Union Daily Times- RSS OPINION Feed http://uniondailytimes.com/section/OPINION http://uniondailytimes.com/section/OPINION Sat, 18 Apr 2015 23:10:19 EST 1800 News Around Lockhart: A wrong but interesting answer http://uniondailytimes.com/news/editorial-Op-Ed-opinion-opinion_columns/152959307/News-Around-Lockhart:-A-wrong-but-interesting-answer My sister didn't do as well on her driver's-ed test as she'd hoped. It might have had something to do with how she completed this sentence: “When the __________is dead, the car doesn't start.” She wrote:... Fri, 17 Apr 2015 06:05:55 EST Who, What, When & Where of Whitmire: Local news, events, and sports http://uniondailytimes.com/news/editorial-Op-Ed-opinion-opinion_columns/152888227/Who-What-When--Where-of-Whitmire:-Local-news-events-and-sports Hello everyone, did we enjoy our 90 degree days last week? Looks like spring has sprung, except my iris and some other type plants just ain't to bust a bloom just yet. Feel free to answer me and comment on this gardeners and hobbyists. We... Tue, 14 Apr 2015 07:55:53 EST Who, What , When & Where Of Whitmire: Loving the spring weather http://uniondailytimes.com/news/editorial-Op-Ed-opinion-opinion_columns/152783152/Who-What--When--Where-Of-Whitmire:-Loving-the-spring-weather Hello everybody, are we loving this spring weather? Everything but the pollen, right? Did some yard work, it felt great, just to be outside, wearing shorts and flip flops. Blooming things are taking a bit longer this season, but what can we... Wed, 8 Apr 2015 06:20:51 EST News Around Lockhart: Two meetings, a festival, and hot dogs http://uniondailytimes.com/news/editorial-Op-Ed-opinion-opinion_columns/152705125/News-Around-Lockhart:-Two-meetings-a-festival-and-hot-dogs There will be a public meeting in a couple of weeks concerning Bennett's Landfill. I will let you know as soon as I hear of the date and time. Sun, 5 Apr 2015 06:45:54 EST Who, What, When & Where Of Whitmire: Birthdays and March Madness http://uniondailytimes.com/news/editorial-Op-Ed-opinion-opinion_columns/152632540/Who-What-When--Where-Of-Whitmire:-Birthdays-and-March-Madness Hello everyone, Happy Spring to you! One more cold snap, then it's off to planting bulbs right? Tue, 31 Mar 2015 06:05:51 EST News Around Lockhart: Property tax reassessment this year http://uniondailytimes.com/news/editorial-Op-Ed-opinion-opinion_columns/152578905/News-Around-Lockhart:-Property-tax-reassessment-this-year After a preacher died and went to heaven, he noticed that a New York cabdriver had been given a higher place than he had. Sat, 28 Mar 2015 07:00:53 EST Who, What, When & Where Of Whitmire: Upcoming events and spring sign-up http://uniondailytimes.com/news/editorial-Op-Ed-opinion-opinion_columns/152504605/Who-What-When--Where-Of-Whitmire:-Upcoming-events-and-spring-sign-up Hello everyone, local news to talk about after we do our birthdays, texted in from the ever busy Gottrocks The Birthday Fairy. He flew in with one wing still in the fire from his St. Patrick's Day cavorting in Five Points and Savannah. He does... Tue, 24 Mar 2015 08:45:51 EST News Around Lockhart: Getting soaked and declined invitations http://uniondailytimes.com/news/editorial-Op-Ed-opinion-opinion_columns/152449662/News-Around-Lockhart:-Getting-soaked-and-declined-invitations Ninety year old Sam bought a hairpiece, had a face lift and worked out at the gym for six months. Then he found a widow half his age to take to dinner. As they got out of his sports car, Sam was struck by lightning and died. At the Gate of Heaven, he... Sun, 22 Mar 2015 09:40:52 EST News Around Lockhart: ‘Soup Supper and Gospel Singing’ http://uniondailytimes.com/news/editorial-Op-Ed-opinion-opinion_columns/152325970/News-Around-Lockhart:-Soup-Supper-and-Gospel-Singing Somebody called me and told me that Buddy Jenkins had a 70th birthday on March 4. Well happy belated birthday, Buddy. Fri, 13 Mar 2015 08:30:51 EST Library open