Contact us:

Phone: 864-427-2411

Fax: 864-429-2975

e-mail: chris@wbcuradio.com, mike@wbcuradio.com daniel@wbcuradio.com, linda@wbcuradio.com, ashley@wbcuradio.com  matt@wbcuradio.com


Call 441-0066


Union County's Radio Station

Schedule for today:

6-9 a.m.--Union County's Morning Show with Daniel Prince

9-10 a.m.—Union Pennzoil Kwik Lube Hour

10-10:45 a.m.—Union County's Morning Show with Daniel Prince

10:45-11 a.m.--Swap N Shop

11-noon—The Gospel Show with Daniel Prince

Noon-1 p.m.--Noon Report with Mike Stevens

1-3 p.m.--The Clark Howard Show--Call 1-877-872-5275

3-5 p.m.--Today's best country and some hits from yesterday

5-5:35 p.m.--Union Pennzoil Kwik Lube Top 5 at 5

5:35-6 p.m.--5:00 News Report

6-6:55 p.m.--SC Sports Talk

6:55 p.m.--Union County High School softball--Pickens at UCHS--1st round District 2 tournament

After the game--Atlanta at Cincinnati Reds (will join in progress--first pitch at 6:40 p.m.)

After the games-6 a.m.--Today's best country and some hits from yesterday


HAPPY BIRTHDAY

TO YOU!!!

Mary Gossett is our Wednesday birthday winner!

Eric and Barbara Roof are our Tuesday anniversary winners!

 

 

 

 

      

 

Have you liked WBCU on Facebook yet?

 

Community Calendar

Call us, send an email to daniel@wbcuradio.com, fax at 864-429-2975, or bring your announcement by our East Main Street studios to have your event on our calendar.


 

864-429-2817

www.Facebook.com/UnionArts

Toddler Time- Time to get messy!!! This class is just for the little ones! 4 years and younger, with an adult, are invited to enjoy art in a messy and creative way! Friday, April 27th 10:30-11:30 & 12:30-1:30

$5 members/ $10 non members

2018 Chalk Walk sponsored by the City of Union- The 2nd Annual Chalk Walk is fast approaching. Make plans to participate now! We invite everyone to take part; children, adults, families, youth groups, scouts, and community organizations. All participants will receive a section of sidewalk on Main Street and a box of chalk, you will have 90 minutes to complete your masterpiece! Judges will award prizes

Saturday, April 28th 9:00am-11:00am

$5 members/$10 nonmembers ( call for group pricing)

Please call Amber to register

UCAC would like to thank the City of Union for their continued support!

2018 Elementary School Art Show Reception-UCAC will honor Union County’s talented elementary school students with a reception on April 26th starting at 5:30 pm. The UCAC gallery will be filled with over 60 pieces of artwork created by students, kindergarten-5th grade. We invite everyone to join us. Refreshments will be served.

Mommy & Me Tea- Mark your calendars for the 3rd Annual Mommy & Me Tea! This year we will be creating mosaic stepping stones! We are excited to announce that Kirby’s Cake Shoppe will cater our event! Sign up early, space is limited!

May 12, 2018 2:00pm

$25 for members/ $30 nonmembers for Mother & Daughter

$10.00 for each additional guest

 

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED FOR SATURDAY, APRIL 28TH!

 


 

 



Union Church of Christ Clothes Closet will be open to all those in need on Saturday, April 28th, from 10:00 a.m.-noon. Park in the church parking lot and walk to the house behind the church.

REVIVAL AT Jonesville Baptist CHURCH

301 Church Street, Jonesville

Sunday, April 22 thru WEDNESDAY, APRIL 25

Service times:  Sunday night service begins at 6:00 PM

Monday thru Wednesday Night services begin at 7:00 PM

Special Music each night!

Nursery and children’s church will be provided for ages newborn to 8 years

Dr. Jim Spencer, Senior Pastor of Brushy Creek Baptist Church in Easley, SC will lead the nightly services.






