November 2, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

CLIENT OF THE YEAR

‘They helped me to find my own voice’

Nathan Walsh did something his family never imagined this summer when the autistic man walked into a job interview on his own. More...

LifeStyles

Go gooey for the bake sale

Easy to make treats are sure to be a big hit

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The bake sale tradition has benefited many worthy causes, but figuring out what to take can be challenging. Not just any recipe will work. More...

Maurice Williams and the Zodiacs at Newberry Opera House on Nov. 8

NEWBERRY – Mark your calendars for a fabulous evening of beach music with Maurice Williams and the Zodiacs and special friends as they rock the Newberry Opera House on Sunday, Nov. 8, 7 p.m. More...

First Baptist Church collecting ‘Operation Christmas Child’ boxes

First Baptist Church of Gaffney is again this year a relay center for “Operation Christmas Child,” a project of Samaritan’s Purse. National collection week will be Monday, Nov. 16, through Sunday, Nov. 22.   More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Mary Duncan

Employed by UCMC

Mary McCraw Duncan, 64, of 315 Brookwood Drive, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, Oct. 29, 2009, at Spartanburg Regional Hospice Home.   More...

Grace Owens

Grace Owens, 88, of 1434 N. Limestone St., went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, Nov. 1, 2009, at Upstate Carolina Medical Center.   Arrangements will be announced by Blakely Funeral Home.   More...

Baby Mullinax

SPARTANBURG – Beloved infant son of Joe and Carrie Duello Mullinax went home to be with Jesus on Friday, Oct. 30, 2009, at Mary Black Memorial Hospital. More...

Letters

Cherokee County Habitat for Humanity says thanks for helping with the bike ride, car show

Dear Editor:   The 3rd Annual Habitat for Humanity Motorcycle Ride & Car Show was a success.   Thank you to the Habitat for Humanity of Cherokee County’s Board of Directors who helped make the event possible. More...

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HOWDY Y'ALL — Susan “Bubba” Parris hands out candy to local trick-or-treaters during Saturday's Downtown Business Association's Trunk or Treat activities. More...

Bank robbery suspect taken into custody

A manhunt for a Halloween mask-wearing bank robber ended Friday evening in Gaffney when a multi-county team of investigators took a Spartanburg man into custody at the local Nestle plant. More...

ATTENTION CANDIDATES

Persons seeking the Cherokee County Council District 7 seat who would like to submit a statement of candidacy may do so prior to 5 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 4. More...

Local News

City of Gaffney/Veterans Christmas parade Dec. 12

The City of Gaffney/Veterans Christmas Parade will be held this year on December 12, beginning at 10 a.m. As in years past, this will be a joint effort by the City of Gaffney and Veterans of Cherokee County.   More...

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BIRDS' EYE VIEW — The Gaffney High School football stadium as seen from above Thursday, Oct. 22, 2009. More...

POLICE REPORTS

 The Gaffney Police Department reported a burglary on East Floyd Baker Boulevard.   According to a report, someone gained entry to a storage room inside a residence in the 200 block between Oct. 21 and Oct. 23. More...

Sports

Indians pass by Clover

If there’s one thing that Gaffney quarterback DeEdward Burris does better than anybody else it’s run the ball.   You might want to add pass the ball, as well. More...

Woolbright returns home as a winner

It wasn’t just another game for Gaffney co-offensive coordinator Perry Woolbright. More...

BRIEFS

Long throws for career high in win   Former Gaffney High star Macolm Long passed for a career high 316 yards and two touchdowns to lead South Carolina State to a 52-10 win over Delaware State.   Rice catches four from Favre   More...

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LEDGER COLUMNIST

The magic wand key

Go ahead and ask me what I think is the most useful part of today’s many software programs.   It’s the “undo” feature.   More...

READERS ON THE ROAD

Thomas Dowdle and Cheryl Dowdle along with Shawnquez Davis, Tomocha Davis and Tomansa Dowdle took The Ledger with them on a July 4 trip to Gatlinburg, Tenn. More...

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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?