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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January 2018 Council Highlights 

Posted by Joseph T. McElveen, Jr. Tuesday, January 16, 2018 7:24:00 PM Categories: CDBG community development Downtown housing public safety rezoning request roads sewer
COUNCIL BUSINESS: Council gave final approval to close and convey ownership of two... read more
 

December 2017 Council Highlights 

Posted by Joseph T. McElveen, Jr. Wednesday, December 20, 2017 10:53:00 AM Categories: Penny for Progress police department public safety Recycling Shaw Trash
COUNCIL BUSINESS: Council gave final approval to amend our city procurement ordinance.... read more
 

October 2017 Council Highlights 

Posted by Joseph T. McElveen, Jr. Wednesday, October 18, 2017 11:56:00 AM Categories: Aquatics Center arts CDBG grants housing Parks Planning police department Recreation Sumter Opera House utilities water
City Council held a public hearing to learn more about how residents think the next fiscal year... read more
 

September 2017 Council Highlights 

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

Sumter Extends Hands of Support to Texas Communities 

Hurricane Harvey
Posted by Joseph T. McElveen, Jr. Tuesday, August 29, 2017 10:42:00 AM Categories: flood hurricane Mayor's Minute support
The thoughts and prayers of everyone in Sumter go out to the people of southeast Texas struck by... read more
 

August 2017 Council Highlights 

Posted by Joseph T. McElveen, Jr. Wednesday, August 16, 2017 12:03:00 PM Categories: contracts Council Parks police department public safety Tennis Center utilities
The City has a new police training range and back-up 911 center going in at our public works... read more
 

July 2017 Council Highlights 

Posted by Joseph T. McElveen, Jr. Wednesday, July 19, 2017 12:05:00 PM Categories: annexation request awards CDBG Council grants police department public safety
COUNCIL BUSINESS: City Council approved a contract to purchase emergency 9-1-1 console... read more
 

June 2017 Council Highlights 

Posted by Joseph T. McElveen, Jr. Wednesday, June 21, 2017 12:06:00 PM Categories: budget Council housing job roads sewer water
The next fiscal year budget has been approved with the City’s annual budget balanced at just... 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
 
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