Union Daily Times- RSS NEWS Feed http://uniondailytimes.com/section/NEWS http://uniondailytimes.com/section/NEWS Thu, 10 Jul 2014 06:28:58 EST 1800 Belk investing $47 million in expansion of Jonesville facility http://uniondailytimes.com/news/business-home_top-news/5235076/Belk-investing-$47-million-in-expansion-of-Jonesville-facility JONESVILLE — An economic development project known for months by the code name “Project Southern” was revealed this morning to be a $47 million expansion of the Belk distribution and fulfillment center in the Jonesville area of Union... Wed, 9 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Mulvaney: Congress has failed to check presidential power http://uniondailytimes.com/news/home_top-news/5221770/Mulvaney:-Congress-has-failed-to-check-presidential-power UNION — The crisis the United States finds itself in is the result of Congress failing to act as a check on the power of the presidency and the failure of presidential administrations of both parties to address the problems facing the country... Wed, 9 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST School district receives $5,211 grant http://uniondailytimes.com/news/home_top-news/5225391/School-district-receives-$5211-grant UNION COUNTY — The Union County School District will use a $5,211 grant for a program that teaches 5K students about the importance of eating healthy. Wed, 9 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Library offering patrons reusable book bags http://uniondailytimes.com/news/home_top-news/5225354/Library-offering-patrons-reusable-book-bags UNION — When they check out books patrons of the Union County Carnegie Library now have the option of carrying them home in reusable bags that they can keep and continue to use on future trips to the library. Wed, 9 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Library Notes http://uniondailytimes.com/news/home_top-lifestyle-news/5223033/Library-Notes Library HoursMonday-Friday — 9 a.m. until 6 p.m.Saturday — 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. Wed, 9 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Crime Report http://uniondailytimes.com/news/blotter-home_top-news/5221841/Crime-Report The Union Public Safety Department reported the following arrests: Wed, 9 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Church Calendar http://uniondailytimes.com/news/home_top-lifestyle-lifestyle-religion-news/5228092/Church-Calendar Wednesday, 8-Friday, July 11 Wed, 9 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Community Calendar http://uniondailytimes.com/news/home_top-lifestyle-news/5228136/Community-Calendar Thursday, July 10• The Torrington/Timken Retirees meets at 6 p.m. at Midway BBQ.Monday, July 14 Wed, 9 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Large crowds attend Foster Park, Buffalo 4th of July celebrations http://uniondailytimes.com/news/home_top-news/5210980/Large-crowds-attend-Foster-Park-Buffalo-4th-of-July-celebrations UNION COUNTY — Independence Day celebrations — including food, music and of course, fireworks — drew massive crowds to two local sites. Tue, 8 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST ‘I Love a Summer Night’ features two nights of free music http://uniondailytimes.com/news/home_top-news/5209992/I-Love-a-Summer-Night-features-two-nights-of-free-music UNION — Residents of and visitors to Union County will have the opportunity to enjoy two nights of free music on Main Street in dowtown Union on Saturday, July 12 and Saturday, July 19. Tue, 8 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST ‘Activity Fun Camp’ next week at USC Union http://uniondailytimes.com/news/home_top-news-news_education-news_education/5212506/Activity-Fun-Camp-next-week-at-USC-Union UNION — Summer fun that includes building and launching rockets as well as working with computers and even putting on a stage production continues next week with the Activity Fun Camp at USC Union. Tue, 8 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Five generations http://uniondailytimes.com/news/home_top-lifestyle-news/5199817/Five-generations UNION — Five generations of a local family recently came together to celebrate the arrival of that fifth generation.Lance Deyell Jeter Jr. is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Lance Jeter of Union. He was born April 1, 2014. Tue, 8 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Man’s trek across America brings him to Pickens County http://uniondailytimes.com/news/home_top-news/5201244/Mans-trek-across-America-brings-him-to-Pickens-County EASLEY — You may have seen him, American flag over his shoulder and a smile on his face as Pastor Walter “Chick” McGill made his way through Easley on the shoulder of S.C. 123 on June 24. If you did, you might have wondered what he... Tue, 8 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Veteran Berry shares passion for Newberry, U.S. Navy http://uniondailytimes.com/news/home_top-news/5201155/Veteran-Berry-shares-passion-for-Newberry-U.S.-Navy WHITMIRE — Sharp dress blues and stories from abroad led 17-year-old Sam Berry to drop out of Newberry High School and join the Navy in 1952. Tue, 8 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST USS Newberry remembered http://uniondailytimes.com/news/home_top-news/5201197/USS-Newberry-remembered NEWBERRY — Each year as Fourth of July nears, Newberrian and Navy veteran Sam Berry said he embraces patriotism and love, not only of country, but of this county Tue, 8 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Church Calendar http://uniondailytimes.com/news/home_top-lifestyle-lifestyle-religion-news/5211217/Church-Calendar Tuesday, 8-Friday, July 11 Tue, 8 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Community Calendar http://uniondailytimes.com/news/home_top-lifestyle-news/5210079/Community-Calendar Tuesday, July 8 Tue, 8 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST PCSO looking for escaped inmate http://uniondailytimes.com/news/blotter-home_top-news/5201235/PCSO-looking-for-escaped-inmate PICKENS – The Pickens County Sheriff's Office is looking for a 41-year-old man who escaped from the Pickens County Stockade on Thursday. Mon, 7 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Rogers is 2014 South Carolina State Young Engineer of the Year http://uniondailytimes.com/news/home_top-lifestyle-news/5199755/Rogers-is-2014-South-Carolina-State-Young-Engineer-of-the-Year HILTON HEAD — The SC Society of Professional Engineers presented its Young Engineer of the Year award at the 2014 SC Engineering & Surveying Conference and Trade Show Awards Banquet in Hilton Head, SC to Andrew M. “Andy” Rogers, PE,... Mon, 7 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Fifth suspect charged in equipment theft ring http://uniondailytimes.com/news/blotter-home_top-news/5201165/Fifth-suspect-charged-in-equipment-theft-ring NEWBERRY — A Columbia man jailed in Newberry County on 14 charges related to an equipment theft ring is considered the ring leader of the group for his role in scouting the target locations as well choosing the items to be... Mon, 7 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST