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Welcome to Coffin Island

A Look At Some of Folly’s Most Haunted Tales By Lorne Chambers | Editor Most folks, locals and visitors alike, tend to have happy memories of Folly Beach. Days in the sun, frolicking in the surf, building sandcastles, etc. But Folly Beach has a darker side. It’s not...

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Flo’s Hit and Flo’s Miss

Folly lost little but gained a lot (of sand) from hurricane Florence By Bill Davis | Contributing Writer Folly Beach could’ve gotten slammed hard by Hurricane Florence right in the middle of its ongoing sand renourishment project last month. Instead, Florence...

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Going to War with Man O’ War

Folly Fights Back Burning Invasion By Bill Davis | Current Staff Writer August may be the month when kids go back to school and tourist start to head home, but Folly Beach has swapped them both for something much worse: jellyfish and Portuguese man o’ war. Last month,...

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Raising the Folly Boat

Private efforts to find new spot for boat well underway By Bill Davis | Contributing Writer It has been said that when the people will lead, the leaders will follow. If that’s so, then everyone better get behind local realtor Eric Draper. For years, Draper has been...

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Folly’s $2 Million Question

To develop or not to develop ‘superbeach’ houses? By Bill Davis | Contributing Writer The City of Folly Beach, and the community its government represents and serves, is in a pickle. Due to ongoing renourishment efforts, three more “super beachfront” lots, or...

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Remembering a Folly Original

 Fellow musicians honor Vini Youngblood By Miranda Steadman | Contributing Writer South Carolina native and local musician Vini Youngblood has strummed his last note, played his last tune. Around 11 p.m. on Saturday, June 30, Youngblood was attempting to cross the...

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Being a Good Neighbor

Local surfer Liam Becker awarded the Good Neighbor Award by City of Folly Beach By Lorne Chambers | Editor May 12 seemed like an average Saturday on Folly Beach. Local surfer and businessman Liam Becker took his longboard down to the pier hoping to ride a few of the...

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The Warrior & The Surfer

Catching up with Andrew Manzi of Warrior Surf Foundation By Lorne Chambers | Editor The Fourth of July is upon us and Folly Beach will surely be bursting at the seams with visitors and beach-goers. It’s easy to get caught up in the all the traditional summer fun...

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Making Folly More Pedestrian Friendly

City searching for pedestrian Safety and parking solutions By Bill Davis | Current Staff Writer Tackling two of Folly’s pervasive problems — keeping pedestrians safe and finding enough parking for everyone ­— isn’t going to be easy. Walking Paths Just like it takes...

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Relax. Slow Down, It’s Folly

Council pushes to reduce the speed limit to 20 mph By Bill Davis | Current Staff Writer Pretty soon, everyone on Folly Beach could be driving 20 m.p.h., whether they like it or not. As long as the S.C. Department of Transportation agrees with newly-elected City...

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Business Community Gives Back

Folly Association of Business Donates $28,000 to various non-profits and City Special to The Current Last month the Folly Association of Business (FAB) donated $28,000 in proceeds to various non-profit groups on the island. The donations were from monies raised at the...

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