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Charles Warner

Position: Content Manager
E-Mail Address: cwarner@civitasmedia.com
Phone Number: 864-427-1234


About Charles Warner

Charles Warner is the content manager of The Union Daily Times. He covers Union City Council, Union County Council and other local governments, local politics, business and economic development, schools, and crime. Charles can be reached at 864-427-1234, ext. 1952, or by email at cwarner@civitasmedia.com.

Latest Stories by Charles Warner

UNION COUNTY — Students who attend the Spartanburg Community College Open House at the Union County Advanced Technology Center will not only get information about classes and financial assistance but also have a chance to win a $500 scholarship.
UCATC Site Coordinator Kathy Jo Lancaster said that the SCC Open House will be held Tuesday, Marc

Open House at UCATC March 31

UNION COUNTY — Students who attend the Spartanburg Community College Open House at the Union County Advanced Technology Center will not only get information about classes and financial assistance but also have a chance to win a $500 scholarship. UCATC Site Coordinator Kathy Jo Lancaster said that the SCC Open House will be held Tuesday, Marc

UNION — More than 500 hungry people with a taste for pancakes helped make the Union Civitan Club Pancake Day a success enabling the club raise more than $4,500.
Pancake Day was held at Mon-Aetna Baptist Church on Thursday and Civitans were in the church kitchen cooking sausage, bacon, and, of course, pancakes, which they served to hungry cus

Pancake Day raises $4,500

UNION — More than 500 hungry people with a taste for pancakes helped make the Union Civitan Club Pancake Day a success enabling the club raise more than $4,500. Pancake Day was held at Mon-Aetna Baptist Church on Thursday and Civitans were in the church kitchen cooking sausage, bacon, and, of course, pancakes, which they served to hungry cus

UNION — The more than $1,200 raised by a hot dog sale and other sales at a local dialysis clinic will go toward helping promote awareness of the need for good kidney health and the dangers of kidney disease.
March is National Kidney Month and throughout this month the staff of Dialysis Clinic, Inc.'s Union outpatient dialysis clinic has work

Sales raise more than $1,200

UNION — The more than $1,200 raised by a hot dog sale and other sales at a local dialysis clinic will go toward helping promote awareness of the need for good kidney health and the dangers of kidney disease. March is National Kidney Month and throughout this month the staff of Dialysis Clinic, Inc.'s Union outpatient dialysis clinic has work

BUFFALO — A hot dog sale sponsored by a church's evangelical committee will be both a fundraiser for its food pantry and the local senior citizens center and a means of reaching out to the entire community.
The Buffalo United Methodist Church Evangelical Committee is holding a hot dog sale at the church today from 5-7 p.m.
Committee Chairma

Evangelizing the community

BUFFALO — A hot dog sale sponsored by a church's evangelical committee will be both a fundraiser for its food pantry and the local senior citizens center and a means of reaching out to the entire community. The Buffalo United Methodist Church Evangelical Committee is holding a hot dog sale at the church today from 5-7 p.m. Committee Chairma

UNION COUNTY — A runoff for the Democratic nomination for the District 2 Union County Council seat will be held in April after none of the candidates running in Tuesday's primary received a majority of the vote.
Unofficial results from Tuesday's primary show that Steven Stone finished first with 186 votes to 123 votes for Ralph Tucker and 11

Stone, Tucker in April 7 runoff

UNION COUNTY — A runoff for the Democratic nomination for the District 2 Union County Council seat will be held in April after none of the candidates running in Tuesday's primary received a majority of the vote. Unofficial results from Tuesday's primary show that Steven Stone finished first with 186 votes to 123 votes for Ralph Tucker and 11

UNION — Do you like pancakes for breakfast? How about for lunch? How about for dinner?
If you answered yes to any of those three questions or even all three of them, then Mon-Aetna Baptist Church is the place to be this Thursday.
What, you may ask, is going on at Mon-Aetna that would be of interest to the pancake lovers of Union County?
Wh

Pancake Day this Thursday

UNION — Do you like pancakes for breakfast? How about for lunch? How about for dinner? If you answered yes to any of those three questions or even all three of them, then Mon-Aetna Baptist Church is the place to be this Thursday. What, you may ask, is going on at Mon-Aetna that would be of interest to the pancake lovers of Union County? Wh

Friday, March 27
5-7 p.m.: Buffalo United Methodist Church will hold a hot dog sale fundraiser. The funds raised will go towards the BUMC Food Pantry and the Buffalo Senior Center. Plates are $5 each but any child accompanied by a paying adult will eat free. Come out and support your community.
6-8 p.m.: New Life Baptist Church, 502 Meansville Ro

