75 YEARS AGO - 1942
Oct. 24 - 30
The State Forest Nursery of Sumter is to be named and dedicated in memory of Horace Tillman of Marion. Appropriate ceremonies will be held at the time in which members of Tillman's family, as well as friends …
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The State Forest Nursery of Sumter is to be named and dedicated in memory of Horace Tillman of Marion. Appropriate ceremonies will be held at the time in which members of Tillman's family, as well as friends and leaders in all fields of conservation and education in the state, will attend.
50 YEARS AGO - 1967
June 26 - July 2
New Zion's Billy Baker took the lead on the very first lap, held off his two toughest challengers, Jimmy Hatchell and Arnold Hutto, and powered his Ford to a first-place finish in the 100-lap late-model main event at Sumter Raceway. For his efforts in the big race, Baker took home $400.
25 YEARS AGO - 1992
March 27 - April 2
Brandishing weapons confiscated on school property, Sumter County Sheriff Tommy Mims told about 200 people at High Hills Middle School the state should get tough with juvenile offenders. Mims told the group, mostly parents of High Hills students, that he is asking legislators to pass laws that would allow for more juvenile offenders to be tried as adults.
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