Government
Sumter County Council to hear audit report on Tuesday

Sumter County Council will hold a special called meeting at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday in County Council Chambers, third floor of Sumter County Administration Building, 13 E. Canal St., to receive an initial presentation of the county's external audit by …

Sumter City Council: W. Oakland subdivision plans boosted with rezoning, annexation During its meeting Tuesday, Sumter City Council approved annexation and rezoning requests for more than 20 acres on West Oakland Avenue which could lead to the construction of a townhouse development according to the applicant's plans. property …
Sumter City Council: Hampton's to save $45K a year with refinancing, annexed land could help expansion in T.J. Maxx shopping center Sumter City Council approved two agenda items in favor of local businesses during its first meeting of 2019 on Tuesday. Refinanced loan to save restaurant money Reading: Resolution, only one vote is required Agenda item: A resolution to …
Education
Science and a Slinky

PHOTO PROVIDED Wilson Hall fifth-grade students Stirling Tindal and Braylon Stewart conduct an experiment in physics in their science class taught by Frances James. Studying Newton's First and Second Laws of Motion, the students used a Slinky to …

Memorial scholarship fundraiser set for Feb. 18 at Kingsbury Elementary in Sumter In the spirit of carrying on the torch for future educators, current and former Sumter School District teachers of the year will host an annual scholarship fundraiser next month. The district's annual Hailey Bordeaux Memorial Scholarship dinner, …
An exhibit to call their own: Alice Drive Middle School students have their art displayed at CCTC gallery On the second floor of a college that stresses technical training and workforce development, middle school students wandered the walls, pointing and giggling in gaggles but not over stereotypical middle school topics. They were observing art. …
Business
Celebrating Sumter: Annual Greater Sumter Chamber of Commerce retreat focuses on growth, successes and how to move forward

Amid a weekend snowstorm that slammed the Northeast, nearly 200 of the community's top leaders escaped to the beach to examine Sumter's growth and determine the next steps needed to continue the trend up. The Greater Sumter Chamber of Commerce …

USC expert: Current economic recovery would be longest since WWII if it extends through '19 During the painful Great Recession of 2008 and '09, many of us "Average Joes" couldn't help but learn the actual definition of a recession: when the U.S. economy has at least two consecutive quarters of negative Gross Domestic Product - or GDP - …
Voting now open for Best of Sumter 2019 contest If you have a favorite anything in Sumter County, from your preferred restaurant to internet service provider to school to lawyer and everything in between, now is the time to support your local businesses and professionals by voting for them in …
Clarendon News

Clarendon Sun Briefs: Jan. 19, 2018

MLK Memorial Prayer Breakfast is Jan. 19 SUMMERTON - Historic Liberty Hill AME Church, 2310 Liberty Hill Road, will host the MLK Memorial Prayer Breakfast at 8:30 a.m. Saturday. Donations for the breakfast will be $5. American Bass Anglers …

Public Record
Public Record: Sunday, Dec. 2, 2018

Marriage Licenses - Adam Lee Jalbert and Anne Kristin Baker - Christopher D. Osborne and Kathleen Deanna Gallishaw - Kyle Lydick and Vanessa Stanfield of Dalzell - Thomas Colton Shotwell and Olivia Christine Magee - Wallace Wilson and …

Public Record: Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018

Meetings
Support Groups: Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2018

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 - …

Public Agenda: Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018
TOWN OF LYNCHBURG PLANNING COMMISSION Today, 4 p.m., town hall SUMTER COUNTY VOTER REGISTRATION / ELECTION COMMISSION Thursday, 5:30 p.m., registration / election office, 141 N. Main St.
Public Agenda: Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2019

GREATER SUMTER CHAMBER OF COMMERCE BOARD OF DIRECTORS Today, noon, chamber office SUMTER CITY-COUNTY PLANNING COMMISSION Today, 3 p.m., fourth floor, Sumter Opera House, Council Chambers SUMTER COUNTY DEVELOPMENT BOARD Thursday, 7:45 …

Public Agenda: Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2019

Public Agenda: Sunday, Jan. 20, 2019

Public Agenda: Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019

Public Agenda: Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019

Support Groups
Support Groups: Wednesday, Jan. 23, 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, Jan. 16, 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, Jan. 9, 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 - …
Pets

Silvia, a gorgeous girl, is a huge lump of sugar

Silvia is a gorgeous young lady who weighs 49 pounds and is approximately 4 years old. She is very friendly and gets along with the other dogs at animal control. Silvia has ended up in this situation through no fault of her own. She is very …

Redd is a lovable, good-natured boy, who deserves to be spoiled

This big lovable Labrador mix is Redd. He was dumped at Walgreens on Broad Street and was living on the streets for more than a month, too afraid and confused to let anyone get near. He was waiting on his people to come back for him. Redd must …

FYI
Are you a member of Sumter High School Class of 1974?

Sumter High School Class of 1974 will hold a 45-year reunion Friday-Saturday, Aug. 30-31. Follow Sumter High Class of 1974 on Facebook. Email sumterhigh1974@gmail.com or call Mechelle at (803) 840-0329 for details. The DAV will have volunteers to …

You can donate your unwanted vehicle for a possible tax deductible
The National Kidney Foundation of South Carolina is in need of unwanted vehicles - even ones that don't run. The car will be towed at no charge to you and you will be provided with a possible tax deduction. The donated vehicle will be sold at …
Are you interested in volunteer opportunities
Palmetto Health Tuomey Hospice is in need of volunteers. A volunteer application can be found online at https://www.palmettohealth.org/giving/volunteer-programs/homecare-and-hospice-volunteers. Volunteers are needed for both direct patient care and …