September 30, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Duke Energynew lake will cover 620 acres

Duke Energy plans to build a 620-acre lake on its proposed nuclear plant site here.   But hold off on buying that dream boat you’ve been eyeing. More...

LifeStyles

AN EVENING WITH Selah and Avalon

Two Gospel Music Association award-winning groups will visit Gaffney Oct. 23 to present a 7:30 p.m. concert in Broad River Electric Auditorium

No longer than the twinkling of an eye, moments in time are precious and should be handled with care. Many are spent in thought, pondering what life has in store right around the corner. More...

Something ‘Wicked’ headed to Greenville

So much happened before Dorothy dropped in...

GREENVILLE – WICKED, the most anticipated musical production of the 2009–2010 season at the Peace Center, will go on sale Saturday, Oct. 3, at 7 a.m. Tickets will be exclusively available at the Peace Center Box Office, 300 S. More...

Miss Perry, Mr. Painter wed July 11

Melanie Grace Perry and Joshua Scott Painter were united in marriage Saturday, July 11, 2009, at West End Baptist Church. The Rev. Everett Vaughan officiated the 2 p.m. double ring ceremony. A church reception followed.   More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Helen Suttle

Retired teacher

Helen Jayson Suttle, 83, of 334 Hampton Blvd., formerly of Trenton Road, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, Sept. 28, 2009, at Upstate Carolina Medical Center.   More...

James W. Dukes Sr.

Employed by Austin East Magnet High School in Knoxville, Tenn.

James William "Dagwood" Dukes Sr., 60, of 695 Manor View Drive, Knoxville, Tenn., husband of Brazil Dukes, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2009. More...

Deliah Camp

Retired from Limestone Mills

Deliah Camp, 66, of 112 Martin Lane, Iveywood Park Apartments, Apt. 605, passed away Monday, Sept. 28, 2009, at 8:19 a.m. at Spartanburg Hospital for Restorative Care.   More...

It's all about the tie-breaker

So you might be a genius on picking who wins the games in our football contest, but how do you decide which number to put down for the total points scored in the tie-breaker game. More...

City likely to regulate how houses will look

Home and business owners in the city’s historic district soon might have to consult a city official before sprucing up their places with a fresh coat of paint.   More...

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TEACHING SAFETY — Goucher-White Plains Firefighter Darren Schaefer (kneeling) joined with other local firefighters on Tuesday to teach fire safety to students at B.D. Lee Elementary School. More...

Local News

Greene’s attorney asks judge to reconsider ruling

A lawyer for a former Cherokee County School District employee is asking a Circuit Court judge to reconsider a ruling that tossed the employee’s lawsuit against the district.   More...

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SAFETY RANGER — Gaffney Firefighters give a "Safety Ranger" sticker to 4-year-old Analise McGoldrick, who came out shopping with her father, Andy McGoldrick. (SEE STORY, PAGE 9A) More...

Student injured during ‘horseplay’

A Gaffney High School student suffered a number of injuries to his face, including a broken nose and a fractured eye socket, during a Sept. 24 incident at the school that is under investigation by the Gaffney Police Department.   More...

Sports

Back at Williams-Brice

Gaffney’s Julius Wilkerson has fond memories of his visit to Williams-Brice Stadium in 2006 when the Indians rallied to beat Summerville for the Class 4A Division I state championship. More...

Mistake-prone Indians back to practice

They say when you win you didn’t play as well as you think you do. Conversely, they say when you lose you didn’t play as badly as the score would indicate.   The Gaffney Indians did their best to disprove that on Friday. More...

Weary Wildcats ready to battle teams their own size from now on

Size does matter and for a change the Blacksburg Wildcats now will face teams their own size. More...

Columns

Proud mother shares her daughter’s story

LEDGER COLUMNIST

The caring support and love shown by the residents of Cherokee County — and many others throughout the country — to the family of Lance Cpl. More...

LEDGER READERS ON THE ROAD

Brain Smarr, Derek Vercher and Clarence Winston enjoyed The Ledger while attending the season opener of the Dallas Cowboys in the new Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, Texas. More...

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