Government
Sumter County Council to consider resolution for code enforcement officers

Sumter County Council will meet at 6 p.m. today in County Council Chambers, fourth floor of Sumter County Administration Building, 13 E. Canal St., to consider: - Second reading, of three, for a request to rezone 3.91 acres at 4690 Thomas Sumter …

BREAKING: South Carolina Supreme Court rules in favor of Bucky Mock in Clarendon coroner's case After a legal dispute that began in July, and just less than three weeks ahead of the Midterm General Election, the state Supreme Court put to a final rest who will be in the Clarendon County …
Sumter City Council to consider annexations Sumter City Council will meet at 5:30 p.m. today in City Council Chambers, fourth floor of the Sumter Opera House, 21 N. Main St., to consider: - First reading of an ordinance to annex, by 100 percent annexation petition, approximately 11.29 …
Education
Willow Drive Elementary kindergartners visit Sumter Fire Department to learn about safety

Willow Drive Elementary kindergarten class visited the Sumter Fire Department at Alice Drive on Thursday morning for Fire Prevention Week, which the department stretches into a month in order to include the …

Sumter County Interagency Transition Team to host Resource Night on Tuesday
The Sumter County Interagency Transition Team of the Transition Alliance of South Carolina will host a free Student Resource Night at 220 Hasell St. from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday. "It's for students …
Superintendent search consulting firm to address school board Monday After recently selecting a search consulting firm to help in finding its next full-time superintendent, Sumter School District's Board of Trustees will hear from that firm Monday at its next regularly scheduled meeting. A district spokeswoman …
Business
Sumter Top 20 Professionals Under 40 contest aims to bring future leaders together

For anyone wondering what it takes to build a community of future leaders, downtown Sumter's Main Room on Thursday night was full of the "best and the brightest," and their r sum s were diverse and impressive. The Sumter Item, in partnership with …

Georgia Pacific announces $4.5 million in capital improvements for Clarendon plant A large area manufacturer is set to begin major facility upgrades and an expansion to ultimately become more high-tech. Georgia Pacific's oriented strand board (OSB) manufacturing plant, based in Alcolu, announced Thursday that it will soon begin …
Walmart brand salad recalled due to possible contamination A Walmart brand ready-to-eat salad has been recalled in South Carolina, Florida and Georgia due to possible salmonella and listeria monocytogenes contamination in the corn. About 738 pounds of …
Clarendon News

Summerton invites you to paint the town

SUBMITTED The Town of Summerton 4 MAIN, in collaboration with South Carolina State University Art Department, invites the residents of Summerton and greater Clarendon County to come downtown and help paint the street from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. …

Public Record
Public Record: Sunday, Oct. 7, 2018

Building Permits - Shree Krishna LLC Sumter, owner, Flagship Sign Designs Inc., contractor, 1235 N. Lafayette Drive, $20,469 (freestanding sign, commercial). - Justin T. and Lindsey R. Spear, owners, Solcius LLC, contractor, 5595 Schellin …

Public Record: Sunday, Sept. 23, 2018

Public Record: Sunday, Aug. 15, 2018

Meetings
Sign up today for CCTC's 'Lunch and Learn' for parents

The American Red Cross is issuing an urgent call for blood donors of all blood types, especially type O. Schedule your donation appointment by using the free Blood Donor App, by visiting www.redcrossblood.org or by calling 1-800-RED CROSS …

Public Agenda: Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2018

MCLEOD HEALTH CLARENDON BOARD OF TRUSTEES Today, 6 p.m., hospital board room, 10 E. Hospital St., Manning SUMTER COUNTY COUNCIL Today, 6 p.m., Sumter County Council Chambers GREATER SUMTER CHAMBER OF COMMERCE BOARD OF …

Public Agenda: Sunday, Oct. 21, 2018

Public Agenda: Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018

Public Agenda: Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018

Public Agenda: Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018

Support Groups
Support Groups: Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018

AA, AL-ANON, ALATEEN: AA - Monday-Friday, noon and 5:30 p.m.; Saturday, 8 p.m.; Sundays, 10:30 a.m. and 7 p.m., 1 Warren St., (803) 775-1852. AA Women's Meeting - Wednesdays, 7 p.m., 1 Warren St., (803) 775-1852. AA Spanish Speaking - …

Support Groups: Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018
AA, AL-ANON, ALATEEN: AA - Monday-Friday, noon and 5:30 p.m.; Saturday, 8 p.m.; Sundays, 10:30 a.m. and 7 p.m., 1 Warren St., (803) 775-1852. AA Women's Meeting - Wednesdays, 7 p.m., 1 Warren St., (803) 775-1852. AA Spanish Speaking - …
Support Groups: Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2018
AA, AL-ANON, ALATEEN: AA - Monday-Friday, noon and 5:30 p.m.; Saturday, 8 p.m.; Sundays, 10:30 a.m. and 7 p.m., 1 Warren St., (803) 775-1852. AA Women's Meeting - Wednesdays, 7 p.m., 1 Warren St., (803) 775-1852. AA Spanish Speaking - …
Pets

Misty is affectionate, adores attention

Misty is a housebroken 1-year-old American short hair. She is great with children and other cats. Misty is an active, friendly, affectionate and sometimes lazy girl. She adores attention and would make a perfect lap buddy. The Sumter SPCA …

Meatball is a silly, playful boy

Meatball is a neutered 1-year-old basset hound mix. He is very friendly. He loves everyone he meets and is great with children. Meatball loves to play with toys and is a silly guy. He needs to be in a home without other pets. Meatball …

FYI
Donate your unwanted vehicle for a worthy cause

The National Kidney Foundation of South Carolina is in need of unwanted vehicles - even ones that don't run. The car will be towed at no charge to you and you will be provided with a possible tax deduction. The donated vehicle will be sold at …

Are you interested in getting involved with a local group or club?
The Evening Optimist Club is accepting applications for the annual Sumter Christmas Parade. The parade is scheduled for Sunday, Dec. 2, on Main Street. The theme is "Joy to the World." If your school, civic club, church or business would like to …
It's time to get your applications to participate in the Christmas parade
The Evening Optimist Club is accepting applications for the annual Sumter Christmas Parade. The parade is scheduled for Sunday, Dec. 2, on Main Street. The theme for the 2018 parade is "Joy to the World." If your school, civic club, church or …