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Sumter crowns King, Queen of Iris Festival

It was coincidence that both King and Queen of the Iris Festival are Lakewood High School seniors. The judges for the 25th crowning of the regents had only anonymous applications by which to score the competitors on academics, school activities …

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SHS Class of 1972 to hold class reunion

Sumter High School Class of 1972 will hold its 45th class reunion July 14-16, 2017. For information, visit SHS Class of 1972 Reunion on Facebook or email shs1972classreunion@gmail.com. Palmetto Health Tuomey Hospice is in need of volunteers. A …
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Around Town: Friday, May 26, 2017

The Sumter County Veterans Association will present its annual "get out the flags" at the fairground farmers market at 8 a.m. on Saturday, May 27. All churches with cemeteries in Sumter County are requested to send a representative to this event. …
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April 16, 2017

Marriage Licenses - Dustyn James Stevens Park and Andrea Renae Delp, both of Shaw Air Force Base - Felix Luis Feliciano and Vivian Ann Rock - Johnney Thomas McLeod Jr. and Tracey Lashawn Webb - Edward Tarrell Pugh and Angela Yvette …
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Sherry N. Williams charged with first-degree burglary

CHARGES Sherry N. Williams, 34, of 6130 Phoenix Court, Wedgefield, was arrested on Saturday and charged with first-degree burglary for allegedly entering a residence in the 5900 block of Orange Hill Road in Sumter County on May 19 without the …
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Need cash? Facebook expands personal fundraising tools

NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook is expanding its fundraising tools that let users ask friends and strangers to give them money to help pay for education, medical or other expenses. The company has been …

Google helps advertisers track spending in physical stores

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google already monitors online shopping — and now it's keeping an eye on physical stores to try to sell more digital advertising. The internet company said Tuesday that a …
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May 25, 2017

SUMTER COUNTY DEVELOPMENT BOARD Today, 7:30 a.m., Greater Sumter Chamber of Commerce boardroom, 32 E. Calhoun St.
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Find a support group in our area

MONDAY MEETINGS: Sumter Vitiligo Support Group - Second Monday, 5:45-6:45 p.m., North HOPE Center, 904 N. Main St. Call Tiffany at (803) 316-6763. Find the group on Facebook at Sumter Vitiligo Support. TUESDAY MEETINGS: Heroin Anonymous - …