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Sumter United Ministries needs 60 additional turkeys, hams before Friday ends

With less than a week to go before Thanksgiving, Sumter United Ministries still needs more than 60 turkeys or hams for their Thanksgiving meal drive SUM Executive Director Mark Champagne said late Thursday morning. Each Thanksgiving, Champagne …

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Beaumont bound: Rembert church delivers hurricane relief to Houston area

Christian teaching says when God lays something on your heart to do, you do it - no matter the cost - and trust Him with the results. Members at Grant Hill Missionary Baptist Church, 5420 Black River Road, will testify to that. In late August …

A presidential marriage: In Sumter history

On Nov. 27, 1839, Angelica Singleton of Sumter County married Abram Van Buren, the eldest son of President Martin Van Buren. The president was a widower and Angelica, who has been called "the Jackie Kennedy of the …
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Volunteers needed for AARP Foundation Tax Aide Program

The Sumter AARP Foundation Tax Aide Program is in need of volunteers. Minimum computer experience needed. AARP will provide tax training. To learn more or volunteer, visit www.aarpfoundation.org/taxaide or call Lula King at (803) 316-0772 or Henry …
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Rembert Area Community Coalition to host health fair

The 7th Annual Silver Bells Art and Craft Show will be held 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 18, and noon-4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 19, at 30 S. Artillery Drive. Please bring a non-perishable food item to help support United Ministries. Event will also help …
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Public Record: Nov. 12, 2017

Marriage Licenses - Brian David Staller Jr. and Megan Joyce Shellhammer, both of Dalzell - William Henry Smith and Billie Jean Riley Watts of Mayesville - Desmond Jermaine Stukes and Cantall Denise Shaw - Travis Alan Turner and Amber …
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POLICE BLOTTER: Sumter man arrested after allegedly running other car off road

CHARGES Ricky A. Godwin, 29, of Whaley Street, was arrested on Monday and charged with assault and battery of a high and aggravated nature for allegedly striking a person's vehicle while driving on Oct. 28 in the 200 block of Old Manning Road, …

Man arrested on attempted murder, drug charges

CHARGES Delvon W. Harvin, 21, of 4380 Rosewood Drive was arrested on Thursday and charged with second-degree burglary for allegedly entering a residence in the 1900 block of Mason Road without consent and taking a 65-inch LG flat-screen TV and a …
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Toys 'R' Us files for bankruptcy, but keeps stores open

NEW YORK (AP) — Toys 'R' Us, the toy retailer struggling with $5 billion in debt and intense online competition, has filed for bankruptcy protection ahead of the key holiday shopping season — and …

Tax overhaul faces resistance from fans of some deductions

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Trump and congressional Republicans have pledged to overhaul the nation's complex tax code. To slash taxes, they say they'll curb a web of expensive deductions and credits to allow more revenue to flow to the …
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Public Agenda: Nov. 16, 2017

CENTRAL CAROLINA TECHNICAL COLLEGE AREA COMMISSION Today, 5:30 p.m., building M500, second floor, President's Conference Room, main campus, 506 N. Guignard Drive CLARENDON SCHOOL DISTRICT 3 Today, 7:30 p.m., district office, Turbeville
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Support Groups: Nov. 15, 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 - …