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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

UNION — A local church will celebrate the second anniversary of its offering a program that takes a faith-based approach to helping people overcome addiction.
For the past two years, Crestview Baptist Church, 1100 Furman-Fendley Highway, Union, has dedicated Friday evenings to “Celebrate Recovery,” which Pastor Josh Freeman descr

Church celebrates program's anniversary

UNION — A local church will celebrate the second anniversary of its offering a program that takes a faith-based approach to helping people overcome addiction. For the past two years, Crestview Baptist Church, 1100 Furman-Fendley Highway, Union, has dedicated Friday evenings to “Celebrate Recovery,” which Pastor Josh Freeman descr

UNION — While it has many strengths that make it attractive and even unique downtown Union also has a number of weaknesses that must be addressed in order for it to truly live up to its potential as the heart of the City of Union and the rest of Union County.
In a presentation to Union City Council Monday morning, Robby Moody, Senior Planner

Weaknesses and opportunities

UNION — While it has many strengths that make it attractive and even unique downtown Union also has a number of weaknesses that must be addressed in order for it to truly live up to its potential as the heart of the City of Union and the rest of Union County. In a presentation to Union City Council Monday morning, Robby Moody, Senior Planner

UNION — Chamber members, guests, and other interested parties will get a chance to mingle and talk this evening during the Union County Chamber of Commerce's first Business After Hours of 2015.
Chamber Executive Director Torance Inman said Business After Hours for the first quarter of 2015 will be held this evening from 5-7 p.m. at the SCWor

Business After Hours this evening

UNION — Chamber members, guests, and other interested parties will get a chance to mingle and talk this evening during the Union County Chamber of Commerce's first Business After Hours of 2015. Chamber Executive Director Torance Inman said Business After Hours for the first quarter of 2015 will be held this evening from 5-7 p.m. at the SCWor

First in a series.UNION — The strengths, weaknesses, and potential of downtown Union were the subject of a presentation during a special meeting of Union City Council Monday morning.
Robby Moody, Senior Planner for the Catawba Regional Council of Governments, presented “Downtown: The Heart of Union” which provided council with an

'Downtown: The Heart of Union'

First in a series.UNION — The strengths, weaknesses, and potential of downtown Union were the subject of a presentation during a special meeting of Union City Council Monday morning. Robby Moody, Senior Planner for the Catawba Regional Council of Governments, presented “Downtown: The Heart of Union” which provided council with an

UNION — A company's plan to develop more than 11 acres of the Union Mill Site as an apartment complex could result in the City of Union netting more than $200,000 from the sale of the property.
In a special meeting Monday morning, Union City Council voted unanimously to approve first reading of an ordinance authorizing Mayor Harold Thompson

City could get $200,000

UNION — A company's plan to develop more than 11 acres of the Union Mill Site as an apartment complex could result in the City of Union netting more than $200,000 from the sale of the property. In a special meeting Monday morning, Union City Council voted unanimously to approve first reading of an ordinance authorizing Mayor Harold Thompson

Man dies from injuries Sunday

BUFFALO — A Buffalo man died Sunday evening from injuries he received in a two-vehicle collision Friday morning. In a statement released Monday morning, Union County Coroner William Holcombe announced that his officer had been notified of the death of Grady Tucker Sr., 79, 2450 Mt. Lebanon Road, Buffalo. Holcombe said that Tucker died shortl

UNION — A fatal heart attack was the cause of a two-vehicle collision in Santuc earlier this month.
On Monday, Jan. 19, the SC Highway Patrol reported that a two-vehicle collision resulting in one fatality had occurred around 12:46 p.m. that day on SC 215 (Santuc Carlisle Highway) approximately three miles south of the City of Union.
Accord

Victim died of heart attack

UNION — A fatal heart attack was the cause of a two-vehicle collision in Santuc earlier this month. On Monday, Jan. 19, the SC Highway Patrol reported that a two-vehicle collision resulting in one fatality had occurred around 12:46 p.m. that day on SC 215 (Santuc Carlisle Highway) approximately three miles south of the City of Union. Accord

UNION COUNTY — The special election for the District 2 Union County Council seat has its first candidate.
Ralph Tucker announced Friday that he will seek the Democratic nomination for the District 2 seat.
“I am committed to seeing Union County move in a positive direction,” Tucker said in announcing his candidacy. “If I am

Tucker running for District 2 seat

UNION COUNTY — The special election for the District 2 Union County Council seat has its first candidate. Ralph Tucker announced Friday that he will seek the Democratic nomination for the District 2 seat. “I am committed to seeing Union County move in a positive direction,” Tucker said in announcing his candidacy. “If I am

UNION COUNTY — A residential program offered jointly with USC Aiken and the inclusion of Broome High School in its dual enrollment program enabled USC Union to set an enrollment record for its spring semester.
Dean Alice Taylor-Colbert announced this week that 645 students had enrolled for the 2015 spring semester at USC Union.
“It's

645 enroll at USC Union

UNION COUNTY — A residential program offered jointly with USC Aiken and the inclusion of Broome High School in its dual enrollment program enabled USC Union to set an enrollment record for its spring semester. Dean Alice Taylor-Colbert announced this week that 645 students had enrolled for the 2015 spring semester at USC Union. “It's

UNION COUNTY — Filing opens today at noon for persons interested in running in the special election for the District 2 Union County Council seat.
The District 2 seat has been vacant since Jan. 6 when Frank Hart, who had held it since December 2012, was sworn in as Union County Supervisor.
With two years left on Hart's unexpired term, a spec

Filing opens for District 2 seat

UNION COUNTY — Filing opens today at noon for persons interested in running in the special election for the District 2 Union County Council seat. The District 2 seat has been vacant since Jan. 6 when Frank Hart, who had held it since December 2012, was sworn in as Union County Supervisor. With two years left on Hart's unexpired term, a spec

