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  • Handy Voting Information

    Are you looking for a one-stop place to find out everything you need to know about the  May 24 Primary? Whether you vote Republican, Democrat, or Non-partisan, there’s one local website that has all you need to know before casting your ballot.

    Sample ballots for each party, as well as a list of all the

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    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 17 May 2022 | 15:07
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  • Area Police Blotter

    Vidalia Police Department reports the following arrests.

    Parker, Natalie Williams - Uvalda - Simple obstruction

    Pittman, Amy Miranda - Lyons - Driving while license suspended/driving due care hands free

    Ransom, Marvin W. – Vidalia – Simple battery

    McCray, Brian Marquell – Vidalia – Simple battery

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    Newsbreak | Jeff Raiford | 17 May 2022 | 05:43
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  • RTCA Students of the Month for March/April/May

    RTCA SOM May

    RTCA’S Lower School Student of the Month for May is fifth grader Braylin Pittman. Braylin is the daughter of Mitchell and Becky Pittman. She has two brothers, Tatem and Milo, who also attend RTCA. Braylin was selected by faculty because she is extremely conscientious about her grades. She is a

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    Newsbreak | Jeff Raiford | 16 May 2022 | 17:37
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  • Allen Presented Anne sullivan Award by Lions of Georgia

    Elaine Allen with PIP Al Brandel 2

    Elaine Allen and Past Lions Clubs International President Al Brandel

    Each year Georgia Lions Clubs recognize individuals who have made a difference in their community for their work with disabled children.

    The Lions of Georgia presented Lyons resident Mrs. Elaine Allen with the Anne Sullivan Award at

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    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 16 May 2022 | 10:53
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  • Toombs Escapee Back in Custody

    Presgraves

    Just over a week after overpowering a Toombs County jailer and escaping in a Pineland Paper box truck, Robert Lee Presgraves is back in custody.

    Capt. Jordan Kight of the Toombs County Sheriff’s Office said Saturday morning around 10:00, a Montgomery County Deputy saw a man matching Presgraves

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    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 14 May 2022 | 11:01
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  • Arrest Made in Theft of Church Funds

    Jeffery Lanier

    A  Statesboro man has been arrested by the Georgia Bureau of Investigation and charged with taking funds from a Metter house of worship.

    The Metter Police Department requested the state’s assistance on  Friday, April 29, involving a financial theft from Restoration Worship Center in Metter. The

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    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 13 May 2022 | 14:26
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  • Sharpe Named May Sweet Onion Citizen

    Sharpe Award

    John Sharpe (L) and Vidalia Mayor Doug Roper

    John Sharpe entered the Chamber of the Vidalia City Council Monday night thinking he was there to discuss and ordinance. But it was all a pretense. What he was actually there for was to be announced as the Sweet Onion City Citizen of the Month for May.

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    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 13 May 2022 | 00:00
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  • RTCA Holds Senior Academic Signing Day

    RTCA Scholarships

    Robert Toombs Christian Academy held its Senior Academic Signing Day on Wednesday, May 11, in the RTCA gymnasium. Twelve students have committed themselves to attend an institution of higher learning. After signing their name and the name of their postsecondary education choice, the students were

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    Newsbreak | Jeff Raiford | 12 May 2022 | 09:15
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  • JD Dickerson Students of the Month

    JDD SOM

    J. D. Dickerson Primary School would like to announce the Students of the Month for May.  Congratulations!

    Left to right: (Top row) Chloe Allen, Symiere Mincey, Davayah Bluitt, and Ciara Dekle; (Second Row) Kameron Durden, Evelyn Garcia, Kievy Hill, Wiley Coleman, and Hatcher Williams; (Middle Row)

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    Newsbreak | Jeff Raiford | 12 May 2022 | 09:10
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  • Griffin Headed to Savannah State

    Ziahya Griffin of the Toombs County Lady Bulldogs has signed her letter of intent for a scholarship to play softball for the Savannah State University Tigers.

    "I chose Savannah State because I wanted to play somewhere close to home. I want to thank my family and coaches for supporting me. I want

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 18 May 2022 | 14:26
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  • Indians Beat Lovett Punch Ticket To State Championship!

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    The Vidalia Indians and the Lovett Lions met Tuesday evening May 17 for Game 3 of the state semi-final series at Greg James Field.  After splitting a double header on Monday this was the rubber match to see who would move on to face Thomasville for the 2A State Championship.  Vidalia came out on top

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 18 May 2022 | 08:00
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  • VHA Eagles Win Baseball State Championship!

    5 17 22 VHA BB Champs Team

    Vidalia  Heritage Academy Eagles Baseball team swept Praise Academy in the State Championship on Friday, May 13, 2022. The Eagles won the first game 5-2. Eagles got the game going with a solo homer by Ledger Curl in the first inning. Hardy Franklin continued to get the ball rolling with a double

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 17 May 2022 | 14:13
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  • Indians Finish 2nd at GHSA State Meet!

