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Hole-in-One Shootout raises funds for students, teachers
Palmetto Electric's Million Dollar Hole-in-One Shootout top five closest to the hole winners are, from left, Stan Dever, first place; Danny Morgan, second place; Andrew Swanson, third place; Ted Morris, fourth place; and Davis Owens, fifth place.
Hole-in-One Shootout raises funds for students, teachers

Palmetto Electric Cooperative's Touchstone Energy Million Dollar Hole-in-One Shootout

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Hospital, Sheriff's office team up to fight drug abuse
Beaufort County Sheriff P.J. Tanner, left, and Dr. Kurt Gambla of Beaufort Memorial Hospital present one of the new secure drop boxes that will be available for deposit of unused drugs. PAUL NURNBERG
Hospital, Sheriff's office team up to fight drug abuse

Beaufort Memorial Hospital (BMH) and the Beaufort County Sheriff's Office (BCSO) want to keep unused prescription drugs off of the street

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Hurricane prep should include return plan - and a Plan B
Residents who tried to return to Beaufort County on Oct. 9, 2016, before the official re-entry word was given after Hurricane Matthew, jammed I-95 and many spent the night in their cars. PHOTO BY BRIAN TREACY
Hurricane prep should include return plan - and a Plan B

There's a very good reason why then-South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley issued a state of emergency

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Opinion

A little kindness, empathy can go a long way
Lynne Cope Hummell
A little kindness, empathy can go a long way

A loved one recently had to face a big challenge - breast cancer

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June a great time to explore local history
David Bennett
June a great time to explore local history

May and June are marked by graduations and congratulations!

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Letters to the Editor
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Business

Be thoughtful when designating, reviewing beneficiaries
Luke Gawronski
Be thoughtful when designating, reviewing beneficiaries

You've earned money, saved and invested, bought insurance and funded retirement accounts.

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Business Briefs
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Climate heats up for new and expanding businesses
Leah McCarthy shares a celebratory glance with her husband and business partner, Chef Ryan McCarthy, holding the scissors, as they cut the ribbon at Venue 1223, the newest addition to their Downtown Catering company, next door to the new location of their
Climate heats up for new and expanding businesses

Retailers, restaurants and service businesses continue to change the landscape in Bluffton and Hilton Head.

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Living trust: Is it something I need, or just want?
Mark F. Winn
Living trust: Is it something I need, or just want?

One of the first questions clients often ask me is, "Do I need a living trust?"

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Sports

All tennis strokes are only as strong as the weakest link
All tennis strokes are only as strong as the weakest link

The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines kinetic energy as "energy associated with motion."

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Summer is great time for junior golf camps
Dr. Jean Harris with Girls Golf members at The First Tee.
Summer is great time for junior golf camps

The Lowcountry is a terrific place for children to get involved in golf.

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Top Stories

PEP moving operations to spacious Bluffton locale
PEP moving operations to spacious Bluffton locale
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Worker shortage continues to plague island businesses
Worker shortage continues to plague island businesses
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Health & Wellness

Building a plant-based healthy community
Building a plant-based healthy community

One of the problems that people run into when trying to be healthy

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Even as memory declines, friendships can endure

As most of you know who read my column, Memory Matters offers a class, Connections, specifically for persons in the early stages of dementia.

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How the brain lets us hear with both ears
How the brain lets us hear with both ears

Binaural listening means "bi" for "two" and "aural" for "ears."

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

The result will look very natural and is permanent. Anesthesia is local and down time is minimal.

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Persisting facial rash could be perioral dermatitis
Persisting facial rash could be perioral dermatitis

Perioral dermatitis is a facial rash that causes bumps to develop around the mouth.

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Something to chew on: Dentures or no dentures?
Something to chew on: Dentures or no dentures?

I often run into a situation where a patient is considered "border-line" between the options

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Home & Garden

How to pick the best A/C system when you need one
How to pick the best A/C system when you need one

How many of us know what kind of HVAC system we have in our home?

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Special Events

Fun in the Sun promises a splash of delight for all
Lindsay Persoon, left, enjoys splashing in the ocean last year with her friend Monica Redman, a volunteer for Pockets Full of Sunshine's Fun in the Sun for Everyone. This year's event will be June 7.
Fun in the Sun promises a splash of delight for all

Pockets Full of Sunshine, a local organization providing employment opportunities for disabled adults

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Arts & Entertainment

Club encourages youth to learn the S.C. state dance
Noah Gregory and Becca Elman, members of the Hilton Head Island Carolina Shag Club, dance at the Junior Shag Spring Roundup held April 14 in Brunswick, Ga.
Club encourages youth to learn the S.C. state dance

The Junior Shag Development Committee from the Hilton Head Island Carolina Shag Club

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Real Estate

Good agents work hard and smart
Larry Stoller
Good agents work hard and smart

Your real estate agent must wear many hats to get your home from "For Sale" to "Just Sold."

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Family

A 'Manly' Father's Day idea to help orphaned animals
Manly, known as "cat dad" to orphans, enjoys his sunny spot.
A 'Manly' Father's Day idea to help orphaned animals

The Palmetto Animal League Adoption Center serves as a temporary home for some 200 cats and dogs

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Education, collaboration can help reduce readmission rates
Rachel Carson
Education, collaboration can help reduce readmission rates

Did you know that 90 percent of patients return to their homes after hospitalization

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In collecting, sometimes the best things in life are free
In collecting, sometimes the best things in life are free

Almost a year ago, our column was about non-material possessions that are collectible.

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Test your knowledge about senior retirement living
Joe Agee
Test your knowledge about senior retirement living

After a number of articles highlighting different aspects of senior retirement living

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What you should know about agency care vs. private sitter
James Wogsland
What you should know about agency care vs. private sitter

When considering senior care services, it's important to know the difference between a private sitter and using an agency for in-home care for you or a loved one.

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