Contact us:

Phone: 864-427-2411

Fax: 864-429-2975


Call 441-0066


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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--music, interviews, talk

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

12-12:30 p.m.--Noon Report with Mike Stevens

12:30 p.m.--Atlanta Braves Baseball--San Diego Padres at Atlanta (join in progress--12:10 p.m. first pitch)


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

After the game-5 p.m.--Today's best country and some hits from yesterday

5-5:30 p.m.--Union Pennzoil Kwik Lube Top 5 at 5

5:30-6 p.m.--5:00 News Report

6-8 p.m.--SC Sports Talk

8 p.m.-6 a.m.--Today's best country and some hits from yesterday



Joan Humes is our Monday Birthday winner!





Community Calendar

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


Click here for the complete PDF "Hot Jobs" file.


Library Hours

Monday – Friday 9 a.m. until 6:00 p.m.

Saturday – 9 a.m. until 3 p.m.

By Ben Loftis, Director

The themes for this year’s Summer Reading program have focused on STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) related topics.  While Summer Reading is winding down, there are still plenty of opportunities to learn more about these subjects.  Below are some books available at UCCL or through the SCLENDS.


For children:

Bartholomew and the Oobleck by Dr. Seuss: This Dr. Seuss picture book tells the story of a king who commands his magicians to make something new fall from the sky and how Bartholomew Cubbins saves the day.  This 1950 Caldecott Honor book is a fun introduction to science for preschoolers and is available to be place on hold through SCLENDS.

The Boy Who Invented TV : the Story of Philo Farnsworth by Kathleen Krull: This juvenile biography tells the story of Philo Farnsworth who was instrumental in developing television, as well as the scientific concepts behind the invention.  Available at UCCL.

I’m the Biggest Thing in the Ocean by Kevin Sherry: A picture book visiting the depths of the ocean and meeting a giant squid who realizes he is the biggest thing in the ocean- or so he thinks.  Available at UCCL.

Robot Zot by Jon Scieszka: Robot Zot and his sidekick battle kitchen appliances on a mission to save the Earth. Available at UCCL.

The Wright 3 by Blue Balliett: Follow three sixth graders as they work to keep the Frank Lloyd Wright-designed Robie House from demolishing.  The second of three books (between Chasing Vermeer and The Calder Game) by the same author which deal with art, science, and math.  All available at UCCL.


For teens:

Aristotle Leads the Way by Joy Hakim: Readers are introduced to Aristotle and the discoveries he made for math and science. Available at UCCL. The first in a series, followed by Newton at the Center and Einstein Adds a New Dimension, available through SCLENDS.

Kiss My Math: Showing Pre-Algebra Who’s Boss by Danica McKellar: McKellar shares tips and tricks for solving pre-algebra problems. Available at UCCL.

An Ocean of Air: A Natural History of the Atmosphere by Gabrielle Walker: Walker explains earth’s atmosphere by telling the stories of those who discovered its secrets. Available at UCCL.

Ender’s Game by Orson Scott Card: A young boy is trained to lead the Earth in a war against the Buggers, a foe with whom the Earth has battled for 100 years.  The first in a series which spawned several off-shoots.  The first is available at UCCL, the remainder of the series is available through SCLENDS or at UCCL.  Recently made into a major motion picture.

Hunger Games trilogy by Suzanne Collins: A young girl participates in a yearly battle to the death of teenagers in a futuristic society.  All three titles are available at UCCL or through SCLENDS- a popular series with film adaptations.

For adults:

The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer by Siddhartha Mukherjee: A history of cancer from its origins to attempts to control and cure it. Available at UCCL.

A Brief History of Time by Stephen Hawking: A history of the universe by the well-known scientist. Available at UCCL.

Cosmos by Carl Sagan: The companion book to the well-known astronomer’s 13-part television series.  The series was recently updated for new viewers.  Available at UCCL.

Math Power: How to Help Your Children Love Math, Even If You Don’t by Patricia Clark Kenschaft: For parents on how to help their children with math.  Available at UCCL.

God Created the Integers: The Mathematical Breakthroughs that Changed History by Stephen Hawking and Of Men and Mathematics: The Story of the Great Mathematicians by Jane Muir: Two histories of mathematicians and their discoveries. Both available at UCCL.

Upcoming events:


Summer Reading 2014 Events



Children under 12 need to have a parent present at all times.

Contact: 864-427-7140, ext. 302

July 21st ages 2 -5  10:00 am-11:30 pm Come for a “Lego Party”. Build a Robot or whatever you want.

July 22th ages 6-11 10:00 am-12:00 pm Come for a “Lego Party”. Build a   Robot or whatever you want.

July 31st – 2 – 4 pm Grand Finale with Grand Prize (you must be present to win)

Children under 12 must be accompanied by parents!


