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Sports scam may be circulating in area

Businesses and consumers need to be aware of a possible scam in Liberty County regarding the sale of sports towels, supposedly to raise money for local high schools.

April 27, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports

BI soccer coach reflects on season

Bradwell soccer coach Greg Cooke said he feels great about the boys' season, despite their 3-1 loss to Pebblebrook on Wednesday night in the first round of playoffs.

April 27, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports

St. Simons native is second at golf tourney

ST. SIMONS ISLAND - St. Simons native Glen Jones finished second in the boys 13-15 age division at the Hurricane Junior Golf Classic on the island at Sea Palms Golf Resort April 18-19.

April 27, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports

Coffee maker gives scoop to java junkies

"The coffee industry has failed the consumers by not educating them on what the process is and how to brew the perfect cup of coffee," Dr. Joseph John, president of Josuma Coffee Co., told an audience Tuesday during a presentation at Uncommon Grounds.

April 24, 2009 | By Patty Leon Staff writer | Lifestyle

BI Tigers are third in region 3-AAAAA

Mother Nature threw a curve ball or two at the Bradwell Tigers, forcing changes to the team's schedule that resulted in six games in eight days. The rain also thwarted the Tigers' first chance at beating Jenkins High on Monday in a game that would have decided the No. 1 region spot.

April 24, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports

FPCA’s Joey Bell signs to play college ball

Joey Bell helped his team win two back-to-back state titles, scored more than 1,500 points in his high school career and had his jersey number retired this season. But his greatest accomplishment came Thursday morning when the Highlander basketball player penned his name to a basketball scholarship, sending the future Bobcat back to Milledgeville where he and his family lived for eight years before moving to Hinesville.

April 24, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports

Highlander’s looking for home-stretch wins

The First Presbyterian Christian Academy Highlander baseball squad will host a non-region game Saturday at noon against Frederica Academy. After Saturday, the team will prepare for the final two region games next week before heading into the Georgia Independent School Association playoffs.

April 24, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports

Tiger soccer season ends in first round

So much for the home-team advantage. The Bradwell Tigers lost their edge over Pebblebrook High School, which is No. 3 in the 4A-AAAAA region, Wednesday night in the first round of the state playoffs, losing 3-1.

April 24, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports

Panther golf team falls short at region

The Liberty County High School Panther golf team fell short of the state playoffs as the boys and girls finished sixth and fourth, respectively, at a region tournament April 21 at the Waynesboro Country Club.

April 24, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports

Lady Panther signs with BPC Barons

In December, she signed a letter of intent, but on Monday Candace Barham made things official as the Lady Panther senior basketball player signed a scholarship to play for Brewton-Parker College in Mount Vernon.

April 22, 2009 | Patty Leon SPorts editor | Sports

Coach looks to put Hinesville on map

Ranked 36th in the world among women weightlifters in the 75+ kilogram weight class is not enough to satisfy Olympic weightlifter Jenna Bussard. She has loftier goals in mind.

April 22, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports

LCHS freshman gets first homer in 13-0 win

Freshman Panther Dylan Connelly hit his first varsity homer and Chris Arnold hit his fourth this season as the Liberty County Panthers took five innings to put away Baldwin County 13-0 Saturday.

April 22, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports

Win an RV from Ga. State Park

ATLANTA - Just in time for sleeping-under-the-stars season, Georgia's State Parks are offering a chance to make outdoor getaways even more exciting.

April 22, 2009 | Staff report | Outdoors/Recreation

McRae tapped for 2009 Adidas team

Liberty County High School junior basketball sensation, and soon-to-be Tennessee Volunteer, Jordan McRae, was selected to the 2009 Adidas National team.

April 20, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports

Panthers take ‘ugly’ win at Burke

The first time Liberty County played against the Burke County Bears four weeks ago the Panthers came out on top with a 10-6 win. Friday night, the Panthers edged out a 3-point lead to win 15-12 in what baseball coach David Samuel said was not their best performance.

April 20, 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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