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    Chic success

    Photography by Brandi Stage Portraiture Sharon Weeks realizes that even in the digital age, nothing beats tried-and-true sales techniques, especially during the Christmas shopping season.  That’s why the large windows at Grant’s for Her, which she’s owned since 2018, are her favorite feature of the store — and the perfect place to display the store’s […]

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    Holiday cookie showcase

    We may not attend as many get-togethers this season, or have as much money for gifts, but here’s the good news: We don’t need to compromise safety or spend a lot of dough — at least the financial kind — to spread holiday cheer. Why not share some delicious holiday treats with the special people […]

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    New things to do in South Mississippi

    Even the huge speed bump that was 2020 didn’t break the Coast’s momentum. Projects advanced. Construction continued. Businesses opened. Attractions launched or expanded.  Looking for somewhere new to eat or play — whether for a date night, girls’ night or family outing? We all could use a change of scenery post-lockdown, and these local hotspots […]

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    Do you have a thyroid problem?

    By Dr. Mark Borchelt Feeling tired, gaining or losing weight inexplicably or experiencing muscle weakness? There may be something wrong with your thyroid.  The thyroid gland is a butterfly-shaped endocrine gland in the lower front of the neck. It makes thyroid hormone and secretes it into the bloodstream, where it is carried to all tissues […]

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    Want to avoid the flu? Get the shot

    No one likes being sick. With its typical symptoms of fever, chills, nausea, body aches, runny nose and fatigue, influenza makes most sufferers snuggle under the covers and hope the world survives without them. Antibiotics won’t help, so those infected must rely on over-the-counter medications like acetaminophen, ibuprofen and cough syrup. The one drug approved […]

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