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CCTC food pantry helps students in need

After one of Central Carolina Technical College's staff members attended a national conference a few years ago and learned of a survey that showed about 17 percent of college students didn't receive the proper daily nutrition at that time, the CCTC …

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Now you're a little safer in Sumter

The City of Sumter has new emergency warning devices at two locations. Crews installed Thor Guard Lightning Prediction System on Tuesday at the Aquatics Center, 1115 S. Lafayette Drive, and Palmetto Tennis Center, 400 Theatre Drive. "The mayor …
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After school care, reunions and more

The Rembert Area Community Coalition (RACC) is accepting applications for the 2014-15 after school program. Applications can be obtained at the main office, 8455 Camden Highway, Rembert, SC 29128. For information, call (803) 432-2001. Hillcrest …
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Make plans now to attend Shepherd's Center classes

The Shepherd's Center will offer free public information classes 11-11:50 a.m. each Thursday beginning Sept. 25 through Nov. 13 at 24 Council St. On the schedule: Sept. 25, Health Care Power of Attorney, Living Wills, DNR Orders; Oct. 2, Fall Lawn …
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Sept. 14, 2014

Marriage Licenses - Daniel Ashley Holladay of Pinewood and Patricia Jackson Townsend of Dillon - Christopher Kenneth Holley and Cheryl Melissa Christmas - Joshua Aaron Fitzgerald and Chelsea Amelia Caldwell - Jeremy Wayne Johnson and …
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Prepaid card stolen from car

CHARGES Levinge Taylor, 37, of Dalzell, was charged with driving under suspension, third offense, during a traffic stop about 12:45 p.m. Monday near the intersection of Stark and Brockington streets. STOLEN PROPERTY A prepaid card …
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Sony forecasts $2B loss as smartphones lag

TOKYO — Sony expects its annual loss to swell to $2 billion and has canceled dividends for the first time in more than half a century after writing down the value of its troubled smartphone …

Envelopes in Marriott hotels invite tips for maids

NEW YORK (AP) — Do you leave a tip in your hotel room for the maid? Marriott is launching a program with Maria Shriver to put envelopes in hotel rooms to encourage tipping. The campaign, called …
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Sept. 17, 2014

CLARENDON SCHOOL DISTRICT 3 Thursday, 7 p.m., district office, Turbeville
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Sept. 6, 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, …