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Marshal killed in Long County identified

A press release issued by the U.S. Marshals Service Office of Public Affairs, has identified the marshal shot early this morning in Long County.

November 18, 2016 | Patty Leon and Lewis Levine | Local news


Possible shooting reported in Long County

A U.S. Federal Marshal may have been fatally shot this morning in Long County while serving an arrest warrant.

November 18, 2016 | Patty Leon and Lewis Levine | Local news


Liberty off to 1-0 start

Liberty County boys' basketball team started the season with an 83-75 win over Jenkins Saturday in Savannah.

November 16, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


Highlanders hoping for their fifth state title

First Presbyterian Christian Academy boys basketball team went 22-4 overall and 10-0 in their region last year to win their fourth state basketball title.

November 16, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


Hola, amigos from Miami

Greetings from sunny south Florida. I am back in my old stomping grounds, visiting my aunt in Miami.

November 09, 2016 | Patty Leon | LIBERTY LIFE


Tigers fall to Glynn; still make playoffs

Bradwell Institute suffered a 41-0 loss at Glynn Academy Friday, but still clinched a spot in the playoffs.

November 07, 2016 | By Patty Leon | Sports


FEMA setting up shop in Midway, Ludowici

The Federal Emergency Management Agency is opening disaster recovery centers today in Midway and Ludowici to help people file for FEMA individual assistance.

November 02, 2016 | Patty Leon Coastal Courier | Local news


FEMA to open DRC in Midway tomorrow

The Federal Emergency Management Agency has confirmed they will be opening a Disaster Recovery Center in Midway tomorrow to help people file for FEMA individual assistance in person.

November 01, 2016 | Patty Leon | Local news


Deadline for in person application is today

Today is the deadline to apply for Federal Emergency Management Agency individual assistance in person. FEMA Disaster Recovery Specialists are at the Disaster Recovery Center at Mt. Zion Church, 1370 Shaw Road, Hinesville, until 7 p.m.

October 31, 2016 | Patty Leon | Local news


FEMA in Liberty County today

Editor's note: After meeting with FEMA representatives we were made aware of the corrected application deadlines. The deadline to apply for FEMA assistance is Dec. 12, not July 17, 2017 as reported in Sunday's print edition. Also earlier reports of FEMA opening a disaster recover centery next week in Midway is no longer confirmed.

October 31, 2016 | Patty Leon | Local news


Liberty, Long residents approved for FEMA help

UPDATE: FEMA Representatives will be in Liberty County to help applicants apply for individual assistance in person:

October 31, 2016 | By Patty Leon Coastal Courier | Local news


Tigers’ comeback bid falls short in 32-21 loss to ECHS

A bad bounce Friday night doomed Bradwell Institute's fourth-quarter comeback bid. As a result, the Tigers fell 32-21 to Effingham County High School in a Region 2-AAAAAA football game at Hokey Jackson Stadium.

October 30, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


Former BI standout Kareem Bacon inducted into CAU Hall of Fame

Former Bradwell Institute football standout Kareem A. Bacon was recently inducted into the Clark Atlanta University Athletic Hall of Fame.

October 30, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


Panthers win, Tigers lose

Liberty County High School beat Brantley County 49-14 Friday night at Donell Woods Stadium. The win guarantees the Panthers the right to host the first round of the region 2-AAA playoffs.

October 28, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


There are sports that involve pumpkins, if you can afford them

I'll have a venti pumpkin spiced latte, please. Oh and a pumpkin cream cheese muffin. No wait, make that the pumpkin scone, please and thank you.

October 27, 2016 | Patty Leon | LIBERTY LIFE


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Wildcats down Panthers in hoops

Liberty County High School' basketball teams suffered losses at Richmond Hill this past Tuesday in two close games.

December 09, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


Tiger boys at 5-1

The Tigers' boys' basketball team has suffered only one loss so far this season in their opener at Liberty County High Nov. 19.

December 07, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


Fresh Florida stone crab claws are a must-eat treat

During my visit to Miami last month I had the opportunity of eating one of my favorite seafood items and best of all it was ...

December 07, 2016 | Patty Leon | LIBERTY LIFE


BI’s John impressing Arizona coaching staff

Former Bradwell Institute football player Ulrick John got his second National Football League game start with the Arizona Cardinals against the Washington Redskins las week ...

December 07, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


Highlanders off to 3-0 start, blow out Bulloch Academy 83-46

First Presbyterian Christian Academy's boys' basketball team is 3-0 and went 2-0 this past week.

December 07, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


Gill Park a step closer to reality

After several years of searching for the right spot, the residents of Fleming will finally have their own local park. Friday's groundbreaking ceremony meant ...

December 06, 2016 | Patty Leon | Outdoors/Recreation


Calling it a career

After proudly serving the community and the Hinesville Police Department for 41 years, Maj. Julian Hodges said he was ready to explore retirement and pursue ...

December 05, 2016 | Patty Leon | Local news


Richardson has big game in big city in Liberty loss

The Liberty County High School's boys' basketball team played in the Holiday Hoopsgiving Tournament held in Atlanta Nov. 25 and finished 1-1.

December 05, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


Another honor for McMillan

After getting his second career high 16 tackles in one game in the pulsating double-overtime win against Michigan, former Liberty County High School linebacker Raekwon ...

December 05, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


Gill Park a step closer to reality

After several years of searching for the right spot, the residents of Fleming will finally have their own local park. Friday's groundbreaking ceremony meant ...

December 04, 2016 | Patty Leon | Outdoors/Recreation


Calling it a career

After proudly serving the community and the Hinesville Police Department for 41 years, Maj. Julian Hodges said he was ready to explore retirement and pursue ...

December 04, 2016 | Patty Leon Coastal Courier | Local news


Ulrick gets his first NFL start

Former Bradwell Institute and Georgia State University football player Ulrick John got his first National Football League start Sunday.

November 30, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


Liberty sweeps BI in hoops doubleheader

Tickets were sold out by 4 p.m. as Liberty County High School hosted Bradwell Institute in basketball games Nov. 19. The Panther and Tiger ...

November 29, 2016 | By Patty Leon | Sports


Tigers take two in Joe Green Tourney

Bradwell Institute's boys' basketball team went 2-0 at the Joe Greene Classic held in Savannah this past Tuesday and Wednesday.

November 28, 2016 | By Patty Leon | Sports


Fantasy football food

Thanksgiving is tomorrow. As usual that means lots of turkey, stuffing, mash potatoes, cranberry sauce, green bean casserole, biscuits or corn bread, gravy, sweet potato ...

November 23, 2016 | By Patty Leon | LIBERTY LIFE


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