September 11, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Gaffney administrator divvies up money for paving

Guess who had the most difficult job this summer? No, not President Barack Obama trying to push through national health care. It's Gaffney Administrator James Taylor. More...

LifeStyles

CHAPS will host annual Antique and Collectible Car Show Sept. 19

Have you ever eaten ostrich, alligator, buffalo, kangaroo, elk or wild boar? No? You'll get the opportunity to taste these unusual delicacies at the annual Antique and Collectible Car Show to be held Saturday, Sept. 19, from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. More...

ANNIVERSARY

Thomases married 60 years

Mr. and Mrs. Robert Thomas celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on Aug. 27, 2009. Mr. and Mrs. Thomas have two children, Dr. Ronnie Thomas and his wife, Sylvia, of Clemson and Susan Cartee of Blacksburg. More...

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FUND RAISER NETS $300 FOR MEALS ON WHEELS - Ziggy along with Brooks Ashworth and Tammy Hoilo, owners of Deja Vu Consignments, present a $300 donation to Ros Simmons, assistant director/volunteer coordinator of Meals on Wheels, from a recent fundrais More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Lance Corporal Christopher Scott Fowlkes

Lance Corporal Christopher Scott Fowlkes, formerly of Gaffney, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, Sept. 10, 2009, in the U.S. medical facility in Landstuhl, Germany. He was the son of Steve and Donna Fowlkes and the late Faye Benge Fowlkes. More...

Bessie Corry

Service for Bessie Elizabeth Cordelia Hemphill Corry, 100, of 1434 N. Limestone St., formerly of 311 Peachtree St., widow of Nathaniel Corry, will be held Sunday, Sept. 13, at 1:30 p.m. at Limestone Missionary Baptist Church with the Rev. More...

Miriam Gallman

Miriam Bina Wright Gallman, 75, formerly of 214 Old McKown Farm Road, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2009, at Brookview Healthcare. More...

Columns

'If we don't forgive, we won't be forgiven'

LEDGER COLUMNIST

A man from the North was on a business trip in the South when he stopped at a restaurant for breakfast. He ordered scrambled eggs, bacon, a biscuit and coffee. He was stunned to find his meal served with funny white stuff called grits. More...

LEDGER READERS ON THE ROAD

Macedonia Baptist Church members Rusty Parker, Justin Parker, Phil Gallman and Pastor Terry Duvall and Maynor Deleon are pictured here in front of a block home in Guatemala being built for a family living in a tin hut with a dirt floor. More...

THEIR VIEWS

A frightful slump in tax revenues On those rare occasions when state legislators are able to pull themselves away from their impeachment plots and talk about something else, it tends to be the need to create jobs. More...

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CAR STRIKES MOWER — Two men were transported to the hospital following a Wednesday afternoon crash on Victory Trail Road. More...

City names contractor for project

Late arrivals to the Gaffney City Council might have thought they walked into a spelling bee. Methodically, City Administrator James Taylor spelled the consultant's last name, C-A-N-O-N. More...

Local News

Stimulus money funding 'Race to the Top'

Blacksburg and Gaffney High School teachers will mentor 120 at-risk high school students through a new graduation assistance program. More...

Contractor will seek council seat

Blacksburg businessman Tracy McDaniel said Wednesday that he will seek the Republican Party nomination in the special election for the District 7 seat on Cherokee County Council. More...

Apartment residents forced to evacuate

The Gaffney Fire and Police Departments were forced to evacuate the Gaffney Housing Authority's Limestone Courts apartment complex Wednesday after a contractor accidentally bored into a 2-inch natural gas line. More...

Sports

Player Profile

Brown shoulders more the load for Indians

Good thing Gaffney's Khris Brown has broad shoulders because he's shouldering more responsibility this season. More...

Coachspeak

"(Chesnee) has plenty of speed." - Mickey Moss Blacksburg head coach More...

Soaring Eagles a tough foe for 1-2 Wildcats

Blacksburg coach Mickey Moss describes the No. 9-ranked Chesnee Eagles as simply a "good football team." Who would argue? The Eagles are 2-0 after beating Chase and Landrum last week, 27-10. More...

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