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  • Joint Press Release from Candler County

    The Metter Police Department and Candler County Sheriff's Office distributed the following joint press release Thursday morning, September 23, 2021:

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    "On Thursday, September 8, 2021, the Metter Police Department took a report for harassment of a minor
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    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 24 September 2021 | 00:00
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  • Area Police Blotter

    Vidalia Police Department reports the following arrests.

    Bailey, Adam Jereday - W/M - 35 YOA - 177 E Columbia Ave Lyons GA Willfully Obstruction Of Police Officer

    Monroe, Mark Ludwick - W/M 61 YOA - 1414 Orange St Vidalia GA Aggravated Assault, Simple Battery

    Mitchell, Selenia J - B/F - 48 YOA

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    Newsbreak | Jeff Raiford | 23 September 2021 | 11:06
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  • Five Arrested in Swainsboro Football Stadium Altercation

    Earlier this week, we reported that shots were fired in the Swainsboro stadium following last Friday night’s football game. Authorities now report that five people have been charged in the fight that led to what may or may not have led to such a shooting.

    In the aftermath of the altercation, video

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    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 23 September 2021 | 00:00
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  • VHS Student Remember Sam Galloway

     
    History
     
    (Front row) Hollyn Booth, Masiya Chafen, Ashley Hammock, (back): Delorenzo Lawrence, Aaron Hernandez, James Collins, Conner Whited, Hudson Sumner, Seth MacGregor, Cason Banks, Chasen Moye, and Zach Moye.
     
    Students at Vidalia High School have begun a school tradition of wearing the color red to
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    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 22 September 2021 | 15:18
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  • BPC Assistant Professor Publishes Book

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     Brewton-Parker College’s Assistant Professor of Christian Studies and Director of Information Technology, Dr. Michael Steinmetz, had an academic book published by De Gruyter Press on September 7, 2021. Dr. Steinmetz’s book entitled The Severed Self: The Doctrine of Sin in the Works of Søren

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    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 22 September 2021 | 10:27
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  • Three Charged in MoCo Drug, Gang Activity

    Drugs

    Three men from Mount Vernon were recently arrested and charged with various drug, firearms and gang-related violations.

    According to Montgomery County Sheriff Doug Maybin, last Friday, agents of the Oconee Drug Task Force along with officers of the Mount Vernon Police Department and deputies form his

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    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 22 September 2021 | 00:00
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  • Teachers Participate in Special Program

    TCHS

    Toombs County Schools Special Education Department has been involved in the AspirePlus Program since 2013.   Aspire stands for Active Student Participation Inspires Real Engagement.  Students are involved in leading their IEP meeting and education planning. Self-determination is also an important

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    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 21 September 2021 | 09:17
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  • Prisons Under Investigation and Football Games Disrupted

    The United States Department of Justice has announced a statewide investigation into assaults on inmates within all of Georgia Prisons.

    Last week, the department said it would examine whether Georgia provides prisoners reasonable protection from physical harm at the hands of other prisoners.,

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    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 21 September 2021 | 00:00
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  • VHS TSA Leaders Attend Officers Retreat

    VHS TSA

    On September 17th through 19th, Vidalia High School Technology Student Association leaders attended GA TSA CORE (Chapter Officer Retreat for Excellence) along with approximately 400 other students from across Georgia.

    CORE is designed to help the leaders recognize their roles for the club and find

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    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 20 September 2021 | 13:00
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Sportsbreak

  • Vikings Shock Trojans

    Despite being heavy underdogs and falling behind 14 – 0, the Treutlen Vikings rallied and knocked off the Telfair County Trojans 46 – 35 at Bobby Driggers Stadium in Soperton Friday night.  The win ended a 7 game losing streak in the series to the Trojans.

