The Sumter Item's Osteen Jr. leaves legacy, impact with young local journalists

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

A red grease pencil. A celebratory cigar. An unwavering love for journalism, the correct spellings of street names and the hometown for which he served.

When the news of Hubert D. Osteen Jr.'s passing Sunday came to light, the Sumter community …

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