The source of all true sufficiency

Friday, March 27 5-7 p.m.: Buffalo United Methodist Church will hold a hot dog sale fundraiser. The funds raised will go towards the BUMC Food Pantry and the Buffalo Senior Center. Plates are $5 each but any child accompanied by a paying adult will eat free. Come out and support your community. 6-8 p.m.: New Life Baptist Church, 502 Meansville Ro

MONARCH — A Relay For Life team that raised more than $1,000 with a Fish Fry this past Saturday is hoping to enjoy equal if not greater success with a second one this coming Saturday.
The “Kickin' Cancer” Relay For Life Team held a lunchtime Fish Fry this past Saturday in the parking lot of the Monarch branch of Arthur State Bank

'Kickin' Cancer' Fish Fry this Saturday

MONARCH — A Relay For Life team that raised more than $1,000 with a Fish Fry this past Saturday is hoping to enjoy equal if not greater success with a second one this coming Saturday. The “Kickin' Cancer” Relay For Life Team held a lunchtime Fish Fry this past Saturday in the parking lot of the Monarch branch of Arthur State Bank

UNION COUNTY — Thanks to the success of its Spring Market this past Saturday the Junior Charity League has another $3,000 to use to help support local charities and help fund its scholarship program.
JCL Spokesperson Jordan Bright said that the Spring Market, which was held the Union County Fairgrounds Exhibitors Building, drew a large crowd

JCL Spring Market raises $3,000

UNION COUNTY — Thanks to the success of its Spring Market this past Saturday the Junior Charity League has another $3,000 to use to help support local charities and help fund its scholarship program. JCL Spokesperson Jordan Bright said that the Spring Market, which was held the Union County Fairgrounds Exhibitors Building, drew a large crowd

UNION COUNTY — When they go to the polls for Tuesday's Democratic primary voters in Union County Council District 2 will have three candidates to choose from.
The District 2 seat has been vacant since Jan. 6 when Frank Hart, who had held it since December 2012, resigned the seat in order to be sworn in as Union County Supervisor.
With two y

District 2 Democratic primary Tuesday

UNION COUNTY — When they go to the polls for Tuesday's Democratic primary voters in Union County Council District 2 will have three candidates to choose from. The District 2 seat has been vacant since Jan. 6 when Frank Hart, who had held it since December 2012, resigned the seat in order to be sworn in as Union County Supervisor. With two y

UNION COUNTY — The Dollar General Distribution Center in Jonesville's support of Union County Relay for Life continued recently with a $5,000 donation.
The $5,000 “Platinum Sponsorship Donation” was presented by Dollar General DC Senior Human Resources Manager Niki Stinespring to Union County Relay for Life Event Chairman Beth La

Committed to finding a cure

UNION COUNTY — The Dollar General Distribution Center in Jonesville's support of Union County Relay for Life continued recently with a $5,000 donation. The $5,000 “Platinum Sponsorship Donation” was presented by Dollar General DC Senior Human Resources Manager Niki Stinespring to Union County Relay for Life Event Chairman Beth La

UNION COUNTY — Music, a play, readings by several authors, an award presentation, a book signing, and an open mic night will all be part of the first day of the 2015 Upcountry Literary Festival hosted by USC Union.
This year's festival is called “5 Going on 50” as this year marks the fifth anniversary of the Literary Festival and

'5 Going on 50'

UNION COUNTY — Music, a play, readings by several authors, an award presentation, a book signing, and an open mic night will all be part of the first day of the 2015 Upcountry Literary Festival hosted by USC Union. This year's festival is called “5 Going on 50” as this year marks the fifth anniversary of the Literary Festival and

UNION — The residents of Union County will have the opportunity to not only contribute to an organization that promotes good kidney health but also enjoy lunch in the process.
The staff of Dialysis Clinic, Inc.'s Union outpatient dialysis clinic will hold a hot dog plate sale this Friday from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. The sale will take place at the cl

DCI holds hot dog sale Friday

UNION — The residents of Union County will have the opportunity to not only contribute to an organization that promotes good kidney health but also enjoy lunch in the process. The staff of Dialysis Clinic, Inc.'s Union outpatient dialysis clinic will hold a hot dog plate sale this Friday from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. The sale will take place at the cl

Saturday, March 21
5 p.m.: The WMS of Bethany AME Church will be having a Parade of Hats Program at 5p.m. This program will be dedicated to the Late Sis. Alee Walker, former Mother of the Church. Our speaker will be Minister Heather Wilson of Mitchell Chapel Christian Church, Union, SC. The Public is cordially invited to attend. Rev. Ronald McFadd

