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BY BRADEN BUNCH bbunch@theitem.com The Sumter area housing market appeared to quickly shift from a buyers’ to a sellers’ market in April, as the number of houses sold during the month increased dramatically when compared to the same time last year. According to the South Carolina Realtors, the Sumter/Clarendon County market experienced a 59 percent increase in home sales in April, easily the highest increase of any market in the state experiencing at least 100 home sales. The dramatic uptick also powered yearto-date sales to nearly 20 percent higher than the first four months of 2012. In addition, the number of pending sales in Sumter last

month more than doubled last year’s total. “The housing recovery varies by geography and market segment, but things are certainly better than they have been and are showing no signs of letting up,” the statewide Realtors organization said in its report. “Bidding wars are coming about as a result of lack of inventory and subdued listing activity. However, despite the competitive landscape for buyers, housing remains one of the brightest lights in an otherwise subdued economic recovery.” Sale prices also climbed in the Sumter market some 4 percent in April, making the median price for a residential home now slightly less than SEE HOUSING, PAGE A10

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Nathan Hoots puts his 3-year-old son, Mason, in a car seat while Cheryl Jackson, SAFE Kids Sumter County coordinator, watches last Friday. Before working with SAFE Kids, he didn’t know car seats have expiration dates, Hoots said.

BY ROBERT J. BAKER bbaker@theitem.com PINEWOOD — A Sumter County sheriff’s deputy will be posted at least 40 hours each week to the small town of Pinewood come June, according to Sheriff Anthony Dennis. Dennis told Pinewood Town Council members Tuesday night DENNIS that the full-time deputy “will be equipped with all the equipment that our officers have on the road now.” “This will not be an 8 (a.m.) to 5 (p.m.) position,” Dennis said. “The hours will be designated by his supervisor and coordinated with council and the mayor of

ABOVE: Biagi Borrero, a SAFE Kids Sumter County technician, checks a car seat Friday. She is also a safety technician with the 20th Fighter Wing at Shaw Air Force Base. RIGHT: CC Bryant, left, technician with SAFE Kids Sumter County, measures Brandon Hoots’ height. The organization, which is sponsored by The Tuomey Foundation, provided the 6-year-old and his family with a new booster seat.

Pinewood.” Mayor Al Pridgen said he is unsure how long the town has been without its own designated deputy. The town has approved $5,000 in its 201314 fiscal year budget for a magistrate judge from Sumter to handle tickets and citations. “I know since we have not had the magistrate in the budget, we have not had a deputy,” Pridgen said. “But I’m unsure how long that has been.” Town council disbanded its own police force in August 2003 when former Mayor Jimmy Richardson told The Item that town officials “thought it was better for the citizens and a better deal all around.” SEE DEPUTY, PAGE A10

County council deadlocks on burn ordinance proposal BY BRISTOW MARCHANT bmarchant@theitem.com A proposal to strengthen the county’s burn ordinance failed to make its way out of committee this week when an even num-

ber of Sumter County Council members deadlocked on the issue. A motion coming from council’s public safety committee proposed to increase the set-back requests for burning debris

in the rural and unincorporated areas of Sumter County. The amendment to the ordinance proposed Tuesday would require burning to take place at least 75 feet from a residence, instead of 50 feet as

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Memorial Park concert slated for Saturday The Heart of Sumter Association invites the public to attend a free concert in Memorial Park at 5:30 p.m. Saturday. The Sumter Community Concert Band will present a one-hour program of patriotic, popular and light classical music. Bring the family and a picnic supper to the park that is bounded by Salem, Hampton and Park avenues. The SCCB will also present its annual Sumter Iris Festival Concert at 7 p.m. Sunday at the Sumter Opera House, 21 N. Main St. Admission is free, and the public is invited. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.

Dems criticize Haley’s use of state plane COLUMBIA — Senators want to sell South Carolina’s two taxpayerfunded planes. The Senate voted 26-14 on Thursday to insert their sale in the chamber’s 2013-14 budget plan. A previous amendment called for a study to determine whether it would be cheaper to use charter or commercial flights. But Sen. Darrell Jackson argued for skipping the study. The vote came after Democrats accused Gov. Nikki Haley of misusing the state’s planes by taking her campaign-paid videographer with her on flights. Zach Pippin accompanied Haley for more than 17 days last year.

BY JADE ANDERSON janderson@theitem.com Sumter will soon have one more 5K, this one in memory of an 8-year-old boy. The Inaugural Remember Blake Amoeba Awareness 5K Walk is set to take place June 1. “We want to bring awareness to the amoeba he got,” said Walt Driggers, father of Preston Blake Driggers. “I’d never heard of it, nor had my wife. Gingi spent her whole lifetime jumping, skiing and falling out of tubes in the lake. You never think about it.” Blake, a son of Walter C. “Walt” and Virginia “Gingi” Strange Driggers, died July 17, 2012, after contracting a rare infection caused by an amoeba he likely contracted while swimming in Lake Marion with his family on July 7. That weekend, he was running a high fever and was rushed to Tuomey

Regional Medical Center. He was then transported to Palmetto Children’s Hospital with a suspected case of meningitis. After his death and autopsy, the Centers for Disease Control in Atlanta confirmed Blake died from primary amebic meningoenBLAKE cephalitis, or PAM. It results from contact with a single-celled organism called Naegleria fowleri, often called “brain-eating amoeba,” which is commonly found in freshwater bodies such as rivers, lakes and springs. “The only way to prevent it is nose plugs or holding your nose,” Walt Driggers said. “It has a 99 percent death rate and is 100 percent preventable.” Between 2001 and 2010,

WANT TO GO? WHAT: Inaugural Remember Blake Amoeba Awareness 5K Walk WHEN: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 1 WHERE: Dillon Park, North Pike West COST: $25 and includes free T-shirt; register at RememberBlake.com CALL: Walt Driggers at (803) 236-0089

PAM killed 32 people in the United States. This walk is just the latest in a series of events aimed at honoring Blake. Last year in September, the Alice Drive Elementary School Green Team dedicated a bench in Blake’s name. This March, a group from Northside Memorial Baptist held a shaving cream fight at Tracy’s Camp in Pinewood because Blake always wanted to have one. And Driggers continues to volunteer as a mentor at Alice Drive Elementary School.

“Oh my goodness, he’d love it,” Driggers said about the upcoming walk. “Blake loved sharing with people, and he especially loved sharing Christ with everybody. He’d be playing and sweating and having a good time.” The walk will also feature food and a silent auction. Some of the items already collected include a gas grill, a mini Clemson helmet signed by Sammy Watkins and gift cards to local restaurants. “We are still seeking donations,” Driggers said. “We’ll try to take stuff up to the day of.” To register, visit RememberBlake.com. For more information or to make a donation, call Walt Driggers at (803) 236-0089. Reach Jade Anderson at (803) 774-1250.

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911 calls released in children’s slaying COLUMBIA — A South Carolina woman who authorities said killed her two young children and seriously injured her husband crashed her pickup into a tree so hard the roots came out of the ground, according to 911 calls released Thursday. In one of the calls, 35-year-old Suzanna Simpson can be heard moaning as a neighbor tells her, “It’s OK. Don’t move, OK?” as he waits for the operator to pick up. He said she was briefly knocked unconscious and seemed incoherent. The same man calls 911 again and asks for police because Simpson’s family did not come to the door of their Pickens County home. Officers would rush to the home and find Simpson’s 7-year-old daughter and 5-year-old son dead, shot multiple times in their beds. Simpson’s 34-year-old husband, Michael, was found shot in the head and was taken to Greenville Memorial Hospital.

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Frank Brown, left, representing the Col. Matthew Singleton Chapter in Sumter, awards Cadet Lt. Col. Kyle Markow, Crestwood High School Air Force JROTC, with the Sons of the American Revolution Bronze Award. This award is presented annually to a JROTC cadet who has attained the highest degree of merit with respect to leadership abilities and accomplishments, military bearing and overall academic excellence.

Nursing home evacuates patients after fire BY SHARRON HALEY sharron@theitem-clarendonsun.com

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Deputy Fire Chief Jonathan Jones and Clarendon County Fire Chief Frances Richbourg talk with Anette Miles, administrator of Lake Marion Nursing Facility, after residents were evacuated after a fire in an air-conditioning unit.

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at Lake Marion for their quick response in evacuating the residents.” Before the first emergency personnel arrived on the scene, the facility’s staff of 30 had evacuated all 84 residents, some of whom were non-ambulatory and had to be moved out of the building while still in their beds, according to Anette Miles, the administrator of the facility. “We identified the problem and started immediately to evacuate the building,” Miles said.

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Blassingame is head of Christian group FROM STAFF REPORTS The Rev. James Blassingame of Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Church was elected as the new president of the Baptist Educational and Missionary Convention BLASSINGAME of South Carolina during its 136th annual session held May 9 in Spartanburg. A Seneca native and Morris College graduate, Blassingame serves as secretary of the Morris College Board of Trustees and first assistant secretary of the National Baptist Convention USA Inc. A substitute elemen-

tary teacher for Sumter School District, he is a member of the district’s Community Advisory Council and Lemira Elementary’s School Improvement Council. He also serves as vice chairman of the Sumter Senior Services Inc. board of directors and as a member of the Bank of Clarendon Sumter Advisory Board. A life member of the Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc., Blassingame was recently named assistant convention chaplain for the fraternity. Blassingame is married to the former Shirley McFadden, father of three children and grandfather to seven grandchildren.

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Wilson Hall senior Cori Stroebel rides a camel near Tetouan, Morocco, during a recent school trip. Donna Gordon, a Spanish teacher, escorted a group of students and parents on a 12-day trip to Spain, which included a day trip to Morocco. The cities the group visited includes Barcelona, Granada, Madrid, Toledo and Seville.

Mentoring program connects soldiers, students BY SPC. SHARMAIN BURCH Third Army/ARCENT Public Affairs “I built a rocket, and I sent if off when I was 7 years old,” said Master Sgt. Spencer A. Foster, Third Army/ARCENT material readiness branch, aviation maintenance noncommissioned officer in charge. “One day when Cedric reflects back, he will be able to say that to someone, and it will be true,” said Foster. Although Foster is an active-duty soldier and a father to four young children at home, he sets aside one day a week to mentor Cedric Wright, a second-grade student at R.E. Davis Elementary School, with whom he built a rocket May 1. Foster said the idea of building a rocket started out as a motivational tactic to get the 7-year-old more interested in reading but said his tactic also exposed the young student to something that he wouldn’t do on an

average school day. “I wanted to give Cedric something to excite him about reading. He likes to read, but it’s difficult, and that frustrates him at times so he doesn’t always want to engage it. When he talked to me about wanting to be an astronaut and he had curiosities about how rockets get into the sky, I asked him one day, ‘Do you want to learn how to build a rocket and set it off into the sky?’” said Foster. The task of a mentor can be rewarding, but one has to be able to inspire as he or she encourages a student. “A mentor is a person who has the capability of being a good listener, be able to encourage a student and also have the ability to observe that student’s individual needs,” said Anne M. McFadden, principal at R.E. Davis. “Sometimes you can change a child’s everything with just a smile.” Foster’s tactic to capture Cedric’s attention

helped shape his mentee’s mind to understand that there is adventure in reading. “He was really excited about wanting to build a rocket, and it motivated him even beyond our conversation,” Foster said. “His teacher noticed the immediate change in his conduct during class because he had something to look forward to. Stimulating his interest was something I wanted to give to Cedric, but I wanted to do it in a way that fell outside the norm of playing video games or watching television. I wanted him to know there is something else out there that can stoke his interest, something that can give him an opportunity, that there is rocket science.” The mentoring program is a program which provides a positive interactive atmosphere to students in need. It strengthens their learning abilities while exposing them to diversity and various

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Every kid may not have the benefits of our more successful youths, and if their disadvantages get ingrained at such a young age then they grow up believing they’re never going to be anything or they’re never going to have anything. It’s best to encourage children by expanding their mind in many ways,” said Foster.

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Alfie Harrison, 32, of 414 Wilkie St., was arrested May 5 in connection with a warrant issued March 13 that alleges the suspect stole 66 batteries from Lakewood Golf Course on Jan. 31. He was charged with possession of stolen property more than $2,000 and unlawfully obtaining nonferrous metals. He was also charged with chop shop violation, operating a chop shop and possession of stolen property more than $2,000 for a warrant issued May 5 alleging the suspect had one motorcycle with the engine number ground off and six other motorcycles with altered VIN numbers or stolen motors. Michael Smith, 29, of 520 Robney Drive, was arrested April 30 pursuant to a warrant issued April 27 that alleges the suspect went to the home of a man in a wheelchair in the 2000 block of North Main Street on April 26 asking for a bag of dog food, and when the victim refused, the suspect beat him in the head, causing lacerations to the head, a broken nose and a broken bone around his eye, before taking a bag of dog food. He was charged with burglary, first degree; assault and battery, first degree; and possession of marijuana. Christopher Levern Thomas, 36, of 1 Camellia St., was arrested Monday and charged

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with first-degree assault and battery and shoplifting. At 4:08 p.m., Thomas reportedly attempted to leave a store in the 600 block of West Liberty Street with a pink tote bag filled with miscellaneous items without paying for them. When an employee attempted to stop Thomas, a physical altercation ensued, during which Thomas reportedly bit the man on the right shoulder blade and fled the store on foot. A police officer located Thomas nearby, and when Thomas reportedly attempted to flee, he was Tased with two prongs to the lower back. Thomas then reportedly pulled the prongs from his back and climbed over a chain-link fence but was located again shortly afterward and taken into custody. Heyward Delbert Welch Jr., 36, of 10430 Lynches River Road, Lynchburg, was arrested Friday and charged with use of a vehicle without consent. On March 12, the victim reportedly discovered Welch was driving for his personal use the 1998 Mazda pickup truck lent to Welch to repair. Shy’Miek Ty’Quan Washington, 18, of 115 Mineral Circle, was arrested Tuesday and charged with disturbing schools. At 12:05 p.m., Washington reportedly assaulted a 19-year-old student at Sumter High School by picking up a trash can and hitting

the other student in the head with it, then punching him several times. The other student declined to press assault charges. A 12-year-old boy will be petitioned to family court for having a weapon on school grounds. The boy, whose name was not released, reportedly brought a BB gun to Chestnut Oaks Middle School on Tuesday that was discovered when another student told a teacher he had the weapon in his backpack. The boy was released into the custody of his father. Christopher Lee Brockington, 44, of 7 Sharolyn St., was arrested Tuesday and charged with forgery. On March 7, 2012, Brockington reportedly attempted to cash a forged check made out to himself in the amount of $1,988. Vicky Elaine Evans, 52, of 409 N. Main St., Room 127, was arrested Tuesday and charged with forgery. On May 3, Evans reportedly attempted to cash a forged check in an amount under $10,000. Terrance Tyrell McDonald, 27, of 110 Willow St., Mayesville, was arrested April 19 and charged with larceny. On April 13, McDonald reportedly stole twoair-conditioning units from a church in the 4900 block of Florence Highway. The units are valued at $4,000. CAR CHASE:

At 11:10 p.m. Monday, a patrol car attempted to stop a car

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traveling on North Pike West after it made an unsignaled turn onto Dibert Street. The driver continued to Porter Street, where he made a left and reportedly increased speed to 40 mph. He then made a left onto John Street and ran a stop sign at Dibert Street, making a right, where he stopped the vehicle in a driveway and fled on foot toward Caitlyn Avenue. A passenger in the vehicle said she only got a ride to the store with the man and knew him as “Terell� or “Dominique.� FIRE:

At 5:15 a.m. Tuesday, firefighters responded to a mobile home fire in the 5400 block of McAllister Road. The fire spread throughout the unoccupied home and caused a total loss estimated at $5,000. The cause of the fire could not be immediately determined. STOLEN PROPERTY:

Four rings, four pairs of earrings, a necklace and a bracelet/necklace set were reported stolen from the first block of Parliament Court at 2:18 p.m. Monday. The items are

valued at $4,017. A laptop computer, a Remington 870 pump-action shotgun, a Rossi single-shot youth-model rifle, a jewelry box containing an undetermined amount of jewelry and two flat-screen TVs were reported stolen from the 2300 block of Addison Street at 5:20 p.m. Monday. The items are valued at $3,630. Two flat-screen TVs were reported stolen from the 800 block of Boulevard Road at 8:01 p.m. Tuesday. The items are valued at $1,707. A 32-inch flatscreen TV, a PlayStation3 and an NBA 2012 video game were reportedly stolen from the 3300 block of Black River Road in Dalzell between 6:20 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. Monday. The items are valued at $919. A rented silver 2013 Chevrolet Camaro convertible was reportedly stolen from the 1000 block of Porter Street between 9 p.m. Monday and 7:45 a.m. Tuesday. The keys were reportedly left inside the car. It was later involved in a police pursuit in which the driver fled on foot and was towed from the scene.

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Hot Pursuit 5K Run set for Saturday Law enforcement officers are used to suspects running from the cops. This Saturday, the public will have a chance to run with them. At 8 a.m., runners will take off from the Sumter Family YMCA on Willow Drive near Bynum Street in the Hot Pursuit 5K Run. The run will raise money for Sumter County Crime Stoppers. Runners are asked to pay a $30 registration fee, with registration taking place from 6 to 7:30 a.m. at the YMCA. Money raised will be used by Crime Stoppers as reward money for information leading to an arrest. Calls to Crime Stoppers can be made anonymously at (803) 436-2718. The race will cap off National Police Week, an observance held every year in May to honor law enforcement officers who have lost their lives in the line of duty. Register online at strictlyrunning.com or by calling Lt. Angela Rabon at (803) 4362717.

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Obama promises action on a trio of controversies WASHINGTON (AP) — President Obama tried to defuse a trio of controversies Thursday, pledging to work with Congress to ensure the IRS doesn’t abuse its power, urging legislators to provide more money to strengthen security at U.S. diplomatic outposts and promising to seek “a balance� between national security and a need to protect freedom of the press. “I think we’re going to be able to fix it,� Obama said, speaking in particular of the IRS’ targeting of conservative groups for special scrutiny. He vowed to make sure the agency is “doing its job scrupulously and without even a hint of bias.� Trying to steer clear of Republican criticism of the administration’s response to the terror attacks that killed four Americans last year in Benghazi, Libya, the president called on Congress to work with the White House to provide more money to strengthen U.S. diplomatic

missions’ security. “We need to come together and truly honor the sacrifice of those four courageous Americans and better secure our diplomatic posts around the world,� Obama said. “That’s how we learn the lessons of Benghazi. That’s how we keep faith with the men and women who we send overseas to represent America.� Obama also was asked about the government’s seizure of telephone records of reporters and editors of The Associated Press in an investigation of news leaks. The president said he would not comment on that specific case but said that “leaks related to national security can put people at risk.� At the same time, he said, the government has an obligation to be open. He said the challenge was to find an appropriate balance between secrecy and the right to know. Obama said he makes no apologies for trying to protect classified information, but he

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President Obama looks to see if it is still raining as a Marine holds an umbrella for him during his joint news conference with Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, not pictured, on Thursday in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington.

also said the AP case shows the importance of striking a proper balance between safeguarding classified information and ensuring freedom of the press. “That’s a worthy conversation to have,� Obama said in his first public comments on the AP matter.

Obama said it was a good time to take another look at proposed legislation to protect journalists from having to reveal information, including the identity of sources who have been promised confidentiality. The bill contains exceptions in instances of national security.

Noting the presence of U.S. troops and intelligence officers in risky situations around the world, Obama said, “Part of my job is to make sure that we’re protecting what they do while still accommodating for the need for the public to be informed and to be able to hold my office accountable.�

S.C., Georgia senators voice MOX support to White House COLUMBIA (AP) — Republican senators from South Carolina and Georgia have called on the Obama administration to continue funding a program to turn weapons-grade plutonium into commercial nuclear reactor fuel, saying that slowing or ending the project would harm international and domestic relationships.

Sens. Lindsey Graham and Tim Scott of South Carolina and Sens. Saxby Chambliss and Johnny Isakson of Georgia wrote in a letter sent this week to President Obama that efforts to slow funding for the mixed oxide, or MOX, fuel program could hurt both states’ relationships with the federal government. “Your decision vio-

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DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — So you didn’t win Wednesday’s $360 million Powerball jackpot? Make that you and everyone else. An announcement Thursday by the Multi-State Lottery Association said the jackpot has soared to $550 million after none of the tickets sold matched all the winning numbers in Wednesday night’s drawing: 2, 11, 26, 34, 41 and a Powerball of 32. The next drawing will be held Saturday. Lottery officials expect jackpot totals of this size to continue to climb in shorter amounts of time, thanks in part to a game redesign in January 2012 that increased the odds of winning some kind of prize but also lowered the possible number combinations to win the Powerball. There’s also “cross-selling� of Powerball and Mega Millions tickets — states being able to sell both Powerball tickets and Mega Millions tickets — that began in January 2010. As a result, large jackpots will continue to surpass all-time jackpot records set years ago, said Mary Neubauer, spokeswoman for the Iowa Lottery. Iowa is one of the founding

Powerball states. “It usually took a handful of months, if not several months, for a jackpot to reach this large amount,� she said. “Now it’s achieving that within a handful of weeks. I think the redesign is achieving exactly what we had wanted it to achieve, which is the bigger, faster-growing jackpot.� The redesign means players don’t necessarily have to strike big to get lucky. A $1 increase and new $1 million and $2 million prizes means the odds of winning something have increased. On Wednesday, $1 million prizes were won in 16 states, and $2 million prizes were won in two states. In fact, more than half of the all-time jackpot records have been reached in the last three years. The top two all-time jackpots — $656 million from a Mega Millions jackpot and $587.5 million from a Powerball jackpot — were achieved in 2012. The last major jackpot win came when a New Jersey man won a $338.3 million jackpot on March 23. It is now considered the fourth largest Powerball jackpot in history.

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Texas tornadoes kill 6; destruction includes Habitat neighborhoods GRANBURY, Texas (AP) — Habitat for Humanity spent years in a North Texas subdivision, helping build many of the 110 homes in the low-income area. But its work was largely undone during an outbreak of 13 tornadoes Wednesday night that killed six people and injured dozens. On Thursday, authorities combed through debris in Granbury, while residents awaited the chance to see what was left of their homes. Witnesses described the two badly hit neighborhoods as unrecognizable, with homes ripped from foundations and others merely rubble. Granbury, about 40 miles southwest of Fort Worth, bore the brunt of the damage. The National Weather Service’s preliminary estimate was that tornado had wind speeds between 166 mph and 200 mph. Other tornadoes spawned from the violent spring storm damaged nearby Cleburne and Millsap. “I tell you, it has just broken my heart,� said Habitat for Humanity volunteer Elsie Tallant, who helped serve lunch every weekend to those building the homes in a

Obama: Military sex abuse ‘shameful’ WASHINGTON (AP) — President Obama said Thursday the nation’s military leaders told him they are “ashamed� of their failure to end sexual abuse in the armed services, and he promised an accelerated effort to find solutions. “We will not stop until we’ve seen this scourge from what is the greatest military in the world eliminated,� he told reporters after addressing an unusually large gathering of military leaders to the White House led by Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel and Army Gen. Martin Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. Senior military officers have spoken bluntly in recent days about the problem. Dempsey on Wednesday called it a “crisis,� and the Army chief of staff, Gen. Ray Odierno, said Thursday his service’s efforts are “failing.� “They care about this, and they are angry about it,� Obama said. “Not only is it a crime, not only is it shameful and disgraceful, but it also is going to make and has made the military less effective than it can be,� Obama said. Those summoned by Obama included not just Hagel, Dempsey and the chiefs of each military service, but also the civilian heads of each service and senior enlisted advisers. The president added that because assault victims may be more likely now to come forward with complaints, the number of reported assaults may increase in the short run.

Granbury neighborhood and those poised to become homeowners. Hood County Commissioner Steve Berry said Thursday he couldn’t tell one street from another in Granbury’s Rancho Brazos Estates neighborhood because of the destruction. Half of one home was torn away while the other half was still standing, glasses and vases intact on shelves. Trees and debris were scattered across yards, and fences were flattened. Sheet metal could be seen hanging from utility wires. The weather service said the preliminary storm estimate for the Granbury tornado was an EF-4, based on the Fujita tornado damage scale. An EF-5 is the most severe. Of the homes in the Rancho Brazos Estates, 61 of them were built by Habitat for Humanity, according to Gage Yeager, executive director of Trinity Habitat for Humanity in Fort Worth. He said most of those homes were damaged, including at least a dozen that were destroyed. Raul Rodriguez was among the lucky ones:

His Habitat for Humanity home was still standing. The 42-year-old mechanic rode the storm out in a closet with his wife and three children as he heard the windows shattering outside but realized their fortune when they emerged to see a heartbreaking scene. “Injured people, bloody people, started coming to our house, asking us to call 911,� said Rodriguez, who has lived in the neighborhood for more than two years.

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That’s not an accretion of truth. That’s a subtraction of truth. And why? Let the deputy national security adviser’s email to the parties explain: “We need to resolve this in a way that respects all of the relevant equities” — fancy bureaucratese for “interests of the government agencies involved.” (He then added — “particularly the investigation.” But the FBI, which was conducting the investigation, had no significant objections. That excuse was simply bogus.) Note that he didn’t say the talking points should reflect the truth — only the political interests, the required political cover, of all involved. And the overriding political interest was the need to protect the president’s campaign claim, his main foreign policy plank, that al-Qaeda was vanquished and the tide of war receding. But then things got worse — the cover-up needed its own cover-up. On Nov. 28, press secretary Jay Carney told the media that State and the White House edited nothing but a single trivial word. When the email trail later revealed this to be false, Carney doubled down. Last Friday, he repeated that the CIA itself made the edits after the normal input from various agencies. That was a bridge too far for even the heretofore supine mainstream media. The CIA may have typed the final edits. But the orders came from on high. You cannot tell a room full of journalists that when your editor tells you to strike four paragraphs from your text — and you do — there were no edits because you are the one who turned in the final copy. The Clintonian wordplay doesn’t stop with Benghazi. Four days after the IRS announced that it discriminated against conservative organizations, Carney said repeatedly in his daily briefing that, if true, the president would be outraged. If? By then, the IRS had not only admitted the grievous misconduct but apologized for it — and the president was speaking in the conditional. This could be the first case in presidential history of subjunctive outrage. (It turned into ostensibly real outrage upon later release of the Inspector General report.) Add that to the conditional truths — ever changing, ever fading — of Benghazi, and you have a major credibility crisis. Note to the White House: Try the truth. It’s easier to memorize.

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR Tuomey lawyers crude in attempt to smear doctor The darkest side of the trial (between Tuomey Healthcare System and the federal government) was when Tuomey lawyers Bart Daniel and Matthew Hubbell attempted to smear Dr. Michael Drakeford about money. All the while, Dr. Drakeford said he wouldn’t take the award for himself. ROBERT J. TILLER Mayesville

Former school district employee misleads public A former employee of Sumter School District wrote the superintendent and published the letter in the editorial section of The Item on May 15, 2013, regarding a Freedom of Information request that he submitted asking for names of all employees making over $50,000. The information was provided to Mr. Billy Ray. The report given to the requestor was not a payroll register but was a program that inadvertently picked up some incorrect information. Rest assured, the school district has not paid a deceased employee, referred to in the letter, since he passed away in June 2011. Furthermore, the two employees that left the district in January and February of 2013 received salaries for pay earned through those dates and nothing more. With regards to the $150, under the Freedom of Information Act, a public body may establish and collect fees not to exceed the actual cost of searching for or making copies of records. This amount was a fair request for the time it took to process the request. The information provided was not given to Mr. Ray last September due to the fact that he never wrote the district a check. The letter was unfortunate as conclusions were reached without ever calling anyone in the finance office. It is unfortunate that a former employee would attempt to mislead the public by criticizing the finance and payroll staff by making allegations that are simply not true. While I understand his motivation by sending his letter to The Item,

I can assure the public that the district’s payroll staff is very competent, and internal controls are in place to prevent the overpayment of staff when departures take place. STEVEN M. MANN, CPA Chief Finance Officer Sumter School District

Thanks for supporting Girl Scout workshop The mission of Girl Scouts is to “build girls of courage, confidence and character” who use those attributes to “make the world a better place.” Six girls from Troop 2292 took that mission to heart and developed a community-wide workshop to teach other local Scouts ways to take better care of our planet. They didn’t do it alone. We’d like to thank all the businesses and individuals in our “village” who supported the Go Green! Earth Badge Workshop in April: • The lovely women of the Tuesday Club that meets on Thursday; • Eloise Riel, baker extraordinaire and friend to Scouts; • Piggly Wiggly, IGA and Walmart, who were so generous with supplies; • The Farm Store and Willard Farms for donations of delicious, locally grown food; • Sumter First Church of the Nazarene, our gracious host; and • My co-leaders, Cathy Perry and Samantha Moore, and those moms and dads who helped cook and clean: Amy and Brian Jamison, Chris Bowen and Luther Barnett. Also, Kathy and Jillian Vanderpool for staying to help clean up, and Ileana Arvelo, our No. 1 Girl Scout in Sumter. We couldn’t have done it without you. Thank you for helping to show the Sumter community that environmental citizenship isn’t just for tree-huggers anymore. We all need to learn to inhabit the earth in a smarter, greener, more sustainable way. Our girls realized through their research what a huge carbon footprint food production has and how important it is to reduce the use of fertilizers and pesticides, decrease our meat consumption and be

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Military wheels squeaking because of sequester It has been said that the squeaky wheel gets the oil. We saw a classic example of this a couple of weeks ago with the slowdown of airline traffic because controllers were being furloughed due to the sequester. Due to the outrage by the public, flights were back to normal before the end of the week. Where’s the outrage about the cuts to our national defense? Folks, the wheels of the military are starting to squeak due to the sequester, and if we sit by and do nothing, they just might come off. We are already at the point where it might take many, many months to correct what has already taken place, and if it continues, it could take years. The flights were back on schedule and the controllers back to work because people were vocal with their discontent. Our elected officials don’t seem to care so we, as citizens of this great country, need to contact them and let them know of our discontent with the sequestration’s impact on the military. I have written to my congressmen. Have you? If you sit idly by and do nothing, you have only yourself to blame if our nation calls on the military and they simply aren’t ready. BUSH HANSON President, Swamp Fox Chapter Air Force Association

The Item would like to hear from readers their opinions, pro and con, on the recent U.S. Government vs. Tuomey verdict at federal court in Columbia. We only ask that letters include the name of the writer, plus address and telephone number for veriication purposes only. Letters should not exceed 350 words. Those that do will be published in their entirety in the Opinion section of our website, www.theitem.com. Letters should be emailed to letters@theitem.com; mailed to The Item, P.O. Box 1677, 20 N. Magnolia St., Sumter, S.C., 29151; or hand-delivered to the Magnolia Street address, directed to The Editor, Item.

