Monthly Archives: April 2012

Earth Day 2012

Worldwide, Earth Day celebrated its 42nd year on April 22.  Now, for the fourth year in a row, the City of Sumter, Sumter County and other participating organizations invite you and your family to continue the celebration at Swan Lake … Continue reading

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Happy Anniversary!

1912 was not a slow news year.  Among the highlights: The formation of the People’s Republic of China and the end of the Manchu Dynasty; The sinking of the RMS Titanic; The establishment of the Royal Air Force (RAF) in … Continue reading

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What a Weekend!

I’ve said it before, and I’ll probably say it again…and again…  Anyone who says there is “nothing to do” in Sumter really needs to get out more.  This weekend is an absolute April shower of events in the community! The … Continue reading

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Raising the Hunley

With the 100th anniversary of its disastrous loss and the re-release of the blockbuster movie (in 3D, no less), RMS Titanic-mania is at a high.  Sumter isn’t going to be scheduling cruises to the north Atlantic to view the wreckage … Continue reading

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Festival on the Avenue This Weekend

It’s back…and it’s bigger than ever!  For more information on this year’s Festival on the Avenue (notice it’s three days long now?), please check out the website at http://www.FestivalontheAvenue.com. 

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Hoppin’ down the Bunny Trail

It was only due to a twist of history that we are not about to celebrate the arrival of the Easter Chicken.  Since the 1700’s, American children have awakened on Easter morning to discover the colorful eggs and other treats … Continue reading

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