NEWS


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Accountability across the board

Accountability across the board

UNION COUNTY — Congressional candidate Ralph Norman says he supports President Trump’s efforts to change America’s foreign and defen...

February 25th, 2017 |  


Big Buck returns to Union County

Big Buck returns to Union County

UNION COUNTY — America’s largest off-road motorcycle and ATV racing series returns to Union County next weekend, March 4 and 5, for the 21...

February 25th, 2017 updated: February 25th, 2017. |  


The greatest friend we’ll ever have

The greatest friend we’ll ever have

Sunday, Feb. 2611 a.m.: Mt. Joy Baptist Church, 657 Pea Ridge Highway, will host a performance by the Riverside Boys. Everyone welcome.11 a.m.: Maple ...

February 25th, 2017 |  


Wilson, Kennedy join Rotary Club

Wilson, Kennedy join Rotary Club

Relay For Life Chicken StewA chicken stew sale will be held Saturday, Feb. 25 starting 11 a.m. at Faiforest Baptist Church. The chicken stew will be c...

February 25th, 2017 |  


Much given away at Give-A-Way

Much given away at Give-A-Way

UNION — Clothes, information about fire safety and women’s healthcare, and “emergency numbers” were among the items available ...

February 24th, 2017 |  


Mighty Wildcat team raises $654

Mighty Wildcat team raises $654

JONESVILLE — A church’s Relay For Life team that raised more than $600 through sales of chicken stew and baked goods and donations this pa...

February 24th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


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Big Buck returns to Union County
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Post 22 seeks home field designation
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Bantams beat Terriers 10-0
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. |  


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 |  


MULTIMEDIA


LIFE


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New, returning authors at Lit Fest

New, returning authors at Lit Fest

UNION — USC Union will be the host to the seventh annual Upcountry Literary Festival this year on Friday, March 24 from 1-5 p.m., and Saturday, ...

February 26th, 2017 |  


NSDAR holds February meeting

NSDAR holds February meeting

UNION — The Fair Forest Chapter NSDAR met on Tuesday, February 7 at 3:30 p.m.at Grace United Methodist Church. Regent Margaret McCarley called t...

February 26th, 2017 |  


Library Notes

Library Notes

Library HoursMonday, Tuesday & Thursday 9 a.m.-7 p.m.Wednesday and Friday 9 a.m.-6 p.m.Saturday 9 a.m.-3 p.m.864-427-7140www.unionlibrary.orgResto...

February 26th, 2017 |  


Lockhart Power earmarks $140,000

Lockhart Power earmarks $140,000

LOCKHART — Lockhart Power Company announces a $140,000 contribution of utility license tax credit funds to fund economic development projects in...

February 25th, 2017 |  


MSJ Advisory Committee appointed

MSJ Advisory Committee appointed

UNION — The new Main Street Junction Advisory Committee appointed Tuesday will provide the Office of the Mayor of the City of Union will advice ...

February 25th, 2017 |  


Housing exchange proposed

Housing exchange proposed

UNION — A proposal that would move the residents of the Fairforest Apartments on Main Street to the new apartments being built on the old Union ...

February 25th, 2017 |  


OPINION


Substance abuse and mental health

Substance abuse and mental health

As I was completing the requirements for a Master of Divinity in late 2015, I conducted research in the Union County community to determine where the ...

February 19th, 2017 |  


Thank you for the donated gifts

Thank you to the precious ladies that donated gifts for the MediHome Valentine gifts. Missy from MediHome came by last week and picked up the gifts to...

February 19th, 2017 |  


Changes needed at Channel 192

To the editor:The Union Connection Channel 192 needs a major change.Every time I turn my TV to Channel 192 I see nothing but constant advertisements t...

February 5th, 2017 |  


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. |  


BUSINESS


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SCWorks paints the town red
Promoting economic development

Promoting economic development

UNION COUNTY — Economic development was a big part of the February meeting of Union County Council with council voting to approve three ordinanc...

February 19th, 2017 |  


FBLA students place in Top Five

FBLA students place in Top Five

UNION COUNTY — They succeeded in district competition and now some students in the Future Business Leaders of American program at the Union Coun...

February 16th, 2017 updated: February 16th, 2017. |  


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 |  


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