Friday Aug 29
Comet Schedule for Labor Day Routes; Some Changes to Other
The COMET will run weekend schedules plus Route 30: Fairfield Rd. on Labor Day. Comet Schedule for Labor Day Routes; Some Changes to Other The COMET will run weekend schedules plus Route 30: Fairfield Rd. on Labor Day.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
Deputies: Nurse Mistreated Residents at Carea
A nurse at a Sumter care center is being accused of mistreating two residents at the facility.
SC woman charged in alleged nursing home abuse
A 24-year-old Summerton woman is charged with abuse and neglect of two vulnerable adults at a Sumter nursing home.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
Man Wanted, Accused of Trying to Hit Officersa
Police are looking for a man they said got away after backing into one police vehicle and then accelerated forward nearly striking two officers.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
Police: Legally Blind Man Missing in Sumter
Police: Legally Blind Man Missing in Sumter SUMTER, SC - Police need your help in finding a legally blind man who hasn't been seen since Saturday.
Man arrested in connection with Sumter car wash shooting
Sumter investigators arrested a 22-year-old and charged him with attempted murder in connection with a Friday afternoon shooting at a car wash.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
Man wanted in connection with shooting at carwash
Two men face attempted murder charges after two other men were injured during an exchange of gunfire at a Sumter carwash.
Deputies: Man Sexually Assaulted Woman as She Slept
Deputies: Man Sexually Assaulted Woman as She Slept Sumter, SC - Sumter police are searching for a suspect they say sexually assaulted a woman as she slept.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
The Summerville Journal-Scene
Floyd, McCaskill to wed in February 2016
Lauren Marion Floyd of Sumter, S.C. and Seth Boykin McCaskill of Sumter are engaged to be married on Feb. 27, 2016.
Tool Company Brings 150 New Jobs to Sumter
Apex Tool Group in Sumter is expanding, a move that will add 150 to 200 new jobs by the end of next year.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Victim of Fatal Fire Identified as Dentist
Sumter County Coroner Harvin Bullock has identified the victim of an early morning fire as a longtime dentist.
SC Criminal Justice cadets taught to understand cultures in training
A battle between law enforcement that has seemingly played out nightly since the death of Michael Brown displays a strained relationship between the two group.
The COMET Reaches Out to Students
While it's still unclear who will be running the Midlands bus system, The COMET is offering new routes and new rates in the Midlands in hopes of appealing to students as area schools open.
Charleston City Paper
'Announced' jobs aren't 'actual' jobs
The editorial team of Columbia's The State newspaper wrote a recent editorial in which they questioned Gov. Nikki Haley's tendency to spout off falsehoods.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Lee Co. Election Board Faces Questions
Members of the Lee County legislative delegation are trying to figure out how to fill at least five spots left open by members of the county's election board.
Man Accused of Shooting Into Home
Man Accused of Shooting Into Home Sumter, SC Check out this story on WLTX.com: http://on.wltx.com/VDCdr4 Just before 7 p.m., officers say 32-year-old Terrance D. Haynesworth was in his neighbor's yard, and got into an argument with someone inside.
The Island Packet
32-year-old Sumter man sought after shots fired into Sumter apartment
Haynesworth allegedly got into an argument with one of the residents shortly before 7:30 pm.
The Moultrie News
This week in the Civil War
The Associated Press reported in a dispatch dated Aug. 25, 1863: 'The bombardment of Sumter still continues, and the south wall has been demolished almost to its base.'
Mon Aug 18, 2014
The Island Packet
Man arrested in connection with Lake Marion boat crash that killed USC student
Chad Morris, 38, was charged with reckless homicide and failure to render aid Monday afternoon, Capt.