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Local News

100-year-old Rotarian has 71 years of 100% attendance
Norm Reeves, right, with his son Ron
100-year-old Rotarian has 71 years of 100% attendance

The banquet hall at Sea Pines Country Club was filled almost to overflowing with Rotarians and guests at lunchtime May 19

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Women in Philanthropy awards record-breaking $83,000
Hilton Head Regional Habitat for Humanity executive director Pat Wirth, along with board chair Larry Sanders, display the $50,000 grant check they were awarded by Women in Philanthropy. PHOTO SUBMITTED
Women in Philanthropy awards record-breaking $83,000

Women in Philanthropy, a fund of Community Foundation of the Lowcountry, recently announced grants totaling $83,000.

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Opinion

Find your best self and highlight it with style and flair
Lynne Cope Hummell
Find your best self and highlight it with style and flair

This column started out to be a snarky one about people, particularly women, who dress far too young for their age.

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Letters to the Editor
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School board, rethink rent on auditorium

This is a letter I sent to Dr. Moss regarding the Seahawk Cultural Center and the community really needs to understand what is happening because it affects the arts community and the patrons of this community.

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Business

Business Briefs
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Winning depends on good offense and good defense
Mark F. Winn
Winning depends on good offense and good defense

The best strategy to win any game is to have a good offense and a good defense.

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Sports

POP Tennis: When everything old is new again
POP Tennis: When everything old is new again

After last month's article about ROG tennis balls was published in this newspaper, I was contacted by Brian O'Donnell of Tennis Industry Association.

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Swimming efficiently by reducing resistance
Swimming efficiently by reducing resistance

One clear fundamental for swimmers to understand is that more efficient swimming can be accomplished in two ways - by decreasing resistance and-or by increasing propulsion.

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Top Stories

Strong advice from officials: Leave early - it's a hurricane
Strong advice from officials: Leave early - it's a hurricane
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The sky's the limit for helicopter tour company
Hilton Head Island's iconic Harbour Town Yacht Basin and lighthouse as seen by helicopter. PHOTO BY CHANDLER HUMMELL
The sky's the limit for helicopter tour company
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Health & Wellness

Health Briefs
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Is there a remedy for the summertime blues?
Is there a remedy for the summertime blues?

Eddie Cochran sang "There ain't no cure for the summertime blues," but is there really such a malady?

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Placing loved one in  memory care can be positive
Placing loved one in memory care can be positive

Giving up doesn't mean you are weak; it means you are strong enough to let go.

- Unknown

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The science of hair  restoration, preservation
The before and after effects of a NeoGraft FUE hair transplantation procedure on a patient.
The science of hair restoration, preservation

Hair loss affects about 35 million men and 21 million women in the United States alone.

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Home & Garden

Goodbye, basic stone countertops. Hello glamour.
Luxurious, glamorous kitchens are gaining in popularity over understated functionality. PHOTO COURTESY DISTINCTIVE GRANITE AND MARBLE
Goodbye, basic stone countertops. Hello glamour.

Forget basic granite. Today's homeowners are opting for glamour kitchens that feature countertops in exotic materials, bold hues and rich textures.

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This wireless music delivery system has it all
Carlos Ramos
This wireless music delivery system has it all

Wireless technologies have made enormous inroads into everyday life, not the least fascinating and useful application of these being in the area of audio solutions.

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Arts & Entertainment

Elder couple proof it's never too late to follow dreams
Liliane and Bill Hartmann practice a dip at Fred Astaire studios. PHOTO BY CINDA SEAMON
Elder couple proof it's never too late to follow dreams

Let me tell you about a very special couple I have been teaching for the past 12 years.

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Mitchelville to host historic Juneteenth celebration
The Ring Shouters will be part of the Juneteenth festivities.
Mitchelville to host historic Juneteenth celebration

On June 18, the Mitchelville Preservation Project on Hilton Head Island will host the second annual Juneteenth Celebration in commemoration of the abolition of slavery in 1865 and the proceeding emancipation of African-American slaves across the Confederate South.

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Step out of your comfort zone to broaden creativity
Examples of Mary Kay Long's painted pillows, canvas paintings and tote bags.
Step out of your comfort zone to broaden creativity

Artists in our area have many opportunities to take classes, learn new techniques and overall hone their skills.

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Real Estate

Keep your home safe and sound with a security system
Keep your home safe and sound with a security system

No matter where you live (even if it's on a beautiful island), when it comes to protecting your home, it's better to be safe than sorry.

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Family

Is someone you know being financially exploited?
Rachel Carson
Is someone you know being financially exploited?

The incidence of financial abuse of seniors and the disabled is increasing significantly.

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Preventing every senior's dreaded nightmare: a fall
Preventing every senior's dreaded nightmare: a fall

When it comes to seniors starting their research into Continuing Care Retirement Communities (CCRC's), it's typically initiated by an unfortunate "health event."

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