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Head of Atlanta NAACP chapter wants Confederate symbols taken off all Georgia state property

...moved to a room with other Civil War-era relics.South Carolina's leaders first flew the battle flag over the Statehouse dome in 1961 to mark the 100th anniversary of the Civil War. Critics said it remained there to represent official opposition...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-07-14/head-atlanta-naacp-chapter-w
Legislative survey finds enough votes to remove Confederate flag

...needed from both chambers to move the battle flag. That rule is part of the 2000 compromise that took the flag off the Statehouse dome and put a smaller, square version beside a monument to Confederate soldiers.The flag push follows the shooting...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-06-30/legislative-survey-finds
Across the region

...Confederate flag to be removed from a pole by a monument to Confederate soldiers. The flag was moved there from the Statehouse dome in a 2000 compromise.Lawmakers are set to begin debating the flag's future Monday.Teen fatally shot outside...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-07-04/across-region
SC Senate votes to take down Confederate flag

...lowered and shipped to the state's Confederate Relic Room, near where the last Confederate flag to fly over the Statehouse dome is stored.The vote came at the end of a day of debate in which several white senators said they had come to understand...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-07-06/sc-senate-votes-take-dow
NAACP OKs resolution ending economic boycott of South Carolina after Confederate flag removed

...boycott of tourism and other economic activity began in 2000 during debate over flying the Con federate flag atop the Statehouse dome. The boycott continued after the flag was moved next to a Con federate monument."It pleases me greatly that we...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-07-11/naacp-oks-resolution-ending-economi
SC Senate gives final vote to remove Confederate flag from Statehouse grounds

...member stood as she entered and later walked up to her, offering condolences.After the flag was pulled off the Statehouse dome 15 years ago, it was called a settled issue. The banner was moved to a monument honoring Confederate soldiers on...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-07-07/sc-senate-gives-final-vote-remove-c
Haley signs bill to remove Confederate flag from S.C. Statehouse grounds

...furled for the last time at a 10 a.m. ceremony.South Carolina's leaders first flew the battle flag over the Statehouse dome in 1961 to mark the 100th anniversary of the Civil War. It remained there to represent official opposition to the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-07-10/haley-signs-bill-remove-confederate
Confederate flag taken down in South Carolina after 54 years

...of a deal to get a bill passed removing the flag.South Carolina's leaders first flew the battle flag over the Statehouse dome in 1961 to mark the 100th anniversary of the Civil War. It remained there to represent official opposition to the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-07-10/confederate-flag-taken-down-south-c
Woman climbs flagpole, removes Confederate flag in front of SC statehouse

...The agreement came a day after Republican Gov. Nikki Haley reversed course and called for the divisive symbol to come down. The flag has flown in front of the state Capitol for 15 years after being moved from atop the Statehouse dome.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-06-27/woman-climbs-flagpole-removes-confe
South Carolina legislator: Take down Confederate flag, 'a symbol of pride in one's hatred'

...of blacks said it should come down.South Carolina was the last state to fly the Confederate battle flag from its Statehouse dome until a 2000 compromise put a square version of the flag ? the South Carolina Infantry Battle Flag ? on a 30-foot...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-06-21/south-carolina-legislator-take-down