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Girl Scout Cadettes seek book donations for new reading nook
Members of Girl Scout Troop 118 Cadettes are collecting books for a new reading space at Island Recreation Center. Calay Swift
Girl Scout Cadettes seek book donations for new reading nook

Girl Scout Cadettes in Troop 118 are on a mission to make it easy for kids to snuggle up with a good book

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Heritage Classic Foundation names 2020 Scholars
Nine of the 10 newly named Heritage Classic Foundation Scholars from Beaufort and Jasper counties pose with members of the Heritage Classic Foundation Scholar Committee Jan. 28. COURTESY HERITAGE CLASSIC FOUNDATION
Heritage Classic Foundation names 2020 Scholars

Ten outstanding Beaufort and Jasper County seniors were named Heritage Classic Foundation Scholars

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New scholarship at USCB geared to average students
Nick Lucchesi was a lover of the outdoors, especially fishing on the backwaters in the Lowcountry.
New scholarship at USCB geared to average students

Nick Lucchesi loved the outdoors - he even started at age 12 helping at an outfitters' store

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Opinion

Busy legislative session kicks off with education focus
Jeff Bradley
Busy legislative session kicks off with education focus

The second half of the 123d Session of the South Carolina General Assembly is now underway

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Consensus supports censuring, not removal, of president

For our democracy to function effectively, Americans with different points of view

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Letters to the Editor
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Social media is ruining our country and my blood pressure
Lynne Cope Hummell
Social media is ruining our country and my blood pressure

I think it's time for me to get off social media.

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Sun on the Street

Family, friends and music make us feel loved

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Town Council sets roadmap for 2020
John McCann
Town Council sets roadmap for 2020

This year, our Town Council will focus on exceptional quality of life, prosperity and innovation, and best-in-class services and facilities.

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Why I asked the SIB to postpone funding of the 278 Project

Over a year ago, voters agreed to an $80 million county sales tax referendum

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Business

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How to ensure your children will not be disinherited
How to ensure your children will not be disinherited

To protect your children's inheritance and to make sure the people you love ultimately inherit what is left,

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Understand options before choosing how to invest
Understand options before choosing how to invest

Investors today have a multitude of options available to them when trying to grow their assets.

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Sports

Everything's coming up roses at Rose Hill's improved course
Everything's coming up roses at Rose Hill's improved course

Rose Hill is one of the oldest golf courses in Bluffton.

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Play tennis! Exercise body and brain to help increase longevity

While driving to give a lesson I was listening to a news report on NPR about the benefits of exercise to help increase longevity.

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Top Stories

Bluffton builder back on national stage with HGTV Dream Home
Chris Dalzell of Shoreline Construction and Brian Flynn of HGTV inside the 2020 Dream Home. ANITA FRANK
Bluffton builder back on national stage with HGTV Dream Home
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Developer, county at odds regarding zoning code for Bay Point
Developer, county at odds regarding zoning code for Bay Point
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Your child is worth $300,000 a year - to human traffickers
Sheila Roemeling, at the podium, addresses the community on human trafficking Jan. 22 at the Bluffton Library. Behind are other members of the Lowcountry Human Trafficking Task Force. GWYNETH J. SAUNDERS
Your child is worth $300,000 a year - to human traffickers
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Health & Wellness

Be good to your heart with a healthful massage
Be good to your heart with a healthful massage

Your heart, arguably one of your body's most powerful muscles

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BMH now offers robotic-assisted knee replacement surgery
Beaufort Memorial orthopaedic surgeon Dr. Edward Blocker performs the hospital's first robot-assisted knee replacement surgery late last month. COURTESY BEAUFORT MEMORIAL HOSPITAL
BMH now offers robotic-assisted knee replacement surgery

Beaufort Memorial Hospital, the first healthcare provider in the area to offer robotic-assisted hysterectomies

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It's a new year, and CBD is still all the buzz
It's a new year, and CBD is still all the buzz

So what's all the buzz about? CBD (Cannabidiol) seems to be turning up everywhere.

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Mini implants can be used to help support dental bridges

Oftentimes there are situations in which dental implants themselves might not be the right choice

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Varied options are available to address tummy issues
Varied options are available to address tummy issues

"I hate my tummy! What to do?"

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Home & Garden

Do you know where your tap water comes from?
Do you know where your tap water comes from?

In the Lowcountry, we enjoy water everywhere.

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Special Events

Grant applications sought for social services project funds

The Long Cove Fund is now accepting applications for grants that will be made this year

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Arts & Entertainment

Explore the island's cultural trail on bike or on foot
Stop No. 36 on the island's Cultural Trail Map is the Little Blue House, birthplace of the Gullah Museum, on Gumtree Road. CULTUREHHI.ORG
Explore the island's cultural trail on bike or on foot

One of the very first projects tackled by the Office of Cultural Affairs was drafting the Cultural Trail Map.

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Real Estate

Show your home some love this February ... and every month
Show your home some love this February ... and every month

It's February! There have been Cupid sightings, love is in the air

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Family

Is it time to make changes, simplify and enjoy life?
Is it time to make changes, simplify and enjoy life?

"Time is of the essence." You've probably heard that phrase before.

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Know the truth; separate myths from facts about the flu

If you've ever had the flu, you know how sick you can become.

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Unconditional love is as close as your nearest animal shelter
Roscoe is ready to fall in love again with new family. COURTESY PALMETTO ANIMAL LEAGUE
Unconditional love is as close as your nearest animal shelter

Love is in the air this time of year, and for one rescue dog named Roscoe

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