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Justice, the new mascot for the Bluffton Police Department, appears to be typing at the desk of Chief Chris Chapmond. COURTESY BLUFFTON POLICE DEPARTMENT
Justice, the new mascot for the Bluffton Police Department, appears to be typing at the desk of Chief Chris Chapmond. COURTESY BLUFFTON POLICE DEPARTMENT

BPD welcomes adorable young recruit to PR position

Photos of a new recruit in a recent Facebook post by the Bluffton Police Department elicited 250 comments

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Celebrating the legacy of the McCracken family and Stock Farm Antiques on Jan. 23 were, from left, longtime friend Jacob Martin, Teddy McCracken, Emmett McCracken, current Bluffton Mayor Lisa Sulka, and former Mayor Hank Johnston. The McCrackens have reti
Celebrating the legacy of the McCracken family and Stock Farm Antiques on Jan. 23 were, from left, longtime friend Jacob Martin, Teddy McCracken, Emmett McCracken, current Bluffton Mayor Lisa Sulka, and former Mayor Hank Johnston. The McCrackens have reti

Friends, neighbors gather at impromptu Stock Farm farewell

For some 60-plus years, antiques buyers would seek out Stock Farm Antiques in Bluffton to help furnish their homes.

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"Botanical Fainting Couch" by Sarah Peters

Winners named in Public Art Exhibition on Hilton Head

The Public Art Fund of Community Foundation of the Lowcountry has announced the winners of the 2018 Public Art Exhibition on Hilton Head Island.

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Business

Business Briefs

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Carlton Dallas is planning a conference of international business executives to be held on Hilton Head Island. He believes new business sectors will help diversify Beaufort County's economy.
Carlton Dallas is planning a conference of international business executives to be held on Hilton Head Island. He believes new business sectors will help diversify Beaufort County's economy.

Retired exec planning business forum to attract global firms

Many people in the community think that Hilton Head Island has a one-dimensional economy built on tourism

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Trusts can protect and preserve family property

Trusts can protect and preserve family property

With advance planning, you can protect your loved ones

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Do I need new estate planning documents because I moved?

Do I need new estate planning documents because I moved?

The most common estate planning question I am asked revolves around the individual's estate planning

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Sports

Non-linear putters should visualize the hole as a clock in order to improve their putting. JEAN HARRIS
Non-linear putters should visualize the hole as a clock in order to improve their putting. JEAN HARRIS

How you see on the greens as important as what you see

I recently had cataract surgery in both eyes.

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Patience is a virtue, especially when added to tennis game

Patience is a virtue, especially when added to tennis game

By the time you read this, most USTA league players will have started the 2019 competitive season.

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Home & Garden

Where our water comes from and why that source matters

Where our water comes from and why that source matters

Here in the beautiful Lowcountry, we enjoy water everywhere.

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Real Estate

Cupid suggests a remodel if you don't love your home

Cupid suggests a remodel if you don't love your home

Have you ever the expression "Home is where the heart is"?

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Opinion

Weston Newton
Weston Newton

Focus on education a state priority in 2019

Since my thoughts last appeared in this space, much has transpired.

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Lynne Cope Hummell
Lynne Cope Hummell

Wisdom of the ages appears at the oddest of times and places

On the same Saturday recently, my husband and I each found inspiring little nuggets of wisdom

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Letter to the Editor

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Sun on the Street

Getting to the heart of the matter for Valentine's Day

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Health & Wellness

Lee Butterfield
Lee Butterfield

Five simple steps to maintaining a healthy heart

Cardiovascular diseases (CVD) are the leading cause of death in the United States.

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Dr. Jonathan Briggs, medical director for radiation oncology services, and Ryan Grove, chief radiation therapist, treat a patient using the  state-of-the-art TrueBeam radiotherapy system at the new Keyserling Cancer Center. COURTESY BEAUFORT MEMORIAL HOSP
Dr. Jonathan Briggs, medical director for radiation oncology services, and Ryan Grove, chief radiation therapist, treat a patient using the state-of-the-art TrueBeam radiotherapy system at the new Keyserling Cancer Center. COURTESY BEAUFORT MEMORIAL HOSP

Beaufort Memorial opens new Keyserling Cancer Center

Beaufort Memorial Hospital (BMH), in partnership with Alliance Oncology

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Health Briefs

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Get teeth checked regularly; don't wait until it hurts

Get teeth checked regularly; don't wait until it hurts

As with anything else in the body, pain is an indicator that something is wrong.

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No matter how small it seems, be grateful for something

Gratitude means thanks and appreciation. "Gratitude," which rhymes with "attitude," comes from the Latin word "gratus," which means "thankful, pleasing."

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Though common, acne still frustrating condition

Though common, acne still frustrating condition

Acne is a common skin problem for most adolescents - and for some adults.

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E. Ronald Finger
E. Ronald Finger

Advances in tummy tuck surgery lead to better results

Abdominoplasties are most commonly called "tummy tucks."

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Family

Denise K. Spencer
Denise K. Spencer

Adjust your resolutions, goals to allow for flexibility

By February, many of us are into the second month of our new health club membership

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Universe of collectors is shrinking: Good thing or bad thing?

Universe of collectors is shrinking: Good thing or bad thing?

When it comes to collectors, we get to witness firsthand the real world at our shop in the Promenade.

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Christine Herrin
Christine Herrin

Reach out to those in pain to help ease their suffering

Many of us feel uncomfortable and ill-equipped when others express negative emotions like regret and sadness.

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Asia
Asia

Honoring a dog's legacy: Asia 2009-2019

Writing these articles for several years, even people who don't know me through training

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Dan the Man, a resident at the Palmetto Animal League adoption center, gives a big yawning smile for the camera. COURTESY PALMETTO ANIMAL LEAGUE
Dan the Man, a resident at the Palmetto Animal League adoption center, gives a big yawning smile for the camera. COURTESY PALMETTO ANIMAL LEAGUE

Defending against the hidden dangers in your dog's mouth

Many people find the smell of "puppy breath" endearing, but I've never heard anyone claim to love their adult dog's breath.

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Michaels Cuebid a handy element for your bridge tool kit

A popular cuebid that bridge players use is called Michaels Cuebid.

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