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Tuomey's 'death sentence'

In a case that may have repercussions nationwide, the U.S. Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals has affirmed a district court decision in Drakeford v. Tuomey Healthcare System awarding damage and civil penalties totaling $237.4 million against Tuomey …

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Visitors time travel to when freedom was new

If you walked into the back half of the Sumter County Museum on Wednesday night, you might have thought you'd walked straight into a history book. People clad in colonial outfits were walking around holding toys from the 1700s, and a fire burned …
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Dalzell parents charged with child abuse

Two Dalzell-area parents have been arrested after allegedly making their child live in a tent about a quarter mile from their home because their daughter ate a Pop-Tart. Crystal Lynn Driggers, 36, …

Sumter woman charged with breach of trust

Samantha Higgins, 47, of 4485 Pond Loop Road was arrested and charged Thursday with breach of trust with fraudulent intent valued at $10,000 or more. Higgins, who was an employee at Induction Coil Specialist Inc. in the 2600 block of Warehouse …
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ELIZABETH PERRY

Funeral services for Elizabeth Perry will be held at 2 p.m. today at St. Paul AME Church on Plowden Mill Road, Sumter, with the pastor, the Rev. Robert E. Galloway, officiating. Interment will follow in St. Paul Church cemetery. She will be …

DEAN I. LANGSTON

COLUMBIA - Dean I. Langston, 80, of Columbia, entered into rest on Wednesday, July 1, 2015. He was born in Sardis, to the late Liston and Cliffa Langston. Mr. Langston served his country proudly for 30 years in the United States Army and retired …
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Post 68 forfeits against Camden

Manning-Santee Post 68 forfeited its final American Legion baseball game scheduled for Thursday against Camden Post 17 because of a lack of players. However, should Manning have to play an extra game over the weekend to decide fourth place in …
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Jesus ignored in favor of racism, Confederate flag

The people associated with Mother Emmanuel AME Church of Charleston and the nine murdered victims have very human reason to be bitter, angry, hateful and vengeful. But instead they have shown the …