More than a sporting club or enchanting event location, according to its members, Legacy Oaks Preserve is, “a lifesaving venue.”
Unless you’ve been living in a tree stump, you may have noticed the island has been rather … ahem … congested these past few months. How often does one muse, “Where are all these people coming...
For the past five years during the summer months, anywhere between 300 and 400 locals and visitors of all ages have gathered each Wednesday morning at 8 a.m. on the beautiful beach at Palmetto Dunes...
Dave Miller Superior Services 36 Persimmon St #202, Bluffton, SC 29910 (843) 682-2665 gotosuperior.com What services does your business provide? Whole-house service solutions, AC repair, plumbing,...
Watterson elevates the entrepreneurial spirit and encourages growth of black-owned businesses through programs supported by the Lowcountry Legacy Fund. It’s a mix most businessmen have often found...
Meet the men behind the life skills and expert instruction that are changing children’s lives at First Tee — The Lowcountry.
Giving “Paws” for Furry Friendships: Hilton Head Humane Association praises volunteers, recruits more
“It’s all about the animals!” said Iris, pet adopter turned volunteer and now a full-fledged employee at Hilton Head Humane Association (HHH). “Puppy dog kisses and kitty cat purrs are big rewards...
On a Wing and Prayer: 25th annual (well, mostly annual) WingFest flies to new nest at Lowcountry Celebration Park
Those of you with long memories will recall one of the greatest celebrations we used to enjoy back in the before times. Back when masks were a Halloween-only accessory, hand sanitizer was only for...
Hopping Yachts for Hospice: Hospice Care of the Lowcountry announces highly anticipated exclusive event
If spending an evening hopping more than 20 luxury sailing vessels in the name of charity sounds like your kind of event, then the Yacht Hop, benefitting Hospice Care of the Lowcountry (HCL), is for you.
Tulips Thrift Store:Meet the local shop that’s building a dream, from secondhand to a second chance at life.
As you page through listings or directories of local thrift, consignment, and secondhand shops, like the southeast region’s “Treasure Guide,” you’ll find exactly that: a guide to treasures tucked in...
The mission of Bluffton’s storied charity organization, like Bluffton itself, has evolved.
Generally speaking, there is no shortage of miracles this time of year. Call it the Christmas spirit, call it the generosity of the season, whatever it is, it seems to ease open our hearts just a little. We give more freely. We share more openly. We take care of those around us, inspired by a renewed sense of fellowship and love.
With the amount of the rapid development and burgeoning municipal growth in Bluffton and the surrounding area, there’s a particularly bright spot of city planning that reads like a “restoring faith...
Do you have a heart for serving others? After spending a few weeks photographing and talking to some local volunteers for this issue, I can say that, by and large, our community does. Please read...
Let it never be said that the Lowcountry doesn’t know how to give back. Ours is a community built on a spirit of volunteerism, where any need that needs filled will soon find itself with a small army of helpers at their disposal. When we set out to spotlight a few of the legion of selfless locals who call our area home, we knew the hardest job would be in limiting our search. While the volunteers you see here are to be lauded for their generosity and spirit, know that for every face you see here, there are hundreds more ready to make life a little better in our community.
There are some events that dominate the calendar here on Hilton Head Island. Sure, the usual run of things has been disrupted over the last year or so, but as we return to normal, we know exactly what to look forward to in any given month. You know exactly when your favorite food festivals are, when you’re going to get to check out some classic cars at the Concours and when your opportunity to get some PGA autographs will be.
Far More Than a Crowning Achievement:A budding leader hopes her Miss South Carolina win is just the beginning of a lifetime of impacting social change.
Julia Herrin is the crown-wearing embodiment of taking advantage of opportunity. At age 13, the shy piano-playing middle child of Lowcountry musical entrepreneurs Jeff and Jennifer Herrin decided to forge a completely foreign path by trying to become Miss Teen Hilton Head Island.
“My best friend, my mom, convinced me to try. I laughed it off at first. Me in pageants? I would never win, so why even try?” said the now-19-year-old Bluffton resident.
SEALKIDS Lowcountry Boil: Fundraising event supports everyday kids living in extraordinary circumstances
SEALKIDS, the only nonprofit organization devoted solely to the educational support and success of children in the Navy SEAL community, and Jim and Connie Sewell, honorary event chairs, invite the public to join them on August 5 for a Lowcountry Boil at Coast Oceanfront Dining, 87 North Sea Pines Drive, on Hilton Head Island. A reception opening the fundraising event begins at 6:30 and dinner is served at 7:30.
A New Program Giving Hope Through Exercise: Island fitness guru turns attention to battling debilitating disease
Fitness is personal. It’s the one thing above all that Heath Babb has learned in his three-decade journey in the fitness industry. There has to be a drive, an inner reason, and any program that truly achieves results tailors the plan specifically to a client’s needs and goals.
Harvesting Heritage : Take a tour of the biggest tourist attraction in Sea Pines you’ve never visited
Trends and plants are both perennial things. They blossom and mature, are harvested, and then lay dormant until the season returns.
Got $100 and an Hour to Spare? Join 100 Men Who Care and discover a simple but powerful opportunity to make a difference right here at home
What can you buy for $100? The answer might depend on where you shop. But for many of us, $100 slips through our fingers fairly quickly, and we often have little to show for it. What would that same $100 do for a local charity? What would $10,000 do for that same organization?
Don Ryan Center for Innovation Launches New Program to Help the Lowcountry’s HEROES Become Entrepreneurs: With grant from the SC Department of Commerce Office of Innovation, DRCI “gives back” to those who give so much to the community
Every day, the heroes of the Lowcountry give tirelessly of themselves while giving back to all those in our community. Now the Don Ryan Center for Innovation, with a grant from the South Carolina...
Sound, in and of itself, is a miraculous thing. Taken at its simplest, most granular level, it is merely a vibration, a rippling of the air molecules all around us that generates a sympathetic vibration in everything it touches. Sound can shatter glass, or it can heal emotional wounds. It can move the soul, or it can start an avalanche. Sometimes, it does all those things at once.
On paper, First Tee exists to teach young people the game of golf. But then again, on paper, the game of golf is just putting a ball into a tiny hole. Like so many things, it’s not about the goal, but how you get there.
Craving Connection? Women’s Association of Hilton Head Island dishing up friendship, fun, and opportunities to serve
We were not meant to be alone in this world. Neuroscience suggests that we are hardwired to interact and connect with one another. While COVID-19 may have caused a temporary power disruption, the Women’s Association of Hilton Head Island (WAHHI) is busy restoring the circuits, creating new pathways for connection in socially responsible ways.
A beloved island institution turns the page on COVID and readies for its next chapter.
At the Don Ryan Center for Innovation, we are continually working on ways in which we can best serve the Bluffton community. Among our entrepreneurial programs and business development endeavors, we choose to focus our efforts on improving the program, which is most beneficial to individuals living in the Bluffton community: Membership!
A global pandemic doesn’t play favorites. Regardless of age, wealth or status, we’ve all been thrust into survival mode—every man for himself, fighting to stay alive. While some of us have resources to sustain us through this time of crisis, others do not. In addition to the challenge of protecting their health, many Lowcountry residents find themselves suddenly unable to meet their most basic needs, like keeping a roof over their head and putting food on the table.