Sumter has big second quarter for 36-7 win

AIKEN - Aiken scored first, but it was all Sumter the rest of the way Friday night. Sumter struck for 27 second-quarter points en route...on Pat Sapp's 40 yard interception return. Sumter 0 27 7 3- 36 Aiken 7 0 0 0- 7 Aiken- Pat...

Legislators push four-year college program for USC-Sumter

...president is no fan of the idea of making its Sumter campus a four-year college, but legislators are poised to do just that. The Sumter two-year college doesn't offer a bachelor's...three-quarters of what they need in Sumter, but then they've got to pack up and...

With base safe, Sumter stands ready to welcome Army force

SUMTER, S.C. - Zona Jefferson, a school superintendent in the central South Carolina city of Sumter, opens her arms wide when she says she's...a prime example of the ingrained support Sumter gives to the military. Not only does her...

Sumter tops Aiken in overtime thriller

SUMTER, S.C. - James Marion didn't count on feeling this...following Aiken's 28-21 overtime loss to mighty Sumter Friday night in the season opener at Memorial Stadium. Sumter senior tailback Jerome Kennedy finished off a big night...

Visitation hits record at Fort Sumter

...visitors took the tour boat last year to Fort Sumter in Charleston Harbor to see where the...continues this year.Visitation at Fort Sumter was up another 11 percent during the first...ranger of the U.S. Park Service Fort Sumter National Monument which includes Sumter...

Fort Sumter has preservation woes

CHARLESTON, S.C. -- Fort Sumter, which weathered Confederate shells that...there is the daunting task of keeping Fort Sumter in repair. There are an estimated 7 million...work has to be done more often. Fort Sumter is not alone. Across the nation, national...

Surrender of Fort Sumter re-enacted

FORT SUMTER NATIONAL MONUMENT, S.C. --- Re-enactors...away the Union flag and recreated Fort Sumter's surrender to Confederate attackers...was the first Confederate unit to occupy Sumter after the Union surrender of 1861.The...

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Sumter County is lone punch-card ballot user in November

...time for the Nov. 2 election - except Sumter County. Officials there have said there's...punch cards. We're very good at it," Sumter County Election Commission member Carol...That's our job, to put on an election." Sumter has been criticized for being the holdout...

Lawmakers overlook CHE in expansion for USC-Sumter

...make the University of South Carolina-Sumter campus a four-year college. The plan...last month. If the House agrees, USC-Sumter will be granted authority to offer new...confuse things." Sen. Phil Leventis, D-Sumter, says it's always been up to the Legislature...

Sumter officer dies in head-on crash

REMBERT, S.C. - An on-duty Sumter police officer has died in a head-on crash on U.S. 521 in Sumter County.Sumter police said in a news release that 39-year-old Cpl. Charles Nesbitt Jr. died at the hospital about an hour after...

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