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Iconic island grocery, Piggly Wiggly, celebrates 50 years
The Martin family, with patriarch Gene wearing the Santa hat, at a recent gathering. "My dad is 86 years old and still works, stocking on a milk crate," said David Martin, to the left of Gene. The family invites former customers and employees to stop by t
Iconic island grocery, Piggly Wiggly, celebrates 50 years

It might be hard to imagine now, but when Gene Martin purchased Piggly Wiggly

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Retail bag stamping task helps PEP members, business owner
Eric Mierzwa, a member of Programs for Exceptional People, takes a short break from stamping paper shopping bags for ArtWare on Jan. 4 in PEP's workroom. COURTESY PEP
Retail bag stamping task helps PEP members, business owner

When a local business owner needed new shopping bags before the countywide single-use plastic bag ban went into effect in 2018

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Sandalwood pantry marks decade of serving island's hungry
Unloading a truckload of donations for Sandalwood Community Food Pantry are, from left, Samuel Christopher; Rev. Dr. Nannette Pierson, pantry director; Henry Jones, pantry manager; and Charles Perry. COURTESY SANDALWOOD PANTRY
Sandalwood pantry marks decade of serving island's hungry

Ten years ago, Hilton Head Island resident Lena Hardin was unable to walk.

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Winners named in Public Art Exhibition on Hilton Head
"Botanical Fainting Couch" by Sarah Peters
Winners named in Public Art Exhibition on Hilton Head

The Public Art Fund of Community Foundation of the Lowcountry has announced the winners of the 2018 Public Art Exhibition on Hilton Head Island.

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Opinion

First of year update from state General Assembly
Jeff Bradley
First of year update from state General Assembly

In the South Carolina General Assembly, 2019 might be referred to as the year of reform.

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Letter to the Editor
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Sun on the Street

Honoring the special qualities of our Valentines

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Wisdom of the ages appears at the oddest of times and places
Lynne Cope Hummell
Wisdom of the ages appears at the oddest of times and places

On the same Saturday recently, my husband and I each found inspiring little nuggets of wisdom

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Business

Business Briefs
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Retirement planning: How to get started now
Retirement planning: How to get started now

Retirement is typically one of everyone's top financial goals.

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Trusts can protect and preserve family property
Trusts can protect and preserve family property

With advance planning, you can protect your loved ones

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Sports

How you see on the greens as important as what you see
Non-linear putters should visualize the hole as a clock in order to improve their putting. JEAN HARRIS
How you see on the greens as important as what you see

I recently had cataract surgery in both eyes.

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Patience is a virtue, especially when added to tennis game
Patience is a virtue, especially when added to tennis game

By the time you read this, most USTA league players will have started the 2019 competitive season.

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Top Stories

Island company leads charge to provide workforce housing
Island company leads charge to provide workforce housing
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Island Rec Center re-opens with grand celebration Jan. 31
Island Rec Center re-opens with grand celebration Jan. 31
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Health & Wellness

Advances in tummy tuck surgery lead to better results
E. Ronald Finger
Advances in tummy tuck surgery lead to better results

Abdominoplasties are most commonly called "tummy tucks."

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Get teeth checked regularly; don't wait until it hurts
Get teeth checked regularly; don't wait until it hurts

As with anything else in the body, pain is an indicator that something is wrong.

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Revisit last month's resolutions, renew drive to keep them
Revisit last month's resolutions, renew drive to keep them

The beginning of a new year is a time when many of us believe in starting fresh.

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Though common, acne still frustrating condition
Though common, acne still frustrating condition

Acne is a common skin problem for most adolescents - and for some adults.

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Home & Garden

By the time you read this, most USTA league players will have started the 2019 competitive season. It's an exciting and enjoyable time for us tennis p
By the time you read this, most USTA league players will have started the 2019 competitive season. It's an exciting and enjoyable time for us tennis p

Here in the beautiful Lowcountry, we enjoy water everywhere.

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Family

Defending against the hidden dangers in your dog's mouth
Dan the Man, a resident at the Palmetto Animal League adoption center, gives a big yawning smile for the camera. COURTESY PALMETTO ANIMAL LEAGUE
Defending against the hidden dangers in your dog's mouth

Many people find the smell of "puppy breath" endearing, but I've never heard anyone claim to love their adult dog's breath.

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Honoring a dog's legacy: Asia 2009-2019
Asia
Honoring a dog's legacy: Asia 2009-2019

Writing these articles for several years, even people who don't know me through training

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It's true; laughter really is the best medicine
It's true; laughter really is the best medicine

Have you ever heard "Laugh and the world laughs with you?"

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Michaels Cuebid a handy element for your bridge tool kit

A popular cuebid that bridge players use is called Michaels Cuebid.

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Universe of collectors is shrinking: Good thing or bad thing?
Universe of collectors is shrinking: Good thing or bad thing?

When it comes to collectors, we get to witness firsthand the real world at our shop in the Promenade.

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