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Backpack Buddies celebrates 20 years of fighting hunger
Volunteers are all smiles at a recent packing event for Backpack Buddies. COURTESY BACKPACK BUDDIES HILTON HEAD
Backpack Buddies celebrates 20 years of fighting hunger

One out of every five children in American struggles with hunger.

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Collaborating women find higher purpose for hemp
Sativa Health Products owner Cynthia Groff displays some of the various CBD products she offers. DEAN ROWLAND
Collaborating women find higher purpose for hemp

Local entrepreneurs Cynthia Groff and Jennifer Pfuhl have been friends for a while

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Help fund local needs with click on new giving app
Help fund local needs with click on new giving app

A Beaufort County family recently lost their home in a fire, but, thanks to a mobile app and generous donors

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Highlights taken from  Town's two-year budget
In the overview section of the Town's budget for 2020-2021, this chart shows a historical comparison. COURTESY TOWN OF HILTON HEAD ISLAND
Highlights taken from Town's two-year budget

For the first time, the Town of Hilton Head Island drafted and adopted a biennial budget for fiscal years 2020 and 2021.

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Hospital opens new facility for both immediate, primary care
At an Aug. 29 ribbon cutting, Dr. Randall Castor, Allison Vigil, Michael Petrillo, and Dr. Chip Fowlkes (from left in white coats) join Russell Baxley, center, president and CEO of Beaufort Memorial Hospital, in celebrating the opening of the the May Rive
Hospital opens new facility for both immediate, primary care

Beaufort Memorial Hospital (BMH) has opened a new medical plaza in Bluffton

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Inaugural speaker series brings leaders to Lowcountry
Inaugural speaker series brings leaders to Lowcountry

World leaders, award-winning journalists, exceptional artists, athletes, military heroes

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Nonprofits sought to apply for Garden Tour grant funds

Proceeds from the All Saints Garden Tour, scheduled for May 16, 2020

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Opinion

Collective giving not a new concept, but brilliant one
Lynne Cope Hummell
Collective giving not a new concept, but brilliant one

When I was a teenager (meaning when I started working at age 14, for $1.60 an hour)

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Input requested for U.S. 278 Gateway Corridor Project
John McCann
Input requested for U.S. 278 Gateway Corridor Project

The U.S. 278 corridor between Bluffton and Hilton Head Island, from Moss Creek Drive to Spanish Wells Road

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Letters to the Editor
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Sun on the Street

It's never too late to learn more or try something new

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Business

Business Briefs
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Changes in hospitality industry headline business news
The Old Oyster Factory restaurant on Hilton Head Island was recently purchased by Coastal Restaurants and Bars (CRAB). The 30-year-old restaurant is the 10th member of the CRAB family. JOHN BRACKETT PHOTOGRAPHY
Changes in hospitality industry headline business news

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

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Let's repeat: Everyone should have a good estate plan
Mark F. Winn
Let's repeat: Everyone should have a good estate plan

If you plan ahead, you can avoid many problems and headaches that will emerge if you become incapacitated or pass on.

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Recruiting, retention crucial to building successful business
The staff at Lowcountry Therapy has grown from three full-time employees when it opened in 2010 to more than 50 this year.
Recruiting, retention crucial to building successful business

Where there is a will, there is a way. Just ask Jessi Dolnik, speech language pathologist, founder and owner of Lowcountry Therapy.

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Sports

Tennis is my name; angle is my game
Tennis is my name; angle is my game

Over the past several weeks of teaching a variety of students (youths to seniors, and all different skill levels)

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Top Stories

Studies show improvement needed along Hwy. 278 corridor
Studies show improvement needed along Hwy. 278 corridor
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Young island residents get quick course in bicycle safety
Young island residents get quick course in bicycle safety
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Health & Wellness

Answers to common questions plastic surgeons are asked
Answers to common questions plastic surgeons are asked

As you might imagine, plastic surgeons get lots of questions on a wide variety of topics.

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Health Briefs
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How cosmetic dentistry kicks up a notch for your smile
How cosmetic dentistry kicks up a notch for your smile

Cosmetic dentistry encompasses all of dentistry.

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Identifying, lowering risk  of silent killers in women
Soldrea Thompson
Identifying, lowering risk of silent killers in women

Cancers that originate in the female reproductive organs - uterine, ovarian, cervical, vulvar and vaginal cancers

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Home & Garden

Attack junk drawer as first line of downsizing defense
Attack junk drawer as first line of downsizing defense

Scissors and wires and pens, oh my!

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Use your senses as first hint of water quality issues
Use your senses as first hint of water quality issues

Your senses are your first and best diagnostic tools.

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Arts & Entertainment

Art Quilters exhibit on display at Coastal Discovery Museum
"Dawn's Early Light" by Peg Weschke
Art Quilters exhibit on display at Coastal Discovery Museum

"Inspired Threads," an exhibit by Art Quilters of the Lowcountry, will be on display from Sept. 23

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Arts Center season: trains,  kisses, rumors, boots, dancers
Arts Center season: trains, kisses, rumors, boots, dancers

The upcoming season at the Arts Center of Coastal Carolina will include five shows that are sure to delight audiences

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Choral Society kicks off new season with pops concert
Choral Society kicks off new season with pops concert

The Hilton Head Choral Society will begin its 44th concert season with a pops concert

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Fall promises wide range  of cultural activities for all
Jenn McEwen
Fall promises wide range of cultural activities for all

Fall is a wonderful time on our island.

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Learning basic swing starts path to many other dances
Armando Aseneta and Gia Jaggars perform a swing dance. SANDRO VIRAG
Learning basic swing starts path to many other dances

Swing dance in its basic form is one of those dances that will be around forever

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Real Estate

Why real estate companies might employ robots to sell homes
Why real estate companies might employ robots to sell homes

We are standing on the edge of an industrial revolution, in which nanotechnology and robotics will revolutionize the real estate industry.

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Family

Foundation helps other nonprofits serve their mission

There's a Tibetan saying that tragedy can serve as a source of strength. It can also spur change.

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How seniors can continue  to maintain independence
How seniors can continue to maintain independence

As people age, it becomes harder for them to get around and maintain the independent lifestyle

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Remember me? Forgotten animals need love to heal
Remember me? Forgotten animals need love to heal

She'd been sitting at a shelter in Orangeburg for months and now, Bekka's time had run out.

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