Funeral services to celebrate the life of Nettie Leese Ogburn Brown, 90, of Columbia, will be held at 2:00 PM, Saturday, May 11, 2013 at Kilbourne Park Baptist Church in Columbia. Burial will follow in Quaker Cemetery, Camden, SC. The family will receive friends at 1:00 PM, prior to the service in the church sanctuary. Memorials may be made in Mrs. Brown's memory to Kilbourne Park Baptist Church, 4205 Kilbourne Rd., Columbia, SC 29206 or a charity of one's choice.
Mrs. Jessie Mae "Bell" Holiday, 86, of Hampton, Virginia, and formerly of Camden, entered into eternal rest on Friday, may 3, 2013. Born in Lee County she was daughter of the late Bishop Nelson and Missionary Lois Bradford. A Celebration of Life Services will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, at Mount Calvary Holiness Church, Rembert, with burial in church cemetery. Mrs. Holiday will be placed in the church at 10 a.m. for viewing. Brown's Funeral Home, Camden is serving the Holiday family.
The term "visionary" is sometimes overused these days, but it can truly be applied to Al Neuharth, who transformed the newspaper business back in 1982 with the advent of USA Today. Born into hardscrabble circumstances in South Dakota, he rose to become chairman of Gannett, which became the most profitable company in newspaper history. He was flamboyant and had expensive tastes, always dressing in gray, black and white, which prompted one Washington Post writer to say he looked "like a Vegas pit boss dressed up for Wayne Newton's funeral."
The United States Hunter Jumper Association (USHJA) is pleased to announce Camden-based Fenwick Equestrian Products as the Awards Cooler Sponsor of the 2013 USHJA Children's/Adult Amateur Jumper Regional Championships.
Five Applied Technology Education Campus (ATEC) students have qualified to compete for national honors at a health science conference this summer after capturing medals at the state competition held recently in North Charleston.