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Enough, Already!

Sand and Patience eroding after a month of ‘king tides,’ Hurricane Joaquin, and a 1,000-year flood By Bill Davis | Staff Writer Erosion on Folly Beach isn’t supposed to happen quite so quickly. Folly Beach City Administrator Spencer Wetmore confirmed last week that Folly Beach lost 400,000...

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Neighbors Helping Neighbors

Folly Beach Relief Squad forms, jumps into action to assist locals during flooding By Lorne Chambers | Editor Governor Nikki Haley declared last month’s deluge a “1,000-year flood” and it wasn’t just political rhetoric or hyperbole. It was scientifically accurate, meteorologically speaking. The dramatic term “1,000 year...

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The Current is Always in Motion

Local couple purchases The Folly Current Special to The Current Six months ago, local journalist and newspaper publisher Lorne Chambers was hired as the editor of The Folly Current, the monthly newspaper for Folly Beach. Last week, he and his wife Lindsey’s company Drive-By Media, LLC purchased...

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Don’t Worry, Mom. We’re Fine.

Hurricane Joaquin surf video provides some smiles during otherwise tough times By Lorne Chambers | editor Early last month when Hurricane Joaquin pushed Costa Rican-sized waves upon Folly’s coastline, there were plenty of bad things that came with it — erosion, flooding, property damage, etc. But if...

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Beach Blotter

Sunday, Oct. 4 Tired of Ongoing Issues The Responding Officer (R/O) was dispatched to an East Huron residence around 10 p.m. in reference to a domestic disturbance. Upon arrival, the 48-year-old female subject had left the area. He met with the 51-year-old male victim who said he...

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Dock Collapses at Crosby’s

More than 20 end up in water, no major injuries By Bill Davis | Staff Writer Folly Beach’s extended community took another hit last week, as a 20-foot section of a pier outside Crosby’s Fish & Shrimp collapsed, sending nearly two dozen diners into tidal waters swollen...

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Scooters For Hooters

Sand Dollar and Harley Davidson team up to fight breast Cancer By Lorne Chambers | editor October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, but those who are affected breast cancer deal with it every day of every month. That’s why The Sand Dollar on Folly Beach teamed up...

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Y’all, Let’s Go Out and Sit on the Porch

Folly Porch Fest Returns with a dozen musicians, four porches, and tons of fun Porch Fest is a simple concept inspired by a simpler time. Musicians from within a given community getting together and playing music on each others porches. However, in today’s busy, over-stimulated, digital...

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Battle of the Bags II

Annual Cornhole tournament raises funds for Folly Angels Dunes Properties is proud to sponsor the second annual Folly Beach Battle of the Bags, a cornhole tournament to be held from 12-5 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 8, at the Folly Beach County Park, located at 1100 West...

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