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Air Force, Army are for the birds

A black and white speckled Red-cockaded Woodpecker peeks her head out of a cavity carved into a living longleaf pine and glances around before roosting for the …

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Reunion information, volunteers opportunities and more

Sumter High School Class of 1976 is in the process of planning its 40th class reunion. To celebrate this event in a manner that only the Class of 1976 can, funds are needed to assist in getting started with the plans. We are asking for a $20 …
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Do you have plans for Thanksgiving dinner?

A free Thanksgiving dinner will be held 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 26, at the home of Viola Shaw, 186 Green Lane, Bishopville. Eat in or take out. If you wish to carry out, call today to make arrangements for Thursday pick up. Call Viola …
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Nov. 15, 2015

Marriage Licenses - Edward Leverne Baker III and Lea Ann Carpenter, both of Wedgefield - Randolph Dewine Mouzon and Valencia Lachelle Bowers of Laurel, Maryland - Bruce Wayne Galloway and Kathleen Duke Herlong - Anthony Wayne Hunter of …
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3 teens charged with attempted murder

Three teens are in jail after a 19-year-old was shot during an exchange of gunfire as he was leaving a South Sumter gym Monday. Quintez Ford, 19, of Silver Street, was coming out of the gym at …
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Black River Electric celebrates 75 years

As Black River Electric Co-op powers through the end of celebrating 75 years of providing electrical service to rural Sumter, Lee, Clarendon and Kershaw counties, a new generation of users that power …

VW diesel owners to get $1,000 in gift cards and vouchers

DETROIT (AP) — Owners of 482,000 diesel Volkswagens and Audis in the U.S. are eligible for $1,000 in gift cards and vouchers as the automaker strives to placate customers dismayed by an …
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Nov. 24, 2015

CLARENDON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL BOARD OF TRUSTEES Today, 6 p.m., hospital board room SUMTER COUNTY COUNCIL Today, 6 p.m., Sumter County Council Chambers
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Nov. 27, 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, …