Sumter school board, legislators meet Tuesday


Sumter School District's Board of Trustees will meet Tuesday morning with the local legislative delegation to discuss educational issues related to the upcoming legislative session, which begins in January, according to a district staff member.

The Sumter County Legislative Delegation consists of state Reps. Murrell Smith, R-Sumter; David Weeks, D-Sumter; Will Wheeler, D-Bishopville; Wendy Brawley, D-Hopkins; and Bobby Ridgeway, D-Clarendon; and state Sens. Thomas McElveen, D-Sumter; and Kevin Johnson, D-Manning.

The meeting begins at 8 a.m. at the district office, 1345 Wilson Hall Road, and like all board-related meetings is open to the public.