Daily News

The COVID 19 pandemic has highlighted the work of the custodial staffs in all of our school systems. Much like the flu, we are going to have Coronavirus cases and controlling outbreaks is very much a function of cleanliness and disinfection of facilities. While each system’s plan is unique, Union County Schools’ plan is indicative of the level of detail as Superintendent John Hill explains. (soundbite)

Last week’s Eggs and Issues Chamber breakfast featured Union County Sole Commissioner Lamar Paris. In his brief presentation, Paris talked about the advantages of the Sole Commissioner system, the expenses driving the recently announced millage increase and the leachate controversy. The Commissioner shared the most recent COVID 19 Union County data and reported with our hot real estate market there are less than 80 homes for sale in the county. Finally, Commissioner Paris spoke of past, current and future SPLOST projects.

North Carolina voters who vote by mail can now track the status of their absentee ballot with a new online service called BallotTrax at: northcarolina.ballottrax.net.  It’s the way voters, who cast their ballot by mail in North Carolina, can ensure their ballot has been received by the county board of elections, without leaving their homes.