Medals Restored SUBMITTED Sherrard Shults of Beaufort contacted Rep. Joe Cunningham’s office to seek his assistance replacing, right, Army medals her late father had earned in WWII. Cunningham’s office was able to quickly obtain the five medals and awards that Robert S. Kuykendal had earned for his service. On Aug. 29, in his Beaufort office, Rep. Cunningham was honored to present to Shults and her sister Gwen, left, their father’s Good Conduct Medal, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal with Bronze Star, Meritorious Unit Commendation, Mechanic’s Qualification Badge, and Marksmanship Badge.
Preserving History COURTESY 100-PLUS WOMEN WHO CARE HHI Members of the collective giving group 100-Plus Women Who Care Hilton Head Island presented a donation Aug. 7 to Louise Miller Cohen, center front, founder and director of the Gullah Museum of Hilton Head, at the museum site off Gumtree Road. The nonprofit was chosen by members from among three nominated. Cohen said the funds will go to the organization’s Preservation Project.