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Victim in fatal Clarendon wreck identified

The victim of the fatal wreck in Clarendon County on Saturday has been identified as Elexander Dow of Summerton. The 49-year-old died when his 1998 Ford Explorer caught fire after striking a tree while he was traveling eastbound on Moses Dingle …

Ways that Sumter residents can safely enjoy the holiday

With lengthy to-do lists and two days to prepare a meal for the entire family, many people can expect to see the storm before the calm this Thanksgiving holiday. While this may not be the first rodeo for many families, there are a few tips that …
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VFW Post 10813 to hold wine and cheese affair

VFW Post 10813 will hold its "Fourth Sunday Wine & Cheese Affair" from 5 to 9 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 26, at 610 Manning Ave. The Westside Neighborhood Association will meet at 5:30 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 27, at the Birnie HOPE Center, 210 S. Purdy …
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Public Record: Nov. 12, 2017

Marriage Licenses - Brian David Staller Jr. and Megan Joyce Shellhammer, both of Dalzell - William Henry Smith and Billie Jean Riley Watts of Mayesville - Desmond Jermaine Stukes and Cantall Denise Shaw - Travis Alan Turner and Amber …
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Two men steal trailer, equipment from Boykin Heating and Air

Sumter Police Department officials are asking the public for help in identifying two men who were seen on video surveillance before allegedly stealing a white 6-by-10-foot cargo trailer and other …

Three armed suspects rob north Sumter County Dollar General

Three armed men who reportedly robbed a retail store in northern Sumter County Thursday night remain at large, and the Sumter County Sheriff’s Office is asking the public to help identify the …
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Toys 'R' Us files for bankruptcy, but keeps stores open

NEW YORK (AP) — Toys 'R' Us, the toy retailer struggling with $5 billion in debt and intense online competition, has filed for bankruptcy protection ahead of the key holiday shopping season — and …

Tax overhaul faces resistance from fans of some deductions

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Trump and congressional Republicans have pledged to overhaul the nation's complex tax code. To slash taxes, they say they'll curb a web of expensive deductions and credits to allow more revenue to flow to the …
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Public Agenda: Nov. 22, 2017

SUMTER CITY-COUNTY PLANNING COMMISSION Today, 3 p.m., fourth floor, Sumter Opera House, Council Chambers
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Support Groups: Nov. 22, 2017

AA, AL-ANON, ALATEEN: AA - Monday-Friday, noon and 5:30 p.m.; Saturday, 8 p.m.; Sundays, 10:30 a.m. and 7 p.m., 1 Warren St. (803) 775-1852. AA Women's Meeting - Wednesdays, 7 p.m., 1 Warren St. (803) 775-1852. AA Spanish Speaking - …