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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....
3:40 am on Sunday December 19, 2010

Five years later, Folly eyes more millions to nourish beach

Image by Charleston Waterkeeper A file photo of Folly Beach erosion. The only thing worse than building your house on sand, is build a pile of sand and expecting it to last -- still, the rate at which the last nourishment in 2006 is disappearing is...
12:11 pm on Wednesday July 23, 2008

Wild Dunes has its beach back

Image by Wild DunesImage by 20080723_wild_dunes.jpg The resort's beach before and after. The $10 million Wild Dunes beach renourishment is done, and has widened the resort's sandy shore from inches to 300 feet. To do so, some 900,000 cubic yards was...
6:30 am on Friday June 13, 2008

Cannonball sucked up on Isle of Palms

Image by WikipediaImage by 20080613cannon.jpg The shell was likely fired from a cannon like this, a Columbiad. Update: The Post and Courier updates us that the shell was likely fired by Confederate forces during the Siege of Charleston from a 10-...
7:18 am on Tuesday May 27, 2008

Wild Dunes beach renourishment finally under way

The long-awaited Wild Dunes beach renourishment project on Isle of Palms is under way two years after residents starting pushing for it, and despite a fight over whether public funds should be used to replace eroded beach in the private community....
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