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Local News

Chefs' Super Bowl rivalry leads to donation for VIM
Present for the Chef Showdown check presentation April 26 were, from left, Chef Lee Lucier of FISH; Nancy Sulek, development office for VIM; Chef Clayton Rollison of Lucky Rooster; Dr. Ray Cox, executive director of VIM); and Ginger Allen, development dir
Chefs' Super Bowl rivalry leads to donation for VIM

Leading up to the Super Bowl, two island chefs

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Opinion

Know flood facts before one happens
David Bennett
Know flood facts before one happens

Some things are good to know before they happen.

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Letters to the Editor
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What fun it is to share unlikely friends, experiences
Lynne Cope Hummell
What fun it is to share unlikely friends, experiences

Some unlikely friends arrived in town via tugboat on short notice a couple of weeks ago, at the height of RBC Heritage week activities.

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Business

Business Briefs
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Giving your house to the children not always a good idea
Giving your house to the children not always a good idea

A common question we hear is, "How can I protect my home from nursing home expense?"

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Merchants open, remodel, merge and rebuild

Retailers, restaurants and service businesses are changing the landscape in Bluffton and Hilton Head.

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Taming the new frontier  in legal, estate planning
Taming the new frontier in legal, estate planning

Would you like to reveal your assets to the public?

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Tips for choosing your financial advisor
Tips for choosing your financial advisor

Many people think of a financial advisor as someone who makes investment recommendations and executes trades.

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Sports

First Tee honors locals with Leadership Awards
First Tee honors locals with Leadership Awards

The First Tee of the Lowcountry presented its annual Community Leadership Awards April 9 at Sea Pines Country Club.

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The recurring case of ROG tennis balls: not just for kids
The recurring case of ROG tennis balls: not just for kids

Over the past few weeks I've had a couple of adult students coming back from injury lay-offs.

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Top Stories

All Saints 31st 'Potpourri of Gardens' Tour set for May 19
All Saints 31st 'Potpourri of Gardens' Tour set for May 19
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Gregory's Playground gets a second chance at renovated Rec Center
Gregory's Playground gets a second chance at renovated Rec Center
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Island Academy offers laid-back approach, even yoga
Island Academy offers laid-back approach, even yoga
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Renovations, building at Island Rec nearing completion
Renovations, building at Island Rec nearing completion
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Health & Wellness

Getting past the stigma: May is Mental Health Awareness Month

We've all seen the cutesy pillows and canvas frames announcing that "We don't hide our crazy - we put it on the porch and give it a cocktail."

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Hair loss myths: True or false
Hair loss myths: True or false

Perceptions and misconceptions abound regarding hair loss, its cause and treatment. Let's dispel some of those myths.

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Health Briefs
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Missing posterior teeth a challenge for patient, dentist
Missing posterior teeth a challenge for patient, dentist

If you are missing a significant number of posterior teeth, eating can be difficult. What can be done about it?

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Skin self-exam: It you can spot it, you can stop it
Skin self-exam: It you can spot it, you can stop it

Skin cancer is the most common of all cancers, afflicting more than 2 million Americans every year.

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Home & Garden

How to make a small kitchen feel, look bigger than it is
Pure white quartz, monotone with a splash of color and shiny appliances all work together to make this kitchen look and live big. COURTESY DISTINCTIVE GRANITE AND MARBLE
How to make a small kitchen feel, look bigger than it is

Short of a total renovation, which is not always possible or feasible

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Tips for improving your home's indoor air quality
Tips for improving your home's indoor air quality

How healthy is your indoor air?

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Special Events

All Saints 31st 'Potpourri of Gardens' Tour set for May 19
All Saints 31st 'Potpourri of Gardens' Tour set for May 19
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Fashion

How to dress appropriately, comfortably and travel well
How to dress appropriately, comfortably and travel well

I recently went to my 25th college reunion and it was a total blast!

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Family

Sharing later life plans can help seniors live well to the end
Sharing later life plans can help seniors live well to the end

In today's culture, planning for final years is not a comfortable subject for many seniors and their adult children to discuss.

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Three ways in-home care can help family members
Three ways in-home care can help family members

Growing old can be a wonderful time in a person's life.

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When is it time for a  senior to give up driving?
When is it time for a senior to give up driving?

Driving a car is the epitome of freedom and independence.

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