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Educational charter teaches about 'Lowcountry's nursery'
Capt. Amber Kuehn leads a recent educational cruise on the May River. PHOTO BY SAM POSTHUMA
Educational charter teaches about 'Lowcountry's nursery'

There's a wealth of knowledge to be unearthed regarding the complex, interconnected and all-important ecosystem of the Lowcountry and how it affects us.

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Photos, videos shine spotlight on island, Parkinson's research
In this July 4 photo, Jeff Keefer captured preparations being made for the holiday parade. PHOTO BY JEFF KEEFER
Photos, videos shine spotlight on island, Parkinson's research

Many visitors take video and photos of Hilton Head Island, with mixed results.

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Scouts' project brings ease to historic island site
Eagle Scout community project workers included (front, from left) Parker Liggett, Nathan Deas, Tyler Lucas, Jacob Palchak and Nick Deas, (back row), Max Page, Mike Lucas, Jacob's grandfather Henry Santjer, and chief engineer Barnaby Page. Scoutmaster Dway
Scouts' project brings ease to historic island site

The oldest building on Hilton Head Island has a brand-new addition, thanks to an Eagle Scout project. And the beneficiaries are anyone interested in the island's history.

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Opinion

Letters to the Editor
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Our inaugural cartoon debuts
This IS the "fly-over" bridge, isn't it? David Noyes 08-02-16
Our inaugural cartoon debuts

In another milestone event, your Hilton Head Sun is publishing its first-ever editorial cartoon.

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Reunited and it feels so good
The Griffin family at their reunion in Williamsburg, Va., earlier this year.
Reunited and it feels so good

Our family recently had a reunion in Williamsburg, Va. It was rather small as family reunions go, as it was just Hubby and I and our descendants.

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T­­­ruth is, opinions are like noses and some of them smell
Lynne Cope Hummell
T­­­ruth is, opinions are like noses and some of them smell

In clearing out some clutter in the house recently, I came across a small book titled "In My Humble Opinion."

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Business

Business Briefs
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Estate planning involved much more than who gets what
Estate planning involved much more than who gets what

In the estate planning arena, income tax deferral planning (IRAs), planning to ensure availability of government benefits (Medicaid)

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Sports

Debate continues about golf as an Olympic sport
Stephanie Meadow of Bluffton
Debate continues about golf as an Olympic sport

Golf will be returning to the Olympics this month for the first time since 1904.

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Why do we lose focus and how can we get it back?
Why do we lose focus and how can we get it back?

According to Webster: "focus - (noun) a central point, as of attraction, attention, or activity. (verb) to direct one's attention or efforts."

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Top Stories

Beaufort's beloved Hallelujah Singers kick off ACCC concerts
Beaufort's beloved Hallelujah Singers kick off ACCC concerts
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Weather alert station to be installed at Island Rec
Weather alert station to be installed at Island Rec
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Health & Wellness

How does social media impact teens' mental health?
Philip Searcy
How does social media impact teens' mental health?

As technology continues to improve, it is becoming incredibly difficult to unplug. Smartphones, tablets and computers are smaller than ever

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Laser hair removal simple, effective process
Oswald Lightsey Mikell
Laser hair removal simple, effective process

If you've tried different methods to remove unwanted hair, only to be left with bumps, nicks, burns or the hassles of repeated shaving, tweezing or waxing, laser hair removal might be an option worth considering.

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Mirror, mirror, on the wall, what happened to my eyebrows?
E. Ronald Finger
Mirror, mirror, on the wall, what happened to my eyebrows?

Like shapely lips, an attractive nose and beautiful eyes, eyebrows can add or detract from the beauty of a face.

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Tips to help minimize stress and protect your brain
Tips to help minimize stress and protect your brain

Stress: State of mental or emotional strain or tension resulting from adverse or demanding circumstances.

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Home & Garden

'Smart Home' automation, plain or fancy, always practical
Crestron is a leader in "smart home" systems, from the simple to the elaborate.
'Smart Home' automation, plain or fancy, always practical

You might have heard a great deal about it in print and on TV, but what is it that's really being talked about when someone refers to a "Smart Home"?

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Learn about stone before comparing, buying
Picking out your own slab is the only way to assure you get exactly the stone you want.
Learn about stone before comparing, buying

Buying stone for your home should be fun, creative and exciting. And it can be all those things if you are an educated buyer.

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Special Events

Disabilities Coalition seeks input on services survey
Disabilities Coalition seeks input on services survey

In order to fulfill its mission to enhance the lives of disabled citizens through improved services, members of the Beaufort County Disabilities Coalition needs to know what services are required and who needs them.

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Real Estate

Classy, compelling real estate flyers help sell houses
Classy, compelling real estate flyers help sell houses

In today's real estate marketplace, the use of house flyers is still an effective tool for marketing homes.

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Dining

The Pearl a true gem on Bluffton's Calhoun Street
Pan Seared Red Snapper
The Pearl a true gem on Bluffton's Calhoun Street

Location, location, location.

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Family

How 93-year-old track star stayed forever young
How 93-year-old track star stayed forever young

I stumbled upon a recent article in Prevention magazine, "Forever Young" by Timothy Gower

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Initiative urges talk about driving with aging loved ones
Rachel Carson
Initiative urges talk about driving with aging loved ones

A new scratch on the bumper or avoiding activities that require leaving home are often the first signs that families should talk with their aging parents about driving.

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Seniors need to be prepared for summer storm safety
Seniors need to be prepared for summer storm safety

Summer storms can present problems for anyone, but for seniors and those homebound it can be very frightening and can potentially become a life-threatening situation.

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