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Before, during and after hurricane arrives, rely on official info

These official sources will provide hurricane preparation, evacuation, and return information as soon as it is available.

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What to do before a hurricane

Get flood insurance now. Standard homeowner's insurance does not cover flooding.

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Plan ahead and pack an evacuation kit

You might not need the items in the kit while you are evacuating, but you might need them when you return home.

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This panoramic view of Hurricane Florence was captured from the International Space Station Sept. 10, 2018, when the storm was at Category 4 strength. COURTESY NASA/ASTRONAUT ALEXANDER GERST
This panoramic view of Hurricane Florence was captured from the International Space Station Sept. 10, 2018, when the storm was at Category 4 strength. COURTESY NASA/ASTRONAUT ALEXANDER GERST

Hurricane Prep

Once the storm has passed and any issued evacuation order has been lifted

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Anna Borelli, left and Liana Hutton with the two dozen suitcase they collected, cleaned, filled and donated to CAPA's Open Arms Children's Home. SUBMITTED
Anna Borelli, left and Liana Hutton with the two dozen suitcase they collected, cleaned, filled and donated to CAPA's Open Arms Children's Home. SUBMITTED

Island seniors' suitcase project helps empower recipients

For students in the International Baccalaureate Diploma Program (IBDP), senior year is chock full of special projects

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Island dignitaries gather in front of Baynard Mausoleum May 6 to commemorate the Zion Chapel of Ease Cemetery being recognized on the National Register of Historic Places. Iva Welton, center, a member of the Board of Directors of the Heritage Library, hol
Island dignitaries gather in front of Baynard Mausoleum May 6 to commemorate the Zion Chapel of Ease Cemetery being recognized on the National Register of Historic Places. Iva Welton, center, a member of the Board of Directors of the Heritage Library, hol

Zion Chapel of Ease Cemetery named to National Register

At a special ceremony May 6 at St. Luke's Parish Zion Chapel of Ease Cemetery

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Beaufort Memorial Hospital CEO Russell Baxley, center, leads the groundbreaking KEVIN AYLMER
Beaufort Memorial Hospital CEO Russell Baxley, center, leads the groundbreaking KEVIN AYLMER

Beaufort Memorial breaks ground on new medical office building

Turning its plan to expand medical services south of the Broad into action

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Business

Perry White, seated, is joined by family and friends as he surveys the work being done on his home by L3 Kigre and the American Legion Post 42 of Hilton Head Island. COURTESY BCEDC
Perry White, seated, is joined by family and friends as he surveys the work being done on his home by L3 Kigre and the American Legion Post 42 of Hilton Head Island. COURTESY BCEDC

L3 Kigre employees help a neighbor on Give-Back Day

L3 Kigre, a laser manufacturer located on Hilton Head Island

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New opportunities created for jobs, housing, shopping

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

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Business Briefs

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How to keep your assets  in your family bloodline

How to keep your assets in your family bloodline

If you want to make sure your assets will avoid unnecessary court involvement and will stay in your family bloodline

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How to 'interview' potential financial advisers

How to 'interview' potential financial advisers

Choosing the right - or wrong - financial adviser could have a major impact on your financial success.

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Sports

The kinetic chain: Only as strong as its weakest link

The kinetic chain: Only as strong as its weakest link

The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines kinetic energy as "energy associated with motion."

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The great balancing act:  Moving through 'no man's land'

The great balancing act: Moving through 'no man's land'

One of the most dreaded of places on the tennis court is the area about 3 feet inside

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Opinion

Lynne Cope Hummell
Lynne Cope Hummell

Love of words expands into sweetness of doing nothing

If you have been reading this caolumn for more than a few months, you probably already know how much I value words.

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Heritage Library board chairman Cal Callahan introduces Hilton Head Island Mayor John McCann during the recognition ceremony May 6 naming Zion Chapel of Ease to the National Register of Historic Places. COURTESY HERITAGE LIBRARY
Heritage Library board chairman Cal Callahan introduces Hilton Head Island Mayor John McCann during the recognition ceremony May 6 naming Zion Chapel of Ease to the National Register of Historic Places. COURTESY HERITAGE LIBRARY

Keeping island history on the map

Our community is fortunate to have a wealth of resources and volunteers that take pride

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Letters to the Editor

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Sun on the Street

Locals share plans for summer vacation fun, relaxation

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Health & Wellness

Mohs surgery followed by  cosmetic repair yields good results

Mohs surgery followed by cosmetic repair yields good results

Q: What is the process of Mohs surgery?

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Dental implant inquiry and utilization at all-time high

Dental implant inquiry and utilization at all-time high

Word is getting around to prospective dental implant patients that implant use will stabilize loose teeth replacements.

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Dr. Jonathan Briggs consults with a patient before a radiation treatment with the TrueBeam system. COURTESY BEAUFORT MEMORIAL HOSPITAL
Dr. Jonathan Briggs consults with a patient before a radiation treatment with the TrueBeam system. COURTESY BEAUFORT MEMORIAL HOSPITAL

Take prostate cancer lying down - for precise radiation dose

In their youth, most men don't think about their prostate.

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CBD products often good for inflammation, skin, headaches

CBD products often good for inflammation, skin, headaches

Now that CBD has become mainstream, it's important that consumers understand what they are purchasing

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E. Ronald Finger
E. Ronald Finger

Belt lipectomy offers better results for extreme sagging skin

A belt lipectomy is also called "circumferential lipectomy," and even an "around the world lipectomy"

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Family

 Jennifer Redmond
Jennifer Redmond

Slow down, consider balance to reduce senior fall risk

Every 13 seconds, an older adult is treated in the emergency room for a fall-related injury.

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Elderly caregivers need love, help and a break too

Elderly caregivers need love, help and a break too

You've probably heard stories about elderly caregivers who are so overworked and overwhelmed

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Kim Williams
Kim Williams

Six tips for polishing up your college application essay

Writing an essay for a college application can be a daunting task.

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Smell memory being studied in relationship to dementia

What do you think about when you smell apple pie?

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Let's talk about securing your Lowcountry legacy

Let's talk about securing your Lowcountry legacy

Do you wake up every day feeling blessed to live in the Lowcountry?

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