Occupy Columbia Ordered to Move
COLUMBIA (AP) - Occupy protesters in Columbia are still camping at City Hall, despite being given an ultimatum to move by Monday. As of 9:30 a.m. Monday, the camp remained in place.The Columbia Daily Tribune reported Friday that city officials have threatened to bring in police if demonstrators don't leave.
The city Public Works Department says the demonstrators are violating a city ordinance prohibiting the blocking of city sidewalks. City officials also say the protesters are damaging municipal property by leaving stains near City Hall.