Longtime journalist Hubert D. Osteen Jr. led family business for decades, serving his hometown of Sumter

BY KAYLA GREEN
kayla@theitem.com
Posted 12/15/20

Hubert Duvall Osteen Jr., chairman of Osteen Publishing Co. and the dean of newspapermen in South Carolina, died at home Sunday. He was 84.

In his passing, The Sumter Item, the Sumter community and South Carolina lost a stalwart of balanced, …

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