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Judges deliver verdict on their new facilities

Operating a courtroom out of her old office building was awkward for Kristi Curtis. Inside the seven-story government office building at 115 N. Harvin St., Sumter County's chief magistrate judge sat in an office directly outside the summary …

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Clerk accused of stealing child support payments

A 35-year-old Wedgefield woman and former employee of the Sumter County Clerk of Court's office has been charged with breach of trust after authorities said she stole several thousand dollars in payments that were supposed to be credited to various …
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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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Sumter's best yet to come?

River Soles likes the way he and his Sumter P-15's teammates have played the majority of this American Legion baseball season. Does he think they could play better though? Oh, yeah. "I wouldn't say we've played our best baseball as of yet," …
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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 …