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EXIT 3 PROJECT EXPECTED TO BE ECONOMIC BOON TO LOWCOUNTRY

Hardeeville Mayor Harry Williams will tell you — in clear, certain terms — that a ballyhooed Exit 3 off I-95 is not just another off ramp to a busy highway.

Williams — and others across the Lowcountry — are thinking bigger. Much bigger.

Recent investment and development projects along the I-95 corridor in Jasper, Colleton and Hampton counties will soon deliver positive impacts to all seven counties, including Beaufort, in the SouthernCarolina Alliance region.

With the September announcement that Boeing will move all 787 Dreamliner production to Charleston, our region is seeing even more interest from aerospace suppliers not only located in the Washington state area, but from around the world. 

Frazier MillerMLK COMMITTEE LEADERS ARE ADVOCATES FOR HILTON HEAD AND BLUFFTON

Galen Miller, president of the Hilton Head MLK Committee for Justice, is a 50-year-old native islander. He is IT director at The Cypress and runs his own IT firm. He has a networking and telecommunications degree from Wake Tech in Raleigh, N.C. Miller lives in Bluffton with his wife, a 16-year-old daughter and a 14-year-old son.

No one was more surprised than Bill Robertson himself when he discovered a passion for tracking and killing bugs and unwanted pests.

But the more he thought about it, the more it made sense. After all, according to Robertson, his Marine training — “crawling on my belly” — had prepared him to eliminate an enemy.

That was 1989. 

Everyone has heard of a trademark, but not everyone knows what it is. Fewer understand the importance and value of trademarks and why they are essential to nearly every business.

The most common trademarks consist of a single word (Fishcamp®), a group of words (Outside Hilton Head ™™ )) or a slogan (Docking Made Easy®) that identify a business.  However, trademarks may also include the shape of a product or a product’s unique packaging design, a sound, a scent and a color.

BLUFFTON WOMAN’S BATTLE WITH BREAST CANCER INSPIRES BURGEONING BUSINESS

Angie Evangelista was in a dark place in early 2019. She was recovering from surgery and going through chemotherapy after being diagnosed with breast cancer just before Christmas.

The surgery removed a piece of her physical being, but it took a greater toll on her emotional well-being.

Missy SantorumSANTORUM CELEBRATES 25 YEARS AT PALMETTO ELECTRIC

Missy Santorum isn’t quite ready to slow down. Not even close.

She’s still passionate about helping her community, still excited to meet other people and try to make a difference.

After 25 years as Palmetto Electric Cooperative’s public relations manager – and 35 years living on Hilton Head Island – Santorum remains invigorated by the opportunity to help.

BLUFFTON SISTERS TURN COINS INTO INSPIRATIONAL JEWELRY

Each morning, 14-year-old Laney Scott puts on her favorite necklace, one she has worn every day for the past three years. It’s a necklace that reminds her on a daily basis of her own strength and resilience.

The necklace has three coins attached to it, each stamped with a different word. Laney said the words “strength,” “survivor” and “princess” helped her get through the most difficult times of her life.

Whether your rental property is a vacation villa by the ocean or a home for a family, professional management companies can provide peace of mind.

REBUILT MARINA IS AN INSPIRATION TO BUSINESS OWNERS, AREA RESIDENTS

In the quiet calm of the early morning, before the sun rises, Leslie Stewart drives to her business at Palmetto Bay Marina and is guided by the light.

“The landscaping is all lit up,” said Stewart, who owns Palmetto Bay Sunrise Café and often arrives at the popular eatery at 5 a.m. “It’s beautiful. I can’t even describe the difference.”