Frances Smith

Memorial Services for Mrs. Frances R. Smith will be Saturday, August 12, 2 p.m., in Limestone Presbyterian Church with Rev. Rayford Camp officiating. Following the service, the family will receive friends in the Church Fellowship Hall. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to either: CCEAR (retired teachers), 176 Berry Drive Gaffney, SC 29340; Bethesda Presbyterian Church, P.O. Box […]

Patsy Greene

Gaffney, S.C. — Patsy Patterson Greene, 83, formerly of 221 Maple Drive, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, August 8, 2017 at Peachtree Centre. Born in Liberty, S.C., she was first married to the late Melvin Henry Searcy, then to the late James Arnold Wells and was the widow of the late Ernest Harold Greene. She retired […]


Bible Institute Silica Springs Bible Institute announces its 3rd year beginning Tuesday, August 15, at 6 p.m. The Institute, located at Silica Springs Baptist Church 2032 Pacolet Hwy, is a local church ministry. The Institute awards an associates degree of English Bible for satisfactory completion of the 2-year coursework. For more information, please contact Pastor Billy Elder, Th.D at 864-812-5372.Blacksburg […]

James Henson Jr.

Blacksburg, S.C. — James Derrick Henson, Jr., 19, 514 S. Shelby Street, Blacksburg, S.C., died unexpectedly due to an accident August 6, 2017. He is the son of James D. Henson, Sr. of Blacksburg, S.C., and Misty Walker Wright of Kings Mountain, N.C. He was a member of Nazareth Baptist Church, Blacksburg Volunteer Fire Department, and Carolina Brothers. He was […]

Myra Parks

Gaffney, S.C. — Myra McMillan Parks, 94, of Gaffney, S.C., went to be with her Lord on Monday, August 7, 2017, at Presbyterian Community in Clinton, S.C. She was the daughter of the late Leroy Calvin McMillan and Effie Cantrell McMillan and was predeceased by her beloved husband of 67 years, June L. Parks, Jr., son, William R. Parks, grandson, […]

Rickey Littlejohn

Mr. Rickey Dean Littlejohn affectionately known as Pimp age 61 of 340 Hetty Hill Street Gaffney, S.C. peacefully transition Friday April 4, 2017 at Upstate Carolina Hospital. He was born March 25, 1956. He was the son of the late Enoch Littlejohn and Jessie Lee Walker Littlejohn. He is survived by two daughters; Myiessia (Alvin) Douglas of Gaffney, S.C., Bridgett […]

Ray S. Mabry

Gaffney, S.C. — Ray Simmons Mabry, 63, of Gaffney, passed away peacefully on August 6, 2017 at Spartanburg Regional Hospice Home. He was the beloved son of the late Betty Simmons Mabry and Ray Mabry of Gaffney. He was of the Baptist faith. He was a graduate of Gaffney High School and Spartanburg Community College. Upon earning an Associate Degree, […]

Lawson Harvey

Gaffney, S.C. — Lawson Brooks Harvey, infant son of Justin and Shana Harvey, went home to be with Jesus at Spartanburg Regional Medical Center. In addition to his parents, surviving are two sisters, Landon Noelle Harvey and Lyndzi Ashlyn Harvey, of the home. His paternal grandparents are Ken and Jean Harvey; maternal grandparents are Robert Osment, of Gaffney, and Paul […]

Agnes Martin

Gaffney, S.C. — Agnes Elizabeth Butts Martin, 89, of 1434 Limestone Street, Gaffney, passed away Saturday, August 5, 2017, at Spartanburg Regional Medical Center. A native of Westminster, S.C., Mrs. Martin was the wife of the late Furman Williard Martin. She was the daughter of the late Jabe Sullivan and Mattie Jane Turner. Mrs. Martin was a member of Northeast […]

Utility pays bonuses to execs before nuclear project fails

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The company that led the failed effort to build two new nuclear reactors in South Carolina paid its executives millions in bonuses, some of it for work on the project, a review of federal records shows. A review of filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission show SCANA Corp. paid executives more than $21 million […]