25 Years of Bert’s

25 Years of Bert’s

Reflecting on a quarter century of being Patronized by freaks, surfers, skaters, crunks, retirees, tourists, stoners, day trippers, hippies, hipsters, and regular folk  by Jenny Peterson | Current Staff Writer Last month, Bert’s Market, the beloved 24-hour...

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Following the Path

Following the Path

Folly Beach Exchange Club President John Merritt is continuing a family tradition of community service by Lorne Chambers | Editor Folly Beach Exchange Club president John Merritt never met his grandfather. But he feels his presence every time he walks into the club’s...

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Super Beach Front, Super Problems

City sued for ‘taking’ waterfront lots by Bill Davis | Current Staff Writer Two oceanfront property-owning brothers have filed a “takings” lawsuit against the City of Folly Beach that could end up costing the city $2.5 million. Last January, when the city was...

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It Takes A Village

It Takes A Village

Folly Art Village returns to the Washout on March 8 special to Folly Current Angie Carson and Giovanni Richardson began the Folly Art Village in 2018 with the mission of providing a fun market where local artists can gather to showcase and sell their art. The market...

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Ghost of Gershwin

Ghost of Gershwin

Visiting symphony musician is charmed and inspired by folly Beach by Billy Grooms | Special to The Current When the Charleston Symphony Orchestra guest musician housing placed native New Yorker double bassist John Krause with Billy and Tracy Grooms of Folly Beach,...

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Little Italy on Folly

Little Italy on Folly

Alfredo’s on Folly finally gives locals and visitors an italian option on the beach by Jessica Cobb | Contributing Writer Chef Michael Scognamiglio opened the doors of Alfredo’s on Folly Beach on Thursday, Feb. 20 to the surprise and delight of locals who have been...

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Salt Marsh Diaries — March 2020

Salt Marsh Diaries — March 2020

A Tangled Web Driving through the morning fog, back onto Folly Island a few Sundays ago, I noticed hundreds of ghost-like orbs distributed among the top third of the spartina grass. These orbs were spider webs. Tiny water beads from the fog had condensed on existing...

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Outstanding In His Field — March 2020

Tending The Flock Hello Friends, Here it is March already and there’s so much to get done before it really warms up. Don’t let it overwhelm you though. Rather than panic about all your upcoming obligations, (socially or at work,) try, “Tending the flock.” By this I...

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Folly Fishing Report — March 2020

Folly Fishing Report — March 2020

Time To Get Back on the Water The water is warming, which means its time to get ready to catch some fish Warmer weather is arriving in the Lowcountry and we’ve already seen a few days in the 70s. As the water temperature rises, trout and redfish will become more...

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S’more Fun

S’more Fun

Folly Family Camp Out lets families spend the night on the beach by Jenny Peterson | Staff Writer On Saturday March 7, Folly Beach kids and their families will be able to have a special Folly Beach experience like no other. The Folly Family Camp Out – an event...

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The Folly Pier Ain’t Going Anywhere … Not Yet Anyway

The Folly Pier Ain’t Going Anywhere … Not Yet Anyway

County says demolition and construction will not begin until after summer at least by Bill Davis | Contributing Writer Looks like the county is going to wait until after this year’s vacation season before beginning work to replace the Edwin S. Taylor Folly Beach...

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