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The Iris Festival: Experiencing the beauty of Sumter, South Carolina

“If nothing ever changed, there’d be no butterflies.” My friend gave me the magnet when my eldest daughter, Lauren, left for college. She was the first to go, but with three more kids at home, I had my hands full … Continue reading

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A “Specially Sumter” Weekend!

It seems just about impossible that fall is here already–2013 really has gone like the wind!  But indeed, it is.  As I drove to the office this morning, I noticed that the spider lilies are blooming along Swan Walk here at the … Continue reading

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The Doctor Is In: Cultural Commission Welcomes New Leader

Sometimes, a sea change is just what the doctor ordered—although it is kind of unusual when the doctor orders it for herself.  However, this is precisely the case with Dr. Carmela P. Bryan, who came on board April 29 of … Continue reading

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Celebrate Diversity!

Sumter has always been a place of cultural diversity.  In the US Census of 1850, five years after the town of Sumterville was incorporated, the population was divided about 60/40 between citizens of European origin and those of African descent.  … Continue reading

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