Monthly Archives: May 2011

Sumter Iris Festival This Week!

It’s Iris Festival week!  The gardens are alive with last-minute preparations…and some of the most beautiful day lilies I have ever seen, lots of annuals, and of course, the Japanese irises in their glory (I know, because I literally walked … Continue reading

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Super Saturday at Palmetto Tennis Center

Our local residents have probably gotten a lot more aware of and involved in tennis since the Palmetto Tennis Center (PTC) opened on Theatre Drive in 2003, but this challenging sport has a long and fascinating history going back to … Continue reading

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Meet “Mike O’Brew”!

Since Sumter started working seriously toward revitalizing our downtown a dozen or so years ago (and may I say, with spectacular results!), many concerts, festivals and other “happenings” have been featured to help our citizens and visitors enjoy the heart … Continue reading

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