Saturday, April 28, Spring Tea for the Carnegie sponsored by Friends of the Union County Carnegie Library will be at Grace United Methodist Church with decorated tea-table-viewing and silent auction from 11:50 a.m. until 12:50 p.m., and tea time at 1:00-3:00 p.m. Reservations are required, and forms may be picked up at Something Special and Friends on Main bookstore, now open at the L.W. Long Resource Center (the Old Community Hospital) across from the courthouse.
Bookstore now open Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays, from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. located at 213 West Main next to Park Sterling Bank. Look for the colorful Books sale sign.


Doug Gilliam will be hosting his First "Meet and Greet" fundraiser on Saturday, April 28th, from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at Kirby's Cake Shoppe, located at 1222 South Duncan Bypass in Union. The first 100 people to shake Doug's hand will get a free hot dog, bag of chips, and choice of soda or diet soda. Hot dog plates will be available for purchase.


THE ENCAMPMENT AT MUSGROVE MILL STATE HISTORIC SITE

 

Clinton-     Musgrove Mill State Historic Site will be presenting their annual Encampment Weekend on April 28 and 29, 2018. Come experience what life was like on the South Carolina frontier during the American Revolution! Activities will highlight the battle of Musgrove Mill and will feature interpretive talks, demonstrations, and exhibits presented by reenactors. The demonstrations include historic weapons demonstrations, tactical military demonstrations, period children’s games, colonial art, colonial medicine, blacksmithing, and more.  

The event will begin at 10:00 AM and end at 4:00 PM each day.  

Admission for the event is: 

Adults - $4.00, Children (age 6 to 16) - $2.00, and Children (age 5 and under) – free. 

Admission is free with a Park Passport Plus 

 

Who:  This event is designed for everyone. Wheelchair and stroller accessible. 

When:  April 28 and 29, 2018 

Where:  Musgrove Mill State Historic Site 

 

For more information regarding this event you can contact Musgrove Mill State Historic Site at (864) 938-0100, e-mail mgmillsp@scprt.com  

For more information on the site, please go to www.SouthCarolinaParks.com 

 

Musgrove Mill State Historic Site

398 State Park Drive

Clinton, South Carolina    29325

Office phone:  864-938-0100

mgmillsp@scprt.com

 

www.SouthCarolinaParks.com


Bogansville United Methodist Church will host The Peeler Family for their 5th Sunday Singing on April 29, 2018. The service will start at 11:00 a.m.


Join us at the Union Church of God on Sunday, April 29th at 11am for a 5th Sunday Singing. We'll have good music & singing, fellowship, and dinner immediately following the service in the Family Life Center. Everyone should bring a covered main dish, as well as a side or dessert AND drink. EVERYONE IS WELCOME!


Vets to be honored, remembered at Vietnam Wall ceremonies
Broad River Electric bringing replica to Gaffney May 3-6

 

Broad River Electric is bringing The American Veterans Traveling Tribute’s (AVTT) Vietnam Memorial Wall to its headquarters in Gaffney May 3 through May 6. The 80-percent scale version of the Vietnam War Memorial Wall in Washington, D.C. will be accessible to the public from noon Thursday until 3 p.m. on Sunday. Members attending the cooperative’s Annual Meeting on Saturday, May 5 will also be able to experience the memorial.

A schedule of events is planned that will pay tribute to veterans, their families, and first responders.

There will be an honor escort as The Wall is brought into the community on Wednesday, May 2. The parade of veterans’ motorcycle groups and law enforcement vehicles will depart from the Cowpens Battleground Visitor’s Center between 2:30-3 p.m., traveling down Highway 11 into Gaffney to arrive at the cooperative’s headquarters at 811 Hamrick Street.

The Wall will be opened to the public with a noon ceremony on Thursday, May 3. The Spartanburg County Sheriff’s Office Rifle Drill Team will present colors and the Cherokee County Office of Veterans Affairs will lay wreaths to honor the families of fallen soldiers and first responders.

Thursday evening, beginning at 8 p.m., there will be a candlelight memorial service led by Retired Army Col. Roy Mathis who served in Vietnam. Groups participating in the service include the Broad River Leathernecks, Boy Scout Troop 145 and the Gaffney High Air Force Junior ROTC.

