Fans vote for night baseball; 'Hay Burner Special' will begin operations

BY SAMMY WAY
Sumter Item Archivist
Posted 10/15/17

75 years ago - 1943

May 8-14

The Iris Gardens are open to the public now, H.C. Bland, their creator and owner, said today, but he added that the flowers for which the gardens have become famous probably will not be at their height until about …

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Fans vote for night baseball; 'Hay Burner Special' will begin operations

Posted

75 years ago - 1943

May 8-14

The Iris Gardens are open to the public now, H.C. Bland, their creator and owner, said today, but he added that the flowers for which the gardens have become famous probably will not be at their height until about May 22. From May 22 or 25 to June 1, they should be in full bloom.

50 years ago - 1968

Jan. 7-13

25 years ago - 1992

Oct. 8-14

The Sumter City-County Planning Commission gave its seal of approval to rezoning more than 1,000 acres near Jefferson Road for industry. The tract, owned by Stanley Brading, Gil Bradham and Robert Jenkins, abuts a 157-acre tract that Sumter County Council rezoned for industry after a three-year battle between industry proponents and Jefferson Road area residents

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