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Local Toastmasters win awards and accolades

Hilton Head's FastTrackers led Beaufort County's three Toastmasters International clubs, all of which earned honors for the fiscal year ending June 30.

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Space still available for countywide citizen-police course

Registration remains open for Beaufort County residents to sign up for the next Citizen Police Academy

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Nonprofit gets grant to teach clients how to use Uber

An Osprey Village consumer who has completed training on how use the Uber app walks out to meet his Uber ride. The nonprofit received a grant from the Community Foundation of the Lowcountry for the training, which will help make consumers a little more in
An Osprey Village consumer who has completed training on how use the Uber app walks out to meet his Uber ride. The nonprofit received a grant from the Community Foundation of the Lowcountry for the training, which will help make consumers a little more in

Thanks to a grant from the Community Foundation of the Lowcountry

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Business

Local commerce continues to expand, upgrade

Retailers, restaurants and service businesses are constantly changing and enhancing the landscape in Bluffton and Hilton Head Island.

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Business Briefs

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Home & Garden

Simple backsplash can elevate kitchen's style

A simple glass backsplash can transform a nice kitchen into one that is beautiful and stylish. COURTESY PRESTIGE STONE
A simple glass backsplash can transform a nice kitchen into one that is beautiful and stylish. COURTESY PRESTIGE STONE

A common question asked by homeowners who are remodeling the kitchen is: "To backsplash or not to backsplash?"

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How to pick the best A/C system when you need one

How to pick the best A/C system when you need one

How many of us know what kind of HVAC system we have in our home?

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How to make a small kitchen feel, look bigger than it is

Pure white quartz, monotone with a splash of color and shiny appliances all work together to make this kitchen look and live big.  COURTESY DISTINCTIVE GRANITE AND MARBLE
Pure white quartz, monotone with a splash of color and shiny appliances all work together to make this kitchen look and live big. COURTESY DISTINCTIVE GRANITE AND MARBLE

Short of a total renovation, which is not always possible or feasible

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Tips for improving your home's indoor air quality

Tips for improving your home's indoor air quality

How healthy is your indoor air?

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Sports

Avoiding the dreaded 'S' word in golf

To cure your shank, practice hitting the ball with the wider part of the club, not the hosel, or heel. JEAN HARRIS
To cure your shank, practice hitting the ball with the wider part of the club, not the hosel, or heel. JEAN HARRIS

A shank is the worst and most embarrassing shot in golf.

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A winning warm-up vs. winning the warm-up

A winning warm-up vs. winning the warm-up

Over the past month of participating in practice and league matches, and experiencing a few interesting warm-up situations

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Opinion

Keep our eyes on the skies for daily gift of wonder

Lynne Cope Hummell
Lynne Cope Hummell

It's sometimes weird how I come up with ideas for this column every couple of weeks.

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Work on-going for traffic improvement

David Bennett
David Bennett

While visiting Massachusetts recently, my wife recounted - with a wry smile and a faraway look

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Letters to the Editor

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Sun on the Street

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Health & Wellness

What are age spots and how can you get rid of them?

What are age spots and how can you get rid of them?

Age spots - also called liver spots and solar lentigines - are flat gray, brown or black spots.

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Should implants always be used for tooth replacement?

Should implants always be used for tooth replacement?

Gum disease affects the teeth of four out of five patients to various degrees.

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Be proactive in caring for loved one as life changes

Be proactive in caring for loved one as life changes

Do you read the quotes that I select for my articles?

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Things to know when considering rhinoplasty

E. Ron Finger
E. Ron Finger

Among all plastic surgery procedures of the face, nose surgery - or rhinoplasty

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Family

How nice to get a helping of trust for breakfast

Denise K. Spencer
Denise K. Spencer

On Father's Day, I stopped for an early breakfast at an area restaurant

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Communication might reduce hospital readmissions

Rachel Carson
Rachel Carson

If you're a Medicare (CMS) beneficiary, you might have wondered why you are required to have a face-to-face visit with your primary care physician within 30 days after hospitalization.

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9 ways to prevent delirium in older adults

Older adults are at increased risk for delirium, a serious medical condition with sudden onset that causes fluctuating changes in thinking and behavior.

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Will you age in your home or a retirement community?

Will you age in your home or a retirement community?

Oh, the nirvana of retirement. Now there's time to do everything you always wanted to do

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With a little love, senior rescue cat comes out of her box

Cassidy is a senior cat who discovered a  fascination for yarn. COURTESY PALMETTO ANIMAL LEAGUE
Cassidy is a senior cat who discovered a fascination for yarn. COURTESY PALMETTO ANIMAL LEAGUE

Every pet that comes to Palmetto Animal League has a unique personality.

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