November 2020 Issue



The Hometown Spirit: In creating a wonderland of potent potables at its Palmetto Bay Road location, Roller’s Wine and Spirits has built on its foundation as the island’s go-to source for spirits.

For many of us, our Hilton Head Island story starts with one drink. Be it a post-golf cocktail, glass of wine paired with a mesmerizing sunset, or a cold beer staving off the heat of summer festival season, that one drink served as the crucial…
Author:Barry Kaufman



Gotcha Covered: Make sure your homeowners policy is right for you

Owning a home costs a lot of money. The mortgage itself eats up a big chunk of your housing budget, but property taxes, furnishings, and insurance bump up your monthly financial commitment even more. Homeowners insurance protects your home, which may very well be your…
Author:Cheryl Alexander



Don't Fear the Boom: 2020 has been a bit of a nightmare. Just don’t tell that to our local real estate market, where we’re waking up to unprecedented success.

In the real estate world, there’s a certain hesitance to use the word “boom.” A decade since the housing bubble burst, lingering memories remain of the downward spiral that followed the dizzying heights of the early 2000s. For every boom, it stands to reason, there…
Author:Barry Kaufman



A Matter of Trust: Light, open and airy, this Hampton Hall home exemplifies Lowcountry coastal chic. But the story it tells goes far beyond bricks and beams.

Imagine yourself moving down here for the first time. Let’s even imagine that you’re moving down here all the way from Ohio (and statistically, you probably did). Now imagine trying to coordinate the building of a home—not just any home, but your dream home—over the…
Author:Barry Kaufman



Farm-to-Table Holiday

Sisters Mary Connor, Priscilla Coleman and Beth Lee We live in an ideal place for growing delicious produce: rich soil, plenty of rain and sunshine, and temperate winters make the Lowcountry a farmer’s paradise. From watermelon to peaches, sweet potatoes to peanuts, The Palmetto State produces…
Author:Heather Artushin



A Lowcountry Thanksgiving:Traditions and Recipes

Cranston Family Here in the Lowcountry, we find no shortage of things for which to be thankful: beautiful surroundings, good-hearted neighbors, and delicious food abound. Thanksgiving is a time to express gratitude, tell the stories of our history, honor long-standing traditions and share an indulgent meal…
Author:Heather Artushin



Forsythe Jewelers Presents Marco Bicego Jewelry: Trunk Show, Nov. 19-21

Since 1981, Forsythe Jewelers has been bringing the world’s best designer jewelry and gifts to Hilton Head Island. Carrying the most popular designer brands, this family-owned business delivers an unhurried, small-town shopping experience to every customer who enters the store. Over the past three decades,…
Author:Cheryl Alexander



A Note from our Mayors

A Note from John McCann Our Island’s Future: 2020-2040 Comprehensive Plan Guides the Way You may be familiar with Benjamin Franklin’s quote, “If you fail to plan, you are planning to fail.” What I know for sure is our town is never planning to fail, and we…


Musicians in Bathrooms featuring Silicone Sister

Musicians: Taime Downz, Billy C, Rob Foxx, Jani St. James What’s your sign? Taime Downz: Aries—into the fire Billy C: EXIT sign—Jersey Turnpike, Exit 13 Rob Foxx: The peace sign, man! Jani St. James: Libra. Or, whatever sign is most compatible with yours. Most underrated song that, in your opinion,…
Author:Special to CH2



Investing in People and Services Key to Treasurer’s Office Success

Beaufort County Treasurer, Maria Walls in Old Town Bluffton Invest in resiliency. It sounds like a catchphrase you might hear in a commercial, but for Beaufort County Treasurer Maria Walls, CPA, it became a mantra and a concept to live up to, both in leading her…
Author:Tim Wood



First Tee – The Lowcountry: Beyond the green: building a brighter future, one duffer at a time

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.…
Author:Barry Kaufman



Finding Contentment: A personal journey to joy

If there was an advantage of growing up poor, it was not knowing I was poor. You can’t long for or miss what you don’t know exists. In the 1960s, at least in my world, shopping was a mission for necessities. Unlike today, when every…
Author:Linda S. Hopkins



Beaufort Memorial opens Okatie Medical Pavilion

finding high-quality healthcare is about to get easier for residents of southern Beaufort and Jasper counties. This month, Beaufort Memorial Hospital (BMH) will open its long-awaited Okatie Medical Pavilion, offering a wide array of practices and services from basic primary care to complicated cancer treatments. Located…
Author:MARIE JOHANNEMANN



Weathering the Storm: Anderson Insurance Associates

After successfully and innovatively writing insurance on the coast since 1981, what better move for Anderson Insurance Associates than to expand into one of the greatest coastal locations: Hilton Head Island? Adding Beaufort County to their five existing regions in the state, AIA introduces local representatives,…
Author:Amy Bartlett



The Rockin' Realtors: Dream sellers by day, melody makers by night: meet this quartet who achieve peak bliss at the intersection of music and real estate.

They are two professions at the core of the growth and soul of Hilton Head Island. Yet, while there are more than 3,000 registered real estate agents in the Lowcountry, only a handful of those realtors are getting paid doing the musical side hustle. Both worlds…
Author:Tim Wood



Changing the Game: Teeing off for the very first time this November, the Elite Invitational aims to welcome the next generation of golfers to the pros.

Mason Carmel is not your typical golf instructor. That’s not to say in any way that he isn’t an effective golf instructor. Far from it. It’s just that there’s a maverick streak in him that urges him to zig when others zag. Entering the 2014-2015 school…
Author:Barry Kaufman



Editor's Note: November 2020

Why are YOU here? This is a question I ask myself a lot about people in my life. I think the universe/God/the spaghetti monster (shout-out Kelly Stroud)/whomever or whatever you believe in, puts people in our life for a reason. Some are meant to bring joy;…
Author:Maggie Washo



The Lens Man Behind an Online Golf Revolution: Odds are if you’ve watched a golf instruction video online, Dave Lavery crafted it.

Dave Lavery was a known commodity in the Lowcountry creative community long before he had the best five-minute meeting of his life. He’s had news footage on every national network, won a litany of awards for his commercials and short films, and impressed national brands…
Author:Tim Wood



On Course to Live the Dream: After a decorated junior and collegiate career, Bluffton’s Bryson Nimmer is scoring wins en route to PGA stardom

Bryson Nimmer at Berkeley Hall Golf Club Even when you’re a first-team All-American and ACC Player of the Year and have a family name synonymous with success like Bryson Nimmer, there is no magical fast pass to PGA Tour fame. To earn stardom among thousands of…
Author:Tim Wood



Fore the Love of the Game: 8 Local Golf Professionals

If you really want to learn about anything, you should take notes from those at the top of their game. That’s exactly what we did this month as we interviewed eight local golf professionals who represent some of the best clubs in the Lowcountry. In addition…
Author:Special to CH2




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