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Folly’s Connection to Baseball Antiquity

Local Man’s collection of grandfather’s memorabilia is a big hit in the baseball world  By Lorne Chambers | Editor Andrew “Andy” Jackson Leonard, one of the first-ever professional baseball players in the country lies in an unmarked grave in a grassy field in Boston. But 150 years...

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Council Votes To Double Salaries

By Lorne Chambers | Editor Near the end of the last meeting of the Folly Beach City Council, councilmember Tom Scruggs presented an ordinance amending chapter 31, section 31.02 to change the salaries of city councilmembers from $2,400 to $4,800 and to change the mayor’s salary...

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Two Candidate Forums Scheduled

Meet The Folly Beach City Council Candidates By Lorne Chambers | Editor With a field of seven candidates vying for three City Council positions, it’s hard to truly hear everyone over all the noise. But there are two chances this month to not only hear...

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Folly Girls Making History (day)

Two Folly Beach residents advance to state history day competition Special to The Folly Current Folly Beach residents Sam Hull and Madison Grant were among 20 Palmetto Scholars Academy students who showed off their appreciation of the past and earned the right to put their knowledge on...

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Beach Blotter — February 2016

Saturday, Feb. 6 “My Fridge is Full” The Responding Officer (R/O) was dispatched to a Folly Road grocery store around 5 p.m. There he met with a 33-year-old male store clerk who said he had been threatened by a delivery driver (age unknown). According to the clerk,...

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City Council Report — February 2016

By Charles McCarty | Staff Writer Work Session The Work Session convened at 6 p.m., Council considered two items:   a. The refunding of the 2010 General obligation bond. Finance Director Lee Gessner explained he felt that the interest rate on the bond is higher than it could be,...

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Recipe of the Month

By: Warren Cobb | Folly Current Staff Writer (Adapted from Southern Living, August 2002) Serves: 12 INGREDIENTS: • 4 pounds small red potatoes • 5 quarts water • 1 (3-ounce) bag of crab boil seasoning • 4 tablespoons Old Bay seasoning • 2 pounds kielbasa or hot smoked link sausage, cut into 1½-inch pieces • 6 ears of corn, halved • 4 pounds...

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Funky Food for Folly Gras Folly’s Chefs take on New Orlean’s cuisine Last month Folly Beach hosted Folly Gras; a festival encompassing everything Mardi Gras with a side of Folly funk. There were beads, a parade, a street festival, masquerade masks, and even a food competition....

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Rockin’ Out With Mrs. Carole

Local woman a fixture on folly’s live music circuit Certain things will always be in rich abundance on Folly Beach: beautiful sunsets, smiling faces, and of course, live music. One such smiling face that can usually be found within close proximity to live music is Carole...

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