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Engineered soil to improve field turf

Motorists driving past LCHS's Donell Woods Stadium probably can't help but notice the backhoes and trackhoes among the newly exposed dirt and fill piles. The torn-up field currently is undergoing work to correct irrigation problems and improve turf conditions.

June 29, 2009 | By Patty Leon Staff writer | Sports


Team Hinesville ready for Junior Olympics

Earning silver and a bronze, and placing seventh or better was just a start for Team Hinesville lifters who just returned from the National School Age Meet in Gainesville June 19-21.

June 26, 2009 | By Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Athletics are pee-wee league champs

The Cardinals and Athletics faced off on June 4 for the Liberty County Recreation Department's pee-wee league baseball championship.

June 26, 2009 | By Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Law enforcement community mourns fallen brothers

Liberty County Sheriff deputies, Hinesville Police officers, members of the Multi Agency Crack Enforcement Drug Task Force, Liberty EMS and local fire departments gathered Wednesday morning to mourn the loss of John "Jay" Smiley. Smiley died unexpectedly Friday. He was a deputy for the LCSO.

June 24, 2009 | Patty Leon Staff writer | Public Safety


Panthers perform well at camp

Liberty County high School football players strapped the chin guards in place and hit offensive patterns and defensive tackles Saturday at a Savannah State University sponsored 7-on-7 football camp.

June 24, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


’Canes bite Middle Ga. Pit Bulls, 55-6

The Hinesville Hurricanes are sitting at 3-0 in the regular season after taking a bite out of the Middle Georgia Pit Bulls Saturday at home, winning 55-6.

June 24, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


McGee coaches 5 to solid finish

Liberty County Panther weightlifting and track and field coach Keith McGee coached 5 competitors, all who placed tenth or better at the National School Age Weightlifting meet in Gainesville June 19-21.

June 24, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Vandals, storms damage LCHS

Liberty County High School received a one-two punch to the sports department when Mother Nature and vandals apparently caused damage to the baseball, softball and football areas of the school.

June 22, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


McRae shines at tourney in France

Liberty County Panther basketball player Jordan McRae continues to add accolades and accomplishments to his athletic resume as the soon-to-be senior played in Douai, France, June 8-15, in the World Basketball tournament.

June 22, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


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


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Four Liberty County Panthers pen on National Signing Day

Liberty County football players Calvin Holmes, Jacari Roberts, Jacquez Williams and Martial Washington signed letters of intent to play football at the college level Wednesday ...

February 03, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


Tigers finish season; regional tourney next week

Bradwell Institute was scheduled to host Statesboro Tuesday evening to wrap up the regular season. The final scores from Tuesday's Region 3-AAAAA games were ...

February 03, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


Highlanders topple Knights

Jumping out to a 33-12 lead in the first quarter, the First Presbyterian Christian Academy boys sailed to an easy 97-32 win at home Saturday.

February 03, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


Panthers returning last year’s pitching rotation

Liberty County finished last baseball season 14-9 overall and 6-4 in Region 3-AAAA, according to maxpreps.com. The record propelled the Panthers into the first ...

February 03, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


Diamond Tigers are young, junior-heavy

Bradwell Institute will have a junior-heavy baseball team this season, according to coach Jeff Polk.

February 03, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


One-stop safisfaction at Taste of Liberty

Last Friday, I attended the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce Annual Banquet and Taste of Liberty awards at the request of my boss and co-workers.

February 03, 2016 | Patty Leon | Food


Liberty’s McRae impresses in NBA debut

This past week was a whirlwind experience for former Liberty County and Tennessee basketball player Jordan McRae.

February 01, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


Bradwell girls go 1-1, boys lose 2; Liberty squads split at Thomson; FPCA boys take 2 of 3 games

Bradwell Institute hosted South Effingham and then traveled to Richmond Hill this week for basketball games. Liberty County split wins on the road Friday at ...

February 01, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


Atlantic Judicial Circuit Superior Court Judge David Cavender retires

Editor's note: This article has been revised to reflect the following correction, which will appear in Sunday's print edition. Liberty County Superior Court ...

January 30, 2016 | Patty Leon | Local news


2 eateries share Taste of Liberty title at Chamber’s Annual Banquet

The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce's annual banquet welcomed the new Board of Directors for 2016 and offered up the Taste of Liberty from ...

January 30, 2016 | Patty Leon | Business


Man gets life plus 40 in Hinesville burglary, murder

The defendant in a burglary that resulted in the murder of a soldier has pleaded guilty and was sentenced to life with parole plus 40 ...

January 30, 2016 | Patty Leon | Public Safety


Lady Tigers split weekend games

The Bradwell Institute girls' basketball team went 1-1 in its last two games. The Lady Tigers lost at Effingham County 55-39 in a Region 3-AAAAA ...

January 27, 2016 | Staff Report | Sports


Panthers keep perfect record in region play

The Liberty County boys' basketball team is 6-0 in Region 3-AAAA after taking another region win Saturday afternoon at Burke County.

January 27, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


Lady Highlanders win first game

The roar could be heard from the parking lot across the road from the St. James Sports Center. A small rumble that erupted as the ...

January 25, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


LCHS Panthers remain undefeated in region play

Liberty County boys' basketball team is 5-0 in Region 3-AAAA, after taking down Wayne County 88-57 in the Panthers' home gym Friday. The Panther boys ...

January 25, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


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