NEWS


3:30 am |    
A prayer for Wednesday
Ukrainian family visits museum

Ukrainian family visits museum

October At The UCACThe following events and activities will be held at the UCAC Art Gallery on Main Street in downtown Union this month.• Painti...

October 18th, 2017 |  


UCHS takes on Greer this Friday

UCHS takes on Greer this Friday

UNION COUNTY — The Union County High School Yellow Jackets got their first win of the season this past Friday night as they knocked off the Blue...

October 18th, 2017 |  


Fair mixes the old with the new

Fair mixes the old with the new

UNION COUNTY — Comedy, thrills, live music, food, livestock shows, a beauty pageant, a car giveaway, and races with monkeys riding on dogs are a...

October 17th, 2017 |  


Students adopt sea turtle nests

Students adopt sea turtle nests

UNION — The study of the environment often inspires people to get involved with trying to save it and that’s what lead a group of students...

October 17th, 2017 |  


Union County Fair begins Tuesday

Union County Fair begins Tuesday

UNION — The Union County Fair will open its gates on Tuesday, Oct. 17, starting at 5 p.m. with “2 for $22,” where fairgoers will be ...

October 16th, 2017 updated: October 16th, 2017. |  


Third graders to grow cabbages

Third graders to grow cabbages

Vegetable gardening teaches kids where food comes from, healthy eating and gets them outdoors, engaging with nature.A great way to get kids started in...

October 16th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


Sims football scores two wins

Sims football scores two wins

UNION — The Sims Tigers football teams continue to roll, as both the seventh and eighth grade football teams got wins this past week over DR Hil...

October 14th, 2017 |  


Wildcats fall to EP Todd 45-14

Wildcats fall to EP Todd 45-14

JONESVILLE — The Jonesville Middle School Football Team is now 3-2 for the season after Wednesday’s 45-14 loss to EP Todd.In a statement r...

October 14th, 2017 |  


Yellow Jackets to hold fundraiser

Yellow Jackets to hold fundraiser

UNION COUNTY — The Union County High School Baseball Team is looking to purchase some new equipment and is holding a chicken stew sale in Novemb...

October 14th, 2017 |  


Lady Tigers fall to Dawkins 3-0

Lady Tigers fall to Dawkins 3-0

UNION — The Sims Middle School Girls Volleyball Team lost Wednesday’s match against Dawkins 3-0. The scores were 25-18 ;25-19; and 26-24.I...

October 14th, 2017 |  


BREC sending care packages

BREC sending care packages

GAFFNEY — As Veterans Day approaches, Broad River Electric wishes to not only honor the sacrifices made by the men and women who have protected ...

October 11th, 2017 |  


Wolverines to honor Yannetti

Wolverines to honor Yannetti

WHITMIRE — The Whitmire Community High School Football Team will take on Calhoun Falls this Friday but before the game begins there will be a sp...

October 11th, 2017 |  


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LIFE


Choosing between governments

Choosing between governments

UNION — Will the City of Union be better served by retaining its current “strong mayor” system of government or by switching to a &#...

October 19th, 2017 |  


A prayer for Wednesday

A prayer for Wednesday

Read 1 Timothy 6:17-19The angel answered [Cornelius], “Your prayers and gifts to the poor have come up as a memorial offering before God.”...

October 18th, 2017 |  


Civitans raise $1,100 for Ruthie

Civitans raise $1,100 for Ruthie

UNION COUNTY — A chicken stew held this past Saturday raised more than $1,100 for the family of a young girl battling brain cancer.Ruthie Dean i...

October 18th, 2017 |  


Fire Prevention Day draws 300

Fire Prevention Day draws 300

UNION — The parade and celebration that make up Fire Prevention Day in Union County combines fun for the whole family with a serious message abo...

October 18th, 2017 |  


Some really tall collard greens

Some really tall collard greens

UNION — A Union woman who has been growing collard greens for years says she’s amazed that some of the collard greens she’s growing ...

October 18th, 2017 |  


Christ is humanity’s only chance

Christ is humanity’s only chance

Sunday, Oct. 2211:30 a.m.: Covenant Baptist Church will be serving lunch. We will not be serving lunch in November or December. Will start back in Jan...

October 18th, 2017 |  


OPINION


12:30 am |    
What can we change?
Will Lockhart celebrate Christmas?

Will Lockhart celebrate Christmas?

Well so far I haven’t anyone calling to help with the Christmas Parade. It is hard for me to explain what really is going on.Also, I just found ...

October 8th, 2017 |  


Christmas Parade volunteers needed

Christmas Parade volunteers needed

I’ve received phone calls telling me that it was put on facebook that Lockhart will not be having a parade at Christmas. Well, if Bernice and I ...

September 30th, 2017 |  


He who has ears, let him hear!

He who has ears, let him hear!

Have you ever been sitting in church, listening to the preacher preach, and think, “Man, I wish brother so-and-so were here” or “Sis...

September 24th, 2017 |  


Where does my help come from

Where does my help come from

Do you need help? Do you feel as though life’s struggle is weighing you down, and that the simplest of tasks are becoming unbearable? Maybe it i...

September 17th, 2017 |  


Dealing with Hurricane Irma

Dealing with Hurricane Irma

Well, we were lucky with Hurricane Irma. My phone is out, but the lights stayed on.Somewhere around Hwy. 105 and around Chuck’s home in Adamsbur...

September 16th, 2017 |  


Preparing for storms with prayer

Preparing for storms with prayer

With the threat of another hurricane on the way, and seeing the destruction that one has just brought, it’s not too hard to understand why the g...

September 10th, 2017 |  


BUSINESS


4:00 am |    
BREC sending care packages
“Kimbrell’s Kares’ continuing

“Kimbrell’s Kares’ continuing

UNION — A local business’ efforts to collect supplies for the people of Texas struggling to recover from Hurricane Harvey has been extende...

September 27th, 2017 |  


A significant property tax reduction

A significant property tax reduction

UNION COUNTY — Taxpayers in Union County and the three municipalities that levy a property tax will see a significant reduction in their propert...

September 24th, 2017 |  


Vapor Apparel needs your help

Vapor Apparel needs your help

CHARLESTON — Home grown Vapor Apparel has been doing business in Florida and the Caribbean since their inception over 13 years ago. A leader in ...

September 22nd, 2017 |  


An impressive family history

An impressive family history

UNION — Serving customers throughout South Carolina for nearly 85 years, Arthur State Bank continues to operate as one of the state’s olde...

September 21st, 2017 updated: September 21st, 2017. |  


Standard Textile helps hurricane victims

Standard Textile helps hurricane victims

CINCINNATI, OHIO — With a longstanding history of helping organizations in need, Standard Textile, a global leader in the healthcare and hospita...

September 20th, 2017 |  


County to fund non-profit UCFC

County to fund non-profit UCFC

UNION COUNTY — A non-profit corporation that will enable Union County to partner with private businesses and industries to facilitate economic d...

September 14th, 2017 |