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Past articles by Sandra:

Parris Island Historical and Museum Society hosting Iron Mike Bike Tour

The 10th annual Iron Mike Bike Tour, hosted by the Parris Island Historical and Museum Society, is set for Sept. 9. → Read More

‘Loving the Low Country’ exhibit featured at BAA Gallery

The work of artists Joseph “Big Joe” Abell and Anne M. Jennings will be featured at the Beaufort Art Association starting July 2 and running through Aug. 27. → Read More

Dataw Island Club Tennis Center earns award

The USTA has named the Dataw Island Club Tennis Center on St. Helena Island as one of 12 winners in the 36th annual USTA Facility Awards program, which recognizes excellence in the construction and/or renovation of tennis facilities throughout the country. → Read More

Hilton Head player in second after first round of SC Amateur Match Play Championship

Todd White of Spartanburg carded an eight-under-par 64 to jump out to a four-shot lead in the first round of the 45th South Carolina Amateur Match Play Championship at The Carolina Country Club in Spartanburg. → Read More

The Palmettos of Bluffton announces grand opening celebration

NHC HealthCare will host a celebration in honor of its new assisted living facility, The Palmettos of Bluffton, at 3:45 p.m. Thursday. The event will feature The Headliners. Drinks and hors d’oeuvres will be served, and tours will be offered. → Read More

Hilton Head golfer wins Jimmy Self Invitational

Daniel Azallion of Hilton Head Island won the 22nd annual Jimmy Self Invitational at Greenwood Country Club. → Read More

Palmetto Championship tennis tournament wraps up

The Palmetto Championship tennis tournament wrapped up Tuesday in Belton with the singles and doubles finals. → Read More

Beaufort County School District names its Support Person of the Year

A Bluffton High School bilingual liaison was named as the Beaufort County School District’s 2017 “Support Person of the Year.” The selection of Alexa Mencias was announced at a breakfast recognizing schools’ individual honorees. → Read More

Hilton Head Macula & Retina adds 2 nurses

Dr. Peter Liggett of Hilton Head Macula & Retina recently welcomed two registered nurses to his staff. → Read More

Get ready to sweat with fundraiser for Boys & Girls Club

SweatFest, a fitness fundraiser for the Boys & Girls Club of Hilton Head Island, will be held May 13 at Shelter Cove Community Park, according to a news release. → Read More

McIntosh Book Shoppe hosting book-signing for author’s latest novel

McIntosh Book Shoppe is hosting a book-signing for Allan Winneker, the author of five works of fiction and a resident of Callawassie Island, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, according to a news release. → Read More

Sun City Hilton Head golf courses recognized for environmental quality

Sun City Hilton Head’s Okatie Creek Golf Club and Hidden Cypress Golf Club have retained designation as Certified Audubon Cooperative Sanctuaries through the Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary Program for Golf Courses, according to a news release. → Read More

Several ribbon-cutting ceremonies set this week in Bluffton

The Greater Bluffton Chamber is hosting several ribbon-cutting ceremonies this week, according to a news release. → Read More

Beaufort County Black Chamber offering First Time Homebuyers classes

The Beaufort County Black Chamber of Commerce is offering First Time Homebuyers classes, according to a news release. → Read More

Palmetto Plant Eaters Club meeting to focus on kombucha

The Palmetto Plant Eaters Club will host Carolyn Lee as its guest speaker at its meeting at 6:30 p.m. May 3 at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of the Lowcountry, 110 Malphrus Road in Bluffton, according to a news release. → Read More