Ain’t nothing like the real thing…

Ain’t nothing like the real thing…

UNION — Ah, summer in the South — hot days, cold drinks and citronella candles, spread across porches in futile attempts to fend off the t...

July 16th, 2017 |  


PPG to host first Open House

PPG to host first Open House

UNION — Since 2014, the Piedmont Physic Garden (PPG), located a block off Main Street, has been open to visitors by appointment only. For the fi...

July 16th, 2017 |  


Dandelions deserve more respect

Dandelions deserve more respect

UNION — Dandelions deserve more respect. While they’re commonly known as pesky weeds, they have an impressive history as key ingredients i...

July 6th, 2017 |  


Two women interning at PPG

Two women interning at PPG

UNION — The summer intern program at Piedmont Physic Garden continues with Carley Raybon and Catherine Garner updating labels for the garden col...

June 25th, 2017 |  


‘Ag + Art Tour’ is this weekend

‘Ag + Art Tour’ is this weekend

UNION COUNTY — The Ag + Art Tour celebrates both agriculture and art and it’s coming to Union County this weekend.According to its website...

June 21st, 2017 |  


Make your turf great again

Make your turf great again

UNION — Grass is the focal point of the yard, and it can be the hardest part to maintain. If you struggle with maintaining your turf, or even if...

June 17th, 2017 |  


Farmers’ Market receives $500

Farmers’ Market receives $500

UNION — The Farmers’ Market has been selected to receive a $500 grant for advertising and promotion from AgSouth Farm Credit.In a joint st...

March 25th, 2017 |  


FFA members meet with legislators

FFA members meet with legislators

UNION COUNTY — Union County High School agricultural education students attended the South Carolina Future Farmers of America-sponsored State Le...

March 6th, 2017 |  


Backyard gardening makes comeback

Backyard gardening makes comeback

UNION — As a college student, I have limited time between classes to grab a snack. One day my fellow intern Koby and I were walking to our inter...

March 5th, 2017 |  


FFA emblem fundraiser kicks off

FFA emblem fundraiser kicks off

RICHMOND, VA — Farm supply retailer Southern States Cooperative will kick off its annual FFA fundraiser on March 1 in an effort to support agric...

February 27th, 2017 |