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Miss Lee, Mr. Holland wed March 7

Lindsay Brooke Lee of Gaffney and Kenneth Joel Holland of Aiken exchanged marriage vows on Saturday, March 7, 2009, at South Aiken Church of God in Aiken. The Rev. Bruce Fox and the Rev. Tod Wilson conducted the 2 p.m. double ring ceremony. More...

ANNIE'S MAILBOX

Dad must get creepy fantasies out of his head

Dear Annie: My wife and I are both executives in our late 40s who lead busy lives. I love my wife very much. However, she comes home from work frazzled and is less and less interested in sex. We are intimate maybe once a month. More...

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SINGERS CELEBRATING 30th YEAR - The Shady Grove Praise Singers will present a special anniversary program commemorating a 30-year singing ministry Sunday, June 7, at 3:30 p.m. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

James Dale Ness

Spartanburg native

LONG BEACH, Calif. - James Dale (J. D.) Ness, 27, of 610 Newport Ave., formerly of 324 Webber Road, Cowpens, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, June 2, 2009, in California. More...

Bessie McCullough

Retired from textiles

Bessie Gregory McCullough, 93, formerly of 317 Garner Road, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, June 3, 2009, at Brookview Healthcare. Born in Union, she was the widow of Arthur D. More...

Thomas Summers

Retired from Life Insurance Co. of Georgia

UNION - Thomas K. "Tom" Summers, 87, husband of Alice LeMaster Summers, of 113 Almac St., passed away Wednesday, June 3, 2009, at Mary Black Memorial Hospital after a lengthy illness. More...

Judge tosses suit filed by fired employee

A Circuit Court judge has sided with the Cherokee County School District by granting the district's lawyers summary judgement in a lawsuit filed by a former maintenance department worker. More...

Governor vetoes bill to restrict payday loans

A bill that aimed to put new restrictions on the payday lending industry in South Carolina was viewed by some to be one of the most important pieces of legislation to come out of Columbia during the most recent legislative session. More...

Woman claims she was kidnapped and burned

A Corinth-area woman claims she was carjacked at a local gas station, inflicted with cigarette burns, and nearly sexually assaulted in a desolate area of North Carolina. According to accounts, the alleged incident began June 1 at about 5:30 p.m. More...

Local News

Antioch hosting 'Jesus Jam'

Who said church is only for old people? Throw that notion out the window Saturday as Antioch Baptist Church hosts 'Jesus Jam 2009' at the Broad River Electric Co-Op Auditorium. More...

Arson fire results in lawsuit

A Cowpens-area woman whose home allegedly was torched by a 13-year-old arsonist filed a civil lawsuit in the Cherokee County Court of Common Pleas last week against her insurer and the mother of the young boy accused of setting the blaze. More...

Notice of intent to sue filed against Upstate Carolina

A Cherokee County woman filed a notice of intent to sue Upstate Carolina Medical Center and several doctors in the Cherokee County Court of Common Pleas. More...

Sports

Post 109 drubs Spartanburg

Westbrook and Parsons have 3 hits to key rout

Post 109 coach Jeff Osment is known for telling his players that twoout hits and advancing base runners leads to big innings. More...

Typical season includes spot in semis for Saints

A 10-win season. A Conference Carolinas regular season co-championship. A 10th consecutive appearance in the NCAA Division II tournament. Just another typical year for the perennial power Limestone men's lacrosse team. More...

BRIEFS

Braves pick up all-star outfielder Like so many All-Stars who played for the perpetually rebuilding Pittsburgh Pirates before him, Nate McLouth had considered the possibility that someday he could be traded for prospects. More...

Columns

Debating who was the best-ever

LEDGER COLUMNIST

It doesn't matter who you are or where you're from, there is going to come a time when us humans will find the need to argue. More...

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THEIR VIEWS

This study deserves lawmakers' attention A recent state higher education study makes a persuasive case for increased funding for S.C. colleges and universities and stronger and more relevant college preparation in high school. More...

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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?