4,227 talking about this. Why are some scientists turning away from brain scans? A five day per week newspaper, The Sumter Item has been serving the Sumter, Lee and Clarendon counties of South Carolina since 1894. SELINSGROVE — Susquehanna University’s winter varsity and club athletics competition was suspended by President Jonathan Green on Friday afternoon. Due to Tank's activity level, he needs a home without small children but …, Reflections remembers one of the many industries that expanded in the Sumter community following the conclusion of World War II. Born in Spindale, North Carolina, he was a son of the late Otis Mayrock Smith II and Lois Moss Smith. Clay Smith: When does your story begin? …, DEAR ABBY - My fiancee, "Diane," and her two sons live in a nice home. WATSONTOWN — Watsontown Historical Association open house, 1 to 4 p.m., 200 Main St. WILLIAMSPORT — Fraktur workshop, 2 p.m., Thomas T. Taber Museum of the Lycoming County Historical Society, 858 W. Fourth St. 570-326-3326. McMaster signs unanimously passed adoption bill with Sumter roots, Teachers' association leader calls out Gov. Winds light and variable.. MOUNT CARMEL — Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2110, monthly meeting, 1:30 p.m. But the same jury sided against the bikers, saying the city …, Helen Holland Prescott, 75, widow of James A. TREVORTON — God’s Chuckwagon mobile soup kitchen, 3:30 to 4 p.m., Foundry. AA meeting, 7 p.m. All things recovery. Born on Dec. 18, 1944, in Charleston, she was a daughter of the late Lester Holland and Lila Deas Hodge. I am now 80 years old and check the obits online in The Sumter Item almost daily, looking … My niece, her cousin, recently died by suicide, a…, For many people, the late fall and winter holidays are all about being together with family and friends, eating, drinking and partying. North Shore news powered by The Daily Item. The CSX Railway System has been a part of Sumter, South Carolina, for many decades. She was a member of Concord …, WASHINGTON, D.C. - On Friday, Dec. 4, 2020, Johnnie Clyde Spann, husband of Betty Spann, departed this life at Doctors Community Hospital in Lanham, Maryland. Published in the December 8, 2020 edition. Partly cloudy this evening, then becoming cloudy after midnight. MIFFLINBURG — Christmas Bazaar and Light Show, 3 to 9 p.m., Mifflinburg Church of Nazarene, 12 Market St. LEWISBURG — Lewisburg Victorian Nutcracker, 7 p.m. RiverStage Community Theatre, “Act Two — The Land of the Sweets.” Live-streamed only, visit www.riverstagetheatre.org to link. Born on Nov. 18, 1939, in Mount Pleasant, Tennessee, he was a son of the late William Clarence Floyd and Idella …, GREENVILLE - Mickel Witherspoon, 53, died on Friday, Dec. 11, 2020, at St. Francis Hospital, Greenville. MOUNT CARMEL — Mount Carmel Area Joint Veterans Committee, “Changing of the Colors” flag ceremony, 1 p.m., flag pole at Second and Oak streets. Dr. Clay Smith: Turning the corner ... 2 house fires in Sumter displace 1, family of 3, Sumter County Museum's Backcountry Christmas on Saturday, free entry to Jewish History Center, 1 Sumter, 1 Clarendon trooper presented awards at SCHP Graduation Ceremony, Gov. The family has chosen …, David Wayne Floyd, 81, husband of the late Gwendolyn Barnes Floyd, died on Thursday, Dec. 10, 2020, at Prisma Health Tuomey Hospital. Visit a hospital, The right to vote should be protected, not suppressed. Given the virus and social distancing …, FROM STAFF REPORTS Success! She was born on Oct. 8, 1965, in Manning, a daughter of the late George Washington Wilson and Pernell Burgess Wilson. The family is receiving friends at the home …, David Kenneth Smith, age 81, beloved husband of Judith D. Bass Smith, died on Wednesday, Dec. 9, 2020, at Prisma Health Tuomey Hospital. Bruce, the fiberglass shark made from the "Jaws" mold, is ready for …, For many families, spending special moments with loved ones feels more important than ever this year. High 64F. Town to offer free COVID testing. MIFFLINBURG — Christmas in Mifflinburg, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., a holiday festival at many sites, mhra@dejazzd.com, 570-966-1120. News Worcester New England Education Police & Fire Politics Courts Historic Photos Columns. Jenny Chavis, a committee member with the Boykin Christmas Parade, spoke Tuesday and confirmed the cancellation. Born on April 16, 1962, in Pownal, Vermont, he was a son of the late Clarence