Government
BREAKING: South Carolina Supreme Court rules in favor of Bucky Mock in Clarendon coroner's case

After a legal dispute that began in July, and just less than three weeks ahead of the Midterm General Election, the state Supreme Court put to a final rest who will be in the Clarendon County …

Sumter City Council to consider annexations Sumter City Council will meet at 5:30 p.m. today in City Council Chambers, fourth floor of the Sumter Opera House, 21 N. Main St., to consider: - First reading of an ordinance to annex, by 100 percent annexation petition, approximately 11.29 …
Sumter County Council gives final approval to transfer portion of land to BD Sumter County Council approved final reading to transfer a small portion of land to BD during its meeting on Tuesday as well as gave first reading to establish a metal fabrication business on Thomas Sumter Road. BD given …
Education
Willow Drive Elementary kindergartners visit Sumter Fire Department to learn about safety

Willow Drive Elementary kindergarten class visited the Sumter Fire Department at Alice Drive on Thursday morning for Fire Prevention Week, which the department stretches into a month in order to include the …

Sumter County Interagency Transition Team to host Resource Night on Tuesday
The Sumter County Interagency Transition Team of the Transition Alliance of South Carolina will host a free Student Resource Night at 220 Hasell St. from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday. "It's for students …
St. Anne & St. Jude Catholic School celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month On Friday, St. Anne & St. Jude Catholic School celebrated Hispanic Heritage Month through a festive dance celebration by students in the Lower School, Middle School and High School. Dances and songs were planned, taught and choreographed by Spanish …
Business
Sumter Top 20 Professionals Under 40 contest aims to bring future leaders together

For anyone wondering what it takes to build a community of future leaders, downtown Sumter's Main Room on Thursday night was full of the "best and the brightest," and their r sum s were diverse and impressive. The Sumter Item, in partnership with …

Georgia Pacific announces $4.5 million in capital improvements for Clarendon plant A large area manufacturer is set to begin major facility upgrades and an expansion to ultimately become more high-tech. Georgia Pacific's oriented strand board (OSB) manufacturing plant, based in Alcolu, announced Thursday that it will soon begin …
Walmart brand salad recalled due to possible contamination A Walmart brand ready-to-eat salad has been recalled in South Carolina, Florida and Georgia due to possible salmonella and listeria monocytogenes contamination in the corn. About 738 pounds of …
Clarendon News

Clarendon Sun Briefs: Oct. 19, 2018

Support Clarendon Junior Golf MANNING - The Clarendon County Junior Golf program is raising money for its youth golf program through donations of $20 for a set of M2 TaylorMade graphic shaft irons, 4-iron through gap wedge. Only 200 donations …

Public Record
Public Record: Sunday, Oct. 7, 2018

Building Permits - Shree Krishna LLC Sumter, owner, Flagship Sign Designs Inc., contractor, 1235 N. Lafayette Drive, $20,469 (freestanding sign, commercial). - Justin T. and Lindsey R. Spear, owners, Solcius LLC, contractor, 5595 Schellin …

Public Record: Sunday, Sept. 23, 2018

Public Record: Sunday, Aug. 15, 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: Sunday, Oct. 21, 2018

SUMTER COUNTY DISABILITIES & SPECIAL NEEDS BOARD CREATIVE ENVIRONMENTS INC. INDEPENDENT LIVING INC. ABILITIES UNLIMITED INC. ADAPTIVE LIFESTYLES INC. MAGNOLIA MANOR INC. FIRST FLIGHT INC. Monday, noon, 750 Electric Drive. Call …

Public Agenda: Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018

Public Agenda: Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018

Public Agenda: Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018

Public Agenda: Sunday, Oct. 14, 2018

Support Groups
Support Groups: Wednesday, Oct. 17, 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, Oct. 10, 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, Oct. 3, 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

Misty is affectionate, adores attention

Misty is a housebroken 1-year-old American short hair. She is great with children and other cats. Misty is an active, friendly, affectionate and sometimes lazy girl. She adores attention and would make a perfect lap buddy. The Sumter SPCA …

Meatball is a silly, playful boy

Meatball is a neutered 1-year-old basset hound mix. He is very friendly. He loves everyone he meets and is great with children. Meatball loves to play with toys and is a silly guy. He needs to be in a home without other pets. Meatball …

FYI
Donate your unwanted vehicle for a worthy cause

The National Kidney Foundation of South Carolina is in need of unwanted vehicles - even ones that don't run. The car will be towed at no charge to you and you will be provided with a possible tax deduction. The donated vehicle will be sold at …

Are you interested in getting involved with a local group or club?
The Evening Optimist Club is accepting applications for the annual Sumter Christmas Parade. The parade is scheduled for Sunday, Dec. 2, on Main Street. The theme is "Joy to the World." If your school, civic club, church or business would like to …
It's time to get your applications to participate in the Christmas parade
The Evening Optimist Club is accepting applications for the annual Sumter Christmas Parade. The parade is scheduled for Sunday, Dec. 2, on Main Street. The theme for the 2018 parade is "Joy to the World." If your school, civic club, church or …