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Charleston church shooting creates overall debate on Confederate symbols in South

...and roused hundreds of mourners from their seats Thursday in a crescendo of music at the first funeral for victims of the massacre at a historic black church.People stood to clap, nod and sway ? some closing their eyes under the exertion of the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-06-25/charleston-church-shooting-creates-
Charleston church reopens four days after its mass shootings to prayers, praise

...to lead the historic Charleston church after Emanuel's senior pastor, the Rev. Clementa Pinckney, was 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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-06-21/charleston-church-reopens-four-days
Haley calls for Confederate flag to come down

...forward in harmony, and we can honor the nine blessed souls who are now in heaven," Haley said.Only days after the massacre inside the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church, what was long thought politically impossible in South Carolina...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-06-22/haley-calls-confederate-flag
Black church to hold Sunday service after shooting; FBI reviewing purported manifesto

...Singleton said.Singleton said he and his family were told the story by Polly Sheppard, 69, one of two adult survivors of the massacre. A woman who answered the telephone at Sheppard's house Saturday refused to comment.Singleton said it appeared...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-06-21/black-church-hold-sunday-service-af
Starved for moral leadership

...Rally the world against this evil.When it comes to morality, there is no "leading from behind."Of course, the massacre hasn't reached the level of the Holocaust. That makes it no less abhorrent.And it makes our silence and relative...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-04-23/starved-moral-leaders
Interfaith service honors Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., urges love, tolerance

...made him an icon and put him on a pedestal.But we forget what he was truly about, but in the wake of Ferguson and the massacre in France, King's message is still relevant.King came from a generation of people that were profoundly hated and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2015-01-10/interfaith-service-honor
Christmas is time to ponder contrasts in faith, life

...between the words of the celestial hosts, "Glory to God in the highest, and on Earth peace ..." (Luke 2:14) and the massacre that would ensue at the writ of King Herod (Matthew 2:16-18), it still begs the question, "Why was there not...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2014-12-19/christmas-time-ponder-co
An end to an insult

...un-American poke in the eye for this administration to say otherwise.All the while, you should know that since the massacre, taxpayers have paid Hasan nearly $300,000.The insults just keep coming.The Hasan case also pulled back the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2013-08-31/end-insult
None injured in Georgia school shooting

...because she hadn't heard whether or not anyone had been injured.Since shootings in classrooms all over the country, the massacre at Connecticut's Sandy Hook Elementary being the freshest in people's minds, schools have implemented security...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2013-08-20/none-injured-georgia-s
Put Putin in perspective

...dictatorship, and had suffered under its system through the end of the Cold War.Putin had opposed the acknowledgment of the massacre at Katyn during his soviet KGB career (and only 70-plus years later, the Russian Parliament officially admitted...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-03-23/put-putin-perspective