Carolina Coin Club to meet today


The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 11078 of Summerton will meet at 6:30 p.m. today at the VFW Post on Cantey Street, directly behind First Citizens Bank. All members and potential members are invited. Call Post Commander Carl A. Farley at (803) 478-7593 or (803) 460-8910.

The Carolina Coin Club will meet at 7 p.m. today at the Parks & Recreation Department, 155 Haynsworth St. The club meets on the third Tuesday of each month and visitors are always welcome. Call (803) 775-8840.

Bridging the GAP Community Outreach of America will hold its 2nd Annual Community Thanksgiving Day Feast from 1 to 3 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 23, at Seacoast House, 201 N. Church St., Manning. Doors open at noon. Call (803) 410-9260 to reserve a seat. Walk-ins are also welcome. This is a free community dinner.

VFW Post 10813 will hold its "Fourth Sunday Wine & Cheese Affair" from 5 to 9 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 26, at 610 Manning Ave.

The Westside Neighborhood Association will meet at 5:30 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 27, at the Birnie HOPE Center, 210 S. Purdy St. Contact Jim McCain at (678) 429-8150 or

The Horatio community's 16th Christmas Lighting and Celebration will be held at 5 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 3, across from the Lenoir store at 3240 Horatio-Hagood Road in Horatio.

The Neighbors Reunion Committee will meet at 6 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 4, at 217 Pear St. If you are a past or present resident of Frazier Street, Hatfield Street, Harry Street, South Milton Road or Rainey Lane, text Diana Wells-Singleton at (803) 319-6280 for more information.

The Sumter County Library will hold a 100th anniversary gala from 6 to 8 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 4, in the main meeting room of the main branch of the library, 111 N. Harvin St. Refreshments will be served, and a speaker will hold a brief talk on the history of the library. The event is free and open to the public.

The Lee County Christmas on Main will be held on Saturday, Dec. 9. Chicken bog plates will be available beginning at noon. At 2 p.m., there will be a car show as well as arts and crafts vendors. The lighted parade will begin at 6 p.m., featuring Mr. and Mrs. Claus as well as cookies and hot chocolate.

The Sumter Civil Air Patrol's annual Wreaths Across America ceremony will be held at noon on Saturday, Dec. 16, at Sumter Cemetery, 700 W. Oakland Ave., to remember, honor and teach about our fallen heroes, those currently serving and our U.S. military veterans. Retired Brig. Gen. Hugh Cameron will speak. If you would like to sponsor a wreath for this occasion, go to For more information, contact Denise Owen at

Sumter High School Class of 1978 will hold a 40th class reunion planning meeting at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 17, at the Sumter County Library, 111 N. Harvin St. Contact Sumter High Class of 1978 on Facebook or email