Election 2020 coverage
Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., talks with Deanna Miller Berry in Denmark on Feb. 10. Booker has traveled to small towns in South Carolina and New Hampshire and told voters that he hears some of the same concerns from them that he hears in his hometown of Newark, New Jersey.

2020 Democratic candidates aim to bring messages into rural America

DENMARK - Deanna Miller Berry doesn't often see presidential candidates. So when New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker recently came to Bamberg County, South Carolina, she was primed to unload about a contaminated water system. "What is your plan to fix …
Obituaries
ALANA KEELS Alana Keels entered eternal rest on Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2022, at the Augusta Medical Center. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Wilson Funeral Home, 403 S. Main St., Bishopville.
MARTHA ELLEN DENNIS Martha Ellen Dennis, age 78, widow of Michael Dennis Jr., departed this life on Friday, Jan. 14, 2022, in Sumter. She was born on Nov. 25, 1943, in Sumter, to the late Leola Miller and Marion Sanders Sr. The family is requesting no visitors at …
TOMMYE SHULL LONG Tommye Shull Long, age 85, beloved wife of the late John Sherman Long, died on Thursday, Ja. 13, 2022, at Solomons Home. Born in Chattanooga, Tennessee, she was a daughter of the late Harvey and Agnes Nancy Brown Shull. Mrs. Long retired as the …