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Sumter United Ministries offers cleanup training

Need to soak up information on how to clean up after a flood? Sumter United Ministries is offering training courses today and Monday from 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. at the United Ministries Building, 36 S. Artillery Drive. Each session will last less …
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Reunions, opportunities to volunteer or get involved and more

The Crestwood High School Class of 2005 10-year class reunion will be held Oct. 30 through Nov. 1. Contact Charlene Mitchell at or (803) 316-4904. Text messages are acceptable. The Single Parent Institute meets from …
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Have you or a loved one suffered a stroke?

The Sumter Overcomers Stroke Support Group will meet at 6 p.m. today at the Alice Drive Baptist Church library, corner of Loring Mill Road and Wise Drive. The Shepherd's Center will hold a spaghetti lunch from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 9, …
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Sept. 27, 2015

Marriage Licenses - Deondrikk Jacquez McFadden and Abreshia Nichelle Butler - Anthony Leonardo Alston and Raevene Helen Thomas of Augusta, Georgia - Nicholas Paul Lucius and Tasha Totziette Roe, both of Dalzell - Herbert Wayne Odom Jr. …
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Sumter man faces 4 charges in connection to burglaries

A Sumter County man has four charges against him after his recent arrest Thursday by Sumter County Sheriff's Office in connection with multiple September burglaries. According to warrants issued Thursday, Torrance Anderson, of 3065 Lowder Road, …
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One-stop shop for artists

"Purchases with a purpose." That's how Stephanie Dowling describes many of the products from around the world she will feature in her new multi-vendor marketplace at 721 Bultman Drive. "A lot of the products I carry support ministries in those …

College savings: 5 things to consider about 529 plans

Saving to cover the ever-rising costs of a university education can be daunting, but one way parents can potentially bridge that gap is by investing through a 529 college savings plan. The plans, named after the federal tax code that created them …
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Oct. 8, 2015

SUMTER COUNTY VOTER REGISTRATION / ELECTION COMMISSION Thursday, Oct. 8, 5:30 p.m., registration / election office, 141 N. Main St.
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Oct. 9, 2015

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, …