December 13, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

City’s holiday decorations vandalized

Frosty the Snowman suffered a broken arm while another snowman is no longer toasty and now Gaffney Police are on the lookout for someone bereft of Christmas spirit.   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...

LifeStyles

It’s beginning to look like Christmas

The City of Gaffney ushered in the holiday season with its annual Christmas on Limestone. These photos were snapped by Ledger staffer Joe Hughes II at the Friday, Dec. 3, festivities. More...

SINGING CHRISTMAS TREE -

SINGING CHRISTMAS TREE - Blacksburg First Baptist Church will present the 20th Singing Christmas Tree on Sunday, Dec. 19, at 2:30 p.m.; Monday, Dec. 20, and Tuesday, Dec. 21, at 7 p.m. More...

Library will host Christmas Family Movie Night’

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...

Obituaries - Free Access

Annette Byers

INMAN – Annette Smith Byers, 73, of Camp Care, 59 Blackstock Road, widow of Robert E. Byers, passed away on Saturday, Dec. 11, 2010, at 3:40 p.m. at her residence.   Daughter of the late Haleen Smith, she was born on Nov. More...

Madge Maltby

BLACKSBURG – Madge O’Connor Maltby, 79, of 236 Roberts Road, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, Dec. 10, 2010, at her residence.   More...

Melton Sarratt

Melton Quention Sarratt, 63, of 130 Ashworth School Road, passed away on Saturday, Dec. 11, 2010, at Upstate Carolina Medical Center.   More...

Columns

READERS ON THE ROAD

Carolyn Harris, Gene Sarratt and Pauline B. Wilkie of Gaffney took The Ledger with them on a September trip to New Orleans. More...

LEDGER COLUMNIST

A scientific conclusion: Heat burns stuff

WARNING: DO NOT ATTEMPT ANY OF THE THINGS DESCRIBED IN THIS COLUMN. SERIOUSLY, I’M NOT KIDDING.   More...

THEIR VIEW

These aren’t what you would term your typical drug addicts

Whatever your idea of a “typical” drug abuser, you would likely be wrong, especially when it comes to prescription drugs. Abuse is a potential problem in large cities and small towns, and age isn’t always a factor. More...

Jones can drop 'interim' title, Taylor here for another year

Gaffney High football coach Dan Jones and athletic director Mark Huff no longer have an interim status with the Cherokee County School District. More...

I LOVE A PARADE —

Full Story

Assault case ends in prison sentences

Two men were sentenced Thursday in Cherokee County Court of General Sessions to 12-year prison sentences for an assault that put another man in a coma.   More...

Local News

Trustees to discuss superintendent search, coach status

The Cherokee County School Board will close its business for 2010 with decisions on the search for a new school superintendent and hiring a Gaffney High football coach.   More...

POLICE REPORTS

 More than $12,000 in theft losses were reported following a Dec. 10 burglary on Old Post Road.   More...

Limestone graduates come from near and far...very far

Few Limestone graduates have traveled farther than Kayla Hamalainen during their education careers.   Hamalainen comes from Vancouver in Canada where she was a standout softball player. More...

Sports

Mark Huff reaches coaching milestone

400 and counting

Gaffney coach Mark Huff added to his glowing and growing resume this weekend.   Zevonta Shands and L.J. Peak had 14 points each to give Huff win No. More...

Moss, players get in sync for all-star game

Still searching for Christmas gifts? I bet I know what Blacksburg coach Mickey Moss wants - to lead the Sandlappers to a win in this year’s Shrine Bowl. More...

Saints’ Douglass puts on show in 3 OT loss to Catawba

Redshirt-junior forward Jarrell Douglass scored a career-high 47 points as Limestone (5-2, 2-0) rallied from a 22-point second half deficit and barely fell 105-104 in triple overtime against Catawba (4-3, 1- 0 SAC) in a Division II men’s baske More...

Letters

Thanks to everyone involved with the care of Mr. Reed at the game

Dear Editor:   On Nov. 12, I was the head referee at the Gaffney vs. Wando football game along with linesman Will Alexander, line judge Steve Wilkes, back judge Tom Zwilling and umpire Bill Reed.   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?