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5:09 am on Thursday February 20, 2014
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
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.
11:01 am on Sunday June 2, 2013
10:27 am on Wednesday May 22, 2013
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
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
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
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
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
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
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....