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Local News

'Eat It and Like It' show woos area foodies
Jesse Blanco, chief executive foodie and host of "Eat It and Like It." PHOTO BY BUTCH HIRSCH
'Eat It and Like It' show woos area foodies

Jesse Blanco's TV show "Eat It and Like It," now in its fifth season, has profiled Hilton Head Island restaurants and purveyors on the show including Annie O's, Lucky Rooster, The Purple Cow, Old Fort Pub and many others.

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New installations offer museum visitors hands-on experience
The new insect house recently installed at Honey Horn provides shelter and helps protect threatened native pollinators. PHOTO BY CAROL WEIR
New installations offer museum visitors hands-on experience

Creatures that fly, creep and swim are the focus of new installations at the Coastal Discovery Museum on Hilton Head Island.

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Opinion

Family airplane ride becomes a true honor flight
Bill Herbkersman
Family airplane ride becomes a true honor flight

A great part of being a pilot is having the honor of taking someone up for his or her first flight or first flight in a small plane.

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Letters to the Editor
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Random acts of kindness make the world a better place
Lynne Cope Hummell
Random acts of kindness make the world a better place

I had to grin last week when I noticed a hubcap leaning against a tree.

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Business

Business Briefs
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Good estate plans just make good sense
Mark F. Winn
Good estate plans just make good sense

Trust law enables us to create legal structures that guarantee our assets will stay in our family bloodline protected for generations. How?

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Sports

Heat is on; stay hydrated to keep cool, be healthy
Heat is on; stay hydrated to keep cool, be healthy

After recently being on the courts since the summer switch got turned on, I thought it would be timely to follow up my last article regarding sun protection with one about hydration (taking in fluids).

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Summer is the perfect season for junior golf
Junior golfers Olivia Rose Besecker and Walker Mikkelson enjoy the game with just a few clubs. PHOTO BY JEAN HARRIS
Summer is the perfect season for junior golf

Living in the Lowcountry is a great place for juniors to get involved in golf. Golf is a lifetime sport, and this summer is a perfect time to begin a junior's journey into the game.

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Swimming efficiently means increasing propulsion
Swimming efficiently means increasing propulsion

Becoming a more efficient swimmer involves a reduction in resistance and-or an increase in propulsive force.

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Top Stories

More than a yard ornament, Flossie the pig returns
More than a yard ornament, Flossie the pig returns
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Property owners and students to benefit from penny tax
Property owners and students to benefit from penny tax
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Turtle Trackers help ensure sea turtle safety on beaches
Turtle Trackers help ensure sea turtle safety on beaches
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Health & Wellness

Avoiding, minimizing and treating summer rashes
Oswald Lightsey Mikell
Avoiding, minimizing and treating summer rashes

Summer is here in the Lowcountry - and the heat is at full blast.

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Don't wait for a crisis before asking for help

"Patience is the calm acceptance that things can happen in a different order than the one you have in mind."

- David G. Allen

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In order to manage your emotions, pinpoint them
In order to manage your emotions, pinpoint them

"You get your wisdom working by having different emotions." - Yoko Ono

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New ways to improve appearance of aging hands
E. Ronald Finger
New ways to improve appearance of aging hands

A person might look wonderful after having had a facelift or facial procedure, such as fillers and resurfacing with lasers such as the Fraxel, but it is common to hear the statement that you can still tell a person's age by looking at their hands regardless of how their face or body looks.

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Home & Garden

Enhance your kitchen with a practical, beautiful island
Enhance your kitchen with a practical, beautiful island

Kitchen islands, once considered a luxury for larger homes, are now among the most popular items in new kitchen design and renovations.

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Latest devices make hiding technology a snap
Latest devices make hiding technology a snap

When do you call your local audio video integrator?

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Special Events

Musical offers a million reasons to enjoy the show
The dynamic cast of "Million Dollar Quartet" rocks the stage. PHOTO BY JORDAN STURM
Musical offers a million reasons to enjoy the show

Onstage this month at the Arts Center of Coastal Carolina, "Million Dollar Quartet"

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Arts & Entertainment

Gregg Russell fans celebrate his 40th year of fun for all
A young visitor to Gregg Russell's show leads the crowd in singing "One-Eyed, One-Horned Flying Purple People Eater." PHOTO BY LYNNE COPE HUMMELL
Gregg Russell fans celebrate his 40th year of fun for all

Excitement is as thick as the humid air on a June night in Harbour Town Yacht Basin.

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Musical offers a million reasons to enjoy the show
The dynamic cast of "Million Dollar Quartet" rocks the stage. PHOTO BY JORDAN STURM
Musical offers a million reasons to enjoy the show

Onstage this month at the Arts Center of Coastal Carolina, "Million Dollar Quartet"

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Reclaimed wood becomes former contractor's new canvas
Abraham's wood art takes on the look of tile.
Reclaimed wood becomes former contractor's new canvas

From contractor to artist, Daniel Abraham of Abraham Art has taken a journey with wood.

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Real Estate

Remodeling tips to increase the value of your house
Remodeling tips to increase the value of your house

When getting ready to remodel your home, think about planning it before doing it.

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Dining

Bluffton's Walnuts Cafe works wonders for dinner
An Oyster Caesar Salad is an occasional lunch special.
Bluffton's Walnuts Cafe works wonders for dinner

During its 10-year run in The Village at Sheridan Park, Walnuts Café has built a reputation on reliably excellent-for-the-value breakfast, lunch and weekend brunch.

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Family

Alzheimer's Association offers caregivers a break
Alzheimer's Association offers caregivers a break

With summer now upon us, there never seems to be enough hours in the day, particularly when you are caring for a loved one.

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Plan now for older age and live more, stress less
Rachel Carson
Plan now for older age and live more, stress less

People are living longer, well into their 90s or100s, due to medical and technological breakthroughs.

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Six positive things to do for your retirement perspective
Six positive things to do for your retirement perspective

Recently, I read an article written by Robert Powell, editor of Retirement Weekly, titled "6 Ways To Have A Happy Retirement."

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