In honor of all mothers in South Carolina -- "for all that they do," the newly formed Family Heritage Committee is sponsoring the First Annual South Carolina Mother's Day Festival this Saturday at Zemp Stadium. The inclusive event will celebrate mothers from all communities and backgrounds in our state. The festival includes a parade from City Hall to Zemp Stadium, a program with Dr. Brenda Williams as keynote speaker, food vendors, live entertainment, and kids' activities. Admission is free. If you want your mother in the parade, the fee is $10. All proceeds benefit the Family Resource Center; Sistercare; New ...
May 02, 2014|
By Camden Mayor Tony Scully
C-I contributing columnist
Well, it's time again to avail ourselves of the time-honored and sacred privilege of voting for our local and national leaders. In June, we will decide the winners of our primaries and in November, we will finalize our candidate selections. Collectively, our votes could significantly impact the operations of local and national government. This collective impact, however, will be only as strong as the willingness of the citizens to exert their will. Citizens must rise to the occasion and cast their votes. Voting must be viewed not as an option, but as a mandate. The success of our government ...
Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year, and it will begin with a special evening of professional chamber music, both choral and instrumental. The centennial concert, will feature works by some of the world's best known composers, as well as by a contemporary South Carolina composer. The performers will be Colla Voce, plus The Upton Trio and Friends.
May 02, 2014|
By Sheila McKinney
C-I feature writer
One of the good things about living in a small town like Camden is the fact that those who do good deeds often get recognized. People in communities such as ours appreciate those who help, and they enjoy showing that gratitude. There were two recognitions in the last week that are particularly notable.
The South Carolina High School League state baseball and softball playoffs open for Lugoff-Elgin and North Central with the 4A and AA tourneys kicking off Thursday. Camden will begin AAA postseason action on Friday night.
Mr. Jerry "Pete" Nathaniel Murphy, 49, of 915 Mitchell Drive, Camden, South Carolina passed on Saturday, April 26, 2014. Funeral Services will be conducted Friday, May 2, 2014 at 2 p.m. at St. Matthew Baptist Church in Lugoff S.C., Burial will be at St. Matthew Baptist Church Cemetery in Lugoff, SC. Haile's funeral home is serving the family.