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Sumter residents are frustrated about a months-long road closure. We got answers about what's happening with the project and how long it might take.
SUMTER, S.C. — A Sumter road has been closed for almost a year now, and residents who live nearby are tired of the detour adding time to their trips. They want to know what is going on and why the road is still not open. "I reckon everybody’s gotta...
Search underway for Midlands man wanted on attempted murder charge, SC police say
Police searching for the gunman in a March shooting.
Excitement builds as Sumter welcomes top Double-Dutch teams for 50th championship
SUMTER, S.C. — Hundreds of people from across the United States are traveling to Sumter this weekend for the 50th World Invitational Double-Dutch Championship. Teams of all ages have qualified from their state championships, and now they’re going up against the best. "It’s just really cool coming out...
'We don't like to do it, but we feel like it goes to a worthy cause': Sumter City Council moving forward with discussions about tax rate increase
SUMTER, S.C. — The city of Sumter is expected to increase its property tax rate for the first time in 15 years. "We as a community must be there. Be in the room," Brenda Williams tells me. It’s why Williams attended Sumter City Council’s meeting on Tuesday afternoon to...
Wyboo's newest restaurant
On May 30 at 11:00 a.m., the ribbon was cut at Eileen’s Cafe at Wyboo and the new business is now officially open. Located at 2572 Players Course Drive in Manning, the cafe serves breakfast and lunch. The menu has many unique breakfast platters along with sandwiches and lunch appetizers. Dine in or takeout is available. The hours are 7:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m., Monday through Saturday. They are closed on Sunday’s. Visit Eileen’s Cafe at Wyboo’s Facebook page to see pictures of their menu.
Former Camden Police Department leaders gave reprimand for alleged assault
CAMDEN, S.C. (WIS) - Former leadership at the Camden Police Department gave a written reprimand for an incident South Carolina Law Enforcement Division (SLED) agents think is 2nd-degree assault and battery. SLED agents arrested former Camden Police Department Sgt. James Steele Wednesday for the assault charge and misconduct in office.
Have you ever seen coins left on top of graves? Here's what the tradition means to the military community.
SUMTER, S.C. — Leaving coins on tombstones is a tradition with an impactful meaning in the military community. Each coin represents a different message, showing families of those who have served that the graves are visited. "Some of them have been there long enough to where they've tarnished and...
Camden standout Joyce Edwards earns prestigious MaxPreps national athlete of the year award
CAMDEN, S.C. — Camden forward Joyce Edwards can add another major award to her resume as she has been named the 2022-2023 MaxPreps Female National Athlete of the Year. An All-State player in volleyball, basketball, and soccer, Edwards keeps busy throughout the school year but it's in basketball where she has received national recognition.
Man Arrested After Stealing Scratch-Off Lottery Tickets
The man who was wanted after stealing a stack of lottery tickets from the Yogi Food Mart in Darlington County, has been arrested. Bryan Locklair allegedly grabbed an entire rack of scratch-off lottery tickets that were behind the counter of the convenience store located near the 3600 block of Oats Highway in Lamar.
Clarendon continues to grow
In the upcoming years, Manning will welcome a new apartment complex and an additional subdivision in Clarendon County. On Tuesday night, a civil engineer, Tim Harris, represented Christopher Whitener at the Clarendon County Planning Commission meeting. A zoning certification request was made by Whitener of Weldon Pointe Apartments for the construction of a 48-unit multifamily apartment complex on a 5.60-acre plot of land located at 1431 Meadow Brooks Drive in Manning. General commercial properties comprise most of the area; however, Whitener wants to add a residential-use zoning certification.
Sumter Police: Missing 11-year-old girl returns home safe
SUMTER CO., S.C. (WOLO) – Sumter Police Department says a missing 11-year-old girl has returned home safely. Authorities say Kiarrah Mickens was last seen at 3:15 this morning running from her home on Corbett Street. She has a history of running away. Again, police say she has returned home.
Sumter County School District providing free meals for children this summer
SUMTER, S.C. (WIS) - Sumter County School District will once again be providing free meals for any child 18 years or younger through the district’s Seamless Summer Option. District administration says from June 5 - July 13, meals will be available for children Monday-Thursday at school sites throughout the district.
Join us for a Joyous Baby Shower Celebration this Weekend!
Hey friends! ? I have some exciting news to share with you all! This weekend, on Saturday, June 10th at 2:00 PM, we're throwing a baby shower ? for our little bundle of joy, a baby boy! ? It's going to be held at 21 S Washington St, Sumter, SC, and we're planning on having a blast!
Sumter County school bus committee to meet virtually on potential fixes
SUMTER COUNTY, S.C. (WIS) - The Sumter County School District bus system cost students time in the classroom this year. The committee tasked with correcting the situation will be meeting virtually on Wednesday to hash out solutions to the bus driver shortage fueling the issue. Board member Jeff Zell chairs...
Timmonsville police chief appointed town's interim administrator
FLORENCE COUNTY, S.C. (WPDE) — Timmonsville Police Chief Thomas McFadden has been appointed the interim town administrator following the retirement of Mary Bines Robinson, according to Timmonsville Mayor William James. James said Robinson will retire on July 25. He added she's served the town well and helped them to...
Family Health Centers expanding dental care to students in Orangeburg, Calhoun counties
The mobile unit will provide dental cleanings and cavity treatments. The mission is to help improve a child's overall quality of life.
Deputies attempt to locate stolen Honda ATV in Clarendon County
CLARENDON CO., S.C. (WOLO)— Clarendon County Sheriff’s Office is attempting to locate a stolen Honda ATV. The vehicle was taken from the Horse Branch area of Turbeville, according to deputies. If you have information on this ATV and trailer, call 803-435-4414.
The Legend of the South Carolina Lizard Man
In the dense swamplands of Lee County, South Carolina, a legend has taken root, growing in stature over the years and captivating the imaginations of locals and outsiders alike. This is the tale of the Lizard Man of Scape Ore Swamp, also known as the Lizard Man of Lee County.
Sumter man wanted in connection with vehicle, weapon theft charges
The man was last seen exiting a vehicle that had been reported stolen after a crash.
Sumter Vitiligo Support Group raising awareness by donating children's books to library
SUMTER, S.C. — Sumter County Council has declared June Vitiligo Awareness Month, and Sumter residents are trying to educate the community about the skin condition. "He wrote it out on a piece of paper 'vitiligo," Tiffany Williams remembers her doctor doing. "And I had no clue of what that was, the word, nothing."
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