Every couple fights. Most of the time these fights don't last too long, and you get back to a happy relationship soon enough. But sometimes these fights last longer. A lot longer. It can last for so long that it even seems like you fight more than you actually get along.
August 15, 2014 | Aaron Anderson Deseret News National | Hot Topics
Throughout my career, I've had a love/hate relationship with one unavoidable part of the average office worker's life: meetings.
August 15, 2014 | Greg Kratz Deseret News National | Hot Topics
A convicted felon who fired shots at two Effingham County deputies was indicted by a grand jury Thursday on attempted murder and other charges.
August 15, 2014 | By Paul Floeckher | Crime Reports
August 15, 2014 | David Rappleye Deseret News National | Hot Topics
The nature of the relationship between my two oldest children might best be described by the words of Charles Dickens in "A Tale of Two Cities": "It was the best of times, it was the worst of times."
August 15, 2014 | Amy Choate-Nielsen Deseret News National | Hot Topics
The number of children being raised by their grandparents shot up, doubling from 2000's 2.4 million to 4.9 million in 2010, according to U.S. Census figures.
August 15, 2014 | Lois M. Collins Deseret News National | Hot Topics
Mary's Gourmet Diner is now famous for more than stone-ground grits and its Apple Butter Baby. The North Carolina restaurant made the national news over the weekend after a picture of a receipt showing the diner's prayer discount went viral.
August 15, 2014 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News National | Hot Topics
Don't worry when your kids play the newest video game. It can actually be good for them.
August 15, 2014 | Herb Scribner Deseret News National | Hot Topics
The recession isn't lingering everywhere. Some cities have shaken it off and are back or better than they ever were in the pre-recession salad days.
August 15, 2014 | Lane Anderson Deseret News National | Hot Topics
A church. A gravesite. A funeral home. Those are the places you'd expect to find images or statues of Jesus.
August 14, 2014 | Herb Scribner Deseret News National | Hot Topics
Jimmy Helmly and Brian Mundy have no shortage of stories of local drivers not following the rules for a stopped school bus.
August 14, 2014 | By Paul Floeckher | Education
Effingham County commissioners approved a slightly lower millage rate and also voted to keep fire and sanitation fees the same during a special called meeting Wednesday evening.
August 14, 2014 | By Patrick Donahue | Local
A studio planning on building a massive complex in Effingham County hopes to have its first building up and ready by the end of the year.
August 14, 2014 | By Patrick Donahue | Business
Two men were arrested for attempting to meet children for sex and three others were jailed on child pornography charges in a four-month investigation by the Effingham County Sheriff's Office Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force.
August 14, 2014 | By Paul Floeckher | Crime Reports
Seven winners were recognized in the United Way of Effingham County's coloring contest leading up to its annual fundraising campaign next month.
August 14, 2014 | Staff report | Around Town
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Thirty-three children have been enjoying the Ebenezer Treasures day camp this week at the New Ebenezer Retreat Center.
July 17, 2014 | By Paul Floeckher | Around Town
July 17, 2014 | Staff report | Crime Reports
A local man was in critical condition at a Savannah hospital after reportedly fishing near Dasher's Landing on the Ogeechee River last week and contracting a bacterial infection commonly known as the flesh-eating disease.
July 17, 2014 | Staff report | Local
Gov. Nathan Deal approved the hire of 100 new child protective service workers to assist with a recent influx of cases. The number of reports of child abuse and neglect has significantly increased since the opening of a centralized 24/7 Child Protective Services Intake Communications Center.
July 17, 2014 | Staff report | Local
ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Labor announced Thursday that Georgia's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for June was 7.4 percent, up two-tenths of a percentage point from 7.2 percent in May. The rate in June of last year was 8.4 percent.
July 17, 2014 | Staff report | Business
The block between Second and Third streets facing Laurel Street now houses the Windstream Telephone Company service headquarters on the south side and a three-story former bank building and parking lot. The bank was built for C&S Bank. It operated later as Nations Bank, Bank of America and lastly as First Effingham Bank.
July 17, 2014 | By Susan Exley | Echoes of Effingham
Mama used to fry biscuits. If you knew Mama, that doesn't surprise you because she fried every food possible. In the course of her life, I knew her to fry green beans, corn, grits and cornmeal mush.
July 17, 2014 | By Ronda Rich | Lifestyle
Nearly 60 girls have been participating this week in the Mini Mustang Cheer Camp, an annual fundraiser for the South Effingham High School cheer program.
July 17, 2014 | By Paul Floeckher | Education
Accepting a Facebook friend request from the wrong person could turn out to be a costly mistake.
July 17, 2014 | By Paul Floeckher | Crime Reports
The under-8 Rincon all-stars won the Georgia Recreation and Parks Association state tournament in Cordele, beating Effingham County in the championship game.
July 17, 2014 | Staff report | Sports
When was the last time you felt desperate? When you do, consider the life of Georg Neumark.
July 17, 2014 | By Rev. Dr. Bob LeFavi | Church
Matt Mumme wasn't looking to become a head coach under the circumstances by which he took over the LaGrange College football program.
July 17, 2014 | By Patrick Donahue | College sports
IRS, DEA, CIA, DOD, FDA, DOE, TSA - unfortunately, in our federal government, acronyms are the norm.
July 17, 2014 | By Sen. Buddy Carter | Opinion
Protection to person and property is the paramount duty of government. This phrase, which appears on the first page of the Georgia Constitution, highlights the importance of the criminal justice system.
July 17, 2014 | By Kelly McCutchen | Opinion
July 17, 2014 | Letter to the editor | Letters to the Editor