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Charles Warner

Position: Content Manager
E-Mail Address: cwarner@civitasmedia.com
Phone Number: 864-427-1234


About Charles Warner

Charles Warner is the content manager of The Union Daily Times. He covers Union City Council, Union County Council and other local governments, local politics, business and economic development, schools, and crime. Charles can be reached at 864-427-1234, ext. 1952, or by email at cwarner@civitasmedia.com.

Latest Stories by Charles Warner

JONESVILLE — The threat of inclement weather has once again forced the rescheduling of the Jonesville Christmas Parade.
The parade was originally scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 13, but had to be postponed because of rain. The parade was originally rescheduled for this Saturday, but the threat of inclement weather has forced it be rescheduled f

Jonesville Christmas Parade this Sunday

JONESVILLE — The threat of inclement weather has once again forced the rescheduling of the Jonesville Christmas Parade. The parade was originally scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 13, but had to be postponed because of rain. The parade was originally rescheduled for this Saturday, but the threat of inclement weather has forced it be rescheduled f

UNION COUNTY — The Christmas wish lists of 63 families were fulfilled this week thanks to the support the Salvation Army received from individuals, businesses, church groups, and a municipality for its annual Angel Tree campaign.
“We sponsored 63 families and today they are picking up their wish lists,” Salvation Army Case Worker

Christmas wishes fufilled

UNION COUNTY — The Christmas wish lists of 63 families were fulfilled this week thanks to the support the Salvation Army received from individuals, businesses, church groups, and a municipality for its annual Angel Tree campaign. “We sponsored 63 families and today they are picking up their wish lists,” Salvation Army Case Worker

UNION — Dollar Tree will relocate to Audrey Plaza in January.
Dollar Tree Spokesperson Shelly Davis announced this week that the Union Dollar Tree store which is currently located at 441 N. Duncan Bypass in the West Towne Plaza will relocate to its new location in Audrey Plaza with an estimated opening date of Friday, Jan. 16, 2015.
Davis s

Dollar Tree moving to Audrey Plaza

UNION — Dollar Tree will relocate to Audrey Plaza in January. Dollar Tree Spokesperson Shelly Davis announced this week that the Union Dollar Tree store which is currently located at 441 N. Duncan Bypass in the West Towne Plaza will relocate to its new location in Audrey Plaza with an estimated opening date of Friday, Jan. 16, 2015. Davis s

UNION COUNTY — The accreditation the Union County Advanced Technology Center has from a regional accrediting organization helps its students obtain financial aid and employment.
In September, Spartanburg Community College President Henry C. Giles Jr. announced the implementation of the SCC Action Plan to educate and train the personnel neede

Lancaster: Accreditation benefits students

UNION COUNTY — The accreditation the Union County Advanced Technology Center has from a regional accrediting organization helps its students obtain financial aid and employment. In September, Spartanburg Community College President Henry C. Giles Jr. announced the implementation of the SCC Action Plan to educate and train the personnel neede

Sunday, Dec. 21
9:30 a.m.: Bethel United Methodist Church Chancel Choir presents their cantata of “It's The Most Wonderful Time Of The Year” during morning worship service. We invite you to worship with us. Rev. Merritt (Tuie) Wentz II is pastor.
10:45 a.m.: St. Paul Baptist Church celebrates the love of Jesus with “I Want To Be

The true glory of Christmas

Sunday, Dec. 21 9:30 a.m.: Bethel United Methodist Church Chancel Choir presents their cantata of “It's The Most Wonderful Time Of The Year” during morning worship service. We invite you to worship with us. Rev. Merritt (Tuie) Wentz II is pastor. 10:45 a.m.: St. Paul Baptist Church celebrates the love of Jesus with “I Want To Be

Saturday, Dec. 13
5 p.m.: Cedar Grove Missionary Baptist Church Teen Social presents “How to Get In The Game” based on 1 Samuel 16:8-13. There will be music, rap, and dance. Topics will include social media, courtship, bullying, and authority. Special guests will be White Plains Baptist, Church, Laurens, and New Life in Christ Missiona

