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See Art in the House, take it home

It was in 2008 that a small group of women looking for a way to share their creative work in Sumter brainstormed for ideas. What they came up with was called Art in the House, a unique name that describes exactly …

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Halloween Treats worth making

To be honest, I had no idea about Rice Krispies Treats. That is, I certainly knew of them, but I'd never made them. And I never knew just how delicious they could be. The first time I made them, I used the original recipe. It was good, but I felt …

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Church News: Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014

Agape Outreach Ministries, 328 W. Liberty St., announces: * Friday-Sunday, Oct. 31-Nov. 2 - Fourth pastoral / church anniversary celebration as follows: 7:30 p.m. Friday, Pastor Wand Barnett will speak; 6 p.m. Saturday, gospel concert at 6 p.m. …
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Hinson-Galloway

Jessica Lauren Hinson and Harry Dale Galloway Jr., both of Sumter, were united in marriage at 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 4, 2014, at First Baptist Church in Sumter. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Lonnie Leverne Hinson Jr., and the …
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Leaches celebrate 70 years

Mr. and Mrs. Harry L. Leach of Myrtle Beach celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary on Aug. 24, 2014 with their daughter and son-in-law, Shirley and Walter Butler of Murrells Inlet; and their nephew and niece-in-law, Eddie and Nancy Taylor of …
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Occasional hookups keep flame alive for 10 years

DEAR ABBY - I have known "Justin" for 10 years. I'm very interested in him. I'm sure he knows it, but we have never talked about it. Once in a blue moon we "hook up," and I'm usually the one to set the date up. We're friends on social media, but …
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Gardner shows 'fascinating sense of artistry'

Many people never have a defining moment, an epiphany that points them in the right life direction. Artist Fran Gardner, however, is fortunate to have experienced that momentous event, and it has made a difference in her life and career. During her …
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Hancock-Skinner

Mr. and Mrs. Daniel David Hancock of Sumter announce the engagement of their daughter, Sarah Elizabeth Hancock of Sumter, to Wade Christopher Skinner of Sumter, son of Ms. Melissa McLeod Bradshaw of Sumter and Mr. Terry Lynn Bradshaw of Nashville, …
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Big Applers head to Atlanta; Redcoats invade Sumter

75 YEARS AGO - 1940 March 12-18 Mayor F.B. Creech has given his permission for the Elk's Egg Hunt to be given on the 22nd and use of the city park this day. Every detail has been looked after and we hope to be able to have a concert by the …
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Edward's was popular Main Street 'dime store'

Reflections revisits one of Sumter's most well-known and popular 5, 10 and $1.00 stores. In August of 1958 Edward's store opened on Main Street and enjoyed immediate success. The Sumter store was one of the newest and largest Edward's stores to open …