Union Daily Times- RSS NEWS Feed http://uniondailytimes.com/section/NEWS http://uniondailytimes.com/section/NEWS Thu, 5 Mar 2015 14:18:36 EST 1800 Beautification begins http://uniondailytimes.com/news/community-community-news-home_top-news/152170235/Beautification-begins UNION — A new community group's plans to beautify downtown Union moved a step closer to fruition the last week of February when City of Union crews removed old, diseased Holly trees from along Main Street. Thu, 5 Mar 2015 08:20:51 EST Excited about the opportunity http://uniondailytimes.com/news/community-community-news-home_top-news/152170253/Excited-about-the-opportunity UNION COUNTY — The new executive director of Union County Disabilities and Special Needs brings nearly 25 years experience to the position including a brief stint as interim executive director in the 1990s. Thu, 5 Mar 2015 08:15:54 EST Building permit report issued http://uniondailytimes.com/news/business-community-community-news-home_top-news/152179727/Building-permit-report-issued UNION COUNTY — A total of 36 building permits were issued in Union County during 2014, down slightly from the 39 issued in 2013. Thu, 5 Mar 2015 08:15:53 EST Avoiding repeating our mistakes http://uniondailytimes.com/news/church-community-community-news-home_top-lifestyle-lifestyle-religion-news/152173712/Avoiding-repeating-our-mistakes Sunday, March 8 Thu, 5 Mar 2015 08:10:53 EST Registering for kindergarten http://uniondailytimes.com/news/community-community-news-home_top-lifestyle-news/152173654/Registering-for-kindergarten Thursday, March 5 & Friday, March 6• The Friends of the Library Grand Opening Book Sale will be held from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Green Salvage Building, 126 East Main St., Union. Thu, 5 Mar 2015 08:10:51 EST Rotary’s war on polio http://uniondailytimes.com/news/community-community-news-home_top-lifestyle-news/152144337/Rotarys-war-on-polio SPARTANBURG — Rotary International's battle to wipe out polio took center stage recently during a celebration of the service organization's 110th birthday. Wed, 4 Mar 2015 08:25:54 EST Phillips to visit Nonie’s http://uniondailytimes.com/news/business-community-community-news-home_top-lifestyle-news/152151486/Phillips-to-visit-Nonies UNION — A local store is gearing up for a guest appearance to highlight a major weekend sale. Wed, 4 Mar 2015 08:25:52 EST Donating a lock of love http://uniondailytimes.com/news/community-community-news-home_top-lifestyle-news/152144389/Donating-a-lock-of-love BUFFALO — An organization that provides hairpieces for children suffering hair loss got some help for its efforts through a donation from a little girl in Buffalo. Wed, 4 Mar 2015 08:25:51 EST Library Notes http://uniondailytimes.com/news/community-community-news-home_top-lifestyle-news/152154111/Library-Notes 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.www.unionlibrary.orgBook Sale Reschedule Date Wed, 4 Mar 2015 08:20:53 EST The people of God http://uniondailytimes.com/news/church-community-community-news-home_top-lifestyle-lifestyle-religion-news/152153837/The-people-of-God Sunday, March 82:30 p.m.: The Maple Ridge Baptist Church Musical Choir celebrates their 28th Choir Anniversary at Maple Ridge Church. The public is invited. Rev. Johnny Johnson, Pastor. Wed, 4 Mar 2015 08:20:52 EST Attaining their reading goals http://uniondailytimes.com/news/community-community-news-home_top-lifestyle-news/152153987/Attaining-their-reading-goals Thursday, March 5 & Friday, March 6• The Friends of the Library Grand Opening Book Sale will be held from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Green Salvage Building, 126 East Main St., Union. Wed, 4 Mar 2015 08:15:53 EST Crime Report http://uniondailytimes.com/news/blotter-community-community-news-home_top-news/152151519/Crime-Report The Union County Sheriff's Office reported the following arrests: Wed, 4 Mar 2015 08:15:52 EST Event raises $6,000 http://uniondailytimes.com/news/community-community-news-home_top-lifestyle-news/152125999/Event-raises-$6000 UNION — Over $6,000 was raised during a fundraiser for two local groups on Saturday. Tue, 3 Mar 2015 08:20:56 EST Able to soar above the rest http://uniondailytimes.com/news/community-community-news-home_top-lifestyle-news-news_education-news_education-schools/152125978/Able-to-soar-above-the-rest UNION — Sims Middle School held its semi-annual Black History program on Friday. Tue, 3 Mar 2015 08:20:54 EST Leadership Team going to National Finals http://uniondailytimes.com/news/community-community-news-highschool-home_top-lifestyle-news-news_education-news_education-schools/152125987/Leadership-Team-going-to-National-Finals UNION COUNTY — For the eighth year in a row the Union County High School JROTC (Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps) Leadership Team is competing for the JROTC's Leadership and Academic Boards national championship. Tue, 3 Mar 2015 08:20:51 EST FPES holds registration Thursday http://uniondailytimes.com/news/community-community-news-home_top-news-news_education-news_education-schools/152122198/FPES-holds-registration-Thursday UNION — Parents of kindergarten age children who will be attending Foster Park Elementary School this fall will have the opportunity to register them for school on Thursday. Tue, 3 Mar 2015 08:15:55 EST Lunch with Mayor Thompson at Foster Park Elementary http://uniondailytimes.com/news/community-community-news-home_top-lifestyle-news-news_education-news_education-schools/152122716/Lunch-with-Mayor-Thompson-at-Foster-Park-Elementary UNION Students at Foster Park Elementary School were honored to have lunch with Mayor Thompson. Winners of the essay contest honoring Black History Month won lunch with the mayor. Tue, 3 Mar 2015 08:15:52 EST The importance of rainbows http://uniondailytimes.com/news/church-community-community-news-home_top-lifestyle-news/152121072/The-importance-of-rainbows Friday, March 13 Tue, 3 Mar 2015 08:10:53 EST Some special guests at JEMS http://uniondailytimes.com/news/community-community-news-home_top-lifestyle-news/152121086/Some-special-guests-at-JEMS Tuesday, March 3• The Union County Beekeepers Association meets at 6:30 p.m. in the Clemson Extension Meeting Room at the fairgrounds. Tue, 3 Mar 2015 08:10:52 EST Crime Report http://uniondailytimes.com/news/blotter-community-community-news-home_top-news/152134915/Crime-Report The Union County Sheriff's Office reported the following arrests: Tue, 3 Mar 2015 08:10:51 EST