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Local charity kitchens a bargain at fair

Make your way around all of the bright flashing lights and outrageously colored carnival rides full of screaming passengers. Pass by all the game booths, sausage vendors, cotton candy sellers and semi truck trailers converted into vampire houses, …

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Cox to pay $1M in settlement with Feds

The U.S. Department of Justice announced Tuesday it reached a $1 million settlement with former Tuomey Healthcare System CEO Ralph J. "Jay" Cox III for his involvement in a legal case against the former healthcare system. The judgment stems from …
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Firearms, lawn equipment, computers stolen

STOLEN PROPERTY A .30-06 rifle, unknown brand, valued at $700 was reportedly stolen from a vehicle while it was parked in the 2700 block of U.S. 521 between 2:30 and about 7 a.m. on …
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HENRY PORCHER JR.

Henry Porcher Jr., husband of Annie "Ann" Skipwith Porcher, peacefully entered into eternal rest on Sunday morning, Sept. 18, 2016, at Forestville Rehabilitation Center in Forestville, Maryland. He was born on Oct. 10, 1945, in Sumter County, to …

DAVID JEFFERSON SR.

David Jefferson Sr., husband of Agnes Jefferson, entered eternal rest on Sept. 26, 2016, at KershawHealth Medical Center, Camden. The family is receiving friends at the residence, 3206 Stephens Road, Bethune. Funeral arrangements will be …
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Primetime showdown

CLEMSON — Receiver Ray-Ray McCloud can’t wait to see how teammate Deshaun Watson responds when No. 3 Louisville plays at Clemson on Saturday. McCloud knows the maddeningly calm and …
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Trump should do well in next two debates if he realizes he 'choked' in the first one

He'll do better in the second debate only if he realizes that he choked in the first one. By John Fund - September 27, 2016 At the end of President Obama's final State of the Union address, Donald Trump took to Twitter to offer what he viewed …
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Report of shooting at S.C. elementary school

TOWNVILLE (AP) — Law enforcement officers are responding to a reported shooting at a South Carolina elementary school. News media outlets quote Anderson County Sheriff's Office Lt. Sheila Cole …
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Rex is a gentle giant with a sweet disposition

We have named this big lump of sugar Rex. A gentle giant, he is learning not to pull on his leash and he loves to go on walks. Rex has not shown aggression towards other dogs, and he has a sweet disposition. An owner who is used to large dogs and …