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Live Coverage: Groups Mark 3 Year Anniversary of Confederate Flag Removal from State House

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)–At the South Carolina State House Tuesday, groups marked the three year anniversary of the removal of the Confederate Flag. The South Carolina Secessionist Party flew the confederate flag on State House grounds, temporarily, to mark the anniversary. ABC Columbia’s Angela Rogers was live at the State House. Coverage here. Categories: Local News, News, State Tags: Confederate Flag

Two Year Anniversary of Confederate Flag Removal

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– Monday marked the two year anniversary of the removal of the Confederate Flag from the South Carolina State House grounds. The removal took place July 10, 2015 in a ceremony on the front lawn. Officers with Protective Services removed the flag from flying in front of the State House. The flag removal was prompted by the Charleston…

Confederate Flag Removed from State House still Sitting in a Box

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) – Nearly two years after South Carolina lawmakers promised to publicly display the final Confederate flag removed from Statehouse grounds, the banner still sits in a box in a museum. That’s because the Legislature hasn’t provided any money for a new display. Allen Robeson is executive director of the State Museum’s Confederate Relic Room. He initially requested…

Congress struggles with Federal Confederate flag displays

WASHINGTON (AP) – A year after South Carolina removed the Confederate flag from its capitol grounds, official Washington is struggling with further restrictions on the flag’s display on federal property, including the U.S. Capitol complex. The National Park Service, the Department of Veterans Affairs and the Army have longstanding guidelines for its cemeteries that permit the display of the Confederate…

Confederate Flag Proposal Advances

It has been a little more than six months since the Confederate flag was removed from the South Carolina Statehouse grounds.

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO) — It has been a little more than six months since the Confederate flag was removed from the South Carolina Statehouse grounds. The flag has since been placed at  the Confederate Relic Room and Military Museum in Columbia. This week proposals to change the location of the flag to a museum in Charleston are advancing in the…