Increasing one's vitamin D levels may reduce the risk of illnesses that cause dementia, including Alzheimer's disease, according to international research led by the University of Exeter.
September 24, 2014 | Lois M. Collins Deseret News National | Hot Topics
A new study, published in PLOS ONE, reveals one simple trick to tell if someone is a narcissist - and all you have to do is ask. Apparently, narcissists love to tell people they are narcissistic.
September 24, 2014 | Tracie Knabe Snowder Deseret News National | Hot Topics
Kids have a natural love of competition. Tovah Klein, author of "How Toddlers Thrive," told NPR that the drive to compete develops in children around the ages of 4 or 5, when they start learning how to categorize.
September 24, 2014 | Emily Hales Deseret News National | Hot Topics
In two previous columns, we have looked at the close-by example of a separate education budget, the state of Alabama's two-budget system.
September 23, 2014 | By state Sen. Jack Hill | Opinion
I have one of the most interesting jobs in the world. One day I am advising world leaders on the nuances of international monetary policy. The next day I am consoling a distraught reader who thinks I need to "look within myself spiritually." The last time I looked within myself, I saw my navel. It was full of lint. Never again.
September 23, 2014 | By Dick Yarbrough | Opinion
Over the past 10 years, Georgia has served as the location for a wide-ranging experiment in economic theory.
September 23, 2014 | By Tom Crawford | Opinion
In 1946, Ijon Tigleth Webb and his two sons, Ijon Thomas and George Henry, got a permit and built a building to manufacture concrete block. See accompanying photo of the permit. The brothers were known as Tom and Henry. Ijon Tigleth died in 1951. The building was located behind what is now City Hall in Springfield, adjacent to the railroad siding track from which they received the materials to manufacture concrete blocks.
September 23, 2014 | By Susan Exley | Echoes of Effingham
That apple tree. Oh my goodness. Something told me it wouldn't turn out well.
September 23, 2014 | By Ronda Rich | Lifestyle
The Effingham County Sheriff's Office has joined county paramedics and Rincon firefighters at their station on Goshen Road Extension.
September 23, 2014 | By Paul Floeckher | Local
Friends, neighbors and city of Rincon co-workers raised money Saturday for Jose Jimenez.
September 23, 2014 | By Paul Floeckher | Around Town
Paul Grassey has plenty of stories from his days as a military pilot, including the 13 combat missions he flew with the 8th Air Force in World War II.
September 23, 2014 | By Paul Floeckher | Education
ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Labor announced Thursday that Georgia's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for August was 8.1 percent, up four-tenths of a percentage point from a revised 7.7 percent in July. The rate in August of last year was 8.2 percent.
September 23, 2014 | Staff report | Business
A second-grade teacher writes: "I teach in a very competitive school where parents have developed a 'mob mentality' for bullying administrators and teachers. They have gone beyond helicopter parenting to Apache Blackhawk parenting."
September 23, 2014 | By John Rosemond | Lifestyle
On Wednesday of last week, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H. J. Res 124, a continuing resolution (CR) for fiscal year 2015 that will fund the federal government until Dec. 11.
September 23, 2014 | By Sen. Buddy Carter | Opinion
Karla Gnann had her head shaved Saturday night as part of the "Do It For Debra" event, which raised money to help Debra Bunch in her bout with cancer.
September 23, 2014 | By Patrick Donahue | Around Town
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Recently, we had a conversation with a construction manager for large commercial projects about home remodeling and construction.
July 31, 2014 | Annie Schwemmer and Ann Robinson Deseret News National | Hot Topics
Full Throttle, a team out of Effingham County, won the Top Gun Summer national championship in Concord, N.C.
July 31, 2014 | Staff report | Sports
The Effingham Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting Thursday for the new Guyton Animal Hospital.
July 31, 2014 | Staff report | Business
Josh Sanders, a singer/songwriter from Faulkville, will record a live video at the Mars Theatre on Sept. 12. Sanders recently opened for Corey Smith at the Music Vault and Red June at the Mars Theatre.
July 31, 2014 | Staff report | Around Town
WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Rep. John Barrow (D-Augusta) will hold his annual jobs fairs in the 12th District during the August district work period. The jobs fairs are part of a series of events that will be held while Congress in away from Washington for the month of August.
July 31, 2014 | Staff report | Georgia's elected
South Effingham Elementary students will start school not only on a renovated campus, but also with a new principal.
July 31, 2014 | By Paul Floeckher | Education
The Effingham County Sheriff's Office urges motorists to be extra vigilant for pedestrians as county schools resume classes Wednesday.
July 31, 2014 | Staff report | Education
The Effingham County Sheriff's Office K-9 unit has helped the community in a number of ways. Now, the ECSO is hoping the public will return the gesture.
July 31, 2014 | By Paul Floeckher | Local
The United Way, Effingham Recreation and Parks and other sponsors welcomed a big crowd to the annual Back-to-School Blowout on Tuesday.
July 31, 2014 | By Paul Floeckher | Around Town
All Effingham County Schools will hold elections this month for their 2014-15 school councils.
July 31, 2014 | Staff report | Education
Rincon City Council honored float entry winners from the Freedom Rings Parade at Monday night's meeting.
July 31, 2014 | By Patrick Donahue | Around Town
George M. Brinson came into Springfield, building his railroad about 1905, buying large tracts of land and selling lots, creating a big building boom in town. Brinson built his business offices on Laurel Street in 1907. This building is still standing in operation now as city hall in Springfield.
July 31, 2014 | By Susan Exley | Echoes of Effingham
My grandmother - Daddy's mother - was sometimes called "crazy" by others who didn't quite understand her eccentric ways. Of course, in the South, we are proud of such a label for it means that we are interesting and worthy of being the center of coffee and cake conversation.
July 31, 2014 | By Ronda Rich | Lifestyle
The United States is the land of opportunity. Our country's heritage is a rich tapestry interwoven from Native Americans and immigrants of all colors and cultural backgrounds.
July 31, 2014 | By Michael Carnuccio | Opinion
Since its inception, the Affordable Care Act (ACA), or Obamacare as it is commonly referred, has been dying a slow death.
July 31, 2014 | By Sen. Buddy Carter | Opinion