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
Rincon City Council members approved a final site plan for a proposed gas station to be built adjacent to Walmart.
September 23, 2014 | By Patrick Donahue | Local
An Effingham County man was arrested on a long list of charges Saturday after crashing his car while fleeing from police.
September 23, 2014 | By Paul Floeckher | Crime Reports
The investigation of a deadly car crash in Effingham County on Sept. 7 might not conclude for several more months, according to the Georgia State Patrol.
September 23, 2014 | By Paul Floeckher | Local
You've bet your life, and right now you are playing out your hand. In fact, with every day that passes you "up the ante," having invested another 24 hours in your wager. The problem is that the bet is for your spiritual and eternal life.
September 23, 2014 | By Rev. Dr. Bob LeFavi | Church
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August 01, 2014 | Christine Rappleye Deseret News National | Hot Topics
Sara-Jane Smallwood had made her way to the top: a bachelor's degree in Indian American studies, a master's in public policy from Indiana University and a job on the Hill, working as a policy analyst for her U.S. senator.
August 01, 2014 | Amy McDonald Deseret News National | Hot Topics
Everywhere you look kids and adults are glued to their iPhones, iPads, or some other electronic device. We were visiting a relative recently and there on the couch were four teenage cousins, boys and girls, all on digital devices, laughing and sharing youtube videos.
August 01, 2014 | Gary and Joy Lundberg Deseret News National | Hot Topics
We all have a dreamer in us. Oftentimes, it is easier to envision things as oppose to putting our best foot forward to bring that vision to light. Many of our dreams require money or we believe we do not have what it takes. So, we continue to dream. But is it fair?
August 01, 2014 | Mayra Bitsko Deseret News National | Hot Topics
Errol Flynn stars in three films making their DVD debut this week, including his final swashbuckler. (All films here are available online at warnerarchive.com.)
August 01, 2014 | Chris Hicks Deseret News National | Hot Topics
There's only one true way to eat mac-and-cheese, and that's with your bare hands, slavering over every creamy mouthful like a wolf pup. However, since some persnickety people look down on such earthy behavior, we shall humor their overparticular sensibilities and advise our readers to use a fork.
August 01, 2014 | Tim Torkildson Deseret News National | Hot Topics
Now that people conduct so much of their social lives online, it's becoming standard to hang out at a favorite virtual watering hole and check out dating possibilities. Whether you're looking for an activity partner or a lifetime partnership, the online matchmaking universe has no shortage of candidates. Since you will eventually meet up in the real world, however, it's important to follow some basic safety rules. Here's a quick overview of what you need to know before you plan face time with that exciting person you've been chatting with online.
August 01, 2014 | April Adams Deseret News National | Hot Topics
Let's face it. Every couple fights. And despite how unpleasant fighting is, sometimes it just needs to happen so that you and your spouse can fix some things and get back on track. But sometimes the fighting doesn't get things back on track. And the fighting can cause even more problems.
August 01, 2014 | Aaron Anderson Deseret News National | Hot Topics
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