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Historic preservation committee approves designs for outdoor restaurant on Main Street

Sumter Historic Preservation Design Review Committee approved the design plans for a covered outdoor restaurant and entertainment venue at 35 N. Main St. and 4 E. Hampton St. during its meeting on Thursday. The venue will become the location of …

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Pork, beef 'cue and bluegrass to fill Main Street on Saturday

Sidebar Presents: Bluegrass and BBQ is a fun event to keep people coming downtown, the bar's co-owner Danielle Thompson said. The 5-to-11 p.m. Saturday celebration of two of the South's favorite things will take place on Main Street Sumter, and the …
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Are you or a family member a Purple Heart recipient?

The Purple Heart Chapter of Sumter is sponsoring a project to have all Purple Heart medal recipients inducted into the National Purple Heart Hall of Honor located in New York. An enrollment application must be completed by the medal recipient or …
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Catch a movie at the Sumter Opera House

Summer Movies at the Sumter Opera House, 21 N. Main St., will feature the following: today, "Open Season: Scared Silly;" and Friday, Aug. 12, "The Hunger Games: The Mockingjay Part 2." Thursday movie times are 10 a.m., 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. and Friday …
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July 17, 2016

Marriage Licenses - Theodore Gabanjo March of Rembert and Soyla Rosa Delgado - Hezekiah Jerome Bethea of Myrtle Beach and Cynthia Marie Capers of Dalzell - Jonathan Edward McCauley and Felicia Shanta Murrell - Kenneth Carnell Johnes and …
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Flat-screen TVs, lawn mower among stolen items

STOLEN PROPERTY A 50-inch flat-screen TV valued at $800; a 32-inch flat- screen TV valued at $300; miscellaneous jewelry valued at $6,000; a blue HP laptop valued at $600; a silver Apple iPad valued at $300; two sets of Beats headphones valued at …
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Charpy's adds mosquito abatement to line of services

When Keith Charpentier saw an opportunity to expand his Charpy's Pool business, he didn't swat away the idea. After all, serving a strong customer base of more than 4,000 pool owners who already trust his employees to visit their backyards …

Bereavement fares gone from most U.S. airlines

DALLAS - Airlines used to give discounts to passengers who were traveling to a relative's funeral, but those days are just about gone. Now buying a ticket to attend a funeral or visit a relative in the hospital is no different than last-minute …
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July 28, 2016

SUMTER COUNTY DEVELOPMENT BOARD Today, 7:30 a.m., Greater Sumter Chamber of Commerce boardroom, 32 E. Calhoun St. CENTRAL CAROLINA TECHNICAL COLLEGE AREA COMMISSION MEETING Today, noon, building M500, second floor, President's Conference …
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July 29, 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 - Wednesdays, 7 p.m., 1 Warren St. (803) 775-1852. AA Spanish Speaking - …