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Cold no barrier for volunteers

Despite last week's frigid temperatures and a day of rain, 36 students from Brock University in Ontario, Canada put in many hours working on a new house through Sumter's Habitat for Humanity program. The students spent their spring break building …

Let's eat More

Put slow cooker pulled chicken and pork to use

Lots of people love their slow cookers. Just as many folks don't. We tend to be in the latter group. Not because we don't appreciate the dump-and-go convenience. And we certainly enjoy being greeted at the end of the day by delicious smells before …

Faith More

Church News: Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015

Agape Outreach Ministries, 328 W. Liberty St., announces: * Saturday - Community and spiritual event: WEW (Women Embracing Women) at 4 p.m. Refreshments will be served and vendors will be on site. * Sunday, March 8 - Musical program at 4 p.m. …
Weddings More

Bailey-James

Stormy Ann Bailey of Sumter and Oliver Johnson James of Manning were united in marriage at 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014, at Bethel Baptist Church in Sumter. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Paul Bailey of Sumter, and the …
Dear Abby More

Teen needs support and guidance, not rejection

DEAR ABBY - My best friend from school is pregnant. Her baby's father is practically nonexistent, and she has no other friends besides me and one other person. I am the only one so far who knows about her pregnancy. She hasn't told her dad and her …
Celebrations More

Myers celebrate 70 years of marriage

Mr. and Mrs. William Myers of Sumter celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary on Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2015, with their seven children and their spouses: George Myers Sr. (the late Rosetta), Viola Myers, Charlie Myers (Rebecca) and Larry K. Myers …
Panorama More

At Toy Fair 2015, everything from drones to snowballs

NEW YORK (AP) - With 13,000 international buyers and the equivalent of seven football fields full of exhibitor booths, Toy Fair 2015 looks and sounds like the best-behaved children's party ever. Without the young ones in attendance, of …
Engagements More

Crosby-Boyle

Retired Maj. Gen. and Mrs. William Timothy Crosby of Huntsville, Alabama, announce the engagement of their daughter, Sara Elizabeth Crosby of Charleston, to Davis Wilder Boyle of Mount Pleasant, son of Mr. and Mrs. Adville Barnes Boyle III of …
Yesteryear More

Courthouse nears completion; TEC gets new curriculum

75 YEARS AGO - 1940 July 16-22 The remodeling of the courthouse is coming along very slowly. At the present rate, it will not be completed until the middle of December. Workmen are completely overhauling the building. They are refinishing the …
Reflections More

Black citizens important contributors to Sumter's history

Today Reflections, in conjunction with Black History month, celebrates a number of achievements of Sumter's black population. These ensuing articles present events and accomplishments that highlight the contributions made to the Sumter community by …