Curtis Mae Wilkins Makupson

Mrs. Curtis Mae Wilkins Makupson, age 86, of 112 Bunch Street, Cowpens, South Carolina, widow of Mr. Wallace Makupson, Sr. answered the Master’s call on Wednesday morning, April 25, 2018, at 11:45 A.M. at Spartanburg Regional Hospice Home, Spartanburg, South Carolina. Daughter of the late Edward Calvin Wilkins and the late Jeannette Hogg Wilkins, she was a native of Spartanburg […]

Detention officer charged by SLED after hitting inmate who spit on her

A former Cherokee County Detention Center officer who self-reported striking a restrained inmate in February was charged by SLED on Tuesday with the misdemeanor offense of 3rd-degree assault and battery. Casie Marlene Caggiano, 31, was booked on the charge Tuesday and subsequently released on a $1,087 personal recognizance bond, according to online records. Sheriff Steve Mueller described Caggiano, who was […]


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Come on out to the Ford Complex on Friday nights to watch and join in on the fun of the Cherokee County Church Softball Leagues for the youth and 12-andunder. Swing on by or check with a local participating church on how to get involved. To continue reading this article, log in or click here to subscribe.

No bond for parents in South Carolina toddler’s death

ROCK HILL, S.C. (AP) — Two South Carolina parents are facing neglect charges after police say their two-yearold son died in their custody. Local media report a judge on Wednesday denied bond for 33-year-old Bruce Williams and 25-year-old Lakeshia Jackson. Rock Hill police say crews responded on Tuesday morning to a call about an unconscious child and found the boy […]

Isaiah Simon

Shelby — Isaiah Simon, 21, passed away April 24, 2018 at Cleveland Regional Medical Center. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Donald I Roseboro Funeral and Cremation Service.

Monica Renita Littlejohn

Ms. Monica Renita Littlejohn, age 49, of 213 Michigan Avenue, Connecticut Park Community, Gaffney, South Carolina, answered the Master’s call on Wednesday morning, April 25, 2018, at 10:22 A.M. at Mary Black Healthcare System, Gaffney. Daughter of Mrs. Dorothy Littlejohn of the home and the late Deacon Joe Winfred Littlejohn, she was born on June 16, 1968, in Gaffney. In […]


Church Bazaar and Bake Sale After a 5-year hiatus, Buford Street United Methodist Church is bringing back their church bazaar and bake sale. The yard sale returns to BSUMC’s on Saturday, April 28 at 7 a.m. Buford Street UMC is located at 120 East Buford Street in Gaffney. There will be homemade jelly and preserves available for purchase, and donuts will […]

Margaret “Peggy” Dillard

Margaret “Peggy” Humphries Dillard, 81, of Greenville died Tuesday, April 24, 2018 at her home near Travelers Rest. Born in Cherokee County, South Carolina, she was the daughter of the late Royce W. Humphries and Ella Sanders Humphries. She graduated from the Greenville General Hospital School of Nursing and worked as a Registered Nurse in a career that spanned more […]

Primaries scheduled for June 12; photo IDs are required to vote

The Republican and Democratic parties will hold primaries on Tuesday, June 12, 2018. Any necessary runoffs will be held on Tuesday, June 26, 2018. Any person wishing to vote in the primaries and runoffs must register no later than Sunday, May 13, 2018. Voter registration forms will be accepted if postmarked by Monday, May 14, 2018. Voters will be asked […]