October 2016

Found 7 blog entries for October 2016.

Thursday in Beaufort 

  • The annual Trick or Treat in downtown Beaufort on Bay Street will be from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Bay Street, from Newcastle to Carteret streets, and Port Republic Street, from Charles to Scott streets, will be closed to traffic from 4:15 to 6 p.m.

Thursday on HHI

  • Halloween at Coligny Plaza from 5-8pm includes a Pet Costume Contest, Family Costume Contest, a Hot Dog Eating Contest, Trick-or-Treating at shops and restaurants, a free photo booth, Ghost Stories by Yostie, a Giant Shark Slide and more

Friday on HHI 

  • The Island Rec center will be hosting a Pumpkin Patch at Shelter Cove Community Park from 4:30 to 6 p.m. There will be a petting zoo, carnival games, costume contests, and much more.

Saturday in

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By: Melanie Lutkowski

Are your trees naked?  Do you feel like the weather is more of a trick than a treat?  In the northeast old man winter can crash your Halloween party.   Several inches of snow in late October may seem like a nightmare but for many northerners it is a harsh reality.    

In Beaufort County we have the perfect medicine for your winter blues.  Here our toes are naked and our trees are alive.  While northerners are blasted by arctic air, Beaufort County is inundated with festivals and farmer’s markets.  In this county we would rather dig our feet into the sand than dig out of snow piles.  Why not take a salty swim in November or swing a golf club at Christmas?  In Beaufort County life doesn’t have to stop just because the seasons

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Thank you to everyone who helped with this event. 

Aaron Siegel, Owner of Home Team BBQ in Charleston, SC, has enjoyed many memorable times with family and friends through the years on Hilton Head Island. On Thursday, October 13, 2016 Home Team BBQ of Charleston spent the day preparing delicious, hearty meals for those afflicted by the chaos brought by Hurricane Matthew last week. The staff provided food, service, and a shoulder to lean on for the first responders, utility technicians, tree service contractors, medical professionals, and all citizens of Hilton Head Island and its surrounding areas who were in need.

A special thank you to Bryan Hughes  from Foundation Realty for setting up the event with Home Team BBQ and all his hard work during the

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Need Food:

Warm meals will be provided by the American Red Cross and the Salvation Army to residents in need of relief at the Hilton Head School Complex, 10 Wilborn Road, Hilton Head and the Bluffton High School Post Storm Shelter, 12 H. E. McCracken Circle, Bluffton

 

Need Water:

Harris Teeter grocery stores on Hilton Head Island will be distributing free water starting at 8 a.m. Wednesday as long as supplies last,  located at 33 Office Park Road and another at 301 Main Street.

You may have seen a sign that says “Water Pod” on HHI. FEMA is offering free water, ice and packaged meals ready to eat. It is located in the parking lot at the Hilton Head Island Elementary School for the Creative Arts, 10 Bus Road.

 

Need Pet Food: 

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Home Team BBQ Reaches Out to Those Affected by Hurricane Matthew on Hilton Head Island

In light of the recent devastation that Hurricane Matthew caused on Hilton Head Island, Home Team BBQ in Charleston would like to reach out a helping hand.

Aaron Siegel, Owner of Home Team BBQ in Charleston, SC, has enjoyed many memorable times with family and friends through the years on Hilton Head Island. Now, he would like to give back to the community that has given him so much joy during his childhood and now as an adult. On Thursday, October 13, 2016 Home Team BBQ of Charleston will be sending down a caravan of staff to prepare delicious, hearty meals for those afflicted by the chaos brought by Hurricane Matthew last week. The staff will provide food,

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What actions should you take when you receive a hurricane watch or warning alert from the National Weather Service? 

Basic Preparedness Tips

  • Know where to go. If you are ordered to evacuate, know the local hurricane evacuation route(s) to take and have a plan for where you can stay. Contact your local emergency management agency for more information.
  • Put together a disaster supply kit, including a flashlight, batteries, cash, first aid supplies, and copies of your critical information if you need to evacuate
  • If you are not in an area that is advised to evacuate and you decide to stay in your home, plan for adequate supplies in case you lose power and water for several days and you are not able to leave due to flooding or blocked
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Written by:  Karen B. Gibbs TODAY  

Just like Joni Mitchell tells us, we don’t know what we’ve got until it’s gone — and that goes for the miracle that is a properly working clothes dryer.

 Unfortunately, many times our dryers break because we haven’t properly maintained them. Sure, we swipe the thick layer of lint from the filter now and again, but there’s so much more that needs a little TLC.

Tim Smith of Chimney Sweeps of America is an Angie’s List recommended dryer vent cleaner, and he’s breaking down what you need to know to properly clean your dryer. Not only will these tips maintain your dryer’s efficiency — but they will also help prevent the appliance from breaking down. Here are his professional tips for maintaining

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