Halloween is a time to share ghost stories and have fun trying to scare your friends and family. I'm usually the first who's ready for a good scare, so I looked into a few local legends and a famous urban legend to put me into the Halloween spirit. See what I discovered as we explore the legend of Bloody Mary, the Liberty County Christ Craze of 1889 and the Legend of the Walthourville Cemetery.
In what one attorney deemed "the trial of the century," a Sunbury man will have his day in court next Monday when he faces charges of rape, aggravated sodomy, aggravated sexual battery, terroristic threats, two counts of theft by taking and kidnapping.
Coach Kirk Warner talks about Saturday night's game and the regional standings.
The Liberty County Panthers squeezed out a close win over the Hephzibah Rebels. The final score was 14-13 in the Panthers' favor.
The Bradwell Tigers came out and immediately put the Groves Rebels away in a 42-0 victory during senior appreciation night. Read the full story in Sunday's Coastal Courier.
The Panthers avoided a possible disastrous ending in Friday night's game by stopping the Hephzibah Rebels on a two-point conversion that would have given them a victory.
The Groves Rebels came into Ovley Field and were quickly humbled by a dominating Tiger squad. By the end of the evening, the Rebels looked completely drained as the Tigers outscored their opponent, 42-0.
The Tigers look to improve their regional record tonight as they host the Groves Rebels at 7:30 at Olvey Field.
As an insurance agent at Cotton States Insurance in Hinesville, Tico Brown is a customer-service oriented businessperson.
Many of the police cars running around Hinesville with sirens blaring Thursday were part of an exercise.
Head coach Kirk Warner and defensive coordinator Thomas Desbiens give us their take on Hephzibah
Ollagean Miller can recall a time when she picked tobacco and corn from the field in her backyard. She was 3 years old when her family moved into the house that was built by her ancestor and original settler, Hiram Jesse Mobley in 1862.
The Tigers donned on their chemical suits and neutralized the Johnson Atomsmashers in a spectacular 56-6 victory in Savannah on Saturday night.
With a 56-6 victory over Johnson on Saturday night the Tigers' now focus their attention on Groves. This edition of Tigers' Den talks to injured player Demario Day. We also talk to Mike McGirt who had a 200 yard game Saturday night.
Powerhouse plays and a tough-standing defense brought the Panthers back into the winners' column with a slashing 42-7 victory over the Richmond Hill Wildcats on Friday.
Facing more than 46 charges - including five for murder - Terrence Gabriel Jones was denied bond Monday morning in Liberty County Superior Court. Jones was arrested in October after Liberty County Sheriff Steve Sikes and Hinesville Police Chief George Stagmeier formed a joint task force to gather information in the July shooting death of youth basketball mentor and coach Ernie Walthour.
Bradwell Institute boys' basketball team took down the Glynn Academy Red Terrors at home Friday night to start their Region 3-AAAAA games with a 54-40 win. Before the boys' game, the Lady Tigers suffered a loss in their region opener, falling 42-33.
Two men accused of murders that happened two years ago this month made their first appearance in Long County Superior Court on Friday morning.
Two men accused of murders that happened two years ago this month made their first appearance in Long County Superior Court Friday morning.
An excavator used to build a burn pit and clear land caught fire Wednesday afternoon at a Hinesville subdivision.
Bradwell Institute's basketball teams traveled to Savannah on Tuesday and earned a split with Beach High.
Much like last week's games between the same teams at Liberty County High School, the Panther teams split their rematches Tuesday at Richmond Hill High School.
It's the start of a new era for the First Presbyterian Christian Academy boys' varsity basketball team - and it's off to a successful start.
The Liberty County Athletic Hall of Fame will be inducting five new members during its annual banquet at 7 p.m. Dec. 12 at the Dorchester Civic Center. In today's Courier we introduce the last two inductees.
First Presbyterian Christian Academy will start its basketball season Monday, visiting Coastal Home School in Pembroke.
Five new members will be inducted to the Liberty County Athletic Hall of Fame during its annual banquet at 7 p.m. Dec. 12 at the Dorchester Village Civic Center. Tickets are $20 per person and can be purchased at the Liberty County Recreation Department. Tickets must be purchased in advance and will not be sold the night of the event.
As the basketball season starts up, there are several local high-school graduates to keep an eye on at the collegiate level.
A boys' basketball game between Liberty County and Bradwell Institute is one of the biggest draws in Hinesville high-school sports.
In a packed-to-capacity Bradwell gym Friday, the Liberty County Lady Panthers went on a big second-half run to get past the Bradwell Lady Tigers, 57-28.
Bradwell Institute will open its regular basketball season tonight by hosting crosstown rival Liberty County High School.