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9:44 am on Tuesday March 11, 2014

Banner: 'No Confederates for CofC President'

The NAACP has expressed concern over Lt. Gov. Glenn McConnell's possibility to lead the College of Charleston, but a group of students took a more public stance.
8:00 am on Wednesday February 5, 2014

Myrtle Beach Chamber critic files whistle blower complaint, planning anti-chamber rally in May

A Hilton Head Island man has filed a whistle blower complaint against the Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce saying it has violated tax laws regulating nonprofit agencies, and announced an anti-chamber rally in Myrtle Beach this May to draw...
11:08 am on Sunday November 17, 2013

SC Common Core fact-checking concerns; opponents to protest

Opponents to the new Common Core Standard plan a protest on Monday, November 18th in Columbia and encourage parents to keep their children out of school on that day. Common Core is a hot topic, and like most hot topics, there have been some...
5:56 am on Thursday August 2, 2012

Hands Across the Sand, "a powerful way to say no to offshore drilling"

Flickr User: Ana.Campos This Saturday, August 4, 2012, people from all 50 states and 40 countries around the world will join hands in protest offshore drilling and support clean energy. The Hands Across the Sand movement started on February 13, 2010...
3:00 am on Tuesday May 1, 2012

In $150 million airport contract, a protest over alleged inside information

Image by Flickr user kayaker1204 (Updates at the bottom.) Remember how Austin-based contractor Austin Commercial LP was selected to execute a planned $150 million revamp of the Charleston International Airport? An Atlanta firm with Charleston...
6:02 am on Sunday January 22, 2012

Protesters attempt to glitter-bomb Santorum in Charleston, again

Image by Live 5 NewsJust two days after protestors of the Occupy Charleston inclination attempted to glitter-bomb Rick Santorum at the Mount Pleasant Waterfront Park, a second attempt was made after the candidate's Saturday night primary speech....
4:37 am on Friday November 4, 2011

Former Myrtle Beach candidate protesting election

Flickr user Keith Bacongco Ann Coghlan says the election commission violated several federal and state voting laws for the 2012 City of Myrtle Beach election. The commission will hear her complaints at 7:30 a.m. this coming Saturday.   She says she...
1:14 am on Friday November 4, 2011

Neighborhood fed up with anonymous beer can chucker (Updated)

Flickr user dharmabumx (Updates at the bottom.) Folks are fed up and putting up signs to try and stop whoever is regularly tossing a beer can nearly every weekday onto the shoulder of the road near St. Helena’s Episcopal Church's cemetery. The...
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...
6:59 am on Monday October 24, 2011

#OccupyMYR (Update: citizen reports)

Poster Courtesy: Update 10/24: Some Myrtle Beach citizens have posted their reports of the first meeting. John Hawkins posted "The First Occupy Myrtle Beach Protest" on and Ken Lee has written this post on...