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8:31 am on Wednesday June 5, 2013

Folly Beach park to reopen in time for July 4

Beach renourishment efforts are ahead of schedule at Folly Beach County Park and officials expect it to be open in time for the July Fourth holiday.
10:27 am on Wednesday May 22, 2013

Folly Beach County Park could reopen by late summer

Two years ago the South Carolina shore was torn apart by Hurricane Irene and parts of Folly beach County Park were washed away into the sea and the park was closed. Now officials are hoping that repair work could reopen the park by late summer.
6:03 am on Thursday May 16, 2013

Sand flowing back onto closed Folly Beach County Park

Folly Beach County Park remains closed after heavy erosion, but stabilization work is under way and 175,000 cubic yards of sand have recently begun to make their way back to the beach.
5:35 am on Monday December 17, 2012

Plan in works to repair Folly Beach County Park's erosion (Updated)

Image by Flickr user Geoff LMV Updates are at the bottom: Back in 2011 a relatively uneventful Hurricane Irene swung near South Carolina, but the waves from that storm amplified erosion at Folly Beach County Park and have left the popular attraction...
3:05 am on Wednesday February 15, 2012

Hurricane Irene leaves lasting damage to Folly Beach (Update: Closed until 2013?)

Image by Flickr user Geoff LMV Update: A plan to add sand back to the beach and add groins has been proposed. Update February 15: A brief update to note a report from ABC News 4 about there being little progress and any hope of repairing the park...
4:45 am on Friday August 27, 2010

Two rehabilitated sea turtles slated for release this weekend

Image by Flickr user timandheikeOn Saturday, August 28th, the South Carolina Aquarium will release the 53rd and 54th rehabilitated patients from the S.C. Aquarium's Sea Turtle Rescue Program at the Folly Beach County Park. Here's some background on...
12:23 pm on Friday April 10, 2009

Charles Towne Landing celebrates 338th anniversary

Image by Flickr user TeecNosPosImage by charlest.jpg Come out to Charles Towne Landing on Saturday, April 11 where historic enactors will be dressed in 17th century garb in commemoration of the establishment of the Carolinas in 1670. Here's a bit...