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A Swim Around The Edge

Local professor the first to swim completely around Folly Island By Lorne Chambers | Editor For several years, College of Charleston professor Brian Lanahan has contemplated an attempt to swim around Folly Island. He was told repeatedly that it was impossible for various reasons — timing the...

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Stamp Your Name in History

City kicks off commemorative brick fundraiser Special to The Current The City of Folly Beach has been working for about six months on plans to beautify Center Street. While no major alterations are planned, several small improvements are being put into place to give the Folly Beach...

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I’d Rather Be Fishing

Fishing tournament season arrives at the Pier By Warren Cobb | Managing Editor The Folly Pier is a great place to go fishing year-round. But summertime brings an element of competition to the dock as Charleston County kicks off its annual Cast Off Fishing Tournaments, which began...

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The Survey Results Are In

Public Opinion survey reflects wishes of residents By Warren Cobb | Managing Editor A few months back a kerfuffle developed following the Folly Gras Festival with some full-time residents of Folly Beach decrying the traffic and bad behavior that Folly’s street festivals draw to the island. As...

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A Lot of Racket About Noise

Little fanfare for budget and tax hike at may city council meeting By Charlie McCarty | City Council Reporter On Tuesday, May 12, Folly Beach City Council led off their monthly obligations by holding a Work Session at 6 p.m. It was billed as a “discussion” of...

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A Healing Gesture

F.A.B. presents Surfers Healing with a $3,000 check with funds raised from Taste of Folly By Lorne Chambers | Editor At the May meeting of the Folly Association of Business (FAB), president Lewis Dodson presented Nancy Hussey, director of the local chapter of Surfers Healing, with a...

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Beach Blotter — May 2015

The following were taken from actual incident reports filed last week by the City of Folly Beach Public Safety Department. These are not convictions and the names of businesses, complainants, and suspects have been left off to protect the innocent. All suspects are  innocent until proven...

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A Dance For Folly

Award-winning Coffee Table book is a love note to the island and people of Folly Beach By Lorne Chambers | editor Husband and wife authors Sheree and Russell Nielsen call their award-winning book, Folly Beach Dances – The Infinite Rhythms of a South Carolina Seashore, a “healing” coffee...

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Summer Music Season Heats Up

Folly Beach offers loads of great local and national talent from every genre With a huge Memorial Day weekend turnout, the summer season has finally begun on Folly Beach. When the summer kicks in, music fills the Folly air day and night. From solo acoustic acts...

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