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Visitors travel to 1800 at downtown Sumter County Museum

On Saturday, guests traveled back in time to 1800 at the Sumter County Museum downtown and played colonial games, tasted food cooked in a hearth and watched demonstrations on blacksmithing, weaving and more … more

A prayer and a story: Clemson's Tuttle talks at annual Sumter Mayor's Prayer Breakfast

Perry Tuttle already had fame and fortune. He will always be remembered for catching what would end up being the winning touchdown in Clemson's 22-15 win over Nebraska in the 1981 Orange Bowl that gave the Tigers their first football national … more

Derby Day returns for 6th year in downtown Sumter

Downtown Sumter will dress up in its finest gingham and seersucker for United Way's 2019 Derby Day fundraiser, a Kentucky Derby watch party on May 4 featuring the finest local food and drink, music and, of course, a live viewing of the iconic horse … more

Sumter school board votes down motion, 6-3, to continue its appeal

Sumter School District's Board of Trustees will not appeal its denied appeal of being declared into a fiscal emergency. After coming out of executive session behind closed doors about 9 p.m. … more

Army secretary visits U.S. Army Central HQ at Shaw Air Force Base

The secretary of the U.S. Army, Mark Esper, paid a visit to U.S. Army Central headquarters at Shaw Air Force Base on Friday. In his position, Esper has responsibility over 1.2 million U.S. Army active duty, National Guard and Reserve … more

Greenfield Farms in Rembert hosts 22nd Black Cowboy Festival

After a year's hiatus, the Black Cowboy Festival is back at Greenfield Farms. Owners/hosts Sandra and Mark Myers started the festival 23 years ago with the goal of debunking myths about black cowboys and soldiers in the old West. Or, as Sandra Myers … more

Legal fees total $26K in Sumter School District appeal

In its failed appeal attempt to the South Carolina Board of Education to reopen Mayewood Middle School, Sumter School District incurred about $26,000 in attorney fees in February through the first half of April. The Sumter Item obtained final … more

Sumter residents wrote to support education Superintendent Spearman

In the weeks since Sumter School District's Board of Trustees voted to reopen Mayewood Middle School and the state intervened, numerous local residents have made their feelings known to the state Department of Education. A review by The Sumter … more
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