September 21, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

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Limestone College Theatre presents 'Barefoot in the Park'

Performances Sept. 24-27 in Fullerton

The Limestone College theater department has decided to focus this year's theater season on comedies and providing fun entertainment for the community. More...

Not all news about ovarian cancer is grim

ROCHESTER, Minn. - Ovarian cancer is a frightening diagnosis that often comes after the cancer has spread. As a result, it's the most deadly of the gynecological cancers. But not all the news about ovarian cancer is grim. Incidence is declining. More...

First Baptist Church hosts EWomen Conference

In conjunction with Church Communication Network (CCN) and the American Association of Christian Counselors (AACC), First Baptist Church Gaffney will bring Extraordinary Women 2009: Free to be Real to Gaffney on Saturday, Sept. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Mary Mock

Homemaker

Mary Ellen Mock, 44, of 1220 State Line Road, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, Sept. 19, 2009, at Spartanburg Regional Medical Center. Born in Cape Canaveral, Fla., she was the daughter of Pete D. More...

James (Jay Jay) Lee Jones

Mechanic

BLACKSBURG - James (Jay Jay) Lee Jones, 70, of 114 Green St., went home to be with the Lord September 19, 2009. A native of Jones County, N.C,, he was a son of the late Raymond and Sadie Harper Jones. More...

James Leach

Last employed by Brown's Packing Co

James Anthony Leach, 44, of 12-A Heritage Square Apartments, West Buford Street, passed away Saturday, Sept. 19, 2009, at 3 p.m. at his residence. More...

Ad hints company locating here

While no one's talking at the moment, an advertisement in Friday's edition of The Gaffney Ledger might portend good things for Cherokee County job seekers. More...

New home starts up for first time in a year

Cherokee County homebuilders are beginning to see some light, but can't yet say all the clouds have passed. More...

Local News

County council to receive study on airport

With the price for an airport going down, Cherokee County Council could find out today whether an economic impact study supports moving forward with the airport project. Cherokee County is the only county in the state without an airport. More...

Two sentenced for participating in '08 murder

Two men turned to a still-grieving family in Cherokee County Court last week and apologized for their actions. "I really am sorry," said Kelvin Lamar Dawkins. More...

Bob Parris Scholarship Dinner Sept. 28

SC Republican Party Chairman Karen Floyd will be the guest speaker on Monday, Sept. 28 for the 2009 Bob Parris Memorial Scholarship Dinner. The dinner is $25 and will be held at 6:30 p.m. in Stephenson Dining Hall at Limestone College. More...

Sports

Indians too much for T.L. Hanna

Offense remains hot in 54-26 rout

In the days leading up to his team's game vs. T.L. Hanna, Gaffney head coach Phil Strickland stressed how important it was that the Indians get off to a fast start. More...

SPORTS BRIEFS

Ellis to speak at Gamecock Club Former Gamecock great and current broadcaster Todd Ellis will be speaking to the Cherokee County Gamecock Club on Wednesday, Sept. 23 at 6 p.m. at the Aegean Restaurant. Ellis will speak at 7 p.m. More...

Ryan, Falcons drop Carolina to 0-2

Atlanta intercepts Delhomme in final minutes to preserve win

ATLANTA— Jake Delhomme nearly made it through an entire game without a turnover. Then, with just 2½ minutes to go, Chris Houston handed the Carolina quarterback a familiar setback. More...

Letters

Oops

The name of the person who wrote a letter-to-the-editor published in the Wedneday, September 16 edition of The Gaffney Ledger was inadvertently omitted. More...

Recent graduate questions GHS trainer's dismissal

To whom it may concern, I am writing this letter as a proud graduate of Gaffney High School who is deeply troubled over current events involving the treatment of athletic trainer, Mary McDaniel. More...

Give flag flap a rest

Dear Cody, I am writing this in regard to the issue of the Bank of America and the flag. First it was a bad judgment call, but should we be blaming all the Employees' at this branch? More...

Special Sections

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?