Post Tagged with: "Emanuel AME"

FEEDBACK:   Thoughts on Emanuel Nine and customer service

FEEDBACK:   Thoughts on Emanuel Nine and customer service

Judy Hines: “As we approach the anniversary of the deaths of the Emanuel Nine two years ago, we should pause to take stock of where we are in terms of the public health menace of gun violence.”

Glenda Nemes: “Yes, I agree there is a poor customer service epidemic. But Customer Service is multifaceted. “

by · 06/19/2017 · Comments are Disabled · Feedback
Congestion at Main Road and U.S. Highway 17

GOOD NEWS:  Tired of traffic congestion? Here’s a way to help

Staff reports  |  The Berkeley-Charleston-Dorchester Council of Governments is seeking public input in three meetings to help it develop the region’s 2040 Long-Range Transportation Plan (LRTP). 

by · 06/19/2017 · Comments are Disabled · Good news, News briefs
FOCUS:  Emanuel AME Church to honor 2nd anniversary of tragedy

FOCUS:  Emanuel AME Church to honor 2nd anniversary of tragedy

Staff reports  |  The second anniversary of the June 17, 2015, tragedy in which nine members of Emanuel AME Church were slain will be commemorated with a series of commemorative events this month.

Perhaps the most visible will be Friday’s dialogue on race called The Charleston Forum.  The event, which requires tickets, will feature a discussion on a wide range of issues impacting Charleston, the state and the nation.  A description from the website:“The Charleston Forum’s dialogue is a step forward together, with no pre-set agenda but with a common purpose. Our discussions will address economics and education, policing and criminal justice, the future of the past, and the Charleston experience….

by · 06/12/2017 · Comments are Disabled · Focus, Good news
"Mother" Emanuel AME Church, Charleston, S.C.

FOCUS: Rivers, Sanders to launch Living Your Truth series tonight

Staff reports | The Social Justice, Racial Equity Collaborative will launch its two-hour Living Your Truth series at 6:30 p.m. today at Emanuel AME Church on Calhoun Street in Charleston.

The event will be hosted by two longtime friends, Rev. Nelson B. Rivers III and former College of Charleston President Alex Sanders.

According to a press release, the series beings together diverse voices to inspire, challenge and foster understanding in Charleston, which the effort’s leaders believe is ready to reflect on the truth and perspectives necessary for racial healing and transformation.

by · 05/16/2017 · Comments are Disabled · Focus, Good news
GILLESPIE: Dylann Roof “and justice for all”

GILLESPIE: Dylann Roof “and justice for all”

By J. David Gillespie, special to Statehouse Report | The verdict came in around mid-afternoon Thursday, just a couple of hours after the lawyers completed their closing statements and the judge gave his charge to the jury. U.S. v. Dylann Storm Roof: Guilty on all charges. Given the complexity of the indictment—33 counts, many of them alleging hate crimes—the brief time it took was remarkable. The verdict itself was anything but surprising.

by · 12/19/2016 · 3 comments · My Turn, Views
BRACK:  The recoil of hope

BRACK: The recoil of hope

By Andy Brack, editor and publisher | Some of the most welcoming places I’ve ever been are Southern black churches on Sunday mornings — halls of worship filled with bright eyes, toothy smiles and genuine warmth.

They have been places where the bonds of close-knit communities seem tangible, where voices lift to shake rafters and where a spirit of togetherness provides palpable strength to those in the room.

by · 07/17/2016 · 1 comment · Andy Brack, Views
GOOD NEWS:  Hands Across the Sand draws 100 on Saturday

GOOD NEWS: Hands Across the Sand draws 100 on Saturday

Staff reports | Hands Across the Sand: About 100 people joined hands Saturday to “draw a line in the sand” and support efforts to cancel plans for Atlantic offshore drilling and to raise awareness of the dangers of seismic airgun blasting off the East Coast. Also: Online Emanuel tribute, Pinckney portrait, summer reading, shade tree, poll managers.

by · 05/23/2016 · Comments are Disabled · Good news, News briefs
BRACK:  Acts of forgiveness may be key to real power

BRACK: Acts of forgiveness may be key to real power

By Andy Brack, editor and publisher | The whole notion of forgiveness has been in the front of many people’s minds in the weeks since the massacre at Emanuel AME Church. Just how, they wonder, could family members of the victims, one after another, forgive the accused shooter so quickly after such a reprehensible deed?

by · 08/10/2015 · Comments are Disabled · Andy Brack, Views
Full issue, 6/29: Healing power of art; flag momentum; more

Full issue, 6/29: Healing power of art; flag momentum; more

In the full June 29, 2015, issue:
PHOTO: McLeod Oak
FOCUS: Art helps the community heal
DONATE: How to give to promote healing
BRACK: Confluence of factors led to momentum on flag
IN THE SPOTLIGHT: Charleston RiverDogs
GOOD NEWS: Planning underway for Lowcountry Blue Trail
FEEDBACK: Furl the flag
CALENDAR: Park meeting, flag film, July 4 fun
REVIEW: The Painter
S.C. ENCYCLOPEDIA: Gov. David Beasley

by · 06/29/2015 · Comments are Disabled · Full issue