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Newsbreak

  • Search Continuing for Montgomery County Drowning Victim

    A Montgomery County man went missing Friday in the Altamaha River near 3 Rivers. According to Montgomery County Emergency Director Donnie Daniels, it is presumed that the 38-year-old man drowned and as of Saturday afternoon, the search for his body is continuing.

    Updates will be added to this

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    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 04 July 2020 | 16:16
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  • Lyons Man Dies After Fireworks Accident

    The body of a Lyons man was discovered Friday morning and Lyons Chief of Police said initial findings appear that the cause of death was fireworks-related.

    Lyons Chief of Police Wesley Walker said the death is believed to have occurred Thursday night when the man and his 14-year-old daughter was shooting

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    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 03 July 2020 | 17:00
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  • Police Chief Urges Fireworks Safety This Weekend

    The death of a Lyons man Thursday night has prompted Lyons Chief of Police Wesley Walker to issue safety warnings about the danger of injuries and potential life of loss as this weekend's Independence Day approaches.

    Chief Walker said in 2016 the State of Georgia legalized the sale and display of

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    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 03 July 2020 | 16:16
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  • Fire Death in Soperton

    soperton fireA Soperton man lost his life early Wednesday morning as a result of a house fire. Soperton Fire Chief Lee Henry said firefighters were dispatched to a single story frame dwelling around 2:00 a.m. where they found the structure engulfed in flames and the lone occupant of the home deceased. 

    Chief Henry

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    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 02 July 2020 | 00:00
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  • Back To School Bash Cancelled

    Paige Williamson, Director of Toombs Family Connection has announced that the Back To School Bash that had been planned at Southeastern Technical College has been cancelled.

    "After speaking with school and community leaders over the last couple of days, we have made the decision to cancel the Back

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    Newsbreak | Jeff Raiford | 01 July 2020 | 15:13
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  • Local Schools Make Plans To Reopen

    The following is a joint statement from the Montgomery County, Treutlen County, Toombs County, and Vidalia City School Systems

    The four school systems that joined to form the Southeast Early College and Career Academy in 2010 are planning to return to school in the fall. The Montgomery County,

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    Newsbreak | Jeff Raiford | 01 July 2020 | 09:57
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  • Area Police Blotter

    July 1--  Vidalia Police Department reports the following arrests.

    Collins, Nathaniel III- B/M- 29 YOA- 923 Clyde Blvd. Vidalia, GA- False Report of a Crime (State Warrant)

    Corouthers, Justin Allen- B/M- 25 YOA- 907 Scott Dr. Vidalia, GA- Entering an Auto (x2)

    Harden, Bernard Jr-B/M 25 (YOA)-2313

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    Newsbreak | Jeff Raiford | 01 July 2020 | 08:17
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  • Semi Crashes on Loop Road

    Sheriff Alvie Kight reports that on June 28, 2020, at approximately 11:10 P.M., the Toombs County 911 Dispatch Center received an emergency call for a single vehicle auto accident on Loop Road (GA HWY 130 east) at the intersection of Davis Road in Toombs County, Georgia.  Responding Toombs County

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    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 01 July 2020 | 00:00
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  • GEMA/HS Releasing Three Million Cloth Face Coverings to Counties, Department of Education

    The following press release was issued by the Georgia Emergency Management and Homeland Security Agency regarding cloth face coverings.

    (ATLANTA) – The Office of Governor Brian P. Kemp announced the Georgia Emergency Management and Homeland Security Agency is releasing a total of three million cloth face

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    Newsbreak | Jeff Raiford | 30 June 2020 | 12:07
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Sportsbreak

  • Latest GHSA Statements on Coronavirus Situation 7-1-20

    July 2-- The GHSA and the Sports Medicine Advisory Council appreciates our member schools' efforts during the successful implementation of the Coronavirus Guidance Plan.

    The GHSA has elected to implement: 1) inter-squad competitions (7-on-7, 3-on-3,... ) are allowed but competition between schools

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 02 July 2020 | 13:33
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  • Indians Go Mobile With Hometown Ticketing

    HOMETOWN TICKETING NAMED OFFICIAL DIGITAL TICKETING PROVIDER
    OF VIDALIA HIGH SCHOOL

    Vidalia, GA – June 29, 2020

    For Immediate Release

    Vidalia High School is happy to announce that after much consideration, they have chosen HomeTown Ticketing as the official digital ticketing provider for school events.

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 30 June 2020 | 14:31
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  • Ligon Joins VHS Staff as Defensive Coordinator

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    June 25-- Vidalia High School is proud to announce the hiring of Dan Ligon, who will serve as the Defensive Coordinator for the Vidalia High School Football Team.

