Dolores O’Riordan, voice of The Cranberries, dies at 46

LONDON (AP) — Dolores O’Riordan, whose urgent, powerful voice helped make Irish rock band The Cranberries a global success in the 1990s, died suddenly on Monday at a London hotel. She was 46. The singer-songwriter’s publicist, Lindsey Holmes, confirmed that O’Riordan died in London, where she was recording, “No further details are available at this time,” Holmes said, adding that […]

Indians prepare for region strength meet with max lifts

The Gaffney High football players are looking to make a strong impression at the region strength meet. The Indians tuned up for region and state strength meets next month with performances in the vertical jump, broad jump, bench press, clean and squat. Defensive back Nokinja Tate had the highest vertical leap of 36 inches, followed by Kelvin “Peanut” Kirby with […]

Hairston helps Saints even conference mark with win over B-A

The Limestone College men’s basketball team evened its Conference Carolinas record with a 79-64 win over Belmont Abbey College Monday at the Timken Center. Kenny Hairston led the Saints with 16 points, while T.J. Sheppard and senior guard Montrel Goldston tallied 12 points each. Donovan Harris dominated the boards with a school record 21 rebounds. He also added 10 points […]

Early signing period over, but recruiting still in full swing

The early period has passed, but that doesn’t mean recruiting efforts have stopped. In fact, the national signing date is only three weeks away. Assistant coaches from Highland Community College in Kansas stopped at Gaffney this week to evaluate quarterback Tyshun Sarratt and Cam Rice, who has verbally committed to play at Georgia Military College next season. Highland Community College […]

Gaffney hires new assistant football coach

There is a new addition to the Gaffney football coaching staff. Sherwin Brown has been hired as an assistant coach. Brown played at Burns High School in North Carolina and Lenoir-Rhyne in college. Brown was a defensive back and outside linebacker at Lenoir-Rhyne but it’s not known what he will coach at Gaffney. Gaffney High football coach Dan Jones was […]


Gaffney heavyweight Dashun Tate ties up his Spartanburg opponent during a match this past Wednesday. Tate avenged his only loss of the season with a win over the Viking wrestler.

Republican gov candidates shake up campaigns

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — With less than five months until South Carolina’s June 12 primary, two major candidates battling for the Republican gubernatorial nomination are shaking up their campaigns. RJ May confirmed to The Associated Press on Tuesday he has been hired to run Catherine Templeton’s campaign. The GOP operative replaces Jordan Wiggins, who left Templeton’s effort in November. May […]

U of South Carolina officials investigate racist signs

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Officials at the University of South Carolina are investigating who placed two flyers blaming black people for the election of Donald Trump as president over photos of historically important black South Carolinians. Multiple media outlets report students found the flyers Tuesday, the day after the holiday honoring the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. They were taped […]

Man convicted of killing 2 dies in Greenville prison

GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — A man sentenced to life in prison for killing his girlfriend and a sheriff’s deputy has died in prison. Greenville County Coroner Parks Evans told local media that 45-yearold Bennie Ray Brown Jr. of Pelzer died Friday at the Perry Correctional Institution. The coroner said medical workers tried to revive Brown after he went into cardiac […]


Games played Saturday, Jan. 13 Biddy-Ball League Game 1 – The Bargain Shoes Blue Devils (MVP Brayden Shy) Played The Cleaning In Action Tar Heels (MVP Emma Herndon) Game 2 – The CreateStudio Gamecocks (MVP K.J. Wilson) Played The Chick-fil-A Rockets (MVP Aidyn Blount) Game 3 – The First Piedmont Federal Celtics (MVP Memphis Person) Played The Progressive Screen Printing […]