November 27, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Limestone College’s Winnie Davis Hall will come alive in January

In January, the Winnie Davis Hall of History will once again become the centerpiece of life on the Limestone College campus.   More...

LifeStyles

Howser House open to visitors Saturday at KM National Park

Kings Mountain National Military Park will open the Howser House to visitors on Saturday, Nov. 28. The 1803 stone structure, located in a remote area of the park, is open to the public only once or twice a year.   More...

GMS honors outstanding 6th graders

Students recognized at Awards Day program on Nov. 6

Granard Middle School’s sixth grade Awards Day program was held Friday, Nov. 6, and featured many outstanding students. More...

WHAT’S UP

Church news    A Little Angles GospelFest will be held Saturday, Nov. 28, at 3 p.m. at Indian Hill Baptist Church, 135 Leadmine. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Charles Hollis Jr.

Cherokee County native

Deacon Charles Hollis Jr., 69, of 819 W. Fairview Ave., husband of Ollie Mae Logan Hollis, passed away Monday, Nov. 23, 2009, at 2:01 p.m. at Upstate Carolina Medical Center, Gaffney.   More...

Lib Delashmet

Retired from Dept. of Social Services

Elizabeth Price Delashmet, 70, of 528 Fairview Road, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2009, at her residence.   Born in Gaffney, she was the wife of Ancil Eugene (Sonny) Delashmet Sr. and daughter of the late D. More...

Lyman E. Blanton

Retired from Duke Energy

BLACKSBURG – Lyman Eugene Blanton, 86, of 510 Turner Road, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2009, at Upstate Carolina Medical Center.   Born in Earl, N.C., Mr. More...

National News

Santa gets some practice at Chimney Rock

CHIMNEY ROCK, N.C. – Santa Claus will make his annual stop at Chimney Rock on Saturdays, Dec. 5, and Saturday, Dec. 12, from 11 a.m to 2 p.m. More...

Holiday shopping frenzy under way

In this recession, local retailers are pulling out all the stops to avoid being trampled in the holiday rush.   More...

Brothers breaking bread

If you can’t sit down to eat with your biological family, you might as well feast with your brothers. More...

Local News

POLICE REPORT

 A handgun was reported stolen from a vehicle parked on Peachtree Street.   According to the Gaffney Police Department, a resident of the 200 block had gone out Nov. 19 to start his vehicle. More...

County students fall short of state average in passing exit exam

County students were slightly below the state average in passing the state’s high school exit exam, according to results released last Tuesday by the state Department of Education.   More...

New clothing store to open in strip mall on boulevard

Krome

Wanting to cater to the needs of Cherokee County’s younger population, a local clothing store will soon open to become the latest business to set up shop along Floyd Baker Boulevard.   More...

Sports

Trip to title game on line for old rivals

You know that cliche about injuries being a part of the game? Heading into today’s semifinal clash with Gaffney, Dorman head coach Dave Gutshall has learned over the past few weeks just how big a part they can be.   More...

BRIEFS

Dorman-Gaffney tickets on sale   Tickets for tonight's Dorman- Gaffney playoff game will be sold at the football stadium's ticket office from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. today.   Lady Saints nip Queens in OT   More...

SCHEDULE

Today High School Football Class 4A Division I Semifinal Gaffney at Dorman. 7:30 p.m. Saturday College Basketball Lady Saints at Brevard. 2 p.m. Saints at Brevard. 4 p.m. More...

Columns

Back alive from great volcano adventure

LEDGER COLUMNIST

“I don’t know. I don’t know. I don’t know where I’m a gonna go when the volcano blows...”   More...

THEIR VIEWS

ON POSSIBLE IMPEACHMENT RESOLUTION   Gov. Mark Sanford is providing the South Carolina House of Representatives with a copy of the State Ethics Commission investigative report about his travels and campaign expenditures. ...   More...

GUEST COLUMNIST

Honest assessment of stimulus needed

I recently attended the groundbreaking for the new Boeing facility in the Lowcountry, and as I reflected on this historic moment I thought about the stark difference in the way the federal government approaches job creation and the way S.C. 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?