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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.
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...
7:18 am on Sunday January 22, 2012

SC's beach erosion may lead to stricter building restrictions

Flickr user Frank Kehren Our area and state are well-known for their gorgeous beaches. However, it's lately become clear that our coast needs more protection from development, which may lead to more serious building guidelines and restrictions. What...
7:00 am on Saturday January 21, 2012

SC's beach erosion may lead to stricter building restrictions

Image by Flickr user Frank KehrenOur area--and our state--is well known for its gorgeous beaches. However, it's lately become clear that our coast needs more protection from development, which may lead to more serious building guidelines and...
6:46 am on Sunday June 19, 2011

Grand Strand is the largest violator of beach setback laws

Daniel Imfeld There are several concerns with construction across the coastline of South Carolina. Not only is beach erosion an issue, but risk of hurricane damage is a concern as well.   There is an established setback line that structures are not...
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