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  • Highlights From Under the Gold Dome: Week Three

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    After taking all of last week to consider budget proposals, the Senate returned to its usual work with assigning legislation to committees and a number of those committees meeting for the first time to adopt their committee rules for the 2023 Legislative Session.

    On Wednesday, we had the pleasure

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    Newsbreak | Jeff Raiford | 29 January 2023 | 09:52
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  • MacGregor and Meredith Are VHS STARS

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    Vidalia High School's Seth MacGregor was honored Tuesday night as the systems STAR Student. MacGregor, a senior at Vidalia High School, chose Grey Meredith as his STAR Teacher. The duo was honored with other STAR recipients in a ceremony at Toombs County High School, which was presented by the

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    Newsbreak | Jeff Raiford | 27 January 2023 | 11:29
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  • Crumpler Receives STC Instructor of the Year Recognition

    Rick Perkins Award

    Larry Calhoun, President, STC, and Michael Crumpler, Rick Perkins Award of Excellence reipient

    Being nominated for the Rick Perkins Award for Excellence isn’t something new for Welding Instructor Michael Crumpler, nor is receiving it. But for the Instructor of the Year at Southeastern Technical

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    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 26 January 2023 | 15:01
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  • Vidalia to Resume Recycling February 2nd

    The City of Vidalia along with Republic Services has created a video that provides information regarding what items can and cannot be placed in recycling carts. Please visit the following link to see the video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nGwDSPCCxSM

    Items that CAN be placed in the recycle

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    Newsbreak | Jeff Raiford | 25 January 2023 | 15:43
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  • Waller is STAR Student for TCHS

    TCHS Star Student

    Congratulations to Alli Waller for being named the 2023 PAGE STAR Student for Toombs County High School!

    The Student Teacher Achievement Recognition (STAR) program honors Georgia's highest achieving high school seniors and the teachers who have been most instrumental in their academic development.

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    Newsbreak | Jeff Raiford | 25 January 2023 | 15:38
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  • Paradice Reaching Her "GOAL"

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    Elizabeth Paradice, GOAL Winner and Larry Calhoun, President of Southeastern Technical College

    The Georgia Occupational Award of Leadership, or GOAL nominees at Southeastern Technical College were recognized Tuesday evening and it is a Business Management student who will represent STC on the state

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    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 25 January 2023 | 14:48
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  • RTCA Recognizes STAR Student

    RTCA Star Student

    Robert Toombs Christian Academy Senior Kate Kennedy has been named the school’s 2023 PAGE STAR Student. Kate selected Mr. Thomas Barfield as her STAR Teacher. Kate earned this recognition for her performance on the SAT and her academic achievements. Kate will be attending Clemson University and major

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    Newsbreak | Jeff Raiford | 25 January 2023 | 13:55
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  • Area Police Blotter

    Vidalia Police Department reports the following arrests.

    Phillips, Dillon Ray - Vidalia - Theft by shoplifting/criminal trespass

    Middleton, Eddie Remon - Vidalia - DUI

    Davis, Chris Mitchell – Lyons – Bench warrant (Vidalia)

    Ricks, Monica – Vidalia – Warrant served

    Pickle, Jessica Deanna – Vidalia –

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    Newsbreak | Jeff Raiford | 25 January 2023 | 08:48
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  • GSP Investigating Single Vehicle Death

    A single vehicle accident in Toombs County may have claimed the life of a woman this week as she was performing her duties as a hospice Certified Nursing Assistant.

    Around 3:13 Monday afternoon, Toombs County 911 Dispatch received a call about a single car accident on Cedar Crossing/Vidalia Road

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    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 24 January 2023 | 14:29
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Sportsbreak

  • Men’s Basketball Outlasted by No. 16 Eagles in 59-48 Loss

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    MOUNT VERNON, Ga. – Brewton-Parker men’s basketball took on a challenging No. 16-ranked Faulkner (Ala.) team on Thursday night in Gillis Gymnasium. 

    The Barons (5-16, 3-10 SSAC) fell to the Eagles (19-3, 11-3 SSAC) in a low-scoring affair, 59-48. 

    How It Happened | 1st Half 

    Brewton-Parker opened

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 27 January 2023 | 09:07
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  • Toombs County MatDawgs Finish 3rd in State at AA Boys Team Wrestling Duals

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    The MatDawgs ended the dual portion of their season as they traveled to Jeff Davis High School to compete in the State Dual Championships. This was the first trip to the State Duals since 2020 and their best finish since 2019. The MatDawgs started the day posting a 37-30 win over Model in the

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 27 January 2023 | 09:07
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  • Women’s Basketball Keeps (RV) Eagles Grounded in 71-46 Win

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    MOUNT VERNON, Ga. – Brewton-Parker women’s basketball continues to roll in 2023 as the Lady Barons (16-5, 8-4 SSAC) grounded (RV) Faulkner (Ala.) in the SSAC Game of the Week on Thursday night.

    BPC defeated the Eagles (17-5, 9-3 SSAC) in a convincing 71-46 victory to extend the Lady Barons’

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 27 January 2023 | 09:06
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  • TCMS Wrestlers Win Area

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    The Toombs County Middle School MatDawgs took the mats this Tuesday as they hosted the Middle School All-Area Tournament. This tournament marks their final competition for the 2022-2023 season and they ended on top. In a year of growth for the middle school program, the Middle School MatDawgs

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 26 January 2023 | 09:02
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  • Toombs County Bass Fishing Team Members Compete at First Tournament of the Year

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    Toombs County Bass Team members Gracie Landrum and Ben Bailey recently competed in the GHSA Qualifying Tournament at Lake Seminole with over 250 other high school teams. Gracie and Ben had to deal with less than ideal conditions such as rain and cold temperatures and were unable to land a legal

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 26 January 2023 | 08:56
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  • Indians Take Two From Pierce County

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    The Vidalia Indians swept the Pierce County Bears Tuesday night in a pair of region games at the Parsons-Reid Gymnasium.

