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Returning to society with service in mind

19 April 2014 - 6:00am
Wearing blue shirts emblazoned with the word "SHOCK," a group of 20 young men ages 17 to 29 graduated Thursday from the Shock Incarceration Program at Wateree River Correctional Institution off S.C. 2
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More jobs wanted means higher jobless rate for Sumter

19 April 2014 - 6:00am
Sumter County's unemployment rate climbed in March as more people returned to the labor force looking for work, the South Carolina Department of Employment and Workforce reported Friday.
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Business owners, leaders still split on guns in bars

19 April 2014 - 6:00am
Scott Alfred isn't sure of the wisdom of allowing guns in bars, based on personal experience.
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Inmates embrace their service club

19 April 2014 - 6:00am
Among the guests at Thursday's graduation ceremony was Sumter Salvation Army Maj. Robby Robbins, who was there to accept the proceeds of a food drive conducted by the newly formed Rotaract Club of the
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Digging to close Alice Drive for 2 days

19 April 2014 - 6:00am
The latest stage in the Alice Drive road-widening project will cause some drivers a longer commute next week.
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Words and music

18 April 2014 - 6:00am
Sumter native Rob Crosby will bring two of his friends and fellow singer-songwriters to town Saturday, April 26, when Sumter Opera House presents Rob Crosby & Writers in the Round. Crosby, Brett J
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District proposes millage increase

18 April 2014 - 6:00am
Sumter School District is proposing a 2-mill property tax increase for the 2014-15 school year, according to the draft budget recently presented to the board of trustees.
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Firefighters get new rescue tools

18 April 2014 - 6:00am
If you're pinned inside a wrecked car, the last thing you're likely to notice is what kind of rescue tool a firefighter is using to cut you out. But the firefighter operating that tool likely will not
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'Epitome of evil'

18 April 2014 - 6:00am
Gary Dargan was sentenced Thursday to life in prison plus five years that will run concurrent as the jury found him guilty of murder in the 2012 shooting death of Mario Carrbarus Scott after four days
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Draft county budget still needs new millage figures

18 April 2014 - 6:00am
Sumter County Council got its first look at next year's budget on Thursday, the beginning of a two-month process of closing a projected $900,000 gap between incoming revenue and county expenses. But c
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Busy Red Cross chapter needs your assistance

18 April 2014 - 6:00am
When the Sumter Fire Department has been busy, it's no surprise the Sandhills Chapter of the American Red Cross has also been hopping.
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Sumter Jews gather for Passover seder

17 April 2014 - 6:00am
It's a time of remembering and celebrating miracles.
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Clarendon man jailed on drug charges

17 April 2014 - 6:00am
Clarendon County Narcotics Task Force, along with deputies from Clarendon County Sheriff's Office, executed a search warrant in the 1400 block of Mack Road in the Summerton area Wednesday.
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Principal found not guilty of assault

17 April 2014 - 6:00am
The principal of High Hills Elementary School was found not guilty in magistrate's court Wednesday after one of her former employees filed assault and battery charges against her.
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Remember to prepare yourself spiritually for Holy Week events

17 April 2014 - 6:00am
"It's Holy Week, isn't it?"
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Chestnut Oaks principal talks school uniform policy

17 April 2014 - 6:00am
Chestnut Oaks Middle School parents were given the opportunity to pose any questions about the school's uniform policy during an informational meeting Tuesday evening. Sumter School District Board of
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SAFE will celebrate Youth Day on Friday

17 April 2014 - 6:00am
April is National Credit Union Youth Month. The goal of the observance is to pave the path to lifelong credit union membership by encouraging children to set up savings accounts, learn how to manage m
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Easter sunrise service to be held at Swan Lake

17 April 2014 - 6:00am
While it's a tradition for many churches to hold their own Easter sunrise service, many groups come together to put one on for the city of Sumter.
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Witnesses say Dargan confessed to killing

17 April 2014 - 6:00am
"'I knew I was gonna kill that (expletive).'"
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No injuries in 2 morning fires

17 April 2014 - 6:00am
Sumter Fire Department had a busy day Wednesday morning.
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