All Quiet on the Folly Front

All Quiet on the Folly Front

Council set to vote on stricter noise  ordinance this month that could affect several local businesses By Bill Davis | News Editor Folly is either about to get a lot quieter, or another step too close to becoming Isle of Palms. On Tuesday, May 14, City Council will...

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A Juicy Endeavor

Local Family Brings tasty Ship’s Wheel Cider to Folly and beyond by Jessica Cobb | Contributing Writer Cider drinkers used to be few and far between in our country, and the cider that was mass-produced and available was often associated with sugary sweet concoctions...

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Folly’s Wild Dunes

This panoramic pencil drawing by artist Alfred Waud illustrates both the wild and sizeable dunes on Folly, as well as Union soldiers pointing toward the sea and the ships forming the blockade. Drawn in May 1863, the coming summer would prove to be the most eventful in...

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Salt Marsh Diaries — May 2019

Call of the Wild Driving north on Folly road past Battery Island Drive one morning, I saw a lanky dog-like animal cross in front of me toward an oncoming car. With incredible agility, the animal reversed course to avoid a collision. It paused by the side of the road...

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Folly Fishing Report — May 2019

Great Fishing Abounds in May Redfish, bluefish, ladyfish, trout, Spanish mackerel, and sharks are Abundant in Lowcountry waters this time of year Warm weather has arrived and with it comes a host of seasonal species like shark, ladyfish, and bluefish. Our traditional...

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Outstanding In His Field — May 2019

Meeting Goals Gradually Hello Folly Family, (and outlying dwellers as well.) In the constant quest to improve things, I’ve grown to appreciate using a gradual technique to work towards my long-term goals. Being idle obviously won’t get you to your dreams, but I’ve...

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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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Dust Off Your Easter Bonnet

11th annual Easter Promenade will be held April 20 from Staff Reports| Spring is in the air and that must mean it’s almost time for the Easter Bunny. It also means it’s time for the annual Folly Beach Easter Promenade. The Folly Home and Garden Club is once again...

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Drop In Hangs 10

The Drop In Bar & Deli celebrates a decade in business on Folly Beach by Jessica Cobb | Contributing Writer A 10-year high school reunion can be amusing and usually pretty entertaining. A 10-year marriage anniversary is considered an encouraging milestone in a...

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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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