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Delegation previews 2018 session

What steps to take after a project to build two nuclear generators in Jenkinsville was abandoned will be a major topic of debate when the South Carolina General Assembly reconvenes in January. …
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Suspect in Sumter grocery store break-ins arrested

On Thursday, Sumter County Sheriff’s Office deputies arrested a man suspected of breaking into two grocery stores earlier this month and attempting to rob a third this past weekend. Zachary …
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JOHN V. HERRIOTT

John Vern Herriott, 46, passed away on Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2017, at his home. He was born on Feb. 17, 1971, in Sumter, to John Vern Herriott Sr. and Pauline Russell. He was preceded in death by two brothers, Michael Wayne Russell and Bobby …

ST. CLAIR BRITT JR.

St. Clair Britt Jr., 61, departed this life on Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017. He was born on March 28, 1956, in Saint George, to Marie Rhett Britt and the late Sinclair Britt Sr. He was preceded in death by his father and sister, Brenda Britt. He …
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Title on the line

There has been a little bit more buzz in the Sumter High School football team's locker room this week - and for good reason. The Gamecocks are playing host to Conway today at 7:30 p.m. with the Region VI-5A title on the line. "Yeah, we've just …
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Democrats yelp as Trump upholds the Constitution

Donald Trump is criticized, often justly, for misstatements of facts and failure to understand the details of public policy. But in two of his most recent controversial actions, he has taken stands upholding the rule of law and undoing the lawless …
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Ashley is active, sweet

Ashley is a spayed, housebroken 1-year-old American short hair. She is great with other cats. She is an active girl who loves to explore her surroundings and play with cat toys. Ashley is sweet and friendly. She adores attention. The Sumter SPCA …