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10:05 am on Wednesday January 5, 2011

Chinese candy factory opening in Sumter, bringing 120 jobs

Image by Flickr user SiderealHong Kong-based candy maker Au'Some is building its first North American factory Sumter and bringing 120 jobs to the Lowcountry over the next five years. The company hopes to have the $6 million factory up and running by...
4:40 am on Wednesday January 13, 2010

Fatal F-16 crash off Folly Beach blamed on pilot error

Image by Flickr user Fernando Cuenca Romero The midair collision of two F-16s that led to the death of pilot Nicholas Giglio is being blamed on an error he made while flying. Specifically, a report states that Giglio failed to reduce speed and hit...
7:55 am on Thursday November 19, 2009

Sumter inmate receives brutal beating over domino dispute

Image by Flickr user nicholaslaughlinImage by 20091119-domino.jpgSumter-Lee Regional Detention Center inmate, Kareem Hickman, brutally beat another inmate on Monday afternoon leaving the victim in a coma. The dispute reportedly began over a game of...
4:39 am on Sunday October 18, 2009

Two military jets out of Sumter collide off Folly Beach (updated x3 )

Image by Petty Officer 2nd Class Michael Volves/Coast GuardImage by 20090617-coast-guard.jpg Seaman Zachary Evans looks for Air Force Capt. Nicholas Giglio with long-range binoculars aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Bear on Friday afternoon October 16...
9:48 am on Tuesday August 18, 2009

Woman gets $2 million after 13 teeth accidentally extracted

Image by Flickr user Old Shoe WomanImage by 20090818-teeth.jpg A 28-year-old Sumter woman has been awarded $2 million in a malpractice lawsuit against a dental clinic that mistakenly pulled 13 of her upper teeth. Seriously? Go read the story over at...
12:04 pm on Sunday November 2, 2008

29 rounds fired at Sumter trick-or-treater

12-year-old Tony Darrisaw is dead after he was hit by 13 bullets while trick-or-treating on Friday, October 31, with his father and 9-year-old brother. Quentin L. Patrick, 22, a convicted felon is charged with murder and three counts of assault and...
8:05 am on Friday September 5, 2008

Stratford Knights lose 42-35 to Sumter

The Stratford Knights lost 42-35 to the Sumter Gamecocks in Thursday night's game at Goose Creek. Head over to The Post and Courier for the story