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Annual Turkey Trot continues to grow

It's a staple that has become a Thanksgiving-morning tradition for many families in and out of the state. And it continues to grow. More than 600 people spent their pre-turkey hours running a five-kilometer course Thursday during the Sumter …

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More delays could be in store for Alice Drive project

The Alice Drive road-widening project has run into some snags, but the Department of Transportation is in the process of resolving those, said Jeffrey Wilkes, resident construction engineer for Sumter. When crews were installing grates to tie …
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TVs, guns stolen

STOLEN PROPERTY A gold necklace valued at $200, gold bracelet valued at $100, gold ring valued at $200, Cuban-link necklace valued at $400 and link necklace valued at $250 were reportedly stolen from a home in the 200 block of Memorial Avenue …

Juvenile arrested for assault with walking stick

A Wedgefield juvenile was arrested Thursday morning following reports he assaulted an elderly family member with a walking stick. The minor, whose name was not released because of his age, was charged with third-degree assault and battery in …
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HUDSON D. SHUEY

NEW ZION - Hudson David Shuey, born Aug. 4, 2014, infant son of Preston David Shuey and Abigayle Hicks Shuey, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014, at Lake City Community Hospital. Hudson is survived by his parents of New Zion; his twin sister, …

HENDLEY MORRIS

NEW ZION - Hendley O'Donnell Morris Sr., 86, husband of the late Mary Esther Baird Morris, died Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014, at McLeod Hospice House in Florence. Born Jan. 28, 1928, in New Zion, he was a son of the late Andrew Lewis Morris and the …
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Palmetto State Brawl - 10 years later

CLEMSON - Clemson's Dabo Swinney can't ever forget his final few, horrified on-field moments with South Carolina coach Lou Holtz at Death Valley 10 years ago.
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Thanks for the entertainment

WASHINGTON - Before the tryptophan in the turkey induces somnolence, give thanks for living in such an entertaining country. This year, for example, we learned that California's Legislature includes 93 persons who seem never to have had sex. They …
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Veteran, 92, fought 'don't ask, don't tell'

UPPER ARLINGTON, Ohio - Like thousands of other young men in the 1940s, Rupert Starr joined the Army, fought overseas and saw his share of hardship, including several weeks as a German prisoner of war. He returned to Ohio with a Bronze Star for …
Pets for adoption

Greeley is great with other dogs, children

Greeley, an 11-week-old tan and black female German shepherd mix, is available for adoption at the Sumter SPCA. She is affectionate, gentle, active, playful and friendly. She is great with other dogs …

Phoebe is cuddly, playful

Phoebe, a 6-month-old calico and white spayed female American shorthair, is available for adoption at the Sumter SPCA. She is housebroken, affectionate, cuddly, active and playful. She’s great with …