More than 300 Students “EXPO’sed to Manufacturing Industry | April 19, 2017
More than 300 eighth-grade students from Sumter and Lee Counties recently converged at the Advanced Manufacturing Technology Training Center on… read more.
OMSK to Locate Carbon-Black Facility in Bishopville | March 14, 2016
OMSK Carbon Group one of the top ten leading carbon black producers in the world plans to set up operations… read more.
Central Carolina Technical College Develops Prosthetic Hand for Turbeville Teen | February 19, 2016
Sumter, SC (WLTX) - At 13-years-old, Connor Morgan gave his mom a right-handed greeting for the first time as his… read more.
Teamwork: S.C. Commerce Chief Hitt Credits Local Economic Development Units For Agency’s Success | December 18, 2015
SC Secretary of Commerce Bobby Hitt talks about the importance of Teamwork in Economic Development, specifically that economic development takes place on… read more.
Sumter Income Level On the Rise | December 18, 2015
An informational letter from South Carolina Department of Revenue announced Monday that Sumter County's 2014 per capita income is $36,077,… read more.
Continental’s Sumter Plant to Supply Tires for Exclusive Elio Motors Three-Wheeled Vehicle | November 17, 2015
(Sumter, SC- November 16, 2015)— Elio Motors, Inc. announced that Continental Tire the Americas, LLC - Sumter Plant will be… read more.
APEX Tool Group wins Manufacturer of the Year | February 9, 2015
BY JIM HILLEY JIM@THEITEM.COM Creating new, well-paying jobs and a strong commitment to the community are reasons the Greater Sumter… read more.
Partnering for the Workforce of Tomorrow: Work Experience Program Announced | January 23, 2015
A new economic development program that will offer paid work experience opportunities for Central Carolina Technical College Industrial & Engineering… read more.
RBC Bearings to boost operations in S.C. | March 5, 2013
RBC Bearings Inc., a manufacturer of precision plain, roller and ball bearings for the industrial, defense and aerospace industries, announced… read more.
Bishopville industry to expand operations | February 17, 2013
BISHOPVILLE – Martech Research, located at 310 Truman Road in the former Dorby Frocks building, announced plans Wednesday to invest… read more.