Union County Courthouse

Two meetings were on the calendar last week for the Union County Board of Commissioners. Regular meetings were held on Monday morning, Dec. 5, and again on Friday morning, Dec. 9. Both sessions were held at the Union County Courthouse in Jonesboro. Dec. 9 Meeting Last Friday morning's meeting was...
From left are Union County Coroner Phil Hileman, Union County Commissioner Dale Foster, Union County Commissioner Dale Russell, Judge Boie, Union County Circuit Clerk Tiffany Busby and Union County State’s Attorney Tyler R. Edmonds.
Union County officials who were elected, or reelected, in November took their oaths of office Thursday morning, Dec. 1. The oaths were administered during a ceremony held in a courtroom at the Union County Courthouse in Jonesboro. A large crowd was on hand for the event. The oaths were administered...
The Union County Economic Development Corporation, UCEDC, met Wednesday, Nov. 9, at the Union County Courthouse in Jonesboro. High school students from the Union County CEO program gave a presentation regarding their plans to produce a publication called “Hearing Our Hometown Heartbeat,” which will...
Union County’s proposed tentative budget for the 2016-2017 fiscal year has been posted for public viewing. The tentative, and balanced, budget was approved at a special meeting of the Union County Board of Commissioners which was held first thing Monday morning, Nov. 14. The meeting was at the...
Paula Stairs was presented with the Sarah Jane Community Service Award recently. With Stairs are William Hall, left, of Anna, who is a member of the Shawnee Development Council board; and Bobby Toler Jr., who is the county commissioners’ representative on the council board.
Paula Stairs recently received the Shawnee Development Council’s Sarah Jane Community Service Award. The award was presented in recognition of compassion for others and dedication to the community. Stairs, of Cobden, is Shawnee Development Council’s county coordinator for Union County. The council’...
A proposal for an updated aerial survey was presented at a recent meeting of the Union County Board of Commissioners. The proposal was discussed at a regular meeting of the board, which took place Oct. 14 at the Union County Courthouse in Jonesboro. A presentation was given to county officials by...
So much history to experience. So many books to read. So little time. The Journey on the Road through Life took me on a bit of a trip back in time one day last week, thanks to a visit to the new home of a long-standing Union County business. And, I didn't even need one of those souped up DeLoreans...

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