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careful of waste. They learned that buying too much STUFF — made using finite resources and all too often designed to be temporary — means landfills piled even higher and fewer resources for the future. They saw that as a community, we’re recycling more, but they know that isn’t enough. We need to be aware that consumer electronics are finding their way into landfills and leaving behind metals like lead and mercury. We need to pre-cycle and repurpose. We need to eat local. And we need to always thank businesses for their efforts to be green. TRACI QUINN Leader, Troop 2292 Sumter

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CHURCH NEWS

FRIDAY, MAY 17, 2013

EARLY DEADLINE: Deadline for Church News to be published in the May 31 edition of The Item is noon Friday, May 24. Amazing Grace Missionary Baptist Church, 7 Providence St. (United Order of Tent building), announces: * Wednesday, May 22 — Bible study “The Characteristics of True Christianity� at 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. * Sunday, June 9 — Church’s first worship service at 10 a.m. A celebration service will be held at 4 p.m. at Mt. Zion Baptist Church Enrichment Center. Antioch Missionary Baptist Church, 2571 Joseph LemonDingle Road, Jordan, announces: * Sunday — Pentecost services at 4 p.m. * Sunday, June 9 — 30th annual youth day services at 10 a.m. Floyd Keels will speak. Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church, 4319 Rowe Drive, Summerton, announces: * Saturday, June 1 — Prayer breakfast at 9 a.m. honoring Virginia P. Lawson. Evangelist Barbara L. Nelson will speak. Donation: $10. Cedar Grove Missionary Baptist Church, 1275 Oswego Highway, announces: * Sunday — Family and friends day at 11 a.m. * Sunday, May 26 — 37th anniversary celebration of soloist Clara Pringle at 4 p.m. On the program: Gospel Tones, Majestic Gospel Singers and more. Church of Christ, 313 Mooneyham Road, announces: * Saturday, June 1 — Community day gospel singing from 1 to 6 p.m. Church of Christ at Kingsbury Road, 215 Kingsbury Road, announces: * Sunday-Saturday, May 26-June 1 — 15th annual Central Carolina School of Preaching Lectureship as follows: 9:45 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday, dinner provided; 7

nightly Monday-Friday; and 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday. Corinth Missionary Baptist Church, 25 Community St., announces: * Sunday, May 26 — PreMemorial Day worship at 11 a.m. * Sunday, June 2 — Communion worship experience at 11 a.m. Wear white and/or black attire. * Sunday, June 23 — Homecoming at 4 p.m. Cross Road CFM / St. Peter Missionary Baptist Church, 845 Webb St., announces: * Today-Sunday — Women’s conference as follows: 7:30 p.m. today; 8:30 a.m.-noon Saturday; and 11 a.m. Sunday. Cypress Fork Free Will Baptist Church, 5152 N. Brewington Road, Manning, announces: * Saturday, May 25 — Car wash 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at Sonic. Donations only. Dalzell United Methodist Church, 3330 Black River Road, Dalzell, announces: * Sunday-Friday, June 16-21 — Vacation Bible School for children age 3 to middle school. Dinner at 5:15 p.m. each day. VBS program 6-8 p.m. Call (803) 469-0160. Edwin Boyle Santee Summer Ministry, 1098 Lemmon Ave. at Boyle’s Point on Wyboo (across from Camp Bob Cooper): * Beginning Sunday, May 26, interdenominational worship program at 9:30 a.m. each Sunday through Sept. 1. Emmanuel United Methodist Church, 421 S. Main St., announces: * Sunday — Women’s Day program. Sunday school begins at 10 a.m. followed by 11:30 a.m. worship. * Sunday, May 26 — UMM memorial service. Faith Deliverance Temple Church, 130 Corbett St., Mayesville, announces: * Sunday, May 26 — Gospel singing at 4 p.m. for the 27th anniversary of Deacon Robert W. Smalls and the Spiritual Wisemen. On the program: Sister of Faith, Gospel Kings, Gospel Tones and more.

Grace Full Gospel Church, 1540 Bradham Blvd., announces: * Sunday — Pastor appreciation day at 10 a.m. The Rev. Larry Small will speak. Lunch will follow. Grant Hill Missionary Baptist Church, 5405 Black River Road, Rembert, announces: * Today — Team Grant Hill MBC Relay for Life event at 6 p.m. at Hillcrest Middle School. * Saturday — Banquet at 6:30 p.m. at North HOPE Center, 904 N. Main St. Tickets: $25 / adults; and $12.50 / children 12 and under. Call Sharon J. Gathers at (803) 481-0745. * Sunday — Celebration for 150th church anniversary. Sunday school begins at 9 a.m. followed by 10 a.m. worship. * Monday-Thursday, June 10-13 — Vacation Bible School 6-8 p.m. High Hills Missionary Baptist Church, 6750 Meeting House Road, Dalzell, announces: * Sunday — Church anniversary celebration during 10:15 a.m. worship service. The New Generation Community Choir’s anniversary celebration will be held at 4 p.m. Holy House of Prayer, U.S. 15 South, announces: * Sunday — Anniversary celebration of the church and the pastor at 3:30 p.m. Bishop Nathan Amos will speak. Jehovah Missionary Baptist Church, 803 S. Harvin St., announces: * Today — Youth praise jam at 8 p.m. * Sunday — Graduation recognition service at 10:45 a.m. Randolph Bynum will speak. * Sunday, May 26 — Women’s Day vision service at 7:45 a.m. and 10:45 a.m. * Monday-Friday, May 27-31 — Pre-revival prayer and meditation week (spiritual growth worship experience) at 7 nightly. Joshua Baptist Church, 5200 Live Oak Road, Dalzell, announces: * Sunday — Adult choir anniversary celebration at 5 p.m.

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* Sunday, June 2 — Usher’s anniversary program during morning worship. * Sunday, June 9 — Youth day and tiny tot baby contest during morning worship. Church school begins at 9 a.m. followed by 10 a.m. worship. * Monday-Friday, June 10-14 — Vacation Bible School 6-8 p.m. each day. * Sunday, June 16 — Men’s Day program during morning worship.

Baptist Church, 3249 U.S. 15 S., announces: * Sunday — Women’s Day program at 10 a.m. Cathy F. Wright will speak.

LaGree AME Church, 2920 Kolb Road, announces: * Sunday — Family and friends gospel explosion at 4 p.m. featuring Deliverance of Newberry, Heavenly Stars, and the Palmetto Singers.

Pine Grove AME Church, 41 Pine Grove Road, Rembert, announces: * Saturday — Anniversary program of Chosen Generation Choir at 7 p.m.

Land Flowing with Milk & Honey Ministry, 1335 Peach Orchard Road, announces: * Sunday — Glorious Pentecost service during 11 a.m. worship. Liberty Hill AME Church, 2310 Liberty Hill Road, Summerton, announces: * Saturday — Garage sale 9 a.m.-until at 301 Food Mart, St. Paul community. The young people’s division will hold an Armed Forces and May Day event 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Call (803) 478-4812. Mount Pisgah AME Church, 217 W. Bartlette St., announces: * Saturday — Second anniversary celebration of the gospel choir at 5 p.m. On the program: Spiritual Voices, Antioch United Methodist Choir, Shepard Voices of Praise and many others. Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Church, 325 Fulton St., announces: * Sunday — YWA Ministry’s anniversary worship celebration at 10:45 a.m. Elder Delcia Harper-Baxter will speak. * Saturday-Sunday, May 25-26 — Family and friends weekend celebration as follows: 9 a.m. Saturday, stewardship workshop followed by fun and games and a cookout 10 a.m.-3 p.m.; and 10:45 a.m. Sunday, worship celebration. New Bethel Missionary

Y.W.A. Ministry Anniversary Worship Celebration Sunday, May 19, 2013 at 10:45 a.m.

One Step Christian Ministries, 891 S.C. 34, Bishopville, announces: * Monday-Friday, June 24-28 — Arts and crafts summer camp 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Space is limited. Call or email the Rev. Sheila B. Neal at (803) 5869924 or sbneal4@yahoo.com.

Pinewood Baptist Church, S.C. 261, Pinewood, announces: * Sunday-Friday, June 9-14 — Vacation Bible School for ages 3 through adult as follows: 6-9 p.m. Sunday; 6:30-9 p.m. MondayThursday; and 6:30 p.m. Friday, family night and commencement followed by supper. Call (803) 452-5373 or visit www.pinewoodbaptist. org. Providence Baptist Church, 2445 Old Manning Road, announces: * Sunday — Graduation Sunday at 11 a.m. * Monday — Widow’s luncheon at 11 a.m. Russell Elmore will speak. Reid Chapel AME Church, 1008 Dibert St., announces: * Sunday — Women’s Missionary Society evening in white worship at 4 p.m. Audrey McDonald will speak. Salem Missionary Baptist Church, 320 W. Fulton St., announces: * Sunday — Deacon’s anniversary during 10 a.m. worship service. The Rev. Sam Whack will speak. Second Baptist Church, 323 Alfred Henry, Manning, announces: * Saturday — Mother and daughter brunch at 10 a.m. Heather Brammer will speak. Sheppard Ministries, 8490 Two Mile Road, Lynchburg,

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announces: * Today — Gospel singing at 7 p.m. at Freedom Worship Pentecostal Holiness Church, 1490 Florence Highway, featuring Oasis and others. Spring Hill AME Church, 4309 Bill Davis Road, Summerton, announces: * Sunday, May 26 — Church anniversary celebration at 3 p.m. St. Mark United Methodist Church, 129 N. Main St., Mayesville, announces: * Saturday — Family and friends day at 2 p.m. St. Paul AME Church, 835 Plowden Mill Road, announces: * Sunday, June 2 — The Robert E. Galloway Mass Choir’s eighth annual concert at 4 p.m. Sumter Baptist Missionary and Educational Association, 508 W. Liberty St, announces: * Friday, May 24 — Youth ministry explosion at 7 p.m. at Trinity Missionary Baptist Church, 155 Wall St. Taw Caw Missionary Baptist Church, 1130 Granby Lane, Summerton, announces: * Sunday — Morning worship at 8 a.m. only followed by Sunday school at 9:30 a.m. * Sunday, May 26 — Family and friends day. Trinity Missionary Baptist Church, 155 Wall St., announces: * Sunday — 100 Men in Black program at 4 p.m. * Sunday-Thursday, May 26-30 — Revival at 8 a.m. and 11 a.m. Sunday and 7 nightly Monday-Thursday. Walker Avenue Church of God, 100 Walker Ave., announces: * Sunday — Family and friends day celebration at 11 a.m. The Rev. Bobby G. Damon will speak. Zion Freewill Baptist Church, Olanta, announces: * Saturday — 90th birthday celebration for Gertie Nero Ingram at 2 p.m. Evangelist Betty Ingram-White will speak.

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DAILY PLANNER

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FRIDAY, MAY 17, 2013

HOUSING from Page A1 $130,000. Even with the increase, Sumter still has one of the cheaper housing markets in the state. Throughout South Carolina, the median home price is about $151,000. The most expensive market, by far, remains the Hilton Head Island market, where the median home price sits at $263,000. According to Darlene Herbert, executive director for the Sumter Board of Realtors, part of the increase in prices can be attributed to a smaller market inventory. “In some neighborhoods consumers have 50 to 60 percent fewer options from which to choose than they did a few years ago,” Herbert said. “We still are experiencing some bankowned properties for

sale and some short sales. We will continue to have those until the job market increases and the unemployment rates decrease.” The average time a house sat on the market also fell some 14 percent in April, down to about 163 days, or slightly more than five months. While down significantly from the 190-day level during the same time last year, Sumter has one of the longer turnaround times for homeowners to sell their home. Statewide, on average, a South Carolina home typically stayed on the market for slightly less than four months before being sold. Contact Braden Bunch at (803) 7741201.

DEPUTY from Page A1 At that time, town officials contracted out with the Sumter County Sheriff ’s Office. In the current deal, the officer’s salary will come from property taxes that town residents already pay to the county. Dennis said the officer will work within town limits. “Of course, if there’s a call nearby, he would be required to respond to that,” Dennis said. He said the deputy will be in addition to deputies who already rotate throughout the area. Dennis added that if problems arise, his office could have a

stronger presence. “If we are having a particular problem, whether it’s drug arrests or driving offenses, we may saturate the area,” Dennis said. “And Pinewood will be a part of our safety checkpoints that we do throughout the county.” Pinewood Town Council’s next meeting is 6:30 p.m. May 24 at Pinewood Town Hall, where council members will hold a public hearing on the town’s 2013-14 budget. Reach Robert J. Baker at (803) 7741211.

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TONIGHT

88°

SATURDAY 86°

66° A shower or t-storm around, mainly later

In other news, county council voted to lay the groundwork for Sumter County to issue tax-exempt bonds as a means of raising revenue for the 2013-14 budget. At an earlier council workshop on the county budget, Finance Director Pamela Craven said there are no plans to issue a new bond at this time, and staff are examining other prospects such as tapping reserve funds to cover any shortfall. Council passed third reading approval of changes to the county’s flood prevention ordinance, which brings county standards in line with national standards used by the Federal Emergency Management Agency. Members also approved a number of appointments to county boards and commissions. Todd Champion was named to a joint appointment with the city of Sumter to the Planning Commission; Jay Davis was appointed to the Development Board; Kyle Osteen was re-appointed to the Airport Commission; and James Price II and Louis Tisdale were named to the Zoning Board of Appeals. Reach Bristow Marchant at (803) 774-1272.

67°

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68° Partly sunny, warm and humid

Winds: SSW 7-14 mph

Winds: W 4-8 mph

Winds: SSE 3-6 mph

Chance of rain: 65%

Chance of rain: 55%

Chance of rain: 25%

Some sun with a couple of t-storms; warm

Periods of sun with a couple of t-storms

Winds: WSW 6-12 mph

Winds: S 4-8 mph

Winds: SSW 6-12 mph

Chance of rain: 55%

Chance of rain: 55%

Chance of rain: 60%

Sumter through 4 p.m. yesterday

Temperature High ............................................... 84° Low ................................................ 65° Normal high ................................... 82° Normal low ..................................... 57° Record high ....................... 97° in 1962 Record low ......................... 46° in 1978

Greenville 86/60

Bishopville 88/64

24 hrs ending 4 p.m. yest. ........... 0.00" Month to date .............................. 0.48" Normal month to date .................. 1.56" Year to date ................................ 15.40" Normal year to date ................... 15.91"

Lake Murray Marion Moultrie Wateree

Full 7 a.m. 24-hr pool yest. chg 360 358.13 -0.02 76.8 76.40 +0.06 75.5 74.49 +0.18 100 97.34 -1.29

River Black River Congaree River Lynches River Saluda River Up. Santee River Wateree River

Full pool 12 19 14 14 80 24

Today Hi/Lo/W 87/60/t 81/56/t 86/60/t 89/60/t 86/66/pc 78/64/pc 87/65/pc 87/61/t 86/63/t 88/63/t

7 a.m. yest. 5.88 5.93 3.65 4.21 80.39 16.60

24-hr chg -0.47 +0.92 -0.36 +0.26 -0.40 -3.46

Sat. Hi/Lo/W 85/63/t 77/61/t 84/65/t 87/63/t 85/68/t 76/65/t 87/67/pc 84/65/t 83/64/t 87/67/t

Sunrise today .......................... 6:19 a.m. Sunset tonight ......................... 8:17 p.m. Moonrise today ..................... 12:42 p.m. Moonset today ........................ 1:16 a.m.

Gaffney 86/62 Spartanburg 88/62

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City Aiken Asheville Athens Augusta Beaufort Cape Hatteras Charleston Charlotte Clemson Columbia

TUESDAY 90°

Partly sunny and humid with a t-storm

Mainly cloudy with a shower or t-storm

Columbia 88/63 Today: A shower or thunderstorm around, mainly later. Saturday: Showers and thunderstorms, some heavy; variable cloudiness.

Today Hi/Lo/W 88/63/t 82/62/t 88/63/pc 88/63/t 89/64/pc 88/62/s 87/62/t 89/63/t 87/64/pc 85/63/t

Myrtle Beach 82/65

Manning 89/64 Aiken 87/60

Sat. Hi/Lo/W 88/66/t 80/64/t 86/65/t 86/65/t 88/67/t 89/64/pc 85/64/t 86/66/t 87/66/t 81/65/t

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Shown is today’s weather. Temperatures are today’s highs and tonight’s lows.

Charleston 87/65 The following tide table lists times for Myrtle Beach.

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City Darlington Elizabeth City Elizabethtown Fayetteville Florence Gainesville Gastonia Goldsboro Goose Creek Greensboro

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Florence 89/64

Sumter 88/64

Today: More sun than clouds. High 81 to 86. Saturday: Some sun with a thunderstorm; warm and humid. High 80 to 85.

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City Greenville Hickory Hilton Head Jacksonville, FL La Grange Macon Marietta Marion Mount Pleasant Myrtle Beach

Today Hi/Lo/W 86/60/t 84/60/t 80/70/s 86/63/s 84/61/t 87/61/t 83/63/t 83/58/t 86/66/pc 82/65/pc

Sat. Hi/Lo/W 83/62/t 83/62/t 80/72/pc 88/64/pc 85/63/t 88/64/t 83/66/t 81/62/t 85/68/pc 80/68/t

High Ht. Low Ht. 2:18 a.m.....2.9 9:27 a.m.....0.6 3:07 p.m.....2.5 9:44 p.m.....0.8 3:09 a.m.....2.8 10:17 a.m.....0.5 4:01 p.m.....2.6 10:45 p.m.....0.8

City Orangeburg Port Royal Raleigh Rock Hill Rockingham Savannah Spartanburg Summerville Wilmington Winston-Salem

Today Hi/Lo/W 88/62/pc 84/67/pc 87/62/t 88/61/t 88/64/t 88/65/s 88/62/t 82/68/s 87/64/pc 85/63/t

Sat. Hi/Lo/W 86/65/t 84/68/t 83/63/t 85/65/t 88/67/t 86/66/pc 83/64/t 81/70/pc 85/66/t 82/65/t

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Cold front

against it. Vivian Fleming-McGhaney abstained on the vote, saying she felt the proposal sidestepped the real issue. “The enforcement issue is a legitimate concern,” Fleming-McGhaney said. “If your neighbor is not honoring the current ordinance, this won’t help. ... I’d like to get our officials to speak to that.” Baten first proposed strengthening the burn ordinance after he said his neighbors violated the existing ordinance several times; he blamed the smoke for affecting his daughter’s health. He also said county fire officials need to do a better job of enforcing the restrictions already on the books. “If the ordinance says you can’t burn after sunset or within 50 feet of a residence, then you should be fined,” Baten said. “We need to see what avenue we can take to ensure the people we have selected to enforce this carry out their duties.” Because the motion failed to advance out of committee, members of the public safety committee will continue to discuss the issue and might propose a new motion in the future.

MONDAY 83°

64°

Showers Rain T-storms Snow Flurries

PROPOSAL from Page A1

SUNDAY

85°

Ice

Warm front

Today Sat. Today Sat. City Hi/Lo/W Hi/Lo/W City Hi/Lo/W Hi/Lo/W Albuquerque 88/57/pc 83/55/s Las Vegas 86/67/pc 86/70/s Anchorage 42/33/r 41/28/sn Los Angeles 72/56/sh 74/55/pc Atlanta 84/63/t 84/67/t Miami 86/74/s 86/74/t Baltimore 78/56/pc 72/56/t Minneapolis 66/59/t 82/64/pc Boston 68/53/pc 66/50/s New Orleans 84/70/pc 86/68/s Charleston, WV 81/60/t 80/61/t New York 74/55/s 72/57/s Charlotte 87/61/t 84/65/t Oklahoma City 84/70/s 93/70/pc Chicago 74/58/t 76/58/pc Omaha 84/64/t 89/69/pc Cincinnati 80/61/t 79/62/t Philadelphia 77/55/s 73/58/pc Dallas 90/72/pc 93/71/pc Phoenix 96/73/s 92/70/s Denver 84/54/pc 81/50/pc Pittsburgh 78/56/pc 77/58/t Des Moines 80/64/t 86/67/pc St. Louis 80/66/t 86/68/pc Detroit 72/53/pc 70/53/c Salt Lake City 70/53/pc 69/45/t Helena 66/47/sh 63/46/sh San Francisco 62/50/pc 66/51/pc Honolulu 88/71/pc 87/70/pc Seattle 65/49/pc 60/49/c Indianapolis 80/62/t 80/62/c Topeka 84/66/t 88/70/pc Kansas City 82/66/t 86/69/pc Washington, DC 82/61/pc 77/60/t Weather(W): s-sunny, pc-partly cloudy, c-cloudy, sh-showers, t-thunderstorms, r-rain, sf-snow flurries, sn-snow, i-ice

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spca pet of the week Angel, a 9-month-old female lab/shepherd mix, is available for adoption at the Sumter SPCA. She is great with other dogs and children. She is playful, affectionate, gentle, active and friendly. Angel loves people and adores attention. She would make a great new family addition. The SPCA is located at 1140 S. Guignard Drive, (803) 773-9292, and is open 11 a.m.-5:30 p.m. every day except Wednesday and Sunday. Visit the website at www.sumterscspca.com.

The Sumter SPCA Benefit Auction will be held Saturday, May 18, at the Elaine D. Korn Memorial Center, 1100 S. Guignard Drive. The doors will open at 6 p.m. and the auction will begin at 6:30 p.m. Live and silent auctions. Admission is $5. Items up for auction include: one week stays in an oceanfront condo; admissions to many southeastern attractions including Disney World, Riverbanks Zoo, Dollywood, and more; certificates for many local restaurants and businesses; furniture; art from local artists; collectibles; antiques; and more. If you are interested in supporting the SPCA, call (803) 773-9292 for information on donating items. All proceeds benefit the Sumter SPCA.


SPORTS FRIDAY, MAY 17, 2013

THE ITEM To contact the Sports Department, call (803) 774-1241 or e-mail sports@theitem.com

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EC, Dixie to decide 1A state title at White Knoll FROM STAFF REPORTS

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Wilson Hall’s Andrew Kinney, left, is tagged out at home by Hammond catcher Roo Daniels on Thursday at Carolina Stadium in Columbia in the third game of the SCISA 3A state baseball championship series. The Skyhawks hit a 3-run homer in the bottom of the eighth inning to win 7-4.

‘Hawks walk off with 3A title Roberts’ 3-run blast in 8th gives Hammond 7-4 victory in Game 3 BY DENNIS BRUNSON dennisb@theitem.com COLUMBIA — Jae Roberts knew what was coming his way; probably everyone in Carolina Stadium who knows anything about baseball knew what he would see. With a 1-2 count and one out in the bottom of the eighth inning of a 4-4 game between Roberts’ Hammond team and Wilson Hall in the deciding game of the SCISA 3A state championship series, Roberts was looking for a curveball from Barons relief pitcher Chase Belk. The right-hander had thrown two that Roberts had taken for strikes. The curve is what he got and this time

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Wilson Hall starting pitcher Gordon Owens throws during Thursday’s 7-4 loss to Hammond at Carolina Stadium in Columbia.

the Skyhawks’ No. 2 hitter swung, sending a shot down the left field line for a 3-run home run that gave them a 7-4

victory and the state title. “I knew the curveball was coming,” Roberts said. “Chase Belk has a great curveball and he had thrown me two great ones already. I was just trying to hit it hard somewhere, and I just happened to hit it out.” Belk had come on in relief of starting pitcher Gordon Owens, who had made it to the eighth inning. Owens hit Harrison Long with a pitch to start the inning, and after a sacrifice bunt, went to a 3-1 count leadoff hitter Brooks Borders. Belk came in and threw the final ball for the walk. Belk went up 1-2 and came back with a pitch that Roberts drilled down the SEE HAMMOND, PAGE B3

Pro Open returns to PTC for 6th year BY DENNIS BRUNSON dennisb@theitem.com The field for the sixth annual Palmetto Pro Open will feature several players who have had success in previous PPOs. The $10,000 USTA Pro Circuit women’s event will begin on Saturday at Palmetto Tennis Center with the qualifying draw, which will run through Monday. The 32-player singles main draw will begin on Tuesday as will the 16-team doubles draw. The championship matches are scheduled for Sunday. Heading into today’s signup, there were 113 players registered for the qualifying draw. They will play for 14 spots to join 18 players already in the main draw. The No. 1 seed is a PPO newcomer, 21-year-old Sally Peers of Australia. She is ranked No. 410 in the world. The second seed is Sanaz

The deciding game of the 1A softball state championship series between East Clarendon High School and Dixie will be played today at 6 p.m. at the White Knoll High field in Lexington. East Clarendon won the opening ARD game of the series 2-0 on Monday in Turbeville. Lady Wolverines starter Kait- ALEXANDER lin Alexander allowed no runs on four hits with nine strikeouts in victory. EC shortstop Leslie Altman drove in both runs, one on single that got behind the Dixie defense and again on a regular RBI single in the fifth. The series moved to Due West on Wednesday with Dixie winning 8-1. The Lady Hornets scored four runs off Alexander in the first inning and held EC to just a single unearned run to even the best-of-3 series and force today’s decidign game. EC is 22-5 on the season while the Lady Hornets are 21-3.

Ex-NASCAR driver Trickle found dead Authorities say cause was self-inflicted gunshot wound BY STEVE REED The Associated Press

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Alexis King, the 2011 Palmetto Pro Open singles champion, will be one of the top seeds for this year’s tournament which begins on Saturday at Palmetto Tennis Center. Qualifying runs through Monday with the main draw starting up Tuesday.

Marand, who trains in Florence. The No. 411 player, she lost in the second round last year. The No. 3 seed is No. 471 Alexandra

Mueller of Abington, Pa. She won the 2010 PPO doubles title. SEE PPO, PAGE B3

CONCORD, N.C. — Dick Trickle, a former NASCAR driver whose larger-than-life personality and penchant for fun won him legions of fans despite a lack of success beyond TRICKLE the nation’s small tracks, died Thursday of an apparent selfinflicted gunshot wound, authorities said. He was 71. The Lincoln County

Sheriff’s Office said authorities received a call believed to be from Trickle, who said “there would be a dead body and it would be his.’’ Authorities tried to call the number back, but no one answered. Trickle’s body was found near his pickup truck at Forest Lawn Cemetery in Boger City, N.C., about 40 miles northwest of Charlotte. Sheriff’s Lieutenant Tim Johnson said foul play was not suspected. “Our thoughts and SEE TRICKLE, PAGE B3

Orb goes from ordinary to extraordinary BY RICHARD ROSENBLATT The Associated Press BALTIMORE — Growing up, Kentucky Derby winner Orb was just another horse who fit in with the crowd. Never caused problems. Never raised a ruckus. Never got sick or hurt while frolicking in the fields of Claiborne Farm in Paris, Ky., with THE ASSOCIATED PRESS his pals, or when he was Orb has gone from run-of-the-mill horse to Kentucky learning how to be a Derby winner and is now the favorite to win the Preakness racehorse at Niall Brennan’s farm in Ocala, Fla. Stakes on Saturday in Baltimore.

Did everything asked of him. “A model citizen,’’ says Claiborne Farm manager Bradley Purcell. Brennan remembers the colt did everything right. “His workouts, his

focus, he didn’t fret about things, he was enjoying it,’’ he says. And wouldn’t you know it: In his racing debut, last Aug. 18 at Saratoga, Orb leaped in the air as the gates opened and trailed by

14 lengths early on in the seven-furlong race. He made a remarkable recovery, though, and finished third, just 1 2 lengths behind the winner. “He was so far behind,’’ recalled his jockey, Joel Rosario. “He made up a lot of ground, and I was impressed. My agent told me, ‘maybe he’s going to be a nice horse.’’’ Maybe? SEE ORB, PAGE B7


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Atlanta expects Jason Heyward, shown here during his rehab assignment with the Gwinnett Braves, will come off the disabled list today as the road-weary Braves return home from their second 10-game road trip of the season.

Braves expect Heyward back BY CHARLES ODUM The Associated Press ATLANTA — The Atlanta Braves are ready to put their suitcases away and take their first look at the lineup they envisioned before the season. General manager Frank Wren said Thursday Jason Heyward is expected to be activated from the disabled list for Friday night’s series opener against the Dodgers. It would be Atlanta’s first chance this season to have both Heyward, recovering from an appendectomy, and catcher Brian McCann, who made a recent return from right shoulder surgery, in the same lineup. Heyward had his appendix removed on April 22. The Braves will play back-to-back home series against the Dodgers and Minnesota after complet-

ing a 4-6 road trip — their second 10-game trip of 2013. “It seems like we have one of these (long road trips) every other series,’’ said Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez after ending the excursion with a 5-3 loss at Arizona on Wednesday. “We’re home for two series and hopefully we can get a nice little run in us.’’ Atlanta has played only 14 home games, the fewest in the major leagues. They still lead the NL East and will play 14 of their next 19 games at home. “I think everybody is looking forward to getting past this section of the schedule,’’ Wren said. “The first six weeks have been not exactly accommodating. But we’ve weathered it and we’re now entering a stretch that should be a little easier on our team. We’re coming out of that in first

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place, a little wobbly but still in first place.’’ The Braves announced Thursday left-handed reliever Jonny Venters will miss the remainder of the season after having the second major elbow surgery of his career. Otherwise, the recent injury news has been positive. Atlanta could have right-hander Brandon Beachy return to the rotation next month. He had ligament replacement surgery on his right elbow in June, 2012. Before Thursday’s games, the Braves were tied for fourth in the majors with 52 homers. It has often been an all-ornothing attack as the Braves were second in strikeouts while hitting only .242. Wren is hoping for a more consistent offense with a healthy Heyward and McCann.

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Mets beat Cards, snap 6-game skid ST. LOUIS — Daniel Murphy and David Wright combined for five hits and three RBI against Adam Wainwright and the New York Mets snapped a 6-game losing streak with a 5-2 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Thursday. Jonathan Niese (3-4) allowed two runs on six hits in 7 1/3 innings, his longest outing of the season. He ended his 4-game losing MURPHY streak over five starts since a win at Minnesota on April 12. The Mets avoided a 4-game sweep by getting to the Cardinals ace. Murphy went 4 for 4, doubled twice WRIGHT and walked, and was 9 for 15 in the series. Wright doubled, singled and drove in two runs. Pete Kozma and Carlos Beltran had an RBI apiece for the Cardinals, who lost for just the third time in 15 games.

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PITTSBURGH — Travis Snider homered for the first time in nine months and drove in three runs to lead Pittsburgh past reeling Milwaukee 7-1. Snider finished 3-for-5, including a 458-foot blast off Hiram Burgos (1-2) in the sixth inning. Francisco Liriano (2-0) allowed one run on six hits over 5 2/3 innings, striking out seven and walking three. REDS MARLINS

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MIAMI — NL RBI leader Brandon Phillips homered in the sixth inning and drove in the go-ahead run with a sacrifice fly in the 10th, helping Cincinnati complete their a 3-game sweep over Miami 5-3. Mat Latos and two relievers combined on a 6-hitter. Aroldis Chapman (3-1) blew a save for the first time in nine chances.

