Panorama

Ohio farmer reveals deep knowledge of vegetables

NEW YORK — Despite thousands of years of humans working the soil, there are still things to learn. Just ask Farmer Lee Jones about the beet leaves.The Ohio-based farmer had planted too many …

Sumter Scene
Engagements
Golden-MaGee Ida Lee Golden and Alphonso Douglas Golden, both of Sumter, announce the engagement of their daughter, Allicia Marie Golden of Durham, North Carolina, to Derrick Magee, also of Durham, son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert L. Magee of Jackson, …
Allan-Miles Mr. and Mrs. Troy William Allan of Summerton announce the engagement of their daughter, Morgan Addison Allan of Summerton, to Mason Hunter Miles of Manning, son of Ms. Stacy Leigh Mosier and Mr. Laurence Wade Andrew McLeod, both of Manning. The …
Celebrations
Hodges of Sumter celebrate 65 years of marriage Mr. and Mrs. Benny Hodge Jr. of Sumter will celebrate 65 years of marriage on March 24, 2021. The couple has one daughter, Cindy Hodge Timmons, who passed away in 2015. The couple has two grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Mrs. Hodge …
Mr. and Mrs. Gary Hall of Sumter celebrate 60 years of marriage Mr. and Mrs. Gary Hall, of Sumter, celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on Thursday, Feb. 25, 2021. They were married on Feb. 25, 1961. The couple's two children are Randy Hall of McDonough, Georgia, and Michelle Cipov of Sumter. The …
Weddings
Wilson-Davis ALCOLU - Olivia Dean Wilson and Raymond Bradley Davis were united in marriage at 5 p.m. Saturday, March 6, 2021, at New Harmony Presbyterian Church. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Joe Wilson Jr. of Manning and the granddaughter of …
Hodge-Frierson Faith Hodge and Hervey Richardson Frierson were married on Sunday, Feb. 14, 2021, at the home of the couple in Sumter. The bride is the daughter of the late Mr. Judge Thomas Hodge and the late Mrs. Noonie Lee Frierson Hodge. The bridegroom is …
Curtis-Johnson LENOIR, North Carolina - Sara Suzanne Curtis of Lenoir, North Carolina, and Samuel Lawrence Johnson of Sumter were united in marriage at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 14, 2020, at Yadkin Valley Baptist Church. The bride is the daughter of Jeff and …
Faith

The Rev. Dr. Clay Smith of Alice Drive Baptist Church: Every rug has a home ...

We decided to get a new rug for our breakfast room. I admit I was barely aware we had a breakfast room. But I knew I had agreed we needed a new table, and that meant we needed a new rug. Funny how these things interlock. There is a store in …

Yesteryear

Yesteryear by Sammy Way: Girl Scouts want bright yarn for veterans' afghan; 'Fresh Peach Week' designated

75 YEARS AGO - 1946 Oct. 22 - 28 - Everything points to a successful fair this year. Already several outstanding herds of cattle and hogs from various sections of the state are scheduled to be here for exhibition. Among those we are expecting …