Let's eat More

Master dinner with a box of pasta

On crazy weeknights, sometimes the only thing standing between you and yet another order of takeout ... Is a box of pasta. Because a box of pasta is like that been-through-it-all-with-you friend, that dinnertime Swiss Army knife that can be …

Like some heat with your sweet?

In a rush? Grab a rotisserie chicken for a flavorful stew

Patience pays off when it comes to the best yeast rolls

Faith More

Church News

Bethel AME Church, 1605 S.C. 261, Wedgefield, announces: * In honor of Black History month, each Sunday during the month of February a hero or heroine will be presented during the 10:15 a.m. service. The Black History month celebration will come …
Weddings More


EDISTO - Anna Richardson Eagerton of Summerville and George Capers Stoudenmire Jr. of Lone Star were united in marriage at 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 17, 2015, at Middleton Plantation. The bride is the daughter of Mr. John Eagerton and Ms. Cynthia Ann …
Dear Abby More

Best friend is ready for more than kiss goodnight

DEAR ABBY - "Roger" and I have been seeing each other for two years. (We are both 50.) He is very handsome. We go to movies, ride our bikes together, work out at the gym and attend other events. He calls me every night, sends emails during the day …
Celebrations More

Furmans celebrate 50 years

Mr. and Mrs. Henry Furman Jr. of Sumter celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Jan. 29, 2016. The couple's three children are Melissa and Dwayne Russ of Charleston and Audrey Furman and Tony Furman, both of Sumter. The couple has seven …
Panorama More

Recital features music by female composers

Music by female composers will comprise the noon recital by pianist Jane Luther Smith on Friday, Feb. 19 at the University of South Carolina Sumter. Smith's lecture-recital is titled "Piano Music with a Feminine Touch: A Celebration of Eight Women …
Engagements More


Mr. and Mrs. Steven Lee Hall announce the engagement of their daughter, Laura Gaffney Hall, to Daniel Todd Brown, son of Ms. Heather Lyles and Mr. Keith Brown, all of Sumter. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles D. …
Yesteryear More

Miss Individual to be selected; lawmakers will accept free meals

75 YEARS AGO - 1941 June 30 - July 6 In the contest for the selection of "Miss Individual of Sumter" to be presented at the Sumter Theatre Wednesday night, the merchants of Sumter will be represented by individual contestants, each of whom …
Reflections More

Early yearbooks start long traditions

This issue of Reflections returns to 1920 and the creation of the first yearbook to be published by city high schools. Research reveals that Sumter High School began publication of a yearbook in 1920; Lincoln High School began publishing its …