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Sexual Trauma Services of Midlands offers training

"Sexual assault is a big problem in our community," Jenna Brown said Thursday. She is the Crisis Outreach coordinator for the Sumter office of Sexual Trauma Services of the Midlands. The demand for support for sexual assault survivors could be …

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Economist: State 'humming along but not humming any faster'

"It's humming along but not humming any faster." That was the description of the state's economy for June by Rick Kaglic, senior regional economist with the Charlotte branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond. And it's been pretty much the …

Bad decisions I've made

I've made some bad decisions in my time. I decided to kiss the Methodist preacher's daughter in high school. I was so thrilled, on the way home I wrecked my parents' car. Later, she dumped me at the prom. In hindsight, the kiss wasn't worth wrecking …
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Donate your unwanted vehicles

The National Kidney Foundation of South Carolina is in need of unwanted vehicles - even ones that don't run. The car will be towed at no charge to you and you will be provided with a possible tax deduction. The donated vehicle will be sold at …
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Lincoln High Preservation Alumni hold fundraiser

Lincoln High School Preservation Alumni Association will hold a dinner fundraiser from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. today at the Lincoln High School cafeteria, Council Street. Cost is $9 per person and dinner will include grilled or baked chicken, seasoned …
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Public Record: July 16, 2017

Marriage Licenses - Cody Alexander Peterson and Amber Lea Funaro - Antoine Lamon Green of Santee and Jeneva Jean Johnson of Dalzell - Salem Taher Almosadder and Maria Sharifi of Henrietta, New York - Matthew Wilson Spiegel and Heather …
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Man charged for allegedly hitting wife with fist

CHARGES Jerrod D. Pack, 29, of Matthews Drive was arrested on Saturday and charged with second-degree domestic violence for allegedly striking his wife in the mouth with a fist while she was holding their 1-month-old baby at their shared …

Pair charged with alleged theft of firearms and knives

CHARGESJoseph C. Outlaw, 23, of 5267 N. Cherryvale Drive, and Austin R. Gazley, 21, of 1048 Babette Road, were arrested on Thursday and charged with first-degree burglary for allegedly taking …
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Anything Paper LLC opens on Broad Street

Somera Samuels thinks that "Anything seen in a vision can be put on paper." In fact, that's the motto of her new business, Anything Paper LLC. While the ribbon cutting and grand opening for the store at 640 Broad St. was held Saturday, Samuels …

Honeywell to add 30 jobs at South Carolina operation

GREER (AP) — Honeywell plans to add about 30 jobs to an aerospace facility in South Carolina. The Greenville News reported that Honeywell said in a news release that it will spend more than $10 …
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Public Agenda: July 23, 2017

SUMTER COUNTY DISABILITIES & SPECIAL NEEDS BOARD INC. CREATIVE ENVIRONMENTS INC. INDEPENDENT LIVING INC. ABILITIES UNLIMITED INC. ADAPTIVE LIFESTYLES INC. MAGNOLIA MANOR INC. FIRST FLIGHT INC. Monday, noon, 750 Electric Drive. …
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Support Groups: July 19, 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 - …