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Tuesday, Sept. 16-Wednesday, Sept. 177 p.m.: Bethlehem United Methodist Church, 1622 Kelly Road, celebrates Revival. Tuesday-Wednesday night Revival services will are at 7 p.m. There will be special singing and music each night. The Rev. David Bauknight of Grace United Methodist Church will be the speaker at the Tuesday evening service. The Rev. Tuie Wentz of Duncan Acres United Methodist Church and Bethel United Methodist Church will be the speaker at the Wednesday evening service. We invite our friends and neighbors to come out and celebrate with us and receive a blessing. Bring a well-filled basket. Supplies and tea provided.Tuesday, Sept. 16-Thursday, Sept. 18


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Tuesday, Sept. 16• US Security Associates holds a recruitment event for security officers in the Jonesville area at the SCWorks Office in Union from 9-11:30 a.m.Applicants must meet the following criteria:— Obtain a Local or State Guard Card (where applicable). Includes criminal background evaluation, valid identification, and must pay State Security License fee.— Be at least 18 years of age (21 for some positions)...

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Library Notes

Library HoursMonday-Friday — 9 a.m. until 6 p.m.Saturday — 9 a.m. until 3 p.m.Trustees MeetThe Union County Carnegie Library Board of Trustees will meet Tuesday, Sept. 16 at the library. The meeting is open to the public.Preschool Storytime Fall 2014Ages: Birth-5Tuesdays 10 a.m....

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The Union County Sheriff’s Office reported the following arrests:— Tonya Charlene Rice, 33, of 720 Linersville Road, Buffalo, was charged with unlawful conduct toward a child around 2:02 a.m. Sept. 14. According to the incident report, Rice left a four-year-old child at home alone while she sought treatment at Wallace Thomson Hospital.— Curtis James Sartor, 44, of 160 Maybinton Road, Whitmire, was charged with driving under the influenc...

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Yellow Jackets look for win against Abbeville

UNION COUNTY — After suffering a heartbreaking loss to Greer on Friday, the Union County Yellow Jackets will look for redemption as they travel to Abbeville this week.Union County Head Football Coach said Friday’s loss to Greer was a tough one.“We must FINISH games,” Taneyhill said, reiterating the team’s “FINISH” mantra of the season.“We must tackle better, cover better and protect the quarterback better.”...

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Lady Wildcats defeat Blacksburg in volleyball

JONESVILLE — The Jonesville Middle School Lady Wildcats swept the Blacksburg Wildcats in volleyball competition last week.In Game 1, Jonesville won with a final score of 25-9; Game 2 was closer with a final score of 27-25; and Jonesville won Game 3 with a score of 25-7.“I am so proud of the tremendous effort these girls put forth during our first game of the season,” said Coach Jaime Hughey. “My eighth graders are showing strong leadership, and my...

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Build it and bikes will come

Did you see the baseball movie Field of Dreams? Even if you didn’t, you’ve probably heard the phrase “If you build it, they will come” — which it immortalized.Well, how about “If you don’t build it, they won’t come”?When it comes to bicycles, cars, and public transportation, both sayings are true (even though one is decidedly catchier than the other).I recently moved back to Madison, Wisconsin after spendin...

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Ten JROTC cadets promoted

UNION COUNTY — Ten Union County High School JROTC cadets have received promotions.On Aug. 27 and Sept, 10 the Union County High School JROTC Battalion had its first promotions of the 2014-15 school year. These promotions recognize students who participated in voluntary summer activities such as Junior Cadet Leadership Challenge (JCLC), JROTC Leadership and Academic Bowl (JLAB), and other activities that demonstrate physical, leadership, and academic competitions.Th...

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Duckett is Silver Medallion Scholar

SUMTER — Preston Duckett of Union, South Carolina, is a Silver Medallion Scholar for the 2013-14 Academic Year.To qualify for inclusion, the student must have completed at least 30 hours at a University of South Carolina campus with a cumulative grade-point average of at least 3.00, and have achieved a 3.5-3.94 grade-point average for the Fall 2013 and Spring 2014 semesters while being registered each semester for 12 or more hours on the Sumter campus, of which at least six h...

