President Claire Underwood takes charge in ‘House of Cards’


LOS ANGELES (AP) — The spirit of Francis Underwood and misdeeds past haunt the sixth season of “House of Cards” and its new U.S. president, the widowed Claire Underwood.

Akron faces South Carolina Dec. 1 for storm canceled game


The game replaces the Marshall game called off by South Carolina in midweek in September as a one-time Category 4 storm approached the North and South Carolina coast.

Thomas Leso & Colby Cudd, Tuba Recital

On Tuesday, Nov. 6, senior Thomas Leso and junior Colby Cudd will present a joint tuba recital at 7:30 p.m. in Fullerton Auditorium. Leso, who has studied the tuba for over a decade, is a second-year member of the 208th Army Band. For his final recital at Limestone College, the music education major will perform “Vocalise,” “Sonata No. 1 in Read more […]

U.S. adds robust 250,000 jobs; pay growth fastest since 2009

Manufacturing output and hiring remain healthy. By contrast, housing remains a weak spot in the economy.

Veterans Honor Wall & VA Benefit Seminar

Magnolias of Gaffney along with Cherokee County Veterans Affairs Office will be holding a ribbon cutting ceremony of the new Honor Wall for our Residents who have served. Following the ceremony, join us for a presentation on the Veterans Aid & Attendance Benefit. Hospice Care of South Carolina will also be present to do a pinning ceremony for our Veterans. Read more […]

Today in History


Today is Friday, Nov. 2, the 306th day of 2018. There are 59 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Nov. 2, 1976, former Georgia Gov. Jimmy Carter became the first candidate from the Deep South since the Civil War to be elected president as he defeated incumbent Gerald R. Ford. On this date: In 1783, General […]

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Police try to determine location of incident, identity of victim

A man was flown for emergency medical treatment after an alleged assault left him bloodied Wednesday afternoon. Details of the incident, such as the identity of the victim and the location of the alleged assault, however, remained under investigation as of Thursday. Cherokee County Sheriff Steve Mueller said deputies were called after Gaffney police stopped a vehicle on East Frederick […]


Charges against his wife could be upgraded

Cherokee County Sheriff ’s Office investigators are now waiting on the results of an autopsy and a coroner’s ruling in the wake of a Gaffney man’s death nine days after he was stabbed. Ashley Thomas, 32, is charged with attempted murder following the Oct. 20 stabbing of her husband, 33-year-old Brandon Thomas, and has been held ever since at the […]

Family finds stranger barricaded in bathroom

A 44-year-old Georgia man who was found barricaded in the bathroom of a Cowpens family’s home when they came back from a vacation last year said Wednesday in Cherokee County General Sessions Court that he had no choice but to break into the home. Raymond Earl Clowers, who has a Lee Street, Valdosta, Ga., address listed in court records, claimed […]