    Telfair County got on the scoreboard on

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    Sportsbreak | Jeff Raiford | 24 September 2021 | 23:55
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  • Alexander Brothers Heating & Air High School Scoreboard

         Area High School Scoreboard – Sept. 24th

     

    Class AA

    20 Stockbridge "Tigers" @ Vidalia "Indians" 15 F

    62 Toombs Co. "Bulldogs" @ Riverside Military "Eagles" 0 F

    14 Baconton "Blazers" @ East Laurens "Falcons" 63 F

    Bacon Co., Jeff Davis, Swainsboro - OFF

     

    Class AAA

    7 Wayne Co. "Yellow Jackets" @ Appling

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    Sportsbreak | Jeff Raiford | 24 September 2021 | 08:26
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  • Toombs County Takes Down Wheeler

    September 23—The Toombs County Lady Dogs Softball team was victorious over the Wheeler County Lady Bulldogs 4-2 at home Wednesday.

    Casey Cantwell gets the win for Toombs County. The righthander allowed four hits and two runs over seven innings, striking out eight.

    Alli Hartley took the loss for

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 23 September 2021 | 09:07
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  • Chiefs Compete at Bulldog Invitational

    The J.R. Trippe Cross Country teams competed in the annual Bulldog Invitational at Toombs County High School on Thursday. Despite unfavorable conditions, 11 runners were able to turn in personal best times. The boys team brought home 2nd place, behind a much larger Richmond Hill team. The boys
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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 22 September 2021 | 08:23
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  • Lady Indians place 2nd, Boys take 3rd at Bulldog Invitational!

    The Vidalia Cross Country teams traveled to Toombs County High School Thursday for the Bulldog Invitational. Vidalia’s young athletes competed well despite very wet and muddy conditions, bringing home 11 personal best times

    .9 20 21 VHS Bulldog Inv Girls

    (L-R) Aleaha Ajoda, Allie Whitaker, Sarah Owen, Kaitlyn Allen, Georgia

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 20 September 2021 | 15:53
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  • Vidalia Takes Pepperell Classic

    9 20 21 VHS Cheer 1st Place

    Top (L-R): Coach Spivey, Jadhari Jones, Hayden Williamson, Danni Thompson, Megan Morris, Rocki Johnson, Coach Toole, 
    Middle Row-(L-R): Rebecca Evans, Celeste Hodges, Hailey Metts, Jayla Phillips, Breanna Barfield, Brynna Wheeler, Emma NeeSmith

    September 20--The Vidalia High School Indian

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 20 September 2021 | 12:22
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  • Clements Making His Mark at Cumberlands

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    Former Vidalia Indian Football standout Jaylen Clements was named a 2020-2021 Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athlete, announced by the NAIA national office Wednesday (Sept. 15).

    Clements, a Junior at The University of the Cumberlands in Williamsburg, Kentucky, where he plays on the offense, said he is

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 20 September 2021 | 08:59
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  • Sports & Scores This Week (9-20-21)

    September 20--Here are the latest sports schedules and scores for the week.

    Monday, September 20

    Baseball: Braves 11, Diamondbacks 4 

    Softball: Treutlen at East Laurens 6:00pm (Postponed)

    RTCA at Gatewood Academy 4:00pm (Postponed) 

    Tuesday, September 21

    Baseball: Braves 6, Diamondbacks 1

    Softball:

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 20 September 2021 | 08:19
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  • Indians Grab First Win of the Year!

    The Vidalia Indians got two first-half touchdowns, and the Indian defense kept the Academy of Richmond County’s offense out of the end zone en route to a 22-3 win over the Musketeers Friday night in Augusta.

    The Indians began the night on offense and converted one first down before bogging down and

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 18 September 2021 | 06:26
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Community Calendar

Obituaries

  • Mr. Jesus Eduardo Almeida Mendoza, Lyons

    Jesus Mendoza Mr. Jesus “Chuy” Eduardo Almeida Mendoza, age 35, from Lyons, died Wednesday, September 22, 2021, at Piedmont Cartersville Medical Center in Cartersville after a brief battle with COVID-19. Jesus was born in Guanajuato, Mexico and moved with his family to the United States when he was a child. He...
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    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 24 September 2021 | 13:53
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  • Mr. Percy Herndon, Cedar Crossing

