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Children's home back in action

After being closed for two years, Turbeville Children's Home has reopened its doors under new ownership. The home has been in existence in Turbeville since 1949 and was owned for 65 years by the South Carolina Free Will Baptist State Association. …

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Shaw spouses deliver gifts to Sumter police

Shaw Air Force Base spouses delivered 124 gift bags and three cases of water to Sumter Police Department to show their support for the law enforcement agency on Thursday. A representative of the group who did not wish to share her name said the …

Child scalded, man jailed

Sumter County Sheriff's Office arrested a man on Friday for allegedly spraying a 3-year-old boy with scalding water, causing second- and third-degree burns, reportedly because the child made a bowel movement in his pants and inside the shower on …
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Man charged with 3rd offense Driving Under Suspension

CHARGES Jamaal K. Colclough, 32, of 4525 Patriot Parkway, was arrested about 2:35 a.m. Thursday and charged with driving under suspicion, third offense, after he was stopped at a traffic stop at the intersection of Loring Mill Road and Timberline …
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ROGER L. REGALADO

Roger Lynn Regalado Sr., 55, beloved husband of 38 years to Martha Elizabeth Bowers Regalado, died on Thursday, July 28, 2016, at his residence. Born in Rapid City, South Dakota, he was the son of Irma Hinojsa Regalado and the late Louis Lorenzo …

JOSEPH V. BROWN

Joseph Vernon Brown, 80, widower of Carolyn Janet Brown, died on Sunday, July 24, 2016, at Palmetto Health Tuomey. Born in Asheville, North Carolina, he was a son of the late Eugene D. and Mary Ella Brown Insko. Mr. Brown attended First Baptist …
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Field of dreams

The near 90-degree heat and the sweat and grind of another year of high school football practices still couldn’t wipe the …
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Prepare for nasty season

Now that the two presidential nominees of the Republican and Democratic parties have been chosen to wage political war for the hearts and minds of American voters, we should prepare for one of the nastiest election campaigns in recent history. …
Pets for adoption

Michelangelo is gentle, loves being cuddled

Michelangelo, a housebroken 3-month-old gray and white male American short hair, is available for adoption at the Sumter SPCA. He adores playing with other kittens and cat toys. Michelangelo is a gentle, active and friendly kitten who loves being …