Business
'New building but the same spirit of Legacies' with move behind Sumter Mall

Longstanding Legacies Bar & Grill isn't gone; it's just in the process of moving. The sports bar and grill's owner and managers spoke Friday on the establishment's move to behind Sumter Mall and that it won't be long before patrons can again …

SAFE invests $3.7 million in new banking technology SUBMITTED A $3.7 million total contract investment in new banking technology is complete at SAFE Federal Credit Union, following the replacement of the organization's core banking software. Provided by the Symitar division of Jack Henry & …
Sumter's Second Mill Restaurant moving to new location on Broad Street For about five years, the Elks Lodge on West Liberty Street was home to The Restaurant at Second Mill, a town favorite for Southern fixings in the middle of Sumter. However, the restaurant will be moving to the north side of the city with a plan …
Sunglasses, outdoor store opens in Second Mill Plaza in Sumter Days in the sun and on the water may be a whole lot better now that Sumter has its very own sunglasses and outdoor accessories store just minutes away from home. Located in Second Mill Plaza, next to Bi-Lo, at 2045 Wedgefield Road, Tiller Ridge …
Food Lion buys 62 Bi-Lo stores including Sumter's Sumter's Bi-Lo is among the 62 Bi-Lo/Harveys Supermarket stores across three states that have been bought by Food Lion. Food Lion announced the addition of the stores across the Carolinas and Georgia earlier this week and said in a news release …
Education
Campus corner: Thursday, July 2, 2020

COASTAL CAROLINA UNIVERSITY CONWAY - Students from Coastal Carolina University have distinguished themselves during the COVID-19 pandemic as Public Health Reserve Corps volunteers and staff, including Lauryn Johnson, a Biology major from Sumter, …

3 money lessons to teach your children By Rachel Cruze Ramsey Solutions Have you been stressed during budget conversations? Are you anxious at the grocery store checkout when you hear the total? Do you seem to be buying more and more stuff to make yourself feel better about …
Board for Sumter’s 1st charter names school leader after unanimous vote Khalil Graham will be the founding executive director of Sumter STEAM Charter School.In an 11-0 unanimous vote, the charter’s founding board of directors selected Graham from four finalists for …
Sumter STEAM Charter expected to vote today on 1st executive director Sumter STEAM Charter School's Board of Directors will have a special-called meeting this morning at 11 a.m. to vote on various matters, including a temporary office location for the school and a founding executive director. Charter Chief of Staff …
Central Carolina Technical College to hold 3 virtual quick-start days Central Carolina Technical College is offering personal assistance to those planning to start college this fall. Titan SPARK! (Student Priority Advising and Registration Kickoff) began in 2019 as an interactive, on-campus overview of …
Government
Sumter City Council passes public mask requirement

All our coronavirus coverage is free to the public. It’s the right thing to do as a public service to our community. If you find this article helpful or informative and want to support our …

Sumter City Council to decide on mask requirement Wednesday All our coronavirus coverage is free to the public. It’s the right thing to do as a public service to our community. If you find this article helpful or informative and want to support our …
Sumter City Council defers decision on face mask requirement All our coronavirus coverage is free to the public. It’s the right thing to do as a public service to our community. If you find this article helpful or informative and want to support our …
Clarendon News

New McLeod Health residency program improves access to care in Manning

McLeod Health announced a new McLeod Family Medicine Rural Residency Program to help increase access to primary care. The first class of residents began on Monday. The Rural Residency's mission is to graduate skilled physicians who are …

Public Record
Public Record: Weekend, June 13-14, 2020

Marriage Licenses - Nathan Brian Miles and Nicole Danielle Ouellette - Frankie Randolph Ragin and Samantha Latrell Lawson - Tristan Swain Kirby and Emily Ann Altman of Scranton - Cody Daniel Nunnery and Kristen Taylor Hodge - William …

Meetings
Public Agenda: Weekend, June 20-21, 2020

EDITOR'S NOTE: Please note that due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, some of the following meetings/events may be cancelled, re scheduled or held virtually. SANTEE WATEREE RTA BOARD OF DIRECTORS Monday, 6 p.m., 129 S. Harvin St. For …

Around Town: Friday, June 19, 2020
EDITOR'S NOTE: Please note that due to the threat of COVID-19, some events may be cancelled or rescheduled unexpectedly. The Lincoln High School Preservation Alumni Association will hold a teleconference meeting at 4:30 p.m. on Sunday, June 21. …
Public Agenda: Friday, June 19, 2020
EDITOR'S NOTE: Please note that due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, some of the following meetings/events may be cancelled, rescheduled or held virtually. SANTEE WATEREE RTA BOARD OF DIRECTORS Monday, June 22, 6 p.m., 129 S. Harvin St. For …
Public Agenda: Friday, July 3, 2020

EDITOR'S NOTE: Please note that due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, some of the following meetings/events may be cancelled, rescheduled or held virtually. SANTEE-LYNCHES REGIONAL COUNCIL OF GOVERNMENTS BOARD OF DIRECTORS Monday, July 6, …

Public Agenda: Thursday, July 2, 2020

Public Agenda: Wednesday, July 1, 2020

Public Agena: Tuesday, June 30, 2020

Public Agenda: Weekend, June 27-28, 2020

Support Groups
Support Groups: Tuesday, June 30, 2020

EDITOR'S NOTE: Please note that due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, some of the following meetings/events may be cancelled, rescheduled or held virtually. AA, AL-ANON, ALATEEN: AA - Monday-Friday, noon and 5:30 p.m.; Saturday, 7 p.m.; …

Support Groups: Wednesday, June 24, 2020
EDITOR'S NOTE: Please note that due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, some meetings/events may be cancelled, rescheduled or held virtually. AA, AL-ANON, ALATEEN: AA - Monday-Friday, noon and 5:30 p.m.; Saturday, 7 p.m.; Sundays, 10:30 a.m. and …
Support Groups: Wednesday, June 17, 2020
EDITOR'S NOTE: Please note that due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, some meetings/events may be cancelled, rescheduled or held virtually. AA, AL-ANON, ALATEEN: AA - Monday-Friday, noon and 5:30 p.m.; Saturday, 7 p.m.; Sundays, 10:30 a.m. and …
Pets

Sweet, playful Caroline is super with children

FAR LEFT: Caroline is a 3-month-old lab mix. She is super with other dogs and children. She is sweet, playful, active and friendly. Caroline is a cuddler and looks forward to being held and given love and attention. She would make a wonderful new …

Sookie is a playful kitten, adores cuddling

LEFT: Sookie is a housebroken 8-week-old tortoiseshell American shorthair. She is a very playful girl who adores cuddling. Sookie is wonderful with other cats, children and even dogs. She loves to play with and chase cat toys. We have many cats and …

FYI
Looking for an organization to get involved with?

EDITOR'S NOTE: Please note that due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, some of the following meetings/events may be cancelled, rescheduled or held virtually. Marine Corps League 1202 meets at 6 p.m. on the third Monday of each month at the VFW, …

Did you know you can donate your unwanted car?
EDITOR'S NOTE: Please note that due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, some meetings/events may be cancelled, rescheduled or held virtually. The National Kidney Foundation of South Carolina is in need of unwanted vehicles - even ones that don't …
Are you looking for a group to get involved with?
EDITOR'S NOTE: Please note that due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, some of the following meetings/events may be cancelled, rescheduled or held virtually. The Sumter Combat Veterans Group holds weekly peer to peer meetings at 11 a.m. every …