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Orlando Sentinel
Convicted felon arrested in deadly Sumter County crashAn Ocala man is charged with felony possession of a firearm by a felon after a
Orlando Sentinel / Posted an hour ago
An Ocala man is charged with felony possession of a firearm by a felon after a fatal four-vehicle crash Tuesday in Sumter County, according to WKMG. The Wildwood Police Department tried to pull over a white 2007 BMW driven by Anthony Nepoleon Brown,... Read more
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The Columbia County News-Times
Augusta Christian Academysaid the team came together in the third game after it rallied from a 22-0 half
The Columbia County News-Times / Posted 4 hours ago
said the team came together in the third game after it rallied from a 22-0 halftime deficit for a 39-38 win over Thomas Sumter Academy. "I think that really helped the team come together," he said. "We just took some more steps as the season... Read more
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WLTX-TV Columbia
SC Man Experiences 2nd Total Solar EclipseSumter, SC (WLTX) – One man is just amazed by Monday’s total solar eclipse as h
WLTX-TV Columbia / Posted 11 hours ago
Sumter, SC (WLTX) – One man is just amazed by Monday’s total solar eclipse as he was the first time he saw it back in 1970. “I looked forward to it every minute and when it happened I looked at the people around me and they were just ecstatic and I... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
High school football 2017: UC opens No. 1 in 2A poll; local teams headline 5A4, Baker County 2, Belleview 2. 1. Miami Washington (8) 0-0 116 — 2. Cocoa (4
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 11 hours ago
4, Baker County 2, Belleview 2. 1. Miami Washington (8) 0-0 116 — 2. Cocoa (4) 0-0 103 — 3. Raines 0-0 83 — 4. South Sumter 0-0 54 — 5. Fort Lauderdale University 0-0 29 — (tie) East Gadsden 0-0 29 — Others receiving votes: Glades Central... Read more
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WLTX-TV Columbia
SC 3rd Graders Will Be Held Back If They Don't Pass This Testof the English portion of the test. In the 2015-2016 school year, Richland Dis
WLTX-TV Columbia / Posted 12 hours ago
of the English portion of the test. In the 2015-2016 school year, Richland District One was at 31 percent, followed by Sumter at 30 percent. Richland Two is next with 21 percent, and Richland and Lexington District Five had the lowest of the... Read more
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WLTX-TV Columbia
Proposed Sumter School Closures On Hold While Committee Weighs InSumter, SC (WLTX) - The Sumter school district has started a new year and with
WLTX-TV Columbia / Posted 12 hours ago
Sumter, SC (WLTX) - The Sumter school district has started a new year and with that comes questions about the future of two schools. Back in April, Sumter School Board Trustees discussed the potential closing of two schools, F.J. DeLaine Elementary... Read more
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The Times and Democrat
Elloree man gets prison time in escapeof operating a chop shop and 24 counts of receiving stolen goods. • Katelynn A
The Times and Democrat / Posted 16 hours ago
of operating a chop shop and 24 counts of receiving stolen goods. • Katelynn Ann Thigpen, 19, of 3860 Artesian Drive, Sumter, pleaded guilty to giving false information to law enforcement. Dickson sentenced her to time served. • Freddie... Read more
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The Birmingham Times
Today’s Birmingham elections – Here are the candidates for mayor, city council and school boarduShip.com with two of his classmates. He has spent the past six years in Alabam
The Birmingham Times / Posted 21 hours ago
uShip.com with two of his classmates. He has spent the past six years in Alabama working as a public school teacher in Sumter County, Alabama (where he won educator of the year in 2011), a professor of entrepreneurship at the University of... Read more
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WLTX-TV Columbia
More Midlands School Districts Head Back To Schoolto class Tuesday after the total solar eclipse. Calhoun, Fairfield, Lee, Lexin
WLTX-TV Columbia / Posted yesterday
to class Tuesday after the total solar eclipse. Calhoun, Fairfield, Lee, Lexington 1,3,4, Orangeburg 4, Richland 1, 2 and Sumter all start class. Law enforcement is once again reminding drivers to be safe on the roads, pay attention to the speed... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
Go west, Southern racistsStates funds? Is this history just repeating itself? Remember what came next a
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted yesterday
States funds? Is this history just repeating itself? Remember what came next after the Democratic South fired on Fort Sumter, seceding from the United States! Is this the second rising of the Southern racist Democrat now in power in... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
