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Community Foundation of the Lowcountry gets national recognition

Community Foundation of the Lowcountry recently received accreditation with the nation's highest standard for philanthropic excellence.

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Lifelong shrimper tells different kind of Lowcountry history
The Josie N III still sits at the dock in Port Royal. She was the pride and joy of Capt. Perry Hubbard, about whom Woody Collins writes in his book: "Capt. Perry didn't want to quit ... but he had." WOODY COLLINS
Lifelong shrimper tells different kind of Lowcountry history

History is best written by those who lived it.

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Sweet addition to Heritage fun
Finalists and judges of the inaugural Plaid Nation Cookie Contest gathered at USCB March 27. COURTESY HERITAGE CLASSIC FOUNDATION
Sweet addition to Heritage fun

The RBC Heritage Presented by Boeing Golf Tournament was in search of two tasty cookie recipes

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Opinion

In times of dark funk, focus on friendship and bright spots
Lynne Cope Hummell
In times of dark funk, focus on friendship and bright spots

My good pal Vicki Needham was a colleague first, when we both worked at the Island Packet in the 1990s.

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Letters to the Editor
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Recreational activities important to island life
John McCann
Recreational activities important to island life

Our community has an awesome array of recreational activities to keep youths and adults healthy.

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Sun on the Street

In the non-reality of reality TV, how might you compete?

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Business

Business Briefs
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Know the importance of having  a trusted health advocate
Ashley Gasiorowski
Know the importance of having a trusted health advocate

Businesses and individuals who continually research the market for better health insurance plans often have too many options.

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Leaving assets 'in trust'  protects family, property
Leaving assets 'in trust' protects family, property

Statistically, one out of every four dollars you leave "free of trust" to a married child will be lost in a divorce.

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Lowcountry hopping with new, expanding businesses

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

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Understanding the Goldilocks effect on investing
Understanding the Goldilocks effect on investing

Thanks to the bombardment of financial advice people experience today

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Sports

'Dance' your way to better tennis by using the split step
'Dance' your way to better tennis by using the split step

Not long after you read this article, the pro tour will be gearing up for the 2019 clay court tennis season

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Women to play Augusta National in ground-breaking event
COURTESY AUGUSTA NATIONAL
Women to play Augusta National in ground-breaking event

The Augusta National Golf Club has finally recognized women's golf.

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Top Stories

RBC Heritage promises great golf with fun on the side
RBC Heritage promises great golf with fun on the side
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Supporters, auxiliary show appreciation for Coast Guard
Supporters, auxiliary show appreciation for Coast Guard
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Health & Wellness

Coronary calcium scoring helps gauge future heart risk
Stuart Smalheiser
Coronary calcium scoring helps gauge future heart risk

Despite significant advances over the past decades, heart disease continues to be the number one killer in men and women

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Follow up memory screening with these tips for healthy brain
Follow up memory screening with these tips for healthy brain

The last article in this newspaper from Memory Matters was about baseline memory screenings.

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Life, smile, health can be made better by implants
Life, smile, health can be made better by implants

I have seen how restoration of a person's mouth can have a profound effect on self-esteem and lifestyle.

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Mohs surgery highly effective for some skin cancers
Oswald Lightsey Mikel
Mohs surgery highly effective for some skin cancers

Mohs micrographic surgery is used to treat skin cancer and is often cited as having the highest cure rate

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What is 'platelet rich plasma' and how is it used?
What is 'platelet rich plasma' and how is it used?

Platelet rich plasma, or PRP, has two general purposes.

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Home & Garden

Four ways TV viewing is evolving (and how to get on trend)
Four ways TV viewing is evolving (and how to get on trend)

TV viewing has come a long way since the days of the bunny ears antenna and tin foil.

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Tips for taking the 'down' side out of downsizing
Tips for taking the 'down' side out of downsizing

Stuff. We all have it, and likely we have a good bit more than we really need.

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What you need to know about bathroom remodeling
What you need to know about bathroom remodeling

Remodeling your bathroom is well worth the investment.

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What's in your faucet? Have your home's water tested
What's in your faucet? Have your home's water tested

Do you know much chlorine is in your water?

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Special Events

Workshop for girls set for April 12
Julia Herrin of Bluffton is Miss Georgetown County Teen 2019
Workshop for girls set for April 12

Julia Herrin, Miss Georgetown County Teen 2019, will host a workshop, #RealNotPerfect, at 6 p.m. April 12

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Arts & Entertainment

All Saints Garden Tour  poster: And the winner is ...?
Suzanne Aulds with her winning painting, "Coneflowers." PHOTOS BY JEAN-MARIE COTE
All Saints Garden Tour poster: And the winner is ...?

Each fall, the All Saints Episcopal Church Garden Tour board conducts a competition

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Arts Center CEO wins  Verner Award
Kathleen Bateson
Arts Center CEO wins Verner Award

Kathleen Bateson is the recipient of the 2019 S.C. Arts Commission's 2019 Elizabeth O'Neill Verner Governor's Award

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Transformative power of art changes trash to treasure
Stella-lee Anderson talks to a Hilton Head Island Middle School class about collecting non-recyclables for the community Junk Workshop Day that Anderson will lead at Shelter Cove Community Park April 19. COURTESY OFFICE OF CULTURAL AFFAIRS
Transformative power of art changes trash to treasure

Our island is one of the most naturally inspiring destinations that I have encountered and we consider ourselves lucky

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Real Estate

Keep eye on contingencies when buying, selling real estate
Keep eye on contingencies when buying, selling real estate

Most, if not all, real estate contracts have contingencies that will allow the buyer (or sometimes the seller)

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Family

Add sizzle to your bridge game by learning to bid slams
Add sizzle to your bridge game by learning to bid slams

What is the most exciting part of bridge? Bidding and making slams, of course!

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Faith Briefs
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Senior collectors need an exit plan for treasures
Senior collectors need an exit plan for treasures

Since we began writing this column, we have had many readers come into our shop to sell their collections or get advice on values.

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Taking stock, reflecting on years of good community work
Denise Spencer
Taking stock, reflecting on years of good community work

This, the last column I will write as president and CEO of Community Foundation of the Lowcountry Inc., is the most difficult.

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Thinking about downsizing? Here are a few tips
Thinking about downsizing? Here are a few tips

My wife and I just downsized from a 4,000-square-foot residence to a 1,400-square-foot town home.

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