NEWS


12:10 pm
Updated: 12:20 pm. |    
Union County Fair begins Tuesday
10:00 am |    
Look for the teal pumpkin
9:30 am
Updated: 10:26 am. |    
Hangar B raises $200,000 for AEDs
Land being bought for economic development

Land being bought for economic development

UNION COUNTY — Promoting the economic development of Union County is one of the functions and goals of Union County Council which this week took...

October 14th, 2017 |  


God is great and God is good

God is great and God is good

Saturday, Oct. 144 p.m.: Join Bethlehem United Methodist Church, 1622 Kelly Road, for an afternoon of gospel singing and a hot fundraiser for local mi...

October 14th, 2017 |  


Researching the McJunkin family

Researching the McJunkin family

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 14th, 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 |  


SPORTS


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 |  


Three defense touchdowns for USC

Three defense touchdowns for USC

COLUMBIA — The South Carolina Gamecocks looked like a different team last Saturday as they took on the Arkansas Razorbacks. The Gamecocks were a...

October 11th, 2017 |  


Yellow Jackets take on Tigers

Yellow Jackets take on Tigers

UNION COUNTY — A bye week could not have come at a more perfect time for the Union County High School Yellow Jackets. The Jackets have been very...

October 11th, 2017 |  


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LIFE


12:10 pm
Updated: 12:20 pm. |    
Union County Fair begins Tuesday
10:00 am |    
Look for the teal pumpkin
Hangar B raises $200,000 for AEDs

Hangar B raises $200,000 for AEDs

SPARTANBURG — Live music, great food — and an important cause. These all drew a crowd of 1,400 to Hangar B 2017, Spartanburg Regional Foun...

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


Whites honored at Founders’ Day

Whites honored at Founders’ Day

UNION — The University of South Carolina Union held the Union/Laurens Commission for Higher Education 22nd Annual Founders’ Day program on...

October 15th, 2017 |  


‘Just Glazed 5K’ raises $973

‘Just Glazed 5K’ raises $973

UNION COUNTY — The clients of the Union County Department of Disabilities & Special Needs (DSN) Board will get to enjoy more recreational ac...

October 15th, 2017 |  


County Fair to host Senior Day

County Fair to host Senior Day

UNION — On Wednesday, Oct. 18, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., the Union County Fair will allow seniors free admission into the fair. There will also be...

October 15th, 2017 |  


‘Lets Draw Some Monsters!’ Oct. 19

‘Lets Draw Some Monsters!’ Oct. 19

Library HoursMonday, Tuesday & Thursday 9 a.m.-7 p.m.Wednesday and Friday 9 a.m.-6 p.m.Saturday 9 a.m.-3 p.m.864-427-7140www.unionlibrary.orgHirin...

October 15th, 2017 |  


A prayer for Saturday

A prayer for Saturday

Read Hebrews 10:19-25Let us hold fast to the confession of our hope without wavering, for he who has promised is faithful.— Hebrews 10:23 (NRSV)...

October 14th, 2017 |  


OPINION


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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


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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 |