Hoop stars finish career in East-West all star game

Mariah Corry and Kendora Anderson will see their basketball lives come full circle when the former seventh grade teammates team up for the East vs. West All-Star game. Corry and Anderson played together at Blacksburg Middle before they went their separate ways to star at Gaffney and Blacksburg, respectively. Both earned All-Region honors following their senior seasons. Anderson averaged 18 […]


Moses Wood Chapter #469 honored three veterans on March 13 with Beth Swanger presiding. The recipients of the Crosses of Military Service were (left to right) Seaman 1st Class Abner Watson Waters, USS Snyder DE-745, United States Navy Cross of Military Service (received by his son Phil Waters); Specialist 4th Class Marshall Lynn Goforth, 6th Battalion 31st Regiment 9th Infantry, […]

Willie Talley

Willie Norman Talley, 59, of 708 Pleasant School Road, passed away Monday, March 18, in Spartanburg Medical Center. He was born in Union County and was a son of the late James “Kapo” Smith and Minnie Talley Smith. Willie was preceded in death by siblings, Patricia Talley, Delores Smith, Mary Louise Talley, Cathy Durrah, Donald Talley and Larry Talley. Surviving […]

Sidney Davidson

Gaffney — Sidney Ann Owens Davidson, 82, formerly of 422 Hardin Drive, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, March 17, 2019 at White Oak North Grove in Spartanburg. Born in Gaffney, she was the widow of the late Herbert Arthur Davidson and the daughter of the late Jess Owens and Lorene Reynolds Owens. She was a graduate […]

John Humphries

Gaffney, S.C. — John Albert Humphries, 73, of 1147 Twin Bridge Road, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, March 19, 2019 at Spartanburg Regional Healthcare. Born in Gaffney, he was the husband of Angela Tate Humphries and son of the late James Leonard Humphries and Laura Sue Pettit Humphries. He was a graduate of Gaffney High School, […]

Robert Ellis

Blacksburg, S.C. — Robert Lee Ellis, 70, of 312 Young Grove Road, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, March 18, 2019 at his residence. Born in Gaffney, he was the son of the late Ralph Ellis and Ruby Grigg Ellis. He was a graduate of Gaffney High School, attended Limestone College and retired from Duke Power. He […]

Kent Lovelace

Gaffney — Mr. Kent Hale Lovelace, 62, of 128 Rainbow Drive, crossed the finish line of eternity on Saturday, March 16, 2019, at Spartanburg Regional Medical Center. Born in Boiling Springs, NC, he was the husband of Julie Phillips Lovelace and the son of the late John Bunyan Lovelace Jr. and Eunice Wiggins Lovelace. The family will receive friends on […]

Midwest floodwaters tear through or spill over many levees

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Floodwaters driven by a swift current have torn through and spilled over levees at countless locations across the Midwest, swamping hundreds of homes and businesses. The levees are meant to protect people and property from rising water in rivers, creeks, lakes and even drainage ditches. But none of them is floodproof. Here are some answers to […]

New coaches put Saints players through paces in practice

Limestone College football players are practicing with high energy and tempo as new coach Brian Turk leads his first team through spring practice. Limestone is midway through a spring practice where coaches have focused on teaching the fundamentals of blocking and tackling and the situational awareness to execute well at critical moments in games. All are ingredients in the effort […]


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