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Public comment being accepted on proposed resurfacing, bridge work

You can help with projects proposed by our state's Department of Transportation by commenting on the department's recommendations for those projects, including ones in the tri-county area. The comments will be used to help amend the Statewide …

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1 Manning man dead, woman charged in fatality

A 34-year-old-Manning man is dead after the 1994 Dodge Dakota pickup he was driving east on S.C. 261, near Boyd Road, was reportedly struck from behind by a 1999 Hyundai driven by Tammy Brown, also …
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Reunions, volunteer opportunities, dancing and more

The USS Missouri (BB-63) Association will hold its 41st annual reunion Sept. 17-23 at the Ramada Gateway Hotel in Kissimmee, Florida. All veterans, their family and friends are invited. For information, contact Bill Morton, vice president, at (803) …
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Give the gift of life by donating blood

An American Red Cross blood drive will be held 9 a.m.-2 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 30, at Trinity Missionary Baptist Church, 155 Wall St. Each donor will receive a free box of Girl Scout Cookies and all donors are eligible for a drawing for a free …
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Aug. 10, 2014

Building Permits - Ronald E. and Janice J. Kittle, owners, Donald Buddin dba Sumter Roofing, contractor, 1365 Kentwood Drive, $6,650 (reroof and vinyl, residential). - Keith E. and Laura A. Cox, owners, Welch's Quality Builders & Roofers LLC, …
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$9,000 in Volkswagen automobile parts reported stolen

CHARGES: Michael JC Davis, 33, of 3097 Starks Ferry Road, was arrested and charged with shoplifting, public disorderly conduct and third-degree assault and battery about 2:41 p.m. Tuesday. The suspect reportedly tried to leave a business in the …
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Stocks end higher after strong run

The Standard & Poor's 500 index delivered its fourth record high in five days Friday, ending with the biggest monthly gain since February. The milestone-crushing run capped a week when the S&P eclipsed the 2,000-point mark for the first time. And …

Ladies, put on that hard hat

NEW YORK - Janice Moreno graduated from college with a degree in English literature but never landed a job paying more than $12 an hour. Now, at 36, she's back in the classroom - in safety glasses and a T-shirt - learning how to be a …
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Aug. 31, 2014

SUMTER CITY COUNCIL Tuesday, 5:30 p.m., Sumter Opera House, 21 N. Main St. BISHOPVILLE CITY COUNCIL Tuesday, 6:30 p.m., Colclough Building
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Aug. 26, 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, …