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Names of wreck victims released

Two men are dead and another was airlifted Wednesday after a single-vehicle wreck on Poole Road in which a truck apparently rolled over and ignited. Emergency workers rushed to the 1400 block of Poole Road shortly after 3:30 p.m. Wednesday. Upon …

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2 women take law and order into their hands

Two men attempting to take scrap metal from behind a home ran into trouble Wednesday when the women inside decided they weren't going to let them get away with it. They chased down the men's truck, forced them to stop and held one of them there …

Body found at wastewater plant

Officials are still looking into the cause of death of a utility worker who was found at Pocotaligo Wastewater Treatment Plant on Wednesday. Shortly before noon, a pair of workers were doing their three-hour checks of the grounds at the plant …
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Reunions, volunteer opportunities & more

The USS Long Beach CGN-9 Association Inc. 2014 Reunion will be held Sept. 8-14, at the Hilton St. Louis Airport, 10330 Natural Bridge Road, St. Louis, Missouri. Call (314) 426-5500 for reservations and identify yourself as a member of the USS Long …
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July 20, 2014

Marriage Licenses• Jamie Gregory Carter and Deloria Lashawn Dinkins• Stephen Michael Farnham and Neenah Marie Giannini• Tye Jamaal Golden of Hinesville, Georgia, and Chelsea Lavone …
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Man charged with aggravated assault, public disorderly conduct

CHARGES Christopher Jamal Bracey, 20, of 336-I Woodville Circle, was arrested at 11:54 p.m. Tuesday and charged with aggravated assault and public disorderly conduct. According to reports, Bracey became physically aggressive when a female victim …
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GM profit 2Q falls 85 pct. on recall costs

DETROIT (AP) — Recall expenses chopped $1.5 billion from General Motors' bottom line in the second quarter, as it added up the costs of repairs for nearly 30 million cars and set aside funds to …
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July 24, 2014

SUMTER COUNTY DEVELOPMENT BOARD Today, 7:30 a.m., Greater Sumter Chamber of Commerce boardroom, 32 E. Calhoun St.
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July 23, 2014

AA, AL-ANON, ALATEEN: AA - Monday-Friday, noon and 5:30 p.m.; Saturday, 8 p.m.; Sundays, 10:30 a.m. and 7 p.m., 1 Warren St. (803) 775-1852. AA Women's Meeting - Wednesday, 7 p.m., 1 Warren St. (803) 775-1852. AA Spanish Speaking - Sunday, …
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Enjoy barbecue while supporting YWCA

A School House Bar-B-Que Inc. fundraiser, sponsored by the YWCA of the Upper Lowlands Inc., will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Friday, July 25, at the Sumter County Recreation Department, 155 Haynsworth St. Tickets are $7.50. Delivery may be …