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ECSO arrests Pooler man on molestation charge

A Pooler man was arrested Monday on child molestation charges. Brian Brown, 32, was charged with aggravated sexual battery and aggravated child molestation following a joint investigation by the E...

July 02, 2014 | By Paul Floeckher | Crime Reports

The healing power of forgiveness

In my work facilitating support groups for people in crisis, I have become acutely aware that forgiveness promotes recovery. However, it's not just crises that bring about the need for forgiveness....

July 02, 2014 | By Rev. Dr. Bob LeFavi | Church

Charitable giving to aid international disasters down in 2013

The Philippines super typhoon Haiyan displaced more than 6 million people on Nov. 8, 2013, nearly seven times the number of those displaced in the 2010 Haiti earthquake. But according to a report ...

July 02, 2014 | Amy McDonald Deseret News National | Hot Topics

Teens get guidance, support at Springfield UMC

Being a teen has never been easy, but being a teen in 2014 is especially tough with the epidemic of school shootings, cyber bullying, drug use, teen suicide and other serious issues throughout the ...

July 02, 2014 | By Nancy Gould | Church

Family Promise shines with Rotary

Ashley Moore, the new executive director of Family Promise of Effingham, spoke to the Effingham Sunrise Rotary Club about her role, as well as the history and future of Family Promise helping homel...

July 02, 2014 | Staff report | Around Town

Tow to Go ready for the weekend

More than one in five consumers said they rarely or never use a designated driver while away from home and drinking, according to a recent AAA survey. AAA and Bud Light strongly encourage motorist...

July 02, 2014 | Staff report | Local

Chamber taking nominations for Leadership Effingham class

The Effingham Chamber of Commerce is kicking off the new year for the Leadership Effingham program. "Each Leadership class gets so excited with their newfound knowledge of our county," said Chambe...

July 02, 2014 | Staff report | Around Town

Summer’s End benefit 5K for Treutlen House set for Aug. 16

The second annual Summer's End 5K Trail Run to benefit the Treutlen House at New Ebenezer is set for Aug. 16. Runners can register online at www.fleetfeetsavannah.com. Registration is $25 through ...

July 02, 2014 | Staff report | Around Town

Health department extending hours for back-to-school immunizations

The Effingham County Health Department will be open July 22 and 29 from 8 a.m.-7 p.m. for parents to bring their children in for back-to-school immunizations. The health department is located at 80...

July 02, 2014 | Staff report | Education

Freedom is still America’s best trait

We're about to start the weekend when Americans celebrate a freedom declared 238 years ago, when a small band of men risked their lives and fortunes to change history's course. Today, through fits...

July 02, 2014 | Staff Report | Opinion

Families benefit from innovative policy

Erika Hartley has two sons with autism, which means she can explain in one sentence what being able to customize their education means to her family. "If you've met one child with autism," she say...

July 02, 2014 | By Lindsey Burke | Opinion

How design-build remodeling works

The process behind major remodling projects has changed in the past five to 10 years. If you tackled a project before that time, you probably remember the process as creating a design and some cons...

July 02, 2014 | Annie Schwemmer and Ann Robinson Deseret News National | Hot Topics

Fighting terrorism in our country

On Sept. 11, 2001, our way of life in the United States was changed forever. On that unforgettable day, our homeland was attacked by 19 Islamic terrorists belonging to the international organizati...

July 02, 2014 | By Sen. Buddy Carter | Opinion

One Direction sings about the letter 'U' on 'Sesame Street'

One Direction joined the list of celebrities to appear on "Sesame Street."Earlier this year, the popular boy band rewrote its hit song "That's What Makes You Beautiful" to be a song about the lette...

July 02, 2014 | Sarah Sanders Petersen Deseret News National | Hot Topics

'The War That Ended Peace' brilliantly explores the road to World War I

"THE WAR THAT ENDED PEACE: The Road to 1914," by Margaret MacMillan, Random House, $35, 784 pages (nf) One hundred years ago this summer Europe descended into madness as the vast machinery of indu...

July 02, 2014 | Cody K. Carlson Deseret News National | Hot Topics

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