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B-66ers pay visit to Shaw, Sumter

Members of the B-66 Destroyer Association wrapped up a visit to Shaw Air Force Base and Sumter with a visit to the Sumter Military Museum on Tuesday. The trip was part of a B-66 Association convention taking place in Charleston. More than 120 of …

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3 infected with West Nile in state

Three cases of West Nile virus have been identified in people in South Carolina this year, according to South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control Public Information Officer Robert Yannity via email Tuesday. Yannity said two …

With depression, better to be overly cautious than unaware

Bringing up the subject of suicide may not be an easy task, especially when discussing risks among youths. But with the start of a new school year, students could find themselves introduced to more stress. According to a 2015 post on Centers for …
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Man arrested after reportedly trying to steal patio furniture

CHARGES Zackie Bracey Jr., 66, of 24 Sampson St., was arrested on Monday and charged with petty larceny after he reportedly attempted to steal patio furniture valued at $200 from a residence in the 100 block of North Purdy Street about 11:50 a.m. …
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REV. GEORGE M. MAXWELL

SAVANNAH - The Rev. George M. Maxwell died on Sunday, Aug. 28, 2016. George was born on Sept. 11, 1930, in Augusta, Georgia, and was the second of three sons of Mr. and Mrs. Grover Cleveland Maxwell. George graduated from Richmond Academy in 1947 …

DOUGLAS W. ROBINSON JR.

OLANTA - Douglas Wesley Robinson Jr., 87, husband of Carolyn Dennis Robinson, died on Monday, Aug. 29, 2016, at a local nursing center. Born in Turbeville, he was a son of the late Douglas Wesley Sr. and Lillie Belle Player Robinson. Mr. Robinson …
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All-around effort

The first one simply bounced into his hands. Rodney Pitts had to work a little bit harder for the other five. Pitts scored the first of his six touchdowns in Sumter High School’s 54-8 victory over Crestwood on Friday by recovering a blocked …
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Devastating economic conspiracies in the U.S.

A general economic principle is that any law or regulation that restricts market entry tends to impose the greatest burden on those who can be described as poor, latecomers, discriminated-against and politically weak. The president of the NAACP's …
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Remy enjoys being outside, playing with others

Remy is a sweet boy who enjoys being outside and playing with others. He was picked up by Sumter Animal Control wandering on a busy street. Remy was not wearing a collar and he has not been microchippped. His owners never came looking for him so he …