Bob and Brenda Snell were married on May 3, 1964 at Southside Baptist Mission in Camden. They will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday, May 3, 2014, with a drop-in hosted by their children and grandchildren at First Baptist Church Fellowship Center in Camden.
Mr. Hubert "Larry" Alston, 55, of Orlando, FL, formerly of Rembert, South Carolina passed on Monday, April 28, 2014. Funeral services will be conducted Friday, May 2, 2014 at 4 p.m. at the Union Baptist Church in Rembert, SC. Burial will be at the Union Baptist Church Cemetery in Rembert SC. Haile's Funeral Home is serving the family.
A funeral service to celebrate the life of Mary Canady Branham, 87, of Camden, SC, will be held at 3:00 PM, Saturday, May 3, 2014 at the First Church of the Nazarene in Camden. Rev. David Snodgrass will officiate. Burial will follow in Forest Lawn Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 7:00-8:30 PM on Friday, May 2, 2014 at Kornegay Funeral Home, Camden Chapel. Memorials may be made in Mary's memory to the First Church of the Nazarene, 2276 Jefferson Davis Highway, Camden, SC 29020.
Mrs. Simmlean Blanding Jones, 93, of Bellows Falls, Vermont, formerly of 1411 Koon Road, Lugoff, South Carolina passed on Tuesday, April 29, 2014. Funeral arrangements will be announced at a later date by Haile's Funeral Home.
Mrs. Eloise Barnes Mitchell, 86, of 1451 Fort Jackson Road, Lugoff died Thursday. Family and friends may call at the residence. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced at a later date by Brown's Funeral Home, Camden, who is serving the Mitchell Family.
Mr. Hie Joe Truesdale, 78, of Camden, entered into eternal rest on Monday April 28, 2014. Born in Camden, he was the son of the late Jimmy and Mary Crowell Truesdale and the husband of Artha Lee Truesdale. A Celebration of Life and Homegoing Service will be held Sunday, May 4, 2014 at Eleven-Thirty a.m., at Canty Hill Baptist Church, Cassatt, with burial in the church cemetery. Brown's Funeral Home, Camden is serving the Truesdale family.
The Republican Governors Association strikes again. Their newest attack ad against Vincent Sheheen now equates him and all other lawyers with the defendants that it is their job to represent. Let it be known that John Adams, the second president of the United States, successfully represented the British soldiers who were accused of murder in the Boston Massacre in 1770, giving them an impassioned defense and said it "was one of the best Pieces of Service I ever rendered my Country." Let it also be known that Chief Justice John Roberts represented an eight-time murderer, along with other "really bad ...
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.