Monthly Archives: June 2013

O’er the Land of the Free! South Carolina Celebrates Independence Day 2013

Tuesday, July 2, 1776.  Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  It was on this day in history that the Second Continental Congress voted unanimously for American independence from the Kingdom of Great Britain.  Two days later, John Hancock affixed his epic signature to the … Continue reading

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Downtown Summer Saturdays

Happy summer solstice! Okay—technically, the longest day of the year was Thursday, June 20, but who wants to be picky about it?  Today (June 21) is the first day of summer, and what a glorious one it’s turning out to … Continue reading

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Summer 2013 Is Here, and the Time Is Right…

We’re back… This seems to happen every year. The Sumter Iris Festival comes and goes—and with about 75,000 visitors, the 2013 event was far busier and more successful than anyone could have anticipated—and then it’s time to start working on … Continue reading

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