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Sumter Easy Home Launching First US Operations in Sumter County | July 14, 2017

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Sumter Easy Home LLC, a supplier of housewares and other retail goods, is locating their new manufacturing… read more.

Sumter County Recognized in Dixie Dozen | April 25, 2017

Recently, Sumter County was recognized in Southern Business and Development as one of the top twelve counties in South Carolina… read more.

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.


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