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Salterstown neighborhood organizes watch

The Salterstown community is banding together to make a statement about preventing crime in the area. The residents of the neighborhood of Sumter County officially formed a neighborhood watch …

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Christmas Schedule

BANKS - The following will close at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 23, and reopen Friday, Dec. 26: SAFE Federal Credit Union; All South Federal Credit Union; The Citizens Bank; First Citizens; and NBSC. The following will close at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. …
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Share your culture, volunteer your time and more

The International Festival Committee is seeking participants to showcase their culture. Deadline for participants is March 14, 2015. Contact Recreation and Parks at (803) 436-2248. The Rembert Area Community Coalition (RACC) is accepting …
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Good Samaritans hold Christmas giveaway

Good Samaritans For All People will mark its 20th anniversary with the nonprofit's Christmas giveaway starting at 8 a.m. today at Lee Central High School, 1800 Wisacky Highway, Bishopville. All families who need help are welcome to attend for toys, …
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Dec. 14, 2014

Property Transfers - Adam R. and Kristienne M. Porter to Secretary of Veterans Affairs, one lot, one building, 4965 McPhail St., $87,177. - David A. and Ire Lepage to James William Tucker Jr. and Vicki L. Tucker, one lot, five buildings, 2184 …
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Tires and rims reported stolen from pickup

STOLEN PROPERTY Tires and rims were reported stolen from a 1993 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 pickup truck about noon Thursday in the 4200 block of Pond Loop Road. A 1995 Ford Taurus valued at $2,000 was reported stolen from the front yard of a …
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Passed-down pound cake recipe leads woman to open Bishopville dessert shop

A baker's delight is often seasoned with the satisfaction people acquire from enjoying his or her dishes. For years, that was the case for Lela Bolden. Cooking was her hobby, and the Lee County native was known for her signature dish: pound …

Retailers get cold shoulder from teens for holidays

NEW YORK - Being a teen can be tough, but catering to one is even more difficult. Retailers for teens are learning that lesson the hard way this holiday season. The longtime CEO of Abercrombie & Fitch on Tuesday abruptly retired just a week …
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Dec. 18, 2014

CLARENDON SCHOOL DISTRICT 3 Today, 7:30 p.m., district office, Turbeville
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Dec. 17, 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, …