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Sumter Man Charged in Murder after Argument

SUMTER, S.C. (WOLO) - Sumter Police say an argument led to a fatal shooting in Sumter Friday afternoon. Investigators have charged Nathan McBride, 74, in the death of Jermaine Williams, 45. They say McBride and Williams were arguing at McBride's home, when… continue reading ›

Sumter Police: 5 Wanted for Assault

SUMTER, S.C. (WOLO) - Authorities with the Sumter Police Department say warrants have been issued for five men that were allegedly involved in a assault on a victim earlier this month. The assault occurred  July 13 on Marilyn Avenue, police… continue reading ›

Watch: Sumter Casket Company Fire

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)-- A massive blaze at a Casket Company in Sumter put area firefighters on alert and blocked traffic. It happened off Magnolia street in Sumter. According to officials, firefighters were… continue reading ›

Sumter man wanted for murder in custody

SUMTER, S.C. (WOLO) - Sumter Police say the suspect in a fatal shooting Friday has turned himself in. Officials believe Bernie Peoples III, 28, is responsible for killing Ante Lavern Witherspoon. Officers said they responded to Dibert Street just after 4… continue reading ›

Victim Identified in Wateree River Drowning

Sumter Co., S.C. (WOLO)--The search for a missing swimmer on the Wateree River comes to a tragic end. Monday afternoon authorities say they found the body of the 51 year old Oscar Joe Brunson...who they have been looking for, the… continue reading ›

Watch: Swimmer Search Resumes

EASTOVER, S.C. (WOLO) - The search for a missing swimmer in the Wateree River has resumed.  Richland County Sheriff's Department deputies and supporting rescue crews arrived back out at the scene around 9 Monday morning. Five agencies responded to the… continue reading ›

Four arrested in Sumter County drug bust

SUMTER COUNTY, S.C. (WOLO) - For the past several weeks, the Sumter County Sheriff’s Office has made several drug arrests targeting illegal drug activity in Sumter County. Four people were arrested in this latest operation. The operation resulted in the seizure of… continue reading ›

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