Monthly Archives: August 2011

It’s Kickin’!

It’s hard to believe that almost a year has rolled around since the first installment of Sumter’s tourism blog “Sumter…In the Middle of Everything,” which debuted on September 9, 2010 with a write-up on the annual Sumter Green Fall Feast.  … Continue reading

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A Legend of the Silver Screen Comes to the Sumter Opera House

In 1926, an Atlanta housewife called Peggy Mitchell sat down to write the Great American Novel—something that most of us who write have attempted at one time or another.  Unlike most of us, however, she succeeded, spectacularly.  Her novel about … Continue reading

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Destination: Downtown

Sumter residents and visitors have remarked continually on the physical changes over the last dozen years that have transformed our historic Main Street.  Building façade upgrades, new sidewalks, flourishing plantings have all contributed to the revitalized feel of the area. … Continue reading

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A Last Hurrah

This is the last weekend of summer vacation, and despite the still-steamy temperatures, it will somehow seem like fall when our public schools begin their 2011-12 term on Monday.  Who can forget the excitement of new clothes, possibly a new … Continue reading

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Lead Time

The monthly magazine you just took out of the mailbox was actually put together three or four months ago…a period that is known in the publishing world as “lead time.”  Fortunately for us, today we have the Internet and lead … Continue reading

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