Using God's cordless phone

Saturday, March 21 5 p.m.: The WMS of Bethany AME Church will be having a Parade of Hats Program at 5p.m. This program will be dedicated to the Late Sis. Alee Walker, former Mother of the Church. Our speaker will be Minister Heather Wilson of Mitchell Chapel Christian Church, Union, SC. The Public is cordially invited to attend. Rev. Ronald McFadd

UNION COUNTY — The second day of the 2015 Upstate Literary Festival hosted by USC Union will feature more presentations by the authors attending the event, award presentations, an address by the keynote speaker, and a book signing.
This year marks the fifth anniversary of the Upstate Literary Festival and, as in years past, the festival prov

Literary Festival continues Saturday

UNION COUNTY — The second day of the 2015 Upstate Literary Festival hosted by USC Union will feature more presentations by the authors attending the event, award presentations, an address by the keynote speaker, and a book signing. This year marks the fifth anniversary of the Upstate Literary Festival and, as in years past, the festival prov

Saturday, March 21
5 p.m.: The WMS of Bethany AME Church will be having a Parade of Hats Program at 5p.m. This program will be dedicated to the Late Sis. Alee Walker, former Mother of the Church. Our speaker will be Minister Heather Wilson of Mitchell Chapel Christian Church, Union, SC. The Public is cordially invited to attend. Rev. Ronald McFadd

What kind of person are you?

Saturday, March 21 5 p.m.: The WMS of Bethany AME Church will be having a Parade of Hats Program at 5p.m. This program will be dedicated to the Late Sis. Alee Walker, former Mother of the Church. Our speaker will be Minister Heather Wilson of Mitchell Chapel Christian Church, Union, SC. The Public is cordially invited to attend. Rev. Ronald McFadd

UNION COUNTY — The successes of the Republican Party in 2014 and the efforts needed to build on and continue that success in 2016 were the focus of Monday's meeting of the Union County Republican Party.
The Union County GOP held a “County Precinct Reorganization” at the Union County Courthouse with the purpose of electing precinc

Moore addresses local GOP

UNION COUNTY — The successes of the Republican Party in 2014 and the efforts needed to build on and continue that success in 2016 were the focus of Monday's meeting of the Union County Republican Party. The Union County GOP held a “County Precinct Reorganization” at the Union County Courthouse with the purpose of electing precinc

Saturday, March 21
5 p.m.: The WMS of Bethany AME Church will be having a Parade of Hats Program at 5p.m. This program will be dedicated to the Late Sis. Alee Walker, former Mother of the Church. Our speaker will be Minister Heather Wilson of Mitchell Chapel Christian Church, Union, SC. The Public is cordially invited to attend. Rev. Ronald McFadd

Christ is with us in life's storms

Saturday, March 21 5 p.m.: The WMS of Bethany AME Church will be having a Parade of Hats Program at 5p.m. This program will be dedicated to the Late Sis. Alee Walker, former Mother of the Church. Our speaker will be Minister Heather Wilson of Mitchell Chapel Christian Church, Union, SC. The Public is cordially invited to attend. Rev. Ronald McFadd

UNION — A special event to provide veterans and their families with information and assistance about careers and benefits will be held next week at USC Union.
The Veterans Resource Center and USC Union are inviting local veterans to a Veteran's Career & Benefits Fair on Tuesday, March 17 from 12-2 p.m. at USC Union's Truluck Gym. The int

Veterans program at USC Union

UNION — A special event to provide veterans and their families with information and assistance about careers and benefits will be held next week at USC Union. The Veterans Resource Center and USC Union are inviting local veterans to a Veteran's Career & Benefits Fair on Tuesday, March 17 from 12-2 p.m. at USC Union's Truluck Gym. The int

UNION — A program that provides patrons of the Union County Carnegie Library with access to ebooks got a boost this week thanks to a $3,000 donation from the Union Rotary Club.
During the club's weekly meeting Tuesday at Covenant Baptist Church, Rotary Club President Lewis Jeter presented fellow Rotarian and Union County Carnegie Library Cou

Rotary gives library $3,000

UNION — A program that provides patrons of the Union County Carnegie Library with access to ebooks got a boost this week thanks to a $3,000 donation from the Union Rotary Club. During the club's weekly meeting Tuesday at Covenant Baptist Church, Rotary Club President Lewis Jeter presented fellow Rotarian and Union County Carnegie Library Cou





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