NEWS


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Celebrating adult education
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37 fewer students per year
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Diverse ways of expression
‘Make straight paths for your feet’

‘Make straight paths for your feet’

Saturday, Oct. 12-6 p.m.: Padgett’s Creek Baptist Church will hold a Block Party (rain or shine). It will be an afternoon of free food and fun w...

September 28th, 2016 |  


Mayor, City Council debates Thursday

Mayor, City Council debates Thursday

The Union County Young Republicans and The Union County Democratic Party have partnered to sponsor a series of debates featuring candidates for local ...

September 28th, 2016 |  


‘First Free Little Library’

‘First Free Little Library’

UNION — Ribbon cutting and dedication of a “First Free Little Library” will be held at Union County Housing Authority Resident Servi...

September 26th, 2016 |  


Monarch Elementary Library Cadets

Monarch Elementary Library Cadets

MONARCH — Some students at Monarch Elementary School are helping keep the school’s library running smoothly while also helping keep their ...

September 26th, 2016 |  


Everybody had a really good time

Everybody had a really good time

UNION — As many as 2,000 people attended the 14th Annual Union County Antique Farm Show and all of them appeared to have a good time according t...

September 26th, 2016 |  


Smallwood a Cadet at The Citadel

Smallwood a Cadet at The Citadel

CHARLESTON — The Citadel is proud to welcome the Class of 2020. The incoming class of over 800 new cadets, students represents 36 states and sev...

September 26th, 2016 |  


SPORTS


UCHS takes on Boiling Springs

UCHS takes on Boiling Springs

UNION COUNTY — The Union County Yellow Jackets will look for redemption in Boiling Springs this Friday after a heartbreaking three-point loss to...

September 22nd, 2016 |  


Hall of Fame inductees recognized

Hall of Fame inductees recognized

UNION COUNTY — Friday night’s Union County Yellow Jackets game recognized future Yellow Jackets pregame, as well as this year’s indu...

September 22nd, 2016 |  


Hall of Fame inductees recognized

UNION COUNTY — Friday night’s Union County Yellow Jackets game recognized future Yellow Jackets pregame, as well as this year’s indu...

September 22nd, 2016 |  


Haley pays visit to JEMS

Haley pays visit to JEMS

JONESVILLE — Students in the after school program at Jonesville Elementary/Middle School supported by Gov. Nikki Haley’s The Original Six ...

September 21st, 2016 |  


UCHS has top three anglers

UCHS has top three anglers

UNION COUNTY — Union County High School Bass Anglers started their season this past Saturday on Lake Murray with three members of the team takin...

September 21st, 2016 |  


New team experiencing success

New team experiencing success

UNION — A local travel softball team has experienced success since its inception over the summer.Local parents Billy and Nikki Burgess launched ...

September 18th, 2016 |  


LIFE


Celebrating adult education

Celebrating adult education

UNION COUNTY — Union County Adult Education celebrates National Adult Education and Family Literacy Week at its new location this year.National ...

September 29th, 2016 |  


37 fewer students per year

37 fewer students per year

UNION COUNTY — Enrollment in the Union County School District will decline by 37 students a year over the next five years according to a study c...

September 28th, 2016 |  


Diverse ways of expression

Diverse ways of expression

UNION — A dog named “Sanford,” a “Campsite Creek,” a “Green Landscape,” and a woman called “Anne Brazi...

September 28th, 2016 |  


Kidnapping and attempted murder

Kidnapping and attempted murder

UNION COUNTY — Two men were arrested Friday within roughly an hour of one another by the Union County Sheriff’s Office, one in connection ...

September 28th, 2016 |  


Milliken thanks firefighters

Milliken thanks firefighters

SPARTANBURG — The firefighters of Union and Spartanburg counties who came together to save a textile plant in the Cross Keys community are being...

September 28th, 2016 |  


Petty is the featured winner

Petty is the featured winner

CHEROKEE COUNTY — Lockhart native and race car driver Earl Petty was the featured winner of the Renegade Division at Cherokee Motor Speedway on ...

September 28th, 2016 |  


OPINION


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The real enemy of peace

Thank you for your loyalty

To the editor:Steve L. Gregory, former owner of Tire and Auto Service Center of Union Inc., would like to thank all of his many loyal customers for th...

August 17th, 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 |  


‘Thou shalt remember the Lord thy God’

‘Thou shalt remember the Lord thy God’

Do you ever recall times that you know the Lord provided, healed, or delivered you? It’s easy for us to take God’s protection and provisio...

July 24th, 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 |  


BUSINESS


Land transfers in Union County

Land transfers in Union County

UNION COUNTY — The Union County Clerk of Court recorded the following verified property transfers during the weeks of July 1-15.— Parcel 1...

September 5th, 2016 |  


County to clear $69,414.44

County to clear $69,414.44

UNION COUNTY — The sale of the county spec building will not only enable Union County to recoup its investment but to also clear nearly $70,000....

September 3rd, 2016 |  


Sparrow moves practice to Union

Sparrow moves practice to Union

UNION — A trip to look at a table she was considering buying ended up with Dr. Kat Sparrow purchasing the Mahan Chiropractic building and making...

September 3rd, 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 June 15-30....

August 29th, 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. |  


Construction industry symposium Oct. 18

Construction industry symposium Oct. 18

CLEMSON — Participants in a construction symposium offered by Clemson University will gain valuable knowledge and perspective from leading exper...

August 26th, 2016 |  


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