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Audubon Society's free app woos Lowcountry birders
Pinckney Island National Wildlife Refuge, where this juvenile tricolored heron was spotted, is on the Hilton Head Island Audubon Society's free birding trail app and website. PHOTO BY DEAN ROWLAND
Audubon Society's free app woos Lowcountry birders

More than 200 species of birds call Hilton Head Island home, some permanently and some part time, in different seasons, when they stop here along their migratory routes.

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Opinion

It's time to talk, to forgive, to move forward together
Lynne Cope Hummell
It's time to talk, to forgive, to move forward together

I want to talk about what happened in Charleston the evening of June 17.

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Letter to the Editor
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Business

Better Life Chiropractic docs offer unique adjustments
Drs. Trent and Aleisha Leisey at their new chiropractic office in Bluffton. PHOTO BY SUZANNE HOBBS
Better Life Chiropractic docs offer unique adjustments

For most working couples, the morning at home ends with a kiss goodbye, and the rest of the day you're apart - except for texts or phone calls - until the work day ends.

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Real estate assets make for unique planning concerns
Mark F. Winn
Real estate assets make for unique planning concerns

Real estate holdings present some unique and important estate planning issues.

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Sports

Protect yourself from heat-related maladies while active
Protect yourself from heat-related maladies while active

It seems we've run right into the heat of summer without even a hint of spring temperatures. Not having any kind of gradual heat transition can present a real danger of possible heat exhaustion or even heat stroke no matter how fit an individual might be.

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You'll play better golf if you practice with a purpose
Practicing with a purpose helps golfers at all levels to improve their game.
You'll play better golf if you practice with a purpose

Do you go to the practice facility and hit a large bucket of balls with no systematic plan? If so, you are wasting your time.

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Top Stories

Audubon Society's free app woos Lowcountry birders
Pinckney Island National Wildlife Refuge, where this juvenile tricolored heron was spotted, is on the Hilton Head Island Audubon Society's free birding trail app and website. PHOTO BY DEAN ROWLAND
Audubon Society's free app woos Lowcountry birders
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Hope Haven to bring Parent Café to the Lowcountry

Hope Haven of the Lowcountry has been awarded a grant from the Sisters of Charity Foundation to start the innovative Parent Café program.

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The switch to chip credit cards is upon us
The switch to chip credit cards is upon us
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Health & Wellness

Are you hearing me? Protecting and maximizing hearing
Are you hearing me? Protecting and maximizing hearing

According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention's National Center for Health Statistics, life expectancy in the USA has risen to an average of 78.8 years - with better news for women, who can expect to live to an average of 81.2 years.

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BMH hires first nurse-midwife
Janna Jones Kersh
BMH hires first nurse-midwife

Beaufort Memorial Hospital (BMH) has added its first midwife to its OB-GYN team, offering expectant mothers more birthing options.

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Connections 'club' offers hope, sense of control, even fun
Connections 'club' offers hope, sense of control, even fun

With the past, I have nothing to do; nor with the future. I live now.

- Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Health Briefs
  • Memory Matters has several openings in its Connections program for persons who are in the early stages of dementia or who have mild cognitive impairment.
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How to take years off your face without surgery
How to take years off your face without surgery

When you look in the mirror, does the reflection you see match the way you feel inside? If the answer is no, it might be time to talk about some options.

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It makes sense for dentist to offer cosmetic injections
Dr. James Jenkins
It makes sense for dentist to offer cosmetic injections

Physicians and physician's assistants have been doing it for years, and so have dentists for the past decade.

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Melasma a common, harmless skin condition in women
Oswald Mikell
Melasma a common, harmless skin condition in women

Melasma is very common and occurs in up to six million American women.

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Understanding childhood ADHD and behaviors
Understanding childhood ADHD and behaviors

According to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fifth Edition (DSM-V), Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

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What to do about a saggy 'turkey gobbler' neck
What to do about a saggy 'turkey gobbler' neck

An unattractive neck might be a result of excess fat, excess skin, or a combination of both, or from microgenia (a word for a small chin).

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Home & Garden

Dedicated streaming devices surpass ease of smart TV
Dedicated streaming devices surpass ease of smart TV

While some might see the Internet as their portal to social media venues such as Facebook and Twitter

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The do's and don't's of cleaning granite, other stone
With minimal care and common sense, the beauty of your new stone will last for years to come. PHOTO COURTESY DISTINCTIVE GRANITE AND MARBLE
The do's and don't's of cleaning granite, other stone

The new stone is installed and looks gorgeous. Now what?

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About Us

Volvo selects South Carolina for its first American factory
Production in the South Carolina plant will be carried out in much the same way as this assembly line in the Torslanda, Sweden, plant. PHOTO COURTESY VOLVO CARS
Volvo selects South Carolina for its first American factory

Volvo Cars has chosen Berkeley County, in the Lowcountry of South Carolina, as the location of its first American factory, investing up to $500 million in a facility with a capacity to initially produce up to 100,000 cars per year.

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Real Estate

Stay 'showing ready' when your home is on the market
Stay 'showing ready' when your home is on the market

When you are ready to sell your home, "staging, staging, staging" - just like "location, location, location"- will play a very important role in getting your house sold faster and for a higher price.

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Dining

Jamaican groove meets state of mind at Red Stripes
The Curry Goat entrée, $12.95, is served with rice & peas and coleslaw. On the side is the Salt Fish and Tomato Salad. PHOTO BY PAM GALLAGHER
Jamaican groove meets state of mind at Red Stripes

"I heard about this place in Afghanistan," a young man at a table told Red Stripes owner-chef Ezron Daley one night last month.

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Family

Peer-to-peer support groups important to caregivers
Rachel Carson
Peer-to-peer support groups important to caregivers

As our population ages, there is one thing we can be sure of: at some point we will know a caregiver, be a caregiver or need a caregiver.

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Senior independence possible with financial planning
Debbie Morris
Senior independence possible with financial planning

We start this month by celebrating our nation's Independence Day and treasuring liberty fought for by our founding fathers.

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When is right time to move to a senior retirement community?
Joe Agee
When is right time to move to a senior retirement community?

What age qualifies one as being defined as a "senior" citizen? Is it 65, the year that triggers Medicare benefits?

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