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Council, Sheriff recognize late sheriff Parnell


Sumter County Sheriff Anthony Dennis and Sumter County Council honored the late Sheriff I. Byrd Parnell during its regular meeting Tuesday evening.

A legendary lawman, Sheriff Parnell served Sumter County from 1953-1981 and earned many distinctions and recognitions throughout his career, Dennis told Council, both statewide and nationally.

Members of Parnell’s family recently joined Dennis at the S.C. Criminal Justice Academy as I.B. Parnell was unanimously chosen for the S.C. Law Enforcement Officers Hall of Fame.


From the Administrator

Happy Holidays! New!


Happy Holidays!

During this season of holiday spirit, I hope you have the opportunity to spend quality time with your family and friends.  Wishing everyone in the Sumter community much happiness and good health.

On behalf of the dedicated County employees of Sumter County, Merry Christmas and a very Happy New Year.

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