Posts in Category: historic


March 2018 Council Highlights 

Council approved a general obligation bond that will cover costs from the following... read more

A Black History Month Tribute to Mary McLeod Bethune 

Presented by the City of Sumter & Sumter Tourism
Posted by Joseph T. McElveen, Jr. Wednesday, February 7, 2018 11:52:00 AM Categories: Black History Month historic Mayesville Mayor's Minute Parks Tourism

By any standards, Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune’s accomplishments were remarkable.  But in order to appreciate fully what she made of her life, take a drive to a site two miles from US 401. The nine-acre Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune Memorial Park contains a replica of the house where she was born, an outdoor pavilion, playground, and picnic area, and is maintained by the NCNW.

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September 2017 Council Highlights 

New Historic Preservation Design Review Guidelines have been approved. The guidelines are a... read more

May 2017 Council Highlights 

Posted by Joseph T. McElveen, Jr. Wednesday, May 17, 2017 12:08:00 PM Categories: budget CDBG Council Downtown historic housing police department roads transportation
It’s budget season and Council has been hosting workshops in conjunction with our regular... read more

January 2017 Council Highlights 

Posted by Joseph T. McElveen, Jr. Wednesday, January 18, 2017 11:14:00 AM Categories: CDBG Codes Enforcement Downtown drinking water fire department greenway historic Penny for Progress police department roads sewer utilities water
Council approved some upcoming projects around the community, including Alice Drive Fire Station ... read more