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War on Christians defies color, borders

...terrorism is the same as the Charleston AME Church massacre, an "act of pure, pure concentrated evil," as Mayor Joseph Riley said. Dylann Roof walked into a house of God and martyred nine Christians.These are not color crimes nor religion...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2015-06-23/war-christians-defies-co
Funerals continue for victims of Charleston church slaying

...The tragedy "shook an America that didn't want to believe this kind of hate could still exist," Charleston Mayor Joseph Riley Jr. said during a eulogy for Hurd.Riley said the killings will go down in history with other episodes of church violence...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-06-27/funerals-continue-victims-charlesto
Barney Joseph Riley (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)

NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C. - The Funeral Mass and Prayer Vigil for Barney Joseph Riley will be celebrated at 7:00 p.m. Friday, March 23, 2007 at St. Edward Catholic Church with Father Cherian Thalakulam celebrant...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/03/22/obi_121333.shtml
Obituaries
Charleston sees damage as minor

...after a gas-powered generator filled their home with carbon monoxide. "It looks like a bad regular storm," Mayor Joseph Riley Jr. said. "We are blessed." Of 152,000 people who lost electrical power during the storm, only 90,000 remained...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/09/16/met_270354.shtml
Metro
City OK without big base

...third-largest home port in the United States. "It wasn't just the prospect of losing the jobs," recalls Charleston Mayor Joseph Riley Jr. "It was the great affection that this community had for the Navy." The mayor, among the gloomiest of the doomsayers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/04/11/met_225877.shtml
Metro
Former Gov. Beasley eyeing Senate run

...taught a class at Harvard University's John F. Kennedy School of Government. In 2000, he joined Charleston Mayor Joseph Riley Jr.'s march to Columbia to protest the Confederate flag atop the Statehouse dome, and the next year, he declined...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/10/27/met_398608.shtml
Metro
Storm sparks largest U.S. exodus

...the Catch-22 from hell," with people ordered to evacuate, then trapped in the vicinity of the toxic fumes. Mayor Joseph Riley Jr. pledged to demand a better transportation plan to move residents out of harm's way. "If we're fleeing the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/09/16/met_270346.shtml
Metro
Commerce secretary supports Hollings

...community and the state's economic well-being. In the 1994 gubernatorial race, Mr. Royall supported Charleston Mayor Joseph Riley Jr. in the Democratic primary. When Mr. Riley lost to then-Lt. Gov. Nick Theodore, Mr. Royall switched and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/04/29/met_227016.shtml
Metro
Mixed emotions surround events

...That night, a reenactment on the first shot of the war, a mortar shot on Fort Sumter, is planned.Charleston Mayor Joseph Riley said the Civil War was a tragedy, not something to celebrate, so the sesquicentennial is not a celebration.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2010-12-16/mixed-emotions-surround-event
Metro
For the record

...Brown, 34, both of Augusta Justin Edward Carter, 26, and Jennifer Christine Rumbaugh, 20, both of Augusta John Joseph Riley, 36, and Jacqueline Renee Moore, 25, both of Grovetown Mario Cholenthis Burch, 29, and Milissa Ann Goggins, 36...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/01/18/ric_112847.shtml
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