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Man's sister sues police, city

The sister of Waltki Cermoun Williams, the 35-year-old Sumter man who was killed during a shooting incident with local police officers on Dec. 10, 2016, filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the City of Sumter and Sumter Police Department on …

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1 arrested after Shaw airman dies in wreck

Sumter County Coroner Robbie Baker identified the victim of a fatal wreck on Broad Street on Saturday as Austin Joseph Terrell, a senior airman stationed at Shaw Air Force Base. According to a news release from Sumter Police Department, …
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Man charged with driving under suspension, 8th offense

CHARGES Shikeem D. Williams, 18, of 11 H St., was arrested on Saturday and charged with driving without a license, reckless driving and failure to stop for blue lights after he allegedly attempted to evade officers at a checkpoint at North Purdy …
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VIRGINIA M. WHACK

GREELEYVILLE - Virginia Murray Whack, 97, widow of George Whack, died on Friday, March 24, 2017. She was a daughter of the late Adrian and Bobbie Durant Murray. Funeral services will be held at noon on Wednesday at Trinity Missionary Baptist …

ARCHIE B. DANTZLER

Archie Bernie Dantzler was born on Jan. 1, 1937, in Sumter County, a son of the late Archie and Edna McFadden Dantzler. Bernie peacefully transitioned into eternal rest on March 24, 2017. Affectionately known as "Silver Head Daddy," Bernie …
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Lady Gamecocks advance to semis

STOCKTON, Calif. (AP) - Kaela Davis scored 23 points and A'ja Wilson added 16 and top-seeded South Carolina held off No. 3 seed Florida State 71-64 in a furious finish Monday night to win the Stockton Regional. Davis scored immediately off the …
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Governing by ultimatum

WASHINGTON - In a week that felt like a month, Americans got a clear view of Donald Trump's governing style and also of his fabled dealmaking approach. Or rather, I should say, Trump got a good sense of what governing is like - hard, hard, hard. …
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Kameron is playful, friendly

Kameron is a housebroken 2-year-old hound / lab mix. He is an active, playful and friendly boy who is great with other dogs. He loves to run and play. Kameron loves attention and would make an excellent addition to a family with other dogs …