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Lander students earn academic honors

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GREENWOOD — Lander University announces its President’s List, Dean’s List and Freshman Honors for fall semester 2013.Undergraduates who have earned a grade point average (GPA) of 4.0 out of a possible 4.0 are on the President’s List. Those with a GPA of 3.5 to 3.9 are on the Dean’s List, while freshmen with a GPA between 3.0 and 3.49 earn Freshman Honors.The following Union County residents were among the students honored by university for their academic achievements:President’s List• Jessica E. Bass, Jonesville• Dentaveous A. Walker, Union• Casey C. Woodard, Union.Dean’s List

 

Rippy presented with Cornerstone Award

UNION — Mrs. Barbara Rippy was presented with a Union County Cornerstone Award during the Union County Council meeting on April 8, 2014.Mrs. Rippy was originally scheduled to receive the award during the presentation ceremony held in November 2013, in which she and the Rev. A.L. Brackett were honored, but medical issues prevented her attendance. The plaque presented to Mrs. Rippy is on display with the other recipients of the award on the Cornerstone Wall located outside of t...

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Cross Keys House to host Living History Event VII

CROSS KEYS — An event from the final days of the Civil War will be recreated at the Cross Keys House next week during Living History Event VII.In 1861, the Confederate States of America was formed with Jefferson Davis as its first president.He would also be its last president.The existence of the Confederacy was one of bloody and constant warfare with the United States of America from which its member states had seceded.That struggle, referred...

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Sheriff asks for new cars, in-car computers

UNION COUNTY — The installation of in-car computers would allow deputies to fill out their reports in the field, allowing them to spend more time on patrol, save wear and tear on their vehicles, and reduce overtime costs according to Union County Sheriff David Taylor.In an address to Union County Council during a budget session Tuesday evening, Taylor asked council to allocate funds for the purchase of five new vehicles for his office and the purchase of 16 in-car computers....

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Whitmire Community School hires new head football coach

WHITMIRE — Charlie Jenkins remembers the glory days of Whitmire High School football, and as the school’s newest football coach, his goals are teaching players about the proud heritage of Wolverines football and restoring a winning tradition to the program.Though Jenkins attended Union County schools, he pulled for the Wolverines as his father, John, a proud 1962 WHS graduate, often took him to Whitmire games.He saw running back Jerry Vanlue and watched the 1...

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Family atmosphere appealed to new head coach

WHITMIRE — New Whitmire Community School head football coach Charlie Jenkins’ 22-year coaching career includes stints at Union County High School, Saluda High School and Mid-Carolina High School.A big reason the Whitmire head coaching job appealed to him, he said, was the family atmosphere.“This K12 school is all about family connections and community. It’s a clean, safe place for a child to get a good education and it’s hard to beat that,&#...

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Drug Take Back April 26

UNION — The Union Public Safety Department will take part in the DEA Drug Take Back Initiative between 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, April 26.Anyone who has unused, expired or unwanted drugs is encouraged to turn them in for disposal in an environmentally sensitive manner. All medications will be anonymously collected during the event.Even though this event is for a specific date and time, the Public Safety Department will accept collections at any time during the year....

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2-4 p.m.: Augsburg Lutheran Church, 151 Connector Road (Next to Brian’s Body Shop) holds an Easter Egg Hunt for the children. There will be an Easter Egg Hunt followed by light refreshments and an Easter Story. Please bring your own Easter Basket. All children (Ages 1-4, 5-7, and 8-10) must be accompanied by an adult. For more information call 864-762-0271 or 864-426-1165.3-5 p.m.: Bethlehem United Methodist Church, 1622 Kelly Road, holds an ...

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