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March for Babies selects 2016 ambassadors

Brandon and Jamie Rogers and their daughter, Mollie Gray, are serving as Sumter's 2016 March for Babies Ambassador Family to help raise awareness about the lifesaving work of the March of Dimes. In Sumter, March for Babies will take place at 8:30 …

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Volunteers are needed for tax preparation

Sumter County AARP Foundation Tax-Aide is in need of volunteers for the upcoming tax season. No tax preparation experience is needed. Volunteers only need to have minimum computer experience and the desire to help local taxpayers. Volunteer at …
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Shepherd's Center offers public information sessions

The Shepherd's Center, 24 Council St., will offer public information sessions from 11 to 11:50 a.m. on Thursdays as follows: Sept. 29, Bobbi Adams, master gardener, will give gardening tips, including butterfly gardening; and Oct. 6 and Oct. 13, …
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Sept. 4, 2016

Marriage Licenses - Lonnie Clinton Graham Jr. and Tiffany Lajoy Adams - Marcus Leon Bradshaw and Delarah Desiray Sykes - Bobby Ragin Jr. of Pinewood and Victoria Queen Wearing of Manning - Eric Jason Benehaley and Melissa Kirby …
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Firearms, lawn equipment, computers stolen

STOLEN PROPERTY A .30-06 rifle, unknown brand, valued at $700 was reportedly stolen from a vehicle while it was parked in the 2700 block of U.S. 521 between 2:30 and about 7 a.m. on …
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Cajun cuisine on Broad Street

Chef Jason Bruner grew up in Plaquemines Parish, just outside of New Orleans. He received culinary degrees in New York, China and Italy. He trained under master chefs such as Wolfgang Puck and Daniel Boulud and worked in Michelin Star restaurants …
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Sept. 28, 2016

SUMTER CITY-COUNTY PLANNING COMMISSION Today, 3 p.m., fourth floor, Sumter Opera House, Council Chambers SUMTER COUNTY DEVELOPMENT BOARD Thursday, 7:30 a.m., Greater Sumter Chamber of Commerce boardroom, 32 E. Calhoun St.
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Sept. 28, 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 - …