JOY Summer Camp July 23-27

Image courtesy of Chambertown Community Lighthouse Chambertown Community Lighthouse, 413 South Mountain Street, Union, will hold Summer Camp Monday, July 23-Friday, July 27.

Union Senior Center

Are you 60 and above….

Sick and tired of being alone….

Need someplace to go….

Things to do….

Lunch with friends, not by yourself….

Come join us at the Union Senior Center, 237 North Gadberry Street, Union, Monday-Friday (or any days you choose) for:

• Bingo

• Exercise

• Interesting programs

• Hot lunch (for a donation)

Transportation provided to and from the Senior Center.

Call 1-800-662-8330.

Catwaba Area Agency on Aging, 2051 Ebenezer Road, Suite B, Rock Hill.

July At The UCAC

This is what’s happening at the Union County Arts Council in July.

Toddler Time — Who is ready for some Summer FUN! 4 years and younger are invited to join us as we celebrate summer! Parents must remain with children during class.

Friday, July 27 from 10:30-11:30 a.m.

$5 members/ $10 non members

July At The Piedmont Physic Garden

The following events will take place at the Piedmont Physic Garden in July.

Thursday, July 19 — Piedmont Physic Garden will host Victoria Johnson on her “American Eden” book tour from 6 p.m.-8 p.m. Johnson will discuss her biographical book about David Hosack, physician to Alexander Hamilton and the botanist that founded the first American botanical garden. General admission is $20. Registration is required, as space is limited. Call 864-427-2556 or visit to purchase tickets.

Each Friday in July — Piedmont Physic Garden will be hosting an Open House from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Admission is free. Call 864-427-2556 for more information.

Relay For Life Dinner

St. Luke Baptist Church will host a Relay For Life Dinner on Sunday, July 15 at 12 p.m.

32nd Anniversary

Bethel Baptist Church, 904 Pea Ridge Highway, Jonesville, will host its Pastor’s Aide Ministry’s 32nd Anniversary Celebration on Sunday, July 15 at 1:15 p.m.

They will present a program called “Rainbow Parade of Hats” and all members and visitors are asked to wear hats.

The public is invited.

Pastor James A. Tillotson.

President Sister Merritta Jeter.

River Baptism

Padgett’s Creek Baptist Church will hold a River Baptism on Sunday, July 15 at 3 p.m.

All are welcome and can contact the church via our Facebook page and sign up.

We had 41 last time we had this event and we hope for more.

Just bring a white t-shirt to cover your other clothes and bring a towel.

All Male Chorus Anniversary

Wyatt’s All Male Chorus Anniversary will be celebrated at Wyatt’s Chapel Baptist Church on Sunday, July 15 at 3 p.m.

Rev. Elijah Ray, Pastor.

Class Of 1965 To Meet

Sims High School Class of 1965 will meet on Sunday, July 15 at 5 p.m. at the Jonesville Municipal Complex.

Annual Revival

McBeth Baptist Church cordially invites you to our Annual Revival Services, July 15-18.

Our revival will open on Sunday, July 15 at 2 p.m. with the Rev. Rembert Billie of Fellowship Baptist Church, Pomaria.

Pastor Dr. Jefferson N. McDowell of Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church will deliver the message the remainder of the week.

Services will begin nightly at 7 p.m.

Revival Services

Friendship Baptist Church, 250 Morning Drive, Spartanburg, will hold Revival Services during the week of Sunday, July 15-Wednesday, July 18.

The Reverend Walter Davis, IV, Pastor of Monks Grove Baptist Church of Spartanburg, will preach the opening sermon on Sunday, July 15 at 1 p.m.

A fellowship dinner will follow.

The Reverend Dr. James L. Mason, Pastor of New Emanuel Chapel Baptist Church of Jonesville, will be the guest messenger Monday, July 16–Wednesday, July 1 at 7 p.m. nightly.

Michael A. Glenn, Pastor.

Vacation Bible School

Welcome Baptist Church will hold Vacation Bible School Sunday, July 15-Friday, July 20 from 6-8:30 p.m. nightly.

There will be crafts, games, lessons, food, and more.

If you need a ride please call the church at 864-427-3390 and leave a message.

This year’s theme is “Cowabunga Farm.”

We’d love for all the kids to come be able to come out for this.

Talent Show Fundraiser

A Talent Show Fundraiser for Maisie Fisher who is battling leukemia will be held Friday, July 20 at 7 p.m. at the USC Union Auditorium.

Donations of any amount will be accepted at the door.’

