Yesteryear
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Yesteryear by Sammy Way: Sumter boxer is Denver star; Boykin's Mill products chosen by QVC

75 YEARS AGO - 1946 April 4 - 8 - Announcement is made today of the retirement of S.B. Green as general manager of the South Carolina Continental Telephone Co. and Sumter Telephone Co. after 18 years' service with these and other independent … more

Yesteryear by Sammy Way: SHS adds soccer for students; new equipment at Poinsett range

75 YEARS AGO - 1946 March 31 - April 3 - Here's a sure sign that America is gradually getting back to the pre-war way of life - the circuses of fond memories are on the road and will visit the Monahan Show Grounds in Sumter. Actually the … more

Yesteryear by Sammy Way: Cotton improvement contest held again; Gamecocks are top dog

75 YEARS AGO - 1946 March 25 - 30 - Dogwood season, now in full swing, is perhaps nature's most appealing effort in loveliness. There is a lovely legend of the dogwood which comes from past centuries. Because of its hardness, it is said that … more

Yesteryear by Sammy Way: Teen buys first Windows 95 in Sumter; boy catches strange black fish

75 YEARS AGO - 1946 March 19 - 24 - George W. Bultman and Ralph B. Kolb announced the opening of Bultman and Kolb, real estate and insurance firm, to be located at No. 1 Law Range. This business will handle all real estate needs and mutual and … more

Yesteryear by Sammy Way: Stylist's 'Holiday Elegance' hairstyle wins contest; Habitat builds 44th house

75 YEARS AGO - 1946 March 13 - 18 Note: Due to missing issues, 75 Years Ago is approximately seven months ahead of the current date. The January and February articles should have been dated 1946. - Howard's Books and Gifts of Distinction, … more

Yesteryear by Sammy Way: Shaw Field Fliers start fresh with all-new team; combined schools to be called Sumter High School

75 YEARS AGO - 1946 March Note: Due to missing issues, 75 Years Ago is approximately seven months ahead of the current date. The January and February articles should have been dated 1946. - Baseball practice will begin for the season at … more

Yesteryear by Sammy Way: Pros will return to speedway; Sumter native sells leeches to hospitals

75 YEARS AGO - 1946 March 1 - 7 Note: Due to missing issues, 75 Years Ago is approximately seven months ahead of the current date. The January and February articles should have been dated 1946. - The biggest brass plan to witness the … more

Yesteryear by Sammy Way: Masonic Grand Lodge Temple to be proposed; Pocalla teacher wins S.C. award

75 YEARS AGO - 1945 Feb. 22 - 28 - Tickets are on sale in front of Lawson's Drug Store for the Teen Canteen George Washington birthday dance to be held at the recreation building. Cash prizes will be given to the boy and girl wearing the most … more

Yesteryear by Sammy Way: Electricity reaches 40% of farms; Sumterites Association meets yearly

75 YEARS AGO - 1945 Feb. 15 - 21 - A group of 433 Cub and Boy Scouts and their parents attended the Parent-Son Dinner held at Edmunds High School, ending Boy Scout week activities which have been carried on in Sumter for the past several days. … more

Yesteryear by Sammy Way: Shaw photographers win honors in contest; quarterback Solomon almost unstoppable

75 YEARS AGO - 1945 Feb. 8 - 14 - Sumter Frozen Foods, a new corporation formed here by a group of prominent Sumter businessmen, has begun construction on a freezer locker plant to be located on Broad Street extension, one-half mile beyond the … more

Yesteryear by Sammy Way: 'Best midway yet' comes to Sumter; kids create Recycle Rob

75 YEARS AGO - 1945 Feb. 1 - 7 - Tuomey Hospital has been awarded Full and Provisional Approval by the American College of Surgeons for the year 1945, as revealed through an annual survey which was conducted in December. The results of this, … more

Jewish Welfare Fund holds supper at temple; Shaw hosts F-102 Delta Daggers

75 YEARS AGO - 1945 Jan. 25 - 31 - Officers re-elected for an additional one-year term at the annual Sumter County Game and Fish Association barbecue and meeting were B.L. Montague, president; R. T. Brown Sr., secretary-treasurer; George L. … more

Yesteryear by Sammy Way: Egg exports show Sumter ag growth; former POWs invited to berry farm

75 YEARS AGO - 1945 Jan. 17 - 23 - According to J.A. Raffield, city manager, the movement of 50 house-trailers from Oak Ridge, Tennessee, to Sumter will help alleviate the acute housing shortage here. The house-trailers will be located in the … more
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