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Shop, eat, be entertained at Art in the Park

Last year's Art in the Park featured more than 42 vendors, and this year's roster is even larger for the 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday festival in Memorial Park. It's the 11th year for Art in the Park and the second organized and coordinated by the …

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Church News: Sept. 22, 2017

Clarendon County Ministerial Alliance, P.O. Box 811, Manning, announces: * Sunday-Tuesday, Oct. 1-3 - Revival at 7 nightly at Manning High School gymnasium. The Rev. Ric Wright will speak. * Saturday, Oct. 28 - Annual banquet at 6 p.m. at …
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Green-Black

MURRELLS INLET - Frances Eugenia Green and Benjamin Walker Black, both of Greenville, were united in marriage at 6 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 5, 2017, at Belin Memorial United Methodist Church. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ellie Woodrow …
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Last child left at home balks at mother's plans to move

DEAR ABBY — I'm a guy in college, majoring in computer science. I live with my mother, who's in her 60s and works as an elementary school teacher. Right now, we live in an urban area, near …
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Williamses celebrate 70 years

Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Williams Sr. of Sumter celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary on Sept. 13, 2017. A party was given in their honor on Sept. 16, 2017, at New Beginnings Catering Service by their eight children and their spouses: Alfred Jr. …
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Mix cheesy eggs and ripe avocado for a yummy breakfast taco

Long before I knew that the origin of breakfast tacos were a hotly debated topic, I was eating them and loving them. I had my first breakfast taco many years ago in Houston and have enjoyed many more in Austin, Texas. But, I am not about to give …
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Mystery plant blooms red or orange in late summer

This is one of the many plants that make me glad that I live in the South. It is a member of what is commonly called the amaryllis family (although recently, the scientific trend has been to include the amaryllis family in the lily family), and …
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Huff-Pray

Larry and Carmelita "Lita" Huff of Sumter announce the engagement of their daughter, Maria N. Huff of Columbia, to Paul J. Pray III, son of Paul J. Pray Jr. and Jill Pray of Syracuse, New York, and Rose Gonzales-Hamelinck and Darren Hamelinck of …
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Renovations start at USO; Swan Lake bank robbed - again

75 YEARS AGO - 1943 April 3 - 9 Renovations at the new U.S.O. Club at 14 S. Main St. will start Monday morning. Carl E. Copeland, general manager of Henry P. Moses Housing Co., has received the necessary priorities for building material, and …
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Carolina Theatre had long, storied history

Though no longer in existence, Sumter's Carolina Theatre had a long and storied history. Research focuses on the showing of the film "Cruisin Down the River," which utilized the beauty queen "Miss Chattahoochee" and a calliope to encourage …