February 22, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Local MOD chapter sets $75,000 goal

Boxing may not be producing much in the way of knockouts these days, but local March of Dimes organizers are hoping for an early round TKO in regard to this year’s event. More...

LifeStyles

Miss Benton, Mr. Ritchie speak vows

Billy and Deborah Benton of Gaffney announce the marriage of their daughter, Heather Nicole, to Joshua Caleb Ritchie on Dec. 26, 2009. The Rev. Roger Ham officiating the 2 p.m. More...

Dental implants:

Increasingly popular way to replace teeth lost to accidents, gum disease, decay

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Dental implants, rather than a fixed bridge or removable dentures, are an increasingly popular method of replacing teeth lost to an accident, gum diseases or tooth decay.   More...

New joey born at Riverbanks

COLUMBIA – On your next trip to Riverbanks Zoo make sure you stop by Koala Knockabout – you might catch a glimpse of Oliver, the zoo’s newest resident, a joey (or baby koala).   More...

Letters

Applauds Sen. Peeler’s efforts

Dear Editor:   Some say democracy can be defined as the art of compromise. More...

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LEDGER COLUMNIST

Ain’t love grand?

Two questions for you:   1.) Why do they have Valentine’s Day in the dead of winter?   And   2.) Who is this St. Valentine guy anyway?   More...

GUEST COLUMNIST

Spending transparency for public colleges and universities

I recently testified at a Senate subcommittee hearing on something that is near and dear to my heart — spending transparency for government. More...

CKC awarded federal grant of $103,949

Persistence paid off for the CKC Volunteer Fire Department.   For the past seven years, the department had been applying for Assistance to Firefighter Grants through the Federal Emergency Management Agency without any luck. More...

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STEEL VS. STEEL — After several weeks of below-normal temperatures, frequent rain and occasional snow, this past weekend's weather must have seemed like a well-earned break. More...

School district earns award for government accounting standards

The Cherokee County School District has received a certificate of excellence for its comprehensive audit report.   More...

Local News

No rate hikes in proposed budget

Gaffney Board of Public Works General Manager Donnie Hardin will propose a budget this week that holds the line on rates and will give employees a little bit more in their checks. More...

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RIBBON CUTTING — Representative of the Cherokee County Chamber of Commerce, along with Mayor Jolly and “Oxy” welcomed Oxygen Plus to the Chamber during a ribbon cutting ceremony. More...

GOP meeting tonight at Willard’s

Mick Zais was not looking for an easy job when the Republican decided to run for State Superintendent of Education.   More...

Sports

Corry’s healing powers tested by ankle injury

Gaffney star Josh Corry did about everything except journey to Lourdes to heal his injured ankle in time for Saturday’s playoff game against rival Spartanburg. More...

Gaffney knocks off Vikings

Indians advance to face rival Dorman in third round of state playoffs

Gaffney coach Mark Huff has won a slew of games and a handful of state titles with a simple philosophy — if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.   More...

BRIEFS

Erskine takes   2 from Saints   Limestone College lost a pair of Conference Carolinas games on Saturday to Erskine College. The No. 21- ranked Fleet complete the series sweep with a 10- 9 win in game one and a 4-1 victory in game 2. More...

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