‘Smallville’ actress pleads guilty in sex-trafficking case

NEW YORK (AP) — TV actress Allison Mack pleaded guilty Monday to charges she was involved in a scheme to turn women into sex slaves for the spiritual leader of a cult-like upstate New York group, a development that came on the same day jury selection began for a federal trial in the case. Mack, 36, wept as she admitted […]

Colleen Cooper

Gaffney, S.C. — Colleen Faye Cooper, 84, of 101 Park Court, passed away on Tuesday, April 9, 2019 at Magnolias of Gaffney. Born in Gaffney, she was the special companion for over 40 years of the late Nick Henley and daughter of the late Lewis Pate Cooper and Annie Elizabeth White Cooper.SheretiredfromAT&Tandwasof theBaptist faith. Surviving are a brother, David Cooper […]

Lester Jones

Blacksburg, S.C. — Mr. Lester Bullick “Sonny” Jones, 71, of 100 Hutchins Train, passed away on April 6, 2019, at his residence. Born in Oxford, PA, he was the husband of Patricia Bolin Jones and the son of the late Mr. & Mrs. Elbert Jones. The family will receive friends on Thursday, April 11, 2019, from 6:00-7:00 pm at Gordon […]

Jeri Smith

Smyrna, S.C. — Jeri Danielle Smith, 28, 5032 Canaan Chuch Rd., Smyrna, SC, died April 6, 2019, as the result of a wreck. Born in Gaffney, she was the daughter of Keith and Peggy Mullinax Smith. The Gore Family of White Columns is serving the Smith Family.

NYC orders mandatory vaccines for some amid measles outbreak

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City declared a public health emergency Tuesday over a measles outbreak centered in an ultra-Orthodox Jewish community and ordered mandatory vaccinations in the neighborhood. Mayor Bill de Blasio announced the unusual order amid what he said was a measles crisis in Brooklyn’s Williamsburg section, where more than 250 people have gotten measles since September. […]

Boeing orders and deliveries tumble as Max jet is grounded

DALLAS (AP) — Orders and deliveries of Boeing’s 737 Max plunged in the first quarter as the plane was grounded around the world following a second deadly crash. Boeing disclosed Tuesday that it received no new orders for the Max in March. It took 29 net orders for 737s in the first three months of the year, but it appeared […]

Limestone athletics inducts 2019 Hall of Fame class

The Limestone College Athletics Department proudly inducted its 2019 Hall of Fame Class, a group of six individuals that left their mark on their respective programs during a span of four decades while setting the standard for the great success the department has enjoyed in recent years. The 23nd Hall of Fame class included athletes Robb Thompson ’86 (men’s tennis), […]


Limestone College football team played under the lights Friday, April 5 for its annual “Blue & White” spring game at The Reservation stadium. The White team won, 8-7, on a game-winning two-point conversion as time ran out. To continue reading this article, log in or click here to subscribe.


Two women were transported for medical treatment following a Thursday night head-on collision on West Floyd Baker Boulevard. According to the Gaffney Police Department, the accident occurred at 8:40 p.m. when a Gaffney woman headed south on West Floyd Baker Boulevard in a 4- door Honda sedan attempted to make a left turn into the Chick-Fil-A parking lot and was […]

Mike Young says coaching Virginia Tech ‘dream come true’

BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) — Mike Young looked around Virginia Tech’s Cassell Coliseum and said he’s “so thrilled to be home.” “My love for ball originated in this building many years ago,” Young said Monday at a news conference introducing him as Virginia Tech’s new basketball coach. Rattling off a list of former players he watched growing up, and pointing toward […]