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  1. Hidden for centuries, SC descendants of Ottoman Turks come forward with stories of racismRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Post and Courier

    "South Carolina's Turkish People," a book published in 2018, uncovers the history of the Turkish people who lived a reclusive lifestyle in Sumter County since the Revolutionary War. The Benenhaley family, pictured here, were descendants of Ottoman Turkish patriarch Joseph Benenhaley.


  2. Sumter PD post cash rewards for three wanted menRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 16 | WIS-TV Columbia

    Sumter Police Department posted to social media that they need community assistance to locate three men connected to different crimes. Two are considered suspects, while the other is suspected of having information that would assist in an ongoing murder investigation.


  3. Lakelands & beyondRead the original story

    Sep 18, 2018 |

    ... the weapon and fled the classroom. On November 20, 1780 following a fierce battle late in the day General Thomas Sumter, leading around 1,000 Patriot militiamen, gave the feared Lt. Colonel Banastre Tarleton, leading 270 British regulars, his first ...


  4. Evelyn BowersRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 13 | Camden Chronicle Independent

    ... Sarah Ruth Lambert Reynolds. She was married to Cecil A. Bowers. She graduated in 1943 from Edmonds High School in Sumter, SC. Mrs. Bowers volunteered with the USO in the 1940's, retired from Bank of America after 37 years of employment, was a ...


  5. Positivity: A Memorable Sendoff For Bobby LewisRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 12 |

    It was an honor and a privilege to participate in Bobby Lewis's final Greater Cincinnati musical appearance with Wild Rice Musical Revue at Jim & Jack's before he and his wife Myra move to Sumter, South Carolina : Bobby Lewis's storied career includes performing as member of The Cornelius Brothers & Sister Rose, whose hits included " Too Late to Turn Back Now ," the smash hit 1972 single , and " I'm Never Gonna Be Alone ," which also charted. Since joining Wild Rice in August, I've been privileged to play these and many other songs with a gentleman who exemplifites class and dignity.


  6. Lt. Thomas K. Coles 91st Ohio Volunteer InfantryRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 10 | Portsmouth Daily Times

    ... was to be successful in life. Then Early in the morning of April 12, 1861, Confederate guns around the harbor of Fort Sumter, South Carolina, opened fire. The war between the Union and Confederacy now began in earnest. Dutiful to his country, Thomas ...


  7. Carl M. 'Hawk' HawkinsRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 7 | Herald-Citizen

    Funeral services for Carl M. "Hawk" Hawkins, 82, of Sumter, South Carolina, will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 8, at Smith Chapel Free Will Baptist Church.


  8. SC1: Democrats "Flip The First"Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 7 | FITSNews

    ... this congressional seat their top takeover target in South Carolina following the implosion of Archie Parnell , a Sumter, S.C. tax analyst who was initially viewed as an even money bet to defeat incumbent GOP congressman Ralph Norman in the state's ...


  9. The Latest: SC election officials report smooth voting startRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 6 | Powhatan Today

    This Sept. 19, 2018 photo shows U.S. Rep. Ralph Norman , greeting Beth Abruzzino during an event in Sumter, SC.


  10. Letter: Poor Management "Rampant" At Continental's SC FacilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 5 | FITSNews

    Great piece on the staffing woes that continues to plague the Continental tire facility in Sumter, S.C. Although you nailed it with the issue of potential employees failed drug analysis, there is another issue Continental doesn't want to accept responsibility for. As one of the first wave of employees at this facility, I witnessed first hand the managerial ineptitude that continues to be rampant to this day.


  11. A 60-year-old survey of high school students could shed light on dementiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 5 | Post and Courier

    ... of what fields they would excel in. Sarah White, a 72-year-old black woman and alumna of Lincoln High School in Sumter, said one of the first things she remembers about the study in 1960 was everyone being excited about getting out of class. ...


  12. Continental Tire: Company Having SC Work Force IssuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 3 | FITSNews

    Tire maker Continental is struggling to fill vacant positions at its manufacturing facility in Sumter, South Carolina, this news outlet has confirmed. Rumors of Continental's staffing issues were first reported by Palmetto Wire , a news aggregator launched this weekend by Will Folks , the founding editor of .


  13. Police say 5 shootings in South Carolina city are related Source: APRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 3 | WSOCTV

    ... Visit us and sign in to update your profile, receive the latest news and keep up to date with mobile alerts. SUMTER, S.C. (AP) - Police in a South Carolina city say they believe five shootings, including one that killed a 54-year-old man, are ...


  14. Democrats again try to push back Republican gains in SCRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 3 | The Hastings Tribune

    In this Aug. 9, 2018 file photo, Archie Parnell, South Carolina's 5th Congressional district Democratic nominee, talks with a reporter in downtown Sumter, S.C. Parnell faces GOP incumbent Rep. Ralph Norman.


  15. More shootings reported in connection to Sumter drive-by shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 2 | WIS-TV Columbia

    ... know your guilty, turn yourself in. Do I forgive you? Yeah. But do I want justice? Definitely," Valarie Brown said. Sumter Police Department tell WIS another three shootings happened Thursday night in which detectives believe is connected to Tuesday ...


  16. Still guiding, helping: Pastor, 77, reflects on 50 years at West Palm churchRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 2 | Palm Beach Post

    ... work for it, sacrifice for it. I've seen the elderly run over by motorcycles in a march on a Sunday afternoon, in Sumter, S.C.” His math studies came in handy later, during a career with the Florida Department of Transportation, where he ...


  17. BWW Previews: Midlands Theatre Roundup in Columbia, SCRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 2 |

    CLOSING! Sumter Little Theatre presents LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS with book and lyrics by Howard Ashman and music by Alan Menken . LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS runs Thursday, November 1st at 8:00 PM, Friday, November 2nd at 8:00 PM, and closes Saturday, November 3rd at 8:00 PM.


  18. Sumter woman charged with using credit card from victim at healthcare centerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 1 | WIS-TV Columbia

    A Sumter woman has been arrested and charged with the exploitation of a vulnerable adult, the Sumter County Sheriff's Office said Thursday. Candida Venita Chin, 45, is accused of using a credit card belonging to a victim at Blue Ridge Health Care, located at 1761 Pinewood Road in Sumter County.


  19. Officers searching for man in connection with armed robbery at Sumter Pawn ShopRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 1 | WIS-TV Columbia

    Officers in Sumter are asking for the community's help locating a man wanted in connection to an armed robbery at a pawn shop on October 5. Jaquan Davon Curtis, 18, is facing multiple charges including armed robbery, criminal conspiracy, unlawful carrying of a pistol and possession of a weapon during a violent crime. On Friday, October 5, officers responded to an armed robbery call at the Sumter Pawn Shop located at 705 Broad Street.


  20. Hundreds attend celebration of life service for SC man whose plane disappeared off Charleston coastRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 1 | WIS-TV Columbia

    ... PA-31 aircraft that departed from Robert F. Swinnie Airport in Andrews and was headed to the Bahamas. Allbritton, a Sumter native, had a wife and 3-year-old son. "It's the hardest moment I could possibly imagine multiplied by 1,000. It's utterly ...


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