July 9, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Temperature hovers around 100 degrees, but were any records broken?

Following days in which the mercury soared to near 100 degrees, Upstate residents will likely take any relief they can get, even if that means temperatures hovering around the 90- degree mark. More...

LifeStyles

‘Movies at the Museum’ spotlights films with scenes filmed in local area

Movie series kicks off in late summer with showing of Burt Reynolds’ ‘Stroker Ace’

B efore “Titanic” and “Avatar,” Oscar-winning director James Cameron filmed his movie "The Abyss" in an abandoned nuclear reactor in Cherokee County. More...

Martin – Howell

Tim and Cathi Martin of Gaffney announce the engagement of their daughter, Brittany Michelle, to Christopher William Howell, son of Bart and Kristie Howell of Gaffney. More...

Couple celebrate 50th anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. Teddy Greene of Gaffney celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on July 2, 2010. Their children honored them with a dinner attended by family and friends.   Mrs. Greene is the former Ruth Garland Atkins.   Mr. and Mrs. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Dr. James W. Sanders Sr.

Dr. James William Sanders Sr. of 1909 W. Buford St., husband of Rubye Corry Sanders, passed away Tuesday, July 6, 2010, at 4:15 p.m. at Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System, Spartanburg.   More...

Nellie K. Peterson

Services for Nellie Knuckles Peterson, 98, of 205 Claremont St., will be held Friday, July 9, at 2 p.m. at Dunton United Methodist Church, conducted by the Rev. Lillie Davis, the Rev. Judith Knox and Minister Cathy Neal. More...

Doris Martin

COWPENS – Doris Garrick Martin, 71, of 107 Spring Hills Road, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, July 7, 2010, at Spartanburg Regional Hospice Home surrounded by her family.   More...

Columns

LEDGER COLUMNIST

Hot enough for ya?

Talking to a relative the other day from up north, I heard nothing but complaint after complaint about the heat wave over Pennsylvania. More...

State News

SC boy’s remains buried in concrete in trash bin

MONCKS CORNER — A man and his girlfriend were charged Thursday in the death of a South Carolina toddler whose remains were found buried in 400 pounds of concrete in a trash can, two days after police said the couple concocted a story about the More...

THE WAIT IS OVER

NEW YMCA OPENS MONDAY

Without prompting, Cherokee County YMCA Chief Executive Officer Mike Goforth boldly proclaimed the new YMCA “is as nice a YMCA as any community has.”   Members get to decide for themselves when the new YMCA opens at 5 a.m. Monday. More...

Dr. Sanders’ life story to be told in book

Despite his journeys across the nation and world, Rev. Dr. J.W. Sanders Sr. never shed the title of being that man from the small town of Union. More...

Local News

Despite heat, work still must get done

With sweat beading on his brow, Mike Teague pulled out an infrared temperature gauge and was far from surprised when a reading flashed on the screen.   More...

POLICE REPORTS

 The Gaffney Police Department cited a 29- year-old man for indecent exposure or dress after he allegedly went for a swim in a motel swimming pool with no clothes on. More...

East Gaffney Baptist Church welcomes Tim Nugent as pastor

Installation service will be held Sunday at 2 p.m.

The Rev. Tim Nugent will become pastor of East Gaffney Baptist Church on Sunday, July 11.   More...

Sports

Post 6 forces game five with Gaffney

The Gaffney American Legion team and manager Zach Clary had hopes of advancing in the state playoffs Thursday.   Unfortunately for them, things didn’t work out the way they had planned. More...

Post 109 jrs. eliminated by York in state playoffs

Once again, the Post 109 juniors were bitten by the big inning. This time, it ended their season. More...

Gaffney golfer picks up another top honor

Despite graduating from USC Upstate in May, former Spartan golf great and Gaffney native Josh Gallman continues to haul in honors for his performance on the golf course and in the classroom. More...

Letters

Political Cartoon

Full Story

READERS ON THE ROAD

PLEASE NOTE: We love hearing from you and getting photos from your travels. We want your photos to look good when we show them off on this page, so please keep in mind these tips when taking pictures.   1. More...

Print Edition

Click here for digital edition
2010-07-09 digital edition

Special Sections

Poll

Are you willing to pay more taxes to help fund Recreation Department projects?