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The Great Folly Art Caper

20-foot mural stolen from underneath McKevlin’s Surf Shop By Lorne Chambers | Editor Whether they realize it or not, most people on Folly Beach are familiar with the artwork of Chris Kemp. His girlfriend jokes and says he’s the “Banksy of Folly.” Not only has he done...

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Hands Across The Sand

Residents, visitors, and community leaders join hands and stand united against offshore drilling By Lorne Chambers | Editor There are currently more than 120 East Coast municipalities, more than 1,200 elected officials, and an alliance representing more than 41,000 businesses and 500,000 fishing families who have publicly...

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A Pain in the Foot

Local surfer becomes South Carolina’s first shark bite victim of 2017 By Lorne Chambers | Editor Local surfer and entrepreneur Holly Dyar is the owner of Veg Out, a food preparation and delivery service on James Island that creates meatless meal options for busy people. Dyar, 33,...

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Monday, May 1 Serious Problems on East Hudson The Responding Officer (R/O) was dispatched to an East Hudson Avenue residence around 8 a.m. in reference to found Drug Paraphernalia. Upon arrival, he met with the reporting party, the landlord of the unit, who said he came to...

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Shrimp Season is Looking Good

DNR predicts a Favorable forecast for 2017 shrimp season Special from S.C. Dept. of Natural Resources America’s favorite seafood is back in season at South Carolina docks and markets. Commercial shrimp trawling opened in all legal South Carolina waters on Wednesday, May 24, and South Carolina Department of...

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Bite Sized — June 2017

Rooftop Bar at Snapper Expected to Reopen Soon On Wednesday, May 10 a fire ravaged the 3rd story rooftop of Snapper Jack’s. The water damage luckily was minimal and the dining room reopened just in time for the weekend visitors. The rooftop is expected to reopen...

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Everyone Needs A Little Sufferin’

Sufferin’ Moses Soothes the Soul With Bluesy Rock n’ Roll By Miranda Steadman | Contributing Writer Local band Sufferin’ Moses is bringing the blues to Folly Beach with their soulful sound and gritty riffs. Influenced by classic blues artists like Freddy King, Albert King, and B.B. King...

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Beach Movie Night is Back

Tides presents 14 family-friendly flicks for 2017 Beach Movie Series By Lorne Chambers | Editor Every year Tides Folly Beach offers one of the best family-friendly events on Folly Beach with its Beach Movie Series, held every Wednesday between the end of May until the end of...

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One of Folly’s Greatest Finds

Discovering the 55th, 30 Years Later  In June 1987, relic hunters Robert Bohrn and Eric Croen uncovered the find of a lifetime. Following the tracks of a bulldozer clearing the way for houses on present day West Indian Avenue, their metal detectors alerted them to the...

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Behind The Camera

A Chat With Local photographer Blair Stevenson  Her name is Toma Carolyn Blair Yokley Stevenson, but most of us just call her Blair. In the five years she has been living on the island, she has, along with her boisterous other half Roger Rutledge, become an...

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