June 7, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Sheriff’s race offers intrigue

For the first time in 20 years, Cherokee County will elect a new sheriff this year. More...

The following candidates have signed up to run in the August elections:

BLACKSBURG TOWN COUNCIL   *David Hogue (Mayor) *Joe Ross (Dist. 1) *Mike Patterson (Dist. 2)   GAFFNEY CITY COUNCIL   *Thomas Reid (Dist. 2) *Bernard Smith (Dist. 3) *Boone Peeler (Dist. 5)   SCHOOL BOARD   More...

LifeStyles

WHAT’S UP

Benefit   More...

ENGAGEMENT

Owens – Cutchin

Barbara Jean Owens and Jimmy Dale Owens of Gaffney announce the engagement of their daughter, Jessica Nicole, to Richard Lee Cutchin II of Gaffney.   More...

Comprehensive approach can break chronic pain cycle

ROCHESTER, Minn. – Chronic pain –whether from headaches, back pain or conditions such as fibromyalgia – can interfere with work, dayto day activities and relationships. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Lib Childers

Elizabeth Batchelor Hawkins Childers, 87, formerly of 110 Chandler Drive, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, June 6, 2010, at Brookview Healthcare Center.   More...

Ina Daniel

Ina Daniel, 103, formerly of Skylyn Place, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, June 5, 2010, at Brookview Healthcare Center.   More...

Patricia Hayes

Patricia Ann Hayes, 64, of 139 Maplewood Drive, passed away Friday, June 4, 2010, at Regional Hospice Home.   Born in Gaffney, Mrs. Hayes was the daughter of the late John Crayton and Mary Bea Blanton Teague. More...

Columns

LEDGER COLUMNIST

‘Cart shed!’

It’s strange how an incident can become a perpetual focal point of humor among friends.   Take, for example, the instance several years ago at the par-5, second hole at the now-closed Lan-Yair Golf Club.   More...

Political Cartoon

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HAVE YOU CONSIDERED...

A gold star in the window

Our country has just observed another Memorial Day. And well we should! It is the day we remember and honor the brave men and women who have given or risked their life defending our country. If anyone deserves gratitude and honor, they do. More...

YOU MIGHT FLIP OVER THIS NEW FEATURE

We have a new feature on our Web site that will make browsing through the newspaper easier and more fun.   More...

Lots of offices to be decided

With the preparations for Tuesday’s primaries complete, Cherokee County Election Commission Chairman Suzanne Turner said she’ll be sleeping soundly tonight. More...

Gaffney councilman Smith latest candidate to enter August races

The seats on local government bodies must be comfortable. More...

PLOW DAY: ‘For people who were raised on a farm, it’s in their blood’

Paul Patterson couldn’t even guess how many hours he had put into restoring his 1954 John Deere tractor.   “It’s unlimited,” he said with a laugh.   But the fruits of his labor were easy to see. More...

Local News

POLICE REPORTS

 A vandal or vandals damaged nine mail boxes on Pierce Lane and Woods Cross Road.   According to a Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office report, the damage occurred between 10 p.m. June 4 and 1 a.m. June 5. More...

Two local students graduate with perfect attendance records

Parental guidance and old-fashioned luck helped Gaffney High senior Carson Caldwell graduate with 12 years of perfect attendance. More...

Two graduate from GSSM

Matthew Burrows of Gaffney and Aliceann Wachter of Myrtle Beach graduated from the South Carolina Governor’s School for Science and Mathematics (GSSM) Saturday, May 29, in Hartsville.   Burrows is the son of Mr. and Mrs. More...

Sports

POST 109 PROFILE

Name: Aaron Everette Age: 18 Position: Catcher/Outfielder School: Dorman High School, Spartanburg Methodist High School Stats: .384 batting average, 18 doubles, 2 triples Hobbies: Baseball and swimmin More...

BRIEFS

Limestone coach to host hoop camp Limestone College men's basketball coach Brandon Scott will hold his Basketball Academy on June 7-11 for boys and girls ages 7 to 13. The day-long sessions will begin at 9 a.m. and end at 4 p.m. More...

SCHEDULE

Today   American Legion Baseball   (Junior) Chester at Gaffney. 7 p.m.   Tuesday American Legion Baseball   Greer at Gaffney. 7 p.m. Gaffney (Juniors) at Union. 7 p.m.   More...

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