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Summerton Daily Weather Forecast

Here’s the forecast for the next four days in Summerton: Friday, July 30: Mostly sunny during the day; while slight chance of showers and thunderstorms then partly cloudy overnight; Saturday, July 31: Mostly sunny then chance of showers and thunderstorms during the day; while chance of showers and thunderstorms
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Among city hotels and motels, Mona Lisa is tops for police reports

In 1959, the city of Camden left special postcards on out-of-town visitors’ cars inviting them to get in touch with Mayor E.C. Rhame. As Camden Archives and Museum Director Katharine Richardson reported in 2014, many of those visitors would use those cards to tell city officials what they thought of Camden.
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Second Chance Shelter in Manning wants you to meet Sweet Pea

Sweet Pea is a 10-month-old tortoiseshell, female domestic shorthair kitten. She is spunky and full of energy. Sweet Pea is current on all of her age-appropriate shots, has been spayed and tested negative for Feline Leukemia and AIDs. She had an eye issue when she was a young kitten, but it was treated, and it has not slowed her down at all. Her eye remains cloudy, but the vet is confident that she has vision in both eyes. Sweet Pea gets along with other cats and would love to find a family of her own.

Explore the Revolutionary War in Historic Camden, SC

Are you looking for a South Carolina town day trip packed with Revolutionary War history? We found the perfect spot in nearby Camden, SC just 2 hours from Greenville. As South Carolina’s earliest inland town, Camden provides opportunities to learn about the American Revolution, enjoy a small-town downtown complete with unique shopping and dining, and even kayak through a state park.
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2 die in head-on wreck in Sumter County

A driver and passenger died in a two-vehicle wreck on Lynches River Road in Lynchburg on Wednesday afternoon. Cameron Alexis Ard, 22, of Lake City, was the restrained driver of the vehicle that crossed left of center striking another vehicle head-on, Sumter County Coroner Robbie Baker said. He was pronounced dead on scene.

Sumter SPCA's Chase would be great for an active owner

Chase is a neutered and housebroken 2-year-old white-and-tan blue heeler / pit mix. He is great with older children. He is a sweet guy who is active and loves people but would prefer to be the only pet. He loves to run and get exercise and would be great for an active owner. Chase has been waiting since January to find his forever family. Come by and visit with Chase during the SPCA's open hours. He would love to see you.
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4-Day Weather Forecast For Dalzell

Here’s the forecast for the next four days in Dalzell: Friday, July 30: Sunny then slight chance of showers and thunderstorms during the day; while slight chance of showers and thunderstorms overnight; Saturday, July 31: Mostly sunny then chance of showers and thunderstorms during the day; while chance of
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Sumter Police Department's Back to School Bash canceled again

With COVID-19 cases back on the rise, the Sumter Police Department's annual Back to School Bash was canceled for a second year in a row. According to Public Information Officer Tonyia McGirt, the police department is still planning to supply students with school supplies this year. How officers will do it is to be determined.
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Carter is waiting for a home at Second Chance Animal Shelter in Manning

Carter is an 8-month-old, orange-and-white, male domestic shorthair kitten. Carter is playful, energetic and friendly. He can be a little timid, but once he warms up, then he loves attention. Carter gets along with other cats. He is current on all of his age-appropriate shots, has been neutered and tested negative for Feline Leukemia and AIDs. Please stop by the shelter to see this adorable kitten at 5079 Alex Harvin Highway, Manning. We are currently running a special, so our adoption fee for adult cats is $25, and kittens are $50. If you are interested in adopting Carter you can get preapproved to adopt by submitting your adoption application online at

Lamar football preview 2021

LAMAR (WBTW) – One of the best small schools in the state has high expectations again in 2021. The Lamar Silver Foxes went unbeaten in Region 2-1A and advanced all the way to the Upper State finals in 2020. While they lose a couple key components like Kenneth Walton who is now a member of the CCU offensive line, they do return a total of 12 starters on offense and defense. That includes quarterback Tyler McManus and receivers Patrick Anderson and Quan Toney.

Sumter SPCA's Jeff is a friendly, affectionate couch potato

Jeff is a housebroken 1-year-old white-and-creme American shorthair. He is great with older children. Jeff is a sweet boy who loves attention, but needs a home without other animals. He loves to be the only pet and is a friendly and affectionate couch potato. Stop by today and visit all of our cats and kittens who are waiting for forever homes.
Calhoun County, SCTimes and Democrat

Man accused of sex acts with children

A registered sex offender is facing three counts of first-degree criminal sexual conduct with a minor under the age of 11. The Calhoun County Sheriff’s Office issued two of those warrants against William Allen Huffaker, 47, on Tuesday. His last known address is in Ridgeville in Berkeley County. Calhoun County...

Editorial: Mona Lisa

The Chronicle-Independent has almost always been pro-business in its leanings. We often support the starting up of new businesses, celebrate when businesses reach milestone anniversaries, and lament the closing of long-running businesses, especially those run by families. It’s not often that an entire neighborhood of 260 homes gets rezoned. That’s...

Letter to the Editor: Thank you for letting us choose whether to mask

Kudos to the South Carolina Department of Education and our Gov. Henry McMaster for giving parents the decision to mask or unmask their school children. I'm sure that the teachers, workers and employees are equally pleased with the freedom to make a choice suitable for their family. LAURA BARRON. Sumter.