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Sumter City-Wide Water Meter Replacement Project to Begin in March 

Posted by City of Sumter Monday, February 27, 2017 12:34:00 PM Categories: billing housing public services utility water water meter
SUMTER, S.C. (February 27, 2017) — In March 2017, the City of Sumter will begin a two-year process of replacing customers water meters,... read more
 

City of Sumter to Reduce Energy Usage By More Than 20 Percent 

Tuesday, February 21, 2017 4:48:00 PM Categories: building Council efficiency Mayor public services sumter opera house
Sumter, S.C. (February 21, 2017) — The City of Sumter announced today that it has commenced implementation of an energy savings performance contract... read more
 

Don't Stop Believing It's Journey 

Sumter Opera House welcomes you with open arms to Journey Tribute show
Wednesday, January 25, 2017 8:26:00 AM Categories: music sumter opera house
SUMTER, S.C. (January 25, 2017) – Making their only stop in South Carolina, “Resurrection – A Journey Tribute” will be bringing their highly sought... read more
 

City Utility Billing Services Closing for Software Upgrades 

Posted by City of Sumter Tuesday, January 17, 2017 1:40:00 PM Categories: public services recycling trash water
SUMTER, SC (January 17, 2017) – The City of Sumter’s Utility Billing Department, to include the, utility office, located on the first floor of the... read more
 

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 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
 
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