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County Council's Jan. 23 meeting


Sumter County Council on Tuesday, Jan. 23, passed first reading to revise a sign ordinance, heard a report from Sumter County Coroner Robbie Baker and passed second reading of an ordinance to purchase automated flood gates for the dam at Second Mill Pond.

City-County Planning Director George McGregor told council members that the sign ordinance amendment would match the city’s language and “what it essentially does is increase the amount of allowable signage.” A presentation will be made at the next council meeting, he said.

Baseball and softball registration for Spring 2018 season


Please see PDF for respective forms.

Cultural Commission announces grant application deadline of Feb. 9


The Sumter County Cultural Commission is announcing a call for last round of 2017-18 applications for Sumter County artists, arts organizations and arts programming.

The grant funds are for activities and projects which start during April-June, 2018.

Grant applications can be picked at the Business Office of the Patriot Hall, 135 Haynsworth Street. Applications can also be requested via e-mail  Deadline for submitting applications is February 9, 2018, at 4 p.m.


From the Administrator

So many projects!!! New!


So many projects!!!

Spring is just around the corner and your County government is hitting full stride.

We are in the second year of the 2014 “Penny for Progress” Capital Penny Sales Tax Projects. Several of these projects have gone through the “design and engineering” phase and are “ready for the big stage”.

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