Contact us:

Phone: 864-427-2411

Fax: 864-429-2975


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 presents Let’s Talk with Mike Stevens

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

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

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

5:55 p.m.--Atlanta Braves Baseball--Atlanta at NY Mets

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



Matthew Kendrick is our Tuesday 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.

The Library will be closed for Labor Day, 9/1/14


New Books (Available 8/27/14)

Adult Fiction

Support and Defend by Mark Greaney


Adult DVD (Video)

The Single Moms Club  


Young Adult Fiction

Further Flirting Games  by Stella Wilkinson

More Flirting Games by Stella Wilkinson

The Flirting Games  by Stella Wilkinson


Juvenile Fiction

Ivy + Bean take the case  by Annie Barrows

Memory maze by Gordon Korman

You're invited to a Creepover by P. J. Night

Percy Jackson's Greek Gods by Rick Riordan

Katie, starting from scratch by Coco Simon


Juvenile Non-Fiction

5,000 awesome facts 2 (about everything!) by Becky Baines



What if...? by Anthony Browne

Sleepover with Beatrice & Bear  by Mn%ica Carnesi

Rupert Can Dance by Jules Feiffer

Bats in the band  by Brian Lies

The Nuts : Bedtime at the Nut House by Eric Litwin

No Nap! Yes Nap! by Margie Palatini

Mr. Wayne's Masterpiece by Patricia Polacco

Gumballs by Keith Baker

Katy Duck's Happy Halloween by Alyssa Satin Capucilli

Halloween mice! by Bethany Roberts


New Books (Available 8/20/14)


Adult Fiction

Holding a Tender Heart by Jerry Eicher

Remains of Innocence by Judith A. Jance

Child of Mine by David Lewis

Rumspringa's Hope by Beth Shriver

All Fall Down by Jennifer Weiner

An Amish Miracle by etal Wiseman

An Amish Garden by Beth Wiseman


Adult DVD (Video)

The Good Witch's Garden


Adult Non-Fiction

Everything I Learned about Life, I Learned in Dance Class by Abby Lee Miller


Young Adult Fiction

The Things You Kiss Goodbye by Leslie Connor

Infinite Sky by C. J. Flood

Elusion  by Claudia Gabel

Dangerous Creatures by Kami Garcia

Don't Even Think About It by Sarah Mlynowski

The Edge of Falling by Rebecca Serle

Far From You by Tess Sharpe

Second Star by Alyssa Sheinmel


Juvenile Fiction

Marion Strikes a Pose by Callie Barkley

Ares and the Spear of Fear  by Joan Holub

Alvin Ho : allergic to the Great Wall by Lenore Look

Judy Moody, Mood Martian  by Megan McDonald

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.




August 2014 Menus


28 Aug -  Seriously Good Shrimp Cakes - $12.75  This new recipe is from one of my chef friends combines lots of shrimp with a few binding ingredients (like eggs, mayonnaise and bread crumbs).  This is served with a jalapeno tartar sauce.


September 2014 Menus


04 Sept –  Chicken Italienne -- $12.50

Chicken seasoned with basil, oregano and parmesan – lightly sautéed, then baked, topped with marinara and Mozzarella and served with a pasta side and vegetables. Yum!


11 Sep –   Potato Crusted Tilapia  w/ Warm Black-eyed Pea Salsa - $12.50

Tilapia  fillets coated in potato flakes, sautéed, then baked.  Topped with Salsa with a Southern Twist


18 Sep –  Buena Vista Chicken - $12.75

This favorite has caramelized mushrooms, onions, bacon, provolone cheese and ”sweetened” with a little Marsala  Wine sauce.




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: 08/26/2014