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And thanks to you, our readers, for your continued support over the years. We hope that each and every one of you stay in peace and health during these crazy times, and offer a final thought: it is often through turbulent times that we shine our best. We believe that a positive outlook for the future is possible as much comes to the surface for humankind to resolve, and that is the space that we intend to hold.
In peace and love,
Roberta Bolduc, Publisher
Barbara Bolduc, Managing Editor
When our body keeps hurting, especially if it’s been that way for a long time, it’s natural to want to snuggle into pillows with a good movie and move as little as possible. And for many years, that’s the kind of rest that doctors recommended for the 20 percent of American adults suffering from chronic pain. (read more…)
March 31, 2020
COLUMBIA, S.C. – Governor Henry McMaster today issued Executive Order 2020-17, which orders the closure of non-essential businesses, as defined by the executive order, throughout the state in order to combat the spread of the COVID-19 virus.
The businesses that will be closed as a result of the governor’s executive order are as follows: (read more…)
H4262 permits wireless companies to proceed with installation of 5G towers in all South Carolina cities and towns. This fifth-generation cellular network technology that will let our stoves talk to our refrigerators is quickly being rolled out in the Carolinas and other states, as well as in Europe and other countries. (read more…)
Auger Family Chiropractic is holding a Patient Appreciation Day on Thursday, April 16, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in their office in Greenville. Everyone is invited to stop in for food, fun and door prizes. For those curious about chiropractic, this is an opportunity to meet the staff, get a tour of the office, and learn more about chiropractic care in a hassle-free environment. (read more…)
From 6:30 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, April 14, naturalist J. E. Bradley will lead the Whole Health Nation Plant Walk. Bradley will identify and talk about the medicinal, edible and survival uses of the plants around the Swamp Rabbit Trail. Attendees will also learn how the different parts of the ecosystem fit together. (read more…)
The Greenville Hemp Festival has partnered with Birds Fly South to host the first local Hemp Festival, held at Hampton Station in Greenville on Saturday, May 9, from 2 to 8 p.m. Other sponsors include Amazing Grace Hemp Company and Franny’s Farmacy. The event is free to attend. It will be indoors with outdoor spaces under an awning. Vendors in the hemp, health, and wellness industries are invited to participate with booth spaces starting at $100. (read more…)