Monthly Archives: January 2013

A 5K Series That You Can’t Refuse

Growing up in Anderson, I was always active with soccer, basketball and running. So I had no problem always being in shape. I could decide to run a 5k at the drop of a hat, and there would be no … Continue reading

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From Palmetto Pro Open to Grand Slam

In May 2008, as a sports writer for The Item newspaper here in Sumter, I was covering the first Palmetto Pro Open – the City of Sumter’s $10,000 USTA women’s circuit event— at the Palmetto Tennis Center.  I don’t profess to … Continue reading

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Always in Season!

Does time go by faster as one gets older, or does life just get more interesting with the accumulation of years and wisdom? Either way, it’s hard to believe that January is almost gone! It’s likely that you don’t think … Continue reading

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Sumter Winefest Celebrates 15th Anniversary

Red, white, or blush?  Still or sparkling?  Domestic or imported?  At tomorrow night’s Sumter Winefest 2013, you don’t have to choose—you can try them all! This popular annual event takes place at the Sumter County Gallery of Art on Thursday, January … Continue reading

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2013’s Classic Countdown of 1983

I’m a planner by nature. So before I moved to Sumter, I started searching for community events and activities to participate in upon my arrival. However, one of the coolest activities I discovered was after I relocated. One Friday evening … Continue reading

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Happy New Year…and Happy New Us!

Welcome, 2013! Sumter’s calendar for the new year is already packed with events, both new ones and returning favorites.  Add that to the many interesting places and personalities in the community, and it’s easy to see that there will be no … Continue reading

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