February 23, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Education pioneer Dr. East dead at the age of 97

Known as a father of kindergarten and adult education programs, a pioneer in South Carolina education died Feb. 15 following a long life of community service.  More...

LifeStyles

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Gaffney chef takes taste of the South to Colorado

A phrase common to avid viewers of Paula Deen's cooking shows on the Food Network is “Put some South in your mouth!”  Following that advice, Gaffney native J. More...

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Black History Month program   More...

ENGAGEMENT

Benton – Price

Janet L. Price and Christopher A. Benton will be married April 30 at Buffalo Baptist Church.  The bride-elect is the daughter of Bruce and Debra Price. Her grandparents are Durham McDaniel of Gaffney and the late Evelyn McDaniel and Mr. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Bill Johnson

Ollis Bill Johnson, 79, of 1322 Corinth Road, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, Feb. More...

Jim Kearse

James Edward Kearse, 77, formerly of Town and Country Apartments, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, Feb. 22, 2011, at Upstate Carolina Medical Center.  More...

Freda Long

Freda Mae Peek Long, 86, of 133 Lakeside Lane received a personal invitation from her Savior, Jesus Christ, to enter her eternal home on Feb. 22, 2011. She was the daughter of the late Fred N. Peek and Annie Mae Parker Peek. More...

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Foreclosure looms over theater complex

Owner says facility will continue to operate

A major bank has filed for mortgage foreclosure against the owner and operator of the Gaffney Entertainment Center, demanding repayment of a $5.6 million loan that was secured in 2007.  More...

SCAM ALERT!

To our advertisers:  We have been alerted to a scam in which calls are made to our advertisers from persons claiming to be be with The Gaffney Ledger. More...

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POLICE REPORT

19-year-old charged with DUI in drive-through

A 19-year-old Gaffney woman was arrested for drunk driving in the drivethrough lane of a fast food restaurant Feb. More...

Two Blacksburg ‘eyesores’ to be demolished

Regardless whether anyone showed up, Dan Wagner of the Appalachian Council of Governments stuck around as long as he could at Blacksburg Town Hall last Monday, eager to answer questions from town residents regarding the demolition of two of the munic More...

2 GHS basketball players ticketed for pot possession

Although the season is over, two Gaffney High School basketball players were removed from the team in the wake of their recent citations for simple possession of marijuana.  More...

Sports

Gaffney finished 2-1 in 2003 appearance

Indians receive coveted Beach Ball Classic invite

The Gaffney High boys basketball team will be having a ball – a Beach Ball, that is – next season. The Indians have accepted an invitation to the 2011 Beach Ball Classic in Myrtle Beach. The tournament is set for Dec. 27-31. More...

Huff: ‘It still bothers me’

Gaffney boys basketball coach Mark Huff expects his players to participate in the offseason weight training sessions, he expects his team to complete the mandatory workout sessions this summer and he expects his team to compete for another state cham More...

Osment likes team’s chemistry this season

Gaffney High baseball coach Jeff Osment has a way with teams, often bringing them along so they peak at the important time of the season.  True to form, after losing four of their first five games to open the region last season, the Indians put More...

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CODY SOSSAMON

Pay with cash or it will cost more

Here we go again.  Gas prices are at or above the $3 per gallon level and everyone’s starting to get a little crazy.  The big gas hike attributed to Hurricane Katrina sent prices to more than $3 and by July 2008 the average price for More...

THEIR VIEW

‘The perfect recipe for tragedy’

State legislators advanced a bill putting age and safety restrictions on all-terrain vehicles. Without former Gov. More...

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