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Once again I write to respectfully disagree with a commentary by Mr. Hubert D. Osteen Jr. His recent piece titled "The left mocks prayer after U.S. tragedies" mostly consists of reprinting an article by William McGurn that first appeared in the … more
President Trump is getting his pardon pen ready, as the Mueller investigation starts indicting his associates. This Wednesday, he plans to practice on two very innocent Minnesota turkeys. The other 244 … more
On this Veterans Day, I've been thinking of the extraordinary men and women I've served with - two from Sumter recently passed away - Steve Guest and Sam Belin. Both were known for their love of patriotism and achieving maximum results from every … more
Last week I received my first wave of Christmas cards (i.e. property tax notices from the Sumter County Treasurer's Office) with the following in red ink in the upper right hand corner: "Your tax bill includes a one time 10 mill school deficit … more
There appears to be a cloud hovering over our great nation, sucking the life for our people, division. Hate, violence, crime, demands, protests and ungodly acts of pure evil. When and where will all of this end? We, as a nation, have left our … more
On Wednesday, Nov. 8, Mayor Joseph McElveen attended a Care and Kindness Luncheon and recognized 10 deserving volunteers for their outstanding commitment to the Sumter community, effectiveness to volunteering and inspiration to others. The mayor … more
Thank you for your recent article regarding the opening of Carolina Dental Associates. I am writing to clarify a few points about the article "Health center opens Sumter dental clinic," featured on the front page of the Nov. 7 edition of The Sumter … more
Thanks to The Sumter Item for recognizing National Hospice Week in the Friday, Nov. 3, paper. The article echoed my feelings. I am thankful for the concept of hospice, the benefits of hospice that I … more
If God doesn't matter, our flag, our military doesn't matter, what does? We have thousands of soldiers who gave their lives for our flag and country. They did not have a choice. They were … more
The simple horrific fact of the matter is a Gamecock is known for bloody battles until death. In collegiate and high school sports, that's the competitive swarming spirit student-athletes take to … more
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