NEWS


11:55 am
Updated: 12:10 pm. |    
Wildcats fall to Bulldogs 6-4
6:45 am
Updated: 6:45 am. |    
BES celebrates South Carolina Day
6:15 am
Updated: 6:15 am. |    
JEMS Principal’s, Teacher’s Honor Rolls
11:50 am |    
Two arrested for ATV thefts
Thursday is Pancake Day 2017

Thursday is Pancake Day 2017

MONARCH — Do you like pancakes, sausage, bacon, juice, coffee, milk, and helping those in need?If you answered yes to that question then the Mon...

March 22nd, 2017 |  


Concerns about State Retirement

Concerns about State Retirement

UNION COUNTY — The construction of the new Bonham Fire Station and improvements at the Union County Jail, technological upgrades, the State Reti...

March 22nd, 2017 |  


True greatness for a Christian

True greatness for a Christian

UNION — Greatness as the world sees it lies in the accumulation of power, wealth, influence, and fame, but for the Christian there is a differen...

March 22nd, 2017 |  


Lenten Services continue

Lenten Services continue

UNION — Grace United Methodist Church would like to extend a warm invitation for you to join us for our annual Lenten Services followed by lunch...

March 22nd, 2017 |  


Girls Relay Team finishes 2nd

Girls Relay Team finishes 2nd

UNION COUNTY — It was a busy weekend for the Union County High School Track Team which competed in the Foothills Classic at Byrnes High School o...

March 22nd, 2017 |  


Bantams beat A&T Aggies 2-1

Bantams beat A&T Aggies 2-1

UNION COUNTY — The USC Union Bantams won one then lost one and then came back to win another one against the NC A&T Aggies this past weekend...

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


SPORTS


11:55 am
Updated: 12:10 pm. |    
Wildcats fall to Bulldogs 6-4
8:50 am
Updated: 9:03 am. |    
Bantams beat A&T Aggies 2-1
Local Sports Briefs

Local Sports Briefs

UNION COUNTY — Here is some of what’s going on in sports in Union County.UCHS Track TeamThe Union County High School Track Team is away fr...

March 22nd, 2017 |  


Tonight’s game moved to Greer

Tonight’s game moved to Greer

UNION COUNTY — The location for the Varsity baseball game between Union County High School and Greer High School has been changed.In a statement...

March 20th, 2017 |  


JEMS get 1st win of the season

JEMS get 1st win of the season

JONESVILLE — The Jonesville Elementary/Middle School Softball Team scored their first win of the season during a a doubleheader at the Timken Sp...

March 18th, 2017 |  


Free Baseball Clinic March 25

Free Baseball Clinic March 25

BUFFALO —A local church will hold a Free Baseball Clinic designed to not only teach children how to play baseball but also how to handle themsel...

March 18th, 2017 |  


Local Sports Briefs

Local Sports Briefs

UNION COUNTY — Here is some of what’s going on in sports in Union County.Athlete PhysicalsOn the following dates and at the following time...

March 18th, 2017 |  


Girls Track Team 21st out of 29

Girls Track Team 21st out of 29

UNION COUNTY — The members of the Union County High School Track Team continued to set Personal Records (PR) and Season Bests (SB) during Saturd...

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


MULTIMEDIA


LIFE


11:55 am
Updated: 12:10 pm. |    
Wildcats fall to Bulldogs 6-4
6:45 am
Updated: 6:45 am. |    
BES celebrates South Carolina Day
JEMS Principal’s, Teacher’s Honor Rolls

JEMS Principal’s, Teacher’s Honor Rolls

JONESVILLE — These are the students who made the Principal’s Honor Roll and Teacher’s Honor Roll at Jonesville Elementary/Middle Sch...

