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Tide, Panthers hoop seasons end

Liberty County and Long County high schools had the tough challenge of trying to make the Elite 8 by battling top seeded teams on the road Tuesday. Both teams ended a short of their goals as the Tide were defeated by the fighting Irish of Dublin 73-55 and the Panthers lost a close one to Westover High School losing 62-58.

March 06, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Panthers win 5-1 over Jenkins

After getting rained out for their first game against Houston County and postponing game two at Windsor Forest because of bad field conditions, the Liberty County Panthers finally opened the baseball season with a 5-1 win over Jenkins in Savannah on Tuesday.

March 06, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Indians, Terrors defeat Tigers

Saturday's nasty weather didn't stop the Tiger baseball team from facing the Indians in Charlton County and they got tomahawked, 11-6.

March 06, 2009 | Patty Leon SPorts editor | Sports


FPCA wins state title second time

The First Presbyterian Christian Academy Highlanders rode a perfect season all the way to their second consecutive state title in the GISA Class A division, beating Savannah rival Bethesda 77-63 Saturday afternoon in Milledgeville.

March 04, 2009 | Patty Leon SPorts editor | Sports


Panthers advance, head to Albany

Liberty County enters the Sweet 16 arena as the Panthers defeated Woodland Henry on Saturday night, 61-47, at home. The boys' squad is set to travel to Albany tonight to tip-off at 5:30 against region 1-AAA No. 1 ranked team, Westover High School.

March 04, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Tiger squads dominate Beach

The Tiger soccer squads earned wins against the boys and girls of Beach High on a cold, windy Saturday afternoon at Olvey Field.

March 04, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Panther boys 7-0 in soccer

Soccer is well under way and the Liberty County Panthers' boy squad is leading the pack with a 7-0 season.

March 04, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Uncommon man standing on firm ground

Name: "The" Drew Cole

March 04, 2009 | By Patty Leon Staff writer | About People


One point victory sends Lady Tigers to the Elite Eight

In a stunning finish the Bradwell Lady Tigers edged out a 1 point advantage over the Luella Lady Lions Tuesday night in the Tigers' Den sending Lady Tiger coach Faye Baker and her squad to the Elite Eight on Saturday.

March 03, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Lady Tigers win, will host Luella, new game time set for 6 p.m.

The girl squads of Liberty County High School and Bradwell Institute hit the basketball courts Friday night, battling for a chance to advance to the second round of state. However, when the dust settled, only one team was left standing while the other ended its season after blowing a 5-point lead in the final 30 seconds of play.

March 02, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


FPCA defeats Bethesda, wins state title

The First Presbyterian Christian Academy Highlanders rode the perfect season all the way to their seond consecutive state title in the GISA Clas A division with a 77-63 win against local Savannah rival Bethesda.

March 02, 2009 | Patty Leon SPorts editor | Sports


Guyton preparing for NFL return

Former Bradwell Tiger, Georgia Tech Yellow Jacket and current NFL New England Patriot linebacker Gary Guyton was a special guest at the Hinesville Rotary Club's meeting Tuesday at Western Sizzlin'.

March 02, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Tiger tennis team ready for season

With a girls' team record of 2-2 and a boys' record of 3-1 as of Thursday, tennis coach Janet Reddick and her Tiger team seem poised for a good season.

March 02, 2009 | Patty Leon SPorts editor | Sports


FPCA, Bethesda play for title

On Saturday the undefeated First Presbyterian Christian Academy Highlanders faced Savannah's Bethesda Blazers for the state crown.

March 02, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Get out your paddles

The approaching spring weather will provide opportunities for outdoor enthusiasts to hit the trails and explorers our area's coastal outdoor recreational areas. If you're seeking an outdoor water adventure, look no further than the Altamaha River, a mere 25-minute car ride to freedom and beauty.

March 02, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Outdoors/Recreation


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Car show helps former deputy's family

The Roadway to Recovery Car and Bike Show, benefiting the family of Georgia Ports Authority Cpl. William Solomon, was held at Bryant Commons Park this past Saturday.

May 21, 2015 | By Patty Leon | Lifestyle


Home burglaries spur neighborhood-watch

Fleming residents are a bit fed up with the recent increase in home burglaries within their community.

May 20, 2015 | By Patty Leon | Public Safety


Springboard from spring football

Liberty County High School held its Black vs. Gold spring football scrimmage Friday afternoon at Donell Woods Stadium, giving Panther football fans a glimpse of the season to come.

May 18, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports


Potential new prospect from Panthers draws attention

During the past few years, Liberty County High School has produced top-notch Division I football players.

May 18, 2015 | Staff Report | Sports


BI player of the year gets ready for college ball

Former Bradwell Institute football player Isaiah Barnes is getting ready to take his game to the next level.

May 18, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports


FPCA eliminated from state playoffs

First Presbyterian Christian Academy's baseball team was eliminated from the state baseball playoffs Friday with two second-round losses at Flint River Academy in Woodbury.

May 18, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports


Walthourville firefighters help with unusual request

In their day-to-day activities, they heroically battle residential and wild fires. On rare occasions, they help rescue a cat that might be stuck in a tree.

May 18, 2015 | Patty Leon | Public Safety


Liberty County High School principal retires

Liberty County High School Principal Dr. Paula Scott officially announced Wednesday that she is retiring at the end of the school year.

May 13, 2015 | Patty Leon | Education


GBI trains officers to investigate infant deaths

About 50 law enforcement officers, firefighters and first responders from Liberty County and surrounding communities gathered at Savannah Technical College's Liberty Campus to receive formal instructions on a new procedure being implemented statewide by the Georgia Bureau of Investigation.

May 13, 2015 | By Patty Leon | Public Safety


FPCA advances to round 2

First Presbyterian Christian Academy took the first two games in a best-of-three series against Georgia Christian Friday, advancing to the second round of the state playoffs.

May 11, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports


FPCA honors athletes

First Presbyterian Christian Academy honored the Highlander athletes during the school's annual awards ceremony Tuesday evening.

May 11, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports


Probation revoked on trucker who hit officer

Robert Lee Turner's probation was revoked and he was sentenced to 10 months in jail with credit for time served Tuesday by Liberty County State Court Judge Leon Braun.

May 06, 2015 | By Patty Leon | Public Safety


FPCA finishes second in region

First Presbyterian Christian Academy downed Memorial Day 15-0 in three innings last Wednesday to finish as the second-place team in Region 2-AA.

May 05, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports


McRae's basketball camp set for Midway

After playing in his first professional season, former Liberty County High School and University of Tennessee basketball player Jordan McRae is home and ready to give a little back to his community.

May 05, 2015 | By Patty Leon | Sports


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