    Percy Herndon Mr. Percy Herndon, age 95, of Cedar Crossing, died Wednesday, September 22, 2021, at his home after a sudden illness.  He was a native of Toombs County and lived in Jacksonville, Florida for twenty-five years before returning to Cedar Crossing where he lived most of his life.  He was a 1942 graduate of...
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    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 24 September 2021 | 08:08
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  • Mr. Jack E. Lawrence, Soperton

    LawrenceJackPIC 002 Mr. Jack E. “Papa Jack” Lawrence, age 93 of Soperton, passed away on Wednesday morning, September 22, 2021 at his home. Born in Treutlen County he was the youngest and last living child born to the late Nice Lawrence and Nettie Fowler Lawrence. As a young man he served in the United States Army...
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    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 24 September 2021 | 08:03
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  • Mr. Wayne Mincey, Rackettown Community

    Wayne Mincey Mr. Wayne Mincey, age 76, of the Rackettown Community, died Tuesday, September 21, 2021, at the Community Hospice House in Vidalia after an extended illness.  He was a native of Manchester, Tennessee, as a child moved to Belgrade, Florida where he lived until moving to Rackettown in 1981.  He...
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    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 23 September 2021 | 09:52
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  • Mr. Winton Williamson, Blue Ridge Community

    Winton Williamson Mr. Winton Williamson, age 83, of the Blue Ridge Community, died Tuesday, September 21, 2021, at Memorial Health Meadows Hospital in Vidalia after a brief illness.  He was a native of Toombs County, and lived in the Blue Ridge Community all of his life.  He was a 1955 graduate of Lyons High School. ...
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    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 23 September 2021 | 09:49
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  • Mrs. Patricia Ann “Pat” Clark, Lyons

    Pat Clark  Mrs. Patricia Ann “Pat” Clark, age 73, of Lyons, died Tuesday, September 21, 2021, at Memorial Health Meadows Hospital in Vidalia after a battle with Covid.  She was born in North Carolina, living in Adrian and Soperton as a child, but made Toombs County her home most of her life.  She worked at...
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    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 23 September 2021 | 09:47
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  • Mr. Willie Dixon, Mt. Vernon

    Vincent R. Drummer Funeral home announces the death of Mr. Willie “Bro” Dixon age 71 of Mt. Vernon, GA whose entered Eternal Rest on Tuesday, September 21, 2021 from Memorial Health Meadows Hospital in Vidalia, GA. Willie was born on September 4, 1950 to the parentage of the late Ethel and Willie...
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    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 23 September 2021 | 08:26
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  • Mr. Ron McMahan

    McMahan Obit Mr. Ron McMahan, age 68, of Metter, died Monday, September 20, 2021, at Memorial Health in Savannah after a sudden illness.  He was a native of Ashville, North Carolina, and was a graduate of T.C. Roberson High School in Buncombe County, North Carolina.  He moved to Union, South Carolina in 1973,...
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    Obituary | Kathy Hilt | 22 September 2021 | 12:07
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  • Mr. Bob Steransky

    Strensky Obit Mr. Bob Steransky, age 73, of Blue Ridge Community, died Sunday, September 19, 2021 at Memorial Health in Savannah after a brief battle with Covid.  He was a native of Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania and lived there until moving to Tampa, Florida in the early 1970s.  He worked with Florida Steel for...
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    Obituary | Kathy Hilt | 22 September 2021 | 09:14
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Church Calendar

  • September 27-29--Revival Time at South Thompson

    September 27-29--South Thompson Baptist Church, 225 South Thompson Road in Vidalia, would like you to come to their Revival Services led by Brother Wayne Williamson, Monday September 27th through Wednesday September 29th at 7:00 each evening.
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    Church Event | Jim Perry | 15 September 2021 | 09:49
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  • September 26--Homecoming at South Thompson

    September 26--South Thompson Baptist Church, 225 South Thompson Road in Vidalia, invites you to Homecoming, Sunday September 26th at 10:00 with morning message from Wayne Williamson of Baxley. Singing from "New Day" of Telfair County. Due to COVID there will be no Homecoming dinner
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    Church Event | Jim Perry | 15 September 2021 | 09:46
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    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.comFax 537-4477
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    Church Event | Jim Perry | 09 December 2020 | 12:30
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