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Glenn Evans made a 30-year career out of building custom homes in Sumter, becoming what some call the "premier" builder in the area. Now he's turning a page on his life and career and is moving south. Evans moved his construction business, … more
Sumter children will get chance to model Belk will host its bi-annual Kidfest in-store from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday, March 28, at all locations. The event includes runway fashion shows featuring local children as models wearing Belk's latest … more
After taking a quick tour of Sumter's industrial parks, with a sizable number of existing plants as well as empty fields, a common axiom may come to mind. "Are they half empty or half full?" That's not the way Sumter Economic Development Board … more
Dixie Products Inc. has been in the business of outfitting trucks from all across the state for nearly 50 years. The Sumter-based company sells many accessories for trucks including truck camper tops, tool boxes, ladder racks, side steps, body … more
Bynum Insurance adds to staff Cobern Epting has joined Bynum Insurance as a health and commercial lines agent. He is a 2010 graduate of the University of Georgia with a bachelor's degree in economics. Before joining Bynum Insurance, … more
The Naomi and Warner gift shop in downtown Sumter offers more than a fullline of gifts and bridal registry. If you like to pair wine and paint, the shop may have something for you. Julie Herlong bought the shop a few years ago and moved it … more
NEW YORK (AP) — Stock indexes edged higher in late-afternoon trading Friday, helped by gains in big technology companies including Google, Amazon and Microsoft. KEEPING SCORE: The Standard & … more
The Sumter Item is excited to announce new hires to the newsroom and a reshuffling of coverage assignments.Konstantin Vengerowsky is a new reporter and will cover stories in and around Clarendon … more
Visitors to Sumter's downtown area may have noticed C. Anthony's Menswear is open for business at the corner of Main and Liberty streets. Owner Chip Bracalente said he is already seeing dividends from moving from 505 S. Wise Drive into the … more
NEW YORK - It's a chilling moment: A message appears on a computer screen, saying the files are encrypted and the only way to access them is by paying a ransom. It happened at Jeff Salter's home health care business last December. The network of … more
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