Monthly Archives: May 2012

Iris Festival Starts Tomorrow!

At 10 a.m. on May 25, 2012, Swan Lake Iris Gardens will once again throw open its gates for the Sumter Iris Festival, a community tradition since 1940.  Folk and fine arts, a vast array of merchandise, refreshments, non-stop entertainment and … Continue reading

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Swan Lake’s “Magic Rainbow”

Next week, May 25-27 to be exact, Swan Lake Iris Gardens will come alive with the annual celebration of Sumter’s Iris Festival.  Visitors from all nearby states (as well as several that are pretty far away) will converge on the … Continue reading

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Super Saturday

As the kickoff event of the annual Palmetto Pro Open, the Palmetto Tennis Center will host “Super Saturday” on May 19 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.  The event features free lessons, games, refreshments and a chance to meet the … Continue reading

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3…2…1…Web-olution!

Time flies, indeed, and it’s a bit hard to believe that the City of Sumter has been online for so long—since the late 1990’s, long before the Web became a part of daily life to the extent that it is … Continue reading

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Hum…Roar…Whoosh…FUN!

How many events are more exciting than an aircraft show?  With precision formation flights, the winds of a helicopter preparing for liftoff, skytyping (seventeen times faster than skywriting!) and far too much more to list, the Shaw Air Expo will … Continue reading

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Mayor’s Prayer Breakfast To Be Held Thursday

Kids live on dreams, and a dream that many of them share is growing up to be a world-famous athlete.  The percentage who make it is small, but of that number, some do go on to fame and fortune.  However, … Continue reading

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