    Ligon who originally hails from Troup County comes to the program from Jenkins High School in Savannah, where he spent 3 years working

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 25 June 2020 | 09:11
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  • Georgia high schools to phase in basketball shot clock

    Georgia became the first Southern state to adopt the shot clock for high school basketball Tuesday when the GHSA’s executive committee voted 53-10 to phase it in over three years and make it mandatory by 2022-23.

    In the coming season, a 30-second shot clock can be used only in GHSA-approved

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 24 June 2020 | 13:27
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  • Eagles Continue Conditioning and Workouts

    June 23—The Montgomery County Eagles Football team started their third week of conditioning for the 2020 season Monday. The GHSA elected to implement the use of specific equipment including footballs and increase the participants in each group from 25 to 50.6 23 20 Moco Football 16 23 20 Moco Football 2

    “It felt like real football for the

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 23 June 2020 | 09:41
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  • Bulldogs Start Conditioning at Wheeler

    June 20—Back on Monday June 8th the Wheeler County Bulldogs Football team started back lifting in the weight room and conditioning preparing for the upcoming season.

    “It has been a blessing to have the players and the coaches back together. We have had a great turnout and the guys have been

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 20 June 2020 | 11:42
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  • Latest GHSA Statement on Coronavirus

    June 18-- The GHSA and the Sports Medicine Advisory Council appreciates our member schools' efforts during the successful implementation of the Coronavirus Guidance Plan.

    The GHSA has elected to implement: 1) Allow the use of sports specific equipment (including balls) in conditioning (no

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 18 June 2020 | 09:04
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  • Two Indians Named to All Decade Team

    Two former Vidalia High School Football standouts have been named to the All-Decade Team at The Apprentice School in Newport News, Virginia. 

    Linebacker Izhia Roundtree (VHS 2010) was named to the All-Decade Defensive 1st Team, while Shakeem Lassiter (VHS 2014) was named a linebacker to The

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 18 June 2020 | 08:11
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  • VHS Baseball Starts Back Conditioning

    June 15—The VHS Indians Baseball team was back at work conditioning last week under guidelines set by the GHSA.

    “It was great to see the guys. Coach Carter and I have two groups going and the biggest thing is getting them back in the weight room, they lost about three months of lifting. We did

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 15 June 2020 | 09:17
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Community Calendar

  • VHS Invites You To Meet The Band Directors

    Meet The Band Directors

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    Community Event | Jeff Raiford | 30 June 2020 | 16:37
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  • Boys and Girls Club Summer Feeding Program

    Nutritious "Sack Lunches" will be handed out at both Club locations in Vidalia and Lyons beginning at 12:00 until 1:00 pm Monday - Friday. The free sack lunches are available for all children from ages 1 to 18 years old. No membership is required for free grab-n-go sack lunches. 

    Afternoon “Hot

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    Community Event | Jeff Raiford | 22 June 2020 | 13:39
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  • Blood Drive in Soperton

    The American Red Cross will be holding a blood drive in Soperton at the First Baptist Church on Tuesday, July 14th from 2 - 6 pm.  For more info and to make an appointment, go to www.redcrossblood.org

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    Community Event | Jeff Raiford | 15 June 2020 | 08:30
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  • New 11th Grade Immunization Requirement for 2020 School Year

    Attention Parents and Guardians! Vidalia High School reminds you that if your child will be entering the 11th grade next school year (2020-21) then your child will be required by the new Georgia law to receive their booster dose of meningococcal conjugate vaccine. Your Child should have already

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    Community Event | Jeff Raiford | 27 May 2020 | 16:37
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  • Viking Golf Classic

    2020 VIKING GOLF CLASSIC

    To Benefit the Treutlen Viking Football Team

    JULY 25TH  1pm

    RIVERVIEW GOLF COURSE

    DUBLIN, GEORGIA

     

    $200 per foursome

    Four man scramble

    Goodie bags

    Lunch provided

    Door Prizes

    Cash prizes for flight winners

    Contact Name:  

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    Community Event | Jeff Raiford | 07 May 2020 | 08:32
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  • Sexual Assault Support Group Every Thursday

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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. Billy Loyd, Minter

    Mr. Billy Loyd, age 75, of Minter passed away on Friday afternoon, July 3, 3030 at Navicent Health in Macon, Georgia. Born in Laurens County, he was the only son and one of four children born to the late Delma “Bill”Loyd and Louise Boone Loyd.  Mr. Loyd grew up in the Minter Community and attended...
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    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 05 July 2020 | 12:21
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  • Mr. Timothy Wayne “Tim” Graham, Soperton

    GrahamTimPicMr. Timothy Wayne “Tim” Graham, age 66 of Soperton passed away, with his pet dog Randy, on Wednesday morning, July 1, 2020 at his home. Born in Jacksonville, NC he was the son of the late George Roy and Frances Anelia Barber Graham.  He grew up in Florida and as an adult he lived in and worked in...
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    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 02 July 2020 | 17:56
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  • Mr. Edison Price, Soperton