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Rays put Cy Young winner Price on DL ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — AL Cy Young winner David Price was put on the disabled list Thursday for the first time in his career, a day after the struggling Tampa Bay ace was PRICE slowed by a strained left triceps. Price went on the 15day DL. The left-hander exited Wednesday night’s loss to Boston after allowing four runs in 2 1/3 innings. Price is 1-4 with a 5.24 ERA in nine starts this year.

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ARLINGTON, Texas — Texas right-hander Alexi Ogando has been placed on the 15-day disabled list because of tendinitis in his right biceps. The move Thursday came a day after Ogando (4-2, 3.08 ERA) allowed two runs over six innings in a victory at Oakland, in his ninth start of the season. MLB WANTS REPLAY EXPANSION IN ‘14

NEW YORK — Major League Baseball appears set for a vast expansion of video review by umpires in 2014 and is examining whether all calls other than balls and strikes should be subject to instant replay.

Replay has been in place for home run calls since August 2008. Commissioner Bud Selig initially wanted to add trap plays and fair/foul calls down the lines for 2013, but change was put off while more radical options were examined. “My opinion has evolved,’’ Selig said Thursday after MLB executive vice president Joe Torre gave an update at a quarterly owners’ meeting. Torre hopes to have proposals by the Aug. 14-15 session in Cooperstown, N.Y. From wire reports

TODAY 7 a.m. -- Professional Golf: European PGA Tour World Match Play Championship Second-Round Matches from Kavarna, Bulgaria (GOLF). 10 a.m. -- NBA Basketball: NBA Draft Combine from Chicago (ESPNU). 10:30 a.m. -- NASCAR Racing: Camping World Truck Series North Carolina Education Lottery 200 Practice from Concord, N.C. (SPEED). Noon -- College Track and Field: Conference USA Championships from Birmingham, Ala. (FOX SPORTSOUTH). Noon -- NASCAR Racing: Sprint Cup Series Sprint Showdown Practice from Concord, N.C. (SPEED). 12:30 p.m. -- Professional Golf: Web.com Tour BMW Charity Pro-Am Second Round from Greer, Greenville and Sunset (GOLF). 1:30 p.m. -- NASCAR Racing: Sprint Cup Series Sprint AllStar Race Practice from Concord, N.C. (SPEED). 2 p.m. -- NBA Basketball: NBA Draft Combine from Chicago (ESPN2). 2:10 p.m. -- Major League Baseball: New York Mets at Chicago (WGN). 3 p.m. -- PGA Golf: Byron Nelson Championship Second Round from Irving, Texas (GOLF). 3:25 p.m. -- International Soccer: Spanish Primera Division Copa del Rey Final Match from Madrid, Spain -- Real Madrid vs. Atletico Madrid (ESPN). 3:30 p.m. -- College Softball: NCAA Tournament Regional Game from Tempe, Ariz. -- San Diego State vs. Georgia (ESPNU). 4 p.m. -- Horse Racing: Black-Eyed Susan Stakes from Baltimore (NBC SPORTS NETWORK). 4 p.m. -- NASCAR Racing: Camping World Truck Series North Carolina Education Lottery 200 Pole Qualifying from Concord, N.C. (SPEED). 5 p.m. -- NASCAR Racing: Sprint Cup Series Sprint Showdown Pole Qualifying from Concord, N.C. (SPEED). 5:30 p.m. -- College Softball: NCAA Tournament Regional Game from College Station, Texas -- Arizona vs. Baylor (ESPN2). 6 p.m. -- College Softball: NCAA Tournament Regional Game from Tempe, Ariz. -- San Jose State vs. Arizona State (ESPNU). 6 p.m. -- NASCAR Racing: Sprint Cup Series Sprint All-Star Race Pole Qualifying from Concord, N.C. (SPEED). 6:05 p.m. -- Talk Show: Sports Talk (WDXY-FM 105.9, WDXY-AM 1240). 6:30 p.m. -- LPGA Golf: LPGA Classic Second Round from Mobile, Ala. (GOLF). 7:30 p.m. -- Major League Baseball: Los Angeles Dodgers at Atlanta (FOX SPORTSOUTH, WPUB-FM 102.7). 7:30 p.m. -- Majorl League Baseball: Detroit at Texas or Los Angeles Dodgers at Atlanta (MLB NETWORK). 7:30 p.m. -- NHL Hockey: Eastern Conference Playoffs Semifinal Series Game Two -- Ottawa at Pittsburgh (NBC SPORTS NETWORK). 7:30 p.m. -- College Baseball: Texas at Texas Christian (SPORTSOUTH). 7:30 p.m. -- College Baseball: South Carolina at Mississippi State (WNKT-FM 107.5). 8 p.m. -- College Baseball: St. Mary’s (Calif.) at Brigham Young (BYUTV). 8 p.m. -- College Softball: NCAA Tournament Regional Game from College Station, Texas -- Pennsylvania at Texas A&M (ESPN2). 8 p.m. -- College Baseball: Clemson at Florida State (ESPNU). 8 p.m. -- NASCAR Racing: Camping World Truck Series North Carolina Education Lottery 200 from Concord, N.C. (SPEED). 8 p.m. -- NBA Basketball: Eastern Conference Playoffs Semifinal Series Game -- New York at Indiana (If Necessary) (ESPN). 11 p.m. -- College Baseball: California-Irvine at Cal State Fullerton (ESPNU).

MLB STANDINGS American League By The Associated Press East Division W L Pct GB New York 25 15 .625 – Baltimore 23 17 .575 2 Boston 23 17 .575 2 Tampa Bay 20 19 .513 41/2 Toronto 17 24 .415 81/2 Central Division W L Pct GB Detroit 22 16 .579 – Cleveland 22 17 .564 1/2 Kansas City 20 17 .541 11/2 Minnesota 18 19 .486 31/2 Chicago 17 21 .447 5 West Division W L Pct GB Texas 26 14 .650 – Oakland 20 22 .476 7 Seattle 19 21 .475 7 Los Angeles 15 25 .375 11 Houston 11 30 .268 151/2 Wednesday’s Games San Diego 8, Baltimore 4 Cleveland 10, Philadelphia 4 Houston 7, Detroit 5 Chicago White Sox 9, Minnesota 4 Texas 6, Oakland 2 Seattle 12, N.Y. Yankees 2 Toronto 11, San Francisco 3 Boston 9, Tampa Bay 2 Kansas City 9, L.A. Angels 5 Thursday’s Games Seattle at N.Y. Yankees, 7:05 p.m. Boston at Tampa Bay, 7:10 p.m. Detroit at Texas, 8:05 p.m. Chicago White Sox at L.A. Angels, 10:05 p.m. Today’s Games Houston (Lyles 1-1) at Pittsburgh (J.Gomez 2-0), 7:05 p.m. Seattle (Maurer 2-5) at Cleveland (U.Jimenez 3-2), 7:05 p.m. Tampa Bay (Hellickson 1-2) at Baltimore (Hammel 5-1), 7:05 p.m. Toronto (Buehrle 1-2) at N.Y. Yankees (Kuroda 5-2), 7:05 p.m. Detroit (Porcello 1-2) at Texas (Tepesch 3-3), 8:05 p.m. Boston (Buchholz 6-0) at Minnesota (Worley 1-4), 8:10 p.m. Chicago White Sox (Sale 4-2) at L.A. Angels (C.Wilson 3-2), 10:05 p.m. Kansas City (Shields 2-3) at Oakland (Parker 2-5), 10:05 p.m. Saturday’s Games Seattle at Cleveland, 1:05 p.m. Toronto at N.Y. Yankees, 1:05 p.m. Chicago White Sox at L.A. Angels, 4:05 p.m. Tampa Bay at Baltimore, 4:05 p.m. Houston at Pittsburgh, 7:05 p.m. Boston at Minnesota, 7:10 p.m. Detroit at Texas, 8:05 p.m. Kansas City at Oakland, 9:05 p.m. National League By The Associated Press East Division W L Pct GB Atlanta 22 18 .550 – Washington 21 19 .525 1 Philadelphia 19 22 .463 31/2 New York 15 23 .395 6 Miami 11 29 .275 11 Central Division W L Pct GB St. Louis 26 14 .650 – Cincinnati 24 16 .600 2 Pittsburgh 23 17 .575 3 Chicago 17 23 .425 9 Milwaukee 16 22 .421 9 West Division W L Pct GB San Francisco 23 17 .575 – Arizona 23 18 .561 1/2 Colorado 21 19 .525 2 San Diego 18 21 .462 41/2 Los Angeles 17 22 .436 51/2 Wednesday’s Games San Diego 8, Baltimore 4 Cleveland 10, Philadelphia 4 Arizona 5, Atlanta 3 Pittsburgh 3, Milwaukee 1 Toronto 11, San Francisco 3 Cincinnati 4, Miami 0 Chicago Cubs 6, Colorado 3 St. Louis 4, N.Y. Mets 2 L.A. Dodgers 3, Washington 1 Thursday’s Games N.Y. Mets 5, St. Louis 2 Milwaukee at Pittsburgh, 7:05 p.m. Cincinnati at Miami, 7:10 p.m. San Francisco at Colorado, 8:40 p.m. Washington at San Diego, 10:10 p.m. Today’s Games N.Y. Mets (Harvey 4-0) at Chicago Cubs (E.Jackson 1-5), 2:20 p.m.

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NBA PLAYOFFS By The Associated Press CONFERENCE SEMIFINALS (Best-of-7) (x-if necessary) EASTERN CONFERENCE Miami 4, Chicago 1 Monday, May 6: Chicago 93, Miami 86 Wednesday, May 8: Miami 115, Chicago 78 Friday, May 10: Miami 104, Chicago 94 Monday, May 13: Miami 88, Chicago 65 Wednesday, May 15: Miami 94, Chicago 91 Indiana 3, New York 1 Sunday, May 5: Indiana 102, New York 95 Tuesday, May 7: New York 105, Indiana 79 Saturday, May 11: Indiana 82, New York 71 Tuesday, May 14: Indiana 93, New York 82 Thursday, May 16: Indiana at New York, 8 p.m. x-Saturday, May 18: New York at Indiana, 8 p.m. x-Monday, May 20: Indiana at New York, 8 p.m. WESTERN CONFERENCE San Antonio 3, Golden State 2 Monday, May 6: San Antonio 129, Golden State 127, 2OT Wednesday, May 8: Golden St. 100, San Antonio 91 Friday, May 10: San Antonio 102, Golden State 92 Sunday, May 12: Golden State 97, San Antonio 87, OT Tuesday, May 14: San Antonio 109, Golden State 91 Thursday, May 16: San Antonio at Golden State, 10:30 p.m. x-Sunday, May 19: Golden State at San Antonio, TBA Memphis 4, Oklahoma City 1 Sunday, May 5: Oklahoma City 93, Memphis 91 Tuesday, May 7: Memphis 99, Oklahoma City 93 Saturday, May 11: Memphis 87, Oklahoma City 81 Monday, May 13: Memphis 103, Oklahoma City 97, OT Wednesday, May 15: Memphis 88, Oklahoma City 84

NHL PLAYOFFS CONFERENCE SEMIFINALS (Best-of-7) EASTERN CONFERENCE Pittsburgh 1, Ottawa 0 Tuesday, May 14: Pittsburgh 4, Ottawa 1 Friday, May 17: Ottawa at Pittsburgh, 7:30 p.m. Sunday, May 19: Pittsburgh at Ottawa, 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 22: Pittsburgh at Ottawa. 7:30 p.m. x-Friday, May 24: Ottawa at Pittsburgh, 7:30 p.m. x-Sunday, May 26: Pittsburgh at Ottawa, TBD x-Tuesday, May 28: Ottawa at Pittsburgh, TBD Boston vs. N.Y. Rangers Thursday, May 16: N.Y. Rangers at Boston, 7:30 p.m. Sunday, May 19: N.Y. Rangers at Boston, 3 p.m. Tuesday, May 21: Boston at N.Y. Rangers, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, May 23: Boston at N.Y. Rangers, 7 p.m. x-Saturday, May 25: N.Y. Rangers at Boston TBD x-Monday, May 27: Boston at N.Y. Rangers, TBD x-Wednesday, May 29: N.Y. Rangers at Boston, TBD WESTERN CONFERENCE Chicago 1 Detroit 0 Wednesday, May 15: Chicago 4, Detroit 1 Saturday, May 18: Detroit at Chicago, 1 p.m. Monday, May 20: Chicago at Detroit, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, May 23: Chicago at Detroit, 8 p.m. x-Saturday, May 25: Detroit at Chicago, TBD x-Monday, May 27: Chicago at Detroit, TBD x-Wednesday, May 29: Detroit at Chicago, TBD Los Angeles 1, San Jose 0 Tuesday, May 14: Los Angeles 2, San Jose 0 Thursday, May 16: San Jose at Los Angeles, 10 p.m. Saturday, May 18: Los Angeles at San Jose, 9 p.m. Tuesday, May 21: Los Angeles at San Jose, 10 p.m. x-Thursday, May 23: San Jose at Los Angeles, 10:30 p.m. x-Sunday, May 26: Los Angeles at San Jose, TBD x-Tuesday, May 28: San Jose at Los Angeles, TBD

GOLF Byron Nelson Par Scores The Associated Press Thursday At TPC Four Seasons Resort Irving, Texas Purse: $6.7 million Yardage: 7,166; Par: 70 (35-35) First Round Keegan Bradley 29-31—60 -10 Charl Schwartzel 31-32—63 -7 Ted Potter, Jr. 30-34—64 -6 Harris English 31-33—64 -6 Robert Karlsson 33-31—64 -6 Ryan Palmer 31-34—65 -5 Angel Cabrera 34-31—65 -5 Camilo Villegas 34-31—65 -5 Will Claxton 31-35—66 -4 Sang-Moon Bae 34-32—66 -4 Scott Piercy 34-32—66 -4 Sean O’Hair 34-32—66 -4 Marc Leishman 32-34—66 -4 Charles Howell III 32-35—67 -3 Graham DeLaet 35-32—67 -3 Nathan Green 35-32—67 -3 Martin Flores 34-33—67 -3 James Driscoll 31-36—67 -3 Lee Williams 33-34—67 -3 Alexandre Rocha 34-33—67 -3 Patrick Reed 32-35—67 -3 Louis Oosthuizen 33-34—67 -3 Ben Crane 32-35—67 -3 Stephen Ames 32-35—67 -3 Chad Campbell 33-34—67 -3 Casey Wittenberg 34-33—67 -3 Scott Gardiner 34-33—67 -3 OTHER Tommy Gainey 35-35—70 E Mobile Bay Classic Par Scores The Associated Press Thursday At Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail, Magnolia Grove, The Crossings Mobile, Ala. Purse: $1.2 million Yardage: 6,521; Par: 72 (36-36) First Round Eun-Hee Ji 31-34—65 -7 Lexi Thompson 33-32—65 -7 Jessica Korda 33-33—66 -6 Nicole Castrale 33-34—67 -5 Chella Choi 34-33—67 -5


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Bradley shoots course-record 60 at Nelson IRVING, Texas — Keegan Bradley had no thoughts about a course record, or the possibility of a 59, after consecutive bogeys in the middle of his opening round at the Byron Nelson Championship. Until his 136-yard wedge shot on his final hole Thursday. “It was going right at it. (A 59) crossed my mind for a second, and it would be unbelievable if I buried this,’’ Bradley said. “But I had 3 feet to shoot 60. I was actually very nervous, uncomfortable over it and thank God I made it.’’ Bradley shot 10-under 60, completed by that short birdie at the 428-yard ninth hole, to break the TPC Four Seasons course record and match the best round ever at the Nelson. He topped his career PGA Tour best by three strokes and equaled Phil Mickelson’s opening 60 at Phoenix as the best round on the tour this season. After missing the fairways off the tees and making bogeys at No. 18 and then No. 1, the latter starting his back nine when he drove into a bunker and had a par putt lip out of the cup, Bradley was at 3 under. He made a 17-foot birdie putt at the 221yard second hole, and was 7 under his final eight holes with an eagle-birdie-birdie finish. “It was rare to match up a ball-striking day and make everything. ... It happened today,’’ Bradley said. “The hole looked huge. Even the putts I missed almost went in.’’ The 60, with 10 birdies and an eagle 3 at the 542yard seventh, gave Bradley a three-stroke lead over 2011 Masters champion Charl Schwartzel. Robert Karlsson, Harris English and Ted Potter Jr. shot 64, and two-time major champion Angel Cabrera, Ryan Palmer and Camilo Villegas were at 65. Guan Tianlang, the 14-year-old amateur from China, shot 70 in his second tournament since making the cut at the Masters. The eighth-grader also made the cut in New Orleans three weeks ago. Guan was among 97 players at par or better — 76 were under par — on the 7,166-yard course after 1{ inches of rain fell on the course Wednesday night from a storm system that spawned at least 13 tornadoes and killed at least six people in North Texas.

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tunities, so being out here first was a bit of an advantage,’’ said Schwartzel, who hit all 18 greens in regulation. “So much rain, it softened up. Played long off the tee, but it’s a big advantage going into the greens with the second shot. ... You could attack flags.’’ Arron Oberholser shot 60 in the second round of the 2006 Nelson on the Cottonwood Valley course across the street that used to be used the first two rounds. Sam Snead shot 60 in the 1957 tournament at Glen Lakes Country Club, which at the time tied the PGA Tour record. Five players have shot 59 in official PGA Tour events. Al Geiberger had the first in the 1977 Memphis Classic, while Paul Goydos and Stuart Appleby had the last three years ago. Ryo Ishikawa had the lowest round on a major tour, shooting a 12-under 58 on the Japan Tour in 2010. Bishopville native Tommy Gainey shot an even par 70. LPGA THOMPSON, JI LEAD MOBILE BAY

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Keegan Bradley sinks a putt for birdie on the fifth green during Thursday’s first round of the Byron Nelson Championship in Irving, Texas. Bradley set the TPC Four Seasons course record with a 10-under par 60.

There was no significant damage to the course, where players were able to lift, clean and place their golf balls in the fairways. “Seems like you don’t get many of those oppor-

MOBILE, Ala. — Lexi Thompson birdied four of her last five holes for a 7-under 65 and a share of the first-round lead Thursday with Eun-Hee Ji in the Mobile Bay LPGA Classic. The 18-year-old Thompson, second last year behind Stacy Lewis, had eight birdies and a bogey on The Crossings course at the Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail’s Magnolia Grove complex. She hit to inches on the par-4 ninth to set up her closing birdie. She won the 2011 Navistar LPGA Classic in Alabama for her lone LPGA Tour title. Ji, the 2009 U.S. Women’s Open champion, had five birdies in a six-hole stretch on the front nine. Jessica Korda was a stroke back at 66, and Nicole Castrale, Mina Harigae, Dewi Claire Schreefel, Thidapa Suwanapura, Hee Young Park, Jennifer Johnson and Chella Choi shot 67. The second-ranked Lewis opened with a 70. Michelle Wie shot a 74. From wire reports

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HAMMOND from Page B1 line. “I was just hoping it stayed fair,” Roberts said. Belk, a sophomore, said he didn’t make a bad pitch. “I think I threw him a pretty good pitch,” Belk said. “He’s just a great hitter who hit the pitch really well.” Wilson Hall catcher William Kinney agreed. “Chase threw him a great pitch, and he got a good swing on it,” Kinney said. “Chase is a great pitcher though. There is no one else on this team I’d rather have pitching in that situation.” Wilson Hall head coach Tommy Jones said he and pitching coach Pete Rickard agreed it was the right pitch to call. “We knew he (Roberts) had been struggling and Chase had thrown him two good ones,” Jones said. “Give him all the credit; he hit a good pitch. Hammond head coach Ray Derrick said he tried to steady Roberts before the at-bat. “He’s been struggling a bit because he’s been trying to carry the team on his back,” Derrick said. “I told him he might see one good fastball, and the rest was going to be junk. I told him not to try and hit it out, just hit it hard.” Hammond’s victory on Thursday was the second heart stopper of the series. After Wilson Hall won the opener 7-4 on Monday, the Skyhawks scored six runs in the bottom of the seventh to win 12-11 on Tuesday. Jones had nothing but praise for his team. “This team played this game with such great heart,” said Jones, whose squad finished the year with a 23-9 record. “We left nothing on the table in this series. I couldn’t ask for them to play any harder, with any more effort. We just came up a little short against a great team.” Hammond, which finished the year with a 25-8 record, broke out on top with two runs in the second. After Owens retired the first five Skyhawk batters of the game, he hit Sam Ulmer and William Love with pitches. Long and Grant Hensley followed with RBI singles to make it 2-0. The Barons got a run back in the top of the third off of Long, the Hammond starter, who pitched 2 2/3 innings of relief on Tuesday to get the victory. Wilson Hall could have had more though. Andrew Kinney led off with a single and moved to second when William Creech reached on an error. Jay Goodson followed with a single to right, but Roberts, the Hammond right fielder, easily threw Kinney out at the plate. Wilson Hall did get a run when John Patrick Sears’ sacrifice fly delivered Creech to make it

PPO from Page B1 The fourth seed is Fatma Al Nabhani of Oman, ranked No. 484, and Finland’s Piia Suomalainen, the No. 1 seed last year, is the No. 5 seed. Suomalainen, who lost in the semifinals, is ranked No. 524. Rounding out the top 10

2-1. The Skyhawks made it 4-1 in the fourth, but had a chance to break the game open and couldn’t do it. Ulmer led off with a single and went to second on a stray pickoff attempt. He went to third on a Long single and scored on Hensley’s suicide squeeze bunt to make it 3-1. Borders hit a grounder to Sears at first base, who threw the ball into left field, allowing a run to score and leaving runners on second and third with just one out. Owens responded by striking out Roberts, Hammond’s No. 2 hitter in the order. After an intentional walk to Roo Daniels, Owens retired Jake Nidifer, leaving the score at 4-1. Owens, who started Tuesday’s game, but lasted just 1 1/3 innings, allowed just four hits while walking four, hitting four and striking out eight. “We came back with Gordon because we felt like he’s pitched really well in big games for us,” Jones said. “He did that tonight. He gave us everything he had and kept us in the game. The Barons jumped on Long in the fifth, pushing across three runs to tie the game. Pinch hitter Walker Patrick led off with a single, Goodson drew a walk and Sears singled to load the bases with no outs. Tyler Pannell hit a line drive that third baseman Hensley snagged and almost turned into a double play. Kemper Patton went up 3-1 in the count and fouled off four pitches before finally serving an RBI single into left-center to make it 4-2. “That was just a great at-bat by Kemper,” Jones said. “Usually when you foul a lot of pitches off like that, the percentages are in your favor to get hit. Kemper has done a good job for us all season.” William Kinney followed with an RBI single to make it 4-3 and end Long’s night on the mound. Nidifer, who pitched 4 1/3 innings and gave up 10 runs on Wednesday, relieved him. Owens sent his first pitch into center for a sacrifice fly to tie the game 4-4. Nidifer struck out Tripp Holstein to end the inning. Wilson Hall had a runner on second with one out in the seventh, but couldn’t push a run across. Tyler Pannell struck out to lead off the Wilson Hall seventh, but reached first base when the pitch in the dirt bounced too far away from Daniels, the catcher. A Patton groundout moved Pannell to second before Hammond chose to intentionally walk William Kinney. Nidifer got Owens to ground into a 6-3 double play to end the inning. Nidifer pitched 3 1/3 scoreless innings for the Skyhawks. “I don’t think he could have gone another inning,” Derrick said of Nidifer.

are 17-year-old Brooke Austin (544) of Indianapolis, who lost in the ‘11 finals, 18-year-old Jamie Loeb (594) of Bronxville, N.Y., Elisabeth Fournier (630) of Canada, ‘10 PPO runner-up and ‘11 champion Alexis King (671) and 15-yearold Katerina Stewart (714) of Miami. The most notable alum of

the PPO is Sloane Stephens, who reached the semifinals of the Australian Open earlier this year. Then 16-year-old Louisa Chirico won the title last year, coming through the qualifying draw to capture the crown. Admission to the tournament is free. For more information, go to www.sumtersc.gov.

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Beckham to retire at end of season LONDON — End it like Beckham. David Beckham, whose curling free kicks, rugged good looks and celebrity marriage made him one of the most famous athletes in the world, is retiring from soccer. The former England captain said BECKHAM Thursday he would quit after his final games with Paris Saint-Germain. CLEMSON FLORIDA STATE

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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Clemson upset eighth-ranked Florida State 8-2 on Thursday at Dick Howser Stadium to begin a 3-game series. Tigers starter Daniel Gossett allowing just three hits over six innings as the Clemson bullpen allowed just two

TRICKLE from Page B1 prayers go out to the family and friends of Dick Trickle on his passing today,’’ said NASCAR Chairman and CEO Brian France. “Dick was a legend in the shorttrack racing community, particularly in his home state of Wisconsin, and he was a true fan favorite. Personalities like Dick Trickle helped shape our sport. He will be missed.’’ Trickle earned his reputation as a successful short track driver before joining the Winston Cup series and earning rookie of the year in 1989 at age 48. He competed in more than 300 Cup races. Although he never won a Cup race

runs on three hits. Steve Wilkerson, Steven Duggar, Shane Kennedy and Jon McGibbon each had two hits apiece to lead Clemson. The Tigers improve to 39-15 overall while FSU falls to 42-11. Both teams are 18-10 in ACC play. MISSISSIPPI STATE SOUTH CAROLINA

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STARKSVILLE, Miss. —South Carolina’s Tyler Webb allowed a home run to Wes Rea in the bottom of the eighth as USC dropped Thursday’s opener against Mississippi State 5-4. Brison Celek led USC with two hits while Graham Saiko and Tanner English each had an RBI. The Gamecocks fell to 38-15 overall and 16-11 in SEC play while the Bulldogs improve to 39-15 and 15-13. From staff, wire reports

and won just two Busch Series races, Trickle earned cult status. Former ESPN anchor Keith Olbermann was enamored of the driver’s name, and would regularly mention where Trickle finished after each NASCAR race, drawing snickers from race fans. Former NASCAR driver Geoff Bodine said there was only one way to describe Trickle, a native of Wisconsin Rapids, Wis. “Fun,’’ Bodine said. “Just plain fun.’’ Trickle was never one to be told how to live his life. He was known for cutting a hole in his racing helmet so he could have a smoke break when the caution flags flew. One video clip shows him at the Winston 500, lighting up while driving his stock car with his knees.


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Anthony, Knicks hold off Pacers BY BRIAN MAHONEY The Associated Press

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Miami’s Dwyane Wade, right, shoots during the Heat’s Game 5 win over Chicago on Wednesday in an Eastern Conference semifinal in Miami. Wade shined in the final moments of the game to help the Heat clinch another trip to the conference finals.

Wade still rises to occasion BY TIM REYNOLDS The Associated Press MIAMI — It was an hour or so after the Miami Heat punched their ticket back to the Eastern Conference finals, and a question was asked about the perceived demise of Dwyane Wade’s abilities. LeBron James was not pleased. “He’s a Hall of Famer. He has two rings,’’ James said. “He doesn’t to prove himself to anyone. No one.’’ Maybe, maybe not. But just in case, Wade ignored his aching right knee and put those oft-questioned skills on full display to earn his fifth trip to the East finals. Over the last 5 1/2 minutes of Miami’s 94-91 second-round clinching win over the Chicago Bulls, Wade was the only Heat player with a field goal, going 3 for 3. He had three rebounds, half Miami’s total in that span, along with his team’s only blocked shot. And with two short floaters — set up by the “Eurostep’’ move that he’s made a trademark — along with a strong dunk after a re-

bound, Wade offered a reminder that he’s still more than capable of elite moments. “I always try to overcome,’’ Wade said. “I understand certain things will be said. But I’m harder on myself than anybody.’’ He’s averaging only 13 points per game in this postseason, by far his lowest clip in nine trips to the playoffs, and simply could not care less about what the stat sheet says in that regard. He’s taken only 24 free throws in the entire postseason, which is one less than his single-game high from the line set back in the 2006 NBA Finals against Dallas. But when Wade is on the floor in these playoffs, the Heat are outscoring opponents by 10.4 points per game. When he’s not on the floor, the Heat are outscoring opponents by 4.7 points per game. Heat coach Erik Spoelstra often brings numerical intricacies into his way of thinking, but he finds those numbers to tell a clear and simple story. “He never makes excuses for anything and he’s giving us everything he’s got and he’s giving us minutes that help us

win,’’ Spoelstra said. “That’s the bottom line.’’ If excuses were to be made, this baffling issue with Wade’s right knee would provide a decent supply of them. The saga is now in its third month, after he took some hits during games against Boston and Orlando back in March. He sat out a game March 24, with the Heat saying at the time that they did not believe the issue was all that serious. Wade later said it was three bone bruises around his right kneecap, and that it was basically all a case of wrong-place, wrong-time, bad luck. And the issue remains paramount now, even prompting some speculation before Game 5 that Wade would be sitting out the potential clincher to rest. Wade said that was not an option. “It’s the time of year where you’ve got to do what you can,’’ said Wade, who got the tape on his knee re-done before entering the game in the fourth quarter, because sweat loosened the original tape job and he wanted to be at his best for the comeback push.

NEW YORK — Carmelo Anthony scored 28 points to help the New York Knicks stay alive in the Eastern Conference semifinals with an 85-75 victory over the Indiana Pacers in Game 5 on Thursday night. Reserves J.R. Smith and Chris Copeland each had 13 points for the Knicks, who trail 3-2 and will need a victory Saturday in Indiana to force ANTHONY a seventh game back here Monday. They are trying to become the ninth NBA team to overcome a 3-1 deficit to win a series. Anthony, who didn’t make a basket in the fourth quarter of either game in Indiana, made a jumper midway through the fourth quarter after Indiana closed within four points. He followed with two free throws, Raymond Felton made a layup, and the Knicks were never in jeopardy again. Paul George had 23

points, six rebounds and six assists for the Pacers. They played without point guard George Hill because of a concussion and committed 19 turnovers. But George battled foul trouble and couldn’t contain Anthony quite as well as he had while the Pacers easily won the previous two games. David West had 17 points and 10 rebounds for the Pacers, who were trying to reach the Eastern Conference finals for the first time since 2004. The winner faces the defending NBA champion Miami Heat in a series that will start Wednesday. New York didn’t really shake its scoring slump, shooting only 41 percent from the field, but put together a few runs during the game to open just enough space against a Pacers team that shot 36 percent and was a dismal 19 of 33 at the free throw line. They clearly missed Hill after learning about four hours before the game they would be without him.

