Fire department responds after gas line is ruptured

While no evacuation was ordered, City of Gaffney Fire Department officials on Tuesday afternoon advised city residents to avoid the immediate area around Gaffney Middle School as a result of a broken gas main. Contractors performing work at Gaffney Middle School were digging a trench on the side of the school gymnasium when they accidentally cut what appeared to be […]

Douglas Hambright

BLACKSBURG, S.C. — Knox Douglas Hambright, Jr., 40, of 658 Martin Hill Road, passed away Friday, June 29, 2018, at Spartanburg Regional Medical Center. Born in Shelby, N.C., he was the son of Knox Hambright and wife, Laura, and Cheryl Martin Coffey and husband, Roger. Mr. Hambright loved the outdoors and spent a lot of his time fishing and hunting. […]

Joyce Winstead

GAFFNEY, S.C. — Joyce Gilfillian Winstead, 78, formerly of 199 Foxfire Drive, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, June 30, 2018, at Lake Emory Post Acute Care. Born in Gaffney, she was the wife of the late John Winstead and the daughter of the late Grady Gilfillian and Margaret Mathis Gilfillian Wilson. She loved animals, holidays and […]

Barbara Casey

COWPENS, S.C. — Barbara Ann Cash Casey, 75, of 116 Proctor Road, passed away on Sunday, July 1, 2018, at her residence. Born in Gaffney, she was the wife of Steven Earl Casey and the daughter of the late Howard Cash and Nellie Wyatt Cash. Mrs. Casey retired from Chesterfield Manufacturing, loved her family and was of the Baptist faith. […]

Danny Crow

GAFFNEY, S.C. — James Daniel Crow, 51, of 100 Huntington Square, Apt. 5-B, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, June 30, 2018. Born in Tacoma, Wash., he was the son of the late James Arthur Crow and Ruby Cutshaw Crow. He enjoyed fishing, collected frogs and was an avid Nascar fan, especially Dale. Jr. Mr. Crow was […]

Jack Andrew Peeler and Evi Claire Peeler

BOILING SPRINGS, S.C. — Jack Andrew Peeler and Evi Claire Peeler, infant twins of Justin Coty Peeler and Ashley Evelyn Peeler of Boiling Springs, were born Monday, June 25, 2018. Jack gained his angel wings on Monday, June 25, 2018, and Evi joined him on Thursday, June 28, 2018. The family are members of Boiling Springs First Baptist Church. In […]

Evangelical leaders downplay potential Roe v. Wade reversal with pending U.S. Supreme Court nomination


NEW YORK (AP) — For evangelical Christian leaders like Jerry Falwell Jr., this is their political holy grail. Like many religious conservatives in a position to know, the Liberty University president with close ties to the White House suspects that the Supreme Court vacancy President Donald Trump fills in the coming months will ultimately lead to the reversal of the […]



l A water heater was reported stolen recently from a Burnett Street home. According to report filed June 23 at the Cherokee County Sheriff ’s Office, someone broke into the currently unoccupied home in the 100 block and took a 30-gallon water heater as well as copper. l A tool chest was reported stolen June 26 from Grady Drive, Blacksburg. […]


Today American Legion Baseball Post 109 Srs. at Buffalo (DH). Tuesday No games scheduled. Wednesday No games scheduled. Thursday American Legion Baseball Spartanburg at Post 109 Srs. (DH). Friday No games scheduled. Saturday No games scheduled.