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Sumter Senior Services transitioning into post-pandemic operations

A nonprofit that provides activities, food and transportation to Sumter's older adults closed its doors because of the pandemic, but as vaccines are becoming more widely available, the center is slowly returning to normal operations. "We are … more

Weeds aren't all bad but do need to be controlled

Eons ago, the first humans learned to drop seeds into the ground to grow plants for food, for beauty and for fiber. We've come a long way developing what plants we grow and how we grow them. And throughout all this time, weeds have tagged … more

Buy or make a rain gauge to get garden watering right

In my experience, gardeners often overestimate rainfall. A cloudburst might seem to have thoroughly saturated the ground, but scratch down an inch, and you might find bone-dry soil. Because watering - not too much and not too little - is one of … more

Black female World War II unit hopes to get congressional honor

BOSTON - Maj. Fannie Griffin McClendon and her Army colleagues never dwelled on being the only Black battalion of women to serve in Europe during World War II. They had a job to do. The 6888th Central Postal Directory Battalion was credited with … more

Backyard bird sleuths boost scientists' work

WASHINGTON - Georgetown University ecologist Emily Williams first became fascinated with birds not because of their beauty, or their sweet songs. She was riveted by their extraordinary travels. "Realizing that this tiny animal that can fit in the … more

S.C. State Fair accepting entries for 2021 competitive exhibits

FROM STAFF REPORTS The South Carolina State Fair is returning and is accepting entries for this year's competitive exhibits through Wednesday, Sept. 1, according to a news release from Nancy Smith, general manager of the S.C. State Fair. The … more

3-Ingredient Strawberry Ice Cream

When it’s beyond hot outside and the kids are begging for a delicious afternoon snack, sometimes it’s difficult to know where to turn. The pantry is full and the refrigerator is stocked, … more

Coconut Key Lime Cream Pie

 Summer is the time to relax, refresh and indulge in sweet and heavenly treats. While you’re lounging poolside and watching the kids play, enjoy a cool, creamy and absolutely divine … more

A review: Sumter Artists' Guild Exhibition makes everyone a winner

And the winners are … the exhibiting artists and those who visit the current Sumter Artists' Guild Exhibition at the Sumter County Gallery of Art. Each year the show gets more and more interesting with local artists exploring different genres and … more
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