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Joyce Monday

Clover, S.C. — Mrs. Joyce H. Monday, of Clover S.C., passed away peacefully on August 24, 2016 surrounded by her loving family.  More...

Thomas Young

Mr. Thomas Lee Young, known as “Tootie”, age 61, of 143 Popular Creek Drive, Spartanburg, South Carolina, husband of Ms. More...

Shawn Smith

Shawn Emory Smith, 51, of 125 Beltline Road, Apt. 60, entered eternal rest Thursday, August 25, 2016, in his home.  He was born in New York City and was a son of Cleveland Smith of Gaffney and the late Darlene Littlejohn Smith. More...

National News

Italian town destroyed in quake was preparing food festival

AMATRICE, Italy (AP) — In three days, the rugged residents of the medieval Italian hill town of Amatrice had planned to hold one of their most joyful events of the year: the 50th edition of a food festival celebrating their beloved Amatriciana More...


Chateau Mason opens for business

Couple spends four years completing renovations for wedding and event venue

When Robert and Teresa Mason began their search for a new home they never dreamed it would turn into the opening of an event venue.  The couple had been married nearly two years when they started looking for a bigger space to accommodate their b More...

Gaffney Rotary Club packs meals for Stop Hunger Now

On August 22 and 23 in the Timken Gym on the Limestone College Campus, the Gaffney Rotary Club partnered with the Limestone College fall sports athletes, Limestone College Christian Leadership progra More...

Miracle Hill to hold fundraiser at Daddy Joe’s

The popular Gaffney-based restaurant Daddy Joe’s Beach House BBQ & Grill will be open Sunday, Sept. More...



A gun? I don’t remember putting that in my luggage

The Transportation Security Administration set a record last week, although it’s not necessarily one anyone would be proud to brag about. More...


Is there enough time for Clinton to lose?

In baseball, a team entering the ninth inning with a two-run lead will bring in their closer to secure the victory. However, if the team has to rely upon a less-skilled reliever, there is always a chance they will blow the lead. More...


Zika’s threat to a city near you

Health officials are bowing to political correctness instead of taking obvious steps to protect residents in most of the United States from the Zika virus. For example, New York has more Zika cases — some 579 — than any other state. More...

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