2 hrs ago
South Carolina Lawyers Weekly
SLED chief urges legislators to keep records open for agents
South Carolina's top cop asked legislators Tuesday to ensure that agents who investigate child deaths continue to have access to records like autopsy reports and birth certificates, saying he hopes a recent court ruling won't change that. "There is no higher mission than the protection of our children," State Law Enforcement Division Chief Mark Keel told a special Senate panel Tuesday.
Mon Sep 15, 2014
The Union Daily Times
Duckett is Silver Medallion Scholar
To qualify for inclusion, the student must have completed at least 30 hours at a University of South Carolina campus with a cumulative grade-point average of at least 3.00, and have achieved a 3.5-3.94 grade-point average for the Fall 2013 and Spring 2014 semesters while being registered each semester for 12 or more hours on the Sumter campus, of which at least six hours must be USC Sumter courses. USC Sumter is located in the heart of the state, about 45 miles east of the capital of Columbia, South Carolina.
Fri Sep 12, 2014
Salvation Army to Hold Registration For Christmas Assistance
Salvation Army to Hold Registration For Christmas Assistance Columbia, SC -- It's almost that time to sign up for Christmas assistance from the Salvation Army.
Thu Sep 11, 2014
The Moultrie News
New design studio opens in Mt. Pleasant
Nicole Norris, a native of Mount Pleasant, has opened a satellite office for her business, Nicole Norris Design Studio, Inc. She originally opened the business in Sumter in 1996.
Wed Sep 10, 2014
Police: Teen Arrested After Attempted Armed Robbery
Sumter, SC Sumter police have arrested two teens following an attempted armed robbery at a local convenience store Tuesday night. Police: Teen Arrested After Attempted Armed Robbery Sumter, SC Sumter police have arrested two teens following an attempted armed robbery at a local convenience store Tuesday night.
Mon Sep 08, 2014
Goose Creek Gazette
Residents take aim at GenEarth at meeting
A resident who lives across from a Berkeley County bioenergy plant brought a bucket of foul, black sludge to Monday's county water and sanitation committee meeting in Moncks Corner for anyone brave enough to take a whiff. No one took Phillip Obie up on taking a deep breath of what Obie said he lives with daily.
Detectives warn of phone scam targeting restaurants
Sumter Police Department detectives want to alert residents to a recent pattern of telephone scammers targeting power utility customers, particularly proprietors of restaurants. These scammers, detectives said, impersonate a power company employee who demands payment be made for electrical services or their services will be cut off.
Sun Sep 07, 2014
Sumter Building Fire Leaves $100K in Damages
The investigation into a fire that caused $100,000 worth of damage to a building in downtown Sumter has ended. Sumter Building Fire Leaves $100K in Damages The investigation into a fire that caused $100,000 worth of damage to a building in downtown Sumter has ended.
Fri Sep 05, 2014
Goose Creek Gazette
GenEarth on county council agenda
Berkeley County Council has added an open discussion on a noxious bioenergy plant during Monday's regular water and sanitation committee meeting. GenEarth has encountered blowback from residents near its Oakley Drive location who have complained that the plant's smell has ruined everything from property values to picnics.
Thu Sep 04, 2014
Sumter Police Arrest 1, Seek Second in Burglary,a
One man is in custody and two others are wanted following a weekend burglary and shooting at a residence on Corbett Street. Sumter Police Arrest 1, Seek Second in Burglary, Shooting One man is in custody and two others are wanted following a weekend burglary and shooting at a residence on Corbett Street.
Driver Accused of Trying to Hit Officers Arrested
Sumter police have arrested a man they say tried to hit two officers with a car last month. Shaquille Morique Leneau, 22, is Driver Accused of Trying to Hit Officers Arrested Sumter, SC - Sumter police have arrested a man they say tried to hit two officers with a car last month.
Fri Aug 29, 2014
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.