The Great Food Truck Race filming on Hilton Head Island

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HILTON HEAD ISLAND, SC. (WTOC) - Long lines of hungry people visited Shelter Cove Community Park on Hilton Head Island Wednesday.

Food Network’s “The Great Food Truck Race” is filming season 10, and one of their locations includes the Lowcountry.

Eight teams of three race across the country with their food trucks, competing in challenges. Wednesday’s challenge theme was barbecue, and the episode filmed on Hilton Head is expected to air in late June of 2019.

“The theme of this season of ‘The Great Food Truck Race’ is ‘Summer Beach Battle,' so we are stopping at a bunch of destinations that have a different version of what a summer beach might be to them, and Hilton Head is unique in it’s terrain and it’s culture, and we wanted to experience that as well as a bunch of other different kind of beach cultures," said the show’s executive producer, Jeffrey L. Weaver.

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hilton head holds annual wing eating competition at wing fest

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HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. (WTOC) -Thousands of people got their “wing on” on Saturday afternoon at Shelter Cove Park on Hilton Head Island.

The popular event in its 24th year did not disappoint. A dozen restaurants, businesses, and firemen all put forth their best flavor and effort to take home bragging rights for "best wing".

The Wing Eating Contest saw the return of 2018 champion Dwayne Gibbs from Charlotte in a crowd of a dozen.

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Popular Hilton Head Latin American restaurant abruptly closed last year. It’s reopening

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By Mandy Matney
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Owners of a popular Latin American restaurant that abruptly closed last year said they are “thrilled” to reopen in a new spot on Hilton Head. 

Tio’s Latin American Kitchen will open in Shelter Cove Towne Centre between late spring and early summer, according to Sally Zuniga, who co-owns the restaurant with her husband Lynden, and their business partner Eliha Bitton. Lynden also serves as executive chef of the restaurant. 

“For the last year, I’ve been getting messages and emails from people asking when we’re reopening, and we’re thrilled to announce that we’re back,“ Sally said. “We feel this one will be better than last time.”

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hilton head starbucks opening soon. here’s what’s coming (and going) from shelter cove

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By Mandy Matney and Katherine Kokal
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Hilton Head coffee lovers, we have good news for you: Starbucks at Shelter Cove Towne Centre will open soon.

The Starbucks near the Kroger Fuel Center is scheduled to open its doors March 1, according to Roni Allbritton, a representative of Shelter Cove Towne Centre. The 2,500-square-foot store will also feature a drive-thru.

As for the other half of the building, Chipotle is no longer a proposed tenant to share the 4,000-square foot building, Allbritton said. In April, the town’s design review board approved plans for Chipotle and Starbucks to occupy the location, according to previous Island Packet reporting.

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12 amazing christmas displays you must see around hilton head this season

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By Mandy Matney
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It’s the most wonderful time of the year, and Hilton Head Island is aglow with some rocking Christmas displays.

From the shining neighborhoods of the north end to the beaming boats of Shelter Cove and the dazzling displays of Harbour Town, Hilton Head is sparkling with Christmas cheer this holiday season.
Here are 12 spots on Hilton Head that you must see this December.

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6 best spots to see fireworks from Hilton Head to Beaufort (plus bonus display in Bluffton!)

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By Mandy Matney
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Here in the Lowcountry, we take Independence Day seriously.

There are a ton of events this Wednesday to celebrate America in all the right ways around Beaufort County.

But when it comes to the fireworks displays, you’ll want to strategically position yourself for an optimal viewing situation where you’ll see several displays light up the sky in different directions.

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