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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


Tot tablets, retro brands are Toys R Us ‘hot toys’

NEW YORK- Toys R Us has come out with its annual "hot toy" list that includes tablets for kids, fashion dolls in the likeness of boy-band sensation One Direction, and even retro hits like Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and Furby.

September 23, 2012 | Mae Anderson The Associated Press | Lifestyle


Soldier's 'second job' is giving

Sgt. 1st Class Lori McCampbell dedicates her days to the Warrior Transition Battalion on Fort Stewart, but she's coming into the time of year when she will give her nights to brighten Christmas morning for Liberty County children.

September 23, 2012 | By Danielle Hipps Staff writer | Lifestyle


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Retired commander donates to vets memorial

Retired Army Lt. Gen. Glenn Webster, a former 3rd Infantry Division commander, recently donated $10,000 to Hinesville Mayor Jim Thomas, center, and George Holtzman, chairman of HMAC's Veterans Memorial Walk committee. Holtzman said he expects to receive several sizable donations in the coming weeks to help pay for the memorial to be built at Bryant Commons.

November 03, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


3rd Class Citizens play at festival

Liberty County band 3rd Class Citizens opened for the LACs at LACtober Fest last month at the Big Nasty ATV Park in Bloomingdale. The band, which now has a cellphone app available at www.reverbnation.com/3rdclasscitizens/app, also is in the running to open for Thomas Rhett and Dierks Bentley. Fans and supporters can find the Wainwright Family Foundation's page on Facebook and vote for 3rd Class Citizens to play at the concert. For more information, go to www.3rdclasscitizens.com or find the band on Facebook.

November 03, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Long FBLA sponsors pageant

Long County Middle's chapter of Future Business Leaders of America sponsored the Miss Walker Elementary and Miss Long County Middle School pageants Oct. 16.

November 01, 2014 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Lifestyle


'John Wick' enjoyable, if not original

"John Wick" stars Keanu Reeves in a film that doesn't try to do anything more than be a thoroughly enjoyable revenge movie with an enormous sense of style and visual flair.

October 31, 2014 | By Justin Hall Movie reviewer | Lifestyle


Concert for charities

Some of the area's best musicians will play Nov. 15 to benefit the area's Toys for Tots and a food pantry in the Midway area.

October 31, 2014 | Staff Report | Lifestyle


Trick-or-treating hours

City, county and Army officials in the area are recommending that trick-or-treating be from 6-8 p.m. So be careful and remember only approach homes that have outside lights on.

October 31, 2014 | Staff Report | Lifestyle


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