2019-02-27

Betty Bolin

Wilkesboro, N.C. — Betty Lou Jones Bolin, 93, of 301 Raven Laurel Drive, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, February 26, 2019 at Wilkes Medical Center in North Wilkesboro, North Carolina. Born in Gaffney, she was the widow of the late Robert P. Bolin and daughter of the late Earl Jones and Rhetta Knight Jones. She retired […]

East Carolina offers talented Gaffney linebacker




Gaffney linebacker Je’mari Littlejohn has the size, speed and strength that colleges covet. Here’s more proof. East Carolina offered Littlejohn a scholarship this week. Last month, Western Kentucky became the first college to offer Littlejohn, Littlejohn was named to the statewide all-defensive team by the High School Sports Report. Littlejohn was the lone Indian to make the first team. Littlejohn […]

Gennell Burgess

Gaffney, S.C. — Gennell Bryant Burgess, 83, formerly of 219 Maple Drive, went home to be with the Lord Sunday morning, February 24, 2019. She was a loving wife, mother, sister, homemaker and follower of the Lord Jesus Christ. Born in Clifton, she was the wife of Alfred Felix Burgess and mother of Larry Wayne Burgess of Cowpens. She is […]

Everette Wallace

Gaffney, S.C. — Everette William Wallace, 83, formerly of 950 Carolina Ridge Road, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, February 25, 2019 at Rosecrest Retirement Community in Inman. Born in Shelby, NC, he was the husband of Lois Richards Wallace and son of the late Everette Carson Wallace and Cora Belle Deaton Wallace. He retired from Springs […]

Bobbie Watson Wood

God sent an angel for his loving Christian Servant, Miss Bobbie Jeanette Watson Wood, Thursday evening, February 21, 2019, at her home, 1036 North Logan Street, Gaffney, South Carolina. Miss Wood passed peacefully surrounded by her family. Miss Bobbie Jeanette Watson Wood, age 78, was the oldest child born to the late Josephine Hellen Wood. She was born in Columbia, […]

Larry Linder

Larry Eugene Linder, 69, of Blacksburg, SC, passed away on February 24, 2019, at the Cherokee Medical Center in Gaffney, SC. He was born November 28, 1949, in Spartanburg County, SC, son of the late Lloyd and Pauline Linder. Larry was a US Marine Vietnam Veteran, who received two purple hearts during his service for his country. He was a […]

Jackie Hammett

Gaffney — Mr. Jackie Edward Hammett, 87, of 2421 Pacolet Hwy, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, February 26, 2019, at his residence. Born in Spartanburg, he was the loving husband of Billie Sue Allen Hammett for 65 years. Son of the late Johnnie and Hazel Hammett, he retired from Milliken, was the owner of Hammett’s Barber Shop […]

Linda Fortenberry

Kings Mountain, N.C. — Linda Elizabeth Fortenberry, 70, 716 Sipes Street Kings Mountain, NC, went home to be with the Lord, February 25, 2019, at CaroMont Regional Medical Center, Gastonia, NC. Born in Spartanburg, SC, she was the daughter of Addie Elizabeth (Davis) Ellison, of Gaffney, SC, and the late Adolphus Gibson. The family will receive friends Thursday, February 28, […]

Tournament opens with pitchers duel




So, what else would you expect when two aces who will be pitching next year in Division I college toe the rubber – a good old fashion pitcher’s duel. Blacksburg ace and Tennessee signee Kirby Connell gave up five hits and struck out four while Clemson signee Nick Clayton allowed only two hits over six innings for York for a […]

Roy Bolin Sr.

Smyrna, South Carolina — Mr. Roy Rogers Bolin Sr., 66, of 4600 Canaan Church Road, passed away on February 25, 2019, at his residence. Born in Whitmire, he was the husband of Donna Ghent Bolin and the son of the late John Bolin and Lura Duncan Bolin. The family will receive friends on Wednesday, February 27, 2019, from 6:00-8:00 pm […]