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Food grades in Sumter: Feb. 10-14, 2020

Following are the food grades for local businesses inspected by the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control for Feb. 10-14, 2020. A "C" grade is failing. For detailed reports, visit www.dhec.sc.gov. Baskin Robbins, 1106 … more

Know Your Sumter: Downtown tailor combines love of sewing, collectibles at Main Street shop

Opening the door to Melinda's Tailor shop, there is a narrow space with a straight shot back to a cozy sewing room, which store owner Melinda Martin calls the heart of the tailor shop. "A lot of people like it when they come in," Martin said as … more

Samsung unveils its foldable phone, the Galaxy Z Flip

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Samsung on Tuesday unveiled a new foldable phone, the Galaxy Z Flip, its second attempt to sell consumers on phones with bendable screens and clamshell designs. The new phone can unfold from a small square upward into a … more

Restaurant news: Food grades for Sumter, Feb. 3-7

Following are the food grades for local businesses inspected by the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control for Feb. 3-7, 2020. A "C" grade is failing. For detailed reports, visit www.dhec.sc.gov. China House, 493 N. … more

Know Your Sumter: Downtown -- Sumter's oldest flower shop is ready for florists' 'Black Friday'

With a love-filled holiday just around the corner, Sumter's oldest florist shop is prepared to take on the holiday rush and spread heartwarming messages in the form of bouquets. "My favorite thing about Valentine's Day is we get 'Florists' Black … more

Sumter residents, your Census response is worth $15K

Several hundred Sumter County residents gathered in Myrtle Beach during the weekend for the Greater Sumter Chamber of Commerce's 49th-annual Chamber Retreat under the tagline "Inspire the Future." Here are five takeaways from the weekend … more

Elvis will be in the building (Sumter Opera House) on Saturday

It started as a simple recording session and ended up being the now-famous night that tabbed four of American music's most iconic 1950s-1970s artists "The Million Dollar Quartet." The Sumter Opera House will present a show on Saturday that pays … more

Sumter restaurant scores: Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2020

Following are the food grades for local businesses inspected by the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control for Jan. 23-29, 2020. A "C" grade is failing. For detailed reports, visit www.dhec.sc.gov. Baskin Robbins/Gayatrima … more

McMaster awards Sumter restaurant owner Thompson Order of the Palmetto

She has been trying for more than a decade now to put her city on the map, and now even the governor has taken notice. Gov. Henry McMaster bestowed the highest civilian honor in the state upon Danielle Thompson, making the trip to Sumter with his … more

The Cleaners of Sumter opening in March in former Salvation Army building on Main

Father-and-son team John and Lee Capotosti have hit the ground running with opening a new dry cleaners and laundry-service business in Sumter on North Main Street near the United States Post Office. Both spoke Tuesday on their long history in the … more

Hamptons' Dall'Erta named Chef Ambassador

A man who whips up fine Italian and fresh local produce, seafood and meat by the stomach-full in downtown Sumter was chosen to represent South Carolina in an effort to entice tourism and promote agriculture. Raffaele Dall'Erta, the executive chef … more

Susie's Chicken and Fries opens restaurant in Sumter

Sumter native Chris Wilson-Davis says she wants "to do something great" on the south side by recently opening Susie's Chicken and Fries Restaurant. The sit-down/take-out eatery is an extension of Susie's Chicken and Fries Food Truck that opened … more

Know your Sumter: Downtown Kimbrell's Furniture now sells its furniture online

With more and more customers purchasing furniture online, brick-and-mortar stores have been closing across the country. However, Kimbrell's Furniture got with the times and made online shopping available for its customers. Kimbrell's Furniture … more

Sumter chamber announces new hire and honor

FROM STAFF REPORTS The Greater Sumter Chamber of Commerce recently made two announcements, one a new hire and the other an honor. Ariel Wilkie has joined the Greater Sumter Chamber of Commerce as director of partner development, according to a … more

BUSINESS NEWS: Drive-thru oil change coming to Sumter

Broad Street and Sumter will soon be home to a relatively quick, "stay in your car," drive-thru oil change operation. A franchise owner and also the development adviser for the project spoke this week on a new Take 5 Oil Change service center … more

Walmart to hold free wellness event Saturday at all Sumter locations

Sumter's Walmarts, along with all other Midlands area stores, are kicking off the new year with a free wellness event. Offering free wellness services and resources in the Midlands, Walmart wants to help customers save money, live better and stay … more

McLeod names new electronic medical records administrators

SUBMITTED McLeod Health announced leadership changes on Tuesday with the goal of improving patient care and streamlining the overall use of electronic medical records to benefit patients and the medical professionals serving them. In … more

Manning poultry company failed to pay overtime

A Manning-based poultry-catching company recently paid almost $97,000 in back wages for federal overtime and recordkeeping violations. An investigation by the U.S. Department of Labor's Wage and Hour Division found Quintanilla Poultry LLC paid … more

Restaurant news: Food grades for Dec. 19-27, 2019

Following are the food grades for local businesses inspected by the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control for Dec. 19-27, 2019. A "C" grade is failing. For detailed reports, visit www.dhec.sc.gov. Bojangles #054, 1038 … more

Sumter restaurant news: Dec. 24, 2019

Following are the food grades for local businesses inspected by the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control for Dec. 12-20, 2019. A "C" grade is failing. For detailed reports, visit www.dhec.sc.gov. Bojangles #054, 1038 … more
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