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Tata Trusts funds fellowships

Tata Trusts funds fellowships

CLEMSON — South Carolina is broadening its connection to the world’s second most populous nation with the help of Ratan Tata, who has been...

July 22nd, 2016 updated: July 22nd, 2016. |  


FSA nomination deadline nears

FSA nomination deadline nears

SPARTANBURG — The deadline for nominations for the Spartanburg/Union/Cherokee Farm Service Agency County Committee is fast approaching.“Un...

July 21st, 2016 updated: July 21st, 2016. |  


Therapy on the back of a horse

Therapy on the back of a horse

SPARTANBURG — A child’s work is play, and for the patients of Pediatric Rehabilitation Services at Spartanburg Medical Center, that child&...

July 21st, 2016 |  


SCC holds counselor outreach

SCC holds counselor outreach

SPARTANBURG — Spartanburg Community College (SCC) recently welcomed guidance counselors from local high schools in Spartanburg, Union and Cherok...

July 21st, 2016 |  


Fifteen graduate from USC Upstate

Fifteen graduate from USC Upstate

SPARTANBURG —Fifteen residents of the Union County area are among the students to graduate from USC Upstate in May.The University of South Carol...

July 21st, 2016 |  


Truck detour for Lockhart Bridge

Truck detour for Lockhart Bridge

LOCKHART — Two new detours have been established by the SC Department of Transportation to accommodate traffic while the Lockhart Bridge is clos...

July 20th, 2016 |  


SPORTS


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UCHS wrestlers dominate tournament

UCHS wrestlers dominate tournament

UNION COUNTY — The Union County High School wrestling team participated in a summer wrestling camp at Coker College in Hartsville over the weeke...

July 20th, 2016 |  


Lions team honored by Lions Club

Lions team honored by Lions Club

UNION — A Dixie Youth baseball team that enjoyed a very successful season this year was honored by the Union Lions Club which will permanently c...

July 17th, 2016 |  


Union Lions Club honors team

Union Lions Club honors team

UNION — A group of very talented young athletes were honored Thursday evening by the Union Lions Club.The Union Lions Club is the sponsor of the...

July 15th, 2016 |  


Fun Day raises more than $4,500

Fun Day raises more than $4,500

UNION — The Miracle League of Union County took a big step forward in its campaign to raise $75,000 by the end of this month thanks to the gener...

July 14th, 2016 updated: July 14th, 2016. |  


USC Union supports Impact team

USC Union supports Impact team

UNION — A softball team that will be representing South Carolina in a national competition this month will be taking with them some gifts donate...

July 10th, 2016 |  


Gibson appointed UCHS principal

Gibson appointed UCHS principal

UNION COUNTY — Dr. Shannon Gibson is the new principal of Union County High School.In a special meeting Thursday evening, the Union County Board...

July 9th, 2016 |  


LIFE


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Fellers addresses Union Rotary Club

Fellers addresses Union Rotary Club

Fastpitch Softball RegistrationUnion County Fastpitch Softball will hold registration for fall season softball on Saturday, July 23 from 10 a.m.-1 p.m...

July 23rd, 2016 |  


Two arrested on drug charges

Two arrested on drug charges

JONESVILLE — Two Jonesville men are facing drug charges with one of them also facing a weapons charge following an investigation by the Narcotic...

July 22nd, 2016 |  


Woman found not guilty of arson

Woman found not guilty of arson

UNION COUNTY — A Gaffney woman was found not guilty this week of setting fire to a house in Buffalo that killed two dogs.Kimbrelle Bobo Clary wa...

July 22nd, 2016 |  


Thompson running for reelection

Thompson running for reelection

UNION — City of Union Mayor Harold Thompson says he is running for reelection.In a statement released Thursday afternoon, Thompson, who has serv...

July 22nd, 2016 |  


Horticulture apprenticeships established

Horticulture apprenticeships established

CLEMSON — Apprenticeship Carolina, an integral part of the SC Technical College System, announced Tuesday that the South Carolina Botanical Gard...

July 22nd, 2016 |  


Clemson capital campaign tops $1.06 billion

Clemson capital campaign tops $1.06 billion

CLEMSON — Clemson University’s 10-year capital campaign, “The Will to Lead,” has surpassed its billion-dollar goal with a tota...

July 22nd, 2016 |  


OPINION


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A good report from the doctor

Well, I got a good report from the eye doctor, Wednesday. The shingles in my eye cleared up and my vision went back to normal. So the eye drops and cr...

July 3rd, 2016 |  


Rend your heart, not your garments!

Rend your heart, not your garments!

Do we take the time to examine ourselves? Many folks may look the part, but what’s in our heart? We may fool people, but we cannot fool God.The ...

June 26th, 2016 |  


Reasons for a transit system

On Tuesday, June 21, we had a community forum to discuss the feasibility of implementing a transit system in Union County. We had guest speakers expla...

June 26th, 2016 |  


Thank you for supporting me

To the editor:I would like to thank everyone who supported me when I ran for reelection to the Union County Council District 2 seat in the June 14 Dem...

June 22nd, 2016 |  


An unforgettable year so far

Hello again, it’s been quite awhile since you’ve heard from me. This has been an unforgettable year, so far. February, slipped down my hil...

June 18th, 2016 |  


BUSINESS


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$600,000 for Bonham Fire Dept.

$600,000 for Bonham Fire Dept.

UNION COUNTY — At first glance a new fire station may not seem like an investment in economic development but that’s exactly what Union Co...

July 3rd, 2016 |  


Third time is charm for Team Aruba

Third time is charm for Team Aruba

GRAND BEND, Ont. — The last three events have equated to three final rounds for Team Aruba. While the team came heartwrenchingly close to its fi...

June 29th, 2016 |  


$100 million landfill agreement

$100 million landfill agreement

UNION COUNTY — Two checks totaling $60,000 were just the beginning of the more than $100 million in revenue Union County will receive over the n...

June 25th, 2016 updated: June 25th, 2016. |  


Update: $100 million over 70 years

Update: $100 million over 70 years

UNION COUNTY — Two checks totaling $60,000 were just the beginning of the more than $100 million in revenue Union County will receive over the n...

June 22nd, 2016 updated: June 25th, 2016. |  


Summit seeks to develop workforce

Summit seeks to develop workforce

UNION COUNTY — The effort to develop a skilled, trained, and experienced workforce that will be attractive to both new and existing industry is ...

June 22nd, 2016 |  


Property transfers in Union County

Property transfers in Union County

UNION COUNTY — The Union County Clerk of Court’s Office recorded the following verified property transfers during the weeks of June 1-14.&...

June 20th, 2016 updated: June 20th, 2016. |  


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