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  • Jermon Approved as Vidalia's New Chief of Police

    Chief Jermon

    Chief James Jermon and Mayor Doug Roper

    He’s no stranger to the City of Vidalia. In fact, he’s served the Sweet Onion City in a police uniform for over 20 years. And now, he’s the new Chief of Police.

    At a called meeting at noon Friday, the City Council made an official recommendation and approved

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    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 03 December 2021 | 13:32
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  • RTCA Jr. Beta & K5 Collect Toys

    RTCA Toys

    Robert Toombs Christian Academy's Jr. Beta Club and Kindergarten class collected toys for children in Shriner's Hospitals. Jr. Beta and Kindergarten challenged the school to bring in donations and together collected a lot of items for these children. These donations will be handed out from our

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    Newsbreak | Jeff Raiford | 02 December 2021 | 09:23
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  • Social Security Warns of Ongoing Scam

    The Social Security Administration (SSA)  has once again  release an alert on a scam.

    In a press release this week, the SSA reminds everyone that they will never threaten, scare, or pressure you to take an immediate action. If you receive a call, text or email that threatens to suspend your Social

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    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 01 December 2021 | 14:20
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  • Area Blotter Report

    Vidalia Police Department reports the following arrests.

    Kight, Ronald Lee - W/M - 47 YOA - 500 Pine St Vidalia Ga Criminal Damage to Property / Entering Auto

    Weeks, Rodney S - W/M - 44 YOA - 1306 Robinson Rd Vidalia Ga Warrant Served (Toombs County)

    Page, Ashley Garrette - B/M - 42 YOA - 274

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    Newsbreak | Jeff Raiford | 01 December 2021 | 09:11
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  • Uvalda Woman Charged With Homicide by Vehicle

    Peggy Glisson

    Peggy Sue Glisson

    A Uvalda woman has been arrested and charged in the death of a motorcyclist last July.

    Peggy Sue Glisson was arrested on November 23 following a Georgia State Patrol investigation into the death of Shannon Googe of Lyons on July 17 of this year in front of Big Ma’s convenience

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    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 01 December 2021 | 00:00
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  • Lyons Primary November Students of the Month

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    Lyons Primary School focused on the character trait of patriotism during November.  The following students exemplify this trait:

     

    Pre-K

    Sophia Zamorano, Emry Powell, Bentley McCoy, Mia Lynn, DJ Lovett

     

    Kindergarten

    Lawson Wheeler, Ashley Espinoza, Lenox Potter, Lance Burkett, David Ventura-Lucas,

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    Newsbreak | Jeff Raiford | 30 November 2021 | 20:16
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  • RTCA Announces DAR Good Citizen

    Jackson Newton

    Robert Toombs Christian Academy is pleased to announce that Senior Jackson Newton has been chosen as RTCA's Daughters of the American Revolution Good Citizen. The DAR Good Citizens program recognizes outstanding young people who exhibit the qualities of good citizenship in their homes, schools,

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    Newsbreak | Jeff Raiford | 30 November 2021 | 11:08
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  • J.D. Dickerson November Students of the Month

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

    Left to right: (Top row) Tydaci Hill, Hannah Gilman, Brinley Lowery, Kylee Riner, and Vivian Bailey; (Third row) Jahair Blount, Joel Taylor, Wyatt Moore, Graham Carter, and Ethan Hodge; 

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    Newsbreak | Jeff Raiford | 30 November 2021 | 11:00
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  • Bulloch County Fire Intentionally Set

    Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner John F. King announced today that a Bulloch County fire was intentionally set. The fire occurred at approximately 2:50 a.m. on November 16th on Everett Lane in Brooklet. The fire totally destroyed the 36-year-old, 828-square-foot residence.

