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  • Area Police Blotter

    Vidalia Police Department reports the following arrests.

    Jordan, Shemika - Vidalia - Simple battery

    Dann, Steven - Vidalia - Simple battery

    Smith, Jayden Qortez - Reidsville - Obstruction

    Smith Justin Quatez - Reidsville - Obstruction/possession of marijuana/possession of a controlled

    Newsbreak | Jeff Raiford | 01 December 2023 | 08:13
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  • Ring A Bell; Change A Life

    ‘Tis the season for lights, cheer, and bells ringing and for some in our community, the bells that ring from volunteers standing at the familiar red kettles at major shopping outlet is not only a sign of Christmas, but a sign of hope throughout the year.

    Janet Bryant is the coordinator for the

    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 30 November 2023 | 15:31
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  • J.D. Dickerson Students of the Month

    JDD Students

    J.D. Dickerson Primary School Students of the Month for November have been recognized and include (back row, L to R):(back row, L to R): Rayson Fountain, Alex Hudson, Gary Robinson, Kinsley Johnson, Wynn Shirley, Alayah Roberts, Emma Downie, Jaycee Lowther, Georgia Mims; (middle row, L to R);

    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 30 November 2023 | 09:39
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  • Sally D. Meadows Elementary School Students of the Month


    Sally D. Meadows Elementary School Students of the Month for November are: (L to R, back row):: Blayke Sasser, Zoey Achenbach, Hayes Carter, Brylee Hardee, Melina Cano, Dovie Croft, Mecarly Powell, Joshua Walton, Camila Herrera Herrera, Dani Lynn Williams, and Alex Brown; (Middle Row): Dalyon

    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 30 November 2023 | 00:00
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  • Blue Angels Make Prefestival Visit

    Blues with jet

    Did you hear “the buzz” around town Wednesday morning? Yes, that was one of the F-18 Hornets operated by the Blue Angels!

    Lt. Conner O’Donnell and Lcdr.  Brian Vaught landed the jet at the Vidalia Regional Airport to meet with officials and Vidalia Onion Air Show Committee members in preparation for

    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 29 November 2023 | 15:59
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  • Former Toombs County Courthouse Fully Vacated

    Toombs County residents having business at the Toombs County Courthouse should be aware that ALL county government offices and personnel have relocated to the new facility and there is no activity being conducted  in the former courthouse.

    While the new building is much larger and unfamiliar to

    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 29 November 2023 | 12:53
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  • At Least 23 Die on Georgia Highways Over Thanksgiving Weekend

    It was a deadly Thanksgiving holiday weekend on Georgia roadways according to the Georgia Department of Public Safety. From 6:00 Wednesday night through Sunday night at 11:59, Georgia State Troopers and other law enforcement agencies reported 23 fatalities on Georgia roads including one in Toombs

    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 28 November 2023 | 16:12
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  • Vidalia City School Announce REACH Scholarship Winners

    VC Reach

    For the 6th year, Vidalia City Schools has presented $50,000 of needs-based scholarships to five J.R. Trippe 8th graders. In a recent ceremony held at Vidalia High School, Zakyria Williams, Eion Ryals, Charlotte Powell, Lauren Hardnett, and Madisyn Corbett received $10,000 in REACH Scholarships to gain

    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 28 November 2023 | 11:22
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  • Suspect Wanted in 5 Points Store Break-in

    5 Points Redone

    5 points Burglar

    (Photo from Emanuel County Sheriff's Office Facebook page)

    On Wednesday morning of last week, the Emanuel County Sheriff’s Office responded to a small rural convenience store in the southern part of the county, but that store has a Lyons address. According to the office, a person entered the 5

    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 27 November 2023 | 14:09
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  • Two VHS Lady Indians Sign For Scholarships

    11 30 23 Tymber Harris11 30 23 Emma Humphrey

    At a signing ceremony at Vidalia High School two outstanding VHS Lady Indians signed letters of intent for scholarships to play softball in college. Tymber Harris signed to play at Georgia Tech and Emma Humphrey will continue her career at ABAC.  

    “Ever since I was four years old, and started

    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 01 December 2023 | 09:18
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  • Looking Back at the 2023 Toombs County Football Season

    11 30 23 Toombs Co FB

    If you cried your eyes out or beat your chest with pride on that cold November 24th night, you are a DOG. Proud emotions surged for a team that wasn’t supposed to see that type of success. The hurt was real for the kids who busted it for themselves and each other, only to fall just short of a

    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 30 November 2023 | 08:57
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  • Brewton-Parker Athletics: Women’s Basketball Remains in Receiving Votes Section of Latest NAIA Poll

    MOUNT VERNON, Ga. – Brewton-Parker Women’s Basketball remains within the receiving votes section of the latest NAIA Women’s Basketball Coaches’ Ratings, the national office announced on Wednesday morning.

