A Big Slice of Charleston’s Wedding Cake

A Big Slice of Charleston’s Wedding Cake

Folly Beach has become a hotspot for weddings, engagements, bachelorette parties, anniversaries, and all things matrimonial by Jenny Peterson | Contributing Writer It’s a regular scene on Folly Beach: rows of chairs arranged on the beach facing the ocean and a simple...

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Folly’s No-No List Lengthens

The chasm between folly’s fun-time contingent and those making rules continues to grow as does the list of things no longer allowed  By Bill Davis | Current Staff Writer So many things are no longer allowed on Folly Beach, and the list may be getting longer. Dogs this...

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From the Ashes

Ashes of Old Ways heads to the studio to record a new record by Miranda Steadman | Contributing Writer Local rock group Ashes of Old Ways have been heating up the music scene since 2015 with their eclectic sound that fuses rock, bluegrass, and folk. Singers and...

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Folly’s Hawaiian Obsession

Many Local restaurants offering Polynesian-inspired cuisine this summer by Jessica Cobb | Contributing Writer Hawaiian cuisine seems to be popping up everywhere, and I’m okay with it. When most people think of Hawaii, they picture white, sandy beaches … hidden...

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Food in the Water, Food in the Mud

By the time the English established Charles Town in 1670, the Native Americans living around Folly Beach had already experienced a century of interaction (and decimation) with Spanish and French explorers. The Bohicket tribe — a subgroup of the Cusabo, who also...

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Salt Marsh Diaries — June 2019

Mother’s Day at a Michigan Red Lobster Recently, we drove 16 hours from Folly Beach to Hastings, Mich. to visit my wife’s Aunt Shirley. We rented a very old log cabin surrounded by 60 acres of woods. Down a steep grade from the cabin, frogs sang every night from three...

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Outstanding in his Field — June 2019

Tend To It and It Will Thrive Hello Folly Friends, Family and those just taking a peek under the hood. I’d like to take a moment to talk about the power of nurturing. I’m not just talking about landscaping and such, there is no better way to sow positive results than...

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All Quiet on the Folly Front

Council set to vote on stricter noise  ordinance this month that could affect several local businesses By Bill Davis | News Editor Folly is either about to get a lot quieter, or another step too close to becoming Isle of Palms. On Tuesday, May 14, City Council will...

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Catching Summer Fun

Cast Off Monthly Fishing Tournament Series kicks off in May Special to The Current This spring and summer, catch fish, fun, and prizes at the Charleston County Parks & Recreation Commission’s Cast Off Fishing Tournament at the Folly Beach and Mt. Pleasant fishing...

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Mermaid Sighting on Folly

Local Author Jackie Morfesis releases Mermaid Crossing, a personal story of mythic poetry By Miranda Steadman | Contributing Writer Local author Jackie Morfesis is celebrating the publication of her poetic tale Mermaid Crossing, a journey from childhood to adulthood...

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Woody’s Music Series Showcases Whitney Hanna

By Miranda Steadman | Contributing Writer Every Monday in May, local songbird Whitney Hanna will share her sweet voice at Woody’s Pizza & Subs. A veteran of the Charleston music scene, Hanna has been singing every Friday at Moe’s downtown for the past seven years....

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