The moon cloaks the sun, and a nation gapes in aweAnd they screamed again after totality, when a crescent sun again made an appea
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted yesterday
And they screamed again after totality, when a crescent sun again made an appearance. Then the eclipse headed past Fort Sumter in Charleston Harbor, across slivers of coastal wetlands and out over the Atlantic Ocean, where it ended for good at... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
HomeTeam 25: Football rankings for Tampa Baystreak, currently the longest in the area. That will be tested with an early-se
The Tampa Tribune / Posted yesterday
streak, currently the longest in the area. That will be tested with an early-season schedule that includes IMG White, South Sumter and Springstead. 16. Lakewood (5-5, Class 5A region quarterfinalist) Up next: at Boca Ciega Skinny: Special teams... Read more
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The Demopolis Times
Collins, Freeman plan October weddingJr. of Greenville, South Carolina, and the late Frances J. Strouse of Matthews,
The Demopolis Times / Posted yesterday
Jr. of Greenville, South Carolina, and the late Frances J. Strouse of Matthews, North Carolina. She is a 2010 graduate of Sumter Academy, received a Bachelors Degree in Environmental Science and Natural Resources from the University of West... Read more
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The Star
Looking for a viewing party?11 a.m. to 1 p.m. followed by a viewing party with free popcorn For details, c
The Star / Posted 3 days ago
11 a.m. to 1 p.m. followed by a viewing party with free popcorn For details, call 704-739-2371 Shelby City Park, 901 W. Sumter St., Shelby Bring a camping chair and your eclipse viewing glasses and take to the baseball complex to watch between... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
These are the 10 US military bases still named after Confederate soldiersnamed after Confederate Gen. Pierre Gustave Toutant Beauregard, who ordered the
Stamford Advocate / Posted 3 days ago
named after Confederate Gen. Pierre Gustave Toutant Beauregard, who ordered the first shots of the Civil War fired at Fort Sumter in South Carolina.2. Fort BenningBarry Williams/Getty Images The base is named after Confederate Brig. Gen. Henry... Read more
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Connecticut Post
These are the 10 US military bases still named after Confederate soldiersnamed after Confederate Gen. Pierre Gustave Toutant Beauregard, who ordered the
Connecticut Post / Posted 3 days ago
named after Confederate Gen. Pierre Gustave Toutant Beauregard, who ordered the first shots of the Civil War fired at Fort Sumter in South Carolina.2. Fort BenningBarry Williams/Getty Images The base is named after Confederate Brig. Gen. Henry... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
High school football 2017: Top games, top coaches, bonus pointsonly team to rack up the maximum 30 bonus points. Madison County (1A), Newberr
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 3 days ago
only team to rack up the maximum 30 bonus points. Madison County (1A), Newberry (3A), Miami Washington (4A), South Sumter (4A), North Marion (5A), Rickards (5A), Barron Collier (6A), Norland (6A), Chiles (7A) and Lakeland Kathleen (7A) are... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
High school football Kickoff Classic scoresTHURSDAY, August 17 Crescent City 45, Atlantic 32 New Port Richey River Ridge
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 4 days ago
THURSDAY, August 17 Crescent City 45, Atlantic 32 New Port Richey River Ridge 42, South Sumter 14 OCP 22, Vero Beach St. Edward’s 0 OCP 14, Orangewood 7 Orangewood 21, CFCA 0 Seven Rivers 7, The Villages 3 Vero Beach St. Edward’s 7, CFCA... Read more
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The Daily Commercial
Roundup: Weather doesn't put a damper on Kickoff Classicsred zone. But on the other side of the ball The Villages defense did a good job
The Daily Commercial / Posted 4 days ago
red zone. But on the other side of the ball The Villages defense did a good job of keeping their opponent in check. SOUTH SUMTER It started off as badly as a game can for South Sumter as the Raiders gave up a 97-yard kickoff return for a... Read more
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WLTX-TV Columbia
Expect Heavy Traffic All Weekend Long for the Eclipseof reference they have right now is hotel bookings, and they were told Friday m
WLTX-TV Columbia / Posted 4 days ago
of reference they have right now is hotel bookings, and they were told Friday morning that all of them in Columbia and Sumter are completely full. Troopers who normally have administrative roles are getting into a car and hitting the streets.... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Friday's Scores17 Orangeburg Prep 46, Hilton Head Prep 7 Patrick Henry Academy 26, Holly Hil
