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Camp is 'one of the best-kept secrets'

Camp Burnt Gin offers summer programs for children, teens and young adults with physical disabilities, chronic illnesses and special health care needs. From kitchen staff to nurses to camp counselors, it also provides jobs for about 65 people a …

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Grandfather about 3 times above legal alcohol limit

The driver of a car that collided head-on with oncoming traffic Sunday had a blood-alcohol content nearly three times over the legal limit at the time of the fatal crash. Ronald Winston Holmes, 75, of Highland Avenue, died in the collision along …
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Man reportedly attacks mixed martial artist outside business

CHARGES Lee C. Knuckles Sr., 73, of 950 S. Main St., was charged with criminal domestic violence of a high and aggravated nature after a 74-year-old woman told police a 73-year-old man threatened to kill her with a handgun at a residence in the …
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CLARENCE R. DUBOSE

Clarence Ray DuBose, 88, husband of Priscilla Cato DuBose, died Sunday, July 27, 2014, at Tuomey Regional Medical Center. Born in Sumter, he was the son of the late David DuBose and Donna DuBose. Mr. DuBose was a member of Northside Memorial …
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Returning to form

The Sumter P-15's were not only looking for a win against Hartsville on Monday to stay alive in the American Legion baseball state tournament, but likely a solid game all around just for confidence's sake. A 7-1, error-free victory and …
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Candy sales not working for schools

A federal nutrition program that places new restrictions on snacks and beverages sold in schools also provides an opportunity for some fresh thinking about school fundraisers. As reported by The State newspaper recently, The Smart Snacks in …