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Student teaching provides hands-on experience

Jordan McIntosh, 23, a Camden native, is the first person in her family to go to college, and at the end of this year, she may become the first in her family to be a teacher. McIntosh is one of about six student teachers at Sumter School District …

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Man dies in attack with wrench

MANNING - A Manning man was denied bond Saturday evening after he allegedly killed a Gable man Friday night with a wrench. A physical argument had apparently occurred between the two men at a Manning business, according to a Clarendon County …
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2 men arrested in shoplift-return scheme

Sumter Police Department arrested two men on Monday who allegedly conducted a shoplift-return scheme at multiple businesses in Sumter. According to a news release from the police department, 41-year-old Sean Crowder and 51-year-old Samuel Green …
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TAYLOR P. BROOKS III

"Brothers and sisters, we do not want you to be uninformed about those who sleep in death, so that you do not grieve like the rest of mankind, who have no hope. For we believe that Jesus died and rose again, and so we believe that God will bring …

DORIS S. DEVEY

MANNING - Doris Vivian Sposato Devey, 82, widow of Roger George Devey, died on Friday, Aug. 19, 2016, at Providence Hospital. Born on Nov. 18, 1933, in Harrison, New York, she was a daughter of the late Fiorendino and Carmella Briotta Sposato. …
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Build and rebuild

Experience is a double-edged sword for the Sumter High School varsity coed swim team this year -- one side has a significant amount, the …
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U.S. journalism is collapsing before our eyes

Donald Trump may or may not fix his campaign, and Hillary Clinton may or may not become the first female president. But something else happening before our eyes is almost as important: the complete collapse of American journalism as we know …
Pets for adoption

Penguin loves to play patty-cake with her paws

Penguin, a housebroken 8-week-old black and white female American short hair, is available for adoption at the Sumter SPCA. She is great with other kittens and children. Penguin is sweet, active, playful and cuddly. She loves to play patty-cake with …