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Local News

Local Toastmasters win awards and accolades

Hilton Head's FastTrackers led Beaufort County's three Toastmasters International clubs, all of which earned honors for the fiscal year ending June 30.

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Space still available for countywide citizen-police course

Registration remains open for Beaufort County residents to sign up for the next Citizen Police Academy

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Opinion

Keep our eyes on the skies for daily gift of wonder
Lynne Cope Hummell
Keep our eyes on the skies for daily gift of wonder

It's sometimes weird how I come up with ideas for this column every couple of weeks.

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Letters to the Editor
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Sun on the Street
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Work on-going for traffic improvement
David Bennett
Work on-going for traffic improvement

While visiting Massachusetts recently, my wife recounted - with a wry smile and a faraway look

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Business

Business Briefs
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Harness the power of a good estate plan to protect assets
Mark F. Winn
Harness the power of a good estate plan to protect assets

A good estate plan will protect you, your privacy, your dignity, your property, and your loved ones.

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Know differences, similarities in traditional IRA vs. Roth IRA
Luke Gawronski
Know differences, similarities in traditional IRA vs. Roth IRA

When it comes to your retirement, choosing between a traditional IRA or Roth can be a very important decision.

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Local commerce continues to expand, upgrade

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

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Sports

A winning warm-up vs. winning the warm-up
A winning warm-up vs. winning the warm-up

Over the past month of participating in practice and league matches, and experiencing a few interesting warm-up situations

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Avoiding the dreaded 'S' word in golf
To cure your shank, practice hitting the ball with the wider part of the club, not the hosel, or heel. JEAN HARRIS
Avoiding the dreaded 'S' word in golf

A shank is the worst and most embarrassing shot in golf.

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Top Stories

First micro hospital in state approved for Bluffton site
First micro hospital in state approved for Bluffton site
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Vision plan for future moves beyond study to work phase
Vision plan for future moves beyond study to work phase
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Waitress in viral video uses fame to raise funds for cats
Waitress in viral video uses fame to raise funds for cats
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Health & Wellness

Be proactive in caring for loved one as life changes
Be proactive in caring for loved one as life changes

Do you read the quotes that I select for my articles?

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Should implants always be used for tooth replacement?
Should implants always be used for tooth replacement?

Gum disease affects the teeth of four out of five patients to various degrees.

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Things to know when considering rhinoplasty
E. Ron Finger
Things to know when considering rhinoplasty

Among all plastic surgery procedures of the face, nose surgery - or rhinoplasty

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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

Simple backsplash can elevate kitchen's style
A simple glass backsplash can transform a nice kitchen into one that is beautiful and stylish. COURTESY PRESTIGE STONE
Simple backsplash can elevate kitchen's style

A common question asked by homeowners who are remodeling the kitchen is: "To backsplash or not to backsplash?"

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Arts & Entertainment

Backstage peek into preparing for ballroom dance event
Gia Jaggers applies her false eyelashes before going onstage during a dance competition. CINDA SEAMON
Backstage peek into preparing for ballroom dance event

Just like everyday fashions, ballroom dancing fashions have traveled through eras of time and changed along the way.

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Family

9 ways to prevent delirium in older adults

Older adults are at increased risk for delirium, a serious medical condition with sudden onset that causes fluctuating changes in thinking and behavior.

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Communication might reduce hospital readmissions
Rachel Carson
Communication might reduce hospital readmissions

If you're a Medicare (CMS) beneficiary, you might have wondered why you are required to have a face-to-face visit with your primary care physician within 30 days after hospitalization.

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How nice to get a helping of trust for breakfast
Denise K. Spencer
How nice to get a helping of trust for breakfast

On Father's Day, I stopped for an early breakfast at an area restaurant

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Will you age in your home or a retirement community?
Will you age in your home or a retirement community?

Oh, the nirvana of retirement. Now there's time to do everything you always wanted to do

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With a little love, senior  rescue cat comes out of her box
Cassidy is a senior cat who discovered a fascination for yarn. COURTESY PALMETTO ANIMAL LEAGUE
With a little love, senior rescue cat comes out of her box

Every pet that comes to Palmetto Animal League has a unique personality.

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