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Sumter Deputies Concerns Grow Over Missing Man

Sumter County, SC (WOLO) - The Sumter County Sheriff's office says they're growing more concerned over the disappearance of a man they say has been missing since September 10th, 2017. Authorities say the last time he was seen was at the Palmetto Tuomey Hospital the same day he was being treated ther

ABCCOLUMBIA.COM - 2017-09-19 14:16:33

Sumter fair to go on without the livestock competition

The American Legion Post 15 Sumter Fair returns to the fairgrounds and the Sumter County Civic Center on Sept. 26 through Oct. 1 with most of its perennial favorite features and some new ones. However, many people ... This item is available in full to subscribers The American Legion Post 15 Sumter F

ITEM - 2017-09-19 10:23:59

Concern grows for missing man last seen at Sumter hospital

SUMTER COUNTY, SC Michael J. Thomson went missing after being treated at the Palmetto Health Tuomey Hospital in Sumter on September 10. The 55-year-old Sumter man was last seem wearing blue scrubs pants, a green t-shirt and brown flip-flops The Sumter County Sheriff's Department alert stated. Thoms

THE STATE - 2017-09-19 22:38:00

USC Sumter sees 20 percent more students enroll than in fall 2016

Increases in dually enrolled high school students and new freshmen on campus have led to a sizable uptick in enrollment at University of South Carolina Sumter this fall, according to college officials. USC Sumter Enrollment Manager Joe Mews provided the trend statistics recently. Mews conservatively

ITEM - 2017-09-19 07:00:00

Shaw-Sumter welcome center gets go-ahead

During its meeting on Tuesday, Sumter City Council approved a resolution to construct a welcome center on land near Shaw Air Force Base to provide a location for members of the municipal and military communities to interact. The resolution includes a contract between the city of Sumter and Hardee Co

ITEM - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

District's CFO will give report on surplus

The monthly financial report for August and discussion of the revised district capital projects list for this year headline Sumter School District Board of Trustees' Finance Committee meeting set for Thursday at the district office. District staff sent out the agenda to the media Tuesday. New distri

ITEM - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

Internal watchdog says EPA mismanaging toxic site cleanups

FILE - In this June 2, 2017, file photo, EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt speaks to the media during the daily briefing in the Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House in Washington. Cleanups at some U.S. hazardous waste sites have stopped or slowed down because the Environmental Protection Agency

TIMES AND DEMOCRAT - 2017-09-20 00:09:18

BARNYARD BRIEFS: Conservation group meeting

The Calhoun County and Richland County Conservation districts will have a local working group meeting with the U.S. Department of Agriculture Natural Resources Conservation Service officials Wednesday, Sept. 20. The meeting will be held at 10 a.m. in the conference room of Richland County Public Lib

TIMES AND DEMOCRAT - 2017-09-18 04:00:00

FIRST ALERT TRAFFIC: All lanes blocked on US 601 at I-20 following 2-vehicle collision

A 2-vehicle crash that's forced logs on the roadway has all lanes blocked at US 601 at I-20 in Lugoff. First responders are on the scene to attend to reported injuries and to clear the roadway. Travelers are urged to avoid the area and find an alternate route. Major MVC involving 2 commercial vehi

WIS-TV - 2017-09-19 19:14:07

Log Truck Accident Block Highway 601 at I-20

Kershaw County, SC (WLTX) - An accident involving a log truck is blocking Highway 601 near Interstate 20. Chief Dennis Ray with the Lugoff Fire Department said on Twitter that all lanes on 601 are blocked. The collision involves two vehicles, one of which is the log truck. We're told the logs have

WLTX.COM - 2017-09-19 19:25:49

S.C. senators propose construction of monument honoring former slave Robert Smalls

Two South Carolina state senators are calling for construction of a Statehouse monument honoring Robert Smalls, a former slave who commandeered a Confederate ship during the Civil War and later served in the General Assembly and Congress. Sen. Greg Gregory, a Republican from Lancaster, and Sen. Darr

ANDERSON INDEPENDENT-MAIL - 2017-09-18 21:51:42

FUMC to host fine arts concert

First United Methodist Church Morristown will be hosting a fine arts concert featuring Aaron Boaz, violinist, and Krista Wallace-Boaz, pianist, on Thursday, Sept. 21 at 7:30 p.m. The duo will be performing an hour-long program featuring a variety of musical selections, such as classical pieces by Mo

CITIZEN TRIBUNE - 2017-09-20 15:25:00

De'Andre McFadden has a full plate at Timmonsville High

Buy Now Since school started back in August, McFadden has maintained a 4.28-grade point average and taken a leadership role as one of the few seniors on the varsity football team.JESSICA IMBIMBO/MORNING NEWS TIMMONSVILLE - Summer vacation was anything but for Timmonsville senior De'Andre McFadden. D

SCNOW - 2017-09-20 16:51:00

Boat, motor and trailer reported stolen

A resident of Stumphole Road near Elloree reported Sept. 5 that his gray Stick Steer Polar Kraft with a Johnson motor and a Yacht Club boat trailer were stolen from his property. According to the incident report, a witness told deputies he had seen an older model Ford 4x4 flatbed truck with white ri

TIMES AND DEMOCRAT - 2017-09-18 04:00:00

Report: Stolen Salvation Army van leads police on high-speed chase

Three men allegedly led police on a high-speed, two-county chase in a van stolen from Orangeburg's Salvation Army. Christopher Ryan Allen, 17, of 705 Mels Court, and Carlton Roy Martindale, 25, of 118 Morninghill Drive, both of Orangeburg, have been charged with grand larceny. The men appeared befor

TIMES AND DEMOCRAT - 2017-09-18 22:10:00

Here's Why the Autumn Color Forecast is Bright

It's still too early to tell just how brilliantly colored the autumn leaves will be this year, but Clemson University's forest ecologist Donald Hagan says there's potential for a spectacular season. The weather over the next few weeks will help put the finishing touches on the color palette, Hagan s

WLTX.COM - 2017-09-19 18:50:39

Seven area students are named National Merit Scholarship semifinalists

FLORENCE, S.C. - Seven area high school students have been named National Merit Scholarship Program semifinalists. A semifinalist must have an outstanding academic record throughout high school, be endorsed and recommended by a high school official, write an essay and earn SAT scores that confirm th

SCNOW - 2017-09-20 09:30:00

Council considers ending rule requiring department heads to live in Darlington County

DARLINGTON, S.C. - The Darlington County Council is considering a move to lift a requirement that county government department heads must reside in Darlington County as a condition of employment. A proposed ordinance was introduced for first reading during a Tuesday council meeting. No action is tak

SCNOW - 2017-09-20 00:49:00

Man charged in 5-year-old boy's death in South Carolina

A man has been charged with involuntary manslaughter in the shooting death of a 5-year-old boy in South Carolina. Darlington County Sheriff's Lt. Robby Kilgo said in a news release that 29-year-old Rodney Thomas Pittman Jr. of Hartsville was arrested in the shooting death Friday. Pittman is also cha

THE STATE - 2017-09-18 13:55:00

Hartsville Chamber's first Women's Leadership Symposium is successful

HARTSVILLE, S.C. - The Greater Hartsville Chamber of Commerce held its first Women's Leadership Symposium on Sept. 8 at the Harris E. and Louise H. DeLoach Center at Coker College. The theme was "Marketing and Branding Yourself for Success." Keynote speaker Lynn Good, president and chief executive o

SCNOW - 2017-09-20 10:30:00