Press Releases

Public Input Sought for New Historic Design Guidelines 

Monday, January 9, 2017 10:47:00 AM Categories: building codes downtown sumter Hampton Park historic housing planning
SUMTER, SC (January 9, 2017) – The City of Sumter is inviting the public to participate in a meeting regarding it’s update of the Historic Districts... read more
 

Residents Invited to Shot Pouch Greenway Design Workshop 

Friday, January 6, 2017 5:10:00 PM Categories: Penny for Progress planning recreation swan lake iris gardens
SUMTER, SC (January 6, 2017) - Design work has begun on the Shot Pouch Greenway, a 3.5-mile trail stretching from Dillon Park to Swan Lake. The City... read more
 

Water Concerns 

Wednesday, January 4, 2017 3:51:00 PM Categories: public services water
We understand that there are some drinking water customers that have been experiencing discoloration. We do take these reports seriously and our... read more
 

Make the Season Bright 

Country superstar John Berry brings 20th Anniversary Christmas tour to Sumter
Thursday, December 8, 2016 9:31:00 AM Categories: arts downtown sumter music sumter opera house
SUMTER, S.C. – On December 9 at 7:30 pm, Grammy Award winning singer-songwriter John Berry will make his only tour stop in South Carolina when he... read more
 

Mobile Disaster Recovery Center Returns to Sumter County 

Tuesday, December 6, 2016 3:28:00 PM Categories: emergency management FEMA Flood hurricane weather
COLUMBIA, S.C. (Tuesday, Dec. 6) – A mobile Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) will make another three-day stop in Sumter County Dec. 8-10. The center... read more
 

Storm Debris Pickup Extended Through October 30 

Wednesday, October 19, 2016 4:25:00 PM Categories: emergency management hurricane public services recycling trash weather
Due to excessive debris in the wake of Hurricane Matthew, the City of Sumter is working with a private contractor to remove storm debris through... read more
 

Mayor, City Extend Help to Flood-Ravaged Nichols 

Wednesday, October 19, 2016 11:46:00 AM Categories: emergency management fire Flood hurricane Mayor police weather
SUMTER, SC (Oct. 18, 2016) – A sense of community sometimes goes beyond a city’s borders. Mayor Joe McElveen, during the regularly scheduled... read more
 

​EFFECTS OF HURRICANE MATTHEW FORCE SUMTER TO CANCEL TRIATHLON 

Thursday, October 13, 2016 4:18:00 PM Categories: emergency management Flood hurricane recreation weather
SUMTER, SC (October 13, 2016) – Due to the destructive path of Hurricane Matthew and its effect on Sumter, South Carolina, the City of Sumter has... read more
 

Mayor Enacts Curfew for Saturday Night 

Saturday, October 8, 2016 7:58:00 PM Categories: emergency management Flood hurricane Mayor weather
SUMTER, SC (Oct. 8, 2016) – Mayor Joe McElveen out of safety concerns for citizens and visitors in the wake of Hurricane Matthew has enacted a curfew ... read more
 

Hurricane Matthew to Impact the Midlands and CSRA this Weekend 

Friday, October 7, 2016 3:52:00 PM Categories: emergency management hurricane
Hurricane Matthew Briefing - 2016-10-08 - 0000 (12:00 AM) OVERVIEW: Hurricane Matthew will move along the Georgia and South Carolina coast... read more
 
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