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A fitting tribute

Sometimes it's not the speeches of dignitaries or the splendor and flourish of brass bands and color guards that are the most memorable moments in an event such as Saturday's ceremony for the bestowal of the French Legion of Honor on World War II …

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Sumter School District board to meet Monday

The Sumter School District board of trustees will have a work session at 6 p.m. Monday at the district office, 1345 Wilson Hall Road. According to the agenda, Superintendent Frank Baker will …
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After school care, reunions and more

The Rembert Area Community Coalition (RACC) is accepting applications for the 2014-15 after school program. Applications can be obtained at the main office, 8455 Camden Highway, Rembert, SC 29128. For information, call (803) 432-2001. Hillcrest …
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Attention all area veterans

The Sumter Combat Veterans Group will meet at 10 a.m. on Monday, Sept. 22, at the South HOPE Center, 1125 S. Lafayette Drive. All area veterans are invited. In recognition of National Hispanic Heritage Month, a "Fiesta of ESL, Family Literacy and …
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Sept. 14, 2014

Marriage Licenses - Daniel Ashley Holladay of Pinewood and Patricia Jackson Townsend of Dillon - Christopher Kenneth Holley and Cheryl Melissa Christmas - Joshua Aaron Fitzgerald and Chelsea Amelia Caldwell - Jeremy Wayne Johnson and …
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Woman finds stolen car in back yard

CHARGES Mikah Green, 18, of Manning, was arrested Wednesday and charged with receiving stolen goods after reportedly selling more than $2,000 worth of a victim's stolen jewelry July 28 at a Sumter shop in the fourth block of East Wesmark …
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Home Depot breach affected 56M debit, credit cards

NEW YORK (AP) — Home Depot said that 56 million debit and credit cards are estimated to have been breached in a data theft between April and September at its stores in the U.S. and Canada. That …

FedEx will add 50,000 seasonal jobs

DALLAS (AP) - Growth in online shopping is boosting profit at FedEx, and the company plans to hire more than 50,000 extra workers to handle what is shaping up as another record year for holiday-season package deliveries. That's up from about …
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Sept. 21, 2014

TUOMEY REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER BOARD Monday, noon, Tuomey SANTEE WATEREE RTA BOARD OF DIRECTORS Monday, 6 p.m., 129 S. Harvin St. For special accommodations, call (803) 934-0396, extension 103. SUMTER SCHOOL DISTRICT BOARD OF …
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Sept. 20, 2014

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, …