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Tickets Still Available for 2014 Sumter Mayor’s Prayer Breakfast

Retired Captain, United States Marine Corps…pastor…actor…motivational speaker—what a resume! And that’s just scratching the surface of Ken Bevel, this year’s keynote speaker at the annual Sumter Mayor’s Prayer Breakfast to be held this Thursday, May 1. Bevel, who serves as Senior Associate … 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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“Through Their Eyes”

 “It is necessary to love peace and sacrifice for it.” ~ Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Let us pause for a moment to remember John McCosh.  Although largely forgotten except by historians, he created a profession that to some, may … Continue reading

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I Triple-DAY Dare You!

It’s been a long time since we’ve had a pop quiz here, so get ready!  Today’s consists of just one question, so I expect everyone to do well:  “Who was Jean Shepherd?” I can almost hear phones beeping and the … 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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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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Uncommon Patriotism Honored through Sumter’s Memorial Day Festivities

This holiday weekend marks the beginning of the busy summer season as the Sumter community honors Memorial Day.  Family friendly events will pay tribute to all the dedicated members of the American military who sacrifice their lives in the name … Continue reading

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