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Military adds $19.3B to S.C. economy, study says

COLUMBIA - The U.S. military pumps $19.3 billion into South Carolina's economy each year, according to a new report released Wednesday by Gov. Nikki Haley's military advisory panel. The study by economists at Darla Moore School of Business at …

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Bullet killed crash victim

Authorities on Wednesday ruled that a Camden man found dead just outside Rembert early Tuesday morning was the victim of a fatal shooting. Sumter County deputies are officially investigating the death of 65-year-old Johnny Singleton as a homicide …
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Pistol reported stolen from Mooneyham Road

STOLEN PROPERTY A 2006 Ford Mustang valued at $10,000 was reported stolen from a Wedgefield home in the 1300 block of Hidden Oaks Drive at 10:30 a.m. Sunday. Law enforcement recovered the vehicle abandoned at a wreck that morning before the owner …

Motorcycle stolen from Dalzell home

STOLEN PROPERTY A PlayStation 4 and several games valued at $1,000, as well as a PlayStation 3 valued at $300, were reported stolen from a home in the 500 block of Grange Road just after 3:50 p.m. Thursday. The home reportedly sustained $500 in …
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ANNIE H. DINGLE

Annie Hicks Dingle, 62, wife of Sammie Dingle, died Friday, Jan. 23, 2015, at Palmetto Health Richland Columbia. She was born Feb. 11, 1953, in Suffolk, Virginia, a daughter of the late Jessie "Mossie" Hicks and Ella Jane Daney Hicks, her biological …

AUDREY L. JAMES

Mrs. Audrey L. James was born in Clarendon County on Thursday, Sept. 23, 1937. She was the daughter of the late George and Virginia Mitchell and the widow of Henry L. James. She departed this earthly life on Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2015, at Tuomey …
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Staley's super subs

COLUMBIA - Top-ranked South Carolina puts one of the most experienced and accomplished starting lineups on the floor each game. The action really picks up, though, when the Gamecocks go to the bench. South Carolina has used its tall, talented …
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Are today's Millennials the new Victorian generation?

Public policymakers and political pundits tend to focus on problems - understandably, because if things are going right they aren't thought to need attention. Yet positive developments can teach us things as well, when, for reasons not necessarily …
Pets for adoption

Waco loves attention

Waco, a 3-month-old black and white male husky mix, is available for adoption at the Sumter SPCA. He is playful, affectionate, gentle, active and friendly. Waco loves to be held and to be given lots …

Fatty loves other cats and children

Fatty, a 3-year-old gray tabby and white spayed female American shorthair, is available for adoption at the Sumter SPCA. She is housebroken, loving, gentle, affectionate, active and playful. Fatty …