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Council to vote on Sunday sales referendum

13 April 2014 - 6:00am
Five months after they received a request from the Chamber of Commerce, Sumter City Council is scheduled to vote on Sunday alcohol sales.
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Hoping to be a Fellow

13 April 2014 - 6:00am
Alice Drive Middle School Assistant Principal Trevor Ivey was recently selected as a regional finalist for the White House Fellows Program. After going through a rigorous application process, Ivey wil
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Physical therapist will travel to Nicaragua on medical mission

13 April 2014 - 6:00am
This time next month, Casey Amato will be in Nicaragua.
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Studies show reduced stress better for health

13 April 2014 - 6:00am
Recent research has found a connection between positive emotion and improved health, specifically cardiovascular health. It's not the effect of a change in mood that is the issue, it is the decisions
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Radium found in Rembert water

12 April 2014 - 6:00am
Officials tried to reassure Rembert residents Thursday their water is safe to drink despite a contamination that necessitates a change in the community's water source.
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Sumter native helps develop new diabetic test strips

12 April 2014 - 6:00am
Sumter's own Kayla Gainey is one of three bioengineering students at Clemson University to come up with a new way for diabetics to test blood sugar. Officials say the new method could make the testing
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Hubbard's abstracts reflect life's texture, rhythms

12 April 2014 - 6:00am
Abstract painter Ann Hubbard's artistic statement stresses her interest in creating the "relationships between dichotomies (smooth/textured, light/dark, movement/stillness) images that reveal a balanc
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USC Sumter class scores high on strategy game

12 April 2014 - 6:00am
Students enrolled in Hennie van Bulck's Strategic Management class at USC Sumter scored higher than any others in the world on their online global business strategy game recently. According to a recen
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United Way to host Kentucky Derby shindig

12 April 2014 - 6:00am
The Kentucky Derby is coming to downtown Sumter.
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Church backs DuRant

12 April 2014 - 6:00am
Nearly a year ago, the Rev. Larry DuRant, pastor of World International Ministries, was arrested and charged with several counts of criminal sexual conduct with a minor.
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Penny tax group must cut $35M from list of projects

11 April 2014 - 6:00am
The group charged with selecting projects for a renewed penny tax is continuing to narrow down its proposed project list but must still close a multi-million dollar gap between the project proposals a
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Groups don't qualify for housing funds

11 April 2014 - 6:00am
Low-income residents hoping to find a home may lose one source of help under new federal housing rules.
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Ebenezer FBLA participates in Green Week

11 April 2014 - 6:00am
One of the best ways to learn how to get involved in your community and how to save the environment is to participate.
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Students could fail exit exam, still graduate under bill

11 April 2014 - 6:00am
South Carolina high schools might be facing a major change to requirements for students to receive a high school diploma. The State House of Representatives recently concurred with the amendments the
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Army sergeant saves wreck victim's life

11 April 2014 - 6:00am
A 23-year-old man is fortunate to be alive after an Army sergeant placed a tourniquet on his severed right leg after a Thursday morning wreck on U.S. 378.
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House hopeful gets 1 year for Medicaid fraud

11 April 2014 - 6:00am
COLUMBIA - Willie Bethune, a current candidate for state House District 64, has been sentenced to one year in jail after being convicted on 10 counts of Medicaid fraud while providing counseling servi
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Judge orders Tuomey to set aside $70M

11 April 2014 - 6:00am
Tuomey Healthcare System has been ordered to place $70 million into bonds and escrow accounts in order to continue with its appeal of a $237.5 million judgment against it, a federal judge announced Th
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Find where you stand as a consumer in today's world

10 April 2014 - 6:00am
I walked into a store the other day where a sign boldly bragged that its wares and materials were purchased fair trade, meaning distributors pay fair wages to producers of products. It's particularly
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Man opens Rediscover Church focused on giving back

10 April 2014 - 6:00am
Detric Porter's heart is in Sumter.
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New pastor aims to guide growing congregation to 'abundant life'

10 April 2014 - 6:00am
A longtime preacher is bringing new energy to a Sumter church.
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