Ellie Humphries

Mooresboro, NC — Ellie Mae Humphries, 70, of 1744 Beachwood Rd, passed away Monday, July 9, 2018, at her daughter’s home. Born in Hemphill, WV, she was the widow of Bill Humphries and the daughter of the late William and Margaret Blakely Stoots. The family will receive friends on Saturday, July 14, 2018, from 10:00 am – 11:00 am at […]


Children from Midway Baptist Weekday Ministry were among the many patrons dressed as cows for Chick-fil-A of Gaffney’s Cow Appreciation Day Tuesday.

Reception for CAVA exhibit set for Thursday

To celebrate Gaffney’s annual Peach Festival and the beginning of summer, the Cherokee Alliance of Visual Artists (CAVA) is presenting an exhibit entitled “Anything Goes!”. The exhibit, located inside the Gaffney Visitors Center and Art Gallery, opened in mid-June and will continue through July 20 with a reception on July 12 at 6 p.m. The Briarhoppers will perform a free […]

Ed Lully

Spartanburg, S.C. — Edmund (Ed) Louis Lully, Jr., 70, of Spartanburg, SC died July 9, 2018 at his home following a courageous battle with ALS (Lou Gehrig disease). Born November 13th, 1947 in Glen Cove, New York, he was the son of the late Edmund Louis Lully, Sr. and Grace Urahane Lully. Mr. Lully was a member of St. Matthew’s […]

Marion Gilmore

Ms. Marion Gilmore departed this life on July 5, 2018, in Gaffney, South Carolina. She was a member of the Macedonia Baptist Church in Mount Vernon, New York, where she resided most of her adult life. Survivors include her sister, Naomi Stanley, nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and many friends. The family will receive friends at the graveside service on […]

Ashley Turner

Blacksburg, S.C. — Ashley Denice Cox Turner, 35, of 434 N. Mountain Street Extension, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, July 7, 2018 at CHS-Cleveland. Born in Gaffney, she was the daughter of Deborah Whitmire Davis (Calvin) of Gaffney and the late Dennis Wayne Cox. She was employed by Milliken, loved her family, especially her children, loved […]

George Jobe Austin

Mr. George Jobe Austin, age 65, of 123 ½ Moss Street, Gaffney, South Carolina, answered the Master’s call on Monday morning, July 9, 2018, at his residence. Son of the late Edgar Columbus Austin, Sr. and the late Grace Ella Mae Wood Austin he was born on August 31, 1952, in Cherokee County, South Carolina. In addition to his parents, […]

Flora Jolley

Chesnee, S.C. — Flora Inez Lee Jolley, 83, of 142 Lexington Street, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, July 8, 2018 at Spartanburg Regional Medical Center. Born in Fingerville, she was the wife of Edgar (Ed) William Jolley and daughter of the late Ben Lee and Leater Henderson Lee. She retired from textiles, was a former cosmetologist, […]

Limestone alumni invited to college night at Forest City

Peanuts and crackerjacks will not be the only things baseball fans find on Friday, July 27, as Limestone College is set to converge on McNair Field in nearby Forest City to bring together area alumni and meet prospective new students. Limestone alumni and their immediate family members are invited to the “College Night” event this month as the Forest City […]

Competition brings out Gaffney football’s best effort in summer passing game series

Gaffney football players will wrap up a Summer 7 on 7 passing game series Thursday at Wren High. Gaffney went 3-2 in competitions July 10 against Wren, Dorman B, Chapman and J.L. Mann teams. The Indians dropped a close game to Chapman in afternoon’s finale. Offensive coordinator Donnie Littlejohn was encouraged by the progress of his skill players and how […]