Ramblin' Rhodes: Take a look at music, more from 2012

...Ramble at the Ryman, Levon Helm. CMA HALL OF FAME INDUCTEES: Piano player Hargus "Pig" Robbins, Grand Ole Opry star Connie Smith, country music superstar Garth Brooks. FAREWELL TO THE STARS: Joe South died Feb. 28 at 72; Earl Scruggs, March...

Connie Smith

AUGUSTA, Ga. - Connie Moore Smith was born May 6, 1964 to Carrie Moore and Leroy Freeman. On January 1, 2013 after a five year battle with a brain injury, the Lord called her home. Funeral service will be Sunday, January 13, 2013, 1:30 p.m. at C.A.

Across South Carolina

...The chairwoman of the Spartanburg County School District 2 board has been charged with criminal domestic violence. Connie Smith, 47, was arrested Tuesday after being accused of throwing gravel at her husband, Mike, while arguing about their...

Sonic spotlight

...think he's just the greatest." CELEBRITY ENCOUNTERS: Has played with George Jones, Charley Pride, Loretta Lynn, Connie Smith, Ray Price and Kris Kristofferson BEST GIG: "One of the best gigs I've had around Augusta was playing with my son...

Ramblin' Rhodes: Country stars set to shine at Commerce festival

...Friday, June 30, in Tiger Stadium at Commerce High School. Mr. Anderson will be joined by fellow Grand Ole Opry stars Connie Smith and Jim Ed Brown; Brad Paisley, who recently won three awards at the TNN/Country Weekly magazine awards show; Mr...

Shopping center might delay debut till spring

...Once complete, the shopping center will offer convenience to Grovetown residents, city Planning and Zoning Director Connie Smith said. "It'll go a long way toward keeping people in the city limits," she said. Officials have said the center...

Stars bring their acts to Augusta area

...for Travis Tritt at the Augusta-Richmond County Civic Center in December 1991. His wife, Grand Ole Opry performer Connie Smith, also has been a repeat Augusta presence. GEORGE JONES: 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Bell Auditorium, $28-$48...

Ramblin' Rhodes
Marty Stuart's wonderful life to include stop in Augusta

...others, including fellow Opry star Connie Smith, who has been Stuart's wife...since 1978."I put her back being Connie Smith," Stuart said of his production...country music. It sounds like Connie Smith's 52 great albums of the past...

Cramer played piano for legends of music

...especially profitable time for RCA's Nashville division, with gigantic hits by Mr. Presley, Jim Reeves, Chet Atkins, Connie Smith, Boots Randolph, Charley Pride and many more. Helping create those hits was Mr. Cramer, who also recorded with...

Life & style
Longtime Opry star will bring hits to Newberry

...had a Top 10 single with Wish I Didn't Have To Miss You. Her song compositions have been recorded by Dottie West, Connie Smith, Willie Nelson, Ray Price and others including Leavin' and Sayin' Goodbye, which was a hit single for Faron Young...