City Councilman David Merchant to run for Sumter mayor

Mayor Joe McElveen, the longest to serve in role, previously announced he will retire at end of term

BY KAYLA GREEN
kayla@theitem.com
Posted 1/28/20

A businessman who currently sits on Sumter City Council wants to take the helm.

After The Sumter Item initially reported at the beginning of the week that Mayor Joe McElveen, Sumter’s …

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