Riverside Introduces Newest Custom Homes Neighborhood

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Sawyer’s Bluff promises to be among Riverside’s finest and most sought-after offerings. Nestled between shimmering marshes, maritime forests, and a protected natural area, its stunning environment is rich in biodiversity and breathtaking beauty. For a fortunate few, it offers a remarkable place to call home.

Gifts to Excite the Family Athlete this Holiday Season

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Holiday shoppers know that few things can match the joy of finding the perfect gift for a loved one. Whether that loved one is a tiny tot who cannot wait to unwrap this year’s must-have toy or an adult hoping to find the latest gadget under the tree on Christmas morning, the thrill of giving a great gift is part of what makes the holiday season so enjoyable. Friends and family members may fall into certain categories, and that can make holiday shopping a little easier. For example, loved ones who cannot wait to sit down with a good book would no doubt appreciate a new e-reader or the latest bestseller. When it comes to gifting the family athlete, the following ideas can provide the inspiration shoppers need to put a smile on the face of fitness-minded friends and family members.

Find the Time to Shop for Holiday Gifts

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The holiday season is a busy time of year. So many activities are packed into a relatively short period, and it is easy to become a tad overwhelmed by it all. Once Black Friday arrives on November 27 (or Thanksgiving evening for those who cannot wait until Friday), holiday shoppers have less than a month to get all of their shopping done. Planning, decorating, entertaining, and socializing takes time away from shopping. To find the time to get everything done especially shopping consider these time management tips and tricks.

How a Credit Union Like Grow Financial Can Help Members Build and Maintain Good Credit

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Having good credit can enhance your chances of buying a home or a car, make it easier to qualify for a loan or rent a new apartment, and even improve your standing with a potential new employer. Because it provides an indication of how you’ve handled debt in the past—and in the process, sheds some light on your sense of personal responsibility—credit is fundamental to navigating those life events that involve money or assets.

South Bay at Mount Pleasant Continues to Grow

Three years after South Bay opened its doors, the luxury retirement community in central Mount Pleasant continues to prosper, offering a wide range of living options and an ever-growing menu of amenities to seniors in various stages of life. Having celebrated their third anniversary on Oct. 1, South Bay is home to hundreds of independent living residents. Those in assisted living, skilled nursing, memory support and short-term rehabilitation also are on campus at Shem Creek Health Center.

How to Get a Legitimate ESA Letter for Housing

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As all pet owners know, furry friends are the best friends. Through unconditional love and companionship, pets can lift your spirits when you are feeling down and provide comfort through their mere presence. For many people, pets are a lifeline that helps them live full lives on a daily basis, therefore, it can be heartbreaking when numerous housing accommodations have no-pet policies in place. Thankfully, there are federal laws that make exceptions for animal companions that are emotional support animals (ESAs). ESAs provide emotional support through companionship and can help ease feelings of anxiety, depression, or extreme stress.

Wildlife Art at SEWE

The Southeastern Wildlife Exposition, commonly known as SEWE, is a touchstone in the Charleston tourism calendar. It ushers in the spring tourist season, when visitors once again fill the streets, restaurants and cash registers of the Holy City, and entertains the local populace with flying dogs and conservation discussions.

4 Lexus Models that Remind us of a Steeplechase Horse

Steeplechase is an opportunity to watch magnificent animals explode from a standstill to top speed, zip down a track like lightning bolts and glide gracefully over obstacles for a mile or more. These same sleek animals serve as reliable beasts of burden in different circumstances, engendering our admiration and respect.
We love horses. And we love horsepower.

From Steeples to Steeplechase

Could a city be more fittingly nicknamed than the Holy City? Its tableau is dotted with 400 houses of worship, many with steeples stretching into the sky. Perhaps it’s apt, then, that Charleston boasts its own steeplechase competition. The obstacle-course event traces its roots to Irish races from one town’s steeples to another, forcing riders and their horses to jump streams and stone walls separating estates along the way.

Equestrian lovers can explore Middleton Place

When visitors are introduced to Middleton Place, the jewel of plantation row 15 miles up the Ashley River from downtown Charleston, they rarely think of horses. The Middleton experience features the grand plantation, the spectacular scalloped grounds, the elegant Ashley River sliding alongside, the prominent family that owned the plantation, the beautiful 18th-century buildings and magnificent live oaks, and the opportunity to reflect upon the regrettable slavery and oppression of the people who built it all and comprise the deepest scar on American history.

Get Fashion-Forward at the Steeplechase

Since the origins of horse racing in 12th century Britain, decadent couture has gone hand-in-hand with the rumbling of hooves. In an effort to attract attention and demonstrate their high-society credentials, women wore extravagant fashions, beginning on their heads. The more ostentatious the hat, the better. Men also dressed to the nines, though with a bit less grandiosity.

How a Credit Union Like Grow Financial Can Help Members Build and Maintain Good Credit

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Having good credit can enhance your chances of buying a home or a car, make it easier to qualify for a loan or rent a new apartment, and even improve your standing with a potential new employer. Because it provides an indication of how you’ve handled debt in the past—and in the process, sheds some light on your sense of personal responsibility—credit is fundamental to navigating those life events that involve money or assets.

