January 15, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Saturday parade one of many events planned to honor memory of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Local residents will have the opportunity to honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. during several events scheduled over the course of the next week.   More...

LifeStyles

Library offers aspiring writers some help

Local Authors Showcase is planned Saturday, Feb. 20

It never hurts to get help from someone who is where you want to go. More...

Hungrytown returns to library for encore performance Jan. 21

The talented musical duo of Rebecca Hall and Ken Anderson will perform the first Music Sandwiched In of 2010 on Thursday, Jan. 21, from 12:15-1 p.m. at the Cherokee County Public Library in Gaffney.   More...

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Lawrence and Peggy Blackwood delivered 212 routes for Meals on Wheels during 2009, traversing several hundred miles throughout the county. Mr. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Martha Lucille Neal

BLACKSBURG – Martha Lucille Childers Neal, 90, of 102 West Ramseur Drive, passed away Monday, Jan. 12, 2010, at her residence while surrounded by her family and special caregivers.   More...

Linda Kennedy

Linda Peace Kennedy, 63, of 436 Garvin Lake Road, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, Jan. 10, 2010, at Upstate Carolina Medical Center. More...

Evangelist Michael Henderson

BLACKSBURG – Evangelist Michael Eugene Henderson, 53, of 422 McSwain Road, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2010, at Spartanburg Regional Medical Center.   The funeral will be at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. More...

No bond for Ernest Riddle

Ernest Riddle isn’t going anywhere for now but back behind bars. More...

Police find gift cards, cigarettes during car search

The Gaffney Police Department has been contacting other police agencies along the Interstate 85 corridor in the wake of a Jan. More...

Local News

Mayor, councilman clash

This year’s off to a contentious start for Gaffney City Council members. More...

Relay gearing up for 2010 event

The blessing of seeing another year takes on added significance for a cancer survivor, used as a milestone to determination, the prayers of others and the help of medical professionals.   More...

Fundraiser planned to help pay for girl’s treatment for melanoma

A hot dog supper Saturday will help a 4-year-old child get the medical treatment needed for skin cancer.   Alma Elementary kindergarten student Emily Crow was diagnosed with melanoma last month. More...

Sports

Douglass leads Saints past Anderson

The :Limestone Saints improved to 4-1 in conference play with an 85-76 victory over Anderson University on Wednesday night at the Timken Center.   Limestone was led by Jarrell Douglass with 27 points and five assists. More...

Indians face improving foe

This isn’t your grandfather’s Nation Ford team anymore.   The No. 3-ranked Gaffney Indians will travel today to the Nation Ford Falcons, whom Gaffney coach Mark Huff described as the sleeper team in the region. More...

Lady Saints even conference mark at 3-3

The Limestone women’s basketball team held on for a 70-64 victory over Anderson on Wednesday in Conference Carolinas action at the Timken Center.   Limestone climbs to 3-3 in the league and 5-6 overall. More...

Columns

READERS ON THE ROAD

Cousins Brent, Franci, Isaac, Kidron and Micha Rochester and Roger, Delores and Ansley Hannon took The Ledger with them on a trip during Christmas to Dollywood in Pigeon Forge, Tenn. More...

Kids caught up in the middle of ‘business’

LEDGER COLUMNIST

The only problem with this time of year is knowledge that another football season is about to end. More...

THEIR VIEW

Officials should begin mulling teacher recruitment strategies now

Teaching jobs in South Carolina might be scarce now, but thousands of S.C. teachers are poised to retire within the next decade, and the state is wise to start thinking about recruitment strategies now.   More...

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