    “First responders

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    Newsbreak | Jeff Raiford | 29 November 2021 | 13:03
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Sportsbreak

  • Braddock To Play For Lady Hawks

    12 3 21 Treutlen Signing

    (L to R, Front): Chris Braddock (father), Jimmy Collins (step father), Makala Braddock, Brenda Collins (mother), Vicky Gay (grandmother); (Back): Athletic Director Steve Versprille, Softball Coach Breanna Strickland, and Principal Brandon Tucker

    December 3—Congratulations to pitcher Makayla

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 03 December 2021 | 14:28
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  • BPC Men Fall 71-57 to Blue Mountain

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    MOUNT VERNON, Ga. -- The Brewton-Parker men's basketball program continued SSAC play on Thursday night with a road matchup against Blue Mountain (Miss.).

    The Barons (1-10, 0-3 SSAC) fell to the Toppers (5-2, 1-2 SSAC) 72-57 at Tyler Gym.

    How It Happened

    Blue Mountain opened with a 5-0 run to claim

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    Sportsbreak | Jeff Raiford | 03 December 2021 | 08:07
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  • BPC Women Return to SSAC Play with 80-72 Win Over Blue Mountain

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    BLUE MOUNTAIN, Miss. – The Brewton-Parker Lady Barons basketball program returned to SSAC play on Thursday night in Blue Mountain, Miss.

    The Lady Barons (7-3, 2-1) defeated the Toppers (4-5, 0-2) with an 80-72 performance at Tyler Gym.

    "We got a good a good road win tonight," Coach Steve Edwards

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    Sportsbreak | Jeff Raiford | 03 December 2021 | 08:04
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  • Women’s Golf Set to Return to BPC for 2022-23 Season

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    MOUNT VERNON, Ga. – Brewton-Parker College is pleased to announce the return of women’s golf to Brewton-Parker Athletics. With the addition, BPC will now offer 19 athletic programs 16 of which will compete at the NAIA level.

    The program is set to be reinstated for the upcoming 2022-23 athletic

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 02 December 2021 | 08:58
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  • RTCA Shotgun Teams Compete at State

    12 1 21 RTCA Varsity Sotgun Banner

    Varsity Shotgun Team (L-R): Cameron Hinson, Bishop Lampp, James Varnes, Karson Evans, Carston Tapley, Bradlan McDonald, and Joey Todd

    Robert Toombs Christian Academy's Varsity Shotgun team recently participated in the GISA State AA competition at Forest City Gun Club in Savannah, GA. The events

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 01 December 2021 | 13:35
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  • Barons Move Up in Bass Pro School of the Year Standings

    BPC Bass Fish
     

    MOUNT VERNON, Ga. -- The Brewton-Parker Bass Fishing program continues to move up the Bass Pro Shops School of the Years Standings presented by Abu Garcia.

    The Barons are currently No. 63 in the standings with a total of 1,490 points over the course of three events completed this season.

    Most

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    Sportsbreak | Jeff Raiford | 30 November 2021 | 11:03
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  • Lady Crusaders Open Season at Thanksgiving Tournament

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    Robert Toombs Christian Academy's Varsity Girls Basketball team competed at Edmund Burke Academy's first annual Thanksgiving Tournament on Monday, November 22nd and Tuesday, November 23rd. RTCA took on Briarwood Academy but came up short 20-29. RTCA was down 23-9 going into the fourth quarter. The

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 29 November 2021 | 14:25
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  • Sports & Scores This Week (11-29-21)

    November 29--Here are the latest sports schedules and scores for the week.

    Monday, November 29

    Tuesday, November 30

    Basketball: Tattnall County 54, Vidalia 25 Girls

    Tattnall County 50, Vidalia 40 Boys 

    Toombs County 54, Southeast Bulloch 50 F/OT Girls 

    Southeast Bulloch 64, Toombs County 48 Boys 

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 29 November 2021 | 06:46
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  • VHA Eagles Are State Champions!

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    Congratulations to the Vidalia Heritage Academy Eagles Football team who won the GAPPS Division 1-A 8-Man State Championship! The Eagles defeated the defending state champions the Verizon Christian Academy Warriors 66-36- Friday night in Cumming.

