Government
Scott accepting fall internship applications

College and graduate students in South Carolina who want a front seat to governmental offices have the chance to intern with U.S. Sen. Tim Scott, R-SC, this fall. Applications for congressional internships in Scott's Washington, D.C., North …

Sumter County Council: 2 commercial rezoning requests heard for 1st time Two rezoning requests were presented to Sumter County Council for the first time Tuesday at their regular monthly meeting, for which both property owners want to develop their land commercially. The meeting was held at 6 p.m. at the County …
Sumter County Council Vice Chairman Byrd: Time to 'move forward' with school district Sumter County Council Vice Chairman Jimmy Byrd doesn't want to rehash the past. After council's 4-3 vote on June 25 to deny Sumter School District's request to increase the millage rate, Byrd told The Sumter Item on Tuesday the goal now needs to …
Education
Millwood student to attend summer STEM program at Wake Forest University

While many children attend sleep-away camp to have out-of-school fun, a Millwood Elementary School student will spend part of his summer break continuing to learn in a career-oriented development experience. Tyler Metze was nominated by his music …

All-girls camp at Sumter Career and Technology Center to focus on mechatronics, engineering Do you know a seventh- or eighth-grade girl who is interested in science, technology, engineering or math? Encourage her to attend the fourth-annual All-Girls STEM-Mechatronics Summer Camp where she'll practice team-building activities, develop …
Business
Sumter Chamber thanks businesses for participation in forum to help students

Thanks to members of the Sumter business community, career leadership forums are making an impact on the futures of Sumter students. Members of the Greater Sumter Chamber of Commerce's Education Committee, the group responsible for coordinating …

About 40 employers to participate in Aug. 8 job fair in Bishopville FROM STAFF REPORTS After a successful job fair in Sumter in May, the Santee-Lynches Regional Council of Governments with SC Works, Lee County and business partners will hold a job fair in Lee County in August. Veterans are invited to the event …
Sumter Batting Cages reopen on Alice Drive After six years, a veteran has reopened the batting cages on Alice Drive. The Sumter Batting Cages are located at 1075 Alice Drive in front of Palmetto Park and offer both baseball and softball batting rounds with concessions available. "I …
Clarendon News

Manning man killed in vehicle versus pedestrian incident

MANNING — A 33-year-old Manning man was killed about 4:40 a.m. Saturday in a vehicle versus pedestrian incident on M.W. Rickenbaker Road between Davis Station and Cambridge Road, according to …

Public Record
Public Record: Sunday, June 23, 2019

Marriage Licenses - Clark Urban and Janet T. Motta - Walter Joey Collins and Traci Michelle Rogers, both of Manning - Eugene Curtis Legrand and Tammy Deneice Bennett of Greenville, North Carolina - Jesse Thomas Reynolds and Kaylee Marie …

Public Record: Sunday, June 9, 2019

Public Record: Sunday, April 28, 2019

Meetings
Public Agenda: Sunday, June 16, 2019

CLARENDON SCHOOL DISTRICT 1 Monday, 6 p.m., district office, Summerton MANNING CITY COUNCIL Monday, 6:30 p.m., second floor of Manning City Hall, 29 W. Boyce St. SUMTER CITY COUNCIL Tuesday, 5:30 p.m., Sumter Opera House, 21 N. Main …

Are you interested in getting involved with a local group or club?
Sumter United Ministries is in need of volunteers to sort through clothing donations. Volunteer opportunities are available 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Monday-Thursday. Call Ed or Bill at (803) 775-0757, extension 120 or 122. Make-A-Wish South Carolina is …
Juneteenth celebration to be held in Bishopville
Kidz Klub Summer Camp for ages 6-15 is now enrolling at the South HOPE Center, 1125 S. Lafayette Drive. STEM activities, reading and travel. Registration fee is $15 and cost is $30 weekly. Visit www.kidzklub.us. The South Sumter Resource Center …
Public Agenda: Tuesday, July 16, 2019

SUMTER CITY COUNCIL Today, 5:30 p.m., Sumter Opera House, 21 N. Main St. CLARENDON COUNTY PLANNING & PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION Today, 6 p.m., planning commission office, Manning CLARENDON SCHOOL DISTRICT 2 Today, 6:30 p.m., district …

Public Agenda: Sunday, July 14, 2019

Public Agenda: Thursday, July 11, 2019

Public Agenda: Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Public Agenda: Tuesday, July 9, 2019

Support Groups
Support Groups: Wednesday, July 17, 2019

AA, AL-ANON, ALATEEN: AA - Monday-Friday, noon and 5:30 p.m.; Saturday, 8 p.m.; Sundays, 10:30 a.m. and 7 p.m., 1 Warren St., (803) 775-1852. AA Women's Meeting - Wednesdays, 7 p.m., 1 Warren St., (803) 775-1852. AA Spanish Speaking - …

Support Groups: Wednesday, July 10, 2019
AA, AL-ANON, ALATEEN: AA - Monday-Friday, noon and 5:30 p.m.; Saturday, 8 p.m.; Sundays, 10:30 a.m. and 7 p.m., 1 Warren St., (803) 775-1852. AA Women's Meeting - Wednesdays, 7 p.m., 1 Warren St., (803) 775-1852. AA Spanish Speaking - …
Support Groups: Wednesday, July 3, 2019
AA, AL-ANON, ALATEEN: AA - Monday-Friday, noon and 5:30 p.m.; Saturday, 8 p.m.; Sundays, 10:30 a.m. and 7 p.m., 1 Warren St., (803) 775-1852. AA Women's Meeting - Wednesday, 7 p.m., 1 Warren St., (803) 775-1852. AA Spanish Speaking - …
Pets

America loves to cuddle and play

America is a 3-month-old lab/hound/collie mix. She is great with other dogs and children. She loves to cuddle, play and get hugs and kisses. America is a sweet and friendly pup who would make a great addition to any family. She also has two …

Balboa is a treasure of a cat

Balboa is a neutered, housebroken 2-year-old American short hair. He's wonderful with other cats, children and dogs. This big, sweet boy loves to lazily lounge around. He'd be a great lap cat. Balboa is a loving cat and would fit into any …

FYI
High school reunions, volunteer opportunities, community groups and more

Lake Marion VFW Post 11078, Summerton, meets on the third Tuesday of each month at 1 Duke St., Summerton, behind First Citizens Bank. Dinner begins at 6:30 p.m. with the meeting beginning at 7 p.m. All VFW members are encouraged to attend. Call Carl …

Are you interested in becoming a member of the Coast Guard Auxiliary?
The U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary, Flotilla 12-1 meets at 7 p.m. on the third Monday of each month at the Summerton Fire Station, North Cantey Street, Summerton. Membership is open to any U.S. citizen age 17 or older. Previous Coast Guard service is …
Are you interested in volunteer opportunities?
Sumter United Ministries is in need of volunteers to sort through clothing donations. Volunteer opportunities are available 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Monday-Thursday. Call Ed or Bill at (803) 775-0757, extension 120 or 122. Make-A-Wish South Carolina is …