SIMPSONVILLE, S.C. (WSPA) – Law enforcement agencies started preparing Sunday morning for what they expected to be a large crowd at the Drag Queen Story Hour event in Simpsonville.
The event began at 3 p.m. at the at Five Forks Library.
South Carolina Highway Patrol and Greenville County deputies started blocking off roads and parking lots before 9:30 a.m., according to 7News crews on scene.
There were spirited protests and counter protests outside the event, Sunday afternoon.
The reading event went as planned inside the library.
We will have much more on the event on 7News at 11.