Thunder fade after Westbrook injury BY JEFF LATZKE The Associated Press OKLAHOMA CITY — The way Kevin Martin describes it, the Oklahoma City Thunder lost the “vision’’ of a potential championship run the morning they learned All-Star point guard Russell Westbrook would be out for the rest of the postseason. Despite fighting to the end in a WESTBROOK series of narrow losses to Memphis, the Thunder’s season — which seemed so promising even when the playoffs began — is over much sooner than expected following a fivegame loss in the Western Conference semifinals. After making it to the NBA Finals a year earlier, Oklahoma City claimed the No. 1 seed in the West and was the

favorite to make it back and challenge the Miami Heat for the title. And then? “We lost the guy that has the keys to our car,’’ Martin said Thursday. The Thunder’s offense fizzled without Westbrook’s scoring punch and ability to create shots for teammates. To make matters worse, they drew the Grizzlies and their league-best defense in the second round. Three-time scoring champion Kevin Durant tried to pick up the slack, but to no avail. “Let’s face it, Russell’s really good. He’s not only one of the best point guards, he’s one of best players in the league,’’ coach Scott Brooks said. “He has earned that with all of the work he has put in. He has a great work ethic and a great attitude to improve every day, and his will to win is at the highest level.”

Grizzlies rest, prepare for 1st conference finals BY TERESA M. WALKER The Associated Press MEMPHIS, Tenn. — The Grizzlies are enjoying a day off after wrapping up the franchise’s first berth in the Western Conference finals. Good thing, too, because they can use a little rest after all that hard work. Memphis eliminated defending Western champion Oklahoma City in five games, beating the Thunder 88-84 on the road Wednesday night. The Grizzlies now wait for San Antonio and Golden State to finish the other conference semifinal. Coach Lionel Hollins gave his Grizzlies the day off Thursday because the Western finals won’t start until Sunday at the earliest. “The playoffs are stressful for the players and physically taxing as well as the emotional part,’’ Hollins said. “Anytime you can get a chance to take a day off and just get away from the game and energize your batteries and reflect a little bit and move forward it’s great.’’ The physical break is nice for the Grizzlies, who led the NBA in the regular season holding opponents to an average 89.3 points. Then they drew the tall task as the No. 5 seed of first shutting down the high-flying Clippers, then Kevin Durant and the Thunder — two

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of the better offensive teams in the league. The Clippers came into the postseason having shot 47.8 percent in the regular season, tied for fourth-best in the NBA. All Memphis did was hold

Chris Paul and Lob City to a couple of the lowest scoring games in the Clippers’ postseason history in seizing control of that first-round series. Against the Thunder, Memphis had to defend the three-time NBA scoring leader in Durant. They threw enough bodies at him from Tony Allen and Tayshaun Prince to Quincy Pondexter and even guard Jerryd Bayless that they wore Durant down while smothering his teammates enough to take four straight after losing the opener. Oklahoma City scored an average 105.7 points in the regular season. Against Memphis, the Thunder never scored more than 97 points and needed overtime where they got only a lone bucket by Derek Fisher. That’s just how the Grizzlies have played defense all season long. Hollins said the game plan always is to hold an opponent below their scoring and shooting averages while taking away the players who are the other team’s best. “It’s no different than we did in the Clippers’ series,’’ Hollins said. “We try to take everybody away and kind of control Chris Paul as best we could. Oklahoma City series, we tried to take away all those other guys and control Durant as much as possible. Fortunately, we were able to win.’’


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Kentucky QB picks Wildcats over USC, Tennessee did not make Brown’s top 10 in February, but could be creeping in to the picture. “They weren’t really showing me any interest back then,� said Brown. “Since Coach Adams has gotten there, they’ve been talking to me.� Brown could visit USC in the future. Clemson did make his top 10 after Brown visited the school. His top 10 is Clemson, Ohio State, Michigan, Virginia Tech, Virginia, North Carolina, Florida, Florida State, Alabama and Georgia Tech in no order. USC has been the clear leader for RB Derrell Scott of Havelock, N.C., going back a couple of years, but that lead has pretty much evaporated. “He really likes Florida State,� said Scott’s head coach Jim Bob Bryant. “Coach Graham came in last week and they’ve gotten to be really close. Florida State made a really big push for him by coming on campus. It’s 1A and 1B between South Carolina and Florida State. Clemson is now in the mix, too. They are like a No. 2.� Bryant added that Ohio State has been to the school and is coming back this week. And Oregon offered Scott and is also in the mix. Scott has made multiple visits to USC and will visit Clemson, FSU and Florida this summer. He also plans to visit UNC, West Virginia and Ohio State his coach said. Defensive end Andrew Williams of McDonough, Ga., has been visited the last couple of weeks by Clemson assistant Marion Hobby and USC’s Adams. Williams has taken several visits to Clemson and plans to get back this summer. He also plans to visit USC and Louisiana State. Clemson and USC are in his top 10, which he plans to reveal in a couple of weeks. QB Mason Rudolph of Northwestern High School in Rock Hill added another offer to his list from UVa. The Cavaliers are the sixth major program to offer Rudolph. The others are LSU, VT, Oklahoma State, Mississippi and Louisville. Rudolph plans to narrow his list to two this summer and then make his decision. Alabama offered Clemson QB commitment Deshaun Watson of Gainesville, Ga.,

last week Watson recently shut down his recruiting and said he was 100 percent firm with Clemson. Clemson and USC have offered offensive lineman David Sharpe of Jacksonville, Fla. Some of his other offers are Florida, FSU, UGA and Alabama. QB Jacob Park of Stratford High in Goose Creek has cut his list of 27 offers to a final 10 he will consider into the early part of summer. They are Alabama, UGA, FSU, Notre Dame, Louisville, West Virginia, Oklahoma State, North Carolina State, VT and Mississippi State. “He’s not looking for a place where there are no quarterbacks,� said Stratford head coach Ray Stackley. “He’s looking for a place where he’s real comfortable with the staff, where he will be coached hard. It’s who do I feel most Phil comfortable KORNBLUT with from a coaching standpoint and personal standpoint.� Alabama was back for a second visit earlier this month. Louisville, UGA, FSU and NCSU have been in to see him. Park plans to take five visits in June then make his decision in mid to late June. Right now, according to his coach, those visits likely will be to Alabama, UGA, FSU, NCSU and VT. After those visits, Park will have visited each of his finalists at least once. As for Clemson and USC, the Tigers tried to get more involved about a month ago, but ceased their involvement after Watson firmed up his commitment. USC never showed any serious interest. DL Dexter Wideman of Saluda High received an offer from Alabama, his eighth offer overall. “They’re the No. 1 team in the country, and I’m ready to get over there and learn more about the program,� said Wideman. “I’ll probably take one of my official visits there.� As for other official visits, Wideman is less sure of his destinations. “I don’t know where I’ll go, but it will probably be to outof-state schools,� he said. recruiting corner

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he opportunity to stay home and try to turn Kentucky football into a winner was too much for quarterback Drew Barker of Hebron, Ky., to walk away from as he announced a commitment to the Wildcats over South Carolina and Tennessee last week. “I feel the university I’m choosing is the best overall fit for me academically, athletically and socially,� Barker said. Barker is the only quarterback USC QB coach GA Mangus has offered for the 2014 class. “That was definitely one of the most difficult conversations I’ve had in my life,� Barker said of his telephone call to Mangus. “I was that close to going to South Carolina. It was really tough because we have a great friendship. It was just really, really tough to do.� Barker feels the new UK staff is turning things around and he didn’t want to miss out on that. “Six months ago I definitely didn’t think I would be putting on a UK hat here,� Barker said. “At the end of the day I sat down and thought what would it be like if I went to South Carolina and I looked over to UK and they are doing great thinks and I can think, ‘Oh man, I really missed out on that. The vibe is just completely different. They’ve upped everything and went to new paths people didn’t think Kentucky football can go to.� Running back Nick Chubb of Cedartown, Ga., will announce his college decision on May 28. He has narrowed his list to USC, Georgia and Auburn with no leader. “I want to go somewhere that I will feel comfortable for the next four years,� said Chubb. Each school has been by to see Chubb this spring. Chubb will visit his final three one more time before making a decision. His USC visit could come this weekend. Linebacker Korie Rogers of Buford, Ga., has cut his list to Clemson, UGA and Tennessee with no leader. He plans to make a decision in July. Defensive lineman Andrew Brown of Chesapeake, Va., received a visit from USC assistant coach Deke Adams last week. The Gamecocks

Clemson and USC are still very much in the hunt for Wideman, but he wants to use his official visits for schools further away from home. According to Wideman, he is not participating in spring practice in order to focus on his grades, making it difficult to meet with coaches that stop by practice. His eight offers are from USC, Clemson, LSU, Alabama, Michigan, Ole Miss, Florida and FSU. There are no favorites for Wideman. RB Adam Choice of Thomasville, Ga., is another of the top prospects in the Peach State. Last season, he rushed for 1,650 yards and 23 touchdowns. Clemson recruiters were by his school Tuesday. He has a Clemson offer and a lot of interest in the Tigers. He visited Clemson for the spring game. Choice also has offers from UGA, GT, Florida, Ole Miss, South Florida, Wisconsin, UK, Stanford, Texas, Missouri, Auburn and NCSU. He also has visited USC and the Gamecocks have been by, but they have not offered. Texas, Florida, GT and Stanford also have been through the school, and he’s talked to FSUe. He does not have favorites. LB Dillon Bates of Ponte Vedra, Fla., has a top five of Tennessee, Florida, Alabama, Texas and USC. He plans to visit each of these schools over the summer. Bates is going to “The Opening� football camp in Oregon and said there is a possibility he could announce his decision during the camp. USC assistant coach Steve Spurrier Jr. stopped by his school last week to talk with Bates. DE Jesse Aniebonam of Olney, Md., plans to visit several schools over the summer, including USC and Clemson. The Tigers have been by to see Aniebonam and USC will be there this week. The visits Aniebonam has scheduled for the summer are Clemson, USC, UVa, VT, Michigan, Ohio State, ND and Alabama. Though he does not claim any favorites, he acknowledged that these visits are to schools of strong interest. Wide receiver Terry Googer of Atlanta has added Clemson to his offer list.The Tigers offered him as a TE. He also picked up offers from Ole Miss and WVU. USC is also among his offers and has

been his favorite. Googer plans to visit USC this weekend. TE Kevin Crosby Jr. of Bamberg-Ehrhardt High will make his college announcement on June 1 at noon at his church. Crosby Jr. has narrowed his list to USC, Clemson, Alabama and UNC. USC has been running out front in recent weeks, according to his father. Athlete Jefferie Gibson of Hope Mills, N.C., has Clemson among his favorites. His offers are from Clemson, UNC and NCSU with interest from USC, ND, LSU and VT. The Tigers have visited Gibson this spring. Gibson was favoring Clemson and NCSU, but says the Tar Heels are very much in the picture now. He plans to announce this summer. Before that, Gibson will make a return trip to Clemson. WR Trevion Thompson of Durham, N.C., has offers from Clemson, USC, Alabama, Florida, UNC, NCSU, Vanderbilt, VT, Miami, Ohio State, California, Minnesota and Purdue among others. The Tigers dropped by his school recently to talk to Thompson. Other schools that have been to see him include Miami, Vandy, WVU and VT. Thompson plans to visit Clemson, Miami, Ohio State, WVU, ND, UNC and NCSU among others. Thompson does not have any favorites. USC WR target Isaiah Ford of Jacksonville, Fla., committed to Louisville last Saturday. DB Corey Seargent of Northwestern High picked up offers from Ball State and Charlotte. QB Shuler Bentley of Byrnes High in Duncan committed last week to Old Dominion. Last season, Bentley passed for 4,700 yards and 59 touchdowns. DE Rasool Clemens of South Aiken High, a 2015 recruite, was offered by UVa last week. That’s his first offer. Basketball News: Furman signed 6-foot-2-inch William Gates Jr. of Schertz, Texas. He averaged 24 points and 6 rebounds per game last season. His father was one of two Chicago area basketball stars featured in the 1994 documentary “Hoop Dreams.� Newberry has signed 6-2 Mason Spease of Concord, N.C., and point guard Matt Spears of Charlotte. Go Online for Your

Stolen trailer leads to Truck Series feud BY STEVE REED The Associated Press CONCORD, N.C. — A missing trailer has sparked a feud in NASCAR’s Truck Series. Jennifer Jo Cobb said she feels “in danger’’ of racing Friday night at Charlotte Motor Speedway against another NASCAR driver who was COBB arrested for allegedly stealing her team trailer last weekend. Cobb said the HARMON trailer and its contents, valued at $279,000, were taken from her shop Saturday. Fellow NASCAR driver Mike Harmon said he turned himself into the Cleveland County Sheriff’s Department on Wednesday after a warrant was issued for his arrest on charges of felony larceny and breaking and entering. He posted

$10,000 bond. Harmon has maintained his innocence, claiming he was at a race in Darlington when the trailer was taken. The 55-year-old Harmon was scheduled to appear in North Carolina Superior Court on Friday morning in Rowan County. He plans to race Friday night, which doesn’t sit well with Cobb. “I absolutely feel in danger,’’ Cobb said Thursday at Charlotte Motor Speedway. “Some of the things he’s been saying to the media. I heard there was a quote about going for the jugular. What does that mean? And somebody who is looking at a felony theft, what means would they go through?’’ Police have not found the trailer and Cobb is using a borrowed one this week. At the crux of the matter is an ongoing dispute between Cobb and her former business partner at JJC Racing, David Novak, over rightful ownership of the trailer and other racing equipment.

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ARTHUR ALSTON Life began for Arthur Alston on Jan. 29, 1948, in Rembert, when he was born to the late Robert and Janie Rembert Alston. Arthur departed this life on Saturday, May 11, 2013, at Interfaith Hospital in Brooklyn, ALSTON N.Y. Arthur was educated in the public schools of Clarendon County. He joined First AME Zion Church in Brooklyn. Arthur was united in holy matrimony to Herline Gibson. He was preceded in death by four sisters, three brothers and one stepson. He leaves to cherish his memory: a loving devoted wife of 42 years, Herline Alston; eight daughters, Theresa (Dwayne) Pinckney, Sarah (Richard) Jackson, Tanya Lash, Lisa Morris, Zakima Alston, Alexis Alston, Mahony Alston and Patricia (Jasper) Brogden; three sons, Clay Alston, Robert Alston and Stephen Alston; four sisters, Georgia Mae Alston, Janie Alston, Julia Mae Knox and Hattie Butler; three brothers, Charlie (Precious) Alston, Robert Alston and Harvey Alston; eight sisters-inlaw; two brothers-inlaw; 12 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; two very special nieces, Lauren Brock and Susie “Candy” Blackshear; one very special cousin-in-law as his caregiver, Mary Louise Lewis; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Funeral services for Mr. Alston will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at St. Mark AME Church with the Rev. Aretha Johnson, pastor, officiating. Burial will follow at the ClarkHouse Cemetery LLC, Davis Station. The remains will be placed in the church at 1 p.m. until the hour of the service. Online condolences may be sent to summertonfuneralhome@yahoo. com. Viewing will be held from noon until 6 p.m. today at the funeral home. The family will receive friends at the home of his daughter and son-in-law, Theresa and Dwayne Pinckney, 1238 Boyd Road,

Pinewood. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Summerton Funeral Home LLC, 23 S. Duke St., Summerton, (803) 485-3755.

MABLE R. VAUGHN Mable Anna-Lee Rembert Vaughn, 84, widow of James Vaughn Sr., departed her earthly life on Monday, May 13, 2013, at Tuomey Regional Medical Center. Born May 31, 1928, in VAUGHN Sumter County, she was the 11th child of 12 children of the late George and Janie Davis Rembert. Anna-Lee, as she was affectionately called, was educated in Sumter and was a graduate of Morris College. She gave her life to Christ at a very young age. She was a member of Shepherd United Methodist Church, where she served as a stewardess, member of the usher board, president of the United Methodist Women, and various other committees. She was employed at Tuomey Hospital as a nurse and then later changed her career as a special aide teacher, becoming employed with the Clarendon and Lee County school districts. She leaves to cherish her precious memories: three daughters, Sharon V. Kemp, Tonia V. Fair and Michelle V. Vaughn, all of Sumter; one son, retired Staff Sgt. James M. Vaughn of Tampa, Fla.; 14 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; one brother, John F. (Vevelyn) Rembert of Philadelphia, Pa.; two sisters-in-law, Elizabeth V. Rembert and Christine Vaughn, both of Sumter; a special caregiver, Mary R. Brisbon; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by one son, Daniel Obedia Vaughn; two daughters, Marjorie Ann Vaughn and Janie Mae Vaughn Conyers; five brothers; five sisters; and one son-in-law, Edwin G. Fair Sr. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at Shepherd United Methodist Church, 2210 N. Main St., Sumter, with the Rev. Lawrence Canty, pastor, eulogist. The family will receive friends and rela-

tives at the home, 28 W. Moore St., Sumter, and from 6 to 7 p.m. today at the John Wesley Williams Sr. Memorial Chapel, Williams Funeral Home Inc., 821 N. Main St., Sumter. The remains will be placed in the church at noon. The funeral procession will leave at 12:20 p.m. from the home. Flower bearers will be members of the United Methodist Women and Sister Circle Club. Pallbearers will be nephews and friends. Burial will be in White’s Cemetery, Airport Road, Sumter. Online memorial messages may be sent to the family at williamsfuneralhome@sc.rr. com. Visit us on the web at www.williamsfuneralhomeinc.com. Services directed by the management and staff of Williams Funeral Home Inc., 821 N. Main St., Sumter.

VIRGINIA A. GENTRY Virginia Ardis Gentry, 52, wife of Micheal R. Gentry, departed this life on Wednesday, May 15, 2013, at South Georgia Medical Center, Valdosta, Ga. He was born April 27, 1961, in Sumter, a daughter of Virginia Porter Ardis and the late Jerry Ardis Sr. The family is receiving friends at the home, 19 Newman St., Sumter. Funeral plans are incomplete and will be announced later by Job’s Mortuary Inc. of Sumter. ALVIN DALE MERCER Alvin Dale Mercer, 65, husband of Rebecca Sanders Mercer, died Tuesday, May 14, 2013, at Tuomey Regional Medical Center. Born in Georgetown County, he was a son of the late F.D. “Nick” and the late Evelyn Florine Goodwin Mercer. He retired as a chief master sergeant from the U.S. Air Force after 26 years of service. He was a Vietnam War and Operation Desert Storm veteran. He was a member of the AMMO Chiefs Association and the Shaw Air Force Base Chiefs Group. He was an alumni of St. Leo University. Survivors include his wife of 45 years; two daughters, Paige Haynes (Chris) of Honolulu, Hawaii, and Nickie McLaughlin (Ray) of Sumter; five grandchildren, Greyson Haynes,

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Kendall Haynes, Hannah Haynes, Madison McLaughlin and Cameron McLaughlin; three brothers, Donnie Mercer (Vivian) of Andrews, Dennis Mercer (Norma) of Pottsboro, Texas, and Larry Mercer (Linda) of Summerville; a sister, Sandra Breitkreuz (Brad) of Houston, Texas; and a number of nieces and nephews. A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday in the ElmoreCannon-Stephens Funeral Home chapel with the Rev. Al Sims officiating. The family will receive friends at the home. Memorials may be made to the American Lung Association, S.C. Chapter, 1817 Gadsden St., Columbia, SC 29201 or to the Tuomey Oncology Department, 129 N. Washington St., Sumter, SC 29150. Elmore-Cannon-Stephens Funeral Home and Crematorium of Sumter is in charge of the arrangements.

SALLY LEE FREDERICK Sally Lee Frederick, 94, widow of Willie James Frederick, departed this life on Wednesday, May 15, 2013, at Sumter Health and Rehabilitation Center. Born Aug. 14, 1918, in Allendale, she was a daughter of the late Aurie Kerse. Funeral plans are incomplete and will be announced later by Job’s Mortuary Inc. of Sumter. CLEA FRANKLIN BISHOPVILLE — Funeral services for Clea Franklin will be conducted at 3 p.m. Saturday at New Bethel AME Church. She died Wednesday night, May 15, 2013, at Lexington Medical Center. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Boatwright Funeral Home of Bishopville. The family is receiving friends at 609 Pearl St., Apartment B. JIMMIE WILDER Jimmie Wilder was born Dec. 28, 1952, a son of Estelle Conyers Wilder and the late Melvin Wilder Sr. He departed this life on May 13, 2013, at his residence. He was a graduate of Furman High School. At an early age, he joined Calvary Missionary Bap-

tist Church of Pinewood, where he served as church sexton, head usher, a trustee, on the male chorus, advisor to the junior brotherhood, food pantry, and was very active in the Black River Association Usher’s and Trustee Ministry. He was employed by W.J. Jackson Farm and Brogdon Family Farm. In his passing, he leaves to mourn: a loving and dedicated wife, Mary H. Wilder of the home; a daughter, Cherisa Wilder of Pinewood; a granddaughter, Kendreana “Kee-Kee” Reuben; children he raised, Audrea and Novella Way of Sumter, Chantel and Moesha Johnson of the home, and Jeremy Cantey, Emmanuel Perry and Kendrick Cantey, all of Sumter; his mother, Estelle Wilder; four brothers, Melvin (Mary C.) Wilder Jr., Ervin Lee (Wilphene) Wilder, Bobby (Mary M.) Wilder and Winfield Wilder; four sisters, Joanne (Jerome) Canty, Shirley Wilder and Bettie (William Jr.) Logan, all of Pinewood, and Inez Dinkins of Newark, N.J.; one aunt, Bessie Ragin of New York; one uncle, Marion Canty of Pinewood; three sistersin-law, Donna (Jeremiah) Smith of Athen, Ala., Virginia (Deacon Michael) Conyers Sr. of Paxville and Deloris Heyward of Sumter; four brothers-in-law, Jeremiah (Angie) Heyward, Jacob (Ella) Heyward of Manning, Esau Heyward of Pinewood and John Earl Felder of Aiken; two goddaughters, Kayla Jennings and Shermiah Parker; a second family that he adored very much, the Brogdon family; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Public viewing will be held from 2 to 7 p.m. today at Job’s Mortuary. Mr. Wilder will be placed in the church at 2 p.m. Saturday for viewing until the hour of service. Funeral service will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday at Calvary Baptist Church in Pinewood with Pastor E.L. Sanders officiating. Interment will follow in CalvaryZion Hill Cemetery. The family is receiving friends at 2680 Law Road, Pinewood, SC 29125. Job’s Mortuary Inc., 312 S. Main St., Sumter, is in charge of ar-

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ORB from Page B1 A few more growing pains followed, like smacking his head in the starting gate in his second race. But a 2-month break allowed trainer Shug McGaughey to work out the colt’s gate issues, and by his fourth start, Orb had found the winner’s circle — a 2-length victory at Aqueduct on Nov. 24. He hasn’t lost since, winning three times at Gulfstream Park, including the Fountain of Youth and the Florida Derby, building confidence and gaining experience along the way. And then came the ultimate moment: charging down the stretch over a sloppy track and winning the Derby by 2 1/2 lengths. “I wish I could tell you back then he looked like a

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rangements. Online memorials may be sent to the family at jobsmortuary@sc. rr.com or visit us on the web at www.jobsmortuary.net.

HENRY WILLIAMS BISHOPVILLE — Henry Williams, husband of Fannie Blackshear Williams, entered eternal rest on May 12, 2013, at Tuomey Regional Medical Center. The family is receiving friends at the residence, 223 Ridge St., Bishopville. Visitations will be held from 2 to 7 p.m. today at the mortuary. Funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Mt. Calvary Baptist Church, 714 Camden Highway, Bishopville, with the pastor, the Rev. Robert Harvey, officiating. Burial will follow in the churchyard cemetery. Online condolences may be sent to the family at wilsonfuneralhome@sc.rr.com. Wilson Funeral Home, 403 S. Main St., Bishopville, is in charge of arrangements. NELMA H. HOOD PINEWOOD — Nelma Hooper Hood, 94, formerly of Rock Hill, died Thursday, May 16, 2013. Visitation will be held at 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Laurelwood Cemetery, following a private family burial. A native of Gastonia, N.C., Mrs. Hood was a daughter of the late Lloyd Graham Hooper and Agnes Bradley Hooper Sides. She was a member of First Baptist Church. Mrs. Hood was a librarian for 27 years at the York County Public Library, where she worked in the children’s section. She was the widow of A.D. Hood Sr. Mrs. Hood is survived by her daughter, Beth Inman of Pinewood; her sons, Doug Hood and his wife, Karen, and Gary Hood and his wife, Ann, all of Rock Hill; seven grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her son, Robert Christopher Hood. Memorials may be made in Mrs. Hood’s name to the charity of one’s choice. Condolences may be made to the Hood family at www.greenefuneralhome.net.

| horse who could win the Kentucky Derby,’’ Purcell said. “He had good size, and strength. All we do is let them grow and Mother Nature does the rest.’’ So far, so good, and a win over eight rivals in Saturday’s $1 million Preakness would send Orb back home to New York for the Belmont Stakes on June 8 with a chance to MCGAUGHEY become racing’s first Triple Crown winner since Affirmed in 1978. “I wouldn’t be telling the truth if I said I don’t think about (the Triple Crown), because I do,’’ McGaughey said. “I try to block it out, but if you’re in this position, anybody would think about it. It’s a thrilling thought, but we’ve got to get by Saturday. If we do, the next three weeks will be a lot of fun.’’ Orb seems to be enjoying it, too, appearing cool and calm

around the Pimlico stakes barn in the mornings while hundreds of people are milling around, many angling for the best photo op in cramped quarters. He was the same way at Churchill Downs. “He’s pretty laid back,’’ McGaughey said. A bay son of Malibu Moon, out of the mare Lady Liberty, co-owner Stuart Janney III came up with the name. “I like it. Every poet who refers to the moon, uses the word orb,’’ Janney explained. “I try to name the horses to go with the mare and stallion.’’ Orb’s bloodlines are filled with champions. Malibu Moon is a son of 1992 Horse of the Year A.P. Indy, and currently is North America’s second-leading sire. Lady Liberty is a daughter of 1990 Derby and Breeders’ Cup Classic winner Unbridled. Still, there was not much fanfare when Orb was born in February 2010. It was a “textbook’’ birth, Purcell said, add-

ing Orb was probably 120-130 pounds — the average weight for a foal. He was among a group of eight colts who spent hours together in the same field. One of them, Departing, is running in the Preakness. When Orb was sent to Ocala in August 2011, Brennan already had an idea of what he was getting since he’d been the Claiborne to chart Orb’s development, as well as dozens of other horses. “He always looked good physically, but there were others that were the same,’’ Brennan said. “At that time, it’s like kids on a soccer field playing around and as you get into early spring, they start separating themselves. You begin to see their athletic ability and Orb at this time a year ago was doing very well.’’ Orb was among the first group of Brennan’s 2-year-olds to be sent out to their respective trainers. Also under his care at the time were two other Derby horses — Revolutionary

and Palace Malice — and Den’s Legacy, who was on the Derby trail for a while. Ogden Mills “Dinny’’ Phipps, who co-owns Orb with Janney, remembers seeing the horse early on and not being overly impressed. “I think we really thought he was just a horse,’’ Phipps said. “I don’t think even Shug thought he was much better than that. But after he came back from the Fountain of Youth he came back looking bigger, better and stronger and then he did the same thing after the Florida Derby. And after the Derby. Let’s just hope that’s the way he’s headed (going into the Preakness).’’ Despite Orb’s troubles at the start of his racing career, McGaughey now marvels at what may be the best horse he’s ever trained over a 34year career that includes 1989 Belmont Stakes winner Easy Goer and many female champions topped by undefeated Personal Ensign.


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Summons & Notice NOTICE OF HEARING IN THE COURT OF COMMON PLEAS Case No.: 2013-CP-43-19 STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF SUMTER First Citizens Company, Inc.,

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Plaintiff, v. Estate of Dorothy B. Lemon, John Doe and Jane Doe, who are fictitious names, representing all of the unknown heirs of Dorothy B. Lemon, and Richard Roe and Mary Roe, who are fictitious names, representing all other persons unknown claiming any right, title, estate, interest or lien upon the subject real estate, Defendants. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN TO DEFENDANTS ABOVE-NAMED: DATE:

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TIME: 10:00 A.M. PLACE: The Office of the Honorable Richard L. Booth Bryan Law Firm 17 E. Calhoun Street Sumter SC 29150 DESCRIPTION: Hearing

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Executed this 8th day of May, 2013. S. Nelson Weston, Jr. Charles J. Webb Richardson, Plowden & Robinson, PA Post Office Drawer 7788 Columbia, South Carolina 29202 (803) 771-4400 Attorneys for First Citizens Bank and Trust Company, Inc.

Notice of Sale NOTICE OF SALE CIVIL ACTION NO. 2012-CP-43-00200 BY VIRTUE of the decree heretofore granted in the case of: Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. vs. Regina G. Davis; CACV of Colorado, LLC; and CACH, LLC, et al., the undersigned Master In Equity for Sumter County, South Carolina, will sell on June 3, 2013 at 12:00PM, at the Sumter County Courthouse, City of Sumter, State of South Carolina, to the highest bidder: ALL THAT CERTAIN PIECE, PARCEL OR LOT OF LAND TOGETHER WITH THE DWELLING AND IMPROVEMENTS THEREON, LYING AND BEING IN THE CITY AND COUNTY OF SUMTER, STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA. BEING SHOWN AND DELINEATED AS LOT NO. 33 ON THAT PLAT PREPARED BY PALMER & MALONE, CE'S DATED FEBRUARY 27, 1952, RECORDED IN THE OFFICE OF THE RMC FOR SUMTER COUNTY IN PLAT BOOK Z-10 AT PAGE 133. SAID LOT NO. 33 BEING BOUNDED AND MEASURING AS FOLLOWS: ON THE NORTH BY LOT NO. 32 AND MEASURING THEREON 127.6 FEET, ON THE EAST BY BARNETT

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DRIVE AND FRONTING THEREON 80 FEET; ON THE SOUTH BY LOT NO.34 AND MEASURING THEREON 127.75 FEET; AND ON THE WEST BY LOT NOS. 35 AND 43 AND MEASURING THEREON AN AGGREGATE OF 70 FEET. BE ALL OF THE MEASUREMENTS A LITTLE MORE OR LESS AND ACCORDING TO SAID MOST RECENT PLAT.

deposit will be applied towards the purchase price unless the bidder defaults, in which case the deposit will be forfeited. If the successful bidder fails, or refuses, to make the required deposit, or comply with his bid within 20 days, then the property will be resold at his risk.

No personal or deficiency judgment being demanded, the bidding will not remain open after the date of sale, but compliance with the bid may be made immediately. The successful bidder will be required to pay interest on the amount of the bid

BEING THE SAME PROPERTY CONVEYED TO REGINA G. DAVIS BY DEED OF JAMES E. WHITE, JR. DATED APRIL 27, 2001 AND RECORDED ON MAY 2, 2001 IN DEED BOOK 802 PAGE 866 IN THE R.M.C. OFFICE OF SUMTER COUNTY, SOUTH CAROLINA.