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 4 days ago
17 Orangeburg Prep 46, Hilton Head Prep 7 Patrick Henry Academy 26, Holly Hill Academy 20 Pee Dee Academy 38, Thomas Sumter Academy 14 Pelion 33, Calhoun County 22 Pendleton 24, Liberty 12 Porter-Gaud 22, Garrett Academy of Technology... Read more
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The Daily Commercial
Roundup: Wildwood shows its poised for turnaround seasonred zone. But on the other side of the ball The Villages defense did a good job
The Daily Commercial / Posted 4 days ago
red zone. But on the other side of the ball The Villages defense did a good job of keeping their opponent in check. SOUTH SUMTER It started off as badly as a game can for South Sumter as the Raiders gave up a 97-yard kickoff return for a... Read more
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ABC Action News Tampa Bay
Florida prisons on partial lockdown due to threats of violence against staffworry will spark outbreaks of violence within prisons directed at DOC employees
ABC Action News Tampa Bay / Posted 4 days ago
worry will spark outbreaks of violence within prisons directed at DOC employees. The lockdown began Thursday at the Sumter Correctional Institution, which houses 1,600 inmates. Probation officers were called in to assist guards in searching... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
SC 'Warns' of Possible Lizard Man Sightingsdoes not know if Lizardmen become more active during a solar eclipse, but we ad
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 4 days ago
does not know if Lizardmen become more active during a solar eclipse, but we advise that residents of Lee and Sumter counties should remain vigilant." They add, "if you see something, say something." Regarding possible paranormal... Read more
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KERA North Texas
Who Are The Confederate Men Memorialized With Statues?to Washington, but President Lincoln refused to see his emissaries. A month lat
KERA North Texas / Posted 4 days ago
to Washington, but President Lincoln refused to see his emissaries. A month later, Davis sent P.G.T. Beauregard to Fort Sumter, and the Civil War began in earnest. Davis had a troubled presidency. He didn't get along with his vice president and... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Who Are The Confederate Men Memorialized With Statues?to Washington, but President Lincoln refused to see his emissaries. A month lat
KPBS San Diego / Posted 4 days ago
to Washington, but President Lincoln refused to see his emissaries. A month later, Davis sent P.G.T. Beauregard to Fort Sumter, and the Civil War began in earnest. Davis had a troubled presidency. He didn't get along with his vice president and... Read more
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The News & Observer
Haven’t given a second thought to Monday’s eclipse? Here are some ways to see it.is having an eclipse party to celebrate its 1 minute 47 seconds of darkness, co
The News & Observer / Posted 4 days ago
is having an eclipse party to celebrate its 1 minute 47 seconds of darkness, could take nearly 9 hours of driving, one way. Sumter, S.C., also hosting a watch party, would be a mere six-hour haul, one way. A: Anywhere in the path of totality.... Read more
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KTHV Little Rock
SC 'Warns' of Possible Lizard Man Sightingsdoes not know if Lizardmen become more active during a solar eclipse, but we ad
KTHV Little Rock / Posted 4 days ago
does not know if Lizardmen become more active during a solar eclipse, but we advise that residents of Lee and Sumter counties should remain vigilant." They add, "if you see something, say something." Regarding possible paranormal... Read more
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Salon.com
Trump’s defense of Confederate traitors is more than a culture war — it’s a subversion of American democracyinfantrymen had their pet reasons for fighting, make no mistake: the defining g
Salon.com / Posted 5 days ago
infantrymen had their pet reasons for fighting, make no mistake: the defining goal of secession and firing upon Fort Sumter was to defend the perceived rights of the Southern states to retain slave labor as the driver of its economy. But it’s... Read more
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13 WMAZ Macon
SC 'warns' of possible lizard man sightings during eclipsedoes not know if Lizardmen become more active during a solar eclipse, but we ad
13 WMAZ Macon / Posted 5 days ago
does not know if Lizardmen become more active during a solar eclipse, but we advise that residents of Lee and Sumter counties should remain vigilant." They add, "if you see something, say something." Regarding possible paranormal... Read more
