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Staying Flexible

Folly City Council proves it can bend a little in codifying beach yoga By Bill Davis | Current Staff Writer Dogs may not be allowed on the beach at certain hours this time of year, but Downward Facing Dog will be thanks to a unanimous vote at...

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Saving The Folly Totem

Property owners try to preserve Iconic Folly Beach landmark  By Lorne Chambers | Editor When Greg and Crystal Bayer bought the property at 506 East Ashley Ave. back in 2013 they knew they were getting a unique piece of Folly history. What they were not fully aware...

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Cast Into Summer

Monthly fishing tournaments kick off May 27, Take a Kid Fishing Day set for June 3 From Staff Reports This summer, catch fish, fun and prizes at the Folly Beach Pier’s Cast Off Fishing Tournament series. The Folly Beach Pier will host its first tournament of the...

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Beach Blotter

Monday, April 3 Stolt Clothes A 27-year-old woman called Folly Beach Public Safety (FBPS) to report a theft. She said she had been doing her laundry at the West Hudson Avenue Laundromat earlier that day. She left her clothes drying and went home for a few minutes....

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A Crowning Achievement

Seven are crowned at 2017 Miss Sea & Sand Pageant Special To The Current The 2017 Sea & Sand Festival officially kicked off on Friday, April 7 with the annual Miss Sea & Sand Pageant at the Folly River Park. It was another great year with Kalen...

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A Triple Threat

Three Accomplished local musicians create one great sound In Gaslight Street By Miranda Steadman | Contributing Writer Comprised of Campbell Brown on guitar, Whitt Algar on keys, and Stratton Moore on drums, Gaslight Street has acquired a captivating soulful sound. In addition to uncles, parents, and other...

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A ‘Drag’ of a Fundraiser

Womanless Beauty Contest brings out some of Folly’s Finest ‘Ladies’ to for a good cause By Lorne Chambers | Editor Always one of the most fun Folly events of the year, the seventh annual Womanless Beauty Pageant was held on April 29 at Planet Follywood. People packed...

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Reviving the Spirit of the Old Folly Pier

New restaurant aims to harness the energy of pier’s heyday By Lorne Chambers | Editor If you were around Folly Beach in the 1950s, then you probably remember Kokomo’s Lounge, a popular watering hole on the corner of Center Street and Artic Avenue that was frequented by...

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Kicking Some Butts

Planet Follywood is now a non-smoking establishment By Lorne Chambers | Editor For years Planet Follywood was the only non-private bar/restaurant on Folly Beach to still allow smoking indoors. But as of last month, Planet Follywood is no longer a smoking establishment. Follywood co-owner DJ Rich...

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Slice of Life

Fast, New York City-style pizza carves out a slice of Center Street Special to The Current Officially opening its doors during the Sea & Sand Festival, Slice of Folly is the newest edition to Center Street. Located in a shotgun storefront, the small pizzeria boasts a...

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