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  • The Vidalia Onion Festival Is Here!

    The 44th Annual Vidalia Onion Festival is here!  Below is a list of events for the week.  For more information, visit www.vidaliaonionfestival.com 

     

    Wednesday, April 21st

    Carnival  5 – 10 PM – Located Behind Arts & Crafts on Airport Road

     

    Thursday, April 22nd

    4th Annual Vidalia Onion Chalk Walk

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    Newsbreak | Jeff Raiford | 21 April 2021 | 08:41
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  • Toombs County Middle School Students of the Month

    March SOTM Toombs MIddle

    With great pleasure, Toombs County Middle School announces our March Students of the Month.  Students of the Month are recognized based on academic progress, good attendance, and good citizenship.  

    Back row: Robert Williamson, Elizabeth Garica-Aguado, Kevin Gonzalez, Ava O'Conner, and Gabriel

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    Newsbreak | Jeff Raiford | 21 April 2021 | 08:35
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  • Dirt Turned for New Courthouse

    Courthouse Resized

    A ceremonial turning of the ground was held for the new Toombs County Courthouse Tuesday afternoon. According to Chairman David Sikes provides a history on the county courthouses, with the current courthouse having been erected in 1964.

    “What a day!” Sikes declared. “This is the fourth courthouse that

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    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 21 April 2021 | 00:00
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  • Rhoades-Rich Academic Achievement Award at BPC

    BPC ChapelFrom left to right: BPC President Dr. Steven Echols, Professor Vance Rhoades, recipient of the Rhoades-Rich Academic Achievement Award: Sadie Rusteika, and Professor Forrest Rich. (Photo by Evan Riekhof)

    On April 6th, Brewton-Parker College (BPC) held their annual Honors Chapel. Each year

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    Newsbreak | Jeff Raiford | 20 April 2021 | 08:25
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  • An Evening With The Arts at RTCA

    RTCA Band

    Robert Toombs Christian Academy hosted "An Evening with the Arts" on April 15, 2021 in the RTCA gymnasium. The event spotlighted artwork from students in elementary and middle school. The Crusader Spirit Band performed their Spring Concert featuring songs from various movie hits. The Crusader

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    Newsbreak | Jeff Raiford | 20 April 2021 | 08:19
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  • Area Police Blotter

    Vidalia Police Department reports the following arrests.

    Warnock, Timothy P - B/M - 28 YOA - 72 Duncan Ln Alamo Ga Criminal Trespass / Simple Obstruction

    Keyes, Skye R - W/F 38 YOA - 364 Sid Moxley Rd Vidalia, GA Possession of Marijuana

    Smith, Christopher Isacc Jr. - W/M -32 YOA - 205 E Clifton Dr

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    Newsbreak | Jeff Raiford | 19 April 2021 | 13:25
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  • RTCA Announces Star Student/Teacher

    RTCA STAR

    Robert Toombs Christian Academy is proud to announce Senior Nelson Thigpen and Mrs. LaRee Findley have been chosen as STAR Student and STAR Teacher. To obtain the 2021 STAR nomination, graduating high school seniors must have the highest score on a single test date on the SAT and be in the top 10

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    Newsbreak | Jeff Raiford | 18 April 2021 | 10:49
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  • VHS Takes 8th Straight Literary Title

    VHS Literary Team

    The Vidalia High School Literary Team extended their Region Championship win streak Thursday, taking their 8th Region Championship in a row at Vidalia High School. The VHS team scored 70 points taking 8 First Place Awards, 1 Second Place Award, and 2 Third Place Awards. They outscored Jeff Davis by

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    Newsbreak | Jeff Raiford | 17 April 2021 | 10:46
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  • RTCA Students of the Month

    Ean Macker

    RTCA’s lower school Student of the Month for March is third grader Ean Macker. Ean is the son of Andrew and Kaitlyn Macker. Ean has one brother, Noah, and one sister, Emery, who also attend RTCA. He also has a dog named Moose, that he loves very much! Ean was selected by faculty because he is a

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    Newsbreak | Jeff Raiford | 17 April 2021 | 10:41
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Sportsbreak

  • RTCA Athletes of the Week

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    Congratulations to the RTCA Athletes of the Week.The  Athletes of the Week are nominated by coaches. At the end of each month, everyone nominated each week will be voted on by the RTCA  Athletic Department for the Athlete of the Month. 

