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James Sikking, who starred as a hardened police lieutenant on "Hill Street Blues" and as the titular character's kindhearted dad on "Doogie Howser, M.D.," has died at 90. Sikking died of … more
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Shannen Doherty, the "Beverly Hills, 90210" star whose life and career were roiled by illness and tabloid stories, has died at 53. After years with breast cancer, … more
Making a bold leap in Sumter's art scene, Sumter Little Theatre will launch its inaugural community festival on Saturday, July 20. Alison Pulcher, executive director of the theater, is still reeling from the success of the 2023-24 SLT season. … more
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico judge on Friday threw out the involuntary manslaughter case against Alec Baldwin in the middle of his trial and said it cannot be filed again. Judge Mary … more
Shelley Duvall, the intrepid, Texas-born movie star whose wide-eyed, winsome presence was a mainstay in the films of Robert Altman and who co-starred in Stanley Kubrick's "The Shining," has died. She … more
NEW YORK (AP) — The August theatrical release for the second chapter of Kevin Costner's ambitious Western epic "Horizon: An American Saga" has been canceled after the first film fizzled in … more
If you watch "God's Not Dead: In God We Trust," coming to theaters Sept. 12, you might see something or someone familiar. Earlier this year, 400 people from Sumter and surrounding states answered the call to be extras in the filming of parts of … more
Participants create art during the Sumter County Gallery of Art youth summer camp on Tuesday morning, July 9. This week at the gallery, students are participating in Fun in the Mud, Art Without Limits, … more
NEW YORK (AP) — The entertainment giant Paramount will merge with Skydance, closing out a decades-long run by the Redstone family in Hollywood and injecting desperately needed cash into a … more
John Cena announced Saturday night that he will retire from professional wrestling next year after two decades in the ring. The wrestler-turned-actor delivered a heartfelt speech to a stadium of … more
NEW YORK (AP) — After a historically bad first half of the year, the box office is suddenly booming. "Despicable Me 4," the Illumination Animation sequel, led the way over the holiday … more
Eddie Murphy reprising his role as Axel Foley in "Beverly Hills Cop: Axel F" and country music star Zach Bryan releasing a new studio album are some of the new television, movies, music and games … more
NEW YORK (AP) — Imagine stepping into a life-sized whale carcass decoy and steering it into deep water. You're looking — yes, looking — for a group of hungry sharks to spark a … more
To make a submission to our events list, email pressrelease@theitem.com with EVENTS in the subject line. SUMTER COUNTY Why not catch a baseball game this summer and see the hometown team in action? Watch the P-15's on weekdays through … more
" A Quiet Place: Day One " is making noise at the box office. The prequel earned an estimated $53 million in its first weekend in North American theaters, according to studio estimates Sunday. … more
After ample feedback in April, the Rev. Effie Hilton Mitchell is bringing back her popular production "Ready or Not" to Weldon Auditorium. Mitchell, a Greeleyville native and pastor of Miracle Temple of Deliverance in Manning, has written gospel … more
Did you think you missed your chance to watch "Bull Street" on the big screen? Think again! Because of popular demand and raving reviews across South Carolina, Sumter Beacon Cinemas has extended showings of "Bull Street" to Tuesday, July … more
Talent comes in all shapes and sizes, and Sumter Artists Guild wants to ensure local art enthusiasts get to see it. At the opening reception of the 2024 Sumter Artists Guild Exhibition at Sumter County Gallery of Art, guild members welcomed … more
To make a submission to our events list, email pressrelease@theitem.com with EVENTS in the subject line. SUMTER COUNTY Why not catch a baseball game this summer and see the hometown team in action? Watch the P-15's on weekdays through … more
Are you ready for a stomping good time? The Lizard Man Stomp returns to Bishopville on Saturday, June 29. Only two days stand between you and the annual Lizard Man Stomp. As the folklore goes, The Lizard Man, which stands at a whopping 8 feet … more
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