    5 17 22 Boys 2nd Place w GHSA LogoAt the beginning of the season, the Vidalia Boys Track Team was projected to finish 10th in AA by MileSplit. But two months and a Region Championship later, the Indians just about pulled off one of the great upsets in GHSA Track history. Down just 3 points heading into the last event of the GHSA State

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 17 May 2022 | 09:36
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  • Jarriel Named to 2021-22 SSAC Women’s Track & Field Scholar-Athlete Team

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    MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- Brewton-Parker Women’s Track and Field student-athlete Rachel Jarriel has been named to the Southern States Athlete Conference Women’s Track and Field Scholar-Athlete Team presented by Barnes & Noble College, conference officials announced on Monday.

    Jarriel is listed along

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 17 May 2022 | 08:36
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  • Indians Split With Lions Force Game 3

    The Vidalia Indians hosted the Lovett Lions in a double header state semi-final series at Greg James Field on Monday, May 16.  The two teams split a pair of games with the Lions taking game one with a 4-1 score and the Indians taking game two by a 5-3 score.  The two teams will meet Tuesday

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 17 May 2022 | 07:59
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  • Steele Named to 2021-22 SSAC Men’s Track & Field Scholar-Athlete Team

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    MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- Brewton-Parker Men’s Track and Field student-athlete Simon Steele has been named to the Southern States Athlete Conference Men’s Track and Field Scholar-Athlete Team presented by Barnes & Noble College, conference officials announced on Monday.

    Steele is listed along with seven

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 16 May 2022 | 13:44
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  • Sports and Scores This Week (5-16-22)

    May 16-- Here are the latest sports schedules and scores for the week.

    Monday, May 16

    Baseball: Lovett 4, Vidalia 1 & Vidalia 5, Lovett 3 (Semi-Finals GHSA AA State Playoffs)

    Brewers 1, Braves 0 

    Tuesday, May 17

    Baseball: Vidalia 5, Lovett 4 (Semi-Finals GHSA AA State Playoffs) 

    Braves 3, Brewers 0 

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 16 May 2022 | 06:11
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  • Mead Named All-Conference!

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    Former Vidalia Baseball standout Landry Mead has been named to the Georgia Collegiate Athletic Association All-Conference team, chosen by the GCAA Baseball Coaches. In his first year at East Ga College, Mead led the conference in hitting with a .428 batting average and was 2nd in RBIs with 61.

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 12 May 2022 | 15:16
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Community Calendar

Obituaries

  • Mrs. Mary Jane Campbell

    Campbell Mary 002 Mrs. Mary Jane Campbell, age 80, passed away on Tuesday, May 17, 2022 at Treutlen County Health and Rehabilitation in Soperton, GA. She was born in Vidalia, GA on October 22, 1941 to the late Marvin and Dovie Mae Scott. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, Roy...
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    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 18 May 2022 | 11:52
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  • Mrs. Mozelle Cannington Powell, Lyons

    Mozelle Powell Mrs. Mozelle Cannington Powell, age 81, of Lyons, died Sunday, May 15, 2022, at the Community Hospice House in Vidalia after an extended illness.  She was a native of Rhine and was a 1958 graduate of Dodge County High School in Eastman where she also played basketball.  She briefly lived and worked in...
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    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 16 May 2022 | 13:57
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  • Mr. Dana Dismuke, Vidalia

    Dana Dismuke Mr. Dana Dismuke, age 46, of Vidalia, died Sunday, May 15, 2022, at Memorial Health Meadows Hospital in Vidalia after a sudden illness.  He was a native of Oak Park and lived in Vidalia since 1999.  He was a 1994 graduate of Toombs County High School attended East Georgia College in Swainsboro and...
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    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 16 May 2022 | 06:41
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  • Miss Dee Carter, Vidalia

    Dee Carter Miss Dee Carter, age 52, of Vidalia, died Sunday, May 8, 2022, at Emory Healthcare in Decatur after a brief illness.  She was a native of Toombs County and lived in Vidalia most of her life.  She was a member of the Former Lakeside Baptist Church in Vidalia.  Dee enjoyed coloring, shopping, and...
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    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 10 May 2022 | 16:24
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  • Willard “Billy” Samuel Wilkes, Jr.

