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Beaufort Memorial breaks ground on new medical office building
Beaufort Memorial Hospital CEO Russell Baxley, center, leads the groundbreaking KEVIN AYLMER
Beaufort Memorial breaks ground on new medical office building

Turning its plan to expand medical services south of the Broad into action

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Before, during and after hurricane arrives, rely on official info

These official sources will provide hurricane preparation, evacuation, and return information as soon as it is available.

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Hurricane Prep
This panoramic view of Hurricane Florence was captured from the International Space Station Sept. 10, 2018, when the storm was at Category 4 strength. COURTESY NASA/ASTRONAUT ALEXANDER GERST
Hurricane Prep

Once the storm has passed and any issued evacuation order has been lifted

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Island seniors' suitcase project helps empower recipients
Anna Borelli, left and Liana Hutton with the two dozen suitcase they collected, cleaned, filled and donated to CAPA's Open Arms Children's Home. SUBMITTED
Island seniors' suitcase project helps empower recipients

For students in the International Baccalaureate Diploma Program (IBDP), senior year is chock full of special projects

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Plan ahead and pack an evacuation kit

You might not need the items in the kit while you are evacuating, but you might need them when you return home.

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What to do before a hurricane

Get flood insurance now. Standard homeowner's insurance does not cover flooding.

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Zion Chapel of Ease Cemetery named to National Register
Island dignitaries gather in front of Baynard Mausoleum May 6 to commemorate the Zion Chapel of Ease Cemetery being recognized on the National Register of Historic Places. Iva Welton, center, a member of the Board of Directors of the Heritage Library, hol
Zion Chapel of Ease Cemetery named to National Register

At a special ceremony May 6 at St. Luke's Parish Zion Chapel of Ease Cemetery

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Opinion

Keeping island history on the map
Heritage Library board chairman Cal Callahan introduces Hilton Head Island Mayor John McCann during the recognition ceremony May 6 naming Zion Chapel of Ease to the National Register of Historic Places. COURTESY HERITAGE LIBRARY
Keeping island history on the map

Our community is fortunate to have a wealth of resources and volunteers that take pride

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Letters to the Editor
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Love of words expands into sweetness of doing nothing
Lynne Cope Hummell
Love of words expands into sweetness of doing nothing

If you have been reading this caolumn for more than a few months, you probably already know how much I value words.

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Business

Business Briefs
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How to 'interview' potential financial advisers
How to 'interview' potential financial advisers

Choosing the right - or wrong - financial adviser could have a major impact on your financial success.

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How to keep your assets  in your family bloodline
How to keep your assets in your family bloodline

If you want to make sure your assets will avoid unnecessary court involvement and will stay in your family bloodline

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L3 Kigre employees help a neighbor on Give-Back Day
Perry White, seated, is joined by family and friends as he surveys the work being done on his home by L3 Kigre and the American Legion Post 42 of Hilton Head Island. COURTESY BCEDC
L3 Kigre employees help a neighbor on Give-Back Day

L3 Kigre, a laser manufacturer located on Hilton Head Island

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New opportunities created for jobs, housing, shopping

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

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Sports

The kinetic chain: Only as strong as its weakest link
The kinetic chain: Only as strong as its weakest link

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

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Top Stories

Helicopter tour pilots watch for sharks, turtles in surf
The Coligny Beach area as seen in April from Isaiah Burch's helicopter, with the Tiki Hut to the left and Pope Avenue straight up the center of the image. LYNNE COPE HUMMELL
Helicopter tour pilots watch for sharks, turtles in surf
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Unique collaboration immerses students in TV show production
On the set of SCETV's "By The River" in Beaufort, students from USCB operate cameras, check sound, and prepare host Holly Bounds Jackson, seated right, and Cassandra King Conroy, seated right, for the taping of the first show of the second season.
Unique collaboration immerses students in TV show production

All is quiet on the set as host Holly Bounds Jackson prepares to interview author Cassandra King Conroy at the SCETV studio on Ribaut Road in Beaufort.

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Use lessons learned from prior storms to prep for hurricanes
After Hurricane Matthew in 2016, many residents returned to Beaufort County before the official word was given that access was open. Hundreds of cars were stranded alongside I-95 until the official go-ahead was given. FILE PHOTO
Use lessons learned from prior storms to prep for hurricanes
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Health & Wellness

Belt lipectomy offers better  results for extreme sagging skin
E. Ronald Finger
Belt lipectomy offers better results for extreme sagging skin

A belt lipectomy is also called "circumferential lipectomy," and even an "around the world lipectomy"

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CBD products often good for inflammation, skin, headaches
CBD products often good for inflammation, skin, headaches

Now that CBD has become mainstream, it's important that consumers understand what they are purchasing

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Dental implant inquiry and utilization at all-time high
Dental implant inquiry and utilization at all-time high

Word is getting around to prospective dental implant patients that implant use will stabilize loose teeth replacements.

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Mohs surgery followed by  cosmetic repair yields good results
Mohs surgery followed by cosmetic repair yields good results

Q: What is the process of Mohs surgery?

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Practitioner-assisted stretching becoming go-to option
Practitioner-assisted stretching becoming go-to option

Flexibility, stability, strength and power.

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Take prostate cancer lying down - for precise radiation dose
Dr. Jonathan Briggs consults with a patient before a radiation treatment with the TrueBeam system. COURTESY BEAUFORT MEMORIAL HOSPITAL
Take prostate cancer lying down - for precise radiation dose

In their youth, most men don't think about their prostate.

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Home & Garden

Customize smart home  security system for best results
Customize smart home security system for best results

Whether for your primary residence or your second home, keeping everything safe and secure is just a few taps away.

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Hydration key to health as summer temperatures rise
Hydration key to health as summer temperatures rise

Our bodies are almost 70% water, our muscles are up to 75% water, our hearts are up to 80% water - and our brains are up to 85% water!

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Arts & Entertainment

Gullah artist Evans opens new studio on Hilton Head Island

Artist and visual storyteller Sonja Griffin Evans, known for her cultural Gullah-Geechee mixed-media artwork and paintings

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Family

Elderly caregivers need love, help and a break too
Elderly caregivers need love, help and a break too

You've probably heard stories about elderly caregivers who are so overworked and overwhelmed

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Slow down, consider balance to reduce senior fall risk
Jennifer Redmond
Slow down, consider balance to reduce senior fall risk

Every 13 seconds, an older adult is treated in the emergency room for a fall-related injury.

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