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'We're not done by any stretch'

Christ Community Church members moved from a portable to a permanent church at 320 Loring Mill Road on Dec. 4. Members shed tears of joy as the doors opened after 15 years of holding services in everything from a snack room at the YMCA to an …

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What is Sumter saying about school district?

Melissa Blair: "I'm not pleased with this school district. They don't provide anything for the kids, they're always asking for fundraisers and money." "Substitute teachers are important, especially when a lot of the teachers are pregnant at …
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Looking for volunteer opportunities?

Palmetto Health Tuomey Hospice is in need of volunteers. A hospice volunteer application can be found online at volunteers . Hospice volunteers are an integral part of the …
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Sumter Chapter AARP to meet today

The Sumter County Chapter of AARP will meet at 3 p.m. today at Sumter Senior Services Center, 119 S. Sumter St. Doris Gleason, South Carolina AARP outreach director, will speak. Open to anyone 55 years or older. Call Johnny Jones at (803) …
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Jan. 1, 2017

Marriage Licenses - Dewey Carey Pritchard Jr. and Christina Ann Partin - John Carlysle Floyd of New Zion and Whitney Douglass Robinson - Samuel Fernandez and Dominique Rene Martinez, both of Shaw Air Force Base - Brandon Shane Green and …
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Man charged with burglary after allegedly taking heater from burned home

CHARGES Timothy Johnson, 50, of 246 Gamble St., was arrested on Friday and charged with second-degree burglary after he allegedly took a space heater from the scene of a house fire on 2nd Avenue. According to an incident report from Sumter Police …
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With job announcements, firms appear to seek Trump approval

WASHINGTON — From Wal-Mart to General Motors to Amazon, a growing number of the world's largest companies appear to be trying to get in step with President-elect Donald Trump's demand that …

GM to add or keep 7,000 U.S. jobs, make $1B investment

DETROIT (AP) - General Motors plans to invest $1 billion in U.S. factories and add thousands of new white-collar jobs, measures that have been in the works for years but were announced Tuesday after criticism from President-elect Donald Trump. In …
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Jan. 19, 2017

CENTRAL CAROLINA TECHNICAL COLLEGE AREA COMMISSION Today, 5:30 p.m., building M500, second floor, president's conference room, main campus, 506 N. Guignard Drive CLARENDON SCHOOL DISTRICT 3 Today, 7:30 p.m., district office, Turbeville
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Jan. 18, 2017

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 - …