• Taylor Atkinson

    Atkinson named Interim Director

    UNION COUNTY — The Union County Library System Board has named Taylor Atkinson, who has served as Assistant Director since April 2017, as Interim Director effective August 18, 2020. Because of Taylor’s ties to the community and experience as a leader for the library system, she will do an excellent job of carrying UCLS forward during the transition to a new library director.


  • Photo courtesy of LowCountry Urgent Care
                                LowCountry Urgent Care staff members Princess Copeland, Chacasity Hill, Deirdre Young, Reva Lindsey, Shanice Feaster, and Bailey Burris hold the shirts they recently tie-dyed as part of a team building exercise. The tie-dying of the shirts is the first of what will be a series of monthly team building exercises by the staff.

    ‘Peace, Love & Happiness’ in August

    UNION — We live in very angry and depressing times, don’t we? So angry and depressing that it’s hard to imagine anything to do that could help replace that anger and depression with peace, love, and happiness.


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    Airplane property tax cut proposed

    UNION COUNTY — If you had property you could move and there was a county close by where you could pay a lower property tax on it would you move that property there?


  • Photo courtesy of Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System
                                Julia Savoy, diabetes educator, demonstrating a telediabetes education visit.

    Close to home diabetes education

    UNION COUNTY — Here in South Carolina, many family members, neighbors and friends are coping with diabetes. In fact, more than 10 percent of adults in South Carolina have diabetes, and one in four adults over 65 has the disease.


  • Charles Warner | The Union Times
                                These water fountains at the Spartanburg Community College Union County Campus are off limits to both staff and students as part of the Campus’ efforts to fight the COVID-19 Virus. The SCC Union County Campus is reopening for classes on Monday, August 17.

    Classes and COVID-19 precautions

    UNION — The Spartanburg Community College Union County Campus will reopen Monday, August 17 offering the Mechatronics, Welding, Healthcare, and other classes and programs it has in years past but doing so with steps taken to protect students and staff from the COVID-19 Virus.


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