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UCHS places 14th in WGI World Championships

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UNION COUNTY — The Union County High School Indoor Percussion Ensemble placed 14th in the world at the WGI World Championships in Dayton, Ohio, over the weekend.This is Director Matt Chastain’s third year with the UCHS Indoor Percussion Ensemble, and following a win at a local contest earlier in the year, Chastain said the students were realizing the value of commitment.“The students are starting to understand the whole idea of ‘if they work really, really hard, it’s going to pay off,’” Chastain said a few months ago. “It takes dedication, time and commitment, and now they are reaping the fruits of their labor.”


Circus an entertainment, financial success

UNION — The circus is no longer in town but the four shows presented this past weekend by The Zerbini Family Circus will likely be only the first of many in the years to come.On Friday and Saturday the Union County Fairgrounds was home to the big top of The Zerbini Family Circus which provided local residents with the opportunity to see a variety of animal acts featuring trained dogs, horses, and camels. There were also a number of human performers such as clowns, jugglers, a...

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Easter Egg Scramble a fun time for children

UNION COUNTY — The Union County Recreation Department sponsored its third annual Easter Egg Scramble on Saturday.The free event was held at Union County Stadium, offering children games, face painting, visits with the Easter Bunny, prizes, and the final event, the egg scramble, which separated children into three age groups, allowing them to “scramble” for eggs, which were spread out across the field and filled with prizes.“It was very warm in the...

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Large turnout for Smith’s Jewelry celebration

UNION — Family, friends, and customers turned out in large numbers for Saturday’s drop-in celebrating the 70th anniversary of Smith’s Jewelry Store and the 85th birthday of its owner, Al Smith.The celebration of Smith’s Jewelry’s 70th anniversary was held across three days — Thursday, Friday, and Saturday — with special sales of the store’s merchandise during those days.On Saturday from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. the special sales were...

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Bantams clinch division championship

UNION — The USC Union Bantams club baseball team won the District III West Division title after a series against Furman over the weekend.In the fall before their season started, Coach Paul Wilkes set three goals for his second-year team — to win the division, then the conference, then the World Series. One third of that mission was accomplished on Saturday and Sunday.

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Tennis camp participants

UNION — Tennis instructor Brad Tate held an annual tennis camp during spring break last week.

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Union County Dragway results

SANTUC — These are the results from Saturday’s Championship Points Race at the Union County Dragway.ProWinner — Mike SnowR/up — Eric MartinSemi — Wayne MontgomeryBest Qualifier — Eric MartinModifiedWinner — Mike PetrieR/up — Benji SmithSemi — Justin Carnaggio, Todd SinclairBest Qualifier — Ca...

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Birth Notices

Kennedy Renea RodgersTiffany Parham and Kennedy Renea Rodgers announce the birth of their daughter, Kennedy Renea Rodgers, born April 11, 2014 at Wallace Thomson Hospital. She was 6 pounds, 8 ounces, and 19 inches.

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