Charleston church reopens four days after its mass shootings to prayers, praise

Emanuel AME Church opened its doors to the world Sunday, embracing strangers who walked in or tuned in from home for the first worship service since a white gunman was accused of killing nine black church members.

Target is locked

...at Camp David. His most consistent church-going appeared to be when he was a member of Chicago's Trinity United Church of Christ, home of the Rev. Jeremiah Wright, the minister who encouraged God to "damn America."Obama's speeches routinely...

Ex-Steeler coach Chuck Noll rememered as a no-nonsense winner

Chuck Noll was a no-nonsense coach, and his Pittsburgh Steelers followed his lead to win four Super Bowls.

Federal trademark board rules against Redskins

WASHINGTON - A federal trademark board ruled Wednesday that the Washington Redskins nickname is "disparaging of Native Americans" and that the team's trademark protections should be canceled.

Jack Maier - Betty Maier

Aiken, S.C. - Mr. and Mrs. Jack Maier of Aiken, S.C. celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary last week with their family. Mrs. Maier is the former Betty Jean Donaldson, daughter of the late James and Evelyn Donaldson, of Massillon, Ohio, Jack is

Ted Ridlehoover

...First Presbyterian Church. At the Sierra Vista United Church of Christ he served on the Board of Deacons and Trustees...Veterans of America or the Sierra Vista Community United Church of Christ Deaconate Fund.

Women's seminar coming to an end

...Her husband, the Rev. Otis Moss, is a former pastor at Tabernacle Baptist Church, and left to lead Trinity United Church of Christ in Chicago.Tara Rice Simkins is a local lawyer who has spoken at the seminar in the past. She and her husband...

Civil rights icon to speak at Augusta interfaith event

The Rev. Joseph Lowery will be the keynote speaker for the Keeping the Dream Alive: Why Dr. King Still Matters annual interfaith event.

Colette W. Lashley (DURHAM, N.C.)

...Lashley of Salley, SC; and a host of other relatives and friends. A memorial service will be held at Pilgrim United Church of Christ in Durham, NC, on Saturday July 9, 2011 at 2 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her honor...

Roy C. Goodwin (LOUISVILLE, Ga.)

LOUISVILLE, Ga. - GOODWIN, ROY C. 95, born September 19, 1915 in Louisville, Jefferson County, GA, died July 12, 2011 at his residence. Roy served 13 months (May 1933-July 1934) in the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) in Georgia, then went to Chicago, IL in February 1935. He attended Coyne