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Newsbreak

  • Montgomery County Takes Court Online

    When the Georgia Supreme Court gives the approval for judicial circuits to begin jury trials again, Montgomery County will be ready.

    At the September meeting of the County Commissioners, County Manager Brandon Braddy said Oconee Circuit Superior Court Judges Sarah Wall and Howard Kaufold had asked

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    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 18 September 2020 | 00:00
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  • Vidalia Man Arrested In Teen Runaway Attempt

    A Stephens County, Georgia,  teen is back at home at home and the man who allegedly helped her runaway has been  arrested and charged with her departure.

    Shannon Edward Gault, 32, of Vidalia was arrested on September 10, the same day that the parents of a 16-year-old juvenile notified Stephens

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    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 17 September 2020 | 00:00
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  • Vidalia High School To Be Virtual On Friday

    Vidalia High School has issued the following press release.

    In an effort to help give teachers more time to contact virtual students and review for unit tests next week, Friday’s (September 18th) instruction for Vidalia High School will be entirely virtual. Vidalia High School Students will not

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    Newsbreak | Jeff Raiford | 15 September 2020 | 09:59
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  • School COVID-19 Reports as of September 11

    The weekly reports from area school systems regarding COVID-19 figures were released on Friday, and the news is very encouraging.

    Hugh Kight, Superintendent of Montgomery County Schools reports the best news in that ZERO teachers and ZERO students are currently positive for the virus. There are no

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    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 14 September 2020 | 15:47
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  • Area Police Blotter

    Vidalia Police Department reports the following arrests.

    Diaz, Refugio Quintero- W/M- 52 YOA- 8477 Hwy 1 Lyons, Ga., Driving While Unlicensed

    Holloway, Lashon Roy- B/M- 41 YOA- 707 Kelley Street Vidalia, GA- Possession of Firearms by Convicted Felon/Possession Firearm, Knife During Commission of,

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    Newsbreak | Jeff Raiford | 14 September 2020 | 13:37
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  • GBI Investigates Suicide in McRae-Helena

    The following press release was issued by the Georgia Bureau of Investigation.

    McRae-Helena, GA (September 14, 2020) – On Sunday, September 13, 2020, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation Eastman Office was requested by Georgia State Patrol and Telfair County Sheriff’s Office to investigate the death

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    Newsbreak | Jeff Raiford | 14 September 2020 | 10:44
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  • Vidalia Remembers 9-11

    911 1Nineteen years ago last Friday, America was forever changed by attacks from terrorists. Since then, every year the Downtown Vidalia Association has held a somber ceremony to remember the thousands of innocent lives lost including civilians, police, firefighters and First Responders. 

    Vidalia Fire

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    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 14 September 2020 | 00:00
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  • Friday Morning Accident Results in Two Fatalities

    Two people have died as the result of an accident Friday morning.

    Toombs County Emergency Management Agency Director Lynn Moore says the accident occurred on the curve past Dennis's Sport Shop near the Toombs/Appling County line. According to Moore, two vehicles ran head-on into each other. A

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    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 11 September 2020 | 15:41
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  • Local Law Enforcement Makes Arrest

    The Vidalia Police Department has issued the following press release.

    On Friday, September 11, 2020, the Vidalia Police Department, in cooperation with the Georgia Department of Revenue and the Toombs County Sheriff’s Office, executed five search warrants and arrested one person.


    Ronnie “Baby Jack”

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    Newsbreak | Jeff Raiford | 11 September 2020 | 14:02
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Sportsbreak

  • Alexander Brother Heating & Air High School Scoreboard

     

    High School Scoreboard – Sept. 18th

     

    Region 2AA

     Vidalia "Indians" @ ECI "Bulldogs" 14 F

    21 Berrien Co. "Rebels" @ Bacon Co. "Red Raiders" 42 F

    33 East Laurens "Falcons" @ Bryan Co. "Redskins" 0 F

    6 Statesboro "Blue Devils" @ Swainsboro "Tigers" 12 F

    14 Jeff Davis "Yellow Jackets" @ Brantley Co.

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    Sportsbreak | Jeff Raiford | 18 September 2020 | 08:40
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  • Vidalia Blanks Swainsboro In Three Innnings

    September 18—The number one ranked VHS Lady Indians improve to 8-0 in Region 2AA and 16-2 overall with a 16-0 win in three innings over the Swainsboro Lady Tigers at home Thursday.

    Madison Starr gets the shutout win in the circle allowing just three hits and she also hit a grand slam in the bottom

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 18 September 2020 | 08:38
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  • Lady Indians Shutout Jeff Davis In Nine

    September 17—The VHS Lady Indians improved their overall record to 15-2 and 7-0 in Region 2AA with a 1-0 bottom of the ninth win over the Jeff Davis Lady Yellow Jackets at home Wednesday

    .9 17 20 Taufmann Bat9 17 20 Bailey Holland

    Ali Taufmann drove in the winning run with a big hit in the bottom of the ninth inning. Pitcher Bailey

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 17 September 2020 | 08:20
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  • Indians to Open 2020 Football Season Friday

    For many Vidalia fans, players and coaches, the 2020 Football season seemed like it may never happen. First, there was a cancellation of all scrimmages by the GHSA. Then the ruling body of High School Sports in t Georgia delayed the start of the regular season by two weeks. That was followed by

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 15 September 2020 | 12:28
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  • Crusaders Football Game Cancelled

    September 15-- The RTCA Crusaders football game Friday night at home with Edmund Burke Academy at 7:30PM has been postponed.It has now been rescheduled for Tuesday, September 29th at 6:45PM.

