August 21, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Limestone sees record enrollment

After a dip in enrollment last year, Limestone College is on track to have a record number of students on campus this year. More...

LifeStyles

Couple exchange vows in August 5 ceremony

Cathy Harrill Foster of Gaffney and James Edward (Eddie) Goodwin of Blacksburg were married on Aug. 5, 2009, at the home of the bride's daughter and son-inlaw, Marsha and Roy Scruggs. Following the 5:30 p.m. More...

Food is a best friend for emotional eaters

ROCHESTER, Minn. - For emotional eaters, food is a best friend, there to boost sprits, calm stress and alleviate boredom. More...

Ellis new children's director at Southside

Beth Ellis has been named the new Children's Director at Southside Baptist Church. She will be working with children three years of age through 5th grade. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Regania Fowler

Retired from Mike's Cafe

SPARTANBURG - Regania Fowler Fowler, 73, of White Oak Manor, formerly of Gaffney, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2009. More...

Mary S. Gilmore

Co-founder of The Gilmore Mortuary

Mary Singleton Gilmore, widow of William P. Gilmore Sr., died Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2009. Mrs. More...

Rebecca Davis

Employee of Hamrick's

Rebecca Davis, 64, of 121 Monroe Road, died Thursday, Aug. 20, 2009, on arrival at Upstate Carolina Medical Center. Born in Cherokee County, she was a daughter of the late Ebb and Bessie Linder Davis. More...

Columns

LEDGER COLUMNIST

"It's a sorry day when you don't learn something new"

The aroma of freshly baked cookies was in the air Monday evening when I walked in the door at my parents' house. More...

LEDGER READERS ON THE ROAD

Andy & Joyce Dunn are shown here reading The Gaffney Ledger while on vacation in Helen, Ga., with their children, Roxanne Wilkins, Tommy Dunn, Sara Dunn and grandchildren Brandon Wilkins and Bethany Dunn. More...

BOGUS BILLS

Counterfeit $100 bills pop up at various locations

Authorities are usually able to spot the difference between real and counterfeit bills. However, every once in a while, looks can be deceiving. More...

DSE will add 25 employees next month

Most manufacturers are shedding employees during this prolonged economic downturn, but not ammunitions maker DSE Inc. More...

Schools monitor swine flu developments

Schools are making plans to protect students against a possible outbreak of the swine flu this fall. The novel H1N1 flu virus is a respiratory disease of pigs now affecting humans. The virus was first reported in South Carolina in April. More...

Local News

Cherokee County educators learn about power production at Santee Cooper's Energy Educators Institute

MONCKS CORNER - This summer, Santee Cooper provided handson experience in the fields of power generation and renewable energy to two Cherokee County educators as part of the 24th annual Energy Educators Institute series at the Wampee Conference Ce More...

Photo

POLE CAR — The Gaffney Police Department determined a single-vehicle crash on Holmes and Fort Street on Monday morning was the result of a medical problem. More...

Two Gaffney men charged in break-ins

The Gaffney Police Department has accused two men of participating in business break-ins. More...

Sports

Dress rehearsal

Football fans who like offense, should be positively giddy about today's American Community Bank Cherokee County Jamboree matchups. More...

BRIEFS

Bolt sets another record Usain Bolt startled the world again. The Jamaican sprinting great captured the 200-meter gold medal in 19.19 seconds Thursday, yet another world record. More...

Blue-collar Wildcats face familiar opponent

Blacksburg coach Mickey Moss has a good idea of what he has to work with headed into today's home opener against Walhalla. More...

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