December 10, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Gaffney, Blacksburg parades Saturday

It’s the type of event that can bring the child out of grown folks. More...

LifeStyles

Miss Blalock, Mr. McIntosh wed in September ceremony

Kari Rebekah Blalock and Charles Richard McIntosh, both of Gaffney, exchanged marriage vows on Sunday, Sept. 26, 2010, at Cleveland Event Center in Spartanburg. The Rev. More...

Library hosts Christmas Family Movie Night Dec. 14

The Cherokee County Public Library in Gaffney will host a “Christmas Family Movie Night” on Tuesday, Dec. 14, from 3:30-5:30 p.m. All ages are welcome and snacks will be served. More...

Reduce your risk of kidney diseases

ROCHESTER, Minn. – Healthy kidneys aren't a given. The December issue of Mayo Clinic Health Letter covers risk factors for kidney disease and ways to keep kidneys doing their important work of filtering waste and excess fluids from the body. More...

Letters

Sheriff says thanks for all the support

To the Citizens of Cherokee County: It has been my pleasure and honor to serve this community for the past 36 years, including 20 as your sheriff.   More...

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...

State News

Model train exhibit at Chapman Cultural Center

SPARTANBURG – The Piedmont 'N Southern Model Railroad Club will display a working model train exhibit in the lobby of the David Reid Theatre at the Chapman Cultural Center on Friday, Dec. 17, through Sunday, Dec. 19.   More...

Gaffney man’s son completes Navy basic training

Navy Seaman Recruit Robert E. Slack, son of Brian F. Slack of Gaffney, recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill.   More...

CHRISTMAS IS FOR KIDS DONORS

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...

TRUCK, CAB COLLIDE

TRUCK, CAB COLLIDE — A woman was taken to Upstate Carolina Medical Center late Thursday morning after a truck collided with a Gaffney Cab on West Floyd Baker Boulevard. More...

Fuel spill keeps fire crews busy

A messy diesel spill combined with freezing temperatures kept Blacksburg firefighters busy for two consecutive nights this week.   More...

Local News

Students borrowing more to pay for college

College students are borrowing more money to pay for their educations.   Nationally, graduates who earned a Bachelor’s degree in 2008 borrowed 50 percent more than students who finished college in 1996. More...

Therapeutic massage now being offered at clinic

BLACKSBURG – Jamie Sisk Earls is now offering therapeutic massage at the Sisk Chiropractic Clinic in Blacksburg. This is the first time therapeutic massage has been offered at this facility. More...

Ten at the Top releases notes; ‘Vision’ coming

Zoning would be “political suicide” in Cherokee County but some say it would be useful. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Mae Eula Norris

Mae Eula Thompson Norris, 65, of 1803 Archwood Drive, Gastonia, N.C., died Wednesday, Dec. 8, 2020, at Cleveland Pines Nursing Home in Shelby, N.C.   A native of Cherokee County, she was the daughter of the late Junious B. More...

Alice R. Johnson

CLINTON – Alice R. Johnson, 88, of 116 Bailey Circle, widow of Joseph H. Johnson, died Thursday, Dec. 9, 2010, at Laurens County Hospice House.   Mrs. More...

Connie M. Baker

BRIGHTON, Colo. – Connie S. Millwood Baker, 64, of Brighton, passed away on Dec. 5, 2010, at her home. She was the daughter of the late Ben and Vivian Spencer Millwood of Gaffney. More...

Columns

SCOTT POWELL

A return to the ice

The Grinch who stole Christmas was alive and well last week as his terrible green form rose above the crowds huddled in an indoor winter wonderland. More...

We’ve been through this already five years ago

In 2005, the shortage of state troopers in South Carolina was viewed as a crisis.   More...

Drill, baby, drill’ advocates denounce policy change

Prudent U.S. energy policy must strike a practical balance between not just production and conservation but traditional and innovative energy sources. More...

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