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Hungry for more

Resilient young ‘Cats grow into champions, appear poised for future success as well Barry Hatfield knew before 2016 even began he had a special group in terms of talent -- just not one with a lot of big-game experience. Laurence Manning …

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Local cancer survivor praises caregivers

When April Geddings walked in the Relay For Life of Sumter County six years ago, she had no idea she would be donning a purple cancer survivor's T-shirt at this year's event. But in October of 2010, just five months after walking in that relay, …

10 candidates answer questions in Gable

GABLE - Ten candidates running to represent Clarendon County and surrounding areas answered questions at a forum at Melina Presbyterian Church in Gable on Thursday. The forum was organized and hosted by Tia Deion Brogdon, a 23-year-old college …
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Sumter man charged with second-degree assault and battery

Charles Galligan, 62, of Lot 2, 4327 Blanche Road, has been arrested by Sumter County Sheriff’s Office and charged with second-degree assault and battery. According to the warrant, he was in an …
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ALAN J. ZEICH

Alan John Zeich, 76, beloved husband of the late Pamela Jean Zeich, died on Thursday, May 19, 2016, at NHC. Arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced by Bullock Funeral Home.

ADREN WILLIAMS SR.

Adren Williams Sr. was born on June 4, 1939, in Sumter and departed this earthly life on Tuesday, May 17, 2016, at Palmetto Health Richland in Columbia. He was one of eight children born to the late Houston Williams Sr. and Sallie McFadden …
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Hungry for more

Resilient young ‘Cats grow into champions, appear poised for future success as well Barry Hatfield knew before 2016 even began he had a special group in terms of talent -- just not one with a lot of big-game experience. Laurence Manning …
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No, it's The Citadel that is being treated unfairly

The Citadel is not for everyone. South Carolina's military college in Charleston cannot be all things to all people. In fact, its essence is that it is one thing to a few people. As an outsider who has never passed through Lesesne Gate, …
Pets for adoption

Calliente is a sweet, loving girl

Calliente, a housebroken 3-year-old female calico American short hair, is available for adoption at the Sumter SPCA. She is active, affectionate, gentle and friendly. Calliente enjoys people and other cats, but prefers a home without dogs. She is a …