October 13, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

TO WIN, YOU MUST FOCUS, MY SON

It's all in the tie-breaker.   Just ask Butch Mathis.   He and two other people correctly predicted the winners of all 12 games in last week's football contest.   But Butch prevailed because he had the closest tie-breaker. More...

LifeStyles

BHS 2010 HOMECOMING COURT

Composing Blacksburg High School's 2010 Homecoming Court are (l-r) Allison Shelton, Toni White, Austin Batchler, Halee Manning, Jade Smith, Taci Bolin, Savanna Greene, Megan Coggins, Jacquetta White, More...

Marie Prevatte guest speaker at meeting

Xi Alpha Delta Chapter of Beta Sigma held its fall meeting Monday, Oct. 4, at 7 p.m. at the home of Shirley Turner. Ann Loftis presided as she welcomed the members and began the meeting with the opening ritual. More...

MercyMe in Greenville October 21

GREENVILLE – MERCYME, Billboard Magazine’s No. 1 Christian Songs Artist of the Decade, will be live at the Peace Center on Thursday, Oct. 21, at 7:30 p.m. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

David Blair Sides

David Blair Sides of Gaffney died of a sudden illness on Sunday, Oct. 10, 2010, at Carolina Medical Center in Charlotte surrounded by his family.   A memorial service will be held Thursday, Oct. 14, at 2 p.m. More...

Beverly Sims

Beverly Sarratt Sims, 46, of Elizabeth, N.J., passed away Friday morning, Oct. 8, 2010, at her residence.   Daughter of the late Addie Lee Sarratt Thomas and the late Thomas Weeks, she was born April 26, 1964, in Cherokee County. More...

Dewey Allison

Dewey Frazer (Doozy) Allison, 84, of 1504 Abes Mountain Road, Mooresboro, N.C., died Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2010, at Hospice at Wendover.   More...

Columns

READERS ON THE ROAD

David and Ann Wheat took a copy of The Gaffney Ledger to Cancun, Isla Mujeres (Bay of Women) Mexico, while celebrating their 10th wedding anniversary. More...

LEDGER COLUMNIST

I’m not old; it’s just that I’ve matured

I realized the other evening just how much I have matured. More...

OUR VIEW

Cherokee County loses one of its brightest stars

Some people are defined by their jobs and some are defined by the titles they hold, or have held.   More...

Police investigate rash of mall parking lot vehicle break-ins

The Gaffney Police Department is investigating a rash of vehicle burglaries at Premium Outlets mall off Interstate 85. Here is a list of the vehicle break-ins that occurred Oct. 10 and Oct. 11, according to police reports: More...

Sworn in as deputy, soon to be a sheriff

With 20 years of law enforcement experience, Steve Mueller is far from a rookie.   On Tuesday, however, Mueller took the oath of office to become Cherokee County’s newest deputy.   More...

City will re-think parking strategies

The city will shortly consider a sweeping change to an essential component of a successful business — its parking plan.   More...

Local News

CLUB MEETING THURSDAY

CLUB MEETING THURSDAY – The next meeting of the 4-F Club of Draytonville Baptist Church will be held Thursday, Oct. 14, at noon in the church's Family Life Center. More...

Bellydance Superstars will perform at Newberry Opera House Oct. 15

NEWBERRY – Bombay Bellywood featuring the Bellydance Superstars will perform at Newberry Opera House on Friday, Oct. 15, at 8 p.m.   More...

Plants look nice, but serve greater purpose

The indoor planters are one of the first things a visitor notices when walking the hallways at Granard Middle School.   The school’s Parent- Teacher Organization purchased eight large plants for a landscaping project this summer. More...

Sports

Former GHS star signs new deal

Former Gaffney High basketball standout AZ Reid is changing teams and countries.   According to a website posting, the former 2-time Big South Player of the Year at High Point, signed a contract on Sept. More...

Early-season blues a distant memory now

The Gaffney Indians - circa August and early September - are a distant memory. More...

SCHEDULE

Today   Middle School Football   Gaffney Middle at McCracken. 5 p.m.   Thursday   Jayvee Football Gaffney at Rock Hill. 7:30 p.m.   Ninth-Grade Football Gaffney at Rock Hill. 5:30 p.m. More...

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