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Before any wage hike directives, employers boost hourly pay
Customers at Poseidon, one of the SERG family of restaurants, enjoy a sunset over Broad Creek from the top floor of the establishment. COURTESY SERG
Before any wage hike directives, employers boost hourly pay

While the minimum wage controversy swirls around Washington, D.C.

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Hospital, pharmacy collaborate to improve patient care
As part of a new collaboration in health care, Publix Pharmacy staff will be able to deliver prescriptions directly to Beaufort Memorial Hospital patients before discharge. PAUL NURNBERG
Hospital, pharmacy collaborate to improve patient care

Beaufort Memorial Hospital (BMH) and Publix Pharmacy have announced a collaboration

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Last chance to see second installation of Town Hall gallery
The Artist's Gallery at Town Hall features the work of 24 local artists. The exhibition changes every four to six months. GUSTAVO RATTIA
Last chance to see second installation of Town Hall gallery

The second installation of local artists' work is on exhibit now at the Artist's Gallery

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Town adds new traffic signal on William Hilton Parkway

There's a new signal in town.

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Opinion

Continue making plans during hurricane season
John McCann
Continue making plans during hurricane season

Every year at this time, we turn a watchful eye toward the weather, especially looking out for hurricanes.

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Letters to the Editor
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Put on your creative thinking caps; let's have some fun
Lynne Cope Hummell
Put on your creative thinking caps; let's have some fun

Crazy ideas turn up in the oddest of places.

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Business

Advance planning is key to keeping assets in your family
Advance planning is key to keeping assets in your family

When your child or children inherit from you, will they lose it if or when they get sued

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Business Briefs
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New businesses continue  to change local landscape
Staff, members, families and supporters of Programs for Exceptional People (PEP) gathered July 24 for a ribbon cutting and celebration of the completion of the organization's new location in Bluffton's Sheridan Park. Marielena DiMatteo, center, holding th
New businesses continue to change local landscape

Commerce continues to enjoy a stronghold in the Lowcountry.

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Partnership helps established  company with worldwide exposure
From left, Norris Thigpen of the S.C. Department of Commerce, Bruce Ward of SmartScan met with Jeff Mumford and Glen McCarthy of Labworks International in Canada.
Partnership helps established company with worldwide exposure

Along a quiet street in the historic district of Beaufort sits a small technology company

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Sports

Mind games: Playing the mental side of tennis
Mind games: Playing the mental side of tennis

After watching the epic Wimbledon women's and men's finals

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Top Stories

Art League features works by extraordinary artists
Art League features works by extraordinary artists
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Water quality along island's coast remains among state's best
Water quality along island's coast remains among state's best
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Health & Wellness

Address low-vision issues with visual aids, technology
Address low-vision issues with visual aids, technology

Ironically, this article is written for those whose vision may be too poor to read it.

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Health Briefs

NAMI Lowcountry is moving from Hilton Head Island

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Use of sedation eases fears  of dental procedures
James G. Jenkins
Use of sedation eases fears of dental procedures

One of the main reasons some patients avoid needed dental treatment is fear.

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What exactly is a nose job and what does it involve?
What exactly is a nose job and what does it involve?

Technically, a nose job is called a "rhinoplasty."

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Home & Garden

Final barrier filtering helps insure safer tap water
Final barrier filtering helps insure safer tap water

Water treatment plants distribute "drinking tap water" that is treated to the standards defined

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Start decluttering your life by downsizing your closet
Start decluttering your life by downsizing your closet

So that I don't run the risk of playing the hypocrite as I speak of the process and benefits of downsizing

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Arts & Entertainment

Art League features works by extraordinary artists
Art League features works by extraordinary artists

For years, Terry wondered "what it would be like to be in a place where I could express myself

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Children's book teaches  conservation through fun story
Nina Leipold is the Mermaid of Hilton Head
Children's book teaches conservation through fun story

A new, interactive children's gift book, "The Mermaid's Friends,"

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Dispelling the myth of 'two left feet' bad dancers
There are no bad dancers in this group. Everyone here is smiling and enjoying being on the dance floor, swaying to the music in the company of friends. SANDRO VIRAG
Dispelling the myth of 'two left feet' bad dancers

When was the last time you went to a wedding reception and looked to the dance floor only to think

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Historical fiction tells accurate, familiar Lowcountry story
Historical fiction tells accurate, familiar Lowcountry story

"Swift Currents" is a historical fiction work

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Family

Animal rescue reaches new heights, thanks to pilots
Pilots to the Rescue founder Michael Schneider (left) and volunteer Jason Eckardt prepare for another mission. COURTESY PILOTS TO THE RESCUE
Animal rescue reaches new heights, thanks to pilots

As a no-kill rescue organization, Palmetto Animal League

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Ask for outside help to avoid family caregiver burnout
Ask for outside help to avoid family caregiver burnout

Do you have caregiver burnout? Ask yourself, are you:

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Listening to the elders yields stories never before heard
Joe Agee Sr. chats with his son, Joe Agee Jr SUBMITTED
Listening to the elders yields stories never before heard

For the last 40 years, I've been extremely fortunate to have my parents vacation here

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