NEWS


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More than 400 fish at rodeo
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Summer Reading begins June 5
Thank you and thank God for you

Thank you and thank God for you

Saturday, May 275 p.m.: The Voices of Faith Gospel Chorus will celebrate their anniversary at the Bethesda Baptist Church in Santuc.The public is invi...

May 27th, 2017 |  


Hibbard joins Union Civitan Club

Hibbard joins Union Civitan Club

Democrats Have Lunch To GoThe Union County Democratic Party is sponsoring a “Lunch To Go” at Dawkins Restaurant, 411 South Pinckney Street...

May 27th, 2017 |  


JEMS Principal’s, Teacher’s Honor Rolls

JEMS Principal’s, Teacher’s Honor Rolls

JONESVILLE — These are the Jonesville Elementary/Middle School Principal’s and Teacher’s Honor Rolls for the fourth nine weeks of th...

May 26th, 2017 |  


Celebrating writing and art

Celebrating writing and art

UNION COUNTY — The artistic and literary abilities of some very talented students were celebrated recently by the Union County School District.I...

May 25th, 2017 |  


Choosing a reading fundamental

Choosing a reading fundamental

MONARCH — The ability to read and the habit of reading are among the most important fundamentals for getting a good education and one of the fun...

May 25th, 2017 |  


Whitmire resident receives award

Whitmire resident receives award

NEWBERRY — Ally de Lachica of Whitmire received the Outstanding Biology Education Major Award at Newberry College’s Department of Sciences...

May 25th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


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More than 400 fish at rodeo
America Legion Baseball begins

America Legion Baseball begins

UNION COUNTY — It’s summer and that means baseball and that means Union American Legion Post 22 Baseball.In a statement released Thursday,...

May 27th, 2017 |  


Difficulty turned to triumph

Difficulty turned to triumph

DARLINGTON — The PDRA Spring Nationals at Darlington Dragway felt much more like summer, with air temperatures hovering around 90 degrees Fahren...

May 24th, 2017 |  


UCHS Cheerleader Kiddie Camp

UCHS Cheerleader Kiddie Camp

UNION COUNTY — Young “cheerleaders in training” will have the opportunity to cheer with Varsity and JV cheerleaders during the ̶...

May 24th, 2017 |  


Sliwa awarded Boinest Morgan Medal

Sliwa awarded Boinest Morgan Medal

UNION — The Union Music Club has selected Carmen Sliwa to be the 2017 recipient of The Boinest Morgan Medal for excellence in piano study.This m...

May 21st, 2017 |  


Lady Jackets win championship

Lady Jackets win championship

UNION COUNTY — For the third time in four years the Union County High School Lady Jackets Softball team has won the State Championship. The Lady...

May 20th, 2017 |  


Touchberry signs with Bantams

Touchberry signs with Bantams

UNION COUNTY — An athlete who has played both football and baseball and has been a member of a championship team in the latter sport has signed ...

May 20th, 2017 |  


MULTIMEDIA


LIFE


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More than 400 fish at rodeo
Summer Reading begins June 5

Summer Reading begins June 5

Library HoursMonday, Tuesday & Thursday 9 a.m.-7 p.m.Wednesday and Friday 9 a.m.-6 p.m.Saturday 9 a.m.-3 p.m.864-427-7140www.unionlibrary.orgSumme...

May 28th, 2017 |  


County supporting STEM Summer Camp

County supporting STEM Summer Camp

UNION COUNTY — An allocation for a program to help middle school students with math and science, repeal of the Road User Fee, and funding for so...

May 27th, 2017 |  


Union man shot twice in the back

Union man shot twice in the back

UNION — The Union Public Safety Department is asking for the public’s help in identifying the person or persons who shot and wounded a Uni...

May 27th, 2017 |  


District transfers property to county

District transfers property to county

UNION COUNTY — After 30 years of leasing it from the Union County School District Union County now owns the Old West Springs School property and...

May 27th, 2017 |  


‘Live Pro Wrestling Event’ June 3

‘Live Pro Wrestling Event’ June 3

UNION COUNTY — The month of June in Union County will get off to a particularly exciting start with the return of professional wrestling.In a st...

May 27th, 2017 |  


America Legion Baseball begins

America Legion Baseball begins

UNION COUNTY — It’s summer and that means baseball and that means Union American Legion Post 22 Baseball.In a statement released Thursday,...

May 27th, 2017 |  


OPINION


No weapon formed against thee shall prosper

No weapon formed against thee shall prosper

How great would it be to know you could never lose a game, no matter the sport? Sure, you may have bad plays, get bad calls, get behind in scoring, or...

May 21st, 2017 |  


Street lights and street names

Street lights and street names

The Lockhart Town monthly meeting will be held on Tuesday, May 30 instead of the 23rd, this month. I am not able to be there on the 23rd, so the Mayor...

May 21st, 2017 |  


There’s a new pothole forming — in your wallet

There’s a new pothole forming — in your wallet

You may have experienced the frustration of someone driving slowly in the left lane followed by the exhilaration of finally passing them and pulling a...

May 14th, 2017 updated: May 15th, 2017. |  


GSP: A vital asset for business

GSP: A vital asset for business

Movement of goods is critical to the economic health and vitality of any area, especially for one as internationally connected as South Carolina. Whil...

May 6th, 2017 |  


Cleaning our spiritual house

Cleaning our spiritual house

Do you ever think about spiritual house cleaning? If not, you should. We have to take time to clean our homes, right? Even though we know where to put...

May 6th, 2017 updated: May 6th, 2017. |  


Carolyn Edward’s last concert

Carolyn Edward’s last concert

Instead of news around Lockhart, it should be titled the Life of Connie.So last weekend, Chuck and I went to eat at the York Fish Camp, and afterward ...

May 6th, 2017 |  


BUSINESS


Difficulty turned to triumph

Difficulty turned to triumph

DARLINGTON — The PDRA Spring Nationals at Darlington Dragway felt much more like summer, with air temperatures hovering around 90 degrees Fahren...

May 24th, 2017 |  


A life changed, a dream realized

A life changed, a dream realized

UNION — The opening of her restaurant “This-N-That Country Cooking” is proof to Tai Rice that if you dedicate yourself to hard work ...

May 10th, 2017 |  


Gestamp 1st quarter revenues top €2 billion

Gestamp 1st quarter revenues top €2 billion

MADRID, SPAIN — The first quarter of 2017 was a good one for Gestamp which reported revenues totaling just over €2 billion.In a statement ...

May 10th, 2017 |  


Team Aruba on display for 15,000

Team Aruba on display for 15,000

ATLANTA, Ga. — Recently, Summit Racing Equipment held its annual Atlanta Motorama. Team Aruba had the privilege of making the short trip from th...

May 10th, 2017 |  


$22 million for four new bridges

$22 million for four new bridges

LOCKHART — Construction has already begun on a $22 million project that in three years will give the Town of Lockhart four new bridges.In a cere...

May 6th, 2017 |  


BREC holds Annual Meeting May 6

BREC holds Annual Meeting May 6

GAFFNEY — Broad River Electric’s 77th Annual Meeting will take place on Saturday, May 6 in the Broad River Electric Auditorium at 811 Hamr...

May 4th, 2017 |  


SOCIAL MEDIA