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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

1:05 p.m.--Atlanta at Chicago Cubs

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

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

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

5:30-5:55 p.m.--5:30 News Report

5:55 p.m.--UCHS Softball--Seneca at Union County--First Round AAA District 3 Playoffs

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



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Buffalo, SC

Ritchie Van Tucker

Mr. Ritchie Van Tucker, age 58, of 173 Riley Rd., Buffalo, passed away Monday, April 25, 2016, at the Union Medical Center.

Mr. Tucker was born in Union, July 13, 1957, a son of the late William Rion Tucker and Iva Lee Brewington Tucker.  He was a 1975 graduate of Union High School and was retired from Cone Mill, Carlisle Finishing.  Mr. Tucker was previously employed with Torrington Co., Union. 

Surviving are his loving significant other, Robin Reece; a son, Benjamin Tucker of Germany; a step-son, Chris Reece and wife Ashley. Mr. Tucker was predeceased by a special aunt, Wilma Brewington Brawley.

Funeral services will be held 3:00 PM today at Buffalo United Methodist Church conducted by Rev. Ron Towery and Rev. Kevin Dalton.  Burial will be at Union Memorial Gardens.

Active pallbearers will be Lance Jeter, Stanley Wells, Bucky Butler, Mark Walker, Eddie Ponder, and Todd Justice.

The family will receive friends today at the church from 1:30 until 3:00 prior to the services.

The S.R. Holcombe Funeral Home, Inc. (


Union, SC

Sara B. Nickles

Mrs. Sara Jo Balchin Nickles, age 94, of 442 Mt. Tabor Church Rd., Union, widow of William Wallace Nickles, passed away Tuesday, April 26, 2016, at her home.

Mrs. Nickles was born in Elbert Co., GA, November 12, 1921, a daughter of the late William Edgar and Jewel Frost Balchin.  She was a graduate of the Nancy Hart Memorial High School, attended Georgia State College for Women and later graduated Greenwood College of Commerce. Mrs. Nickles worked at the Connie Maxwell Children’s Home for 26 years and thoroughly enjoyed being involved with the children. She served in many ways, mostly as a cottage mother until she retired.  She was an active member of Philippi Baptist Church. Mrs. Nickles served her church as a devoted prayer warrior and Sunday School teacher.

Surviving are a daughter, Jewel Gregory and husband Steve; three sisters, Billie Wilson, Doris Ashley and Flonnie Shaw and husband Tony; a special daughter, Harriett Locklair and husband William.  Grandchildren and great-grandchildren are Nick Gregory and wife Nicole and their children, Makayla, Hailey and Gavin, and Andrea Gregory and her children, Baylee and Grant Butler and Drake Roberts. Mrs. Nickles was predeceased by a sister, Maxie McDonald and a brother, George Balchin.

Funeral services will be held 3:00 PM Saturday, April 30, 2016, at Philippi Baptist Church conducted by Rev. Brad Goodale and Mr. Tony Shaw.  Burial will be at Union Memorial Gardens.

Active pallbearers will be Ron Ashley, Mickey Balchin, Roger McCoig, William Locklair, Ronnie Crocker and Glenn Ivey.

The following are asked to serve as the honorary escort, members of the Adult III Sunday School class, Jerry Callahan, Butch Carter, Teresa Means, Trenisha Dennis and Dot Gibson.

Visitation will be held from 2:00 until 3:00 PM Saturday at the church prior to the services.

Memorials may be made to Philippi Baptist Church Van Fund, 327 Philippi Church Rd., Union, SC, 29379, or to the Connie Maxwell Children’s Home, 810 Maxwell Ave., Greenwood, SC, 29646.

The family will be at the home, 442 Mt. Tabor Church Rd., Union, SC, 29379.

The S.R. Holcombe Funeral Home, Inc. (


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