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Gospel Truth Trio to perform Sunday

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JONESVILLE — A locally-based gospel trio looks forward to a night of music, fun and fellowship in the name of the Lord.The Gospel Truth Trio will perform at 6 p.m. this Sunday, Aug. 31, at Jonesville Baptist Church.Gospel Truth is comprised of Kelly Carter, Tiffanie Goodwin and Gilbert Hames, who produce close three-part harmonies with Carter on keyboard.

 

Potters Storehouse needs new truck

JONESVILLE — Even as it continues to help provide needy families in Union County with food and other necessities The Potters Storehouse has a need of its own.A sign outside the church asks those who see it to “Pray, we need a truck.”Pastor Don Moore said Monday that the sign was put up because the 16-foot box truck the church has used for years to bring in food from Charlotte is no longer working and must be replaced.

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Library HoursMonday-Friday — 9 a.m. until 6 p.m.Saturday — 9 a.m. until 3 p.m.Labor DayThe library will be closed for Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 1.New Books (Available 8/27/14)...

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Sept. 22 is 2012 disaster assistance deadline

SPARTANBURG — Spartanburg, Union and Cherokee counties producers who experienced losses to bush or tree fruit crops due to frost or freeze during the 2012 crop year may be eligible for assistance through the Noninsured Crop Disaster Assistance Program (NAP). The program, authorized by the 2014 Farm Bill, provides supplemental NAP payments to eligible producers.Farmers who did not have access to crop insurance and are in primary and adjacent counties that received a Secretaria...

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The first and best Top Ten List

Tuesday, Aug. 26• The Union County Senior Citizens meets at Mon Aetna Church Social Hall at 6 p.m. with finger food. Jenny and Kathy Gossett will be singing. We will hear about the trips for the fall and winter.• Lockhart Town Council meets at 7 p.m. at the at Lockhart Town Hall.Wednesday, Aug. 27• The Union County Disabilities and Special Needs Board of Directors holds their monthly meeting at noo...

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Who, What, When & Where Of Whitmire: Local news and upcoming events

Hello everyone, lots of early fall events and local news to talk about. Lets send our Happy Birthday Wishes from Gottrocks The Birthday Fairy.BirthdaysHappy Birthday wishes to Joe Hunter, Christianna Gilliam, Candace Lominick, Jeffrey Whitener, Carol Owens, Katie S.Henderson, Manuel Harrison, Lee Ann Eison, and Robert Miller.AnniversariesHappy 22nd Anniversary wishes t...

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Learning about engineering

Tuesday, Aug. 26• The Union County Senior Citizens meets at Mon Aetna Church Social Hall at 6 p.m. with finger food. Jenny and Kathy Gossett will be singing. We will hear about the trips for the fall and winter.• Lockhart Town Council meets at 7 p.m. at the at Lockhart Town Hall.Wednesday, Aug. 27• The Union County Disabilities and Special Needs Board of Directors holds their monthly meeting at noo...

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Sonoco signs agreement to acquire Weidenhammer Packaging Group

HARTSVILLE — Sonoco (NYSE: SON), one of the largest diversified global packaging companies, announced Monday that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Weidenhammer Packaging Group, Europe’s leading provider of composite cans along with composite drums and rigid plastic containers, for €286 million, or approximately $383 million, in cash. The final consideration is subject to a normal adjustment of net working capital.

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Yellow Jackets ‘finish’ first game of season

UNION COUNTY — An intense season opener ended in a 29-28 Union County victory during the final seconds of Friday night’s game.

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Union County Dragway results

SANTUC — These are the results from Aug. 23 at Union County Dragway:ProWin — Sammy SmithR/up — Nickey MillerSemi — Joey RandallDash Winner — Tim BenzModifiedWin — Jason NeelyR/up — Justin CarnaggioSemi — Ralph DeLoach, Doug TaylorDash Winner — Doug Ta...

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Sept. 15 is deadline for DNR’s special youth deer hunts in Upstate

COLUMBIA — Youngsters between the ages of 10 and 15, would you like to go deer hunting this fall but don’t have anyone to take you? Would you like for the hunt to be somewhere nearby where there are lots of deer? Would you like for this event to be carefully supervised and for a responsible adult to become your mentor and help teach you how to hunt effectively, safely and ethically?

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City awarded $500,000 grant

UNION — The City of Union will use a $500,000 state grant to make infrastructure and other improvements on four streets in the Union Mill Village area.During Tuesday’s Union City Council meeting, Mayor Harold Thompson announced that he’d received the following letter from Gov. Nikki Haley:“It is my pleasure to announce that the City of Union will receive $500,000 from the Community Development Block Grant program. Funds will be used for neighborho...

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First day of school at Lockhart Schools

LOCKHART — The children arriving for the first day of school at Lockhart Schools got a surprise Monday morning when they found themselves being greeted by the Lockhart School Red Devil mascot.Monday was the first day of class for students in the first through 12th grades in the Union County School District.As they arrived by bus or by car or even on foot, students at each school were greeted by their school’s principal, teachers and other staff who helped dir...

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Keith honored by Avon with trip to Puerto Rico

UNION — A Union businesswoman who has been an Avon representative for nearly a half-century was recently recognized by the company as one of its top representatives and rewarded with a trip to Puerto Rico.In a statement released by the company Thursday afternoon, it was announced that “Avon Representative Linda Lou Keith from Union has been recognized by Avon Products, Inc. as one of the beauty company’s top Representatives in the US. In honor of this recognition,...

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Lady Jackets receive championship rings

UNION COUNTY — Members of the Union County Yellow Jackets softball team were presented with their AAA State Championship rings during halftime of last night’s Union County vs. Gaffney football game at Union County Stadium.The Lady Jackets claimed their state championship after winning back-to-back games against Hartsville in the spring, sweeping the two-out-of-three-game championship series.The team finished with a 26-3 record and a .370 batting average with ...

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The planner who always knows what’s best

Saturday, Aug. 23-Sunday, Aug. 246:30 p.m. & 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. & 10:30 a.m.: Fountain of Life Baptist Church, Spartanburg, holds a Women’s Conference entitled “No More Hitting Faces.” On Saturday there will be a workshop. Guest Facilitator is Elder Teon Mayweather of Calvary Missionary Baptist Church in College Park, Ga. On Sunday at 10:30 a.m. First Lady Timena Sarratt will be the speaker for that day.Saturday, ...

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Enjoying a healthy snack

Saturday, Aug. 23• Girl Scout registration is being held at The Family Life Center in Lockhart from 10:30-Noon. Located at 126 Armory Road, Lockhart, The Family Life Center is in the old armory building behind the Hot Spot. It is never too late to join the Scouts and earning their gold award is helpful on college and job applications.• The descendants of Levi and Lillie Estes Bobo will have a reunion at Padgett’s Creek Baptist Church fe...

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Union leads Gaffney 14-7

UNION COUNTY — At the time this edition of The Union Daily Times went to press Friday night, the Union County Yellow Jackets led Gaffney 14-7 in the third quarter. Look for complete game results at www.uniondailytimes.com and on The Union Daily Times’ Facebook page.

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