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5 chemistry activities you can do at home

You don't need a lab to learn about chemistry.

July 31, 2015 | Carrie Rogers-Whitehead KSL | Hot Topics

The one thing you may be giving your children that’s hurting their education

With its latest advertising campaign, Coke has asked the world to “Share a Coke.”

July 31, 2015 | Herb Scribner Deseret News | Hot Topics

Help your child start school with confidence

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July 31, 2015 | Kim Giles KSL | Hot Topics

Extended warranties: Worth the money?

An old adage holds that the multi-million dollar casinos in Las Vegas weren’t built on the profits of winning gamblers.

July 31, 2015 | Jeff Wuorio Deseret News | Hot Topics

Have You Seen This? Sheriff has new enemy No. 1

ALMOST JAIL — The following is a video wherein you will see a young male make the biggest mistake of his life — burglarizing a beloved mom-and-pop ...

July 31, 2015 | Martha Ostergar KSL | Hot Topics

Student blows $90K college fund on trips, shopping sprees; blames parents

ATLANTA — A college student blew through her $90,000 college fund in just three years, and she says her parents are to blame.

July 31, 2015 | Jessica Ivins KSL | Hot Topics

Parents' cellphone use makes kids feel 'unimportant'

By spending too much time on your phone, you might be sending a very strong and unintentional message to your children: They’re unimportant.

July 31, 2015 | Jessica Ivins KSL | Hot Topics

10 most dangerous jobs in America

When it comes to choosing a career, there are plenty of things to consider. Location, pay and work-life balance are often thought to be the ...

July 30, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Hot Topics

Nothing is secret anymore with these internet sites

Information once kept very secret is being made public on the Internet.

July 30, 2015 | Shelby Slade Deseret News | Hot Topics

Nurse 'marries' 4-year-old cancer patient in sweet hospital ceremony

ALBANY, New York — It was the picture perfect wedding — white dress, tuxedo, rose petals lining the aisle.

July 30, 2015 | Jessica Ivins KSL | Hot Topics

Nothing is secret anymore with these internet sites

Information once kept very secret is being made public on the Internet.

July 30, 2015 | Shelby Slade Deseret News | Hot Topics

The lie behind the idea that ‘sex sells’

Sex doesn’t sell, and neither does violence.

July 30, 2015 | Shelby Slade Deseret News | Hot Topics

10 most dangerous jobs in America

When it comes to choosing a career, there are plenty of things to consider. Location, pay and work-life balance are often thought to be the ...

July 30, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Hot Topics

Nurse 'marries' 4-year-old cancer patient in sweet hospital ceremony

ALBANY, New York — It was the picture perfect wedding — white dress, tuxedo, rose petals lining the aisle.

July 30, 2015 | Jessica Ivins KSL | Hot Topics

The lie behind the idea that ‘sex sells’

Sex doesn’t sell, and neither does violence.

July 30, 2015 | Shelby Slade Deseret News | Hot Topics

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ACS memorial service to be held Sunday

The annual Effingham County American Cancer Society memorial and honor service will be held Nov. 14 at 2:30 p.m. at the Board of Education auditorium at 405 N. Ash St. in Springfield.
Five new plaques will be dedicated for display on the Memorial Board in Effingham Hospital. Plaques come from donations as memorial or honor gifts.
An honor plaque will be dedicated to Tina J. Crapse. The following people, along with their memorial plaques, will be remembered during the service: Thomas J. "Tommy" Bragg, Jennifer Lynn Ford, Amelia S. Myers and Miriam L. "Peggy" B. Tuten.
If you ...

November 08, 2010 | Staff Report | Lifestyle

New trial start date issued in Heidt case

Jury selection for an Effingham County man accused in the August 2008 shooting deaths of his father and brother is scheduled to begin Nov. 30.
Ogeechee Judicial Circuit Superior Court Judge Gates Peed issued an order Nov. 4 for a jury selection date in the murder trial of Craig Heidt. The trial, already delayed twice, was scheduled to begin in late September but prosecutors asked for a delay after the death of a witness.
The trial originally was scheduled to take place in May but was postponed as defense attorney Dow Bonds' mother began chemotherapy treatments and Bonds is her ...

November 08, 2010 | Staff Report | Crime Reports

Sunny saving for the school board

The Effingham County school board approved a bid to biy a 40 kilovolt-ampere solar panel system using funds from an Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant approved earlier this year.
The school system's energy specialist, Eric Harris, applied for the $300,000 grant as a way to expand his budget to include more energy projects.
The funds are part of the American Reinvestment and Recovery Act and were approved through the Georgia Environmental Facilities Authority.
The grant was written for a 30 KVA solar panel. However, the $245,000 bid from Bonitz of Georgia Inc. of Savannah approved by ...

November 08, 2010 | By Calli Arnold | Education

School system gets comforting numbers

After a shaky start to fiscal year 2011, the Effingham school system reported promising numbers from tax collections at its Nov. 3 meeting.
Although the September financial report presented at the meeting showed only $307,143 collected, Ron Wilson, finance director of the Effingham school district, told the board that October brought in $800,000 and that the first two days of November were particularly encouraging. Nov. 2 saw $1.276 million collected, and on the morning of the meeting, an additional $1.316 million was collected. Wilson said year-to-date collections were at $4.327 million as of Nov. 3 ...

