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Organizers pleased with 1st Lizard Man Stomp in Bishopville

BISHOPVILLE - Some would say it was 34 years in the making, but the inaugural Lizard Man Stomp on Saturday had a turnout that was better than expected, according to festival organizers. Between 500 and 700 people attended "The Stomp," as some … more

Inaugural Lizard Man Stomp is Saturday in Bishopville

As some have said, Scotland may have the Loch Ness Monster and the Pacific northwest has the Sasquatch, but Bishopville and Lee County have The Lizard Man. In an effort to preserve the legend of The Lizard Man, promote what is available to see in … more

Lee County treasurer loses nomination to challenger Dixon

Shirley Dixon defeated incumbent Lee County Treasurer Lisa Baker in the Democratic primary election Tuesday night. Uncertified results released by the South Carolina Election Commission reported that Dixon won 53.4% of the vote compared to 46.6% … more

Nutrition program for seniors underway in Sumter, Lee counties

STAFF REPORT The Senior Farmers' Market Nutrition Program, which is administered by the South Carolina Department of Social Services, is a seasonal grant program by the U.S. Department of Agriculture with a goal of supplementing the diets of … more

Bishopville hosting COVID-19 vaccine event on Saturday

Those interested in getting a COVID-19 vaccine can do so on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Bishopville. The clinic will be held at 509 N. Main St., and attendees 5-11 can receive their first or second dose of the Pfizer vaccine. Attendees 12 … more

Lee County School District names 2022-23 Teachers of the Year, Support Staff of the Year

STAFF REPORT Lee County School District named the following 2022-23 Teachers of the Year and Support Staff of the Year on May 2: Dennis Elementary School Teacher of the Year: Sheliaka Davis, fourth-grade teacher Support Staff Member of … more

Sumter, Lee counties participate in National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

South Carolina law enforcement agencies ask residents to "not be the dealer" and get rid of unwanted prescription drugs. Law enforcement agencies throughout the nation have partnered with the Drug Enforcement Administration for its 22nd National … more

Lee Central Middle hosting vaccine clinic Friday

A free vaccine clinic will be open on Friday, April 22, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Lee Central Middle School, 41 Charlenes Lane, in Bishopville. Attendees 5-11 can receive their first or second dose of the Pfizer vaccine. Attendees 12 and older can … more
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