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 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

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

5:30-5:50 p.m.--5:30 News Report

5:50 p.m.--UCHS Basketball--Lancaster at Union County

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



Cadence Clayton is our Friday Birthday winner!






Have you liked WBCU on Facebook yet?


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!

Impressions Outreach is hosting a Winter Ball on February 13, 2016. It will begin at 7 p.m. The location is the Union County Recreation Center. Tickets are $10.
This event is for the middle and high school students. We are promoting a Night of Elegance in a healthy fun environment. There will be a DJ. We also be crowning a king and queen as a well as a prince and princess. Crowning will be at 9.

For more information please contact Lakesha McKissick @ 864-466-7418

Senior citizens (age 60 & over)

Come celebrate

valentine’s (Queen for a day) day

At the Carlisle town hall


Saturday, February 13, 2016

From 3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.


Carlisle community only


Entertainment; play bingo; win prizes


Bring a covered dish!!!


Dessert and drinks provided


Transportation available if needed


Wear red!!!

Heart disease is the number one killer of men and women. Want to know your risk for heart disease? Join us for free cardiovascular risk screening, including a finger stick lipid profile, blood pressure, one-minute pulse check, weight/BMI, review of results and risk factors by a registered nurse, and a consultation with a dietitian. Screenings are available to anyone over age 18 not currently under the care of a cardiologist. No appointments are necessary and fasting is recommended but not required. This screening does not take the place of a visit with your physician.

Union Medical Center—Thursday, February 18—8-noon


Lenten Season Begins

Ash Wednesday - Feb. 10th


           Grace will again host the Community Lenten Services and lunch each Wednesday from Ash Wednesday (Feb. 10) through Holy Week March 23rd.  Pastors from different churches will bring the message each week and Tommy Bishop, organist at Grace UMC and St. Augustine Catholic Churches has planned special music. Services are at noon. This year’s schedule along with the lunch menu is as follows:


Ash Wednesday - Feb. 10 – Rev. David Bauknight - Special music by Fran and Bob Love

            Lunch - BBQ w/buns, baked beans, coleslaw, potato chips, dessert, tea & coffee

Feb. 17 - Rev. Keith Morrison, pastor of Cane Creek and 1st Presbyterian Churches - Special music by Ann White & Kathleen Read

            Lunch – Ham, potato salad, green beans, rolls, dessert, tea & coffee

Feb. 24 - Fr. Louis Miller, pastor of Episcopal church of the Nativity  - Special Music by Jack Kelly

            Lunch – Spaghetti casserole, tossed salad, French bread, dessert, tea & coffee

March 2 - Rev. Merritt Wentz, pastor of Bethel & Duncan Acres United Methodist Churches - Special Music by Ronnie Lybrand

            Lunch Chicken casserole, green beans, fruit salad, rolls, dessert, tea & coffee

Mar. 9 - Fr. Mike McCafferty, pastor of St. Augustine Catholic Church - Canter, Ron Holden

            Lunch – Marinated chicken breast, potato casserole, broccoli salad, rolls, dessert, tea & coffee

Mar. 16 - Rev. Kermit Morris, pastor of First Baptist Church - Special Music by Daniel Prince

            Lunch – pork loin, sweet potatoes, Asian slaw, rolls, dessert, tea & coffee

Mar. 23 - Rev. A.L. Brackett, pastor of St. Paul Baptist Church - Special Music TBA

            Lunch – Fried chicken, green beans, macaroni/cheese, biscuits, dessert, tea & coffee


            Please make every attempt to attend these special and meaningful services as we prepare our hearts for Easter.

2016 Union County Relay For Life Team Schedule of Meetings

 Tuesday, February 9th 2016

Tuesday, March 8th 2016

 Tuesday, April 12th 2016


All Team Meetings will be held at Tabernacle Baptist Church

At 6:30 pm in the Family Life Center Family Room


Union County Relay For Life Event

Friday, May 13th 2016

Starts at 7pm  at the Union County Fairgrounds

 If you or your organization would like more information about UC Relay For Life, please contact Beth Lancaster (864-426-3438) or Torance Inman ( 864-426-0883)

Founders Credit Union has many different items for sale for RELAY FOR LIFE at their Union location. Calendars ($5) and bracelets ($1) are in stock.

Library Hours

Monday-Tuesday--9 a.m. until 7:00 p.m.

Wednesday--9 a.m. until 6:00 p.m.

