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Lynne Cope Hummell
Lynne Cope Hummell

OH, THE JOYS OF GETTING AWAY, SEEING NEW SIGHTS, PEOPLE

After months of my car sitting forlorn in our driveway, with minimal trips around town for essentials, she finally got some exercise.

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TOWN'S HURRICANE PREPAREDNESS PRESENTATION AVAILABLE ONLINE

In order for the community to be prepared during hurricane season, which lasts through Nov. 30

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Annelore Harrell by TAMELA MAXIM
Annelore Harrell by TAMELA MAXIM

WATCHES, WAR-TIME SHORTAGES, LIFE ON THE RIVER FILL MEMORIES

While traffic on U.S. 17 isn't easy now, imagine the road 80 years ago.

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EVEN IN PANDEMIC, DAY TRIPS CAN BE FUN, EDUCATIONAL, SAFE

EVEN IN PANDEMIC, DAY TRIPS CAN BE FUN, EDUCATIONAL, SAFE

Imagine that you wrote a book of great tips for traveling to a cool city and experiencing all the restaurants

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Health & Wellness

100 Deadliest Days of Driving pose serious risks for youth

100 Deadliest Days of Driving pose serious risks for youth

The summer months between Memorial Day and Labor Day are among the most dangerous times of the year on our nation's highways.

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Dr. Eve Ashby
Dr. Eve Ashby

Is it just me or is it hot in here? Managing menopause symptoms

While summer seems to last longer and longer in the South, many women might be experiencing their own "personal summer"

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Mental health services, providers limited in Beaufort County

One in five people will experience a mental health issue within their lifetime.

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Karen Balerna
Karen Balerna

Patient advocates help individuals navigate health care issues

"What is a patient advocate?" I am asked this question quite a bit.

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Prioritize good nutrition to  maintain greater independence

Prioritize good nutrition to maintain greater independence

Having just celebrated the Fourth of July, it's that time of year again when cookouts, fireworks and appreciating our independence come to mind.

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Sports

Summertime sun protection 101: aka my new hat

Summertime sun protection 101: aka my new hat

By the time you read this, our "summer" in the Lowcountry will be almost half over.

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Enjoying snacks on the golf course are Jane Olthuis, Ellen Hart and Dr. Jean Harris. DEBBY GREEN
Enjoying snacks on the golf course are Jane Olthuis, Ellen Hart and Dr. Jean Harris. DEBBY GREEN

Keep up with nutrition, hydration to enjoy better golf

Do you get tired playing golf in this heat? Do you lose your focus after a few holes?

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Real Estate

Employ 5 P's for help in getting your house sold faster

Employ 5 P's for help in getting your house sold faster

While it's safe to say that no one knows the exact price that a home will sell for, most real estate agents can predict an accurate price range.

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Opinion

SMALL DELEGATION HELPS BRING BIG MONEY TO REGION

Since I last appeared on this page, the information flow from the State House has been somewhat sparse.

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Sun on the Street

DOG DAYS SEEM MADE FOR CANINE COMPANIONS TO CHILL

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Letters to the Editor

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Lynne Cope Hummell
Lynne Cope Hummell

Kitchen becomes popular spot while at home in isolation

We continue to hear from friends and family that our collective isolation at home due to COVID-19 has brought about new hobbies

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Lisa Sulka
Lisa Sulka

Living in Town has its advantages

Did you know that the Town of Bluffton provides trash and recycling as a service to our residents?

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Business

Business Briefs

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Mark F. Winn
Mark F. Winn

Self-help for vital estate planning does not make sense

With the pervasiveness in our society of do-it-yourself everything, and the promise of fast

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Two physician assistants join Surgical Specialists

Beaufort Memorial Surgical Specialists has added two physician assistants to its team of board-certified providers.

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Business Briefs

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Family

Choose a retirement community suited to your needs

Choose a retirement community suited to your needs

There's a common perception that retirement is a relaxing time, free from the worries of work and raising a family.

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Abby Bird works with Dallas, a Golden Lab she has been fostering. Dallas needs a forever home in order to live his best life.
Abby Bird works with Dallas, a Golden Lab she has been fostering. Dallas needs a forever home in order to live his best life.

A summer plea: Please help Dallas find a good home

I have an unusual request, hence this article.

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No fairy tale: Pennies of investment yields $100K

No fairy tale: Pennies of investment yields $100K

This month's column has all the makings of a Ron Howard movie.

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Watch sky, stay alert and prepared for severe summer weather

Watch sky, stay alert and prepared for severe summer weather

How many times have you heard that low rumble in the distance in the summer?

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Home & Garden

These live oaks along Argent Way in Sun City were planted many years ago. Mature oaks provide ample shade, habitat for birds and other critters, and one tree releases enough oxygen to support two adults. ROSEMARY T. SMITH
These live oaks along Argent Way in Sun City were planted many years ago. Mature oaks provide ample shade, habitat for birds and other critters, and one tree releases enough oxygen to support two adults. ROSEMARY T. SMITH

There's more to majestic oaks than graceful entry way

When Del Webb engineers first laid out Sun City Hilton Head, one of their goals was to preserve the natural beauty

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Summer heat, humidity can take toll on lawn and garden

Summer heat, humidity can take toll on lawn and garden

As the summer gets hotter and more humid, remember to do your gardening chores in the morning or late evening hours.

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