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UNION — Union Public Safety reported a missing person Tuesday morning.A Union Police Department incident report stated Albert Dunn Jr., 62, of Whitney Place, located at 107 Cornwell Street in Union, went missing after he and another resident walked to the Salvation Army Thrift Store on South Mountain Street. The other resident returned around 8:30 a.m. Monday, July 28, without Dunn.An assistant administrator at Whitney Place stated that Dunn suffers from dementia. She also stated Dunn was last seen wearing blue jeans, a blue shirt, a brown jacket and a baseball cap. The report states that other residents stated Dunn had said he was going to leave Whitney Place. Union Public Safety contacted Spartanburg and entered Dunn into NCIC.


Construction procceding on ‘Audrey Plaza’

UNION — Work is moving forward on a new plaza that, when completed, will be the new home of three local businesses.“Audrey Plaza” will be located at 317 Buffalo-West Springs Highway near the Walmart Supercenter.The permit for the project was issued in June and grading began soon afterward. Plans are for the 17,000 square-foot facility to be completed by October.Construction crews were busy Monday morning working to make that happen, with some...

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Church holding non-food distribution event

JONESVILLE — A church known throughout Union County and beyond for its food ministry that feeds as many as 4,500 people a month will hold a special non-food distribution this Wednesday.For the past several years The Potters Storehouse has distributed food and other necessities to 3,500-4,500 people or an average of 900 families in need each month. In March of this year, those receiving the church’s assistance included 1,400 children under the age of 16 and 750 people ov...

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Never wander away from God

Tuesday, July 29-Wednesday, July 306:45 p.m.: New Emanuel will begin their 121st Annual Homecoming and Revival Celebration. Tuesday, July 29 the messenger is Pastor Percell Ross of St. Luke II Baptist Church. Wednesday, July 30 the messenger is Pastor LaQuita Griffin of Mitchell Chapel Christian Church. Nightly services will begin at 6:45 p.m. Dr. James L. Mason, pastor.

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Who, What, When & Where Of Whitmire: Veterans celebrated, Summer Lunch program, ‘Fizz Boom Read’

Hello everyone, local news on the way after we do our birthday wishes, texted in from Gottrocks The Birthday Fairy.BirthdaysHappy Birthday to Butch Lawson, Anita Raines, Larry Hensley, Isabella Miller, Martin Miller, Eric Rast, Lucille Wood, Esther Starnes, Lisa Putnam, Kenny Putnam, Lisa H, Taylor, Beth Andrews, Laura Smith, Niane Bunch, Faye & Kaye Epps, Donna & Doug Maness, Maurice Glenn, Coretta Coleman, Rob Nelson, Stacy Gree...

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A busy day at the Farmers Market

Tuesday, April 29• Carlisle Town Council meets in regular session at 6:30 p.m. in the Carlisle Town Hall.Sunday, Aug. 3• The Sinclair Reunion will be held at 1 p.m. at Fairview Church. Being a well-filled basket. Plates, cups, and utensils will be provided.Monday, Aug. 4

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Marisha Sharay Jeter Cheer Camp begins Thursday

UNION — Parents interested in having their children attend the annual Marisha Sharay Jeter Cheer Camp are being asked to go to the cheer camp website to provide organizers with information about the cheerleaders prior to registration Thursday morning.Camp Director Jessica Sherbert announced that the camp will be held Thursday, July 31 through Saturday, Aug. 2 at the Twist and Shout Cheer & Dance Center. Sherbert said the camp will be held from 9 a.m.-noon each day at the cent...

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Crime Report

The Union County Sheriff’s Office reported the following arrests:— Ernest Franklin Matthews, 57, of 225 Eaves Road, Whitmire, was charged with attempting to manufacture methamphetamine around 4:50 p.m. July 26.James Olin Chitwood, 38, of 90 McDonald Street, Whitmire, was charged with attempting to manufacture methamphetamine and unlawful possession of a Schedule III controlled substance around 4 p.m. July 26.According to the incide...

