When it comes to the modern American economy, location is everything. As recent studies have shown, your zip code makes a huge difference when it comes to upward mobility and career opportunities.
May 23, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | National
With the possible extinction of in-state tuition and rising costs of higher education, college affordability is becoming an even larger factor for students seeking degrees than ever before, especially for those who study out-of-state.
May 23, 2015 | Shelby Slade Deseret News | National
“POLTERGEIST” — ★★ — Sam Rockwell, Rosemarie DeWitt, Kennedi Clements, Kyle Catlett, Saxon Sharbino, Jared Harris; PG-13 (intense frightening sequences, brief suggestive material and some language); in general release
May 23, 2015 | Josh Terry Deseret News | National
ADDINGTON/DROPPINGTON — May is wrapping up and so are 55 titles from Netflix's streaming service. Don't start to panic just yet, because the streaming service is also getting 60 new titles, some of which are actually notable.
May 23, 2015 | John Clyde KSL | National
Multiple-episode stories and guest roles by seasoned actors on the verge of stardom highlight the fourth season of “Dr. Kildare,” now on DVD.
May 23, 2015 | Chris Hicks Deseret News | National
No one knowingly chooses to be married to someone they will later regret choosing. People who marry want to have a loving and lasting relationship with their spouse. Finding that person is the trick. However, there is “one sure sign” you may have found the right one. And it’s not all that tricky. You can tell right off and throughout your courtship if this person is right for you. Here’s the one sure sign:
May 22, 2015 | Gary and Joy Lundberg FamilyShare | National
Most people rarely think about Social Security before age 60. That is unfortunate, because many workers need Social Security benefits long before they reach retirement. Also, calculations that determine benefit amounts are based on a person’s complete work history, often extending back to part-time jobs in high school or college.
May 22, 2015 | Flint Stephens KSL | National
You can tell a lot about a person based on how he or she tips, at least according to author and researcher Kabir Sehghal.
May 22, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | National
Your online routine could be helping you do more than you think. Whether you are logging into your computer at work or checking your social media pages, entering a password or two has become a daily habit. For some, passwords just need to meet a "7 characters, a capital letter, and a number” requirement, but these little passcodes could help you love your husband more.
May 22, 2015 | Emily Cummings FamilyShare | National
With all the articles out there, we know what we should be doing for our husbands. But in all the hustle and bustle of life, sometimes we forget. Wives should always be more complimentary and praise their husbands. We know this, and we feel a little guilty. No excuses are needed here; we just need to remember all the good things our husbands do for us. So here are seven praises we should tell our husbands and remember the secret: (whispered) praise them when they are not in the middle of a project.
May 22, 2015 | Valerie Steimle FamilyShare | National
The marriage rate in America has hit a record low and is expected to drop even further next year, according to a company that specializes in wedding and fertility trend forecasts. But some experts speculate that the headline-grabbing recent retreat from marriage may be bottoming out.
May 22, 2015 | Lois M. Collins Deseret News | National
Boaters at American Falls Reservoir in Idaho on Memorial Day will pass by a giant rock and a stand filled with life jackets. They’re free to borrow, but as the message carved on the stone face notes, “It’s only a life-preserver if you have it on.”
May 22, 2015 | Deseret Connect Deseret News | National
If you think skipping lunch will get your body beach ready for summertime, think again.
May 22, 2015 | Jessica Ivins KSL | National
There’s no way for me to really discuss “Tomorrowland” without first disclosing my absolute geek-love for Brad Bird.
May 22, 2015 | Travis Poppleton KSL | National
You’ve been there. We all have. You and a friend, significant other or family member are discussing where to head for dinner or what to wear for your night out. And for one reason or another, you both can't agree.
May 22, 2015 | Herb Scribner Deseret News | National
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laying a team other than Chesterfield for the first time in the regular season, the North Central volleyball team made quick work of visiting Hartsville and Buford last Thursday night, taking down both opponents in two games.
