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Discover local authors, books

Sumter County Library continues its tradition of hosting local authors at an annual fair. From 3 to 5 p.m., Saturday, more than a dozen writers will be present to greet and interact with readers in the large meeting room of the downtown library. …

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Deas Law Firm renovates, relocates

Deas Law Firm hosted a Greater Sumter Chamber of Commerce ribbon-cutting ceremony Thursday to announce its relocation to a newly renovated building on Main Street in downtown Sumter. Owner Garryl Deas is a native of Sumter and has practiced law …
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Wondering what to do with that old car in your yard?

The National Kidney Foundation of South Carolina is in need of unwanted vehicles - even ones that don't run. The car will be towed at no charge to you and you will be provided with a possible tax deduction. The donated vehicle will be sold at …
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Clarendon School District Two holds parent information session

Clarendon School District Two is assigning student devices as part of its one to one technology learning initiative through the Carolina Consortium of Enterprise Learning. In order for students to receive a Mac Book Air laptop or iPaid Mini, parents …
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Jan. 25, 2015

Marriage Licenses - Nekea Deshaun Fleming and Jessica Dequilla Pearson - David Leroy Boone Jr. and Yvonne Stephens-Blackmon of Clewiston, Florida - William Khamari English and Cherelle Alexis Sawkins - Scott Alexander Westfall of Camden …
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Car stolen from Dalzell home

STOLEN PROPERTY A wallet valued at $100, containing several credit and debit cards, was reportedly stolen from a Nissan Titan in the first block of Trailwood Drive between 5 p.m. Thursday and 7:30 a.m. Friday. The stolen debit card reportedly …
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This year, resolve to take control of your finances

No more excuses. It's time to do something about all that debt. You've been putting it off for too long. Make 2015 the year you take control of your finances. Resolve to save more, spend less, pay off debt and improve your credit score. SAVE …

Expedia buys booking site Travelocity for $280M in cash

NEW YORK (AP) — Expedia has acquired travel booking site Travelocity from the Sabre Corp. for $280 million in cash. The deal adds to Expedia's growing portfolio of websites. The Bellevue, …
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Jan. 25, 2015

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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Jan. 21, 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, …