November 22, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

You can call her Grill Master Rose, thank you

Anytime is a good time to grill.   Gaffney resident Dawn Rose demonstrated the notion nearly to perfection last week, beating out 19 other competitors to earn the title of BI-LO’s 2010 Grill Master.   More...

LifeStyles

Miss Donahue, Mr. White married Oct. 16

Katye Michelle Donahue of Gaffney and Joseph Heath White of Cowpens exchanged marriage vows on Saturday, Oct. 16, 2010, at Macedonia Baptist Church. Dr. Terry Duvall conducted the double ring ceremony at 3 p.m.   More...

Enjoy a cup of tea for health and pleasure

ROCHESTER, Minn. – People have turned to tea to soothe body and soul for more than 5,000 years. In China, tea has served medicinal purposes since ancient times. More...

Club members get tips on self-defense

The Tuesday Woman’s Club met Nov. 9 at the home of Mrs. Bill Peeler with Mrs. Jon Morgan and Mrs. Eddie Oliver serving as co-hostesses.   Mrs. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Gracie D. Galmer

Gracie Davidson Galmer, 87, of 308 Bryant St., Gaffney, widow of Henry J. Galmer, passed away Saturday, Nov. 20, 2010, at 1:41 p.m. at Upstate Carolina Medical Center.   More...

Franklin C. Dodson

INMAN – Franklin Coy Dodson, 73, of Inman, died Saturday, Nov. 20, 2010, at Spartanburg Regional Medical Center.   More...

Betty Cavell

Betty Williamson Cavell, 89, of 107 Forest Hills Drive, passed away Friday, Nov. 19, 2010 at The Robin Johnson Hospice House in Dallas, N.C. More...

Burn victim airlifted to Augusta

A Piedmont Road man had to be airlifted to an Augusta, Ga., burn center Friday for treatment of burns to his face, chest and hands after a fire engulfed a storage building. More...

County begins addressing dismal numbers contained in ‘Indicators Project’ report

(EDITOR'S NOTE: The Gaffney Ledger will be providing in-depth coverage of developments involving the Cherokee Community Indicators Project as they occur. More...

Local News

Police sorting out details of shooting outside nightclub

Investigators from the Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office spent several hours combing the parking lot outside an Old Georgia Highway bar early Friday after gunfire erupted and a 26-year-old Gaffney man was shot in the arm. More...

Local orthodontists start Smile for Lifetime chapter

DUNCAN – Children who wear orthodontic braces look forward to the day when they come off, revealing to the world a beautiful smile for the rest of their lives. More...

POLICE REPORTS

 Nearly $800 in metal and farming tools were reported stolen from a storage building on Bonner Road.   According to the Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office, the thefts occurred between 4 p.m. Nov. 9 and 10 a.m. Nov. 10 in the 1100 block. More...

Sports

A STINGING LOSS

Yellow Jackets trip Indians, 12-7, in mistake-filled game

The Gaffney Indians couldn’t have picked a worse time to play their first mistake-filled game since early in the season. More...

PREP PLAYOFF RESULTS

Class AAAA Division 2   Second Round Goose Creek 49, Easley 0 Greenwood 35, South Florence 7 North Augusta 28, T.L. Hanna 21 Northwestern 49, Ashley Ridge 35   Class AAAA Division 1   More...

SOUTH CAROLINA 69, TROY 24

South Carolina needed   less than a half to put to rest any worries that it would follow it’s latest big win with another unbelievable letdown. More...

Columns

LEDGER COLUMNIST

Hey look, turkeys!

This is the season that turkeys everywhere fear and dread.   They might be just dumb animals but they are still keenly aware that for the next few weeks they are the featured item on pretty much everybody’s menu.   More...

WHEN IN ROME...

This turned out to be one happening place

The other day I was surfing the Cherokee County Public Library’s web site where I was encouraged to “visit us at Library Thing.”   More...

HAVE YOU CONSIDERED...

Wants and needs

“Turkey Day” is often used when referring to Thanksgiving Day. I do not like the name.   I do like turkey and eat it often. Thanksgiving Day is for more than eating turkey. It is a great holiday. More...

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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?