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
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
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."
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.
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...
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.
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.
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.