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Caregivers, local non-profit launch book of inspirations
"Meet Me Where I Am," a coffee table book of creative expressions, is now available for sale. From left are Lynne Cope Hummell, editor; Edwina Hoyle, executive director of Memory Matters; and Lydia Inglett, publisher.
Caregivers, local non-profit launch book of inspirations

The book had its beginnings in early 2014 among a group of caregivers whose loved ones were participants in the social day program at Memory Matters.

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Rotary announces '50 for 50'
Rotary announces '50 for 50'

The Rotary Club of Hilton Head Island will celebrate its 50th anniversary in 2017 by undertaking a special project to mark the occasion.

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Opinion

Letter to the Editor
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Pajamas a comfy luxury not reserved for little kids
Lynne Cope Hummell
Pajamas a comfy luxury not reserved for little kids

Raise your hand if you wear pajamas to bed.

Why, that's quite a lot of you!

I'm not surprised, as many recent surveys - from such esteemed sources as the National Sleep Foundation - indicate that about two-thirds of American adults do indeed wear pajamas to bed.

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Stop the stigma; learn about mental illness

In 1996, I was diagnosed with Bipolar I Disorder, a mental illness.

Undiagnosed, it had dramatically impacted me; my wife, Susan; our sons, family and friends.

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Business

Business Briefs
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Leave assets 'in trust' to avoid losing them to divorce
Mark F. Winn
Leave assets 'in trust' to avoid losing them to divorce

The best way to leave assets to loved ones who are married is "in trust." This can guarantee the assets will not be lost in a divorce, and it can guarantee the remainder will stay in the blood family.

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Sports

Riddle: What is known as 'off' but usually is better 'on'?
Riddle: What is known as 'off' but usually is better 'on'?

I was teaching a group of 9- to12-year-old beginners who love to flail away at the ball with reckless abandon. As you might imagine, they completely missed contacting the ball most of the time.

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Top Stories

Island's fire chief reflects on 28-year career through the ranks
Chief Brad Tadlock in his office at Hilton Head Fire Rescue.
Island's fire chief reflects on 28-year career through the ranks
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Local masons lodge works to 'send George back to school'
The Lansdowne Portrait of George Washington
Local masons lodge works to 'send George back to school'
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Health & Wellness

Being positive among best ways to keep healthy brain
Being positive among best ways to keep healthy brain

"Flow with whatever is happening and let your mind be free. Stay centered by accepting whatever you are doing. This is the ultimate." - Chuang Tzu

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Chiropractic care beneficial and safe during pregnancy
Chiropractic care beneficial and safe during pregnancy

When asking the general public why people would see a chiropractor, perhaps a vast majority of the responses would be something to do with neck pain, back pain or auto accidents.

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Health Briefs
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Journey of change is one worth taking
Jodi Watts
Journey of change is one worth taking

In my earlier years, a great college professor introduced me to the book "Wherever You Go, There You Are" by Jon Kabat-Zinn.

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Home & Garden

Choose colors for the kitchen that express your style
It's all about color when creating the look of your kitchen. PHOTO COURTESY DISTINCTIVE GRANITE AND MARBLE
Choose colors for the kitchen that express your style

We're seeing a lot of white kitchens these days in the design media. It seems that the absence of color is a sign of sophistication, modernity and cool. But just as certainly, there is plenty of color in many of today's kitchens.

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Smart storage solutions set your closet free from chaos
Smart storage solutions set your closet free from chaos

Until recently, the words "closet" and "design" have rarely been used in the same sentence. Over the past few years, there has been an increasing interest in closet functionality, and with good reason.

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Useful gift suggestions for audiophiles also practical
Useful gift suggestions for audiophiles also practical

If dropping temperatures are any indication of the season, we know that by now holiday plans are well underway for many folks, and finding gifts that make spirits bright is at the top of to-do lists.

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Real Estate

Take action if high mortgage payments are getting you down
Take action if high mortgage payments are getting you down

If you find yourself struggling to make mortgage payments, there are government programs that can help you refinance your mortgage and decrease or suspend your monthly payments.

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Family

Helping seniors make 'last move' has many rewards
Helping seniors make 'last move' has many rewards

With Thanksgiving right around the corner, I thought it appropriate to highlight a few reasons why I'm thankful for having the opportunity to help seniors.

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Join in sharing gratitude with the Lowcountry
Join in sharing gratitude with the Lowcountry

It seems to me that November starts a season of gratitude and reflection - the beginning of the end of a year.

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