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Will Alice Drive construction ever be done?

A representative of the South Carolina Department of Transportation said it should have a report out next week on upcoming plans are for the Alice Drive project. "We should have all our information next week," resident construction engineer for …

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Sheriff's Office nabs shooting, home invasion suspect

Sumter County Sheriff's Office arrested and charged Dawayne Akeem Wells on Friday with multiple violent crimes for his alleged involvement in a home invasion and shooting incident that left two men seriously wounded. The incident occurred earlier …
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Are you looking for volunteer opportunities?

Hospice Care of Sumter LLC is in need of volunteers in Sumter and surrounding counties. Opportunities available for you to use your time and talents to be of assistance include reading, musical talents, companionship, light housekeeping, etc. …
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Community giveaway event in Bishopville

A community giveaway of donated items will be held beginning at 11 a.m. today at the home of Viola Shaw, 186 Green Lane, Bishopville. Free dinner will also be served at noon. Items to be given away include: clothes for children of all ages; adult …
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May 24, 2015

Marriage Licenses - Justin Thomas Smith and Sarah Jane Rosensteel, both of Dalzell - Joseph Allen Johnson of Rembert and Lea Sade Robinson of Bishopville - Jared Scott Royman of Shaw Air Force Base and Morgan Rose Jackson of Fountain …
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Sheriff's Office nabs shooting, home invasion suspect

Sumter County Sheriff's Office arrested and charged Dawayne Akeem Wells on Friday with multiple violent crimes for his alleged involvement in a home invasion and shooting incident that left two men seriously wounded. The incident occurred earlier …
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And the winner is ...

Sumter Packaging Corp. came away with the national Technologist of the Year Award at the Technical Association of the Pulp and Paper Industry's 100th anniversary celebration. "It's a really great honor to have this," Sumter Packaging President …

3 questions to help sort college student health coverage choices

A key question remains for many students who've finally settled on a college destination: How will they or their parents handle health care coverage? A doctor's office visit can cost more than $100 for someone without insurance. A car wreck that …
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May 24, 2015

CLARENDON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL BOARD OF TRUSTEES Tuesday, 6 p.m., hospital board room SUMTER COUNTY COUNCIL Tuesday, 6 p.m., Sumter County Council Chambers CITY OF BISHOPVILLE BUDGET WORKSHOP Tuesday, 6 p.m., Colclough Building, …
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May 13, 2015

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, …