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Sumter Today: We take a look at how one high school team is preparing for the season.

Lakewood High School’s volleyball team is back to practicing ahead of its fall season after a long break because of the coronavirus. We stopped by a practice to see what they were doing to get … more

Sumter Today: Here are the headlines you need to know today in Sumter County

To be the first to know what’s happening in the community, subscribe to The Item today with a print and digital subscription or a cheaper digital only option that still gives you access to … more

Sumter Today: Local barber shop honors Shaw pilot killed in accident

When the staff at Sports Clips on Board Street heard about the tragic accident that killed First Lieutenant David Schmitz at Shaw Air Force Base last month, they knew they wanted to do something to … more

Sumter Today: Millwood Elementary School holds a back to school bash

Millwood Elementary School holds a back to school bash every year to hand out backpacks filled with school supplies to students, but this year looked a little different. Making sure students have the … more

Sumter Today: Thomas Sumter Academy gets ready to welcome students back to school

Thomas Sumter Academy is set to welcome students back to campus tomorrow, and the entire faculty has been preparing for the fall semester in light of the coronavirus. Everything has changed to adapt … more

Sumter Today: USC Sumter gets ready to reopen classes

USC Sumter gave parents a demonstration last week on the changes the college has made to accommodate for COVID-19.Being a Palmetto College, they already have a lot of online courses, but faculty is … more

Sumter Today: We get a closer look into the renovations happening at one of Sumter’s premier golf courses

What used to be Sunset Country Club is now Key-OH-Tee (Quixote) Club, and it’s in the middle of a total overhaul and renovation of the course and club house. Greg Thompson and his brother … more

Sumter Today: Coronavirus update Wednesday, August 5 2020

Sumter County, like the state overall, is continuing to see a decrease in new COVID-19 cases per day since a Memorial Day surge peaked in mid-July, but Sumterites continue to test positive at a … more

Sumter Today: Allie Van Dyke shares information on why it’s important to donate blood and plasma to help those affected by covid 19

The blood connection is a non profit organization that is taking blood and plasma donations in Sumter.  They are using these samples with antibodies from recovered COVID-19 patients to help … more

Sumter Today: Here’s the information you need to know today impacting Sumter and the surrounding area.

On Monday, DHEC announced 1,105 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 across the state as well as 11 more deaths.Both of those numbers, along with 15.2 percent of tests coming back positive, were lower … more

Sumter Today: We get a behind the scenes look at one of Sumter’s newest restaurants

Carolina Grove opened this year, and while that’s not great timing with the COVID-19 pandemic, they have worked to adjust their menu and model. From taking strict health safety precautions to … more

Sumter Today: Sumter residents put together a historical marker for the city.

Dr Sammy Way is one of Sumter's most valued icons, and we take any moment we can to talk to him about the history of the military and Sumter.  Sammy and others are currently putting together a … more

Sumter Today: The Sumter Flyers Coach talks about his team's undefeated summer season.

The coaches for the P15s decided to put together a junior team to let the younger kids who play baseball have the chance to play this year. The junior league has been playing games throughout the … more

Sumter Today: A manufacturer in Manning adapts to help itself and other businesses during the pandemic

Businesses across the nation are looking for ways to stay open and adapt to address concerns from the coronavirus, and one manufacturer in Manning stepped up to the plate to help its own company and … more

Sumter Today: High school athletes workout together to say they want to play

High school football players in Sumter haven’t been given the green light yet to start official conditioning due to the pandemic. District officials haven’t decided yet on a start date … more

Sumter Today: The city partners with a summer camp program to help engage students and prepare them for the future

The City of Sumter receives community development block grants, which is funding to help improve the local community in low and moderate income areas.They partnered with a virtual STEAM summer camp … more

Sumter Today: Yogis and kickboxers workout together

Yoga and kickboxing may seem like pretty opposite exercise activities, but a group class was held over the weekend to promote both together. The class was organized by Jerome Robinson at Team … more

Sumter Today: Two former Crestwood students talk about how their football career has led them to the NFL.

Ty'son Williams and Donald Rutledge are two alumni from Crestwood's class of 2015 who are now playing in the NFL. Currently they are home during quarantine and have been working out to stay in shape … more

Sumter Today: A leader in adult education gets recognized for her work

Santee Lynches Regional Council of Governments partners with different agencies with a goal to bring services to residents and improve their quality of life in Sumter, Clarendon, Lee and Kershaw … more

Sumter Today: We learn about National Pet Fire Safety Day

Today is National Pet Fire Safety Day, and the Sumter Fire Department is taking the time to teach about pet safety in heated situations like house fires, fireworks and hydration. When we stopped by … more
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