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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
When Allen and Victoria Bailey bought C.A. Harler Trophies & Engraving LLC three years ago, they thought their business would be about, well, trophies. They soon found out there was much more to it than plated statues of sports figures. "We … more
Dixie Products Inc. has been in the business of outfitting trucks from all across the state for nearly 50 years. The Sumter-based company sells many accessories for trucks including truck camper tops, tool boxes, ladder racks, side steps, body … more
NEW YORK - In 2009 the stock market was filled with panic. The housing market had collapsed. Lehman Brothers had gone under and General Motors was on the verge of bankruptcy reorganization. The U.S. was in a deep recession, and stocks had plunged … more
NEW YORK (AP) — Stock indexes edged higher in late-afternoon trading Friday, helped by gains in big technology companies including Google, Amazon and Microsoft. KEEPING SCORE: The Standard & … more
COLUMBIA - University of South Carolina School of Law Alumni Council named Sumter attorney Mark D. Chappell as a recipient of the 2015 Compleat Lawyer Award on Thursday. Chappell is a founding partner of Chappell, Smith & Arden. Chappell … more
WASHINGTON (AP) — Each month, more than 200,000 needy U.S. households take out what's advertised as a brief loan. Many have run out of money between paychecks. So they obtain a "payday" loan to … more
Glenn Evans made a 30-year career out of building custom homes in Sumter, becoming what some call the "premier" builder in the area. Now he's turning a page on his life and career and is moving south. Evans moved his construction business, … more
SAFE FCU employees honored Seventeen SAFE Federal Credit Union employees were recognized with awards during the annual Staff Training and Recognition day in February. The credit union recognizes "the best of the best" in different job categories, … more
NEW YORK - Sit back, relax, and save some money. Two mobile services are making it easier to build your savings without giving it much thought. Acorns and Digit automatically transfer small amounts from your checking account to a savings or … more
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