Most people think about a home remodel for years before they actually do anything about it. What makes someone take the first step to turn the dream into a reality is different for everyone. For Gayla Black and Teresa Frost, it was a flooded basement that finally did the trick.
May 30, 2015 | Annie Schwemmer and Ann Robinson Deseret News | Hot Topics
I have mentioned this before in this space, but I have a deep desire to "finish well" in whatever I do. Last month, I attended a "pre-retirement" seminar sponsored by our state Baptist convention. My retirement is not just around the corner, but this was advertised as an important event for all pastors "over the age of 50."
May 29, 2015 | By Pastor Brad Butler First Baptist Church, Pembroke | Faith
The recently released film "Tomorrowland" is based on the Disney theme-park ride of the same name, and for about two-thirds of its length, it's never in short supply of wit and imagination despite a screenplay that is heavy-handed about optimism for tomorrow.
May 29, 2015 | By Justin Hall Movie reviewer | Things to do
The 3rd Infantry Division on Fort Stewart will greet a new commander in the coming months.
May 29, 2015 | Caitlin Kenney | Military
LAND OF REGRET — George Clooney has become one of the most respected actors in Hollywood today. The man has won two Oscars, starred in several films that were both critically acclaimed and huge box office juggernauts and he's made powerful and poignant films like "Good Night, and Good Luck" and "The Descendents."
May 29, 2015 | John Clyde KSL | Things to do
For an ever-growing number of students across the country, every weekend is a three-day weekend — some educators say it’s even helping students learn more.
May 29, 2015 | Shelby Slade Deseret News | Education
“As of today, I am officially Ebola free,” declared former President Bill Clinton before the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations (ECOSOC). Clinton recently visited Liberia, but he arrived three days before the country was officially declared free of the Ebola virus (May 9), and so he had to go through all the official protocols to be sure he was Ebola free before being allowed in public.
May 29, 2015 | Susan Roylance Deseret News | State, National
Out of sight, out of … stomach? A recent study, published last month in the International Journal of Obesity (paywall), found that where you store your food at home could hold consequences for your waistline.
May 29, 2015 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Living well
Two John Wayne movies receive Blu-ray upgrades this week as part of a five-film Westerns set.
May 29, 2015 | Chris Hicks Deseret News | Things to do
“SAN ANDREAS” — 3 Stars — Dwayne Johnson, Paul Giamatti, Carla Gugino, Alexandra Daddario, Ioan Gruffudd, Hugo Johnstone-Burt; PG-13 (intense disaster action and mayhem throughout, and brief strong language); in general release
May 29, 2015 | Josh Terry Deseret News | Things to do
Here are four movies from various platforms families may want to consider, as recommended by Ok.com. Note: Since not all are appropriate for younger children, age recommendations are included.
May 29, 2015 | Deseret Connect Deseret News | Things to do
'Tomorrowland' (PG) — 3 stars
May 29, 2015 | Doug Wright Deseret News | Things to do
A Marine, given a bad conduct discharge for refusing to remove a Bible verse she displayed at her desk, is fighting the dismissal on religious freedom grounds.
May 29, 2015 | Mark A. Kellner Deseret News | Faith
More civilian jobs on Fort Stewart will be cut over the next two years.
May 29, 2015 | Tiffany King | Military
BRUNSWICK - Commissioner Mark Williams has announced that Georgia's territorial waters will close to commercial and recreational oyster harvest effective 6 a.m. Monday through midnight Sept. 30.
May 29, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation
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The May Progress Through People Luncheon, featuring Fort Stewart garrison commander Col. Kevin Gregory with the State of the Garrison address, will be at noon Thursday, May 28, at the Liberty County Board of Education Transportation Complex, 100 Technology Drive in Hinesville.
May 21, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Local news
A big group of runners and cyclists will pass through Bryan County on Saturday morning for a good cause.
May 21, 2015 | By Paul Floeckher Correspondent | Military
A community-planning meeting will take place from 6-7 p.m. Tuesday at Allenhurst Town Hall, 4063 W. Oglethorpe Highway.
May 20, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Local news
Area high schools will have their graduation ceremonies this weekend.
May 20, 2015 | Staff Report | Education
Join Outdoor Recreation on a leisurely paddle down a Coastal Georgia river from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. May 30. Lifeguards will be on trip.
May 18, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Things to do
The deadline for expedited entry onto Fort Stewart for Saturday's First Presbyterian Christian Academy graduation ceremony is Monday.
May 18, 2015 | Staff Report | Education
The Memorial Day Basketball Bash is scheduled for May 22-24 in Richmond Hill.
May 15, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation
SAVANNAH - Ogeechee Riverkeeper will hold a 7-mile paddle trip Saturday, May 23, from Scarboro Landing to Rocky Ford.
May 15, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation
The fourth annual Fishin' for a Cure Tournament, a panfish-tourney fundraiser for area children with health issues, will start at daybreak Saturday on the Altamaha River.
May 13, 2015 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Outdoors/Recreation
In three more days, we will celebrate Mother's Day. It will be one of the most-attended Sundays for worship in most churches.
May 08, 2015 | By Pastor Brad Butler First Baptist Church, Pembroke | Faith
"The Avengers: Age of Ultron" is the end of Phase Two in the Marvel Cinematic Universe and the sequel to the most successful superhero movie ever. So does this sequel live up to the hype? Not quite. Equally entertaining, but not nearly as satisfying.
May 08, 2015 | By Justin Hall Movie reviewer | Things to do
A multiple-vehicle wreck on West Oglethorpe Highway left three people injured and tied up traffic on the busy Hinesville thoroughfare Friday afternoon.
May 08, 2015 | By Lewis Levine Correspondent | Local news
United States Northern Command has increased the security level of all military bases in the U.S., including Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Air Field.
May 08, 2015 | By Caitlin Kenney | Military
“Hot Pursuit” is just good enough to make you wish it were better. In spite of a few fun moments and a promising cast, director Anne Fletcher’s comic effort just can’t deliver on its potential.
May 08, 2015 | Josh Terry Deseret News | Things to do
Mother's Day is full of flowers, chocolates and with any luck, breakfast in bed. But alas Mother's Day only comes once a year. So here are five simple ways to give yourself the love all year round, one week at a time.
May 08, 2015 | Jessie Shepherd, MA, AMCHC KSL | Living well