NEWS


Local students graduate from NGU

Local students graduate from NGU

TIGERVILLE — North Greenville University graduated the following local students on Thursday, May 5 in a record graduating class of 331.A baccala...

May 26th, 2016 |  


Three graduate from Wofford

Three graduate from Wofford

SPARTANBURG — Three residents from the Union County area were among the more than 300 students to graduate from Wofford College earlier this mon...

May 26th, 2016 |  


Area students make Dean’s List

Area students make Dean’s List

SPARTNBUY — The following Union County are residents are the among the Spartanburg Community College students who have earned dean’s list ...

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


Two make Newberry Dean’s List

Two make Newberry Dean’s List

NEWBERRY — Area students enrolled at Newberry College have made the Dean’s List for the Spring 2015 semester.Students named to the Newberr...

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


Johnson makes Harding Dean’s List

Johnson makes Harding Dean’s List

SEARCY, AR — Steven Johnson, Bible and preaching major at Harding University from Union is among more than 1,300 University students included on...

May 26th, 2016 |  


Three graduate from The Citadel

Three graduate from The Citadel

CHARLESTON — A Whitmire resident and two Union residents were among the nearly 600 cadets, active duty and veteran students to graduate from The...

May 26th, 2016 |  


SPORTS


J.A.K.E.S. draws 300 children

J.A.K.E.S. draws 300 children

UNION — The weather may have kept attendance off a bit but a large crowd including approximately 300 children nevertheless turned out for a morn...

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


Top 50 winners at car show

Top 50 winners at car show

UNION — The number of cars entered and on display may have been down because of the weather but that didn’t stop those attending Saturday&...

May 25th, 2016 |  


The making of a softball dynasty

The making of a softball dynasty

The success of the Union County High School Softball program over the last three years has been fantastic to follow.The Lady Jackets have seemed nearl...

May 24th, 2016 |  


‘ALLstar Park’ groundbreaking Tuesday

‘ALLstar Park’ groundbreaking Tuesday

UNION COUNTY — The process of building the “ALLstar Park” all-inclusive playground will get under way Tuesday at 7 p.m. with a groun...

May 23rd, 2016 |  


J.A.K.E.S. event this morning

J.A.K.E.S. event this morning

UNION — Children up to the age of 15 will have the opportunity this morning to take part in the annual J.A.K.E.S. Public Safety/Kids Fun Day at ...

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


Lady Jackets seeking three-peat

Lady Jackets seeking three-peat

UNION COUNTY — The Lady Jackets softball players will look for a three-peat as they compete for the state softball championship for the third st...

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


LIFE


Summer Fest at Carlisle Park June 4

Summer Fest at Carlisle Park June 4

Summer Fest At Carlisle ParkResidents of the Carlisle area are invited to come out and take part in the Summer Fest at Carlisle Park on Saturday, June...

May 28th, 2016 |  


Dixie Girls tournament under way

Dixie Girls tournament under way

UNION COUNTY — After completion of the regular season, each of the Dixie Girls Softball divisions will compete for championships in tournament p...

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


How to reshape your future

How to reshape your future

SPARTANBURG — Losing weight can be a daunting task. Knowing what to eat and what’s best for your body can be confusing, and weight loss su...

May 27th, 2016 updated: May 27th, 2016. |  


BREC presents $5,000 to United Way

BREC presents $5,000 to United Way

GAFFNEY — One good deed deserves another… and another.Many Broad River Electric Cooperative employees have been donating a portion of thei...

May 27th, 2016 |  


Hatching chickens in class

Hatching chickens in class

BUFFALO — Some students at Buffalo Elementary School got to learn a little bit about the cycle of life this semester by observing the incubation...

May 26th, 2016 |  


Learning to understand money

Learning to understand money

UNION — You’re never too young to learn about the realities of money and that’s what a summer program plans to teach children in the...

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


OPINION


Thank you Union County

To All Union County:We were so overwhelmed with all the support, love and prayers sent up for my day, PFC Aubrey Dean Vaughn and his sacrifice. His si...

May 7th, 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 |  


More ways to deal with unbelief

More ways to deal with unbelief

1 And the Lord spake unto Moses, saying,25 And they returned from searching of the land after forty days.26 And they went and came to Moses, and to Aa...

April 24th, 2016 |  


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 |  


BUSINESS


‘Memories of a Sandlapper’

‘Memories of a Sandlapper’

UNION — A sermon and the response it evoked from the congregation that heard it set the Rev. John Cribb on a path that has lead him to the Union...

May 25th, 2016 |  


Seniors to receive $25 in coupons

Seniors to receive $25 in coupons

UNION — The Union County Council on Aging will distribute coupons enabling 400 low-income senior citizens to buy $25 worth of fresh produce from...

May 18th, 2016 updated: May 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 property transfers during the weeks of April 28-May 10:R...

May 16th, 2016 |  


Book & Gift Sale raises $15,000

Book & Gift Sale raises $15,000

UNION — The Union Medical Center Volunteers will use their 20 percent share of the $15,000 raised by their latest Book & Gift Sale fundraise...

May 7th, 2016 |  


More than $463 million in assets

More than $463 million in assets

UNION COUNTY — The first quarter of 2016 was a success for Arthur State Bank which reported more than $800,000 in earnings and assets in excess ...

May 7th, 2016 |  


Fighting the ‘Grey Tsunami’

Fighting the ‘Grey Tsunami’

UNION COUNTY — What does Carlisle Finishing have in common with Michelin and BMW?All three are among the companies that have joined forces with ...

May 7th, 2016 |  


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