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Showing 30 articles from September 8, 2016.

Opinion

Flyover one piece of infrastructure puzzle
Tom Davis
Flyover one piece of infrastructure puzzle

Last month, I stood onsite with many others to celebrate the opening of the Bluffton Parkway flyover.

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Letters to the Editor
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Screaming at strangers never a good idea in a small town
Lynne Cope Hummell
Screaming at strangers never a good idea in a small town

I don't often gripe about people, but recently on Facebook, I did.

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Business

Business Briefs
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Estate planning is not a  do-it-yourself project
Estate planning is not a do-it-yourself project

With the pervasiveness in our society of do-it-yourself everything and the promise of fast, cheap and easy legal documents created at the click of a mouse, the public needs to beware.

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iPug Trust helpful tool for asset protection
iPug Trust helpful tool for asset protection

A valuable tool in the elder law attorney's toolbox is the asset protection trust.

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Mortgage protection planning prepares for the unexpected
Mortgage protection planning prepares for the unexpected

According to the Congressional Budget Office, of the roughly $2.7 trillion in 2011 national health expenditures

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Sports

For feedback on your swing, the answer is in the grass
The lower divot is in front of the line. This is what you want. The upper divot starts behind the ball. This is a "fat" divot. Try to avoid hitting the ball behind the line.
For feedback on your swing, the answer is in the grass

When using short irons, 6 irons to wedges, you need a descending angle of approach.

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Kids involved in tennis can have advantage in classroom
Kids involved in tennis can have advantage in classroom

Now that school is back in session I thought it would be a good idea to mention how well kids who play tennis

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Top Stories

Island's beach restoration project nearing its last leg
Island's beach restoration project nearing its last leg
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Local swim teams foster spirit of sport well beyond Olympics
Local swim teams foster spirit of sport well beyond Olympics
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MLS of Hilton Head celebrates 40 years of growth
MLS of Hilton Head celebrates 40 years of growth
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Health & Wellness

Being positive helps improve brain health at any age

"You can't change who you are, but you can change what you have in your head, you can refresh what you're thinking about, and you can put some fresh air in your brain."

- Ernesto Bertarelli

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Hanging on to that summer feeling all year long
Hanging on to that summer feeling all year long

"August is like the Sunday of summer."

- Unknown

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Learning the science behind benefits of a plant-based diet
Dr. Michael Greger enjoys a vegan meal at Pure Natural Market on Hilton Head Island in July. PHOTO BY J LANNING SMITH
Learning the science behind benefits of a plant-based diet

This past summer, Dr. Michael Greger was in town to speak on the subject of nutrition and health.

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Lesser known cosmetic procedures can be helpful
E. Ronald Finger
Lesser known cosmetic procedures can be helpful

Everyone knows about facelifts, eyelid lifts, nose jobs, mommy makeovers and various breast procedures.

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Mindfulness helps manage stress of work, life
Mindfulness helps manage stress of work, life

We live in a fast-paced, technologically driven, ever-changing world.

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What are age spots and how can you get rid of them?
What are age spots and how can you get rid of them?

Age spots - also called liver spots and solar lentigines - are flat gray, brown or black spots.

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Home & Garden

New technology creates more variety in stone finishes
Using a variety of stone finishes can be subtle and visually dramatic.
New technology creates more variety in stone finishes

In the past, pretty much all granite countertops had a polished shine.

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Arts & Entertainment

Live 'mUUsic' series in Bluffton begins third year
Uncommon Collective
Live 'mUUsic' series in Bluffton begins third year

The third annual "mUUsic series" of the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of the Lowcountry will open Sept. 23 with the popular Velvet Caravan of Savannah.

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New season at Arts Center chock full of fun
New season at Arts Center chock full of fun

Following a hugely successful 2015-16 - and also a 20th anniversary celebration

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With crazy subjects and colors, Hummell is right at home
Amos Hummell at work in his home studio on HIlton Head Island. PHOTO BY CHANDLER HUMMELL
With crazy subjects and colors, Hummell is right at home

Amos Hummell has always had a hard time defining his art styles - plural.

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Real Estate

How can home sellers avoid buyer 'horribilization'?
How can home sellers avoid buyer 'horribilization'?

Maybe "horribilization" isn't a real word, but it definitely is a real thing.

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Real estate investing on island makes a lot of sense
Real estate investing on island makes a lot of sense

Buying a rental property on Hilton Head Island is a smart investment.

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Top real estate companies never rest on their laurels
Top real estate companies never rest on their laurels

While there have been a lot of changes in the real estate industry over the past 30 years

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Dining

Find Salvation in a sandwich at Alvin Ord's of Bluffton
Alvin Ord's Salvation and Turkey Club PHOTO BY PAM GALLAGHER
Find Salvation in a sandwich at Alvin Ord's of Bluffton

Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, or so goes the old saw, and the menu and method of making sandwiches at the Lunde family's new Alvin Ord's sandwich shop

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Family

Exercise among best ways to minimize risk of falls
Rachel Carson
Exercise among best ways to minimize risk of falls

If you are a senior or are caring for an aging adult, you know the fear a potential fall brings.

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For hurricanes or home health care, planning is essential
For hurricanes or home health care, planning is essential

Here they come again, the same old hurricane preparedness tips.

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It's never too late to learn and practice 'neurobics'
It's never too late to learn and practice 'neurobics'

yourself standing in a room looking around for a revelation that would remind you why you walked into the room in the first place?

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Take a proactive approach to senior retirement
Take a proactive approach to senior retirement

When working with seniors, one often hears the phrase, "I do not want to burden my children with anything."

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