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Three receive degrees from Clemson

CLEMSON — Clemson University presented degrees to 965 graduates at the Aug. 8, 2014, summer ceremony. President James P. Clements congratulated each of the recipients at his first graduation ceremony at the helm of Clemson University.Area recipients are:• Carrie Lynn Elmore of Enoree graduated with a Master of Agricultural Education in Agricultural Education• Jenna Elizabeth Crawford of Union graduated with a Master of Professional Accounting...

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Union author writes ‘Changing Faces’

UNION — A woman’s failure to come to terms with her past and the impact it has on her life is the subject of a Union resident’s first published novel.Leslie Wallace says that her book, “Changing Faces,” is a work of “Christian fiction” that “deals with people and their past. The issues they haven’t dealt with and how it carries over into their adulthood.”The main character of “Changing Faces” is Hann...

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UCHS cross country team does well in meet

UNION COUNTY — The UCHS cross country team had a meet against South Pointe this past Tuesday. The team overall did well, as many of the runners PR’d over their times on the same course two weeks prior.Runners’ times are as follows:BoysMatthew Caldwell — 20:51Tyrin Briggs — 23:06Clint Smallwood — 24:21Sebastian Kirkland — 24:25Jordan Lawson — 24:25...

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Tigers win, lose against Dawkins

UNION — The Sims Tigers took on Dawkins Middle School to open the season this week, resulting in one victory and one loss.7th GradeOn Wednesday, the 7th grade Sims team defeated Dawkins in a final score of 28-8.“It is not how you start but how you finish,” said Sims Coach Mitchell Moss. “This was our first game. We played hard and executed, but there are still things that need to corrected. We have to correct our mistak...

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UCHS girls defeat Chester in tennis

UNION COUNTY — The UCHS girls tennis team defeated Chester in a final score of 7-0.Match results were as follows:SinglesDexlie Inman d. Ashley Russell 6-0, 6-1Alexa Nance d. Jenesha Land 6-0, 6-0Rebecca Lee d. Kiana Caldwell 6-0, 6-0Adelaide Adamo d. Lakia Keener 6-0, 6-0Reid Bailey d. Tellyonna Evans 6-0, 6-0DoublesBailey and Inaman d. Russell and Land 8-...

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Whitmire girls lose to Woodruff, beat Newberry

WHITMIRE — On Thursday, the Whitmire girls tennis team suffered a 5-2 loss to Woodruff.“This is one of the closest matches I have ever been a part of and I am looking forward to playing Woodruff again,” said Coach Chaz Adams.SinglesBethany Cromer (WH) d. Eryn Beeler (WO) – (5-7, 6-2, 10-6)Lily Cairns (WO) d. Rebecca Glymph (WH) – (3-6, 6-4, 10-2)Haven Coppock (WH) d. Alexis Lyda (WO) – ...

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Uniquely Union continues

UNION — A Ferris wheel loomed over Main Street Friday afternoon as the 19th Annual Uniquely Union Festival got under way in downtown Union.The festival, which continues through this evening, offers visitors a variety of activities to enjoy including music performed live by various singers and bands; vendors selling food and other items along Main and S. Enterprise streets; a Kidz Zone for the children; a Car & Bike Show on N. and S. Mountain Streets; the Art Walk and Acoustic...

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County pays $23,500 in attorney fees

UNION COUNTY — The payment of attorney fees and the allocation funds for a hunting event in December were among the actions taken by Union County Council this week.

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Pray for victory of Christ’s love

Saturday, Sept. 1310 a.m.: Pacolet River Missionary Quarterly will be held at the Pacolet River Building. Lunch will be served instead of breakfast. Lunch will be served instead of breakfast. Minister Brenda Byrd, President. Rev. James Mason, Moderator.Sunday, Sept. 14-Wednesday, Sept. 17

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