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Dixie stables hosts spring show

Well-dressed riders and their groomed horses lined up under sunny skies last Saturday for the 32nd annual Dixie Stables Spring Horse Show in Allenhurst. According to Dixie Stables owner Lynn Pace, "saddle seat" riders from across southeast Georgia gathered for the event.

March 24, 2010 | Patty Leon Sports writer | Sports


Panthers close out Bears 12-0 in five innings

Looking to start fresh and turn their 3-6 season around, the Panthers baseball team traveled to Burke County on Saturday where the Liberty boys beat the Bears 12-0 in five innings.

March 24, 2010 | Patty Leon Sports writer | Sports


Undefeated Yellow Jackets beat Tigers 12-0

When an undefeated team like the Wayne County Yellow Jackets are set to play a baseball game, it's a safe bet the squad's opponent knows what it's up against. On Monday, Bradwell Institute faced the Jackets on the diamond, and although the Tigers held them down early on, Wayne County pulled out a 12-0 victory to remain undefeated.

March 24, 2010 | Patty Leon Sports writer | Sports


Highlanders honor players at banquet

The First Presbyterian Christian Academy Highlanders basketball teams gathered for a banquet last Thursday at Western Sizzlin' in Hinesville. They celebrated a successful basketball season, during which the Lady Highlanders won the region tournament and made it to the second round of state, and the boys won their third straight state title.

March 24, 2010 | Patty Leon Sports writer | Sports


Kings rule All-Star roster despite loss

Sunday's All-Star matchup at Savannah State University pitted the best basketball players from the north and south ends of Georgia against each other. For a few Hinesville players, though, the game was also a reunion. Six players on the south team had all played together before as members of the South Georgia Kings.

March 24, 2010 | Patty Leon Sports writer | Sports


Panther tees up for Shorter

Ben Floyd will be hitting the links in Rome as the senior penned his name to a scholarship to become an Eagle and play golf at Shorter College Friday morning.

March 22, 2010 | Patty Leon Sports writer | Sports


Panthers lose to Braves

Despite a tough battle, the boys and girls of Liberty's soccer teams came up one and three goals short, respectively, Friday. The Panther girls lost 2-1 and the boys lost 3-0 against the Baldwin Braves at Donell Woods Stadium.

March 22, 2010 | Patty Leon Sports writer | Sports


Panthers drubbed

West Laurens showed their batting ability Friday as the Raiders baseball team chalked up a 20-6 win against the Liberty County Panthers.

March 22, 2010 | Patty Leon Sports writer | Sports


15U Rebels take USBA Classic tourney

The 15U St. James Coastal Crew Rebels won their first tournament at the USBA Classic in Florence, S.C., on March 13

March 22, 2010 | Patty Leon Sports writer | Sports


Brunson brothers nab top spots for Team Hinesville

Team Hinesville weightlifters and brothers Mack and Dominique Brunson placed first and second, respectively, at the 2010 USA Weightlifting National Junior Championships in Rochester, Minn., the last weekend in February.

March 19, 2010 | Patty Leon | Sports


Boys, girls drop first region games against Jenkins

Bradwell's soccer teams hit their first region road blocks after the Jenkins Warriors defeated both squads Tuesday in Savannah.

March 19, 2010 | Patty Leon | Sports


Guyton’s sports festival draws crowd, thrills kids

As part of the first-ever annual Gary Guyton Sports Festival, area children competed in an "Amazing Race" on Friday afternoon and learned the fundamentals of football, cheerleading, dance and basketball Saturday. The event drew hundreds of children and families to Bradwell Institute where the former BI Tiger-turned-NFL pro got reacquainted with the community in which he grew up.

March 17, 2010 | Patty Leon Sports writer | Sports


Rebels Tip-Off Classic schedule

The St. James Coastal Crew Rebels will have their Tip-Off Classic Tournament at the St. James Sports Center on March 20. Admission is free.

