Category Archives: Local News

Union County Has a Victim Services And Rape Crisis Outreach Center

Union County now has a full time victim advocate providing services for any victim of a crime. All services are free and confidential, you do not have to report the crime to receive services. They provide counseling, support groups, guidance … Continue reading

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Facebook Changes. How to Keep Favorite Pages in Your News Feed

Facebook announced changes it is making to it’s News Feed so you will see less news, media posts and more posts from your friends. This is helpful unless you like seeing some of the news posts that routinely show in … Continue reading

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FPL Announces Plan to Apply Federal Tax Savings Towards Cost of Hurricane Irma Restoration

On January 16, 2018, Florida Power & Light (FPL) announced that because of the federal tax savings from the tax reform signed into Law by President Trump on December 22, 2017, FPL customers would not pay a surcharge for Hurricane … Continue reading

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Brooker Elementary School Award Assemblies, by Ted Barber

Article submitted by Ted Barber On Thursday morning January 18, 2018 Brooker Elementary School held two Award Assemblies. Kindergarten to 2nd graders was in the first group, 3rd Graders to 5th graders were in the second group. Following the all … Continue reading

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Lake Butler American Legion Post 153 Quarterly Meeting, January 18, 2018

Article Submitted by Ted Barber Twenty six Veterans and guests attended the January 18, 2018 American Legion Post 153 Meeting. The covered dish supper began at 7:00 pm and the meeting covered the initial preparation for our Union County Memorial … Continue reading

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Pine Hill Lodge Initiates Jonathan Rosado As An Entered Apprentice Mason 11-21-17

W:. Ken Clyatt served as the Worshipful Master, R:.W:. Buddy Barton provided the EA Lecture and R:.W:. John Paul Mann delivered the EA Charge. The fellowship and supper prior to the Degree was terrific. John Rosado was a very proud … Continue reading

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UCSO Conducts K-9 Search of UCHS and LBMS, No Illegal Drugs Found

From Union County Sheriff’s Office Facebook Page On Tuesday, November 14, 2017, K-9 Units searched the Union County High School, Lake Butler Middle School and Union County Alternative (Outpost) School. The search began at 9:10AM. The entire search lasted approximately … Continue reading

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Plan a Safe Trick-or-Treating Route this Halloween

As you make preparations this Halloween from what costume to wear, to making a list of the neighborhoods to take your children out to for Trick-or-Treating, one more thing should be on your list, checking to see if any sexual … Continue reading

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Halloween Safety Tips from the Union County Sheriff’s Office

On Saturday, October 28th, 2017 from 5:30Pm to 8:30Pm, the Reception and Medical Center (RMC) Prison on CR231 will have their Annual Fall Festival/Trick or Treat throughout the housing area – (located just South of the prison), These events are … Continue reading

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American Legion Post 56 Hosts a Meet and Greet

On Monday, October 23, 2017, the State American Legion Commander Steve Shuga had a “meet and greet” at American Legion Post 56 in Starke, Florida. Jerry Brandt, 3rd Vice State Commander, and Vickie Vanburen, District 4 Commander also attended this … Continue reading

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