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 27 November 2021 | 08:52
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Community Calendar

  • Latham Saddler Event

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    Community Event | Jeff Raiford | 02 December 2021 | 14:40
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  • City of Vidalia Public Hearing Notice

    City of Vidalia Public Hearing Notice Proposed Operating Budgets For Fiscal Year 2022

    Monday, December 13, 2021 at 5:30 p.m. Municipal Annex, 302 E. First Street A copy of the proposed operating budgets will be available at the Vidalia City Hall for public review between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 4

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    Community Event | Jeff Raiford | 29 November 2021 | 09:59
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  • Cedar Crossing Christmas Parade

    Cedar Crossing Christmas parade

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    Community Event | Jeff Raiford | 24 November 2021 | 09:22
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  • Mount Vernon Christmas Parade

    Mt. Vernon Christmas Parade

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    Community Event | Jeff Raiford | 18 November 2021 | 12:41
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  • MLK, Jr. Parade Set

    MLK Parade

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    Community Event | Kathy Hilt | 17 November 2021 | 12:35
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  • Altamaha EMC Accepting Scholarhip Applications

    Altamaha EMC is currently accepting applications for the Walter Harrison Scholarship.  The $1,000 scholarship can be used at any accredited two- or four-year university, college or vocational-technical institute in Georgia.  Altamaha EMC members can obtain an application by visiting Altamaha EMC’s

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    Community Event | Jeff Raiford | 10 November 2021 | 14:29
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  • Montgomery County Scrap Tire Amnesty Event

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    Community Event | Jeff Raiford | 10 November 2021 | 08:03
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  • Christmas Toy Drive

    Copy of CHRISTMAS TOY DRIVE FLYER TEMPLATE

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    Community Event | Jeff Raiford | 02 November 2021 | 11:58
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  • Christmas In Dixie

    Christmas in Dixie

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    Community Event | Jeff Raiford | 25 October 2021 | 15:46
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Obituaries

  • Mr. Jack Wayne Hilton, Kibbee Community

    Mr. Jack Wayne Hilton, age 68, of the Kibbee Community, died Tuesday, November 30, 2021, at Doctors Hospital in Augusta from injuries sustained at his home on November 10th.  He was a lifelong resident of Montgomery County, living in Kibbee all of his life.  He was a 1970 graduate of Montgomery...
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    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 02 December 2021 | 15:42
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  • Mr. Elvin W. Wrenn, Tattnall County

    Elvin Wrenn Mr. Elvin W. Wrenn, age 65, of Tattnall County, died Wednesday, December 1, 2021, at Memorial Health Meadows Hospital in Vidalia.  The Tattnall County native lived there most of his life, in Savannah for several years, and moved to Vidalia in 1999.  Elvin was a carpenter, welder, and commercial...
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    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 02 December 2021 | 15:41
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  • Mrs. Celia Fountain Gillis, Mt. Vernon

    Celia Gillis Mrs. Celia Fountain Gillis, age 81, of Mt. Vernon, died Monday, November 29, 2021, at the Community Hospice House in Vidalia after an extended illness.  She was a lifelong resident of Mt. Vernon, and she was a 1958 graduate of Montgomery County High School.  She retired as a social worker after...
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    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 30 November 2021 | 15:55
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  • Mrs. Ann Oliver Clark, Lyons

    Ann Clark Mrs. Ann Oliver Clark, age 82, of Lyons, died Sunday, November 28, 2021, at Memorial Health Meadows Hospital after a brief illness.  She was a lifelong resident of Lyons.  She was a 1956 graduate of Lyons High School, attended Wesleyan College in Macon, and earned a Bachelor’s degree in Education from the...
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    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 30 November 2021 | 15:53
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  • Mrs. Kathleen Bautch Weeks, Mt. Vernon