    Billy Wilkes Willard “Billy” Samuel Wilkes, Jr., age 76, passed to his heavenly home on Sunday, May 8, 2022 at Community Hospice of Vidalia, following an extended illness. Mr. Wilkes was a lifelong resident of the Oak Park community and was a 1963 graduate of Swainsboro High School.  He received an Associate degree...
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    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 10 May 2022 | 10:25
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  • Ms. Ramona Calhoun Stephens, Decatur

    Ms. Ramona Calhoun Stephens, age 91, of Decatur, died Saturday, May 7, 2022, at The Oaks Bethany in Vidalia following a lengthy illness.  She was a native of Tarrytown, graduated high school there, and earned an Associate degree from Brewton-Parker College.  She was a military wife, living in San...
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    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 09 May 2022 | 13:24
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  • Patricia Ann Osborne “Pat” Tootle, Lyons

    Pat Tootle Patricia Ann Osborne “Pat” Tootle, age 76, of Lyons, died Wednesday, May 4, 2022, at Heritage Inn Nursing Facility in Statesboro after an extended illness.  She was a lifelong resident of Toombs County.  She was a homemaker and Baptist by faith.  Early in her life, she enjoyed dancing, traveling and...
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    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 05 May 2022 | 15:24
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  • Mr. Kenneth Troy Barnes, Alston

    Kenneth Barnes Mr. Kenneth Troy Barnes, age 67 of Alston, passed away on Wednesday, May 4, 2022 at the Community Hospice House in Vidalia following a valiant fight with cancer. He was born on January 11, 1955 to the late Troy Franklin and Ellie Browning Barnes. He was a native of Montgomery County, having lived most...
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    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 04 May 2022 | 15:28
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  • Mr. Roger Lee Boynton, Soperton

    Vincent R. Drummer Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Roger Lee Boynton  of Soperton, GA whose death occurred on Saturday, April 30, 2022 from Community Hospice  in Vidalia, GA. Public Visitation will be held on Wednesday ,May 4, 2022 from 4 PM until 7 PM at Resource For Life Community Outreach...
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    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 04 May 2022 | 11:36
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Church Calendar

  • May 22--131st church anniversary in Vidalia!

    May 22--First African Missionary Baptist Church, 206 Martin Luther King Jr Avenue in Vidalia, invites you to help celebrate their 131st Anniversary, May 22nd at 10:00. Dr. Carl Wardlaw Jr will deliver the message. Dinner served after.
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    Church Event | Jim Perry | 13 May 2022 | 10:06
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  • May 22--Friend Day in Vidalia

    2022 0511 Friend Day   May 22--Calvery on Aimwell in Vidalia would like you to join them for a great time of worship, food & fellowship at their Friend Day, Sunday May 22nd at 10:00. calvaryonaimwell.com    
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    Church Event | Jim Perry | 11 May 2022 | 09:25
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  • July 2--Fellowship Meeting in Vidalia

    July 2--Cornerstone Pentecostal Church, 377 South Thompson Road in Vidalia, invites you to their Fellowship Meeting, Saturday July 2nd at 5:00.
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    Church Event | Jim Perry | 09 May 2022 | 12:14
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  • May 22--Bike Service

    Bike Service May 22--Mt. Moriah Baptist Church in Ailey invites you to a Bike Service, May 22nd at 9:30 AM at McDonalds 1-16. Kickstands up at 10:30! For more information call 478-998-9273. Bishop A. Tim Chatman. Mask required in sanctuary.
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    Church Event | Jim Perry | 06 May 2022 | 12:26
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  • May 23-27--VBC in Lyons!

    May 23-27--Lyons First United Methodist Church, 126 East Wesley Avenue, invites you to "Spark Your Creativity" at their Vacation Bible School, May 23rd through May 27th from 1:00 to 4:00.
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    Church Event | Jim Perry | 05 May 2022 | 11:47
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  • (Updated) June 30-July 1--Breakthrough Fellowship in Mt. Vernon

    June 30-July 2--Mt. Vernon Pentecostal Church, 1802 North Railroad Avenue, invites you to the Breakthrough Event, Thursday June 30th and Friday July 1st.
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    Church Event | Jim Perry | 03 May 2022 | 09:58
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  • June 27-28--Revival in Vidalia

    June 27-28--Cornerstone Pentecostal Church, 377 South Thompson Road in Vidalia, would like you to come to their Revival Services, Monday June 27th and Tuesday June 28th at 7:30.
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    Church Event | Jim Perry | 03 May 2022 | 09:56
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  • (Updated) June 11--Heritage Events in Mt. Vernon & Vidalia

    Ladies Tea/Men's BBQ   June 11--Mt. Vernon Pentecostal Church, 1802 North Railroad Avenue, invites ladies of all ages for their Ladies Tea, June 11th from 10:00 to 2:00 with special speaker Jessica Dayhoff. You're encouraged to dress up. Theme: prairie, quilts, floral. * * * * * * June 11--Cornerstone Pentecostal Church, 377 South Thompson Road Vidalia , invites gentlemen of all ages to their Men's BBQ, June 11th from 10:00 to 2:00 with special speaker Pastor Henry Lamb. You're encouraged to dress up. Theme: prairie, straw hats and overalls.
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    Church Event | Jim Perry | 03 May 2022 | 09:55
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  • June 6-10--Vacation Bible School in Vidalia

    June 6-10--Blocker's Chapel, 2119 Thompson Pond Road in Vidalia, is having Vacation Bible School, June 6th through June 10th from 6:00 to 9:00 each evening.
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    Church Event | Jim Perry | 03 May 2022 | 09:50
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    Kathy Hilt

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