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7:24 am on Tuesday April 1, 2014

April is 'Zero Tolerance for Litter' month in Horry County

 If you litter in Horry County, expect to pay the price. On Tuesday, the county council is taking up a measure deeming April "Zero Tolerance for Litter," month.  
1:35 pm on Wednesday May 25, 2011

Downtown residents voice concerns regarding rowdy C of C students

Image by Flickr user lhilyer_librCollege of Charleston neighbors are talking about their frustrations with the college's efforts--or lack thereof--to keep a tighter leash on students that litter, blast loud music, and cause other disturbances. And...
5:56 am on Saturday July 24, 2010

Folly Beach continues with a ticket writing flurry to stop alcohol offenders

Image by Flickr user BAR Photography Fed up with a reputation as a party beach and the litter it leaves behind, Folly Beach is continuing with issuing tickets to those who aren't drinking beer from cups, behave poorly, or are underage. Head on over...
7:45 am on Tuesday July 6, 2010

Folly Beach preps for a crackdown on litter bugs this Fourth (update: day-after checkup)

Image by Flickr user OsCataleptic Update July 6th: Morris Island was indeed much cleaner, as proof here's a link to a Live 5 News video. Update July 5th: It's the day after and from the sounds of it litter was much less of a problem this year.  The...
5:13 am on Monday October 19, 2009

Slow march against litter bugs continues on Folly Beach

Image by Flickr user wildxplorer Image by 20091019-beach.jpgIn the wake excessive beach litter left behind by July 4th celebrators, Folly Beach continues to mull new rules to prevent against future incidents. Read more stories on this subject in...
4:02 am on Wednesday August 5, 2009

Folly Beach hosts meeting over July 4th mess (updated)

Update August 5: ABC News 4 was at the meeting, comments were taken but no decisions made. Check out their video. First reporting: Some area residents are still steaming from the mess left on Folly Beach after the Fouth of July celebrations. Read...
4:30 pm on Thursday July 9, 2009

Folly Beach considers ban on alcoholic beverages (updated)

Image by Flickr user GetHiroshimaImage by 20090707-folly.jpgCopious amounts of litter on Folly Beach after the Fourth of July celebrations has officials considering placing a ban on alcoholic beverages on the beach. The amount of trash left on the...
9:16 pm on Friday January 30, 2009

Adopt-A-Highway gathers 12 tons of trash in Berkeley

Some 25 thousand pounds of roadside trash were gathered by Berkeley County’s Adopt-A-Highway volunteers. Head over to NBC News 2 to read about the trash gathering in Berkeley. I'm sure more trash has been gathered by others, but it's still a...
4:41 am on Tuesday December 23, 2008

Students install 'cannons' to catch your butt, and eye

Image by Michelle Lee/James Island Charter High SchoolImage by 20081222-butt-canons.jpg Eye-catching. On a warm Saturday, December 20, two classes at James Island Charter High School along with members of the Charleston Surfrider Foundation...
1:44 pm on Monday June 30, 2008

Fine for throwing water balloons: $1,087

Image by flickr user twidImage by 20080630balloons.jpg Throwing water balloons is another form of littering on Isle of Palms, at least in one case. Four teens are having to pay big after tossing water balloons at people on Isle of Palms. They were...
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