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After more than two decades with the Greater Sumter Chamber of Commerce, Barbara Corbett, vice president of operations, is leaving the Chamber. Nicole Milligan, who was hired as vice president for membership development last year, will be the new … more
Major U.S. stock indexes drifted between tiny gains and losses in midday trading Friday. Investors were balancing encouraging reports on housing and consumer confidence against data showing that the … more
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A dog owner has filed a lawsuit against a pet food company alleging that thousands of dogs have been sickened or died from eating a brand of dry dog food. Pet owner Frank … more
Bynum Insurance adds to staff Cobern Epting has joined Bynum Insurance as a health and commercial lines agent. He is a 2010 graduate of the University of Georgia with a bachelor's degree in economics. Before joining Bynum Insurance, … more
"I've never been to a place where I saw so many diverse organizations work so well together," said Chairman Elect Mitchell Williams of the Greater Sumter Chamber of Commerce board. "It is awesome the way the county council, the city council, the … more
COLUMBUS, Ohio - During the Depression, former kindergarten teacher Violet Shinbach canvassed Ohio neighborhoods looking for yards with wading pools, tricycles and toys strewn about. She knew the young mothers who lived in those houses were … more
The Sumter Item is excited to announce new hires to the newsroom and a reshuffling of coverage assignments.Konstantin Vengerowsky is a new reporter and will cover stories in and around Clarendon … more
DETROIT (AP) — As Kayla White slowed her SUV behind two other cars to exit a suburban Detroit freeway on Veterans Day, it was rammed from behind by a Cadillac STS. Her red 2003 Jeep Liberty bounced … more
LONDON (AP) — A trove of leaked documents shows that HSBC's Swiss private bank turned a blind eye to illegal activities of arms dealers and blood diamond traders while helping rich people evade … more
WASHINGTON - As the U.S. economy has steadily recovered from the Great Recession, the critical missing piece has been a painful lack of pay raises for many Americans. Their pain may be easing. Friday's jobs report signaled that raises have … more
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