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3 Sumter natives ride coast to coast raising POW/MIA awareness

To bring awareness about those who have not returned home from war, three Sumter natives are riding motorcycles across the country in the Run for the Wall, which started May 17 and will end this Friday. Run for the Wall, otherwise known as RFTW, …

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SLT presents Mel Brooks' musical comedy 'The Producers'

What if they produced a play and everybody came? That's the dilemma for Max Bialystock and Leo Bloom in "The Producers," the upcoming musical comedy at Sumter Little Theatre. Bialystock is a formerly successful Broadway producer who's desperate …

National Safe Boating Week kicks off

Mayor Joe McElveen and members of U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 12-1 on Lake Marion started off National Safe Boating Week with a proclamation signing in Sumter City Council Chambers on Friday morning. McElveen signed the proclamation to …
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Looking for a place to volunteer your time?

Mayewood High School Class of 1977 will hold its 40th class reunion during Memorial Day weekend, May 26-28, 2017. There will be a meet and greet reception on Friday, an "Evening of Elegance" on Saturday and worship service on Sunday. All events are …
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Several Memorial Day programs planned

DAV Gamecock Chapter 5 meets the fourth Tuesday of each month. The May 23 meeting will be held at 6:30 p.m. at 18 Hardpack Road off S.C. 441. The Sumter County Veterans Association will present its annual "get out the flags at the fairground …
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April 16, 2017

Marriage Licenses - Dustyn James Stevens Park and Andrea Renae Delp, both of Shaw Air Force Base - Felix Luis Feliciano and Vivian Ann Rock - Johnney Thomas McLeod Jr. and Tracey Lashawn Webb - Edward Tarrell Pugh and Angela Yvette …
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Man facing multiple charges, including possession with intent to distribute cocaine

CHARGES Javon L. Hylton, 26, of South Main Street, was arrested on Wednesday and charged with domestic violence first offense, unlawful carry of a pistol, possession of drug paraphernalia, simple possession of marijuana and possession with intent …
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Google helps advertisers track spending in physical stores

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google already monitors online shopping — and now it's keeping an eye on physical stores to try to sell more digital advertising. The internet company said Tuesday that a …

GM faces hard road getting compensated for Venezuela seizure

DETROIT (AP) — General Motors became the latest corporation to have a factory or other asset seized by the government of Venezuela, and the Detroit automaker faces an uphill battle to recover any …
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Public Agenda: May 23, 2017

CLARENDON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL BOARD OF TRUSTEES Tuesday, May 23, 6 p.m., hospital board room SUMTER COUNTY COUNCIL Tuesday, May 23, 6 p.m., Sumter County Council Chambers SUMTER CITY-COUNTY PLANNING COMMISSION Wednesday, May 24, 3 p.m., …
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Support Groups: May 18, 2017

SATURDAY MEETINGS: Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy/Complex Regional Pain Syndrome Support Group - Third Saturday, 1:30 p.m., 3785 Blackberry Lane, Lot 7. Call Donna Parker at (803) 481-7521. SUNDAY MEETINGS: Sumter MS Support Group - First …