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School district is in state of discombobulation

Mr. Chris Griner, Sumter School District's former chief financial officer, reported in the district's April 30, 2018, Spring Bond Projects an extensive list of Athletic Renovations for the district which would cost $1,500,000.

ITEM - 2018-06-17 00:00:00

Man stealing cars at dealerships across South Carolina

SUMTER, S.C. (AP) — Police across South Carolina are trying to find a man who is taking cars from dealerships across the state.Sumter County deputies said Monday the man most recently stole a new car from a Sumter dealership, drove it to Beaufort and left it at a dealership there before stealing ano

MYSANANTONIO - 2018-06-18 19:20:37

After riot, S.C. prisons still need reform

Lee Correctional Institution in Bishopville, S.C., where seven inmates were killed and 17 other seriously injured in fights between prisoners. (AP Photo/Sean Rayford)Sean Rayford

THE POST AND COURIER - 2018-06-17 04:00:00

Neptune Island Water Park explains safety, alcohol policies ahead of opening

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WBTW.COM - 2018-06-18 10:57:09

Lewis looks forward to coaching Timmonsville boys' basketball team

TIMMONSVILLE, S.C. – Chris Lewis was an assistant at his alma mater Wilson under two championship coaches, Bob Wilson and then DeAndre Scott. Now, Lewis will get his chance as the new boys’ basketball coach at Timmonsville.

SCNOW - 2018-06-17 00:23:00

Columbia restaurant damaged in Sunday night fire

California Dreaming, a popular restaurant in Columbia, was damaged in a fire that broke out near closing time Sunday night, according to the Columbia Fire Department.

WIS-TV - 2018-06-17 00:00:00

Dads, daughters cook meal together for Father's Day

FLORENCE, SC (WBTW) - Father’s Day weekend got off to a fun and tasty start at Girls University on Saturday. Daughters treated their dads to a homemade meal at Daddy and Me Cooking Night: Summer Cuisine. They prepared fish tacos, lemonade, coleslaw and cake, which many of the girls said was one thei

WBTW.COM - 2018-06-17 16:22:12

Branham, KC take down Sumter, 2-1

In their most important week of the regular season, the Kershaw County Post 17 American Legion baseball team followed up Tuesday’s doubleheader sweep of Lexington by taking the first of two games with Sumter by downing the P-15s, 2-1, Wednesday night at Riley Park.

CHRONICLE-INDEPENDENT.COM

A quilt for the shelter

Judy and Jim Higgins of Sumter expanded their four-legged family in late 2017. The family already included two female Chihuahuas, which Jim refers to as “the old ladies,” but he continued to keep an eye out for others in need. In August, he saw Sweet Pea, a two-year-old female Chihuahua, on the webs

MANNINGLIVE.COM

Florence-based Ben-No-Mo markets lighweight, collapsible stand

FLORENCE, S.C. — From backyard barbecues to tailgates to beach trips to camping, Ben-No-Mo offers a versatile experience for its users.

SCNOW - 2018-06-16 23:00:00

Olanta Elementary School 21st Century Community Learning Center Program

A group of Olanta Elementary School students are participating in the school’s 21st Century Community Learning Center program this summer. The summer activities will be held through June 29 at J.C. Lynch Elementary School in Coward.

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Trailer Full of BMW SUVs Stolen in South Carolina, Police Say

According to police, a Peterbilt tractor trailer was parked there that day, on its way from Greenville, SC to Fresh Meadows, NY to deliver BMW SUVs.

WLTX.COM

Black man spent 16 months in jail because he couldn't afford bail -- even after he beat the charges

Razor wire protects a perimeter of the Lee Correctional Institution in Bishopville, S.C., Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016. Lee, a maximum-security prison with nearly 1,500 inmates and filled with some of South Carolina’s most violent, longest-serving offenders, has been known for riots and brutality. SOURCE:

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ELECTION 2018: Sumter County primary results

Primary ballots in Sumter featured eight races and four questions. Democrats were asked to choose four candidates (Governor, U.S. District 5 Representative, State District 64 Representative and County Council District 6) and had two questions. Republicans also had four races (Governor, Secretary of

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Prison cellphone jamming test a success in U.S., say federal officials

A report obtained Friday by The Associated Press details the January 17 test of micro-jamming technology at a federal prison in Cumberland, Maryland. Officials say they were able to shut down phone signals inside a prison cell, while phones about 20 feet away worked normally.

EDMONTON JOURNAL

NeSmith-Jackson protesting vote in Florence City Council primary

Trav Robertson, chairman of the South Carolina Democratic Party, confirmed on Friday morning that a protest had been filed with the Board of State Canvassers of Municipal Elections.

SCNOW

Darlington High School hires Michael Jordan as new athletics director

DARLINGTON, S.C. – Darlington High School hired Michael Jordan to be its new athletics director, the Darlington County School District announced Tuesday. The Darlington County Board of Education approved the selection during its meeting Monday.

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2 charged in gang-related shooting of 14-year-old girl, SC sheriff says

Raphael Carter, 31, and Hezekiah Tinsley, 19, are charged with killed 14-year-old Jada Jones. (Source: Chester County Sheriff's Office and family)

CBS17.COM

Suspect wanted in connection to Magnolia Mall shooting

Anyone with information on this case, or thefalse call of a shooter at Magnolia Mallon June 7, is asked to contact the Florence Police Department at 843-665-3191 or Crime Stoppers (1-888-CRIMESC / 1-888-274-6372).

WPDE.COM

Prisoner left to dangle from razor wire while other inmates stabbed him: report

Razor wire protects a perimeter of the Lee Correctional Institution in Bishopville, S.C., Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016. Lee, a maximum-security prison with nearly 1,500 inmates and filled with some of South Carolina’s most violent, longest-serving offenders, has been known for riots and brutality. SOURCE:

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