    Athletes of the Week 3.29-4.02-2021

    Jashaun Powell- Boys Track

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 21 April 2021 | 09:54
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  • Crusaders Win Region Titles In Tennis

    April 21--It was a great day for Robert Toombs Tennis. Both Boys and Girls Teams won the Region Championship. RTCA took all Individual Championships as well as both Doubles.

    Coach Lord had this to say; "Any time we get to compete is a great time. It was a very competitive day between all matches.

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 21 April 2021 | 09:49
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  • RTCA Zaxby's Weight Room Warrior of the Week

    4 21 21 RTCA Zaxbys

    April 21-- Congratulations to Sophomore.Kenny Anderson who is this week's RTCA Zaxby's Weight Room Warrior of the Week!

    (Courtesy of RTCA)

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 21 April 2021 | 09:33
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  • Indians Beat Bacon County

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    April 21--The Vidalia Indians started their last three game region series with a six inning 11-1 win against Bacon County.  Landry Mead picked up his 10th win of the year with another solid performance.  He pitched all six innings allowing 3 hits, 1 run, striking out 8 and issuing no walks.

    The

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 21 April 2021 | 09:26
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  • RTCA Middle School Baseball Team Wins State Championship!

    4 20 21 RTCA MS Baseball Champions

    L-R: Front Row- Hayden Meeks, Clayton Williams, Banks Hopkins, Easton Drew, Brody Randall, Grayson Smesny, Sean Fitzgerald, Coach Britt Tabor

    Back Row- Coach Billy Nance, Caden Nance, Gage Brantley, Bishop Lampp, TJ Stanley, Isaa Holton, Seth Carelock, and Brittan Tabor.

    Congratulations to the RTCA

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 21 April 2021 | 09:16
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  • Indians Track Places Third at Outback Invitational

    4 20 21 Michael Madison

    The VHS Indians Track & Field team traveled to McDonough, Georgia for the Outback Invitational Saturday, April 17  Michael Madison (Above) was the only Champion from Vidalia as he won the 200 meter dash with a time of 22.01 and placed 2nd in the 100 with a time of 10.98.

    “While neither times were

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 20 April 2021 | 09:35
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  • Lady Indians Compete at Eagle's Landing

    4 20 21 Sarah Owen

    (Sarah Owen)

    The VHS Lady Indians competed at the Outback Invitational hosted by Eagle's Landing High School on Saturday, April 17.  While falling a little short of their goal, the ladies finished 4th as a team to Woodward Academy-1st with 138 pts, Carrollton High School-2nd with 128 points, Union

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 20 April 2021 | 09:26
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  • RTCA MS Track Teams Win Championship

    4 20 21 RTCA MS Track

    (L-R) Front Row: Ella Newton, Meredith Durden, Lily Cauley, Mandy Johnson, Billie Parker Ford, Mekhia Bell, Kylie Acosta, Railee Thomas, Hannah Williams, Kailen Brantley, Julia Yacovella, Marlie Dismuke Back Row: Hayden Meeks, Ryder Jones, Isaac Holton, Gage Brantley, Cameron Hinson, Caden Nance,

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 20 April 2021 | 09:19
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  • VHS Handy Andy Weight-Lifting Studs of the Week

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    April 19--Jacoby Washington and Jarques Mitchell are the VHS Handy Andy Studs of the week! Jacoby and Jarques are recognized for their effort, attitude and leadership in the weight room. 

