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Best friends Lynette Wildes and Fawn Pedalino have turned a love of shopping into a labor of love with a relatively new boutique in downtown Sumter. Rumor Has It, which opened last summer, is a women's clothing store, with jewelry, shoes and …

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Palmetto Health Tuomey first in state to have latest breast biopsy technology

Women joke about getting their annual mammogram - you've heard the one about putting two bricks in the freezer and then smashing them against your chest, right? - but that laughter masks a deeper anxiety about what the doctor might find. So, it's …
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Highway patrol investigates officer involved in wreck at Bultman and Broad

South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating a wreck involving a Sumter Police Department patrol officer that happened just after 11:30 a.m. today. According to a news release from the police …
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GEORGIA LEE LESESNE

Funeral services for Georgia Lee Lesesne will be held at 1 p.m. on Friday at St. Paul AME Church, 835 Plowden Mill Road, Sumter, with the Rev. Frederick Graves officiating. Interment will follow in the St. Paul AME Church cemetery. The public may …

JAMES KEITH ROGERS

James Keith Rogers, beloved husband of 51 years to Margaret Frances Burton Rogers, died on Wednesday, March 22, 2017, at his residence. Arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced by Bullock Funeral Home.
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Thornwell's time to shine

COLUMBIA - South Carolina's Sindarius Thornwell squirms and shakes his head slightly the Gamecocks are referred to as a one-man team. He might as well get comfortable with the description. Thornwell has become the Jadeveon Clowney for men's …
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Brother, I can't spare a dime!

There's no detour around this issue: South Carolina roads and bridges need repair. However, I strongly disagree that the only way to fix our roads is to raid your wallet. Let's think back a bit. The billions raised by the penny tax over several …
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Layla has velvet-like fur

Layla has the most awesome velvet-like fur. She walks on a leash well and is interested in you, other dogs and everything around her, without ever being aggressive or bossy. A small girl, she is probably just a year old with a whole life ahead of …