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 15 September 2020 | 10:28
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  • Indians Cross Country Competes in Carrollton

    September 14-- Hitting their mid-season stride, the Vidalia Boys & Girls Cross Country Teams hit the ground running Saturday morning in Carrollton at the Carrollton Orthopedic Invitational. Senior Michael Blount and Junior Sarah Owen led their respective teams to top-ten finishes with the Indians

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 14 September 2020 | 12:53
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  • VHA Eagles Fly To 3-0!

    The VHA Eagles had their third game of the season last Friday night. The Eagles won the toss and sent their offense out to the field. The Eagles took the ball down the field for a quick 6 on a run by Jackson Williamson. The VHA football team's defense showed up as well only allowing the Covington

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 14 September 2020 | 10:46
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  • Sports and Scores This Week (9-14-20)

    September 14-- Here are the latest sports schedules and scores for the week.

    Monday, September 14

    Baseball: Orioles 14, Braves 1

    Softball: Telfair County 24, Montgomery County 2

    RTCA 8, Thomas Jefferson 4

    Tuesday, September 15

    Baseball: Braves 5, Orioles 1

    Softball: Jeff Davis 8, Toombs County 0

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 14 September 2020 | 06:39
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  • Crusaders Start Season With Loss To Jaguars

    September 12—It was a tough start to the 2020 season for the RTCA Crusaders falling to the defending GISA Class AA state champions, Thomas Jefferson Academy Jaguars 46-6 at McLendon Field.

    The Crusaders received the opening kickoff and on their first offensive possession RTCA fumbled the ball and

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 12 September 2020 | 08:48
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Community Calendar

  • Debate To Be Held

    Debate flyer

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    Community Event | Jeff Raiford | 18 September 2020 | 14:11
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  • Montgomery County BOE Meeting

    Montgomery County Board of Education

    September 21, 2020

    Board Room; 703 Dobbins Street; Mount Vernon, Georgia

    Regular Meeting

    6:00PM

    • Call to Order/Welcome
    • Invocation/Pledge of Allegiance/Mission Statement
    • Approval of Agenda
    • Approval of Minutes – Regular Minutes 8-17-20; Called Meeting Minutes
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    Community Event | Jeff Raiford | 18 September 2020 | 10:37
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  • The Real Squeal Is Coming!

    Real Squeal 2020 FB Poster

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    Community Event | Jeff Raiford | 08 September 2020 | 15:31
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  • A Night For FCA

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    Community Event | Jeff Raiford | 04 September 2020 | 11:58
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  • Scarecrows 'Round Downtown

    Scarecrows Round Downtown

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    Community Event | Jeff Raiford | 02 September 2020 | 14:43
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  • VFW Auxiliary Fundraising for Wreaths

    The Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Auxiliary will be selling Boston Butts to raise funds to purchase wreaths for the graves of deceased veterans this Christmas season at the Lyons City Cemetery. The wreaths will be purchased through the national organization, Wreaths Across America.

    The Boston

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    Community Event | Kathy Hilt | 20 August 2020 | 16:25
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  • Sexual Assault Support Group Every Thursday

    EveryThursday SexualAssaultSupportGroup
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    Community Event | Calvin Close | 31 December 2019 | 16:07
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  • Smoke Alarms Saves Lives

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    Community Event | Calvin Close | 31 December 2019 | 16:06
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Obituaries

  • Mr. Johnny Floyd Brown, Lyons

    Mr. Johnny Floyd Brown, age 82, of Lyons, died Thursday afternoon, September 17, 2020 at his residence after an extended illness. Johnny was a native of Savannah GA, lived in California for several years and was owner and operator of his own company, Power Ten in Santa Clara, California. He was an...
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    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 18 September 2020 | 14:13
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  • Mrs. Jimmie Sue Tanner, Soperton

    TannerJimmieSuePicCROPPEDMrs. Jimmie Sue Tanner, age 79, beloved wife of Alton “Russell” Tanner of the Oglethorpe Community of Soperton passed away on Wednesday morning, September 16, 2020 at the Treutlen County Health and Rehabilitation Center in Soperton. She was a native and lifelong resident of Emanuel County,...
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    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 17 September 2020 | 14:31
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  • Mrs. Senora Kathleen “Tat” Fennell, Mt. Vernon

    Mrs. Senora Kathleen “Tat” Fennell, age 87 of Mt. Vernon passed away Monday, September 14, 2020 after an extended illness. Tat was a native of Wheeler County and lived most of her life in Mt. Vernon. She was born February 13, 1933. Tat worked at Ailey Manufacturing Company in Ailey for over 40...
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    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 16 September 2020 | 11:38
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  • Mr. Luther Dewitt Gillis, Glenwood

