NEWS


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Eclipse Watch Party Monday
Wildcat Jamboree Aug. 31

Wildcat Jamboree Aug. 31

UNION COUNTY — A Jamboree at Jonesville Elementary/Middle School and volleyball practice and tryouts at Sims Middle School are among the athleti...

August 19th, 2017 |  


Woman scammed out of $3,695

Woman scammed out of $3,695

UNION COUNTY — The public is being warned to take precautions against a computer scam after a Union woman lost nearly $3,700 to one earlier this...

August 17th, 2017 |  


Man charged with attempted murder

Man charged with attempted murder

UNION — A Union man has been arrested and charged with shooting and wounding another man at a party early Sunday morning.Cedric O’Bryant M...

August 17th, 2017 |  


Union man sentenced to 15 years

Union man sentenced to 15 years

COLUMBIA — A Union man will spend the next 15 years in prison for being a convicted felon with a gun in his possession.In a statement released t...

August 17th, 2017 |  


Four injured by sulphuric acid

Four injured by sulphuric acid

BUFFALO — Four people were injured after being sprayed with acid during an accident this morning at the ESAB Welding & Cutting Systems plant...

August 17th, 2017 |  


The 2017 Teachers of the Year

The 2017 Teachers of the Year

UNION COUNTY — The Union County School District celebrated the arrival of the 2017-2018 school year with a “Back-to-School CelebrationR...

August 16th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


12:30 am |    
Wildcat Jamboree Aug. 31
7:00 am |    
Yellow Jackets vs. Panthers
All Stars fall to Alabama 19-11

All Stars fall to Alabama 19-11

UNION COUNTY — After three games — two of them played as a double elimination — in the Dixie Boys 14U World Series the 2017 season c...

August 16th, 2017 |  


Football season gets under way

Football season gets under way

UNION COUNTY — Summer is nearly over and that means it’s time for school to begin and for school sports to get under way and this is the w...

August 16th, 2017 |  


Crestview wins 2017 Championship

Crestview wins 2017 Championship

UNION COUNTY — The Crestview Baptist Church Softball Team are the 2017 Union County Church League champions.The team won the championship during...

August 12th, 2017 |  


All Stars fall to North Carolina

All Stars fall to North Carolina

UNION COUNTY — The impressive winning streak that included them winning the State Championship came to an end for the Union County All Stars wit...

August 12th, 2017 |  


All Stars defeat Tennessee 16-0

All Stars defeat Tennessee 16-0

BLUFFTON — In their first game of the Dixie Boys 14U World Series the Union County All Stars decisively defeated Tennessee by a score of 16-0.In...

August 7th, 2017 |  


Union County Pep Rally Aug. 10

Union County Pep Rally Aug. 10

UNION COUNTY — For the 10th year in a row the people of Union County will have the opportunity to come together to celebrate the start of the ne...

August 6th, 2017 |  


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LIFE


Eclipse Watch Party Monday

Eclipse Watch Party Monday

Library HoursMonday, Tuesday & Thursday 9 a.m.-7 p.m.Wednesday and Friday 9 a.m.-6 p.m.Saturday 9 a.m.-3 p.m.864-427-7140www.unionlibrary.orgUpcom...

August 20th, 2017 |  


Graham: The machines are coming

Graham: The machines are coming

UNION — US Senator Lindsey Graham says that the rapid advance of technology in the form of the increasing use of robots in not only manufacturin...

August 19th, 2017 |  


Women facing multiple charges

Women facing multiple charges

UNION COUNTY — Two women are facing multiple drug charges as well as a firearms charge after allegedly being found with methamphetamine and hero...

August 19th, 2017 |  


A GUTSY Bear for the children

A GUTSY Bear for the children

Sunday, Aug. 2011:30 a.m.: Covenant Baptist Church will be serving lunch.Sunday, Aug. 20-Wednesday, Aug. 2310:15 a.m., 2 p.m. & 7:15 p.m.: Woodson...

August 19th, 2017 |  


Musician’s descendants visit museum

Musician’s descendants visit museum

First Steps MeetingThe Union County First Steps Partnership Board will hold its regular meeting on Tuesday, Aug. 22, at 5:15 p.m. at the Union County ...

August 19th, 2017 |  


Scrimmage action opens JV season

Scrimmage action opens JV season

UNION COUNTY — The 2017 football season got under way this week with the Union County High School Yellow Jackets JV and Varsity teams both takin...

August 19th, 2017 |  


OPINION


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Four hours to fix a toilet

Please help find ‘Charlie’

To the editor:August 3, 2017, I went to Walmart for groceries. I walked into the store with a walking cane. I am disabled and can’t walk without...

August 12th, 2017 |  


Greater is he that is in me

Greater is he that is in me

Do you ever wonder what the world will be like in 10… 20… 50… years? Do you look back at your childhood and say “Man, things h...

August 5th, 2017 |  


Broken water lines every week

Broken water lines every week

It doesn’t look like we have a chance to keep our heads above water, with the constant broken water lines. This is getting costly, we have to ca...

August 5th, 2017 |  


Overcoming troubles and trials

Overcoming troubles and trials

Have you been struggling with your faith lately? Do you feel like everything goes wrong, no matter how hard you try? Does it feel like life’s un...

July 30th, 2017 |  


Who is controlling your life?

Who is controlling your life?

What’s controlling you? Most often, a Christian would say something like “Jesus,” “The Good Lord,” “My Heavenly Fa...

July 16th, 2017 |  


Benefit for Elizabeth Cody today

Benefit for Elizabeth Cody today

There’s a benefit today, Saturday, July 15, at the Lockhart Fire Department. It starts at 11 a.m. and runs until. It’s for Elizabeth Cody....

July 15th, 2017 |  


BUSINESS


Three appointed to Development Board

Three appointed to Development Board

UNION COUNTY — The Union County Development Board gained a new member and saw two current ones reappointed during Tuesday’s Union County C...

August 14th, 2017 |  


Old Sims property worth $2 million

Old Sims property worth $2 million

UNION COUNTY — While it has been closed for some time the old Sims High School on Sims Drive is still worth more than $2.1 million and could be ...

August 13th, 2017 |  


Encouraging industrial expansion

Encouraging industrial expansion

UNION COUNTY — Economic growth and industrial expansion often go hand in hand and Union County Council is doing its part to help facilitate that...

August 13th, 2017 |  


At home or commuting all day

At home or commuting all day

UNION COUNTY — A little girl wearing a pink necklace and holding a toy wand reminds her father not to be late for their tea party. A little boy ...

August 12th, 2017 |  


The second $20,000 installment

The second $20,000 installment

UNION COUNTY — An agreement between Union County and the company that owns and operates the regional landfill in the Cross Keys community contin...

August 12th, 2017 updated: August 12th, 2017. |  


Treating customers like friends

Treating customers like friends

UNION — At Michelangelo’s Pizza the McNamara family doesn’t have customers they have friends and they want to treat their friends li...

August 9th, 2017 |