The jury was selected and testimony began Tuesday in Liberty County Superior Court in the trial of a man accused of raping a Sunbury woman. The case, which has been likened to a crime novel, was once described as the trial of the century by attorneys. This trial and others that may follow promise several twists and turns.
The Arnold family from Gum Branch has taken their love of horses and riding a step further than most. Ashley Arnold, 15, and her sister Courtney, 13, started riding when they were 7 and 5, respectively, because they loved horses.
Employees from Coastal Electric Cooperative decided they wanted to extend a helping hand with a fishing tournament to raise funds for the American Cancer Society.
The 23rd annual Hinesville Fort Stewart Shrine Club Golf Tournament starts at 9 a.m. Saturday at the Cherokee Rose Country Club in Hinesville. Current president Jim Williams said there is still time to register or sponsor a hole.
Jacksonville Jaguar's third year offensive tackle Richard Collier remains in intensive care at Shands Jacksonville Hospital but, according to his agent, Jeff Jankovich, he is making gradual improvements.
While everyone is busy keeping their eyes on the tropics, a Hurricane is set to directly impact Quincy, Fla., on Saturday as the Hinesville Hurricanes semi-pro football team enter the second round of playoffs, facing the South Georgia Warriors.
A middle school student was reportedly arrested after being found in possession of suspected marijuana at school.
STATESBORO, Ga. - Georgia Southern Football opens the 2008 season on the road against a familiar in-state foe. The 17th-ranked Eagles travel to Athens, squaring off against the Football Bowl Subdivision's top-ranked team Georgia. Kickoff on Saturday (Aug. 30) is scheduled for 12:30 p.m.
Three separate volunteer fire departments were called in to extinguish a fire twice at the home of Catherine Jackson at 8442 E. B. Cooper Highway Monday night.
The Coastal Crew Rebels ended their summer season with a decent showing at nationals in Disney World and had three of their players receive invitations to an elite hoops camp that offers participants a chance to be featured on Rivals.com
The Liberty County Panther marching band got a bit jazzier with the donation of two trombones and a clarinet, donated by the Hinesville Jazz/Poets Meet Up Group last Thursday.
The Bradwell Institute Lady Tigers hosted the Richmond Hill Lady Wildcats on Tuesday at their home opener.
The Lady Yellow Jackets of Wayne County High School swarmed onto the Lady Panthers' field Tuesday afternoon stinging the team with a
Junior Eddie Chipple will lead the Liberty County Panthers' special teams unit as the returning starting kicker and punter. The all-around athlete, who also plays soccer and baseball, has hit the target all summer, and football head coach Kirk Warner thinks he can count on the junior to give them extra points.
The Liberty County Lady Panthers got their softball season off to a good start by placing fourth at the Tattnall County Tournament over the weekend and having three Lady Panthers named to the all-tournament team.
First Presbyterian Christian Academy hosted Memorial Day on Friday at Long Bell Stadium in Hinesville for the team's first region game of the season.
The Liberty County High School Panthers came achingly close to victory Friday night in Thomson, but in the end fell just a smidgen short.
The Bradwell Tigers suffered another difficult loss Friday when the Statesboro Blue Devils shut them out, 17-0, at home.
Liberty County's state softball-playoffs run ended Thursday with a 10-1 loss to Pike County in Zebulon.
New Bradwell Institute head football coach Greg Hill will lead the Tigers on Friday into a home game against Statesboro, where he once served as an assistant coach.
Three fumbles and two interceptions made for a difficult road game last Friday as Liberty County fell, 29-6, to Burke County in Waynesboro.
Liberty County High School played host to Wayne County High for a Region 3-AAAA softball game Tuesday afternoon. The Lady Jackets stung the girls in the second inning to take the lead and eventually win 6-1. Then on Thursday the Lady Panthers traveled to Jesup for the final regular-season game. The Yellow Jackets came out on top again winning 5-0 in the Region 3-AAAA rematch.
Bradwell Institute travels to Effingham County High School on Friday night for a Region 3-AAAAA battle.
After having a bye week, Liberty County heads to Burke County High School on Friday for a Region 3-AAAAA contest and the Panthers' first game in two weeks.
Liberty County High School's softball team fell, 3-2, Friday at New Hampstead in Savannah in a Region 3-AAAA game.
About 200 runners participated in the fifth annual Sunbury 5K on Saturday.
Lady Panther Taylor Rine smashed a two-run, walk-off homer for the Liberty County High School softball team Tuesday at home. The girls beat New Hampstead, 11-3, in a Region 3-AAAA contest.
Anyone who follows the First Presbyterian Christian Academy Highlanders knows the team is willing to fight to the finish.
Homecoming night was a tough one for Bradwell Institute as the Tigers fell to Glynn Academy, 37-6, on Friday in a Region 3-AAAAA contest at Olvey Field.
Long County High School's Lady Blue Tide softball team won the first two of their best of three series against St. Vincent's Academy Thursday at home during their region playoffs games. The victories meant the girls advance to the second round of the Region 2-AA playoffs and guarantees the Lady Tide a spot in the state tournament.