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USPS cannot force curbside mailboxes

Information from the U.S. Postal Service can give residents of Hampton Park Historic District some comfort about the future of their mail delivery. Residents of Hampton Park do not have to worry about the neighborhood losing its historic …

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2 locals win in different categories at national dog show

Two dogs trained by Sumter County residents took The Westminster Kennel Club's 139th Annual Dog Show by storm, winning the Best of Breed categories at the event held Feb. 16-17 in New York City. Pocotaligo's Nama "Karoo" won in the Best of Breed …
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Find a group to get involved with

The Westside Neighborhood Association meets at 5:30 p.m. on the third Monday of each month at the Birnie HOPE Center, 210 S. Purdy St. The Christian Golfers' Association (CGA) meets at 8 a.m. each Tuesday for Bible study. The group meets at the …
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Pick up a bargain or two at a charity benefit antique auction

A charity benefit antique auction will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. today at the Marvin Hodge Life Enrichment Center, 609 Miller Road. There will be antique furniture and odds and ends. Food and drink will also be available for purchase. Call Marvin …
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March 1, 2015

Marriage Licenses - Ronald Lee McAllister and Jeanette Marie Legel, both of Tucson, Arizona - Corey Leonard Montgomery and Dessarae Shawntay Isaac - Jacques Lowdall Thomas and Chiquita Marie Wells - James Pleasant Wright and Charlotte …
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Sumter man charged with second count of domestic violence

CHARGES William Feaster, 52, of 401 Rogers Ave., was arrested Wednesday and charged with his second offense of criminal domestic violence and unlawful neglect of child or helpless person following reports he pulled a woman from a vehicle on …
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Changes continue at Sumter Chamber

After more than two decades with the Greater Sumter Chamber of Commerce, Barbara Corbett, vice president of operations, is leaving the Chamber. Nicole Milligan, who was hired as vice president for membership development last year, will be the new …

Stocks slip at midday after weaker estimate of U.S. growth

Major U.S. stock indexes drifted between tiny gains and losses in midday trading Friday. Investors were balancing encouraging reports on housing and consumer confidence against data showing that the …
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March 1, 2015

SANTEE-LYNCHES REGIONAL COUNCIL OF GOVERNMENTS BOARD OF DIRECTORS Monday, 7 p.m., Santee-Lynches Board Room, 36 W. Liberty St. BISHOPVILLE PLANNING, TAXES & PERSONNEL COMMITTEE Tuesday, 9:30 a.m., main council chambers, first floor of …
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Feb. 25, 2015

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, …