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...

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...

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....

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...

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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