NEWS


Skye and Marshall visit YMCA

Skye and Marshall visit YMCA

Candidate DebatesThe Union County Young Republicans and The Union County Democratic Party have partnered to sponsor a series of debates featuring cand...

September 24th, 2016 |  


MES performance ensembles

MES performance ensembles

MONARCH — The Monarch Elementary School Music Program is proud to announce it’s 3rd-5th Grade performance ensembles for the 2016 - 2017 sc...

September 23rd, 2016 |  


New Morning Helpers at MES

New Morning Helpers at MES

MONARCH — The youngest students at Monarch Elementary School who eat breakfast there will get some help from the school’s two newest Morni...

September 23rd, 2016 updated: September 23rd, 2016. |  


Monarch Elementary’s Bus Buddies

Monarch Elementary’s Bus Buddies

MONARCH — Riding the bus to and from to school can be a bit daunting for very young students and that’s why those students at Monarch Elem...

September 23rd, 2016 |  


Taking the ‘Straw Tower Challenge’

Taking the ‘Straw Tower Challenge’

LOCKHART — Some students undertook the “Straw Tower Challenge” at Lockhart Schools recently.Mrs. Hughey’s Lockhart Elementary ...

September 23rd, 2016 |  


Make yard waste gardener’s gold

Make yard waste gardener’s gold

MUKWONAGO, WI — Save time and money by turning landscape trimmings into a valuable soil amendment.The idea is simple, just collect disease- and ...

September 23rd, 2016 |  


SPORTS


Hall of Fame inductees recognized

Hall of Fame inductees recognized

UNION COUNTY — Friday night’s Union County Yellow Jackets game recognized future Yellow Jackets pregame, as well as this year’s indu...

September 22nd, 2016 |  


Hall of Fame inductees recognized

UNION COUNTY — Friday night’s Union County Yellow Jackets game recognized future Yellow Jackets pregame, as well as this year’s indu...

September 22nd, 2016 |  


Haley pays visit to JEMS

Haley pays visit to JEMS

JONESVILLE — Students in the after school program at Jonesville Elementary/Middle School supported by Gov. Nikki Haley’s The Original Six ...

September 21st, 2016 |  


UCHS has top three anglers

UCHS has top three anglers

UNION COUNTY — Union County High School Bass Anglers started their season this past Saturday on Lake Murray with three members of the team takin...

September 21st, 2016 |  


New team experiencing success

New team experiencing success

UNION — A local travel softball team has experienced success since its inception over the summer.Local parents Billy and Nikki Burgess launched ...

September 18th, 2016 |  


7th grade Tigers beat Bulldogs

7th grade Tigers beat Bulldogs

UNION — This week of Sims Middle School football resulted in a win for the 7th grade team and a loss for the 8th grade team as both teams took o...

September 17th, 2016 |  


LIFE


Wilson running for reelection

Wilson running for reelection

UNION — Union City Council District 6 Councilman Jim Wilson says he is running for reelection.In a statement released this week, Wilson announce...

September 25th, 2016 |  


City to apply for $25,000 grant

City to apply for $25,000 grant

UNION — The City of Union will provide a 10 percent local match as part of its application for a $25,000 from the Municipal Association of South...

September 25th, 2016 |  


Fire at Milliken Gillespie plant

Fire at Milliken Gillespie plant

CROSS KEYS — A combination of safety precautions put in place by the company and the cohesive reponse by fire departments in two counties helped...

September 24th, 2016 |  


SCDOT preparing for winter

SCDOT preparing for winter

UNION COUNTY — If you saw SC Department of Transportation trucks on the road with snow plows attached to them this past Wednesday, don’t s...

September 24th, 2016 updated: September 24th, 2016. |  


Sims falls to Gable, Fairforest

Sims falls to Gable, Fairforest

UNION COUNTY — With losses against Gable and Fairforest this week the Sims Middle School volleyball team continues to struggle to turn around th...

September 24th, 2016 |  


Back With a Splash at Grace UMC

Back With a Splash at Grace UMC

Saturday, Sept. 24 & Sunday, Sept. 2512 p.m. and 2 p.m.: The Cedar Grove Missionary Baptist Church cordially invites you to worship with us during...

September 24th, 2016 |  


OPINION


6:00 am |    
The real enemy of peace

Thank you for your loyalty

To the editor:Steve L. Gregory, former owner of Tire and Auto Service Center of Union Inc., would like to thank all of his many loyal customers for th...

August 17th, 2016 |  


Water system meeting Aug. 1

All Lockhart residents are welcome to come to Town Hall for a special meeting on Monday, Aug. 1 at 10 a.m. At that time Carl Alexander will be discuss...

July 31st, 2016 |  


Bless you for your sign

To the editor:God bless you Levi Harvey for your sign.You are a young boy but you have your heart in the right place. Many, many older people do not h...

July 27th, 2016 |  


‘Thou shalt remember the Lord thy God’

‘Thou shalt remember the Lord thy God’

Do you ever recall times that you know the Lord provided, healed, or delivered you? It’s easy for us to take God’s protection and provisio...

July 24th, 2016 |  


A water line breaks at night

Wednesday night I got a call telling me that we had a broken line down by the post office, and the pavement was coming up because of the pressure of t...

July 24th, 2016 |  


BUSINESS


County to clear $69,414.44

County to clear $69,414.44

UNION COUNTY — The sale of the county spec building will not only enable Union County to recoup its investment but to also clear nearly $70,000....

September 3rd, 2016 |  


Sparrow moves practice to Union

Sparrow moves practice to Union

UNION — A trip to look at a table she was considering buying ended up with Dr. Kat Sparrow purchasing the Mahan Chiropractic building and making...

September 3rd, 2016 |  


Land transfers in Union County

Land transfers in Union County

UNION COUNTY — The Union County Clerk of Court’s Office recorded the following verified property transfers during the weeks of June 15-30....

August 29th, 2016 |  


Robot, drones put on a show

Robot, drones put on a show

PENDLETON — A rumbling robot and several high-flying drones recently made an on-site appearance at Clemson University to burrow through and buzz...

August 26th, 2016 updated: August 26th, 2016. |  


Construction industry symposium Oct. 18

Construction industry symposium Oct. 18

CLEMSON — Participants in a construction symposium offered by Clemson University will gain valuable knowledge and perspective from leading exper...

August 26th, 2016 |  


Uniquely Union Festival Sept. 9-10

Uniquely Union Festival Sept. 9-10

UNION — If you like good music, good fun, and good BBQ then you’ll want to be at the USC Union campus Sept. 9-10 for the Uniquely Union Fe...

August 25th, 2016 |  


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