Local Hearing Specialists Take Care of Needs with Simplicity and Convenience

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Buying things that we need has become simplified lately, often saving us money and eliminating the middleman -- or even the doctor. For example, buying a pair of reading glasses has become as easy as going to a pharmacy and choosing one off the rack. But when it comes to choosing a hearing aid for yourself or a loved one, investing in something generic might not be the right decision for you or your loved one.

4 Tips for Celebrating a Veteran's Life on Veterans Day

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Each year on November 11th, we come together as a nation to honor our veterans for their service, patriotism, bravery, and sacrifice for our country. Stuhr Funeral Home is proud to assist families in giving their late veterans honorable funerals and burials, including military honors and funeral benefits. Veterans have done so much for our country, and it is our duty at Stuhr Funeral Home to honor their lives.

Local Waste Management Service Wins Award for Cleaning Up Lowcountry

“Cleaning Today for a Greener Tomorrow” is the proud mantra for Capital Waste Services, a locally owned waste and recycling company founded in 2015. With an average family generating 1.5 tons of household garbage per year, tackling that goal is a big and sometimes dirty job but the company is meeting the challenge every day and is now being recognized with the Charleston’s Choice Award in Waste Management.

How Design-Build Can Get Construction Projects Completed With Less Money, and in Less Time

Derek K. Robbins feels like too many people approach the construction process as if they were walking onto a sketchy used-car lot: on high alert, hand over their wallet, with the unshakable feeling that they’re about to be taken advantage of. But the president and CEO of Summerville-based Robbins Construction Group stresses that it doesn’t have to be that way.

Seeking Self-Care Through Natural Treatments

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If you’ve been under a lot of stress lately -- and who hasn’t -- you might have noticed a big difference in your skin. Stress can not only give you headaches and stomachaches but it can also lead to breakouts and other skin changes. So, if you need a little pick-me-up or you just want to treat yourself, it might be time to head to the salon for some well-deserved pampering.

Covid-19 and Workers' Compensation: What Workers Need to Know

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Workers’ compensation cases can be relatively simple: A worker falls off a ladder, breaks a leg and can’t work for a few months. COVID-19 cases are much more complicated; however, because you must prove that you contracted the virus while you were at work and not outside of work. Often, putting together the pieces of this legal puzzle requires the services of an experienced and knowledgeable attorney.

Active Living Makes a Home in Latitude Margaritaville

Latitude Margaritaville Hilton Head is located in Hardeeville, South Carolina — the scenic gateway to Hilton Head Island. This dynamic community for those 55-and- better who are “growing older...but not up” combines South Carolina’s charm and hospitality with Latitude Margaritaville’s “no worries” tropical vibe to deliver a whole new element to Lowcountry living.

Don't Stress: Kindergarten Should be Fun!

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Are you considering kindergarten options for your child? If so, you probably have a ton of questions. At Mason Preparatory School, we have spoken with many kindergarten parents over the years, and their questions mainly fall into two areas: "What type of learning environment is best for kindergarteners?" and "What does my child need to know to begin kindergarten?" Let’s break down these two common questions.

Aging in Place with the help of AARP

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When it comes to our retirement years, Dorothy might have had the right idea when she clicked her heels three times and proclaimed, “There’s no place like home.” Studies have shown that seniors would prefer to age-in-place rather than live in an assisted living facility or nursing home.

REV Makes Mortgages Easy

REV Federal Credit Union has been proudly serving its members since 1955, with fifteen locations across the Carolinas. Eleven of their branches are right here in the Charleston Metro Region, including locations in Summerville, Goose Creek, Moncks Corner, Mount Pleasant, West Ashley, James Island, Downtown Charleston, North Charleston, and Walterboro. You can also find them throughout the Rockingham and Wilmington portions of North Carolina.

Don't say that, say this: Ways to Express Care to a Person in Mourning

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“Stuhr Funeral Home has great compassion for families and individuals in mourning over the death of a loved one. One way we can offer help is by guiding survivors in their responses to the bereaved,” says Funeral Director Brian Calhoun. Most people, no matter how uncomfortable they are when expressing their feelings, can convey concern for a family member, friend, coworker, or acquaintance who has lost a loved one.

Ready to roll: Restore at Carolina Park set to open in October

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As the population ages and the number of people over 55 years old continues to grow, demand for a new approach to senior living has grown right along with it. In response, a dynamic, first-of-its-kind active adult community has been created in Mt. Pleasant, and soon, Restore at Carolina Park active adult apartments will welcome its first residents.

Golf Cart Accidents on the Rise in South Carolina

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For many people, a golf cart is an energy-efficient and reliable method of transportation, for short trips. It is a fun and convenient way to make a quick trip to a nearby pool, beach, restaurant, visit a friend in the neighborhood, or just get out and get some fresh air on a sunny Lowcountry day.

