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Panthers, BI Tigers finish mini-spring training sessions

The Bradwell Tigers and the Liberty County Panthers football teams recently wrapped up mini-spring training sessions for the 2009 season. Coaches for both squads say they plan to condition over the summer as they look to solidify spots left open by graduating seniors.

May 20, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Two Lady Panthers medal at state track

Three Lady Panthers traveled to Albany last weekend and two returned bearing medals after finishing sixth and eighth in the state in the long jump.

May 20, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Hurricane game honors armed forces

Hinesville's semi-pro football team, the Hurricanes, will play the Beaufort Broncos at 5 p.m. tomorrow in a free game to honor the military community on Armed Forces Day. The game is at the youth football field.

May 15, 2009 | By Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Accused killer denied bond

Accused murderer Jason Howard went before Liberty County Superior Court Judge Paul Rose in a bond hearing Monday morning at the Liberty County Jail.

May 15, 2009 | By Patty Leon Staff writer | Public Safety


BI Tigers wrap up a solid season

Bradwell Institute baseball coach Rhett Hellgren said he was pleased with his team's progress this season. The Tigers claimed their first win against Camden County in more than seven years and made it to the first round of playoffs, finishing fourth in region 3-AAAAA.

May 13, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Deejay runs cycle club, business, sound board

Name: Lissette Flores aka DJ L' Boogie

May 13, 2009 | By Patty Leon Staff writer | About People


BPC soccer signs 1 Panther, 2 Tigers

Former Bradwell alumnus Jose Caraballo is in his first full year as the men's head coach for the Brewton-Parker Barons and this year when he was looking for recruits, he came back home. On Wednesday the Barons' coach offered one Liberty County High school Panther and two BI Tigers scholarships to play soccer at the Mount Vernon campus.

May 11, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Panthers fall in first round of playoffs

Liberty County High School traveled to Griffin on Friday for the first round of baseball playoffs. During a double-header, the Panthers battled in game one, losing 4-8, and fought to the point of exhaustion in game two, losing 3-1 in 9 innings to the Spalding High Jaguars.

May 11, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Man found not guilty in rape trial

It took 20 minutes Wed-nesday for a jury in Liberty County Superior Court to clear a man of a rape charge pertaining to an incident that allegedly occurred in June 2007.

May 08, 2009 | By Patty Leon Staff writer | Public Safety


Panther signs with Lawson State

While he's not the tallest person on the squad, what Liberty County Panther basketball player Terrell Johnson lacks in size, he made up for with hard work and an aggressive playing style as a forward.

May 08, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Rats start free-style, newbies on board

The Greco-Roman and free-style wrestling season is under way and the Liberty County Recreation Department Mat Rats participated in their first meet at the Iron-Man Challenge in Orange Park, Fla., on April 25.

May 08, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Lady Panthers track takes fourth in region

The Lady Panthers track team finished fourth at the region meet and two came home as region champs in their respective event.

May 08, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Frisbee golf makes debut in Hinesville

If you've walked the nature trail at James Brown Park lately you may have noticed the oddly shaped cones with metal rings around them. No, they aren't new bird feeders. They are, in fact, part of a new nine-hole Frisbee golf course now open to the public.

May 06, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Panthers win 7-6 against Baldwin

After eking out a one-run win over Baldwin County, the Liberty County High School Panther baseball squad heads to Griffin on Friday to take on Spalding High School.

May 06, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


BI preps for playoffs

The Tigers scheduled two back-to-back games at home Friday and Saturday to help the squad prepare for its first-round playoff game against East Coweta this Friday in Sharpsburg.

May 06, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


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Midway native celebrating 100th birthday Saturday

Many things have come and gone in the span of a century. Alma B. Williams of Midway still has the clarity of mind and whimsical wit to recall them all.

July 02, 2015 | Patty Leon | Local news


Soldier granted bond on murder charge

Liberty County Superior Court Judge Jay Stewart set bond at $50,000 for Army Chief Warrant Officer 2 Jermaine Ray Mealy during a preliminary hearing Thursday morning in connection with the death of Nathaniel Brown in early June.

July 02, 2015 | Patty Leon | Public Safety


Wife of slain soldier gets life sentence

The wife of a slain Fort Stewart soldier, who pleaded guilty to the crime in early June, was sentenced Monday in U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Georgia.

June 30, 2015 | Patty Leon | Public Safety


Look for variety, passion from personal trainer

A personal trainer can help you stay on track for fitness goals, offer motivation and teach you proper exercise techniques.

June 28, 2015 | By Patty Leon | Living well


D&M Hispanic Restaurant evokes Little Havana

The fragrance of freshly made "pastelitos." The lyrics of the Queen of Salsa, Celia Cruz, heard from nearly every open window. The smoke from a hand-rolled cigar and the sounds of the dominoes hitting the table at Domino Park.

June 24, 2015 | By Patty Leon | Food


Rec department has fun available

The Liberty County Recreation Department has many ways for area residents to have a little fun and cool off during the summer heat.

June 24, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports


Summer splashing is frequent at new water park

A new area water park is already a hit less than a month after it opened.

June 24, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports


Mother enters plea in her daughter’s death

Candice Nicole Boles entered a plea of guilty of cruelty to children in the first degree, a felony, and guilty of cruelty to children in the second degree, admitting she played a role in the death of her daughter Andraia Boles, who was 3 at the time of her murder in February 2013.

June 22, 2015 | Patty Leon | Public Safety


Mitchell put on ESPN prospect list

Liberty County High School Panther standout Davion Mitchell has been selected for ESPN's list of the top 60 basketball recruits for the Class of 2017.

June 22, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports


New music store opens in Hinesville

Hinesville has a new musical instrument sales, repair and instructional store. Backline Productions Services LLC opened its doors in March but held its official grand opening May 16.

June 18, 2015 | Patty Leon | Business


Liberty NAACP leader: Charleston church mass shooting highlights need for dialogue

The Wednesday night killing of nine people by a white gunman in a historic black church in Charleston, South Carolina, highlights the need for everyone to come together and discuss the difficult topics of race, politics and religion, according to the Liberty County NAACP president.

June 18, 2015 | Patty Leon | News


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


First-year coach excelling with 12U Rebels

Dana King Jr. knew he would want to coach kids someday.

June 17, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports


Panther football player competes in Five-Star Camp

Liberty County High School football player Richard LeCounte was among the top 100 players that was invited to the 2015 Rivals 100 Five-Star Challenge.

June 15, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports


Take care running outside in summer

Summer months are a great time to get outdoors and stay active with a brisk walk or fun run.

June 14, 2015 | By Patty Leon | Living well


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