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  Officials unveil design for memorial at Emanuel AME church

A large crowd gathered at Mother Emanuel AME church to celebrate the church's 200th anniversary on Sunday morning.

  Tuesday marks 3 years since Statehouse's Confederate flag came down

Three years ago Tuesday, the Confederate battle flag was removed from the Statehouse grounds.

People honoring Emanuel AME shooting victim with book drive in her name

On Wednesday, people across the Lowcountry honored the life of Emanuel AME shooting victim Cynthia Graham Hurd by beginning a book drive named in her honor.

Mother Emanuel AME Church making sure donations go to correct funds

The historic downtown Charleston church where nine members were slain in June has a process in place to make sure all donations go to the specific funds donors requested.

Mother Emanuel embraces process for Nobel Peace Prize nomination

The presiding elder over Mother Emanuel AME was thankful Wednesday night after a group from Illinois announced plans to start the nomination process for the church and the City of Charleston to receive the Nobel Peace Prize. Frank Zuccarelli, President of the Board of Thornton Township in Illinois, said the aftermath of

Survivors of 1963 bombing support Emanuel Nine families

Three sisters have come to Charleston to encourage and embrace the families of the Emanuel Nine, and help them get through the pain of loss. The sisters are survivors of another church tragedy, considered a turning point in the Civil Rights Movement. Yet the sisters are left feeling victimized and ab

‘Emanuel Way’ resolution to be introduced to City Council on Tuesday

A spokesman for Charleston City Councilman William Dudley Gregorie says the councilman will introduce a resolution on Tuesday's meeting calling for the creation of the "Mother Emanuel Way Memorial District."

Colbert describes days after “heart-breaking” shooting at Mother Emanuel

Days after nine people were killed inside of Mother Emanuel AME Church, thousands of people walked the Ravenel Bridge in symbol of solidarity. New The Late Show host Stephen Colbert was one of them.

Gamecocks Honor ‘Emanuel 9’ with Helmet Sticker

Logo designed by Mount Pleasant's Gil Shuler

Local churches, synagogues receiving security training after Emanuel AME shooting

Two months after the Emanuel AME Church shooting, local churches and synagogues are learning how to protect their places of worship.

Lowcountry school name to honor local blacksmith, Emanuel 9 victim

A new middle school in District 20 will be named in honor of two Lowcountry heroes.The Charleston County School District (CCSD) Board of Trustees voted in favor of the Simmons Pinckney Middle School, after the late Philip Simmons, a well-known blacksmith, and the late Reverend Clementa Pinckney, the South Carolina State Senator who was killed in the Mother Emanuel A.M.E. church shooting.

Airport could be setting for Emanuel 9 permanent memorial

The thousands of travelers who fly through Charleston International Airport every day may soon see a permanent memorial dedicated to the Emanuel Nine.The Charleston County Aviation Authority created a new committee to create a “meaningful and lasting memorial” to honor the nine people killed inside of Mother Emanuel AME Church on June 17th.The committee met for the first time on Friday morning.  According to committee paperwork, the group seeks to create an intera...

Charleston church shooting suspect pleads not guilty to federal hate crime charges

Dylann Roof, suspected gunman in the Mother Emanuel AME Church shooting, pleaded not guilty to federal hate crime charges at federal court for a formal reading of the criminal charges against him.

Falcons players surprise Mother Emanuel AME church members

Falcons players surprised members of the Mother Emanuel AME church on Monday during the groups' visit to Atlanta.

FBI director meets with law enforcement, community leaders regarding Emanuel 9 case

FBI Director James Comey met with state and local law enforcement as well as community leaders in Charleston in connection to the Emanuel 9 case.

Great Bethel church to hold evening of healing for Emanuel AME families

A prayer vigil and an Evening of Healing will take place at the Great Bethel AME Church on Monday evening for the families of the victims of the nine individuals who lost their lives in the Emanuel AME church shooting.

‘You are welcome:’ The night Emanuel opened its door to evil

When Angela Brown saw the Facebook post about a shooting at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church, her mind immediately leapt to her aunt. Whenever the doors to Emanuel were open to its flock, Ethel Lance was there.

Prayer vigils to be held honoring victims of Emanuel AME shooting

Prayer vigils will be held at the following locations in honor of the nine individuals who lost their lives in the shooting that took place at Emanuel AME Church on Wednesday night.

Church bells to ring Sunday for Emanuel AME shooting victims

Several downtown Charleston churches will be ringing their bells Sunday to honor the victims of the fatal mass shooting at Emanuel AME Church Wednesday night

Coroner identifies nine victims in Emanuel AME Church shooting

The identities of the nine victims in the shooting that took place at the Emanuel AME Church in Charleston on Wednesday night were confirmed by the Charleston County Coroner Rae Wooten Thursday afternoon.