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The Sumter Item 12h
Since 1993, C-SPAN has traveled across the nation visiting schools and community events with its interactive tools used to learn about public affairs, programming, government, and social studies. Yesterday students at...
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The Sumter Item 13h
Dr. Carl G. Whetsell died from a heart issue, an autopsy conducted Wednesday morning found, according to Sumter County Coroner Robbie Baker.
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The Sumter Item 15h
To help keep others warm this fall and winter, we at The Sumter Item and Sumter United Ministries ask annually that the community pass the holiday spirit on to thy neighbor through...
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The Sumter Item 18h
We're looking for some part-time customer service help at The Sumter Item. If you know of a reliable, friendly person with communication and computer skills, let them know! This position works 30 hours per week.
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The Sumter Item Nov 13
Be honest...are you holding a PSL as you take this poll?
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The Sumter Item Nov 13
The Sumter Item published this information in response to comments on social media that speculated Whetsell's body was discovered in a public space and to confirm that another doctor with phonetically the same name is not the deceased individual.
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The Sumter Item Nov 13
Yesterday was the official commemoration of Veterans Day, and Sumter held a ceremony and fourth annual parade to honor our local veterans and to thank them for their service to our country. Presented by University of South Carolina Sumter Sumter...
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The Sumter Item Nov 13
Locally, Westside Baptist Church at 554 Pinewood Road will serve as the central drop-off location for Sumter, Bishopville, Turbeville, Manning and Kingstree. More...
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The Sumter Item Nov 13
"Sometimes we don't know what to say, particularly the folks who haven't been around the military," he said. "It's a little different in Sumter, where...
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The Sumter Item Nov 12
Wilder Elementary students learned the values of honor, gratitude and sacrifice during a Veterans Day musical they put on for other students and some special VIP veterans in honor of the annual holiday. The performance...
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The Sumter Item Nov 12
It was Wilder's Veterans Day Program put on mostly by fifth-graders at the school, but also including some other students. Peppered throughout the audience of mostly students in...
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The Sumter Item Nov 12
We talked with two World War II veterans about their stories from the Battle of the Bulge and got to look at some of their documents, medals and other artifacts from their...
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The Sumter Item Nov 11
2018 Sumter Parade of Shops is today from 1:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Don't miss this great time to get your holiday shopping started!
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The Sumter Item Nov 11
Our friends at USC Sumter and the USC Sumter Alumni Association are hosting a Golf Tournament and Tailgate Party on Wednesday, Nov. 14, celebrating the 25th Anniversary of Big...
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The Sumter Item Nov 9
Willow Drive Elementary School held a STEAM Hour yesterday that asked each grade level to complete standards-based challenges that demonstrate values in science, technology, engineering, art and math. Tiffany Marshall's...
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The Sumter Item Nov 9
Though Christmas is more than a month away, Sumterites can get a head start on their holiday shopping during the annual 2018 Sumter Parade of Shops between 1:30 and 5:30 p.m. on Sunday....
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The Sumter Item Nov 9
Frank Baker does not think it will be awkward for the next superintendent to have him - the district's most recent former superintendent - on the Sumter School Board because he's in a...
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The Sumter Item Nov 8
C. Anthony's Menswear held a trunk show and pig pickin last night at its store in Downtown Sumter. Chip had Trask shoes on display and sale, a bourbon tasting and live music. Presented by University of South Carolina Sumter Sumter Opera House &...
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The Sumter Item Nov 8
On Nov. 7, 1918, Third Army was activated in Chaumont, France, five days before World War I came to a close. Today, the lineage and honors of...
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The Sumter Item Nov 8
The seemingly most anticipated election in Sumter this midterm, for six seats on the Sumter School Board, concluded Tuesday night with Frank Baker and Shawn Ragin taking the two...
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