February 24, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Copper theft case lookout must make restitution once released from prison

A 30-year-old Blacksburg man, who admitted serving as a lookout while a co-worker stripped metal from a local company’s air conditioning units, will have to help pay $83,000 in restitution once he gets out of jail, Circuit Court Judge Derham C More...

LifeStyles

Limestone College Theatre opens Spring season with classic comedy, ‘Tartuffe’

Performances set for Feb. 25-28

The Limestone College Theatre Department will open its Spring 2010 season with a performance of Jean Baptiste Moliére’s classic Tartuffe. The production will run Thursday, Feb. 25, through Sunday, Feb. More...

Senior Centers of Cherokee County sponsoring Gospel Sing-off May 15

Area churches invited to enter their best singers in competition

Attention all churches! The Senior Centers of Cherokee County wants your best vocalists to compete in the first-ever Cherokee County Gospel Sing-off – a competition among churches.   Set for Saturday, May 15, at 7 p.m. More...

ENGAGEMENT

deBorde – Green

Mr. and Mrs. William deBorde Sr. of Gaffney announce the engagement of their daughter, Callie Elizabeth, to Montgomery Carpenter Green of Gaffney.   More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Jerry Triplett

Jerry Russell Triplett, 80, of 203 Tiffany Terrace, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, Feb. 22, 2010 at Upstate Carolina Medical Center. More...

Lois D. Mothershed

Lois Durham Mothershed, 91, of Gaffney, widow of James Walter Mothershed, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, Feb. 20, 2010, at Peachtree Centre in Gaffney.   More...

George E. Griffin

BLACKSBURG – George Eugene Griffin, 53, of 480 Garner Creek Road, passed away Monday, Feb. 22, 2010, at Spartanburg Regional Medical Center.   More...

Peach Beach concert could return to Lake Whelchel this year

Festival officials hope a return to Lake Whelchel helps the South Carolina Peach Festival make money again.   The South Carolina Peach Festival lost $9,302 from the 2009 events. More...

No word on James’ contract

Trustees mum after 2-hour meeting behind closed doors

The future for Cherokee County School District superintendent Dr. Bill James remains uncertain following Monday’s school board meeting.   More...

Judge hears bond request in murder case

A 50-year-old Gaffney man accused of murder was acting in self defense, his attorney argued during a bond hearing Monday in Cherokee County General Sessions Court.   More...

Local News

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I SWEAR — Gaffney Mayor Henry Jolly is swears in and charges duties to the new Senior Centers of Cherokee Co. board of directors members during a recent meeting. More...

Blacksburg gives $5,000 to rec. dept.

The Cherokee County Recreation Department recently reaped the benefits of its longstanding relationship with the Town of Blacksburg. More...

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HONORED – Susan Harris, left, executive director of the Cherokee Children's Home, is shown presenting employee Sharon Wilson a certificate for 10 years of service with the home. More...

Sports

Lady Indians ranked No. 1 in coaches poll

The Gaffney High Lady Indians begin the 2010 season where they left off last season - as the top-ranked team in the state.   The defending state champions top the South Carolina Softball Coaches Preseason Poll released Monday. More...

Gaffney pulls out thriller

This time, Gaffney point guard Dershawn Dawkins dished off - but the result was the same - GAFFNEY WINS.   More...

BRIEFS

Clemson Club   to meet March 4   The Cherokee County Clemson Club will hold its spring meeting Thursday, March 4 at 7 p.m. at the Broad River Coop. More...

Columns

Everyone awaits decision on James

LEDGER COLUMNIST

Most of the talk around town these days seems to be about what the future holds for school superintendent Bill James.   I’ve been asked about the situation more times than I care to count.   More...

Completing your conservative agenda

THE MOSS REPORT

In January, we unveiled an agenda focused on job creation, government reform, improving education and protecting state’s rights — all items constituents said are important to them. More...

READERS ON THE ROAD

Siberia? No. Gaffney? Yes. Ron & Mary Nell Barrett's grandchildren Nicholas and Kate Cox built this castle after the most recent snowfall. 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?