March 23rd, 2017 updated: March 23rd, 2017. |  


Buffalo Elementary Honor Rolls

Buffalo Elementary Honor Rolls

BUFFALO — These are the students who made the Principal’s Honor Roll and Teacher’s Honor Roll at Buffalo Elementary School for the 2...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


Two arrested for ATV thefts

Two arrested for ATV thefts

UNION COUNTY — Two men are facing charges in connection with multiple thefts and attempted thefts of ATVs in the Lockhart area.In a statement re...

March 22nd, 2017 |  


‘Operation Spring Clean’ nets 15

‘Operation Spring Clean’ nets 15

UNION — Fifteen people are facing a variety of drug and other charges after being arrested Tuesday by the Union County Sheriff’s Office as...

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


Host fee generates $1.9 million

Host fee generates $1.9 million

UNION COUNTY — It’s nice to get nearly $1.6 million, especially if you’re expecting it, but it’s even nicer if you get nearly ...

March 22nd, 2017 |  


Fire Rescue asking for $25,000

Fire Rescue asking for $25,000

UNION COUNTY — They are trained provide rescue services including underwater rescue and extracting people trapped in automobiles, in providing m...

March 22nd, 2017 |  


OPINION


Veterans should vote for Mullikin

Veterans should vote for Mullikin

Washington is in a dismal state of disrepair, and this disrepair is now bleeding over into our military’s ability to defend this nation. No long...

March 15th, 2017 |  


McJimpsey to speak at seminar

McJimpsey to speak at seminar

Wyatt’s Chapel plans to conduct a seminar on substance abuse and mental health. The purpose of the conference is to educate the dangers and cons...

March 15th, 2017 |  


Pyles to address church seminar

Pyles to address church seminar

Wyatt’s Chapel plans to conduct a seminar on substance abuse and mental health. The purpose of the conference is to educate the dangers and cons...

March 5th, 2017 |  


Why I’m voting for Chad Connelly

To the editor:In the race to replace Mick Mulvaney in the U.S. House of Representatives, I am proud to put my support behind Chad Connelly. Chad is a ...

March 4th, 2017 |  


Independent teams increasingly popular

To the editor:I would like to provide clarification on some of the allegations brought forth by Post 22 about the Independent American Legion baseball...

March 4th, 2017 |  


Lockhart does not waste money

Bills, bills, bills, that’s what we have, don’t we? And the Town of Lockhart isn’t any different.Since the only business we have are...

March 4th, 2017 |  


BUSINESS


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Updated: 7:45 am. |    
Trammell named Chamber Executive Director
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Supporting an $8 million investment
Students see ‘Accidents Disappear’

Students see ‘Accidents Disappear’

GAFFNEY — Over 800 students at three local elementary schools got an interesting lesson in electrical safety on Wednesday, March 8.Using magic t...

March 16th, 2017 |  


Gestamp revenues top €7.5 billion

Gestamp revenues top €7.5 billion

MADRID, SPAIN — Just days after it announced plans to expand its operations in Union County Gestamp reported revenue totaling more than €7...

March 15th, 2017 |  


$129 million and 130 new jobs

$129 million and 130 new jobs

BONHAM — Gestamp is expanding and will invest $129 million in that expansion and create 130 new jobs as a result.In a statement released Tuesday...

March 11th, 2017 |  


Academic Outreach Camp in June

Academic Outreach Camp in June

SPARTANBURG — From exploring manufacturing production processes and healthcare quality outcomes, to driving high-performance BMWs, 30 rising hig...

March 9th, 2017 |  


Gestamp expanding Union County operations

Gestamp expanding Union County operations

COLUMBIA — Gestamp, an international manufacturer of metal automotive components, is expanding its existing facility in Union County in an effor...

March 8th, 2017 updated: March 8th, 2017. |  


BREC to hold Community Shred Day

BREC to hold Community Shred Day

GAFFNEY — It is the time of year for spring-cleaning and there is no better, or safer, place to start than those unnecessary and unwanted docume...

March 6th, 2017 |  


SOCIAL MEDIA