Thursday--9 a.m. until 7:00 p.m.

Friday--9 a.m. until 6:00 p.m.

Saturday – 9 a.m. until 3 p.m.

Beginning October 12, 2015, the Union County Carnegie Library will begin charging fines on overdue materials.

Fines will be $0.15 (fifteen cents) per day on all materials. 


The library will be closed 2/15/16 for Presidents Day.


The Union County Carnegie Library Board of Trustees will meet 2/16/16 at 5 p.m. at the Library. The meeting is open to the public.


Preschool Storytime-Winter/Spring 2016

Tuesday Mornings

Ages – Birth – 5

Time: 10:00 am

864-427-7140 ext. 302   

February 9 —Love

February 16—Penguins 

February 23—Bears      

March 1—Camping

March 8 Pete the Cat

March 15—Saint Patrick

March 22—Easter

March 29—Pajama Time

April 5—Flowers

April 12—Duck

April 19—Wolves

April 26—Bread and Jam



There are no new books this week, however, in celebration of Black History Month, here are a few of the books available at the library.


Slavery by another name : the re-enslavement of Black Americans from the Civil War to World War II  by Douglas A. Blackmon

Matthew J. Perry : the man, his times, and his legacy by William Lewis Burke

Black in Selma : the uncommon life of J.L. Chestnut, Jr by J. L. Chestnut

Blessed Experiences: genuinely Southern, proudly Black by James Clyburn

On the road to freedom: a guided tour of the civil rights trail by Charles E. Cobb

Capitol men: the epic story of Reconstruction through the lives of the first Black congressmen by Philip Dray

The end of racism: principles for a multiracial society by Dinesh D'Souza

April 4, 1968: Martin Luther King, Jr's death and how it changed America by Michael Eric Dyson

Opening day: the story of Jackie Robinson's first season by Jonathan Eig

And still I rise: black America since MLK : an illustrated chronology by Henry Louis Gates

The children by David Halberstam

Black history: someone forgot to teach the children by Ginetta V. Hamilton

From the Mississippi Delta: a memoir by Endesha Ida Mae Holland

Mirror to America  the autobiography of John Hope Franklin by John Hope Franklin

Negroland: a memoir by Margo Jefferson

Vernon can read! : a memoir by Vernon E. Jordan

Bound for the promised land: Harriet Tubman, portrait of an American hero by Kate Clifford Larson


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.




February 2016 Menus


February 04 -  Key Lime Chicken - $12.50

One of Merridun’s most requested recipes! 

 It’s marinated in Key Lime Juice with fresh garlic & ginger.  Sautéed,  then baked. Our biggest seller for take-out.


February 11 -  Coq  au vin - $12.75

Oh, la la – French comfort food—not fancy, just yummy.  A fancy name for hearty chicken stew made with aromatic bacon, juicy little mushrooms & onions then  slow simmered in red wine sauce.  Great  meal for your Valentine!



 February 18 - Tilapia Mistyvale - $12.50

 Sauteed  Tilapia covered in a lemony sauce with country ham and shrimp. 


  February 25 -  Chicken “CPSDT” -- $12.75

Chicken seasoned and sautéed, then finished cooking in a creamy sauce of Parmesan, Sun-Dried tomato and basil.


February 2016 Soups



February 04 -   Chicken. Spinach.  & Gnocchi Soup-   Carrots, Onion, Celery, Chicken, Gnocchi, and Fresh Spinach in a Creamy Parmesan laced broth. (My version of one of Olive Garden’s Soups)

Quart  $ 7.75         Pint $4.50           


February 11 -  Creamy Onion Soup

 I’ve searched for years for a soup that is similar to an onion soup I first had in Japan in 1975.  This comes very close – it’s yummy!  Onions, Chicken broth, cheese….

Quart  $ 7.25         Pint $ 4.00             


February 18  -  Cream of Broccoli Soup  - Modified from a famous Texas Tea Room ; this broccoli soup is very "creamy', without using lots of cream.  This is also good served cold; you may need to thin it with a little milk once it has chilled.

Quart - $ 6.50    Pint - $3.50


February 25  -  Italian Chickpea Soup –This soup is similar to pasta e fagioli – onion, celery, carrots, bacon, tomatoes, with flavorful Italian seasonings AND chickpeas and pasta, too..

Quart - $ 7.00       Pint - $3.75


CALL 427-7052





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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