    Weeks Kathleen 002 Mrs. Kathleen Bautch Weeks, age 71 of Mt. Vernon, passed away on Friday, November 26, 2021 at Memorial Health Meadows Hospital in Vidalia, Georgia following a brief illness. She was born on February 13, 1950 to the late Ronald and Bernice Bautch. She was a native of Wisconsin, living most of her...
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    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 29 November 2021 | 12:59
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  • Mr. Bryson Frost, Glenwood

    FrostBrysonPIC Mr. Bryson Frost, age 86, beloved husband of Alma Myrtle Collins Frost of Glenwood passed away on Friday evening, November 26, 2021 at Navicent Health in Macon, Georgia. Born in Laurens County, he was the fourth of ten children born to the late John Clinton Frost and Maudie Lee Etheridge Frost.  Mr...
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    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 29 November 2021 | 11:11
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  • Mrs. Ruby Nell Partin “Grams” Morris, Glenwood

    Ruby Morris Mrs. Ruby Nell Partin “Grams” Morris, age 87, of Glenwood, died Thursday, November 25, 2021, at McRae Manor after a brief illness.  She was born in Cedar Crossing, and lived all of her life in Johnson Corner and Glenwood.  She worked at Oxford Industries and Hazlehurst Manufacturing in Vidalia for...
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    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 29 November 2021 | 08:13
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  • Mr. Thomas Burke, Kathleen

    Thomas Burke Mr. Thomas Burke, age 62, of Kathleen, died Tuesday, November 23, 2021, at North Fulton Hospital in Roswell after a sudden illness.  He was born in Macon, living in Savannah for several years, and in Houston County most of his life.  He was a 1978 graduate of Houston County High School, and was a...
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    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 29 November 2021 | 08:12
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  • Mr. Ollie Joe Foskey, Meeks Community

    FoskeyJoePic 002 Mr. Ollie Joe Foskey, age 77, of the Meeks Community passed away on Thursday afternoon, November 25, 2021 at Memorial Health University Medical Center in Savannah, Georgia. Born in Laurens County, he was the middle of three children born to the late Ollie and Mattie Belle Flanders Foskey.  Mr...
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    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 27 November 2021 | 19:59
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Church Calendar

  • December 12--Christmas Cantata in Lyons

    December 12--Lyons First United Methodist Church, 126 East Wesley Avenue in Lyons, invites everyone to their Christmas Cantata "JOY! A Gospel Christmas Celebration" by the Chancel Choir, December 12th at 5:00. Composed & arranged by Joel Raney. Choir under the direction of Diane McBride. Light refreshments served after. Pastor Randall Smith.
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    Church Event | Jim Perry | 30 November 2021 | 09:45
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  • December 24--Candlelight Service in Vidalia

    December 24--Grace United Methodist Church, 1200 Aimwell Road in Vidalia, would like you to come to their Candlelight Christmas Eve Service, Friday December 24th at 5:00. Pastor Bill Baker. Note: This outdoor event but will be moved inside in the event of rain.
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    Church Event | Jim Perry | 23 November 2021 | 11:53
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  • December 19--Live Nativity in Vidalia!

    Live Nativity   December 19--Grace United Methodist Church, 1200 Aimwell Road, invite you to their Live Nativity (on an all new date this year), Sunday December 19th at 6:00. Enjoy free hot chocolate & cookies. Also, door prizes! Admission is free.
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    Church Event | Jim Perry | 23 November 2021 | 09:50
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  • December 10--Christmas Hope through Hilarity!

    Hope & Hilarity December 10--The First Baptist Church of Lyons, 144 South Washington Street, would like to offer you Hope through Hilarity, Friday December 10th at 7:00 with a Christmas concert & comedy event featuring Scott & Donna Davis in the worship center. For tickets call 583-4985. Or visit Eventbrite at https://bit.ly/3Cpn8z0 . Tickets are free but a love offering will to taken up. Daniell Baptist Association. 
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    Church Event | Jim Perry | 03 November 2021 | 12:33
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  • 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.comFax 537-4477
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    Church Event | Jim Perry | 03 November 2021 | 12:30
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