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Crayola to open family attraction in Orlando

EASTON, Pa. (AP) — Crayon manufacturer Crayola is building a family attraction in Florida, similar to the one it operates in its home state of Pennsylvania, and more could be on the way around the …

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Church invites you to help feed starving children

If you want to help starving children in developing countries but you're not sure you can leave Sumter to do it, you're in luck. Organized by Mayesville Presbyterian Church, the inaugural Sumter Feeds My Starving Children MobilePack event is …
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Player-Redding

GOLDSBORO, NORTH CAROLINA - Lauren Elizabeth Player of Goldsboro and Dillon Alexander Redding of Holly Springs, North Carolina, were united in marriage in a double-ring ceremony at 5 p.m. Saturday, May 17, 2014, at First Presbyterian Church with the …
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Robertsons celebrate 60 years of marriage

Mr. and Mrs. Jim Robertson of Nicholasville, Kentucky, celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on June 27, 2014, in the Florida Keys with a family celebration. Their children are Yvonne Robertson and Jim Marx of Nicholasville and Theresa …
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Battle of the sexes over sex ignites feedback

DEAR ABBY - I just finished reading the letter from "Pressured" (April 23), the wife whose husband keeps track of how often he and his wife have had sex and his determination to have sex 100 times per year. She was wondering if this is normal. I …
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Do-ahead dinner makes back-to-school smoother

Those first few weeks when the kids head back to school can be among the most hectic for families. The lazy days of summer quickly give way to crazy schedules, homework and afterschool activities. And don't forget somehow managing to slip dinner …
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Cromer-Owens

Mr. and Mrs. Perron Mark Cromer announce the engagement of their daughter, Nancy Hayes, to William Ansel Owens, son of the late Willie Ansel Owens Jr. and Mr. and Mrs. Michael Francis Evans, all of Sumter. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of …
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WFIG to erect 190-foot tower; Sunbeam plant going up

75 YEARS AGO - 1939 Dec. 18-24 Playing before a fair-sized crowd the Hillcrest Wildcats defeated an inspired Pinewood eleven on the county fairgrounds yesterday 12-7 for the district championship. It was Hillcrest's fifth straight win of the …
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Hogan's Heroes: 'LeBeau' recalls Holocaust hell and humor

Despite the sobering setting in a German POW camp, "Hogan's Heroes" became a popular comedy when it aired on CBS in 1965. "I didn't have any problem when my agent told me I was wanted for a comedy series about a Nazi stalag," said Robert Clary, …