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Engineering not just for boys anymore

With the help of Santee-Lynches Regional Council of Governments, Sumter School District was able to introduce some of its middle-school girls to possible careers in science, technology, engineering and math. The district's first-ever STEM camp for …

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Now their dog's dead, too

Brady and Nina Lambert were already having a hard day. After checking out of their hotel room Thursday morning, the mother and son were without a place to stay for the second time in three months. Their one comfort as they headed back to Memorial …
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Man charged with aggravated assault, public disorderly conduct

CHARGES Christopher Jamal Bracey, 20, of 336-I Woodville Circle, was arrested at 11:54 p.m. Tuesday and charged with aggravated assault and public disorderly conduct. According to reports, Bracey became physically aggressive when a female victim …
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MARLESE J. NOBLES

On July 23, 2014, Marlese Joyce Nobles, age 86, decided it was time to go home to be with her Lord. Since her husband's death in 2012, she was able to stay at home under the watchful and loving eyes of her son, Daniel; and for the past year with the …
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A glove for every occasion

Five gloves, a lucky undershirt and a pair of superstitious stirrups can all be found on J-Mart, the nickname of Sumter P-15's player Javon Martin. J-Mart, in comparison, is like the local one-stop shop or superstore where you can find all your …
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Immigration: Bordering on madness

In a recent confrontation between protesters against the illegal flood of unaccompanied children into the United States and counter-protests by some Hispanic group, one man from the latter group said angrily, "We are as good as you are!" One of …