Latest Sumter County News

Declare your Independence for a "Waste-Free" Fourth of July


As July 4 approaches, you are probably thinking about cooking out with family and neighbors and watching beautiful fireworks bursting in the night sky. July 4th celebrations can be a lot of fun.  But you can also make your July 4th celebration more eco-friendly with a few simple tips:

Downtown Market


Did you know? The City of Sumter will host a Downtown Market every Saturday!

The event  will be on the corner of Liberty Street and Main Street, right beside Centennial Plaza.

In addition to fresh produce, we will have music, food demonstrations, arts & crafts and more!

The Downtown Market begins May 2 and will run through September 26 from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

County Council Budget Workshop Documents


The information in proposed budget working documents are subject to change.  The working documents have information for members of Council to use to help prepare the 2015-2016 budget for Sumter County Government.  If anyone has a question about the proposed budget documents, please email County Council at

New documents will be published here as they become available.
You can view the documents in the links below.

Take Your Tree to a "Mulch" Better Place


            Don’t let your beautiful Christmas tree end up buried with the ugly trash. Take your Christmas tree to a “mulch” better place.   Recycle your Christmas tree with the annual “Grinding of the Greens” sponsored by Sumter County Keep America Beautiful, Clemson Extension Service, Sumter County Public Works, and City of Sumter Public Services.

Public Notice: Absentee Voting


PUBLIC NOTICE: The Sumter County Voter Registration Office will be open for Absentee Voting on Saturday, November 1, 2014 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 Noon. We are located at the Sumter County Courthouse 141 N. Main Street Room 114.


From the Administrator

So many projects!!! New!


So many projects!!!

Spring is just around the corner and your County government is hitting full stride.

We are in the second year of the 2014 “Penny for Progress” Capital Penny Sales Tax Projects. Several of these projects have gone through the “design and engineering” phase and are “ready for the big stage”.

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