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FPCA continues to pile up wins

Academy, the defending GISA Class A state boys basketball champion, is off to an 8-0 start this season after beating Savannah's Providence Christian 93-47 on Monday.

December 18, 2008 | By Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


BI girls coach: Jury still out on Tigers

The Bradwell Institute girls basketball team is 2-0 following its Thanksgiving break. The Lady Tigers were scheduled to get back to the court Tuesday afternoon at Coffee High School, then start Region 3-AAAAA play on Friday night at Groves in Garden City.

December 18, 2008 | By Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


LCHS off to good start

Both Liberty County High School basketball teams have had successful starts to the young season.

December 18, 2008 | By Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Fire damages downtown restaurant

A fire in a local downtown Hinesville eatery was discovered shortly after 10 a.m. Wednesday as employees arrived to prepare for the day's opening.

Employees of Zum Rosen Hof arrived to open the restaurant and were greeted by heavy smoke when they opened the front door. They noticed small flames on the bartop and quickly called 911.

December 18, 2008 | By Patty Leon Coastal Courier | News


Collegians shine in recent action

Former local high school basketball standouts LaQuananisha Adams, a Liberty County High School graduate, and Charmaine Clark, a Bradwell Institute graduate, helped their respective collegiate teams earn victories during Thanksgiving week.

December 18, 2008 | By Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Locals head for Hall of Fame

Next month, five local men will be inducted into the Liberty County Athletic Hall of Fame. The annual induction ceremony and banquet is set for 7 p.m. Dec. 11 at Club Stewart.

December 17, 2008 | By Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Youth Challenge Invitational on Fort Stewart

Every year, Fort Stewart Youth Challenge Academy cadets travel to a locale in the region for the Youth Challenge Academy Invitational. The event, which pits cadets from different YCA programs in a variety of sports, drills and mental games, comes full circle as Fort Stewart hosts this year's competition.

December 11, 2008 | By Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Athletic trainer keeps student-athletes healthy

Name: John Murat

December 11, 2008 | By Patty Leon Staff writer | About People


Nation's no. 2 team too much for BI

VALDOSTA - Quickly scoring 28 unanswered points in the first quarter and leading 48-7 by halftime, the Lowndes County Vikings dashed the Tigers' hope of advancing to the state quarterfinals.

December 09, 2008 | By Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Juvenile arrested after threats at school

Six days after threatening to shoot people at Bradwell Institute a 16-year-old male student was arrested and charged with terroristic threats according to HPD Detective Maj. Thomas Cribbs.

December 06, 2008 | By Patty Leon Staff writer | Public Safety


Liberty law officers help deputy in need

Liberty County deputies banded together to help one of their own get through a difficult time and financial burden. Jon Glandon, a former deputy of the LCSO, discovered he had brain cancer in 2003. After a three-year remission, the cancer has returned, as did the routine visits to Duke University Medical Center in North Carolina. The constant travel has created a financial burden for Glandon's family.

December 04, 2008 | By Patty Leon Staff writer | Lifestyle


Taekwondo championships showcase fighting form

The Shuman Center looked more like a dojo than a basketball court as participants at the third annual LCRD Taekwondo Championships kicked and sparred their way to victory Oct. 25.

November 27, 2008 | By Patty Leon | Sports


Fall Fest at the Y

The weather was clear and perfect and the little ones were out for fun at the YMCA Fall Festival held on Nov. 8.

November 26, 2008 | By Patty Leon Staff writer | Lifestyle


Rice Fest preserves history of area

Alarger crowd than last year turned out for the second annual Riceboro Rice Fest in downtown Riceboro on Nov. 8.

November 26, 2008 | By Patty Leon Staff writer | Lifestyle


Guyton impresses coaching staff

Hinesville native Gary Guyton has surprised most of the staff of the New England Patriots but not head coach Bill Belichick who said Guyton is a versatile player who can rush, cover and play both inside and outside linebacker positions.

November 25, 2008 | By Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


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Panthers keep Commissioners Cup

Liberty County High holds on to the Commissioners Cup one more year after beating Bradwell Institute 34-6 Friday night at Donell Woods Stadium.

August 28, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports


Tigers, Panthers resume rivalry Friday

The annual football game between Liberty County High School and Bradwell Institute is one of the most-anticipated games for local fans.

August 27, 2015 | By Patty Leon | Sports


FPCA seeks to rebound vs. Briarwood

First Presbyterian Christian Academy will host the Briarwood Buccaneers at 7:30 p.m. Friday at Long Bell Stadium in Hinesville.

August 26, 2015 | By Patty Leon | Sports


BI gets first victory; drops region game

Bradwell Institute recorded its first win of the season Saturday, beating Jenkins County 12-3 during the Battle of the 'Boro softball tournament at Mill Creek ...

August 26, 2015 | By Patty Leon | Sports


New business aims to spread solar wealth

Editor's note: This is the first of two parts on the new available options for solar energy within Liberty County. Today, we look at ...

August 25, 2015 | Patty Leon | Business


Bulloch Academy romps over FPCA, 37-0

Bulloch Academy dominated First Presbyterian Christian Academy in the season opener for both teams as the Gators handed the Highlanders a 37-0 defeat Friday night ...

August 24, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports


Lady Tigers’ home opener rained out

Bradwell Institute's Region 3-AAAAA opener was in the second inning Thursday in Hinesville when lightning delayed the game. It was soon called because of ...

August 24, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports


Physical exercise important; don't neglect mental stimulation

Being healthy is not just about the foods we eat and exercises we do to get our bodies physically fit. You can be at your ...

August 23, 2015 | By Patty Leon | Living well


Liberty County prison re-entry coalition meets with its clients

The Liberty County Re-entry Coalition Inc., a newly formed nonprofit that will help released inmates transition back into society, met with a group of its ...

August 22, 2015 | Patty Leon | Local news


FPCA, Liberty fall in season openers

First Presbyterian Christian Academy and Liberty County High School both suffered losses in their first regular season football games.

August 21, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports


FPCA looks to keep rising

First Presbyterian Christian Academy will start its fourth season of football Friday by hosting Bulloch Academy at Long Bell Stadium in Hinesville.

August 19, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports


Panthers open season at Effingham Co.

Liberty County High School opens the 2015 football season at 7:30 p.m. Friday with an away game at Effingham County.

August 19, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports


Lady Panthers go 2-3 at tourney

Liberty County High School's softball team went 2-3 at the Tattnall County Warriors Blast Tournament last weekend in Glennville.

August 19, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports


BI still seeking first win

Bradwell Institute is ready to record a win after a sluggish 0-6 start to its softball season.

August 19, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports


Tiger varsity tops Toombs County, 28-6

It appears the early start to off-season training, adding pounds of muscle, power and strength, has paid off for Bradwell Institute football.

August 17, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports


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