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USC Sumter hosts French film series

University of South Carolina Sumter's Division of Arts and Letters began the return of an annual French-language film series on Monday night at Nettles Auditorium. The college also distributed a news release Monday on the series, which continues … more

Active threat exercise held today at Shaw AFB

The 20th Fighter Wing and Sumter community police, fire and ambulatory services are scheduled to conduct an active threat exercise at the 20th Medical Group clinic, Shaw Air Force Base, on Friday. Base patrons can expect increased traffic, … more

Lucky Sumterite wins new car in Freedom Honda giveaway

Keith McElveen won a chainsaw 40 years ago, and that was nothing like what he drove away with a few days before Christmas came. To celebrate its first anniversary on Broad Street in Sumter, Freedom Honda gave a car away on Dec. 21 to one lucky … more

Surveillance footage shows South Sumter Piggly Wiggly break-in

Video surveillance from a reported break-in at a Piggly Wiggly grocery store in Sumter County on late Saturday night appears to show three men using sledge hammers and crow bars to force their way … more

Family of Sumter shooting victim to speak during press conference

The family of the deceased man who was found on East Newberry Avenue with suspected gunshot wounds on Saturday is scheduled to speak during a press conference at 3 p.m. today at Sumter County Sheriff's Office. Family members, along with county … more

Elderly couple helped by Fireside Fund; Biblical command 'to be openhanded' followed

In this special installment of the Fireside Fund, Sumter United Ministries' Diane Garrick shares how the money raised helps the agency to minister to those in need from a biblical perspective. … more

Sumter, Clarendon, public schools delaying start times Monday due to freezing forecast

Students will return to school throughout Sumter and Clarendon counties on Monday, Jan. 8, a week later than originally scheduled due to continued cold temperatures, but district officials are … more

Remember to rest when muscles are sore from exercise

Whether you are still going strong with your resolution to exercise or just beginning an exercise program, the goal should be the same, to make gains without putting yourself out for a few days. With reality weight-loss shows putting participants … more

Christmas Schedule: Dec. 21, 2017

BANKS - All area banks and credit unions will be closed on Monday, Dec. 25. SAFE Federal Credit Union and First Citizens will also be closed on Saturday, Dec. 23. GOVERNMENT - The following will be closed Friday-Tuesday, Dec. 22-26: state … more

The silent, patient wait

A Great Blue Heron waits for fish to swim by at Swan Lake-Iris Gardens on a recent Sunday evening. According to audubon.org, the Great Blue is the largest heron in North America. The bird can thrive … more

Man, 38, arrested after Sumter officers give Narcan to 16-year-old who overdosed

A 38-year-old man was arrested on Friday for reportedly giving heroin to a minor in Sumter. Frederick Brown, of Gable, is accused of administering with a syringe the opioid narcotic to a … more

3 wanted in Sunday shooting in Sumter

Sumter Police Department needs the public’s help in locating three of four suspects involved in a shooting this past weekend that left one man injured. One suspect, Willie Terrel Peeples, … more

Spring sights at Swan Lake

USC Sumter baseball players visit hospital

USC Sumter baseball players, along with their mascot, Blaze, visited Palmetto Health Children's Hospital in Richland on Jan. 10. Players interacted with hospitalized children and their families and played cornhole, basketball and other games. … more

Sumter native Finney running for 3rd term as solicitor

Ernest "Chip" Finney III, Third Circuit solicitor, is running for re-election after serving two consecutive terms in office. A Sumter native, Finney, 61, has been a member of the South Carolina Bar since 1981 and has practiced law in the Midlands … more

Lee County School District delays Tuesday start for students

Lee County School District will operate on a delayed schedule for students on Tuesday, Jan. 2. Students are asked to report at 10:15 a.m. All teachers are staff are expected to report at their … more

Board OKs Warren Street bed and breakfast in Sumter

Sumter City-County Board of Zoning Appeals approved a special exception request to permit the operation of a bed and breakfast at 24 Warren St. The 5,622-square-foot Greek Revival-style mansion - also known as the Barnett house - with four … more

Sumter Coldwell Banker acquired by ERA Wilder Realty

The area's largest residential Realtor just got bigger. On Wednesday, officials with ERA Wilder Realty confirmed it has acquired the Sumter branch of Coldwell Banker Residential, 1229 Alice Drive. ERA Wilder's Sumter Broker-In-Charge Stan … more

Drug costs make cancer battle more than 1 fight for Turbeville couple

William Driggers' cancer medications are so expensive - and vital to his survival - that he and his wife may have to sell his family farm to keep affording them. Even that may only give him another year and a half of covering costs, and still even … more

Billy, Bobby and the Gospel: Legendary Yankees 2nd baseman from Sumter remembers his friend, famous evangelist

Bobby Richardson recently visited Billy Graham for the last time with his wife and granddaughter. Graham could barely see. He could not hear well, but the friend of the Sumterite and former New York … more
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