Election 2020 coverage
Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., talks with Deanna Miller Berry in Denmark on Feb. 10. Booker has traveled to small towns in South Carolina and New Hampshire and told voters that he hears some of the same concerns from them that he hears in his hometown of Newark, New Jersey.

2020 Democratic candidates aim to bring messages into rural America

DENMARK - Deanna Miller Berry doesn't often see presidential candidates. So when New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker recently came to Bamberg County, South Carolina, she was primed to unload about a contaminated water system. "What is your plan to fix …
Obituaries
GLORIA JEAN GREEN SKINNER Gloria Jean Green Skinner, 59, wife of Reed H. Skinner, departed this life on Friday, May 14, 2021, at Prisma Health Tuomey Hospital. She was born on Oct. 2, 1961, in Sumter, a daughter of the …
ROSA L. PEARSON Rosa L. Pearson, 85,  beloved wife of Mr. Taft Pearson, died Tuesday, May 11, at her place of residence in Summerton, S.C. Born on Oct. 2, 1935, in Clarendon County, she was a daughter of the …
JAMES T. CHAMPAGNE James T. Champagne, 30, died on Thursday, May 13, 2021, at Greenville Memorial Hospital, Greenville.  Born on Sept. 10, 1990, in Sumter County, he was a son of James T. Champagne and Beaulah …