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Good Samaritans marks 20 years of helping community

One local nonprofit has now been helping people for 20 years. Good Samaritans for All People started in 1994 when the Rev. Eddie Thomas Jr. and his wife, Corine, were serving in three churches in Murrells Inlet. That Christmas Eve, a single …

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Christmas Schedule

BANKS - The following will close at 1 p.m. Wednesday and reopen Friday: SAFE Federal Credit Union; All South Federal Credit Union; The Citizens Bank; First Citizens; and NBSC. The following will close at 2 p.m. Wednesday and reopen Friday: Bank …
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Share your culture, volunteer your time and more

The International Festival Committee is seeking participants to showcase their culture. Deadline for participants is March 14, 2015. Contact Recreation and Parks at (803) 436-2248. The Rembert Area Community Coalition (RACC) is accepting …
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Good Samaritans hold Christmas giveaway

Good Samaritans For All People will mark its 20th anniversary with the nonprofit's Christmas giveaway starting at 8 a.m. today at Lee Central High School, 1800 Wisacky Highway, Bishopville. All families who need help are welcome to attend for toys, …
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Dec. 14, 2014

Property Transfers - Adam R. and Kristienne M. Porter to Secretary of Veterans Affairs, one lot, one building, 4965 McPhail St., $87,177. - David A. and Ire Lepage to James William Tucker Jr. and Vicki L. Tucker, one lot, five buildings, 2184 …
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Tires and rims reported stolen from pickup

STOLEN PROPERTY Tires and rims were reported stolen from a 1993 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 pickup truck about noon Thursday in the 4200 block of Pond Loop Road. A 1995 Ford Taurus valued at $2,000 was reported stolen from the front yard of a …
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Passed-down pound cake recipe leads woman to open Bishopville dessert shop

A baker's delight is often seasoned with the satisfaction people acquire from enjoying his or her dishes. For years, that was the case for Lela Bolden. Cooking was her hobby, and the Lee County native was known for her signature dish: pound …

Oil's slide shakes up junk-bond market

NEW YORK (AP) - Oil's slump didn't just hit the stock market; it's shaken up the junk-bond market, too. High-yield bonds are on track for their worst drop in a year and a half after investors dumped risky securities issued by energy companies. …
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Dec. 21, 2014

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Dec. 17, 2014

AA, AL-ANON, ALATEEN: AA - Monday-Friday, noon and 5:30 p.m.; Saturday, 8 p.m.; Sundays, 10:30 a.m. and 7 p.m., 1 Warren St. (803) 775-1852. AA Women's Meeting - Wednesday, 7 p.m., 1 Warren St. (803) 775-1852. AA Spanish Speaking - Sunday, …