December 1, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

JOHN ALLEN JR. DOES IT AGAIN

John Allen Jr. ended the 2010 football contest season the same way he started it — by submitting a nearly flawless contest entry and winning the $100 cash prize. More...

New dorm to be ready by Jan. 9

A shortage of campus housing in recent years has forced Limestone College to rent hotel rooms and find temporary housing for students off campus. More...

LifeStyles

Gaffney Little Theatre will sponsor ‘Just Desserts’ Friday evening during Christmas on Limestone

Friday night, Dec. 3, the Gaffney Little Theatre will host one of its most exciting fundraisers, Just Desserts, for the third year in a row as a part of Christmas on Limestone.   More...

Grand old homes in Newberry open for tour Dec. 4

NEWBERRY– Step back in time to a more gracious era this weekend and visit some of the magnificent Victorian homes in Newberry. More...

“OUT TO EAT BUNCH”

“OUT TO EAT BUNCH” – Peachtree Centre residents were out to eat again recently with about 12 people enjoying the excursion. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Ralph Thomas Jr.

Ralph Porter Thomas, Jr., 82, of 130 Greenbriar Drive, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, Nov. 29, 2010, at AmMed Health in Anderson.   Born in Anderson, he was the husband of Sara Moss Thomas and son of the late Ralph Porter Thomas Sr. More...

.Zellie “Sonny” Smith

Zellie “Sonny” Smith, 69, of 250 Thompson St., Stratford, Conn., died Wednesday, Nov. 24, 2010, in Bridgeport Hospital, Bridgeport, Conn.   More...

L.C. Guyton

L.C. Guyton   L.C. Guyton, 63, of 5610 Ottawa St., Oxon Hill, Md., died Sunday, Nov. 28, 2010, at his home.   Born in Cherokee County, he was a son of Rosa Lee Smith Guyton and the late J.T. Guyton. L.C. More...

Man dies in single car accident

A 30 year old Gaffney man has died following a single vehicle collision on a rural Cherokee County road late Wednesday night. More...

Downed power lines burn vehicles, leave residents powerless

Symmetrical lines of scorched earth beneath where electrical lines had once hung provided ample evidence of the destructive path taken Monday after an electrical fire knocked out power to nearly 800 Duke Energy customers.   More...

CHRISTMAS IS FOR KIDS

Here is the list of donors to Christmas Is For Kids, sponsored by this newspaper. Bring contributions to The Gaffney Ledger at 1604 W. More...

Local News

Racers Paradise

Motorsports project still on track

A motorsports development company’s plans to build a road race course here is still on track. More...

KELLER GRADUATES

KELLER GRADUATES — Air Force Airman Clayton R. Keller graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force, San Antonio, Texas. More...

POLICE REPORTS

 More than $1,000 in electronics was reported stolen following the Nov. 23 burglary of a McCluney Drive home.   According to the Gaffney Police Department, someone entered a home in the 400 block between 6 p.m. and 10 p.m. More...

Sports

Jones’ status to be discussed at trustee meeting

The “interim” from Gaffney football coach Dan Jones’ title could be dropped when the school board meets this month.   More...

Indians avoid upsetting loss

Good, but not quite good enough.   Playing with just seven players because the football team is still in action, the Dorman Cavaliers gave the top-ranked visiting Gaffney Indians all they could handle on Tuesday before falling 51-46.   More...

Lady Indians struggle in season debut against Dorman

Tuesday’s season opener was one firstyear Gaffney girls varsity basketball coach Susan Wade would like to forget.   Dorman jumped out to a 26-10 halftime lead and never looked back in beating the visiting Lady Indians, 77-27.   More...

Letters

LETTERS POLICY

1. Each letter submitted must be an original — no photocopies.   E-mails are also accepted if a name and phone number is included:   editor@gaffneyledger.com   2. More...

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LEDGER COLUMNIST

The Sears toy catalog & other holiday memories

Black Friday. Cyber Monday. Ah, the Christmas shopping season has begun.   From the reports I’ve seen and heard, retailers can expect increased sales. More...

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Poll

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?