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Chamber develops workforce plan

WILMINGTON, N.C. - Adopting a long-term approach to building the workforce pipeline, including mentoring youth, work-based internships for older students, and having a centralized location for coordinating those efforts are main causes the Chamber …

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Presidents Day Parade

Students and teachers line up to begin the 17th annual Presidents Day Parade at First Presbyterian Church preschool and kindergarten on Friday. Americans celebrate Presidents Day on Monday. Last week, students at the school learned about their presidents, what the honor guard represents and the meaning of the colors on the flag.
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Tire theft suspect works out restitution

According to Sumter County Sheriff's Office, four tires were stolen from Myson's Tires, 3272 Broad St., shortly after midnight on Wednesday.Video shows white males running along the fence at the …
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HAROLD G. KIRK

Harold G. Kirk, retired U.S. Air Force, 91, of Sumter, passed away on Dec. 29, 2016, two days shy of his 92nd birthday, at Palmetto Health Tuomey. He was born a second son, on the very last day of 1924 in Glencoe, Minnesota, and entered a world …

DOROTHY WILSON

MANNING - Dorothy "Dot" Long Wilson, 94, widow of Robert "Ears" Ernest Wilson Jr. died Friday, Feb. 17, 2017, at Morningside Assisted Living. Born Oct. 6, 1922, in Laurens, she was a daughter of the late Otimas and Ola Culbertson Long. She was a …
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Charity stripe disparity

Try as he might, Shawn Jones just couldn't get around it. "Free throws. They shot 40, we shot 15," said Jones, the Sumter High School boys basketball head coach. "They" were the Lexington …
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An adult voice amid pandemic childishness

WASHINGTON - In his 72 years, Judge J. Harvie Wilkinson III of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, who was raised in segregated Richmond, Virginia, acknowledges that he has seen much change, often for the better, including advances in …
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Cleopatra has a loving, sweet personality

Cleopatra is a housebroken 3-year-old white domestic medium hair. She has a loving and sweet personality. Cleopatra enjoys lots of hands-on attention. She does great with other cats and children and would make a great lap cat. Cleopatra would …