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Track Your Adventure Number Five: The Fastest Dirt Track in the South!

Here’s something I haven’t done in a while—shared a little piece of my personal history with you. When I bought my home in Sumter’s historic district some years back, I had the good fortune to meet several people who had … Continue reading

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Mysterious and Spooky (Or Not): Halloween Fun for 2013

I love to play dress-up.  Even now, in what I refer to as the “late winter of my youth,” I have so much fun planning a costume, spending a ridiculous amount of time getting dressed, and then enjoying the reactions.  … Continue reading

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There’s Still Time to “Tri”!

The TriSumter Triathlon begins tomorrow morning, October 19, 2013, at 8:30 a.m. at the City of Sumter Aquatics Center.  If you’ve kept meaning to, but haven’t gotten around to registering for this USAT-sanctioned event, now in its third successful year, there … Continue reading

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“The Living Canvas: Art and the Body” Coming to Patriot Hall Gallery

Body decoration has a long and interesting history, dating from ancient times in Asia and Africa.  Captain James Cook brought a form of the word “tattoo” with him in his journals of a 1771 voyage to East Asia and the … Continue reading

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Bursting into Fall 2013…Almost Too Much to Hold!

Too much information, that is.  But now that school has started, it seems that the number of fall activities is hitting high gear—even while it’s still steaming outside (although to be fair, this year it really isn’t the heat; it’s … Continue reading

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Downtown’s Grand Old Lady

Each Thursday since June 6, 2012 the Sumter Opera House has presented a family movie as part of the Summer Kids’ Series.  With popularity growing among children and parents alike (partly due to the addition of a 7 p.m. showing), … Continue reading

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Not-So-Trivial Pursuits

Ah, July.  This is the month when we can usually count on plenty of pool-worthy days (although not in 2013, unfortunately, with all this rain we’ve had!), family reunions and gatherings, and the start of preparations for the new school … Continue reading

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