Sumter News from The Item

Subscribe to Sumter News from The Item feed
Your RSS for article results from the news section
Updated: 3 min 10 sec ago

Group encourages community to donate school supplies

13 July 2014 - 6:00am
For Sumter youth, the summer is quickly coming to an end and preparation for the 2014-15 school year has started. United Ministries of Sumter County is doing its part to prepare students for the first
Categories: Sumter News

2nd AmeriCorps team will help Youth Academy camp

13 July 2014 - 6:00am
Youth Academy is thriving with the help of AmeriCorps. The organization's second team of volunteers came to Sumter late last week and jumped right in, assisting during summer camp and making plans to
Categories: Sumter News

Wilson Hall renovations coming along

13 July 2014 - 6:00am
The common confusion about the main entrance to Wilson Hall may be eradicated by the time fall semester rolls around and the doors reopen to students.
Categories: Sumter News

Local animal shelter needs land to expand services

13 July 2014 - 6:00am
A local animal shelter wants to expand and continue helping animals.
Categories: Sumter News

City to replace water lines downtown

13 July 2014 - 6:00am
The City of Sumter will be replacing the water line along Calhoun Street, from Washington Street to Commerce Street. This work is scheduled to begin on Monday and to be completed within 90 days.
Categories: Sumter News

SWRTA continues Fare Free Fridays

13 July 2014 - 6:00am
The local transit system is disproving the old adage "there is no such thing as a free ride," and customers like it.
Categories: Sumter News

Marco's Pizza will open in former Buster's restaurant

13 July 2014 - 6:00am
Marco's Pizza restaurant chain, operated by Marco's Franchising LLC, will be opening a new franchised location at 1102 Broad St. The restaurant will be in the former Buster's building next to the Bask
Categories: Sumter News

Historic courthouse would be renovated with penny tax

13 July 2014 - 6:00am
EDITOR'S NOTE: This is one in a series of stories examining the proposed projects for a renewed penny sales tax, which Sumter County voters will be asked to approve in November. Money raised by the ta
Categories: Sumter News

U.S. Army Central names new chief of staff

13 July 2014 - 6:00am
The new chief of staff at U.S. Army Central will be coming to Shaw Air Force Base straight from Afghanistan.
Categories: Sumter News

Man held on bond after reportedly drawing gun on officer

12 July 2014 - 6:00am
A Dalzell man was taken into custody after reportedly drawing a pistol on a police officer who was conducting routine checks on Tuesday.
Categories: Sumter News

Cigarette thief strikes again

12 July 2014 - 6:00am
Someone still hasn't quite had his fill of nicotine.
Categories: Sumter News

Senator puts spotlight on recognizing, helping veterans

12 July 2014 - 6:00am
Tim Scott might be a U.S. senator, but he's not yet a known quantity as a statewide politician.
Categories: Sumter News

Woman, 20, wanted in $40K jewelry theft

12 July 2014 - 6:00am
Authorities are looking for a Sumter woman wanted in connection with the theft of an estimated $40,000 in jewelry.
Categories: Sumter News

Upward Bounders showcase summer learning

12 July 2014 - 6:00am
Morris College's Upward Bound students participated in the program's Enrichment Expo on Thursday morning, where students shared with their instructors, counselors, director and peers the skills and kn
Categories: Sumter News

Today, it's Gas on God

12 July 2014 - 6:00am
If you're driving down U.S. 378 with a low gas gauge this morning, you could find yourself on the end of a little divine intervention.
Categories: Sumter News

Fish with a ranger at Lee State Park

12 July 2014 - 6:00am
BISHOPVILLE - Lee State Park is offering a park ranger-led fishing clinic from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, July 19. This program, geared toward children and families, is an introduction to fishing. Ther
Categories: Sumter News

Red dots on the Sumter map

12 July 2014 - 6:00am
Many residents, especially those with children, take a keen interest in the people around them, and in their research, they've definitely taken a look at a few maps. Most iconic among the many symbols
Categories: Sumter News

It's dedication day for Mayesville's all-in-one social, education spot

12 July 2014 - 6:00am
Mayesville residents will soon have a new space to learn, meet and engage with their community.
Categories: Sumter News

Kidnapping suspect had several previous arrests

11 July 2014 - 6:00am
MANNING - A man who allegedly demanded sex while threatening a woman with a knife is in Clarendon County Detention Center on kidnapping charges.
Categories: Sumter News

Man reportedly smashes lottery monitor, assaults clerks at store

11 July 2014 - 6:00am
A Sumter man has been arrested after reportedly throwing a temper tantrum at a local convenience store.
Categories: Sumter News

Pages

©2012 Sumter County South Carolina Government | All Rights Reserved