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3:43 pm on Monday February 2, 2009

Local argues: Don't we have bigger problems than sagging pants?

Rev. Joseph A. Darby has taken issue with legislation to ban baggy pants that has been proposed by state Senator Robert Ford. Darby writes in a guest column in The Post and Courier, in part: Past experience in America with things like alcohol...
4:35 am on Friday January 16, 2009

Saggy pants: Jasper County's residents respond

After Jasper County passed an ordinance that bans saggy pants, The State dropped by the rural county and shot a video and wrote a short piece. Read more stories on this subject in our low pants topic page.The ordinance imposes a penalty from $25 to...
7:59 am on Tuesday December 16, 2008

S.C. county outlaws baggy pants

Image by Flickr user victoriapeckham Image by 20081216-low-pants.jpg Jasper County Council has passed an ordinance that imposes a penalty from $25 to $500 for wearing pants 3 inches or more below the waist. Read more stories on this subject in our...
3:47 pm on Wednesday September 3, 2008

Popped-collar trouble makers

Image by Flickr user mrebertImage by 20080903poppedcollar.jpg Popped collars are starched with trouble, well, according to the Charleston City Paper anyways. With all the to-do over low pants, Charleston City Paper has found more than a few moments...
7:37 am on Saturday August 23, 2008

Local low pants outcry mirrors nation's

It's not just in Charleston and Jasper that people want baggy pants gone, and are willing to look to the police to make it so. Riviera Beach, Florida, Atlanta, Trenton, New Jersey., Delcambre, Louisiana, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, Lynwood,...
4:14 am on Wednesday August 20, 2008

Charleston's low pants ban sidetracked by legal concerns

Much like Jasper County's derailed plan, Charleston's plan to ban low pants is being deferred so legal issues can be looked at. ABC News 4 A mannequin wearing low pants at the City Council meeting. Phenomenal. -- It doesn't have nearly the same...
2:54 am on Friday August 15, 2008

Charleston weighs low-pants ban

Image by Flickr user ljvImage by 20080813butt.jpg Nobody likes indecent exposure, but is the answer a ban on baggy pants? And, more than that, can Charleston succeed where Jasper County failed? Update August 20: There's new developments. Go get them...
6:03 am on Thursday July 31, 2008

County drops effort to ban low pants

Image by flickr user Philly Gryphons RFCImage by 20080616pants.jpg Jasper County crying uncle over low riders. Update July 31: The Beaufort Gazette reports the effort has been dropped, saying: Assistant Chief Steven Murphy of the Hardeeville Police...
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