    Gillis 001Mr. Luther Dewitt Gillis, 85, of Glenwood passed away Monday, September 14, 2020 at his residence.  He was born in Wheeler County, March 17, 1935, to the late Adolphus and Jewel Bright Gillis.  Mr. Gillis attended Glenwood Church of God and was a longtime employee of Jim Bob’s 19 & 46 where he was...
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    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 16 September 2020 | 08:31
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  • Mrs. Sabrina Kay Jackson, Swainsboro

    JacksonSabrinaPICMrs. Sabrina Kay Jackson, age 42 of Swainsboro passed away on Friday, September 11, 2020. Born in Vidalia, Georgia, she was the daughter of Marilyn Durden Coleman and the late Kendall Coleman.  Sabrina grew up in Toombs County where she graduated from Vidalia High School in 1996.  While in high...
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    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 14 September 2020 | 15:06
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  • Mrs. Betty C Ambrose, Lyons

    Mrs. Betty C Ambrose, age 83, of Lyons died Saturday, September 12, 2020, after an extended illness.  Betty was born in Elberton, GA and was a 1955 graduate of Clinton High School in Clinton, SC.  She began her working career in Greenville, SC where she lived for many years prior to moving to...
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    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 14 September 2020 | 08:57
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  • Ms. Jean Meeks Williamson, Cobbtown

    Ms. Jean Meeks Williamson, age 82, of Cobbtown, died Saturday, September 12, 2020, in St. Joseph’s Hospital in Savannah after an extended illness.  She was born in Lyons, grew up in Vidalia and lived her all her adult life in Metter and Cobbtown.  She worked with Argo Manufacturing for many years...
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    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 14 September 2020 | 08:56
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  • Mr. Dale Aaron, of Lyons

    Mr. Dale Aaron, age 55, of Lyons, died Friday, September 11, 2020, from injuries sustained in an automobile accident in southern Toombs County.  He was born in North Carolina and lived in Lyons most of his life.  He was a truck driver and worked for several companies, including Coleman Sales,...
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    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 14 September 2020 | 08:55
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  • Mrs. Beth Bedgood Rhodes, Vidalia

    Mrs. Beth Bedgood Rhodes, age 81, of Vidalia, died Wednesday, September 9, 2020, in the Community Hospice House in Vidalia after an extended illness.  She was born in Savannah, lived most of her life in Vidalia and was a 1956 graduate of Vidalia High School.  She and her late husband owned and...
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    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 14 September 2020 | 08:54
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Church Calendar

  • Harden's Chapel UMC Cancels Homecoming

    Due to COVID-19 and church regulations, Harden's Chapel United Methodist Church has canceled its annual Homecoming. Since 1863, the Church has held the annual service on the 2nd Sunday of October. However, on Saturday, October 10 from 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., volunteers and members of the Board of Directors will set up a tent at the Harden's Chapel Cemetery for the Annual Meeting  to provide the financial report and updates on the cemetery. Families with loved ones buried on site are invited to visit and bring contributions to help carry out the plans for the future of the cemetery. For more information call the Church Office at 912-583-2448.
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    Church Event | Kathy Hilt | 15 September 2020 | 15:21
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  • 2020 10-04 Pet Events at the Episcopal Church

    October 4--The Episcopal Church of the Annunciation, 1512 Meadows Lane in Vidalia, invites you & your pets to several Special Events October 4th beginning at 4:00. First, a Memorial Service held in the St. Francis Memorial Garden to remember & give thanks for beloved deceased pets & to scatter ashes. Then, it's the Blessing of your Living Pets. In addition, Pet Supplies will be Collected & later donated to SOAPS. Donations needed:  dry Purina or Pedigree food for puppies and adult dogs, gently used towels & blankets, leashes & collars of all sizes, and Tractor Supply or Walmart gift cards. Refreshments served for everyone, humans & animals. Face masks encouraged & social distancing observed.
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    Church Event | Jim Perry | 10 September 2020 | 12:31
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  • (Updated) 2020 09-27-09-30 Fall Revival Time at South Thompson Baptist!

    UPDATED: corrected Sunday times. September 27-30--South Thompson Baptist Church invites you to their Fall Revival with guest speaker Evangelist Rick Brown of Baxley, Sunday September 27th at 10:00 AM & 6:00 PM, Monday September 28th through Wednesday September 30th at 7:00 each night. NOTE: There will be no Homecoming this year.
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    Church Event | Jim Perry | 01 September 2020 | 12:01
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Meet The Staff

  • General Manager

    Listen to WVOP

    Jeff Raiford

    912-537-9202
  • Program Director

    Listen to WTCQ

    Bob Roberts, WTCQ

    912-538-9898
  • Program Director

    Listen to WYUM

    Jim Perry, WYUM

    912-538-1017
  • Traffic Manager

    Connie Clifton, Traffic Manager

    Connie Clifton

    912-537-9203