2018-07-23

Man gunned down in street




Shock weighed heavy in the humid, night air Sunday as dozens of people gathered in the area of West Smith and Fort streets, many of them quietly pondering the sad sight before them as blue lights from police cars illuminated the streets. Several family members were overcome with emotion when they discovered what had happened. Randy O’Neal Simpson, 37, who […]

Harriet Wilkins

YORK — It is with great sadness that the family of Harriet Ray Riddle Wilkins of York announces that she passed away peacefully on Saturday, July 21, 2018 at the age of 68 at her home surrounded by family and friends after her courageous battle with cancer. Harriet was born and raised in Blacksburg by her wonderful parents, brother and […]

Bob Whyte

GAFFNEY — Robert “Bob” Edward Whyte, 73, of 113 Carpenters Lane, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, July 19, 2018 at Mary Black Health System- Gaffney. Born in Kane, Pennsylvania, he was the son of the late Theodore Whyte and Goldie Whyte. He retired from Herzogs as a truck driver, a U.S. Marines Veteran, and a member […]

Gail Brown Love

BLACKSBURG — Gail Elizabeth Brown Love, 66, of 123 McKee Drive, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, July 22, 2018 at Hospice of the Carolina Foothills. Born in Gaffney, she was the wife of Timothy L. Love and the daughter of the late Vernard Brown and Julia Frances McCraw Brown. She was a homemaker and had a […]

Helen J. Davis Littlejohn

GAFFNEY — Mrs. Helen J. Davis Littlejohn, age 65, of Peachtree Centre, Gaffney, widow of Mr. Leonard Z. Littlejohn, answered the Master’s call on Thursday, July 19, 2018, at her residence. Daughter of the late Opie “Humpy” Davis and the late Lillie Belle Davis Leggett, she was born on October 6, 1952, in Cherokee County. She was a retired employee […]

Beatrice Parker Davis

Beatrice Parker Davis, 93, of 123 Old Factory Road, Blacksburg, SC, went home to be with the Lord July 20, 2018, at Peachtree Centre, Gaffney, SC. She was the wife of the late W. C. Davis and daughter of the late Jack and Ruth Batchelor Parker. Left to cherish her memory are two sons – Arnold Davis(Kathy) of Lexington, SC, […]

Sybil Greene

GAFFNEY — Sybil Jean Allison Greene, 77, of 301 Pacolet Highway, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, July 20, 2018, at her residence. Born in Gaffney, she was the daughter of the late Grady Allison and Essie Teague Allison and stepdaughter of Laura Allison. She retired from Hamricks, loved her family, and was of the Baptist faith. […]

Thanks to his sweet swing; Smith leads Post 109 offense



Post 109’s Ashby Smith has a swing that’s so smooth and effortless, yet so powerful. But Smith will tell you there have been no shortcuts on the path to becoming a great hitter. In fact, Smith possesses a seemingly endless reservoir of drive and determination. “It’s taken a long time for me to become the hitter I am,” Smith said. […]

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SPORTS CALENDAR

Today American Legion Baseball State Tournament Chapin/Newberry at Gaffney. 7 p.m Tuesday No games scheduled. Wednesday American Legion Baseball State Tournament Chapin/Newberry and Gaffney winner or loser vs. Florence/ Camden or Sumter winner or loser at Columbia. Thursday American Legion Baseball State Tournament Chapin/Newberry and Gaffney winner or loser vs. Florence/ Camden or Sumter winner or loser at Columbia. Friday […]