Teresa D. Tallent

Gaffney, S.C. — Teresa D. Tallent, 57, of 281 Burgess Road answered the Master’s call on Thursday, February 15, 2018, at the Spartanburg Regional Hospice Home. A Memorial Service was held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, February 18, 2018 at Faith Baptist Church, 246 Ford Raod, Gaffney, SC. First Family Funeral Home

Camille Hunter named to Limestone Board of Trustees

Camille Denise Hunter, Corporate Account Manager at J.M. Smith Corporation in Spartanburg, has been named to the Limestone College Board of Trustees following the opening of an unexpired term seat. “I was so shocked when I found out,” Hunter said. “I am normally a very humble person and this experience has humbled me even more. I can’t tell you how […]

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11-year-old South Carolina girl dies in hit-and-run wreck

SENECA, S.C. (AP) — Authorities say an 11-year-old South Carolina girl has died in a hit-and-run accident that occurred as she walked to a store with two friends. The Oconee County coroner identified the girl as Emmalee Budrevich of Seneca, a sixth-grader at Seneca Middle School. Coroner Karl Addis says she was killed about 9:30 p.m. Saturday at an intersection […]

Clarence Quinn

Spartanburg — Clarence Eugene Quinn, Jr. 77, of 149 North Forrest Street, passed away Saturday, February 17, 2018, at his residence. Gordon Mortuary, Gaffney, SC.

Gracie McCraw

Gaffney, S.C. — Gracie Elizabeth Childers McCraw, 79, of 2650 Cherokee Avenue, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, February 17, 2018 at her residence. Born in Gaffney, she was the widow of the late Walter McCraw and the daughter of the late Wesley Childers and Minnie Turner Jackson and the step-daughter, of the late Dewey Jackson. Mrs. […]

Harold Davis

Gaffney, S.C. — Harold Windell Davis, 79, 1147 Champion Ferry Rd. Gaffney, S.C., passed away February 16, 2018 at home. Born in Rutherford County, N.C., he is the son of the late Early Kyle Martin and Alma Estelle Davis. He was retired from Hoescht Celanese. He was a member of Fairview Baptist Church. He is survived by one daughter – […]

Christine Atkinson-Johnson

Mrs. Christine Ross Atkinson-Johnson, entered eternal rest on Saturday, February 17 2018, in Spartanburg Regional Medical Center. She was born in Blacksburg and was a daughter of the late Coot and Evvie Hardin Ross. Christine was a member of St. Peter Missionary Baptist Church in Grover, NC. She was a graduate of Granard High School, Gaffney and York College, Queens, […]


Numerous denominations of the Christian Faith began the Lenten season last week with the observance of Ash Wednesday, the ashes serving both as a reminder of the person’s mortality as well as the hope of resurrection. Shown above is Father Michael McCafferty, pastor of the Sacred Heart Parish in Gaffney, distributes ashes during an 8 a.m. service, one of three […]

Robert Lee Smith

On Tuesday evening, February 13, 2018, in Gaffney, South Carolina, a life we loved came to a close when our beloved one, Mr. Robert Lee Smith of 407 South Logan Street, Gaffney, South Carolina, answered the Master’s call. Son of the late Deacon Harry Smith and the late Hattie Mae Davis Smith, he was born September 1, 1950, in Gaffney, […]