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Friday, Nov. 4, marks the 10th anniversary of one of the most highly anticipated events in downtown Sumter - Sip and Stroll. Ten businesses on and around Main Street will open their doors to guests during the evening to serve them wine and hors … more
Sumter Art Association Floride McKoy presided at the Oct. 18 meeting of the Sumter Art Association in the parish hall at the Church of the Holy Comforter. She welcomed 55 members and two guests and called on Patti Sosnowski for the afternoon's … more
NEW YORK (AP) - Unlike baby boomers, television has no birth certificate. TV's arrival, depending on how you see it, can be marked at any of a number of moments in the last century. Maybe 1927, when 21-year-old Philo Farnsworth transmitted the … more
The opening event for Fall for the Arts 2016, the third such arts festival sponsored by the Sumter County Cultural Commission in as many years, features an exhibition by artists David Sanders and Georgette Sanders, with music by Spiritual Gumbo. … more
FROM STAFF REPORTS Sumter County Cultural Commission announces a call for third-quarter grant applications for Sumter County artists, arts organizations and arts programming. The grants are for activities and projects that start in January, … more
FROM STAFF REPORTS Fritz Hamer, curator of history and archivist for the South Carolina Confederate Relic Room and Military Museum, will be the guest speaker at Monday's meeting of the Sumter Genealogical Society. He will present a program on the … more
The music varies in style, the songs are challenging and span two early 20th-century decades, and many of them are considered classics, but Director Eric Bultman says his cast comprises extremely talented, enthusiastic and more than able … more
Curator, USC HerbariumBe careful: These flowers look as though they might want to take a bite out of your leg if you get too close to the perennial border. All those bright pink jaws, gaping open - or maybe they are more interested in singing than … more
FROM STAFF REPORTS The University of South Carolina will celebrate its homecoming Friday, Nov. 4, and Saturday, Nov. 5, with a series of events for alumni. My Carolina Alumni Association will host a variety of events, including talks featuring … more
BOSTON - The public is getting a rare peek at first and early editions of some of William Shakespeare's most beloved plays. The Boston Public Library is commemorating the 400th anniversary of the Bard's death with "Shakespeare Unauthorized," a … more
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