Union Daily Times- RSS OPINION Feed http://uniondailytimes.com/section/OPINION http://uniondailytimes.com/section/OPINION Thu, 5 Mar 2015 18:35:43 EST 1800 Who, What, When & Where Of Whitmire: Dodging the snow bullet http://uniondailytimes.com/news/editorial-Op-Ed-opinion-opinion_columns/152121112/Who-What-When--Where-Of-Whitmire:-Dodging-the-snow-bullet Hello everybody, I'm ready for spring now. Two winter storms, basically teasers,with no pretty accumulation. Left some of us ready to move on to spring, plant those flowers and veggie gardens. The great thing about dodging the snow bullet, was... Tue, 3 Mar 2015 08:20:53 EST ‘Quality of life’ golf course http://uniondailytimes.com/news/letters/152072740/Quality-of-life-golf-course To the editor:There is a Kenny Rogers song that contains the line “You have to know when to fold 'em.” Fri, 27 Feb 2015 09:00:53 EST News Around Lockhart: The issue of trash pickup http://uniondailytimes.com/news/editorial-Op-Ed-opinion-opinion_columns/152071073/News-Around-Lockhart:-The-issue-of-trash-pickup A lot of you in the Lockhart area complain about the trash pickup of Johnson Sanitation. They have said they would be here on Thursday, but they come anywhere from Thursday to Sunday. Sometimes they miss you all together and some of you haven't... Fri, 27 Feb 2015 09:00:52 EST Four chosen to compete http://uniondailytimes.com/news/community-community-news-editorial-home_top-lifestyle-news-news_education-schools/152055786/Four-chosen-to-compete UNION COUNTY — More than a third of the 11 students competing in Spartanburg Community College's annual welding competition are enrolled at the Union County Advanced Technology Center. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 08:55:52 EST Reserve books from your home http://uniondailytimes.com/news/editorial-opinion-opinion_columns/152026655/Reserve-books-from-your-home Too cold to be outside any more than you have to be? The Union Carnegie Library offers a great way to find and reserve books from the comfort of your own home. Wed, 25 Feb 2015 08:20:54 EST Who, What, When & Where Of Whitmire: Birthdays and sympathies http://uniondailytimes.com/news/editorial-opinion-opinion_columns/151998560/Who-What-When--Where-Of-Whitmire:-Birthdays-and-sympathies Hello everybody, I think we have thawed out long enough to get Gottrocks on the ball with the birthday wishes. Poor Gottrocks The Birthday Fairy had to do an emergency landing on a heliport.The wings de-icer just couldn't overcome this bitter,... Tue, 24 Feb 2015 09:30:50 EST Ponder is Teacher of the Year http://uniondailytimes.com/news/community-community-news-editorial-home_top-lifestyle-news-news_education-schools/151998850/Ponder-is-Teacher-of-the-Year UNION — Billy Ponder was named Sims Middle School 2014-2015 Teacher of the Year. Tue, 24 Feb 2015 09:25:57 EST Library Blog: A great time to join the FOL http://uniondailytimes.com/news/editorial-Op-Ed-opinion-opinion_columns/151758269/Library-Blog:-A-great-time-to-join-the-FOL One vital source of funding for the Union Carnegie Library is the Friends of the Library. The Friends of the Library (FOL) is a non-profit organization whose mission is to serve the library both through providing funds and volunteering time to serve... Tue, 10 Feb 2015 08:30:53 EST Who, What, When & Where of Whitmire: Springs Sports and ‘Day of Service’ http://uniondailytimes.com/news/editorial-Op-Ed-opinion-opinion_columns/151759884/Who-What-When--Where-of-Whitmire:-Springs-Sports-and-Day-of-Service Hello everyone, local news and events on the way after we do our birthday wishes, texted in from Gorttrocks The Birthday Fairy. Rain, Sleet or Snowdoesn't faze Gottrocks, as long as he has his wing... Tue, 10 Feb 2015 08:30:52 EST Who, What, When & Where Of Whitmire: The good old days of snowfalls http://uniondailytimes.com/news/editorial-Op-Ed-opinion-opinion_columns/151627155/Who-What-When--Where-Of-Whitmire:-The-good-old-days-of-snowfalls Hello everyone, loving this cold weather? I am still thinking about our family and friends in the northeast who were bombarded with so much snow and hurricane blizzard winds. Thu, 5 Feb 2015 09:00:52 EST Who, What, When & Where Of Whitmire: Party in the Pines and a welcome http://uniondailytimes.com/news/editorial-opinion-opinion_columns/151506452/Who-What-When--Where-Of-Whitmire:-Party-in-the-Pines-and-a-welcome Hello everyone. Gotta admit, those three days of upper 60's temps spoiled me. Felt like Spring had Sprung. Just when I begin nurturing my plants the old gray dreary cold temps came back on us. Tue, 27 Jan 2015 08:45:51 EST News Around Lockhart: Dress for changing weather http://uniondailytimes.com/news/editorial-opinion-opinion_columns/151438602/News-Around-Lockhart:-Dress-for-changing-weather Hasn't the weather been awesome? In the 60's through the day, but I heard cold this weekend. You never know, just wait around and see what happens. The best solution is when you leave the house dress in layers, and then you can start... Fri, 23 Jan 2015 07:35:51 EST Who, What, When & Where Of Whitmire: Birthdays and upcoming events http://uniondailytimes.com/news/editorial-opinion-opinion_columns/151378749/Who-What-When--Where-Of-Whitmire:-Birthdays-and-upcoming-events Hello everyone, local news and upcoming events on they way, after we do our birthday wishes. Gottrocks The Birthday Fairy has been stranded in the Northeast due to the Nor'easter and other weather catastrophes like record breaking amounts snow... Tue, 20 Jan 2015 06:40:51 EST News Around Lockhart: A very busy evening at home http://uniondailytimes.com/news/editorial-opinion-opinion_columns/151342870/News-Around-Lockhart:-A-very-busy-evening-at-home So sorry if this gets in the paper late. I really try to do this on Wednesday night, but when I got home from Spartanburg, it was after 11 p.m. and I had to wash slipcovers. Sun, 18 Jan 2015 07:25:53 EST Who, What, When & Where Of Whitmire: Winter reading program at the library http://uniondailytimes.com/news/editorial-opinion-opinion_columns/151175984/Who-What-When--Where-Of-Whitmire:-Winter-reading-program-at-the-library Hello everyone, local news on the way after we allow Gottrocks The Birthday Fairy to do his thing. Looks like he had his wings re-iced just in time for the icy weather, predicted for the weekend.Birthdays Tue, 13 Jan 2015 08:20:52 EST News Around Lockhart: A favor to ask and a prayer request http://uniondailytimes.com/news/community_news-editorial-opinion/151142411/News-Around-Lockhart:-A-favor-to-ask-and-a-prayer-request I have a favor to ask of you: If you want to quote something I've written in my article, could you please repeat all of it instead of just part of it. That's it.Remember In Prayer Tue, 13 Jan 2015 08:20:51 EST Who, What, When & Where Of Whitmire: A year in The Whitty in review http://uniondailytimes.com/news/editorial-opinion-opinion_columns/151111045/Who-What-When--Where-Of-Whitmire:-A-year-in-The-Whitty-in-review Hello everyone, I hope you had a nice New Years celebration. Didn't it go by fast?A Year In The Whitty In Review Thu, 8 Jan 2015 05:31:03 EST