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
The Effingham County Sheriff's Office K-9 unit has helped the community in a number of ways. Now, the ECSO is hoping the public will return the gesture.
July 31, 2014 | By Paul Floeckher | Local
The United Way, Effingham Recreation and Parks and other sponsors welcomed a big crowd to the annual "Back-to-School Blowout" on Tuesday.
July 31, 2014 | By Paul Floeckher | Around Town
All Effingham County Schools will hold elections this month for their 2014-15 school councils.
July 31, 2014 | Staff report | Education
Rincon City Council honored float entry winners from the Freedom Rings Parade at Monday night's meeting.
July 31, 2014 | By Patrick Donahue | Around Town
George M. Brinson came into Springfield, building his railroad about 1905, buying large tracts of land and selling lots, creating a big building boom in town. Brinson built his business offices on Laurel Street in 1907. This building is still standing in operation now as city hall in Springfield.
July 31, 2014 | By Susan Exley | Echoes of Effingham
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"ANY OTHER NAME," by Craig Johnson, Viking Books, $26.95, 317 pages (f)
May 21, 2014 | Steve Larson Deseret News National | Hot Topics
"KEEP QUIET," by Lisa Scottoline, St. Martin's Press, $27.99, 338 pages (f)
May 21, 2014 | Shelby Scoffield Deseret News National | Hot Topics
I know I'm not the only girl who imagined being courted by someone like Fitzwilliam Darcy after reading Jane Austen's "Pride and Prejudice." Seeing Mr. Darcy brought to life in several film and television adaptations only made my romantic notions stronger. As I got closer to actually choosing a spouse, a romantic nature seemed important, but not crucial. Since I chose a more practical mate and one not prone to writing poetry, dancing the Quadrille or escorting me to dinner, I've learned to recognize romance in different ways. If your husband lacks the gentlemanly manners and romantic ...
May 21, 2014 | Amy Peterson Deseret News National | Hot Topics
"IN THE SHADOWS," by Kiersten White and Jim Di Bartolo, Scholastic, $21.99, 384 pages (f) (ages 14 and up)
May 21, 2014 | Tara Creel Deseret News National | Hot Topics
In two posthumously published stories, award-winning Jean Craighead George (1919-2012) shows her lifetime of dedication as an environmentalist and naturalist.
May 20, 2014 | Marilou Sorensen Deseret News National | Hot Topics
Today, one could talk to 100 parents about things to talk to teens about and probably receive 100 topics, all well-meaning and appropriate. But there are five that seem to stand out that parents need to spend a bit more time on as their children grow up and especially when their children reach the teen ages: relationships, respect of self and others, learning, financial habits and values.
May 20, 2014 | Darrel Hammon Deseret News National | Hot Topics
Most clergy can be expected to help heal rifts within their own congregations, perhaps even their own denominations. Rarely is a minister called upon to transcend the boundaries of his own faith to help a totally different religion's leaders find common ground.
May 20, 2014 | Mark A. Kellner Deseret News National | Hot Topics
Juliet Sullivan could feel she and her teenage son Liam drifting apart.
May 20, 2014 | Chandra Johnson Deseret News National | Hot Topics
Vintage TV series lead new DVDs, Blu-rays this week.
May 20, 2014 | Chris Hicks Deseret News National | Hot Topics
Chiseled abs. Bulging biceps. Perfect pecs.
May 20, 2014 | Kandra Polatis Deseret News National | Hot Topics
Information for parents about the film "Million Dollar Arm."
May 20, 2014 | Shawn O'Neill Deseret News National | Hot Topics
If people want to buy a home with a mortgage these days, chances are they will be competing with another buyer who will offer the seller cash.
May 20, 2014 | Michael De Groote Deseret News National | Hot Topics
On Tuesday, May 20, 2014, Georgia will hold the earliest primary election in the state's history.
May 19, 2014 | By Sen. Buddy Carter | Opinion
Effingham Industrial Development Authority members are close to approving their fiscal year 2015 budget - and it won't include a proposal for an economic and financial study of its Research Forest Tract.
May 19, 2014 | By Patrick Donahue | Business
An Effingham County commissioner questioned when the rest of the board is going to hire a permanent county administrator.
May 19, 2014 | By Patrick Donahue | Local