    PriceEdisonPicCROPPEDMr. Edison Price, age 96 of Soperton passed away on Tuesday evening, June 30, 2020 at Community Hospice in Vidalia, Georgia. Born in Soperton he was the eldest of three children born to the late Virgil and Gladys Jackson Price.  He and his siblings grew up here and he moved to Riverdale, GA in...
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    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 01 July 2020 | 16:25
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  • Mr. Howard E. “Hootie” Williamson, Vidalia

    Mr. Howard E. “Hootie” Williamson, Sr., age 72, of Vidalia, died Monday, June 29, 2020, in the Community Hospice House in Vidalia after an extended illness.  He was a native of Hardeeville, South Carolina and lived there until moving to Vidalia in 1969.  He was a U.S. Army veteran, serving during the...
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    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 01 July 2020 | 08:12
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  • Dr. Joe A. Palmer, Vidalia

    Palmer Dr Je A 0001 InPixioDr. Joe A. Palmer, age 86, of Vidalia died Saturday, June 27, 2020, at the Community Hospice House in Vidalia after an extended illness.  He was born in Lakeland, Florida and as a young child moved to Glenwood.  He was a graduate of Glenwood High School and Emory University School of Dentistry.  He...
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    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 29 June 2020 | 08:51
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  • Mrs. Avon Lord, Soperton

    LordAvonPICMrs. Avon Lord, age 79 of Soperton passed away on Monday morning, June 22, 2020 at Wrightsville Manor in Wrightsville, Georgia. Born in Johnson County, she was one of five children born to the late George Lee Dickens and Essie Dee Watson Dickens.  In 1946 her family moved to the Blackville...
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    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 23 June 2020 | 13:17
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  • Mrs. Peggy Sharpe, Lyons

    Mrs. Peggy Sharpe, age 85, of Lyons, died Saturday, June 20, 2020, in The Oaks Bethany in Vidalia after an extended illness.  She was born in Louisville, Kentucky, living in Hinesville, Swainsboro and Newington before moving to Lyons where she lived most of her life.  She was a homemaker, a licensed...
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    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 22 June 2020 | 15:19
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  • Mallie Mae Wood Needer, Soperton

    Mallie Mae Wood Needer Graveside services for Ms. Mallie Mae Wood Needer of Soperton will be held Tuesday morning, June 23, 2020 at 11 AM in the Red Bluff Baptist Church Cemetery in Treutlen County.  Reverend Guy Aaron will officiate.  Ms. Needer passed away peacefully Sunday morning, June 21, 2020...
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    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 22 June 2020 | 13:31
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  • Ms. Ada Pearl Pruett, Johnson County

    June 16-- Ms. Ada Pearl Pruett, aged 101, passed away quietly on June 18, 2020. She was born on April 26, 1919 in Johnson County, Georgia to Mr. and Mrs. Grover Watkins. She was one of five children. Ms. Pruett spent most of her childhood in the Covena and Norristown communities. She was married to...
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    Obituary | Connie Clifton | 19 June 2020 | 09:39
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Church Calendar

  • 2020 07-26 Port City is coming to Blockers Chapel!

    2020 0701 Port City Group ed repaired July 26--Blockers Chapel Church, Thompson Pond Road in Vidalia, invites you to a Gospel Sing featuring the pure gospel of "Port City Quartet" (portcityquartet.com), Sunday July 26th at 5:30. Pastor Albert White "Come out be Blessed!"
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    Church Event | Jim Perry | 02 July 2020 | 13:14
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  • (Update: EVENT CANCELED) 2020 07-11 Monthly Saturday Night Gospel Sing in Lyons Returns!

    Update:  This event has been canceled.   July 11--The Monthly Saturday Night Gospel Sing at Blue Marquee in Lyons continues! It's July 11st at 7:00 with "The Heartfelt Quartet". And all the way from Indian Trail, North Carolina it's Jason Funderburke & "The Driven Quartet". Social distances will be observed. Hand sanitizer provided. Also, feel free to bring and wear a mask. 
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    Church Event | Jim Perry | 17 June 2020 | 13:20
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  • SPECIAL NOTE: Prayer requests & Free Bibles

    SPECIAL NOTE: The Daniell Baptist Association would like you to know they are Hosting a Campaign to Pray for every home in Montgomery, Toombs, Treutlen and Wheeler Counties. Text "Bibles to 21000" with your Prayer Request. Also, if you would like to receive a free Bible text your address.
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    Church Event | Jim Perry | 28 April 2020 | 12:08
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Meet The Staff

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    Bob Roberts, WTCQ

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    Jim Perry, WYUM

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    Jeff Raiford

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    Connie Clifton, Traffic Manager

    Connie Clifton

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