Union Daily Times- RSS OPINION Feed http://uniondailytimes.com/section/OPINION http://uniondailytimes.com/section/OPINION Sun, 1 Feb 2015 00:33:39 EST 1800 Who, What, When & Where Of Whitmire: Party in the Pines and a welcome http://uniondailytimes.com/news/editorial-opinion-opinion_columns/151506452/Who-What-When--Where-Of-Whitmire:-Party-in-the-Pines-and-a-welcome Hello everyone. Gotta admit, those three days of upper 60's temps spoiled me. Felt like Spring had Sprung. Just when I begin nurturing my plants the old gray dreary cold temps came back on us. Tue, 27 Jan 2015 08:45:51 EST News Around Lockhart: Dress for changing weather http://uniondailytimes.com/news/editorial-opinion-opinion_columns/151438602/News-Around-Lockhart:-Dress-for-changing-weather Hasn't the weather been awesome? In the 60's through the day, but I heard cold this weekend. You never know, just wait around and see what happens. The best solution is when you leave the house dress in layers, and then you can start... Fri, 23 Jan 2015 07:35:51 EST Who, What, When & Where Of Whitmire: Birthdays and upcoming events http://uniondailytimes.com/news/editorial-opinion-opinion_columns/151378749/Who-What-When--Where-Of-Whitmire:-Birthdays-and-upcoming-events Hello everyone, local news and upcoming events on they way, after we do our birthday wishes. Gottrocks The Birthday Fairy has been stranded in the Northeast due to the Nor'easter and other weather catastrophes like record breaking amounts snow... Tue, 20 Jan 2015 06:40:51 EST News Around Lockhart: A very busy evening at home http://uniondailytimes.com/news/editorial-opinion-opinion_columns/151342870/News-Around-Lockhart:-A-very-busy-evening-at-home So sorry if this gets in the paper late. I really try to do this on Wednesday night, but when I got home from Spartanburg, it was after 11 p.m. and I had to wash slipcovers. Sun, 18 Jan 2015 07:25:53 EST Who, What, When & Where Of Whitmire: Winter reading program at the library http://uniondailytimes.com/news/editorial-opinion-opinion_columns/151175984/Who-What-When--Where-Of-Whitmire:-Winter-reading-program-at-the-library Hello everyone, local news on the way after we allow Gottrocks The Birthday Fairy to do his thing. Looks like he had his wings re-iced just in time for the icy weather, predicted for the weekend.Birthdays Tue, 13 Jan 2015 08:20:52 EST News Around Lockhart: A favor to ask and a prayer request http://uniondailytimes.com/news/community_news-editorial-opinion/151142411/News-Around-Lockhart:-A-favor-to-ask-and-a-prayer-request I have a favor to ask of you: If you want to quote something I've written in my article, could you please repeat all of it instead of just part of it. That's it.Remember In Prayer Tue, 13 Jan 2015 08:20:51 EST Who, What, When & Where Of Whitmire: A year in The Whitty in review http://uniondailytimes.com/news/editorial-opinion-opinion_columns/151111045/Who-What-When--Where-Of-Whitmire:-A-year-in-The-Whitty-in-review Hello everyone, I hope you had a nice New Years celebration. Didn't it go by fast?A Year In The Whitty In Review Thu, 8 Jan 2015 05:31:03 EST Who, What, When & Where Of Whitmire: Many thanks and Happy New Year http://uniondailytimes.com/news/community_news-editorial-opinion/151025855/Who-What-When--Where-Of-Whitmire:-Many-thanks-and-Happy-New-Year Hello everyone, hope you had a nice Christmas Day with friends and family. We will do a re-cap of the year 2014 in the future edition of the column. Gottrocks The Birthday Fairy has the birthday wishes so lets do our wishes then on to talk about... Tue, 30 Dec 2014 05:10:04 EST Give thanks to military service members, their families http://uniondailytimes.com/news/editorial-opinion-opinion_columns/150989195/Give-thanks-to-military-service-members-their-families As the Civilian Aide to the