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 19 April 2021 | 18:14
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Community Calendar

  • Fresh Vidalia Onion Rings

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    Community Event | Jeff Raiford | 20 April 2021 | 09:04
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  • Mt. Moriah Covid-19 Vaccination Site

    Mt. Moriah Baptist Church, 1855 Sawmill Roads, Ailey, will be hosting the Covid-19 vaccination site for East Georgia Healthcare, Saturday, April 24, from 10:00  a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

    East Georgia Healthcare will be administering the second vaccine to those who received their first vaccination on March 27.

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    Community Event | Kathy Hilt | 16 April 2021 | 14:31
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  • Painting the Town

    Mural

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    Community Event | Kathy Hilt | 16 April 2021 | 10:39
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  • Montgomery County Clean Up

    Mont. Matters

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    Community Event | Kathy Hilt | 15 April 2021 | 12:09
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  • Toombs Senior Memory Letters

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    Please join TCHS in congratulating the class of 2021. We are continuing a tradition that has been enjoyed by seniors for the last four years and one that they look forward to each year. If you would like to write a letter please visit the Toombs County Schools website (

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    Community Event | Jeff Raiford | 15 April 2021 | 08:57
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  • Indian Auction

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    Community Event | Jeff Raiford | 14 April 2021 | 16:29
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  • Ben Mitchell Park Dedication

    New Ben Mithcell Flyer

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    Community Event | Kathy Hilt | 14 April 2021 | 12:40
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  • Lyons Primary Pre-K Registration

    Lyons Primary School will hold a SECOND 

     Pre-K Registration

     

    Lyons Primary School will hold Pre-K Registration on Wednesday, April 28, 2021 from 8:30 a.m. until 2:00 p.m.  This registration is ONLY for the Lyons Primary location. 

     

    Please read carefully and adhere to each guideline.  Due to Covid, we

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    Community Event | Jeff Raiford | 13 April 2021 | 15:17
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  • Boston Butt Sale

    Boston Butt Sale

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    Community Event | Kathy Hilt | 13 April 2021 | 09:12
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Obituaries

  • Mrs. Laverne Gillis, Glenwood

    Mrs. Laverne Gillis, age 82 of Glenwood passed away on Wednesday morning, April 21, 2021 at her home. Born on August 6, 1938 in Tarrytown, she was one of nine children born to the late Samuel Daniel and Annie Maddox Lane.  She grew up in Soperton and was a graduate of Soperton High School.   In the...
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    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 21 April 2021 | 16:58
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  • Mr. Ronald Lamar Braswell, Adrian

    BraswellPIC Mr. Ronald Lamar Braswell, age 87, of Adrian passed away on Saturday afternoon, April 10, 2021 at the Scott Health and Rehabilitation Center. Born in Swainsboro, GA he was one of nine children born to the late Vernon Lamar “Tarbucket” Braswell and Adrice Loretta Cooper Braswell.  He grew up in...
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    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 13 April 2021 | 08:49
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  • Allyson Morgan Fullam

    fullam photo Allyson Morgan Fullam, 26, died unexpectedly April 4th.  She is survived by her parents, Steve and Margaret Sodergren Fullam, her grandmother, Carolyn Sodergren, her lifelong friend, Billy Rose Johnson, her dogs Tally and Gypsy and cat Leo. She is also survived by many aunts, uncles, cousins and...
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    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 12 April 2021 | 10:27
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  • Mrs. Minnie Foskey Kersey, Adrian

    KerseyMinniePIC Mrs. Minnie Foskey Kersey, age 93 of Adrian passed away on Thursday afternoon, April 8, 2021 at the Treutlen County Health and Rehabilitation Center in Soperton.  She was born in Treutlen County on March 31, 1928.  She graduated from Soperton High School in 1947 and later that same year married Von...
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    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 09 April 2021 | 12:34
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  • Mrs. Martha Jean ”Pete” ,“Peepsie” Barwick Fields, Vidalia

