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Hitting the gym doesn’t mean breaking the bank

Those looking to get fit this summer but not break the bank on monthly gym fees can look no further than James Brown Park.

June 02, 2014 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Local goju center hosting summer camp, training

Pan American Goju in Hinesville is hosting a summer camp providing campers a unique opportunity to learn the ancient art of goju karate.

June 02, 2014 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Coach Tom’s 30 years spotlighted

Tom Sukaratana was recognized by his peers and soccer players on May 16 during a surprise recognition party honoring his more than 30 years of dedication to the sport here.

May 26, 2014 | By Patty Leon | Sports


FPCA graduates largest class ever

For the second year, First Presbyterian Christian Academy's senior class was so large graduation Saturday was moved to Fort Stewart's Main Chapel to accommodate the graduates and their families.

May 26, 2014 | By Patty Leon | Education


BI’s Diggs headed to Methodist University

Bradwell Institute football player Ziere Diggs signed a letter of intent Tuesday at BI to play at Methodist University in Fayetteville, N.C.

May 23, 2014 | Patty Leon | Local sports


FPCA’s Hart signs to play soccer at USC-Salkehatchie

First Presbyterian Christian Academy soccer player Nate Hart signed a letter of intent Tuesday at the school's media center to play soccer at the University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie.

May 23, 2014 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Bradwell looks charged for season

Newly hired Bradwell Institute head football coach Greg Hill watched his team in action Saturday night as the football team held its inter-squad scrimmage at Olvey Field.

May 21, 2014 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Liberty Co. School System workers show true colors

When five area women recently laced up some walking shoes, wore some white clothing and added a ton of color, what they got was a feeling of accomplishment.

May 21, 2014 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Panthers look to polish up

The Panther football team wrapped up two weeks of spring practice Friday afternoon with its Black and Gold Scrimmage at Donell Woods Stadium.

May 19, 2014 | Patty Leon | Local sports


BI Tiger Touchdown Club hosts soiree for new coach

New Bradwell Institute football coach Greg Hill formally was introduced to Tiger Touchdown Club members Thursday at a meet-and-greet hosted by the group in the school's cafeteria. The gathering originally was scheduled to be held at member George Holtzman's house, but rain prompted club Vice President Kenneth Howard to move the party indoors.

May 19, 2014 | Patty Leon | Local sports


FPCA celebrates athletes at banquet

First Presbyterian Christian Academy celebrated its athletes during the school's annual sports banquet Monday at First Presbyterian Church.

May 16, 2014 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Many FPCA soccer players named All-Region, All-State

The First Presbyterian Christian Academy Highlander boys' soccer team's tough 2-1 loss to Frederica in Saturday's state-title game was made a little easier to swallow after many Highlanders were named to the 2014 All-State and All-Region teams this week.

May 16, 2014 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Team Liberty raises $11K for Kiss-A-Pig

Team Liberty didn't claim the top prize of a smooch with a cute little swine, but the squad did help the greater cause.

May 15, 2014 | By Patty Leon | Lifestyle


Bradwell alum picked by Colts

It didn't matter that it happened in the final round, just that it happened.

May 14, 2014 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Jeff Miller leaves BI for Long

After 20 years at Bradwell Institute, assistant football coach Jeff Miller is leaving the Tiger football program and the school after accepting teaching and assistant football coaching positions at Long County High School.

May 14, 2014 | Patty Leon | Local sports


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Rec department hopes to serve public

Liberty County Recreation Department Director Jimmy Martin was the guest speaker at Thursday's Progress through People Luncheon hosted by the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce. The event was held at the Liberty County Performing Arts Center in Fleming-ton.

July 21, 2014 | By Patty Leon | Sports


Trying to make a great program greater

Georgia Southern University's new football coach, Willie Fritz, was the guest speaker at Tuesday's Rotary meeting at the LaQuinta Inn in Flemington.

July 18, 2014 | Patty Leon | Sports


Local bowlers earn medals

Local bowlers Hunter Miller, Joseph Yarbrough, TJ Standard and BJ Cedola all competed at the 2014 Georgia Games last weekend in Lawrenceville.

July 18, 2014 | Patty Leon | Sports


Court works on murder cases

Liberty County Superior Court Judge D. Jay Stewart spent Monday busily working through the criminal court docket. Many of the cases he dealt with have been in the news before, but have surfaced again recently because of defendants' requests for new trials, bond reductions and resentencing.

July 16, 2014 | By Patty Leon | News


Preseason games fast approaching for Tigers, Panthers

Although a preseason game primarily helps the coaching staff determine where their team is at, it's still a game coaches want to win.

July 14, 2014 | Patty Leon | Local sports


John honored with proclamation, key

Former Bradwell Institute football player Ulrick John was honored by Mayor Jim Thomas on Thursday for being the first Hinesville native to be drafted by a National Football League team.

July 11, 2014 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Soccer camp wraps up

Everyone was sporting new camp shirts Thursday morning as Atlanta Calcio Academy wrapped up its four-day elite soccer training at James Brown Park.

July 11, 2014 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Tigers resume team practice, raise funds

The Bradwell Institute Tigers resumed team practices this week after taking one week off as required by the Georgia High School Association. The players trained with their helmets on, allowing them to become acclimated to the heat.

July 11, 2014 | Patty Leon | Local sports


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