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Rembert woman gets 12 years for 2012 hit and run

Jacqueline Mesidor was found guilty Thursday in a hit-and-run case and was sentenced to 12 years in prison. The 2012 incident resulted in the death of Charles Dennis, 24. Both are from Rembert in Sumter County. The case involved Mesidor, who …
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Are you looking for volunteer opportunities?

Hospice Care of Sumter LLC is in need of volunteers in Sumter and surrounding counties. Opportunities available for you to use your time and talents to be of assistance include reading, musical talents, companionship, light housekeeping, etc. …
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Pinedale Neighborhood Association to meet

The Pinedale Neighborhood Association will meet at 4 p.m. on Thursday, May 21, at the South HOPE Center, 1125 S. Lafayette Drive. Call Ferdinand Burns at (803) 968-4464. The Sumter Branch NAACP's Youth Council Election will be held from 10 a.m. …
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Public Record: May 17, 2015

Marriage Licenses - James Franklin Rhodes of Clarksville, Tennessee, and Sarah Elizabeth Smith - Harold Vanburen Thames Jr. and Jennifer Newman Collins - Kenneth Wayne Weatherly and Deborah Diane Clemons, both of Dalzell - Lewis Walker …
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ATM stolen from SAFE

Police are looking for a pickup seen on surveillance video after a stand-alone ATM was stolen from its location on Wesmark Boulevard early Thursday morning. Officers with Sumter Police Department were responding to an alarm call at about 4:15 …
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U.S. stocks end higher, breaking 3-day slump

U.S. stocks rebounded Thursday, snapping a three-day losing streak for the Dow Jones industrial average and the Standard & Poor's 500 index. Encouraging data on the U.S. job market and …

What's today's $5 billion banking settlement about?

NEW YORK (AP) — Four giants of global banking agreed Wednesday to pay more than $5 billion in fines to regulators and plead guilty to manipulating the global currency market.WHICH BANKS ARE …
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May 21, 2015

LEE COUNTY WAYS AND MEANS COMMITTEE Today, 9:30 a.m., Main Council Chambers, first floor, Lee County Courthouse, 123 S. Main St., Bishopville CENTRAL CAROLINA TECHNICAL COLLEGE AREA COMMISSION Today, 5:30 p.m., building M500, second floor, …
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May 13, 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, …