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 ...
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.
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.
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.
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.
LOS ANGELES - Sarah Michelle Gellar and Freddie Prinze Jr. have added a boy to their brood.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Kristyl D. Tift of Hinesville recently received second place in the Black Theatre Network's 2012 S. Randolph Edmonds Young Scholars Competition.
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.
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.
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."
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.
Members of the Ludowici Police Department recently took part in the Long County Library's Every Hero Has a Story reading program.
Sarah-Faith Williams, an eighth-grader at Midway Middle School, competed in the 2015 Georgia National American Miss Pageant from July 3-4 in Atlanta.
"Ant-Man" is another Marvel comic-book character making the leap to the big screen in hopes of starting a potential franchise, and you know what? It ...
The old Midway Church got a new minister in March 1811 - the Rev. Murdoch Murphy from the Carolinas, who preached there for about 13 years.
Country music singer Joe Nichols will be the headline act for this year's Great Ogeechee Seafood Festival in Richmond Hill.
The Riceboro Community Churches, Inc. recently had its annual end of year banquet at the Riceboro Youth Center.
Hinesville librarian Betsy Stow's friends and colleagues joined her at the city's Live Oak Public Library branch for cake, punch and to say ...
Editor's note: This article has been revised to reflect the following correction, which will appear in Wednesday's print edition. An article on the ...
Although a number of areas appear to welcome the U.S. Supreme Court's recent ruling that marriage is a guaranteed constitutional rite for same-sex ...
Many years ago, before we had Wal-Mart and other large shopping centers close to us, we depended on peddlers to bring wares to our homes ...
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