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Town's late poet laureate, councilman added to Wall of Honor

The family of the late Oscar Frazier gathers around Mayor Lisa Sulka, holding his portrait, during his Wall of Honor induction July 12 at Town Hall.
The family of the late Oscar Frazier gathers around Mayor Lisa Sulka, holding his portrait, during his Wall of Honor induction July 12 at Town Hall.

Town Council members posthumously inducted former Mayor Pro Tempore Oscar James Frazier into the Town of Bluffton's Wall of Honor July 12, prior to the Town Council meeting.

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Local animal rescue competes in national challenge

Neo was found tied to a tree in 2014 and rescued by Palmetto Animal League, from which he was later adopted. PHOTO SUBMITTED
Neo was found tied to a tree in 2014 and rescued by Palmetto Animal League, from which he was later adopted. PHOTO SUBMITTED

Are you up for a good challenge? If so, you can help rescue pets like Neo, a Cocker Spaniel found tied to a tree in the fall of 2014.

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Revolutionary War exhibit travels to Morris Center

"A NIght in History" promises pirate treasure hunts at the Morris Center. PHOTO SUBMITTED

The Daniel O. Morris Center for Lowcountry Heritage in Ridgeland will host "A Night in History" from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. July 23.

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Sports

Try split step to 'dance' your way to better tennis

Try split step to 'dance' your way to better tennis

By the time you read this article there will be new Wimbledon champions and the tennis season will be on its way to the tournaments leading up to the U.S. Open.

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Walking the course is how golf should be played

Junior golfers Camila and Sophia Burnett walk when they play. PHOTO BY JEAN HARRIS
Junior golfers Camila and Sophia Burnett walk when they play. PHOTO BY JEAN HARRIS

The United States Golf Association (USGA) thinks you should be walking the golf course when you play.

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Real Estate

Successful real estate agents go extra mile for sellers

Successful real estate agents go extra mile for sellers

Have you ever wondered why some real estate agents are more successful in listing and selling homes than other agents?

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Fashion

1970s hair-coloring trend resurging in popularity

1970s hair-coloring trend resurging in popularity

Balayage is a hair-coloring trend that began in France in the 1970s.

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Opinion

Reunited and it feels so good

The Griffin family at their reunion in Williamsburg, Va., earlier this year.
The Griffin family at their reunion in Williamsburg, Va., earlier this year.

Our family recently had a reunion in Williamsburg, Va. It was rather small as family reunions go, as it was just Hubby and I and our descendants.

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Pain of 'tech neck' might subside by simply looking up

Lynne Cope Hummell
Lynne Cope Hummell

Do you have "tech neck"? Do you know what this malady is?

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Always look closely at what the cat dragged in

Always look closely at what the cat dragged in

"One man's trash is another's man's treasure." It's all a matter of choice.

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Health & Wellness

Summer skin woes heat up in sun, heat, humidity

Oswald Lightsey Mikell
Oswald Lightsey Mikell

Is it hot enough for you?

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Eyes are window to the body's general health

Eyes are window to the body's general health

"The eyes are the window to the soul" is a common phrase used in many different contexts.

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Protect your feet from the summer heat from

Jill Blau
Jill Blau

It's sandal season in the Lowcountry.

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Home & Garden

Mid summer can be tough on lawns and gardens

Mid summer can be tough on lawns and gardens

With the summer heat upon us and afternoon or evening showers becoming common, we have to realize that disease problems will also be part of our gardening chores.

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Make backyard gardening easier with a raised bed

Make backyard gardening easier with a raised bed

Raise your garden to new heights for easier access and greater productivity.

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Seniors

Initiative urges talk about driving with aging loved ones

Rachel Carson
Rachel Carson

A new scratch on the bumper or avoiding activities that require leaving home are often the first signs that families should talk with their aging parents about driving.

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Caregivers must be compassionate, knowledgeable

Caregivers must be compassionate, knowledgeable

There is a lot that comes with being a caregiver.

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