The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce held their Progress Through People Luncheon last Thursday, which provided an eye-opening look at the state of health care within our community. Russ Toal spoke about the three Ring Healthcare Consortium and its mission.
The state vs. Christopher Jamal Fletcher
A large American Flag, roughly two-stories tall, gently waved in the breeze. Veterans and soldiers, many dressed in uniforms pressed to perfection, walked with family members and friends under the majestic flag as they made their way into the Fred L Ginter American Legion Post 168 in Hinesville for the annual Memorial Day Celebration honoring their fallen brethren.
County Commission Chairman John McIver, City Manager Billy Edwards, Mayor Jim Thomas, Chamber of Commerce Director Kenny Smiley and a small host of guests were jailed Thursday afternoon by order of Hinesville Downtown Development Authority Director Vicky Davis.
The employees of Coastal Electric Cooperative off Highway 17 in Midway were more than happy to roll up their sleeves Thursday as the company sponsored an American Red Cross Blood Drive from 2-7 p.m.
Hinesville native and Arena Football Iron Man star Will Pettis is not one to watch from the sidelines while others play his game. After missing one game due to a back injury, the Hinesville native returned to practice last week as the Dallas Desperados prepared for their Friday night game against the Orlando Predators.
Running against some of the fastest seniors in the state at the Georgia High School women's state track meet May 3, was a lone Tiger freshman, Quintunya Chapman.
Danny Creasy and Team Liberty County are practicing their puckers as the local candidate campaigns to win the honor of kissing Lulu the pig May 31 at the Inaugural Ball at the Savannah Hyatt Regency waterfront.
For nearly a year, they pummeled and practiced single- and double-leg takedowns. They learned freestyle versus Greco-Roman throwing styles and folk style. They pounded the mats from Orlando to Atlanta, and they did so successfully.
Tigers 7, Eagles 3
First Presbyterian Christian Academy basketball standout Joey Bell was chosen to play for the Nike elite team, the Alabama Challenge, for the upcoming Nike Memorial Day Classic this weekend in Nashville and the Nike Peach Jam in Augusta July 11-13.
The LCRD junior baseball teams representing The Heritage Bank and Jones, Osteen and Jones took the sunlit field Monday afternoon for our feature game.
As the summer baseball season gets started the Liberty County Panthers plan to stay focused on rebuilding the team for another shot at the playoffs next season by getting their summer team together.
The midget girls took the field at Bradwell Institute for a showdown between the Cosmopolitan Club girls and the Ratcliffe and Smith team on Thursday afternoon in what turned out to be a high-scoring, 4-inning game.
After a seventh place showing for AAAAA state track, the Tigers' continue to shine on the track as three elite performers were chosen to receive full scholarships to Albany State University.
The Bradwell Institute Marching Band has had some huge moments over the past few months.
There's a for-sale sign at the Jan and Dennis Waters Educational Center on Dunlevie Road in Allenhurst.
Bradwell Institute had one game on the road and one game at home this past week.
Tia Fleming came off the bench and knocked in 15 points to help the Liberty County High School girls' basketball team to extend its lead and beat New Hampstead, 46-33, Saturday at LCHS.
Three more swimmers for the First Presbyterian Christian Academy's swim team recently qualified for the state meet, which is Jan. 31 at Georgia Tech in Atlanta.
Bradwell Institute's basketball teams dove into Region 3-AAAAA play this week.
After dropping games Dec. 13 and Jan. 8 the First Presbyterian Christian Academy boys' basketball team responded with four straight wins.
Former Liberty County High School linebacker Raekwon McMillan and his Ohio State Buckeyes have won the first college-football playoff championship game.
The Liberty County High School boys' basketball team split their opening Region 3-AAAA games over the weekend, while the Lady Panthers suffered back-to-back losses.
Beaming with enthusiasm and energy, first-year First Presbyterian Christian Academy teacher and swim coach Jonnie Larson said she is just scratching the surface of what she'd like to accomplish with her swim squad.
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