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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It takes a Village

It takes a Village

The Folly Art Village promotes local artisans, hosts Puppy Parade by Miranda Steadman | Contributing Writer From the sea to the shore and the local characters galore, Folly is as funky and unique as the art it influences. For the last two years, The Folly Art Village...

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Law & Order … Folly Style

Law & Order … Folly Style

Public Safety releases innovative, hilarious recruitment video by Bill Davis | Current Staff Writer Folly Beach Public Safety Department just released a series of recruitment videos that may be the most “Folly Beach” thing on the island so far this year, thanks to the...

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From the Ashes

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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Mermaid Sighting on Folly

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

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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Lost and Found on Folly

Lost and Found on Folly

Musician Lance Starr’s long-lost guitar finds it’s way home with a little help from City Hall By Miranda Steadman | Contributing Writer More than a decade after his one-of-a-kind guitar went missing from the room above what’s now St. James Gate, musician Lance Starr...

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Running on Water & Whiskey

Running on Water & Whiskey

Folly Favorites Sunflowers & Sin Release much-anticipated debut album By Miranda Steadman | Contributing Writer After years of writing and recording music together, beloved local duo Sunflowers & Sin are releasing their first album this month. Entitled Of...

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Man of Mystery

Man of Mystery

Author Bill Noel signs copies of his 15 Novels in the Folly Beach Mystery Series Special to The Folly Current Bill Noel, award-winning author of the best-selling Folly Beach Mystery Series, will be holding book signings on Folly Beach March 31, April 4, and 9. Folly...

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Hardest Working Man in Folly Show Business

Hardest Working Man in Folly Show Business

Local drummer Stratton Moore keeps the beat for local music scene By Miranda Steadman | Contributing Writer Almost seven years ago, local musician Stratton Moore set out to provide the funky people of Folly with high-caliber live music every Thursday at Drop In Bar...

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Ready or Not, Here Comes Folly Gras

Ready or Not, Here Comes Folly Gras

11th annual Folly Gras Festival returns to Center Street on Feb. 23 From Staff Reports Love it or hate it, Folly’s most polarizing steet festival returns this month for another round of New Orleans-styled fun on Center Street. The 11th annual Folly Gras Parade &...

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