On Sunday, May 6, there will be a short closing ceremony at 2 p.m. The Wall will be taken down at 3 p.m. that day.

Between the opening and closing ceremonies, The Wall will be accessible to the public throughout the day and night. Tracing paper for recording wall rubbings will also be available and volunteers will be on hand to assist in locating names.

The AVTT Vietnam Wall is the largest replica traveling the country. Across its 360-foot length, the wall contains every single name etched on the original. At its apex, the memorial is eight-feet tall.

Broad River Electric Cooperative, Inc. is a non-profit, member-owned distribution cooperative and is committed to improving the communities we serve. Broad River Electric provide services to more than 18,700 members in Cherokee, Spartanburg, Union and Newberry counties in South Carolina and Cleveland, Polk and Rutherford counties in North Carolina.

 

Vietnam Wall Schedule

Honor Escort    Wednesday, May 2         Departs from Cowpens National Battlefield between 2:30-3 p.m.

 

Opening Ceremony        Thursday, May 3             Noon

 

Candlelight Service        Thursday, May 3             8 p.m.

 

Annual Meeting               Saturday, May 5               8 a.m. - Noon

 

Closing Ceremony          Sunday, May 6                  2 p.m.

 



Guided Tour of Musgrove Mill Battlefield

CLINTON –On Saturday, May 5, 2018, Musgrove Mill State Historic Site will offer a guided hike of the battlefield trail. The battle, which occurred in the early morning hours of August 19, 1780, was a significant patriot victory in the summer of 1780, and was instrumental in leading to the larger victory by patriot forces at the Battle of Kings Mountain.

The tour will include a ranger-led hike of the 1.3-mile battlefield trail at Musgrove Mill State Historic Site that will take place along the site of the Battle of Musgrove’s Mill over 200 years ago.

Space for the Battlefield Tour is limited, and reservations are required in advance. The tour will depart from the park’s visitor center at 10 a.m. on Saturday, May 5, 2018, and will last approximately 2 hours. Comfortable shoes and a water bottle are recommended.

The deadline for reservations is 4 p.m. on Friday, May 4, 2018. The program is $2.00 per person.

For more information or to make a reservation contact Musgrove Mill State Historic Site at (864) 938-0100, e-mail mgmillsp@scprt.com or go to www.SouthCarolinaParks.com.

 



Title: Repticon Charlotte Reptile & Exotic Animal Show

Description: Repticon Charlotte is a reptile event featuring vendors offering reptile pets, supplies, feeders, cages, and merchandise as well as live animal seminars and frequent free raffles for coveted prizes. Exciting, educational, family-oriented fun for everyone!

Hours: Saturday: 10:00am-5:00pm (VIP Entry at 9:00am) / Sunday: 10:00am-4:00pm (No VIP Early Entry)

Admission: Adults - $10, Children (5-12) - $5, Under 5 - Free / Visit our website for special offers on 2-day and VIP tickets

URL: http://repticon.com/north-carolina/charlotte/

Contact: RepticonEvents@repticon.com

Phone: 863-268-4273

Host: Repticon Reptile & Exotic Animal Expos

Location: Cabarrus Arena & Events Center, 4751 Highway 49 North
Concord, NC 28025

Dates: May 12 & 13, 2018 




 



$800 scholarship available--Union County Family & Community leaders
(FCL) are offering an $800.00 scholarship to a Union County adult
resident who has been, or is in the workforce, and is raising a family.
This scholarship is also open to a Union County High School or Union
Christian Day School senior.  The purpose of this scholarship is
intended to honor and assist students in attaining a higher education in
a certified technical school, college, or university.  This scholarship
does not apply to online students.

This award will be paid out in two installments of $400.00.  The first
payment will be made in time for your first semester, and the second in
time for your second semester.  Award will be made directly to the
qualified institution  (technical school/community college, 4-year
college or university) of your choice.