Adult Summer Reading Events


Summer Reading Contest for Adults

Grand Prize Drawing 7/30/14 4-5 p.m. (Must be present to win)

Contest Rules:

Enter a drawing for a chance to win weekly prizes

Read or listen to any book of your choice 6/2/14 – 7/23/14, fill out an entry form & return it to the library

Drawings will be held on Wednesday until 7/23/14

You must be 18 years old or older to participate


New Books (Available 7/23/14)


Adult Fiction

Dead Giveaway by Joanne Fluke

Pandemic by Scott Sigler

Infected by Scott Sigler

Contagious by Scott Sigler


Adult Large Print Fiction

Gemini by Carol Wiley Cassella

The Lost Sisterhood by Anne Fortier

Dash of Peril by Lori Foster

Glorious by Jeff Guinn

Undetected  by Dee Henderson

Two Sisters by Mary Hogan


Adult DVD (Video) Fiction

The Great Gatsby


Young Adult Fiction

Call Me by my Name by John Ed Bradley

Guy in Real Life by Steven Brezenoff

Fates by Lanie Bross

Torn Away by Jennifer Brown

The Siren by Kiera Cass

The Hangman's Revolution by Eoin Colfer

Chantress by Amy Butler Greenfield

Nantucket Red by Leila Howland

Nantucket Blue by Leila Howland

Pandemonium by Lauren Oliver

Confessions of a Murder Suspect by James Patterson

The Pull of Gravity by Gae Polisner

The Summer of Letting Go by Gae Polisner

Aristotle & Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe  by Benjamin Alire Sačnz

Mojo by Tim Tharp

The Drowning by Rachel Ward

I am the Weapon by Allen Zadoff

The Lucy Variations by Sara Zarr


Juvenile Fiction

The Unfairest of Them All by Shannon Hale

We Hold These Truths  by Andrew Clements

A Grimm Warning by Chris Colfer

The Chicken Squad : The First Misadventure by Doreen Cronin

The Magic Trap by Jacqueline Davies

Candy Smash by Jacqueline Davies

The Lemonade War by Jacqueline Davies

The 39 Clues: Unstoppable: Breakaway by Jeff Hirsch

Happy birthday, Babymouse! by Jennifer L. Holm

Hard Luck by Jeff Kinney

Any Way You Slice It by Nancy E. Krulik

Quiet on the Set!  by Nancy E. Krulik

Love Stinks! by Nancy E. Krulik

No Messin' with my Lesson  by Nancy E. Krulik

The Tomb of Shadows by Peter Lerangis

The Big Bad Blackout by Megan McDonald

Timmy Failure : Now Look What You've Done by Stephan Pastis

Timmy Failure: Mistakes Were Made by Stephan Pastis

The insider : Kingdom keepers, Book seven by Ridley Pearson

Circa Now by Amber McRee Turner


Juvenile Non-Fiction

Ripley's Believe It or Not! : Completely Awesome by Geoff Tibballs

What's New? The zoo! : A Zippy History of Zoos by Kathleen Krull

Dirt Bike Racers by James Holter

Dirt Bike Racing by Lori Polydoros

Motocross Racing by Thomas K. Adamson



The Amazing Spider-man by Frank Berrios

Eggstraordinary Easter by Victoria Kann

Pinkalicious : Pink or Treat! by Victoria Kann

Silverlicious by Victoria Kann

Iron Man's Super Power Mix-up by Zachary Rau

Moldylocks and the Three Beards  by Noah Jones

Pinkalicious and the Cupcake Calamity  by Victoria Kann

The Amazing Spider-Man: This is Spider-Man by Thomas Macri

Man of Steel : Superman's Superpowers by Lucy Rosen

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



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


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.




July 2014 Menus


24 July –Chicken & Spinach Cakes w/Mushroom Sauce $12.50    Ground chicken, bacon & spinach, seasoned, lightly breaded, browned and then finished in the oven. 


31 July -  Quiche/Tart Duo Quiche - $12.50 Refreshing and light for these hot summer days, and yes, real men do eat Quiche!  1 - Classic Quiche Lorraine with bacon, onions, and Swiss cheese and  2 - a Yummy tomato-basil –mozzarella tart. Served with a Crisp summery salad


427-7052  Peggy



Union County Humane Society


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.

Union County Chamber of Commerce

135 West Main Street

Union, SC 29379

864.427.9039 · 877.202.8755 · Fax: 864.427.9030


       This is to let you know about a new Community Calendar where you can find out what is happening in Union and post your events free of charge.  Simply go to and click on Community Calendar or Upcoming Events.

       You will see a month at a glance on the Community Calendar page and a chronological listing on the Upcoming Events page.

       You can cross reference dates and make sure your event doesn’t conflict with others already scheduled.
  You can look at the previous months and year to see how events were scheduled in the past.
  This is a great tool for you to use when planning for the coming year.

       We are contacting you and hundreds of others in Union County who place their events on calendars at the Art Council, Clemson Extension, The Chamber, Union County Schools, WBCU, The Union Daily Times and other places.

       The Chamber Community Calendar is not to take the place of the others but to provide a central location where all events can merge.

       There are three ways for you and your organization to put an event on the Community Calendar.

1.       Go to and at the bottom of the home page you will see Community Calendar Submission
  Click Here .
   Once you click on it, it will take you to a window where you simply fill-in the blank.

2.       E-mail the chamber at Attach any flyers or photos you want added to your contact information.

3.       Come by the Chamber office at 135 West Main Street or Call


Torance Inman

Torance Inman, Executive Director

Union County Chamber of Commerce


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Last modified: 07/28/2014