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Sumter Today: The Sumter Fire Department gives us fireworks safety tips.

The Fourth of July holiday is upon us, and while there are always pops of fireworks heard throughout neighborhoods this festive weekend, there may be more than usual this year. With COVID-19 … more

Sumter Today: Some city greenspace transforms into a wiffle ball field.

Local community leaders helped bring families some exercise and socialization last week when they transformed an open greenspace in the city into a wiffle ball field.City Councilman David Merchant … more

Sumter Today: Pirates invade the Sumter County Museum

The Charles Towne Few is a group of historical reenactors, which is a seemingly typical group that the Sumter County Museum would normally enlist to provide hands-on, educational activities and … more

Sumter Today: USC Sumter holds its 10th year of Mad About Science Summer Camp virtually.

Summer camps across the country were forced to cancel this year because of the pandemic, but USC Sumter used technology to ensure its 10th year of Mad About Science Summer Camp could go on. Campers … more

Sumter Today: Pastors take their next step against racism.

About 45 pastors from across Sumter gathered at Alice Drive Baptist Church this week to draft a unified joint statement against racism. The pastors organized a march and rally with police and the … more

Sumter Today: The Boys and Girls Club is offering summer camp.

The Salvation Army Boys and Girls Club has started its summer day camp for boys and girls entering 1st through 8th grade. The academic-based camp runs through mid-August, and the programs covers … more

Sumter Today: The South Sumter Farmers Market is back for the season.

There are three major farmers markets that operate each Friday, but only one serves the community at a location in one of the state’s food deserts. With transportation necessary to get to … more

Sumter Today: Coronavirus update Monday, June 22nd

According to The Associated Press, the Palmetto State is in the top five in the nation for new infections. While public health officials do note that an increase in testing accounts for some of the … more

Sumter Today: The fire department gives us a demonstration of their new virus-prevention procedures.

Three firefighters have tested positive for COVID-19 since the coronavirus broke out into a global pandemic, and the Sumter Fire Department is crediting its adapting to new policies and procedures as … more

Sumter Today: A nonprofit holds its annual football game to honor the life of a late Sumter High School graduate.

Destin Wise died from injuries he sustained in a car crash in 2015.His friends started a 7-on-7 football game to honor the life of the football and track and field standout from Sumter High, but the … more

Sumter Today: Hundreds gather with preachers and police against racism.

On Sunday, Calhoun Street from Grace Baptist Church to the old Sumter County courthouse on North Main Street was overtaken with hundreds of people. They gathered for a march and rally against racism … more

Sumter Today: We meet the finalists for the lead position at Sumter’s new charter school

Sumter STEAM Charter School was approved earlier this year to become the county’s first-ever public charter school. Set to open next fall, the founding board members have been planning and … more

Sumter Today: USC Sumter says goodbye to its Opportunity Scholars students

The Opportunity Scholars Program at USC Sumter offers low-income, first-generation college students support and advisement in their freshman year to help them build a strong foundation for success in … more

Sumter Today: Manchester Elementary School says goodbye to its graduating fifth-graders.

Manchester Elementary School staff wanted to send their graduates, their outgoing fifth-graders, off in style even with social distancing in place.They held a drive-through graduation and item pickup … more

Sumter Today: A local trainer helps young athletes prepare on and off the court

Junko Allen runs her program called Team Perseverance Athletics here in Sumter to help young students and athletes prepare for their school tryouts and seasons.She works with kids on basketball … more

Sumter Today: Southern Bliss Yoga gives us a glimpse into how the practice can help in these trying times.

Southern Bliss Yoga has welcomed people back to the studio after restrictions are lifting from COVID-19. The yoga practice may be more important now than ever, and studio owner Melissa McIntosh sat … more

Sumter Today: A local restaurant gives high school seniors a unique memory

Cut Rate Soda Fountain and Drugstore has been around for plenty of historic moments but this may be one of the more unique. When Todd Touchberry found out seniors would not get the big in person … more

Sumter Today: We take a look at current events impacting the Sumter community.

Nearly 1,400 new positive COVID-19 test results have been reported in South Carolina since Thursday. DHEC puts out a daily update of new cases and deaths every day for the public, and on Thursday the … more

Sumter Today: Students graduate in a unique way

Area high school graduates didn't let a pandemic or a surprise tropical storm stop them from walking across the stage to gather their high school diploma on Wednesday. Sumter School District has … more

Sumter Today: Sumter's top educators give seniors a jump start to their future.

The Sumter Teacher Forum is an annually evolving group of the Sumter School District’s previous year’s and current teachers of the year, and they get together throughout the year for … more
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