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Charleston church shooting creates overall debate on Confederate symbols in South

...hateful, disillusioned young man came into the church filled with hate ... and the reaction was love," Mayor Joseph P. Riley Jr. said at the day's second funeral, held for Sharonda Coleman-Singleton, 45. "He came in with symbols of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-06-25/charleston-church-shooting-creates-
Charleston shooting suspect appears on 9 murder counts

...crazy idea he'd be able to divide, but all he did was unite us and make us love each other even more," Mayor Joseph P. Riley Jr. said as he described plans for the evening vigil at a sports arena.South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley said the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-06-19/charleston-shooting-suspect-
Charleston suspect attended church service

...told an earlier news conference that was attended by FBI Special Agent in Charge David A. Thomas. Charleston Mayor Joseph P. Riley Jr. called the shooting "an unfathomable and unspeakable act by somebody filled with hate and with a deranged mind...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-06-18/charleston-suspect-attended-
Haley calls for Confederate flag to come down

...We can't put it in a public place where it can give any oxygen to hate-filled people," said Charleston Mayor Joseph P. Riley Jr., a Democrat.The last governor to take this political risk, Republican David Beasley, was hounded out of office...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-06-22/haley-calls-confederate-flag
'No room for hate' as families of Charleston church shooting victims confront suspect

...crazy idea he'd be able to divide, but all he did was unite us and make us love each other even more," Mayor Joseph P. Riley Jr. said as he described plans for the vigil at a sports arena.A steady stream of people brought flowers and notes...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-06-20/no-room-hate-families-charleston-ch
9 fatally shot at historic black church in downtown Charleston

...Vice President Joe Biden telephoned Charleston Mayor Joseph P. Riley Jr. to express condolences.The president says he...calls it "pure, pure concentrated evil."Mayor Joseph P. Riley Jr. made the remarks Thursday about the Wednesday night...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-06-18/9-fatally-shot-histori
80 years after historic preservation ordinance, Charleston worries about designs of new buildings

...projects on the Charleston peninsula.Insuring high-quality design in newer buildings is a priority for Mayor Joseph P. Riley Jr. during his last year in office."We have had some controversy in recent years," Riley said in a recent interview...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-03-15/80-years-after-historic-prese
Hurricane Hugo changed Charleston and its longtime mayor, who's still in charge 25 years later

CHARLESTON, S.C. - Charleston Mayor Joseph P. Riley Jr. was somber that night in 1989 as Hurricane Hugo's 135 mph winds bore down on South Carolina, wrenching the roof off City Hall...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-09-20/hurricane-hugo-changed-charle
Charleston reveals plans for black history museum

CHARLESTON, S.C. - Standing near where tens of thousands of African slaves landed in Charleston, Mayor Joseph P. Riley Jr. announced updated plans Wednesday for a $75 million International African-American Museum."We've been working...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-10-23/charleston-reveals-plans-blac
Black history museum to be built on Charleston Harbor where slaves first entered US

...Har bor where tens of thousands of slaves first set foot in the United States."There is no better site," Mayor Joseph P. Riley Jr. said Tuesday, standing on the waterfront tract where the 42,000-square-foot museum will be built in the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-07-15/black-history-museum-be-built