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3 teens turn themselves in for hunt lodge assault

MANNING - Three Clarendon County men were released on bond after they turned themselves in on Monday and were charged with assault for an incident that reportedly occurred on May 7 at a hunting lodge on North Brewington Road in Manning. Nick …
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Registration for Summer Enrichment Program for youth to begin

The Sumter County Recreation Department Summer Enrichment Program will be held June 13-July 22 at various locations in Sumter County. Programs will be held for youth ages 5-12 and teens 13-17. Pre-registration will be held May 23-June 3. The …
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Sumter County Education Association-Retired to meet

The Sumter County Education Association-Retired will meet at noon today at Willie Sue's. Call Brenda Bethune at (803) 469-6588. The 60th anniversary celebration of the Eastern High School Trojans will be held noon-3 p.m. on Saturday, May 28, at …
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May 22, 2016

Marriage Licenses - David Lesley Ellis and Frances Lynn Dunn, both of Dalzell - Matthew Brandon Gregory and Dayanna Marlene Morgan - Bruce Alan Burchett Jr. and Whitney Renea Daugherty of Manning - Ethan T. Doby and Marie Wilson - …
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Rembert man charged with sexual assault of disabled woman

A Rembert man has been arrested for allegedly sexually assaulting a 55-year-old disabled woman numerous times during a two-year period.According to a Sumter County Sheriff's Office news release, Justin Leon Jacobs, 28, who lives on Borden Road, was …
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Longtime Farmers' Exchange will close the barn door Friday

Farmers' Exchange, which originally organized as a cooperative for shareholders in 1931, will close its doors Friday after nearly 85 years. John B. Tindal started out as a manager of the store in 1936, bought out shareholders in the 1950s and …

Clarendon Memorial joins McLeod Health

The Clarendon Health System Board of Directors has signed a management services agreement with McLeod Health that is a step toward a more formal affiliation between Clarendon Health System in Manning …
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May 25, 2016

SUMTER CITY-COUNTY PLANNING COMMISSION Today, 3 p.m., fourth floor, Sumter Opera House, Council Chambers SUMTER COUNTY DEVELOPMENT BOARD Thursday, 7:30 a.m., Greater Sumter Chamber of Commerce boardroom, 32 E. Calhoun St.
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May 20, 2016

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, …