    Jayon Coleman and Cori Mincey led the Indians past the Bears by the score of 59-41. Coleman tallied 20 points and Mincey added 19. The Indians were relentless on defense

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 25 January 2023 | 09:09
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  • Toombs County Esports Breaks Barriers

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    The Toombs County High School Esports team has added a new member to their team, and she's a dual-threat athlete that is sure to make a big impact. Sydney Smith, a junior at Toombs County High School, has joined the esports team while also being a member of the Bulldogs cheerleading squad.

    Smith,

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 25 January 2023 | 08:21
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  • McRae Earns SSAC Player of the Week Honors

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    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Brewton-Parker women’s basketball student-athlete Angel McRae has been named the SSAC Women’s Basketball Player of the Week for her stellar performance for the week.

    The Homerville, Georgia native earns her second career honor and the first this season.

    McRae opened the week

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 24 January 2023 | 08:07
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  • MGMSAA Region Wrestling Championship

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    The J.R. Trippe Wrestling Team competed in the Middle Georgia Middle School Athletic Association (MGMSAA) Region Wrestling Championship on Thursday, January 19, at Vidalia High School.  The Chiefs had an outstanding showing on the mat and came away with second place as a team behind West Laurens

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 23 January 2023 | 08:54
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Community Calendar

Obituaries

  • Kelly Cecil Braddy

    Kelly Cecil Braddy On Friday, January 27, 2023, Kelly Cecil Braddy, loving husband, father, and grandpa, went on to his eternal home with our Lord and Savior. Kelly was born on September 17, 1942, to Cecil and Emma Braddy. He grew up and lived his entire life in Montgomery County, Georgia.  Kelly married Linda Joan...
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    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 29 January 2023 | 13:20
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  • Mr. Bernard Preston Foskey, Uvalda

    Bernard Foskey Mr. Bernard Preston Foskey, age 98, of Uvalda, died Saturday, January 28, 2023, at Memorial Health Meadows Hospital in Vidalia.  He was a native of Toombs County, living in Montgomery County most of his life, and was a 1942 graduate of Uvalda High School.  During World War II, he worked as a welder...
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    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 29 January 2023 | 13:19
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  • Mrs. Faye E. Wilcox, Alston

    Faye Wilcox Mrs. Faye E. Wilcox, age 76, of Alston, died Friday, January 27, 2023, at The Oaks Bethany in Vidalia after an extended illness.  She was a native of the Kibbee Community, lived in Toombs County most of her life, and returned to Montgomery County in 2003.  She was a 1964 graduate of Montgomery County...
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    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 29 January 2023 | 09:56
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  • Mr. Tony Brinson,Lyons

    Tony Brinson Mr. Tony Brinson, age 60, of Lyons, died Thursday, January 26, 2023, at the University of Alabama, Birmingham, after a valiant battle following a lung transplant.  He was a lifelong resident of Toombs County and was a 1980 graduate of Toombs Central School.  He began his career in 1982 with the...
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    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 29 January 2023 | 09:54
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  • Mr. John C. Dorough, Vidalia

    John Dorough Mr. John C. Dorough, age 67, of Vidalia, died Friday, January 27, 2023, at Community Hospice House in Vidalia after a brief illness.  He was a native of Vidalia and a graduate of Vidalia High School.  He worked at Plant Hatch as a Nuclear Specialist.  John had a pilot’s license, loved drag racing and...
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    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 28 January 2023 | 10:34
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  • Pastor Joseph Golden, Vidalia

    Pastor Joseph Golden Pastor Joseph Golden received his wings on January 22, 2023, at his residence in Vidalia GA. He was born February 19, 1931, in Statesboro GA, the first born child of the late Reverend William and Sally McIntosh Golden. He received his education at the St. Paul’s Church in Register, GA. He walked to...
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    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 27 January 2023 | 13:06
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  • Angelica Patrice Holland Samuel

    Angelica Patrice Holland Samuel Our beloved Angelica Patrice Holland Samuel peacefully entered eternal rest on January 21, 2023, in Gainesville, FL. Angelica was born to the late Willie Fred and Kathleen Holland on December 29, 1971, in Vidalia, Georgia at Meadows Memorial Hospital. Angelica, commonly known as “Pat,” enjoyed...
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    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 27 January 2023 | 13:05
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  • Leonard “Runt” Edenfield Jr., Lyons

    Leonard Edenfield Leonard “Runt” Edenfield Jr., age 92, of Lyons, died Wednesday, January 25, 2023, in Community Hospice after an extended illness.  He was born in Emanuel County, living most of his life in Lyons.  He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War and was the recipient of the Bronze Star.  He worked most...
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    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 27 January 2023 | 06:46
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  • Mrs. Sue Allen Bishop, Tarrytown

    Sue Bishop Mrs. Sue Allen Bishop, age 92, of Tarrytown, died Tuesday, January 24, 2023, at Oxley Park Health and Rehabilitation Center in Lyons after an extended illness.  She was a native of Toombs County and a 1947 graduate of Vidalia High School, where she played on the girl’s basketball team.  Mrs. Bishop owned...
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    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 26 January 2023 | 06:46
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Church Calendar

  • 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. Send it to JIM PERRY! Email jperry @ radiojones.com ---Fax 537-4477
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    Church Event | Jim Perry | 03 November 2021 | 12:30
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