Get Your Tickets for euphoria Before They're Gone

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One of the highlights of the year in South Carolina’s Upstate returns in mid-September and it’s a must-do for anyone who loves food, wine, and music. Now in its 16th year, euphoria is a unique four-day festival featuring a plethora of Michelin-starred chefs, exclusive tasting events, cooking demonstrations, wine seminars, multi-course dinners and live music concerts.

Get Your Tickets for euphoria Before They're Gone

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One of the highlights of the year in South Carolina’s Upstate returns in mid-September and it’s a must-do for anyone who loves food, wine, and music. Now in its 16th year, euphoria is a unique four-day festival featuring a plethora of Michelin-starred chefs, exclusive tasting events, cooking demonstrations, wine seminars, multi-course dinners and live music concerts.

Get Your Tickets for euphoria Before They're Gone

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One of the highlights of the year in South Carolina’s Upstate returns in mid-September and it’s a must-do for anyone who loves food, wine, and music. Now in its 16th year, euphoria is a unique four-day festival featuring a plethora of Michelin-starred chefs, exclusive tasting events, cooking demonstrations, wine seminars, multi-course dinners and live music concerts.

Signs You May Have A Shoulder Injury

You’ve been playing a little too much pickleball or bowling, holding babies or toddlers too long or carrying heavy groceries into the house. Now you have some aches and pains in your shoulder and it’s hard to sleep at night. A part of your shoulder called your rotator cuff might be to blame and, no, this injury doesn’t just happen to professional athletes.

Going, Going, Gone: Riverside's Newest Waterfront Neighborhood Sells in Record Time

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When the Sawyer’s Island release was scheduled earlier this year, there was little doubt the 25-homesite enclave would generate strong demand. After all, Sawyer’s Island was set to be the first custom homes neighborhood in Riverside to offer dockable lots overlooking the Wando River. Homebuyers would be able to choose from 4 award-winning builders to craft their home. And residents would have access to their own private island – Sawyer’s Island – with amenities including a walking trail, picnic areas, and a dock where they could crab, catch shrimp or launch a kayak.

TD Bank Partners with College of Charleston's 250th Celebration

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An Interview with Brian Culp, VP, Retail Market Manager – TD Bank.
Q: Why is TD Bank involved in CofC’s 250th anniversary celebration?
A: TD Bank has a long-standing history of supporting its customers, colleagues and communities through events, programs, projects and activities that make a positive local impact. We feel that investing in sponsorships like CofC’s anniversary celebration means investing in the community, which is extremely important to us. For 250 years, CofC has played a vital role in city of Charleston and the state of South Carolina, and TD is proud to help celebrate that.

Handling the Loss of a Pet

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They’ve given us their unconditional love and loyalty, smothered us with kisses, comforted us, kept watch over our homes, made us laugh, motivated us to stay active and brought out our playful side. They are our pets and members of our families. We love them and after they’re gone, we love them still.

Meet Community Insights, the Data Dashboard That Tells Greenville's Story

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They are more than just maps, pie charts, and bar graphs — they are the story of a city, representing real people who live, work and learn in Greenville. How far are people driving to work each day, and how many of them drive alone? Where are new residents coming from? Where are child care deserts, or areas with workers likely to be impacted by global trends of automation and artificial intelligence? How specialized is the workforce compared to the rest of the nation?

4 Ways to Handle an Unexpected Death

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Despite what we might wish, death doesn’t always give notice before it arrives, which can make it even more difficult for loved ones left behind. “When a sudden death occurs, like with an accident or disease like COVID-19, it can compound our grief. We haven’t had time to prepare or process our feelings in advance,” says Brian Calhoun, Funeral Director at Stuhr Funeral Home.

What to Know About Crowdfunding Funeral Costs

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The last thing anyone wants to think about after the loss of a loved one is finances, but funerals do cost money. In South Carolina, for instance, the average price of a burial in 2019 was $7,461 while the average cremation was $5,021, according to the National Funeral Directors Association.

Honoring South Carolina's Revolutionary War History, One Commemorative Brick at a Time

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In just five years, Americans nationwide will celebrate our founders’ successful fight for independence. And South Carolinians have every right to feel especially proud of their ancestors’ role in this extraordinary accomplishment. While history buffs are aware, few others are focused on the critical role that South Carolina – especially the Camden area – played in that fight for independence. But one team of individuals has set out to change that, creating numerous ways for individuals to understand and celebrate our fight for freedom.

Now available: Personalized new homes and an award-winning 55+ lifestyle

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From exciting amenities and activities to beautifully personalized new homes, there is so much to enjoy at Cresswind Charleston as soon as you move in. Specifically designed for today’s active adults, this community is a haven for those that crave a lifestyle filled with more activity, not less. Cresswind is ideally suited to those who are excited to begin a new phase in their lives – a time when they are finally free to explore lifelong passions, hobbies, new friends or even new careers.

Pushing Through Arthritis

Your body is a machine that gets put through its paces each and every day and your joints take the brunt of the workload. Thanks to hours of walking, carrying packages and babies, running, playing sports and standing, you might find that your joints -- such as your knees, hips or neck – hurt and feel a little stiff. This could be osteoarthritis.

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