While the numbers of rebels appear to be small, pockets of intense opposition to the new Common Core testing set to begin next month are percolating.
February 19, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education
Do you fill your time with negativity — making negative comments to others on social media, complaining to others or focusing on your own faults?
February 19, 2015 | Wendy Jessen FamilyShare | Faith
THE BLACK PEARL — Captain Jack Sparrow is headed back to the theater at least one more time, and the fifth installment of the Disney franchise has begun filming and received an official synopsis.
February 19, 2015 | John Clyde KSL | Things to do
As millennials begin to overtake the baby boomers and Gen X in size it will become increasingly important for businesses to target them as customers.
February 19, 2015 | Matthew Jelalian Deseret Media Companies | Business
Caesarstone, a manufacturer of engineered quartz surfaces, will expand in Richmond Hill and create 130 additional jobs, according to a news release from Gov. Nathan Deal's office. The plan for expansion, which quietly has been in the works under code name "Project Honey," comes before the opening of Caesarstone's new plant at Belfast Commerce Centre.
February 19, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Business
We've lost several very good friends in the past few years, along with my mother and sister. Circumstances change with each loss, but that doesn’t mean people we have loved in our lives who have died are then gone from our thoughts. The joys of those friendships and relationships are with us as long as we have memories.
February 19, 2015 | Sherry Young Deseret News | Faith
They lived in tattered boxes, abandoned cars and the backyards of dilapidated houses.
February 19, 2015 | Deseret Connect Deseret News | Living well
Light is a powerful force in the universe.
February 19, 2015 | Natalie Crofts KSL | Hot Topics
Holtzman Insurance Agency recently received Allstate's distinguished agency award for outstanding performance in 2014. The Holtzmans received an expense-paid trip to Hawaii in June 2015.
February 18, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Business
Michael Bolton sang that love is a wonderful thing. And it is.
February 18, 2015 | By Pastor Aaron Cowart Columnist | Faith
I recently was proud to announce that the 63rd Expeditionary Signal Battalion will be restationed at Fort Stewart, bringing 492 soldiers and their families to the post. The 63rd Expeditionary Signal Battalion's mission focuses on rapidly deploying worldwide to engineer, install, operate, maintain and defend in support of full-spectrum operations. The 63rd Expeditionary Signal Battalion is the U.S. Army's contribution to the Global Information Grid.
February 18, 2015 | By U.S. Rep. Buddy Carter Special to the Courier | Opinion
Students listed on the most recent honor roll at Joseph Martin Elementary School include:
February 18, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Education
Sariya Avani Gore-James was born at 1:42 a.m. Dec. 19 to Nichele James and Alden D. James of Hinesville.
February 18, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Celebrations
If you are a supercilious liberal you-know-what or a sanctimonious Bible thumper, I have some good news for you. I am giving you both the week off. Enjoy it while you can. I will be back.
February 18, 2015 | By Dick Yarbrough Columnist | Opinion
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February 18, 2015 | Anonymous calls | Sound off
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Former Liberty County High School and University of Tennessee basketball star Jordan McRae is bringing his game back to the United States, according to a report in an Australian newspaper.
February 25, 2015 | Staff report | Sports
Ludowici native and Major League Baseball pitcher Dustin McGowan has signed a contract with the Los Angeles Dodgers, according to CBSLA.com.
February 23, 2015 | Staff report | Sports
Liberty County Sheriff Steve Sikes recently presented a check for $4,700 to Wayne County Sheriff John Carter, who serves as the secretary/treasurer for the Georgia Sheriffs' Youth Homes.
February 20, 2015 | By Patty Leon | Local news
Smiley Elementary School will host a Parent Teacher Organization meeting and Parent University session starting at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 26, in the school's cafeteria.
February 17, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Education
Sign-up for the Cardboard Boat Regatta at the Tominac Fitness Center Pool on Hunter at 10:30 a.m. Feb. 28.
February 16, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle
What mystical powder or elixir anoints our elected officials with the knowledge contained in the Encyclopedia Britannica and all the experience amassed by mankind since Adam and Eve? Apparently, the substance - whatever it is - imparts this knowledge and experience within the first 30 seconds of being sworn into office.
February 10, 2015 | By Terry Doyle Columnist | Opinion
Is the word "propitiate" a part of your vocabulary?
February 10, 2015 | By Pastor Roland Banks Columnist | Faith
A few years back, someone I knew ever so slightly died. Though I didn't know him well, I knew him to be mean, egoistical and quite a bully.
February 10, 2015 | By Ronda Rich Columnist | Opinion
A conversation I had with a co-worker a week ago left me feeling glad I don't have to make the tough decisions and unpopular calls that will be necessary when my daughter becomes a teenager.
February 10, 2015 | By Hollie Moore Barnidge | Opinion
The first three months of the year mean many things to many people. Snow. Super Bowl. Groundhog Day. Valentine's Day. President's Day weekend. Mardi Gras. Lent. And the promise of pleasant spring to come.
February 10, 2015 | Jeff Wuorio Deseret Media Companies | Business
Poverty is often thought of as something that strikes kids in places like Africa and India. And while that's true, a new study shows that poor American teens might feel the effects of poverty — like violence — as much or more than their counterparts in other places.
February 10, 2015 | Lane Anderson Deseret News | State, National
If you're reading this at work — or, because you've taken my advice and have a flexible schedule, your home office — take a quick look at your desk.
February 10, 2015 | Greg Kratz Deseret News | Business
Want to "wow" your beloved with several surprises on Valentine's Day? Here's a list of 20 awesome ideas to get you started. And if you want to spread the love, make your sweetie feel extra special with a whole week of heartfelt gestures.
February 10, 2015 | Amy Peterson FamilyShare | Hot Topics
Atlanta ― Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield reported that it has been a victim of a cyber-attack and there was a breach involving the personal information of its policyholders.
February 10, 2015 | Special to the Courier | State, National
Gov. Nathan Deal outlined the dimensions of Savannah's harbor deepening Monday for a Statesboro audience and sized up the state government's financial recovery, now underway.
February 10, 2015 | By Al Hackle Special to the Courier | State, National