NEWS


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GOP candidates debate March 10
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Lenten Services begin today
Six arrested on drug charges

Six arrested on drug charges

UNION COUNTY — Six people were arrested on drug-related charges involving meth, marijuana, prescription drugs, and drug paraphernalia as well as...

February 27th, 2017 |  


Mack-Orr is workforce coordinator

Mack-Orr is workforce coordinator

SPARTANBURG — The Upstate Workforce Board has hired Ms. Simone Mack-Orr as the Workforce Engagement Coordinator.Simone earned her Bachelor’...

February 27th, 2017 |  


FFA emblem fundraiser kicks off

FFA emblem fundraiser kicks off

RICHMOND, VA — Farm supply retailer Southern States Cooperative will kick off its annual FFA fundraiser on March 1 in an effort to support agric...

February 27th, 2017 |  


Lenten Services begin March 1

Lenten Services begin March 1

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...

February 26th, 2017 |  


Photographers honored at reception

Photographers honored at reception

UNION — Those who attended Thursday’s reception at the Union County Arts Council Art Gallery honoring local photographers featured in the ...

February 26th, 2017 |  


‘A Year-Round Survival Garden’

‘A Year-Round Survival Garden’

UNION — On Saturday, March 11, Union natives and garden enthusiasts Tommy Sinclair and Buddy Blackmon will lead a workshop at the Piedmont Physi...

February 26th, 2017 updated: February 26th, 2017. |  


SPORTS


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30 children on four teams
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Big Buck returns to Union County
Post 22 seeks home field designation

Post 22 seeks home field designation

UNION COUNTY — American Legion Post 22 is asking that the Timken Sports Complex be designated as the home field for the post’s baseball te...

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


Bantams beat Terriers 10-0

Bantams beat Terriers 10-0

UNION COUNTY — In their fourth game of the season the USC Union Bantams Club Baseball Team triumphed with ease over the Wofford Terriers in a ga...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


Three sign with Lady Bantams

Three sign with Lady Bantams

UNION COUNTY — The USC Union Lady Bantams Softball Team has signed three more players for the 2017 season.In a statement released Monday, USC Un...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


88 children in seven teams

88 children in seven teams

UNION COUNTY — Draft Day for the Dixie Youth Minor League began with 88 children and ended with seven teams.Saturday was the first of two Draft ...

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


Guinn competes in New York City

Guinn competes in New York City

UNION COUNTY — A Union native and graduate of Union County High School is making his mark in the world of collegiate Indoor Track and Field comp...

February 18th, 2017 updated: February 18th, 2017. |  


Season ends for Lady Jackets

Season ends for Lady Jackets

UNION COUNTY — The basketball season came to end for the Lady Jackets with a 95-25 loss to North Augusta.Coach Imani Richard said that in the fi...

February 18th, 2017 |  


MULTIMEDIA


LIFE


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GOP candidates debate March 10
13 to compete for Miss USC Union

13 to compete for Miss USC Union

UNION — On March 4, 2017 the University of South Carolina Union will host the Miss USC Union Pageant in the auditorium at 7 p.m. The pageant is ...

March 1st, 2017 |  


Lenten Services begin today

Lenten Services begin today

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 1st, 2017 |  


Judge and you will be judged

Judge and you will be judged

Thursday, March 2The Community Prayer Meeting will be observed at noon at the USC-U gazebo. Please come and join with fellow citizens of Union County,...

March 1st, 2017 |  


Jeter addresses Rotary on business programs

Jeter addresses Rotary on business programs

Community Prayer MeetingThe Community Prayer Meeting will be observed at noon on Thursday, March 2 at the USC-U gazebo. Please come and join with fell...

March 1st, 2017 |  


UCHS Girls 1st in 4 X 100 Relay

UCHS Girls 1st in 4 X 100 Relay

UNION COUNTY — In their first track meet of the season the members of the Union County High School Track Team finished in the Top 10 in most are...

March 1st, 2017 |  


30 children on four teams

30 children on four teams

UNION COUNTY — Draft Day for the Dixie Youth Ozone League began with 30 children and ended with four teams and the possibility of a fifth.Saturd...

March 1st, 2017 updated: March 1st, 2017. |  


OPINION


Substance abuse and mental health

Substance abuse and mental health

As I was completing the requirements for a Master of Divinity in late 2015, I conducted research in the Union County community to determine where the ...

February 19th, 2017 |  


Thank you for the donated gifts

Thank you to the precious ladies that donated gifts for the MediHome Valentine gifts. Missy from MediHome came by last week and picked up the gifts to...

February 19th, 2017 |  


Changes needed at Channel 192

To the editor:The Union Connection Channel 192 needs a major change.Every time I turn my TV to Channel 192 I see nothing but constant advertisements t...

February 5th, 2017 |  


Weather, taxes, and the Super Bowl

Well, I want you to know as I was cuddled up in my blankets, in bed, a few minutes ago, it dawned on me that I didn’t type this letter. Then I c...

February 4th, 2017 |  


My Facebook account was hacked

Let’s talk about hacking: I was wondering what people get out of hacking Facebook. Mine was hacked Tuesday. So today I found out what they do it...

January 28th, 2017 updated: January 28th, 2017. |  


Support the Union County Museum

To the editor:Greetings from Carlisle (the last letter on this topic began with “Greetings from Canada” but I know I can’t beat that...

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


BUSINESS


SCWorks paints the town red

SCWorks paints the town red

UNION — When it comes to fighting heart disease in women during Heart Awareness Month nobody was able to “paint the town red” better...

February 19th, 2017 |  


Promoting economic development

Promoting economic development

UNION COUNTY — Economic development was a big part of the February meeting of Union County Council with council voting to approve three ordinanc...

February 19th, 2017 |  


FBLA students place in Top Five

FBLA students place in Top Five

UNION COUNTY — They succeeded in district competition and now some students in the Future Business Leaders of American program at the Union Coun...

February 16th, 2017 updated: February 16th, 2017. |  


WWT expanding into Union County

WWT expanding into Union County

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Some residents of Union County could be eligible for assistance from an organization that helps low-income houseolds get acce...

February 15th, 2017 |  


Coffee shop a hit with customers

Coffee shop a hit with customers

UNION — It’s been said that the best part of the morning is a cup of coffee and that’s especially true for those who are getting the...

February 11th, 2017 updated: February 11th, 2017. |  


‘The best coffee in Union’

‘The best coffee in Union’

UNION — The Ellé Bell Café Coffee & Gift Shop opened for business on Main Street in downtown Union this morning and got a big thum...

February 9th, 2017 |  


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