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Old landfill's care at risk after it dumps company

With the recent announcement of a change in management, local elected officials and one former official are hoping the shortfall in money will not lead to a shortfall in care for a defunct Pinewood landfill. On Monday, both Kestrel Horizons, the …

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Walmart aims to make your health care more affordable

With the director of South Carolina Health and Human Services on hand, the Sumter-area Walmart celebrated the opening of its new Care Clinic on Thursday, aiming to provide quality and affordable health care. Tony Keck celebrated the opening of …
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Search for fugitive nets man reportedly driving with suspended license

CHARGES Jason O'neil Cooper, 28, and Tamika Michelle McCrea, 30, both of 1011 Osceola St., Apt. 801, in Myrtle Beach, were arrested at 10:41 p.m. Wednesday and charged with possession with the intent to distribute marijuana, possession of a …
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LINDA ROBERTS

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA - Linda Diane Smith Boyce Roberts, 66, died on Saturday, July 19, 2014, at Nathan Adelson Hospice House, Las Vegas. She was born on March 30, 1948, in Plainfield, New Jersey, a daughter of Cora I. Taylor Smith and the late …
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Jones, Sumter ready to hit practice field today

It was less than two months ago that John Jones was named the head football coach at Sumter High School. Now his first game in charge of the Gamecocks is three weeks away, and he, his coaching staff and players officially begin preparations for …
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You're never too old for education

I've known some really dumb doctors. By that, I don't mean someone who has misdiagnosed an ailment. While I know enough to know that I know very little about anatomy, I grasp enough to understand its complexity makes that an extremely difficult …
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SPCA dog of the week

Samson, a 5-month-old white and red male blue heeler mix, is available for adoption at the Sumter SPCA. He is playful, active, affectionate, gentle, sweet and friendly. Samson is a happy-go-lucky dog …