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Young mayors learn on the job

WEST UNION, S.C. - Like many recent college graduates...but first he has to help the tiny town of West Union renegotiate its 70-year-old water contract...article about the upcoming mayor's race in West Union. He noticed that the incumbent had no...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/06/14/met_418885.shtml
Metro
Johnson Controls plans expansion

WEST UNION, S.C. -- An automotive battery plant here plans to add 50...begin hiring as early as March, said Joseph Rich, a former West Union plant manager. The West Union plant, built in 1986, produces plastic automobile battery cases...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/09/11/bus_386485.shtml
Business
Bowden speaks at IPTAY meeting

...of Clemson's IPTAY club since the late 1950s. On Tuesday night, Monteith made the trip to Aiken from his home in West Union, S.C., a small town about 15 miles west of Clemson. He and a crowd of Clemson supporters welcomed head football...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/03/21/col_308732.shtml
College
U S West, union enter vital period for talks

DENVER -- Negotiators for U S West and its employees met throughout the day Saturday trying to agree on performance-based pay and other contract issues before the arrival of a midnight strike deadline. Company spokesman David Beigie said there was a chance the talks would go past midnight if no agreement was made. "We're willing to continue bargaining in order to get an agreement, but both sides have to decide that," he said. Carla West, spokeswoman for Communications Workers of America Local 777, said union members were "truly ready to go out."

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/08/16/bus_236142.shtml
Business
Ramblin' Rhodes: Betty Fisher was bluegrass leader

...Walhalla, S.C.Her memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, July 28, in the chapel of Davenport Funeral Home in West Union, S.C. Call (864) 638-3611.Fisher's band members over the years included such well-known alumni as banjo...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2012-07-23/ramblin-rhodes-betty-
Across South Carolina

...Pictures production, is set to start filming in the Upstate in February. Woman survives fire, dies of stress, smoke WEST UNION - A 69-year-old woman died from a heart condition caused by stress just minutes after she escaped a fire that killed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/11/08/met_103648.shtml
Metro
Across South Carolina

...products from the field, which was littered with cups and trash. Man could be victim of hunting accident GREENVILLE - A West Union man has died after an apparent hunting accident in Oconee County, the coroner said. John Anthony Binder, 65, was...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/08/29/met_94402.shtml
Metro
GreenJackets notebook

...story. It was a big deal to him," Tomlin said. "There's a funny story there, too." Back in his hometown of West Union, Ohio, Tomlin's dad, Thurman, had a hard time finding one of his son's cards. "But there was a guy there who...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/07/07/gja_347000.shtml
GreenJackets
Hybrids, stripers are schooling at lake

...Cumming, Ga.; Danny Brouillard, from North Augusta; and Tom Mowdy, from McCormick. Tom and Millie Bennett, of West Union, Iowa, and their 9-year-old "fish magnet" Tommy, also fished with me, and Michael Valadez, from Mexico, brought...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/04/11/fis_194485.shtml
Fishing
River below dam hot spot for yellow perch

...temperature is 56 degrees and is fairly clear, except murky in the tributaries. I have the famous fishing Bennett family from West Union, Iowa, now living in Evans, Ga. That's Tom, his wife, Mollie, and their 7-year-old-son, Tommy. They're...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/12/29/fis_110373.shtml
Fishing