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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Picture Perfect

Picture Perfect

Civic Club Photo of the Month will showcase local photographers as well as the beauty of Folly Beach by Lorne Chambers | Editor The Folly Beach Civic Club calendar is an annual celebration of all things Folly Beach. Professional and amateur photographers alike...

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All Charged Up

All Charged Up

Local Ska-reggae band Well Charged has become a fixture on Folly by Miranda Steadman | Contributing Writer For rocksteady roots, rhythms, and sultry ska beats, look to local reggae band Well Charged to bring the heat. With the addition of two little birds singing...

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Come Get a Taste of Folly

Come Get a Taste of Folly

Annual Food-centric street festival returns Jan. 17 & 18 from Staff Reports The annual Taste of Folly will showcase everything Folly with a special emphasis on our eclectic culinary scene. The weekend will begin with the Blue Chair Rum Cocktail Competition on...

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New Executive Chef  Takes the Reins at Blu

New Executive Chef Takes the Reins at Blu

Avocet Hospitality Group hires experienced restauranteur Todd Garrigan to head up kitchen at Blu from Staff Reports Avocet Hospitality Group recently announced the hiring of Todd Garrigan as Executive Chef of Tides Folly Beach, including for its flagship restaurant...

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Folly Flashback — January 2020

Folly Flashback — January 2020

Remembering Folly’s Past Beauty Queens Pageants and beauty contests were a regular part of social life on Folly Beach in the ‘50s and ‘60s. Pamelia Jowers, Sis Inabinett, and Maebelle Barnett pose here in their finest evening gowns at the GA’s Banquet. (Courtesy of...

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Salt Marsh Diary — January 2020

Salt Marsh Diary — January 2020

A Close Call for Spartina Spartina, our aging 41-foot sailboat, sat idle for almost a year and a half before I decided to motor her 500 miles north for a minor refit. Boats shouldn’t sit idle. Understandably, her grumbling started soon after getting underway.  On the...

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Outstanding in his Field — January 2020

Why I Do The Plunge (and why you should) Hello People of 2020! I hope everyone has enjoyed, (or survived in some cases) the holidays. I thought I would take a break from my monthly grass roots movement on the landscape industry, (pun intended) and talk about my 2nd...

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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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Happy Follidays

Happy Follidays

12 Things You Might Not Know About the Folly Christmas Parade by Jenny Peterson | Staff Writer Now in its 29th year, the Folly Beach Christmas Parade has grown into a beloved annual event on the beach featuring floats, walking groups and other entries. “It’s just a...

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Pirate’s Cove Gets a Complete Makeover

Pirate’s Cove Gets a Complete Makeover

Popular Folly park reopens after major renovation project By Lorne Chambers | Editor After several months, Pirate’s Cove Park reopened in November with a huge celebration as food trucks, members of the community, local leaders, kids, and adults filled the park, which...

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