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Clerk II for the Purchasing Department

Sumter County is Presently Seeking: 
Clerk II for the Purchasing Department
Starting Salary: 
Examples of Work Performed: : 

Under occasional supervision, processes billing invoices for departmental signatures. Maintains and performs a variety of other specialized clerical and data-entry duties to help ensure effective and efficient County financial operations.  Receives, verifies and indexes billing invoices. Issues purchase order numbers for department purchases and indexes purchase order numbers. Matches billing invoices to purchase orders and submits same to accounts payable for payment or to department supervisor for signature authorizing payment.

Aurora Sojourn opening photos


Here are some pictures from the opening reception of Aurora Sojourn. The exhibition will be on display from July 16th through Aug. 14th at Gallery 135 in Patriot Hall at 135 Haynsworth Street, Sumter SC.


Public Announcement - Sumter County Council


Relocation Of Council’s Meeting

The elevator in the County Administration Building is not working and will not be repaired until later during this week.  All meetings for Sumter County Council on July 14, 2015, will be held in the Summary Court Building at 190 E. Canal Street, Sumter, S. C.

Fall Sports Programs


The Sumter County Recreation Department is gearing up for its fall sports programs.
They have just released dates and registration forms for 2015 Fall: Football, Baseball, Softball, Soccer and Cheerleading.

The Sumter County Cultural Commission is pleased to announce: Aurora Sojourn


Aurora Sojourn, a solo exhibition by New York artist Jen Pepper. An opening reception with a brief talk by the artist is on Thursday, July 16from 6 to 8 p.m.  The exhibition can be viewed from July 16 through Aug. 14 at Gallery 135, in Patriot Hall, 135 Haynsworth Street, Sumter, SC.

The work on view comprises ink drawings, photographs and fiber works. Each has been completed while the artist was in residence at Kunstnarhuset Messen, Ålvik, NORWAY, Nes Artist Residency, Skagaströnd, ICELAND and Gæsteatelier Hollufgård, Odense, DENMARK in the spring of this year.


From the Administrator

A New Fiscal Year has begun....


A New Fiscal Year has begun……

Yes, County government operates on a fiscal year which begins July 1 and ends June 30 each year.  As required by South Carolina law, County Council at its meeting held on June 23, 2015, passed the County’s fiscal year 2015-2016 operating budget of $49,349,943.

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