Zach Scruggs

COWPENS — Zachary David Scruggs, 33, of 125 Oakstone Road, passed away on Thursday, November 22, 2018 at Spartanburg Regional Medical Center. Born in Spartanburg, he was the husband of Kathlenna (Katie) Nicolle Briscoe Scruggs and son of Ronald Scruggs of Cowpens and Pam Snapp Dangelo of Greer and the step-son of Barbette Scruggs of Cowpens and Bob Dangelo of […]

Dispelling fear of hospice

Courtesy of Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System, DiscoverHealth.org. The word “hospice” sometimes instills fear and uncertainty. Most people automatically associate the term with death. Because of this, several myths about hospice care persist. Removing the stigma of hospice and redefining end-of-life care is essential as the population of seniors in the U.S. is expected to double in the next 30 years. […]


Handbells at Limestone Presbyterian  The LPC Handbell Ensemble will ring in the season as they present a selection of Advent and Christmas carols during the morning worship service December 2 at 11 a.m. Join us as we ring in this first Sunday of Advent. Cherokee Avenue Dessert Theatre Cherokee Avenue Baptist Church will have a Leave It To Christmas Dessert […]


Week of Nov. 26 - Dec. 2, 2018

Monday, November 26 Teen Event (ages 12-18) — Cherokee County Public Library, 4-5:30 p.m. Tuesday, November 27 Gaffney Rotary Club – Stephenson Dining Hall, 12 p.m.Blacksburg Rotary Club – Kelly’s Steakhouse, 5:30 p.m.Chamber Ribbon Cutting — Hire Dynamics, 10 a.m.Joint Council/Government Meeting — Cherokee County Administration Building, 5:30 p.m.Acoustic Open Mic Night — Capri on Main, 7 p.m. Wednesday, November […]

Estelle Willis

COWPENS — Wymon Estelle Greene Willis, 80, formerly of 4946 Cannons Campground Road, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, November 21, 2018 at Peachtree Centre. Born in Gaffney, she was the loving wife of Leon (Chuck) Willis for 63 years and daughter of the late Odus Max Greene and Myrtle Lou Parris Greene. She retired from Arrow […]

Lunette Bridges

MOORESBORO, N.C. — Lunette Ruppe Bridges, 81, went to be with her Lord, Wednesday, November 21, 2018, at her home, surrounded by her loving family. She was born September 21, 1937, the daughter of the late James Homer and Minnie Lonie Ruppe. She was a member of Trinity Baptist Church. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death […]

Linda Woods

GAFFNEY — Mrs. Linda Lee Woods, 68, of 104 Castle Court, passed away on Thursday, November 22, 2018, at the Spartanburg Regional Hospice Home. Born in Hickory Grove, she was the widow of Dennis Woods and the daughter of the late Charles and Carrie Watson. Linda previously worked for Cherokee County Home Health and was of the Baptist faith. She […]

Scott Harris

BLACKSBURG — Jeffrey Scott Harris, 45, of 264 Becky’s Blvd., went home to be with the Lord on Friday, November 23, 2018, at Carolina’s Medical Center. Born in Gaffney, he was the son of Judy Phillips Harris and the late Donald G. Harris. He was a graduate of Blacksburg and Limestone College. He formerly worked in textiles and enjoyed making […]

Sports Calendar

Today HIgh school basketbal Blacksburg varsity girls home game at 5 p.m. Blacksburg varsity boys home game at 8 p.m. Tuesday HIgh school basketball Gaffney High varsity boys Gaffney HIgh varsity girls at York 6:30 p.m., 8 p.m. Blacksburg at S. Christian Wednesday No Games. Thursday Gaffney jv basketball against Union (home) Blacksburg varsity girls at Dorman tournament Friday Gaffney […]

Limestone men’s basketball rallies past Claflin in overtime

ORANGEBURG, S.C. – The Limestone College men’s basketball team used overtime to defeat non-conference opponent Claflin University, 95-92, on Wednesday evening at the Jonas T. Kennedy Health & Physical Education Center. In the final minutes, Claflin outscored Limestone 11-9 to even the score at 83-all to force overtime. The Blue and Gold tallied the first bucket of the extra period […]