September 12, 2012 | | North Central High/Middle
Due to the anticipated long lines at the gates for fans attending Friday night's Camden at Lugoff-Elgin football game, officials at Lugoff-Elgin High School have placed advance tickets on sale at both schools in order to alleviate crowding problems at the entrance gates to Lugoff-Elgin Stadium.
September 12, 2012 | | Sports
As a coach, you look for improvement from your team from the first to second contest of the season.
September 12, 2012 | | Camden Military
Willie Lee Kirkland came out the winner of last week's Chronicle-Independent weekly football contest.
September 12, 2012 | | Sports
Instead of chasing and kicking an inflated ball on a precisely measured field, Kelli Murphy decided she was better suited to smacking around a smaller ball, made out of pressurized cores coated with a urethane compound covered in dimples.
September 12, 2012 | Tom Didato | Lugoff-Elgin High/Middle
Oh, what a difference a year makes. The last time tennis fans saw Serena Williams in the U.S. Open final, she was having an emotional tirade at the expense of a chair umpire. Now, 12 months later, she's the queen of New York, fighting her way back from a disastrous second set in Sunday's championship to nab her 15th grand slam title.
September 12, 2012 | Michael Ulmer | Columns
Photo cutline -- Marching proudly -- Members of the Lugoff-Elgin Marching Pride got the first halftime performance under their belt last Friday. Vicki Jordan perked up before taking the field to play the xylophone and Donald Quails and David Earnhart put all their energy into the mellophone.
September 12, 2012 | | Yesteryear
Don't be surprised if some member of the S.C. General Assembly reads of the new 85-mile-an-hour speed limit in Texas and decides that would be a good idea for the Palmetto State. We hope that won't happen, but we'll never be flabbergasted at any proposal that includes a higher driving speed, which to some lawmakers equates with motherhood and apple pie.
September 12, 2012 | | Editorials
When people ask me if I would not like to be young again --- specifically to be a teenager, I am sure they have forgotten the age. Also, when they ask me how I tolerated teaching that age, I know they are mistaken. One person even told me what a waste of time my occupation had been! Being a teenager is one of the most difficult yet rewarding times of a person's life. The effort to become independent is so hard. When my mother became annoyed when anyone called me "pretty" and coupled it with the compliment about her grandchild ...
September 12, 2012 | By Jean Pruett C-I contributing columnist | Columns
The 52-year-old Elgin man suspected of the kidnapping of a 16-year-old Northeast Columbia teen and a suspect in the disappearance of a 28-year-old Florida native has had a history of slipping through the legal system.
September 12, 2012 | By Miciah Bennett and Denise Schnese C-I news staff | Crime-Police-Fire
Funeral service for Frances Delores Disher Osteen, 67, will be held Thursday at 1:00 p.m. at Powers Funeral Home, Lugoff, with burial to follow in Mt. Olivet Baptist Church Cemetery. The Rev. Richard Cameron and the Rev. Derrick Proctor will officiate. The family will receive friends Wednesday 6-8 p.m. at Powers Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to New Life Christian Outreach Church Building Fund, 313 Thrush Lane, Lugoff, S.C. 29078.
September 12, 2012 | | Obituaries
Mr. Tommie L. Ransom, 70, of 1060 Marshall Road, Camden, SC, passed on Saturday, September 8, 2012. Funeral services will be conducted on Thursday, September 13, 2012, 3 p.m., at Pine Grove AME Church, Rembert, SC, with burial to follow in Sandhill Cemetery, Rembert.
September 12, 2012 | | Obituaries
September 12, 2012 | | Ariail
The Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) reported that a man saw two people in a white Ford truck and a third in a green Dodge car driving down the street with his washer, dryer and stove in their vehicles.
September 12, 2012 | Miciah Bennett | Crime-Police-Fire
Although it is working with the Kershaw County School District (KCSD) to improve communications, the Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) believes district officials may have violated state law in failing to inform deputies of an incident at Pine Tree Hill Elementary School (PTHS). The incident took place Wednesday afternoon, Sept. 5, not Thursday as first reported by school officials.
September 12, 2012 | Martin L. Cahn | Crime-Police-Fire