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Special Olympics track and field games set for April 5

The Special Olympics South Carolina Area 8 Regional Spring Games will be held April 5 at May River High School

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Debbie Wilkerson, left, with her longtime friend Paula Rosen
Debbie Wilkerson, left, with her longtime friend Paula Rosen

Friends, family and complete strangers donate 'live' kidneys

March is National Kidney Awareness Month.

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Members of the Boys & Girls Club of Bluffton post with a
Members of the Boys & Girls Club of Bluffton post with a "thank you" banner they created after Lowcountry Community Church contributed $10,000 to the organization for its Literacy Center. COURTESY LOWCOUNTRY COMMUNITY CHURCH

Lowcountry Community Church donates $10,000 to the Boys & Girls Club of Bluffton

Lowcountry Community Church (LCC) recently donated $10,000 to the Boys & Girls Club of Bluffton

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Sports

Eliminating unforced errors key to consistent, winning tennis

Eliminating unforced errors key to consistent, winning tennis

We all get them, hate ourselves for having them, and likely lose more points because of them during the course of a match.

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Members of the Girls Golf LPGA group attend the RBC Heritage at Harbour Town each year to learn from watching the pros play. JEAN HARRIS
Members of the Girls Golf LPGA group attend the RBC Heritage at Harbour Town each year to learn from watching the pros play. JEAN HARRIS

Learn more about golf from watching pros in person

I love to watch the professionals play golf, especially in person.

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Follow the laws of physics to learn to swim better

Follow the laws of physics to learn to swim better

Newton's First Law applies to decreasing resistance for swimming efficiency.

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Real Estate

Don't wait for buyers to find properties; find buyers first

Don't wait for buyers to find properties; find buyers first

In most real estate sales, agents list properties, buyers search for the properties of their dreams

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Home & Garden

Breaking bad Wi-Fi cycle: four ways to improve service

Breaking bad Wi-Fi cycle: four ways to improve service

Take a moment and make a note of everything in your home that connects to the internet

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Beaufort County's average sea levels from 1930 to present
Beaufort County's average sea levels from 1930 to present

Time and tide wait for no man; we must act now

Bluffton and Hilton Head, and most of Beaufort County, on up to Charleston is called the Lowcountry.

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What's in your faucet? Have your home's water tested

What's in your faucet? Have your home's water tested

Do you know much chlorine is in your water?

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Spring is here! Get outside and grow something!

Spring is here! Get outside and grow something!

With early plants blooming and the calendar telling us spring is here

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Opinion

Lynne Cope Hummell
Lynne Cope Hummell

Trying not to get angry requires practice, patience

Do you get angry easily?

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Lisa Sulka
Lisa Sulka

Town Hall revitalized, ready for continued service

Town Hall, the cornerstone of our local government operations, is renovated and stands proudly to serve our community for decades to come.

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Letters to the Editor

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Sun on the Street

Spring is about to be sprung, and here's your sign

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Health & Wellness

Seven steps to to turn  prediabetes into no diabetes

Seven steps to to turn prediabetes into no diabetes

If you've been diagnosed with prediabetes, it is important to understand what that means.

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'My suicide attempts were not a sign of weakness'

'My suicide attempts were not a sign of weakness'

Far too often I hear others say something in regards to the supposition that suicide is about weakness. I

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What you should know  before you buy CBD products

What you should know before you buy CBD products

With all the attention CBD products are getting, it can be confusing to know where to turn and what to buy.

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Family

'Aging isn't for sissies' an accurate assessment for many

'Aging isn't for sissies' an accurate assessment for many

Bette Davis, a famous movie star, once said, "Aging isn't for sissies." How right she was!

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'Stay,' 'Wait' commands  crucial to well-trained dog

'Stay,' 'Wait' commands crucial to well-trained dog

The commands "Stay" and "Wait" are not used interchangeably but have separate connotations.

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Add sizzle to your bridge game by learning to bid slams

Add sizzle to your bridge game by learning to bid slams

What is the most exciting part of bridge? Bidding and making slams, of course!

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The purple-draped Lenten cross signifies a season of sacrifice and returning to God. KATHY BERNTSON
The purple-draped Lenten cross signifies a season of sacrifice and returning to God. KATHY BERNTSON

Season of Lent a time for 'do-over' to reconnect with God

Drapes of purple cloth observable on area crosses that once stood bare indicate it is that time of year again.

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Cleaning, clearing and storage tips to help make home safer

Cleaning, clearing and storage tips to help make home safer

With warmer weather and longer days approaching, people in the Lowcountry are focusing on long-neglected projects like spring cleaning

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Local churches partner to offer weekly Lenten services

Presbyterian, United Methodist, Lutheran and A.M.E. churches in the greater Bluffton-Okatie area will gather together at noon each Wednesday through April 10

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