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Custodians, maintenance work hard to prepare for 1st day of school

18 July 2014 - 6:00am
Before the school year begins, teachers and administrators have prepared their curriculum, planned to implement new programs and strategies and have also endured orientation with the district to make
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Democrats convene on Sumter for new HQ opening

18 July 2014 - 6:00am
Politics and food are always a good combination, so Saturday's grand opening of Sumter Democrats' new headquarters should be filling on both fronts.
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Councilman giving youth closer look at justice system

18 July 2014 - 6:00am
Sumter City Councilman Calvin Hastie is taking time to give local youth an "up close and personal" look at the justice system.
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Think you can't dance? Take your Dizzy Feet downtown to learn

18 July 2014 - 6:00am
National Dance Day promises to be a lot of fun when it's presented by Downtown Sumter on the green space across from the Sumter Opera House.
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High school choirs headed to Carnegie Hall next year

18 July 2014 - 6:00am
Students involved in choir at Lakewood High School have a huge performance to look forward to during the 2014-15 school year. The choir recently received an invitation to perform at Carnegie Hall in A
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Clarendon 2 will have called board meetings

18 July 2014 - 6:00am
The Clarendon School District 2 board of trustees will have called special board meetings for Monday and Tuesday. Both meetings will be in the boardroom at the district office, 15 Major Drive in Manni
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Public invited to call to action meeting

18 July 2014 - 6:00am
There will be a Stakeholders' "Call to Action Meeting" Sunday at Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church, 325 W. Fulton St. All interested members of the public are invited to address the increasing crime
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Courts return $10 million to Tuomey

18 July 2014 - 6:00am
A federal court judge officially ordered Thursday that $40 million of the $50 million that Tuomey Healthcare System placed into an escrow account last year as part of the federal lawsuit against the h
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1 man wanted in Tuesday night shooting

18 July 2014 - 6:00am
Police are on the hunt for a man who has been charged in connection to a Tuesday night shooting.
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2 wanted in June assault

18 July 2014 - 6:00am
Authorities are looking for two people in connection to a vehicular assault that hospitalized a Sumter man on June 27.
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Retiring rector reflects on his years of service

17 July 2014 - 6:00am
After serving as the senior rector of Church of the Holy Comforter for 19 years, his longest post, the Very Rev. Dr. John Barr III is retiring.
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Air Force says Charleston air base to lose 19 slots

17 July 2014 - 6:00am
JOINT BASE CHARLESTON - The Air Force is cutting 19 positions at Joint Base Charleston as it reduces its major headquarters by about 3,400 jobs in a bid to save $1.6 billion.
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SAFE employee is Sunrise Rotarian of the Year

17 July 2014 - 6:00am
With a motto like "Service Above Self," it's no wonder Penny Pratt was named Rotarian of the Year for Sumter Sunrise Club at the annual banquet Tuesday.
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Suspect in 2011 killing pleads to manslaughter

17 July 2014 - 6:00am
A Wedgefield man accused of killing a 17-year-old Eastover man in 2011 has plead to a lesser charge.
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More pre-K students can take all-day classes

17 July 2014 - 6:00am
Sumter School District is making more strides in teaching and preparing the whole child, even at a young age.
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Justices: Autopsy reports not public

17 July 2014 - 6:00am
With a ruling posted to its website Wednesday morning, the S.C. Supreme Court limited the scope of the state's Freedom of Information Act, a decision that advocates of open government fear will make i
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Councilman steps down; special election in November

17 July 2014 - 6:00am
Voters will have one more choice to make in November, after a seat on city council came open unexpectedly this week.
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Fire truck company plans expansion

17 July 2014 - 6:00am
A zoning change could be the first step to a significant business expansion.
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Nurture relationships with your small group Bible study mates

17 July 2014 - 6:00am
Being a part of a small group or Bible study is a great way to develop personal relationships with other members in your community of faith. In recent years, small group studies have branched from the
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Overpass will close for more than a year

17 July 2014 - 6:00am
Folks who frequently use the southern portion of Lafayette Drive will soon have to plan an alternate route for passing through downtown Sumter.
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