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Crime in Union County
Two make Fall 2017 Dean’s List

Two make Fall 2017 Dean’s List

CONWAY — Approximately 2.419 students have made the Fall Semester 2017 Dean’s List for academic achievement at Coastal Carolina University...

January 21st, 2018 |  


A Prayer for Saturday

A Prayer for Saturday

Read Acts 2:41-42You and I may be mutually encouraged by each other’s faith.— Romans 1:12 (NIV)PRAYER: Dear Father, you have given us this...

January 20th, 2018 |  


Council allocates over $150,000

Council allocates over $150,000

UNION — The City of Union is allocating more than $150,000 to help cover the cost of a Streetscape Project on North Gadberry and North Pinckney ...

January 20th, 2018 |  


Winter wonderland in Union County

Winter wonderland in Union County

UNION COUNTY — A storm front that moved in to Union County early Wednesday morning brought snow, icy roads, and below freezing temperatures that...

January 20th, 2018 |  


SRHS implements flu restrictions

SRHS implements flu restrictions

SPARTANBURG — Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System is requesting that, for the health of our patients and community, visitors voluntarily stay...

January 20th, 2018 |  


Vaughn addresses Civitan Club

Vaughn addresses Civitan Club

Pancake SupperA Pancake Supper will be held at Bethlehem United Methodist Church, 1622 Kelly Road, Union on Fat Tuesday, Feb. 13 from 5-8 p.m.The menu...

January 20th, 2018 |  


SPORTS


Bear population in SC rising

Bear population in SC rising

CLEMSON — The second most-prolific mountain bear-hunting season in South Carolina history and more frequent encounters with the animals along th...

December 7th, 2017 |  


Preventing desperate deer damage

Preventing desperate deer damage

Deer can cause major damage to yards in any season, but in winter they can be downright deadly to some of the most expensive backyard landscape plants...

November 30th, 2017 |  


Yellow Jackets to become Bantams

Yellow Jackets to become Bantams

UNION COUNTY — When they graduate from Union County High School in spring of 2018 four members of the Yellow Jackets Soccer Team will again play...

November 22nd, 2017 |  


City awards $8,700 for projects

City awards $8,700 for projects

UNION — The improvements being made to City Park by a local educational institution, a local service organization’s plans to repair its bu...

November 19th, 2017 |  


21 sign to play for USC Union

21 sign to play for USC Union

UNION — Eight young women and 13 young men are the latest student-athletes to join the rosters of the USC Union softball and soccer teams.In a s...

November 12th, 2017 |  


Three sign to play softball

Three sign to play softball

UNION COUNTY — They play softball for Union County High School and soon they will be playing softball for two colleges.In a signing ceremony Fri...

November 12th, 2017 |  


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LIFE


SRF announces $594,000 in grants

SRF announces $594,000 in grants

SPARTANBURG — The Spartanburg Regional Foundation will provide $594,000 in health-related grants in 2018 as part of its continuing efforts to im...

January 23rd, 2018 |  


Guilty pleas heard in General Sessions Court

Guilty pleas heard in General Sessions Court

UNION COUNTY — The following persons pleaded guilty or no contest on Friday, Jan. 12 before Judge Daniel D. Hall of York in General Sessons Cour...

January 22nd, 2018 |  


Crime in Union County

Crime in Union County

UNION COUNTY — Drug violations, shoplifting, grand larceny, forgery, and domestic violence were among the were among the arrests made by law enf...

January 22nd, 2018 |  


Lockhart School Honor Rolls

Lockhart School Honor Rolls

LOCKHART — These are the students who made the Honor Rolls at Lockhart Elementary/Middle School for the second nine weeks of the 2017-2018 schoo...

January 21st, 2018 |  


FPES holds annual Spelling Bee

FPES holds annual Spelling Bee

UNION — The ability to master the skills of reading and writing is dependent on mastering the ability to spell and some students at Foster Park ...

January 21st, 2018 |  


Four graduate from Clemson

Four graduate from Clemson

CLEMSON — Four area students graduated from Clemson University at the Dec. 21, 2017, ceremonies.They are:• Ellie Giles Jennings of Pauline...

January 21st, 2018 |  


OPINION


Time to focus on school choice

Time to focus on school choice

Later this month, schools, homeschool groups, organizations, and individuals in South Carolina and across America will work together to raise awarenes...

January 12th, 2018 |  


You are in charge of you in 2018

You are in charge of you in 2018

In 2017 I attended a conference that I go to each year. I typically try to take three or four things away that sticks with me from three days of atten...

January 10th, 2018 |  


Frozen pipes and cold weather

Frozen pipes and cold weather

I don’t know if it’s this cold weather, but the internet has not worked in a couple of weeks. It’s on right now, but for how long I ...

January 10th, 2018 |  


A resolution for spiritual growth

A resolution for spiritual growth

Well, here we are in our first weekend of 2018, and before we get too bogged down in the same old routine, let me encourage you to make time for your ...

January 10th, 2018 |  


Christmas Parade a success

Christmas Parade a success

I tried to get on Facebook to thank everyone that participated in the Lockhart Christmas Parade, Sunday, but everything seemed to be frozen and a litt...

December 9th, 2017 |  


Wasting time wondering about ‘if’

Wasting time wondering about ‘if’

How often do we use the word “if”? Many times we think we have things figured out, but when something goes wrong, or it doesn’t turn...

December 3rd, 2017 |  


BUSINESS


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SCC celebrates ‘Economic Visionaries’

SCC celebrates ‘Economic Visionaries’

SPARTANBURG — Which business in Union County will be one of the four Upstate businesses recognized by Spartanburg Community College as an “...

January 4th, 2018 |  


$350 million and 1,000 jobs

$350 million and 1,000 jobs

UNION COUNTY — Much of the $350 million in new capital investment and the more than 1,000 new jobs Union County has enjoyed over the past decade...

December 27th, 2017 |  


Broad River Electric donates to 14 local charities

Broad River Electric donates to 14 local charities

Broad River Electric donates to 14 local charitiesMembers’ contributions provide $22,500 in grantsGAFFNEY — Broad River Electric Charities...

December 24th, 2017 |  


Broad River Electric donates to 14 local charitiesMembers’ contributions provide $22,500 in grantsGAFFNEY — Broad River Electric Charities...

December 24th, 2017 |  


Broad River Electric donates to 14 local charitiesMembers’ contributions provide $22,500 in grantsGAFFNEY — Broad River Electric Charities...

December 24th, 2017 |  


Giving back to Union County

Giving back to Union County

UNION — Running a successful business is a wonderful thing and a local business has made it even more wonderful by using its success to help tho...

December 20th, 2017 |  


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