Faith calendar

...Song, Dr. Oral Moses accompanied by Dr. Rosalyn Floyd 4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 21SECOND PROVIDENCE BAPTIST: Aiken County NAACP anniversary 4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 21, Dr. Albert JamesNEW APPLING GROVE BAPTIST: Revival 7:30 p.m. Monday-Wednesday...

GOP candidate calls on NAACP to end SC boycott

...South Carolina superintendent urged the NAACP on Saturday to end its business boycott...Veterans have in years past picketed the NAACP's annual protest of the Confederate flag...in Washington, Burgess said he asked an NAACP representative when the group was going...

Private expert disputes authorities' findings that SC teen killed self after police confrontation

...Martin Luther King Jr.The findings and other possible problems with the investigation have led the Charleston branch of the NAACP to ask the U.S. Justice Department to investigate.Curnell was walking around his apartment complex when Charleston police...

George Weaver

...the Montmorenci Baptist Church where he served as a deacon. He was a Mason, a member of the CC Club, and a member of the NAACP. Survivors include a daughter, Sharon Rose Weaver, Atlanta, Ga.; a son, Carl Weaver, Atlanta, Ga.; 3 Grandchildren...

NAACP honors many at banquet

...held April 5 by the Augusta Branch of the NAACP.Sheriff Richard Roundtree, Probate Judge...valued service to the Augusta Branch of the NAACP.The branch is ranked the No. 1 compliance...and national level to include 20 national NAACP Million Dollar Club Awards; Ruby Hurley...

NAACP opposes charter school amendment

...by the Georgia State Conference of the NAACP."This amendment is not about fixing...control of local school boards,'' the NAACP resolution stated. It asked its delegates...consistent with many individual Georgia NAACP branches, such as one in Augusta, that...

Faith Digest: NAACP anniversary, harp duo and Dixie Echoes

NAACP serviceThe Rev. Walter Strawther, the pastor of Wesley United Methodist Church of Aiken, will speak at a 95th anniversary celebration of the Aiken NAACP.The event begins at 4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 15, at the church, 220 Richland...

Jessye Norman to be honored by NAACP

...opera singer Jessye Norman will be honored Wednesday during the NAACP national convention.Norman, a Grammy-award winning opera...according to a news release.The medal, considered the NAACP's highest honor, is awarded for outstanding and noble achievement...

Augusta native Jessye Norman receives NAACP's top honor

...internationally renowned opera singer and Augusta native, received the NAACP's highest honor during the organization's convention in...in 1914 by the late J.E. Spingarn, then chairman of the NAACP board of directors. Past recipients include talk-show host...

NAACP political forum tonight

The Augusta Branch NAACP will hold a political candidates forum at 6 p.m. today at New Zion Missionary Baptist Church. 3237 1/2 Deans Bridge Road.There will be presentations by the Richmond County Board of Elections and Board of Education.