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State Chamber supports Confederate flag removal

South Carolina Chamber of Commerce issued a news release calling on the South Carolina General Assembly to remove the Confederate flag from the grounds of the Statehouse. The release also said the chamber supports Gov. Nikki Haley's position on the …

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Highway Patrol increasing enforcement on July 4

With this being one of the biggest weekends for travel by car, the South Carolina Highway Patrol is increasing both enforcement on the highways and community outreach. July 4th weekend is here, and the interstates are getting clogged with people …
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Reunions, opportunities to get involved

Hillcrest High School Class of 1980 will hold a reunion Sept. 4-5. Contact Deborah I. Franklin at love012962@hotmail.com or (803) 773-6896. Sumter High School Class of 1980 will hold a 35-year class reunion Sept. 4-6. Event locations as follows: …
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Are you a stroke survivor?

The Overcomers Stroke Support Group will meet at 6 p.m. on Thursday, July 9, in the library of Alice Drive Baptist Library, corner of Loring Mill and Wise Drive. Sandi Davis, of Sumter Living Magazine, will speak. The American Red Cross will …
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Marriage Licenses - Matthew Caleb Neiswinter and Chanelle Alise Sargent - Robert Arthur Nielsen of Struthers, Ohio, and Marianne Linette Warren - Rafael Fransisco Palaguachi and Patricia Palacios - Barry Christopher Miller and Tanjala …
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Bond set for defendants in child abuse case

Bond has been set for the two defendants in a child abuse case from late June. Dionna Boatwright, 18, and Chris Womack, 20, both of Sumter, were arrested June 30 in connection with the case. Boatwright, who is charged with unlawful neglect of …
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Central Carolina Work Experience program successful in first year

Central Carolina Technical College has completed the first year of its Work Experience program which partners Industrial and Engineering Technology Division students with local businesses and industries to gain hands-on experience in their …

Hard work carries Davis to the top

Jay Davis, president and founding partner of Coldwell Banker Commercial Cornerstone Commercial Real Estate of Sumter, has been recognized for being in the top 2 percent of producers from the nearly 3,000 Coldwell Banker Commercial sales …
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July 5, 2015

SANTEE-LYNCHES REGIONAL COUNCIL OF GOVERNMENTS BOARD OF DIRECTORS Monday, 7 p.m., Santee-Lynches Board Room, 36 W. Liberty St. SUMTER CITY COUNCIL Tuesday, 5:30 p.m., Sumter Opera House, 21 N. Main St. BISHOPVILLE CITY …
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June 24, 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, …