Tag Archives: General Thomas Sumter

Get Your Passport to Adventure!

Looking for things to do in Sumter just got a lot easier! The Sumter Convention & Visitors Bureau has worked in collaboration with 22 area attractions to produce a new initiative, “Track Your Adventure,” a campaign that has already begun … Continue reading

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Sumter’s Stars Shine!

It must have been more than 15 years ago that I first saw Lee Brice perform at a community talent show.  My friends, co-workers, and I watched and listened in awe, and we all agreed, “That kid is going places.”  … Continue reading

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The Patriot

Surname derivations can be pretty interesting.  Last names, particularly for people of British descent, were often derived from what they did for a living (e.g., “Cooper,” “Miller,” etc.) or from a feature of their geographic location—“Haynsworth” is a home surrounded … Continue reading

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