Property Address: 32 Barnette Drive, Sumter, SC 29150 TMS: 228-15-02-036 TERMS OF SALE: The successful bidder, other than the Plaintiff, will deposit with the Master In Equity, at conclusion of the bidding, five percent (5%) of his bid, in cash or equivalent, as evidence of good faith, same to be applied to the purchase price in case of compliance, but to be forfeited and applied first to costs and then to the Plaintiff's debt in the case of non-compliance. Should the last and highest bidder fail to comply with the other terms of the bid within thirty (30) days, then the Master In Equity may re-sell the property on the same terms and conditions on some subsequent Sales Day (at the risk of the said highest bidder). No personal or deficiency judgment being demanded, the bidding shall not remain open after the date of sale and shall be final on that date, and compliance with the bid may be made immediately. Purchaser to pay for documentary stamps on the Deed. The successful bidder will be required to pay interest on the amount of the bid from date of sale to date of compliance with the bid at the rate of 5.5% per annum. The sale shall be subject to taxes and assessments, existing easements and restrictions, easements and restrictions of record and any other senior encumbrances. In the event an agent of Plaintiff does not appear at the time of sale, the within property shall be withdrawn from sale and sold at the next available sales date upon the terms and conditions as set forth in the Judgment of Foreclosure and Sale or such terms as may be set forth in a supplemental order. The Honorable Richard L. Booth Master In Equity for Sumter County Brock & Scott, PLLC 3800 Fernandina Road, Suite 110 Columbia, SC 29210 Attorneys for Plaintiff

NOTICE OF SALE BY VIRTUE of a decree heretofore granted in the case of: Deutsche Bank National Trust Company, as Trustee for Long Beach Mortgage Loan Trust 2005-WL1 vs. Sherry E. Blackmon; Michael K. Blackmon; Citifinancial, Inc.; JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association, C/A No. 10-CP-43-0933, The following property will be sold on June 3, 2013 at 12:00 Noon at the Sumter County Courthouse to the highest bidder: All that certain piece, parcel or lot of land, with any and all improvements thereon, situate, lying and being in Sumter Township, County of Sumter, State of South Carolina and being particularly shown and delineated as Lot 27 of Section 5, Bay Springs Subdivision, on Plat of Edmunds Land Surveyors dated September 13, 1991 and recorded in the Office of the Register of Deeds for Sumter County in Plat book 91 at Page 1261; Pursuant to Section 30-5-250 of the Code of Laws of South Carolina (1976), reference to said Plat is hereby craved for the particulars of the boundaries, metes, courses, and/or distances of the property delineated thereon. Derivation: Deed Book 974 at Page 1942

Property Address: 2752 Sandhill Dr, Sumter, SC 29154 TMS #207-01-06-020 SUBJECT TO ASSESSMENTS, SUMTER AD VALOREM TAXES, EASEMENTS AND/OR, RESTRICTIONS OF RECORD, AND OTHER SENIOR ENCUMBRANCES. TERMS OF SALE: A 5% deposit in certified funds is required. The

In Loving Memory of

Ms. Lottie B. Davis

Mr. Roland H. Davis, Jr. and family wish to acknowledge and give appreciation to the community of friends and supporters for your kindness shown to us during the loss of our beloved Mrs. Lottie B. Davis. Your expressions of sympathy gave us comfort during our time of bereavement.

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from date of sale to date of compliance with the bid at the rate of 5.025% per annum. For complete terms of sale, see Judgment of Foreclosure and Sale filed with the Sumter County Clerk of Court at C/A #10-CP-43-0933.

NOTICE: The foreclosure deed is not a warranty deed. Interested bidders should satisfy themselves as to the quality of title to be conveyed by obtaining an independent title search prior to the foreclosure sale date.


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Richard L. Booth Master In Equity for Sumter County, Samuel C. Waters, Esq. Attorney for Plaintiff P.O. Box 100200 Columbia, SC 29202-3200 (803) 744-4444 011847-03011 Website: www.rtt-law.com (see link to Resources / Foreclosures Sales) 1040158

NOTICE OF SALE BY VIRTUE of a decree heretofore granted in the case of: Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. vs. Katheryn W. Pack a/k/a Katheryn Pack a/k/a Kathryn W. Pack; Household Finance Corporation II; Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. as nominee for Westar Mortgage, Inc., its successors and assigns (MIN #1001263-0000005428-9); C/A No. 13-CP-43-0092, The following property will be sold on June 3, 2013 at 12:00 Noon at the Sumter County Courthouse to the highest bidder: All that certain piece, parcel, or lot of land, together with the dwelling and improvements thereon, lying and being situate in the Township of Privateer, County of Sumter, State of South Carolina, being a 1.00 acres lot, more or less, shown and delineated as Lot No. 3 on that plat prepared by Joseph R. Edwards, RLS, dated July 10, 1992 and recorded in Plat Book 92 at Page 1281 in the records of the Register of Deeds Office for Sumter County. Aforesaid plat is specifically incorporated herein and reference is craved thereto for a more complete and accurate description of the metes, bounds, courses and distances of the property concerned herein. This description is made in lieu of the metes and bounds as permitted by law under Section 30-5-250 of The Code of Laws of South Carolina (1976), as amended. Also conveyed herewith is a right-of-way, thirty feet (30') in width, running from the Southwestern corner of the property now or formerly of Winder (located to the North of the captioned property) to Frisco Branch Road, a public road. Derivation: Book 853 at Page 915.

Property Address: 4265 Winder Lane, Sumter, SC 29154-8634 176-00-02-072, SUBJECT TO ASSESSMENTS, SUMTER AD VALOREM TAXES, EASEMENTS AND/OR, RESTRICTIONS OF RECORD, AND OTHER SENIOR ENCUMBRANCES. TERMS OF SALE: A 5% deposit in certified funds is required. The deposit will be applied towards the purchase price unless the bidder defaults, in which case the deposit will be forfeited. If the successful bidder fails, or refuses, to make the required deposit on the day of sale or fails or refuses to comply with the bid within 20 days, then the property will be resold at the bidder's risk. No personal or deficiency judgment being demanded, the bidding will not remain open after the date of sale, but compliance with the bid may be made immediately. The successful bidder will be required to pay interest on the amount of the bid from date of sale to date of compliance with the bid at the rate of 6.625% per annum. For complete terms of sale, see Judgment of Foreclosure and Sale filed with the Sumter County Clerk of Court at C/A #13-CP-43-0092. NOTICE: The foreclosure deed is not a warranty deed. Interested bidders should satisfy themselves as to the quality of title to be conveyed by obtaining an independent title search prior to the foreclosure sale date. Richard L. Booth Master In Equity for Sumter County, Samuel C. Waters, Esq. Attorney for Plaintiff P.O. Box 100200 Columbia, SC 29202-3200 (803) 744-4444 013263-03042 Website: www.rtt-law.com (see link to Resources / Foreclosures Sales) 1037321 NOTICE OF SALE Deficiency Judgment Waived IN THE COURT OF COMMON PLEAS CASE NO. 2009-CP-43-722 STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF SUMTER JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO CHASE HOME FINANCE LLC, Plaintiff, v. JONTAY L. GAYMON, Defendant(s). BY VIRTUE of the decree heretofore granted in the case of: JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO CHASE HOME FINANCE LLC against JONTAY L. GAYMON, the undersigned Master in Equity for SUMTER County, South Carolina, will sell on 06/03/2013 at 12:00 p.m., at the Sumter County Courthouse, 141 North Main Street, Room 311, City of Sumter, State of South Carolina, to the highest bidder: ALL THAT CERTAIN PIECE, PARCEL OR LOT OF LAND, WITH THE IMPROVEMENTS THEREON, IF ANY, SITUATE, LYING AND BEING IN PRIVATEER TOWNSHIP, COUNTY OF SUMTER, STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA, DELINEATED ON PLAT PREPARED BY JAMES D. WILLSON, RLS DATED AUGUST 8, 2002 AND RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 2003 AT PAGE 211 IN THE RMC FOR SUMTER COUNTY, BOUNDED AND MEASURING AS FOLLOWS: ON THE NORTHEAST BY LANDS OF HOLMAN AND MEASURING THEREON 135.98 FEET; ON THE SOUTHEAST BY LANDS OF HOLMAN AND MEASURING THEREON 325.11 FEET; ON THE SOUTHWEST BY RAMSEY ROAD AND MEASURING, THEREON 132.01 FEET; AND ON THE NORTHWEST BY LANDS NOW OR FORMERLY OF MCENTIRE AND PALMETTO PROPERTY AND MEASURING THEREON 352.13 FEET; BE THE SAID MEASUREMENTS MORE OR LESS. THIS IS THE PROPERTY

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KNOWN AS 6015 RAMSEY ROAD SUMTER, SOUTH CAROLINA 29154 BEARING SUMTER TAX MAP NUMBER: 212-00-02-072. THIS IS THE PROPERTY CONVEYED TO JONTAY L. GAYMON BY DEED OF JOHN A. BLOODWORTH, JR. DATED JANUARY 3, 2006 AND RECORDED 01/06/2006 IN DEED BOOK 1011 PAGE 1836.

CURRENT ADDRESS OF PROPERTY: 6015 Ramsey Road, Sumter, SC 29154 TMS: 2120002072 TERMS OF SALE: The successful bidder, other than the Plaintiff, will deposit with the Master, at conclusion of the bidding, five percent (5%) of his bid, in cash or equivalent, as evidence of good faith, same to be applied to the purchase price in case of compliance, but to be forfeited and applied first to costs and then to the Plaintiff's debt in the case of non-compliance. Should the last and highest bidder fail to comply with the other terms of the bid within thirty (30) days, then the Master may re-sell the property on the same terms and conditions on some subsequent Sales Day (at the risk of the said highest bidder). No personal or deficiency judgment being demanded, the bidding shall not remain open after the date of sale and shall be final on that date, and compliance with the bid may be made immediately. Purchaser to pay for documentary stamps on the Deed. The successful bidder will be required to pay interest on the amount of the bid from date of sale to date of compliance with the bid at the rate of 6.25% per annum. The sale shall be subject to taxes and assessments, existing easements and restrictions, easements and restrictions of record. In the event an agent of Plaintiff does not appear at the time of sale, the within property shall be withdrawn from sale and sold at the next available sales date upon the terms and conditions as set forth in the Judgment of Foreclosure and Sale or such terms as may be set forth in a supplemental order.

Richard L. Booth Master in Equity for Sumter County Sumter, South Carolina CRAWFORD & VON KELLER, LLC PO Box 4216 Columbia, SC 29240 Attorneys for Plaintiff

Notice of Sale C/A No: 2006-43-1665 BY VIRTUE OF A DECREE of the Court of Common Pleas for Sumter County, South Carolina, heretofore issued in the case of Bank of America, N.A., successor by merger to BAC Home Loans Servicing, LP FKA Countrywide Home Loans Servicing, LP against, Tyrone Fullard, Cornthia Davis, and South Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles, I the undersigned as Master in Equity for Sumter County, will sell on June 3, 2013, at 12 pm o'clock , at the Sumter County Courthouse in Sumter, South Carolina, to the highest bidder: Legal Description Address:

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All that certain piece, parcel or lot of land, situate, lying and being in the County of Sumter, State of South Carolina, being shown and designated as Lot No. 44, containing 0.59 acre, as shown on that certain plat of Edmunds Land Surveying, Inc., dated May 19, 1999 and recorded in the Office of the ROD for Sumter County in Plat Book 2000 at Page 438, reference to which is craved for the exact metes, boundaries and distances pursuant to authority contained in Section 30-5-250 of the Code of Laws of South Carolina, 1976, as amended. This is the property known as 1115 Gilbert Street. This being the identical property conveyed unto Tyrone Fullard and Cornthia Davis by Deed of Mark Brody, dated April 17, 2002 and recorded April 24, 2002, in Volume 839 at Page 1342, in the Office of the Register of Deeds for Sumter County, State of South Carolina.

Property Address: 1115 Gilbert Street, Sumter, SC 29150 TMS#: 2511001027

Richard L. Booth Master in Equity for Sumter County Butler and Hosch, P.A. Genevieve S. Johnson SC Bar No. 78480 1201 Main Street, Suite 1110 Columbia, South Carolina 29201 Telephone: (803) 252-7370 Fax: (803) 771-7768 Attorneys for Plaintiff

NOTICE OF MASTER IN EQUITY SALE CASE NO.2011-CP-43-606 BY VIRTUE OF A DECREE of the Court of Common Pleas for Sumter County, South Carolina, heretofore issued in the case of Wells Fargo Bank, National Association, as Trustee of the Green Tree Mortgage Loan Trust 2005-HE1, against David Scott and Debra L. Scott, et al., the Master in Equity for Sumter County, or his agent, will sell on June 3, 2013, at 12:00 noon, at Sumter County Courthouse, Sumter, SC, to the highest bidder. All that certain piece, parcel or lot of land, with improvements thereon, situate, lying and being in the Township of Stateburg, County of Sumter, State of South Carolina, designated as Lot No. 59, Block O, of Oakland Plantation, as shown in Plat Book Z-28 at page 61, and more recently and particularly shown on a plat by Joseph R. Edwards, RLS, dated June 1, 1982, recordedin Plat Book Z-46 at page 236, records of Sumter County. Said Lot No. 59, Block O, being bounded and measuring as follows: On the North by Lot No. 60, said plat and measuring thereon 139.5 feet; on the East by lands of Oakland Plantation, said plat, and measuring thereon 110.0 feet; on the South by Lot No. 58, said plat and measuring thereon 152.62 feet; and on the West by Derwent Drive, said plat, and fronting thereon 69.8 feet. Be all measurements a little more or less and according to said recent plat. This being the identical property conveyed to David Scott and Debra L. Scott by deed from George E. Sanford, II, dated February 6, 1996, recorded February 10, 1997, in the Office of the Sumter County Register in Book 667, Page 147.

Property commonly known as: 2441 Derwent Drive, Sumter, SC 29154 TMS Number:

1340902070

Also: a 2002 Fleetwood Glenbrooke SLE 64'x32' mobile home, serial #NCFL241AB67386GB13. TERMS OF SALE: For cash. Interest at the rate of 7.625 % to be paid on balance of bid from date of sale to date of compliance. The purchaser to pay for papers and stamps, and that the successful bidder or bidders, other than the Plaintiff therein, do, upon the acceptance of his or her bid, deposit with the Master in Equity for Sumter County a certified check or cash in the amount equal to five per cent (5%) of the amount of bid on said premises at the sale as evidence of good faith in bidding, and subject to any resale of said premises under Order of this Court; and in the event the said purchaser or purchasers fail to comply with the terms of sale within 30 days, the Master in Equity shall forthwith resell the said property, after the due notice and advertisement, and shall continue to sell the same each subsequent sales day until a purchaser, who shall comply with the terms of sale, shall be obtained, such sales to be made at the risk of the former purchaser. As a personal or deficiency judgment is demanded, the bidding will remain open for a period of thirty (30) days pursuant to S.C. CODE Ann. Section 15-39-720 (1976). If the Plaintiff or the Plaintiff's representative does not appear at the above-described sale, then the sale of the property will be null, void, and of no force and effect. In such event, the sale will be rescheduled for the next available sales day. Plaintiff may waive any of its rights, including its right to a deficiency judgment, prior to sale. Sold subject to taxes and assessments, existing easements and restrictions of record. Special Referee For Sumter County KORN LAW FIRM, P.A. Attorney for Plaintiff 1300 Pickens Street Columbia, SC 29211

NOTICE OF SALE By virtue of a Decree of the Court of Common Pleas for Sumter County, South Carolina, heretofore granted in the case of Bank of America, NA -v- Burrell and Jennifer Rogerson, C/A NO. 2013-CP-43-0228, I the undersigned Richard Booth, as Master in Equity will sell on June 3, 2013, at 12 o'clock P.M. at the County Courthouse in Sumter County, South Carolina, to the highest bidder:

TERMS OF SALE: For cash. The purchaser to pay for papers and recording fees for deed, and that the successful bidder, other than the Plaintiff herein, do, upon the acceptance of his or her bid, deposit with the Master in Equity for Sumter County a certified check or cash in the amount equal to 5% of the amount of the bid, by 4:00 pm on the day of the sale and bid or immediately if directed by the Judge, same to be applied on the purchase money only upon compliance with the bid, but in case of non-compliance within twenty (20) days, the deposit of 5% is to be forfeited and applied to Plaintiff's Judgment debt and the property re-advertised for sale upon the same terms at th risk of the former highest bidder. Purchaser to pay for deed recording fees and deed stamps.

ALL that certain piece, parcel and lot/tract of land with improvements thereon, if any, situate, lying and being in the County of Sumter, State of South Carolina identified as Lot No. 60 of Patriot Village Subdivision, Phase I and being more fully shown and delineated on a plat thereof prepared by Louis W. Tisdale, RLS dated November 13, 2002, and recorded in Plat Book 2004 at page 374, records of Sumter County. This said lot has such metes, boundaries, courses and distances as are shown on said plat, which are incorporated herein in accordance with the provisions of Section 30-5-250 of the Code of Laws of South Carolina 1977. This property is known as 401 Continental Road or 295 Albemarle Court, Sumter, SC. Represented by Sumter County Parcel No. 185-16-03-032.

Deficiency judgment not being demanded, the bidding will not remain open after the sale, but compliance with the bid may be made immediately.

This being the same property conveyed to Burrell S. Rogerson and Jennifer B. Rogerson by deed of Gainey Construction Company recorded May 10, 2007 in Deed Book 1077 at page 627.

The property will be sold subject to any past due or accruing property taxes, assessments, existing easements and restrictions of record and any other senior encumbrances.

PROPERTY ADDRESS: 401 Continental Drive Sumter, South Carolina 29150

The successful bidder will be required to pay interest on the amount of the bid from the date of sale to date of compliance with the bid at the interest rate of 11.6% per annum.

The sale shall be subject to taxes and assessments, existing easements and restrictions of record, and any senior encumbrances.

TMS # 185-16-03-032

The Plaintiff does not warrant its title search to purchases at foreclosure sale or other third parties, who should have their own title search performed on the subject

TERMS OF SALE: FOR CASH: the undersigned will require a deposit of 5% of the amount of the bid (in cash or equivalent), same to be applied on the purchase price only upon compliance with the bid, interest on

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the balance of the bid at six and 375/1000 (6.375%) shall be paid to the day of compliance as established in the Master in Equity's Order and Judgment of Foreclosure and Sale, but in case of noncompliance within 30 days, same to be forfeited and applied to the costs and Plaintiff's debt and the property readvertised for sale upon the same terms (at the risk of the former highest bidder). Personal or deficiency judgment being granted against the defendant Burrell S. Rogerson, the bidding will remain open for thirty days after the date of sale. Purchaser to pay for preparation of deed and deed stamps.

134-08-02-015. Derivation: This is the identical property conveyed to Rickie R. Bowen and Deborah S. Bowen by deed of Miranda D. Hinds dated December 21, 2006 and recorded in the Office of the Register of Deeds for Sumter County in Book 1058 at page 733 on December 22, 2006.

Richard Booth Master in Equity for Sumter County Weston Adams Law Firm Attorneys for Plaintiff

NOTICE OF SALE CIVIL ACTION NO. 2012-CP-43-00560 BY VIRTUE of the decree heretofore granted in the case of: Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. vs. Clinton O. Roberts and Gail A. Roberts, et al., the undersigned Master In Equity for Sumter County, South Carolina, will sell on June 3, 2013 at 12:00PM, at the Sumter County Courthouse, City of Sumter, State of South Carolina, to the highest bidder: ALL THAT CERTAIN PIECE, PARCEL OR LOT OF LAND WITH THE IMPROVEMENTS THEREON, LYING, BEING AND SITUATE IN THE COUNTY AND TOWNSHIP OF SUMTER, STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA, AND BEING DESIGNATED AS LOT NOS. 5 AND 6, BLOCK M, OF GEDDIE GARDENS SUBDIVISION, AND BEING SHOWN ON A PLAT PREPARED BY EDWARDS LAND SURVEYORS DATED MAY 14, 1987, AND RECORDED IN THE OFFICE OF THE R.M.C. FOR SUMTER COUNTY IN PLAT BOOK 87 AT PAGE 762. SUBJECT PROPERTY BEING BOUNDED AND MEASURING AS FOLLOWS: ON THE NORTHEAST BY LOT NO. 4 AND MEASURING THEREON 200.24 FEET; ON THE SOUTHEAST BY LOT NO. 15 AND 16 AND MEASURING THEREON 99.77 FEET; ON THE SOUTHWEST BY LOT NO. 7 AND MEASURING THEREON 200.48 FEET; AND ON THE NORTHWEST BY PRATT AVENUE WHERE IT FRONTS AND MEASURES 100.85 FEET. BEING ALL OF SAID MEASUREMENTS A LITTLE MORE OR LESS ACCORDING TO SAID PLAT. THIS BEING THE SAME PROPERTY CONVEYED TO CLINTON O. ROBERTS AND GAIL A. ROBERTS BY DEED OF J. M. BARRETT, DATED 05/14/1987 AND RECORDED ON 05/19/1987 IN BOOK 450 AT PAGE 1621.

Property Address: 85 Pratt Avenue, Sumter, SC 29153 TMS: 268-11-01-022 and 268-11-01-033 TERMS OF SALE: The successful bidder, other than the Plaintiff, will deposit with the Master In Equity, at conclusion of the bidding, five percent (5%) of his bid, in cash or equivalent, as evidence of good faith, same to be applied to the purchase price in case of compliance, but to be forfeited and applied first to costs and then to the Plaintiff's debt in the case of non-compliance. Should the last and highest bidder fail to comply with the other terms of the bid within thirty (30) days, then the Master In Equity may re-sell the property on the same terms and conditions on some subsequent Sales Day (at the risk of the said highest bidder). No personal or deficiency judgment being demanded, the bidding shall not remain open after the date of sale and shall be final on that date, and compliance with the bid may be made immediately. Purchaser to pay for documentary stamps on the Deed. The successful bidder will be required to pay interest on the amount of the bid from date of sale to date of compliance with the bid at the rate of 9.5% per annum. The sale shall be subject to taxes and assessments, existing easements and restrictions, easements and restrictions of record and any other senior encumbrances. In the event an agent of Plaintiff does not appear at the time of sale, the within property shall be withdrawn from sale and sold at the next available sales date upon the terms and conditions as set forth in the Judgment of Foreclosure and Sale or such terms as may be set forth in a supplemental order. The Honorable Richard L. Booth Master In Equity for Sumter County Brock & Scott, PLLC 3800 Fernandina Road, Suite 110 Columbia, SC 29210 Attorneys for Plaintiff

NOTICE OF MASTER IN EQUITY SALE CIVIL ACTION NO. 2013-CP-43-0293 BY VIRTUE OF A DECREE of the Court of Common Pleas for Sumter County, South Carolina, heretofore issued in the case of DEUTSCHE BANK NATIONAL TRUST COMPANY, AS Trustee for the registered holders of MORGAN STANLEY ABS CAPITAL I INC. TRUST 2007-HE5 MORTGAGE PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2007-HE5, against Rickie R. Bowen and Deborah S. Bowen, et al., the Master in Equity for Sumter County, or his agent, will sell on June 3, 2013, at 12:00 P.M. noon, at Sumter County Courthouse, 141 Main Street, Sumter, SC, to the highest bidder: All that piece, parcel, or lot of land with the improvements thereon, situate in the County of Sumter, Stateburg Township, State of South Carolina, being shown and designated as Lot No. 6, Block O, of Oakland Plantation on a plat of Joseph R. Edwards, RLS, dated-July 14, 1987 and recorded in the Office of the Register of Deeds for Sumter County in Plat Book 87 at page 1149. This said lot has such metes, boundaries, courses and distances as are shown on said plat, which are incorporated herein in accordance with the provisions of section 30-5-250 of the Code of Laws of South Carolina, 1976. This is the same property known as 5523 Oakcrest Road, Sumter, SC. Represented by Sumter County Parcel No.

PROPERTY ADDRESS: 5523 Oakcrest Rd, Sumter, SC TMS Number: 134-08-02-015 This being the same property conveyed to Rickie R. Bowen and Deborah S. Bowen by deed of Miranda D. Hinds, dated December 21, 2006, and recorded in the Office of the Register of Deeds for Sumter County on December 22, 2006, in Deed Book 1058 at Page 00733. TERMS OF SALE: FOR CASH. The Master in Equity will require a deposit of 5% of the bid amount in cash or certified funds, which is to be applied on the purchase price upon compliance with the bid. Interest on the balance of the bid at 8.54% shall be paid to the day of compliance. In case of noncompliance within 20 days, after the sale, the deposit of 5% is to be forfeited and applied to Plaintiff's judgment debt and the property re-advertised for sale upon the same terms at the risk of the former highest bidder. Purchaser to pay for deed recording fees and deed stamps. Deficiency judgment not being demanded, the bidding will not remain open after the date of sale, but compliance with the bid may be made immediately. Should Plaintiff, Plaintiff's attorney, or Plaintiff's agent fail to appear on the day of sale, the property shall not be sold, but shall be re-advertised and sold at some convenient sales day thereafter when Plaintiff, Plaintiff's attorney, or Plaintiff's agent, is present. The sale shall be subject to taxes and assessments, existing easements and easements and restrictions of record. Plaintiff does not warrant its title search to purchasers at foreclosure sale or other third parties, who should have their own title search performed on the subject property. Richard L. Booth Master in Equity for Sumter County Sumter, South Carolina The Hunoval Law Firm, PLLC 501 Minuet Lane, #104A Charlotte, NC 28217 (704) 334-7114 Attorneys for Plaintiff

NOTICE OF MASTER IN EQUITY SALE CASE NO.2012-CP-43-2005 BY VIRTUE OF A DECREE of the Court of Common Pleas for Sumter County, South Carolina, heretofore issued in the case of Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., as Trustee on behalf of Lake Country Mortgage Loan Trust 2006-HE1, by Green Tree Servicing LLC as Servicer , against Kennth B. Knight and Wanthani Okuhara, et al., the Master in Equity for Sumter County, or his agent, will sell on June 3, 2013, at 12:00 noon, at Sumter County Courthouse, Sumter, SC, to the highest bidder. All that certain piece, parcel or lot of land, with the dwelling and improvements thereon, situate, lying and being in the City of Sumter, County of Sumter, State of South Carolina, designated as Lot No. 165, Third Addition of Millwood Gardens Subdivision upon that certain plat of D. D. Edmunds, RLS, dated September 29, 1987, and recorded in the Office of the RMC for Sumter County, South Carolina, in PB 87 at page 1500; reference to which plat is made for a more complete and accurate description thereof. This being the identical property conveyed to Wanthani Okuhara by deed from Johnny W. Kolb, dated July 29, 1991, recorded July 29, 1991, in the Office of the Sumter County Register in Book 529, Page 1515. Subsequently, Wanthani Okuhara conveyed one-half (1/2) of the property to Kenneth B. Knight by deed executed on August 1, 1997, and recorded on August 22, 1997, in Book 683 at Page 447. Subsequently, Wanthani Okuhara and Kenneth B. Knight coveyed to the property to Wanthani Okuhahra and Kenneth B. Knigh by Survivorship Deed executed on July 10, 1998, and recorded on July 13, 1998, in Book 711 at Page 405.

Property commonly known as: 1716 W. Oakland Drive, Sumter, SC 29150 TMS Number:

2270103006

TERMS OF SALE: For cash. The purchaser to pay for papers and recording fees for deed, and that the successful bidder, other than the Plaintiff herein, do, upon the acceptance of his or her bid, deposit with the Master in Equity for Sumter County a certified check or cash in the amount equal to 5% of the amount of the bid, by 4:00 pm on the day of the sale and bid or immediately if directed by the Judge, same to be applied on the purchase money only upon compliance with the bid, but in case of non-compliance within twenty (20) days, the deposit of 5% is to be forfeited and applied to Plaintiff's Judgment debt and the property re-advertised for sale upon the same terms at th risk of the former highest bidder. Purchaser to pay for deed recording fees and deed stamps.

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Deficiency judgment being demanded, bidding will not close on sales day, but will remain open for a period of 30 days from the date of the sale. THE PLAINTIFF RESERVES THE RIGHT TO WAIVE DEFICIENCY UP TO AND INCLUDING THE DATE OF THE SALE. The property will be sold subject to any past due or accruing property taxes, assessments, existing easements and restrictions of record and any other senior encumbrances. This Property will be sold subject to the 120 day right of redemption of the United States of America. The successful bidder will be required to pay interest on the amount of the bid from the date of sale to date of compliance with the bid at the interest rate of 10.54% per annum. The Plaintiff does not warrant its title search to purchases at foreclosure sale or other third parties, who should have their own title search performed on the subject property. Richard L. Booth Master in Equity for Sumter County Sumter, South Carolina CRAWFORD & VON KELLER, LLC PO Box 4216 Columbia, SC 29240 Attorneys for Plaintiff

NOTICE OF SALE CIVIL ACTION NO. 2012-CP-43-01299 BY VIRTUE of the decree heretofore granted in the case of: Bank of America, N.A., s/b/m to BAC Home Loans Servicing, LP f/k/a Countrywide Home Loans Servicing, LP vs. Daisy Missouri McIntosh, et al., the undersigned Master In Equity for Sumter County, South Carolina, will sell on June 3, 2013 at 12:00PM, at the Sumter County Courthouse, City of Sumter, State of South Carolina, to the highest bidder: ALL THAT CERTAIN PIECE, PARCEL OR LOT OF LAND WITH ANY AND ALL IMPROVEMENTS THEREON, IF ANY, SITUATE, LYING AND BEING IN THE COUNTY OF SUMTER, STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA, SHOWN AND DESIGNATED AS LOT NO. 4010 B, CONTAINING +/- 1.03 ACRES ON A PLAT PREPARED BY JOSEPH R. EDWARDS, RLS, DATED AUGUST 14, 2007 AND RECORDED IN THE OFFICE OF THE REGISTER OF DEEDS FOR SUMTER COUNTY IN PLAT BOOK 2007 AT PAGE 484; SAID LOT HAVING SUCH METES, BOUNDARIES, COURSES AND DISTANCES AS ARE SHOWN ON SAID PLAT, WHICH ARE INCORPORATED HEREIN IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE PROVISIONS OF SECTION 30-5-250 OF THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976. ALSO INCLUDED HEREWITH IS THAT CERTAIN 2005 FLEETWOOD MANUFACTURED HOME BEARING SERIAL NUMBER VAFL319AB59830CY13 (SEE RETIREMENT AFFIDAVIT IN BOOK 1052 AT PAGE 1449). THIS BEING THE SAME PROPERTY CONVEYED TO DAISY MCINTOSH BY DEED OF JOHN BARCELLO DATED AUGUST 25, 2008 AND RECORDED SEPT 3, 2008 IN BOOK 1111 AT PAGE 3437 IN THE OFFICE OF THE REGISTER OF DEEDS FOR SUMER COUNTY.

