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Deputies put clamps on party crasher

Maybe he should have just fastened his seat belt. An attempt by a Sumter County sheriff's deputy to pull over a driver for a seat belt violation on Manning Avenue at about 8:30 p.m. Friday led to a chase, according to Ken Bell, public information …
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You can make a positive difference by volunteering

Make-A-Wish South Carolina is seeking volunteers to help make wishes come true for children across the state. Bilingual volunteers are especially needed. Interest webinars are offered at 6:30 p.m. on the second Wednesday of each month. …
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Lincoln High Alumni Association to meet

Dennis Thompson will present southern country gospel concerts as follows: 10 a.m.-noon today, Palmetto Towers, 1150 S. Pike West; and 6 p.m. today, Liberty Freewill Baptist Church, 2761 Liberty Road, Manning. There will be an opportunity to purchase …
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June 19, 2016

Marriage Licenses - John Christopher McCoy and Ashley Bryant McKnight - Quincy Evan Pringle of Manning and Lekita Tyaise Rhodes - Michael Christopher Burns and Emily Caroline Floyd of Olanta - Tymon Datrell Greer and Franchanter Renae …
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Man arrested on panhandling charge

CHARGES Jonathan Welch, 34, of 17 Levi St., was arrested on charges of panhandling May 29 at 6:26 p.m. at a North Lafayette Drive business. According to a police report, Welch was asking customers for money and disrupting their shopping …
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Sumter downtown development well underway

Leigh Newman, downtown development coordinator for City of Sumter, gave a presentation on the revitalization efforts the city is undergoing at the Rotary Club of Sumter Palmetto meeting on Thursday at Sunset Country Club. Newman said the city's …

Brexit not expected to swamp S.C.

A vote by Britain to leave the European Union, called "Brexit," has rattled world markets and created a great deal of uncertainty about the direction of the world economy, but a local economist said not to expect it to impact South Carolina. Doug …
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June 26, 2016

SUMTER COUNTY DISABILITIES & SPECIAL NEEDS BOARD INC. CREATIVE ENVIRONMENTS INC. INDEPENDENT LIVING INC. ABILITIES UNLIMITED INC. ADAPTIVE LIFESTYLES INC. MAGNOLIA MANOR INC. FIRST FLIGHT INC. Monday, 1:30 p.m., 750 Electric …
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June 24, 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 - …