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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
Creating new, well-paying jobs and a strong commitment to the community are reasons the Greater Sumter Chamber of Commerce 2014 Manufacturer of the Year Award was given to Apex Tool Group. Sumter Economic Development Board member George Kosinski … more
CHARLOTTE - Sumter native Jarvis Holliday has joined Luquire George Andrews (LGA), one of the Southeast region's leading advertising, digital and public relations agencies that serves major regional corporations to global Fortune 500 companies, as … more
DETROIT - More than 1,100 claims were filed in the week before Saturday's deadline to seek payments from the General Motors ignition switch compensation fund. So far, 51 death and 77 injury claims have been granted. But the fund's deputy … more
Greater Sumter Chamber of Commerce President Grier Blackwelder announced at Saturday's Chamber retreat that he plans to retire in July after 31 years of service, including 17 years as the top administrator. During Blackwelder's leadership, … more
Local accountant William Byrd and Sumter County Commissioner Charles Edens recently completed a certificate program of the South Carolina Economic Development Institute. The 2014 class included 50 participants, who attended quarterly, two-day … more
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