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5:09 am on Thursday February 20, 2014

$30M Project to shore up Folly Beach shores, homes

1.5 million cubic yards of sand is being pumped onto 5.34 miles in shore, hopefully in time for the full summer beach season.
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.
2:56 am on Sunday April 28, 2013

Ensuring protection of S.C.'s beaches before property

We shouldn't have built it on the sand? The Island Packet says not to but the wants of individual beach property owners have taken over the health of the entire state's beach system.
4:16 am on Friday November 9, 2012

Hurricane Sandy's damage to Folly Beach's sandy shores measured near $3 million

Image by Flickr user The Suss-Man (Mike)Earlier this year word came that Folly Beach had received a $400,000 grant to study how the beaches could better stand up against the natural forces of erosion. Indeed a plan later came that said some 415,000...
5:08 am on Wednesday May 9, 2012

Join Us At The Joe!

Please join us Saturday, June 9th at 7pm as the Charleston RiverDogs face-off with the Savannah Sand Gnats. Florence Crittenton Programs will be the featured non-profit of the evening for Dogs For A Cause. Also, we will have a couple of great prizes...
11:57 am on Tuesday May 1, 2012

North Charleston to Host International Exhibition by French Artist Mariannic PARRA

The City of North Charleston Cultural Arts Department is pleased to announce that works by French artist Mariannic Parra will be on display at North Charleston City Hall from May 1-20, 2012. The international exhibition, titled In the Distance of...
1:33 am on Sunday April 1, 2012

Folly Beach keeping up effort to get millions to nourish beach

Image by Charleston Waterkeeper A file photo of Folly Beach erosion. The rapid erosion of sand from Folly Beach has already led to the closure of the county park and now continues to threaten much of the rest of the beach on the barrier island....