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Two suspects arrested in may 14th shooting

Two suspects were arrested in the May 14th shooting of 17 year old Michael Gage Grimes, Christopher Darrell ...

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GSW Athletics leads the nation in community service

By Keith Michlig   Georgia Southwestern State University led all NCAA Division II institutions in documented community service ...

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Fourteen South Georgia Technical College students receive automotive scholarship established in memory of Erica Scannavino

By Su Ann Bird   Fourteen South Georgia Technical College students received the Erica Scannavino Scholarship for students ...

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Loran Smith’s sports column: Wimbledon

The fortnight that it takes to determine the various champions of Wimbledon, one of the classiest sporting events, ...

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12u and 10u Sumter County All-Stars turn in strong performances at GRPA state tournaments

Both the Sumter County 12u and 10u All-Star baseball teams turned in strong performances at their respective Georgia ...

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Plains trains and fireworks

Intermittent rain fell on the Plains Trains and Fireworks festival in Plains, mixing Country music and liquid sunshine ...

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12u Duke girls’ team edges out LSU in DHBC play

The 12u Duke girls’ basketball team went on a 10-0 run in the second half and was able ...

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June marriages

Juan Antonio Catalan married Jacqueline on 6/28/24 Leon Fernand married Veronica Beatrice on 6/28/24 Adolfo Diaz Perez married ...

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Sumter County Citizen Corps meeting held at the former armory at 903 Adderton Street

Davis McArthur taught a class on Skywarn Spotter Basics for the Sumter County Skywarn Program at 5 pm ...

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Democrats hold debate watch party

The Democratic Committee of Sumter County held a watch party for the 2024 presidential debate between sitting President Joe ...

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Pastor Ashley Guthas becomes minister of Maranatha Baptist church

Pastor Ashley Guthas has become the new pastor at Maranatha Baptist Church in Plains, a church famous for ...

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Privilege: An Editorial

I once read that France created an elaborate system of etiquette as a way to distinguish between classes. ...

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Welcoming GSW’s 12th president Dr. Johnston

The community is invited to attend a Welcome Reception honoring GSW’s 12th President, Dr. Michelle R. Johnston. Please join ...

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Business owners and locals react to Jackson Street revitalization

Lori Shivers, co-owner of Modern Studio of Photography, gave her view on the changes on Jackson Street. “We ...

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SGTC aircraft structural students tour Thrush in Albany

By Su Ann Bird   South Georgia Technical College (SGTC) Aircraft Structural Technology (AST) Instructor Jason Wisham and ...

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Internship provides learning opportunity for SGTC marketing student

By Pat Peacock   South Georgia Technical College (SGTC) has announced that Leah Nunley has joined the Marketing ...

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Loran Smith’s sports column: Willie Mays

The tributes to Willie Mays last week were bittersweet. He, of course, deserved all the lofty praise, but ...

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School Board hears allegations of teachers selling to students

The Sumter County School Board met on June 20th. Superintendent Walter Knighton addressed the Board. “And so as ...

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School board sees gradual increase in STARS scores and discusses absentee rate

The Sumter County Board of Education met on June 17th. Rusty Warner, director of the Payroll Development Authority, ...

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Congressman James E. Clyburn addresses 44th annual John D. Marshall memorial freedom fund gala

The Sumter County NAACP held the 44th John D. Marshall memorial freedom fund gala on the campus of ...