Union Daily Times- RSS NEWS Feed http://uniondailytimes.com/section/NEWS http://uniondailytimes.com/section/NEWS Thu, 28 Aug 2014 03:27:38 EST 1800 BREC donates 950 book bags for local students http://uniondailytimes.com/news/community_news-home_top-news-news_education-news_education/50412307/BREC-donates-950-book-bags-for-local-students UNION COUNTY — Families needing some extra help to prepare their children for school got it earlier this month when Broad River Electric Cooperative donated 950 book bags filled with school supplies to the county's five elementary schools... Wed, 27 Aug 2014 08:25:02 EST ‘Art & Soul’ called a success http://uniondailytimes.com/news/community_news-home_top-lifestyle-news/50414769/Art--Soul-called-a-success UNION — The people who attended Saturday's “Art & Soul” event at USC Union enjoyed an evening of interactive art, dance, and music while contributing toward the construction of new helipad next to Wallace Thomson... Wed, 27 Aug 2014 08:23:02 EST ‘Labors’ at Rose Hill Plantation Sept. 6 http://uniondailytimes.com/news/community_news-home_top-news/50412082/Labors-at-Rose-Hill-Plantation-Sept.-6 UNION — Join us Saturday, September 6, for our second annual “Labors” program. Through interactive exhibits, visitors will focus on the daily work of the enslaved African-Americans at Rose Hill, a large Upstate plantation in the... Wed, 27 Aug 2014 08:21:04 EST Forgiven but not perfect http://uniondailytimes.com/news/community_news-home_top-lifestyle-lifestyle-religion-news/50413696/Forgiven-but-not-perfect Wednesday, Aug. 27• The Union County Disabilities and Special Needs Board of Directors holds their monthly meeting at noon. The meeting will be held at 226 Gadberry St. Lunch will be provided. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 08:19:05 EST Car wash fundraiser http://uniondailytimes.com/news/community_news-home_top-news-news_education-news_education/50383174/Car-wash-fundraiser Wednesday, Aug. 27• The Union County Disabilities and Special Needs Board of Directors holds their monthly meeting at noon. The meeting will be held at 226 Gadberry St. Lunch will be provided. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 08:17:04 EST Clemson Dean Emeritus Scott, Sen. Peeler honored for agriculture support http://uniondailytimes.com/news/home_top-news/50415881/Clemson-Dean-Emeritus-Scott-Sen.-Peeler-honored-for-agriculture-support CLEMSON — Clemson University College of Agriculture, Forestry and Life Sciences Dean Emeritus Tom Scott and South Carolina Senate Majority Leader Harvey Peeler were named 2014 Advocates of the Year at the annual meeting of the South Carolina... Wed, 27 Aug 2014 08:15:02 EST (No heading) http://uniondailytimes.com/news/blotter-community_news-home_top-news/50396129/ The Union County Sheriff's Office reported the following arrests:— Donnie Bisco Todd, 58, of 116 3rd Street, Union, was charged with assault and battery 2nd around 4:20 a.m. Aug. 25. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 08:13:05 EST Gospel Truth Trio to perform Sunday http://uniondailytimes.com/news/community_news-home_top-lifestyle-religion-news/50396098/Gospel-Truth-Trio-to-perform-Sunday JONESVILLE — A locally-based gospel trio looks forward to a night of music, fun and fellowship in the name of the Lord.The Gospel Truth Trio will perform at 6 p.m. this Sunday, Aug. 31, at Jonesville Baptist Church. Tue, 26 Aug 2014 06:13:04 EST Potters Storehouse needs new truck http://uniondailytimes.com/news/community_news-home_top-news/50398140/Potters-Storehouse-needs-new-truck JONESVILLE — Even as it continues to help provide needy families in Union County with food and other necessities The Potters Storehouse has a need of its own. Tue, 26 Aug 2014 06:11:04 EST (No heading) http://uniondailytimes.com/news/community_news-home_top-lifestyle-news/50399484/ Library HoursMonday-Friday — 9 a.m. until 6 p.m.Saturday — 9 a.m. until 3 p.m.Labor... Tue, 26 Aug 2014 06:09:02 EST Sept. 22 is 2012 disaster assistance deadline http://uniondailytimes.com/news/community_news-home_top-lifestyle-food-news/50398864/Sept.