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February’s Schizophrenic Brother Is March

Red Knots on the river bank. (Photo By Anton Dumars) By Anton Dumars | Contributing Writer   Rain blasts the metal roof in spasms as windblown trees whip about just outside in the darkness. At five in the morning, another nor’easter assaults Folly Island.   As if traveling around the...

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Coastal Communities Galvanize Against Off-shore Drilling

By Jennifer Tuohy | Contributing Writer The City of Isle of Palms is leading what looks likely to be a chorus of disapproval from area coastal towns against the government’s proposal to lease waters offshore of South Carolina for oil and gas development. The draft proposal includes...

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City Initiates New Emergency Notification System

Special to The Current The City of Folly Beach has contracted with ECN CODE RED (Emergency Communication Network) to provide Community Alerting System services. The system is used to notify all residents in the event of an emergency or other information of importance. In order to...

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Think Globally, Eat Locally

Lowcountry Local First encourages you to shift spending towards local food and drink From Staff Reports As part of the 4th Annual Eat Local Month, sign up is now open for Lowcountry Local First’s Eat Local Challenge, which will take place during the month of April and...

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Me And My Pie

The Baltimore Bomb pie is a real conversation Starter By Katie Wells | Contributing Writer I’ve never thought too much about pie. Growing up in the South, pie is likely to be found at every potluck table, family gathering or Sunday supper, but it’s never been my...

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The Tao Of Landscaping

By Charlie Stonecypher | Contributing Writer I’d like to touch on something this month that can be applied to landscaping and just about anything we do in life. I’m talking, of course, about “technique. The Japanese word for technique is “gijutsu,” and it is the most important...

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Folly Fishing Report — March 2015

Warmer Waters Will Herald The Coming Of Fishing Season By Captain Geoff Bennett | Contributing Writer Temperatures have been all over the place this winter with a string of nice days followed by days in the 30s. Throughout it all though, it was possible to catch redfish...

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Bill Noel Returns To Folly

Bill Noel, author of the popular Folly Beach Mystery series, will be holding two book signings for his latest novel in the series, First Light, on Folly Beach March 23-24. This will be Mr. Noel’s second appearance on Folly Beach since First Light was released in...

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Equinox at Folly

All ye come for the ritual festival for the change of the season with four sizzling original bands out back at Jack of Cups this Friday, March 20. Post-Cobra, Air Sculptures, Clint4, and John Stockdale Band. Prizes will be given from Monster Music & Movies,...

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New Showers Coming To Washout

From www.oceansurfshop.com The City of Folly Beach has some good news for surfers at The Washout. The City has just completed the process of building public changing houses at the east end of The Washout just north of the “Contest Shack” walkover (approximately 1700 block). The new...

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