Debra (Didi) Hood

Gaffney, S.C. — Debra (Didi) Thomas Hood, 46, formerly of 317 Vernon Street, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, November 20, 2017 at Mc- Cormick Rehab & Health. Born in Gaffney, she was the wife of Clint Hood and daughter of Donald Thomas and Maggie Whelchel Thomas of Gaffney. She was a graduate of Gaffney High School, […]

Defense comes up big

Gaffney leads all-time record against Dorman, and enjoys an 18-12-1 advantage at Cavs

To win high school football games at this time of the season, it’s important for defenses to come up big. It was the defense that propelled the Gaffney Indians to a win at Hillcrest and into the Upper State championship game at Dorman on Friday. The Gaffney defense came up with huge stops in a 17-0 shutout win over the […]

County makes counter offer to city on property swap

Cherokee County Council on Monday made a counter offer to Gaffney City Council’s request for the county to donate its former administration building to the city. Instead of donating the building, county council voted unanimously to request the city consider donating a parcel of land behind the courthouse to the county. The county wants the strip of land for overflow […]

SCHP conducts special texting and driving enforcement during Thanksgiving travel

COLUMBIA – The South Carolina Department of Public Safety will be conducting a special enforcement effort to curb distracted driving this week as traffic volume increases for Thanksgiving travel. Community Relations Officers will also be distributing safety materials and talking with motorists about safe holiday travel at rest areas and welcome centers around the state on Wednesday. “Distracted driving is […]

Nancy Carroll

Kings Mountain — Nancy Sue “Toot” Carroll, 67, of 123 North Railroad Avenue, passed away Sunday, November 19, 2017, at her residence. The family will receive friends on Wednesday, November 22, 2017, from 1 p.m. – 2 p.m. at Gordon Mortuary of Gaffney, 211 E. Frederick St. Gaffney, SC 29340. Funeral services will immediately follow at 2 p.m. in the […]

Katie Jones

Funeral service for Ms. Katie Elvira Jones, age 81 of 211 West Claremont Street, Gaffney, South Carolina, will be held on Friday, November 24, at 2 p.m. at Shalom Christian Fellowship Church with Reverend Stanley Watson officiating. Interment will follow in Philadelphia Baptist Church Cemetery. She will lie instate at 1 p.m. until the hour of the service. The family […]

Florence Moore

Gaffney, S.C. — Florence Hoke Moore, 86, formerly of 208 Crestview Drive, passed away on Monday, November 20, 2017 at Peachtree Centre. Born in Blacksburg, she was the widow of the late O. Randolph Moore and daughter of the late Frederick Moorehead (Ted) Hoke and Ruth Vandiver Hoke. She was a 1949 graduate of Blacksburg High School, a graduate of […]

Warren Hardin

Belton, S.C. — Samuel Warren Hardin, 55, of Belton, S.C. passed away Tuesday, November 21, 2017, at Rainey Hospice House. Born October 25, 1962, in Gaffney, S.C., he was a son of Betty Jo Westmoreland Hardin and the late Samuel Eugene Hardin. He was a graduate of Clemson University and a member of Belton Presbyterian Church, where he was a […]

Betsy Greer

Betsy Lenora Myers Greer died on November 3, 2017, in Lynchburg, Virginia. She was born July 4, 1933, in Lexington, N.C. where she lived for the next 40 years. Betsy was the third daughter of Ezra Lewis Myers and Ida Craver Myers. On June 18, 1954, she was married to Robert H. Greer, and was the love of his life […]

Gaffney’s Peak heating up playing for Maine Red Claws

Borrowing the title of a popular Christmas tune, “Baby, it’s Cold Outside,” but Gaffney’s L.J. Peak is putting up some impressive early season numbers for the Maine Red Claws. Peak is averaging 12.6 points, 3.4 rebounds and 2.2 assists for the Boston Celtics’ G-League affiliate. He’s shooting 77 percent from the free throw line and 43 from the field, including […]