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Showing 20 articles from February 7, 2018.

Opinion

Dr. King and the art of interruption
David Bennett
Dr. King and the art of interruption

February is Black History Month and, arguably, no place is richer in that history than the Lowcountry.

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Letter to the Editor
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Make connections while you can, as soon as you can
Lynne Cope Hummell
Make connections while you can, as soon as you can

It has happened again.

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Valentines: Enduring tokens of love are very collectible
Example of Clapsaddle Valentines from the late 1800s and early 1900s.
Valentines: Enduring tokens of love are very collectible

I bet we all remember getting our first Valentine and how important each succeeding Valentine's Day became.

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Business

Business Briefs
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Plan ahead to keep assets in your family as you wish
Plan ahead to keep assets in your family as you wish

One of the most compelling reasons to update your estate plan is that doing so can guarantee your assets will stay in your family.

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Sports

Tennis fortune-telling: The art of anticipation
Tennis fortune-telling: The art of anticipation

Anticipation, according to Webster's, means "realization in advance; intuition; foreknowledge."

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Health & Wellness

Chapped, cracked and dry: Winter skin needs special care
Oswald Lightsey Mikell
Chapped, cracked and dry: Winter skin needs special care

It's that time of year again.

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Consider your full smile in  countdown to dental cosmetics
Consider your full smile in countdown to dental cosmetics

Are you considering a permanent improvement to the shape, or possibly the color, of your teeth?

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Gift of time given daily, but with no promise of tomorrow
Gift of time given daily, but with no promise of tomorrow

The theme for our support group a couple of weeks ago was to help caregivers set goals for themselves that are doable.

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Join - or start - a whole food, plant-based group
Dr. Doug Lisle speaks to members of the Eat Smart, Live Longer club in Sun City. J LANNING SMITH
Join - or start - a whole food, plant-based group

Food, and the eating of food, is a social activity.

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Things to know about breast augmentation surgery
E. Ronald Finger
Things to know about breast augmentation surgery

Silicone implants have been used for breast enlargement since 1962

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Home & Garden

Consider warm colors, natural materials to update kitchen
Warm tones of blue accent the earthy wood tones in this Lowcountry kitchen. DISTINCTIVE GRANITE AND MARBLE
Consider warm colors, natural materials to update kitchen

White will always be a classic color for kitchens, but warm colors are on trend for 2018.

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Family

Caregiving a tough job with great rewards
Caregiving a tough job with great rewards

We've all heard it - most of us probably since we were young.

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Inconvenience for some is way of life for others
Denise K. Spencer
Inconvenience for some is way of life for others

My intentions over the holidays were to spend just shy of two weeks with my daughter and her family

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Life lessons and advice we can learn from smart cats
Life lessons and advice we can learn from smart cats

If cats could talk, what insights might they give us on the curious hidden world of felines?

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Lost pets should not be such a frequent problem

As Beaufort and Jasper counties grow, we are seeing an increase in lost pets.

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Oh, the weather outside is frightful; dress accordingly
Rachel Carson
Oh, the weather outside is frightful; dress accordingly

An accumulation of snow in the Lowcountry occurred last month for the first time since 1989!

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Take steps to reduce your risk of medication problems
Take steps to reduce your risk of medication problems

As we age, normal changes in the body can affect the way we process medications.

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Walking with nature results in many health benefits
Walking with nature results in many health benefits

Once a month, I receive a newsletter from Brain Pickings (brainpickings.org).

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