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Obama delivers eulogy for slain state Sen. Clementa Pinckney

...S.C. - President Obama delivered a passionate discourse on America's racial history Friday in his eulogy for a state senator and pastor, slain along with eight other black churchgoers in what police called a hate crime."What a life Clementa...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-06-26/obama-delivers-eulogy-slain-
Thousands view slain pastor

COLUMBIA - State senator and pastor Clementa Pinckney was carried Wednesday into the Statehouse...even know how to comprehend it." At one point in the day, five state senators and two former governors greeted mourners in the Statehouse lobby...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-06-25/thousands-view-slain-pastor
Charleston church reopens four days after its mass shootings to prayers, praise

...killed ins the massacre. A black sheet was draped over Pinckney's usual chair, which sat empty.Pinckney was also a state senator and married father of two children. Goff acknowledged Father's Day and said: "The only way evil can triumph is...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-06-21/charleston-church-reopens-four-days
At Augusta's Bethel AME Church, its links to Charleston's stricken Emanuel AME Church were noted

...Augusta's Bethel AME Church, but one was at the forefront: the Rev. Clementa Pinckney.Pinckney, a South Caro lina state senator, was one of nine people shot to death Wednesday night during a Bible study at the church he pastors, Emanuel AME...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-06-21/augustas-bethel-ame-church-it
Actions stem from hate

...prestigious church; was working on a doctorate; was a husband and father of two young daughters; and was also the youngest state senator in South Carolina history. The Rev. Pinckney was the epitome of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s "Dream...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2015-06-22/actions-stem-hate
NRA board member blames Charleston pastor's concealed weapons opposition for church shooting

...Charleston church shooting on one of the victims, saying the slain pastor had opposed concealed carry legislation as a state senator that could have saved him and his fellow worshippers.In an interview Friday with The Associated Press, Charles Cotton...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-06-19/nra-board-member-blames-charleston-
Charleston shooting suspect appears on 9 murder counts

...April, prompting a three-year ban from the mall.The victims of the church shooting included Clementa Pinckney, a state senator who doubled as the church's lead pastor, and eight others who each played multiple roles in their communities and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-06-19/charleston-shooting-suspect-
Slight majority favors moving battle flag

...week, a professed white supremacist gunned down nine people, including the Rev. Clementa Pinckney, who was also state senator, at a historic black church in Charleston. Dylann Roof, 21, has been charged with nine counts of murder after being...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-06-23/slight-majority-favors-movin
'No room for hate' as families of Charleston church shooting victims confront suspect

...speaking only briefly in response to the judge's questions.The victims included the Rev. Clementa Pinckney, a state senator who doubled as the church's lead pastor, and eight others who played roles intheir families and communities: ministers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-06-20/no-room-hate-families-charleston-ch
Hate and healing

...shooting six women and three men dead, including the pastor, the Rev. Clementa Pinckney, who also was a South Carolina state senator.The shooter's depravity is nauseating. By choosing a church ? a place considered safe sanctuary ? he knew his...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-06-18/hate-and-healing