Property Address: 5165 Silo Road, Sumter, SC 29150 TMS: 219-05-03-015 TERMS OF SALE: The successful bidder, other than the Plaintiff, will deposit with the Master In Equity, at conclusion of the bidding, five percent (5%) of his bid, in cash or equivalent, as evidence of good faith, same to be applied to the purchase price in case of compliance, but to be forfeited and applied first to costs and then to the Plaintiff's debt in the case of non-compliance. Should the last and highest bidder fail to comply with the other terms of the bid within thirty (30) days, then the Master In Equity may re-sell the property on the same terms and conditions on some subsequent Sales Day (at the risk of the said highest bidder). No personal or deficiency judgment being demanded, the bidding shall not remain open after the date of sale and shall be final on that date, and compliance with the bid may be made immediately. Purchaser to pay for documentary stamps on the Deed. The successful bidder will be required to pay interest on the amount of the bid from date of sale to date of compliance with the bid at the rate of 7% per annum. The sale shall be subject to taxes and assessments, existing easements and restrictions, easements and restrictions of record and any other senior encumbrances. In the event an agent of Plaintiff does not appear at the time of sale, the within property shall be withdrawn from sale and sold at the next available sales date upon the terms and conditions as set forth in the Judgment of Foreclosure and Sale or such terms as may be set forth in a supplemental order. The Honorable Richard L. Booth Master In Equity for Sumter County Brock & Scott, PLLC 3800 Fernandina Road, Suite 110 Columbia, SC 29210 Attorneys for Plaintiff


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BY VIRTUE of the decree heretofore granted in the case of: Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., s/b/m to Wachovia Bank, N.A. vs. Aqua Finance, Inc.; Estate of Willie Mae Wilson; Ruby Gray a/k/a Ruby Gary a/k/a Ruby Sabrina Gary a/k/a Ruby Sabrina Gallishaw a/k/a Ruby Sabrina Cook; SAFE Federal Credit Union; Janice Simon; South Carolina Attorney General; South Carolina Department of Probation, Parole and Pardon Services; Sumter County Clerk of Court; Dorothy Thompson; Yolanda Tomlin; Annie Vaughn; Vilaia Pearson a/k/a Vilaiar Pearson a/k/a Viola Pearson; Henry Wilson, et al., the undersigned Master In Equity for Sumter County, South Carolina, will sell on May 6, 2013 at 12:00PM, at the Sumter County Courthouse, City of Sumter, State of South Carolina, to the highest bidder: ALL THAT CERTAIN PIECE, PARCEL, OR LOT OF LAND, TOGETHER WITH THE IMPROVEMENTS THEREON; IF ANY, SITUATE, LYING, AND BEING IN THE CITY AND COUNTY OF SUMTER, STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA, BEING SHOWN AND DESIGNATED AS REMAINING PORTION OF LOT #122, AS SHOWN ON THAT CERTAIN PLAT PREPARED FOR JOHNNIE WILSON BY LOUIS W. TISDALE, RLS, DATED MARCH 11, 1997 AND RECORDED IN THE OFFICE OF THE REGISTER OF MESNE CONVEYANCES FOR SUMTER COUNTY IN PLAT BOOK 97, AT PAGE 299, AND HAVING SUCH METES AND BOUNDS AS ARE SHOWN ON SAID PLAT, THIS DESCRIPTION BEING IN LIEU OF METES AND BOUNDS AS PERMITTED UNDER SECTION 30-5-250 OF THE 1976 CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA. THIS BEING THE SAME PROPERTY CONVEYED TO JOHNNIE WILSON, JR. BY DEED OF MARY GATHERS DATED MARCH 18, 1997, RECORDED MARCH 17, 1997 IN BOOK 669 AT PAGE 1782 IN THE SUMTER COUNTY RECORDS. THEREAFTER BEING THE SAME PROPERTY CONVEYED UNTO WILLIE MAE WILSON, ANNIE VAUGHN, VILLIAR PEARSON, HENRY WILSON, AND DOROTHY THOMPSON BY DEED OF DISTRIBUTION DATED JANUARY 11, 2006 AND RECORDED NOVEMBER 6, 2008 IN BOOK 1114 AT PAGE 3476. ALSO THIS BEING THE SAME PROPERTY CONVEYED UNTO WILLIE MAE WILSON BY DEED OF ANNIE VAUGH, VILLIAR PEARSON, DOROTHY THOMPSON, AND HENRY WILSON DATED ON NOVEMBER 6, 2008 AND RECORDED NOVEMBER 11, 2008 IN BOOK 1115 AT PAGE 186.

CURRENT ADDRESS OF PROPERTY: 32 Edwards Street, Sumter, SC 29150 TMS: 228-14-03-029 TERMS OF SALE: The successful bidder, other than the Plaintiff, will deposit with the Master In Equity, at conclusion of the bidding, five percent (5%) of his bid, in cash or equivalent, as evidence of good faith, same to be applied to the purchase price in case of compliance, but to be forfeited and applied first to costs and then to the Plaintiff's debt in the case of non-compliance. Should the last and highest bidder fail to comply with the other terms of the bid within thirty (30) days, then the Master In Equity may re-sell the property on the same terms and conditions on some subsequent Sales Day (at the risk of the said highest bidder). No personal or deficiency judgment being demanded, the bidding shall not remain open after the date of sale and shall be final on that date, and compliance with the bid may be made immediately. Purchaser to pay for documentary stamps on the Deed. The successful bidder will be required to pay interest on the amount of the bid from date of sale to date of compliance with the bid at the rate of 10.13% per annum. The sale shall be subject to taxes and assessments, existing easements and restrictions, easements and restrictions of record and any other senior encumbrances. In the event an agent of Plaintiff does not appear at the time of sale, the within property shall be withdrawn from sale and sold at the next available sales date upon the terms and conditions as set forth in the Judgment of Foreclosure and Sale or such terms as may be set forth in a supplemental order. The Honorable Richard L. Booth Master In Equity for Sumter County Brock & Scott, PLLC 3800 Fernandina Road, Suite 110 Columbia, SC 29210 Attorneys for Plaintiff

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Should the Plaintiff, or one of its representatives, fail to be present at the time of sale, the property is automatically withdrawn from said sale and sold at the next available sales day upon the terms and conditions as set forth in the Judgment of Foreclosure and Sale or any Supplemental Order.

THIS SALE IS SUBJECT TO ASSESSMENTS, COUNTY TAXES, EXISTING EASEMENTS, EASEMENTS AND RESTRICTIONS OF RECORD, AND OTHER SENIOR ENCUMBRANCES. No personal or deficiency judgment being demanded, the bidding will not remain open after the date of sale, but compliance with the bid may be made immediately. NOTICE: The foreclosure deed is not a warranty deed. Interested bidders should satisfy themselves as to the quality of title to be conveyed by obtaining an independent title search well before the foreclosure sale date. Honorable Benjamin D. Moore Special Referee Lee County, Riley, Pope & Laney, LLC, Post Office Box 11412, Columbia, SC 29211 (803) 799-9993 Attorneys for Plaintiff 1040007

NOTICE OF SALE 2010-CP-43-01322 BY VIRTUE of a decree heretofore granted in the case of: Citibank, N.A. as successor in interest to Citicorp Trust Bank, FSB against Gloria G. Armstrong, I, the undersigned Master in Equity for Sumter County, will sell on June 3, 2013, at 12:00 p.m. at County Courthouse in Sumter, South Carolina to the highest bidder, the following described property, to-wit: All that certain piece, parcel or lot of land, together with improvements thereon, if any situate, lying and being located in the County of Sumter, State of South Carolina, being shown and delineated as Lot 28, Block C on a plat by Joseph R. Edwards, RLS dated April 5, 1995 and recorded in Plat Book 95 at Page 359 in the Office of the RMC for Sumter County. Aforesaid plat is specifically incorporated herein and referenced is craved thereto for a more complete and accurate description of the metes, bounds, courses and distances of the property concerned herein, this description is in lieu of the metes and bounds, as permitted by law under section 30-5-250 of the 1976 Code of Laws of South Carolina as amended, be all of said measurements a little more or a little less and according to said plat. Being the same property conveyed by fee simple deed from Michael L. Stamps and Alice Michelle Jones n/k/a Alice Michelle Stamps to Gloria G. Armstrong, dated March 19, 2002 and recorded on March 19, 2002 in Volume 836 at Page 252 in Sumter County Records, State of South Carolina.

Property Address: 56 Lemmon Street, Sumter, SC 29150 TMS No. 248-09-03-045 TERMS OF SALE: The successful bidder, other than the plaintiff, will deposit with the Master in Equity, at conclusion of the bidding, five per cent (5%) of said bid, in cash or equivalent, as evidence of good faith, same to be applied to purchase price in case of compliance, but to be forfeited and applied first to costs and then to plaintiff's debt in the case of noncompliance. Should the successful bidder fail or refuse to make the required deposit at time of bid or comply with the other terms of the bid within twenty (20) days, then the Master in Equity may resell the property on the same terms and conditions (at the risk of the said defaulting bidder).

2011-CP-31-0253 BY VIRTUE of a decree heretofore granted in the case of: CitiMortgage, Inc. against Calbert W. Johnson, Carol N. Johnson and CitiBank, NA, I, the undersigned Special Referee for Lee County, will sell on June 4, 2013, at 12:30PM, at County Courthouse, 1 Public Square in Darlington, South Carolina to the highest bidder, the following described property, to-wit: All that certain piece, parcel, or lot of land, with improvements thereon, situate, lying and being in the Town of Bishopville, County of Lee, State of South Carolina, and being bounded and described, now or formerly as follows: on the Southeast by Roundup Drive of said town and measuring thereon Two Hundred (200) feet, more or less; on the Southwest by Ridge Street of said town and measuring thereon One Hundred Sixty (160) feet more or less; on the Northwest by a ditch separating this parcel from the lands of Jennings and measuring thereon One Hundred Eighty-seven (187) feet, more or less; and on the Northeast by the remaining portion of Lot 35 on a plat hereinafter referred to now said to belong to Baker and measuring thereon One Hundred Sixty (160) feet, more or less. Said lot of land being more particularly represented and delineated as Lot No. 34 and part of Lot No. 35 according to a subdivision plat of the William MCD. Jones Estate made by J.P. Edwards, R.L.S. dated October, 1966, reference to which is craved as often as may be necessary. Said lot of land being more particularly represent and delineated according to a more recent plat prepared by Ben J. Makela, RLS, dated August 19, 1998 and recorded in Plat Book E-1 at page 213 in the office of the Clerk of Court for Lee County, South Carolina. Being all and the same lands and premises conveyed to, Calbert W. Johnson and Carol N. Johnson, as joint tenants with the right of survivorship by deed from Cathy R. Drayton recorded August 31, 1998 in Book P-8 Page 001, of the County of Lee Recorder of Deeds.

Property Address: 234 Roundup Drive, Bishopville, SC 29010

All that certain piece, parcel or lot of land, together with any improvements thereon, situate, lying and being in the Township of Providence, County of Sumter, State of South Carolina, being shown and designated as Lot 625 of Autumn Place Subdivision, as shown on that certain plat prepared for Warren L. Wilson and Karen D. Wilson by Ben J. Makela, RLS dated July 8, 1993 and recorded in the Office of the RMC for Sumter County in Plat Book 93 at page 1126. Reference to this plat is craved for a more complete and accurate description of the property, all measurements being a little more or less. Derivation: This being the same property conveyed to Robert David Gainey deed of Warren L. Wilson and Karen D. Wilson recorded September 13, 2005 in Book 997, page 219, Sumter County records.

PROPERTY ADDRESS: 4620 Fountain Court, Dalzell, SC TMS Number: 153-01-01-026

The successful bidder will be required to pay for documentary stamps on the Deed and interest on the amount of the bid from the date of sale to the date of compliance with the bid at the rate of 4.7800%.

Should the Plaintiff, or one of its representatives, fail to be present at the time of sale, the property is automatically withdrawn from said sale and sold at the next available sales day upon the terms and conditions as set forth in the Judgment of Foreclosure and Sale or any Supplemental Order. The successful bidder will be required to pay for documentary stamps on the Deed and interest on the amount of the bid from the date of sale to the date of compliance with the bid at the rate of 9.8820%. THIS SALE IS SUBJECT TO ASSESSMENTS, COUNTY TAXES, EXISTING EASEMENTS, EASEMENTS AND RESTRICTIONS OF RECORD, AND OTHER SENIOR ENCUMBRANCES. No personal or deficiency judgment being demanded, the bidding will not remain open after the date of sale, but compliance with the bid may be made immediately. NOTICE: The foreclosure deed is not a warranty deed. Interested bidders should satisfy themselves as to the quality of title to be conveyed by obtaining an independent title search well before the foreclosure sale date. The Honorable Richard L. Booth, Master in Equity Sumter County, Post Office Box 11412, Columbia, SC 29211 (803) 799-9993 Attorneys for Plaintiff 1036897

NOTICE OF MASTER IN EQUITY SALE CIVIL ACTION NO. 2012-CP-43-1692 BY VIRTUE OF A DECREE of the Court of Common Pleas for Sumter County, South Carolina, heretofore issued in the case of Ocwen Loan Servicing, LLC, against Robert David Gainey, et al., the Master in Equity for Sumter County, or his agent, will sell on June 3, 2013, at 12:00 P.M., noon at Sumter County Courthouse, 141 Main Street, Sumter, SC, to the highest bidder:

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CIVIL ACTION NO. 2012-CP-43-00297 TERMS OF SALE: The successful bidder, other than the plaintiff, will deposit with the Special Referee, at conclusion of the bidding, five per cent (5%) of said bid, in cash or equivalent, as evidence of good faith, same to be applied to purchase price in case of compliance, but to be forfeited and applied first to costs and then to plaintiff's debt in the case of noncompliance. Should the successful bidder fail or refuse to make the required deposit at time of bid or comply with the other terms of the bid within twenty (20) days, then the Special Referee may resell the property on the same terms and conditions (at the risk of the said defaulting bidder).

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This being the same property conveyed to Robert David Gainey by deed of Warren L. Wilson and Karen D. Wilson, dated August 26, 2005, and recorded in the Office of the Register of Deeds for Sumter County on September 13, 2005, in Deed Book 997 at Page 00219. TERMS OF SALE: FOR CASH. The Master in Equity will require a deposit of 5% of the bid amount in cash or certified funds, which is to be applied on the purchase price upon compliance with the bid. Interest on the balance of the bid at 4.375% shall be paid to the day of compliance. In case of noncompliance within 20 days, after the sale, the deposit of 5% is to be forfeited and applied to Plaintiff's judgment debt and the property re-advertised for sale upon the same terms at the risk of the former highest bidder. Purchaser to pay for deed recording fees and deed stamps. Deficiency judgment not being demanded, the bidding will not remain open after the date of sale, but compliance with the bid may be made immediately. Should Plaintiff, Plaintiff's attorney, or Plaintiff's agent fail to appear on the day of sale, the property shall not be sold, but shall be re-advertised and sold at some convenient sales day thereafter when Plaintiff, Plaintiff's attorney, or Plaintiff's agent, is present. The sale shall be subject to taxes and assessments, existing easements and easements and restrictions of record. Plaintiff does not warrant its title search to purchasers at foreclosure sale or other third parties, who should have their own title search performed on the subject property. Richard L. Booth Master in Equity for Sumter County Sumter, South Carolina The Hunoval Law Firm, PLLC 501 Minuet Lane, #104A Charlotte, NC 28217 (704) 334-7114 Attorneys for Plaintiff

NOTICE OF SALE CIVIL ACTION NO. 2012-CP-43-01579 BY VIRTUE of the decree heretofore granted in the case of: Bank of America, N.A. vs. Tomaki L. Robertson, et al., the undersigned Master In Equity for Sumter County, South Carolina, will sell on June 3, 2013 at 12:00PM, at the Sumter County Courthouse, City of Sumter, State of South Carolina, to the highest bidder: THAT LOT OF LAND WITH THE IMPROVEMENTS THEREON SITUATE IN SUMTER COUNTY, S O U T H C A R O L I N A , REPRESENTED AS LOT 17, CONTAINING 0.367 ACRES ON PLAT OF J. HENRY WALKER, III, RLS, DATED JULY 21, 2000, RECORDED IN THE OFFICE OF SUMTER COUNTY REGISTER OF DEEDS IN PLAT BOOK PB2000 AT PAGE 511. THIS PROPERTY IS KNOWN AS 760 FLAMINGO AND REPRESENTED ON THE SUMTER COUNTY TAX MAP AS PARCEL 250-06-01-039. ALSO INCLUDED HEREWITH IS THAT CERTAIN 2001 SWEETWATER MANUFACTURED HOME BEARING SERIAL NUMBER SHGA6992AB (SEE RETIREMENT AFFIDAVIT IN BOOK 1040 AT PAGE 824). THIS IS THE PROPERTY CONVEYED TO TOMAKI L. ROBERTSON BY DEED OF CHARLES SMITH BY DEED DATED AUGUST 4, 2006 AND RECORDED AUGUST 11, 2006 IN BOOK 1040 AT PAGE 830.

Property Address: 760 Flamingo Road, Sumter, SC 29150 TMS: 250-01-01-039 TERMS OF SALE: The successful bidder, other than the Plaintiff, will deposit with the Master In Equity, at conclusion of the bidding, five percent (5%) of his bid, in cash or equivalent, as evidence of good faith, same to be applied to the purchase price in case of compliance, but to be forfeited and applied first to costs and then to the Plaintiff's debt in the case of non-compliance. Should the last and highest bidder fail to comply with the other terms of the bid within thirty (30) days, then the Master In Equity may re-sell the property on the same terms and conditions on some subsequent Sales Day (at the risk of the said highest bidder). No personal or deficiency judgment being demanded, the bidding shall not remain open after the date of sale and shall be final on that date, and compliance with the bid may be made immediately. Purchaser to pay for documentary stamps on the Deed. The successful bidder will be required to pay interest on the amount of the bid from date of sale to date of compliance with the bid at the rate of 7.5% per annum. The sale shall be subject to taxes and assessments, existing easements and restrictions, easements and restrictions of record and any other senior encumbrances. In the event an agent of Plaintiff does not appear at the time of sale, the within property shall be withdrawn from sale and sold at the next available sales date upon the terms and conditions as set forth in the Judgment of Foreclosure and Sale or such terms as may be set forth in a supplemental order. The Honorable Richard L. Booth Master In Equity for Sumter County Brock & Scott, PLLC 3800 Fernandina Road, Suite 110 Columbia, SC 29210 Attorneys for Plaintiff

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NOTICE OF SALE 2013-CP-43-140

2012-CP-43-2254

BY VIRTUE of a decree heretofore granted in the case of: JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association vs. Kathleen P. Lambert, as Legal Heir and as Personal Representative of the Estate of Loretta L. Siefker; Laura M. Davis, David F. Siefker, and Lance E. Siefker, as Legal Heirs or Devisees of Loretta L. Siefker, Deceased, et al., I, the undersigned Richard L. Booth, Master in Equity for Sumter County, will sell on Monday, June 3, 2013, at 12:00 p.m., at the Sumter County Courthouse, 141 North Main Street, Sumter, South Carolina, to the highest bidder:

BY VIRTUE of a decree heretofore granted in the case of: JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association vs. Michael J. Levendoski, Shawn G. Levendoski, et al., I, the undersigned Richard L. Booth, Master in Equity for Sumter County, will sell on Monday, June 3, 2013, at 12:00 p.m., at the Sumter County Courthouse, 141 North Main Street, Sumter, South Carolina, to the highest bidder: All that certain piece, parcel or lot of land with the improvements thereon, if any, situate, lying and being in the County of Sumter, State of South Carolina, being more particularly shown and delineated as Lot 15 of Heathleywood Subdivision on that certain plat of D.D. Edmunds, RLS, dated 8/25/1994 and recorded in the Office of the Register of Deeds for Sumter County in Plat Book 94, Page 1190. This said lot has such metes, boundaries, courses and distances as are shown on said plat, which are incorporated herein in accordance with the provisions of Section 30-5-250 of the Code of Laws of South Carolina, 1976. This being the same property known as 715 Covington Street, Sumter, South Carolina and shown on the Sumter County Tax Map as Parcel No. 204-14-02-049. This being the identical property conveyed to Shawn G. Levendoski by Deed of KDW Properties, LLC dated October 8, 2008 and recorded October 9, 2008 in Book 1113 at Page 2445 in the Office of the Register of Deeds for Sumter County, South Carolina.

Property address: 715 Covington Street, Sumter, SC 29150 TMS No. 2041402049 TERMS OF SALE: The successful bidder, other than the Plaintiff, will deposit with the Master in Equity, at conclusion of the bidding, five percent (5%) of said bid is due and payable immediately upon closing of the bidding, in cash or equivalent, as evidence of good faith, same to be applied to purchase price in case of compliance, but to be forfeited and applied first to costs and then to Plaintiff's debt in the case of non-compliance. In the event of a third party bidder and that any third party bidder fails to deliver the required deposit in certified (immediately collectible) funds with the Office of the Master in Equity, said deposit being due and payable immediately upon closing of the bidding on the day of sale, the Master in Equity will re-sell the subject property at the most convenient time thereafter (including the day of sale) upon notification to counsel for Plaintiff. Should the last and highest bidder fail or refuse to comply with the balance due of the bid within 20 days, then the Master in Equity may re-sell the property on the same terms and conditions on some subsequent Sales Day (at the risk of the said highest bidder). No personal or deficiency judgment being demanded, the bidding will not remain open after the date of sale, but compliance with the bid may be made immediately. Purchaser to pay for documentary stamps on Master in Equity's Deed. The successful bidder will be required to pay interest on the amount of the bid from the date of sale to date of compliance with the bid at the rate of 6.0% per annum. The Plaintiff may waive any of its rights, including its right to a deficiency judgment, prior to sale. The sale shall be subject to taxes and assessments, existing easements and restrictions of record. The sale or any resale will not be held unless the Plaintiff or its attorney's bidding agent is present and enters the Plaintiff's bid at the sale or has advised the Master in Equity's office of its bidding instructions. In the event a sale is held without the Plaintiff or its Attorney's bidding agent entering its bid, the sale shall be null and void. This sale is subject to all title matters of record and any interested party should consider performing an independent title examination of the subject property as no warranty is given. Neither the Plaintiff nor its counsel make representations as to the integrity of the title or the fair market value of the property offered for sale. Prior to bidding you may wish to review the current state law or seek the advice of any attorney licensed in South Carolina. Richard L. Booth Master in Equity for Sumter County Scott Law Firm, P.A. Attorney for Plaintiff

All that certain piece, parcel, or lot of land, together with the improvements thereon, if any, situate, lying, and being in the Township of Stateburg, County of Sumter, State of South Carolina, being shown and designated as Lot containing 1.40 acres, as shown on that certain plat prepared by Lewis L. Leavell, Jr., RLS, dated March 3, 1977, and recorded in the Office of the Register of Deeds for Sumter County in Plat Book Z-39 at page 183, and having such metes and bounds as are shown on said plat, this description being in lieu of metes and bounds, as permitted under Section 30-5-250 of the 1976 Code of Laws of South Carolina, as amended. Property includes 1977 Festival Mobile Home, vin number NCFL2A&B717410389. This being the same property conveyed to David M. Siefker and Loretta L. Siefker by Deed from Sandra S. Okonek dated March 10, 1989 and recorded March 14, 1989 in the Office of the Register of Deeds for Sumter County, South Carolina in Book 485 at Page 773; thereafter re-recorded May 8, 1989 in Book 488 at Page 106. Subsequently, David M. Siefker died on August 23, 2001, leaving the subject property to his heir or devisee, namely, Loretta L. Siefker, as is more fully preserved in the Probate records for Sumter County, in Case No. 2001-ES-43-00516, by Deed of Distribution dated September 11, 2002, and recorded September 11, 2002 in Deed Book 856 at Page 458. The Mortgagor, Loretta L. Siefker died on or about March 30, 2012 as shown in the records of the Sumter County Probate Court in Estate file number 2012-ES-43-159.

Property address: 3200 Siefker Lane, Horatio, SC 29062

The sale shall be subject to taxes and assessments, existing easements and restrictions of record. The sale or any resale will not be held unless the Plaintiff or its attorney's bidding agent is present and enters the Plaintiff's bid at the sale or has advised the Master in Equity's office of its bidding instructions. In the event a sale is held without the Plaintiff or its Attorney's bidding agent entering its bid, the sale shall be null and void. This sale is subject to all title matters of record and any interested party should consider performing an independent title examination of the subject property as no warranty is given. Neither the Plaintiff nor its counsel make representations as to the integrity of the title or the fair market value of the property offered for sale. Prior to bidding you may wish to review the current state law or seek the advice of any attorney licensed in South Carolina. Richard L. Booth Master in Equity for Sumter County Scott Law Firm, P.A. Attorney for Plaintiff

NOTICE OF SALE CIVIL ACTION NO. 2010-CP-43-02003 BY VIRTUE of the decree heretofore granted in the case of: BAC Home Loans Servicing, L.P. f/k/a Countrywide Home Loans Servicing, L.P. vs. Sandra Y. Petty, et al., the undersigned Master In Equity for Sumter County, South Carolina, will sell on June 3, 2013 at 12:00PM, at the Sumter County Courthouse, City of Sumter, State of South Carolina, to the highest bidder: THAT LOT OF LAND WITH THE IMPROVEMENTS THEREON SITUATE IN SUMTER COUNTY, S O U T H C A R O L I N A , REPRESENTED AS LOT 21 ON PLAT OF JAMES D. WILSON, RLC DATED JANUARY 13, 2000, RECORDED IN THE OFFICE OF THE SUMTER COUNTY REGISTER OF DEEDS IN PLAT BOOK PB2000 AT PAGE 22. THIS IS THE PROPERTY KNOWN AS 6885 CLAREMONT LANE SUMTER, SOUTH CAROLINA 29154 AND IS REPRESENTED ON THE SUMTER COUNTY TAX MAP AS PARCEL 073-00-05-012.

TMS No. 0760001003 The Court in its Decree has further made its finding that this mortgage was intended to and specifically secures and collateralizes that certain Mobile Home permanently affixed to the above described real estate in the mortgage being foreclosed and is further provided under the laws of the State of South Carolina, the same being more particularly described as follows: 1977 Festival Manufactured Home, Serial No. NCFL2A&B717410389, with any fixtures. TERMS OF SALE: The successful bidder, other than the Plaintiff, will deposit with the Master in Equity, at conclusion of the bidding, five percent (5%) of said bid is due and payable immediately upon closing of the bidding, in cash or equivalent, as evidence of good faith, same to be applied to purchase price in case of compliance, but to be forfeited and applied first to costs and then to Plaintiff's debt in the case of non-compliance. In the event of a third party bidder and that any third party bidder fails to deliver the required deposit in certified (immediately collectible) funds with the Office of the Master in Equity, said deposit being due and payable immediately upon closing of the bidding on the day of sale, the Master in Equity will re-sell the subject property at the most convenient time thereafter (including the day of sale) upon notification to counsel for Plaintiff. Should the last and highest bidder fail or refuse to comply with the balance due of the bid within 20 days, then the Master in Equity may re-sell the property on the same terms and conditions on some subsequent Sales Day (at the risk of the said highest bidder). No personal or deficiency judgment being demanded, the bidding will not remain open after the date of sale, but compliance with the bid may be made immediately. Purchaser to pay for documentary stamps on Master in Equity's Deed. The successful bidder will be required to pay interest on the amount of the bid from the date of sale to date of compliance with the bid at the rate of 6.125% per annum. The Plaintiff may waive any of its rights, including its right to a deficiency judgment, prior to sale.

THIS IS THE PROPERTY CONVEYED TO SANDRA Y. PETTY BY DEED OF CHARLES SMITH DATED APRIL 11, 2006 AND RECORDED APRIL 12, 2006 IN BOOK 1024 AT PAGE 56.

Property Address: 6885 Claremont Lane, Sumter, SC 29154 TMS: 0730005012 TERMS OF SALE: The successful bidder, other than the Plaintiff, will deposit with the Master In Equity, at conclusion of the bidding, five percent (5%) of his bid, in cash or equivalent, as evidence of good faith, same to be applied to the purchase price in case of compliance, but to be forfeited and applied first to costs and then to the Plaintiff's debt in the case of non-compliance. Should the last and highest bidder fail to comply with the other terms of the bid within thirty (30) days, then the Master In Equity may re-sell the property on the same terms and conditions on some subsequent Sales Day (at the risk of the said highest bidder). No personal or deficiency judgment being demanded, the bidding shall not remain open after the date of sale and shall be final on that date, and compliance with the bid may be made immediately. Purchaser to pay for documentary stamps on the Deed. The successful bidder will be required to pay interest on the amount of the bid from date of sale to date of compliance with the bid at the rate of 6.875% per annum. The sale shall be subject to taxes and assessments, existing easements and restrictions, easements and restrictions of record and any other senior encumbrances. In the event an agent of Plaintiff does not appear at the time of sale, the within property shall be withdrawn from sale and sold at the next available sales date upon the terms and conditions as set forth in the Judgment of Foreclosure and Sale or such terms as may be set forth in a supplemental order.

The Honorable Richard L. Booth Master In Equity for Sumter County Brock & Scott, PLLC 3800 Fernandina Road, Suite 110 Columbia, SC 29210 Attorneys for Plaintiff

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and then to the Plaintiff's debt in the case of non-compliance. Should the last and highest bidder fail to comply with the other terms of the bid within thirty (30) days, then the Master In Equity may re-sell the property on the same terms and conditions on some subsequent Sales Day (at the risk of the said highest bidder). No personal or deficiency judgment being demanded, the bidding shall not remain open after the date of sale and shall be final on that date, and compliance with the bid may be made immediately. Purchaser to pay for documentary stamps on the Deed. The successful bidder will be required to pay interest on the amount of the bid from date of sale to date of compliance with the bid at the rate of 9.5% per annum. The sale shall be subject to taxes and assessments, existing easements and restrictions, easements and restrictions of record and any other senior encumbrances. In the event an agent of Plaintiff does not appear at the time of sale, the within property shall be withdrawn from sale and sold at the next available sales date upon the terms and conditions as set forth in the Judgment of Foreclosure and Sale or such terms as may be set forth in a supplemental order.

applied to purchase price in case of compliance, but to be forfeited and applied first to costs and then to Plaintiff's debt in the case of non-compliance. In the event of a third party bidder and that any third party bidder fails to deliver the required deposit in certified (immediately collectible) funds with the Office of the Master in Equity, said deposit being due and payable immediately upon closing of the bidding on the day of sale, the Master in Equity will re-sell the subject property at the most convenient time thereafter (including the day of sale) upon notification to counsel for Plaintiff. Should the last and highest bidder fail or refuse to comply with the balance due of the bid within 20 days, then the Master in Equity may re-sell the property on the same terms and conditions on some subsequent Sales Day (at the risk of the said highest bidder).