additional hours http://uniondailytimes.com/news/editorial-Op-Ed-opinion-opinion_columns/152271304/Library-open-additional-hours As we prepare to Spring Forward, this time of year is a great time to begin considering how to spend those extra daylight hours. One great way is to take advantage of the new, extended hours at the Carnegie Library. Wed, 11 Mar 2015 08:30:52 EST Who, What, When & Where Of Whitmire: Marking those birthdays and sending feel-good wishes http://uniondailytimes.com/news/editorial-Op-Ed-opinion-opinion_columns/152253219/Who-What-When--Where-Of-Whitmire:-Marking-those-birthdays-and-sending-feel-good-wishes Hello everybody, welcome to your local corner of The Whitty. We have lots of local news and talk to share.Lets do our birthday wishes from Gottrocks The Birthday Fairy first.Birthdays Tue, 10 Mar 2015 08:30:51 EST News Around Lockhart: Grand opening this Saturday http://uniondailytimes.com/news/editorial-Op-Ed-opinion-opinion_columns/152194287/News-Around-Lockhart:-Grand-opening-this-Saturday We have a new business in town, and my customers are really excited over it. It's called “Southern Chick Tanning And Jewelry” and the owner is Stephanie. The address is 4719 Jonesville Lockhart Highway. Sat, 7 Mar 2015 06:35:50 EST Who, What, When & Where Of Whitmire: Dodging the snow bullet http://uniondailytimes.com/news/editorial-Op-Ed-opinion-opinion_columns/152121112/Who-What-When--Where-Of-Whitmire:-Dodging-the-snow-bullet Hello everybody, I'm ready for spring now. Two winter storms, basically teasers,with no pretty accumulation. Left some of us ready to move on to spring, plant those flowers and veggie gardens. The great thing about dodging the snow bullet, was... Tue, 3 Mar 2015 08:20:53 EST ‘Quality of life’ golf course http://uniondailytimes.com/news/letters/152072740/Quality-of-life-golf-course To the editor:There is a Kenny Rogers song that contains the line “You have to know when to fold 'em.” Fri, 27 Feb 2015 09:00:53 EST News Around Lockhart: The issue of trash pickup http://uniondailytimes.com/news/editorial-Op-Ed-opinion-opinion_columns/152071073/News-Around-Lockhart:-The-issue-of-trash-pickup A lot of you in the Lockhart area complain about the trash pickup of Johnson Sanitation. They have said they would be here on Thursday, but they come anywhere from Thursday to Sunday. Sometimes they miss you all together and some of you haven't... Fri, 27 Feb 2015 09:00:52 EST Four chosen to compete http://uniondailytimes.com/news/community-community-news-editorial-home_top-lifestyle-news-news_education-schools/152055786/Four-chosen-to-compete UNION COUNTY — More than a third of the 11 students competing in Spartanburg Community College's annual welding competition are enrolled at the Union County Advanced Technology Center. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 08:55:52 EST Reserve books from your home http://uniondailytimes.com/news/editorial-opinion-opinion_columns/152026655/Reserve-books-from-your-home Too cold to be outside any more than you have to be? The Union Carnegie Library offers a great way to find and reserve books from the comfort of your own home. Wed, 25 Feb 2015 08:20:54 EST Who, What, When & Where Of Whitmire: Birthdays and sympathies http://uniondailytimes.com/news/editorial-opinion-opinion_columns/151998560/Who-What-When--Where-Of-Whitmire:-Birthdays-and-sympathies Hello everybody, I think we have thawed out long enough to get Gottrocks on the ball with the birthday wishes. Poor Gottrocks The Birthday Fairy had to do an emergency landing on a heliport.The wings de-icer just couldn't overcome this bitter,... Tue, 24 Feb 2015 09:30:50 EST Ponder is Teacher of the Year http://uniondailytimes.com/news/community-community-news-editorial-home_top-lifestyle-news-news_education-schools/151998850/Ponder-is-Teacher-of-the-Year UNION — Billy Ponder was named Sims Middle School 2014-2015 Teacher of the Year. Tue, 24 Feb 2015 09:25:57 EST