February 5, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Divorce means a 50-50 split, right? Not necessarily, high court says

Pair of local attorneys play a part in the ruling

While there’s still some leeway as to what constitutes a longterm marriage in South Carolina, a recent ruling from the state Supreme Court made one thing clear. More...

LifeStyles

GHS beauties compete for titles

Senior with highest score will be crowned Miss Cherokeean 2010

F orty-one young women from the freshman, sophomore, junior and senior classes at Gaffney High School will compete in the 2010 Miss Cherokeean pageant Saturday, Feb. 6, at 6:30 p.m. in GHS Auditorium. More...

AAUW meeting Feb. 8 at Limestone

The Gaffney Branch of the American Association of University Women will meet Monday, Feb. 8, in Carroll Recital Hall on the Limestone College campus. The meeting is open to the public.   More...

WHAT’S UP

Fund raiser   More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Katherine Moss

Katherine Moss, 74, of 301 Pleasant Meadows Drive, went home to be with her Lord on Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2010.   More...

Barbara Martin

Barbara Jackson Martin, 69, of 471 Park Gate Road, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2010, at her home.   More...

Louise Robbins

CHESNEE – Louise Blanche Robbins, 76, of 295 Robbins Road, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, Feb. 1, 2010, at Spartanburg Regional Hospice Home.   More...

Columns

I’ve got a feeling about this game

LEDGER COLUMNIST

Just like a breeze in the wind, the football season has again drifted by all too quickly. More...

Restructure now to save our state

GUEST COLUMNIST

Will the return of the General Assembly for the second half of the legislative session bring bold action tailored to our semi-desperate times, or small-time skirmishes over parochial matters? More...

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Ledger unveils unique paper box

The vast array of colors on a number of The Gaffney Ledger newspaper boxes is not a product of vandalism.   More...

CTC students can earn firefighter status

Students in Neely Swofford’s protective services classes at the Cherokee Technology Center have long been accustomed to getting her input and the benefit of her advice. More...

Local News

Souper Bowl gives less fortunate a chance in the game of life

Only 60 minutes of game time separate either the Colts or Saints from football immortality, players from the winning team’s names being etched forever in the annals of Super Bowl history.   More...

Photo

OPERA — New York City Metropolitan Opera singer Mary Meyers held a recital and master classic Tuesday in the Carroll Recital Hall at Limestone College. More...

Blacksburg man escapes state prison

A 27-year-old Blacksburg man sentenced last summer in Cherokee County General Sessions Court walked away from a minimum security state prison Wednesday in Rock Hill and now faces a felony escape charge when caught.   More...

Sports

Gaffney wrestlers make quick exit from duals

Unfortunately for the Gaffney High wrestling team, the rematch with South Pointe was another mismatch.   The teams met last year in the opening round of the state duals, with South Pointe earning a 55-15 victory. More...

Revenge, revenge, revenge

Indians can solidy first place with win at Fort Mill today

The Gaffney Indians will have a chance to avenge their poorest performance of the season when they visit region rival Fort Mill today.   Two and a half weeks ago, Fort Mill used a strong shooting effort to stun the Indians at home, 66-62. More...

Saints upend Lees-McRae

The Saints basketball team defeated Lees-McRae 62-59 on Wednesday night in Conference Carolinas action.   Limestone stands at 11-7 overall and 7- 6 in the league. 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?