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Robert “Mason” Spriggle charged with assault

Robert “Mason” Spriggle, 25-year-old white male, initially went missing May 22. He is now wanted for three counts ...

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Schley County linebacker Zayden Walker verbally commits to Georgia

Dawgnation.com is reporting that Schley County linebacker Zayden Walker verbally committed to Georgia on Wednesday, June 5. According ...

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Area Beat Report June 4, 2024

Sumter County Sheriff’s Office Media Arrest Summary Denmark, Trevor Keashawn (In Jail), 26, Criminal Trespass Grimes, Michael Gage ...

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May Marriages

On 05/25/24 Christian Michael married Cameron Kae Carter.On 05/25/24 Ethan Rutledge married Annmarie Adelle.On 05/10/24 Hermenegildo Perez married ...

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Runners pound the pavement to benefit the Methodist Children’s Home

Sixty-Nine runners came out on a beautiful Saturday morning on June 1 to participate in the 12th annual ...

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Loran Smith’s Sports Column: Charlie Condon

A few weeks ago in Phoenix, the Arizona Diamondbacks were hosting the Los Angeles Dodgers which brought about ...

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Actor Nathan Jackson’s Passion undimmed after Accident and Leukemia Diagnosis

Nathan Jackson, a member of the Sumter players, was rehearsing for the play Love Sex and the IRS ...

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Commissioner’s Budget Meeting hears Budget Request from District Attorney

The Sumter County Commissioners held a budget meeting at 5 PM May 28. District Attorney Lewis Lamb addressed ...

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Life Transformation Ministry After School Program

Eddye Coley, Executive Director of Life Transformation, a 501c3, talked about the organization’s program REACH summer camp. “It ...

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Salvation Army Director Misty Belcher tells of organizations role in providing Aid

Director of the Salvation Army, Misty Belcher, gave an interview recently about their work, starting with details about ...

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County Commissioner Jessie Smith’s Involvement with Code Enforcement on Marcell Baker

Marcell Baker was ordered to appear in magistrate court on August 14th, 2023, for the following charge: “[Allowing] ...

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11U UCONN uses second half run to defeat Tennessee in DHBC play

The 11U boys UCONN team went on a 23-6 run in the second half and dominated their way ...

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Southland’s Perry Usher signs baseball scholarship with Albany State

Another local high school student-athlete has realized his dream of playing at the next level. On Monday, June ...

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Area Beat Report May 31 through June 3, 2024

Sumter County Sheriff’s Office Media Arrest Summary Clayton, Lorenzo (In Jail), 68, Aggravated Assault/Cruelty to Children Durham, Demarcus ...

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Former Ambassador Andrew J. Young to visit Georgia Southwestern University

On Saturday, June 8th at 7 p.m., former Ambassador to the United Nations, The Honorable Andrew J. Young will ...

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Georgia Southwestern honored for Make-A-Wish fundraising events

From Staff Reports   Georgia Southwestern State University earned the LeeAnn Noble Make-A-Wish Most Improved Award for its ...

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Dwight Harris Boys Club Basketball League to start its 13th season this summer

Now that school is out for the summer, many kids throughout Sumter County and the surrounding counties will ...

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GSW Leads PBC in 2023-24, Earns Fourth Presidents’ Academic Award

Article provided by the Peach Belt Conference   HILTON HEAD, SC – Georgia Southwestern State University won its ...

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Several GSW baseball players are competing in summer leagues across the country

AMERICUS – Several Georgia Southwestern State University baseball players are continuing to hewn their skills as they compete ...

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Sumter Area Ministerial Association shares Pre-election Prayer

Press Release from Sumter Area Ministerial Association: “Pray First!” Our nation is facing another aggressively divisive election season ...