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Memorial breaks ground for new children's hospital
Memorial breaks ground for new children's hospital

Breaking ground April 8 for the Dwaine and Cynthia Willett Children's Hospital of Savannah are (from left): Betty Cantrell, Miss America; Jackson Ingram of Beaufort, South Carolina, who survived a traumatic brain injury thanks to surgery and treatment at Memorial University Medical Center; Harry Haslam, chairman of the board of Memorial Health; Maggie Gill, President and CEO of Memorial Health; Dwaine and Cynthia Willet of Bluffton, major benefactors to the hospital that will bear their name; Eric Pearlman, M.D., outgoing medical director for Memorial's Children's Hospital; Jackie Rabinowitz, who chairs the Kids Only Capital Campaign that raised money to construct the hospital; and Heather Newsome and Bill Lee, clinical director and senior vice president, respectively, for the Willett Children's Hospital.

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VIM family to honor Dr. Jack McConnell May 10
VIM founder and recent Hilton Head Hall of Fame inductee Dr. Jack McConnell gets a smile from the clinic\'s first patient in 1993. PHOTO COURTESY VOLUNTEERS IN MEDICINE
VIM family to honor Dr. Jack McConnell May 10

It came as no surprise to Volunteers in Medicine's volunteers, staff and supporters that founder Dr. Jack McConnell was inducted into the Hilton Head Island Rotary Hall of Fame in November 2015.

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Opinion

Letters to the Editor
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Tell Senate to work on roads, not bathrooms
Weston Newton
Tell Senate to work on roads, not bathrooms

During my tenure as chairman of Beaufort County Council, there were many opportunities for me to publicly express my admiration and gratitude for their fine work.

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Well, what do you know? And how did you learn it?
Lynne Cope Hummell
Well, what do you know? And how did you learn it?

A leaking water pipe at our home last week started me thinking: If we hadn't been home to take care of it, would our 19-year-old have known the simple fix?

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Business

Business Briefs
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To protect your assets, leave them 'in trust' to family
To protect your assets, leave them 'in trust' to family

Many modern estate plans incorporate the use of revocable trust agreements to preserve privacy, avoid unnecessary cost and delay and to leave assets for the benefit of loved ones (usually their children) in a trust, instead of free of trust and outright.

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Sports

Instructional R.O.G. tennis balls not just for kids
Instructional R.O.G. tennis balls not just for kids

I gave a clinic recently and had a new participant just coming back to the game after a five-year layoff.

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Top Stories

Local artist conscripted  by OSS at age 16 to make maps
Local artist conscripted by OSS at age 16 to make maps
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Medicine and joy mix in parish's mission trips
Medicine and joy mix in parish's mission trips
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Health & Wellness

Are you asking 'What    happened to my upper lip?'
Are you asking 'What happened to my upper lip?'

In our youth, we all seem to have adequate upper and lower lips, but as we age, the upper lip seems to become thinner.

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Caregivers invited  to get together May 24
Karen Doughtie
Caregivers invited to get together May 24

"We make a difference; one life, one family at a time." - Cathee Stegall, Memory Matters program director

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Descriptions of various mental health therapists
Helene Stoller
Descriptions of various mental health therapists

When I began private practice as a psychologist in South Carolina in 2006, I was one of just two mental health practitioners in Bluffton, according to the Yellow Pages and the Internet. I was full-time and the other person was not.

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Health Briefs
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What you should know about burn injuries
Oswald Lightsey Mikell
What you should know about burn injuries

Burns are injuries to the skin and underlying tissues that can lead to pain, blister, swelling and loss of skin.

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Home & Garden

Outdoor audio-video options satisfy form, function
Soundcast speakers give big sound outdoors.
Outdoor audio-video options satisfy form, function

Spring in the Lowcountry is a time when we begin to free ourselves from being cloistered inside our warm homes, and we step out to enjoy the new season on patios, in backyards, in all the places that allow us to breathe in a warm breeze and the scent of our gardens in bloom.

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Quartz vs. granite countertops from a geologist's view
Granite, like this Blue Bahia, offers color, movement and variation not found in other stone. PHOTO COURTESY DISTINCTIVE GRANITE AND MARBLE
Quartz vs. granite countertops from a geologist's view

You know you want stone countertops, but how do you choose which is best for you?

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Special Events

Hurricane prep seminar  and expo set for June
Hurricane prep seminar and expo set for June

As Hurricane Season 2016 approaches, the South Carolina Department of Insurance will host two consumer events in the Lowcountry to help homeowners and residents prepare.

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Arts & Entertainment

'Generations,' art by Palmer father and son, on exhibit
"Keep On Dancing" by Addison Palmer
'Generations,' art by Palmer father and son, on exhibit

"Generations," an exhibition of the works of father and son artists Jim Palmer and Addison Palmer

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'Young Frankenstein' brings film parody to MRT
Madison Ogburn, Daniel Bittick and Stephan Brannan PHOTO BY CHANDLER HUMMELL
'Young Frankenstein' brings film parody to MRT

The cast for May River Theatre's 15th season musical, "Young Frankenstein," features many new faces on the local stage, as well as a director who is new to that role.

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Real Estate

Sweeten your real estate offer to get your dream home
Carl Schroeder
Sweeten your real estate offer to get your dream home

With the weather and real estate sales heating up, you might have to make your offer more appealing to beat out competing buyers. One way to do that is to offer FULL PRICE.

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The sweet surprises of Long Cove Club
Chip Collins
The sweet surprises of Long Cove Club

Long Cove Club has forever been one of Hilton Head Island's best-kept secrets as a residential community - seemingly by design.

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Dining

Bluffton's new Juice Hive definitely buzz-worthy
Zany Zucchini Zoodles with cold pressed juice is what's for lunch. PHOTO BY PAM GALLAGHER
Bluffton's new Juice Hive definitely buzz-worthy

With one of Bluffton's most successful restaurants, The Cottage, just blocks away, you might think owner Leslie Rohland had her hands full.

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Family

Hospital to home care: Are you prepared?
Rachel Carson
Hospital to home care: Are you prepared?

You or a loved one has been hospitalized and will be discharged soon. Are you ready?

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How does passion play a role in the lives of retirees?
Joe Agee
How does passion play a role in the lives of retirees?

You've heard people talk about "finding their passion in life," like those who have an intense, heartfelt feeling about something, be it a line of work that connects emotionally with people, animals or a special cause.

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