Tag Archives: Mayesville

“The whole world opened…” Sumter County Museum Presents Bethune Retrospective

The Sumter County Museum and Morris College are proud to present Mary McLeod Bethune:  From Mayesville to National Hero at the Heritage Education Center’s Ross S. McKenzie Hall, starting November 15, 2013.  The exhibit opens with a reception from 6 to 7:30 p.m., … 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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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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“I Leave You Hope…”

It may be just about the most beloved “Last Will and Testament” in American history: “I leave you love. I leave you hope. I leave you the challenge of developing confidence in one another. I leave you a thirst for … Continue reading

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