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USCB history professor wins second $200K award

J. Brent Morris
J. Brent Morris

A history professor at the University of South Carolina Beaufort has been awarded, for the second time

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Superheroes to the rescue to raise funds to cure TSC

Super Chloe Bredeson of Bluffton will lead the TSC awareness walk Oct. 1 at Jarvis Creek Park.
Super Chloe Bredeson of Bluffton will lead the TSC awareness walk Oct. 1 at Jarvis Creek Park.

Despite multiple tumors, epilepsy and kidney disease, Chloe Bredeson continues to show the world how tough she really is.

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Radiothon raises $218,416 for Willett Children's Hospital

Children helped reveal the total amount raised at the end of the two-day radiothon for the Dwaine & Cynthia Willett Children's Hospital of Savannah. Behind them, from left, are Sue Brown, ReMax Savannah; Dawn Baker, WTOC; Mark Robertson, 98.7 The River;
Children helped reveal the total amount raised at the end of the two-day radiothon for the Dwaine & Cynthia Willett Children's Hospital of Savannah. Behind them, from left, are Sue Brown, ReMax Savannah; Dawn Baker, WTOC; Mark Robertson, 98.7 The River;

SAVANNAH -The fourth annual Children's Miracle Network Hospitals Radiothon Sept. 8-9

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Business

Having a good estate plan helps avoid many problems

Having a good estate plan helps avoid many problems

Family fights, disgruntled heirs, costly legal fees, court costs and unnecessary taxes are some of the things a good estate plan will avoid for you.

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Don't fall for IRS phone call; it's a scam

Don't fall for IRS phone call; it's a scam

I am beginning to think that we are the tax scam capital of the U.S.

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Area businesses expanding at healthy clip

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

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Sports

Swimming laps won't produce or increase efficiency

Swimming laps won't produce or increase efficiency

There is a hard truth to accept about more efficient swimming: It won't happen by swimming laps.

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Start kids early to enjoy tennis for a lifetime

Start kids early to enjoy tennis for a lifetime

I'm writing this on the eve of starting the fall kids' tennis program for the Island Rec Center

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Ryder Cup matches: Is the U.S. a favorite or underdog?

Davis Love III, a regular at the RBC Heritage, is captain of the 2016 U.S. Ryder Cup team.
Davis Love III, a regular at the RBC Heritage, is captain of the 2016 U.S. Ryder Cup team.

The Ryder Cup matches will be held Sept. 30 through Oct. 2 at the Hazeltine National Golf Club in Minnesota.

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Real Estate

Selling your home when autumn leaves start to fall

Selling your home when autumn leaves start to fall

After part tropical storm and part hurricane Hermine visited us a couple of weeks ago, it was not a good time to sell your home.

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Opinion

Town of Bluffton website has new look

Lisa Sulka
Lisa Sulka

We are pleased to announce the launch of our newly designed website.

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Charm, love of vinyl records spans generations

Lynne Cope Hummell
Lynne Cope Hummell

Do you remember the first vinyl record album you bought? Was that in the 1950s, or '60s ... or last year?

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Creating wave of the future

The author demonstrates her new
The author demonstrates her new "I love you" salute to annoying drivers.

I am left-handed. I sign my name, open catsup bottles and play ball with the dependable grip of my left hand.

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Health & Wellness

Options in refractive eye surgeries to correct vision

Options in refractive eye surgeries to correct vision

"Can I have eye surgery to correct my vision?"

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Fungal skin infections common but treatable

Oswald Lightsey Mikell
Oswald Lightsey Mikell

Most people cringe at the thought of having a fungal infection but, in reality, we all have many types of fungi that live on our skin all the time.

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Poison ivy, oak and sumac can make you itch and moan

Poison ivy
Poison ivy

Poison ivy, poison oak, and poison sumac are plants that commonly cause a skin rash frequently seen in the summer months.

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Home & Garden

Fall a good time to add new shrubs, perennials

Fall a good time to add new shrubs, perennials

With signs of fall approaching, there are many jobs still to be done at this time of year.

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Hot peppers can add a little spice to your life and lunch

Golden cayenne peppers are hot, with a Scoville heat level of 30,000 to 50,000. PHOTO COURTESY BONNIE PLANTS
Golden cayenne peppers are hot, with a Scoville heat level of 30,000 to 50,000. PHOTO COURTESY BONNIE PLANTS

Don't be afraid to add a little spicy heat to your meals by growing a few hot peppers in the garden or containers.

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Five tricks for a chore-free weekend

Five tricks for a chore-free weekend

When thinking about errands, checklists and even downtime, every busy person wishes there were more hours in the day.

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Family

Consider Hermine as a warning to be prepared

Rachel Carson
Rachel Carson

Hurricane season officially began in June and ends Nov. 30.

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