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Litter Critters Invade Folly

Folly Green Team wants kids to tell their parents to stop trashing our beach By Lorne Chambers | Editor The Folly Green Team has been working on an anti-litter campaign that targets kids, hoping that the youngsters will help deliver the message to their parents to not...

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A Rockin’ Roast

8th Annual Follywood Oyster Roast to raise funds for Warrior Surf Foundation Special To The Current After a one-year hiatus the Follywood Productions Oyster Roast returns Saturday, Jan. 27 with a full lineup of musicians and art vendors as well as bushels and bushels of oyster being...

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Casting a Giant Shadow

With Tides closed for repairs following Hurricane Irma, the rest of Center Street is left in the dark By Bill Davis | Current Staff Writer A common tide may float all boats, but a closed Tides may mean less money for everyone ...

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Remembering Vernon Knox

Former City Administrator Toni Conner-Rooks reflects on the loss of “the People’s mayor” By Toni Conner-Rooks | Special to The Current When I learned of the seriousness of Vernon’s condition, I had a myriad of emotions running through me, disbelief, sorrow, grief, the everlasting question that begs...

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Beach Blotter — October 2017

Tuesday, Oct. 3 TAGGED (THEN BAGGED) Around 1:30 p.m. the Chief of the Folly Beach Public Safety Department called to an officer on patrol and informed him he was watching a man vandalizing the side of a building on Center Street, “tagging” it with a white paint...

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Unhinged Rock ‘n’ Roll

Josh Roberts and The Hinges play Surf Bar on November 26 By Miranda Steadman | Contributing Writer In honor of the late and great musician Tom Petty, local rock band Josh Roberts and The Hinges (JRATH) have invited some of their talented musical friends to join them...

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A Righteous Good Time

Follypalooza Cancer Benefit Raises Nearly $30K For Local Cancer Patients Special to The Current On Saturday, Oct. 21, nearly 7,000 people headed to Folly Beach for the 10th annual Follypalooza Cancer Benefit to help raise money for local cancer patients. The festival featured more than 80 arts,...

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Battle of the Bags IV

Charity cornhole tournament raises funds for the Folly Angels By Lorne Chambers | Editor Dunes Properties will host the fourth annual Battle of the Bags from noon until 5 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 5 at the Folly Beach County Park at the far west end of the...

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Folly Flashback

Farewell to Folly’s Dance Pier On Nov. 2, 1977, Folly’s massive dance pier burned and fell into the ocean. “There is no doubt in my mind that it was arson,” says Wallace Benson, the city’s chief of police at the time. Benson’s suspicions stem from a...

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Saltmarsh Diaries

My Folly Comfort Zone It’s a crazy world out there, sometimes you just need to get to your happy place Mostly, I hated the total absence of sunlight. I also didn’t care for the separation from home. Time under the water aboard a submarine was little more...

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