NEWS


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Library Notes
Farr receives national nomination

Farr receives national nomination

UNION COUNTY — Union County High School Assistant Principal Tee Farr has been nominated for the 2016-2017 national LifeChanger of the Year award...

January 21st, 2017 |  


The Lord is a jealous God

The Lord is a jealous God

Saturday, Jan. 2110 a.m.-1 p.m.: Bethlehem United Methodist Church, 1622 Kelly Road, Union, will hold “Gifts of Love.”There will be gently...

January 21st, 2017 updated: January 21st, 2017. |  


Kelly addresses Union Rotary Club

Kelly addresses Union Rotary Club

Grants AvailableThe Spartanburg Regional Foundation will provide $646,000 in health-related grants in 2017, as part of its continuing efforts to impro...

January 21st, 2017 updated: January 21st, 2017. |  


Reading ‘The Homework Machine’

Reading ‘The Homework Machine’

UNION — Learning to read is one of the basics of education and some 5th grade students at Foster Park Elementary School are learning how reading...

January 20th, 2017 |  


‘A New England Romance’ Jan. 26

‘A New England Romance’ Jan. 26

UNION — A New England Romance and Other Southern Stories could almost be called a “best of”collection because the title novella goes...

January 19th, 2017 updated: January 19th, 2017. |  


Fewer days and fewer hours

Fewer days and fewer hours

UNION — The people of and visitors to Union County will have less opportunity to view and learn about its past as budget cuts are forcing the Un...

January 19th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


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Two sign with Lady Bantams
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Inspired to rethink his future
Fans who are ‘All In’ sought

Fans who are ‘All In’ sought

UNION — Clemson fans in Union County celebrating the Tigers’ national championship have an opportunity to get a little closer to the team ...

January 14th, 2017 |  


Relay For Life getting under way

Relay For Life getting under way

UNION COUNTY — The local battle against cancer continues this year with the 2017 Union County Relay For Life Team Captain meetings.The meetings ...

January 8th, 2017 |  


UCHS wrestlers beat Blue Ridge

UCHS wrestlers beat Blue Ridge

By Derik Vanderforddvanderford@civitasmedia.comUNION COUNTY — Coming off a successful holiday-weekend tournament, the Union County High School Y...

January 7th, 2017 |  


Varsity, JV games rescheduled

Varsity, JV games rescheduled

UNION COUNTY — Two games that were scheduled to be held Friday night will be held on Thursday due to the possibility of a winter storm.In its we...

January 4th, 2017 |  


Smith makes Shrine Bowl touchdown

Smith makes Shrine Bowl touchdown

SPARTANBURG — The Union County Yellow Jackets were represented on both offense and defense in the 80th annual Shrine Bowl of the Carolinas.This ...

December 28th, 2016 |  


UCHS beats Buford, Northwestern

UCHS beats Buford, Northwestern

UNION COUNTY — The Union County Yellow Jackets wrestling team defeated Buford and Northwestern high schools but fell to Chester in last weekR...

December 28th, 2016 updated: December 28th, 2016. |  


MULTIMEDIA


LIFE


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St. Paul Adult Daycare given $1,000
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Two sign with Lady Bantams
Teens sought for summer jobs

Teens sought for summer jobs

WHITMIRE — The USDA Forest Service, Enoree Ranger District is seeking young men and women, ages 15-18, who are interested in summer employment w...

January 22nd, 2017 |  


Library Notes

Library Notes

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.orgClose...

January 22nd, 2017 |  


Lidl looking for store managers

Lidl looking for store managers

ARLINGTON, VA — Lidl, one of the world’s largest retailers, announced this week that it will hold its first public hiring event in South C...

January 22nd, 2017 |  


Union in good financial shape

Union in good financial shape

UNION — It’s practice of obtaining loans at the best interest rates possible together with successfully seeking out and obtaining grants e...

January 21st, 2017 |  


Litany commemorates Dr. King

Litany commemorates Dr. King

JONESVILLE — A litany commemorating Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was recited by those attending the “Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Celebra...

January 21st, 2017 |  


Amended for student housing

Amended for student housing

UNION — Housing that will be needed for students from outside Union County attending USC Union is a step closer to reality after a vote by Union...

January 21st, 2017 updated: January 21st, 2017. |  


OPINION


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Support the Union County Museum

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Not glued to my cell phone

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Be a Learner not a Judger

Thank you Union Lions Club

To the editor:Thanks to the Union Lions Club!Our son arrived from Dallas for the holidays with kids in tow. He had on his contact lenses but had forgo...

January 14th, 2017 |  


New Year’s, football, and Facebook

Happy New Year!! And I didn’t make a resolution, because in a couple of weeks I’d forget what it was. I asked all of my customers and not ...

January 8th, 2017 |  


Bring in the birds this season

Bring in the birds this season

Brighten your winter days by inviting birds into your landscape. Their beauty and motion help enliven the garden and lighten your spirit. Not only do ...

January 1st, 2017 |  


The Flu, sewage, and New Year’s

Happy Holidays! Hope you had a wonderful Christmas.We said that we weren’t waiting until the last minute to wrap our gifts, so Christmas Eve day...

January 1st, 2017 |  


Don’t undervalue the museum

To the editor:Greetings from Canada. While on my fifth visit to Union County this past October I was saddened to learn that the Union County Museum ha...

January 1st, 2017 |  


Thank you for all your help

I want to thank all of you that helped this year with the MediHome Hospice Christmas. Some brought gifts of throws, clothes, personal cleansing items,...

December 18th, 2016 updated: December 18th, 2016. |  


BUSINESS


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BREC breaks ground on Community Solar

BREC breaks ground on Community Solar

GAFFNEY — Broad River Electric took a break from preparing for Friday’s winter storm to begin a project pointed toward the sun.The member-...

January 9th, 2017 |  


Education and workforce development

Education and workforce development

UNION COUNTY — A successful industrial recruitment program requires a workforce that meets the needs of industry and that means having an educat...

December 31st, 2016 updated: December 31st, 2016. |  


Startup Weekend Spartanburg Feb. 24-26

Startup Weekend Spartanburg Feb. 24-26

SPARTANBURG — Startup Weekend Spartanburg, an immersive weekend for budding entrepreneurs to learn, network and pitch their businesses, will be ...

December 29th, 2016 |  


Taking advantage of opportunities

Taking advantage of opportunities

UNION COUNTY — After decades of service to his country and nearly a decade of service to Union County, Union County Chamber of Commerce Executiv...

December 28th, 2016 updated: December 28th, 2016. |  


Breaking ground on Community Solar

Breaking ground on Community Solar

GAFFNEY — Broad River Electric Cooperative will begin the new year with a new initiative. Community Solar will be the newest service available t...

December 21st, 2016 |  


9,218 receive $788,632 from BREC

9,218 receive $788,632 from BREC

GAFFNEY — Broad River Electric Cooperative mailed 9,218 checks to current and former members last week totaling $788,632. This is the first year...

December 19th, 2016 |  


SOCIAL MEDIA