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12 high schoolers nominated for 2014 Golden Apple Awards

When a community member lost a loved one and wanted a specific song performed at the funeral, Crestwood High School student Malek McDuffie learned the song and performed it during a family's time of need. The Greater Sumter Chamber of Commerce …

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Frosty weekend temps expected to nip Carolinas

The warm weather the area has been enjoying will get spooked out of the area by Saturday evening, and the first frosts of the season may nip outdoor plants if gardeners don't take precautions. Blame it on Canada. Meteorologist Hunter Coleman …
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Free help available for cancer patients

Having cancer is hard. Finding help shouldn't be. Free help for cancer patients from the American Cancer Society. Transportation to treatment, help for appearance related side effects of treatment, nutrition help, one-on-one breast cancer support, …
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Does crime scene investigation interest you?

The Shepherd's Center will offer free public information classes 11-11:50 a.m. each Thursday through Nov. 13 at 24 Council St. On the schedule: today, Crime Scene Investigation (CSI); Nov. 6, Healthy Aging: The importance of good nutrition and …
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Oct. 19, 2014

Marriage Licenses - Devin Quentrell Tindal and Fallon Danielle Strother - Matthew Lonnell Galbreath Jr. and Kelada Diamonice McCoy - William Hamner Dubois Jr. and Ashley Kate Jones - Frank H. Davis and Shakirah Fayonna Bickerstaff, both …
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Man charged with driving under suspension again

CHARGE David Geddings, 37, of Manning, was arrested at 6:10 p.m. Tuesday and charged with driving under suspension, third offense, after Sumter police reportedly spotted him driving along North Guignard Drive. STOLEN PROPERTY A speaker box …
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Visa posts lower 4Q profit; beats Street views

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Visa Inc.'s profit fell about 10 percent in its fiscal fourth quarter, weighed down by one-time litigation expenses. But the latest results beat Wall Street expectations, and …

Business Briefs: Oct. 26, 2014

Chamber plans to hold 'HR Fear Factor' seminar The Greater Sumter Chamber of Commerce is hosting a workshop titled "HR Fear Factor - Responding to Investigations" starting at 8 a.m. Wednesday at the Chamber, 32 E. Calhoun St. The cost is …
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Oct. 28, 2014

MID-CAROLINA COMMISSION FOR HIGHER EDUCATION Today, 6 p.m., USC Sumter, Administration Building, 200 Miller Road, second floor, Bultman Conference Room (201) CLARENDON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL BOARD OF TRUSTEES Today, 6 p.m., hospital board …
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Oct. 29, 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, …