It was about this time of year when I saw my father for the last time.
April 07, 2015 | Joe Walker Deseret News | Faith
Love can be defined in may different ways, yet, it sometimes seems like we forget how to express it to others.
April 07, 2015 | Wendy Jessen FamilyShare | Faith
Kirsten Fitzpatrick and her daughter Olivia Cantu want to help people with autism conquer the struggles they face when dating. To do so, they’ve started a social network called Spectrum Singles, which will help bring those with autism together on dates, much like other online dating websites, according to The Huffington Post.
April 07, 2015 | Herb Scribner Deseret News | Hot topics
In the span of a week, legislation aimed at protecting individual religious freedoms — adopted by a near unanimous Congress more than two decades ago and present in 20 states — went from benign measures with broad support to being attacked as a new "license to discriminate."
April 07, 2015 | Mark A. Kellner Deseret News | Faith
Parents are always so proud of their children. There's just something about our kids that makes us feel warm and fuzzy inside. Anytime you talk with a parent about his children, he'll tell you how bright and smart his children are. He'll talk about how his kids pick up on so much that they can hardly keep up with all the things they learn from one day to the next.
April 07, 2015 | Aaron Anderson FamilyShare | Hot topics
In several weeks, the Jewish community from around the world will celebrate the commencement of Passover, one of the oldest of the Jewish festivals. The celebration is held to honor God and remember His deliverance of the Israelites from the Egyptian pharaoh after 400 years of slavery. Pharaoh refused to free the Israelites, and God sent ten plagues to humble the Egyptians. The term “Passover” derives from the last plague, the night the destroying angel “passed over” all the doors that had been coated with lamb’s blood, thereby protecting the first-born sons inside. It comes from the Hebrew word ...
April 07, 2015 | Whitney Laycock FamilyShare | Faith
When two people are married they become one. It may take years to master this connection, or it may come soon after you say “I do”. It is essential for a married couple to learn to function together. To make compromises, join assets, and work as a unit for solving problems and making decisions. But, it is also important that the two people in the marriage do not become so united that they lose their independence.
April 07, 2015 | Megan Shauri FamilyShare | Hot topics
All right, moms. Who can relate?
April 07, 2015 | Wendy Jessen FamilyShare | Hot topics
As a school child in the 90s, I remember sitting around the reading rug singing songs about how special I was, using a "peace mat" to resolve playground conflicts, and listening to a weekly self-esteem lesson with the school counselor. This type of "I love me" curriculum, common throughout the 1980s and 90s, has a profound impact on parenting today. We really internalized the idea that we are all special little snowflakes, destined to take on the world. Now, we're promoting that same sense of self-regard for our kids.
April 07, 2015 | Heather Hale FamilyShare | Hot topics
With the release of Sufjan Steven’s seventh studio album, “Carrie & Lowell,” all eyes are on depictions of Christian belief in popular music. Stevens has made quite the name for himself by being a critical force within the ever-fickle indie-music scene, who doesn’t shy away from inserting his religion into music.
April 07, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Faith
Hollywood has big plans for 2015, and those plans include some great book-to-film adaptations. Here are just a few to keep in mind if you like to read the book before seeing the movie.
April 07, 2015 | Sarah Bringhurst OK.com | Entertainment News
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Call them freshmen. Please, do not call them kids.
April 07, 2015 | By EDDIE PELLS AP National Writer | Sports
April 06, 2015 | By HORACE HOLLOMAN firstname.lastname@example.org | Prep Sports 360
MIAMI - Even before Dee Gordon went face down leaving the batter's box, the Miami Marlins looked like a flop in their season opener against the Atlanta Braves.
April 06, 2015 | By STEVEN WINE AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves
AUGUSTA, Ga. - Tiger Woods arrived later than usual Monday for a Masters that is different from all the others he has played.
April 06, 2015 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports
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Georgia Southern University will welcome Archie Manning, a former NFL player and member of the National Football Foundation's College Hall of Fame, to Hanner Fieldhouse on Tuesday at 7 p.m. as part of the university's Leadership Lecture Series.
March 22, 2015 | Special to the Herald | Local
Many of our regrets likely come from the time in our lives when we were figuring out who we were, and growing and developing into adults — the dreaded teenage years.
March 17, 2015 | Wendy Jessen FamilyShare | Hot topics
March 17 - Carolyn Kennedy Elrod, 70, beloved wife to the late Teddy Elrod, entered into eternal pea
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March 16, 2015 | | Obituaries
The Statesboro High School baseball team seems to be on a roll after a rocky 0-4 start to the season. The Blue Devils (5-4, 1-0 Region 3-AAAAA) are currently riding a five-game win streak and picked up the team's first region victory of the season after defeating Bradwell Institute 6-4 Monday night.
March 16, 2015 | By HORRACE HOLLOMAN email@example.com | Prep Sports 360
ATHENS - Georgia's NCAA Tournament outlook rests heavily on its medical report.
March 16, 2015 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | UGA
KISSIMMEE, Fla. - Sabermetrics was very good to Dallas Keuchel last season, recognizing him as baseball's best groundball pitcher and playing a part in his selection as the AL's Gold Glove pitcher.
March 16, 2015 | By DICK SCANLAN AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves
There's a way to beat Kentucky.
March 16, 2015 | By TIM REYNOLDS AP Sports Writer | Sports
CHARLOTTE, N.C. - To the surprise of none, Kevin Harvick won at Phoenix.
March 16, 2015 | By JENNA FRYER AP Auto Racing Writer | NASCAR
Note: All information included in this report is taken from law enforcement incident reports and arrest records, which are public records and available for review at any and all local law enforcement agencies. Not every arrest leads to a conviction. Guilt or innocence is determined by the court system.
March 16, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Police Report
NEW YORK - Coca-Cola is working with fitness and nutrition experts who suggest its soda as a treat at a time when the world's biggest beverage maker is being blamed for helping to fuel obesity rates.
March 16, 2015 | By CANDICE CHOI AP Food Industry Writer | Associated Press
AUBURN HILLS, Michigan - Call it a preview of the cross-country road trip of the future.
March 16, 2015 | By DEE-ANN DURBIN AP Auto Writer | Associated Press
A man charged Thursday regarding shots fired at a Statesboro apartment complex is wanted on murder charges in South Carolina.
March 16, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local
The Averitt Center for the Arts will cut the ribbon on its brand new Center for Performing Arts at 41 West Main Street on Friday at 4:30 p.m.
March 16, 2015 | | Business
After 20 years growing his business, Michael Nordeoff is poised to make a hard-to-ignore, barely used former auto dealership on Veterans Memorial Parkway the new headquarters of his Complete Car Care, which will then have three shops, all in Statesboro.
March 16, 2015 | By AL HACKLE | Business
FBI agents receive specialized training to gain subtle influence over people they interact with during investigations, and those FBI tactics apply in a wide variety of situations, including parenting.
March 16, 2015 | Marsha Maxwell Deseret News | Hot topics