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The one-page ad in The Sumter Item on June 18 has increased my skepticism regarding the joining of Greenville Health System and Palmetto Health. This ad, signed by CEOs Beaman and Riordan, provides very little concrete information: mostly the ad … more
The Lee County Juneteenth Committee would like to thank everyone who helped to make the Juneteenth Celebration at the Mary McLeod Bethune Park, Mayesville, a success. The affair was well attended and enjoyed by all. As promised, there were food, … more
Warning! Do not try to recharge your phone at any Sumter library! I did and was told to leave if I didn't unplug it. Apparently, there is an unwritten policy that taxpayers cannot use the outlets in the Sumter libraries, which are public … more
sound a little less vindictive Although I am guilty of it in the past, I try not to call names in letters to editor of other letter writers who are not public officials. Just something I try to do to sound a little less vindictive. A recent … more
I agree with many of the observations about the school board which Balinda Sanders made in the 20 June newspaper. The additional positions on the school board are an unnecessary waste of resources (board salary $750, expense $125 per day) and we … more
Mr. Gross, how could I not respond. First, if you're as intelligent as you're trying to appear, you would know that my letter published in The Sumter Item on June 17, 2017, was colloquial in nature; most Opinion pieces are, therefore, contractions … more
I understand there is an investigation into the over spending of 6.2 million last year in the budget. I think SLED should investigate from as far back as the hiring of that guy and his team from Georgia. He brought two other people with him, all at … more
Just another sore loser quoted in letter Where to begin ... First, I would like to apologize to Mr. Vickers. You are right. Second, Mr. Baten, having read your letter in the Sunday Item, as well as previous letters, I can only say it's too … more
I am in awe that you would participate in the deceit that the local legislative Democrats are forcing upon the voters of Sumter County. Your record of integrity and honesty is respected by voters of all parties and races. You stand up for Sumter and … more
As we all know, any health care insurance is very expensive regardless of style because insurance companies must pay the salaries to an army of agents and secretaries before dispensing money for medical claims. This army could be cut if insurance … more
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