Life is Good spotlight on Zachariah Lowe, Sumter 2017-18 teacher of the year

In his five years of teaching, all of which have been in the Sumter School District, Zachariah Lowe has raked in acco­lades, awards and professional development opportunities, emerging as a …

Be a USC graduate right here in Sumter

“You can start here and finish here.” That’s the slo­gan the University of South Carolina Sumter uses more and more now as it has expanded its online, four-year …

Life is Good spotlight on Danielle Thompson, Sumter's Business Person of the Year

Think about downtown Sumter. Have you lived here your whole life or at least for a while? Are you returning to Main Street for dining and entertainment? Are you new to the area? Have you been …

Artist rendering: A Sumter engineer's story

A 21-year-old took her artistic love and combined it with an engineering design career. Now she's the youngest at her job in the city. --- Ever wonder about what goes into supplying water for …

Bettering care as Sumter Family Health Center becomes Tandem Health

Tandem Health, formerly Sumter Family Health Center, is a community health center providing comprehensive, afford­able care to thousands of patients within Sum­ter and surrounding …

Life is Good 2019 spotlight on Annie Brown, Tandem Health SC CEO

Annie Brown is the CEO of Tandem Health, former­ly Sumter Family Health Center. Born and reared in Sumter, Brown graduated from Sumter High School in 1994. She receiving her Bachelor of …

Different name, evolving hospital care: Sumter's Palmetto Health Tuomey becomes Prisma in merger

Through 105 years of growth and evolution, one thing hasn’t changed: Tuomey hospital’s commitment to the Sumter community to provide safe, skilled, specialized care in our …

Progress of the penny: Improving the aesthetics of Sumter County

Voted for by Sumter citizens in a county-wide referendum, the Capital Penny Sales Tax is a 1 percent sale and use tax where the money collected is used to fund local projects. Sumter’s first …

'A community to wrap around you': Shaw AFB's MQ-9 Reaper unit welcomes new airmen in 1st expansion as group

Shaw Air Force Base's newest unit, which flies remote­ly piloted aircraft to protect Americans and their allies throughout the world, recently welcomed a new group of airmen to the East …

Sumter's Patriot Park offers numerous outdoor opportunities

If you’re looking for something to do in Sumter, consider checking out Patriot Park, located at 380 General Drive. The 144-acre park has a lot to offer Sumterites. “It has a soccer …