February 17, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

BPW rate hike unlikely

Rates likely won’t be going up for Gaffney Board of Public Works (BPW) customers this year. More...

LifeStyles

Gaffney Youth Theatre’s production of ‘Aladdin Jr.’ continues Feb. 18-21

Reviewer says show is an 'entertainment masterpiece'

When you combine 22 talented Cherokee County youngsters, 14 familiar songs, outstanding costumes, a great orchestra and the well designed set on the Gaffney Little Theatre stage you come away with an outstanding performance of Disney’s Aladdin More...

WINTER FUN AT PEACHTREE

Peachtree residents and staff always enjoy the annual snowball fight held at the facility. More...

Library hosts author’s showcase

Cherokee County Public Library will host its first Local Author's Showcase on Saturday, Feb. 20, at the main library at 300 E. Rutledge Ave. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Magdalene Hampton

Magdalene Johnson Hampton, 92, widow of the Rev. Clarence E. Hampton, went home to be with her Lord on Saturday, Feb. 13, 2010.   More...

Elizabeth Corn

Elizabeth Fay Corn, 68, widow of William Terry Corn, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2010.   She was the daughter of the late Lee Chastain and Myrtle Young. She retired from Abbot Lab and Moss Mini Mart. More...

Columns

LEDGER COLUMNIST

We’re not getting any younger, or any shorter

Have you ever had a chance encounter with someone from your past?   More...

GUEST COLUMNIST

Public oversight of EMS activity is vital

If you want to find out how long it takes for a publicly funded Emergency Medical Services crew to respond to a call in South Carolina, forget it. It’s secret. More...

LETTER

Parking changes would create hardship

Dear Mr. (Gaffney City Administrator James) Taylor:   This letter concerns the recent changes in the parking restrictions along North Limestone Street.   More...

BALLOONS AWAY!

Limestone-Central Elementary School students held a balloon launch Wednesday to celebrate making Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) guidelines under the No Child Left Behind Act. More...

Clock about to strike midnight on 2 companies that owe taxes

The clock is ticking on two local industries which have yet to pay their county property taxes.   Wellstone Mills owes the county $113,800 in back taxes, according to information from the treasurer’s office. More...

Series of seven Lenten services begins today

Few people can fast for hours at a time, much less a series of days.   But while preparing for ministry, Jesus took to the wilderness for 40 days, turning down food and water as a show of his unquestioned dependence on His heavenly Father. More...

Local News

Misspelling leads to win

Gaffney Middle School sixth grader Anna Sparks is glad she paid attention on a recent spelling test in class before Tuesday’s Cherokee County School District spelling bee.   More...

Deployed

Air Force Senior Airman Trayshawn R. Humphries has deployed to Southwest Asia to serve in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom and/or Operation Enduring Freedom. More...

Hughes becomes Certified Loss Control Professional

Elliott Hughes, Super- visor of Safety and Loss Control at Broad River Electric Cooperative Inc., has completed an intensive program in electric utility safety and loss control. More...

Sports

Weary Lady Indians fall to Ridge View

Gaffney girls varsity basketball coach Stacey Parris knew it would be difficult to play back-to-back games against quality opponents. More...

Indians poised for playoff fun

With Mark Huff at the helm, the state playoffs without the Gaffney Indians, would be like winter without cold weather.   They go hand in hand. More...

Blacksburg takes top-seed McCormick to wire

It came down to the final 90 seconds.   That’s when Blacksburg had a chance to tie the game with a 3-pointer, but the shot rimmed out. 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?