• Hampton Regional Medical Center would like to urge residents to practice prevention this flu season. Health professionals at HRMC recommend if you have a fever or flu-like symptoms, please seek medical treatment immediately. Also, if you are displaying flu-like symptoms use a tissue to cover your mouth when you cough or sneeze. Perform Hand hygiene afterwards (hand sanitizer or hand washing), as well.

Sports

Wade Hampton High School senior Chris Orr was recently chosen and participated in the National Underclassmen All-American Game. The National Underclassmen All-American has a football game for each grade level in high school football.  Players are chosen among applicants from all over the U.S.  After being accepted, players are broken into two teams, North and South. Orr participated in training from Dec. 27-29 in Daytona Beach, Fla., and was selected as a captain for the South team along with other seniors. On Dec. 30 he started on defense, kickoff, kick return and the punt team.

Community

While recently visiting my parents at a relative’s residence on Seabrook Island, SC., I was informed by my wonderful mother that it had been nine months since I had last seen my loving parents.

According to mother, this was far too long of a period of time to not see her only child. I felt the same way for my beloved Bohickett Marina and, of course, my lovely parents.