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Central Carolina Technical College will be tobacco free

Central Carolina Technical College recently announced it will implement a smoke-free and tobacco-free campus policy to prohibit the use of all forms of tobacco starting Jan. 1. The policy also prohibits the use of smokeless tobacco, chew or dip …

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Building inspections department receives award

Sumter City-County Building Inspection Department was recently honored with the Champion of Housing award by the Home Builders Association of South Carolina and the Building Industry Association of Central South Carolina. According to a news …
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You can make a difference by volunteering

Make-A-Wish South Carolina is seeking volunteers to help make wishes come true for children across the state. Bilingual volunteers are especially needed. Interest webinars are offered at 6:30 p.m. on the second Wednesday of each month. …
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Get ready for the Pinewood Christmas parade

The Town of Pinewood will hold its sixth annual Christmas parade at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 5. For information regarding participating in the parade, call Pinewood Town Hall at (803) 452-5878. The Campbell Soup friends lunch group will meet at …
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Nov. 15, 2015

Marriage Licenses - Edward Leverne Baker III and Lea Ann Carpenter, both of Wedgefield - Randolph Dewine Mouzon and Valencia Lachelle Bowers of Laurel, Maryland - Bruce Wayne Galloway and Kathleen Duke Herlong - Anthony Wayne Hunter of …
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3 teens charged with attempted murder

Three teens are in jail after a 19-year-old was shot during an exchange of gunfire as he was leaving a South Sumter gym Monday. Quintez Ford, 19, of Silver Street, was coming out of the gym at …
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Black River Electric celebrates 75 years

As Black River Electric Co-op powers through the end of celebrating 75 years of providing electrical service to rural Sumter, Lee, Clarendon and Kershaw counties, a new generation of users that power …

VW diesel owners to get $1,000 in gift cards and vouchers

DETROIT (AP) — Owners of 482,000 diesel Volkswagens and Audis in the U.S. are eligible for $1,000 in gift cards and vouchers as the automaker strives to placate customers dismayed by an …
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Nov. 24, 2015

CLARENDON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL BOARD OF TRUSTEES Today, 6 p.m., hospital board room SUMTER COUNTY COUNCIL Today, 6 p.m., Sumter County Council Chambers
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Nov. 27, 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, …