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Harry Potter author's prose grows up

The dust jacket of J.K. Rowling's ballyhooed new book, The Casual Vacancy, available today, bills it as "her first novel for adults." It's Rowling's first published work since she wrapped the mega-selling, seven-volume Harry Potter fantasy saga in 2007. And that puts her, and The Casual Vacancy, in a uniquely awkward position. The public knows Rowling as a fantasy-fiction Pied Piper; in an age ruled by videogames, her books got kids-even kids who otherwise don't read much-to thrill over every gripping chapter in a 4,100-page adventure saga about plucky young wizards vanquishing ...

September 27, 2012 | By Steve Daly For Parade Magazine | Lifestyle


Horoscopes for week of Sept. 26-Oct. 2

ARIES (March 21 to April 19) Although you love being the focus of attention, it's a good idea to take a few steps back right now to just watch the action. What you see can help with an upcoming decision.

September 27, 2012 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Filming of ‘Hunger Games’ sequel an economic boon to Clayton County

JONESBORO - Officials say filming of the second movie in "The Hunger Games" trilogy is expected to provide an economic boost to Clayton County, just south of Atlanta.

September 27, 2012 | The Associated Press | Lifestyle


Stewart fishing event fun for families

More than 200 people came to Fort Stewart's Pond 30 on Saturday morning for a family fishing event that celebrated National Hunting & Fishing Day.

September 27, 2012 | Randy C. Murray | Lifestyle


Pioneer female politician honored

A granite monument honoring former Walthourville City Councilwoman and Mayor Carrie Kent was unveiled Saturday morning before a crowd of political supporters, family members and friends as Walthourville observed Mayor Carrie Kent Day. Kent, who served the city for more than 25 years and died in June 2009.

September 27, 2012 | By Lewis Levine Correspondent | Lifestyle


Sarah Michelle Gellar gives birth to a boy

LOS ANGELES - Sarah Michelle Gellar and Freddie Prinze Jr. have added a boy to their brood.

September 26, 2012 | The Associated Press | Lifestyle


Students look to end hunger

Volunteer hours may be a graduation requirement, but many Liberty County High School Panthers likely have exceeded their minimums - and they've fed hungry children in their own community in the process.

September 26, 2012 | By Danielle Hipps Staff writer | Lifestyle


Skidaway Marine Science Day set

Skidaway Marine Science Day 2012 will be from noon-4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20, on the campus of the Skidaway Institute of Oceanography at the north end of Skidaway Island.

September 26, 2012 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Redding Groover takes — and tries to give back — a bride

Gum Branch community was the home of Redding Miles Groover, who was born Feb. 19, 1860, to Charles and Rebecca Groover. He was the fifth child in a family of 10 brothers and sisters. Redding's father joined the Confederate Army when Redding was about 1 year old and was commissioned a second lieutenant soon thereafter.

September 25, 2012 | Margie Love Columnist | Lifestyle


Vizionz have eyes on future

Prospective Sistaz and Soljaz with Vizionz member Thomas "Joker" McLaurin became involved with the social club after he saw them handing out backpacks and school supplies at a Hillery Park barbecue.

September 25, 2012 | By Danielle Hipps Staff writer | Lifestyle


Tift takes second place in theater-scholars contest

Kristyl D. Tift of Hinesville recently received second place in the Black Theatre Network's 2012 S. Randolph Edmonds Young Scholars Competition.

September 25, 2012 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Blues and BBQ this weekend

Downtown Hinesville will be filled with music and barbecue from 4-11 p.m. Saturday for the annual Blues & BBQ behind the new judicial center on Main Street.

September 24, 2012 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Zeppelin touts concert film, mum on group’s future plans

LONDON - The song remains the same, as Led Zeppelin once observed. But Zeppelin fans can visit the band's music anew thanks to a film of the rock titans' last show together in 2007.

September 24, 2012 | The Associated Press | Lifestyle


Good neighbors make good communities

National Good Neighbor Day is Sept. 28. This week, we at Keep Liberty Beautiful will kick off one of our major themes for this year in conjunction with this little-known holiday: "Good Neighbors: Keep it Clean Keep it Green."

September 24, 2012 | Sara Swida KLB director | Lifestyle


Travels with the Courier

Joe and Chong Gillam of Hinesville recently took a copy of the Coastal Courier with them to Miami to watch the Atlanta Braves beat the Miami Marlins.

September 24, 2012 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


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Businesses help collect food for Manna Hosue

The Hinesville Downtown Development Authority recently had a food drive for the Manna House.

June 24, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Cowboy toilet paper has many uses

Every state has "cowboy toilet paper" growing somewhere in it.

June 23, 2015 | By Margie Love Columnist | Lifestyle


Veterinarian writes book on animal rights

Dr. Peter Martin loves animals.

June 22, 2015 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Lifestyle


Horseback therapy helps people with disabilities

In Chatham County, just outside Bloomingdale off Highway 204, there is a property with an old house, horse stables, an arena and a barn.

June 21, 2015 | By Evelyn Fallon Correspondent | Lifestyle


Homeless Connect provides service to needy

Daisy Jones, the city of Hinesville's Homeless Prevention Program coordinator, walked from table to table, ensuring each vendor was prepared before opening the doors of Bradwell Institute's gymnasium at noon June 6.

June 18, 2015 | By Patty Leon | Lifestyle


HPD detective writes, publishes his own book

It started with the scanning of some old photos for safe keeping.

June 17, 2015 | By Tiffany King and Lewis Levine Staff members | Lifestyle


Air show raises $1,000 for Family Promise

Last weekend's two-day radio-controlled air show in Liberty County raised more than $1,000 to support Bryan County-based Family Promise.

June 12, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Onions raise money for 4-H

Clifton and Linda DeLoach recently donated a truckload of Vidalia onions to the Long County 4-H Club to be sold to as a fundraiser. DeLoach, who is a Long County commissioner, said the club is always doing good deeds for the county, and he and his wife's annual donation of onions is a small way they help support the club.

June 12, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Liberty Democrats present awards

The Liberty County Democratic Party had its annual awards banquet May 2 at the Liberty County Community Complex in Midway.

June 09, 2015 | Special to the Courier editor@coastalcourier.com | Lifestyle


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