NEWS


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Crime Report
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‘Labors’ at Rose Hill Sept. 10
Fighting for people, not ideology

Fighting for people, not ideology

UNION — Fighting for the people of South Carolina, not for an ideology, is what Democrat Fran Person says he will do if elected to the US House ...

August 27th, 2016 |  


Free Back To School Bash Sunday

Free Back To School Bash Sunday

Saturday, Aug. 2710 a.m.: A Prayer/Luncheon sponsored by the Women’s Day Weekend at Corinth Baptist Church. All are welcome. Rev. J. Archie Calh...

August 27th, 2016 |  


GOP election kickoff dinner Monday

GOP election kickoff dinner Monday

PPG Hosting WorkshopsThe Piedmont Physic Garden will host these upcoming workshops:• Saturday, Sept. 24, 10 am.-noon.”Herbalism” Wor...

August 27th, 2016 |  


Robot, drones put on a show

Robot, drones put on a show

PENDLETON — A rumbling robot and several high-flying drones recently made an on-site appearance at Clemson University to burrow through and buzz...

August 26th, 2016 updated: August 26th, 2016. |  


Clemson receives USDA-NIFA grant

Clemson receives USDA-NIFA grant

CLEMSON — Clemson University’s Institute of Translational Genomics — which continues to gain prominence for stretching the limits of...

August 26th, 2016 |  


Hai Yao named to Norville Chair

Hai Yao named to Norville Chair

CHARLESTON — A Clemson University professor who plays a key role in bringing together some of South Carolina’s leading minds for bioengine...

August 26th, 2016 |  


SPORTS


‘Battle of the Badges’ Sept. 17

‘Battle of the Badges’ Sept. 17

UNION COUNTY — Law enforcement personnel and first responders will battle it out in a “Battle of the Badges” the benefit of the Mira...

August 21st, 2016 |  


Well-earned second place finish

Well-earned second place finish

MARTIN, Mich. — “The weekend started out great,” admitted Trevor Eman, driver of the Aruba.com Pro Stock Mustang.The final event on ...

August 20th, 2016 |  


Youth deer hunts in Union County

Youth deer hunts in Union County

UNION COUNTY — Two farms and a hunt club in Union County will be part of a series of special youth deer hunts in the Upstate sponsored by the SC...

August 18th, 2016 updated: August 18th, 2016. |  


‘Character is everything in sports’

‘Character is everything in sports’

Editor’s Note: The football season gets under way this Friday when the Union County High School Yellow Jackets hosts the Chapman Panthers at the...

August 17th, 2016 |  


Yellow Jackets vs. Panthers

Yellow Jackets vs. Panthers

UNION COUNTY — High school football season officially begins this Friday, and the Union County Yellow Jackets are excited to take the field.Unio...

August 17th, 2016 |  


Handle fish with care in summer

Handle fish with care in summer

COLUMBIA — Humans and pets aren’t the only ones who need to be wary of heat exposure in the summer months — higher temperatures also...

August 16th, 2016 updated: August 16th, 2016. |  


LIFE


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Crime Report
Over 70 attend Preacher’s Jubilee

Over 70 attend Preacher’s Jubilee

MONARCH — Why were there so many cars and so much traffic in Monarch Aug. 17?All those cars and all that traffic was due to all the ministers an...

August 28th, 2016 |  


Happy Birthday Union Lions Club

Happy Birthday Union Lions Club

UNION — The Union Lions Club reached a unique and historic milestone this week when the Lions celebrated their club’s 80th birthday with a...

August 28th, 2016 |  


‘Labors’ at Rose Hill Sept. 10

‘Labors’ at Rose Hill Sept. 10

UNION — Come with us into the past on Saturday, Sept. 10, for our fourth annual Labors program. This is an interactive way to examine the daily ...

August 28th, 2016 updated: August 28th, 2016. |  


Library’s Most Valuable Volunteer

Library’s Most Valuable Volunteer

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.orgLabor...

August 28th, 2016 |  


Foundation awards SCC Union $135,000

Foundation awards SCC Union $135,000

UNION COUNTY — An already memorable day got even more memorable when the Union Campus of Spartanburg Community College received a check for $135...

August 27th, 2016 updated: August 28th, 2016. |  


New test of college readiness

New test of college readiness

UNION COUNTY — A test that measures the college readiness of all students in public high schools is a break from the past that sets a new baseli...

August 27th, 2016 |  


OPINION


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The real enemy of peace
The real enemy of peace

The real enemy of peace

Do you feel like peace is something you feel less and less of these days? Does it seem like the cares, and troubles, of this world just weigh you down...

August 7th, 2016 |  


Water system meeting Aug. 1

All Lockhart residents are welcome to come to Town Hall for a special meeting on Monday, Aug. 1 at 10 a.m. At that time Carl Alexander will be discuss...

July 31st, 2016 |  


Bless you for your sign

To the editor:God bless you Levi Harvey for your sign.You are a young boy but you have your heart in the right place. Many, many older people do not h...

July 27th, 2016 |  


A water line breaks at night

Wednesday night I got a call telling me that we had a broken line down by the post office, and the pavement was coming up because of the pressure of t...

July 24th, 2016 |  


Jesus calms the storm

Jesus calms the storm

Let me ask, do you have difficult days? Do you experience financial burdens? Are you, or a loved one facing health issues? Is your marriage strained, ...

July 17th, 2016 |  


BUSINESS


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Robot, drones put on a show
Uniquely Union Festival Sept. 9-10

Uniquely Union Festival Sept. 9-10

UNION — If you like good music, good fun, and good BBQ then you’ll want to be at the USC Union campus Sept. 9-10 for the Uniquely Union Fe...

August 25th, 2016 |  


‘The core asset of our community’

‘The core asset of our community’

UNION — What does a $1.5 million multi-purpose facility look like? It looks like Main Street Junction which had its formal opening this past Sat...

August 24th, 2016 |  


Dealing with the emotional toll

Dealing with the emotional toll

SPARTANBURG — Medical treatment and healthy habits are crucial to long-term management of chronic disease. But the emotional toll should also be...

August 22nd, 2016 |  


Well-earned second place finish

Well-earned second place finish

MARTIN, Mich. — “The weekend started out great,” admitted Trevor Eman, driver of the Aruba.com Pro Stock Mustang.The final event on ...

August 20th, 2016 |  


Main Street Junction Grand Opening

Main Street Junction Grand Opening

UNION — A year after the $1.5 million project got under way the public will get their first look at Main Street Junction during guided tours of ...

August 14th, 2016 |  


Better days ahead for Union County

Better days ahead for Union County

UNION — Gov. Nikki Haley said she believes better days are ahead for Union County as she helped open a work readiness center that will help the ...

August 13th, 2016 |  


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