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Leslie Moore

It’s February and that means Valentine’s Day! I’ve always loved this holiday, whether or not I had a significant other in my life. In recent years, I like using this day to spend some time focusing on my most important relationship – the one with myself. Treats are important, and I always feel much more […]

If your home is like many, meaning everyone spends a lot of time in front of a screen, then you might want to surprise the kids or grandkids with some old and new games that will keep everyone involved. Put the cell phones in a basket and get ready to have fun! Bean Boozled This […]

In January of 2017, Elizabeth Poole was happily married with a successful career as a Mary Kay representative; her life was full of love, family and fun. When it was time for her annual physical checkup, she thought little about it. “I went for a mammogram, and it all came back okay,” Elizabeth began. “A […]

It’s January dear readers! A month of new beginnings and cozy sweaters and (finally) time for reading good books. But January isn’t most people’s favorite month, even though I believe it should be. I love January for many reasons – the first is that it’s my son’s birthday month. I received one of the two […]

Local therapists who work with our children every day know that a kid’s world today is very different from the one we parents and grandparents experienced. Bullying is much more extreme and technology is king. Here are a few suggestions from local professionals to help you better understand and navigate the often challenging landscape of […]

Author John Kenny found writing through the love of his wife, Mary Lou, and her remarkable (and very large) extended family that began with four Lebanese immigrants that came to this country in 1900. Born in New York City, John practiced law in Washington DC until moving to the area six years ago to care […]

Originally from the small South Carolina town, Lake City, Dr. Eric Heiden practiced dentistry for 54 years – the first 48 in Florence, and the last six in nearby Summerville. For most, thousands of happy patients would be enough, but Dr. Heiden is also Captain Heiden, a U.S. Coast Guard certified boat captain and fishing […]

Becky Ransome, like many local residents, moved to Pawleys Island from Ohio when her husband retired from Honda two years ago. But, retirement was not Becky’s plan. “I am ready for my next season,” she said laughing. “My husband’s work took him to Japan for a total of nine years,” Becky began. “The first time, […]

This photo of me and my youngest granddaughter, Ellis, was taken last year on Thanksgiving Day in Baltimore. My daughter, son-in-law, Ellis, her sister Quinn and I went to a fun restaurant for the holiday meal. The girls were restless, naturally, at two and three years old their attention span is limited. Hoping to distract […]

The following story was told by Danielle Walters, Case Manager/Shelter Manager of the New Directions Family Shelter in Myrtle Beach. It is one of hundreds of similar stories and contradicts the traditional face of homelessness. According to Kathy Jenkins, Executive Director of New Directions, “One in three people in the U.S. are within one to […]

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