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Irma’s Impact

Storm-surge flooding casts a wide net By Bill Davis | Current Staff Writer With three major hurricanes having impacted Folly Beach over the past 24 months, it may be time for the barrier island community to get really serious about flooding. First was Joaquin in September of 2015,...

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The Folly Boat Sets Sail

After 28 years, beloved local landmark is on the move again By Lorne Chambers | Editor While the buzz on Folly over the last several weeks has surrounded the disappearance of our beloved Folly Boat on Sept. 11 when the high storm surge from Hurricane Irma floated...

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Folly Shows Love for V.I.

Locals show their support for U.S. Virgin Islands damaged during Hurricane Irma Special to The Current Living in a coastal community such as Folly Beach, last month was a reminder of just how quickly our whole world can change when dealing with Mother Nature. Luckily for us,...

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A Spooky Fun Time

47th annual Halloween Carnival brings Family-fun to the Folly River Park Special to The Current On Tuesday, Oct. 31 the Folly Beach Halloween Carnival returns this year for the 47th consecutive year. It was first held in 1970 on the Folly Pier. It’s now held at the...

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Ghouls On The Water

SUP-er Scary SUP Race returns Oct. 28 Special to The Current Charleston SUP Safaris and Flipper Finders are teaming up for a scary good time and a scary good cause from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 28 for the seventh annual SUPer Scary SUP Race in...

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Good Time, Good Cause

10th annual Follypalooza will benefit five Folly locals battling cancer By Miranda Steadman | Contributing Writer Since Follypalooza was founded in 2007 it has been a fun way to enjoy some live music, visit with neighbors, and give back to the community. Follypalooza returns Saturday, Oct. 21,...

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Folly Flashback — October 2017

Folly’s First Firetrucks Folly Beach got its first fire truck, an International Harvester, in 1941. In this picture, local Folly women show off the new vehicle. (L-R: Unknown, Marion Smith, Helen Barbery, Maida Dudley). Thirty-three years later, on ‘Kids Day’ in October 1974, local children got...

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Folly Faces — October 2017

A Healing Touch Susan Stafford is a force to be reckoned with If you were lucky, you were able to experience the amazingness that is Surfer’s Healing last month. It was my first time being able to attend and I was in awe over the scope of...

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Salt Marsh Diaries — October 2017

My Folly Comfort Zone It’s a crazy world out there, sometimes you just need to get to your happy place Driving home across the James Island connector from Charleston, still smarting from my second parking ticket in less than a week, I realize my current “parking plan”...

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October Fishing Report

By Captain Geoff Bennett | Charleston Charter Fishing Fall has arrived with cooler weather and shorter days. But don’t put your boat away just yet because we’re about to experience the best fishing of the year! Fishermen can continue to find success with live bait but artificial...

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