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Manning election results upheld

The Manning Election Commission voted to uphold the results of the July 22 District 5 Manning City Council runoff election at a protest hearing Tuesday, but state Rep. David Weeks, attorney for candidate Gloria Frierson, said they would appeal the …

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Local law enforcement helps with students' exam

When training the next wave of police investigators, it never hurts to have a little extra help. Along with instructors Chris Hall and Tony Horton, Lt. Lee Monahan of Sumter County Sheriff's Office was on hand to help with the forensics exam …
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Reunions, belly dancing & more

Sumter High School Class of 1979 will hold a 35-year class reunion Oct. 24-25. For information, contact Ramona Middleton McFadden at (803) 778-2668 or lmcfadden003@sc.rr.com or Joan Howard Davis at (803) 773-5240 or …
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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 says he was thrown to ground, robbed

CHARGES Stanley B. Walker Sr., 53, and Stanley B. Walker Jr., 22, both of 1893 Amberwood Drive, were arrested at 3:40 p.m. Monday and each charged with possession with the intent to distribute marijuana, second offense. According to reports, …
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So you've decided to rent out your home? Some tips

Cynthia Kent and her husband, John, didn't set out to be landlords, but career choices made it necessary."We have rented out our home in Florida for nine years because we move all over with the …

Fed offers no clearer hint on first rate increase

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Reserve is further slowing the pace of its bond purchases because it thinks an improving U.S. economy needs less help. But it's offering no clearer hint of when it …
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July 27, 2014

TUOMEY REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER BOARD Monday, noon, Tuomey SANTEE WATEREE RTA BOARD OF DIRECTORS Monday, 6 p.m., 129 S. Harvin St. For special accommodations, call (803) 934-0396, extension 103. SUMTER SCHOOL DISTRICT BOARD OF …
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July 29, 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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Check out back-to-school events

The Transatlantic Brides and Parents Association (a British heritage society) will meet at 11 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 1, at the Spectrum Senior Center, Pinewood Road. All British ex pats are welcome. Call Josie at (803) 775-8052. The American Red …