NEWS


8:50 am |    
A prayer for Saturday
‘A Night To Remember’ at JEMS

‘A Night To Remember’ at JEMS

JONESVILLE —Thursday, Oct. 26 will be “A Night To Remember” for Jonesville Elementary/Middle School and the public is invited to com...

October 19th, 2017 |  


$900 for ‘Truck Full of Toys’

$900 for ‘Truck Full of Toys’

UNION — The City of Union is doing its part to help make sure that children of needy families in Union County get toys for Christmas.In its Octo...

October 19th, 2017 |  


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 |  


SPORTS


‘A Night To Remember’ at JEMS

‘A Night To Remember’ at JEMS

JONESVILLE —Thursday, Oct. 26 will be “A Night To Remember” for Jonesville Elementary/Middle School and the public is invited to com...

October 19th, 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 |  


Petty wins at Tribal Nationals

Petty wins at Tribal Nationals

UNION COUNTY — Local racer Earl Petty’s string of victories on the track continued this month with another win in Gaffney.Petty, 20, the s...

October 14th, 2017 |  


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 |  


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LIFE


8:50 am |    
A prayer for Saturday
Glover is Player of the Week

Glover is Player of the Week

UNION — A Yellow Jacket has been named Fox Sports Spartanburg Player of the Week in honor of his performance on the football field in Union Coun...

October 21st, 2017 |  


Wildcats defeat Landrum 38-0

Wildcats defeat Landrum 38-0

JONESVILLE — The Jonesville Middle School Football Team scored an overwhelming victory over Landrum this week with standout performances by indi...

October 21st, 2017 |  


Wildcats visit Jamarcus Henderson

Wildcats visit Jamarcus Henderson

JONESVILLE — The Jonesville Middle School Football Team recently took a trip to Newberry to visit a former member of the Union County High Schoo...

October 21st, 2017 |  


Brown’s Creek Fall Festival Sunday

Brown’s Creek Fall Festival Sunday

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 21st, 2017 |  


‘Fall For Story Time’ Oct. 26

‘Fall For Story Time’ Oct. 26

Cost-Effective Cattle FeedingClemson Extension is offering a workshop series on cost-effective cattle feeding.This four-part workshop will help produc...

October 21st, 2017 |  


Council awards $131,000 contract

Council awards $131,000 contract

UNION — The installation of new equipment, modifications to its piping, electrical work, and a fresh coat of paint will all be part of the $131,...

October 19th, 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 |