Prelue bagpipe music begins at 6:40 p.m.

Trip To Harrah’s

Come join Betsy & Company along with the Over the Hill Gang Relay for Life Team for a fun-filled one-day trip to Harrah’s Cherokee Casino, Saturday, July 21.

1st pick up at 7 a.m. at the Jonesville Municipal Building. 2nd pick up at 7:30 a.m. in Union at the Old Walmart Parking lot.

If interested contact Betsy at 864-674-6799 or 313-520-6799.

Community Health Fair

Bethany AME Church will host a Community Health Fair at its Family Development Center, 137 Bethany Church Road, Jonesville, on Saturday, July 21 from 10 a.m.-noon.

There will be lot of vendors, blood pressure check, refreshments, and prizes.

For the exercise routine please wear comfortable clothing.

Rev. Ronald McFadden, Pastor.

Chatiffany Washington, Christian Education Director.

Rena Goode, Health Ministry Coordinator.

Sit In And Missionary Rally

You are cordially invited to join the Missionary Ministry of the Foster Chapel Baptist Church, Jonesville for their Sit In and Missionary Rally on the 4th Sunday, July 22, during the 10 a.m. Morning Worship Service.

The speaker for the occasion will be Deacon Rickey Fernandez.

All are welcome.

Homecoming And Revival

New Emanuel Chapel Baptist Church would like to invite you to come and worship with us as we celebrate our 125th Annual Homecoming and Revival Celebration.

The messenger for Homecoming on Sunday, July 22 at 2 p.m. will be Pastor Roderick Oglesby of Bethesda Baptist Church.

Monday, July 23 — Dr. Courtney Mills (Mikes Creek Missionary Baptist Church).

Tuesday, July 24 — Dr. Larry Black (New Salem Zion Baptist Church).

Wednesday, July 25 — Rev. Gregory Daniels (Former Pastor of Lockhart Chapel Baptist Church)

Service will be 6:45 p.m. nightly.

Dr. James L. Mason Pastor.

Annual Revival

The Red Hill Baptist Church will have its annual revival, Sunday July 22 at 2:30 p.m.

The speaker for this service will be the Rev. Larry Murphy, Pastor of the Mt Rowell Baptist Church, Union.

The Monday evening services will start at 7 p.m. and the speaker will be the Rev. R.A. Pilgrim, Pastor of St. Vaughville Baptist Church, Laurens.

Pastor Stephens and the Church Family invite everyone to come out and share in these services.

Rev. Geoffrey Stephens, Pastor.

Sis. Robin Rodgers, Clerk.

Church Anniversary

Bethany AME Church will celebrate its 140th Church Anniversary on Sunday, July 22, at 2:30 p.m. in its Family and Community Development Center.

Rev. Ronald McFadden, Pastor.

Summer Camp

Chambertown Community Lighthouse, 413 South Mountain Street, Union, will hold a JOY (Jesus, Others, You) Summer Camp Monday, July 23-Friday, July 27 from 6-8 p.m. each evening.

The Summer Camp is for children ages 5-16 who will get to enjoy Bible Trivia, Fun & Games, and Educational Activities.

For more information call Sister Barbara Byrd at 347-525-1219.

Democratic Party To Meet

The Union County Democratic Party will meet, Monday, July 23 at 6 p.m. in the City of Union Municipal Building, 101 Sharpe Avenue.

The meeting is open to the public.

Ann Stevens-Brown, County Chair.

Senior Citizens To Meet

The Union County Senior Citizens will meet at Covenant Baptist Church Social Hall on Tuesday, July 24 at 6 p.m. with a covered dish meal.

Arnold and Jantzen Childers will be singing.

Fish Fry Fundraiser

American Legion Post 22 will hold a Fish Fry Fundraiser on Saturday, July 28 from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Monarch Arthur State Bank.

The menu will include fish, french fries, onion rings, cole slaw, hush puppies, and drink.

Plates are $10.

Revival Services

Galilee Baptist Church in the Sedalia Community will have Revival Services Sunday, July 29-Wednesday, Aug. 1.

Pastor Malachi Rodgers, Sr., will deliver the morning message.

Pastor Duwane Cooper, Pastor of Jerusalem Baptist Church in Pacolet, will bring the Homecoming Message at 2 p.m.

At 7:15 p.m. Monday-Wednesday nights, Dr. Jefferson McDowell, Pastor of Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church in Laurens, will be the Evangelist for the week.

The public is invited to come share with us in these services.

Vacation Bible School

Lockhart Free Will Baptist Church will have Vacation Bible School Monday, July 30-Friday, Aug.3.

