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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 "...
10:37 am on Tuesday March 23, 2010

Westboro Baptist Church's anti-gay, Jewish, military rallies in Charleston (post-protest update X2)

Image by Flickr user k763 You heard it here first, God hates Lady Gaga. Update March 23, part 2: Twitter user @Brindolyn has some excellent photos and commentary from the protest and the signs; See them here. Update March 23: The protest has ended...