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  1. Op-ed: Why I'm Wearing Purple TodayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | Advocate

    ... we have seen for LGBT Americans in recent years - much of life remains unchanged today for kids growing up Bishopville, like I did three decades ago. That LGBT young person is likely to be one of the eight out of 10 who reports being bullied at some ...

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  2. SLED: Lee County Cop Posed As Federal Drug AgentRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 11 | CBS Local

    ... of our staff. Program Guide 6:00AM-9:00AM: Tiki Barber, Brandon Tierney and Dana Jacobson 9:00AM-12:00PM: [] BISHOPVILLE, S.C. (AP) - Authorities say a former Lee County deputy has been arrested after he told someone he was a federal drug agent and ...

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  3. Bishopville woman sentenced for stabbing neighborRead the original story

    Friday Oct 10 | WMBF

    A Bishopville woman has been sentenced to 30 years in prison for stabbing her 81-year-old neighbor to death. The Sumter Item reports that 27-year-old Yanisha Barr was sentenced Thursday after pleading guilty to voluntary manslaughter.

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  4. Fryer speaks on Topiary at Hills and DalesRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 9 | LaGrange Daily News

    When Pearl Fryar and his wife Metra moved to the small community of Bishopville, South Carolina, in the early 1980s, his predominantly white neighbors were concerned that because he and his wife were African-American, they wouldn't "keep up the yard."

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  5. Bishopville Leaders, Residents Discuss Moving ForwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 7 | WLTX-TV Columbia

    A total of nine people are being charged in connection with two murders near Bishopville. Investigators discovered the remains of two area teens and said their murders are linked.

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  6. Church Holds Prayer Service For Murdered TeensRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 5 | WLTX-TV Columbia

    ... again. Lee County residents, pastors and elected officials came together and Tabernacle of Champions Church in Bishopville to pray over their community after two teens were murdered. After two deaths in Lee County a community comes together to pray ...

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  7. Teen killed in retaliation laid to restRead the original story

    Friday Oct 3 | WIS-TV Columbia

    Saturday was a day of mourning for many who live in Bishopville, as one of two teenagers murdered there last week, was laid to rest. "Empty and lonely is what we are," said Minister Marie Davis.

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  8. Lee County schools cancel homecoming activities after 2 deathsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 4 | Post and Courier

    Officials haven't said when homecoming activities will be held at Lee County Schools after being canceled because of deaths of two Bishopville teens and the arrest of eight. The State newspaper reported that the activities originally were scheduled for Friday.

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  9. Chaplain Accused of Bringing Contraband to PrisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 3 | WLTX-TV Columbia

    Chaplain Accused of Bringing Contraband to Prison Bishopville, SC - A prison chaplain is being accused of trying to bring contraband into the Lee Correctional Institution. A warrant states Check out this story on WLTX.com: http://on.wltx.com/1x7EE2S A warrant states that 51-year-old Joseph Michael Boutte, who is a chaplain at the prison, tried to bring a Yamaha keyboard into the prison Thursday.

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  10. Homecoming Events Postponed at Lee Central AfteraRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 2 | WLTX-TV Columbia

    Homecoming Events Postponed at Lee Central After Teens Murder Bishopville, SC Homecoming activities have been postponed for Lee Central high school following the murder of two teens. Check out this story on WLTX.com: http://on.wltx.com/1vC1mRG "We would like to announce that our home-coming activities scheduled for this Friday have been postponed.

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  11. EEOC Sues Carolina Metal Finishing for Racial HarassmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 2 | JD Supra

    Carolina Metal Finishing, LLC, a Bishopville, S.C.-based metal finishing company, subjected an employee to a racially hostile work environment and unlawfully fired him for complaining about the harassment, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission alleged in a lawsuit filed today. Tieron L. Parks worked as a powder coater at the company's Bishopville plant.

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  12. Lee Central homecoming postponed following deaths of Bishopville teensRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 1 | WIS-TV Columbia

    "We are deeply saddened by the recent events that have occurred in our community," Lee County Public Schools Superintendent Wanda Andrews said in a statement. "It is difficult to celebrate with a heavy heart.

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  13. Sheriff: Missing 17-Year-old Found DeadRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 30 | WLTX-TV Columbia

    Bishopville, SC A little after 3 PM deputies with the Lee county sheriff department found the body of missing 17-year-old Shakez Bracey. Sheriff: Missing 17-Year-old Found Dead Bishopville, SC A little after 3 PM deputies with the Lee county sheriff department found the body of missing 17-year-old Shakez Bracey.

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  14. Emotions fill courtroom during bond hearings for Lee Co. shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 30 | WIS-TV Columbia

    ... Investigators from the Lee County Sheriff's Office believe 18-year-old Kelvon Goodman shot Fortune in his car in Bishopville before leaving his body at the scene on Saturday with McFadden, Kevin White and Sunallah Liles. Relatives say the four boys ...

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  15. Deputies searching for teen who did not return home from schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 29 | WIS-TV Columbia

    The Lee County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's assistance in locating a 17-year-old who did not return home from school last week. According to Sheriff Daniel Simon, 17-year-old Shakez Bracey of Bishopville disappeared after attending classes at Lee Central High School on Friday.

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  16. Lawyer: Dad accused of killing 5 kids had mental issuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2014 | Post and Courier

    ... meantime, Jones will be taken to the South Carolina Department of Corrections Lee Correctional Institution in Bishopville. Zmroczek said there were serious concerns about Jones' mental health. He is being held under suicide watch in solitary ...

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  17. Lawyer: Dad accused of killing 5 kids death had mental issuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2014 | Post and Courier

    ... meantime, Jones will be taken to the South Carolina Department of Corrections Lee Correctional Institution in Bishopville. Zmroczek said there were serious concerns about Jones' mental health. He is being held under suicide watch in solitary ...

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  18. SC woman guilty in $50,000 Social Security theftRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2014 | Bluffton Today

    A Bishopville woman has pleaded guilty in federal court to stealing $50,000 from the Social Security Administration by collecting checks issued to her late mother.

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  19. Woman Stole $50,000 in Social Security MoneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2014 | WLTX-TV Columbia

    A Bishopville woman has pleaded guilty in federal court to stealing $50,000 from the Social Security Administration by collecting checks issued to her late mother.

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  20. Lee Co. Election Board Faces QuestionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 19, 2014 | WLTX-TV Columbia

    ... come after four members of the board resigned without warning, and could spell problems for the county's voters. Bishopville, SC (WLTX) -- Members of the Lee County legislative delegation are trying to figure out how to fill at least five spots left ...

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