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HowDEE! Just so glad to be here

Becky Starnes performs her tribute to the late Minnie Pearl, who was the star of the Grand Ole Opry for more than 50 years and a regular on TV’s “Hee Haw.” She visited the lunch crowd at …

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Bond reduced for homicide suspect

The suspect in a double homicide that took place inside a Cherryvale home a little more than two years ago was given a reduced bond Friday morning during a hearing at Sumter County Judicial Center. Arsenio Donta Colclough, a 27-year-old Sumter …
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Alleged kidnapper of pregnant woman jailed

Police in Myrtle Beach captured one of Sumter County's most-wanted men Monday, according to a statement issued by Sumter County Sheriff's Office. Roosevelt Green, a 40-year-old Sumter County man, was added to the sheriff's office's most-wanted …

$4K ATV reportedly stolen in Wedgefield

CHARGES Paul Clark Jr., 32, of 2695 Tindal St., was arrested Wednesday and charged with armed robbery after warrants allege he robbed a victim while armed with an unknown object April 6 in the 1700 block of U.S. 15 South. Rick Vanburen, 34, of …
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MARGARET W. SPIGNER

ALCOLU - Margaret Watts Spigner, 90, died Thursday, April 16, 2015, at a local nursing home. Born April 29, 1924, in Turbeville, she was a daughter of the late Julius and Rulius Watts. She was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church. She …

MACK D. PERRY

Mack David Perry Jr., 58, husband of Vivian Mae Rose Perry, was born May 29, 1956, in Monroe, North Carolina. He departed this life on Thursday, April 16, 2015, at Palmetto Health Richland in Columbia. The family will be receiving friends at the …
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Based on Merritt

HILTON HEAD ISLAND - Little-known Troy Merritt one-upped the Masters champion Jordan Spieth at the RBC Heritage. Merritt shot a 10-under 61 on Friday to tie the course record at Harbour Town Golf Links …
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Queen Hillary travels by van

WASHINGTON - See Hillary ride in a van! Watch her meet everyday Americans! Witness her ordering a burrito bowl at Chipotle! Which she did wearing shades, as did her chief aide Huma Abedin, yielding security-camera pictures that made them look (to …