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Democratic candidates visit Sumterites

Democratic candidates in state and local races visited their constituents during a rally event at The Imperial in Sumter on Thursday.

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Child on golf cart hurt in car crash

A 1-year-old spent the night at a Columbia hospital after he was ejected from a golf cart. About 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, a 2013 four-door Chrysler collided with a golf cart carrying four children ranging in age from 1 to 12, said Tonyia McGirt, …
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Pistol reported stolen from Mustang

DAMAGED PROPERTY A 2007 Chevrolet Impala sustained an estimated $1,000 in damage after reportedly being vandalized in the 600 block of North Magnolia Street between 7:30 p.m. Tuesday and 8:30 a.m. Wednesday. STOLEN PROPERTY A pair of …

Woman arrested in criminal domestic violence incident

CHARGES Shameka Waldon, 28, of 27 Newberry Ave., was charged with criminal domestic violence of a high and aggravated nature in connection with an incident Monday afternoon in the 300 block of Pinson Street, during which she reportedly cut a …
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WILLIAM GAMBLE

William Nathaniel "Bill" Gamble, 85, widower of Albertha "Tee" McCray Gamble, died Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014, at Clarendon Memorial Hospital, Manning. He was born May 1, 1929, in Turbeville, a son of the late Charlie "Buck" James Gamble and Edna Woods …

ANNIE KEELS

MANNING - Annie Liza Hilton Keels, 90, died Friday, Oct. 17, 2014, at McLeod Regional Hospital, Florence. Celebratory services for Mrs. Keels will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday at Hayes F. & LaNelle J. Samuels Sr. Memorial Chapel, 114 N. Church St., …
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Best yet to come?

Lakewood High School senior quarterback Roderick Charles helped put his football team in a position to compete for the Region VI-3A title with a 23-22 victory over Darlington last week. Charles threw for 244 yards and two touchdowns on 10 of 16 …
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President Obama, confused bystander

WASHINGTON - The president is upset. Very upset. Frustrated and angry. Seething about the government's handling of Ebola, said the front-page headline in The New York Times last Saturday. There's only one problem with this pose, so obligingly …
Pets for adoption

Smokey is great with other dogs, children

Smokey, a neutered 1-year-old blue merle and tricolored beagle / Australian shepherd mix, is available for adoption at the Sumter SPCA. He is housebroken, affectionate, playful, active and friendly. …

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 …