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Flyover construction elevates roadway into clear view

An aerial view of the flyover from the first week of May shows the divided roadway rising above the marsh on the eastbound side of Highway 278 near the bridges to Hilton Head Island. PHOTO BY COLIN KINTON.
An aerial view of the flyover from the first week of May shows the divided roadway rising above the marsh on the eastbound side of Highway 278 near the bridges to Hilton Head Island. PHOTO BY COLIN KINTON.

The $36.7 million project to connect the Bluffton Parkway with U.S. 278 near the bridges to Hilton Head Island should be completed by November, according to Robert McFee, Beaufort County director of engineering and infrastructure.


Locally sourced, handcrafted concept drives business trend

For the best tasting coffee, it's all about the beans that have been freshly roasted.
For the best tasting coffee, it's all about the beans that have been freshly roasted.

Have you noticed a trend around here? By "around here," I mean the business climate in Bluffton, on Hilton Head Island and the Lowcountry in general.


Sports

Shanking: How to eliminate the dreaded 'S' word in golf

This photo illustration shows where the ball should connect with the golf club, and where it should not.
This photo illustration shows where the ball should connect with the golf club, and where it should not.

For any golf professional, one of the toughest lessons to give is to someone who is shanking the ball.


Opinion

Rabbit holes, part 2: Getting caught up in the Pinterest craze

Lynne Hummell
Lynne Hummell

Just call me Alice.

I seem to have a penchant for going down rabbit holes.


Average American mom wears 'S' on chest

Margaret Griffin
Margaret Griffin

We have just celebrated Mother's Day. Do you have any idea how great the average mother is in this country?


Home & Garden

Avoid over-watering, especially late in the day

Avoid over-watering, especially late in the day

As the summer heat starts to arrive in the Lowcountry, remember to water only twice a week if we do not get adequate rain, and do the watering in the morning, never in the evening.


Color's remarkable influence on personal surroundings

Color's remarkable influence on personal surroundings

Whenever I make an appointment to get my nails done, I am always instructed by the technician to "pick a color."


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