August 5, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

LifeStyles

'Jazzed up' undergarments, shoes headed to local museum

Part of fundraiser to help find cure for breast cancer

'Artful Bra' exhibit can be seen Sept. 2-12 Staying concentrated on the task at hand is hard for men, especially while shopping with their wives or significant other for clothing items like shoes and bras. More...

ANNIE'S MAILBOX

Newlywed is ready to call it quits

Dear Annie: I recently married my boyfriend, "Joey." We have a 5-monthold baby. Joey still goes out drinking with his friends, and I don't know if he's cheating on me. More...

Creative home bakers invited to step up to the Martha White® Muffin Mix Challenge

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - What does a Strawberry Streusel Cheesecake have in common with Chocolate Chip Coconut Bars and a Country Cinnamon Apple Clafouti? More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Mae McCraw

Retired from textiles

CHESNEE - Mae Cash McCraw, 80, of 1150 Piedmont Road, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, Aug. 2, 2009, at Spartanburg Regional Medical Center. Born in Chesnee, she was the daughter of the late Jessie Cash and Hattie Lawson Cash. Mrs. More...

Dr. Charles E. Moss

Pastor of Mt. Paran Baptist Church

EARL, N.C. - Dr. Charles E. Moss, 76, of Bettis Road, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Thursday, Aug. 4, 2009, at Cleveland Regional Medical Center. He was born on April 5, 1933, in Cherokee County to late Forrest and Agnes Moss. More...

Jack P. Poole

Worked in textiles and carpentry

Jack Pittman Poole, 76, of 185 Poole Road, passed away Sunday evening, Aug. 2, 2009. He was the widower of Carolyn Poole and was born in Gaffney to the late Nathan M. and the late Emma Jackson Poole. Mr. More...

Columns

My wife's new job might be more than I can bear

LEDGER COLUMNIST

I've lived in the Cherokee Creek community since 1979 in a house surrounded by woods and pastures. My nearest neighbor is several hundred yards away. More...

Other News

Letting it slide: Accepting a clean enough house

When Amy Herendeen first became a stay-athome mom, she dedicated a lot of time and effort to keeping house. But the chores were often interrupted by her daughter's needs. More...

Helicopter transports accident victim

A motorist was airlifted to Spartanburg Regional Medical Center by way of Regional One helicopter Tuesday afternoon following a crash on Concord Road. The name and condition of the driver was not immediately available at press time. More...

City road paving list finalized

It wasn't your typical reaction to a request from his council members. Then, again, trying to devise a road-paving plan to please six diverse council members would likely make anybody imitate stabbing one's heart with a stake. More...

Local News

City gets grant for 2 new cops

The City of Gaffney has been awarded $238,734 in an economic stimulus grant to put two additional cops on the road for the next four years. More...

Kimbrell's Furniture going retro

Building will be restored to its original charm

There's nothing like an "original." Whether it be the first version of a movie or car model, people often refer back to the one that broke the mold for others to imitate and follow in the future. More...

POLICE REPORT

Thieves broke into several cars recently in various locations around the City of Gaffney. Between 5:45 p.m. and 8 p.m. More...

Sports

Old rivals join Region III-4A

Gaffney will be staying put but there will be some new - but familiar names - in Region III-4A. The South Carolina High School League Executive Committee has approved the region realignment plan for the 2010-'11 and 2011-'12 seasons. More...

Strickland gives team high marks after couple of practices

Although the Indians have just a couple of practices under their belts, head coach Phil Strickland isn't shy about sharing his enthusiasm. "I'm pretty pleased," Strickland said. "The kids have a great attitude and they are in great shape. More...

Wildcats out to build on last season

Blacksburg High School seniors carried a legacy Saturday while taking team pictures for the final chapter in their high school playing careers. More...

Letters

LETTER

S.C. still can lead the nation in broadband access

Dear Editor: South Carolina is on the edge of blowing a unique opportunity to be number one in something good for a change. More...

Cartoon

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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?