Panorama

Public is invited to meet local authors at Saturday event

Local writers will meet the public from 3 to 5 p.m. Saturday at the Sumter County Library's Local Authors Fair. The authors of children's books, fiction and nonfiction will discuss their work and answer questions from readers and potential writers …

Engagements
Reynolds-Robertson Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Charles Reynolds of Augusta, Georgia, announce the engagement of their daughter, Blythe Elizabeth Reynolds of Columbia, to Zachary Tyler Robertson of Sumter, son of Mr. and Mrs. Leland Frank Robertson Jr. of Sumter. The …
Munn-White Mr. and Mrs. James Rhett Munn Jr. of Sumter announce the engagement of their daughter, Taylor Marie Munn of Columbia, to Thomas McConnell White of Sumter, son of Mr. and Mrs. James Thomas White of Sumter. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of …
Culclasure-Wilson Mr. and Mrs. William Todd Culclasure of Manning announce the engagement of their daughter, Lauren Betts Culclasure of Manning, to William Heathley Wilson IV of Mayesville, son of the Rev. Dr. and Mrs. William Heathley Wilson III of …
Cook-Cummings Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Lee Cook announce the engagement of their daughter, Erin LeeAnn Cook, to Jeffrey Burgess Cummings, son of Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Brown Cummings III, all of Sumter. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mrs. JoAnn Christian …
Williams-Green Dr. and Mrs. Theophilus Darius Williams III of Sumter announce the engagement of their daughter, Montgomery Ford Williams of Nashville, Tennessee, to James Ecton Green Jr. of Nashville, son of Mr. …
Celebrations
Catherine Cutler Schumacher Blake Edmond and Sarah Cutler Schumacher of Columbia announce the birth of a daughter, Catherine Cutler Schumacher, on March 16, 2018, at Palmetto Health Baptist Hospital, Columbia. Catherine weighed 8 pounds, and she was 20 1/4 inches …
Castelia C. Wilson celebrates 100 years Castelia Clark Wilson celebrated her 100th birthday on Tuesday, April 10. Born on April 10, 1918, in Lee County, she is the daughter of the late Robbie and Ada Clark. She received her education at Morris College. After completing her education, …
Browns celebrate 50 years Dr. and Mrs. David Eugene Brown Jr., of Sumter, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018. Their two children are Dr. David Eugene Brown III and wife, Farrah, of Chapin and Margaret Lindsay Brown of Mount …
Mary Cunningham celebrates 104 years Mary Cunningham celebrated her 104th birthday on Thursday, March 8, 2018, at Covenant Place with her family, friends and staff. Born in Greenville, Mary is the fourth and only living of six girls. She is the widow of the Rev. Dr. Francis …
Howards celebrate 50 years The Rev. Laddie and Mrs. Katherine Howard celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Dec. 30, 2017, in Washington, D.C. Their children are Laddie T. Howard and Katherine W. Grice. The couple has four grandchildren. Mrs. Howard is the …
Births
Weddings
Hodge-Bostic Kelley Alysa Hodge of Hartsville and Charles Bobo Bostic III of Sumter were united in marriage at 5:30 p.m. Saturday, April 7, 2018, at Grace Baptist Church in Sumter. The bride is the daughter of …
Malack-Marshall COLUMBIA - Megan Ann Malack and Weldon L. Marshall, both of Columbia, were united in marriage at 5 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 3, 2018, on the Horseshoe at the University of South Carolina. The bride is the daughter of the late Tom and Donna Malack of …
Flesch-Jones Erricka Michelle Flesch and James Laughton Jones II, both of Sumter, were united in marriage at 6 p.m. Saturday, March 24, 2018, at First Baptist Church in Sumter. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Joshua Richard Thompson of Sumter and …
Lamb-Stafford MAYESVILLE - Samantha Katherine "Katie" Lamb and Stephen Francis Stafford Jr., both of Sumter, were united in marriage at 5:30 p.m. Saturday, March 17, 2018, at The Sublette Pond House. The bride is the daughter of the Rev. and Mrs. Jimmy Carl …
Smith-DaSilva Katherine Lewis Smith and William Brooks DaSilva, both of Charlotte, were united in marriage at 7 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 27, 2018, at First Presbyterian Church in Sumter. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Beasley Smith of Sumter and …
Faith
Yesteryear

Woman becomes spotter; James Bonds is detective sergeant

75 YEARS AGO - 1943 Nov. 6 - Nov. 12 - The current issue of High Pitch magazine, published by the Aviation Cadet Detachment at Shaw Field, is dedicated to a teenage South Carolina boy who personifies the cadet of tomorrow whose eagerness and …