    The Lady Barons continue to hold 10 voting points, landing 11 spots outside of the Top 25

    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 30 November 2023 | 07:59
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  • Toombs County Defeats Bacon County with Dominant 76-48 Victory

    The Toombs County Men’s Basketball team continued their strong start to the season with a decisive 76-48 victory over Bacon County, improving their record to an impressive 4-1. The team’s success was spearheaded by Dominic Eason, who put up 27 points and made his presence felt with 3 blocks.

    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 30 November 2023 | 07:57
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  • Gooden Signs With Emmanuel University College Lions

    11 29 23 Arlie Gooden

    Tuesday morning at RTCA senior Arlie Gooden signed her letter of intent for a scholarship to play softball at Emmanuel University College in Franklin Springs, Georgia.

    “I am excited and thankful for this opportunity. I couldn’t have done it without my family, teammates, and all my coaches. I chose

    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 29 November 2023 | 09:26
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  • Toombs County Men’s Basketball Off to Strong Start to Begin 2023-2024 Season

    11 29 23 Toombs BB

    On November 14, the Toombs County Men’s Basketball team started off their season with an impressive 68-52 win at Jeff Davis. The team’s performance was highlighted by a balanced attack, as four players scored in double figures. Dominic Eason led the pack with a strong showing of 22 points and 8

    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 29 November 2023 | 08:50
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  • Four Lady Barons in Double Figures as (RV) BPC Wins Tight Game at Faulkner

    11 29 23 112823 WBB Recap A. McRae

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Thanksgiving break has come and gone for Brewton-Parker Women’s Basketball as the Lady Barons (9-1, 3-0 SSAC) traveled to Montgomery, Alabama to continue their 2023-24 Southern States Athletic Conference campaign on Tuesday night.

    Brewton-Parker secured a close one-point victory in a

    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 29 November 2023 | 08:04
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  • Barons Lose Battle at (RV) Faulkner Despite Late-Game Surge

    11 29 23 112823 MBB Recap J. Johnson

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Brewton-Parker Men’s Basketball played on the road at (RV) Faulkner (Ala.) on Tuesday night.

    The Barons (4-8, 0-4 SSAC) were dropped by the Eagles (5-4, 1-2 SSAC) in an 87-79 loss in Tine Davis Gymnasium in Montgomery, Ala.

    How It Happened | First Half

    The half kicked off with a

    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 29 November 2023 | 08:04
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  • Toombs County Bulldogs’ Amazing Football Season Ends in Round 3 of the GHSA State Playoffs

    11 27 23 Toombs FB

    On Friday, Toombs County traveled four hours north to Rockmart High School in Polk County to face the Rockmart Yellow Jackets in the third round of the Class AA State Playoffs.

    The Dogs took the opening kickoff and started moving the ball through the air. After Junior TJ Stanley completed

    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 27 November 2023 | 19:14
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Community Calendar


  • Mr. Richard Morris, Uvalda

    obit Morris Mr. Richard DeVon Morris, age 67, of Uvalda, died Wednesday, November 29, 2023 at Community Hospice House in Vidalia after a brief illness. He was a native of Miami, Florida, living most of his life in Macon and Uvalda. He worked as a pastor for many years as well as a foreman at Black Point...
    Obituary | Kathy Hilt | 01 December 2023 | 09:12
    568 hit(s) |
  • Mr. John Jackson, Higgston

      obit JacksonMr. John T. Jackson, age 87, of Higgston, died Tuesday, November 28, 2023, at Community Hospice House in Vidalia after an extended illness.  He was a native of Montgomery County, living most of his life in Higgston, and was a 1954 graduate of Kibbee High School.  He was a licensed electrician and worked...
    Obituary | Kathy Hilt | 29 November 2023 | 16:03
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  • Mr. James Braddock, Sr., Lyons

    obit Braddock Mr. James C. “Jimmy” Braddock, Sr., age 84, of Lyons, died Tuesday, November 28, 2023 at Oxley Park and Rehabilitation in Lyons after an extended illness.  He was a native of Savannah, a 1956 graduate of Commercial High School and served in the Army National Guard.  He worked for Hotpoint, Zenith and...
    Obituary | Kathy Hilt | 29 November 2023 | 14:48
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  • Mr. Alan Hall

    obit Hall Mr. Alan Eugene Hall, age 82, of Clarksville, Tennessee, passed away November 23, 2023, at his home under hospice care, with his wife and daughter by his side, after a lengthy battle with Lewy body dementia.  Alan was a native of Vidalia, Georgia, but had lived most of his life in Milledgeville,...
    Obituary | Kathy Hilt | 29 November 2023 | 11:20
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  • Mrs. Kathy Edenfield Clark, Marvin Yancey Community