March 17, 2010 | Patty Leon Sports writer | Sports


‘Amazing’ way to give back

The sun came out long enough Friday afternoon for participants to put their bodies and minds to the test in an "Amazing Race"-style competition that pitted teams of students and community members against former BI Tiger and current NFL linebacker Gary Guyton and his friends. The challenge kicked off the first-ever Gary Guyton Sports Festival, held Friday and Saturday at Bradwell Institute.

March 15, 2010 | Patty Leon Sports writer | Sports


NWTF chapter marks 25 years

The National Wild Turkey Federation was created in 1973 as a national nonprofit conservation and hunting organization that works for the conservation of the wild turkey and preservation of the hunting heritage. The Coastal Chapter, representing areas in Liberty County, was formed 12 years later, and on Thursday night, the members gathered at the Clubhouse in Rye Patch for their annual banquet and 25th anniversary celebration.

March 15, 2010 | Patty Leon Sports writer | Sports


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Articles By Author - Patty Leon


Team, three other inducted into HoF

An undefeated state title winning basketball team, two local basketball standouts and a track star were inducted into the Liberty County Athletic Hall of Fame ...

December 18, 2017 | By Patty Leon | Sports


Boat capturing area residents enthusiams

A ship built on Sapelo Island in 1939 that plied the waters off Coastal Georgia for years, is on the Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation ...

December 18, 2017 | By Patty Leon | Outdoors/Recreation


Sheriffs lobby for raises for deputies

Liberty County Sheriff Steve Sikes hosted a lunch Tuesday to promote raises for deputies and it attracted nearly a dozen sheriffs, a roomful of deputies ...

December 16, 2017 | Patty Leon Coastal Courier | Local news


Long time counsel drops school board

The law firm of Jones, Osteen and Jones will no longer represent the Liberty County School System.

December 16, 2017 | Patty Leon | Local news


Murder suspect arrested in Long County

Kenny Jernigan, who is suspected in a fatal home invasion in Pierce County, was arrested in Long County Monday.

December 12, 2017 | By Patty Leon | Public Safety


Convicted felon sentenced to 30 years

Randall Joey Futch Jr., was sentenced to 30 years in prison Monday by Liberty County Superior Court Judge Paul Rose.

December 11, 2017 | Patty Leon | Local news


Long County team wins state rec crown

The Long County 8U All-Star football team won the Georgia Parks and Recreation Class C state title Sunday, beating Dooley County 39-24.

December 11, 2017 | By Patty Leon | Sports


Bus crash under investigation

Members of the Georgia State Patrol, Specialized Collision Reconstruction Team remain in Hinesville investigating the cause of Tuesday's fatal bus crash in the Gum ...

December 09, 2017 | Patty Leon | Local news


Ground broken on new East End clinic

After years of planning and development the new Liberty Regional Medical Associates Primary Care Midway Campus is under construction.

December 09, 2017 | Patty Leon | Local news


LCSO investigate bomb threat at Chemtall

The Liberty County Sheriff's Office responded to a bomb threat made Tuesday night and repeated early Wednesday at the SNF Chemtall plant in Riceboro.

December 06, 2017 | Patty Leon | Local news


A personal choice

I think it's important you learn as much as possible about your foods. After all, what you eat is what fuels your body.

December 06, 2017 | Patty Leon | COASTAL LIVING


Clerk of courts warns of scam

Liberty County's Clerk of Courts Linda Dixon Thompson is warning citizens of a scam that surfaced this week involving jury duty.

December 06, 2017 | Patty Leon | Local news


County opens new Animal Control facility, shelter stays put

Liberty County has a new Animal Control facility on Lee Place Road.

December 04, 2017 | By Patty Leon | Local news


Re-entry group looking for donations

The Liberty County Re-entry Coalition is requesting donations of personal care items.

December 02, 2017 | Patty Leon Coastal Courier | Local news


Warrant officer accused of murder pleads not guilty

A man suspected of killing Nathaniel Brown during a 2015 scuffle pleaded not guilty Monday in Liberty County Superior Court.

November 29, 2017 | Patty Leon | Local news


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