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  1. Sumter Co. Sheriff's Office searches for suspected arsonistRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | WIS-TV Columbia

    Investigators with the Sumter County Sheriff's Office are searching for a 24-year-old man after they say he intentionally set a home on fire on Thursday night. Brandon Cory Dowless faces arson charges after detectives say flames destroyed the home in the 4000 block of Livingwood Drive around 6 p.m. Thursday.

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  2. Sumter County Sheriff's Looking for SuspectedaRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | WLTX-TV Columbia

    Sumter County Sheriff's Looking for Suspected Arsonist Sumter County Sheriff's Looking for Suspected Arsonist Check out this story on WLTX.com: http://on.wltx.com/1GoDEgi Sumter, SC - The Sumter County sheriff's office is looking for the person they believe intentionally set fire to a home Thursday afternoon. Deputies say 24 year old Brandon Cory Dowless is facing arson charges after a fire at a home in the 4000 block of Livingwood Drive in Sumter.

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  3. Multiple high-speed chases end in crashes, drug arrestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | WIS-TV Columbia

    Three men have been arrested in Sumter County after an undercover drug investigation. The investigation led deputies on two car chases, one of which ended with the hospitalization of a suspect.

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  4. Sheriff: High Speed Chase Ends in Crashes, DrugaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | WLTX-TV Columbia

    Sumter, SC The Sumter County Sheriff's Office arrested three men Wednesday during an undercover drug investigation which led deputies on two Sheriff: High Speed Chase Ends in Crashes, Drug Arrests Sumter, SC The Sumter County Sheriff's Office arrested three men Wednesday during an undercover drug investigation which led deputies on two Check out this story on WLTX.com: http://on.wltx.com/1GjTyZa Earlier Wednesday, narcotics investigators received information leading them to believe three suspects, all traveling in separate cars, were in the process of transporting illegal drugs within the county.

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  5. Would-be thief not so clutchRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 22 | South Carolina Lawyers Weekly

    ... d being escorted by a sheriff's investigator, a gangling, wide-eyed Nelson showed the photographer his tongue. Sumter County Sheriff Anthony Dennis and ...

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  6. New Memoir a Country Boy from Sumter County, South Carolina is ReleasedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Football coach Harry Fulwood shares his life story and the interesting, downright hilarious, very entertaining and sometimes thought-provoking incidences that have occurred to him in his many years. His memoir recounts the life of " A Country Boy from Sumter County, South Carolina " , conveying the joys of rural life and the author's unique upbringing to readers everywhere.

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  7. New Memoir Recounts Joys of Life in Rural South CarolinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | PRWeb

    Football coach Harry Fulwood shares his life story and the interesting, downright hilarious, very entertaining and sometimes thought-provoking incidences that have occurred to him in his many years. His memoir recounts the life of " A Country Boy from Sumter County, South Carolina " , conveying the joys of rural life and the author's unique upbringing to readers everywhere.

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  8. Stick shift foils man's attempt at kidnapping, arrested with victim's car keysRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | FOX Carolina

    It didn't take Sumter County deputies long to find a man who was wanted for kidnapping and robbing a woman at gunpoint Tuesday. Deputies arrested Demetric Jerod Nelson, 27, Tuesday afternoon.

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  9. Deputies cite six teens for vandalizing business in SumterRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | WIS-TV Columbia

    According to Sumter County Sheriff's Office spokesman Braden Bunch, five of the six males, ranging from ages 13 to 16, have all provided written statements stating they were involved in the vandalism of Florence Concrete Products on Industrial Road. The five males who gave statements have been released to their parents and will be petitioned to family court on malicious injury to personal property charges.

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  10. SCSO: Kidnapper puts woman in trunk, can't drive stick shift, runs awayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | WYFF-TV Greenville

    A man who robbed and kidnapped a woman was quickly caught because he didn't know how to drive with stick shift, according to Sumter County deputies. Deputies arrested Demetric Jerod Nelson, 27, Tuesday afternoon.

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  11. Stick shift foils man's attempt at kidnapping, wanted in robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | WIS-TV Columbia

    Sumter County deputies need help finding a man who they say "has a history of violent offense convictions" and is wanted for kidnapping and robbing a woman at gunpoint. Deputies are looking for Demetric Jerod Nelson, 27, whose last known address was on Manning Avenue in Sumter.

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  12. Sumter man wanted in attack on pregnant woman arrested in Myrtle BeachRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | WMBF

    Deputies in Sumter say a man wanted in the kidnapping and attack on a pregnant woman last month has been arrested in Myrtle Beach. According to Sumter County Sheriff's Office spokesperson Braden Bunch, Roosevelt Green,40, was wanted on charges of criminal domestic violence of a high and aggravated nature and kidnapping.

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  13. U.S. data of police shootings neededRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 9 | Post and Courier

    ... That is an oversight with serious consequences. In a 2010 case, Aaron Jacobs was shot to death by police in Sumter County. Police said Jacobs had fired on officers. But the autopsy was not released. It was only after The Item newspaper in Sumter ...

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  14. ChilesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | WIS-TV Columbia

    The Sumter County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help to find 15-year-old Kalaje Chiles, a Sumter resident who was last seen on April 5. Chiles is described as a white female standing 5 foot 2 inches tall and weighing approximately 112 pounds, with brown hair and hazel eyes. Her last known whereabouts were at a residence on Cannery Road in Sumter County.

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  15. Sheriff: Boy Confesses to VandalismRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | WLTX-TV Columbia

    Sumter County Sheriff Anthony Dennis says thanks to a News19 story about a vandalism at a Sumter business, they got a confession connected to the case. Sheriff: Boy Confesses to Vandalism Sumter County Sheriff Anthony Dennis says thanks to a News19 story about a vandalism at a Sumter business, they got a confession connected to the case.

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  16. Sumter Deputies Looking for 15-Year-Old GirlRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | WLTX-TV Columbia

    Sumter Deputies Looking for 15-Year-Old Girl Sumter County deputies are looking for a missing teen. Check out this story on WLTX.com: http://on.wltx.com/1yjk1pX Officers say 15-year-old Kalaje Chiles was last seen on April 5th.

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  17. Clarendon County deputies accuse man of killing more than 300,000 chickensRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 8 | Post and Courier

    ... the temperature inside 16 chicken growing buildings. Sheriff's Maj. Kipp Coker says Lowery raised chickens in Sumter County under a contract with Pilgrim's Pride before the agreement was terminated. We do not edit user submitted statements and we ...

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  18. Man arrested in chicken deaths lost contract with companyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 7 | FOX Carolina

    ... by the company. Maj. Kipp Coker said Lowery recently raised chickens for Pilgrim's Pride at a farm in Sumter County. Clarendon County Sheriff's deputies originally said someone raised the temperature in the barns which led to the chickens' deaths. ...

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  19. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 7 | WALB-TV Albany

    ... first unpermitted Non-violent Civil Rights Movement march in Albany in December 1961 he was held in the old Sumter County jail for his safety. Sumter County will unveil a marker commemorating his incarceration Saturday. One Sumter County woman said ...

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  20. 2 located, charged in motel room armed robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 6 | WIS-TV Columbia

    ... for Dunn has been set at $20,000. Scarborough also is a suspect in an armed robbery being investigated by the Sumter County Sheriff's Office. Charges are pending in that case.

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