Government
Absentee voting for Republican runoff is open through Monday

In-house absentee voting for the June 26 primary runoffs is open today from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and will be open weekdays through Monday only at the Sumter County Voter Registration and Elections Office, located on the first floor of the Sumter County …

Sumter2040 needs your voice in survey to plan for Sumter's future If you had a chance to impact how your community will look and what it will have 20 years from now, would you let your voice be heard? City and county planners and leaders are hoping Sumter residents take the chance to give their opinion on the …
Clarendon coroner files lawsuit against primary winner Primaries may be over, but one race in Clarendon County may not be as cut and dry as counting the ballots in light of a lawsuit and injunction filed against one of Tuesday's winners. Bucky Mock, the current coroner in Clarendon, filed a suit in …
Education
Sumter School District names new CFO, principals at Lakewood, Willow Drive

Sumter School District has two new school principals and a new chief financial officer, and a couple of them have Sumter connections. District spokeswoman Shelly Galloway released the administrative personnel information late Monday after it took …

Manning Junior High honor roll All A Honor Roll (4th Quarter) 7th Grade Calvin Bailey, Summer Beachum, Mattison Casselman, Ashley Felipe', K'Yauna Furman, Hannah Hardy, Derrick Husser, Jodie Li, Mac McCabe, Reagan McElveen, Reid Parimuha, Kush Patel, Abriah Pendergrass, …
Campus corner: June 17, 2018 Georgia State University ATLANTA - Asia Conyers of Sumter was named to the Dean's List at Georgia State University during the spring semester of 2018. To be eligible for the Dean's List, degree-seeking students must have earned a GPA of at …
Business
Lee County coatings business will add 20 jobs

A metal-finish coatings business in Lee County is growing and expanding its operations. Carolina Metal Finishing, a leader in powder and custom metal finishing for industrial sprinkler heads and other fire protection service fixtures, will be …

New McCrays Mill Road Arby's opens Wednesday A new Arby's fast food restaurant will open on Wednesday on McCrays Mill Road. The Arby's - at 1954 McCrays Mill Road - will officially open at 10 a.m., according to Earl Wilson, franchisee and operator of the new eatery. Construction on the …
BD $150M investment, 125 new jobs proposal approved Becton, Dickinson and Co. will be investing millions of dollars into its Sumter facility and creating more full-time jobs now that Sumter County Council approved final reading of an ordinance to authorize a fee in lieu of tax and incentive agreement …
Clarendon News

Pastor's 3rd play premiers at Weldon Auditorium as another hit

MANNING - The third play written, directed and starred in by Pastor Effie D. Hilton was a rousing hit at its premier performance on Sunday at Weldon Auditorium. "Church Folk Done Gone Krazy" is a humorous look at the stereotypical behavior of …

Public Record
Public Record: Sunday, June 17, 2018

Marriage Licenses - James Clinton Bradley Jr. and Adriana Leigh Van Wyk, both of Dalzell - Joel Edward Moore Jr. and Tajuana Davis - Steven Sylvester Boykin and Rachel Marie Massengale, both of Manning - Allen Joseph Hall and Sarah …

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Meetings
Public Agenda: Thursday, June 21, 2018

SUMTER COUNTY DISABILITIES & SPECIAL NEEDS BOARD CREATIVE ENVIRONMENTS INC. INDEPENDENT LIVING INC. ABILITIES UNLIMITED INC. ADAPTIVE LIFESTYLES INC. MAGNOLIA MANOR INC. FIRST FLIGHT INC. Monday, June 25, noon, 750 Electric …

Public Agenda: Tuesday, June 19, 2018
TAX ACCOMMODATIONS ADVISORY BOARD Today, 3 p.m., Swan Lake Visitors Center SUMTER CITY COUNCIL Today, 5:30 p.m., Sumter Opera House, 21 N. Main St., fourth floor CLARENDON COUNTY PLANNING & PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION Today, 6 p.m., …
Juneteenth celebration to be held Saturday
The Sumter Combat Veterans Group monthly meeting will be held at 10 a.m. today at 529 N. Wise Drive. Dinner is $5 per plate and will be served after the meeting. Dinner will consist of sausage dog with chili, coleslaw, chips and a drink or …
Public Agenda: Tuesday, June 19, 2018

LEE COUNTY COUNCIL Today, 9 a.m., council chambers SUMTER HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATION Today, noon, Sunset Country Club SUMTER COUNTY LIBRARY BOARD OF TRUSTEES Today, 5 p.m., library LYNCHBURG TOWN COUNCIL Today, 6 …

Public Agenda: Sunday, June 17, 2018

Support Groups
Support Groups: Wednesday, June 20, 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

Honey is a smart girl, who is as sweet as her name

Honey is as sweet as her name. This medium-sized 1- to 2-year-old mixed breed girl is gentle, friendly with other dogs and people, and well behaved on a leash. She is an easy-going young lady who could fit into any home. Her green eyes sparkle …

Ollie is all wiggles and playfulness

At approximately 4 to 5 months old, Ollie is still a baby. This guy will likely be a good sized adult dog. Right now, he is all wiggles and playfulness. Handsome and friendly to all, Ollie is people and treat oriented. He seems to know …

FYI
Make a difference by becoming a volunteer

Palmetto Health Tuomey Hospice is in need of volunteers. A volunteer application can be found online at www.palmettohealth.org/giving/volunteer-programs/homecare-and-hospicevolunteers. Volunteers are needed for both direct patient care and …

Are you a 1976 graduate of Manning High School?
Manning High School Class of 1976 will hold a 42nd class reunion Sept. 14-16. The theme is "Just Gets Better with Time." If you are interested in attending, contact us as soon as possible at swdavis22@yahoo.com, alcolupath@aol.com or (803) …