Message From the Mayor: February 2024

Mayor Goodwin

Happy Valentine’s Day! I hope everyone and their mate, husband, wife, family members, and significant others have an enjoyable day to celebrate Love all around our City, State, and Nation. Truly a time to come together as members of one great family of humankind. Everyone should stay tuned to the Council’s work on the Short-Term […]

Letter From Folly Police Chief, Andrew Gilreath

folly police update

Friends, February brings a reminder to prioritize cold weather safety for ourselves and our loved ones. Whether you’re a cold weather enthusiast or prefer the warmth indoors, here are some tips to ensure everyone stays safe and well during the chilly months. Layer Up and Stay Warm: As temperatures drop, it’s crucial to dress in […]

Message From the Mayor: January 2024

Mayor Goodwin

Fellow Citizens – We made it to 2024! I hope everyone enjoyed a very happy holiday. Kudos to our hardworking city employees who spent untold hours planning, conducting, and cleaning up after our many spectacular holiday events. My message to you all this month is to wish EVERYONE a VERY Happy New Year!

Update on 2024 Beach Renourishment Project

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is currently bidding out the 2024 beach renourishment project. The bid opening will be coming soon in early December. Once the City has the project manager, contractor information, and a tentative project schedule, we will be pushing this information out as soon as possible. In the meantime, please email […]

A Thank You to the Folly Beach Public Works Department!

Public Works

It’s been almost 18 years since the tragic loss of Rick Huff, a local musician and songwriter who chronicled the everyday life on Folly Beach. His songs are just as relevant today as they were two decades ago when he wrote them. One timeless example is the song he wrote about Public Works titled “Big […]

Message From the Mayor: November 2023

Mayor Goodwin

Fellow Citizens,Happy Thanksgiving!! Hard to believe it is November already.What are you and your Family thankful for? Is it good health,or maybe a healing from an illness? Could it be you are just thankful to live in America where countless Patriots spanning our country’s history have paid the ultimate sacrifice to keep our country free […]

Message From the Chief: November 2023

folly police update

Friends,I’m happy to report that other than the Dlood event, we made it through the hurricane season unscathed. During the next few months, the following items will be priorities for your DPS staff. Monitoring homes and rentals that may be empty during the next few months; Traffic Enforcement; Beach Enforcement; and maintaining the vast amount […]

October Message From the Mayor

Mayor Goodwin

Fellow citizens, Trick or Treat! It’s that time of year again.   Fall seems to be in the air, football is the main topic of conversation, and once again the unofficial start to the Holiday season begins with Folly’s now famous, at least in the local area, Halloween Carnival! That’s right, it is time for […]

Get to Know the Candidates Before You Vote November 7th

Meet the Candidates

The General Election for the City of Folly Beach is scheduled for November 7. Residents will vote to fill three Council seats currently held by Councilmembers Barker, Grooms, and Houghton. Here are the candidates running in this year’s election: