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Firefighters rescue more than 10 cats

Firefighters rescued more than 10 cats from a house in the 100 block of Carolina Avenue in Sumter after a dryer fire caused the house to fill with smoke. Of the cats rescued, only one died, from smoke inhalation. After being exposed to the smoke, …

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Highway Patrol increasing enforcement on July 4

With this being one of the biggest weekends for travel by car, the South Carolina Highway Patrol is increasing both enforcement on the highways and community outreach. July 4th weekend is here, and the interstates are getting clogged with people …
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Reunions, opportunities to get involved

Hillcrest High School Class of 1980 will hold a reunion Sept. 4-5. Contact Deborah I. Franklin at or (803) 773-6896. Sumter High School Class of 1980 will hold a 35-year class reunion Sept. 4-6. Event locations as follows: …
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Air Force Honor Guard to display colors

The Air Force Honor Guard will display the colors during an Eagle Scout Induction Ceremony at 7 p.m. today at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 1770 U.S. 15 South. The public is welcome. The Scotts Branch Alumni Association will …
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June 28, 2015

Property Transfers - Secretary of Veterans Affairs to Javier U. Silvera, one lot, one building, 2790 Navigator Circle, $106,000. - Albert E. Owens Sr. to Albert E. Sr. and Justin K. Owens, one lot, one building, 143 Woodside Road, $5 etc. - …
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Dalzell parents charged with child abuse

Two Dalzell-area parents have been arrested after allegedly making their child live in a tent about a quarter mile from their home because their daughter ate a Pop-Tart. Crystal Lynn Driggers, 36, …
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Central Carolina Work Experience program successful in first year

Central Carolina Technical College has completed the first year of its Work Experience program which partners Industrial and Engineering Technology Division students with local businesses and industries to gain hands-on experience in their …

Hard work carries Davis to the top

Jay Davis, president and founding partner of Coldwell Banker Commercial Cornerstone Commercial Real Estate of Sumter, has been recognized for being in the top 2 percent of producers from the nearly 3,000 Coldwell Banker Commercial sales …
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July 1, 2015

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June 24, 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, …