October 26, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

'BIG THURSDAY' COMING WEDNESDAY

Gene Moorhead displays the ticket he used to get into the 1959 Clemson vs. More...

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FALLING INTO AUTUMN

A few images from events and activities in Cherokee County so far this
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Pastor celebrates three years at Ebenezer

Ebenezer Baptist Church celebrated the 3rd anniversary of the Rev. Freddy Davidson as pastor of the church Sunday. More...

Girls interested in scouting invited to attend meeting

Girl Scout Troop 3023 invites girls interested in becoming Girl Scouts and their parents to come to Limestone Presbyterian Church on Monday, Oct. 26 at 6:15 p.m. for our regular Troop meeting. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Timothy Bagwell

Timothy M. Bagwell, 52, of 805 Tenth Street, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, Oct. 24, 2009, at Carolina’s Medical Center.   Born in Columbia, he was the husband of Kim Jones Bagwell and the son of the late Rev. More...

Lillie Mae Willard

Lillie Mae Willard, 90, of 212 Magnolia St., went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, Oct. 24, 2009, at her residence.   Born in Cherokee County, she was the widow of the late Willis Willard and daughter of the late John T. More...

Jason D. Fowler

LEXINGTON — Jason Daniel Fowler, 21, of Lexington, passed away Oct. 24, 2009.   Born in West Columbia, he was the son of Cheslie Earl Fowler and Debra Leann Jeffcoat Fowler. More...

Letters

Mental Health Association’s annual banquet set for Nov. 5

Dear Editor:   Thank you for your past support of the Cherokee County Mental Health Association (MHA).   Our annual MHA banquet will be held Thursday, Nov. 5, at 6:30 p.m. in Stephenson Dining Hall on the campus of Limestone College. More...

National News

Dinner arrives in a minivan

YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, California (AP) — What’s bigger than a picnic basket and even better than one in the eyes of black bears that live in Yosemite National Park?   More...

2009 QUEEN

Megan Tyler, daughter of Kim and the late Stephen Tyler, was crowned 2009 Gaffney High School Homecoming Queen during halftime festivities of the Gaffney vs. Fort Mill game Friday night. More...

Limestone College building now bears name of president who took the reins in 1992

After seeing Limestone College through dark days, it seemed only fitting that longtime president Dr. Walt Griffin would have a building named in his honor.   More...

Local News

Goucher students post work on web

Goucher Elementary student writings are among the pieces contributed to a new virtual museum of writing called the National Gallery. More...

Christmas on Limestone Dec. 4

The City of Gaffney will hold the 9th Annual Christmas on Limestone event this year on Friday evening, December 4th from 5:00- 9:00 p.m. The event, held in Historic Downtown Gaffney, will feature activities for children and adults of all ages. More...

Greatest grandparent

Second grader Autumn Fuller knows exactly what it takes to make the great grandparent list.   More...

Sports

Gaffney crushes Jackets

Indians score on 6 straight posses-

Gaffney coach Phil Strickland said his Indians lacked focus and were flat at the start of the game. More...

Burris runs for pair; throws for three TDs

DeEdward Burris said his offensive linemen came up with a name to describe the moves he used to elude a couple of Fort Mill defenders on his two touchdown runs. More...

Landrum outlasts Wildcats, 35-28

Landrum quarterback Brandon Cannon found Tyler Logan wide open for a 14-yard touchdown pass for the final score in a 35-28 win.   More...

Columns

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I’m a big fan of Paul Simon and Bill Gates

LEDGER COLUMNIST

The new Windows operating system came out last week. It’s called Windows 7.   More...

READERS ON THE ROAD

Trevor Martin took along The Gaffney Ledger while vacationing at Disney World with his parents and grandparents. More...

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