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Is the Sun Setting on Sunset Cay?

City, State aim to shut down the “ship Store” at sunset cay marina By Bill Davis | Staff Writer Look! Up in the beautiful sunset! Is it a bar? A ship’s store? A social club? No, it’s a never-ending lawsuit. For decades, locals have been sauntering...

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It’s Healing Time on Folly

Another sold-out Surfers Healing to takes place By Lorne Chambers | Editor Surfers Healing has camps in South Carolina, North Carolina, Florida, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, New York, New Jersey, Rhode Island, Washington, California, Hawaii and even Mexico and Australia. However, the charity is synonymous with...

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Parking O’Plenty

Parking on Folly Beach doesn’t have to be a headache, just learn the rules By Alan Kleinfeld | Contributing Writer Parking. It’s an issue Public Safety deals with year around, but it grows exponentially every summer, as tourists, visitors and guests drive everything from Hondas to Hummers...

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Cannonball Part of Folly Beach’s History

Local teacher and author donates her “best find ever,” a Civil War-era cannonball to City of Charleston By Lorne Chambers | Editor If you’ve been to City Hall lately, you may have noticed a cannonball encased in glass on the second floor, just as you step off...

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Beach Blotter

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

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City Council Report — July 2016

Loitering & Parking discussed, Jazz fest gets a boost, Ricoh deal is made By Lorne Chambers | Editor WORK SESSION On Tuesday, July 12 Mayor Tim Goodwin and members of City Council as well as several members of the City staff participated in a work session prior to...

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Christmas Comes Early

Prolific author Bill Noel drops an early present with Folly Holiday mystery Silent Night Special to The Current Folly Beach is once again prominently featured in the newest novel by Kentucky-based author Bill Noel. Silent Night is the 11th installment in the prolific author’s Folly Beach Mystery...

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The Beer Snob — Sweetwater Runs Deep

IPAS get all the glory, but good ol’ pale ales are worth revisiting By Jeffrey Gredlein | The Beer Snob An interesting trend has been happening, where I find myself seeking out not the wealth of IPAs on offer, but the little, or older, brother pale ale. Although...

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Take a Trip to the Ol’ News Stand

Folly’s news stand was The Bert’s of the 1950s The News Stand, at the corner of East Hudson Avenue and Center Street, was a focal point of the community in 1957, popular for its fried chicken dinner and 15 cent hot dogs. In this image, owner...

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