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Car accident kills one, leaves another injured

SUMTER COUNTY, Ala. (WIAT) — A single-vehicle crash claimed the life of one and left another injured early Saturday morning.

The crash happened on U.S. 11 near the 26 mile marker in Epes, Ala. 67 more words

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Renowned rural church approaches 260th anniversary

The current iteration of Salem Black River Presbyterian Church, a looming Greek Revival structure which shows surprising little wear and tear, dates to 1846.

The church, Basilican in plan, with walls and ceilings of plaster and heart pine floors, has a slave gallery and boxed pews. 460 more words


Two Mysterious Deaths

When looking at the past it’s not unusual to find people dying at what we consider a young age, in their 30s 40s or 50s. Often this is for want of medical advancements we take for granted that make once feared diseases like influenza and pneumonia more easily treatable today. 348 more words

Family History

SC - Missing Sumter Woman's Son Says Her Disappearace "Doesn't Make Any Sense" | wltx.com

Sumter, SC (WLTX) – It’s been five weeks since 80-year-old Barbara Nave went missing from her Sumter home on Tondaleia Drive.

Authorities say they’ve exhausted numerous leads to find her. 23 more words


SC - Sheriff's Office: Finding missing 80-year-old woman 'high priority' | WISTV

SUMTER COUNTY, SC (WIS) – The search continued Wednesday for a missing 80-year-old woman from Sumter County, and the sheriff’s office is calling finding her a “high priority.” 38 more words