March 10, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

School district faces $6 million budget shortfall

The Cherokee County School District faces difficult choices this year while dealing with a projected $6 million budget shortfall. More...

LifeStyles

Daddy Joe’s Beach House BBQ & Grill hosting fund raiser for Meals on Wheels

Annual event is set for Sunday, March 21, from 11:30 am.-1:30 p.m.

After a few hours in the pews at local places of worship, there's nothing like being able to have a meal with friends and family. More...

Photo

A TASTE OF SCOTLAND – Joe Miller, 80, wore a traditional Scottish kilt Saturday while serving short bread drizzled with chocolate to people attending the annual "Taste of Cherokee" fund raiser a More...

Converse Trio will perform ‘Quartet for The End of Time’ March 11 in Fullerton Auditorium

Concert rescheduled from January

In the dead of winter, French composer Olivier Messiaen gathered in 1941 with a group of musicians to perform his new work before an audience of prisoners and guards inside a World War II prison camp.   More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Patricia H. Jenkins

IRMO – Patricia Spencer Holt Jenkins, 74, passed away March 9, 2010, at Ascension Hospice House after an extended illness.   More...

Dominick A. Smith

Dominick Antonia Smith, 30, of 122 Freeport Drive, passed away Saturday, March 6, 2010, at his residence. More...

Syble Burgess

Syble Robinson Burgess, 87, of 517 Gowdeysville Road, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, March 9, 2010, at Upstate Carolina Medical Center. More...

POETRY & MAGIC

With temperatures stretching toward 70 degrees Tuesday, Limestone College Professor Dr. More...

GHS roof repairs will cost district $600,000

Leaks in the Gaffney High roof could cost the school district an estimated $600,000 in repair work in the coming months.   More...

Local News

Fellowship of Christian Athletes praying for ‘rain’

Thousands of years ago, Noah warned people that a flood was on its way and they needed to be prepared. More...

City, BPW candidates can file for election

Candidates interested in running for a seat on Gaffney City Council can begin filing Friday, May 28, according to an election calendar released by city officials. More...

POLICE REPORT

 The Gaffney Police Department was investigating last week a reported student assault on a security official at Gaffney High School.   More...

Sports

Wright’s wild and wonderful weekend

And you thought you had a hectic weekend?   Try, Michael Wright’s on for size.   More...

Huff sets new gold standard

Indians’ string of 4 titles in eight years unmatched in 4A

Gaffney coach Mark Huff has raised the bar when it comes to sustained excellence in high school basketball in the state.   More...

BRIEFS

Lady Saints   rout Fort Lewis   The No. 4-ranked Limestone College women's lacrosse team defeated Fort Lewis College 20-1 on Monday afternoon at Saints Field.   Limestone climbs to 5-0 on the season as the Skyhawks fall to 0-2. More...

Letters

We were promised change, but what have we received?

Dear Editor:   I am concerned over the direction health care in this country seems to be heading. I have received the benefits of our great medical system, treatment and care. More...

Columns

LEDGER COLUMNIST

Dancin’ with the dads

They say you can’t teach an old dog new tricks, but what about teaching old men to waltz?   Thirteen of us are attempting just that so that we won’t embarrass our wives and daughters at an upcoming social event. More...

THE MOSS REPORT

Legislative highlights

The House pressed forward with a number of initiatives directed toward reforming how government works, rebuilding our rural economies, and making South Carolina safer.   More...

READERS ON THE ROAD

Debra and Rick Adler are pictured in Nashville, Tenn., with country singer Luke Bryan on Feb. 13, 2010. Debra won a contest with Capital Records. 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?