Page 1 Page 2 Page 3 Page 4 Page 5 Page 6 Page 7 Page 8 Page 9 Page 10 Page 11 Page 12 Page 13 Page 14 Page 15 Page 16 Page 17 Page 18 Page 19 Page 20 Page 21 Page 22 Page 23 Page 24 Page 25 Page 26 Page 27 Page 282 3 | Winter 2017 Winter 2017 | Contents 04 Letter From Us 05 Digital Millennium Copyright Act 06 Seasonal Tips 08 Restaurant Review 12 Healthier Lifestyle Tips 14 Business Spotlight 18 Internet Experience 19 Internet Scorecard 20 Local Artist Spotlight 24 Why Cable Rates Increase 26 HTC Customer Relations Find us online at Publisher info: Life Connections, a magazine for Cooperative members, is a publication of HTC, Inc. HTC Main Office: 3480 Hwy 701 N (PO Box 1820), Conway, SC 29528 Published quarterly and read in more than 80,000 homes in Horry and Georgetown counties. Copyright: No part of this publication may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system or transmitted in any form — electronic, photocopy, recording, mechanical or otherwise — without the proper written permission of HTC, Inc. All brand names and product names used in this publication are trade names, service marks, trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective owners. All rights reserved. Circulation and Editorial contact: HTC Marketing Department Email: Tel: 843-369-8714 3480 Hwy 701 N, PO Box 1820, Conway, SC 29528 Extra issues are available to HTC members on a limited basis while supplies last at any HTC location. An electronic version is available online at Address changes: Postmaster, send changes to: HTC Marketing Department — Marketing 10102, HTC Inc., PO Box 1820, Conway, SC 29528 Advertising: Katie Amodio Email: Tel: 843-848-2193 Paid advertisements are not endorsements by HTC, Inc. or this publication. If you encounter an issue with an advertisement, inform the editor. Contributors: Barbara Crady Whitley, Heather Whitley & Les Whitley, Crady's Frankie Ford, Jr., Bunky Ford & Tiff Guilliams, Ford's Fuel & Propane Logan Woodle, Coastal Carolina University Gina Edwards & Sabrina Jolly, HTC Editorial copy and design produced by The Brandon Agency. Previous winner Walter Wigglesworth, seen with Lisa Martin of HTC. TELL US WHAT YOU THINK! Take the survey for this edition at to tell us all about your Life Connections experience. By completing this survey, you'll be entered to win a brand-new Amazon Echo Dot! WE CAN’T WAIT TO CONNECT WITH YOU!