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Rafting Creek Elementary School held an induction for its student council yesterday morning, and they were visited by a special guest that helped get them excited about government and participating in their community....
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The Sumter Item Jan 14
Three teens have been charged in the alleged armed robbery of a Little Caesars employee who attempted to make a cash deposit at the BB&T on North Guignard Drive on Friday. Two of the suspects were also employed by the restaurant, according to Sumter...
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The Sumter Item Jan 14
Katy Greenwalt opened an emergency needs ministry in 1994 with less than $2,000 and about 30 volunteers. From opening a free health clinic and pharmacy in 2014 to creating an education assistance ministry to help single...
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The Sumter Item Jan 14
Sumter County Coroner's Office identified the Sumter-Lee Regional Detention Center inmate who died Thursday as 35-year-old Jeremy Antwan Garrett. Full Story -...
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The Sumter Item Jan 12
15 posters to remember 15-0! Get Clemson Football Championship Game posters online here, or come by The Sumter Item and pick up yours during normal business hours. All posters are frame-ready at 11" x 17" and printed on a heavyweight...
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The Sumter Item Jan 12
It's early, but the current flu season is shaping up to be gentler than last winter's unusually brutal one, U.S. health officials said. Story -
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The Sumter Item Jan 12
Sumter's Top Stories for Saturday, January 12 -
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The Sumter Item Jan 11
Each Friday, a group from the Greater Sumter Chamber of Commerce who call themselves the Chamber Chics go to a different member organization to learn about what they do, and they usually live stream it on Facebook....
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The Sumter Item Jan 11
Sumter's Top Stories for Friday, January 11 -
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The Sumter Item Jan 11
United Ministries of Sumter opened its doors in January 1994 with less than $2,000, she said, and about 30 people showed up for the first volunteer training session. Sumter United Ministries: Rebuilding Lives
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The Sumter Item Jan 10
Plenty of people make New Years resolutions that involve health and fitness, but how many of those goals are actually followed through with? We went over to the Sumter Ymca to get some ideas on how to get started with...
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The Sumter Item Jan 10
Two weeks ago, on Dec. 27, Sears Holding Corp. announced it was closing 80 more Sears and Kmart stores by the end of March, including Sumter's Kmart at 1143 Broad St. Sears also runs Kmart....
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The Sumter Item Jan 9
Today is National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day, so we're taking this episode to go back through our archives to show you some of the great things we've covered with the Sumter Police Department and Sumter County...
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The Sumter Item Jan 9
2019 has begun, and we received more than 1,000 nominations on the first day (our staff will be approving them shortly and adding them to the ballot). Make your nominations now - Vote daily beginning Jan. 22 -...
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The Sumter Item Jan 8
Students at Kingsbury Elementary participated in a STEAM project this morning where they drew designs for paint brushes while learning what different brushes can be used for. The project was part of the school's STEAM...
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The Sumter Item Jan 8
Norman said he officially wrote a statement and that his chief of staff is filling out the paperwork to donate his paycheck to a fund to build a wall, the central issue behind the shutdown.
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The Sumter Item Jan 8
It's back! Nominations for the annual contest where readers, friends, family and customers vote for their favorite businesses, professional services, schools,...
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The Sumter Item Jan 7
A tale of two coaches. . Clemson is your 2019 College Football National Champions! Be sure to check out our website for more photos and coverage. . So long from Santa Clara! . 📸: @ Levi's Stadium — at Levi's Stadium
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The Sumter Item Jan 7
The Tigers matched the most points scored in the first half against the Crimson Tide since Nick Saban became coach in 2007. Oklahoma also scored 31 in the 2014 Sugar Bowl. The Item's...
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The Sumter Item Jan 7
Watching the game? Check out photos from The Item’s Micah Green, who’s covering Clemson Football vs. Alabama in the National Championship....
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