A meal will be served at 5:30 p.m. each night followed by the Bible School which will be from 6-8 p.m.

The theme is “Babylon.”

Ages 4-12.

Rev. Malachi Rodgers, Sr., Pastor.

Poor Man’s Supper

Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church will have a Poor Man’s Supper on Wednesday, Aug. 1 at 5:30 p.m.

The menu includes pinto beans, cabbage, stewed potatoes, cornbread, drink, and dessert.

Cost is $5 per plate.

This is a fundraiser for Sammy and Lynn Webber’s daughter-in-law who has an undiagnosed illness.

Angie Roof will be singing.

Call 864-427-5319 for takeout.

Join us for a blessing.

Operation Get Smart

The Youth Ministry of McBeth Baptist Church invites you to our Back to School Awareness Program — Operation Get Smart.

The program will be held, Wednesday, Aug. 1 at 6:30 p.m.

Hosted by the South Carolina Department of Corrections the program is about crime prevention/public awareness. Their goal is to make students aware of the consequences, poor decision making and what effect it can have on a person’s life.

The public is invited.

Please come out and encourage your youth/children to attend.

114th Annual Revival

Pastor Rev. Bartholomew Earl Green and the James Chapel Baptist Church Family of 527 Pinckney Street, Carlisle, will be celebrating their 114th Annual Revival in August.

Everyone is welcome; please come join us!

The theme is “God Has Done A New Thing!”

The revival will begin on Sunday, Aug. 5 at 2 p.m. and the guest speaker will be Rev. D.S. President of Saint Matthew Baptist Church.

Weekly revival will continue Monday, Aug. 6-Wednesday, Aug. 8 at 7 p.m. each evening.

Monday will feature Rev. Ronald Feaster of Mt. Olive Baptist Church.

Tuesday the speaker will be Rev. Eric Bell of Gethsemane Baptist Church.

Concluding service on Wednesday will be Rev. Rodrick Oglesby Sr. of Bethesda Baptist Church.

Be blessed, and we hope to see you all there.


Beatty’s Chapel AME Zion Church, 130 Beatty’s Chapel Church Road, Union will hold Revival Sunday, Aug. 5-Tuesday, Aug. 7.

Rev. Patricia Booker of St. Luke AME Zion Church will deliver the message on Sunday, Aug 5 at 2:30 p.m.

Rev. Ronald McFadden of Bethany AME Church, Kelton, will deliver the message on Monday, Aug. 6 and Tuesday, Aug. 7 at 7 p.m. each evening.

Rev. James Curenton, Pastor.

Carlisle Finishing Group Meets

The Carlisle Finishing Group (formerly Cone Mills) will meet Saturday, Aug. 11 at 9 a.m. for breakfast at Midway BBQ in Buffalo.

Guest speaker will be Union County High School Head Coach Bryan Thompson.

This will be a chance for the Carlisle Finishing Group to meet the coach who will speak about the upcoming football season.

This meeting is also being held to determine whether the group will continue meeting or not. Attendance has been low due to sickness and deaths. If members wish to continue with the meetings please be in attendance.

All retirees and former employees are welcome.

Union County School Board Meeting Dates

These are the 2018 Union County School Board of Trustees meeting dates.

• July 23, 2018 — Union County Career and Technology Center

• August 27, 2018 — Monarch Elementary School

• September 24, 2018 — Buffalo Elementary School

• October 22, 2018 — Foster Park Elementary School

• November 26, 2018 — Jonesville Elementary Middle School

• December 10, 2018 — Union County Career and Technology Center

All board meetings are held at 6 p.m. and additional meetings can be scheduled if needed.

The public and media will be notified if location or times change 24 hours prior to meetings.

2017 Union County Council Meeting Dates

These are the 2018 Union County Council meeting dates. All meetings will be held the second Tuesday of each month at 5:30 p.m. The meetings will be held in the Grand Jury Room of the Union County Courthouse unless otherwise noted.

• August 14, 2018

• September 11, 2018 at Carlisle Town Hall

• October 9, 2018

• November 13, 2018 at Jonesville Town Hall

• December 11, 2018

Image courtesy of Chambertown Community Lighthouse Chambertown Community Lighthouse, 413 South Mountain Street, Union, will hold Summer Camp Monday, July 23-Friday, July 27. courtesy of Chambertown Community Lighthouse Chambertown Community Lighthouse, 413 South Mountain Street, Union, will hold Summer Camp Monday, July 23-Friday, July 27.
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