George Floyd

A look at the SC Protests over the Weekend

After a weekend of both peaceful protests and violent ones, in Columbia, tensions that had flared had calmed Monday morning

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)–After a weekend of both peaceful protests and violent ones, in the City of Columbia, tensions that had flared had calmed by Monday morning. Columbia Police in Riot gear outside Main and Gervais Sunday began with a peaceful protest at the State House. Protestors were sitting on the lawn of the State House grounds, others standing holding up…

Peaceful Protest at SC State House, protestors line sidewalk

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– A peaceful group of protestors gathered at the South Carolina State House Sunday afternoon. Many holding signs saying “I can’t breathe”. State House protest Some protestors are sitting on the lawn of the State House grounds, others standing holding up signs. There is a police presence but many officers are standing back from the protestors. Around 3:30pm…

Day of peaceful protest erupts into violence in City of Columbia

COLUMBIA,  SC (WOLO)– A day of peaceful protests, including a walk to the South Carolina State House, ended as violence erupted Saturday in Columbia. The peaceful protest began Saturday morning at about 11 a.m., with a march to the State House. Speakers took the stage, as thousands listened. People came to show support in wanting justice for George Floyd’s death,…