July 13, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Injured motorist airlifted

A 25-year-old Gaffney man was airlifted by a Regional One helicopter late Saturday to Spartanburg Regional Medical Center from the scene of a head-on collision on Peachoid Road off Interstate 85. More...

LifeStyles

'Love Letters' final show of GLT's 2008-2009 season

Performances are set for July 16-19

A.R. Guerney's Love Letters is the Gaffney Little Theatre's final play of the 2008-2009 season. The show runs July 16-18 at 7:30 p.m. and closes with a matinee on Sunday, July 19, at 3 p.m. More...

ANNIE'S MAILBOX

Dad must stop tickling and wrestling teen daughter

Dear Annie: I have been married to "Vic" for 22 years. Our marriage is solid. We have an 18-year-old daughter, "Kara," who is totally in love with her father. Vic is, in turn, greatly attached to her. More...

'War Conspiracy of 1861' program topic for SCV meeting on July 16

Moses Wood Camp No. 125 Sons of Confederate Veterans will present Mark A. Simpson as guest speaker at its monthly meeting Thursday, July 16, at 7 p.m. at the Cherokee History and Arts Museum, 301 College Drive. The public is invited to attend. More...

Sports

Gaffney football passes test

Gaffney football coach Phil Strickland gave his team a passing grade Saturday following competition with 15 football teams over the weekend. Lexington, J.L. More...

BRIEFS

Gallman falls short in Carolina Amateur Gaffney native Josh Gallman finished second Sunday in the 95th annual Carolinas Amateur Championship in Charleston, S.C.Jack Fields of Southern Pines, N.C., beat Gallman by an 8-7 score to win the champio More...

Gaffney team plays for state championship Monday night

On a hot Sunday afternoon, both of Gaffney's 11-12 year-old all star teams were playing for the opportunity to advance to the title game. More...

Letters

Chamber of Commerce resolution commends law enforcement, extends condolences to victims

Dear Editor: The Cherokee County Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors unanimously approved the following resolution during our regular monthly meeting Tuesday: Whereas — Our community has been shaken by the violent tragic murders of Kli More...

Continues to remember Gaffney in a wonderful light, expresses sorrow for murder victims

Dear Editor: I would like to express my sincere sorrow for the victims and their families at the hands of the serial murderer. More...

Orlando resident wants local citizens to know that lots of people are praying for us

( EDITOR'S NOTE: This letter was written during the time authorities were still searching for the serial killer. We received it after the fatal shooting of Patrick Tracy Burris by police officers in North Carolina. More...

Festival adjusts to unexpected cancellation

Life often forces people to make the best of unexpected surprises. This was the case when The Catalinas lead singer Dale McCaskill's mother passed away Friday. More...

Fire dept. gets big donation

The Gaffney Fire Department on Thursday took delivery of a very big donation. More...

Local News

Combined choir performs 'across the pond'

Business trips usually involve all work and no play. But who can turn down the opportunity to visit the United Kingdom? More...

Students who attend year-round schools are back in class

There was little evidence 640 children spent the past month on vacation Thursday when three county year-round schools returned to school. More...

Photo

AT MEETING - Pictured at a recent meeting of the South Carolina Silver Haired Legislature held at Seawell's in Columbia are (l-r) Lamar Bailes, speaker of the SCSHL; Jack Allison, delegate to the SCSHL from Cherokee County; Reginald "Reggie" Llo More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Grace Bradley

HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. - Grace Eloise Ramsey Bradley, 82, formerly of 800 Beech St., Gaffney, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, July 10, 2009, at Golden Living Center in Hendersonville. More...

Cody Williamson

Cody Jordan Williamson, 12, went home to be with Jesus on Saturday, July 11, 2009, at his residence. Born in Spartanburg, he was the son of Gaylon Williamson of Inman and Catherine Ann Wycoff Williamson of Spartanburg. More...

Eular Irene Wray

BLACKSBURG - Eular Irene Wray, 86, of 1286 Lookout Tower Road, died Saturday, July 11, 2009, at home. A daughter of the late Mason H. and Mattie Bolin Wray, she was previously employed by Minette Mills and Margrace Mills. More...

Columns

'Honey, have you seen the fire I just invented?'

LEDGER COLUMNIST

My wife believes in the old axiom "a place for everything and everything in its place." I, too, subscribe to this principle. However, her place for everything and my place for everything aren't always the same. More...

LEDGER READERS ON THE ROAD

Barry and Becky Brown and Herb and Chyrol Smith carried The Ledger along on a trip to Grand Cayman. 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?