May 5, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

City will add two fire trucks to fleet

All that’s left for the city to take possession of two fire trucks is dotting the I’s and crossing the T’s. More...

LIMESTONE COLLEGE GRADUATIONS THIS WEEK

64-year-old latest chip off the old Block (Program)

Larry Brewer has an important job overseeing the quality of new parts and repair work on motors for airplanes used to help people travel around the world. More...

LifeStyles

Hesse Cassel Jaeger Korp will be at Kings Mountain Park this weekend

The Hesse Cassel Jaeger Korp will be demonstrating the Ferguson breech loading rifle on Saturday, May 8, and Sunday, May 9, at Kings Mountain National Military Park.   More...

Miss Emory, Mr. Wheeler exchange vows April 24 at Midway Baptist Church

Daniellé Marie Emory of Moore and Adam Lee Wheeler of Clarksville, Ark., were united in marriage Saturday, April 24, 2010, at Midway Baptist Church in Gaffney. The bride's father performed the double ring ceremony at 4 p.m.   More...

Confederate Memorial Day observance is set for May 8

Moses Wood Camp No. 125, Sons of Confederate Veterans, will sponsor a Confederate Memorial Day observance on Saturday, May 8, at 10 a.m. at the Moses Wood Monument, located on the corner of Limestone and Buford streets.   More...

Obituaries - Free Access

L C. Phillips

LC. Phillips, 74, of 205 Newline Road, Mooresboro, N.C., died Monday, May 3, 2010, in Spartanburg. More...

Columns

Polls, pot and poker

LEDGER COLUMNIST

I didn’t get much public response when I broached the subject of legalizing marijuana in a recent column. I did, however, stir up some conversation from a lot of readers I’ve seen face to face. More...

GUEST COLUMNIST

The Moss Report

Last week was “crossover” week in the House – the deadline for the House or Senate to approve legislation and send it to the other chamber. More...

READERS ON THE ROAD

Pictured here (left to right) are Bailey and Tammy Humphries, Todd and Tonia Roberson, and Billy and Paula Richards. The group went to see Dave Ramsey's Total Money Makeover Live in Charleston, S.C. More...

Teachers won’t get raises, but keep jobs

While county teachers won’t get pay raises next year, the Cherokee County School District still plans on keeping its teaching force intact. More...

Prayer Day service set for city hall

It doesn’t take much to realize there is chaos and confusion around the globe, the result of recent events.   More...

OVERTURNED

A woman was able to climb out of her car with only some scratches on her arm, after the vehicle rolled numerous times during a Tuesday afternoon crash on Interstate 85. More...

Local News

Rain causes Special Olympics to be postponed until Thursday

Again, Mother Nature has the last laugh. More...

No tax hike, layoffs or furloughs will be proposed in city budget

For emphasis, City of Gaffney Administrator James Taylor repeatedly described his budget summary as a “working document” during Monday’s workshop. More...

Attention candidates, voters

The Gaffney Ledger will publish statements from candidates in the upcoming June 8 primary election on Friday, May 28. Sample ballots also will be published in that edition.   More...

Sports

Parris bids bye-bye to Lady Indians

Gaffney director of athletics Phil Strickland said Stacey Parris was responsible for taking the girls’ varsity basketball program in the right direction.   Strickland expects the same out of her successor. More...

Lady Indians denied repeat

In 2009, the state champion Gaffney High softball team ended the season with tears of joy.   This season ended Tuesday with tears of sadness.   More...

Wright tosses three-hitter but Gaffney eliminated by Wren

Gaffney’s Michael Wright only gave up three hits, but two of them left the ball park as Wren eliminated the defending Class 4A state champions 4-3 in the district playoffs on Tuesday. More...

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