Farmers Furniture in Rincon will host a fundraiser Dec. 13 for Daniel Kessler and his three young children.
November 24, 2014 | Staff report | Around Town
Effingham County got the Christmas season off to a festive start Saturday with the Rincon Lions Club's annual Christmas parade.
November 24, 2014 | By Patrick Donahue | Around Town
Revitalize Springfield recently hosted its first dog expo at Ulmer Park.
November 24, 2014 | By Paul Floeckher | Around Town
Four athletes from Faith Equestrian Therapeutic Center won a total of 10 medals at the state Special Olympics horse show in Gainesville.
November 24, 2014 | Staff report | Lifestyle
Our parents, teachers and leaders admonish us to stand for something. We are supposed to be vertical for our values, our flag and our school fight song. Politicians tell us every couple of years what they stand for - a grand vision for America, a noble cause - and they stand against the invading horde of the enemy, the other party.
November 24, 2014 | Joseph Cramer, MD Deseret News National | Hot Topics
Gene Gurkoff started running marathons to raise money for Parkinson's disease when his grandfather was diagnosed with the disease. He ran a lot - eventually he would complete over 30 marathons. And yet, while he raised some money from friends and family, he could never raise big cash from corporate sponsors the way that a celebrity or sports star could.
November 24, 2014 | Lane Anderson Deseret News National | Hot Topics
It will be customer appreciation day at Baibry's Wednesday, as its owners and staff thank its legion of loyal patrons.
November 24, 2014 | By Patrick Donahue | Business
Children commit various levels of mistakes – tying their shoelaces wrong, hurting a friend's feelings, cheating on an exam, lying to parents or physically putting themselves in danger.
November 24, 2014 | Mayra Bitsko Deseret News National | Hot Topics
Since she volunteered as tribute in Suzanne Collins' "The Hunger Games" in 2008, Katniss Everdeen has been called many things.
November 24, 2014 | Chandra Johnson Deseret News National | Hot Topics
A high-rise near Wrigley Field in Chicago had tiny rooms with peeling paint, but it offered a home to those who were too poor to pass a credit check, save up first and last month's rent, or make the other stiff qualifications that make it difficult to get into housing in an urban market.
November 23, 2014 | Lane Anderson Deseret News National | Hot Topics
NEW YORK CITY - When science and music come together, it can be a beautiful sight.
November 23, 2014 | Natalie Crofts Deseret News National | Hot Topics
Over 350 religious leaders, scholars and thinkers gathered at the Vatican in November for an interfaith conference emphasizing the importance of families to global societies.
November 23, 2014 | Megan Wallgren Deseret News National | Hot Topics
PITTSBURGH - The "Normal Barbie" is now available for purchase, and children can soon add stretch marks, acne and a touch of cellulite to their dolls.
November 23, 2014 | Megan Marsden Christensen Deseret News National | Hot Topics
The making of a peace activist: What psychology tells us about solving the Israel-Palestine conflict
On a recent fall afternoon, a crowd of Arabs and Jews gathered in front of the concrete wall that divides Israel from the Palestinian territories, holding signs reading, "Revenge is not a political plan" and "Stop the violence! Yes to coexistence!"
November 22, 2014 | Elizabeth Stuart Deseret News National | Hot Topics
CURIOSITY TOWN - Kids are curious, which is how it should be. Curiosity helps kids as they're learning to negotiate the world around them.
November 22, 2014 | Martha Ostergar Deseret News National | Hot Topics
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Have your kids ever made it hard for you to decide whether to give them a big hug or tear your hair out? You aren't alone. In this video, YouTuber Katie Crank sings her own rendition of Keith Whitley's "When You Say Nothing at All" with all four of her boys doing what little boys do in the background. In her first words she sings, "It's amazing how you can destroy everything. Without saying a word, you can make things unclean."
September 27, 2014 | Ben Luthi Deseret News National | Hot Topics
Men are a mystery – not only to women, but to themselves. The number of books, videos, lectures, and seminars on this tantalizing subject are beyond count. I don't pretend to be an expert in the field of Virility Explication, but I notice things. And I've noticed exactly 5 things that all men have in common. So if you plan on marrying one, hiring one, or living next door to one, you need to heed the following:
September 27, 2014 | Tim Torkildson Deseret News National | Hot Topics
One of the major investments you will make over a lifetime will be your car. Most Americans start driving by the age of 16, and do not willingly give up the steering wheel until they are well into their eighties, or even nineties! The convenience and efficiency of today's modern automotive vehicles is not just a marvel, but a necessity! Here are a few tips on how to get your money's worth out of your vehicle by keeping it in tip top condition:
September 27, 2014 | Tim Torkildson Deseret News National | Hot Topics
When you become a mom, many people share advice with you and often that advice includes "give yourself some space." It is normal to want to spend time with your children but as they grow older, become more mobile and curious about the world around them, they begin to get into everything. They begin to ask a million questions. They begin to drive you a little insane.
September 27, 2014 | Courtnie Erickson Deseret News National | Hot Topics
Just for fun, Google this question: "Can I change my spouse?"
September 26, 2014 | Jason Wright Deseret News National | Hot Topics
While retirement living can appeal to the nine-to-fiver with dreams of relaxing, traveling or buying a beach house, saving for retirement often breeds fear.
September 26, 2014 | Nicole Shepard Deseret News National | Hot Topics
Kentucky State University's president has decided to take a $90,000 pay cut from $350,000 so that two dozen workers at KSU can see their hourly wage rise to $10.25, Slate reported.
September 26, 2014 | Amy McDonald Deseret News National | Hot Topics
If a teenager is talking on the phone while driving, chances are good that they're talking to a parent.
September 26, 2014 | Natalie Crofts Deseret News National | Hot Topics
The Effingham County Sheriff's Office is warning the public of a new form of LSD being sold in the region.
September 25, 2014 | Staff report | Crime Reports
September 25, 2014 | Kim Giles Deseret News National | Hot Topics
Shortly after having my kids (boy and girl twins) I went back to working full time. It was easy to keep up my appearance. I needed to look put together and professional and yoga pants and mom jeans were not allowed in the office. Now that I am a stay-at-home mom it is not so easy. The first thing I think of when I wake up is my kids. I go straight to their room and get them ready for the day. Then it's making breakfast, cleaning the house, entertaining two-year-olds and the list goes on and on. Before ...
September 25, 2014 | Megan Shauri Deseret News National | Hot Topics
Good parents want their children to grow up to be nice people. They don't set out to raise a meanie. However, they may be inadvertently doing exactly that. What parents reinforce in their children is what they become. A news report of a study by the Making Caring Common project found that "About 80 percent of the youth in the study said their parents were more concerned with their achievement or happiness than whether they cared for others. The interviewees were also three times more likely to agree that 'My parents are prouder if I get good grades in ...
September 25, 2014 | Gary and Joy Lundberg Deseret News National | Hot Topics
My 5-year-old stared at me through suspicious eyes while I explained to him why we couldn't just go to dinner. It wasn't in the budget. He pointed to my purse and said, "You have a card, right? Can't you just use the card?" That's when I knew I had missed a very important point while teaching my children about money. I set to work researching the subject of money and kids. Here is what I learned.
September 25, 2014 | Shannon Symonds & Erin Oscarson Deseret News National | Hot Topics
Two men indicted connection with two commercial armed robberies also have been denied bond by an Effingham County Superior Court judge.
September 24, 2014 | Staff report | Crime Reports
Medient Studios, Inc. has announced it has engaged Choate Construction Company as the construction manager for its studioplex project in Effingham County.
September 24, 2014 | Staff report | Business