    FielsdMarthaJeanPIC Mrs. Martha Jean ”Pete” ,“Peepsie” Barwick Fields, age 93 of Vidalia passed away early Thursday morning at Community Hospice in Vidalia. Born in the Lothair Community of Treutlen County, she was the youngest and last living of six children born to the late Nathan Manning Barwick and Catherine...
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    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 09 April 2021 | 08:14
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  • Mrs. Geraldine “Geri” Roberts, Ashburn

    RobertsGeraldinePIC Mrs. Geraldine “Geri” Roberts, age 84, of Ashburn, Georgia passed away peacefully at the Wilson Hospice House in Albany, Georgia. Born in Columbia, SC, she was one of five children born in her family.  She grew up and attended school in Columbia.  In 1966 she married, Ashburn native, Gary Roberts and...
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    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 31 March 2021 | 16:37
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  • Mr. Rexford Johnson, Cedar Crossing

    Mr. Rexford Johnson, age78 of Cedar Crossing, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, March 24, 2021 at Meadows Regional Hospital in Vidalia after a sudden illness.  Rex worked for the Board of Education for many years in the security dept until his retirement. Rex was well known in the...
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    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 26 March 2021 | 08:51
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  • Crystal Morris, Soperton

    MorrisCrystalPic Crystal Morris, age 40, of Soperton, passed away on Thursday afternoon, March 18, 2021 under the care of Hospice of Savannah in Savannah, Georgia. Born in Dublin, she was the eldest of four daughters born to Bruce and Teresa Brantley Morris.  Crystal grew up in Soperton and attended Treutlen County...
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    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 21 March 2021 | 16:27
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  • Mr. Loran “ Dudley” Harrison, Lyons

    Harrison Loran Mr. Loran “ Dudley” Harrison, age 90 of Lyons, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, March 18, 2021 at Serenity Place in Dublin, GA. He was born on October 13, 1930 in Blackshear, GA to the late Lewis Lee Harrison and Ethna Mae DeLoach. He was a carpenter for most of his life. He was preceded in...
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    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 21 March 2021 | 16:23
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Church Calendar

  • 2021-04-24 Virtual Prayer Extravaganza

    April 24--First African Baptist Church in Vidalia invites you to a Virtual Prayer Extravaganza, "Women of Faith: Prayer with Expectation", April 24th at 10:00. To join call (712) 451-0671 with access code "505798" and place your phone on mute. Rev. Dr. Carl Wardlaw Jr.
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    Church Event | Jim Perry | 20 April 2021 | 12:31
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  • 2021-05-01 Free Church Yard Sale in Vidalia

    Free Church Yard Sale   May 1--Smith Street Baptist Church, 503 Smith Street in Vidalia, is having a May Day Mission Day Free Yard Sale, Saturday May 1st from 10:00 to 2:00 at the church. Sponsored by Real Discipleship Ministries.
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    Church Event | Jim Perry | 19 April 2021 | 12:22
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  • 2021-05-30 The Hoppers at East Gordon Street

    The Hoppers!   May 30--East Gordon Street Baptist Church would like you to come enjoy "The Hoppers" in Concert, May 30th at 5:00. Doors open at 4:00. A love offering will be taken. THEHOPPERS.COM
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    Church Event | Jim Perry | 14 April 2021 | 12:22
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  • CHURCH NEWS IN 2021

    LET US GET YOUR MESSAGE TO THE PUBLIC WITH CHURCH NEWS!    Your Church Speaks   Thank you for using Church News on WVOP 970 AM and 105.3 FM, and southeastgeorgiatoday.com. Submit your church events to us at least 2 weeks ahead of time for 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.   Email jperry @ vidaliacommunications.comFax 537-4477
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    Church Event | Jim Perry | 09 December 2020 | 12:30
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