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Need to brush up on your computer skills?

Sumter County Library will host free computer classes at the downtown location, 111 N. Harvin St., from Thursday through mid-November. Gregory Johnson, information services coordinator at the library, said all classes are open to the public. Each …
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Donate your unwanted vehicle

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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Clarendon Democratic Party to meet

The Clarendon County Democratic Party will meet at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 3, at Bassard's Pond House, 4162 Rev JW Carter Road, Summerton. Clarendon School District One will conduct free vision, hearing, speech and developmental screenings as …
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Aug. 30, 2015

Marriage Licenses - James Furman Prescott of Gable and Robin Faye McLeod - Richmond Fields II and Ashea Antionette Ferrell - Mary Cheyenne Mayfield and Tia Marie MacDonald - Deshawn Marvell Abbott and Rebecka Lynne Gibbons - Thomas …
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Manchester Elementary no longer on lockdown

Manchester Elementary School was on lockdown for more than an hour Monday morning after a man who had apparently applied for a job there allegedly assaulted a member of the custodial staff at the …
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Considering an interest-only mortgage?

Don't call it a comeback. Interest-only mortgages got a bad reputation in the aftermath of the housing bust, but they've managed to stick around as an option for homebuyers who can meet stricter lending guidelines enacted by the government in …

Q&A about this week's market turmoil in China and beyond

BEIJING (AP) - With the Chinese stock market turmoil that incited global panic abated - at least for now - here are some questions and answers about it, as well as lessons to learn: WHY DID THE CHINESE STOCK MARKET PLUNGE SO MUCH? China's main …
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Sept. 1, 2015

SUMTER CITY COUNCIL Today, 5:30 p.m., Sumter Opera House, 21 N. Main St. BISHOPVILLE CITY COUNCIL Today, 6:30 p.m., Colclough Building TOWN OF LYNCHBURG PLANNING COMMISSION Wednesday, 4 p.m., town hall
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Sept. 1, 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, …