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Sumter Art Association

The Sumter Art Association met at 3:30 p.m. on Jan. 21 in the Parish Hall of the Church of the Holy Comforter. President Carla Young welcomed members and quests. Josie Holler gave an inspirational …

Engagements
Jackson-Anderson Mr. and Mrs. Scott Harmon Jackson Jr. announce the engagement of their daughter, Ann Perrin Jackson, to Mr. Patrick Jacob Anderson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Bradley Anderson, all of Manning. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of the late Mr. …
Hage-Hart Mr. and Mrs. Kris Eugene Hage of Lexington announce the engagement of their daughter, Kayla Diane Hage of Lexington, to Thomas Edwin Hart of Charleston, son of Mr. Edward Eugene Hart III of Tega Cay and Ms. Barbara Lee Hart of Clover. The …
Coleman-Underwood Mr. and Mrs. Charles Clayton Coleman Sr. of Sumter announce the engagement of their son, Charles Clayton Coleman Jr. of Goosecreek, to Ellen Andrea Underwood of Goosecreek, daughter of Ms. Linda Ellen White of Mount Pleasant and Mr. Andrew Kazimierz …
Burress-Ouzts Ms. Mary Lyons Burress of Sumter announces the engagement of her daughter, Emily Caroline Burress of Sumter, to Robert Thomas Ouzts of Manning, son of Mr. and Mrs. Michael Anthony Ouzts of Manning. The bride-elect is also the daughter of Derek …
Mayle-Scott Ms. Cheryll Elizabeth Mayle of Lakeland, Florida, and Mr. Dayton Lee Mayle of Weaverville, North Carolina, announce the engagement of their daughter, Stephanie Nicole Mayle of Lakeland, to Anthony Miles Scott of Rembert, son of Mr. and Mrs. Anthony …
Celebrations
McLeods celebrate 64 years James and Rosemarie McLeod of Sumter celebrated their 64th wedding anniversary on Feb. 6, 2020. The couple's three sons are Leroy McLeod, Douglas McLeod and the late James W. McLeod. The couple has eight grandchildren, six great-grandchildren …
Daniels celebrates 100 years Mose Daniels celebrates his 100th birthday today, Saturday, Dec. 14, 2019, with his family and friends at Mulberry Baptist Church. He was born on Dec. 14, 1919, in Sumter. Mose retired from Korn Furniture and later worked at the recycling center …
The Sumter Assembly The Sumter Assembly will present three debutantes on Wednesday, Dec. 18, at Sunset Country Club. Chandler Jewel Curtis, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Warren Stephen Curtis, will be presented by her father and escorted by Connor McCoy Curtis and Turner …
The Lord Clarendon Cotillion The Lord Clarendon Cotillion will present eight debutantes on Friday, Dec. 20, at The Matrix Center in Manning. Adela Carpenter Coffey, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William Columbus Coffey III, will be presented by her father and escorted by William …
Weddings
Brunson-Byrd Emily Brunson and Zachary Daniel Byrd were united in marriage at 5 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 28, 2019, at Graham Baptist Church in Sumter. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Wentworth Brunson III of Alcolu and the granddaughter of Ms. …
Miller-Walton Kristen Love Miller and Matthew Cole Walton, both of Sumter, were united in marriage at 5 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 4, 2020, at Grace Baptist Church in Sumter. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Neville Hardee and the granddaughter of Mrs. …
Smith-Kennedy CHARLESTON - Nicole Elizabeth Smith of Sumter and Robert James Kennedy of DeBary, Florida, were united in marriage at 4 p.m. April 12, 2019, at The Island House. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Kevin Smith and the granddaughter of the …
Coleman-Brunson Alison Paige Coleman and Taylor David Brunson, both of Sumter, were united in marriage at 4:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 23, 2019, at Bethel Baptist Church in Sumter. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Clayton Coleman Sr. and the …
Matthews-Garrison COLUMBIA - Elizabeth Annette Matthews of Columbia and Justin Wilson Garrison of Atlanta, Georgia, were united in marriage at 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 23, 2019, at Washington Street United Methodist Church. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. …
Faith

Jesus cares enough to carry your burdens

If you do what I do, people tell you their stories. Their stories sometimes amaze me, sometimes humble me, and sometimes, their stories break my heart. A few weeks ago, a man with all his hair and a flat stomach told me a year ago he attempted …

Yesteryear

Yesteryear with Sammy Way: Wilson Hall hosts 1st picnic with contests; 'Sea Lion' war games end

75 YEARS AGO - 1945 Sept. 7 - Sept. 13 - General MacArthur was scheduled to lead a three-mile parade of American military might into the heart of Tokyo and within three days all the capital will be occupied. Meanwhile these other developments …