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Lack of housing could spur higher wages, fewer workers

Lack of housing could spur higher wages, fewer workers

More than one-third - 35.7 percent - of Beaufort County's workforce commutes to their jobs from somewhere else.

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Historic Bluffton homes featured in Sharma's art exhibit

Historic Bluffton homes featured in Sharma's art exhibit

"Historic Belfair & Rose Hill, Intimate & Revealing Watercolors by Alexandra Sharma,

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City of Beaufort, USCB Center for the Arts win state's top arts award

City of Beaufort, USCB Center for the Arts win state's top arts award

The City of Beaufort and USCB's Center for the Arts earned the state's highest honor for contributions to the arts March 6 with the Elizabeth O'Neill Verner Governor's Award.

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Business

How should assets be titled and benefits designated?

Mark F. Winn
Mark F. Winn

When you decide to plan your estate, if you use a revocable trust as a vehicle for transferring your assets to avoid probate, as opposed to a will alone (which ensures probate in almost all cases), then what are the rules that practicing lawyers employ to advise you?

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Business Briefs

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Sports

Stay arm's length away from ball for better striking

Stay arm's length away from ball for better striking

One of the basic, most important fundamentals I work at getting across to tennis students is the need to get their body out of the way of the ball while maintaining balance and moving their body weight forward into the ball.

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Golf teaches life lessons in discipline, self-reliance

Maddie Prince on the golf course. PHOTO BY JEAN HARRIS
Maddie Prince on the golf course. PHOTO BY JEAN HARRIS

It was my pleasure to interview a really remarkable young lady recently.

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Real Estate

Thinking about buying a residential lot? Consider this.

Larry Stoller
Larry Stoller

That famous American cowboy, humorist, columnist, commentator, performer and philosopher Will Rogers once said, "Buy land. They ain't making any more of the stuff."

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Opinion

Though spring sprang early, beauty continues to inspire

Lynne Cope Hummell
Lynne Cope Hummell

During a recent week, on my morning commute to work, I saw the following:

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Mobile vending ordinance explained

Lisa Sulka
Lisa Sulka

After several months of public input and discussion on the topic of food trucks and mobile vending

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Health & Wellness

There are good options to help you quit smoking

William E. Kyle
William E. Kyle

Q: I've been smoking for 30 years. What are my best options to quit?

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Protect your eyes from effects of UV exposure

Protect your eyes from effects of UV exposure

Because we live in a coastal area, with lots of sunny days, sun protection is of utmost importance for us here in the Lowcountry.

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Coping with caregiver guilt begins with taking care of you

Coping with caregiver guilt begins with taking care of you

If your compassion does not include yourself, it is incomplete. - Jack Kornfield

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Home & Garden

Prune, plant, fertilize; time to get back to garden chores

Prune, plant, fertilize; time to get back to garden chores

With the weather starting to finally settle down, it's time to get all those garden chores going in full swing.

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Family

Beware: Internet scammers often target seniors online

Rachel Carson
Rachel Carson

With more elder adults online and engaged in social media, seniors are at an ever-increasing threat that their financial and other personal information will be compromised.

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Tips for helping seniors stay safe in their homes

James Wogsland
James Wogsland

Especially for seniors, one's home should be a place of comfort and safety.

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Trainer's pet peeves are all about the owners

Trainer's pet peeves are all about the owners

Dog trainers are like everyone else in that there are some situations that are just irksome.

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Dining

Pizza purists, get fired up for Bluffton's Local Pie

Pizza purists, get fired up for Bluffton's Local Pie

Celebrated Hilton Head Island chef and food consultant Lee Lucier, a co-owner of the island's original Local Pie

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