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What they want to be when they grow up

MONARCH — It was the last day of the Summer Reading Program at Monarch Elementary School but the children in attendance were thinking about they wanted to be when they grow up and they all dressed accordingly.The Summer Reading Program provides children up to the age of 6 with a morning of activities that begins with the saying of the Pledge of Allegiance. The day’s activities also included reading a book, doing crafts, play time, and a snack.

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Ten students named South Carolina Junior Scholars

UNION COUNTY — Congratulations to the following 8th graders in Union County School District who have achieved the South Carolina Junior Scholar Award for the school year 2013-2014.Sims Middle School• Jennie Allen, daughter of Dean and Julie Allen• Mary Katherine Gibbs, daughter of Taylor and Corinna Gibbs• Curtis Nichols, son of Charlie Nichols and Amy Craig• Katelyn P...

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Head Start and Early Head Start receiving applications

UNION COUNTY — Carolina Community Actions, Inc., Head Start is now accepting applications for children ages 3 and 4 for the 2014-2015 program year.Head Start serves children from low-income families and children with disabilities. Children with disabilities, including emotional, intellectual and physical (visual, hearing, speech, crippling and other chronic impairments), are eligible regardless of their family income level. Services provided by Head Start include education, n...

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Union County Recreation Department Summer Camp Calendar

UNION COUNTY — This is the calendar for the Union County Recreation Department’s Summer Camp for the week of July 28-Aug. 1.

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Church Calendar

Saturday, July 266:30 p.m.: Living Faith Ministries holds Vacation Bible School for children and adults each evening. Everyone is welcome.7 a.m.: Bethan AME Church, 137 Bethany Church Road, Jonesville, holds an indoor/outdoor yard sale with various items provided by several families.Sunday, July 2711 a.m.: Fairforest Baptist Church of Union holds its Homecoming Day....

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Community Calendar

Saturday, July 26• A Chinese Auction will be held at the Pacolet River Baptist Association Center, 108 Lovers Lane Road, Union. Drop tickets from 10-11:55 a.m. Auction noon-until. Hot dogs $1, soda 50 cents, and chips 50 cents. For tickets contact Annette McKanic (864-251-0183), Juanita Hill (864-429-8783), Savtri Parham (864-431-4148), and Valerie McKanic (864-426-5106). Come out and enjoy yourself. Several door prizes will be given.Sunday...

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Family Fun Day, Bible Story Drama, and Hebrew

UNION — What does the Hebrew word for frankincense look like? For myrrh? For olives? For nuts? For bread?Children who attend Vacation Bible School at Bethlehem United Methodist Church will get the chance to see those words through a display the church created for last year’s Vacation Bible School and plans to show again this year.VBS Director Pam Cavender said that the display includes bowls containing food items such as bread, grapes, nuts, and olives as wel...

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Downtown Music Fest concert rescheduled for Aug. 2

UNION — Due to inclement weather last Saturday, the “I Love a Summer Night” Downtown Music Fest was rescheduled.The Union County Chamber of Commerce will sponsor its second “I Love a Summer Night” Downtown Music Fest event this year from 7-10 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 2, on Main Street, Union.The event will feature a performance by The Weatherman Band, featuring WSPA-TV personality and Union native Jack Roper. The band has been together for 10 yea...

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Presidential candidate speaking at Andy’s this morning

BUFFALO — A candidate for the 2016 Democratic presidential nomination make his second visit to Union County this morning during a breakfast event at Andy’s.Robbie Wells will meet with, address, and answer questions from the public during the breakfast which will begin at 9 a.m. and is being hosted by the Union County Democratic Party. The visit is part of Wells’ efforts raise public awareness of and financial support for his campaign for the Democratic presidentia...

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First Baptist, Grace United Methodist hold joint Vacation Bible School

Friday, July 256:30-8 p.m.: Beatty’s Chapel A.M.E. Zion Church holds Vacation Bible School. All are welcome. Rev. Stephen Y. Brown, Pastor.Friday, July 25-Saturday, July 266:30 p.m.: Living Faith Ministries holds Vacation Bible School for children and adults each evening. Everyone is welcome.Saturday, July 267 a.m.: Bethan AME Churc...

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