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Steve Jarvis to run for Buddy Carter's seat in congress

Bernard Stefan (Steve) Jarvis has announced that he is running as a democrat for the Congressional seat currently occupied by Rep. Buddy Carter in the 2018 election. Jarvis filed his paperwork to ...

July 26, 2017 | By Zack Lee | Local

Guyton to raise property taxes

The City of Guyton sent out a press release last week announcing that a decision has been made to increase the 2017 property taxes it will levy by 25.29 percent over the rollback millage rate. The...

July 26, 2017 | By Zack Lee | Local

Experiment reveals which mosquito repellants actually work and which are useless

Of course you want to avoid mosquito bites — they’re itchy and irritating, not to mention dangerous. Little kids especially are prone to itching these bumps too much which could cause infection. An...

July 26, 2017 | McKenna Park FamilyShare | Hot Topics

Is postnatal depletion a thing, or is Gwyneth Paltrow just trying to sell vitamins?

The term "postnatal depletion" is popping up on mom blogs lately because of an interview with an Australian physician published on Goop, a popular wellness website run by Hollywood star Gwyneth Pal...

July 26, 2017 | Jennifer Graham Deseret News special workflow | Hot Topics

More Americans who hope to adopt now consider foster children

Children in foster care who are available for adoption may watch their childhoods pass by, year after year, without finding a permanent home. Olivia, a child in Columbus, Ohio, spent seven of her f...

July 26, 2017 | Lois M. Collins Deseret News special workflow | Hot Topics

Men reveal 14 things they secretly do (and NEVER tell their wives)

We've all felt at times like no one notices us or cares about us, but sometimes we need to look a little closer.On a Reddit thread, hundreds of men revealed things they do for their wives in secret...

July 26, 2017 | Melinda Fox FamilyShare | Hot Topics

Effingham Sheriffs working fatal accident

The Effingham County Sheriffs Department is currently working a fatal accident at highway 80 and 17. 80 is completely shutdown and will be for about an hour or longer. All traffic is being divert...

July 25, 2017 | By Zack Lee | Local

Have You Seen This? Video proof that locust plagues are real

THE BIBLE — When locusts start swarming it means a plague of biblical proportions, no matter what the date is.That’s just what’s happening in Russia this year. A swarm of locusts is making it’s way...

July 25, 2017 | Martha Ostergar KSL.com | Hot Topics

Do hotels really change the sheets after each guest? Experiment reveals many do not

One of the best parts about staying at a hotel is not needing to clean. But when you leave the job up to other people, you can’t be sure if it's actually being done.Many people don’t sleep with the...

July 25, 2017 | McKenna Park FamilyShare | Hot Topics

Have you learned these 6 things from your grandparents? Find out before it's too late

“Grandpa might not be with us for much longer. If you want to see him, possibly for the last time, you will want to come now.”Years ago, my mother said this to me with a voice filled with love and ...

July 25, 2017 | Jason Reimann FamilyShare | Hot Topics

4 steps to lower your risk of breast cancer

Every year, about 190,000 women receive a devastating diagnosis: breast cancer. But that number could go down with the right prevention awareness.Breast cancer is an uncontrolled growth of breast c...

July 25, 2017 | McKenna Park FamilyShare | Hot Topics

Word Butter: I'm Ready to Board, Captain

My inner geek is all atwitter. I read last week that scientists were able to teleport – that's right TELEPORT – a photon from Earth to orbit for the first time ever. Chinese scientist...

July 24, 2017 | By Angye Morrison | Opinion

Millennials and the Challenge of Relevance

Recently, the Barna research group reported that Millennials have significantly lower church attendance rates than their parents. This group, born in early 1980's to early 2000's – about 17-...

July 24, 2017 | By Rev. Dr. Bob LeFavi | Opinion

The war between you and your children to go to sleep is finished; 3 magic steps to achieve it

Bedtime is a source of frustration and anxiety for some parents and children. Somehow, just when parents are ready to sit down and relax for the evening, children find their second wind and turn th...

July 24, 2017 | Stacey L. Nash FamilyShare | Hot Topics

5 simple ways to speed up your phone

There’s nothing like opening up the box containing your brand-new phone. There are no smudges or scratches, and it is just so shiny. Besides the outer flawlessness of this little beloved rectangle,...

July 24, 2017 | Amy Iverson DeseretNews.com Web Team | Hot Topics

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