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Lady Tigers stay in shape

Basketball season is five months away but the Lady Tigers are prepping now by participating in a summer league tournament in Glynn County. The games, which started June 9, will have the Lady Tiger squad tipping-off against teams like, Long County, McIntosh Academy, Wayne County and Brantley County.

June 22, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports

Old school gets first of many upgrades

The former Dorchester Consolidated School in Midway recently got a new tin roof and interior upgrades - the first steps in a restoration planned for the structure, which is now the Dorchester Civic Center.

June 22, 2009 | By Patty Leon Staff writer | Lifestyle

Kings take River Street titles

Fresh off two title victories at the inaugural Kings of the Coast Classic Invitational Tournament the first weekend of June, the South Georgia Kings pulled off a few more wins. They took the championship trophies in the 12U, 13U and 14U divisions at the River Street Summer Classic last weekend in Jacksonville. As a bonus, 13U Kings player Malcolm Dingle was named tournament MVP, and the 17U squad's Rion Brown, a Liberty County High School standout, scored 41 points in one game.

June 19, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports

Lady Hornets lose to Augusta Blaze

The temperature rose inside the Liberty County Armed Services Family YMCA gym as the Augusta Blaze basketball team melted Hinesville's C-Port Lady Hornets, 81-32, in a home game last week.

June 19, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports

SPLOST money buys Midway fire truck

It took eight years but the Midway Volunteer Fire Department finally drove a new service truck into the station last Friday. Mayor Don Emmons said the truck was possible because of the Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax.

June 19, 2009 | By Patty Leon Staff writer | Public Safety

Detective: Job is about helping people

Name: Susie Jackson

June 17, 2009 | By Patty Leon Staff writer | About People

True Kings of the coast crowned

Rain pelted the area last week, keeping most people indoors, however, a different kind of pounding took place on the basketball courts at Faith Baptist Christian Academy, Snelson Golden Middle School and Lewis Frasier Middle School.

June 17, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports

Chapman races to 6th in state

Like a flash of light, runner Quintunya Chapman can blow past the competition in the 400-meter dash, leaving most competitors in her dust. The Lady Tiger excels in track, basketball and volleyball.

June 17, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports

YCA team takes 7th national title in a row

Fort Stewart's Youth Challenge Academy cadets traveled to Frostburg, Md., recently for the Youth Challenge Academy Invitational and walked away with their seventh straight title after eking out a two-point win over the Maryland YCA team, for a 48-46 victory.

June 17, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports

BI Tiger makes last-minute slide

Tiger baseball player Josh Driggers takes a quick breather after turning third but deciding it would be better to stay on base rather than head for home in the Bradwell Tigers summer league game against Brunswick on Monday. The Tigers lost game 18-3.

June 17, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports

Gwinnett house history runs deep

A tour of St. Catherines Island would not be complete without a visit to the plantation-style house known for once belonging to one of the signers of the Declaration of Independence and president of Georgia's Revolutionary Council of Safety, Button Gwinnett.

June 15, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports

McGee honored with MVP award

School ended three weeks ago but Liberty County Panther tennis player Kurt McGee came back to campus Thursday and received an unexpected surprise.

June 15, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports

Weightlifting coach places well at meet

Team Hinesville's Olympic weightlifting coach Jenna Bussard placed within the top 10 last weekend at the 2009 Pan-American and USA National Weightlifting Championships in Chicago.

June 15, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports

Panther in national camp

Liberty County High School Panther basketball player Rion Brown impressed the scouts with his leaping skills and work ethics at a Reebok Headliner Camp at Meadowcreek High School last month.

June 11, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports

’Canes shellac Charlston

Seventy-four mph winds would be classified as a tropical storm, but on Saturday night a definite Hurricane blew through Long Bell Stadium.

June 10, 2009 | Patty Leon SPorts editor | Sports

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Update: Jones not guilty in murder case

Terrence G. Jones was found not guilty on all 23 counts in a murder case stemming from a 2010 armed robbery that ended in a ...

October 03, 2015 | By Patty Leon | Public Safety

FPCA suffers loss in Damascus

First Presbyterian Christian Academy knew the game in Damascus would be an uphill battle. The FPCA boys put up a better fight than last year ...

October 03, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports

Terrors shut out Tigers, 24-0

Bradwell Institute had a tough road game Friday, falling 24-0 at Glynn Academy. The loss to the Terrors places the Tigers at 0-2 in Region ...

October 03, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports

Pour me up some sandwich, soup and burgers, please

When I first moved to this area, there was a place the locals all flocked to for lunch, happy hour and evening celebrations called El-Rods.

October 01, 2015 | By Patty Leon | Food

Afraid, not scorned

The woman described by Liberty County Public Defender Joshua Brockington as a scorned ex-girlfriend, took the stand offering a compelling account of what transpired the ...

September 30, 2015 | Patty Leon | Public Safety

Tigers face tough test in Glynn Co.

Bradwell Institute is headed to Glynn Academy Friday for its second Region 3-AAAAA game of the season.

September 30, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports

FPCA on the road to Damascus

After coasting to a 40-6 win last Friday at Crisp Academy in Cordele, First Presbyterian Christian Academy is headed to Damascus to play at Southwest ...

September 30, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports

Trial in 2010 Hinesville slaying begins

The trial of Terrence G. Jones started Tuesday morning inside courtroom C of the Liberty County Justice Center. Liberty County Superior Court Judge D. Jay ...

September 29, 2015 | Patty Leon | Public Safety

Murder trial stemming from cold case starts Tuesday morning

Two men and 12 women were selected to the jury and alternate panel for a murder trial set to start Tuesday morning in Liberty County ...

September 28, 2015 | Patty Leon | Public Safety

Bradwell Lady Tigers drop last three games of season

Bradwell Institute's softball team dropped three back-to-back Region 3-AAAAA games this week to finish the regular season 3-18 overall and 0-8 in the region.

September 26, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports

Liberty County sweeps Windsor Forest Lady Knights

Liberty County didn't take long to win a Region 3-AAAA doubleheader Tuesday afternoon against Windsor Forest.

September 26, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports

Ware County Gators chomp Bradwell Tigers

When the Ware County offense opened the game with a 75-yard touchdown run by running back Dedrick Mills and converted for two points, Bradwell Institute ...

September 26, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports

FPCA notches first win

It's not easy to win on the road, but First Presbyterian Christian Academy did - and by a wide margin. The Highlanders beat the Crisp ...

September 26, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports

Liberty holds off Wayne in tight contest

Liberty County sealed its first Region 3-AAAA win Friday night, beating Wayne County 12-3 at Donell Woods Stadium.

September 26, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports

FPCA, Liberty earn huge wins

Friday night football played out with two local teams winning and one falling in region action.

September 25, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports

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