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    Island doesn't need more liquor stores, etc.

    Having lived here 28 years and having owned property since 1977, we've seen a wonderful paradise come to fruition. Now we see an unelected committee recommending changes that could mean more liquor stores, tattoo parlors and other unwanted venues coming to the island in the name of redevelopment...

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    Here's the solution for Windmill Harbour

    Changes are needed in the plans for the Windmill Harbour entrance on U.S. 278. It could save Beaufort County, the Town of Hilton Head Island and the state at least $2.5 million. The current project is estimated to cost $5 million-plus.

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    New American attitude can be seen on US 278

    So all of a sudden we seem to have a traffic problem on U.S. 278. Tell that to the people who live in communities that have entrances on this speedway. And now they want to spend more tax dollars to study it? Try studying us.

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    Kroger staffers an island asset

    Mostly everyone has experienced a dead battery in their car at one time or another. After completing my weekly shopping at Hilton Head Island’s new Kroger, the same happened to me. I returned to the store in an attempt to seek assistance. With no time wasted, I was helped by several store...

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    Keeping score with great communicators

    I disagree with the writer who agreed with the writer who said Reagan was not a hero.

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    More to be done to help middle class

    A recent Wall Street Journal article reported that corporate CFOs expect capital investment to increase to 9.3 percent of gross domestic product over the next year. This compares with 5.2 percent of GDP during the past five years, which was lower than the average of 6.5 percent in the past...

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    Obama is taking reactive approach

    Supporters of President Obama have set a very low bar for presidential performance. They keep justifying his time spent traveling for campaign speeches, photo ops and fundraising. While he is traveling, he is getting briefings and is capable of talking with world leaders. And that is the problem...

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    Make your voice heard for a Trader Joe's locally

    I recently visited Asheville, N.C., with friends. While there, we shopped at a Trader Joe's, a store that we all miss since moving here 12 years ago. I asked a store employee about the best way to get a Trader Joe's store in our area. He said that Asheville has a population of about...

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    Recent primary hit a new low

    It is thoroughly amazing to me how harshly our Republican candidates acted toward one another leading up to the recent primary. That includes the U.S. Senate race in Georgia that David Perdue won. They are meaner to their own than they are to their Democratic opponents.

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    Use military troops to secure our borders

    We all know that we have one major problem, and that is Mr. Barack Obama. I call him mister as I do not respect him as a president, and the only reason I call him mister is because he is over 20.

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