SAVANNAH – An Effingham County woman was one of four people arrested in a drug bust at a Savannah hotel Monday.
September 17, 2014 | Staff report | Crime Reports
TECH CITY - With the announcement of the next iPhone and the Apple Watch, we thought it might be fun to take a look at some of the best high-tech gadgets from the movies.
September 17, 2014 | Sarah Bringhurst Deseret News National | Hot Topics
"Dolphin Tale 2" is a harmless, family-friendly film that offers a few nice moments but lacks the follow-through to make you remember it a week after you watch it. In other words, it's a telling example of the state of September 2014 cinema.
September 17, 2014 | Josh Terry Deseret News National | Hot Topics
The Library of Congress is a bibliophile's dream, but most people simply walk through the lobby, see the Great Reading Room from a glassed veranda, and leave. There is a better way.
September 17, 2014 | Brigham Wilson Deseret News National | Hot Topics
The news has apparently been floating around the Internet for a week or two, but I didn't realize until I opened Leonard Maltin's newly published "2015 Movie Guide" and read his introduction that this one will be the last.
September 17, 2014 | Chris Hicks Deseret News National | Hot Topics
Levi Scott, environment of care manager for Effingham Health System, was selected as the Georgia 2014 National Finalist for Allied Laundry Manager of the Year.
September 17, 2014 | Staff report | Around Town
After going undefeated in the Stingers Classic Tournament in Hazlehurst, the South Effingham Middle School Lady Mustangs opened region softball play with wins against Ebenezer Middle School and Effingham County Middle School.
September 16, 2014 | Staff report | Sports
The building at 125 South Laurel St. that is currently empty has a long and colorful history. It was built about 1904 by Mr. and Mrs. J.A. Hodges as a store. His family operated it for years.
September 16, 2014 | By Susan Exley | Echoes of Effingham
This happened years ago. Mama was alive then, so it's been seven or eight years. I hadn't thought about in almost that many years but when it came to mind the other day, I took to studying on it and how the circumstances and opportunities of life's journey can be so fascinating.
September 16, 2014 | By Ronda Rich | Lifestyle
The third annual Rivers Alive! Savannah River Cleanup will be held Sept. 27 from 8 a.m.-noon, at the Historic Ebenezer Landing at the end of Highway 275. The event is free and open to the public.
September 16, 2014 | Staff report | Around Town
I met Truett Cathy at a Rotary Club meeting where I received a certificate for my high school leadership achievements. I was just 17 years old. Little did I know the impact that meeting would have on my life.
September 16, 2014 | By Tim Echols | Opinion
Not long ago, the national philosophy behind criminal justice policy was to lock offenders away and teach them a lesson. This was popular with politicians who found that it played well before crowds and it was popular in communities where prisons and jails created jobs. Some folks even seemed to celebrate the idea that prisons were real hellholes.
September 16, 2014 | By Mike Klein | Opinion
Q: My 23-month-old son does well with potty training when we're at home. We use a "potty bell" and he goes every 90 minutes or so. When we're away from home, however, he seems clueless. He pees in his car seat about five minutes into a trip and simply will not use a potty anywhere but at our home or at my mother's (she watches him one day a week at her place). Would pull-ups be a bad thing to use when we leave the house?
September 16, 2014 | By John Rosemond | Lifestyle
About two dozen people chipped in Saturday to renovate and spruce up Family Promise of Effingham County's day center in Springfield.
September 16, 2014 | By Paul Floeckher | Around Town
A man wanted on armed robbery charges in Oklahoma was apprehended in Effingham County over the weekend.
September 16, 2014 | By Paul Floeckher | Crime Reports
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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