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Military, ministry create alliance

Eradicating bad behavior and instilling leadership, good behavior and teamwork encompasses everything Director and CEO Levern McFadden wanted to accomplish when he started the Youth Military Training Corps program in 2001. Now, 13 years later, …

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Body found at wastewater plant

Officials are still looking into the cause of death of a utility worker who was found at Pocotaligo Wastewater Treatment Plant on Wednesday. Shortly before noon, a pair of workers were doing their three-hour checks of the grounds at the plant …
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Man charged with aggravated assault, public disorderly conduct

CHARGES Christopher Jamal Bracey, 20, of 336-I Woodville Circle, was arrested at 11:54 p.m. Tuesday and charged with aggravated assault and public disorderly conduct. According to reports, Bracey became physically aggressive when a female victim …
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ROBERTA P. PEARSON

Roberta Pinkney Pearson, 93, was born on May 5, 1921, in Sumter, to the late Ben and Minnie Hutlin Pinkney. She departed this life on Saturday, July 19, 2014, at Sumter Health & Rehab. She leaves to mourn her passing and cherish her memories: one …
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Constant competitors

Even in the middle of a game it still makes Curtis Johnson laugh, at least inwardly. While making a pitching change, it's hard not for the Sumter P-15's head coach to occasionally hear the back-and-forth between his starting shortstop and second …
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Goldwater 2.0

MENLO PARK, Calif. - Fifty Julys ago, up the road near San Francisco, in the unfortunately named Cow Palace, the Republican National Convention gave its presidential nomination to Arizona Sen. Barry Goldwater, who knew he would lose: Americans were …