Showdown at Tigertown

This year’s state championship matchup similar to 1993 game

Some memories die hard, and the end of the 1993 season simply won’t go away for many members of that Gaffney High football team. The Indians dropped a heartbreaking 2-0 loss to the Northwestern Trojans in the Big 16 championship game that year, a game marked by similarities with Saturday’s clash for the Class 4A Division I state title against […]


Boiler gas leak forces evacuation at school

Blacksburg Middle School students were evacuated Tuesday morning after a gas leak was reported at the school. A school resource officer reported smelling gas in a school hallway at 9:30 a.m. Students were evacuated to the Blacksburg High gymnasium as a safety precaution. Blacksburg and CKC volunteer firefighters were dispatched along with a York Natural Gas Company representative. The gas […]

14th Candlelight Tour of Churches is set for Dec. 6

The Broad River Baptist Women’s Missionary Union will host its 14th annual Candlelight Tour of Churches on Tuesday, Dec. 6. Host churches are Cowpens Central Baptist, Mount Olive Baptist, both in Cowpens, and Macedonia Baptist in Gaffney. The first service will be at 6:30 p.m. at Cowpens Central Baptist Church, 126 East Church St. From there the tour will travel […]


December birding programs planned at Congaree Park

HOPKINS – Congaree National Park and the Friends of Congaree Swamp will host two birding programs in December. The programs are aimed at engaging visitors – including first time beginners – in observing, identifying and counting winter birds at the park. Visitors will have the opportunity to assist as “citizen scientists,” collecting real scientific data. A “birds and branches” guided […]


‘Santaland Diaries’ returns to The Showroom at Hub-Bub

SLT's Next Stages, Hub-Bub team up for hilarious adult Christmas comedy

SPARTANBURG – The Spartanburg Little Theatre’s Next Stages and Hub- Bub team up for a reprise of the immensely popular one-man show “The SantalandDiaries” onDec. 9-10 and Dec. 15-17 at 8 p.m. at The Showroom at Hub- Bub. Featuring Jay Coffman, executive artistic director of the Spartanburg Little Theatre, this cult Christmas comedy is the perfect antidote for those overwhelmed […]

Miss Davis, Mr. Gibson exchange vows Oct. 22

Lindsey D. Davis of Spartanburg and Brandon J. Gibson of Gaffney were united in marriage on Saturday, Oct. 22, 2011, at Northbrook Baptist Church. The Rev. Billy Keith Davis and the Rev. Weldon Sellers officiated the 3 p.m. ceremony that was followed by a reception. Music was provided by Dean Anthony, pianist, and Fred Pettit and Jana Ledbetter, vocalists. Escorted […]


Rachel Anne Garaux Douglas and Ashley Garaux of Gaffney announce the birth of their daughter, Rachel Anne, on Nov. 15, 2011, in Cleveland Regional Medical Center, Shelby, N.C., weighing 8 lbs. 6 ozs. Rachel Anne has two sisters, Lauryn and Mallory, and two brothers, Matthew and William. Maternal grandparents are Rachel Smoak of Gaffney and the late David Smoak Jr. […]