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Shivern's Fashions in Sumter to celebrate grand re-opening on Saturday

Starting her business more than 40 years ago, Shirley Harris recently relocated her fashion boutique, Shivern's Fashions, from Main Street to Broad Street to have more space. "It's a larger location, and I have twice the size," Harris … more

'Something this region needs': Thousands enjoy 2nd eSTEAM Festival in downtown Sumter for kid-friendly science, art, math, tech

A scissor lift rising to give children a different point of view was not the only thing reaching new heights Saturday in downtown Sumter. Thompson Construction's lift, which employee volunteers used to demonstrate safety and job site equipment by … more

Restaurant news: Food grades for Sept. 26-Oct. 4

Following are the food grades for local businesses inspected by the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control for Sept. 26-Oct. 4. A "C" grade is failing. For detailed reports, visit www.dhec.sc.gov. Arby's #15, 1954 McCrays … more

Recover. Return. Grow.: NOVA Molecular Technologies Inc. marks 5 years in Sumter

NOVA Molecular Technologies Inc. gets the sticky out. NOVA's high-value solvent recovery and return program is like lighter fluid to tape residue. The Sumter-based manufacturing company takes solvent, messy, hazardous, waste that companies have … more

SCENT expands services, moves to new location on Wesmark

The office for Sumter's only private ear, nose and throat specialist has moved into a larger facility to better accommodate customers and expand its services. Joan Duerr, chief marketing officer with SCENT Allergy and Sleep Medicine, spoke this … more

Restaurant scores: Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2019

Following are the food grades for local businesses inspected by the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control for Sept. 19-27, 2019. A "C" grade is failing. For detailed reports, visit www.dhec.sc.gov. Dixon's Shopping Center, … more

Restaurant news: Food grades for Sept. 12-20, 2019

Following are the food grades for local businesses inspected by the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control for Sept. 12-20. A "C" grade is failing. For detailed reports, visit www.dhec.sc.gov. Bi-Lo #5417 Deli/Bakery, 2055 … more

Bouncer World SC moves to Broad Street

Bouncer World SC, a local company that rents out inflatable bounce houses, slides, obstacle courses, games and other family entertainment experiences, is now working out of a new location. They are now at 334 Broad St. across from Southern … more

Restaurant news: Food grades for Sept. 10-13

Following are the food grades for local businesses inspected by the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control for Sept. 10-13. A "C" grade is failing. For detailed reports, visit www.dhec.sc.gov. Bi-Lo #5417 Deli/Bakery, 2055 … more

2nd Great Clips opens in Gateway Plaza in Sumter

Another reasonably priced hair salon has opened in Sumter. Great Clips opened its second franchise in town last month in Gateway Plaza, according to salon employees and a news release. Gateway Plaza is across the street from Walmart at the … more

Bradford harvests Sumter's 1st legal hemp crop since WWII early to escape Hurricane Dorian

Heirloom farmer Nat Bradford's half-acre hemp "genetics research lab" from last year expanded to six acres this year, but he's still having fun with the experimentation and plans to have a net income this go 'round. Bradford spoke last week from … more

Sumter Waffle House stays busy during Dorian with vouchers for line workers

For years, Waffle House restaurants have been considered a staple for breakfast-lovers, even during natural disasters. The chain has received nationwide attention for its affinity to stay open in … more

Elephant Ear in Sumter to mark decade of business with celebration

An art gallery on Bultman Drive is inviting the public to its 10th anniversary celebration. Two local artists who started Elephant Ear Gallery to share their talent with the public expected about 10 artists to participate in the business. More … more

Restaurant news: Food grades for Aug. 8-15

Following are the food grades for local businesses inspected by the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control for Aug. 8-15. A "C" grade is failing. For detailed reports, visit www.dhec.sc.gov. A&P Market, 428 Boulevard Road, … more

Be U Boutique in Sumter brings 'feel good' style to plus-size women

Hidden in the Wesmark Plaza Shopping Center is a gem targeting fashionable plus-size women who want to make a statement with what they wear. Be U Boutique is a personalized clothing store that opened on Feb. 4 with its grand opening on March 14. … more

No reopening date set for downtown Sumter's fire-damaged Wells Fargo

Sumter Fire Department officials confirmed Monday they don't think there was foul play involved in a downtown bank fire from Aug. 9. Division Chief Joey Duggan said the department's investigation of a fire at the Wells Fargo building, 4 N. … more

Hamptons in Sumter makes Food Network's Best Rooftop Restaurants in Country list

Out of 32 rooftop restaurants from major cities like New York City, Chicago, Dallas, Seattle, Indianapolis and Atlanta, Sumter's own Hamptons made a splash on the Food Network's Best Rooftop Restaurants in the Country list. The article described … more

Seafood boil restaurant Carolina Crab House to replace Fallas in Sumter

A new business coming to Sumter will provide movie-goers another nearby option for a date night or any night out. Carolina Crab House will soon replace the already-closed Fallas, a discount retail store that shuttered toward the end of 2018, … more

Contemporary Southern restaurant in works on Alice Drive in Sumter

A new addition to the local restaurant scene is on tap for Sumterites and other area residents later this year with the opening of a "contemporary Southern family friendly restaurant," in the words of Jim Mayes, an owner-operator. Mayes spoke … more

Sumter restaurant scores: Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2019

Following are the food grades for local businesses inspected by the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control for July 26-Aug. 1. A "C" grade is failing. For detailed reports, visit www.dhec.sc.gov. A&J Grocery, 2925 Narrow … more
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