Sumter's Iris Festival is South Carolina's oldest continuous festival and is consistently ranked among the top festivals in the Southeast. The 3-day festival includes concerts, an arts and crafts show, a flower show, a quilt show, car shows, and a number of contests and children's activities. The fun begins the evening before the festival, with the annual Crowning of The King & Queen followed by the Taste at the Gardens, featuring great music and great food from some of the area's leading restaurants and caterers
Members of Sumter County Council along with the Honorable Anthony Dennis cordially Invite you to the grand opening ceremony of the new Sumter County Sheriff’s Office on Friday, May 24, 2013 from 2:00-5:00 p.m.
The Sumter County Sheriff’s Office and The Sumter Police Department will host it’s Annual Prayer Breakfast to commemorate those who have made the ultimate sacrifice in our jurisdiction, and to offer support to their family members. This year’s Prayer Breakfast will be held at First Baptist Church 107 E Liberty Street, Sumter, SC On May 14th at 8:00AM
Guest Speaker: Director Leroy Smith, SC Department of Public Safety
Tickets are $12 per person.
For more information please contact Sgt. P. Tiller or Ms. Barbara Wiley at (803) 774-3850 and (803) 436-2044
It’s nice to live in the South. You cannot beat the 70’s and 80’s temperatures in May. Once you endure the pollen season, what a great place to spend time outdoors.
Your County Government is hard at work. The newest community center, Salterstown, will have its Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting on Monday, May 13, 2013, at 3:30 p.m. Located on Highway 401 just beyond Highway 378, this new community center will serve the citizens on the east side of Sumter for many years to come. The new Sheriff’s Office Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting will be Friday, May 24, 2013, at 2:00 p.m. The transition to this new location on Highway 15 North has been successful on many levels.
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.