Sumter County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Sumter County, SC.

Results 1 - 20 of 204 in Sumter County, SC

  1. Apex Tool Group to expand Sumter County employmentRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | GwdToday.com

    COLUMBIA, S.C. Apex Tool Group, LLC, a leading manufacturer of power and hand tools with more than 30 brands, is expanding its Sumter County workforce, adding between 150 and 200 jobs by the end of 2015.

    Comment?

  2. Tool Company Brings 150 New Jobs to SumterRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WLTX-TV Columbia

    ... Sumter is expanding, a move that will add 150 to 200 new jobs by the end of next year. The jobs are coming to Sumter County as the Maryland-based company consolidates it's workforce, adding the production of several new brands at the facility in ...

    Comment?

  3. Victim of Fatal Fire Identified as DentistRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WLTX-TV Columbia

    Sumter County Coroner Harvin Bullock has identified the victim of an early morning fire as a longtime dentist.

    Comment?

  4. SC Criminal Justice cadets taught to understand cultures in trainingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | WIS-TV Columbia

    ... learn everyday. And we learn by other officers' actions, other communities' actions and what they've done." A Sumter County man died in a fire at his home early Wednesday morning. The Sumter County Fire Department says crews were called to the home ...

    Comment?

  5. Man dies in Sumter Co. house fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 15 | WIS-TV Columbia

    The Sumter County Fire Department says crews were called to the home in the Runnymede subdivision, off Highway 15 north of Sumter, at about 12:15 a.m. When firefighters arrived about seven minutes later, the house was engulfed in flames.

    Comment?

  6. SCAC elects two new board members and reelects four board members to four-year termsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 19 | The News

    ... Council Chairman; and Ronnie Young, Aiken County Council Chairman. The SCAC then elected Charles T. Edens, Sumter County Councilmember, to complete the unexpired term of Aiken County Council Chairman Ronnie Young after he was elected SCAC Third Vice ...

    Comment?

  7. 11 Pitbulls Found at Suspected Dogfighting HomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 13 | WLTX-TV Columbia

    Check out this story on WLTX.com: http://on.wltx.com/1ovaVQB Sumter County, SC - Sumter County deputies have arrested three people in connection with a suspected dogfighting and chop shop operation.

    Comment?

  8. Have you seen it? Group searches for lost South Carolina Bicentennial QuiltRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 9 | The Island Packet

    ... Lever, Richland County president; Mary Paige, Richland County cultural arts chairwoman; and Pat Gates, Sumter County, state president. Anyone with information about the South Carolina Bicentennial Quilt's whereabouts is encouraged to call Patricia ...

    Comment?

  9. SCDOT to replace bridge in Sumter CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 11 | WIS-TV Columbia

    The South Carolina Department of Transportation is scheduled to begin working to replace the Cowpens Swamp bridge on Foxworth Mill Road on September 15. The replacement will be a 120-foot pre-stressed concrete bridge.

    Comment?

  10. Man missing for 6 days found safe in Sumter swampRead the original story

    Monday Aug 11 | Fort Mill Times

    - Authorities say a missing 52-year-old man has been found safe in a Sumter County swamps nearly a week after he disappeared. Sumter Police said fishermen heard Fredric Richburg yelling around 8 p.m. Sunday in a swamp south of the city that is about ...

    Comment?

  11. Missing Sumter man found in swampy areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 8 | The State

    SUMTER, SC A man who has been missing for almost a week has been found safe in a swampy area in Sumter county, officials say.

    Comment?

  12. Williamsburg County youth learn to advocate for agricultureRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 5 | The News

    ... in involving students so they can have a lasting voice in today's issues,' said SCFB Federation President and Sumter County farmer David Winkles. SCFB Promotion and Education Division Director Reginald Hall said, 'Farm Bureau has an array of ...

    Comment?

  13. Williamsburg County youth learn to advocate for agricultureRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 5 | The Kingstree News

    ... in involving students so they can have a lasting voice in today's issues,' said SCFB Federation President and Sumter County farmer David Winkles. SCFB Promotion and Education Division Director Reginald Hall said, 'Farm Bureau has an array of ...

    Comment?

  14. Sumter Co. mother pulled over for DUI says she left toddler at homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 30 | WIS-TV Columbia

    A Dalzell woman is accused of leaving her 21-month-old child home alone after she was pulled over for DUI. Sumter County Sheriff's Deputies were called to Highway 378 just before 5 a.m. Monday where a Highway Patrol officer had pulled the woman over ...

    Comment?

  15. Dalzell woman charged with DUI, child neglectRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 30 | Post and Courier

    ... police who had pulled her over that she had left her toddler son home alone. The Sumter Item reported that the Sumter County Sheriff's Office says Edith Rita Amerson failed field sobriety tests after officers pulled her over about 4:30 a.m. Monday. ...

    Comment?

  16. SC female inmate turns self in, dies in jailRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 30 | Fort Mill Times

    - A 32-year-old Sumter woman has died after she was found unresponsive in her cell at the Sumter County jail. Coroner Harvin Bullock told The Sumter Item (http://bit.ly/1oKFOQ7 ) that preliminary reports show no signs of foul play but an autopsy and ...

    Comment?

  17. Family united with old family photosRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 28 | FOX Carolina

    ... Two people were killed and several others were injured in a two-vehicle collision Sunday evening in Sumter, Sumter County Sheriff Anthony Dennis said. Dennis said the crash happened right in front of The Sumter County Coroner's Office says ...

    Comment?

  18. Cardinal cheerleader's death stuns friends, coachesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 28 | FOX Carolina

    ... Two people were killed and several others were injured in a two-vehicle collision Sunday evening in Sumter, Sumter County Sheriff Anthony Dennis said. Dennis said the crash happened right in front of The Sumter County Coroner's Office says ...

    Comment?

  19. Free Lunch For Sumter, Clarendon District Two StudentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 28 | WLTX-TV Columbia

    ... SC (WLTX) - With three week until the start of the 2014 school year, here's some good news for parents in Sumter County. Every child no matter if they qualify for free and reduced lunch or not, will receive free lunch. Because of that high number, ...

    Comment?

  20. Coroner: Grandfather was drunk in Sumter wreckRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 28 | The Aiken Standard

    ... man was extremely intoxicated when he crashed his car in Sumter, killing himself and his 7-year-old grandson. Sumter County Coroner Harvey Bullock said Ronald Winston Holmes' blood-alcohol level was nearly three times the legal limit to drive at the ...

    Comment?