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Daughters of the American Revolution chapter presents Constitution Week posters to school district media specialists

Constitution Week, Sept. 17 to 23, commemorates the signing of the Constitution of the United States. In 1955, the President General of the Daughters of the American Revolution, Gertrude S. Carraway, adopted a project to promote the observance of …

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Manning police search for suspects in burglaries

Manning Police Department Detective Rick Elms is asking the public to help identify a suspect or suspects in a series of burglaries which took place at Manning businesses Saturday night. Early Saturday, police responded to an alarm at Brunson …

Beware of substandard eclipse viewing glasses

According to The State newspaper, 5,000 pairs of solar eclipse glasses that were distributed free by the Blythewood Chamber of Commerce are being recalled. The glasses, purchased by the Chamber through one of its members, were not manufactured by …
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After school programs, reunion information and more

The Sumter County Recreation Department will offer free after school programs during the 2017-2018 academic school year beginning on Tuesday, Aug. 22, at the following locations: Catchall-Shaw Community Center, Cherryvale Community Center, DeLaine …
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Sumter Police Department to hold back-to-school bash

The American Red Cross is facing a critical blood shortage and has issued an emergency call for eligible blood and platelet donors of all blood types to give now and save lives. Schedule your blood donation appointment by using the free Red Cross …
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Public Record: Aug. 13, 2017

Building Permits - Pilgrims Pride Corp., owner, Burke Industrial Inc., contractor, 2050 U.S. 15 South, $43,000 (set modular unit - anchor, connect elec-plumb-water-sewer, commercial). - Cephus Gregg Jr. and Quentina W. Gregg, owners, Cephus …
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Tires stolen; police seek help in identifying truck

Sumter Police Officers are working to identify a pickup truck that was seen after an undetermined number of tires were stolen from a local car dealership. The theft was discovered at about noon …

Husband and wife charged with neglect of vulnerable adult

Sumter County Sheriff's Office arrested a husband and wife on Tuesday for separate charges in connection with neglect of a vulnerable adult. According to a news release from the sheriff's office, Barbara Ann Wright, 56, of 2110 Rose Drive, is …
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Leaked email shows HBO negotiating with hackers

BOSTON (AP) — Hackers released an email from HBO in which the company expressed willingness to pay them $250,000 as part of a negotiation over electronic data swiped from HBO's servers. The July …

Hormel aims new line at serving cancer patients

NEW YORK (AP) — Hormel sees potential new customers for its shelf-stable foods: cancer patients. The company known for Dinty Moore stews and Spam canned meats is promoting microwavable meals it …
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Public Agenda: Aug. 16, 2017

CLARENDON SCHOOL DISTRICT 3 Thursday, 7:30 p.m., district office, Turbeville
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Support Groups: Aug. 16, 2017

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 - Wednesdays, 7 p.m., 1 Warren St. (803) 775-1852. AA Spanish Speaking - …