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Local News

Register students for public school kindergarten through March 1
Register students for public school kindergarten through March 1

Registration for Beaufort County children whose parents want them to attend public school kindergarten or pre-K next school year will be held through March 1.

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Opinion

Letters to the Editor
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Lifestyle part of plan to attract new business
Don Kirkman
Lifestyle part of plan to attract new business

The Great Recession had a significant adverse impact on every community in America.

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Will the [cars in the] circle go unbroken?
Lynne Cope Hummell
Will the [cars in the] circle go unbroken?

About four years ago, I wrote in this space about difficulties in navigating traffic circles.

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Business

Business Briefs
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Second marriages, live-ins present competing interests
Mark F. Winn
Second marriages, live-ins present competing interests

In the world of estate planning, every situation or family is unique.

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Sports

Trouble with your serve? Chin up - it'll get better
Trouble with your serve? Chin up - it'll get better

Question: How many times have you, your doubles partner, opponent(s) or someone on the court next to you missed a serve and said, "Head up!" immediately after?

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Top Stories

Film, conference shed light on human trafficking issues
Film, conference shed light on human trafficking issues
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Music event to raise funds for All Saints Habitat house
Music event to raise funds for All Saints Habitat house
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Piano Palooza kicks off HHSO competition on a high note
Piano Palooza kicks off HHSO competition on a high note
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Health & Wellness

Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference
Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference

"There is little difference in people, but that little difference makes a big difference. The little difference is attitude. The big difference is whether it is positive or negative."

- W. Clement Stone

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Care tips for treating sensitive skin
Oswald Lightsey Mikell
Care tips for treating sensitive skin

Sensitive skin is a common complaint that can result in redness and a sense of tight, burning or stinging skin immediately after being exposed to irritants - such as soaps or cosmetics.

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Different types of pink eye require different treatments
Different types of pink eye require different treatments

Many of us have experienced one of our eyes becoming suddenly red and irritated.

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Five natural ingredients for at-home skin care
Five natural ingredients for at-home skin care

You don't have to spend a lot of money on skin care. Mother Nature created everything you need to keep your skin in wonderful condition.

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Love languages important in expressing feelings
Helene Stoller
Love languages important in expressing feelings

With our fast-paced lifestyles, we often unintentionally neglect our primary relationships for the many other competing demands on our time - jobs, children, friends, and hobbies - leading to the languishing of love.

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Home & Garden

Consider these trends for remodeling a dated bathroom
Stylish free-standing tubs are a hot trend going into 2016. PHOTO COURTESY DISTINCTIVE GRANITE AND MARBLE
Consider these trends for remodeling a dated bathroom

Seems like everyone's got a theory about what's hot and what's not. Here are some hot bathroom trends to choose from:

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Latest speakers provide ultimate audio experience
Bowers and Wilkins speakers are not only stylish, but also provide superior sound quality in many applications.
Latest speakers provide ultimate audio experience

When looking for a high fidelity experience, every component plays a critical role, whether it be the amp, digital analog converter, or various cables.

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Special Events

Music event to raise funds for All Saints Habitat house
Music event to raise funds for All Saints Habitat house

By most standards, All Saints Episcopal Church on Hilton Head Island is not a large church. But its 400 congregants are not afraid to dream big.

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Arts & Entertainment

'Emerging Palette' exhibit highlights work of 9 artists
F. Lynn Forbes's realistic paintings will be included in the exhibit.
'Emerging Palette' exhibit highlights work of 9 artists

Since Catch 22 Restaurant opened its doors on Hilton Head Island in 2001, its patrons have dined in a vibrant art gallery, surrounded by the lively works of its resident artist, L. Robert Stanfield.

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Little gallery on Calhoun hosts big happenings
A Don Nagle giclee will be awarded this month.
Little gallery on Calhoun hosts big happenings

La Petite Gallerie, the intimate little art gallery on Calhoun Street, is celebrating a one-year anniversary this month.

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Local students engaged by star dancer and mentor
Karina Smirnoff of "Dancing with the Stars" leads a master class for Fred Astaire Dance Studio students. PHOTO BY CINDA SEAMON
Local students engaged by star dancer and mentor

What an honor to have such an icon as Karina Smirnoff in the Fred Astaire Dance Studio recently!

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Students win excellence award at international theater festival
Students win excellence award at international theater festival

Students from the Hilton Head Island School for the Creative Arts after-school theater program brought home an award for excellence from an international arts festival in Atlanta.

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Fashion

Southern style: A Northerner's guide to fitting in seamlessly
Southern style: A Northerner's guide to fitting in seamlessly

Chances are, most of "y'all" reading this article are from up North.

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Real Estate

How to get and keep good tenants in your rental home
Carl Schroeder
How to get and keep good tenants in your rental home

One of the most important measures of the investment value of your residential rental property is the tenant you have in it.

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Is buying real estate on Hilton Head a smart investment?
Is buying real estate on Hilton Head a smart investment?

There are many reasons why investing in Hilton Head Island real estate makes lots of sense. For starters, the return on investment is better.

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Dining

At Toomer's, seafood is as fresh and local as it gets
Toomer's oysters and she-crab soup
At Toomer's, seafood is as fresh and local as it gets

With a newly renovated bar and their name now proudly displayed on the sign above the entrance, Toomer's Family Seafood House

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Family

Attention baby boomers: What's your retirement plan?
Attention baby boomers: What's your retirement plan?

Have you ever noticed how fast time flies? It seems the older you get, the faster days turn into weeks, into years, into decades.

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Does your elder loved one need help at home?
Rachel Carson
Does your elder loved one need help at home?

For most people, the word "home" conjures up good feelings of safety, warmth and love.

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