JONESVILLE — The driver of a school bus that crashed into a tree this morning has been charged in the accident.L/Cpl Gary Miller of the SC Highway Patrol reported that the accident occurred at 7:25 a.m. on Whitlock Lake Road near Morristown Road approximately 1.3 miles west of Jonesville.Miller said that the 1988 International School Bus was traveling south on Whitlock Lake Road when it ran off the right side of the road and struck a tree.Miller said the driver of the school bus, Ronald D. Holden, 61, of Union, has been charged with driving too fast for conditions.
UNION COUNTY — The portrait of a woman who began life as a member of royalty in 18th century Madagascar, then became a slave, first in Africa and then in America where she lived to regain her freedom at the end of the Civil War will be part of an exhibit on the life and work of a Union County artist.“The Art and Life of Addie Sims: A Look into Her World” will be presented during a reception at the South Carolina State Museum on Saturday.
UNION COUNTY — Topics addressed during Tuesday evening’s meeting of the Union County Council included the Union County Non-Profit Partnership Center, a proposed housing consortium for the Catawba region, a new project for the Upstate SC Alliance, the 2014 Upcountry Literary Festival, and a service award for a longtime county employee.Union County Non-Profit Partnership CenterLibbie Cheek of United Way of the Piedmont gave an update to council...
UNION — The Union County Healthcare Foundation is much closer to reaching its goal of raising $20,000 to help purchase a new ambulance for the Union County EMS.Since 1993, the foundation has raised nearly $2 million to supplement the efforts of Wallace Thomson Hospital, Ellen Sagar Nursing Home, EMS, and the local medical community in providing high quality, cost effective health care to the people of Union County.
UNION COUNTY — Some low-income families in Union County could soon receive some financial assistance from Carolina Community Actions, Inc.In a statement released this week, Carolina Community Actions, Inc. announced that it is now taking applications to assist low-income families with home heating bills and a variety of programs and services. Qualified households and individuals receiving SNAP (Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program) from DSS may receive assistance up to...
The Union County Sheriff’s Office reported the following arrest:— Lauren Inman Vassey, 34, of 130 Austin Road, Union, was charged with shooting a firearm while under the influence around 3:06 a.m. March 12. According to the incident report, Vassey accidentally shot herself in the foot. After treatment at Wallace Thomson Hospital, she was transported to Union County Jail.The Union County Sheriff’s Office reported the following in...
Friday, March 149 a.m.-Until: New Life Baptist Church, 502 Meansville Road, Union will be having a church wide Bake Sale. There will be homemade cakes, pies, cookies, and goodies! All proceeds will go to the Coastline Bus Fund. New Life…A Place to Call Home!7 p.m.: Glendale Baptist Church, 111 Hottel Circle, Glendale, S.C., hosts a concert by The Chuckwagon Gang. This will be a love offering event. For more informa...
Saturday, March 15• The Sims High School Class 1968 will meet at 4 p.m. at the The Junction Restaurant at 150 Simuel Road in Spartanburg. Please RSVP at 864-674-6799. We will look forward to seeing you there.Sunday, March 16• Show-N-Shine Car Club meets at Hardee’s at 3 p.m. If you would like to be part of our car club please attend the meeting.
UNION — Even though it opened without fanfare and...
UNION — A special trio of musicians will unite to...
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