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17U Rebels prep for showcase, nationals

After placing 12th out of 248 teams in last year's AAU National Tournament, the St. James Coastal Crew 17U Rebels were selected to participate in the 2009 Super Showcase, which precedes this year's national tournament in Orlando, Fla.

July 22, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Advocate lends support to crime victims

Name: Samantha Ashdown

July 22, 2009 | By Patty Leon Staff writer | About People


Child molestation suspect pleads not guilty

Facing two counts of cruelty to children, three counts of child molestation and one count of criminal attempt to cause a child pain, suspect Nicholas Lewis stood before Liberty County Superior Court Judge Paul Rose and entered a plea of not guilty during his arraignment hearing July 14.

July 22, 2009 | By Patty Leon Staff writer | Public Safety


Rebels headed to nationals

The 16U St. James Coastal Crew Rebels are headed to the Wide World of Sports Complex in Orlando, Fla., to compete in the 2009 AAU National Tournament. According to head coach Ernie Walthour, the team stands a good chance of placing among the top squads, especially with the addition of JaQwan Raymond, a 6' 2" junior shooting guard from Statesboro High, and the return of key players Alex Reid and Jordan Johnson.

July 20, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


2 from Team Hinesville going international

Team Hinesville weightlifters, Kayla Rand and Mack Brunson, are the first members of the local weightlifting squad to earn bids to international meets. Rand is headed to Chile for the 2009 Pan-Am 17U Championships in September and Brunson will go to Canada in November for the Quebec Junior Championship.

July 20, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Dolphin Project marks 20 years

SAVANNAH - Citizen-naturalists of The Dolphin Project have completed 20 years of work in the nation's longest-running dolphin research program staffed by volunteers.

July 20, 2009 | Staff report | Outdoors/Recreation


House restoration to coincide with centennial

Restorations on the house that was built in 1910 by the Dunlevie Lumber Company and once housed the company's treasurer, Herbert Dunlevie, should be complete just one day shy of Allenhurst's Centennial Sawmill Day, set for Oct. 3. The property, which includes the ruins of Ernest Dunlevie's original house, the former lumber company president's house and 1,500 pristine acres of wetlands and wildlife area, are all part of the D.C. Miller Trust.

July 17, 2009 | Patty Leon Staff writer | News


Dickerson camp preps future pros

Ladder drills, up/downs, tackling pads and a lot of laughter were at the forefront of Thursday morning's session on the first day of the 2009 Cedric Dickerson Football Camp at Long Bell Stadium in Hinesville. With nearly 40 kids in attendance, professional football player Cedric Dickerson, his cousin and Cincinnati Bengals draft pick Michael Johnson and cousin and semi-professional player Chris Jones, led the campers through drill stations, working on the fundamentals of football.

July 17, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Murder, assault suspects arraigned

A man suspected of killing his mother and stepfather, a father accused of killing his 7-month-old daughter and a man suspected of sexual assault and false imprisonment all entered pleas of not guilty Monday morning during their respective arraignment hearing at the Liberty County Jail before Liberty Superior Court Judge Jay Stewart.

July 15, 2009 | Patty Leon Staff writer | Public Safety


Pouring for Paws raises $3,300

The third annual Pouring for Paws celebrity bartending event last Saturday night raised $3,300 for the Liberty Humane Shelter. The celebration at Revolutions Night Club even featured a performance by Cody Walden, a county musician from Ludowici.

July 15, 2009 | Patty Leon Staff writer | Business News


Former Tiger to hit WNBA milestones

Former Lady Tiger and current WNBA Los Angeles Sparks player Delisha Milton-Jones is among several players looking to hit WNBA milestones this season.

July 14, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Pettis exploring life after the AFL

When the economy forced the commissioners of the Arena Football League to cancel the 2009 season, the fans and the players were left with a summer without football.

July 13, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Three Kings shine at 5 Star Camp

Roughly 180 basketball players attended the 5 Star Basketball Camp at the University of Central Florida during the last weekend in June, and the skills of three players representing the 14U South Georgia Kings of Hinesville earned the athletes several accolades.

July 13, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Murder cases developing

The murder trial for suspected killer Richard Earl Geiger, who is accused of stabbing his girlfriend with a knife, was continued because officials are awaiting a mental evaluation.

July 10, 2009 | By Patty Leon Staff writer | Public Safety


Reds take LCRD senior league title

The Reds and the Heartbreakers battled it out in a double-header June 11 and, despite losing the first game 5-2, the Reds emerged victorious in game two. They won 10-2 and took home the first-place trophy in the LCRD senior girls' softball league. The Heartbreakers took second place.

July 10, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


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Liberty takes rivalry

Liberty County again claimed the Commissioners Cup, downing Bradwell Institute 53-13 at Hokey Jackson Stadium Friday to open the 2016 football season.

August 29, 2016 | Patty Leon | Local news


Lady Tigers drop 2 to Wildcats

After dropping their first region game 15-0 at home, the Bradwell Lady Tigers ended up falling in the next two games against Richmond Hill.

August 29, 2016 | Patty Leon | Local news


Local Panthers top Portal cats

It was Panther vs. Panther, as Liberty County's softball team hosted the Portal Lady Panthers in a non-region softball game Wednesday.

August 29, 2016 | Patty Leon | Local news


Panthers win rivalry game

Liberty County High School once again claimed the Commissioners Cup after downing Bradwell Institute 53-13 at Hokey Jackson Stadium to open the 2016 football season.

August 26, 2016 | Patty Leon | Local news


Update: Election stands, Sikes, Board of Elections react to ruling

The results of the May Democratic primary in the Liberty County sheriff's race will stand after a judge ruled Friday there were "insufficient illegally ...

August 26, 2016 | Patty Leon | Local news


Sheriff's primary challenge decision delayed

A ruling on the contested Liberty County sheriff's primary election that was expected Friday morning in a hearing, will be rendered later, possibly today ...

August 26, 2016 | Patty Leon | Local news


Bradwell, Liberty lock claws Friday

Friday night football begins this weekend as Bradwell Institute Tigers hosts Liberty County at Hokey Jackson Stadium.

August 24, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


Highlanders host Hilton Head Christian

Off to a 1-1 start, the First Presbyterian Christian Academy Highlanders will host Hilton Head Christian Academy Friday at Long Bell Stadium.

August 24, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


Lady Panthers drop rematch to Wayne County

Liberty County hosted Wayne County in a non-region softball game Monday, but weren't able to hold off the Yellow Jackets' hitting barrage. The Lady ...

August 24, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


BI Lady Tigers fall in region opener at home

Bradwell Institute has started region softball play. The first opponent, Richmond Hill, dispatched the Lady Tigers in three innings Monday on Lady Tiger field.

August 24, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


Tigers find their roar

Mother Nature forced the Tigers to wait an extra hour, but it was well worth it.

August 22, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


Weather puts end to Game 2 of BI vs. LC

Two days after Liberty County High School beat host Bradwell Institute 12-2 in a softball game Tuesday afternoon at Lady Tiger Field the two teams ...

August 22, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


Diet? No, say it isn’t so

Well it's finally happened. The one thing I said I would not do. The dreaded four letter word that I and many others completely ...

August 18, 2016 | By Patty Leon | LIBERTY LIFE


BI plays Fri. at home

Bradwell Institute will host Johnson in a scrimmage Friday at Hokey Jackson Stadium.

August 17, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


FPCA home opener is Friday

First Presbyterian Christian Academy will host Greater Bethlehem Temple Christian School Friday for its first home football game of the year.

August 17, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


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