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Lady Panthers coach announces retirement

Liberty County girls' varsity basketball coach Carolyn Kelly has announced her retirement from coaching. She made it official as she honored her players during a banquet held Thursday at Ole Times Country Buffet.

April 11, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


Panthers split; Tigers lose; Highlanders win

Several baseball games were played last week after the previous weekend's games were rained out.

April 11, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


Tiger boys show well in recent meets; Panther girls win rivalry

Bradwell Institute's boys' track team placed fourth out of 22 teams at the Beach Run Invitational held April 2 in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Bradwell then placed first Thursday at the Liberty County Championship meet held at Liberty County High School.

April 11, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


Liberty County sheriff, jailer tour Re-entry office

Liberty County Sheriff Steve Sikes and Jail Administrator Jeff Hein toured the Liberty County Re-entry Coalition's new office building Thursday. Sikes and Hein were greeted by coalition members Morris Cockerm and Daisy Jones and state Rep. Al Williams, D-Midway.

April 09, 2016 | Patty Leon | Local news


Liberty County Sheriff's Office nabs main suspect in Walthourville store robbery

The main suspect in the Friday night robbery of the Family Dollar Store in Walthourville has been apprehended, Liberty County Sheriff Steve Sikes said Thursday.

April 07, 2016 | Patty Leon | Public Safety


Tigers swept in doubleheader

Bradwell Institute played a Region 3-AAAAA doubleheader at Effingham County on Monday, falling 16-0 and 15-0 in shortened games.

April 06, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


Panthers mercy Knights twice

Liberty County gave up only four hits in two games Thursday, hosting Windsor Forest in a Region 3-AAAA doubleheader.

April 04, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


Wildcats have Tigers’ number

Bradwell Institute hosted the Wildcats in a doubleheader Tuesday and took them on again on Wednesday in Richmond Hill for Region 3-AAAAA games.

April 04, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


Band director’s career taking him from BI

Bradwell Institute Band Director Jeremy Fermin will be leaving the Tiger family after the school year ends.

April 04, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


Tigers fall at Charlton

Bradwell Institute was in Folkston Saturday, playing Charlton County. The Indians quickly dispatched the Tigers 11-1 in the non-region game.

March 30, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


Raw fish isn’t just bait

I can vaguely recall the first time I went to a Japanese restaurant with a friend and they ordered sushi. It was eons ago. I think the only reason it vaguely stays in my head is because I decided to give something foreign a try. Unknowingly, I took the chopsticks and grabbed a chunk of the pretty green paste, placed it on top of a tuna roll slice and took a bite.

March 30, 2016 | Patty Leon | Food


Update: Midnight Rider director released from jail

JESUP - Citing an unlawful sentencing, the director of the "Midnight Rider" movie, a proposed Greg Allman biopic, was released from Wayne County jail Wednesday after serving one year and 14 days of his two-year sentence.

March 28, 2016 | Patty Leon | News


Highlanders win two, play at Grayson

First Presbyterian Christian Academy beat Citizens Christian Academy 10-6 in Douglas Tuesday. Highlander coach Ryan Harmon said Kyle Hill pitched the win, picking up his third of the season

March 28, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


Bulldogs sweep Panthers in doubleheader

Taking a 3-1 win in game one and winning 6-2 in game two, the Thomson Bulldogs swept the Liberty County Panthers in a double-header Thursday afternoon.

March 28, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


Parade salutes champion teams

Streamers hung from the street posts, banners hung in store windows, and Main Street was blocked off in downtown Hinesville Saturday as people lined up for a parade honoring not one, but three state championship basketball teams and a state runner-up.

March 23, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


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Five seeking Democrats' nod to be Liberty sheriff

Five Democrats and one Republican are asking voters to elect them to be the next sheriff of Liberty County.

May 02, 2016 | By Patty Leon | Local news


Lady ’Landers run ends

Injuries foiled the state playoff run for the First Presbyterian Christian Academy girls soccer team.

May 02, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


FPCA hosts playoffs first round Thursday

First Presbyterian Christian Academy's baseball team will host the first round of the state playoffs Thursday beginning at 2 p.m. on St. James ...

May 02, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


Panthers fall in round one

Liberty County's hopes of advancing to the second round of the state baseball playoffs were dashed in Dublin Friday.

May 02, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


Vandals cause thousands of dollars of damage

Three juveniles were arrested Thursday afternoon after a criminal investigation into several homes being vandalized at new housing developments.

May 02, 2016 | By Patty Leon | Public Safety


Former LCHS Panther now with Hoosiers

Former Liberty County and St. James Coastal Crew Rebels basketball player Freddie McSwain committed to play as an Indiana Hoosier on Sunday, according to a ...

April 27, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


Panthers’ state tennis run falls just short

Liberty County's tennis teams made the state playoffs, but fell last week in the first round.

April 27, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


Buffalo is a cut above beef

I'm no steak expert, but I love a properly cooked steak every now and then. I don't often cook steaks at home. I ...

April 27, 2016 | Patty Leon | Food


FPCA outlasts weather, Monsignor Donovan

The First Presbyterian Christian Academy girls' soccer game against Monsignor Donovan Catholic School was delayed a few times by lightning and rain, but the game ...

April 25, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


Liberty County wins slugfest against Claxton

Liberty County and Claxton traded blows throughout an entertaining baseball game before the Panthers came away with an 8-6 win in eight innings Tuesday.

April 25, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


Tigers lose heartbreakers to Brunswick

Bradwell Institute lost both games of a doubleheader at Brunswick by just one run.

April 25, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


FPCA honors seniors players

First Presbyterian Christian Academy hosted Robert Toombs Christian Academy Monday afternoon in the final soccer matches of the regular season.

April 20, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


Lady ’Landers 2nd in region, coach sees state

First Presbyterian Christian Academy's Lady Highlander soccer team nearly had a perfect season. The girls were sitting on an 8-0 record until a 3-1 ...

April 18, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


Panthers honor seniors between rainy DH games

The drizzle kept fans under umbrellas as the Liberty County baseball team hosted Wayne County in a doubleheader Thursday afternoon.

April 18, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


Tigers get a win

Bradwell Institute's baseball team rallied to come from behind to beat Savannah Country Day 10-9 Wednesday.

April 18, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


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