Government
Sumter postpones decision on proposed burn ban

Sumter City Council is asking for more time to clarify details of a proposed burn ban and discussed it at its meeting on Tuesday. Reading: Second and final Agenda item: An ordinance to be known …

Location of schools in Sumter could expand to other zonings Sumter City Council discussed a proposed ordinance amendment that would expand the zonings in which schools are allowed at its meeting on Tuesday. Reading: First of two Agenda item: A request …
New Sumter Public Safety Complex opens doors A few months after settling into the Public Safety Complex on North Lafayette Drive, Sumter Police Department and Sumter Fire Department personnel invited residents into their new digs on Tuesday to see how their vote on the 2014 Capital Penny Sales …
Education
Wilson Hall senior named Commended Scholar

Wilson Hall senior Ingrid Singleton has been named a Commended Scholar in the 2019 National Merit Scholarship Program. About 34,000 Commended Students throughout the nation are being recognized for their exceptional academic promise. These …

Sumter School District official: New achievement plan helped increase test scores Sumter School District officials attribute increased test scores last school year to a new student achievement plan put in place about a year ago and say they think more growth will follow this year because of new academic programs now in many of …
National Awards Program seeking S.C.'s top youth volunteers of 2018 The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards is looking for South Carolina's top youth volunteers of the year now through Nov. 6. Students in grades 5-12 are invited to apply for 2019 Prudential Spirit of Community Awards if they have …
Business
Sumter man claims $1M lottery ticket from Broad Street store

A Sumter man is thinking of ways to spend his $1M winnings. According to a news release from S.C. Education Lottery, the man purchased the winning tickets from the American Grocery and Liquor …

Amazon launches small business shop
NEW YORK (AP) - Amazon wants you to shop small. The online retailer launched a new section of its site Monday called Amazon Storefronts, which only lists products sold by small- and medium-sized businesses in the U.S. The company says smaller …
Elephant Ear Gallery marks 9th year with book signing, party The Elephant Ear Gallery will celebrate its 9th anniversary on Thursday with a 3-to-5:30 p.m. reception and book signing by two area authors, Brenda Remmes and David Henry Lucas. The gallery is a …
Clarendon News

Clarendon Sun Briefs: Sept. 21, 2018

Manning City Council meeting rescheduled MANNING - The City of Manning has moved its regular monthly council meeting from Sept. 17 to Monday because of Hurricane Florence. Optimist Club meeting moved because of storm MANNING - The Optimist …

Public Record
Public Record: Sunday, Aug. 15, 2018

Marriage Licenses - Philip M. Tremblay and Heather Renee Healon - River Lee Williams and Jennifer Rose Albertson of Stevensville, Maryland - Dwain Milton Kerr and Lisa Ann Jacoby, both of Dalzell - Robin Alan Fralix and Betty Ann …

Public Record: Sunday, July 15, 2018

Public Record: Sunday, July 8, 2018

Public Record: Sunday, July 1, 2018

Meetings
Sign up today for CCTC's 'Lunch and Learn' for parents

The American Red Cross is issuing an urgent call for blood donors of all blood types, especially type O. Schedule your donation appointment by using the free Blood Donor App, by visiting www.redcrossblood.org or by calling 1-800-RED CROSS …

Public Agenda: Wednesday, June 27, 2018
GREATER SUMTER CHAMBER OF COMMERCE BOARD OF DIRECTORS Today, noon, chamber office SUMTER CITY-COUNTY PLANNING COMMISSION Today, 3 p.m., fourth floor, Sumter Opera House, Council Chambers SUMTER COUNTY DEVELOPMENT BOARD Thursday, 7:30 …
Public Agenda: Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018

CENTRAL CAROLINA TECHNICAL COLLEGE AREA COMMISSION Today, 5:30 p.m., building M500, second floor, President's Conference Room, 506 N. Guignard CLARENDON SCHOOL DISTRICT 3 Today, 7:30 p.m., district office, Turbeville

Public Agenda: Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2018

Public Agenda: Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018

Public Agenda: Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018

Public Agenda: Sunday, Sept. 9, 2018

Support Groups
Support Groups: Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2018

AA, AL-ANON, ALATEEN: AA - Monday-Friday, noon and 5:30 p.m.; Saturday, 8 p.m.; Sundays, 10:30 a.m. and 7 p.m., 1 Warren St., (803) 775-1852. AA Women's Meeting - Wednesdays, 7 p.m., 1 Warren St., (803) 775-1852. AA Spanish Speaking - …

Support Groups: Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018
AA, AL-ANON, ALATEEN: AA - Monday-Friday, noon and 5:30 p.m.; Saturday, 8 p.m.; Sundays, 10:30 a.m. and 7 p.m., 1 Warren St., (803) 775-1852. AA Women's Meeting - Wednesdays, 7 p.m., 1 Warren St., (803) 775-1852. AA Spanish Speaking - …
Support Groups: Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2018
AA, AL-ANON, ALATEEN: AA - Monday-Friday, noon and 5:30 p.m.; Saturday, 8 p.m.; Sundays, 10:30 a.m. and 7 p.m., 1 Warren St., (803) 775-1852. AA Women's Meeting - Wednesdays, 7 p.m., 1 Warren St., (803) 775-1852. AA Spanish Speaking - …
Pets

Sterling is a friendly boy who loves a good back scratch

Sterling is a housebroken 4-month-old American short hair. He is great with children and other cats. He is a friendly boy who seeks out love, affection and a good back scratch. Sterling would make a great new buddy for any family. The …

Kyle is sweet, gentle and has a terrific personality

Kyle is a neutered 1-year-old Labrador retriever / pit bull mix. He is very sweet, affectionate, friendly and gentle. He is an active and playful boy who loves any kind of attention. Kyle has a terrific personality and lots of love to …

FYI
Are you interested in getting involved with a local group or club?

The Bishopville / Manning / Shaw Air Force Base Alumni Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity Inc. meets at 6:30 p.m. on the first Tuesday of each month at the South Sumter Combat Veterans Group headquarters building, 529 N. Wise Drive. Call James …

Are you interested in volunteer opportunities?
Hospice Care of Sumter LLC is in need of volunteers in Sumter and surrounding counties. Opportunities available for you to use your time and talents to be of assistance include reading, musical talents, companionship, light housekeeping, etc. Call …
Are you interested in becoming a docent for Temple Sinai Jewish History Center?
Temple Sinai Jewish History Center is seeking docents. Docents must be 18 years of age or older and willing to attend educational training prior to starting. This is a volunteer position and you will be asked to commit a few hours a week (Thursday …