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10:40 am on Wednesday March 27, 2013

Folly Beach Sea and Sand Fest kicks off April 13

The 23rd installment of the Folly Beach Sea and Sand Festival will take place on Center Street during the weekend of April 12. The Edge of America will party down from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, April 13. Children's activities will be dispersed...
5:37 am on Monday November 14, 2011

Recalling the Battle of Port Royal, and the 'rehearsal for Reconstruction'

Popular Graphic Arts Collection, Library of Congress Original caption: "Victorious bombardment of Port Royal by the United States fleet, under command of Commodore Dupont." Update November 14: While the first report below is still a great account...
6:18 am on Sunday September 12, 2010

Beware tidal flooding today in Charleston

Image by Flickr user eyebee High tide at the Charleston Battery.Above average high tides are expected to combine with winds to push tides up to just above 7 feet in Charleston around noon.  While the event won't be as bad as we've seen when rains...
6:07 pm on Tuesday November 11, 2008

Especially high tide, rains may cause flooding

Image by Flickr user James JordanImage by 20081111-moon.jpg The close full moon over the next several days will result in a high morning tide of up to some 9 feet, likely causing flooding in low-lying areas. There's also a chance of rain over the...