Christmas in our hearts

Saturday, Dec. 13 5 p.m.: Cedar Grove Missionary Baptist Church Teen Social presents “How to Get In The Game” based on 1 Samuel 16:8-13. There will be music, rap, and dance. Topics will include social media, courtship, bullying, and authority. Special guests will be White Plains Baptist, Church, Laurens, and New Life in Christ Missiona

UNION COUNTY — Two Union homeowners and one Lockhart area homeowner are the winners in the Creative category of the Union County Recreation Department's Christmas House Lighting Contest.
For more than a decade the Union County Recreation Department has sponsored its annual Christmas House Lighting Contest giving homeowners a chance each year

Creative Christmas House Lighting winners

UNION COUNTY — Two Union homeowners and one Lockhart area homeowner are the winners in the Creative category of the Union County Recreation Department's Christmas House Lighting Contest. For more than a decade the Union County Recreation Department has sponsored its annual Christmas House Lighting Contest giving homeowners a chance each year

UNION COUNTY — Two Union area homeowners and a Jonesville area homeowner are the winners in the Elegant category of the Union County Recreation Department's Christmas House Lighting Contest.
For more than a decade the Union County Recreation Department has sponsored its annual Christmas House Lighting Contest giving homeowners a chance each

Elegant Christmas House Lighting

UNION COUNTY — Two Union area homeowners and a Jonesville area homeowner are the winners in the Elegant category of the Union County Recreation Department's Christmas House Lighting Contest. For more than a decade the Union County Recreation Department has sponsored its annual Christmas House Lighting Contest giving homeowners a chance each

UNION COUNTY — The generosity of the people and institutions of Union County helped make WBCU's annual drive to collect toys for the children of needy families a success.
Each Christmas season for more than a decade, WBCU has held its Truck Full of Toys drive to collect donated toys. The effort gets its name from the truck that WBCU personne

'Truck Full of Toys' a success

UNION COUNTY — The generosity of the people and institutions of Union County helped make WBCU's annual drive to collect toys for the children of needy families a success. Each Christmas season for more than a decade, WBCU has held its Truck Full of Toys drive to collect donated toys. The effort gets its name from the truck that WBCU personne

UNION COUNTY — More than 50 of Santa's helpers put on their running shoes Saturday to help ensure that there are toys under the Christmas tree for the neediest of children in Union County.
A total of 56 men, women, and children participated in the “Jingle Jog 5K” sponsored by the Union County Charity League this past Saturday at

'Jingle Jog' attracts 56 runners

UNION COUNTY — More than 50 of Santa's helpers put on their running shoes Saturday to help ensure that there are toys under the Christmas tree for the neediest of children in Union County. A total of 56 men, women, and children participated in the “Jingle Jog 5K” sponsored by the Union County Charity League this past Saturday at

CARLISLE — The large crowd that turned out for the Carlisle Christmas Parade Saturday afternoon stayed afterwards to enjoy the reception in the town hall that is one of the tradition of the celebration of Christmas in the Town of Carlisle.
“The parade was very successful,” Mayor Mary Ferguson-Glenn said Monday. “We had a gr

Carlisle Christmas Parade

CARLISLE — The large crowd that turned out for the Carlisle Christmas Parade Saturday afternoon stayed afterwards to enjoy the reception in the town hall that is one of the tradition of the celebration of Christmas in the Town of Carlisle. “The parade was very successful,” Mayor Mary Ferguson-Glenn said Monday. “We had a gr

UNION — Beautiful weather, a large crowd of onlookers lining the sidewalks, and more than 100 floats rolling down Main Street were among the defining features of the Union Christmas Parade Sunday afternoon.
“We had a very good parade,” Union County Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Torance Inman said Monday morning. “T

Union Christmas Parade

UNION — Beautiful weather, a large crowd of onlookers lining the sidewalks, and more than 100 floats rolling down Main Street were among the defining features of the Union Christmas Parade Sunday afternoon. “We had a very good parade,” Union County Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Torance Inman said Monday morning. “T

UNION COUNTY — Christmas is getting closer every day and that means time is running out to make sure Santa Claus gets to read the letters of the children of Union County.
Santa Claus is the oldest subscriber to The Union Daily Times and never misses an issue, especially at this time of the year as we help the children of Union County let him

