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POW/MIA ceremony honors service members

On Friday, American prisoners of war and service members who are still missing in action were honored during the annual POW/MIA Commemoration Ceremony at Shaw Air Force Base. During the event, a …

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160 jobs coming to Lee

BISHOPVILLE - Local economic development officials announced Monday that a new industry in Bishopville will be operational and begin production by the end of this year, bringing with it 160 jobs over time. Jay Schwedler, president and CEO of The …
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Woman charged with possession of stolen goods

CHARGES Katelynn A. Thigpen, 19, of 3860 Artesian Drive, was arrested on Sept. 8 and charged with receiving stolen goods for allegedly possessing a chainsaw, three air compressors, a 3-ton floor jack, assorted rods and reels, a Black & Decker …
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ADELA RIDGEWAY

MANNING - Adela Virginia Gladden Ridgeway, 79, widow of William Ervin Ridgeway Sr., died on Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017, at Palmetto Health Tuomey. Born on Feb. 27, 1938, in Manning, she was a daughter of the late Alethia Gladden. She was of the …

EILEEN M. SMITH

Eileen Margaret Mulqueen Smith, age 85, beloved wife of Sidney Charles Smith, passed away peacefully on Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017, at her home. Born in Edmonton, London, She was a daughter of the late John Dennis Mulqueen and Doris Miller …
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Chowing down

COLUMBIA -- In what has been a feast or famine season thus far for University of South Carolina sophomore running back Ty'Son Williams, the former Crestwood High School standout had an opportunity to …
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Fans don't need spectacles at sports games

Protests seem to be the order of the day in our increasingly contentious society. Everywhere you look, people are protesting, especially students on college campuses and the nitwits who encourage and support them. Not just nitwits but radical …
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Cassie will wag her tail endlessly for attention

Cassie is a 4-month-old female hound mix. She is a sweet and gentle girl, who loves people and will wag her tail endlessly for attention. Cassie is great with other dogs. She is playful and friendly. Cassie will make a great addition to any …