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Sumter County Newswire

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  1. Churches Sign Up for Security TrainingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | WLTX-TV Columbia

    ... not be so worried about what's going on around them," Partin says. Chief Deputy Hampton Gardner is with the Sumter County Sheriff's Office. They have rolled out an updated security seminar. About a dozen faith organizations have already signed up. ...

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  2. Churches Sign Up for Security TrainningsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | WLTX-TV Columbia

    ... not be so worried about what's going on around them," Partin says. Chief Deputy Hampton Gardner is with the Sumter County Sheriffs Office. They have rolled out an updated security seminar. About a dozen faith organizations have already signed up. ...

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  3. Parents arrested after 6-month-old suffers broken bonesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | WIS-TV Columbia

    The Sumter County Sheriff's Office charged a man and a woman with unlawful conduct toward a child Monday night after a six-month-old infant was found to have suffered multiple injuries, including blunt force trauma to the face and several broken bones. The infant was transported to Palmetto Richland Memorial Hospital in Columbia, where it remains in stable condition.

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  4. Obituaries - 6-29-15Read the original story

    Monday Jun 29 | Lincoln Times-News

    ... from 2:30 p.m. until 3:45 p.m. prior to the service at the church. Mrs. Ari was born January 24, 1932, in Sumter County, S.C. to the late Charles Calhoun and Mittie Geddings Brownlee. In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her ...

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  5. Sumter Deputies Offering Church Security SeminarsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 27 | WLTX-TV Columbia

    The Sumter County Sheriff's Office will offer seminars to all Sumter County religious organizations to aid in creating new security plans on how to react to violent incidents. Sumter Deputies Offering Church Security Seminars The Sumter County Sheriff's Office will offer seminars to all Sumter County religious organizations to aid in creating new security plans on how to react to violent incidents.

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  6. Deputies nab 18 in Sumter County drug bustRead the original story

    Sunday Jun 21 | WIS-TV Columbia

    Deputies with the Sumter County Sheriff's Office narcotics division have arrested 18 people during over the last two weeks as part of the culmination of a six-month undercover investigation into illegal drug activity in the county. The undercover operation led investigators to several parts of Sumter County, with suspects arrested from the Sumter, Dalzell, Rembert and Wedgefield areas.

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  7. Deputies search for missing Sumter County womanRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 21 | WMBF

    Seales is described as a black female with black hair and brown eyes, she is 5 foot 3 inches tall and weighs approximately 120lbs. She was last seen wearing a blue top and tan pants.

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  8. Sumter Co. Deputies Searching for Missing WomanRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 20 | WLTX-TV Columbia

    Sumter Co. Deputies Searching for Missing Woman Sumter County Deputies are searching for 83-year-old Steinkie Seales, last seen on Saturday afternoon.

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  9. 18 Arrested in Sumter Co. Drug InvestigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 20 | WLTX-TV Columbia

    Drug Investigation Six-month operation leads undercover investigators to make 18 drug arrests. Check out this story on WLTX.com: http://on.wltx.com/1MVoiSk SUMTER, SC -- The Sumter County Sheriff's Office says they arrested 18 people within the past two weeks as part of a six-month undercover drug investigation.

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  10. Bat Exposes Person, Pet To Rabies In DalzellRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 18 | WLTX-TV Columbia

    Sumter County A resident in Dalzell and their dog are undergoing treatment after potentially being exposed to a rabid bat in Sumter County. Bat Exposes Person, Pet To Rabies In Dalzell Sumter County A resident in Dalzell and their dog are undergoing treatment after potentially being exposed to a rabid bat in Sumter County.

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  11. Three arrested in chop shop operationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 16 | WIS-TV Columbia

    The Sumter County Sheriff's Office charged three people with operating a vehicle chop shop after a raid on a Salterstown community Tuesday morning. Deputies arrested 38-year-old Frederick Galloway; his wife, 40-year-old Tawania Galloway; and his stepdaughter, 24-year-old Kionna Rhabb as a result of the investigation.

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  12. Lawmakers half-hearted about FOIRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 10 | Post and Courier

    ... said Jacobs fired on officers. When The Sumter Item requested the autopsy report from the (publicly elected) Sumter County coroner, he refused to release it. The Item sued him. When the newspaper did obtain the autopsy report from a different ...

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  13. Three arrested in string of vehicle burglariesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 10 | WIS-TV Columbia

    The Sumter County Sheriff's Office arrested three people - one adult and two juveniles - in connection with a string of automobile burglaries throughout Sumter County during the past two weeks. Wednesday morning, 17-year-old Thomas Guy Franklin, a 15-year-old and a 16-year-old, were taken into custody and will be charged with multiple counts of breaking and entering an automobile.

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  14. Gov. Nikki Haley signs body cameras billRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 10 | WIS-TV Columbia

    ... the "WIS LIVE EVENT STREAMING" tab in the WIS News mobile app. Copyright 2015 WIS. All rights reserved. The Sumter County Sheriff's Office arrested three people - one adult and two juveniles - in connection with a string of automobile burglaries ...

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  15. Evansville man arrested in SC in connection with Henderson Co. robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 5 | WAVE-TV Louisville

    ... Preston Copeland is charged with robbery and wanton endangerment. Copeland is currently being held in the Sumter County, SC jail. We're told the robbery happened on May 22. The sheriff's office says it was possibly gang related. Deputies are still ...

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  16. Sumter County man faces criminal domestic violence chargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 4 | WMBF

    The warrant states Barksdale pulled the woman by her hair and pushed her up against a tree a gun point. The four-day country music festival kicked off Thursday at 5 p.m. with local bands playing before Sam Hunt took the stage.

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  17. Suspects Fail 4 Times to Break Into StoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 2 | WLTX-TV Columbia

    Suspects Fail 4 Times to Break Into Store Sumter County deputies say thieves failed four times to break into a convenience store. Check out this story on WLTX.com: http://on.wltx.com/1IdtiU8 Sumter County, SC - You've likely heard the old saying: if at first you don't succeed, try, try again.

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  18. Men wanted after stealing $23,000 in lawn equipmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 1 | WIS-TV Columbia

    Investigators from the Sumter County Sheriff's Office are looking for two men believed to have stolen more than $23,000 in lawn care equipment. According to SCSO spokesman Braden Bunch, the two men were seen on surveillance footage entering a lawn care business on Vesper Court in Sumter at 1:30 a.m. on May 30th.

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  19. Conference Committee Discusses Body Cam BillRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 1 | WLTX-TV Columbia

    ... would make it mandatory for all law enforcement agencies to wear body cameras. One of 20 body cameras the Sumter County Sheriff's Office has already purchased. They would like to outfit every deputy with a body camera. Columbia, SC (WLTX) - Multiple ...

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  20. Underestimating the True Cost of CollegeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 1 | US News & World Report

    ... wildly different cost estimates within the same geographic area, in both urban cities and rural counties. Take Sumter County, South Carolina, for example. Sumter Beauty College says living expenses are $15,705. Morris College , next door, says ...

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