BY VIRTUE of a decree heretofore granted in the case of: U.S. Bank National Association, as Indenture Trustee, successor in interest to Bank of America, National Association, as Indenture Trustee, successor by merger to LaSalle Bank National Association, as Indenture Trustee for AFC Trust Series 2000-4 vs. Ethelena Sinkler; John Sinkler; The South Carolina Department of Revenue; C/A No. 13-CP-43-0081, The following property will be sold on June 3, 2013 at 12:00 Noon at the Sumter County Courthouse to the highest bidder: All that certain piece, parcel or lot of land, with any improvements thereon, situate, lying and being located in the County of Sumter, and State of South Carolina, the same being shown and designated as Lots Nos. 29 and 30, upon a plat of Deacon Knolls, prepared by Edmunds Land Surveyors, Inc., dated November 8, 1991, and recorded in Book 95 at Page 193, records of the Office of the Register of Deeds for Sumter County, South Carolina. Reference is had to said plat for a more complete and accurate description of subject property as to metes, bounds, and measurements. Derivation: Book 792 at Page 1313

Property Address: 1155 Pulpit St, Sumter, SC 29150 2511601053, 4000020000 (MH), SUBJECT TO ASSESSMENTS, SUMTER AD VALOREM TAXES, EASEMENTS AND/OR, RESTRICTIONS OF RECORD, AND OTHER SENIOR ENCUMBRANCES. TERMS OF SALE: A 5% deposit in certified funds is required. The deposit will be applied towards the purchase price unless the bidder defaults, in which case the deposit will be forfeited. If the successful bidder fails, or refuses, to make the required deposit on the day of sale or fails or refuses to comply with the bid within 20 days, then the property will be resold at the bidder's risk. No personal or deficiency judgment being demanded, the bidding will not remain open after the date of sale, but compliance with the bid may be made immediately. The successful bidder will be required to pay interest on the amount of the bid from date of sale to date of compliance with the bid at the rate of 13% per annum. For complete terms of sale, see Judgment of Foreclosure and Sale filed with the Sumter County Clerk of Court at C/A #13-CP-43-0081. NOTICE: The foreclosure deed is not a warranty deed. Interested bidders should satisfy themselves as to the quality of title to be conveyed by obtaining an independent title search prior to the foreclosure sale date. Richard L. Booth Master in Equity for Sumter County, Samuel C. Waters, Esq. Attorney for Plaintiff P.O. Box 100200 Columbia, SC 29202-3200 (803) 744-4444 006443-01292 Website: www.rtt-law.com (see link to Resources / Foreclosures Sales) 1037317

NOTICE OF SALE CIVIL ACTION NO. 2012-CP-43-01349 BY VIRTUE of the decree heretofore granted in the case of: U.S. Bank National Association as successor in interest to Bank One, National Association, as Trustee for registered holders of Credit Suisse First Boston Mortgage Securities Corp. CSFB Mortgage-Backed Pass-Through Certificates, Series 2002-30 vs. Betty Jean Grant; AB & G Developers; Discount Homes, Inc.; South Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles, et al., the undersigned Master In Equity for Sumter County, South Carolina, will sell on June 3, 2013 at 12:00PM, at the Sumter County Courthouse, City of Sumter, State of South Carolina, to the highest bidder: ALL THAT CERTAIN PIECE, PARCEL OR LOT OF LAND, WITH THE IMPROVEMENTS THEREON, SITUATE, LYING AND BEING IN THE CITY AND COUNTY OF SUMTER, STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA, BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DELINEATED AND SHOWN AS LOT 9, AND BEING 0.6 ACRES, ON A PLAT PREPARED FOR BETTY GRANT BY BEN J. MAKELA, REGISTERED LAND SURVEYOR. PROPERTY BEING BOUNDED AS FOLLOWS: STARTING AT A PIN AND RUNNING N32 째 33' 55''E FOR A DISTANCE OF 104.95 FEET, THENCE TURNING AND RUNNING S57 째 27' 25''E FOR A DISTANCE OF 250.02 FEET, THENCE TURNING AND RUNNING S 32 째 30' W FOR A DISTANCE OF 104.96 FEET, THENCE TURNING AND RUNNING N57 째 27' 15'' W FOR A DISTANCE OF 250.14 FEET. THIS CONVEYANCE IS MADE SUBJECT TO ANY AND ALL EXISTING RESERVATION, EASEMENTS, RIGHT-OF-WAY, ZONING ORDINANCES, AND RESTRICTIVE OR PROTECTIVE COVENANTS THAT MAY APPEAR OF RECORD OR ON THE PREMISES. ALSO INCLUDED HEREWITH IS THAT CERTAIN 2001 FLEETWOOD MANUFACTURED HOME BEARING SERIAL NUMBER GAFL154B86544HS12. BORROWER, THE TRUE AND LAWFUL OWNER OF RECORD OF THE MOBILE HOME BEING MORTGAGED WITH THE PROPERTY, DECLARES THAT IT IS BORROWER'S INTENT THAT THE MOBILE HOME LOSE ITS NATURE AS PERSONAL PROPERTY AND BECOME REALITY. BORROWER FURTHER DECLARES THAT THE MOBILE HOME SHALL REMAIN PERMANENTLY ATTACHED AS PART OF THE REAL PROPERTY AND WILL NOT BE REMOVED THEREFROM. DERIVATION: THIS BEING THE SAME PROPERTY CONVEYED TO BETTY J. GRANT BY DEED FROM JAMES R. ADAMS, BARBRA H. GULLEDGE AND ROBERT D. BELK DATED MAY 13, 2002 AND RECORDED JUNE 19, 2002 IN THE OFFICE OF THE ROD FOR SUMTER COUNTY IN BOOK 846 AT PAGE 89.

Property Address: 150 Apollo Road, Sumter, SC 29168 TMS: 157-00-04-039 (Land) 400-00-29-742 (Mobile Home)

The Honorable Richard L. Booth Master In Equity for Sumter County Brock & Scott, PLLC 3800 Fernandina Road, Suite 110 Columbia, SC 29210 Attorneys for Plaintiff

NOTICE OF SALE CIVIL ACTION NO. 2012-CP-43-02283 BY VIRTUE of the decree heretofore granted in the case of: Deutsche Bank National Trust Company f/k/a Bankers Trust Company of California, National Association, as Trustee for the Holders of the Vendee Mortgage Trust 1997-1 vs. Octavia Williams, et al., the undersigned Master In Equity for Sumter County, South Carolina, will sell on June 3, 2013 at 12:00PM, at the Sumter County Courthouse, City of Sumter, State of South Carolina, to the highest bidder: THAT LOT OF LAND WITH THE IMPROVEMENTS THEREON SITUATE IN STATEBURG, SCHOOL DISTRICT ____, SUMTER COUNTY, SOUTH CAROLINA, REPRESENTED AS LOT 11, BLOCK N, OF OAKLAND PLANTATION, AS SHOWN IN PLAT 2-21 AT PAGE 107, AND MORE RECENTLY AND PARTICULARLY SHOWN ON A PLAT BY JOSEPH R. EDWARDS, R.L.S., DATED NOVEMBER 19, 1990, RECORDED IN THE SUMTER COUNTY RMC OFFICE IN PLAT BOOK 90, AT PAGE 1477. THIS BEING THE SAME PROPERTY CONVEYED TO BANKERS TRUST COMPANY OF CALIFORNIA, N.A., AS TRUSTEE FOR VENDEE MORTGAGE TRUST 1997-1 BY DEED OF THE SECRETARY OF VETERANS AFFAIRS DATED FEBRUARY 27, 1997 AND RECORDED ON APRIL 1, 1997 IN THE RMC OFFICE FOR SUMTER COUNTY IN BOOK 671 AT PAGE 34.

Property Address: 5425 Pinefield Road, Sumter, SC 29154 TMS: 1340701024 TERMS OF SALE: The successful bidder, other than the Plaintiff, will deposit with the Master In Equity, at conclusion of the bidding, five percent (5%) of his bid, in cash or equivalent, as evidence of good faith, same to be applied to the purchase price in case of compliance, but to be forfeited and applied first to costs and then to the Plaintiff's debt in the case of non-compliance. Should the last and highest bidder fail to comply with the other terms of the bid within thirty (30) days, then the Master In Equity may re-sell the property on the same terms and conditions on some subsequent Sales Day (at the risk of the said highest bidder). No personal or deficiency judgment being demanded, the bidding shall not remain open after the date of sale and shall be final on that date, and compliance with the bid may be made immediately. Purchaser to pay for documentary stamps on the Deed. The successful bidder will be required to pay interest on the amount of the bid from date of sale to date of compliance with the bid at the rate of 8% per annum. The sale shall be subject to taxes and assessments, existing easements and restrictions, easements and restrictions of record and any other senior encumbrances. In the event an agent of Plaintiff does not appear at the time of sale, the within property shall be withdrawn from sale and sold at the next available sales date upon the terms and conditions as set forth in the Judgment of Foreclosure and Sale or such terms as may be set forth in a supplemental order.

The Honorable Richard L. Booth Master In Equity for Sumter County Brock & Scott, PLLC 3800 Fernandina Road, Suite 110 Columbia, SC 29210 Attorneys for Plaintiff

MASTER IN EQUITY'S NOTICE OF SALE 2011-CP-43-01532 BY VIRTUE of a decree heretofore granted in the case of: JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association vs. David R. Gallahar, I, the undersigned Richard L. Booth, Master in Equity for Sumter County, will sell on Monday, June 3, 2013, at 12:00 p.m., at the Sumter County Courthouse, 141 North Main Street, Sumter, South Carolina, to the highest bidder: All that certain piece, parcel or lot of land with the improvements thereon, if any, situate, lying and being in the County of Sumter, State of South Carolina, being shown and delineated as Lot 23, on a plat of Furman Place Subdivision, by Louis W. Tisdale, RLS, dated September 25, 1997 and recorded in the Register of Deeds for Sumter County in Plat Book 97 at page 1217; This said lot has such metes, boundaries, courses and distances as are shown on said plat, which are incorporated herein in accordance with the provisions of Section 30-5-250 of the Code of Laws of South Carolina, 1976. This being the identical property conveyed to David R. Gallahar by deed of Julie M. Bailey f/k/a Julie M. Jackson dated August 15, 2008 and recorded August 18, 2008, in the Office of the Register of Deeds for Sumter County in Book 1111, page 127.

Property address: 3720 Furman Rd., Sumter, SC 29154 TMS No. 177-00-03-003

TERMS OF SALE: The successful bidder, other than the Plaintiff, will deposit with the Master In Equity, at conclusion of the bidding, five percent (5%) of his bid, in cash or equivalent, as evidence of good faith, same to be applied to the purchase price in case of compliance, but to be forfeited and applied first to costs

TERMS OF SALE: The successful bidder, other than the Plaintiff, will deposit with the Master in Equity, at conclusion of the bidding, five percent (5%) of said bid is due and payable immediately upon closing of the bidding, in cash or equivalent, as evidence of good faith, same to be

No personal or deficiency judgment being demanded, the bidding will not remain open after the date of sale, but compliance with the bid may be made immediately. Purchaser to pay for documentary stamps on Master in Equity's Deed. The successful bidder will be required to pay interest on the amount of the bid from the date of sale to date of compliance with the bid at the rate of 7.000% per annum. The Plaintiff may waive any of its rights, including its right to a deficiency judgment, prior to sale. The sale shall be subject to taxes and assessments, existing easements and restrictions of record. The sale or any resale will not be held unless the Plaintiff or its attorney's bidding agent is present and enters the Plaintiff's bid at the sale or has advised the Master in Equity's office of its bidding instructions. In the event a sale is held without the Plaintiff or its Attorney's bidding agent entering its bid, the sale shall be null and void. This sale is subject to all title matters of record and any interested party should consider performing an independent title examination of the subject property as no warranty is given. Neither the Plaintiff nor its counsel make representations as to the integrity of the title or the fair market value of the property offered for sale. Prior to bidding you may wish to review the current state law or seek the advice of any attorney licensed in South Carolina. Richard L. Booth Master in Equity for Sumter County Scott Law Firm, P.A. Attorney for Plaintiff

NOTICE OF MASTER IN EQUITY SALE CIVIL ACTION NO. 2012-CP-43-1687 BY VIRTUE OF A DECREE of the Court of Common Pleas for Sumter County, South Carolina, heretofore issued in the case of Wells Fargo Bank, National Association, successor by merger to Wells Fargo Bank Minnesota, National Association, f/k/a Norwest Bank Minnesota, National Association, solely in its capacity as Trustee for Provident Bank Home Equity Loan Asset-Backed Certificates, Series 1999-3, against Jack Brown, Jr. and Emma Lee Brown, et al., the Master in Equity for Sumter County, or his agent, will sell on June 3, 2013, at 12:00 P.M., at Sumter County Courthouse, 141 Main Street, Sumter, SC, to the highest bidder: All that certain piece, parcel or lot of land, situate, lying and being in the county of Sumter, State of South Carolina, being known and designated as Lots 23, 24, 25, 26, and a portion of Lot 27, as shown on a plat of Washington Park Subdivision recorded in plat Z-5, page 54, records of Sumter County. Derivation: This being the same property conveyed to Jack Brown JR. and Emma Lee Brown by deed of Marvin B. Poston dated May14, 1970 recorded June 2, 1970 in the office of the register of deeds for Sumter, South Carolina in deed/record book R-9 page 202.

PROPERTY ADDRESS: 841 Murray Street, Sumter, SC TMS Number: 250-150-1052 This being the same property conveyed to Jack Brown and Emma Lee Brown by deed of Marvin B. Poston, dated May 14, 1970, and recorded in the Office of the Register of Deeds for Sumter County on June 2, 1970, in Deed Book R-9 at Page 202. TERMS OF SALE: FOR CASH. The Master in Equity will require a deposit of 5% of the bid amount in cash or certified funds, which is to be applied on the purchase price upon compliance with the bid. Interest on the balance of the bid at 11.25% shall be paid to the day of compliance. In case of noncompliance within 20 days, after the sale, the deposit of 5% is to be forfeited and applied to Plaintiff's judgment debt and the property re-advertised for sale upon the same terms at the risk of the former highest bidder. Purchaser to pay for deed recording fees and deed stamps. Deficiency judgment not being demanded, the bidding will not remain open after the date of sale, but compliance with the bid may be made immediately. Should Plaintiff, Plaintiff's attorney, or Plaintiff's agent fail to appear on the day of sale, the property shall not be sold, but shall be re-advertised and sold at some convenient sales day thereafter when Plaintiff, Plaintiff's attorney, or Plaintiff's agent, is present. The sale shall be subject to taxes and assessments, existing easements and easements and restrictions of record. Plaintiff does not warrant its title search to purchasers at foreclosure sale or other third parties, who should have their own title search performed on the subject property. Richard L. Booth Master in Equity for Sumter County Sumter, South Carolina The Hunoval Law Firm, PLLC 501 Minuet Lane, #104A Charlotte, NC 28217 (704) 334-7114 Attorneys for Plaintiff (298879)

NOTICE OF MASTER'S SALE IN THE COURT OF COMMON PLEAS THIRD JUDICIAL CIRCUIT CASE NUMBER: 2012-CP-43-2305 STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF SUMTER Sumter Habitat for Humanity, Inc. Plaintiff, vs. Cynthia A. Ravy and American General Finance,

FRIDAY, MAY 17, 2013

Notice of Sale Defendants. By virtue of a Decree of Foreclosure entered in an action entitled, Sumter Habitat for Humanity, Inc. vs. Cynthia A. Ravy, Civil Action Case No. 2012-CP-43-2305, the undersigned Master In Equity will sell at public auction to be conducted in Room 211 of the Sumter County Courthouse in Sumter, South Carolina, on June 3, 2013 at 12:00 p.m., the following property will be sold to the highest bidder:

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SOUTH CAROLINA, BEING A PORTION OF THE PROPERTY SHOWN AND DELINEATED AS TRACT " B" ON THAT CERTAIN PLAT BY R.F MCLELLAN, C.E., DATED SEPTEMBER 18, 1937, RECORDED IN THE OFFICE OF THE RMC FOR SUMTER COUNTY IN PLAT BOOK G-5 AT PAGE 137; A N D , B E I N G M O R E PARTICULARLY SHOWN AND DELINEATED ON MORE RECENT PLAT BY ALLEN-MAKELA, INC., DATED DECEMBER 30, 1993 AND RECORDED IN THE OFFICE OF THE RMC FOR SUMTER COUNTY IN PLAT BOOK 97 AT PAGE 723.

NOTICE OF SALE 2013-CP-43-350 BY VIRTUE of a decree heretofore granted in the case of: Bank of America, National Association vs. Rosemary B. Wilson, I, the undersigned Richard L. Booth, Master in Equity for Sumter County, will sell on Monday, June 3, 2013, at 12:00 p.m., at the Sumter County Courthouse, 141 North Main Street, Sumter, South Carolina, to the highest bidder:

All that piece, parcel or tract of land lying, being and situate in the County of Sumter, State of South Carolina designated as Lot 53 of Fuller Garden, Phase I, Section I, on plat prepared by Louis White Tisdale dated September 26, 2002, and recorded October 14, 2002 in Plat Book 2002 at Page 589 in the RMC Office for Sumter County and bounded and measuring as follows: on the North by Lot 54 and measuring thereon 206.07 feet; on the East by lands now or formerly of Bennie A. & Hazel W. Pack and measuring thereon 25.30 feet; on the Southeast by Central Carolina Electric Cooperative right of way and measuring thereon 70.18 feet; on the South by Lot 52 and measuring thereon 262.94 feet; and on the West by Habitat Drive and measuring thereon 75.00 feet be the said measurements more or less. This is the property known as 1035 Habitat Drive Sumter South Carolina and bears Tax Map Number: 251-06-02-068.

Lying and being situated in SUMTER County, South Carolina, and more particularly described as follows:

This is the same property conveyed to Cynthia A. Ravy by deed of Habitat for Humanity Inc. by deed dated January 27, 2005, and recorded February 11, 2005 at Book 969 at Page 553 in the ROD Office for Sumter County.

This being the same property conveyed to Rosemary B. Wilson by Deed from B&M Builders, Inc. dated February 12, 2001 and recorded February 15, 2001 in the Office of the Register of Deeds for Sumter County, South Carolina in Book 794 at Page 1461.

TERMS OF SALE: At the conclusion of the bidding, the successful purchaser, other than the plaintiff, must deposit with the Master five (5%) per cent of the bid in cash or equivalent. Credit will be allowed for this against the purchase price. Personal/deficiency judgment having been waived, the bidding will not remain open, and compliance with the bid may be had immediately after the sale or within thirty (30) days thereafter. If the successful bidder fails to comply, his deposit will be forfeited and applied in the manner prescribed by law; and the property will be re-advertised and sold on the same terms and conditions on some subsequent sales day at his risk. The sale will be subject to all accrued and/or delinquent Sumter County ad valorem property taxes (including roll back taxes) and all visible and recorded easements, covenants and rights of way and any senior liens. The purchaser is to pay for preparation of deed, documentary stamps and recording. Richard L. Booth Master-In-Equity Sumter, South Carolina NOTICE OF SALE 2012-CP-43-1885 BY VIRTUE of a decree heretofore granted in the case of: Household Finance Corporation II against Debra L. Mello a/k/a Debra L. Dixon a/k/a Debbie L. Dixon and The South Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles, I, the undersigned Master in Equity for Sumter County, will sell on June 3, 2013, at 12:00PM, at County Courthouse in Sumter, South Carolina to the highest bidder, the following described property, to-wit: All that certain piece, parcel or lot of land, lying, being and situate in the County of Sumter, State of South Carolina and being more particularly shown and designated as Lot No. 3 on that certain plat of "Ravenwood" Subdivision prepared by Michael T. Arant, Sr., R.L.S. dated September 13, 1976 and recorded in the Office of the RMC for Sumter County in Plat Book Z-45 (previously known as Z-49) at page 301 and said Lot No. 3 fronts on McCray's Mill road and has such boundaries and measurements as shown on said plat. A l s o i n c l u d e s a mobile/manufactured home, a 1993 Horton, VIN: H102307GL&R.This being the identical property conveyed unto Debra L. Mello by deed of Alder Corporation and R.J. Mathis, dated March 19, 1993, and recorded March 19, 1993 in Deed Book 566 at Page 1786 in the RMC/ROD Office for Sumter County, South Carolina.

Property Address: 3841 McCrays Mill Road, Sumter, SC 29150 TMS No. 159-12-02-006 (Land); 400-00-18-887 (Mobile Home) TERMS OF SALE: The successful bidder, other than the plaintiff, will deposit with the Master in Equity, at conclusion of the bidding, five per cent (5%) of said bid, in cash or equivalent, as evidence of good faith, same to be applied to purchase price in case of compliance, but to be forfeited and applied first to costs and then to plaintiff's debt in the case of noncompliance. Should the successful bidder fail or refuse to make the required deposit at time of bid or comply with the other terms of the bid within twenty (20) days, then the Master in Equity may resell the property on the same terms and conditions (at the risk of the said defaulting bidder). Should the Plaintiff, or one of its representatives, fail to be present at the time of sale, the property is automatically withdrawn from said sale and sold at the next available sales day upon the terms and conditions as set forth in the Judgment of Foreclosure and Sale or any Supplemental Order. The successful bidder will be required to pay for documentary stamps on the Deed and interest on the amount of the bid from the date of sale to the date of compliance with the bid at the rate of 11.6000%. THIS SALE IS SUBJECT TO ASSESSMENTS, COUNTY TAXES, EXISTING EASEMENTS, EASEMENTS AND RESTRICTIONS OF RECORD, AND OTHER SENIOR ENCUMBRANCES.

All that certain piece, parcel or lot of land together with the buildings and improvement thereon situate, lying and being In Concord Township Sumter County, South Carolina delineated as Lot 14 on plat prepared by Hugh F. Longshore, Jr. RLS dated July 6, 1970 and recorded in Plat Book Z-28, Page 124 in the RMC Officer for Sumter County, and bounded and measuring as follows: on the north by the right of way of Coffey Street and measuring thereon 125.00 feet; on the northeast by the intersection of Coffey Street and Gibbons Street and measuring thereon 25.0 feet; on the east by Gibbons Street and measuring thereon 100.00 feet; on the south by Lot 15 and measuring thereon 153.00 feet; and on the west by Lot 13 and measuring thereon 97.00 feet, be the said measurements more or less.

Property address: 1204 Coffey Street, Sumter, SC 29153 TMS No. 2511402002 TERMS OF SALE: The successful bidder, other than the Plaintiff, will deposit with the Master in Equity, at conclusion of the bidding, five percent (5%) of said bid is due and payable immediately upon closing of the bidding, in cash or equivalent, as evidence of good faith, same to be applied to purchase price in case of compliance, but to be forfeited and applied first to costs and then to Plaintiff's debt in the case of non-compliance. In the event of a third party bidder and that any third party bidder fails to deliver the required deposit in certified (immediately collectible) funds with the Office of the Master in Equity, said deposit being due and payable immediately upon closing of the bidding on the day of sale, the Master in Equity will re-sell the subject property at the most convenient time thereafter (including the day of sale) upon notification to counsel for Plaintiff. Should the last and highest bidder fail or refuse to comply with the balance due of the bid within 20 days, then the Master in Equity may re-sell the property on the same terms and conditions on some subsequent Sales Day (at the risk of the said highest bidder). No personal or deficiency judgment being demanded, the bidding will not remain open after the date of sale, but compliance with the bid may be made immediately. Purchaser to pay for documentary stamps on Master in Equity's Deed. The successful bidder will be required to pay interest on the amount of the bid from the date of sale to date of compliance with the bid at the rate of 4.875% per annum. The Plaintiff may waive any of its rights, including its right to a deficiency judgment, prior to sale. The sale shall be subject to taxes and assessments, existing easements and restrictions of record. The sale or any resale will not be held unless the Plaintiff or its attorney's bidding agent is present and enters the Plaintiff's bid at the sale or has advised the Master in Equity's office of its bidding instructions. In the event a sale is held without the Plaintiff or its Attorney's bidding agent entering its bid, the sale shall be null and void. This sale is subject to all title matters of record and any interested party should consider performing an independent title examination of the subject property as no warranty is given. Neither the Plaintiff nor its counsel make representations as to the integrity of the title or the fair market value of the property offered for sale. Prior to bidding you may wish to review the current state law or seek the advice of any attorney licensed in South Carolina. Richard L. Booth Master in Equity for Sumter County Scott Law Firm, P.A. Attorney for Plaintiff

NOTICE OF SALE CIVIL ACTION NO. 2011-CP-43-00756 BY VIRTUE of the decree heretofore granted in the case of: HSBC Bank USA, as Trustee in trust for Citigroup Mortgage Loan Trust, Inc., Asset Backed Pass-Through Certificates Series 2003-HE4 vs. Jerlean T. Fulwood and Anette T. Ceasar, et al., the undersigned Master In Equity for Sumter County, South Carolina, will sell on June 3, 2013 at 12:00PM, at the Sumter County Courthouse, City of Sumter, State of South Carolina, to the highest bidder: ALL THAT CERTAIN PIECE, PARCEL OR LOT OF LAND, CONTAINING APPROXIMATELY 1.0 ACRE, MORE OR LESS, TOGETHER WITH ANY AND ALL IMPROVEMENTS THEREON, LYING, BEING AND SITUATE IN CONCORD TOWNSHIP, THE COUNTY OF SUMTER, STATE OF

PURSUANT TO SECTION 30-5-250 OF THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA (1976), REFERENCE TO SAID PLAT IS HEREBY CRAVED FOR PARTICULARS OF THE BOUNDARIES, METES, COURSES, AND/OR DISTANCES OF THE PROPERTY DELINEATED THEREON. THIS PROPERTY IS REPRESENTED AS TAX MAP PARCEL NO. 296-00-03-006 UPON THE RECORDS OF THE SUMTER COUNTY AUDITOR; SAID 1 ACRE PARCEL FRONTS ON S.C ROAD S-43-341. THIS BEING THE PROPERTY OF WHICH AARON TOMLIN ACQUIRED AN INTEREST, ALONG WITH WILLIE TOMLIN, FROM THE ESTATE OF ANNA FRANCES, AND BY DEED OF INTEREST FROM THE REMAINING HEIRS OF ANNA FRANCES, BEING ELOISE SMITH, ET AL, RECORDED DECEMBER 29, 2952 IN DEED BOOK G-7 AT PAGE 367, G-7 AT PAGE 198, T-5 AT PAGE 364, Q-5 AT PAGES 410, 411, 413; AARON TOMLIN SUBSEQUENTLY DIED INTESTATE APRIL 23, 1978, ACCORDING TO HIS ESTATE PACKAGE FILED IN THE OFFICE OF THE JUDGE OF PROBATE FOR SUMTER COUNTY IN PACKAGE 5144; HIS HEIRS AT LAW WERE MATIEL T. GRAY (A/K/A MATIEL T. JOHNSON, AARON TOMLIN, JR., JAMES W. TOMLIN, JERLEAN T. FULWOOD AND ANNETTE T. CEASAR; AN HEIR, WILLIE TOMLIN, SUBSEQUENTLY DIED TESTATE, HIS ESTATE BEING OF RECORD IN PACKAGE 93-ES-212, AND HIS DEVISEES WERE JERLEAN T. FULWOOD AND ANNETTE T. CEASAR.

Property Address: 3365 Tobias Rd, Alcolu, SC 29001 TMS: 296-00-03-006 (Part of) TERMS OF SALE: The successful bidder, other than the Plaintiff, will deposit with the Master In Equity, at conclusion of the bidding, five percent (5%) of his bid, in cash or equivalent, as evidence of good faith, same to be applied to the purchase price in case of compliance, but to be forfeited and applied first to costs and then to the Plaintiff's debt in the case of non-compliance. Should the last and highest bidder fail to comply with the other terms of the bid within thirty (30) days, then the Master In Equity may re-sell the property on the same terms and conditions on some subsequent Sales Day (at the risk of the said highest bidder). No personal or deficiency judgment being demanded, the bidding shall not remain open after the date of sale and shall be final on that date, and compliance with the bid may be made immediately. Purchaser to pay for documentary stamps on the Deed. The successful bidder will be required to pay interest on the amount of the bid from date of sale to date of compliance with the bid at the rate of 7% per annum. The sale shall be subject to taxes and assessments, existing easements and restrictions, easements and restrictions of record and any other senior encumbrances. In the event an agent of Plaintiff does not appear at the time of sale, the within property shall be withdrawn from sale and sold at the next available sales date upon the terms and conditions as set forth in the Judgment of Foreclosure and Sale or such terms as may be set forth in a supplemental order. The Honorable Richard L. Booth Master In Equity for Sumter County Brock & Scott, PLLC 3800 Fernandina Road, Suite 110 Columbia, SC 29210 Attorneys for Plaintiff

NOTICE OF SALE CIVIL ACTION NO. 2009-CP-43-1458 BY VIRTUE of the decree heretofore granted in the case of: BAC Home Loans Servicing, LP f/k/a Countrywide Home Loans Servicing, LP vs. Kewanna Davis and Cedric Davis, et al., the undersigned Master In Equity for Sumter County, South Carolina, will sell on June 3, 2013 at 12:00PM, at the Sumter County Courthouse, City of Sumter, State of South Carolina, to the highest bidder: ALL THAT CERTAIN PIECE, PARCEL, OR LOT OF LAND, TOGETHER WITH THE IMPROVEMENTS THEREON, IF ANY, SITUATE, LYING AND BEING IN THE CITY AND COUNTY OF SUMTER, STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA, BEING SHOWN AND DESIGNATED AS LOT NO. 34 OF BLOCK F, AS SHOWN ON THAT CERTAIN PLAT PREPARED BY PALMER & MALONE, CE, DATED MARCH 28, 1946, AND RECORDED IN THE OFFICE OF THE REGISTER OF MESNE CONVEYANCES FOR SUMTER COUNTY IN PLAT BOOK Z-7 AT PAGE 136, AND HAVING SUCH METES AND BOUNDS AS ARE SHOWN ON SAID PLAT, THIS DESCRIPTION BEING IN LIEU OF METES AND BOUNDS, AS PERMITTED UNDER SECTION 30-5-250 OF THE 1976 CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA. THIS CONVEYANCE IS MADE SUBJECT TO ALL VISIBLE AND RECORDED EASEMENTS, COVENANTS, AND RIGHTS OF WAY AFFECTING SAID PROPERTY.

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No personal or deficiency judgment being demanded, the bidding will not remain open after the date of sale, but compliance with the bid may be made immediately. NOTICE: The foreclosure deed is not a warranty deed. Interested bidders should satisfy themselves as to the quality of title to be conveyed by obtaining an independent title search well before the foreclosure sale date. The Honorable Richard L. Booth, Master in Equity Sumter County, Riley, Pope & Laney, LLC, Post Office Box 11412, Columbia, SC 29211 (803) 799-9993 Attorneys for Plaintiff 1037405

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THIS BEING THE SAME PROPERTY HERETOFORE CONVEYED TO KEWANNA DAVIS AND CEDRIC DAVIS BY DEED OF W. SCOTT HAGLER AND TIMOTHY T. HUDSON DATED DECEMBER 18, 2007, RECORDED HEREWITH IN THE OFFICE OF THE REGISTER OF DEEDS FOR SUMTER COUNTY IN DEED/RECORD BOOK 1098 AT PAGE 3549.

