Mayor's Minute

A community investment information series from the City of Sumter, SC Mayor's Office.

Sumter Extends Hands of Support to Texas Communities 

Hurricane Harvey
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

The City of Sumter’s Fight Against Blight 

Posted by Joseph T. McElveen, Jr. Friday, October 28, 2016 10:24:00 AM Categories: Blight community development Mayor's Minute public safety Sumter Pride vacant property
As a municipality experiences expansion and growth, urban decay often follows. Even a small city... read more

A Message from Mayor McElveen on Hurricane Matthew 

Posted by Joseph T. McElveen, Jr. Wednesday, October 5, 2016 11:01:00 AM Categories: hurricane public safety
As we prepare for the impending threat from Hurricane Matthew, Governor Haley has issued executive... read more

Thank you to firefighters, community for your help! 

Posted by Joseph T. McElveen, Jr. Friday, July 22, 2016 11:48:00 AM Categories: fire department Mayor's Minute public safety
The massive fire that blazed for two days at Sumter Casket Co. brought firefighters from all across ... read more

City Water Assistance Program Brings Neighborhoods Together 

Posted by Joseph T. McElveen, Jr. Wednesday, July 13, 2016 4:17:00 PM Categories: billing Mayor's Minute Senior Citizens united ministries utilities water
In 2012, a customer repeatedly came into the City of Sumter Utility Finance department to pay his... read more

Both Sides Win with Sumter's Project CheckMate 

Posted by Joseph T. McElveen, Jr. Wednesday, June 15, 2016 8:58:00 AM Categories: community development housing police department Project CheckMate Senior Citizens sumter senior services united ministries
For many residents, the weather is a mere nuisance, postponing outdoor plans and possibly... read more