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11:49 pm on Tuesday February 28, 2012

Charges dropped against one Occupy Charleston protestor

The trespassing case against one Occupy Charleston protest has been dismissed. While two cases remain against Occupy protesters who camped out on Tuesday, November 22, 2011, Justin Honea was arrested for "prohibited activities in park" on Monday,...
11:25 am on Tuesday January 3, 2012

Occupy Charleston: Arrests made in Marion Square (Update: To trial)

Image by Timothy Burnham A photo of an arrest on Wednesday morning, as posted to the Facebook group.Update February 29: Charges have been dropped against one protestor.  Update January 3: Most of those arrested opted for a bargain in which charges...
3:20 am on Wednesday December 7, 2011

Occupy Charleston hold 'A Death in the Family' protest (Update: Coverage, perspective)

Update December 7: The planned gatherings and mock funeral went off calmly. For coverage of the casket carried on King Street and other stand-ins, I'll point you to the coverage at The Post and Courier and video at ABC News 4.  Also worth a...
12:00 am on Tuesday November 22, 2011

Occupy Charleston looks towards Marion Square (Update: Riley says no way)

Image by TheDigitel In a few short weeks, Marion Square will be "occupied" by the annual Christmas trees and lights — something that's far more attractive to city coffers than protesters' tents.Update November 22: Occupy Charleston's request to "...
6:56 am on Tuesday October 25, 2011

Occupy Charleston takes Brittlebank Park, joins up with Columbia (Update: Photos)

Image by Occupy Columbia A committee vote for Occupy Charleston to join Occupy Columbia this Sunday.Update October 25: Local Ashley Burton snapped a few dozen shots from the Brittlebank Park rally that will give you a feel for the event. From signs...
8:18 am on Sunday October 23, 2011

In photos: Zombies take over Charleston

Image by Matt DrobnikWhat do you do when camping out for 99 hours to protest the expansion of corporate influence in America? Get bored, apparently, and need to blow off some steam. On Saturday, October 22, some protesters "celebrated" one week of...
3:53 am on Thursday October 20, 2011

What can #OccupyCharleston hope to accomplish? (updated with photos)

Image by #OccupyCharleston At the October 15 rally in Charleston. That's the question being pondered over at The Post and Courier by Schuyler Kropf ahead of #OccupyCharleston's 99 hour protest that begins today in Brittlebank Park at noon. In...
1:38 am on Tuesday October 18, 2011

#OccupyCharleston strategizing a Charleston occupation

Update: The #OccupyCharleston movement has approval on a permit request to camp out in Brittlebank Park for 99 hours on October 19th through the 23rd. And, in a sign of the times, learn what you need to know at the Facebook event. The Post and...
2:45 am on Sunday October 16, 2011

#OccupyCharleston has a 'Solidarity March' through downtown Charleston

As the #OccupyCharleston movement nears their big rally to takeover Brittlebank Park for 99 hours starting on October 19th, some 150 members marched through downtown Charleston on Saturday. The "solidarity march" started at noon and wound its way...
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