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KVUE-TV Austin
South Carolina warns of 'possible Lizard Man sightings' during eclipsedoes not know if Lizardmen become more active during a solar eclipse, but we ad
KVUE-TV Austin / Posted 5 days ago
does not know if Lizardmen become more active during a solar eclipse, but we advise that residents of Lee and Sumter counties should remain vigilant." They add, "if you see something, say something." Regarding possible paranormal... Read more
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WIS News 10 Columbia
Woman jumped in ditch, broke ankle to avoid being hit by truckSumter County officials are working to identify who was driving two trucks that
WIS News 10 Columbia / Posted 5 days ago
Sumter County officials are working to identify who was driving two trucks that almost hit a woman Monday afternoon. Deputies are looking for who was driving a white Chevrolet Colorado pickup truck and a silver truck that looks to be a Toyota. The... Read more
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Columbia Star
Frances Shelley “Scottie” AsbillShady Lane, Columbia. A memorial service was held at 11 o'clock Friday, August
Columbia Star / Posted 5 days ago
Shady Lane, Columbia. A memorial service was held at 11 o'clock Friday, August 11 at Trinity Episcopal Cathedral, 1100 Sumter Street, Columbia, with a private burial following in Elmwood Cemetery. Special thanks to the loving staff at Laurel... Read more
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Columbia Star
Public Notices | www.thecolumbiastar.com | Columbia Starname is unknown, of the Estate of Vivian H. Aiken aka Vivian Hammond Aiken aka
Columbia Star / Posted 5 days ago
name is unknown, of the Estate of Vivian H. Aiken aka Vivian Hammond Aiken aka Vivian Sumpter; Joseph Aiken, Jr., Reginald Sumter, Del Rosa Flint, Jacqueline Aiken, Regina Sumter, Priscilla Hammond, Bessie Mae Hammond, Islet Hammond, and any other... Read more
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Columbia Star
EventsSolar Eclipse weekend, cash only. The following City surface lots will be avail
Columbia Star / Posted 5 days ago
Solar Eclipse weekend, cash only. The following City surface lots will be available for parking during the eclipse weekend: Sumter Street lot, Devine Street lot, and Harden Street/Exxon lot. The Convention Center lot will be available for parking... Read more
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The Demopolis Times
Groups unite to bridge employer, employee gaphe is excited to see what the leaders from the nine-county area — Lamar, Fayett
The Demopolis Times / Posted 5 days ago
he is excited to see what the leaders from the nine-county area — Lamar, Fayette, Pickens, Tuscaloosa, Green, Hale, Bibb, Sumter and Marengo — can accomplish. Gary Nichols, chairman of West AlabamaWorks! and local workforce development board... Read more
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KENS 5 San Antonio
South Carolina warns of 'possible Lizard Man sightings' during eclipsedoes not know if Lizardmen become more active during a solar eclipse, but we ad
KENS 5 San Antonio / Posted 5 days ago
does not know if Lizardmen become more active during a solar eclipse, but we advise that residents of Lee and Sumter counties should remain vigilant." They add, "if you see something, say something." Regarding possible paranormal... Read more
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WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans
SC 'Warns' of Possible Lizard Man Sightings During Eclipsedoes not know if Lizardmen become more active during a solar eclipse, but we ad
WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans / Posted 5 days ago
does not know if Lizardmen become more active during a solar eclipse, but we advise that residents of Lee and Sumter counties should remain vigilant." They add, "if you see something, say something." Regarding possible paranormal... Read more
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11 News Houston
SC 'warns' of possible lizard man sightings during eclipsedoes not know if Lizardmen become more active during a solar eclipse, but we ad
11 News Houston / Posted 5 days ago
does not know if Lizardmen become more active during a solar eclipse, but we advise that residents of Lee and Sumter counties should remain vigilant." They add, "if you see something, say something." Regarding possible paranormal... Read more
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WKYC Cleveland
Officials 'warn' of possible Lizard Man sightings during eclipsedoes not know if Lizardmen become more active during a solar eclipse, but we ad
WKYC Cleveland / Posted 5 days ago
does not know if Lizardmen become more active during a solar eclipse, but we advise that residents of Lee and Sumter counties should remain vigilant." They add, "if you see something, say something." Regarding possible paranormal... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