Applications and instructions are available at:

The Clemson Extension Office

120 Kirby Street, Union, SC 29379

Tel: (864) 427-6295, Ext. 114

Office Hours:  Monday--Friday 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (closed 12:00--1:00)

Completed applications are due on or before June 4, 2018. Applications
received after this date will be disqualified.

FCL is a non-profit organization, and we support this scholarship fund
and many smaller service projects through fund raising events during the
year.


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NEIGHBORHOOD LEADERSHIP COALITION

SAVE THE DATES

 

Saturday, May 19, 12:00 NOON, County-wide Noon Day Prayer, Stadium, 1000 Kirby Street, Union, S.C.

Thursday, June 7-Friday, June 8, 12:00 Noon-8:00 P.M., Youth Summit, Fairgrounds, 106 Fair Lane, Union, S.C.

Mission:  "To build a strong coalition that will bring growth and change so leaders and citizens can mature and be responsible and accountable.

 

For more information, visit our website www.neighborhoodleadershipcoalition.info, email jeromebrown181@gmail.com, or call/text 864-427-5222.

 

Rev. Jerome Brown, CEO                           Ann Stevens-Brown, Administrative Director


Union County Chapter #644 Vietnam Veterans of America will hold a Picnic/Fundraiser/Fun Day on Saturday, June 30, from noon-5 p.m. at American Legion property located in the Foster Park Recreation area. Members will have tickets for a donation of $2 each to fund the event.


We're Searching for Volunteers

Can you spare an hour or two a week to help enrich the life of a hospice patient? If so, please consider becoming a volunteer. Medical Services of America of Union is seeking volunteers to visit with patients both at home and in the facilities in our county. Training and mileage reimbursement are available. Must be 18 years of age or older. Contact Tiffany Edwards for more information at 427-8322.



Clemson Extension FCL (Family and Community Leaders) announce the establishment of a crochet club that will meet on the first and third Tuesday of each month from 10:00 a.m.--noon.  This club is open to anyone from beginner to very experienced.  There will be an instructor on site at least once a month.  Other experienced crochet workers will be available to help/assist at other times.
For further information, call the Clemson Extension Office from 9-2, Monday-Thursday, at 427-6259.



Union County Carnegie Library

Monday – Thursday 10 am – 6 pm

Friday – Saturday 10 am – 3 pm

864-427-7140

www.unionlibrary.org

 

 


 

@unionsclibrary

 

Library Update

 

Library Satellite Locations Now Open

 

Union, SC – The Union County Carnegie Library is excited to announce our satellite locations are now open throughout the county! We are happy to be operating out of the Carlisle Town Hall, Jacob's Well in Lockhart, Jonesville Town Hall, and the USC Union library. Library staff are located in each satellite during the following days and times, and will be happy to answer any questions you may have, or assist you with placing items on hold:

 

Carlisle Town Hall | 3911 Fishdam Ave. Carlisle, SC 29031
Monday – Friday, 8:30 AM – 12:30 PM

Jacob’s Well Mission Home | 102 Hope Dr. Lockhart, SC 29364
Tuesday – Friday, 12 PM – 5 PM

Jonesville Town Hall Senior Center | 131 N. Main St. Jonesville, SC 29353
Monday – Friday, 1 PM – 5 PM

USC Union Library | 309 E. Academy St. Union, SC 29379
(Please note: the University library is open Monday – Thursday 7:30 AM – 5 PM, Friday 7:30 AM – 12 PM)

Carnegie Library staff will be assisting University staff during the following hours:

Monday & Wednesday, 9 AM – 2 PM
Tuesday & Thursday, 9 AM – 12 PM, 3 PM – 5 PM
Friday, 9 AM – 12 PM

 

Patrons can now check out books, movies, audiobooks and other items by placing them on hold using SCLENDS. To search the catalog and place items on hold, visit https://sclends.lib.sc.us. Once you have found an item to place on hold, simply select either Carlisle, Jonesville, Lockhart, or USC Union as your desired pickup location.  


