Government
Revised Sumter jail contract expands sheriff's authority

Sumter County Council approved third and final reading of a revised contract between Sumter and Lee counties regarding Sumter-Lee Regional Detention Center and gave second reading to permit feather flags on commercial property at its meeting on …

Sumter County Council to consider final reading of revised jail contract Sumter County Council will meet at 6 p.m. today in County Council Chambers, Sumter County Administration Building, 13 E. Canal St., to consider: Third and final reading of an ordinance to approve …
Sumter runoff sees higher Republican turnout than primary Results from Tuesday's Republican primary runoffs were certified Thursday morning at a Sumter County Voters Registration and Elections meeting. According to results presented at the meeting, which was held at 10 a.m. at the historic Sumter County …
Education
Students awarded scholarship in memory of slain officer

PHOTO PROVIDED Winners of the 2018 Charlie Kubala Memorial Scholarship, from left (holding checks), are Liam Miller of Thomas Sumter Academy, Abby Zilch of Wilson Hall and Sarah Richardson of Sumter High School. Standing with students are Sumter …

Sumter school board meeting scheduled for Monday On its first day returning from its two-week summer break on Monday, Sumter School District's Board of Trustees will hold its July monthly board meeting tomorrow. A district spokeswoman distributed the agenda for the meeting on Friday, which …
Democratic Party chair running for Sumter school board seat Filing for non-partisan seats on Sumter School District Board of Trustees and Sumter City Council begins Monday, and Sumter County Democratic Party Chairwoman Barbara Bowman said she is ready to file for the school board race. Bowman spoke …
Business
No 2 workouts ever same at new Sumter gym

It's a new workout regimen that's a mix of technology, science and community and is growing worldwide, across the U.S. and now in Sumter. Ashley Schwedler, co-owner and general manager of F45 Training, 20 W. Liberty St., recently discussed the …

Broad Street Waffle House regains A grade after cockroach violation After four food grades inspections that included two "As", one "B" and one failing "C" grade, a Broad Street Waffle House has regained its "A" grade standing after a July follow-up inspection. An inspection on July 9 at 1041 Broad St. resulted in …
Job fair in Bishopville to feature almost 40 employers BISHOPVILLE - The Santee-Lynches Regional Council of Governments and SC Works and its business partners are hosting a job fair in Bishopville on Wednesday, Aug. 8, at Old Bishopville High School Gymnasium, 121 E. College St. Doors will be open to …
Clarendon News

Clarendon briefs: July 13, 2018

Peggy Parish Birthday Party will be at library MANNING - Harvin Clarendon County Library will celebrate author Peggy Parish's birthday at 10:30 a.m. today at the library, 215 N. Brooks St. Attendees will enjoy snacks, a craft activity and several …

Public Record
Public Record: Sunday, July 15, 2018

Building Permits - Great Southern Homes Inc., owner and contractor, 1748 Trevino Drive, 2,272 heated square feet and 352 unheated square feet, $107,389.68 (new dwelling, residential); Great Southern Homes Inc., owner and contractor, 2705 Magnum …

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Meetings
Public Agenda: Wednesday, June 27, 2018

GREATER SUMTER CHAMBER OF COMMERCE BOARD OF DIRECTORS Today, noon, chamber office SUMTER CITY-COUNTY PLANNING COMMISSION Today, 3 p.m., fourth floor, Sumter Opera House, Council Chambers SUMTER COUNTY DEVELOPMENT BOARD Thursday, 7:30 …

Public Agenda: Thursday, June 21, 2018
SUMTER COUNTY DISABILITIES & SPECIAL NEEDS BOARD CREATIVE ENVIRONMENTS INC. INDEPENDENT LIVING INC. ABILITIES UNLIMITED INC. ADAPTIVE LIFESTYLES INC. MAGNOLIA MANOR INC. FIRST FLIGHT INC. Monday, June 25, noon, 750 Electric …
Public Agenda: Tuesday, June 19, 2018
TAX ACCOMMODATIONS ADVISORY BOARD Today, 3 p.m., Swan Lake Visitors Center SUMTER CITY COUNCIL Today, 5:30 p.m., Sumter Opera House, 21 N. Main St., fourth floor CLARENDON COUNTY PLANNING & PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION Today, 6 p.m., …
Support Groups
Support Groups: Wednesday, July 18, 2018

AA, AL-ANON, ALATEEN: AA - Monday-Friday, noon and 5:30 p.m.; Saturday, 8 p.m.; Sundays, 10:30 a.m. and 7 p.m., 1 Warren St. (803) 775-1852. AA Women's Meeting - Wednesdays, 7 p.m., 1 Warren St. (803) 775-1852. AA Spanish Speaking - …

Support Groups: Wednesday, July 11, 2018
AA, AL-ANON, ALATEEN: AA - Monday-Friday, noon and 5:30 p.m.; Saturday, 8 p.m.; Sundays, 10:30 a.m. and 7 p.m., 1 Warren St. (803) 775-1852. AA Women's Meeting - Wednesdays, 7 p.m., 1 Warren St. (803) 775-1852. AA Spanish Speaking - …
Support Groups: Wednesday, July 4, 2018
AA, AL-ANON, ALATEEN: AA - Monday-Friday, noon and 5:30 p.m.; Saturday, 8 p.m.; Sundays, 10:30 a.m. and 7 p.m., 1 Warren St. (803) 775-1852. AA Women's Meeting - Wednesdays, 7 p.m., 1 Warren St. (803) 775-1852. AA Spanish Speaking - …
Pets

Sisters Ariel and Jasmine are adorable, playful

Ariel and Jasmine were surrendered from a home that could no longer care for them and are available to approved adopters. These adorable sisters can be adopted individually. Ariel, in kennel 42, is exuberant, playful and quite the character. …

Dainty, gentle Paris is precious

Our little miss Paris is just about the most precious little girl you will find. This 2-year-old girl lost her home through no fault of her own, and she misses her comfy bed and family. She is looking for a forever home with someone who will …

FYI
Are you interested in getting involved with a local group or club?

Manning High School Class of 1976 will hold a 42nd class reunion Sept. 14-16. The theme is "Just Gets Better with Time." If you are interested in attending, contact us as soon as possible at swdavis22@yahoo.com, alcolupath@aol.com or (803) …

Donate your unwanted vehicle
The National Kidney Foundation of South Carolina is in need of unwanted vehicles - even ones that don't run. The car will be towed at no charge to you and you will be provided with a possible tax deduction. The donated vehicle will be sold at …
Are you interested in getting involved with a local group or club?
The Bishopville / Manning / Shaw Air Force Base Alumni Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity Inc. meets at 8 p.m. on the first Tuesday of each month at Corinth Missionary Baptist Church, 25 Community St. The Christian Golfers' Association (CGA) …