Sumter County Record Journal

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Enviva Epes permit approved by ADEM


State Superintendent visits UCS


High speed chase ends in Sumter with two arrest


‘Bizarre shooting’ Murder trial underway in L’ston


Drug TF announces 2nd arrest in L’ston drug bust


Christmas on the square


Christmas parades set for Dec. 7 in Cuba, Bellamy


Bicentennial audio tour reception is Dec. 11 at Black Belt Museum

Livingston Beautification Board is out making it look a lot like Christmas Mon., Nov. 25. They wished everyone a very “Merry Christmas!” Video by SCRJ Community News Editor, Kasey DeCasta
Commissioner Campbell and Sumter County DHR thank Rick Frederick of Enviva for donating to buy turkeys and hams for families in need for Thanksgiving. Mrs. Whitfield stated it is a wonderful blessing and motivation when Enviva extended a helping hand to help families in Sumter County. Forty seven families received a turkey or ham. Video by SCRJ Community News Editor, Kasey DeCastra
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Upcoming Holiday Deadlines:
Christmas & New Year’s deadline is Friday, Dec. 20 for the last two editions of the year, 12-25 & 1-1.

Hightower Memorial Library shares “Alabama-A Universe of Stories”

UCS students were out in Livingston thanking local businesses May 21st. Brittany Williams, a UWA Black Belt Teacher Corps and Rural Schools Collaborative teacher at University Charter School, teachers and students created “A Community Growing Together” with grant money to thank local supporters with plants so that the community can “grow” together. Video by Community News Editor Kasey DeCastra
Click on the photo above to see all the photos and videos of this year’s Agriculture Safety Day
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Measles Confirmed in Livingston

Click here to watch videos and see photos from 2019 Sucarnochee Festival
Click here to watch videos and see photos from York Homecoming
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