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Walker Gamble Elementary in New Zion gets top honor

NEW ZION - A small rural elementary school in Clarendon County has received top honors in the state. On Tuesday, Walker Gamble Elementary School was named one of only three 2020 Palmetto's Finest Schools. The South Carolina Association of School … more

CCTC creates new office from 2 departments

Central Carolina Technical College has reorganized two college departments to create the Office of Institutional Advancement and External Relations. "These are exciting times when it comes to higher education, as constant changes are … more

Sumter School District recognizes 2020-21 campus teachers of the year

In addition to recently honoring its three finalists for district teacher of the year for next school year, Sumter School District also recognized its 23 other campus teachers of the year. The list includes the following: Elementary … more

Lee school district board to hold Zoom meeting Thursday

FROM STAFF REPORTS The Lee County School District Board of Trustees regular board meeting will be held at 6:30 p.m. Thursday. Because of school closure and the coronavirus pandemic, the meeting will be held via Zoom. The public is invited to … more

A sweet silver lining: Sumter's Cut Rate gives milkshakes to all seniors

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CCTC President Mikota leaving for Upstate technical college in Spartanburg

Central Carolina Technical College’s president is moving on, and the school is now looking for a new leader. In a Tuesday news release, the college announced that President Michael Mikota … more

Campus corner for Sumter, Lee and Clarendon counties

ANDERSON UNIVERSITY ANDERSON - Despite the incredible challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, the following students were named to the Dean's List at Anderson University for the spring semester 2020. In order to be named to the Dean's List, a … more

On to new heights of service: Crestwood High salutatorian heading to Harvard named Ron Brown Scholar

Graduating high school senior Travis Johnson will tell you he's been blessed with opportunities throughout high school, and, thanks to recently earning a top national scholarship, those opportunities will likely continue. Crestwood High School's … more

Saturday parade in Turbeville to honor the Class of 2020

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Seniors in Clarendon school districts will walk across stage

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Study shows Central Carolina Technical College has $1.2B impact in decade

Education beyond high school can translate to big bucks for those who take advantage of it, but a college itself can have a financial impact on a community, region or state. Last week, Central Carolina Technical College released a report … more

Sumter middle-schooler uses school learning, resources to help health care workers

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USC Sumter students receive CARES Act funds

SUBMITTED The University of South Carolina Sumter recently distributed funds from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act to eligible students. The act provides economic relief to students who incurred expenses related to the … more

Thomas Sumter Academy holds parade for The Great 38

From the unknown and the bad can come good. They couldn't have the traditional graduation ceremony they hoped for because of COVID-19, but Thomas Sumter Academy's Class of 2020 started a new tradition on "The Hill" when the TSA community held a … more

Campus corner: Saturday, May 16, 2020

WESTERN GOVERNORS UNIVERSITY SALT LAKE CITY - The following Sumter residents have earned a degree from Western Governors University: - Tracy Price earned a Bachelor of Science in Nursing; - Darrion Somerville earned a Master of Science in … more

CCTC nursing faculty surprise student, mother with private pinning ceremony

Imagine a large room full of hundreds of people with happy tears in their eyes supporting someone who spent the last couple of years completely dedicated to earning a nursing … more

Lee district will hold virtual class night, drive-through graduation separate days

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Sumter high school graduation to remain online with added cap-and-gown video supplement

Sumter School District graduation ceremonies for seniors will remain virtual, but administration has added a video perk to the programs to personalize them for individual students while saying the … more

Sumter School District to release graduation plans ‘with more details’ Tuesday

Sumter’s school board will not call a meeting to hear high school seniors’ thoughts on graduation ceremonies, but district administration is releasing a commencement exercises plan … more

Sumter school board to meet virtually on Monday

Given social distancing, Sumter School District's Board of Trustees will have its second consecutive virtual monthly board meeting on Monday night. A district staff member posted the agenda online … more
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