Union Daily Times- RSS Feed http://uniondailytimes.com/ http://uniondailytimes.com/ Fri, 31 Oct 2014 01:49:35 EST 1800 Vote for Union County on Nov. 4 http://uniondailytimes.com/news/letters/150343589/Vote-for-Union-County-on-Nov.-4 To the editor:The coming Tuesday, Nov. 4, is election day. Be sure to vote, but remember to support Union County while doing so. Thu, 30 Oct 2014 07:41:03 EST Hope for the future of Latin America http://uniondailytimes.com/news/editorial-opinion-opinion_columns/150346071/Hope-for-the-future-of-Latin-America We are all shocked at the exodus of unaccompanied children from Central America. We are dismayed at the $3.8 billion price tag the Obama administration proposed to handle this surge. Many children are now being held in the United States under penal... Thu, 30 Oct 2014 07:40:04 EST A Heartland Halloween http://uniondailytimes.com/news/community_news-home_top-news/150345942/A-Heartland-Halloween UNION — A local assisted living center/nursing home is getting into the spirit of the season with Halloween decorations ranging from the ghoulish and the macabre to the innocent and playful. Thu, 30 Oct 2014 06:15:02 EST Breaking down barriers, opening doors http://uniondailytimes.com/news/community_news-home_top-news/150330003/Breaking-down-barriers-opening-doors SPARTANBURG — An annual Buddy Walk — which included numerous Union County residents — was held over the weekend in observance of National Down Syndrome Awareness Month. Thu, 30 Oct 2014 06:13:04 EST A ‘glowing skull’ and ‘erupting pumpkin’ http://uniondailytimes.com/news/community_news-home_top-news-news_education-news_education/150348246/A-glowing-skull-and-erupting-pumpkin UNION — Local first and second graders — from public, private and home schools — are invited to a free chemistry event with fun experiments and sweet treats. Thu, 30 Oct 2014 06:11:01 EST Three seeking District 1 City Council seat http://uniondailytimes.com/news/community_news-home_top-news-politics/150319924/Three-seeking-District-1-City-Council-seat UNION — An incumbent and two challengers are seeking the Union City Council District 1 seat in the Nov. 4 general election. Thu, 30 Oct 2014 06:09:03 EST Wilkes, Sherbert seek District 9 school board seat http://uniondailytimes.com/news/community_news-home_top-news-politics/150319856/Wilkes-Sherbert-seek-District-9-school-board-seat UNION — An incumbent running for reelection and a political newcomer making her first bid for public office are running for the District 9 Union County School Board seat in the Nov. 4 general election. Thu, 30 Oct 2014 06:07:02 EST Dealing with the impossible http://uniondailytimes.com/news/community_news-home_top-lifestyle-lifestyle-religion-news/150343587/Dealing-with-the-impossible Saturday, Nov. 110 a.m.: The 144th Annual Session of the Tyger River Baptist Association will be held at Cedar Grove Baptist Church in Enoree, SC. The Rev. Dr. Michael A. Glenn, Moderator. Thu, 30 Oct 2014 06:05:02 EST Plametto Pride Litter Awareness Show at MES http://uniondailytimes.com/news/community_news-home_top-lifestyle-news/150343585/Plametto-Pride-Litter-Awareness-Show-at-MES Tuesday, Nov. 4• The Union County Beekeepers Association will meet at 6:30 p.m. in the Clemson Extension Meeting Room at the fairgrounds. Thu, 30 Oct 2014 06:03:04 EST Wearing pink for a good cause http://uniondailytimes.com/news/community_news-home_top-lifestyle-news-news_education-news_education/150291282/Wearing-pink-for-a-good-cause UNION COUNTY — Some students wore pink to school earlier this month in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Thu, 30 Oct 2014 06:01:03 EST ‘A Night In Wonderland’ Nov. 13 http://uniondailytimes.com/news/community_news-home_top-news-news_education-news_education/150316509/A-Night-In-Wonderland-Nov.-13 UNION — Eleven young ladies at Sims Middle School have already begun rehearsing for an annual event to crown this year's Miss Sims. Wed, 29 Oct 2014 11:51:03 EST 40 years of horror http://uniondailytimes.com/news/community_news-home_top-news/150330026/40-years-of-horror WEST SPRINGS — An attraction billed as the oldest continuously-running spook house in the southeast is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year. Wed, 29 Oct 2014 05:36:01 EST Ellen Sagar hosting ‘Trunk or Treat’ http://uniondailytimes.com/news/community_news-home_top-news/150326482/Ellen-Sagar-hosting-Trunk-or-Treat BONHAM — Last year's Trunk or Treat event at Ellen Sagar Nursing Home was such a success and so much fun for everyone who took part in it that the nursing home is bringing it back again. Wed, 29 Oct 2014 05:34:04 EST Halloween Coloring Contest at Bojangles http://uniondailytimes.com/news/community_news-home_top-news/150324722/Halloween-Coloring-Contest-at-Bojangles UNION — A coloring contest, a costume contest, and an evening of candy and games are all part of a local restaurant's plan to help provide the little ghouls and goblins of Union County with a safe, fun way to celebrate... Wed, 29 Oct 2014 05:32:02 EST Union County Fair Livestock winners http://uniondailytimes.com/news/community_news-home_top-news/150307527/Union-County-Fair-Livestock-winners UNION COUNTY — These are the 2014 Union County Fair Livestock winners.2014 Union County Fair Goat Show WinnersToddler Showmanship — Ages 3 to 4, Ribbon Only — Catherine Wilkie Wed, 29 Oct 2014 05:30:00 EST Candidates discuss same-sex marriage licenses http://uniondailytimes.com/news/community_news-home_top-news-politics/150319668/Candidates-discuss-same-sex-marriage-licenses UNION COUNTY — The candidates running for Union County Probate Judge say that they will uphold the law when it comes to the issue of marriage licenses for same-sex couples. Wed, 29 Oct 2014 05:28:05 EST Two running for District 3 school board seat http://uniondailytimes.com/news/community_news-home_top-news-politics/150319643/Two-running-for-District-3-school-board-seat LOCKHART — The race for the District 3 Union County School Board seat pits a two-term incumbent against a former educator making his first bid for public office. Wed, 29 Oct 2014 05:26:01 EST Keep our eyes on Jesus http://uniondailytimes.com/news/community_news-home_top-lifestyle-lifestyle-religion-news/150338679/Keep-our-eyes-on-Jesus Saturday, Nov. 110 a.m.: The 144th Annual Session of the Tyger River Baptist Association will be held at Cedar Grove Baptist Church in Enoree, SC. The Rev. Dr. Michael A. Glenn, Moderator. Wed, 29 Oct 2014 05:24:02 EST Should the commander of the SC National Guard be elected? http://uniondailytimes.com/news/editorial-opinion-opinion_columns/150304508/Should-the-commander-of-the-SC-National-Guard-be-elected Question: Should the Chief of Staff of the US Army be selected by the public in a popular election? Obviously the answer is a resounding NO. Wed, 29 Oct 2014 05:22:07 EST Twisting and shouting at MES http://uniondailytimes.com/news/community_news-home_top-lifestyle-news/150338726/Twisting-and-shouting-at-MES Tuesday, Nov. 4• The Union County Beekeepers Association will meet at 6:30 p.m. in the Clemson Extension Meeting Room at the fairgrounds. Wed, 29 Oct 2014 05:22:04 EST