Latest Sumter County News

Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony


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:

Elementary School
Millwood (Stoddard)
Willow (Hodge)
Cherryvale (Palmer)
Wilder (Bettinger)
Lemira (Harris)

Middle School
Furman Middle (Beck)

High School
Lakewood/Crestwood (Johnson/Horton)

Dedication and Ribbon Cutting: Community Development


Sumter County CDC's mission is to promote education, economic, housing, cultural and social endeavors in low-to-moderate income communities of Sumter County; and to create safe vibrant, self-sustaining communities by fostering an environment for effective community through leadership, skills training, counseling and creative initiatives.

Harvest Moon Ball


Celebration of Life Gala.     The Sumter County Recreation & Parks and Sumter Senior Services will be sponsoring a Harvest Moon Ball on Friday, October 19, 2012 from 6:00pm until 10:00pm  for the senior citizens of Sumter County. 

The Ball will be held at the North Hope Center located at 904 North Main Street.  

Entertainment will be provided by Mr. Terrence Lonon. 

Stamey Livestock Recycling Center Opening Delayed


The Stamey Livestock Road Convenience/Recycling Center, located at 2680 Stamey Livestock Road, was closed on October 1, 2012. This site will be relocated to 1980 Stamey Livestock Road and was expected to open on October 15, 2012.   Due to circumstances beyond our control, the opening date has been delayed.  We expect to open the new center within the next 30 days.  Please check back often for updates.

2012 Dixie Junior Boys World Series Champs


Congratulations to Sumter's Junior Boys 13 year old All Star Baseball Team, who won the Dixie Junior World Series held in Christianburg, Virginia.

A welcome home celebration is planned for today at 2:00 pm in front of Patriot Hall. The public is invited.  Come by and show the team how proud you are of them.


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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