Let's eat More

Addictive burger emerges from college concoction

The ancestor of this recipe was a beloved burger on the menu of a bar where I was a cook back in my college days.Working on a flattop grill (the same surface used in diners to cook hash browns), we'd top the burger with a special …

Football and ribs make perfect combination

Keep your brats hot and flavorful with a beer bath

Faith More

Church News

Antioch Missionary Baptist Church, 2571 Joseph Lemon-Dingle Road, Jordan community, Manning, announces: * Sunday - Ninth pastoral anniversary celebration for Pastor Sam Livingston. Dr. Sam W. Whack will speak at 10 a.m. and Pastor Carnell …
Weddings More


MURRELLS INLET - Amber Leigh Hamm of Sumter and Andrew Earls Harvin of Charleston were united in marriage at 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 17, 2016, at Belin Memorial United Methodist Church. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Keith Edward Hamm, …
Dear Abby More

Woman in modest housing discourages dropping by

DEAR ABBY - I lost my longtime job but have remained in contact with a few former co-workers, meeting for an occasional lunch or dinner. One woman in particular has been pushing to meet at my place. Abby, I'm not proud of where I live now, and I …
Celebrations More

McCreights celebrate 65 years

Charles and Margaret "Peggy" McCreight of Sumter celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary during the week of July 18. The couple celebrated with a "Beach Week" to South Litchfield Beach with their children, grandchildren and …
Panorama More

Art in Memorial Park

Art in the Park will look a lot different this year. The once intimate outdoor celebration of local artists and artisans will grow to fill the whole of Memorial Park on Saturday, organizers said.Always sponsored by the Heart of Sumter Neighborhood …
Engagements More


Mrs. Suzanne Dormon of Anniston, Alabama, announces the engagement of her daughter, Caitlin O'Brien Dormon of Charleston, to Patrick John Townes of Charleston, son of Mr. and Mrs. Patrick M. Townes of Sumter. The bride-elect is also the daughter …
Yesteryear More

All out for fun at Little Theatre; grant fights drunken driving

75 YEARS AGO - 1942 Feb. 17-23 City Manager Raffield announced this morning that a great many camellia blossoms were being stolen from Memorial Park. He urged persons to refrain from buying the blooms from any person who did not appear to be …
Reflections More

DuBose brothers' companies were valuable to area

The four DuBose brothers used their creative abilities to develop a business concept that proved invaluable to the Homefront during World War II and to the Sumter community. Two of these enterprising young men started a business establishment in …