-22-is-2012-disaster-assistance-deadline SPARTANBURG — Spartanburg, Union and Cherokee counties producers who experienced losses to bush or tree fruit crops due to frost or freeze during the 2012 crop year may be eligible for assistance through the Noninsured Crop Disaster Assistance... Tue, 26 Aug 2014 06:07:03 EST The first and best Top Ten List http://uniondailytimes.com/news/community_news-home_top-lifestyle-lifestyle-religion-news/50396311/The-first-and-best-Top-Ten-List Tuesday, Aug. 26 Tue, 26 Aug 2014 06:05:04 EST Learning about engineering http://uniondailytimes.com/news/community_news-home_top-lifestyle-news/50396308/Learning-about-engineering Tuesday, Aug. 26 Tue, 26 Aug 2014 06:03:02 EST Sonoco signs agreement to acquire Weidenhammer Packaging Group http://uniondailytimes.com/news/business-community_news-home_top-news/50397601/Sonoco-signs-agreement-to-acquire-Weidenhammer-Packaging-Group HARTSVILLE — Sonoco (NYSE: SON), one of the largest diversified global packaging companies, announced Monday that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Weidenhammer Packaging Group, Europe's leading provider of composite cans... Tue, 26 Aug 2014 06:01:02 EST Union County Dragway results http://uniondailytimes.com/news/community_news-home_top-news/50396248/Union-County-Dragway-results SANTUC — These are the results from Aug. 23 at Union County Dragway:ProWin — Sammy SmithR/up — Nickey MillerSemi — Joey Randall Tue, 26 Aug 2014 05:57:03 EST Sept. 15 is deadline for DNR’s special youth deer hunts in Upstate http://uniondailytimes.com/news/community_news-home_top-sports/50409484/Sept.-15-is-deadline-for-DNRs-special-youth-deer-hunts-in-Upstate COLUMBIA — Youngsters between the ages of 10 and 15, would you like to go deer hunting this fall but don't have anyone to take you? Would you like for the hunt to be somewhere nearby where there are lots of deer? Would you like for this... Tue, 26 Aug 2014 05:53:02 EST City awarded $500,000 grant http://uniondailytimes.com/news/community_news-home_top-news/50379587/City-awarded-$500000-grant UNION — The City of Union will use a $500,000 state grant to make infrastructure and other improvements on four streets in the Union Mill Village area. Mon, 25 Aug 2014 07:18:03 EST First day of school at Lockhart Schools http://uniondailytimes.com/news/community_news-home_top-news-news_education/50383824/First-day-of-school-at-Lockhart-Schools LOCKHART — The children arriving for the first day of school at Lockhart Schools got a surprise Monday morning when they found themselves being greeted by the Lockhart School Red Devil mascot. Sun, 24 Aug 2014 07:49:03 EST Keith honored by Avon with trip to Puerto Rico http://uniondailytimes.com/news/community_news-home_top-lifestyle-news/50373388/Keith-honored-by-Avon-with-trip-to-Puerto-Rico UNION — A Union businesswoman who has been an Avon representative for nearly a half-century was recently recognized by the company as one of its top representatives and rewarded with a trip to Puerto Rico. Sun, 24 Aug 2014 07:47:02 EST Lady Jackets receive championship rings http://uniondailytimes.com/news/home_top-news-sports/50387799/Lady-Jackets-receive-championship-rings UNION COUNTY — Members of the Union County Yellow Jackets softball team were presented with their AAA State Championship rings during halftime of last night's Union County vs. Gaffney football game at Union County Stadium. Sun, 24 Aug 2014 07:45:05 EST