UNION COUNTY — The University of South Carolina Union is offering a free tax preparation service through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program at USC Union's Founders House. The free service is a partnership between USC Union, the IRS, and United Way of Spartanburg.
Any household with a $53,000 or less income per year will quali

Free tax service offered

UNION COUNTY — The University of South Carolina Union is offering a free tax preparation service through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program at USC Union's Founders House. The free service is a partnership between USC Union, the IRS, and United Way of Spartanburg. Any household with a $53,000 or less income per year will quali

UNION COUNTY — A group of Union County High School students are asking for donations for a silent auction to benefit a classmate who recently lost many of her personal belongings to a house fire.
In an address to the Union Rotary Club Tuesday, Joycelyn Henderson and Tykeezie Thompson of the UCHS Interact Club, a student organization affiliat

Interact holds silent auction

UNION COUNTY — A group of Union County High School students are asking for donations for a silent auction to benefit a classmate who recently lost many of her personal belongings to a house fire. In an address to the Union Rotary Club Tuesday, Joycelyn Henderson and Tykeezie Thompson of the UCHS Interact Club, a student organization affiliat

UNION COUNTY — The history of USC Union will be told in a book to be published by the school this year as part of the celebration of the 50th anniversary of its founding.
Marketing Director Annie Smith said Wednesday that the book will feature photos taken of the campus, its faculty, and its students over the years and will also feature a ti

The history of USC Union

UNION COUNTY — The history of USC Union will be told in a book to be published by the school this year as part of the celebration of the 50th anniversary of its founding. Marketing Director Annie Smith said Wednesday that the book will feature photos taken of the campus, its faculty, and its students over the years and will also feature a ti

MONARCH — Two fire departments spent approximately two hours battling a blaze that began when windy conditions caused a fire to spread out of control and destroy an old mobile home Monday afternoon.
The Monarch and Lockhart fire departments were dispatched to a residence at 183 Ellis Street in the Monarch community in reference to a report o

Blaze destroys old mobile home

MONARCH — Two fire departments spent approximately two hours battling a blaze that began when windy conditions caused a fire to spread out of control and destroy an old mobile home Monday afternoon. The Monarch and Lockhart fire departments were dispatched to a residence at 183 Ellis Street in the Monarch community in reference to a report o

JCL holding Spring Market

UNION COUNTY — The Junior Charity League is now accepting applications from vendors interested in participating in its Spring Market in March. JCL Spokesperson Jordan Bright announced Tuesday that the group will hold its Spring Market at the Union County Fairgrounds Exhibitors Building, 120 Kirby St., Union on March 21 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. B

SANTUC — The death of a Newberry County man killed Monday in a wreck in Union County is a “tremendous loss” for the Newberry County community, the superintendent of Newberry County Schools said.
Donald C. Saylor, 64, was killed after the van he was driving south on S.C. 215 (Santuc-Carlisle Highway) in Union hit a logging truck a

Newberry County man killed in wreck in Union

SANTUC — The death of a Newberry County man killed Monday in a wreck in Union County is a “tremendous loss” for the Newberry County community, the superintendent of Newberry County Schools said. Donald C. Saylor, 64, was killed after the van he was driving south on S.C. 215 (Santuc-Carlisle Highway) in Union hit a logging truck a

SANTUC — A collision between two vehicles left one person dead this (Monday) afternoon.
L/Cpl Gary Miller of the SC Highway Patrol reported that the accident occurred around 12:46 p.m. on SC 215 (Santuc-Carlisle Highway) approximately three miles south of the City of Union.
Miller said the accident occurred when a 2012 Chevrolet van traveli

One killed in collision

SANTUC — A collision between two vehicles left one person dead this (Monday) afternoon. L/Cpl Gary Miller of the SC Highway Patrol reported that the accident occurred around 12:46 p.m. on SC 215 (Santuc-Carlisle Highway) approximately three miles south of the City of Union. Miller said the accident occurred when a 2012 Chevrolet van traveli

UNION — The legacy of Civil Rights leader the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was honored Saturday with a march through the streets of Union.
Martin Luther King Jr. Day is a federal holiday honoring the birthday day of King, the most important civil rights leader, advocate of nonviolent civil disobedience, anti-poverty antiwar activist of th

March celebrates King Day

UNION — The legacy of Civil Rights leader the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was honored Saturday with a march through the streets of Union. Martin Luther King Jr. Day is a federal holiday honoring the birthday day of King, the most important civil rights leader, advocate of nonviolent civil disobedience, anti-poverty antiwar activist of th

JONESVILLE — The Potters Storehouse overcame the challenges of weather and a lack of some supplies to minister to both the physical and spiritual needs of those attending its most recent food distribution event.
The food ministry of The Potters Storehouse began its sixth year on Oct. 8, 2014 with a food distribution event providing, as it ha

400 families receive food

JONESVILLE — The Potters Storehouse overcame the challenges of weather and a lack of some supplies to minister to both the physical and spiritual needs of those attending its most recent food distribution event. The food ministry of The Potters Storehouse began its sixth year on Oct. 8, 2014 with a food distribution event providing, as it ha

JONESVILLE — Two guns are believed to have been used in a shooting incident Friday night that left two people wounded, one of whom was still in the hospital Sunday afternoon in serious but stable condition.
Union County Sheriff David Taylor said Sunday that his office is continuing its investigation of the incident which occurred around 9 p.

Two guns used in Jonesville shooting

JONESVILLE — Two guns are believed to have been used in a shooting incident Friday night that left two people wounded, one of whom was still in the hospital Sunday afternoon in serious but stable condition. Union County Sheriff David Taylor said Sunday that his office is continuing its investigation of the incident which occurred around 9 p.





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