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'Becoming Lady Lockwood' is a twist on a Regency love story

"BECOMING LADY LOCKWOOD," by Jennifer Moore, Covenant Communications,$14.99, 199 pages (f)

August 01, 2014 | Christine Rappleye Deseret News National | Hot Topics


Promise Zones offer new hope to high poverty areas

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


Raising kids in a digital age

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


5 steps to go from a dreamer to a doer

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


3 Errol Flynn films new to DVD

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


The Mac-and-Cheese Manual

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


Finding love in the cyber world

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


4 Fair Fighting Tips for a Happy Marriage

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


How to pull off being your own general contractor

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 races to title

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


Guyton Animal Hospital opens its doors

The Effingham Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting Thursday for the new Guyton Animal Hospital.

July 31, 2014 | Staff report | Business


Sanders to shoot live video at the Mars

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


Barrow sets two job fairs in the district

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


ECSO urges safety, caution with start of school year

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


Schools to hold council elections

All Effingham County Schools will hold elections this month for their 2014-15 school councils.

July 31, 2014 | Staff report | Education


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Make positive thinking a habit

Last week I ran into an old acquaintance who is now a new friend. We played that how-do-I-know-you game until she realized we knew each other back in our high school days (and she even texted me a picture as evidence). Shelly Coray is now a success and peak performance coach and owner of The Winner's Edge. In a conversation we had, she said, "positive thinking is a habit and a choice."

October 01, 2014 | Nicole Carpenter Deseret News National | Hot Topics


Have You Seen This? Unbustable football banner

WALLKILL, New York - Ah, the honored tradition of athletes running through a banner to pep up pep rallies and to make dramatic entrances on to or exits from the playing field.

October 01, 2014 | Martha Ostergar Deseret News National | Hot Topics


Oktoberfest draws crowd of about 3,500

Effingham Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Rick Lott estimated the crowd for the fifth annual Oktoberfest at about 3,500 for the two days, a little bit down from last year.

September 30, 2014 | Staff report | Around Town


State Patrol troop honored at Governor’s Challenge Awards

MACON - The Georgia State Patrol's Troop I was one of several law enforcement agencies to take home a prize last Wednesday when the Governor's Office of Highway Safety hosted its 15th annual Governor's Challenge Awards at the Macon Centreplex.

September 30, 2014 | Staff report | Around Town


ECSO conducts in-house jail officer training

Fifteen law enforcement students graduated Friday from basic jail officer training at the Effingham County Sheriff's Office. This was the first in-house jail officer school hosted by ECSO.

September 30, 2014 | Staff report | Around Town


Effingham County Sheriff's Office reports

Sept. 20

September 30, 2014 | Staff report | Crime Reports


Brunswick man arrested on child porn charges

A Brunswick man was arrested Thursday on charges he shared child pornography in Effingham County.

September 30, 2014 | Staff report | Crime Reports


Businessmen pitch in to put fresh coats of paint on Treutlen House

A group of businessmen recently spruced up the Treutlen House at New Ebenezer.

September 30, 2014 | Staff report | Around Town


Motorcycle rider dies after collision with SUV

An Effingham County man died from the injuries he suffered when his motorcycle collided with a sport utility vehicle Friday afternoon.

September 30, 2014 | Staff report | Local


Effingham man dies as result of Bulloch crash

An Effingham County man died from injuries sustained in a Friday evening crash on Highway 119, according to the Georgia State Patrol.

September 30, 2014 | Staff report | Local


ECHS to host marching band festival Saturday

Several bands will perform at Effingham County High School Saturday in one of the state's most established and prestigious marching contests.

September 30, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Locals in the pros, colleges update

Pros

September 30, 2014 | Staff report | Sports


Gnann-Thain

Family and friends are invited to the marriage celebration of Kerrie Angela Gnann and William Jack Thain II. The wedding ceremony is planned for 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, October 4 at Jerusalem Lutheran Church located at 2966 Ebenezer Rd. in Rincon.

September 30, 2014 | Staff Report | Weddings


Two more big wins for SEMS softball

The South Effingham Middle School Lady Mustangs added two more region softball wins against Southeast Bulloch and Richmond Hill.

September 30, 2014 | Staff report | Sports


November races are closer than expected

If you had told me a year ago that Gov. Nathan Deal would essentially be tied at this point in his reelection campaign with an inexperienced Democratic legislator, I would have asked if you were smoking some of that stuff that is now legally on sale in Colorado.

September 30, 2014 | By Tom Crawford | Opinion


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