NEWS


‘Main Street Junction’ moving forward

‘Main Street Junction’ moving forward

UNION — It’s the most talked about place in Union and it’s not even finished.When it opens this summer, Main Street Junction will be...

May 3rd, 2016 |  


Help us build on a billion

Help us build on a billion

UNION COUNTY — Saturday, May 14, marks the 24th anniversary of one of America’s great days of giving — the National Association of L...

May 2nd, 2016 |  


NSDAR holds April meeting

NSDAR holds April meeting

UNION — The Fair Forest Chapter, NSDAR, met April 5 at Grace United Methodist Church.Call To OrderRegent Margaret McCarley called the meeting to...

May 2nd, 2016 |  


Land transfers in Union County

Land transfers in Union County

UNION COUNTY — The Union County Clerk of Court’s Office recorded the following verified property transfers during the weeks of April 6-27:...

May 2nd, 2016 |  


Art, dance, music, and ‘Memphis’

Art, dance, music, and ‘Memphis’

SPARTANBURG — This is the Chapman Cultural Center’s May 2016 Calendar Events.Student GalleriesChapman Cultural Center is displaying the ar...

May 2nd, 2016 |  


200 attend Elementary Art Show

200 attend Elementary Art Show

UNION — Some very young but very talented artists were recognized for their artistic achievement earlier this month by the Union County Arts Cou...

May 1st, 2016 |  


SPORTS


2016 Dixie Youth Schedule

2016 Dixie Youth Schedule

UNION COUNTY — This is the Dixie Youth Schedule* for the 2016 season.*Home teams are listed first on the schedule (home vs. guest), and the home...

April 27th, 2016 |  


An amazing year for the band

An amazing year for the band

I am the Band Director at Union County High School and we have done some amazing things so far this year!Our Band Program has been involved in so many...

April 25th, 2016 |  


Avant-garde ‘Go Lucky’ hairstyles

Avant-garde ‘Go Lucky’ hairstyles

UNION COUNTY — Hairstyles, make-up, and manicures inspired by Easter and St. Patrick’s Day were part of the recent “In-House Competi...

April 21st, 2016 |  


Man charged in collision with bus

Man charged in collision with bus

UNION — A Whitmire man has been charged in the Saturday evening collision of a car with a Union County School District activity bus that was car...

April 18th, 2016 |  


Dixie Girls 2016 season schedules

Dixie Girls 2016 season schedules

UNION COUNTY — These are the 2016 Season Schedules for Dixie Girls with the home teams listed first.Monday, April 186 p.m. — Timken Field ...

April 16th, 2016 |  


Co-ed softball tournament Saturday

Co-ed softball tournament Saturday

UNION — A co-ed softball tournament will raise funds for the expenses of a player and parent who were injured in an auto accident before a Dixie...

April 13th, 2016 |  


LIFE


Choose wisely the music of your life

Choose wisely the music of your life

National Day Of PrayerThe National Day of Prayer will be observed on Thursday, May 5. We will gather our community in front of the courthouse at 6:00 ...

May 4th, 2016 |  


Legion Post 22 meets Monday

Legion Post 22 meets Monday

Union American Legion meets May 9Union American Legion Post 22 will be having its monthly meeting on Monday, May 9. The meeting will be held in its re...

May 4th, 2016 |  


Sims recognizes student athletes

Sims recognizes student athletes

UNION — Sims Middle School student athletes were recognized at the school’s annual athletic banquet.The guest speaker of the event was new...

May 4th, 2016 |  


Lights! Camera! Counterfeit!

Lights! Camera! Counterfeit!

UNION — Some local businesses have gotten a taste of Hollywood recently and it ended up costing them a lot more than the price of a movie ticket...

May 3rd, 2016 |  


Accident victim’s identity still unknown

Accident victim’s identity still unknown

CARLISLE — The identity of the motorist killed Saturday afternoon in a car crash that ended in fire is still unknown.In a statement released Sun...

May 3rd, 2016 |  


Cross blasted off of steeple

Cross blasted off of steeple

UNION — A Sunday School teacher’s timely arrival helped avert disaster after lighting struck the steeple of Hebron Baptist Church Sunday m...

May 3rd, 2016 |  


OPINION


Thought Heidi Lou was a play

I really got tickled at Chuck, I mentioned to him the other day that someone got mad because they were not invited to go to the Town Hall to see Heidi...

April 23rd, 2016 |  


Help prevent child abuse, neglect

Help prevent child abuse, neglect

Greetings! As we continue to course through 2016, I would like to stop and highlight an important topic and public health issue.Unfortunately, approxi...

April 20th, 2016 |  


Getting lost looking for Gestamp

5:30 Monday morning, I got up and ready for the day, did a few of my chores and out the door around 6, off to Union to wait for Chuck to get off of th...

April 16th, 2016 |  


What did you say to others?

What did you say to others?

Think back to this past week… month! What have been the subjects of discussion? What things did we talk about the most? Do we dwell on what migh...

April 10th, 2016 |  


Council meeting at Lockhart Power

Union County Council meeting on Tuesday, April 12, will be held at Lockhart Power Company. Last week I told you that it would be held at the Town Hall...

April 9th, 2016 |  


How to deal with unbelief

How to deal with unbelief

25 And they returned from searching of the land after forty days.26 And they went and came to Moses, and to Aaron, and to all the congregation of the ...

April 7th, 2016 |  


BUSINESS


Stadium has new electronic sign

Stadium has new electronic sign

UNION — If you’re driving on the Duncan Bypass you’ll notice there’s something new at the Union County Stadium, something made...

April 24th, 2016 |  


Enhancing the quality of life

Enhancing the quality of life

JONESVILLE — It’s never too early to see the chiropractor and it’s actually better you receive care by one before you start having p...

April 20th, 2016 |  


A chance to win a Toyota Tundra

A chance to win a Toyota Tundra

GAFFNEY — Broad River Electric’s Annual Meeting of Members will take place on Saturday, May 7 in the Broad River Electric Auditorium, loca...

April 18th, 2016 |  


Land transfers in Union County

Land transfers in Union County

UNION COUNTY — The Union County Clerk of Court’s Office recorded the following verified property transfers during the weeks of March 19-Ap...

April 11th, 2016 |  


Thank a lineman on April 11

Thank a lineman on April 11

GAFFNEY — America’s electric cooperatives have designated the second Monday of April as National Lineman Appreciation Day.On April 11, 201...

April 10th, 2016 |  


Team Aruba goes to IHRA finals

Team Aruba goes to IHRA finals

SAN ANTONIO, Tx. — Trevor Eman and Team Aruba scored their first final round of the season in just the second race of the year.Building upon the...

April 9th, 2016 |  


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