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Class transforms school into workplace

The Greater Sumter Chamber of Commerce had another ribbon-cutting ceremony for a new business in town on Friday, but this business' location is a high school classroom, and the staff consists of nine Crestwood High School students. "How can this …

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Class transforms school into workplace

The Greater Sumter Chamber of Commerce had another ribbon-cutting ceremony for a new business in town on Friday, but this business' location is a high school classroom, and the staff consists of nine Crestwood High School students. "How can this …
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Sumter High School student charged with assault and battery

A Sumter High School student has been charged with assault and battery, third degree, and disturbing schools after an incident at Sumter High School on Thursday. According to a news release from …
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DAVID L. MCKNIGHT

David L. McKnight Sr., 70, died on Friday, Dec. 15, 2017, at VA Medical Center, Augusta, Georgia. He was born on Feb. 8, 1947, in Summerton, a son of the late Edward and Hattie King McKnight. These services have been entrusted to Samuels Funeral …

BONNIE M. DYKE

DALZELL - Bonnie Mae Dyke, 86, widow of Guy Raymond Dyke, passed away on Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017, at the home of her daughter in Trenton. Born on Feb. 5, 1931, in Knoxville, Tennessee, she was the daughter of the late Lula Mae Mason …
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Back in the groove

Points were hard to come by for both the Sumter and Lakewood varsity boys basketball teams in their first meeting of the season, a Gamecock 50-46 overtime win. The offensive struggles continued …
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Justice has been denied to Kubala family

Justice delayed is justice denied. In the case of Bobby Wayne Stone, who ambushed and murdered Sumter County Sheriff's Sgt. Charlie Kubala on Feb. 26, 1996, justice has been long delayed in that senseless killing. It's been more than 20 years since …
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Snowflake loves belly rubs

Snowflake is a spayed and housebroken 2-year-old American short hair. She is great with children, small dogs and other cats. She is gentle, affectionate and playful. She loves belly rubs. Snowflake would make an excellent lap or couch buddy …