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USC Sumter sees 20 percent more students enroll than in fall 2016

Increases in dually enrolled high school students and new freshmen on campus have led to a sizable uptick in enrollment at University of South Carolina Sumter this fall, according to college officials. USC Sumter Enrollment Manager Joe Mews …

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Sumter fair to go on without the livestock competition

The American Legion Post 15 Sumter Fair returns to the fairgrounds and the Sumter County Civic Center on Sept. 26 through Oct. 1 with most of its perennial favorite features and some new ones. However, many people …
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Woman charged with possession of stolen goods

CHARGES Katelynn A. Thigpen, 19, of 3860 Artesian Drive, was arrested on Sept. 8 and charged with receiving stolen goods for allegedly possessing a chainsaw, three air compressors, a 3-ton floor jack, assorted rods and reels, a Black & Decker …
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MARY JANE G. DOW

Mary Jane Glover Dow, 88, died on Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017, at Palmetto Health Tuomey. Born on March 29, 1929, she was a daughter of the late David and Hester Black Glover. The family will receive friends at the home, 2252 MW Rickenbaker Road, …

COURTNEY S. LUCAS

Courtney Shataraya Lucas, 26, departed this life on Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017, at Rockdale Medical Center, Conyers, Georgia. She was born on Oct. 21, 1990, in Sumter, a daughter of Larry C. Bolden and Beverly Lucas. The family will be receiving …
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Feeling mighty blue (again)

COLUMBIA - One great play - the first one of the game - and that was pretty much it for the University of South Carolina in its football game against Kentucky on Saturday at …
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How Democrats actually won the presidency

WASHINGTON - Rarely, if ever, have so many presidential winners and losers been so incessantly chatty. Hillary Clinton - who lost the 2016 election, in case you weren't sure - is on a book tour with her campaign memoir, "What Happened." (Hint: …
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Pretty Kitty is looking for her forever home

Kitty is a housebroken and spayed 8-year-old domestic medium hair. She is great with children and other cats. Kitty needs a home without dogs but would love a home where she could be a couch warmer. The Sumter SPCA is located at 1140 S. …