Tag Archives: Manchester State Forest

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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It’s Time to Rise and Shine!

“I stuck my head out the window this morning and spring kissed me bang in the face.” ~Langston Hughes La Primavera! After one of the longest, strangest winters most of us can remember, it appears that spring is finally here. … Continue reading

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Hiking the High Hills

Most people have their fall sport—from hunting to football, we love either to participate ourselves, or to party down while rooting for the team (and quite a few have been known to do both).  But one of my favorite things … Continue reading

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Game Time

The first rule of composition is “write what you know.” So, the topics covered on this page are generally things that I have personally seen and done, or of which I have fairly extensive knowledge.  But today’s topic requires that … Continue reading

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Rod and Reel in…the Heat!

“Heat Wave”…WHEW!  That was a great song when Martha & the Vandellas released it in 1963, but they were from Detroit.  What did they really know about weather that almost makes your blood boil?  Here in South Carolina, it’s sort … Continue reading

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Gentlemen, Start Your Engines!

January has been such a busy month that some of us are sort of looking around and saying, “Hey, where did it go?!”  I mean, Christmas just happened…didn’t it? Well, this month may have vanished unaccountably quickly (for me, anyway), … Continue reading

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It’s All Right Here

It’s Labor Day weekend!  Traditionally, many people say a final goodbye to summer by heading for the beach…but why, when there are great things to do right here at home?  And as for people who live at the beach year-round … Continue reading

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