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Stalking suspect ordered to state hospital for evaluation

A judge has ordered a mental evaluation of a woman to see if she is competent to stand trail on aggravated charges.

April 16, 2008 | By Patty Leon Staff Writer | Public Safety


Citizen complaints aid in drug arrests

Anonymous tips and citizens' complaints have led to seven drug-related arrests, four in Liberty County on Wednesday and three in Long County on Thursday, by the Multi Agency Crack Enforcement Drug Task Force and the Long County Sheriff's Department.

April 15, 2008 | By Patty Leon Sports Editor | Public Safety


Vietnam vets get park of their own

Jefferson Airplane, The Rolling Stones, CCR and Janis Joplin blared from the loud speakers. The men wore their black leather vests as proud as the days they wore their uniform.

April 15, 2008 | By Patty Leon Staff writer | Military


AAU 17U runners-up at Easter Classic

There was no time for Easter egg hunts in Orlando, as the Coastal Crew Rebels 17U squad was busy lighting up the scoreboard and slam-dunking opponents to make it the Easter Classic Tournament finals last weekend.

April 13, 2008 | By Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Panthers on top with win over Hephzibah

The Liberty County Panthers toppled Hephzibah 8-0 Friday securing a 3-0, 3 S-AAA region standing.

April 13, 2008 | By Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Tigers continue streak with win over Johnson

The Bradwell Tigers took their third victory in a row Friday night, neutralizing the Johnson High Atomsmashers.

April 13, 2008 | By Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Saturday's baseball games cancelled

April 12, 2008 | By Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Murder trial to start in April

Jury selection for the trial of one of two men who were accused of murder in a January 2007 case is set to begin in April, according to records in the Liberty County Clerk of Court's Office.

April 12, 2008 | By Patty Leon Sports Editor | News


Panthers 2-0 in 3 S-AAA region with 6-3 win over Richmond hill

The Liberty County Panthers are undefeated in their 3 S-AAA region as they pulled the plug on the Richmond Hill Wildcats and took a three-run victory Tuesday night amid dropping temperatures.

April 11, 2008 | By Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Tigers win 2 back-to-back

The Bradwell Tigers took 2 in a row after defeating McIntosh Academy in a varsity make up game Monday (14-13) and dropping the Beach High Bulldogs in four innings by the run rule Tuesday afternoon (16-1).

April 11, 2008 | By Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


BI holds track meet

Bradwell hosted a track meet Tuesday afternoon, attracting in Wayne County, Claxton and Brantley County. Some of the Tigers posting top scores were: Shaquille Russell threw the discus 135', Brytnii Speight jumped 32' 9 3/4" in the long jump and the Lady Tigers 4 X 100 relay race came in first after a strong finish by Quintunya Chapman with a time of 51:42 seconds.

April 11, 2008 | By Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Tigers tennis at 4-2 as they faced undefeated Johnson

The Bradwell Tigers were preparing to serve against Johnson High Wednesday afternoon in the hopes of bringing down the undefeated Atomsmashers.

April 11, 2008 | By Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Contractor says decision vindicates him

Hinesville City Manager Billy Edwards said he has confidence in the judicial system and was happy with a settlement between the city and Paul Krebs Construction.

April 10, 2008 | By Patty Leon Sports Editor | News


Lady Highlanders lose first region game

Despite some solid defense by the First Presbyterian Lady Highlanders, Trinity Baptist defeated them 4-0 in their first region meet. The Lady Highlanders JV squad closed the game with a 0-0 tie. The Lady Highlanders were scheduled to host Robert Toombs Academy Tuesday for three games at home.

April 09, 2008 | By Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Patriots give Highlanders two losses in a row

The First Presbyterian Christian Highlanders hit the road to rematch the Pinewood Christian Patriots in Bellville Saturday, but were handed two losses in their double-header against an experienced and tough squad.

April 09, 2008 | By Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


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LCHS girls make state postseason

The young Liberty County girls' soccer team dug deep during its sub-region game against Academy of Richmond County on Tuesday in Augusta and earned a 6-1 win to qualify for the state playoffs.

April 18, 2014 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Tigers fall to Ware in region contest

Bradwell Institute dropped a 7-0 decision to Ware County on Wednesday in a Region 3-AAAAA contest in Waycross.

April 18, 2014 | Patty Leon | Local sports


McMillan has strong spring game for OSU

According to Cleveland.com, former Liberty County High School football player Raekwon McMillan didn't disappoint Ohio State coach Urban Meyer at Saturday's spring scrimmage in Columbus.

April 16, 2014 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Laettner stresses hard work, passion

Former NBA All-Star and Duke University men's basketball great Christian Laettner addressed a small group of young basketball players Monday at Liberty County High School about the importance of working hard in following their passions.

April 16, 2014 | Patty Leon | Local sports


FPCA honors seniors with two shutouts

First Presbyterian Christian Academy honored its senior soccer players Thursday at St. James Field during the final home games of the season. The Highlander seniors had plenty to cheer about, including both matches against Robert Toombs Academy ending in shutouts.

April 14, 2014 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Highlanders beat St. Andrews on diamond

First Presbyterian Christian Academy's baseball team earned a 7-4 win Thursday at St. Andrews.

April 14, 2014 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Crockett a Lady Jet

Shaquoia "Coco" Crockett didn't get the opportunity to play basketball her senior year of high school, but she'll soon return to the court as a South Georgia Technical College Lady Jet.

April 14, 2014 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Bradwell’s Burns signs with Greenville College

Bradwell Institute football player Sterling Burns signed a letter of intent Wednesday at BI to play football at Greenville College in Illinois.

April 14, 2014 | Patty Leon | Local sports


New BI football coach speaks at Rotary

Saying he understands what it's like to have gone through multiple coaches and promising he will help build the Tigers' football program, newly hired Bradwell Institute football coach Greg Hill addressed the Rotary Club during their meeting Tuesday afternoon at La Quinta Inn in Flemington.

April 11, 2014 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Tigers fall to Richmond Hill

Bradwell senior players Chris Nunn, Sage Sammons, Hunter Jackson and John Riddel were honored at the Tigers' last home baseball game of the season Wednesday afternoon. However, the celebration didn't last as Richmond Hill beat the Tigers, 9-3, in a Region 3-AAAAA contest.

April 11, 2014 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Bradwell’s senior soccer players honored during last home game

Bradwell Institute held its final home soccer game for the 2014 season Wednesday afternoon, hosting Ware County.

April 11, 2014 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Stabbing suspect pleads guilty

Former Liberty County High School student and football player Travon Walthour last week accepted a plea agreement and was sentenced to 25 years in prison, followed by two years of probation, for the January 2012 stabbing death of Terry Floyd Jr.

April 09, 2014 | By Patty Leon | Public Safety


Tiger boys down Rebels at home

Just two weeks ago, Bradwell Institute boys were in Springfield where the Effingham County Rebels beat the Tigers 3-2 in a Region 3-AAAAA brawl. Friday night, the Tiger boys picked apart the Rebels, 5-2, on Olvey Field.

April 07, 2014 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Ware County Gators bite BI Tigers, 12-1

Bradwell Institute did a good job holding off a big attack in Thursday's home stand against the Gators.

April 07, 2014 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Highlanders avenge earlier loss to DEA

First Presbyterian Christian Academy dropped a 12-1 loss to David Emanuel Academy Tuesday in Stillmore. On Thursday, the FPCA boys welcomed DEA to their home turf and avenged the earlier loss with a 7-1 win at St. James Field.

April 07, 2014 | Patty Leon | Local sports


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