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Item archivist brings Sumter history to life

Yesterday I went by the office to do some research on our time machine, also known as a microfilm machine. I was surprised that I didn't see Sammy Way in the room. In basketball, lots of players spend lots of time in gyms honing their skills. …

Keeping up with the times for all of you

As The Sumter Item approaches its 120th anniversary this October, we're extremely proud of where we are as your trusted community newspaper. The redesigned print edition is working well for readers and advertisers. It's easier to read, more …
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Notable & Quotable: Sunday, July 6, 2014

Obama 'waiting for history to recognize greatness' In "The Daydream and the Nightmare," Peggy Noonan writes, "Obama isn't doing his job. He's waiting for history to recognize his greatness." Read it online at www.wsj.com: I don't know if we …
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Don't blame Obama; take a look at Congress

The people whose sole focus is on President Obama as the total problem need to open their eyes and learn, finally. Why can't voters see where the problems are? The United States has 169 embassies …

Tragic elements aside, laws worked in dog shooting

Last week, a local concealed weapons permit (CWP) holder utilized their sidearm to stop an attack by a Rottweiler in Memorial Park. This has raised questions about the reasonableness of his action.As …
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July 24, 2014

Recent editorials from South Carolina newspapers: The Post and Courier of Charleston July 22 Wrong-way energy choices The Obama administration won't allow construction of the Keystone XL pipeline from Canada to the United States, …
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