November 23, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

GAFFNEY HIGH SCHOOL POWDER BOWL

The seniors won the 2009 Gaffney High School Powder Bowl 28-16 in a game that featured long scoring pass plays and runs, a 100-yard interception return for a touchdown and male cheerleaders. More...

LifeStyles

Quick breads made with apples, pumpkin are seasonal favorites

Easy to bake loaves get you out of the kitchen fast

Delicious fall produce is filling up market shelves signaling the start of seasonal and holiday baking. More...

Incredible shows highlight holiday season in Newberry

NEWBERRY – The sights and sounds of the holiday season are everywhere in Newberry. Decorations brighten the unique shops and the scents of holiday meals waft through downtown from the many restaurants. More...

MARRIAGES

The following marriages have been filed in the probate court of Cherokee County:   More...

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For every breath, I am thankful

LEDGER COLUMNIST

There was a time when my greatest nightmare — literally — was that someday I would have to have heart surgery. More...

Giving thanks is not only a heart attitude

HAVE YOU CONSIDERED...

Observe Thanksgiving this year?   I would not be shocked if someone suggested we skip Thanksgiving this year. If so, I do not know it. I am far from suggesting it.   For sure we are not in the best of times. More...

Students learn, practice ’tis better to give than to receive

Excellence in academics earned a select group of B.D. Lee Elementary School students a place in Project G.O.A.L., a talented and gifted program at the school. More...

District 7 voters head back to polls

You can understand if the candidates facing off in Tuesday’s Cherokee County Council District 7 runoff elections don’t want to hear any “knock, knock” jokes for a while. More...

Local News

POLICE REPORTS

 A 27-year-old Cherokee Ford Road woman is charged with assault and battery with intent to kill for allegedly stabbing her own mother. More...

Developed land projected to increase 975 percent

For county residents who like wide open spaces, a smart growth advocate recently gave Cherokee County Council some sobering development projections.   More...

County’s unemployment rate increases to 16.7 percent

Just a month ahead of the Christmas season, the latest job loss report shows South Carolina and counties such as Cherokee are still struggling to put people back to work. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Britnie Hadden

Britnie Marie Hadden, infant, of 3629 Union Hwy., went home to be with Jesus on Friday, Nov. 20, 2009, at Upstate Carolina Medical Center.   She was the daughter of Michael Hadden and Ashley Mode Hadden of the home.   More...

Beulah Richardson

Retired teacher

Beulah Smith Richardson, 80, of 136 Cheval Trail, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, Nov. 20, 2009, at her residence.   More...

Celina Lindsay

Founder and pastor of Zion Hill Ministries

Apostle Celina Harris Lindsay, 60, of 204 Serene Drive, died Friday, Nov. 20, 2009, in Mary Black Hospital, Spartanburg.   Wife of Ernest E. More...

National News

9/11 defendants plan to criticize U.S during trial

NEW YORK (AP) — The five men facing trial in the Sept. 11 attacks will plead not guilty so that they can air their criticisms of U.S. foreign policy, the lawyer for one of the defendants said Sunday.   More...

Senate Dems at odds over health care bill

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Democrats on Sunday sparred with each other over how to fix the nation’s troubled health care system, the moderates threatening to scuttle legislation if their demands weren’t met and more liberal members w More...

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