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Expect lane closures on U.S. 378 today

The right eastbound lane of U.S. 378 will be closed beginning at 7 a.m. today as participants in the Base2Base Race run from McEntire Joint National Guard Base near Columbia to Shaw Air Force Base in Sumter. According to a news release from …
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Summer Youth Employment applications being accepted

The City of Sumter will accept applications for its Summer Youth Employment Programs through May 6. Students ages 14-15 will work in city government and students age 16 through high school will work in the Co-Op Program for local businesses. …
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Sumter Combat Veterans hold black tie gala

The Mayesville Area Community Coalition (MACC) will hold a fundraiser from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. today at Mayesville Elementary School. There will be fried fish and hot dogs available for purchase as well as a bazaar that will include the sale of new …
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April 24, 2016

Marriage Licenses - Anthony Cameron Segarra of Melbourne, Florida, and Jozie Cillin Herrera - Chris Mack and Crystal Nicole McLeod - Tan Trung Nguyen of Panama City, Florida, and Dana Elizabeth Poston - Ryan Dean Hayes of Shaw Air Force …
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Sheriff's office deputies no longer seeking truck

Sumter County Sheriff's Office is no longer searching for a red truck that was previously reported to have been involved in an alleged sexual assault on Tindal Road on April 26.
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Students get peek inside Sumter BD plant

Sumter's Becton-Dickinson Plant Manager Kevin Johnson outlined a plan to more than 30 eighth-grade students Monday that showed how they could use their high school years to propel themselves to making more than $50,000 a year by the time they're 20 …

Medicare aims to foster critical care talks with doctors

Medicare wants more doctors and patients to talk about the tough care decisions that must be made if a person becomes seriously ill or incapacitated. The federal entity, which covers health care for people over age 65, has started reimbursing …
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May 1, 2016

SANTEE-LYNCHES REGIONAL COUNCIL OF GOVERNMENTS BOARD OF DIRECTORS Monday, 7 p.m., Santee-Lynches Board Room, 36 W. Liberty St. LEAGUE OF WOMEN VOTERS BOARD MEETING Monday, 5:30 p.m., Sumter Sheriff's Office conference room SUMTER CITY …
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April 29, 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 - Wednesday, 7 p.m., 1 Warren St. (803) 775-1852. AA Spanish Speaking - Sunday, …