American Association of Retirement Communities Seal of Approval
Arbor Day Foundation Awards Sumter Tree City USA (31 Years)
Sumter Named One of the "Most Livable" Cities in America
Downtown Sumter Receives Excellence on Main Street Award
Downtown Sumter Receives 2017 National Main Street Accreditation
TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence for Swan Lake Iris Gardens
Abandoned and Dilapidated Housing Demolition Program Awarded the 2016 Outstanding Planning Implementation Project of the Year by SCAPA
Palmetto Tennis Center Named Top Tier American Tennis Facilities
Penny for Progress wins Livability Award by the US Conference of Mayors
Penny for Progress wins 2016 MASC Achievement Award in Economic Development.
City receives Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting by the Government Finance Officers Association of US and Canada.
City Improved to Class 1 Fire Protection
Sumter Ranks as "Medium-High" for Small Cities Economic Dynamism Index, by the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta.
Sumter recognized at the SC State House as a "work ready" community.
Project CheckMate and Random Acts of Kindness programs win 2015 MASC Achievement Award in Public Safety.
Project CheckMate receives the SCANA Crime Prevention Award presented by the South Carolina Law Enforcement Officers Association.
Swan Lake Iris Gardens named top 20 most jaw dropping places in South Carolina.
Southeast Tourism Society names Iris Festival as Top 20 Events in the Southeast.
Sumter receives honorable mention as "most livable cities" from the US Conference of Mayors.
Fire Service Program wins 2013 MASC Achievement Award in Public Safety.
FEMA Community Rating System upgraded to Class 8, due to various floodplain management activities the City implemented, first change in over 20 years and gave residents a 10% discount on flood insurance premiums.
Southern Business & Development names Sumter as 10 Most Wonderful Small Town Central Business Districts in the South.
Sumter receives Outstanding Traffic Safety Community award from AAA.
Sumter Pride Program wins 2012 MASC Achievement Award in Economic Development.
Sumter wins City Livability Outstanding Achievement Award from the US Conference of Mayors
Central Carolina Health Sciences Center wins 2011 MASC Achievement Award in Economic Development.
Sumter recognized with outstanding awards for leadership in traffic safety by AAA Carolinas' Foundation.
Harvesting Opportunities to Promote Empowerment (HOPE) Centers win 2004 MASC Achievement Award in Public Service.