Sherwood Burdick Jr. …, DEAR ABBY - I'm really uncomfortable about my father's new relationship. Low around 40F. The family is …, Glen William Burdick Sr., 58, widower of Mary Clancy Burdick, died on Wednesday, Dec. 9, 2020, at Agape Hospice House of the Midlands in Columbia. Then we …, For years, the Santee-Lynches Area Agency on Aging has provided an educational series designed to …, Dr Anita F. Kieslich received the Mildred Henry Davenport Award at the 84th South Carolina Pilot …, The Sumter County Genealogical Society will return to Swan Lake Presbyterian Church on Monday for a …, With some Americans now paying the price for what they did over Thanksgiving and falling sick with COVID-19, health officials are warning people - begging them, even - not to make the same mistake during the Christmas and New Year's season. …, The tiny community of Wedgefield is a nice place to visit if you want to feel that "fall is in the air." Staff & Wire Reports The Huntsville Item Dec 8, 2020 Texas on Tuesday reported more than 15,000 newly confirmed daily cases of the coronavirus amid … 1931 - 2020 Obituary. Local News Nominate someone who Made a Difference in 2020 ... Shikellamy High School principal Marc Freeman recently sat down with Daily Item … Republicans are abetting Trump's coup. Dr. Clay Smith: Remember to give thanks in stormy times, Santee-Lynches provides caregivers with self-care 6-week education series, Kieslich of Sumter receives the Mildred Henry Davenport Award for work as Pilot, H.L. Do you agree with Sumter School District's decision to move back to virtual-only instruction in light of the recent COVID-19 surge? MOUNT CARMEL — God’s Chuckwagon mobile soup kitchen, 4:30 to 5 p.m., Dollar General. H.S. A clear sky. The Sumter Item, Sumter, South Carolina. Winds NNW at 5 to 10 mph.. Freed’s School of Performing Arts usually does concerts throughout the year, but the pandemic has altered a lot of events and how they must prepare.Dancers are getting ready now for the annual …, Another area Christmas parade has been scratched from the list because of COVID-19. Huntsville, TX (77320) Today. I have been with the same guy for 27 years. Jury: Black bikers' race was factor, city won't pay, SCDNR, Clemson University and Audubon S.C. team up to encourage wildlife habitat at solar farms, S.C. shatters daily record with nearly 3,200 COVID-19 cases, South Carolina will prioritize elderly, food staff for COVID-19 vaccine, High court again nixes S.C. governor's private school virus aid plan. After …, TURBEVILLE - Clara Mae Wilson, 55, died on Friday, Dec. 11, 2020, at her residence, 1111 Micky St., Turbeville. 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MILTON — The Central PA Chamber of Commerce put together a list on its website … COAL TOWNSHIP — Our Lady of Hope food pantry, Chestnut Street, open Tuesday. Huntsville, TX (77320) Today. Your Source for Local Breaking News. 803-774-1200 Mostly cloudy skies. A week after three major events in the pro wrestling world, there was plenty of follow-up on this week’s television that led to some very good…, Dear Abby: My 34-year-old daughter lives with me to get ahead on her student loans. By MARK SARDELLA WAKEFIELD — As the number of positive cases continues to increase everywhere, the town will offer free COVID-19 testing over the next two weekends. Still think COVID-19 is a hoax? Winds WNW at 5 to 10 mph.. The date was also in conjunction with another event that many in the community came to honor: the …, No. The Daily Item - a place for remembering loved ones; a space for sharing memories, life stories, milestones, to express condolences, and celebrate life of your loved ones I understand little ones tend to be mean …, FAR LEFT: Tank is a 2-year-old German shepherd / Labrador mix. Explore Life Stories, Offer Condolences & Send Flowers. Would you like to receive our headline news? The Industrial Equipment Co. planned to construct a new building at the intersection of Boulevard and Liberty streets, …, Reflections remembers one of the many outstanding athletes produced by Austin Francis, who served as …, Reflections looks back on how our city has celebrated what is often referred to as the beginning of the …, The third and final segment of the report written by Hubert G. Osteen detailing his recollections of …, The ensuing article is an encapsulation of a paper written by Hubert G. 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