January 8, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

LifeStyles

Carbon monoxide a silent killer

Odorless, invisible gas can cause sudden illness and death if inhaled

Carbon monoxide is often called a silent killer – it is an odorless, invisible gas that can cause sudden illness and death if inhaled. More...

Meals on Wheels recipients treated to very special Christmas lunch

Donnie Allison, owner of Donnie's Country Buffet on Hyatt Street, Terry Dennis, Director of Meals on Wheels, and Roy Bolton, MOW board member, unload freshly prepared Christmas lunches. More...

ENGAGEMENT

Cobb – Thrift

Mr. and Mrs. Troy E. Cobb of 302 Natures Trail announce the engagement of their daughter, Katie Leigh, to Jared Lance Thrift, son of Mr. and Mrs. Darrell Thrift of Gaffney.   More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Edna Myers

Mattie Edna Hargrove Myers, 85, of 2245 Corinth Road, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, Jan. 7, 2010, at her home.   The family will be at the residence.   Arrangements will be announced by Blakely Funeral Home.   More...

Geneva Martin

Geneva Alma Cash Martin, 88, formerly of Stacy Drive, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2010, at Upstate Carolina Medical Center.   More...

Marie McAbee

PORT ORANGE, Fla. – Marie Blacketer McAbee, 54, of 36 Circle Drive, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, Jan. 7, 2010, at Hospice of Rutherford County. More...

Warrants issued in fatal accident

The South Carolina Law Enforcement Division has obtained arrest warrants for a Greer man in connection with an August traffic accident that claimed the life of a 19-year-old Gaffney woman.   More...

Students get a charge out of car project

A yellow electric car has been the nerve center of innovation for the county’s automotive technology students in recent months. More...

Local News

BPW extends water line for church

Gaffney Board of Public Works commissioners opened their wallets Tuesday to provide fire protection for the Bethel Baptist Church expansion project.   More...

Photo

TEA, ANYONE?— Blacksburg Primary School hosted a “Christmas Tea” on Dec. 15 for their students. More...

Rec dept. reorganizes

Lowery Love will be stepping down as the director of the Cherokee County Recreation Department, but he won’t be going far. In fact, he won’t even be leaving the department. More...

Sports

Indians open region slate

Region III winner could host three playoff games

Each year, the Gaffney Indians have a goal to win the region championship. But that goal is even more important this year.   Under the playoff system this season, the Region III champion could host as many as three playoff games.   More...

Indians fall to third in latest coaches rankings

There’s a new No. 1 atop the South Carolina Basketball Coaches Association poll - but it’s not the former No. 2 Gaffney Indians.   More...

Wildcats unveil 2010 football schedule

Blacksburg football players won’t have culture shock this fall if a playoff visit involves a long road trip to the Pee Dee region. More...

Columns

No one said this resolution business would be easy

LEDGER COLUMNIST

One of the great things about a new year is the opportunity it provides for improvement and addressing the things we messed up the previous year.   New Year’s resolutions are a tradition dating back to the early Babylonian civilization. More...

The federal government fiddles while taxpayers burn

THEIR VIEWS

At the end of “Gone With The Wind,” in those pleadingly optimistic words of Scarlett O’Hara, tomorrow’s another day. And this is another year. More...

Getting the word out about what SCANPO does

B. Hardy is the president of the S.C. Association of Nonprofit Organizations and knows that many nonprofit leaders in Georgetown and Horry counties may not be fully aware of the assistance available from the state association. 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?