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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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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Fred Holland Says Good-bye to Home of 45 Years

Fred Holland Says Good-bye to Home of 45 Years

Iconic site sold to competitor, pledging community input by Bill Davis | Staff Writer For the past 45 years, rain or shine, recession or boom, war or peace, Fred Holland Realty had stood at the corner of E. Huron Avenue and Center Street. Its red roof welcoming...

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A ‘Brief’ Mile-ish Run

A ‘Brief’ Mile-ish Run

Cupid’s Undie Run returns to Folly, raises money for Neurofibromatosis from Staff Reports In 2010, a group of do-gooders, led by co-founders Brendan Hanrahan, Chad Leathers, and Bobby Gill, dropped their pants and ran through our nation’s capital in the cold to raise...

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What’s Fair is Fair

What’s Fair is Fair

Mayor Goodwin backs tax exemption for women’s Products by Bill Davis | Contributing Writer Folly Beach Mayor Tim Goodwin recently attended a “period packing party” in support of creating a state sales tax exemption for women’s monthly medical needs. Fresh from...

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Folly’s 2020 Vision

Folly’s 2020 Vision

Coming year going to be a busy one at the beach by Bill Davis | Contributing  Writer “2019 was a year where we talked about doing stuff, and 2020 will be the year we get all that stuff done,” says City Councilman DJ Rich. With no renourishment projects in the offing,...

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Run To The Light

Run To The Light

5K Race supports Morris Island Lighthouse preservation from Staff Reports The Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission (CCPRC) is proud to partner with Save the Light, Inc. for the third year to host their annual half marathon and 5K, set for Feb.1, 2020. ...

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Bringing The Folly Boat Back

Bringing The Folly Boat Back

After 2 years, Beloved local landmark finds a new home at The Barrel by Jenny Peterson | Staff  Writer After two years—and lots of community effort and coordination—the Folly Boat is back.  For the unaccustomed, the Folly Beach boat is a 36-foot-long vessel that...

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