Letters to Santa due Monday

UNION COUNTY — Christmas is getting closer every day and that means time is running out to make sure Santa Claus gets to read the letters of the children of Union County. Santa Claus is the oldest subscriber to The Union Daily Times and never misses an issue, especially at this time of the year as we help the children of Union County let him

Two killed in collision, one injured

UNION COUNTY — The SC Highway Patrol is investigating a collision on the Joneville-Lockhart Highway Friday morning that left two Chester County women dead and a Pauline man injured. L/Cpl Tony Keller of the SC Highway Patrol stated Friday evening that the collision occurred around 11:35 a.m. on SC 9 (Jonesville-Lockhart Highway) five miles s

UNION — Several hundred elementary and middle school students got their eyesight and hearing tested free of charge this week courtesy of the Union Lions Club.
The South Carolina Lions Health Screening Unit was at Sims Middle School and Buffalo Elementary School earlier this week and is scheduled to be at Foster Park Elementary School today.

Lions provide free screenings

UNION — Several hundred elementary and middle school students got their eyesight and hearing tested free of charge this week courtesy of the Union Lions Club. The South Carolina Lions Health Screening Unit was at Sims Middle School and Buffalo Elementary School earlier this week and is scheduled to be at Foster Park Elementary School today.

UNION COUNTY — In response to the program's growing popularity among students and the increasing needs of local and area industries the Union County Advanced Technology Center will expand its welding program in 2015.
In a statement released Thursday, Site Coordinator Kathy Jo Lancaster announced that UCATC is continuing to register for its s

UCATC expanding welding program

UNION COUNTY — In response to the program's growing popularity among students and the increasing needs of local and area industries the Union County Advanced Technology Center will expand its welding program in 2015. In a statement released Thursday, Site Coordinator Kathy Jo Lancaster announced that UCATC is continuing to register for its s

UNION — The Santa Shoppe's efforts to make Christmas a happy time for patients at local nursing homes got a big boost this week courtesy of UCARE Committee.
Jenny B. Crocker, Volunteer Coordinator for Medi-Home Hospice, announced that Becky Cobb and Sam Phipps of the Union County Recreation Department brought $500 worth of gifts to Medi-Home

Santa Shoppe receives $500 in gifts

UNION — The Santa Shoppe's efforts to make Christmas a happy time for patients at local nursing homes got a big boost this week courtesy of UCARE Committee. Jenny B. Crocker, Volunteer Coordinator for Medi-Home Hospice, announced that Becky Cobb and Sam Phipps of the Union County Recreation Department brought $500 worth of gifts to Medi-Home

UNION COUNTY — The Christmas season is in full swing and this weekend two communities will celebrate the season with their annual Christmas parades.
Carlisle
The Carlisle Christmas Parade will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. and those who plan to participate and those who plan to attend are being asked to bring a toy to be donated to help the to

More Christmas parades this weekend

UNION COUNTY — The Christmas season is in full swing and this weekend two communities will celebrate the season with their annual Christmas parades. Carlisle The Carlisle Christmas Parade will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. and those who plan to participate and those who plan to attend are being asked to bring a toy to be donated to help the to

UNION COUNTY — A group of Santa's helpers is holding a special event this Saturday to help another group of his helpers make sure that even the neediest of children in Union County get toys for Christmas.
The Union County Junior Charity League is sponsoring a “Jingle Jog 5K” at the Timken Sports Complex this Saturday. Registratio

'Jingle Jog' all the way

UNION COUNTY — A group of Santa's helpers is holding a special event this Saturday to help another group of his helpers make sure that even the neediest of children in Union County get toys for Christmas. The Union County Junior Charity League is sponsoring a “Jingle Jog 5K” at the Timken Sports Complex this Saturday. Registratio

UNION — He isn't normally in Union until Christmas Eve night when he delivers presents and toys to good little girls and boys, but Santa Claus made an early visit this week to read to some lucky preschoolers.
Santa was in Union Tuesday morning for “Story Time with Santa” at the Community Center at 201 Porter St. The event, which

Santa Claus reads to children

UNION — He isn't normally in Union until Christmas Eve night when he delivers presents and toys to good little girls and boys, but Santa Claus made an early visit this week to read to some lucky preschoolers. Santa was in Union Tuesday morning for “Story Time with Santa” at the Community Center at 201 Porter St. The event, which





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