Union Daily Times- RSS OPINION Feed http://uniondailytimes.com/section/OPINION http://uniondailytimes.com/section/OPINION Mon, 22 Dec 2014 08:23:58 EST 1800 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 News Around Lockhart: Your prayers are needed http://uniondailytimes.com/news/editorial-opinion-opinion_columns/150681840/News-Around-Lockhart:-Your-prayers-are-needed You didn't miss my story last week, it just had my name as Cassie from Whitmire. But it did have Lockhart News anyway. Or as I see it “The Life of Connie.” This was a better week, I think. Fri, 28 Nov 2014 07:47:07 EST Give thanks every season http://uniondailytimes.com/news/home_top-lifestyle-lifestyle-religion-news-opinion_columns/150623907/Give-thanks-every-season Sunday, Nov. 23 Sat, 22 Nov 2014 07:01:02 EST News Around Lockhart: Lockhart Christmas Parade Dec. 7 http://uniondailytimes.com/news/editorial-opinion-opinion_columns/150608599/News-Around-Lockhart:-Lockhart-Christmas-Parade-Dec.-7 I'm going to keep harping on this until the week of our Lockhart Christmas Parade on the first Sunday of December which is Dec. 7 at 3 p.m. Fri, 21 Nov 2014 10:21:02 EST News Around Lockhart: Veterans Day and Christmas parades http://uniondailytimes.com/news/editorial-opinion-opinion_columns/150528648/News-Around-Lockhart:-Veterans-Day-and-Christmas-parades Right now it's Tuesday, Nov. 11, Veteran's Day. Happy Veteran's Day to all of our military, that have served and are serving now. Fri, 14 Nov 2014 08:05:02 EST New Cato store opens Thursday http://uniondailytimes.com/news/business-home_top-news-opinion_columns/150499263/New-Cato-store-opens-Thursday UNION — The new home of the Cato store in Union will have its formal opening Thursday morning. Wed, 12 Nov 2014 06:07:02 EST Who, What, When & Where Of Whitmire: First cold snap and people in the news http://uniondailytimes.com/news/editorial-opinion-opinion_columns/150483684/Who-What-When--Where-Of-Whitmire:-First-cold-snap-and-people-in-the-news Hello everyone, our first cold snap as the older folks say happened a few days ago. Were you and your plants and animals ready for the cold air? A surprising thing, 50 percent of our spring and summer flowers and plants survived. As like most folks,... Tue, 11 Nov 2014 06:09:03 EST News Around Lockhart: Christmas Parade, chicken stew, hot dogs http://uniondailytimes.com/news/editorial-opinion-opinion_columns/150427149/News-Around-Lockhart:-Christmas-Parade-chicken-stew-hot-dogs I'M BACK!! Well I really never went anywhere, I just got a little (lot) tired and needed a break. I usually have an article on Friday, but if there are important things that need to be in the paper, this may be on another day, and it's... Fri, 7 Nov 2014 07:45:02 EST Who, What, When & Where Of Whitmire: Senior Recognition and People In The News http://uniondailytimes.com/news/editorial-opinion-opinion_columns/150407625/Who-What-When--Where-Of-Whitmire:-Senior-Recognition-and-People-In-The-News Hello everyone, we have had some great fall weather, with gorgeous leaves and décor. November is here. Local news on the way after Gottrocks The Birthday Fairy sends the wishes.Birthdays Wed, 5 Nov 2014 06:13:06 EST Secret Santa program under way http://uniondailytimes.com/news/letters/150407810/Secret-Santa-program-under-way To the editor: Wed, 5 Nov 2014 06:13:03 EST Why we should be in church http://uniondailytimes.com/news/home_top-lifestyle-lifestyle-religion-news-opinion_columns/150386662/Why-we-should-be-in-church Thursday, Nov. 6 Tue, 4 Nov 2014 06:14:01 EST A not so quiet summer http://uniondailytimes.com/news/editorial-opinion-opinion_columns/150363707/A-not-so-quiet-summer It has been a busy couple of months in South Carolina. The state as well as the nation has seen its fair share of drama. From the Ebola outbreak in Dallas, to the House Speaker's indictment in the State House, it has obviously not been a quiet... Sun, 2 Nov 2014 07:08:01 EST Keep resident representation http://uniondailytimes.com/news/letters/150358127/Keep-resident-representation To the editor:This election is very important for Union County, and I encourage everyone to vote on November 4. Fri, 31 Oct 2014 08:29:03 EST