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Dogs celebrate Halloween, too, during Dog Day

Sumter Stormwater Solutions in partnership with Sumter County Public Works and the Sumter County Recreation Department put on the event to celebrate the installation of four new pet waste stations to …

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More find jobs in September

Despite a drop in unemployment across all 46 counties, the South Carolina jobless rate went from 6.3 percent in August to 6.6 percent in September, according to an initial estimate by South Carolina Department of Employment and Workforce. The …
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Trailer, ATV stolen from Hudson Graham Road

STOLEN PROPERTY A 4x4 trailer valued at $500 and a 2006 Sportsman Polaris ATV valued at $6,000 were reported stolen from a home in the 300 block of Hudson Graham Road about 4:15 p.m. Monday. Several items, including jewelry, electronics and a …

Break-in at convenience store

STOLEN PROPERTY An air-conditioning unit was reportedly stolen from a home in the 100 block of Gibbons Street about 2:50 p.m. Friday. A 2011 Hopper flatbed utility trailer valued at $2,200 was reportedly stolen from a Dalzell business in the …
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LOUISE W. BOYCE

Louise Wheeler Boyce, 80, widow of Clarence Boyce Sr. and daughter of the late Sudie and Andrew Wheeler, was born May 31, 1934, in Mayesville. She departed this life on Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014, at Christ Hospital, Jersey City, New Jersey. Family …

CATHERINE SPIEGEL

DALZELL - Catherine Louise Teeple Spiegel, 91, widow of Robert "Spike" Maurice Spiegel, whom she married, June 1, 1946, died Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014, at her home. Born in Decatur, Indiana, she was a daughter of the late David H. Teeple and Berneta …
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Giant advantage

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Hunter Pence hit a two-run homer off James Shields in a three-run first that silenced the crowd at Kansas City's first World Series game in 29 years, and the San Francisco Giants led the Royals 3-0 after three innings in Tuesday …
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Embarrassing economists

So as to give some perspective, I'm going to ask readers for their guesses about human behavior before explaining my embarrassment by some of my fellow economists. Suppose the prices of ladies jewelry rose by 100 percent. What would you predict …
Pets for adoption

Linus is a great lap dog

Linus, a neutered 3-year-old blond and white Chihuahua mix, is available for adoption at the Sumter SPCA. He is gentle, sweet, affectionate, playful, loving and great with other dogs. Linus adores …

Kansas is sweet-natured

Kansas, a neutered 5-month-old grey tabby American shorthair, is available for adoption at the Sumter SPCA. He is housebroken, playful, affectionate, gentle and active. He loves to be given lots of …