Property Address: 20 Wesley Hall Court, Sumter, SC 29154

Property Address: 508 East Charlotte Avenue, Sumter, SC 29150 TMS: 248-15-02-027 TERMS OF SALE: The successful bidder, other than the Plaintiff, will deposit with the Master In Equity, at conclusion of the bidding, five percent (5%) of his bid, in cash or equivalent, as evidence of good faith, same to be applied to the purchase price in case of compliance, but to be forfeited and applied first to costs and then to the Plaintiff's debt in the case of non-compliance. Should the last and highest bidder fail to comply with the other terms of the bid within thirty (30) days, then the Master In Equity may re-sell the property on the same terms and conditions on some subsequent Sales Day (at the risk of the said highest bidder). No personal or deficiency judgment being demanded, the bidding shall not remain open after the date of sale and shall be final on that date, and compliance with the bid may be made immediately. Purchaser to pay for documentary stamps on the Deed. The successful bidder will be required to pay interest on the amount of the bid from date of sale to date of compliance with the bid at the rate of 7.5% per annum. The sale shall be subject to taxes and assessments, existing easements and restrictions, easements and restrictions of record and any other senior encumbrances. In the event an agent of Plaintiff does not appear at the time of sale, the within property shall be withdrawn from sale and sold at the next available sales date upon the terms and conditions as set forth in the Judgment of Foreclosure and Sale or such terms as may be set forth in a supplemental order. The Honorable Richard L. Booth Master In Equity for Sumter County Brock & Scott, PLLC 3800 Fernandina Road, Suite 110 Columbia, SC 29210 Attorneys for Plaintiff

MASTER IN EQUITY'S SALE CASE NO. 2012-CP-43-2447 BY VIRTUE of a decree heretofore granted in the case of Branch Banking and Trust Company Successor by Merger to Branch Banking and Trust Company of South Carolina against Michelle Lowder a/k/a Michelle M. Lowder, I, the Master in Equity for Sumter County, will sell on Monday, June 3, 2013, at 12:00 noon, at the Sumter County Courthouse, Sumter, South Carolina, to the highest bidder: All that certain piece, parcel or lot of land with the improvements thereon, if any, situate, lying and being in the County of Sumter, State of South Carolina, being shown and delineated as Lot No. 3 on that certain plat of Haywood Subdivision of Edmunds Land Surveyors, Inc., dated March 18, 1993, and recorded in the Office of the Register of Deeds for Sumter County in Plat Book 93 at Page 1759, and having such boundaries, metes, courses and distances as are shown on said plat, reference to which is hereby made pursuant to authority contained in 30-50-250 of the Code of Laws of South Carolina, 1976 as amended. This is the identical property conveyed to Michelle Lowder by deed of Morris & Morris Construction Co., Inc., dated April 13, 2004 and recorded on May 13, 2004 in Deed Book 937 at Page 1188.

Property Address 940 Lewis Road Sumter, SC 29154 TMS # 226-08-04-003 TERMS OF SALE: The successful bidder, other than the plaintiff, will deposit with the Master in Equity for Sumter County at conclusion of the bidding, five percent (5%) of the bid, in cash or equivalent, as evidence of good faith, same to be applied to the purchase price in case of compliance, but to be forfeited and applied first to costs and then to plaintiff's debt in the case of non-compliance. If the Plaintiff's representative is not in attendance at the scheduled time of the sale, the sale shall be canceled and the property sold on some subsequent sales day after due advertisement. Should the last and highest bidder fail or refuse to make the required deposit at time of bid or comply with the other terms of the bid within thirty (30) days, the deposit shall be forfeited and the Master in Equity for Sumter County may re-sell the property on the same terms and conditions on some subsequent Sales Day (at the risk of the said highest bidder). As a deficiency judgment is being waived, the bidding will not remain open thirty days after the date of sale. Purchaser shall pay for preparation of deed, documentary stamps on the deed, and recording of the deed. The successful bidder will be required to pay interest on the amount of the bid from date of sale to date of compliance with the bid at the rate of 6.99% per annum. The sale shall be subject to assessments, Sumter County taxes, easements, easements and restrictions of record, and other senior encumbrances. GRIMSLEY LAW FIRM, LLC 1703 Laurel Street P. O Box 11682 Columbia, SC 29211 (803) 233-0797 Richard L. Booth Master in Equity for Sumter County Edward L. Grimsley Benjamin E. Grimsley Attorneys for the Plaintiff Sheree A. Poole, M.Ed. Paralegal Grimsley Law Firm, LLC P.O. Box 11682 (29211) Columbia, SC 29201 (803) 233-1177 (803) 233-0798 (fax) www.grimsleylaw.com

NOTICE OF SALE BY VIRTUE of a decree heretofore granted in the case of: Wells Fargo Financial South Carolina, Inc. vs. Cynthia K. LaPalme; Danny N. LaPalme, C/A No. 10-CP-43-0920, The following property will be sold on June 3, 2013 at 12:00 Noon at the Sumter County Courthouse to the highest bidder: All that certain piece, parcel or lot of land, with any improvements thereon, situate in City and County of Sumter, South Carolina, School District 17, represented as Lot 2 on a plat of Joseph R. Edwards, dated March 16, 1990 and recorded in the Sumter County RMC Office in Plat Book 90 at Page 358. Derivation: Book 723 at Page 436

TMS # 206-07-02-002, SUBJECT TO ASSESSMENTS, SUMTER AD VALOREM TAXES, EASEMENTS AND/OR, RESTRICTIONS OF RECORD, AND OTHER SENIOR ENCUMBRANCES. TERMS OF SALE: A 5% deposit in certified funds is required. The deposit will be applied towards the purchase price unless the bidder defaults, in which case the deposit will be forfeited. If the successful bidder fails, or refuses, to make the required deposit, or comply with his bid within 20 days, then the property will be resold at his risk. No personal or deficiency judgment being demanded, the bidding will not remain open after the date of sale, but compliance with the bid may be made immediately. The successful bidder will be required to pay interest on the amount of the bid from date of sale to date of compliance with the bid at the rate of 8.25% per annum. For complete terms of sale, see Judgment of Foreclosure and Sale filed with the Sumter County Clerk of Court at C/A #10-CP-43-0920. NOTICE: The foreclosure deed is not a warranty deed. Interested bidders should satisfy themselves as to the quality of title to be conveyed by obtaining an independent title search prior to the foreclosure sale date. Richard L. Booth Master In Equity for Sumter County, Samuel C. Waters, Esq. Attorney for Plaintiff P.O. Box 100200 Columbia, SC 29202-3200 (803) 744-4444 014158-00119 Website: www.rtt-law.com (see link to Resources / Foreclosures Sales) 1037725

ORDER AND NOTICE OF SALE BY VIRTUE of a decree heretofore granted in the case of Branch Banking and Trust Company, as Successor in Interest by Merger to Branch Banking and Trust Company of South Carolina v. David E. Graham a/k/a David Graham and Angelia R. Graham a/k/a Angela R. Graham a/k/a Angela Graham, Case No. 2012-CP-43-2013, I, the undersigned Richard L. Booth, Master in Equity for Sumter County, will hold a sale on June 3, 2013 at 12:00PM at the Sumter County Courthouse, Room 211, 141 N. Main Street, Sumter, South Carolina 29150 selling the following described property to the highest bidder: All that certain piece, parcel, or lot of land, together with the dwelling and improvements thereon, lying and being situate in the Township and County of Sumter, State of South Carolina, containing 0.83 acre, more or less, and being shown and delineated as Lot No. 6, Block "C" of Green Acres Subdivision on that plat prepared by D.D. Edmunds, RLS, dated June 28, 1984 and recorded in Plat Book Z-48 at Page 607 in the records of the Register of Deeds Office for Sumter County. Aforesaid plat is specifically incorporated herein and reference is craved thereto for a more complete and accurate description of the metes, bounds, courses and distances of the property concerned herein. This description is made in lieu of metes and bounds as permitted by law under § 30-5-250 of The Code of Laws of South Carolina (1976), as amended. This is the property known as 991 Meadowbrook Drive, Sumter, SC. Tax Parcel No. 251-03-02-024 This being the identical property conveyed to David E. Graham and Angelia R. Graham by Shanna D. Witherspoon by deed dated August 29, 2011, recorded August 30, 2011 in the Office of the Sumter County Register of Deeds in Deed Book 1159 at Page 1201 and re-recorded on March 1, 2012 in the aforesaid office in Deed Book 1167, at Page 2868.

Property Address: 991 Meadowbrook Drive, Sumter, South Carolina 29153 TMS No. 251-03-02-024 TERMS OF SALE: The successful bidder, other than the Plaintiff, will deposit with the SUMTER Master in Equity at conclusion of the bidding, five percent (5%) of his bid, in cash or equivalent, as evidence of good faith, same to be applied to purchase price in case of compliance, but to be forfeited and applied first to costs and then to Plaintiff's debt in the case of noncompliance. Should the last and highest bidder fail or refuse to make the required deposit at time of bid or comply with the other terms of the bid within thirty (30) days, then the Master in Equity may resell the property on the same terms and conditions (at the risk of the said highest bidder). Purchaser to pay for documentary stamps on Deed. The successful bidder will be required to pay interest on the amount of the bid from date of sale to date of compliance with the bid at the rate of 7.625% per annum. DEFICIENCY JUDGMENT WAIVED NOT ELIGIBLE FOR LOAN MODIFICATION UNDER THE H O M E A F F O R D A B L E

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MODIFICATION PROGRAM, Should the Plaintiff, or one of its representatives, fail to be present at the time of sale, the property is automatically withdrawn from said sale. THIS SALE IS ALSO MADE SUBJECT TO ALL SUMTER COUNTY TAXES AND EXISTING EASEMENTS AND RESTRITIONS OF RECORD. Richard L. Booth, Master in Equity Sumter County, Attorneys for Plaintiff: Samuel D. Fleder, S.C. Bar No. 79819 Smith Debnam Narron Drake Saintsing & Myers, LLP P.O. Box 26268 Raleigh, NC 27611 Telephone (919) 250 2000 Of Counsel: McDonnell & Associates, P.A. 2442 Devine Street Columbia, SC 29205 1036697

NOTICE OF SALE 2012-CP-43-1646 BY VIRTUE of a decree heretofore granted in the case of: CitiMortgage, Inc. against Kimberly O. Ferguson, I, the undersigned Master in Equity for Sumter County, will sell on June 3, 2013, at 12:00 PM, at County Courthouse in Sumter, South Carolina, to the highest bidder, the following described property, to-wit: All that certain piece, parcel, or lot of land, together with the improvements thereon, if any, situate, lying and being in the Township of Providence, County of Sumter, State of South Carolina, being shown and designated as Lot #18, Section #1 of McLaughlin Estates Subdivision, as shown on that certain plat prepared by H.S. Willson, dated December 17, 1973 and recorded in the Register of Mesne Conveyances for Sumter County in Plat Book Z-36 at Page 273, and having such metes and bounds as are shown on a said plat, this description being in lieu of metes and bounds, as permitted under section 30-5-250 of the 1976 Code of Laws of South Carolina. This is the property known as 18 Beard Drive. This being the same property heretofore conveyed to Kimberly O. Ferguson by deed of Glen Coleman and Gloria B. Coleman dated April 13, 1995 and recorded April 13, 1995 in the Office of the Register of Deeds for Sumter County in Deed/Record Book 621 at Page 504.

Property Address: 18 Beard Drive, Dalzell, SC 29040 TMS No. 190-14-01-022 TERMS OF SALE: The successful bidder, other than the plaintiff, will deposit with the Master in Equity, at conclusion of the bidding, five per cent (5%) of said bid, in cash or equivalent, as evidence of good faith, same to be applied to purchase price in case of compliance, but to be forfeited and applied first to costs and then to plaintiff's debt in the case of noncompliance. Should the successful bidder fail or refuse to make the required deposit at time of bid or comply with the other terms of the bid within twenty (20) days, then the Master in Equity may resell the property on the same terms and conditions (at the risk of the said defaulting bidder). Should the Plaintiff, or one of its representatives, fail to be present at the time of sale, the property is automatically withdrawn from said sale and sold at the next available sales day upon the terms and conditions as set forth in the Judgment of Foreclosure and Sale or any Supplemental Order.

Notice of Sale

Notice of Sale

MASTER IN EQUITY'S NOTICE OF SALE

re-sell the property on the same terms and conditions on some subsequent Sales Day (at the risk of the said highest bidder).

2012-CP-43-00923 at 12:00 Noon at the Sumter County Courthouse to the highest bidder: All that lot or parcel of land in Statesburg Township, County of Sumter, South Carolina, containing 0.87 acres, shown as Lot 4 on plat of Ro-Ka Downs Subdivision prepared by James D. Willson, RLS, dated November 19, 1999, and recorded in Plat Book 99 at Page 1127 in the RMC Office for Sumter County, being bounded and measuring as follows: on the North by Lot 3, and measuring thereon 159.98 feet; on the East by lands of Tucker and measuring thereon 195.85 feet; on the South by lands of Ruff and measuring thereon 172.30 feet; on the West by Lot 5 and measuring thereon 173.65 feet; and on the Northwest by a curved line of Ro-Ka Drive and having a radius of 50 feet, more or less, the chord of said curved line bearing S60-44W, distance of 61.66 feet. This property is generally described as 40 Ro-Ka Drive, Dalzell, SC and has the Tax Map number 135-00-03-029. Derivation: Book 759 at Page 1975

Property Address: 40 Ro-Ka Dr, Dalzell, SC 29040 TMS #135-00-03-029 Subject to a right of redemption one year from date of sale afforded the United States of America pursuant to 28 U.S.C.A. §2410(c). 135-00-03-029, SUBJECT TO ASSESSMENTS, SUMTER AD VALOREM TAXES, EASEMENTS AND/OR, RESTRICTIONS OF RECORD, AND OTHER SENIOR ENCUMBRANCES. TERMS OF SALE: A 5% deposit in certified funds is required. The deposit will be applied towards the purchase price unless the bidder defaults, in which case the deposit will be forfeited. If the successful bidder fails, or refuses, to make the required deposit, or comply with his bid within 20 days, then the property will be resold at his risk. No personal or deficiency judgment being demanded, the bidding will not remain open after the date of sale, but compliance with the bid may be made immediately. The successful bidder will be required to pay interest on the amount of the bid from date of sale to date of compliance with the bid at the rate of 9% per annum. For complete terms of sale, see Judgment of Foreclosure and Sale filed with the Sumter County Clerk of Court at C/A #12-CP-43-1922. Subject to a right of redemption one year from date of sale afforded the United States of America pursuant to 28 U.S.C.A. §2410(c). NOTICE: The foreclosure deed is not a warranty deed. Interested bidders should satisfy themselves as to the quality of title to be conveyed by obtaining an independent title search prior to the foreclosure sale date. Richard L. Booth Master In Equity for Sumter County, Samuel C. Waters, Esq. Attorney for Plaintiff P.O. Box 100200 Columbia, SC 29202-3200 (803) 744-4444 012507-01065 Website: www.rtt-law.com (see link to Resources / Foreclosures Sales) 1037727

BY VIRTUE of a decree heretofore granted in the case of: JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association vs. Jessie Lee I. Cooper a/k/a Jessie I. Cooper, I, the undersigned Richard L. Booth, Master in Equity for Sumter County, will sell on Monday, June 3, 2013, at 12:00 p.m., at the Sumter County Courthouse, 141 North Main Street, Sumter, South Carolina, to the highest bidder: All that tract of land situate in Mayesville Township, School District No. 2, Sumter County, South Carolina, being more fully shown and represented on that certain plat of H.W. Shaw, dated November 11, 1919 and record in the Office of the Clerk of Court for Sumter County in Plat Book V-4 a Page 211, according to which plat said tract contains 24.8 acres, and is bounded, now or formerly, as follows: On the North by lands of Tisdale, being separated therefrom by the Puddin Swamp Road, whereon it fronts and measures 900 feet; On the East by lands of Romeo Cooper; On the South by lands of H.P. Cooper; and On the West by lands of John C. Cooper. LESS, HOWEVER, that certain one (1) acre tract recorded in the Office of the Clerk of Court for Sumter County in Volume 419 at Page 526. This being a portion of the same premises conveyed to Maxie W. Cooper by deed of Caddie W. Wheeler, Romeo Cooper and John C. Cooper, dated May 15, 1951 and recorded on May 19, 1951 in the Office of the Register of Deeds for Sumter County in Volume B-7 at Page 308. Thereafter, Maxie W. Cooper conveyed the within described property to Maxie W. Cooper and Jessie I. Cooper, for and during the term of their joint natural lives and upon the death of either, the remainder to vest in the survivor thereof, his or her heirs and assigns, by deed of Maxie W. Cooper, dated October 14, 1977 and recorded October.14, 1977 in the said Office for Sumter County in Volume G-10 at Page 1517. Thereafter, Maxie W. Cooper died in 1981, as reflected by Sumter County Probate Estate No. 289/795 thereby vesting fee simple title in and to subject property in Jessie I. Cooper.

Property address: 6940 Skinner Road, Gable, SC 29051 TMS No. 338-00-03-001 TERMS OF SALE: The successful bidder, other than the Plaintiff, will deposit with the Master in Equity, at conclusion of the bidding, five percent (5%) of said bid is due and payable immediately upon closing of the bidding, in cash or equivalent, as evidence of good faith, same to be applied to purchase price in case of compliance, but to be forfeited and applied first to costs and then to Plaintiff's debt in the case of non-compliance. In the event of a third party bidder and that any third party bidder fails to deliver the required deposit in certified (immediately collectible) funds with the Office of the Master in Equity, said deposit being due and payable immediately upon closing of the bidding on the day of sale, the Master in Equity will re-sell the subject property at the most convenient time thereafter (including the day of sale) upon notification to counsel for Plaintiff. Should the last and highest bidder fail or refuse to comply with the balance due of the bid within 20 days, then the Master in Equity may

No personal or deficiency judgment being demanded, the bidding will not remain open after the date of sale, but compliance with the bid may be made immediately. NOTICE: The foreclosure deed is not a warranty deed. Interested bidders should satisfy themselves as to the quality of title to be conveyed by obtaining an independent title search well before the foreclosure sale date. The Honorable Richard L. Booth, Master in Equity Sumter County, Riley, Pope & Laney, LLC, Post Office Box 11412, Columbia, SC 29211 (803) 799-9993 Attorneys for Plaintiff 1037501

NOTICE OF SALE BY VIRTUE of a decree heretofore granted in the case of: JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association vs. Linda M. Floyd; The United States of America, acting by and through its agency The Rural Housing Service; Merrick Bank Corporation; BB&T Recovery Dept.; C/A No. 12-CP-43-1922, The following property will be sold on June 3, 2013

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No personal or deficiency judgment being demanded, the bidding will not remain open after the date of sale, but compliance with the bid may be made immediately. Purchaser to pay for documentary stamps on Master in Equity's Deed. The successful bidder will be required to pay interest on the amount of the bid from the date of sale to date of compliance with the bid at the rate of 6.125% per annum. The Plaintiff may waive any of its rights, including its right to a deficiency judgment, prior to sale. The sale shall be subject to taxes and assessments, existing easements and restrictions of record. The sale or any resale will not be held unless the Plaintiff or its attorney's bidding agent is present and enters the Plaintiff's bid at the sale or has advised the Master in Equity's office of its bidding instructions. In the event a sale is held without the Plaintiff or its Attorney's bidding agent entering its bid, the sale shall be null and void. This sale is subject to all title matters of record and any interested party should consider performing an independent title examination of the subject property as no warranty is given. Neither the Plaintiff nor its counsel make representations as to the integrity of the title or the fair market value of the property offered for sale. Prior to bidding you may wish to review the current state law or seek the advice of any attorney licensed in South Carolina. Richard L. Booth Master in Equity for Sumter County Scott Law Firm, P.A. Attorney for Plaintiff

NOTICE OF MASTER IN EQUITY SALE CIVIL ACTION NO. 2012-CP-43-2408 BY VIRTUE OF A DECREE of the Court of Common Pleas for Sumter County, South Carolina, heretofore issued in the case of The Bank of New York Mellon Trust Company, National Association, fka The Bank of New York Trust Company, N.A., as successor to JPMorgan Chase Bank N.A. as Trustee, against Jody Parks and Darlene Parks, the Master in Equity for Sumter County, or his agent, will sell on June 3, 2013, at 12:00 P.M., at Sumter County Courthouse, 141 Main Street, Sumter, SC, to the highest bidder: All that certain piece, parcel or lot of land, with the improvements thereon, situate, lying and being in the County of Sumter, State of South Carolina, identified as Lot 5, Section 1, Auburn Subdivision and being more fully shown and delineated on a plat prepared by Carl J. Croft, RLS, dated May 23, 1977 and recorded in the office of the Register of Deeds for Sumter County in Plat Book Z-39 at Page 372. Pursuant to Section 30-5-250 of the Code of Laws of South Carolina, (1976, as amended) reference to said plat is hereby made for the metes, bounds, courses and/or distances of the property delineated thereon.

PROPERTY ADDRESS: 1766 Kolb Road, Sumter, SC TMS Number:

208-09-03-016

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The successful bidder will be required to pay for documentary stamps on the Deed and interest on the amount of the bid from the date of sale to the date of compliance with the bid at the rate of 4.7500%. THIS SALE IS SUBJECT TO ASSESSMENTS, COUNTY TAXES, EXISTING EASEMENTS, EASEMENTS AND RESTRICTIONS OF RECORD, AND OTHER SENIOR ENCUMBRANCES.

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Will buy furniture by piece or bulk, tools, trailers, lawn mowers, 4 wheelers, etc or almost anything of value Call 983-5364 Panda's Closet 1961 McCrays Mill Rd. Excluding furn everything in store 50% off. 803-968-6550 Community Yard Sale; 2975 Tara Dr. Furn, toys, hshld goods, a little bit of everything. Sat. 7am. Sumter County Civic Center Indoor Garage Sale. 700 W. Liberty St. Saturday, May 18, 2013 8 am - 1 pm. Free admission. For booth space call 436-2271 Huge Sale 17 S. Sumter St. across from Youngs Mkt. Sat. 7am-? Boats, furn, SS sinks, U/R freezer, Pull BBQ grill, tow dolly, carpet, and much more. Palmetto Exchange Thirft Store is having a Moving Sale. All clothes and shoes 50% off. 493 N. Guignard Dr. 4920 John Franklin(off Eagle Rd) Sat 7-2 clths, bikes, lawn mower, Dbl.rocker, sofa Misc.. 15 Trailwood Dr. Sat., 8am-11. Xbox/PS3 games, boys, ladies & Plus clothes, hshld, DVD, shoes, lawn mower bagger. Multi-Family Yard Sale Sat. 7am-Noon 1850 Kolb Rd. Twin bed, Maytag Washer, Frig, Golf clubs (LH & RH), clothes, tools, fishing gear, 14" tires, 16" tires, 97 Merc. Mountaineer, many more items, 5x8 enclosed trl. 1745 Camden Road (appx 1 mi from Kmart) Fri 7-5, Sat 7-12, Air Filter System, wheelchair, treadmills, furn., books, jewelry, linens and clothes,

826 Bay Blossom, Sat 7am 1pm. Toddler girl & womens clothes, twin bedding, HH items, current books, lots of misc. Everything must Go! 820 Bay Springs Dr. Sat 7:30 - 2:30. Something for everyone 135 Planters Dr. (Across from the Racetrack on Wedgefield Hwy. Sat 7-12. Desk, TV, home decor, linens, bath/kit misc, hardware, skis, elem. tchg aides, clothes, and much more. 2470 Drexel Dr. Dalzell. Furn., clothes, toys, misc. Fri. 8:30am-12pm. Sat. 7am-2pm Moving sale! 2720 Amidala Lane, Clothes, shoes, toys, household goods! Sat. 8am until ? 1823 Dunbarton Dr Sat 8-2 Hshld , Kit. wares, tools. Misc 3 Golfair Ct Sat 7-? Cherry desk, loveseat, wicker set, name brand men's, & more 3420 Green View Parkway (Lakewood Links) Near Club House 3 families, Boy's, Womens, Mens clothes, toys, shoes, DVD's, boks, Hallmark ornaments, linens, hshsld misc etc. Sat. 7 am -1 pm.

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MULTI-FAMILY & MOVING 2 CURTISWOOD DR. Off Pinewood Rd. & W. Oakland. Fri/Sat 8-12. (NEW ITEMS ADDED SAT) Huge sale everything must go!

813 Bay Blossom Ave Sat 7-1 Lots of items! toys, books, clothing, baby items, Misc...

7 Family 1890 Camden Hwy Sat 8-? Great Variety! Hotdogs & drinks for sale also.

Multi-Family Sale. 7 Adams Ave. Sat 8-12. Too much to mention. Something for everyone.

2675 Turning Leaf Ln, Sat. 7AM. Furn, electronics, yard equipment, clothes, hshld items (new & used).

Large selection of items ! 30 Tucson Fri 12-7 Sat 7-1 dishes, giftware, Etc...

Huge Multi-Fam. Indoor Garage Sale! 3325 Carter Rd., Fri. 10-5. Oven, kit. sink, bunk beds w/mattresses., bedding, baby furn., all types of clothing, bldg. mat., TV's, comp. monitors, shoes, toys, books & more! "New" items added since last sale!


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CLASSIFIEDS

THE ITEM Notice of Sale

This being the same property conveyed to Jody S. Parks and Darlene L. Parks by deed of Sheridan Duncan, dated March 29, 2004, and recorded in the Office of the Register of Deeds for Sumter County on April 15, 2004, in Deed Book 933 at Page 1677. TERMS OF SALE: FOR CASH. The Master in Equity will require a deposit of 5% of the bid amount in cash or certified funds, which is to be applied on the purchase price upon compliance with the bid. Interest on the balance of the bid at 5.5% shall be paid to the day of compliance. In case of noncompliance within 20 days, after the sale, the deposit of 5% is to be forfeited and applied to Plaintiff's judgment debt and the property re-advertised for sale upon the same terms at the risk of the former highest bidder. Purchaser to pay for deed recording fees and deed stamps. Deficiency judgment not being demanded, the bidding will not remain open after the date of sale, but compliance with the bid may be made immediately. Should Plaintiff, Plaintiff's attorney, or Plaintiff's agent fail to appear on the day of sale, the property shall not be sold, but shall be re-advertised and sold at some convenient sales day thereafter when Plaintiff, Plaintiff's attorney, or Plaintiff's agent, is present. The sale shall be subject to taxes and assessments, existing easements and easements and restrictions of record. Plaintiff does not warrant its title search to purchasers at foreclosure sale or other third parties, who should have their own title search performed on the subject property.

Richard L. Booth Master in Equity for Sumter County FINKEL LAW FIRM LLC Post Office Box 71727 North Charleston, South Carolina 29415 (843) 577-5460 Attorneys for Plaintiff

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House For Sale: 2900 sq ft. 4 or 5 bdrms, 3 1//2 bth., 9.4 acres., 700 sq. ft. shop. 2850 N. Main St. 803-983-9179

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2010 Jeep Commander

$19 995

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07 Suburban LTZ, 4 WD, loaded w/ every avail. option, new tires. NADA $25,500, Sell $20,990. Call Dave @ R & R Motors 494-2886.

Autos For Sale A Guaranteed Credit Approval AUTO LOANS We will arrange financing even if you have been turned down before. Loans available for no credit, bad credit, 1st Time Buyers & Bankruptcy buyers. No co-signers needed. Call Mr. Ashley Brown at 803-926-3235

OPEN Ernest Baker Auto Sales & Equip. Located 3349 N. Main St 5.5 miles from 378 overpass at N. Main., on Hwy 15 N. next to Baker Mini Warehouse. Remember Cars are like Eggs, Cheaper in the Country!!! 803-469-9294 1785 Titanic Ct. Custom Built Quality Home in Beach Forest.

Property overlooks pond & community clubhouse/pool. 3BR w/maple hardwood floors, 3 full BA w/ceramic tile. Solid maple 42" kitchen cabinetry w/Charleston Style concrete countertops. Oversize 2 car garage. All appliances incl'd w/purchase. Seller will pay $5,000. toward closing. Asking (REDUCED) $230,000. Call 803-968-1187 Details & photos @ www.forsaleb yowner.com/23945649 & www.mili tarybyowner.com/MBO 264616

1966 Ford Mustang , poor cdtn 910-215-0474 or 803 229-0503 '09 Tahoe 2WD LT2 XFE; "Silver Birch metallic"; ebony int; 5.3L Vortec V8; 6spd auto; cruise; 18" alum wheels; 3 zone seats & ac; Bose am/fm w/6 cd; pwr liftgate/pedals/seats w/driver mem.; remote keyless entry&start; pwr hted/folding outside mirrors w/signals;118K mi. $19,800. 773-9391

Miscellaneous

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2010 Honda Element

$16 995

C&C Recycling Parts & Wrecker Service Top price paid for junk cars! We buy scrap metal, alum cans, batteries, copper. 773-7702

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2008 Hyundai Sante Fe

469-2595

$11 995

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FOR SALE IN MANNING:1465 Herod $350/mo. 1356 Herod Dr. $350/mo. Owner Financing. 803-460-3787

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469-2595

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BAD CREDIT OR NO CREDIT? Come try us, we do our own financing. We have 2-3-4-5 bedroom homes. Single and Double Wide homes available. We have a layaway program. For more information, call 843-389-4215. Iris Winds MHP,Sumter Immediate occupancy. 3BR MH. $25,900. Fin. avail. 803-460-9444, 800-996-9540, 803-775-6816 Mobile Home in Dalzell 2BR, LR, kitchen, 2 porches on 1 acre lot. Call 973-534-4109

Land & Lots for Sale Minutes from Walmart/Shaw, 1 acre, utilities, $6,000. 888-774-5720. One Waterfront lot in Forest Lakes Subdivision. Serious inq. only. Call details 803-968-2459

RECREATION

Campers / RV's/ Motorhomes 1988 JAYCO 35ft fifth wheeler. Excellent condition. Asking $3,200OBO. 803-481-8197

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$4 995

GOODWIN AUTOMALL #30"%45r46.5&3 4$

469-2595

Price Good Through 5-18-13

One

$18 995

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Commercial Rentals

W. Calhoun 2BR/1.5BA, newly renovated, full kitchen, C//H//A. water & W/D incl, $525 month. Prudential 774-7368.

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3 BR 2 BA, In-ground pool, own Pier/Dock, On Big Water of Lake Marion, TURN-Key READY! Just Bring your Clothes! $287,000 Must See! Call for More Information!

Work Wanted

2 & 3 BRs 803-494-4015

Expert Tech, New & used heat pumps & A/C. Will install/repair, warranty; Compressor & labor $600. Call 803-968-9549 or 843-992-2364

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In Memory of Mamie Ruth Brown I often sit and think about The years that have passed by And of the happiness and joy That was shared by you and I. I think of all the laughter, The smiles and all the fun And, before I even knew it, My tears have once again begun. For although it brings me comfort To walk down memory lane It reminds me how, without you, Life has never been the same. We Love You! W.T., Kenneth, Kevin, Keith & family

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