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Panther to host Woodward Academy in second round

The Liberty County High School boys' basketball team advanced to the second round of the state playoffs after a dramatic 74-72 overtime win over Henry County on Wednesday at home.

February 19, 2015 | Patty Leon Updated 2/19/15 2:45 p.m. | Sports


Panthers open playoffs tonight

The Liberty County High School boys' basketball team starts its chase for the Class AAAA state title tonight by hosting Henry County at 6 p.m. in a first-round playoff matchup.

February 18, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports


Frazier, Dawgs head into home stretch

Former Faith Baptist guard J.J. Frazier and the University of Georgia men's basketball team are heading into the final games of the Southeastern Conference season.

February 18, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports


Liberty looking to introduce re-entry program for released prisoners

Liberty County Sheriff Steve Sikes, jail administration and probation officers introduced the idea for a countywide prisoner re-entry program during a meeting last week at the Liberty County Justice Center.

February 17, 2015 | Patty Leon | Public Safety


Liberty Panther boys win basketball region title

Liberty County High School's basketball teams played Region 3-AAAA tournament games last week, and the Panther boys took home the championship trophy.

February 16, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports


BI Tigers nab win in baseball scrimmage

Bradwell Institute claimed a 9-4 scrimmage win Thursday at Tattnall County.

February 16, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports


Liberty Co. H.S. Panthers fall in soccer opener

The Liberty County High School soccer teams had rough times in their season openers Thursday.

February 16, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports


BI soccer teams get solid start to season

Bradwell Institute's soccer teams kicked off their seasons with home games last week against Brunswick on Tuesday and Long County on Thursday.

February 16, 2015 | Patty Leon Updated story | Sports


Highlanders fall to Memorial Day

It wasn't the perfect ending to what could have been the perfect season for the First Presbyterian Christian Academy boys' basketball team.

February 12, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports


BI girls lose in regions

The Bradwell Institute Lady Tigers ended their season Monday with a 55-43 loss to Ware County in the first round of the Region 3-AAAAA at Effingham County High School.

February 11, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports


Tigers, Panthers ready to hit the diamonds next week

The Liberty County and Bradwell Institute baseball teams open their seasons next week.

February 11, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports


Highlander boys looking to stay undefeated

First Presbyterian Christian Academy's boys are looking to close out the basketball season with a 10-0 region 2-AA mark.

February 09, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports


Panthers fall in scrimmage start soccer Thursday

Liberty County High School's soccer teams played Toombs County High for their pre-season scrimmages Friday night.

February 09, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports


Bradwell splits at Statesboro

The Bradwell Institute basketball teams wrapped up the regular season Tuesday by splitting Region 3-AAAAA games at Statesboro.

February 09, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports


Panthers roll in two wins

Liberty County High School's Lady Panther basketball team went 1-1 last week, while the Panther boys' team won its two games.

February 09, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports


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Despite surgery, former deputy improving

William Solomon, a former Liberty County deputy and current Georgia Ports Authority police officer, continues to make progress in his road to recovery after being struck by a tractor-trailer March 2.

April 22, 2015 | By Patty Leon | Local news


Liberty tennis teams earn state berths

Liberty County High School's tennis teams placed third in the Region 3-AAAA playoffs to earn spots in this week's state tournaments.

April 22, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports


Willie Graham retiring from education

After serving as an educator and administrator for almost four decades, Liberty County High School assistant principal and varsity boys' basketball coach Willie Graham has decided to call it a day.

April 20, 2015 | By Patty Leon | Education


Liberty County officer’s quick response cited

It's not the kind of call any officer wants to receive.

April 20, 2015 | Patty Leon | Local news


‘A good time for me to go ahead and retire’

After serving as an educator and administrator for almost four decades, Liberty County High School assistant principal and varsity boys' basketball coach Willie Graham has decided to call it a day.

April 20, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports


Tiger taking baseball skills to Albany State University

Bradwell Institute baseball player Stephen Felton signed a letter of intent to play baseball at Albany State University Wednesday at BI's media center.

April 20, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports


Tigers split games with Brunswick

The Bradwell Institute Tigers split victories in a cross-region doubleheader in Brunswick Thursday.

April 20, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports


Highlanders take down David Emanuel

First Presbyterian Christian Academy had a huge win over David Emanuel Academy Tuesday on the diamond in Stillmore. The Highlander boys followed up that performance with a come-from-behind win Friday at home against Twiggs Academy.

April 20, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports


Kirk Center loses United Way funding

The United Way of the Coastal Empire's Liberty County Office has allocated and disbursed its 2015 funds to several local nonprofit agencies, but the Kirk Healing Center was not one of the recipients.

April 20, 2015 | By Patty Leon | Local news


Tomatoes on attack against cancer

In 1978, the low-budget science-fiction film "Attack of the Killer Tomatoes" was a hit among young moviegoers. The film was a spoof on the horror and sci-fi genre movies of that time and featured monstrous tomatoes revolting against humans, killing them off one by one.

April 19, 2015 | By Patty Leon | Living well


Convict re-entry program nearly ready

Faith-based groups, businesses and members of the public from eastern Liberty County had a chance to learn about a proposed prison re-entry program during a meeting Monday at Wilderness Baptist Church in Midway.

April 15, 2015 | By Patty Leon | Local news


Tigers swept in weeklong series

The Bradwell Institute Tigers went 0-3 against the Effingham Rebels this week in a three-game region 3-AAAAA series.

April 13, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports


Injured former Liberty County deputy continues to improve

It's been one month since former Liberty County Sheriff's Deputy and current Georgia Ports Authority Police Officer William Solomon was struck by a tractor-trailer while directing traffic.

April 11, 2015 | Patty Leon | Public Safety


Tigers drop two against Effingham

In another three game region 3-AAAAA series, the Bradwell Institute Tigers are currently 0-2 against the Effingham Rebels this week.

April 09, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports


Shooting for a cause

The Georgia Southern football team got a boost in its scholarship fund Saturday during the first Eagle Fund Shoot Sporting Clays Tournament for Scholarships at the Dorchester Shooting Preserve in Midway.

April 08, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports


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