Computers are located in each satellite site, and black/white printing and copying is available for $.10 per page. Our phone is once again working so please feel free to also contact us at 427-7140 or email
info@unionlibrary.org. Follow our Facebook page, https://www.facebook.com/unionsclibrary for updates on upcoming Spring and Summer events and programs.

 

We are still collecting donations to offset costs incurred from the flood. Donate at: https://www.gofundme.com/devastating-flood-damage-to-library.

Service to the community is our number one priority and concern, and we have been disheartened by the number of setbacks we've had the past few months. We are honored and proud to serve Union County, and thank you all for your patience and support during this process.

 

 



Wanted- Volunteer Drivers

 Union County Meals on Wheels

Consider delivering lunch one day each week to homebound neighbors

Meals are picked up at Wallace Thomson Hospital

Delivery usually takes 30 minutes

Call Mickey Cranford at 427-2127 or 466-2248 for more information


Thursday Nite Delight

From The Inn at Merridun    427-7052


Note:  Prices include 6% sales tax and a 1% Union County Hospitality tax.

CALL 427-7052

TO PLACE YOUR ORDERS

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Thursday Nite Delight

From The Inn at Merridun    427-7052

Here’s How it Works:

                  ***

1.  We plan the menus and send them to you.

2.  You call to place your order by Noon on the Tuesday before you want "Merridun to Go".

3.  We cook the food and box it to go for you.  The meal will include: Main Entree, Appropriate Starch(es) & Vegetable(s), Bread and a Dessert from the kitchens of Merridun!  We will also provide warming instructions.

4.  You pick it up the meal(s) at The Inn at Merridun on the date wanted, between the hours of 5-6:30 PM.

5.  Orders not picked up as ordered will be billed.

Payment is by check or cash.

Prices vary per menu;

Sales & Hospitality taxes are included.

The Inn at Merridun

Union, SC 29379

info@merridun.com

www.merridun.com

864-427-7052

How this service might work for you!

                              ***

  • Feed the kids early and set the table for a late romantic dinner for just 2.
  • Invite friends in for an evening of Scrabble, Monopoly or cards or movie -- Dutch Treat.
  • Invite friends/family for dinner - your treat -  very few dishes to wash.
  • After work or volunteer meetings - pick up meals and no one has to cook or do dishes.
  • Give a gift certificate to new parents, new neighbors, new bride/groom, as a Get Well gift, for Mother's Day, etc.
  • An opportunity to try new foods and also enjoy old favorites.

Thursday Nite Delight

From The Inn at Merridun    427-7052

Note:  Prices include SC sales tax and  Union County & City of Union Hospitality taxes.

 CALL 427-7052 TO PLACE YOUR ORDERS

 

 

April 2018 Menus

 

 

19 April – No Takeout

  

26 April – Pork Diane - $13.00

This retro recipe is classic with chicken, but were taking bonelss pork chops and simmering them in a flavorful sauce with brandy, Dijon, mushrooms, & onions

 

April 2018 Extras

 

 

19 April – No Takeout 

 

26 April - Greek Orzo Salad

A magical mixture of orzo, cucumber, tomatoes, lemon,  Kalamata Olives, and Feta with homemade Greek vinaigrette.

Quart - $13.00   Pint - $7.00

 

CALL 427-7052

TO PLACE YOUR ORDERS

PLEASE PLACE ORDERS BY TUESDAY  6 PM!  THANKS


Union County Humane Society

PET OVERPOPULATION

Our Focus - Supply Side

Love your pets by spaying (female) or neutering (male) to make them:

1. Healthier

2. Less distracted

3. Easier to train and

4. A lot better pet

Low-cost surgeries in Union at Triangle Vet Clinic every Tuesday through Union County Humane Society.

Call us first to pre-register at (864) 427-6423 or (864) 427-1594 and reserve your appointment on the phone before you arrive to sign the release form and prepay.

Everyone can make a difference!

Cruelty to animals begins when you allow unwanted litters of dogs and cats to be born with very little hope of a permanent home. Please don’t continue to make pet overpopulation a major tragic problem in Union and our State.


 

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