South Region team. More...

Columns

Some advice for graduates

LEDGER COLUMNIST

The countdown has begun to the final days this year's senior class will ever spend in high school. The 2009 Gaffney High senior class will be the first group to graduate on the high school campus since the school opened in 2000. More...

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