Union Daily Times- RSS Feed http://uniondailytimes.com/ http://uniondailytimes.com/ Thu, 10 Jul 2014 04:11:03 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 Library Blog: 2013-2014 Year in Review http://uniondailytimes.com/news/editorial-opinion-opinion_columns/5223164/Library-Blog:-2013-2014-Year-in-Review Early July is an interesting time at the Carnegie Library. It marks the mid-point of our Summer Reading program, as well as the end of our fiscal year. It is one of our busiest times of year as students and parents flock to the library for books and... Wed, 9 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Who, What, When & Where Of Whitmire: Upcoming Events and People In The News http://uniondailytimes.com/news/editorial-opinion-opinion_columns/5215308/Who-What-When--Where-Of-Whitmire:-Upcoming-Events-and-People-In-The-News Hello everybody, hope you all had a nice Fourth of July celebration. I have news of another veterans oriented celebration coming up after we do our birthday wishes. Gottrocks The Birthday Fairy has been busy with his flights and adding much needed... 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 Registration under way for Flag, Stinger football and cheerleading http://uniondailytimes.com/news/home_top-sports/5229233/Registration-under-way-for-Flag-Stinger-football-and-cheerleading UNION COUNTY — The Union County Recreation Department's Flag and Stinger football and cheerleading programs are currently holding registration through Aug. 1. Wed, 9 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Perfect Storm: Almirola’s storybook win a dream come true http://uniondailytimes.com/news/home_top-sports/5211601/Perfect-Storm:-Almirolas-storybook-win-a-dream-come-true DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Aric Almirola loves to work on cars. To race them, he says is a bonus. 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 Union County Dragway results http://uniondailytimes.com/news/home_top-sports/5215986/Union-County-Dragway-results SANTUC — These are the results from Saturday, July 5 at the Union County DragwayProWin — Terry BrannonR/up — Lonnie Plyler Tue, 8 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST ‘League of Intrigue,’ Blanchard win TSW matches http://uniondailytimes.com/news/home_top-sports/5212973/League-of-Intrigue-Blanchard-win-TSW-matches UNION — Around 200 people enjoyed a hot night of pro wrestling action under the Union County Fairgrounds picnic shelter Saturday evening. Tue, 8 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Kahne’s win is a Daytona Double for JR Motorsports http://uniondailytimes.com/news/home_top-sports/5209295/Kahnes-win-is-a-Daytona-Double-for-JR-Motorsports DAYTONA, Fla. — It was a return trip to Victory Lane for Dale Earnhardt Jr. as a car owner for JR Motorsports. 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