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Posted on: August 12, 2022

Sumter County Offers 911 Service in 125 Languages

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With this service, Sumter County’s emergency communications center can communicate verbally or by text with any non-English speaking person needing assistance.

Citizens expect an immediate response when calling or texting 911 and expect to confir...

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Posted on: August 11, 2022

Animal Services Schedules Volunteer Open House

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A Volunteer Open House will enable attendees to learn all about Sumter County Animal Services, its history and status, various enrichment programs for the pets and our volunteers, and a tour of the facility.

Like most shelters across the United States, Sum...

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Posted on: August 9, 2022

CR 229 from SR 44 to C 462 Reconstruction and Closure Schedule

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Please use caution to protect yourselves and our construction workers. Heavy machinery will be working near the travel way. The anticipated completion of the project is February 2023.

CR 229 from SR 44 to C 462 will be closed for reconstruction, starting a...

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Posted on: August 9, 2022

Sumter County Participates in Clear the Shelters Event

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NBC and Univision TV are cosponsoring the annual Clear the Shelters event in which its goal is for every animal currently in a shelter to get a furever home by the end of August. Sumter County is proud to participate in this event, which kicks off Aug. 1 ...

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Posted on: August 9, 2022

Planning Key for Hurricane Preparation

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The National Hurricane Center predicts there could be as many as 20 named tropical systems this season, with nine of them becoming hurricanes. 

While there have been three named tropical systems so far this hurricane season, to date it’s...

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Posted on: July 12, 2022

Golf Cart Safety Tips

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Golf cart use in Florida retirement communities is a way and fact of life. There are rules and safety tips when driving around on them. This brochure helps to know the do's and the don'ts. Click here to view the brochure. 

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