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Delegation previews 2018 session

What steps to take after a project to build two nuclear generators in Jenkinsville was abandoned will be a major topic of debate when the South Carolina General Assembly reconvenes in January. …
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57-year-old Sumter man arrested on child pornography charge

Loyal Wayne Thompson, 57, of Sumter, was arrested and charged Thursday with one count of sexual exploitation of a minor, second degree, according to a news release from the office of South Carolina …
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JOHNNY MCMILLAN

Johnny McMillan, 73, widower of Joann Cousar McMillan, departed this life on Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017, at Palmetto Health Tuomey. He was born on Oct. 31, 1943, in Mayesville, a son of the late …

BETTY BRODY

Betty Brody, a resident of Coral Gables, Florida, for almost 40 years, passed away on Oct. 16, 2017, after a courageous battle with ovarian cancer. A graveside service will be held at noon on …
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All good things must end

The streak is over. For the first time under third-year head coach Mark Barnes, the Sumter High School football team lost a region contest, falling to Conway 14-13 on Friday at Memorial …
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Democrats yelp as Trump upholds the Constitution

Donald Trump is criticized, often justly, for misstatements of facts and failure to understand the details of public policy. But in two of his most recent controversial actions, he has taken stands upholding the rule of law and undoing the lawless …
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Ashley is active, sweet

Ashley is a spayed, housebroken 1-year-old American short hair. She is great with other cats. She is an active girl who loves to explore her surroundings and play with cat toys. Ashley is sweet and friendly. She adores attention. The Sumter SPCA …