Tag Archives: Poinsett State Park

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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Christmas at Kensington

Here’s another quick reminder that the Fantasy of Lights 2012 will open at 6 p.m. on December 1.  Following a brief program featuring a performance by the Kingsbury Elementary Knights Choir, Mayor McElveen and Colonel Clay Hall of the 20th … 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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USC’s Fall Natural History Series Starts September 7

September!  This time of year brings a welcome reminder of one big reason why people choose to live in the South.  Isn’t it funny how once school starts, it seems that fall is here, no matter that it’s still pretty … Continue reading

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About “Manning’s Folly”

Is it just me, or is there something about leaves changing colors that makes a person want to get outside and go somewhere?  Journeys to the mountains, or even to a local park to have fun stomping through crackling leaves; … 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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Autumn Is Here…Sort of!

Yesterday, September 22, was the first day of autumn.  I didn’t notice, mostly because it was over 90 degrees outside, and it doesn’t look like that’s going to be changing in the immediate future.  Oh, but fall in Sumter!  It’s … Continue reading

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