Dead Boat Round-Up

Dead Boat Round-Up

Local, state, and federal agencies working together to remove derelict boats from waterways by Bill Davis | Contributing Writer We see them out there in the water, lurking and moored. Deadbeat boats whose owners have abandoned them to the winds and the tides. Most of...

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Celebrate Dolphin Week

Lowcountry Marine Mammal Network is asking for your help in counting and protecting our local dolphin by Lorne Chambers | Editor While Discovery Channel has practically made a national holiday out of Shark Week, local non-profit the Lowcountry Marine Mammal Network...

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Pier Pressure

Folly’s pier is under attack by marine worms By Bill Davis | Current Staff Writer The Charleston County government is in the “discovery phase” of replacing the Folly Beach Pier, while at the same time taking steps to repair damage done by sea worms that have bored...

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The Last Hurrah for Folly Gras

Folly’s most controversial festival has let the good times roll for the last time By Lorne Chambers | Editor Most people have seen the video by now. A young girl kicks a defenseless bouncer in the head as he subdues an unruly young man on Center Street. The bouncer...

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Joe Six Pack Goes to Washington

Folly’s Freshman congressman Joe Cunningham gets his feet wet By Lorne Chambers & Bill Davis | Folly Current Staff Writers Freshman Congressman Joe Cunningham (D-SC. 1) has had an eventful first month in office. Despite walking straight into the longest government...

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Run for the Light

Race supports Morris Island Lighthouse preservation Special to Folly Current The Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission (CCPRC) is proud to partner with Save the Light, Inc. for the second year to host their annual half marathon and 5K, set for Feb. 2.. Both...

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2019 Year-in -PREview

Taking a look at What’s on the horizon for 2019 By Bill Davis | Current Staff Writer Where 2018 was spent dodging hurricanes, starting new renourishments, and the Folly boat’s meanderings, 2019 is shaping up to be more of a year of housekeeping duties on the island....

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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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