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  1. Sumter man charged after shooting man in stomach with shotgun after argumentRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | WIS-TV Columbia

    According to the Sumter County Sheriff's Office, Vito Videll Wright, 42, is charged with attempted murder, possession of a weapon during a violent crime, and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. Arrest warrants say on Sept.

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  2. Hurricane Statement Source: Weather CentralRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 15 | WSOCTV

    GAZ040-063>065-077-SCZ015-016-018-020>022-025>031-035>038-041-160515- Tropical Storm Florence Local Statement Advisory Number 66 National Weather Service Columbia SC AL062018 510 PM EDT Sat Sep 15 2018 This product covers the Midlands of central South Carolina and east central Georgia CSRA **Florence has weakened and Tropical Storm Warnings have been Cancelled** NEW INFORMATION --------------- * CHANGES TO WATCHES AND WARNINGS: - All watches and warnings have been canceled * CURRENT WATCHES AND WARNINGS: - None * STORM INFORMATION: - About 40 miles southeast of Sumter SC - 33.6N 79.9W - Storm Intensity 45 mph - Movement West or 270 degrees at 2 mph SITUATION OVERVIEW ------------------ Tropical Storm Florence will continue to weaken as it moves slowly west-northwest across the Midlands tonight into Sunday.

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  3. Nearly 150,000 without power in SC after Florence as repairs beginRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 15 | Post and Courier

    ... back on. The outages were the most severe along the Grand Strand and in the Pee Dee, but they pushed as far inland as Sumter and Camden. The state's biggest cities - Charleston, Columbia and Greenville - reported few issues, but problems were still ...

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  4. SAFE Federal Credit Union Raises $18,000 for Hurricane Relief Before Florence ArrivesRead the original story

    Saturday Sep 15 | PR.com

    Sumter, SC, September 15, 2018 -- -- SAFE Federal Credit Union, headquartered in the heart of South Carolina, has raised more than $18,000 for disaster relief in just two days leading up to the landfall of Hurricane Florence in the region. "We saw this as an opportunity to help our members preparing for the coming storm, while also providing financial support for those facing its aftermath in the weeks to come," said Toby Hayes, SAFEs VP of marketing.

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  5. SC girl takes on Hurricane Florence with Little Big Town and a social media challengeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 13 | WIS-TV Columbia

    ... as Hurricane Florence made its slow assault on the southern U.S. coast, but a young woman named McKaylee McDougal, of Sumter, took a cyclone of a social media challenge and made it her own.

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  6. 9-year-old Sumter child dies after drowning in waterwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 13 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    A Sumter child has died after playing in a waterway with four other boys, Sumter police said in a Facebook post late Wednesday . Police said they responded to a drowning off Burkett Drive, where five boys ranging from 7 to 12 years old were playing near a waterway on Burkett Drive.

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  7. Shaw AFB moves military aircraft ahead of Hurricane FlorenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 12 | WIS-TV Columbia

    ... operating hours Sept. 12-14. The 441 Gate will close to inbound and outbound traffic beginning 12 Sept. and the Sumter Gate closed to traffic at 8:30 a.m. Wednesday. It is strongly encouraged that movement on, off and around base be limited during ...

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  8. Upcoming Events/September 12Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 11 | The News

    ... call Ms. McCrea at (843) 356-1526. The Free Services Rendered Expo 2018 will be held Saturday, September 18, at the Sumter County Civic Center, 700 W. Liberty St., Sumter, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. All services are free to the public. Businesses are ...

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  9. 'Insecure' star thanks fans for his return to showRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 11 | ABC News

    ... and connected to that character enough to care that much to want to see his story." The 36-year old actor from Sumter, South Carolina, said fans let Rae know they needed Lawrence back on the show. "There was a guy protesting at a screening that Issa ...

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  10. Upcoming Events/September 5Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 7 | The News

    ... call Ms. McCrea at (843) 356-1526. The Free Services Rendered Expo 2018 will be held Saturday, September 18, at the Sumter County Civic Center, 700 W. Liberty St., Sumter, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. All services are free to the public. Businesses are ...

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  11. Largest U.S. RedClay Tennis Club Coming to New JerseyRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 6 | PRWeb

    ... finally evolve into a real clay court tennis culture." states Osterberg. Palmetto Tennis Center Director Sam Kiser in Sumter, SC stated: "PTC is on schedule to install our new RedClay pro courts before the end of this year, including the nation's ...

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  12. Sumter Utilities scholarship lifts financial burden for veterans in collegeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 4 | WIS-TV Columbia

    Supporting student military members at the University of South Carolina Sumter just got easier thanks to a gift from Sumter Utilities. USC Sumter wants to ease the financial burden by creating a "last dollar" scholarship to cover the financial shortfalls between federal aid, the cost of tuition and educational fees.

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  13. Palmetto Christian's Rourk voted Week 1 Player of the Week; Week 2 nominees releasedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 3 | The Moultrie News

    ... Major tallied 245 yards and two touchdowns on special teams to help First Baptist past Wilson Hall, 70-3, Friday in Sumter. The versatile senior totaled 191 kickoff return yards, bringing back a 98-yard score in the first quarter and a 93-yard ...

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  14. ObituariesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 2 | The News

    ... Cemetery of Turbeville. Bishop Wheeler, 81, died Wednesday, August 22, 2018, at the Blue Ridge Nursing Facility of Sumter. He was born January 3, 1937, in the Turbeville section of Clarendon County, the son of the late Lucious and Pauline Wheeler. ...

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  15. Midlands vets board WWII plane for Dream FlightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 31 | WIS-TV Columbia

    A nonprofit group offering free dream flights to veterans all across the country was back in the Midlands on Friday. A fully restored World War II aircraft was brought in for the event at the Sumter County Airport.

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  16. Conti to overtake Goodyear in passenger/LT tire sales - U.K. research firmRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 31 | Tire Business

    ... with an annual capacity of 350,000 UHP tires at full capacity. 2015 - $500 million expansion of its nearly 2-year-old Sumter, S.C., plant that will double annual capacity to 8 million passenger and light truck tires by 2021. 2013 - Continental A.G. ...

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  17. First legalized hemp plants in SC almost ready for harvestRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 30 | WIS-TV Columbia

    ... week, we're getting to see how those plants are coming along. Nat Bradford, the owner of the Bradford Family Farm in Sumter says this year is more about the harvest of information. "Starting a new crop from scratch with new genetics for South ...

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  18. Day of the African Equestrian: Celebration Extended to a Second Day - ...Read the original story

    Wednesday Aug 29 | Digital Game Developer

    ... of African-American music and art. Other artists scheduled to perform include The Lemira Percussion Ensemble (of Sumter, South Carolina) and Katrina "Kat" Williams (an America's Got Talent finalist). Among the guests honored throughout the two days ...

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  19. Sea of Green: As First Legal Harvest Nears, What Will Hemp Mean for SC Agriculture?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 28 | Free Times

    ... for his heirloom watermelons, is one of 20 farmers in the inaugural run of the state's Hemp Pilot Program. At his Sumter property he is growing 20 acres of hemp that will be ready to harvest in September. The excitement in his voice belies the fact ...

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  20. Benedict to Eliminate Seven Majors in Latest Big Change at CollegeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 27 | Free Times

    ... development of our students that doesn't require them to major in it." She also notes that Morris College in Sumter, another Baptist-affiliated HBCU, has "produced the lion's share of our Baptist clergy [in South Carolina] for many, many, many ...

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