NEWS


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Sims Students of the Month
‘Very talented photographers’

‘Very talented photographers’

UNION — Their subjects range from sunsets to forest sto seashores to horses to landmarks and streets scenes in other communities and they and th...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


Norman supports Trump on immigration

Norman supports Trump on immigration

UNION — Fifth District congressional candidate Ralph Norman says that he agrees with President Trump’s position and actions on immigration...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


Board votes to appoint Keever

Board votes to appoint Keever

UNION COUNTY — The Union County School District has a new Athletic Fields and Grounds Supervisor.Meeting in special session Monday afternoon, th...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


Bantams beat Terriers 10-0

Bantams beat Terriers 10-0

UNION COUNTY — In their fourth game of the season the USC Union Bantams Club Baseball Team triumphed with ease over the Wofford Terriers in a ga...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


Three sign with Lady Bantams

Three sign with Lady Bantams

UNION COUNTY — The USC Union Lady Bantams Softball Team has signed three more players for the 2017 season.In a statement released Monday, USC Un...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


88 children in seven teams

88 children in seven teams

UNION COUNTY — Draft Day for the Dixie Youth Minor League began with 88 children and ended with seven teams.Saturday was the first of two Draft ...

February 22nd, 2017 updated: February 22nd, 2017. |  


SPORTS


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Post 22 seeks home field designation
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Bantams beat Terriers 10-0
88 children in seven teams

88 children in seven teams

UNION COUNTY — Draft Day for the Dixie Youth Minor League began with 88 children and ended with seven teams.Saturday was the first of two Draft ...

February 22nd, 2017 updated: February 22nd, 2017. |  


Guinn competes in New York City

Guinn competes in New York City

UNION COUNTY — A Union native and graduate of Union County High School is making his mark in the world of collegiate Indoor Track and Field comp...

February 18th, 2017 updated: February 18th, 2017. |  


Season ends for Lady Jackets

Season ends for Lady Jackets

UNION COUNTY — The basketball season came to end for the Lady Jackets with a 95-25 loss to North Augusta.Coach Imani Richard said that in the fi...

February 18th, 2017 |  


‘A Musical Adventure” at UCHS

‘A Musical Adventure” at UCHS

UNION COUNTY — The Union County High School Drama Department will present “Madagascar: A Musical Adventure” this April. Based on the...

February 16th, 2017 |  


Church group donates to MLUC

Church group donates to MLUC

UNION — Support for the construction of the Miracle League of Union County’s “ALL Star Park” at the Timken Sports Complex cont...

February 15th, 2017 |  


Mixed beginning for Bantams

Mixed beginning for Bantams

UNION COUNTY — The 2017 baseball season got off to a mixed start for the USC Union Bantams who won one game but lost two others to the Furman Pa...

February 15th, 2017 updated: February 15th, 2017. |  


MULTIMEDIA


LIFE


Deaton is Teacher of the Year

Deaton is Teacher of the Year

UNION — A teacher who brings nearly 20 years of experience as an educator to the classroom has been named the Sims Middle School Teacher of the ...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


4K students perform ‘The Mitten’

4K students perform ‘The Mitten’

JONESVILLE — Some very young actors put on a play for their fellow students and the staff of Jonesville Elementary/Middle School and everyone, b...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


Sims Students of the Month

Sims Students of the Month

UNION — Six students have been named Students of the Month for January at Sims Middle School.Sixth Grade• Donovan Pratt• Kayla Hodge...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


Union County schools in the 1960s

Union County schools in the 1960s

UNION COUNTY — A teen’s experiences in the 1960s during desegregation was the subject of a book read by Gifted & Talent students of th...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


13 make Dean’s, President’s lists

13 make Dean’s, President’s lists

CLINTON — Three students from Buffalo and 10 students from Union Dean’s List Honors or President’s List Honors at Presbyterian Colle...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


Post 22 seeks home field designation

Post 22 seeks home field designation

UNION COUNTY — American Legion Post 22 is asking that the Timken Sports Complex be designated as the home field for the post’s baseball te...

February 22nd, 2017 updated: February 22nd, 2017. |  


OPINION


Weather, taxes, and the Super Bowl

Well, I want you to know as I was cuddled up in my blankets, in bed, a few minutes ago, it dawned on me that I didn’t type this letter. Then I c...

February 4th, 2017 |  


My Facebook account was hacked

Let’s talk about hacking: I was wondering what people get out of hacking Facebook. Mine was hacked Tuesday. So today I found out what they do it...

January 28th, 2017 updated: January 28th, 2017. |  


Support the Union County Museum

To the editor:Greetings from Carlisle (the last letter on this topic began with “Greetings from Canada” but I know I can’t beat that...

January 22nd, 2017 updated: January 22nd, 2017. |  


Not glued to my cell phone

As my friends know, I am not glued to my cell phone. Therefore I do not text, don’t know my password to check my voicemail, don’t know my ...

January 18th, 2017 updated: January 18th, 2017. |  


Be a Learner not a Judger

Be a Learner not a Judger

I have come to value all truth as God’s truth.In 2016 I had the opportunity to learn from one of the most powerful business books I have read in...

January 15th, 2017 |  


Thank you Union Lions Club

To the editor:Thanks to the Union Lions Club!Our son arrived from Dallas for the holidays with kids in tow. He had on his contact lenses but had forgo...

January 14th, 2017 |  


BUSINESS


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SCWorks paints the town red
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FBLA students place in Top Five
WWT expanding into Union County

WWT expanding into Union County

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Some residents of Union County could be eligible for assistance from an organization that helps low-income houseolds get acce...

February 15th, 2017 |  


Coffee shop a hit with customers

Coffee shop a hit with customers

UNION — It’s been said that the best part of the morning is a cup of coffee and that’s especially true for those who are getting the...

February 11th, 2017 updated: February 11th, 2017. |  


‘The best coffee in Union’

‘The best coffee in Union’

UNION — The Ellé Bell Café Coffee & Gift Shop opened for business on Main Street in downtown Union this morning and got a big thum...

February 9th, 2017 |  


‘M.E. Smith Design’ opens Saturday

‘M.E. Smith Design’ opens Saturday

UNION — The combination of a love of decorating and the inspiring example of her mother lead Temika Savage to open her own business in downtown ...

February 9th, 2017 |  


Walmart donates $2,500 to museum

Walmart donates $2,500 to museum

UNION — The Union County Museum received a much-needed $2,500 donation thanks to Walmart’s commitment to serving and supporting the commun...

February 5th, 2017 |  


‘Baby It’s Cold Outside Winter Ball’

‘Baby It’s Cold Outside Winter Ball’

UNION — Union County High School students will have the opportunity to “dance the night away” at the “Baby It’s Cold Out...

January 26th, 2017 |  


SOCIAL MEDIA