Beginning on December 1st every year at 6 p.m., one of the largest lighted displays in South Carolina will illuminate the world famous Swan Lake Iris Gardens! The Opening Ceremony is celebrating the 25th annual Fantasy of Lights and the 33rd Anniversary of the Floating Christmas Tree! The world famous 150 acre Swan Lake-Iris Gardens will illuminate with more than a million lights and 150 lighted figures!
Members of Sumter County Council and I are indeed pleased to present this report to you with the desire that it will provide a birds eye view of how your County Government is organized, the services it renders, and some of the plans we have for the future. Local governments are faced with numerous challenges and mandates that they must confront which impact citizens now and in the years ahead. As a leader in local initiatives for many years, Sumter County Government is now, and will continue to be, prepared to meet the tasks before it in an ingenious and gallant approach.
Sumter County Council will sponsor its annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony on Friday, November 30, 2012, beginning at 4:30 p.m. on the front lawn of the Courthouse. The following schools will perform during this event:
Well I did it again, I talked about the nice weather with 800 temperatures in February and now it is mid- March with 400 and 500 temperatures. The Azalea blooms may not survive the next few weeks. We even had ‘snow’ one morning! We did not receive much accumulation but it sure was nice to see the big flakes falling.
Funded by a three-way partnership of Sumter County Government, the City of Sumter and the Sumter Smarter Growth Initiative, the Development Board’s mission is to increase per capita income by creating jobs and luring capital investment to our community.