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First Fourth Friday of the summer

Members of the band Fantasy dance with the crowd attending the first Fourth Friday concert of the year on Main Street on Friday. The series runs through the last Friday in September, and features a variety of musical styles.

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Sumter Red Cross office looking forward to future

Sumter's American Red Cross office is continuing its normal operations as well as looking forward to future projects as the group settles into its new home at the Arts and Letters Building on University of South Carolina Sumter's campus. The …
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Registration for Summer Enrichment Program for youth underway

The Sumter County Recreation Department Summer Enrichment Program will be held June 13-July 22 at various locations in Sumter County. Programs will be held for youth ages 5-12 and teens 13-17. Pre-registration will be held through June 3. The …
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Veterans Association to hold Memorial Day program

Sumter County Veterans Association will hold its annual Memorial Day program at 11 a.m. on Monday, May 30, at General Mabry Memorial Park, located on U.S. 76/378 just east of Shaw Air Force Base. Brig. Gen. R. Van McCarty will speak. A Memorial …
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May 22, 2016

Marriage Licenses - David Lesley Ellis and Frances Lynn Dunn, both of Dalzell - Matthew Brandon Gregory and Dayanna Marlene Morgan - Bruce Alan Burchett Jr. and Whitney Renea Daugherty of Manning - Ethan T. Doby and Marie Wilson - …
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2 charged with public disorderly conduct

Joy Mae Williams, 21, was arrested at 11:56 p.m. Monday for disorderly conduct, displaying aggressive behavior, shouting profanity and allegedly assaulting a man and a woman while under the influence of alcohol, according to a Sumter …
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Longtime Farmers' Exchange will close the barn door Friday

Farmers' Exchange, which originally organized as a cooperative for shareholders in 1931, will close its doors Friday after nearly 85 years. John B. Tindal started out as a manager of the store in 1936, bought out shareholders in the 1950s and …

Local design studio wins excellence awards

Nicole Norris Design Studio Inc. and Nicole Norris received three awards for design excellence on April 28 at the American Society of Interior Design Carolinas Spring Conference and Gala in Charlotte. Norris won first place for a bathroom design …
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May 26, 2016

SUMTER COUNTY DEVELOPMENT BOARD Today, 7:30 a.m., Greater Sumter Chamber of Commerce boardroom, 32 E. Calhoun St.
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May 20, 2016

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, …