NEWS


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Missing woman found alive
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Up to two inches of snow today
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A prayer for Wednesday
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Not a day off but a day on
Escaped prisoner recaptured

Escaped prisoner recaptured

UNION COUNTY — After two days on a the run an escaped prisoner was recaptured late Sunday night by Union County Sheriff’s deputies and SLE...

January 15th, 2018 |  


Cunningham graduates from Lander

Cunningham graduates from Lander

GREENWOOD — Lander University conferred bachelor and master degrees upon 167 students including one from Union County during the university̵...

January 15th, 2018 |  


Area students make Dean’s List

Area students make Dean’s List

SPARTANBURG — The following Spartanburg Community College students from the Union County area have earned Dean’s List honors for fall term...

January 15th, 2018 |  


Six excel academically at SMC

Six excel academically at SMC

SPARTANBURG — Five students from the Union County area have been named to Spartanburg Methodist College’s Dean’s List for Fall 2017 ...

January 15th, 2018 |  


Local students graduate from PTC

Local students graduate from PTC

GREENWOOD — The James Medford Family Event Center at Piedmont Technical College welcomed more than 200 Piedmont Technical College graduates R...

January 15th, 2018 |  


Guilty pleas heard in General Sessions Court

Guilty pleas heard in General Sessions Court

UNION COUNTY — The following persons pleaded guilty or no contest this week before Judge Daniel D. Hall of York in General Sessons Court in the ...

January 15th, 2018 |  


SPORTS


Bear population in SC rising

Bear population in SC rising

CLEMSON — The second most-prolific mountain bear-hunting season in South Carolina history and more frequent encounters with the animals along th...

December 7th, 2017 |  


Preventing desperate deer damage

Preventing desperate deer damage

Deer can cause major damage to yards in any season, but in winter they can be downright deadly to some of the most expensive backyard landscape plants...

November 30th, 2017 |  


Yellow Jackets to become Bantams

Yellow Jackets to become Bantams

UNION COUNTY — When they graduate from Union County High School in spring of 2018 four members of the Yellow Jackets Soccer Team will again play...

November 22nd, 2017 |  


City awards $8,700 for projects

City awards $8,700 for projects

UNION — The improvements being made to City Park by a local educational institution, a local service organization’s plans to repair its bu...

November 19th, 2017 |  


21 sign to play for USC Union

21 sign to play for USC Union

UNION — Eight young women and 13 young men are the latest student-athletes to join the rosters of the USC Union softball and soccer teams.In a s...

November 12th, 2017 |  


Three sign to play softball

Three sign to play softball

UNION COUNTY — They play softball for Union County High School and soon they will be playing softball for two colleges.In a signing ceremony Fri...

November 12th, 2017 |  


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LIFE


3:00 pm
Updated: 3:14 pm. |    
Missing woman found alive
11:35 am
Updated: 11:49 am. |    
Up to two inches of snow today
3:00 am |    
A prayer for Wednesday
Union Oil Mill closing its doors

Union Oil Mill closing its doors

UNION — After 128 years of serving the farmers and gardeners of Union County the Union Oil Mill is closing its doors.In a statement released thi...

January 17th, 2018 |  


Not a day off but a day on

Not a day off but a day on

UNION — The Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday should not be a day off but a day of activism that honors the life and legacy of Dr. King accordi...

January 17th, 2018 |  


Wear red and speak red Feb. 2

Wear red and speak red Feb. 2

UNION — The citizens of the City of Union are being asked to support women and the fight against heart disease by “wearing red and speakin...

January 17th, 2018 |  


A passion for art and romance

A passion for art and romance

UNION — The story of an artist’s love for art and romance will be told when Ballet Spartanburg’s Professional Company performs ̶...

January 17th, 2018 |  


Civitans celebrate Christmas

Civitans celebrate Christmas

Food DistributionThe Potters Storehouse, 106 South Main Street, Jonesville, will hold its food distribution on Saturday, Jan. 20 from 1-3 p.m. Persons...

January 17th, 2018 |  


Found under an abandoned house

Found under an abandoned house

UNION COUNTY — A state prisoner who escaped custody by jumping out of a bathroom window of the Union County Courthouse Friday afternoon was reca...

January 15th, 2018 updated: January 15th, 2018. |  


OPINION


Time to focus on school choice

Time to focus on school choice

Later this month, schools, homeschool groups, organizations, and individuals in South Carolina and across America will work together to raise awarenes...

January 12th, 2018 |  


You are in charge of you in 2018

You are in charge of you in 2018

In 2017 I attended a conference that I go to each year. I typically try to take three or four things away that sticks with me from three days of atten...

January 10th, 2018 |  


Frozen pipes and cold weather

Frozen pipes and cold weather

I don’t know if it’s this cold weather, but the internet has not worked in a couple of weeks. It’s on right now, but for how long I ...

January 10th, 2018 |  


A resolution for spiritual growth

A resolution for spiritual growth

Well, here we are in our first weekend of 2018, and before we get too bogged down in the same old routine, let me encourage you to make time for your ...

January 10th, 2018 |  


Christmas Parade a success

Christmas Parade a success

I tried to get on Facebook to thank everyone that participated in the Lockhart Christmas Parade, Sunday, but everything seemed to be frozen and a litt...

December 9th, 2017 |  


Wasting time wondering about ‘if’

Wasting time wondering about ‘if’

How often do we use the word “if”? Many times we think we have things figured out, but when something goes wrong, or it doesn’t turn...

December 3rd, 2017 |  


BUSINESS


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SCC celebrates ‘Economic Visionaries’

SCC celebrates ‘Economic Visionaries’

SPARTANBURG — Which business in Union County will be one of the four Upstate businesses recognized by Spartanburg Community College as an “...

January 4th, 2018 |  


$350 million and 1,000 jobs

$350 million and 1,000 jobs

UNION COUNTY — Much of the $350 million in new capital investment and the more than 1,000 new jobs Union County has enjoyed over the past decade...

December 27th, 2017 |  


Broad River Electric donates to 14 local charities

Broad River Electric donates to 14 local charities

Broad River Electric donates to 14 local charitiesMembers’ contributions provide $22,500 in grantsGAFFNEY — Broad River Electric Charities...

December 24th, 2017 |  


Broad River Electric donates to 14 local charitiesMembers’ contributions provide $22,500 in grantsGAFFNEY — Broad River Electric Charities...

December 24th, 2017 |  


Broad River Electric donates to 14 local charitiesMembers’ contributions provide $22,500 in grantsGAFFNEY — Broad River Electric Charities...

December 24th, 2017 |  


Giving back to Union County

Giving back to Union County

UNION — Running a successful business is a wonderful thing and a local business has made it even more wonderful by using its success to help tho...

December 20th, 2017 |  


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