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  1. 56-year-old man gets life for stealing $900 of cigarettesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 25 | Post and Courier

    A 56-year-old man who acted as his own attorney has been sentenced to life in prison in Sumter County for stealing $900 worth of cigarettes. David Duren Jr. fell under South Carolina's three-strikes law, which allows a life sentence when someone is convicted of three serious crimes.

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  2. Hopkins leads Summerville past Stratford, 7-4Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | Post and Courier

    Playing the pivotal role as table-setter in Summerville High's offense, senior centerfielder T.J. Hopkins reached base four times and scored four runs in the Green Wave's 7-4 District VIII playoff opening game win over Stratford. Top-ranked Summerville will host Sumter, a 5-3 winner over River Bluff, on Friday night in the winner's bracket game.

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  3. Real Estate Transactions for April 19, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2015 | Post and Courier

    Andre Bauer sold Unit 403, 1 King St., Fort Sumter House to Peter G. and Mechelle A. Zografides for $505,000. Glenn E. and Joanne M. Harris sold 15 Lagoon Villas, Lagoon Villas at Wild Dunes to Margaret R. Baird for $300,000.

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  4. U.S. data of police shootings neededRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2015 | Post and Courier

    No one knows for sure whether Walter Scott was the third 2015 fatality from a police shooting or the 20th. And we should know.

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  5. Former South Carolina star Jordan Montgomery looking forward to pitching with RiverDogsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2015 | Post and Courier

    Charleston Riverdogs pitcher Jordan Montgomery works trough a simulated game during practice Tuesday. Montgomery formerly pitched for the University of South Carolina.

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  6. Patch holes in FOIARead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2011 | Post and Courier

    The public has a right to know how the former Secretary of State handled the country's business, and has a right to feel confident that they're getting the full account. First, the S.C. Supreme Court ruled that, according to the law as written, public bodies are not required to have agendas for their meetings.

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  7. Life sentence for Sumter man convicted in medical studenta s slaying in MichiganRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2015 | Post and Courier

    A 21-year-old South Carolina man has apologized to the family of a slain University of Michigan medical student before getting a no-parole sentence for murder. Joei Jordan appeared in Washtenaw County court on Wednesday, the last of three young men to be sentenced in the fatal shooting of Paul DeWolf in 2013.

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  8. Porter-Gaud rolls past Orangeburg Prep in playoff openerRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2015 | Post and Courier

    It took about two minutes for Porter-Gaud to grab complete control of Saturday's SCISA AAA playoff opener against Orangeburg Prep. The Cyclones jumped out to an 8-0 lead and led 35-9 after the first period en route to a convincing 72-25 win over the Indians.

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  9. A City of Ashes: When the Confederacy abandoned CharlestonRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2015 | Post and Courier

    One hundred and fifty years ago, what had begun with nervous excitement as shots were fired upon Fort Sumter in Charleston Harbor ended here with a quiet retreat of Confederate forces, a fresh disaster and a city in ashes. As Charleston changed hands, it still suffered greatly from a late 1861 fire that left a mile-long scar, more than a year of Union shelling downtown and four years of war that left many of its citizens broke, injured or dead.

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  10. 10-year-old student brings gun to Sumter elementary schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2015 | Post and Courier

    Authorities say they don't plan criminal charges against a 10-year-old student who had a gun in a book bag at a Sumter County elementary school. Police told The Sumter Item that they were called to Lemira Elementary School on Thursday by an assistant principal, who found the gun after another student reported the weapon to a teacher.

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  11. Man charged in shooting death in Sumter CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2015 | Post and Courier

    Authorities have made an arrest in the slaying last month of a man found shot to death in his car in Sumter County. Area media outlets report that 21-year-old Matthew Cory Dwyer of Sumter was arrested at his home on Wednesday night.

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  12. Deaths of 2 young women spur proposals on waterway safetyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2015 | Post and Courier

    The parents of two young women killed in separate watercraft accidents last year are hoping South Carolina lawmakers take steps to improve water safety and spare others their grief. Two senators have put forward proposals they say are meant to save lives, but allow people a chance to enjoy boating too.

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  13. Deaths of 2 young women spur proposals on waterway safetyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2015 | Post and Courier

    The parents of two young women killed in boating accidents last year are looking to South Carolina lawmakers to improve water safety. Lawmakers who represent the families say their proposals are meant to allow people to enjoy boating, but save lives, too.

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  14. 15 years for man accused of flying drone to SC prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2015 | Post and Courier

    A man has been sentenced to 15 years behind bars for trying to use a drone to smuggle contraband into a maximum security South Carolina prison, officials said Tuesday. Department of Corrections spokeswoman Stephanie Givens told The Associated Press that Brenton Lee Doyle has been sentenced to 10 years for trying to bring contraband into prison and five years for marijuana possession.

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  15. Citadel football picks up commitmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2015 | Post and Courier

    Citadel football coach Mike Houston said his second Bulldogs recruiting class would be heavy on defense. Three weeks before national signing day, that's how it is shaping up.

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  16. Acting juvenile justice director picked for postRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2015 | Post and Courier

    Gov. Nikki Haley has chosen the acting director of the South Carolina Department of Juvenile Justice as the agency's permanent leader. Haley spokeswoman Chaney Adams said Thursday that Sylvia Murray will head the agency that oversees about 140 prisoners and another 8,500 juveniles in other disciplinary programs.

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  17. Michelin making airless tires at its 10th SC plantRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2014 | Post and Courier

    Michelin's 10th plant in South Carolina, opening Thursday, will produce the company's innovative airless radial tire and develop the concept's future generations, company officials told The Associated Press in advance of a news conference. Commercial production of the Tweel, named to reflect the tire and wheel combination, comes nearly 10 years after Michelin introduced it as a concept at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit.

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  18. Goose Creek, Fort Dorchester earn top seeds in Class AAAA playoffsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2014 | Post and Courier

    Goose Creek and Fort Dorchester earned top seeds in the Class AAAA football playoff pairings released Saturday by the S.C. High School League. The 10-1 Gators are the No.

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  19. Goose Creek, Fort Dorchester earn top seeds in Class AAAA playoffsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2014 | Post and Courier

    Goose Creek and Fort Dorchester earned top seeds in the Class AAAA football playoff pairings released Saturday by the S.C. High School League. The 10-1 Gators are the No.

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  20. Sunday alcohol sales approved in SC municipalitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | Post and Courier

    Media outlets report that referendums to allow alcohol sales in bars and restaurants were approved Tuesday in Spartanburg and Greenwood counties. Similar referendums were approved by voters in Sumter and Lake City.

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