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Body of missing Cherryvale woman found in Manchester State Forest

A missing Cherryvale woman is now thought to be a homicide victim after her body was found in the woods Thursday. The body of Suzette Ginther, 27, was discovered by a hunter in Manchester National …

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Morris College faces class action lawsuit for mold

A group of five current and former Morris College students filed a lawsuit against the college this week for mold infestation in the student dormitories on campus. A copy of the class action suit …
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Three armed suspects rob north Sumter County Dollar General

Three armed men who reportedly robbed a retail store in northern Sumter County Thursday night remain at large, and the Sumter County Sheriff’s Office is asking the public to help identify the …

POLICE BLOTTER: Sumter man arrested after allegedly running other car off road

CHARGES Ricky A. Godwin, 29, of Whaley Street, was arrested on Monday and charged with assault and battery of a high and aggravated nature for allegedly striking a person's vehicle while driving on Oct. 28 in the 200 block of Old Manning Road, …
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JAMES STRANGE SR.

MANNING - James Wesley "Jimmy" Strange, Sr., 73, husband of Catherine Elizabeth Stanley "Betty" Strange, died Friday, Nov. 17, 2017, at his home. Born June 10, 1944, in Sumter, he was a son of the late Dalcho Eugene Strange and the late Lila Mae …

CHERYL A. SHELTON

MANNING - Cheryl Alethea Hodge Shelton, 46, wife of Roger Earl Shelton Jr., died Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017, at McLeod Regional Medical Center. Born Sept. 19, 1971, in Manning, she was a daughter of Junius Cecil Hodge Sr. and Mary Rose Geddings …
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Getting swamped

COLUMBIA - Perhaps Hammond was showing its displeasure for missing out on a trip to the SCISA 3A football state championship game last year after playing in the title game for 10 straight seasons. Skyhawks head coach Erik Kimrey insists that …
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Will political setbacks unite Republicans?

The inexorable workings of the political marketplace seem to be enforcing some discipline over hitherto fissiparous Republican politicians. The question is whether this is happening too late to save the party's declining prospects in the 2018 …
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Playful Butterball loves to explore

Butterball is a housebroken 10-week-old American short hair. She is great with children, other cats and dogs. She is a playful girl who loves being held and cuddled. She enjoys exploring her surroundings. Butterball also has two siblings named …