This day in history, Aug. 17, 2017round trip between New York City and Albany, N.Y.On this date In 1863, Federal
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 6 days ago
round trip between New York City and Albany, N.Y.On this date In 1863, Federal batteries and ships began bombarding Fort Sumter in Charleston harbor during the Civil War, but the Confederates managed to hold on despite several days of... Read more
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The Jacksonville Daily News
THIS DATE IN HISTORY, Aug. 17: Deadly storm slams Mississippiday of 2017. There are 136 days left in the year. On August 17, 1863, Federal
The Jacksonville Daily News / Posted 6 days ago
day of 2017. There are 136 days left in the year. On August 17, 1863, Federal batteries and ships began bombarding Fort Sumter in Charleston harbor during the Civil War, but the Confederates managed to hold on despite several days of... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
THIS DATE IN HISTORY, Aug. 17: Deadly storm slams Mississippiday of 2017. There are 136 days left in the year. On August 17, 1863, Federal
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 6 days ago
day of 2017. There are 136 days left in the year. On August 17, 1863, Federal batteries and ships began bombarding Fort Sumter in Charleston harbor during the Civil War, but the Confederates managed to hold on despite several days of... Read more
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First Coast News
SC 'Warns' of Possible Lizard Man Sightings During Eclipsedoes not know if Lizardmen become more active during a solar eclipse, but we ad
First Coast News / Posted 6 days ago
does not know if Lizardmen become more active during a solar eclipse, but we advise that residents of Lee and Sumter counties should remain vigilant." They add, "if you see something, say something." Regarding possible paranormal... Read more
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Philly.com
Moony over tattoos tied to the eclipsesouth into the "path of totality" in Charleston, where they aim to experience t
Philly.com / Posted 6 days ago
south into the "path of totality" in Charleston, where they aim to experience the total eclipse from at or near Fort Sumter. Getting tattoos there to remember this rare celestial event was the idea of the nephew, J.P. Oldfield, and his wife,... Read more
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Royal Oak Daily Tribune
AUGUST 17round trip between New York and Albany. On this date: In 1863, Federal batter
Royal Oak Daily Tribune / Posted 6 days ago
round trip between New York and Albany. On this date: In 1863, Federal batteries and ships began bombarding Fort Sumter in Charleston harbor during the Civil War, but the Confederates managed to hold on despite several days of... Read more
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The Birmingham Times
Here are candidates for mayor, city council and board of education on Tuesday’s ballotuShip.com with two of his classmates. He has spent the past six years in Alabam
The Birmingham Times / Posted 6 days ago
uShip.com with two of his classmates. He has spent the past six years in Alabama working as a public school teacher in Sumter County, Alabama (where he won educator of the year in 2011), a professor of entrepreneurship at the University of... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Today in Historyround trip between New York and Albany. On this date: In 1863, Federal batter
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 6 days ago
round trip between New York and Albany. On this date: In 1863, Federal batteries and ships began bombarding Fort Sumter in Charleston harbor during the Civil War, but the Confederates managed to hold on despite several days of... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
A cell phone helped put a hit on this man, now he's on a mission to get these 'weapons' out of SC prisonsincarcerated. “I should have been dead," he says. "Dead." Although it’s been
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 6 days ago
incarcerated. “I should have been dead," he says. "Dead." Although it’s been seven years since he was attacked in his Sumter home in March 2010, Johnson still uses a cane. Because of his extensive injuries from being shot at point-blank range,... Read more
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WLTX-TV Columbia
Woman Wanted for Armed Robbery of Sally Beauty Supply StoreSUMTER COUNTY, SC (WLTX) - Investigators are asking for the public's help to id
WLTX-TV Columbia / Posted 6 days ago
SUMTER COUNTY, SC (WLTX) - Investigators are asking for the public's help to identify a woman who robbed a Sally Beauty Supply store in Sumter, according to the Sumter Police Department. Police say a woman entered the Sally Beauty Supply located at... Read more
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