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North Carolina Man Killed in Sumter County While…

BUSHNELL, Fla. - A North Carolina man was killed Sunday morning just after midnight when he was struck by a vehicle as he walked down Interstate 75 according to Florida Highway Patrol reports. Troopers stated that 33-year-old…

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Sumter County Humane Society Offers 100 Free Spay/Neuter…

LAKE PANASOFFKEE, Fla. - The Humane Society/SPCA of Sumter County (HS/SPCA) currently has funding available for 100 FREE spay/neuter pet vouchers for qualifying Sumter County residents through September thanks to a recent online fundraiser and private donations. This community…

Sumter Deputies Raid Lake Panasoffkee Home, Arrest Six

LAKE PANASOFFKEE, Fla. - Sumter County Deputies raided a Lake Panasoffkee home early Wednesday morning after securing a search warrant according to Sheriff's Office spokesperson Michelle Keszey. Keszey released a statement Friday morning stating that members…

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HS/SPCA of Sumter In Need of Cat and…

LAKE PANASOFFKEE, Fla. - The Humane Society/SPCA is urgently requesting support from its community with donations of dry cat and kitten food and canned food for the increasing number of rescued cat and kittens in…

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Sumter County Woman Wanted For Child Abuse

Sumter County, Fla- 40-year-old Chantina Albright-Weatherspoo is wanted for reward of count one child neglect causing great harm and count two aggravated child abuse. Albright-Weatherspoo resides in Wildwood, Florida. If you have any information on the whereabouts…

More Pets Lost or Injured During July 4th…

Our nation’s Independence Day celebrations can be the most stressful and dangerous holiday for your pets. The noise and sight of fireworks frighten many of them. The Humane Society/SPCA of Sumter County wants to remind…

Trio Arrested in Sumter County Traffic Stop

LADY LAKE, Fla. -  Deputies arrested a trio Tuesday morning while traveling on Buena Vista Boulevard at approximately 9:02 am according to arrest reports. Sumter County Sheriff's spokeswoman, Michelle Keszey stated in a press release…

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Portion of US 301 Closed After Accident with…

BUSHNELL - A portion of US 301 was closed Friday afternoon while deputies and firefighters worked to clear the scene of an accident involving a school bus and a motorcycle according to the Sumter County Sheriff's…

Easter Fly-In Fundraiser for Humane Society

Sumter County - Private aircraft from all over Florida will grace the skies in a celebration of Spring on April 15 at 9 a.m. The event, a joint collaboration between the Humane Society/SPCA of Sumter…

Book Swap Part of Earth Day and 35th…

Lake Panasofkee - Sumter County's Humane Society/SPCA will be hosting a special dual celebratory event April 22 from 10 a.m to 2 p.m at their shelter in Lake Panasofkee. This event marks the organization's 35th…