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College fair lets students, parents preview many schools at once

College fair lets students, parents preview many schools at once

More than 80 colleges and universities will make sales pitches to Beaufort County

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Lyn St. James, legendary race car driver, will serve as Grand Marshal for the Savannah Speed Classic portion of the Hilton Head Island Concours d'Elegance & Motoring Festival. COURTESY HILTON HEAD CONCOURS
Lyn St. James, legendary race car driver, will serve as Grand Marshal for the Savannah Speed Classic portion of the Hilton Head Island Concours d'Elegance & Motoring Festival. COURTESY HILTON HEAD CONCOURS

New feature of motoring festival celebrates women collectors

The Hilton Head Island Concours d'Elegance & Motoring Festival will be celebrating its 18th event this fall.

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Judi Shane teaches a computer workshop in September at the Hilton Head Computer Club. EDWINA HOYLE
Judi Shane teaches a computer workshop in September at the Hilton Head Computer Club. EDWINA HOYLE

Computer Club still innovating, teaching after 30 years

Way back in 1989, eleven guys who loved "talking tech" would get together

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The dock at the Spanish Wells Club offers some of the best sunset views on Hilton Head Island. Membership is open to all island residents. SPANISH WELLS CLUB
The dock at the Spanish Wells Club offers some of the best sunset views on Hilton Head Island. Membership is open to all island residents. SPANISH WELLS CLUB

Spanish Wells Club celebrates 50 years of operations

Spanish Wells Club, which opened its original golf course in 1969

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Nonprofits sought to apply for Garden Tour grant funds

Proceeds from the All Saints Garden Tour, scheduled for May 16, 2020

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Volunteers are all smiles at a recent  packing event for Backpack Buddies. COURTESY BACKPACK BUDDIES HILTON HEAD
Volunteers are all smiles at a recent packing event for Backpack Buddies. COURTESY BACKPACK BUDDIES HILTON HEAD

Backpack Buddies celebrates 20 years of fighting hunger

One out of every five children in American struggles with hunger.

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Business

For most, business appears to be on post-summer upswing

Retailers, restaurants and other service businesses are changing the retail, hospitality and commercial landscape

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Business Briefs

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Mark F. Winn
Mark F. Winn

Plan ahead, create trust to protect heirs' inheritance

Statistically, one out of every four dollars you leave "free of trust" to a married child will be lost in a divorce.

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Sports

Practice focusing, anticipate cues, and watch the ball

Probably the most common self-correction and lament heard on the tennis court

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Jean Harris in the Lowcountry in a bunker with a short lip. SUE HOWARD
Jean Harris in the Lowcountry in a bunker with a short lip. SUE HOWARD

If you happen to get into a bunker, here's how to get out

If you play golf in the Lowcountry, you are likely to get into a fairway bunker sometimes, and maybe each time you play.

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Real Estate

Price your home to sell for highest price, based on comps

Price your home to sell for highest price, based on comps

A while back I wanted to sell my 1984 Corvette for about $15,000.

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Opinion

Lynne Cope Hummell
Lynne Cope Hummell

Getting a months-long jump on holidays unwieldy, confusing

Remember the good old days when Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas, Hanukkah and New Years' Eve

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John McCann
John McCann

Broadband infrastructure a boost to island

The installation of Hilton Head Island's network of fiber optic cables exemplifies how we are joining communities

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Letter to the Editor

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Sun on the Street

What's on your calendar for fun and frivolity?

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Health & Wellness

James G. Jenkins
James G. Jenkins

Surprising as it might sound, Botox is useful in dentistry

Most people have heard of, or benefited from Botox and Juvederm.

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Vandit Sardana
Vandit Sardana

Understanding types of arthritis, treatment options

"Arthritis" is an umbrella term that includes more than 100 related conditions.

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E. Ronald Finger
E. Ronald Finger

Early plastic surgery set stage for today's practices

The word "plastic" in "plastic surgery" evolved from the Greek word "plastikos," meaning "to mold."

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Plant-based eating a growing trend to be celebrated

Plant-based eating a growing trend to be celebrated

There has recently been an explosion of plant-based alternative meat products

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Lower cost mammograms offered

Lower cost mammograms offered

In recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Beaufort Memorial Hospital is offering the opportunity

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Family

Tips for preparing, caring for seniors during storm season

Tips for preparing, caring for seniors during storm season

Hurricane season began June 1 and ends Nov. 30. Hurricanes, or any natural disasters

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Joe Agee
Joe Agee

Adult children can help in transition to retirement home

When it comes to transitioning to a retirement community, the "laundry list" might be longer than you think.

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Remember me? Forgotten animals need love to heal

Remember me? Forgotten animals need love to heal

She'd been sitting at a shelter in Orangeburg for months and now, Bekka's time had run out.

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Home & Garden

Cape or not, be a hero and practice home fire escape

Cape or not, be a hero and practice home fire escape

Fire Prevention Week will be observed Oct. 6-12 this year, with the theme "Not Every Hero Wears a Cape."

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Think before you drink: What's in that 'healthy' concoction?

Think before you drink: What's in that 'healthy' concoction?

Did you know that 20-ounce sports drinks contain approximately 8.5 teaspoons of sugar?

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Chip Collins
Chip Collins

Overcoming the 'unjoyment' of annoying distractions

Don't worry: Google doesn't recognize the word "unjoyment" either.

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