You don't want to think about it – but then it happens. Divorce. It can be ugly. It can be a relief. But when you've got kids the post-earthquake shocks can feel off the Richter. But it doesn't have to be that way.
September 12, 2014 | Heather Merrill Deseret News National | Hot Topics
Atheists and non-believers are targeting military installations over religious accommodations and statements, advocacy groups and media sources report.
September 12, 2014 | Mark A. Kellner Deseret News National | Hot Topics
Chick-fil-A founder Truett Cathy's death at age 93 early Monday caused chicken sandwich fans and Christians alike to mourn the loss of a man whose faith was essential to the restaurant's business model.
September 12, 2014 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News National | Hot Topics
Archers get the first opportunity at bringing home a deer beginning Saturday.
September 11, 2014 | Staff Report | Sports
The United Way of the Coastal Empire's Effingham Service Center teamed with Walmart to donate more than $2,500 worth of school supplies to Effingham County students.
September 11, 2014 | By Paul Floeckher | Education
The CEO of Moon River Studios said Tuesday they are eyeing an early 2015 start date for construction on a massive studio project slated for Effingham County.
September 11, 2014 | By Patrick Donahue | Business
Complete with a chairperson dressed as Wonder Woman, the United Way of Effingham County kicked off its 2014 fundraising campaign Wednesday with the theme of "together working wonders."
September 11, 2014 | By Paul Floeckher | Around Town
Effingham County officials are setting their sights on building another Sand Hill Park-type complex closer to the center of the county, after a joint workshop Tuesday between county commissioners and recreation board members.
September 11, 2014 | By Patrick Donahue | Local
A third person has died from injuries in a car crash in Effingham County Sunday afternoon.
September 11, 2014 | By Paul Floeckher | Local
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September 11, 2014 | By Susan Exley | Echoes of Effingham
Yes, I know that I am, occasionally, prone to embellishment. But trust me when I say this is the law and the gospel: I have a long-time friend who only calls me when someone dies. Most times, I know the person but sometimes I don't have a clue the person ever existed.
September 11, 2014 | By Ronda Rich | Lifestyle
R&B musician Ironing Board Sam will be taking the stage at the Mars on Saturday. This show will be the fifth in a series of six concerts at the Mars Theatre in support of American Roots and Blues Artists through the Music Maker Relief Foundation.
September 11, 2014 | Staff report | Around Town
If you've been in Effingham more than a few decades, you've likely heard the refrain of long-time residents: "We gotta keep all those folks from Chatham from coming up here and messin' up our county." Crime and crowding are often key flashpoints in the conversation. On the other side are new residents who ask for a little grace, given the fact that they are paying taxes and increasing the property values of those long-time residents and landowners.
September 11, 2014 | By Rev. Dr. Bob LeFavi | Church
For the fifth year in a row, the Georgia Public Policy Foundation and the Conservative Policy Leadership Institute will bring game-changing, market-oriented, limited-government reforms ideas to the state at the Georgia Legislative Policy Forum in Atlanta on Sept. 19.
September 11, 2014 | By Benita Dodd | Opinion
President Ronald Reagan, January 30, 1984: "Exports create and sustain jobs for millions of American workers and contribute to the growth and strength of the United States economy. The Export-Import Bank contributes in a significant way to our nation's export sales."
September 11, 2014 | By Sen. Buddy Carter | Opinion
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The more I write about my quest for better work-life balance, the more likely I am to see lessons in everything around me.
July 19, 2014 | Greg Kratz Deseret News National | Hot Topics
No matter the size of your family or how much you prepare, the kinds of games you play are what make your reunion a success. The key to great family reunion games is to have a variety at the ready. It's vital to have a mix of short and long, getting-to-know-you and standardized classics, as well as physically active and quiet games for when everyone is worn out.
July 19, 2014 | Deborah Goodman Deseret News National | Hot Topics
When Chris Eborn died in 2006, his wife Michelle was surrounded by great friends. Chris suffered a cardiac event while swimming and never finished the race.
July 19, 2014 | Lois M. Collins Deseret News National | Hot Topics
If author Maggie Stiefvater is asked what she does for a living, she might say she's a liar and a thief.
July 19, 2014 | Hikari Loftus Deseret News National | Hot Topics
According to CNN, health ministers from across western Africa and the World Health Organization are meeting in Ghana today to discuss how to combat the Ebola outbreak that has been the deadliest in history by far. The accompanying infographic shows the timeline of the outbreak and which areas have been hit the hardest.
July 19, 2014 | Ben Luthi Deseret News National | Hot Topics
When Marvel Studios was formed in 2006, no one really knew it was planning on creating a new universe. The accompanying infographic shows how the studio has built its strategy on separate phases, with plans for movies stretching all the way out to 2028.
July 19, 2014 | Ben Luthi Deseret News National | Hot Topics
The Rincon under-8 Flea girls all-stars won the Georgia Recreation and Parks Association's Class B state softball title, held in Cordele.
July 18, 2014 | Staff report | Sports
Your kids want to watch a movie with you. Great. Family time is always good.
July 18, 2014 | Herb Scribner Deseret News National | Hot Topics
When the housing crisis hit in 2009, it came at the end of a decade-long binge in which low interest rates combined with rising home values, leading borrowers to take on more and more debt, confident that their homes were assets, not liabilities. The more home costs climbed, the more credit consumers demanded to buy them and the less scrutiny went in to their ability to pay back the loans.
July 18, 2014 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News National | Hot Topics
An Effingham County woman died after being hit by a truck on Honey Ridge Road Thursday night.
July 18, 2014 | Staff report | Local
It is being called self-indulgent, narcissistic, the downfall of society. It screams to some, "Look at me! I'm gorgeous!" and to others, "Look at me! Am I really as hideous as I think? Tell me I'm not!"
July 18, 2014 | Becky Rickman Deseret News National | Hot Topics
After years of dragging her kids through the airport, as well as enduring children kicking seats and screaming on flights, travel and lifestyle blogger Hilarye Fuller put her experiences to good use by authoring the newly released children's book, "Monsters Don't Ride on Airplanes."
July 18, 2014 | Sara Phelps Deseret News National | Hot Topics
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