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Commuter, citizen input sought on proposed Hwy. 278 changes

Twenty-first century technology will play a major role in the 2020 Census.

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BLUFFTON POLLING PLACES

BLUFFTON POLLING PLACES

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Shoppers help themselves to squash, beets, onion, lettuces and other produce at a previous Fresh Xpress free event at Bluffton Self Help. The next event will be held Oct. 30. COURTESY BLUFFTON SELF HELP
Shoppers help themselves to squash, beets, onion, lettuces and other produce at a previous Fresh Xpress free event at Bluffton Self Help. The next event will be held Oct. 30. COURTESY BLUFFTON SELF HELP

Fresh produce offered free to all at Self Help's Fresh XPress

Six times a year, Bluffton Self Help, in partnership with the Lowcountry Food Bank

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Attendees from a previous Bourbon & Bubbly event enjoy cocktails and appetizers before the main event. This year's event will be held Oct. 24 at the River Club at Oldfield. COURTESY BLUFFTON JASPER VIM
Attendees from a previous Bourbon & Bubbly event enjoy cocktails and appetizers before the main event. This year's event will be held Oct. 24 at the River Club at Oldfield. COURTESY BLUFFTON JASPER VIM

Bourbon & Bubbly soiree Oct. 24 to benefit BJVIM

Bluffton Jasper Volunteers in Medicine (BJVIM) will host its major fundraiser - a Lowcountry dinner party

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Hardeeville hosts inaugural street fest Nov. 1-2

Hardeeville hosts inaugural street fest Nov. 1-2

The inaugural Hardeeville Festival on Main will be held Nov. 1-2 at the Richard Gray Recreation Complex Park

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Hurley Haywood poses with his Brumos Racing Porsche 917/10. COURTESY HURLEY HAYWOOD
Hurley Haywood poses with his Brumos Racing Porsche 917/10. COURTESY HURLEY HAYWOOD

Racing legend Hurley Haywood to appear at film exhibition

During the 1970s, there was no bigger name in endurance racing than Hurley Haywood

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Bluffton Democratic Club  making comeback

Bluffton Democratic Club making comeback

Four years after suspending operations, a new, energetic group of leaders has emerged to revive the Bluffton Democratic Club

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Business

Business Briefs

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How to plan ahead for threat of long-term care costs

How to plan ahead for threat of long-term care costs

The biggest threat my clients often face is the looming and uncertain possibility of long-term care costs.

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For most, business appears to be on post-summer upswing

Retailers, restaurants and other service businesses are changing the retail, hospitality and commercial landscape in Bluffton and Hilton Head Island.

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Business Briefs

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Curtis Loftis
Curtis Loftis

Boosting your child's college savings is as easy as 1-2-3

You want your child to be successful in this new school year.

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Family

Rick's story is one of love, compassion and survival against the odds. COURTESY PALMETTO ANIMAL LEAGUE
Rick's story is one of love, compassion and survival against the odds. COURTESY PALMETTO ANIMAL LEAGUE

Lowcountry businesses pledge support for abandoned, abused pets

As a private, nonprofit, no-kill animal rescue organization, Palmetto Animal League

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Letting kids train family dog leads to great relationships

Letting kids train family dog leads to great relationships

I love it when kids that are calm and old enough want to engage in the training process with their dogs.

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Jon R. Black
Jon R. Black

Thought-provoking question leads to life-changing shift

Why do you get out of bed each day?

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Play it safe with Halloween costumes, treats, lights

Play it safe with Halloween costumes, treats, lights

Before long, our neighborhood streets will be filled with young ghosts, goblins and pirates

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Pay attention to leads and become a deadly defender

Pay attention to leads and become a deadly defender

One of the most difficult aspects of playing bridge is defense.

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Opinion

Lynne Cope Hummell
Lynne Cope Hummell

There is light in the darkness, if you just seek it out

My brother Reid always liked jokes.

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Lisa Sulka
Lisa Sulka

'New' development a result of past agreements

A development agreement is a binding agreement between local governments and developers

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Letter to the Editor

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Sun on the Street

Moist, delicious treat a favorite for residents of the South

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Health & Wellness

Canine companions can be effective emotional support dogs

Establishing a strong support network is a key ingredient in any type of recovery.

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William Burak Jr.
William Burak Jr.

Symptoms of breast cancer that should not be ignored

Aside from skin cancer, breast cancer is the most common form of cancer in the United States.

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Dr. James Swenson
Dr. James Swenson

Experienced gastroenterologist joins BMH

Dr. James Swenson, a board-certified gastroenterologist with extensive clinical experience

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Change up your wellness routine, hobbies this fall

Change up your wellness routine, hobbies this fall

The crisper air that we feel in our Lowcountry presents the perfect opportunity to switch

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Know your CBD and adjust  intake for your personal benefit

Know your CBD and adjust intake for your personal benefit

With the light shining on the CBD industry right now

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Holly Wright
Holly Wright

Closing the 'pain gate' with exercise and massage therapy

When something hurts, whether its mental anguish, stress or physical pain

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Dr. Charrelle Coates
Dr. Charrelle Coates

Specialist in adolescent health joins team at Memorial Health

Dr. Charrelle Coates, who specializes in adolescent medicine, has joined the practice of Memorial Health University Physicians Children's Care.

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Sports

Most under-practiced tennis shot: The service return

Most under-practiced tennis shot: The service return

So, you've practiced hitting thousands of forehands and backhands

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Get a kick out of swimming - but only sometimes

Get a kick out of swimming - but only sometimes

One of my readers has asked me why I downplay kicking so much, except for breaststroke.

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Stretch Zone manager Jay Goodwin illustrates the benefits of stretching to Dr. Jean Harris. LYNLY TRIGG
Stretch Zone manager Jay Goodwin illustrates the benefits of stretching to Dr. Jean Harris. LYNLY TRIGG

Stretching for golf is good; super stretching is better

As a golf teaching professional, I constantly see golfers coming to the driving range

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Home & Garden

Cooler temperatures lure us back to garden chores

Cooler temperatures lure us back to garden chores

This is a transitional time, with the temperatures getting slightly cooler in the evening

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Real Estate

Classy, compelling real estate flyers help sell homes

Classy, compelling real estate flyers help sell homes

Even in today's digital-focused real estate marketplace, the use of house flyers is still an effective real estate tool

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