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Lemira Elementary School added almost 5 acres of land to its property after the City of Sumter dedicated three parcels of land to the school... [Read More]
Two COVID-19 vaccine clinics, one in Sumter County and the other in Clarendon County, are scheduled for next week and open for appointments. On... [Read More]
The Council of Garden Clubs of Sumter recognizes Sumter Medical Specialist PA and Carolina Diabetes and Kidney Center, 635 W. Wesmark Blvd., as the Business... [Read More]
The big meadow in front of my house was a cornfield when we moved into our new home. For more than 20 years, we've been... [Read More]
When Aaron Smith and Dyson Roberts finished their high school football careers, they had dreams of playing on Saturdays in the fall. Smith, a linebacker... [Read More]
Voting is now open for The Sumter Item's new Counselor of the Month contest. It is presented by Morris College, and the winner will receive... [Read More]
Starting Monday, the City of Sumter's Sanitation Department will resume the residential curbside recycling program for all residences within the city limits. The city... [Read More]
The Sumter Habitat for Humanity hosted a private open house ceremony for community members and local officials to view the new Habitat for Humanity ReStore... [Read More]
They're asking for community members to come out and help plant vegetables for the community garden. [Read More]
WOFFORD COLLEGE SPARTANBURG - Dr. Michael J. Sosulski, provost of Wofford College, has announced Dean's List students for the Fall 2020 semester. -... [Read More]
1. WILSON HALL HOSTS REGION MEETWilson Hall's dominant track teams will play host to the SCISA Region II-3A meets on Tuesday at Spencer Field. The... [Read More]
You have a chance to make your community a nicer place to live. Sumter, Lower Richland, and Orangeburg are all hosting community clean up events... [Read More]
The Sumter County Sheriff's Office says they are looking for a missing man with a history of mental illness. Deputies say 44-year-old Danny Gibbs Jr.... [Read More]
Gibbs is described as a 5′10 Black male with black hair and brown eyes. He weighs 135. [Read More]
Tusculum University defeated Lincoln Memorial University 4-0 in the quarterfinals of the South Atlantic Conference Men's Tennis Championship tournament Thursday afternoon at the Palmetto Tennis... [Read More]
When Elaine Cook came out of retirement to help administer COVID-19 vaccines for the health department in Sumter County, the nurse saw most people were... [Read More]
The Sumter track team hosted Manning and Thomas Sumter for a meet on Wednesday. Here's a look at the action courtesy of The Item's Micah... [Read More]
Marcus Buckingham. I grew up around resilient people, shaped by the Great Depression. They did what needed to be done. My Aunt Ouida, as... [Read More]
Elsie N. Pringels, 88, widow of Thomas T. "Potts" Pringels, died on Thursday, April 15, 2021, at Prisma Health Richland Hospital. Services will be... [Read More]
FAR LEFT: Edgar is a housebroken 7-week-old American shorthair. He is an active, fun-loving boy who is both cuddly and playful. He is great with... [Read More]
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