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Former Sumter coroner remembered for empathy, dedication

On Sunday, Sumter said goodbye to one of its long-serving civil servants, Verna B. Moore, former Sumter County coroner. Moore, who was 91 when she passed away, stepped down as coroner almost nine years ago. Moore was first elected coroner in …

Protect yourself after Equifax breach

South Carolina Department of Consumer Affairs wants to arm consumers with the knowledge they need after the Equifax security breach: - Know the tools. SCDCA has a short guide dedicated to helping consumers whose information …
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Applications being accepted for Teen After School Program

The South Sumter Resource Center is accepting applications for the Teen After School Program (TASC) for ages 8-17. Space is limited. Contact Mr. Jenkins, program coordinator, at (803) 436-2277 / 2276 or inquire at 337 Manning Ave. The Sumter …
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Family fun festival in Paxville on Saturday

Paxville Community Development Corp. (PCDC) will hold a family fun festival from noon to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 23, at PCDC Community Center, 10183 Lewis Road, Paxville. This event will feature food, music and games. Bring your own chairs. No …
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Public Record: Sept. 3, 2017

Marriage Licenses - Casey Allen Doidge and Cristal Arely Romo - Gregory Eugene Burns and Arlene Hollamd Wilkes of Andrews - Adam Nicholas Russell and Kayla Michelle Batten - John William Marigliano III and Adriana Celeste Marigliano - …
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Woman charged with possession of stolen goods

CHARGES Katelynn A. Thigpen, 19, of 3860 Artesian Drive, was arrested on Sept. 8 and charged with receiving stolen goods for allegedly possessing a chainsaw, three air compressors, a 3-ton floor jack, assorted rods and reels, a Black & Decker …

Woman arrested for allegedly cutting victim

CHARGES Jeanette Simmons, 56, of Frazier Street, was arrested on Sunday and charged with second-degree domestic violence for allegedly cutting the victim on the chest with a knife during an altercation in the 50 block of Frazier Street about …
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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: Sept. 21,2017

CENTRAL CAROLINA TECHNICAL COLLEGE AREA COMMISSION Today, 5:30 p.m., 506 N. Guignard Drive, building M500, second floor, president's conference room CLARENDON SCHOOL DISTRICT 3 Today, 7:30 p.m., district office, Turbeville
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Support Groups: Sept. 20, 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 - …