Let's eat More

Milk's still a staple in most refrigerators

Milk is not only a fridge staple; it's an essential part of American lives. It's so important that, according to a new consumer survey conducted by Wakefield Research, 82 percent of American parents say they would make a separate trip to the store …

Rid the gluten from pizza with this easy chickpea crust

For crazy weeknights, try dinner in a bag

It's time to move pasta beyond the side salad

Updated chicken salad keeps mayo, comfort

Homemade peanut butter is a snap to make

Faith More

Church News: Thursday, July 30, 2015

Allen Chapel AME Church, 471 Lynam Road, announces: * Friday, Aug. 7 - Revival at 7 p.m. The Rev. Robert China will speak. * Sunday, Aug. 9 - Homecoming at 3 p.m. The Rev. Lorenzo Dinkins will speak. Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church, …
Weddings More


Brianna Wynn Fletcher and Blair Pope Gibson, both of Mount Pleasant, were united in marriage at 6 p.m. Saturday, July 25, 2015, at First Baptist Church in Sumter.The bride is the daughter of Mr. and …
Dear Abby More

Grandma feels disrespected when advice is ignored

DEAR ABBY - Whatever happened to respecting one's elders and recognizing grandparents as head of the family? I recently returned from visiting my son, his wife and my new grandchild. My son's wife and I had many disagreements on how to care for my …
Celebrations More

Carrie B. Mack Brown celebrates 101st birthday

Carrie Bell Mack Brown celebrated her 101st birthday on June 15, 2015. Carrie was born to Robert and Reebecka Mack and raised with nine siblings in Sumter County. She is the widow of Edward M. Brown Sr. to whom she was married for 54 years. …
Panorama More

Star Trek's 'Redshirts' didn't live long and prosper

It's a long-standing source of amusement among "Star Trek" fans: crew wearing red uniforms - the 'redshirts' - rarely lived long and prospered, many falling victim to a speedy on-screen demise during the …
Engagements More


Mr. and Mrs. William A. Timmons of Manning announce the engagement of their daughter, Abigail Geddings Timmons, to Trey Phillips, son of Mr. and Mrs. Terry Phillips Sr. of Moore. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of the late Mr. George …
Yesteryear More

1940 crop outlook very good; Vic Jones honored by DAR

75 YEARS AGO - 1940 Dec. 23-29 The Sumter Community Chorus of 40 voices under the direction of Eva Jessye will present a Christmas carol program on the balconies of the Sumter public library and Mutual Home, 44 and 42 Council streets, …
Reflections More

Slogans aimed at Sumter's 'filling station' customers

Reflections continues research concerning automobiles and service stations. This issue features the use of "Slogans and Advertising" utilized by the station owners to help motorists remember the names of their stations and to hopefully acquire …