2017-12-29

Limestone men’s basketball falls in exhibition game against South Carolina





Limestone College men’s basketball team couldn’t hang onto an early advantage as the Saints fell to the University of South Carolina, 74-45, in an exhibition contest Wednesday afternoon at Colonial Life Arena. Limestone took advantage of a South Carolina scoring drought to build a nine point cushion, 23-14, with 6:09 left in the first half. The Gamecocks went on a […]

Corene Harris



Blacksburg, S.C. — Corene Moore Harris, 84, 706 N. Shelby St., died unexpectedly December 27, 2017, at home. Born in Cherokee County, she was the wife of the late Paul Harris and a daughter of the late John and Rachel Lanier Moore. The family will receive friends Saturday, December 30, 2017, from 1:30- 2:30 p.m., at White Columns. A Graveside […]

Paul B. Dobbins, Jr.



Gaffney, S.C. — Paul B. Dobbins, 82, formerly of 1233 Leadmine Road, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, December 27, 2017 at Brookview Healthcare. Born in Cherokee County, he was the husband of Daisy Peeler Dobbins and son of the late Reverend Paul B. Dobbins, Sr. and Ethel Brannon Dobbins. Mr. Dobbins was retired from Vulcan Materials […]

Shirley Childers



Gaffney, S.C. — Shirley Dover Childers, 62, of 104 Madison Avenue, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, December 27, 2017 at her residence. Born in Gaffney, she was the widow of the late Bobby Childers and daughter of the late Johnny Dover and Ruth Patterson Dover. She retired from textiles and was a member of Northside Baptist […]

Jane Teague



Gaffney — Jane Largent Teague, 75, of 166 East View Drive, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, December 27, 2017, at her residence. Born in Gaffney, she was the wife of Ansel “Buddy” Teague and the daughter of the late Luther and Grace Clary Lester. Mrs. Teague worked thirteen years at Nestle, seven years at Oxford, and […]

Ashley Wallace



Gaffney, S.C. – Ashley Brooks Wallace, 34, of 3866 Chesnee Highway, passed away on Tuesday, December 26, 2017. Born in Gaffney, she was the daughter of Debra P. Smith of the home and Jeffery Todd Wallace (significant other Debra Fowler) of Gaffney and stepdaughter of the late Tracy Smarr. She was a graduate of Blacksburg High School and was employed […]

Deborah Barrett



Gaffney, S.C. — Deborah Carol Smith Barrett, 62, of 105 Doris Lane, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, December 27, 2017 at her residence. Born in Spartanburg, she was the daughter of the late Edward Carlton Smith and Marion Scruggs Smith. She was a homemaker, loved her family, especially her grandchildren, and was a member of Cowpens […]

Richard Harkrider



Gaffney, S.C. – Richard Willis Harkrider, 77, formerly of 135 Fawnhurst Drive, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, December 26, 2017 at Physical Rehabilitation and Wellness Center in Spartanburg. Born in Peoria, Illinois, he was first married to the late Jackie Harkrider, was the widower of the late Cynthia Kelly Harkrider and son of the late Willis […]

Lady Indians fall in tourney finale



Gaffney’s Mariah Corry had 14 points, Kayla Ford added 12 and Jasmine Oglesby had 11 in a 53-36 loss to East Rutherford in the championship game of the Lowes Classic in Chesnee on Saturday night. East Rutherford wiped out a 14-point halftime deficit in the second half. The Lady Indians can blame poor foul shooting for the loss, going only 2 of […]

Gaffney tops Byrnes at tournament



The Gaffney Indians salvaged a game at the Farm Bureau Insurance Classic with a 54-47 win over Byrnes on Saturday. Stan Ellis was four of four and Ladarius Foster was two of two at the foul line down the stretch to seal the win. The Indians led by as many as six in the fourth quarter before the Rebels made a run […]