Panorama

'Dorm chef' still cooking up a culinary buzz

NEW YORK - Jonah Reider became an object of media fascination when he opened a sophisticated supper club in his Columbia University dorm that briefly became one of New York City's most coveted reservations. Three years after graduation, the "dorm …

Engagements
Young-Sloan Mr. and Mrs. William Jeffrey Young of Sumter announce the engagement of their son, Robert Scarborough Young of Sumter, to Brooks Margaret Sloan of Dillon, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Roger McLellan Sloan of Dillon. The bride-elect is the …
Barton-Davis Glenn and Stacy Barton of Sumter announce the engagement of their daughter, Jordan Taylor Barton of Sumter, to Michael George Davis of Columbia, son of Hepburn and Mary Ann Davis of Summerton. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Johnny and …
Joyner-Hansen Mr. and Mrs. George Edgar "Eddie" Joyner III of Sumter announce the engagement of their daughter, Erica Katherine Joyner of Tysons Corner, Virginia, to Bradley Austin Hansen of Tysons Corner, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jeffery Hansen. The bride-elect is …
Floyd-Douglass Mr. and Mrs. Rocky Floyd of Sumter announce the engagement of their daughter, Jennifer Nicole Floyd of Sumter, to Benjamin Jacob Douglass of Sumter, son of Mrs. Linda Douglass of Columbia and Mr. Bradley Douglass of Albany, Missouri. The …
Celebrations
Barkleys celebrate 50 years of marriage Bill and Wanda Barkley of Sumter celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Friday, June 14, 2019. The couple has one daughter and her husband, Tiffany and Arthur Takahashi of Augusta, Georgia; and one granddaughter. Mrs. Barkley is the …
Cousar celebrates 100 years Flossie Delores Cousar, of the Shiloh community of Lynchburg, celebrates her 100th birthday today, Sunday, June 16, 2019, with family and friends at Mount Sinai AME Church, Lynchburg. She is one of 16 children born to the late Sam and Queen …
The Myers celebrate 65 years Mr. and Mrs. Charles W. Myers of Sumter celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary on Saturday, June 8, 2019. They were married on June 12, 1954. A dinner was held in their honor at Sunset Country Club by their four children and their spouses: …
Culbreaths celebrate 61 years of marriage Robert and Florence Culbreath of Sumter celebrate their 61st wedding anniversary today. A casual dinner celebration will be held in their honor at Union Station AME Church by their two children and their spouses: Sabrina and John Budden and Gino …
Weddings
Dollard-Truluck Megan Danielle Dollard of Sumter and Ryan Walker Truluck of Hopkins were united in marriage at 5 p.m. Saturday, April 27, 2019, at LinRan Farm in Sumter. The bride is the daughter of Mr. Joseph Clark Dollard and Mr. and Mrs. John William Baker …
Nygaard-Jackson Kristen Elizabeth Nygaard of Lugoff and Alexander "AJ" Jackson III of Sumter were united in marriage at 6 p.m. Saturday, May 25, 2019, at San Souci Farm in Sumter. The bride is the daughter of Ricky and Melissa Ray of Lugoff, the granddaughter of …
Goodson-Richardson SUMMERTON - Margaret Evans Goodson of Sumter and Townes Hagood Richardson of Summerton were united in marriage at 6 p.m. Saturday, June 8, 2019, at Flowers Farm. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Donald Louis Goodson of Manning and the …
Windham-Walker MANNING - Mary Michael Windham of Manning and Thomas Kirk Walker of Sumter were united in marriage at 7 p.m. Saturday, April 6, 2019, at Manning United Methodist Church. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Michael Emory Windham of Manning …
Ortmann-Stuart Anna Reid Ortmann of Sumter and Cory Thomas Stuart of Columbia were united in marriage at 6 p.m. Saturday, April 6, 2019, at LinRan Farm in Sumter. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Chandler Ortmann of Sumter and the granddaughter …
Faith

Swept off my feet

Baptists believe in water. When it comes to baptizing, we don't mess around with a few sprinkles. We put people under until they bubble. We want them to feel just a moment of panic, so they can appreciate resurrection. I do admit there are times …

Yesteryear

Yesteryear by Sammy Way: Detainees freed from jail on Christmas; Unity Festival planned in South Sumter

75 YEARS AGO - 1944 Dec. 23 - Dec. 29 - The several persons in the city jail on charges of disorderly conduct were released and wished "Merry Christmas," it was learned today. Following an annual custom, persons in jail on Christmas morning on …