City to observe Armistice Day; P-15's win state title

By SAMMY WAY
Posted 4/23/17

75 YEARS AGO - 1942

Nov. 7 - 13

The Sumter Home Guard unit, Company I.S.C.D.F., will go to Kingstree to take part in fall maneuvers with the other companies of the third battalion. In addition to Sumter, the companies from Kingstree, …

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City to observe Armistice Day; P-15's win state title

1942 - Sponsors for the Sumter High School football team, which defeated Lancaster 14-6, are seen. They are Norine Bryan for Bill Hughes; Jean Boardfield for Ed Dew; Tootsie Watson for Bryan Griffin; Betty Brunson for Scriven Brunson; Helen Jones for Raymond Baker; "Wee" Evans for Otis Moore; Byrd Murray for Ed Gibson; Dot Redden for Frank James; Faye Chrisawn for T.W. Mitchell; Jan Muldrow for Sambo Roddey; Geneva Thigpen for Tom Turner; Nancy Nash for J.L. Mooneyhan; Elizabeth Compton for Charles Nabors; Sara Jenkins
for Russell Timmons; Carolyn Williams for Whit Wells; Gladys Elkes for Dick Warran; Bobby Williams for Billy Hirshberg; Annelle Seymour for David Burkett; Jean Dunn for
Charles Penney; Johnnie Husband for Graham Moses; Juanita Wood for James Skinner; Evelyn Tucker for Ed Dunlap; and Mary Claire Wilson for Buddy Hodge.
1942 - Sponsors for the Sumter High School football team, which defeated Lancaster 14-6, are seen. They are Norine Bryan for Bill Hughes; Jean Boardfield for Ed Dew; Tootsie Watson for Bryan Griffin; Betty Brunson for Scriven Brunson; Helen Jones for Raymond Baker; "Wee" Evans for Otis Moore; Byrd Murray for Ed Gibson; Dot Redden for Frank James; Faye Chrisawn for T.W. Mitchell; Jan Muldrow for Sambo Roddey; Geneva Thigpen for Tom Turner; Nancy Nash for J.L. Mooneyhan; Elizabeth Compton for Charles Nabors; Sara Jenkins for Russell Timmons; Carolyn Williams for Whit Wells; Gladys Elkes for Dick Warran; Bobby Williams for Billy Hirshberg; Annelle Seymour for David Burkett; Jean Dunn for Charles Penney; Johnnie Husband for Graham Moses; Juanita Wood for James Skinner; Evelyn Tucker for Ed Dunlap; and Mary Claire Wilson for Buddy Hodge.
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75 YEARS AGO - 1942

Nov. 7 - 13

The Sumter Home Guard unit, Company I.S.C.D.F., will go to Kingstree to take part in fall maneuvers with the other companies of the third battalion. In addition to Sumter, the companies from Kingstree, Georgetown and Manning will take part in the exercises, Capt. R.S. Griffin announced today.

50 YEARS AGO - 1967

July 10 - 16

Edwin Campbell, manager of the Loris FCX Service since 1956, has been promoted to regional manager of FCX service stores in eastern and central South Carolina, with headquarters in Sumter.

25 YEARS AGO - 1992

April 10 - 16

A congressional committee is investigating illegal shipments of low-level nuclear waste possibly made to more than 160 non-licensed landfills and incinerators across the United States, including a site in Sumter County - the hazardous waste landfill operated by GSX Services of South Carolina Inc., which is not certified to handle low-level nuclear waste.

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