Thu May 23, 2013
Memorial Day offerings
Trains will depart at 10 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Saturday. No reservations are needed, but military identification is required.
Take a road trip to Sumter for it's annual Iris Festival this Friday, Saturday and Sunday
As the new 2013 phone books are being delivered, Keep the Midlands Beautiful encourages residents to recycle last year's books.
Wed May 22, 2013
May 22. 10 a.m. SOUTH CAROLINA PUBLIC HEALTH ASSOCIATION-ANNUAL MEETING - South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control Director Catherine Templeton will address the South Carolina Public Health Association's Annual Meeting to discuss a variety of topics including the state's fight against obesity.
Fri May 17, 2013
Kansas St. adds former Hoyas forward Bolden
Coach Bruce Weber announced Bolden's decision Friday. Bolden will sit out next season as required by the NCAA, but has three years of eligibility remaining.
Thu May 16, 2013
Pavilion memories: Building on a tradition while building homes
Billy Don and Ann Wilson sat in beach chairs beside the dance floor at the annual Pawleys Pavilion Reunion on Saturday as the old familiar music carried them back in time to the night they met - at the pavilion.
Wed May 15, 2013
Tue May 14, 2013
Shaw AFB Cancels Annual 4th of July Celebration
The military base said in a statement it would not have the "Jammy July 4th" that normally takes place at Dillon Park.
The Moultrie News
Swan Lake-Iris Gardens overcame accidental start
Remember back in the day when you were a kid going on a school field trip? Or, perhaps more recently when you may have been a parent-chaperone or a teacher in charge of a class? Those were exciting, fun times, just being away from the classroom and on an adventure to see and experience new places and things.
Sun May 12, 2013
SC immigration unit measures successes, challenges
In its first year, a special South Carolina law enforcement unit that investigates criminal cases against illegal immigrants has been successful, according to its commander.
Sat May 11, 2013
Mothers in uniform get room on Sumter base to nurse young
SHAW AIR FORCE BASE Army civilian personnel specialist Tracey Leven recalls the time she tried to use a breast pump to express milk in a military office years ago.
Fri May 10, 2013
Thu May 09, 2013
South Carolina Lawyers Weekly
Hospital guilty of $39M Medicare fraud
After a four-week trial in Columbia, a federal jury on Wednesday found that Tuomey Healthcare System signed doctors to lucrative, part-time contracts to ensure that they would get referral fees associated with those physicians' procedures, according to a report by The Item of Sumter .
The Island Packet
SC hospital found guilty of $39M in false claims
The Item of Sumter reports a federal jury found Wednesday that Tuomey Healthcare System signed doctors to part-time contracts to ensure that they would get referral fees associated with those physicians' procedures.
Wed May 08, 2013
Federal Employees Rally Against Sequestration
Concerned with the potential loss of an estimated $2.4 million dollars over 3 months to the Sumter economy, federal workers and citizens gathered in Sumter to rally against the sequestration.
Columbia funeral home receives wrong body
COLUMBIA, SC - He spent much of his life in New York state, but at heart, Purdy Walker was always a South Carolina kind of guy.
Tue May 07, 2013
New hope for family of missing Myrtle Beach man
The story of three women who had been missing for about a decade and were found alive Monday in a home in downtown Cleveland has given new hope to families of missing persons everywhere, including on the Grand Strand and in the Pee Dee.
KSDK-TV Saint Louis
Robots allow homebound students to attend class by proxy
A pilot program through Verizon Wireless is allowing medically homebound students to attend class using innovative four-and-a-half foot robots.
Mon May 06, 2013
Myrtle Beach, Sumter in Top 10 For Unmarried Moms
A new U.S. Census report finds that a North Carolina city is No. 2 in the country for its percentage of recent unmarried mothers, and two South Carolina cities are in the Top 10.