Secretary of the Army for South Carolina, I would like to extend my gratitude during this holiday season to all the members of the military who serve our state and nation to secure the protections of liberty for each of... Thu, 25 Dec 2014 11:04:02 EST Who, What, When & Where Of Whitmire: Merry Christmas to you and your families http://uniondailytimes.com/news/editorial-opinion-opinion_columns/150972634/Who-What-When--Where-Of-Whitmire:-Merry-Christmas-to-you-and-your-families Hello everyone and Merry Christmas to you and your families! Tue, 23 Dec 2014 07:09:03 EST News Around Lockhart: Christmas party and election time http://uniondailytimes.com/news/editorial-opinion-opinion_columns/150930700/News-Around-Lockhart:-Christmas-party-and-election-time The Lockhart Town Hall workers had our annual Christmas Party, Monday. We had a wonderful time catching up, and eating (of course). Barry Canupp and Bernice from Lockhart Cafe provided us with a delicious meal of chicken, baked potatoes, salad and... Fri, 19 Dec 2014 07:52:01 EST It’s in the signs: time to reform funding for education http://uniondailytimes.com/news/editorial-opinion-opinion_columns/150874407/Its-in-the-signs:-time-to-reform-funding-for-education In the noisy political post-gaming usual for an election year, focusing as always on partisan differences, the pundits have missed one quiet fact that speaks instead to the things that unite us: November was a very good month for South Carolina... Tue, 16 Dec 2014 07:44:02 EST America’s black eye http://uniondailytimes.com/news/editorial-opinion-opinion_columns/150865134/Americas-black-eye Nothing says you want justice like the looting of beauty supplies and merchandise from a dollar store. Tue, 16 Dec 2014 07:42:01 EST Who, What, When & Where of Whitmire: Sissy’s Boutique now open http://uniondailytimes.com/news/editorial-opinion-opinion_columns/150865791/Who-What-When--Where-of-Whitmire:-Sissys-Boutique-now-open Hello everyone, local news on the way after we send out our birthday wishes from Gottrocks the birthday fairy, who texted them in of course. He is busy in flight making holiday deliveries. Lots of tablets and mobile devices on his list, including my... Tue, 16 Dec 2014 07:29:02 EST News Around Lockhart: Thank you to my wonderful helpers http://uniondailytimes.com/news/editorial-opinion-opinion_columns/150847872/News-Around-Lockhart:-Thank-you-to-my-wonderful-helpers Thank you, thank you, to all of my wonderful helpers with our Medi-Home Hospice gifts. They really needed all that we gave. Fri, 12 Dec 2014 08:10:05 EST Library Blog: Holiday ideas from the library http://uniondailytimes.com/news/editorial-opinion-opinion_columns/150833031/Library-Blog:-Holiday-ideas-from-the-library The holiday season is clearly upon us, which means parties to attend and presents to buy. In recent years, tablets and e-readers have become popular gifts, and that trend is likely to continue. At the library, we value access to technology, and... Thu, 11 Dec 2014 07:47:03 EST Who, What, When & Where of Whitmire: ‘Pieces of Time’ now open http://uniondailytimes.com/news/editorial-opinion-opinion_columns/150819544/Who-What-When--Where-of-Whitmire:-Pieces-of-Time-now-open Hello everyone, Christmas Time is a comin' as the older folks say. Are you ready for it? Thu, 11 Dec 2014 07:45:02 EST News Around Lockhart: Lockhart Christmas Parade this Sunday http://uniondailytimes.com/news/editorial-opinion-opinion_columns/150767761/News-Around-Lockhart:-Lockhart-Christmas-Parade-this-Sunday This Sunday, Dec. 7 at 3 p.m. is the Lockhart Christmas Parade. After the parade we will have the Festival of Lights, this will be held at the Lockhart Baptist Church, which is beside the Town Hall. At that time the plaques for the float contest will... Fri, 5 Dec 2014 07:50:04 EST