You may be surprised to learn that people sometimes disagree with me. You may be equally surprised that sometimes I see their point in the disagreement. Sometimes, I agree with that disagreement.
June 17, 2015 | By Ronda Rich Columnist | Opinion
It started with the scanning of some old photos for safe keeping.
June 17, 2015 | By Tiffany King and Lewis Levine Staff members | Lifestyle
Students named to Waldo Pafford Elementary School's fourth nine-weeks honor roll were:
June 17, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Education
Jana Al-Akhras, an American-born Muslim, began fasting during the Islamic holy month of Ramadan in the second grade and has managed to observe the annual practice ever since — in winter and summer, during high school soccer practices and games and through long days of classes in college.
June 17, 2015 | Massarah Mikati Deseret News | Faith
Along with plans for economic growth and jabs at competitors, candidates in the 2016 presidential election are also talking about America's drug policy and the troubling rise in heroin addiction since the mid-1990s, confronting a crisis that is at once personal and political.
June 17, 2015 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Living well
As tuition increases, more and more economists and public figures are calling for a more pragmatic approach to what it should mean to get a college degree. The president of the Association of American Universities, Hunter Rawlings, disagrees.
June 17, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Business
Nevada went all in on school choice this month, with the new GOP legislature passing and the GOP governor signing a sweeping bill offering parents direct access to the money used to educate their children.
June 17, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education
One of the advantages to owning a small business is that you have additional tax deductions that are set up with business owners in mind. It’s hard to know which tax deductions are applicable to your individual situation, which is why you should work with an experienced tax accountant to maximize your write-offs.
June 17, 2015 | Troy Martin Deseret News | Business
London Elizabeth Ryleigh Mims was born at 11:38 a.m. May 18 to Marie D. Hudson of Hinesville and Vacheron Mims of Hinesville.
June 17, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Celebrations
Michael Hall has worked at Seattle's Space Needle for seven years, taking visitors up and down the attraction's elevator.
June 17, 2015 | Lane Anderson Deseret News | State, National
Freewheeling through childhood? Democratic schools put kids in charge, eliminate curriculum, and the
On a recent Friday afternoon in a sleepy suburb just west of Chicago, 5-year-old Zeke Banks faces several teenagers seated at a table.
June 17, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education
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June 17, 2015 | Anonymous calls | Sound off
Ludowici police officers will soon have a new piece of equipment - body-worn cameras - when they are on duty.
June 17, 2015 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Public Safety
Wal-Mart will hire up to 95 people to work at the new Walmart Neighborhood Market slated to open this fall in Hinesville.
June 17, 2015 | Staff Report | Business
Recent reports filed by Liberty County Sheriff's deputies include:
June 17, 2015 | Staff Report | Public Safety
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The National Weather Service has issued a new heat advisory for today, estimating the heat index could feel like it is nearly 110 in the area.
June 16, 2015 | Staff Report | Public Safety
The Cosmopolitan Club will have its Miss Teenage Liberty County Pageant at 7 p.m. Friday at the Performing Arts Center
June 15, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle
The Georgia Department of Natural Resources wants to know what people think about its proposed cost increases for hunting and fishing licenses.
June 11, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation
It was in September 2011, about three years and nine months ago, that I made a huge leap of faith.
June 09, 2015 | Greg Kratz Deseret News | Business
ORANGE, Texas — On May 24, Lt. Eric Ellison had to tell 18-year-old Kazzie Porter that his parents were killed by a drunk driver less than a week before he was to graduate from high school.
June 09, 2015 | Tracie Knabe Snowder KSL | State, National
“I feel that when I jump off a cliff, I’m obeying (the) laws of the universe.”
June 09, 2015 | Josh Terry Deseret News | Things to do
Most of you are probably sitting while reading this, and you have also probably been sitting at your desk all morning, during lunch, when you got back to work, when you drove home from work and when you finally made it to the couch planted in front of your TV after a long day of sitting at work.
June 09, 2015 | Massarah Mikati Deseret News | Living well
Hundreds of schools in Kenya could be shut down as Somalia’s al-Shabab Muslim militants have terrorized teachers from showing up to work, jeopardizing the future of thousands of youths, according to news reports from the East African nation.
June 09, 2015 | Massarah Mikati Deseret News | Education
June 09, 2015 | Sarah Bringhurst OK.com | Things to do
After years of widespread fears that video games were destroying young American brains, educational theorists and reformers have come around to the notion that video games are here to stay — and that may be a good thing, even in the classroom.
June 09, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education
Former Walthourville Police Department clerk Crystal Gail Tilley has been indicted on one felony count of theft by taking, according to public records.
June 09, 2015 | By Lewis Levine and Patty Leon Coastal Courier | Local news
Karmen Chynae Marie Jones was born at 8:36 p.m. May 14 to Jabrarie Jones of Jesup and Octavius Gillard of Jesup. Born at Liberty Regional Medical Center, baby Karmen weighed 7½ pounds and measured 20 inches. The baby also is welcomed by sister Khalia Obrarie Shanell Gillard.
June 09, 2015 | Staff Report | Celebrations
This summer vacation whether you're headed to Disneyland, national parks, or your in-law's, it's time to start packing up the snacks. But when it comes to long hours in the car and "starving" children in the back seat, there's a point when trail mix just doesn't cut it. Here are ten healthy and easy alternatives that will ensure your trip gets off to a good start.
June 09, 2015 | Danielle Christensen FamilyShare | Food
In our weight-obsessed society, eating disorders are increasingly prevalent. According to the National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders (ANAD), as many as 24 million people in the US suffer from an eating disorder such as anorexia, bulimia or binge eating disorder. Eating disorders are highly disruptive to one’s quality of life, and can sometimes be deadly.
June 09, 2015 | Michelle Lewis FamilyShare | Living well
When Christians return to their homes located in territories conquered by ISIS, they find the Arabic letter “Nun” painted on their door, which stands for "Nazarene" or "Christian," according to the Religion News Service.
June 09, 2015 | Massarah Mikati Deseret News | Faith