Stories by The Rev. Larry Fryer

Sunday, Dec. 28, 2014

Guest Column: Veto violence in America: Crime and its causes require everyone to act

The crime of murder in Augusta has shaken the foundation of peace for years. We have had as many as three-dozen murders in a single year during the past decade.
By The Rev. Larry Fryer

Tuesday, March 4, 2014

Letter: Races unite for civil rights

If we ever are to overcome racism and unite as the human race, a few of the best places to start would be with education, children and character.
By The Rev. Larry Fryer

Tuesday, July 23, 2013

Letter: We need to foster change

I call for the reactivation of Augustans Together, the organization that promoted racial and ethnic harmony.
By The Rev. Larry Fryer

Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2011

Letter: Change culture of violence

To Deputy Paugh's family we hope this day of love will come for all of us. But that day has yet to come.
By The Rev. Larry Fryer

Saturday, Oct. 22, 2011

Opinion Column: Community must unite to reverse cycle of violence

We can no longer dodge our responsibilities as citizens of Augusta and Richmond County, where murders and other violent crimes have run rampant among us. SENSELESS AND barbaric murders - such as ...
By The Rev. Larry Fryer

Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Letter: Many in community deserve our thanks

We offer our services to the whole community for healing through prayer and courage.
By The Rev. Larry Fryer

Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2010

Letter: Memorialize violence victims with wall

The wall will serve as a lasting testament to their memories, and as a constant reminder that we will never stop fighting for peace.
By The Rev. Larry Fryer

Tuesday, Aug 31, 2010

Letter: Convicted felons deserve more rights

Having no rights restricts quality of life and impedes the successful re-entry of individuals attempting to re-establish themselves in their communities.
By The Rev. Larry Fryer
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Hyde Park activist not pleased with city buyout offer
Charles Utley, who fought to get Augusta to address contamination concerns in the Hyde Park community, now is questioning the city's offer of $90,500 for his four rental properties there.