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Local News

Ban on single-use plastic bags starts Nov. 1

Retailers, restaurants and other businesses across Beaufort County will have to shift to a more eco-friendly way of doing business

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Locals' Summer: Time to kick back and enjoy the island
Island beaches become less crowded when our visitors leave, making room for residents to enjoy Locals' Summer. LYNNE COPE HUMMELL
Locals' Summer: Time to kick back and enjoy the island

It was mid-October some 18 years ago.

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Town's new department seeks to promote arts, culture, history
Jenn McEwen
Town's new department seeks to promote arts, culture, history

The Town of Hilton Head Island's Office of Cultural Affairs is thrilled to be celebrating its one-year anniversary.

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Watersports owner buys marina for base of operations
From left are brothers Elliot, Steve, Neil and Jared Turner, who teamed up to start Sea Monkeys Watersports in 2010. SUBMITTED
Watersports owner buys marina for base of operations

Summer might be winding to an end, but there's still plenty of fun left to be had in the sun - and on the water.

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Opinion

Finding our true colors eliminates need to stereotype
Finding our true colors eliminates need to stereotype

In a video making the rounds on social media, African-American comedian Sam Adams declares, "I'm not black."

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Get (culture) rich quick with a visit to new Office
David Bennett
Get (culture) rich quick with a visit to new Office

Here on Hilton Head Island you can discover treasure and get rich quick, just by heading to the office.

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Letters to the Editor
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Business

Business Briefs
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Corner Perk spills beans on big plans for coffee shop
Josh and Kali Cooke, owners of Corner Perk in the Promenade, pictured above, announced expansion plans Aug. 24. FILE PHOTO
Corner Perk spills beans on big plans for coffee shop

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

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Planning with team of advisors should yield better results
Planning with team of advisors should yield better results

The concept of financial planning incorporates a lot of elements

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Trusts can protect and  preserve family property
Mark F. Winn
Trusts can protect and preserve family property

With advance planning, you can protect your loved ones from their eventual inability, disability, predators

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Sports

Giving kids an 'Ad'(vantage) in the classroom with tennis
Giving kids an 'Ad'(vantage) in the classroom with tennis

By the time you read this article, the U.S. Open (America's grand slam tennis tournament) will be in the quarter-finals

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HHI Seahawks soared in first two games, hope for momentum
The 2018 Hilton Head Island High School football team and coaches. MIKE RITTERBECK - HILTON HEAD SPORT SHOTS
HHI Seahawks soared in first two games, hope for momentum

Hilton Head Island High School football coach B.J. Payne isn't too concerned about replacing six starters

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In rebuilding year, Christian Academy team fighting win
The 2018 Hilton Head Christian Academy football team and coaches. CSI PORTRAIT GROUP
In rebuilding year, Christian Academy team fighting win

If there was ever a team looking to get back to the good days, it's Hilton Head Christian Academy.

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Tips for taking your good practice shots to the golf course
Tips for taking your good practice shots to the golf course

As a teaching professional, I hear all the time that "I can hit it great on the driving range

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Young Hilton Head Prep team working to improve
The 2018 Hilton Head Preparatory School football team and coaches. WILLIE RICE
Young Hilton Head Prep team working to improve

The Hilton Head Preparatory School football team is ready to turn things around.

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Health & Wellness

Aging gracefully requires focus on reversing ailments
Aging gracefully requires focus on reversing ailments

For as long as I've been able to contemplate thoughts about death and dying

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Answers to questions about various types of facelifts
Answers to questions about various types of facelifts

What is a basic facelift?

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Health Briefs
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Keep it simple when preparing food for the trail
Keep it simple when preparing food for the trail

One of the activities I enjoy is hiking.

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Keep your cool when faced with repetitive questions
Keep your cool when faced with repetitive questions

In the 15-plus years I have been with Memory Matters

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Take advantage of opportunity to plan for a new smile
Take advantage of opportunity to plan for a new smile

A lot goes in to the planning of a new smile.

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Use careful hygiene to avoid boils and carbuncles
Oswald Lightsey Mikell
Use careful hygiene to avoid boils and carbuncles

Boils and carbuncles are painful, pus-filled bumps that form under your skin

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Home & Garden

Countertop options make impact on kitchen style
Sharon Loccisano
Countertop options make impact on kitchen style

Is your kitchen ready for a makeover with a new countertop?

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Garden Tour seeks  artists, nonprofits
Garden Tour seeks artists, nonprofits

Organizers of the annual All Saints Garden Tour, scheduled for May 18, 2019

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Water and health are linked, in more ways than one
Water and health are linked, in more ways than one

Safe water is the key to life and definitely important in everyday life.

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Special Events

Candidate forums scheduled

The League of Women Voters of Hilton Head Island-Bluffton Area will hold two public candidate forums in September.

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Arts & Entertainment

Local poet's latest book  celebrates late husband's love
Local poet's latest book celebrates late husband's love

"Where Green Meets Blue" is a beautiful poetry chapbook, Elizabeth Robin's second to be published.

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Real Estate

Honey, I shrank the house! Downsizing as a trend
Honey, I shrank the house! Downsizing as a trend

The financial crisis of 2008, of course, was a real wake-up call to many

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Selling your home when autumn leaves begin to fall
Selling your home when autumn leaves begin to fall

When the temperatures begin to cool down a bit, the Bluffton and Hilton Head real estate market in fall is usually hot.

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Family

'Unretire' yourself to take  on rewarding role
'Unretire' yourself to take on rewarding role

Providing insight into the changing post-retirement landscape

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Dogs' body language, behaviors a clue to some emotions
Dogs' body language, behaviors a clue to some emotions

Dogs have different physical habits that we might wonder about.

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Each worker a key part of gears to keep us operating
Denise K. Spencer
Each worker a key part of gears to keep us operating

My father collected antique timepieces.

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Learning artists' background makes collecting more fun
Learning artists' background makes collecting more fun

During the mid-1960s, we decided to expand our world of collectibles by becoming a dealer at regular shows and markets.

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Palmetto Animal League foster kitten answers higher calling
Palmetto Animal League foster kitten answers higher calling

Marine Corps Veteran and professional service dog trainer Natalee Marick knows a thing or two about rigorous training

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