First Presbyterian Church on Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, marks the Rev. Douglas K. Fletcher's 10th anniversary as senior pastor on June 3, 2018, creating a scholarship in his name for first-generation college students from the Lowcountry.
A mortgage of $511,386.99 is paid off by an anonymous benefactor to leave the historic Campbell Chapel AME Church in Old Town Bluffton debt-free, clearing the former church of the late Clementa Pinckney to reach outside its walls.
The dedication of the new US embassy in Jerusalem has been called a historic moment. Middle East experts and political pundits on all sides have and will continue to offer their interpretations about the short and long term repercussions of this decision.
Deacon James Garfield Smalls of St. Helena Island, SC, to be honored by the SC Arts Commission on May 2, 2018 in Columbia with the Jean Laney Harris Folk Heritage Award for being one the most important active Gullah singers and cultural ambassadors.