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Museum celebrates Williams-Brice House Centerpiece is 100 years old

Not only does the Sumter County Museum mount many exhibits, its original home, the Williams-Brice House that faces Washington Street, is a major object of interest itself. And in September, the museum will celebrate the building's 100th anniversary …

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Don't miss peak season for Mexican Grilled Corn

There is nothing better than an ear of simply steamed or grilled fresh corn in the late summer. Except for this Mexican Grilled Corn. A bold statement? Well, I'm not planning to give up on plain old corn on the cob any time soon. But I am …

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Church News

Berea SDA Church, 675 S. Lafayette Drive, announces: * Saturday - Community guest day at 11 a.m. Pastor Alex Todd will speak. Bethel AME Church, 1605 S.C. 261, Wedgefield, announces: * Sunday, Sept. 4 - Homecoming service at 10:15 a.m. …
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Cunningham-LeBlanc

CHARLESTON - Katherine Grace Cunningham and Adam Joseph LeBlanc, both of Charleston, were united in marriage at 5:30 p.m. July 2, 2016, at The Cathedral of St. Luke and St. Paul. The bride is the daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Kent Newton Cunningham of …
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Donation of kidney ends with loss of friendship

DEAR ABBY - My friend "Virginia" and I have known each other for 11 years. Five years ago she went into renal failure and was on dialysis for three years. It was hard on her and she needed a kidney transplant. Her three healthy siblings refused to …
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Rosinkis celebrate 60 years of marriage

Retired U.S. Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Tom and Barbara Rosinski celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on Aug. 18, 2016, with a cruise to Bermuda. The couple has two sons, Tom (Kim) Rosinski of Laurinburg, North Carolina, and David (Nadine) …
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Marta Kristen: From orphanage to Lost in Space

It was quite possibly the largest gathering of former child stars ever assembled. Some 50 actors and actresses who began their careers as children appeared at the Hollywood Museum on Aug. 20 and 21 where they …
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Gatlin-Hulme

Mr. and Mrs. George Ward Gatlin of Manning announce the engagement of their daughter, Mary Kathryn Gatlin of Manning, to Ryan Andrew Hulme of Sumter, son of Mrs. Gregory Allan Thompson and the late Mr. Thompson of Sumter and Mr. and Mrs. Steven …
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Navy cruiser to be named 'City of Sumter'; Gaskins execution looms

75 YEARS AGO - 1942 Jan. 12-18 Canvassing for the 1942 Sumter city directory will start soon, and cooperation of all is urged. T.J. Shealy, crew manager, arrived in the city today and started preparations for the canvass. His offices are …
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Sumter lost extraordinary soldier

Today, Reflections recounts the life and career of Maj. John Paul Gerald, Sumter's highest-ranking officer lost during World War II. This young man showed exceptional ability in the classroom as well as on the battlefield. Gerald's feats inspired a …