    Kathy Clark Mrs. Kathy Edenfield Clark, age 62, of the Marvin Yancey Community, died Friday, November 24, 2023, from injuries sustained in an automobile accident near her home.  She was born June 25, 1961 in Colorado Springs, Colorado, to the late Thomas Aaron “T.A.” Edenfield and Lavina Tuggle Edenfield.  Her...
    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 27 November 2023 | 07:52
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  • Adrian “Henry” Purvis Jr., Cedar Grove

    Henry Purvis Adrian “Henry” Purvis Jr. passed away from a brief illness Wednesday November 22, 2023, at his home surrounded by his loving family. He is preceded in death by his parents, Adrian Henry Purvis Sr., and Evelyn Barrett Purvis.             He is survived by his wife of 35 years, Janice Pittman Purvis, daughter...
    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 24 November 2023 | 17:54
    478 hit(s) |
  • Mr. Jerry L. Dawson, Vidalia

    Jerry L Dawson Mr. Jerry L. Dawson, age 76, of Vidalia, died peacefully at his home on Thursday, November 23, 2023, surrounded by his family.  He was a native of Smiths Station, Alabama and was a 1965 graduate of Smiths Station High School.  In 1966, Jerry started his career with Georgia Power, living in various...
    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 24 November 2023 | 17:52
    467 hit(s) |
  • John Wayne “Floodlight” Floyd

    John Wayne Floyd John Wayne “Floodlight” Floyd, age 72, entered the loving arms of his Lord and Savior on Friday, November 10th, after a brief illness, under the care of Community Hospice of Vidalia. Born in Dublin, GA, he lived most of his life in Wayne County, graduating from Wayne County High School in 1970. He was...
    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 22 November 2023 | 16:28
    490 hit(s) |
  • Mr. Franklin Pace, Soperton

    obit Pace Mr. Franklin Kenneth Pace, age 87 of Soperton, GA passed away on Tuesday morning, November 21, 2023 at Meadows Park Health & Rehabilitation in Vidalia, GA. Mr. Pace was born January 11, 1936 in Toccoa, GA to James Heisure Pace and Alice Terrell Pace. He faithfully served his country in the United...
    Obituary | Kathy Hilt | 22 November 2023 | 11:16
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Church Calendar

  • School Choirs to Perform Christmas Concert

    Choir revised
    Church Event | Kathy Hilt | 01 December 2023 | 11:27
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  • December 24--Christmas Events in Vidalia

    December 24--The Episcopal Church of the Annunciation, 1512 Meadows Lane in Vidalia, invites you to their Christmas Events, Advent Lessons and Hymns December 24th at 10:30. There will be no Eucharist and no 8:00AM service. Candlelight Service, December 24th at 5:00 with Holy Eucharist Rite II. A Youth Christmas Pageant and reception will follow. annunciationvidalia.org facebook.com/Annunciation-Episcopal-Church-Vidalia-GA
    Church Event | Jim Perry | 30 November 2023 | 12:09
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  • December 9--Christmas Special in Lyons

    Christmas Concert   December 9--The Blue Marquee Theater downtown Lyons would like you to come to their Annual Christmas Special, Saturday December 9th at 6:00 featuring the Sounds of Christmas with Jim Jones from Vidalia, Tracy Conaway from Darien, Georgia, Ingrid Alicia Hill from Richmond Hill, and "New Beginnings" from Brunswick. Hosted by "Heartfelt" with Pat Myers who's back after an illness. If you'd like bring Christmas Cookies & Candy.
    Church Event | Jim Perry | 30 November 2023 | 12:06
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  • December 24--Christmas Eve Candlelight Service in Vidalia

    Christmas Eve Candletight   December 24--First Baptist Church of Vidalia would like you to come to their Candlelight Communion Service, Christmas Eve Sunday December 24th at 10:30.
    Church Event | Jim Perry | 28 November 2023 | 12:07
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  • December 10--Christmas Celebration in Vidalia

    Christmas Celebration   December 10--First Baptist Church of Vidalia invites you to join them for their Christmas Celebration, Sunday December 10th at 10:30 featuring their Children’s Choir, Handbells, Worship Choir, Orchestra and Youth Band.
    Church Event | Jim Perry | 28 November 2023 | 12:04
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  • Holiday Toy Drive

    toy Drive
    Church Event | Kathy Hilt | 20 November 2023 | 13:22
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  • Pass it along with...CHURCH NEWS!

    LET US GET YOUR MESSAGE TO THE PUBLIC WITH CHURCH NEWS!    Your Church Speaks   Thank you for using Church News on News-Talk WVOP 970 AM and 105.3 FM, and southeastgeorgiatoday.com. Submit your church events to us at least 2 weeks ahead of time for the greatest coverage and best results. Include the name of the church, the church address, name of the event, date & time of the event, location of the event if other than the church, and any special speakers involved.  ** When including an image or images please send it as an attachment.  Use the jpg format for all images **   Send it to JIM PERRY! Email jperry @ radiojones.com ---Please note that FAX is no longer available.  Use email. 
    Church Event | Jim Perry | 03 November 2021 | 12:30
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