November 08, 2010 | By Calli Arnold | Education

Griffin awaits sentence

A Springfield man is awaiting sentencing after an Effingham County jury found him guilty of involuntary manslaughter in the June 2009 death of a toddler.
A jury took only two hours to deliberate on the fate of Lester Casey Griffin, who was accused of killing Dylan Helmey by striking the child in the chest. Griffin, charged with malice murder, was found guilty Thursday of the reduced charge of involuntary manslaughter.
He also was found guilty of seven other charges, including felony murder/cruelty to a child, felony murder/aggravated battery, felony murder/aggravated assault, cruelty to children, aggravated battery and ...

November 08, 2010 | Staff Report | Crime Reports

Knights in shining ... armor

It wasn't quite a mid-summer's eve at the Georgia-Pacific Savannah River Mill, but they did get medievel to continue to raise money for the United Way. Events included archery, with rubber-tipped arrows, attacking the "dragon," jousting and a javelin toss, among others.
There were also donations taken in order to put a pie in the face of the participants at the "Knights of the United Way" event.
The partnership between Georgia-Pacific and the United Way stretches back tot he 1990s and the company has been providing loaned associates to the United Way campaign since 2000. Since 2008, it ...

November 08, 2010 | Staff Report | Lifestyle

GSP to step up move over enforcement

Motorists who fail to move over one lane or slow down as they approach a stopped emergency vehicle will see an increased chance of receiving a ticket next week as state troopers in Georgia, Florida, South Carolina, Alabama and Tennessee will join forces for stepped up enforcement.
Col. Bill Hitchens, commissioner of the Georgia Department of Public Safety, said troopers in Georgia will participate with four of the neighboring state highway patrols to raise driver awareness of the dangers faced by law enforcement officers, firefighters, emergency medical technicians, and tow truck drivers as they work along busy highways and interstates ...

November 08, 2010 | Staff Report | Local

Great American Smokeout set for Saturday

The Coastal Health District, in conjunction with the St. Joseph's/Candler African-American Health Information and Resource Center, will host a variety of events from 9-11 a.m. on Saturday at Forsyth Park to promote the 2010 Great American Smokeout. All events will take place at the south end of the Park and are free and open to the public.
Activities will include basketball skills with members of the Savannah Storm professional basketball team, field day activities, mini-workout sessions, and tobacco-free games. Smoking cessation and nutrition information will also be available.
"This is a great way for adults and young ...

November 08, 2010 | Staff Report | Lifestyle

Deal selects teams for transition, inaugural

Gov.-elect Nathan Deal has announced the leadership of his transition and inaugural teams, who will serve in preparation for the beginning of his administration on Jan. 10.
T. Rogers Wade will be the transition chairman. Wade, from Sandy Springs, is the chairman and former president of the Georgia Public Policy Foundation, an independent think tank that proposes practical, market-oriented approaches to public policy to improve the lives of Georgians.
Transition vice-chairs will be Pete Robinson of Columbus, John K. Watson of Powder Springs and Philip Wilheit of Gainesville.
Robinson is Chairman of Troutman Sanders Strategies, a full-service federal, state ...

November 08, 2010 | Staff Report | Georgia's elected

Gratitude to voters for their support

Dear Friends in the 4th District and all of Effingham County,

November 08, 2010 | By Mose Mock | Letters to the Editor

A thanks from family in time of need

Dear Editor,

November 08, 2010 | Christa Guyton and family | Letters to the Editor

What next for trauma care?

What happens when a life or death issue is raised and put on the ballot but fails? Does the issue go away? Do we continue to look for answers or just accept the failure and retain the status quo?
Last week, Amendment 2 asked Georgians to decide whether they wanted to pay an annual $10 fee on motor vehicle tags to fund trauma care in our state. The amendment was voted down by a 53 percent to 47 percent margin.
The facts supporting the need to upgrade our trauma system in the state of Georgia are real and hard to ...

November 08, 2010 | By Sen. Buddy Carter Guest Columnist | Opinion

A look at state health plan

Health benefits for state employees are self insured by the state. Open enrollment is currently going on for the State Health Benefit Plan (SHBP), Georgia's health insurance program for state employees, school employees, retirees, and their dependents. SHBP, like most state programs, has been impacted by the economic downturn, as well as changes in federal law due to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA).
From fiscal year (FY) 2008 to FY2009, SHBP saw a 10.5 percent increase in expenses and a 4.6 percent increase from FY2009 to FY2010.
According to DCH, two factors primarily drove ...

November 08, 2010 | By Sen. Jack Hill Guest Columnist | Opinion

EMS homecoming queen

Ebenezer Middle School crowned Brooklyn Williams as its 2010 homecoming queen.
She is pictured with first runner-up Kayla McCarthy, second runner-up Taylor Coleman and EMS Principal Ramona Lovett.

November 08, 2010 | Staff Report | Education

ECHS claims second place

Effingham County High School Competition Cheerleaders were awarded 2010 Region 2AAAA runner-up at the region cheerleading competition at West Laurens High School on Nov. 6.
First place went to Evans High School, with Ware County placing third and Greenbrier placing fourth. All four teams will advance to the state competition in Columbus.
Team members include: Tori Pippin, Cassidy Henry, Brooke Johnson, Taylor Price, Kyndle Calhoun, Meaghan Crowley, Abi Johnson, Dana Brown, Mandy Roberts, Doneshia Kennedy, Alissa Kelly, Nikki Hamilton, Kendall Claxton, Caitlyn Fears, Kellie Badger, Mallory Ansel, Michelle Pratt, and Mattie Saxon. The team is coached by Katie Ward.

November 08, 2010 | Staff Report | Education

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