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Chili cook-off, Arbor Day in Pembroke

The public is invited to an Arbor Day celebration in Pembroke beginning at 10 a.m. Friday at DuBois Square, where the city will plant a 15-foot Nuttall oak. Thanks to forecasts of below-freezing t...

February 19, 2015 | Special to the News | Lifestyle

Next Business After Hours tonight

The Richmond Hill/Bryan County Chamber of Commerce will host its February Business After Hours from 5:30-7 tonight at the Richmond Hill History Museum, located at 11460 Ford Ave. Chamber members an...

February 19, 2015 | Special to the News | Business

Cardboard boat regatta on horizon

Sign-up for the Cardboard Boat Regatta at the Tominac Fitness Center Pool on Hunter at 10:30 a.m. Feb. 28. Participants must build a boat using cardboard and duct tape only. No charge to enter....

February 16, 2015 | Special to the News | Things to Do

Report: Deputy called to look into dog fighting

A Bryan County Sheriff's Department deputy was dispatched to a South Bryan address Thursday regarding "possible dog fighting," a report released Monday said. The report did not say whether the ch...

February 09, 2015 | Staff report Bryan County News | Local news

Valentine's Day — according to kids

Kids are pretty honest and upfront about their feelings. So who better to ask about the meaning of Valentine's Day?In this video, kids are asked a little about love. They are super adorable and ope...

February 09, 2015 | Wendy Jessen FamilyShare | Faith

Weatherman turns embarrassing situation into hilarious stand-up routine

We all have times in our lives when things don't go according to plan. We lose jobs, illness befalls us or family tragedies strike. But how many of us have dealt with a train wreck on live TV?One w...

February 09, 2015 | Wendy Jessen FamilyShare | Faith

Why "American Sniper" is not "just a movie"

"American Sniper," starring Bradley Cooper as a patriotic sniper serving in the Iraq War, is not “just a movie." It serves as a chilling reminder of the realities of war — a war that remains an aft...

February 09, 2015 | Sohaib Awan Deseret News | Faith

3 new ways for women to look at Valentine's Day

Hearts and flowers and candy. Lacey valentines decorated with ribbons and bows. Affectionate couples with stars in their eyes and their heads in the clouds. The romantic sentiments associated with ...

February 09, 2015 | Lori Nawyn FamilyShare | Hot topics

Valentine's Day on Stewart/Hunter

CYSS-registered youth are invited to the Youth Activity Center for a night games, refreshments and dejay-prompted dancing from 7-10 Friday. There's no charge. Register by Thursday. Bring your da...

February 09, 2015 | Special to the News | Things to Do

3rd ID earns FORSCOM safety award

The 3rd Infantry Division is the winner of the 2014 U.S. Army Forces Command Exceptional Organization Safety Award (Division Level) for superior performance in reducing fatalities both in on- and o...

February 09, 2015 | Special to the News | Military

'Religious' objections to vaccinations? There really aren't any

In the national debate over immunizing children, much has been said about "religious objections" to vaccines claimed by parents. Finding a religion whose tenets object to the practice, however, is ...

February 09, 2015 | Mark A. Kellner Deseret Media Companies | Faith

Harris Neck descendants hope to lease ancestral land

Descendants of the original 70-plus African-American families who had their property taken through eminent domain in 1942 are hoping the government will agree to their recent requests to lease a po...

February 09, 2015 | By Patty Leon Correspondent | News

How to overcome past mistakes

Jay Gatsby, the main character of the literary classic “The Great Gatsby," is obsessed with the past. He longs for days when he was with the lovable Daisy Buchanan. He uses this desire as fuel to f...

February 08, 2015 | Herb Scribner Deseret News | Faith

Facebook turns 11 — are we better off?

It's been just over a decade since Facebook arrived in American lives and changed the way we communicate with the rest of the world.Since founder Mark Zuckerberg created the site in his Harvard dor...

February 08, 2015 | Chandra Johnson Deseret News | State, National News

Minister, minister, make me a match

In the fall of 1980, two young, single Catholics arrived on the campus of Georgia Tech University to begin graduate programs. Both regularly attended church services and events at the Catholic stud...

February 08, 2015 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith

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