Sumter County Newswire

Sumter County Newswire

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  1. Mystery Plant: This tree is one of the tallest in eastern North AmericaRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The Aiken Standard

    ... the mountains. One recent discovery in South Carolina shows such a population 30 miles east of Columbia, in Sumter County, within Poinsett State Park. It's a distinctive pine, the only one in the East whose needles are held in bundles of five. The ...

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  2. Tim Miller explains how the coastal storm may bring a wintry mix to South Carolina.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | WIS-TV Columbia

    ... scattered showers from Columbia east tonight and overnight with a few snow showers after 4 a.m. A line from Sumter County north to the North Carolina boarder and south to just east of Orangeburg and all place east to the coast have the potential to ...

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  3. Suspects break into Sumter store, steal cigarettesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | WMBF

    ... Video surveillance showed the individuals fleeing in a burgundy vehicle after rummaging through the store. The Sumter County Sheriff's Office is asking anyone with information on the individuals or the incident to call CrimeStoppers at ...

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  4. Donald Trump's Star Power Working For Him In SCRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 4 | FITSNews

    ... the state capital of Columbia, S.C. Trump's Sumter visit - scheduled for 7:00 p.m. EST on February 17 at the Sumter County Civic Center - was announced by his campaign earlier this week. "Within 24 hours of Sumter Citizen announcing Trump's plans to ...

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  5. Line of storms bring severe weather, tornado warnings to the MidlandsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2015 | FOX Carolina

    The Midlands went under a line of severe thunderstorms that brought several tornado and flash flood warnings to the area on Wednesday afternoon. Flooding rains and gusty winds up to 60 miles per hour ripped through parts of Lower Richland County and into Sumter County.

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  6. Sumter man charged with murder following death of victimRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Post and Courier

    The Sumter County Sheriff's Office has charged a 29-year-old Sumter man with murder following the death of another man wounded in a December shooting incident. The Sumter Item reported Wednesday that Ricardo Dargan had been charged with attempted murder after the Dec. 3 shooting of 40-year-old David Clea.

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  7. Black History Month PageantRead the original story

    Saturday Jan 30 | Camden Chronicle Independent

    ... to participate in the pageant. The Miss Black Midlands pageant will be held on February 6, 2016 at 4 pm at the Sumter County Patriot Hall, 135 Haynsworth Street, Sumter, SC 29150. The winner of the Miss Black Midlands Pageant will go on to compete ...

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  8. School Bus Burst Into Flames, No Students HurtRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 26 | WLTX-TV Columbia

    School Bus Burst Into Flames, No Students Hurt A school bus in Sumter County caught fire Tuesday morning, but no students were injured in the incident. Check out this story on WLTX.com: http://on.wltx.com/1VpJ4xK Sumter, SC - A school bus in Sumter County caught fire Tuesday morning, but no students were injured in the incident.

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  9. Deputies: Missing Sumter Mom Turns Self InRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 23 | WLTX-TV Columbia

    The Sumter County Sheriff's Department has charged a Sumter mom with child neglect after leaving her young two children home and alone. Deputies: Missing Sumter Mom Turns Self In The Sumter County Sheriff's Department has charged a Sumter mom with child neglect after leaving her young two children home and alone.

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  10. Will a Roads Bill Get Passed This Session?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 8 | WLTX-TV Columbia

    ... considering the long term needs, that's a bandaid, that's not a long term solution," Sen. Thomas McElveen of Sumter County said. Disagreements over that long term plan have surrounded how the Department of Transportation should be reformed and ...

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  11. Sumter men arrested for burglary, deputies search for 4th suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2016 | WIS-TV Columbia

    Sumter County Sheriff's Deputies have arrested three Sumter 19-year-olds and are looking for a 17-year-old in connection to a burglary Thursday. Jammell Simon-Williams, Raekwon Reyes-Owens and Qawiyy Ervell McFadden are charged with burglary.

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  12. Man Shot in Sumter, Deputies Search for SuspectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2015 | WLTX-TV Columbia

    Man Shot in Sumter, Deputies Search for Suspects Sumter County deputies are investigating after a man was shot Tuesday afternoon. Check out this story on WLTX.com: http://on.wltx.com/1QYtzyc The incident took place around 2 p.m. at location on Manning Avenue.

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  13. Sumter Sheriff's Department Spokesman Resigns After ArrestRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2015 | WLTX-TV Columbia

    Sumter Sheriff's Department Spokesman Resigns After Arrest Spokesperson for the Sumter County Sheriff's Department has officially resigned. Check out this story on WLTX.com: http://on.wltx.com/1YwPICW Sumter County Sheriff Anthony Dennis released a statement saying that he accepted the resignation of Braden Bunch, who was arrested last Wednesday night on a DUI charge.

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  14. Sumter Co. Sheriff's Dept. public information officer resigns following DUI arrestRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2015 | WIS-TV Columbia

    Major Allen Daily said on Monday that an internal investigation concluded Bunch's actions were "in direct violation of Sumter County Sheriff's Office policies." Daily said he accepted Bunch's resignation "effective immediately."

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  15. President Obama delivers end-of-year remarksRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2015 | WIS-TV Columbia

    ... the assault rifles used in the massacre wondered when the multiple lives he was leading would come... The Sumter County Sheriff's Office's public information officer has been arrested and charged with driving under the influence. The Sumter County ...

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  16. Pedestrian Killed Crossing Street in Sumter CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2015 | WLTX-TV Columbia

    Pedestrian Killed Crossing Street in Sumter County A man was struck by a pickup truck on Monday evening on a local highway. Check out this story on WLTX.com: http://on.wltx.com/1Yqggpv Sumter County, SC A man died after being hit by a pickup truck on Monday evening while trying to cross US 176 in Sumter County.

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  17. Sheriff's spokesman arrested for DUI after "Sober or Slammer" statewide kickoffRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2015 | WIS-TV Columbia

    The Sumter County Sheriff's Office's public information officer has been arrested and charged with driving under the influence. Deputies say spokesman Braden Bunch was pulled over around 3 a.m. Wednesday, just hours after the 'Sober vs. Slammer' kick-off.

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  18. HP: Sumter man struck by car, killedRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2015 | WIS-TV Columbia

    ... 261 when he was struck by a pick-up truck. The accident happened shortly before 6:00 p.m. Thursday. The Sumter County Coroner's office has identified the man as 76-year-old Henry Jackson of Horatio. There are no other reports of injuries in the ...

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  19. Sumter Sheriff's Department Spokesman ArrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2015 | WLTX-TV Columbia

    Sumter Sheriff's Department Spokesman Arrested The spokesperson for the Sumter County Sheriff's Office is on leave after he was arrested for DUI. Check out this story on WLTX.com: http://on.wltx.com/1QQ1nMi Sumter, SC - The spokesperson for the Sumter County Sheriff's Office is on leave after he was arrested for DUI.

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  20. Sumter County Sheriff's Office PIO Arrested for DUIRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2015 | WIS-TV Columbia

    The Sumter County Sheriff's Office's Public Information Officer has been arrested and charged with driving under the influence. Deputies say that PIO Braden Bunch was pulled over around 3 a.m. Wednesday morning, just hours after the 'Sober vs. Slammer' kick-off.

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