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Newsbreak

  • Faith & Blue Weekend and The Real Squeal

    While things are happening in the City of Lyons on the second weekend of October, there will be another national event being observed and the timing couldn't be more perfect!

    Lyons Chief of Police Wesley Walker said the dates for the barbecue events coincides with Faith & Blue weekend, and his

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    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 28 September 2020 | 00:00
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  • Weekly Public School COVID-19 Reports

    The three local public school systems released their latest COVID-19 figures on Friday. Per their report, the numbers as of September 25 are:

    VIDALIA CITY SCHOOL SYSTEM: 1 student positive; 37 students quarantined; 3 employees positive; and 6 employees quarantined.

    TOOMBS COUNTY SCHOOL SYSTEM: 1

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    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 26 September 2020 | 21:46
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  • MoCo Finances Looking Good

    The Montgomery County Commissioners held a called meeting last week and received mostly good news on the 2019 County audit.

    McNair, McLemore, Middlebrooks & Co., of Macon, performed the audit and via a conference call, said that in their opinion, the financial status of the county funds followed

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    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 25 September 2020 | 00:00
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  • VPD Releases Accident Stats

    The Vidalia Police Department released the numbers for vehicle crashes so far this year in the city. The report says nearly 79 percent of accidents occurred during daylight hours on clear, dry days, and most happened on Friday. More than half of the accidents this year,  52 percent, involved

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    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 23 September 2020 | 17:29
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  • Candler Co. S.O. Look for "Calfnappers"

    The Candler County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in locating a baby calf that was stolen Monday from the Wild Georgia Safari Park in Aline on Highway 57 near Exit 98 on Interstate 16.  

    According to Candler County Sheriff’s Office Capt. Justin Well, it is believed a man loaded the

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    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 23 September 2020 | 17:27
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  • Please Join The Georgia Safety Promise

    The Vidalia Convention and Visitors Bureau is urging businesses to join the Georgia Safety Promise.

    The Georgia Safety Promise is an initiative by the Governor and the Georgia Department of Public Health to help stop the spread of COVID-19 with cleaning and disinfecting protocols to help ensure

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    Newsbreak | Jeff Raiford | 23 September 2020 | 14:30
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  • Red Cross blood donors have new opportunity to help patients fighting COVID-19

    The American Red Cross has issued the following press release.

    (Sept. 23, 2020) — Plasma from whole blood donations made through the American Red Cross that test positive for COVID-19 antibodies may now help current coronavirus patients in need of convalescent plasma transfusions. Donors are

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    Newsbreak | Jeff Raiford | 23 September 2020 | 08:35
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  • Final Days for 2020 Census

    The countdown is on and folks, it’s not looking good for our area.

    The final days for you to complete the 2020 Census is on, and Ann Owens of the Complete County Committee and the Toombs Montgomery Chamber of Commerce says Toombs County said Tuesday that Toombs County currently has 50.8 percent of

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    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 23 September 2020 | 00:00
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  • Local United Way to Live Stream 2021 Kickoff

    Due to COVID-19, the 2021 United Way of Toombs, Montgomery and Wheeler Counties' Kickoff will be streamed live on Facebook this year rather than an in-person gathering.

    Patricia Dixon, Executive Director, said the streaming will be Tuesday, September 29, at 12:15 p.m. at

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    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 22 September 2020 | 15:19
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Sportsbreak

  • Indians Come Up Short to Royals

    September 26-- With 5:56 left to go in a 14-14 game, the Bleckley County Royals used a short field 4 play drive and scored the game-winning touchdown with 3:09 to go to defeat the Vidalia Indians 21-14 on Senior Night for the Indians.

    The game started with both teams swapping possessions in their first

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 26 September 2020 | 08:59
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  • Vikings Score 23 Unanswered Points to Stun Panthers

    After trailing by 16 points late in the third quarter, the Treutlen Vikings scored 23 unanswered points to stun the Panthers on the road in Portal to pick up their first win of the season 23 – 16.  The go ahead touchdown happened with just 9 seconds left in the game.

    After the Vikings first drive

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    Sportsbreak | Jeff Raiford | 25 September 2020 | 23:45
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  • Lady Dogs Tame Tigers

    September 25--Scorekeepers were kept busy during a high-scoring contest between the Toombs County Lady Bulldogs and the Swainsboro Lady Tigers Thursday where Toombs County Bulldogs prevailed 8-6.

    Swainsboro opened up scoring in the first inning when an error scored two runs.

    Toombs County Bulldogs

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 25 September 2020 | 14:58
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  • Alexander Brother Heating & Air High School Scoreboard

     

    High School Scoreboard – Sept. 25th

     

    Region 2AA

    21 Bleckley Co. "Royals" @ Vidalia "Indians" 14 F

    7 Toombs Co. "Bulldogs" @ West Laurens "Raiders" 27 F

    42 Bacon Co. "Red Raiders" @ Brantley Co. "Blue Herons" 0 F

    7 Oglethorpe Co. "Patriots" @ East Laurens "Falcons" 14 F

    33 Washington Co. "Golden

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    Sportsbreak | Jeff Raiford | 25 September 2020 | 12:20
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  • Lady Indians Come Up Short To Jeff Davis

    September 25—The top ranked Vidalia Lady Indians lost their first region softball game of the season at home Thursday to the Jeff Davis Lady Yellow Jackets 3-2. Jeff Davis jumped out to a 3-0 lead early off of pitcher Madison Starr and held on to beat Vidalia.The Lady Indians rallied with two runs

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 25 September 2020 | 08:59
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  • Indians Take Second at Bulldog Invitational

    September 25-- The Vidalia High School Cross Country team traveled to the Bulldog Invitational at Toombs County High School Wednesday evening placing 2nd to Jones County in the boys and the girls division

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    Sarah Owen topped off her personal best, yet again with a time of 20:30 placing 2nd.

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 25 September 2020 | 08:57
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  • Indians Cross Country Runs Well At Hazlehurst

    September 23-- Monday, September 21, the VHS Indians traveled to Jeff Davis to compete in the Southern Georgia XC Championships bringing home a first place in the Boys medium school division and 3rd place finish for the Lady Indians.

    9 23 20 Sarah Owen

    Stand out Sarah Owen (Above) finished 4th overall with a

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 23 September 2020 | 13:50
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  • Lady Indians Take Down Dogs

    September 22—The number one ranked Vidalia Lady Indians Softball team goes to 9-0 in Region 2AA and 18-3 overall after a 7-2 home win over the Toombs County Lady Bulldogs Tuesday.

    9 23 20 Madison Starr

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    Starting pitcher Madison Starr gets the win with relief help from Bailey Holland and Tymber Harris.

    Toombs County falls

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 23 September 2020 | 08:27
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  • Fan Guide For Vidalia Indians Football

    September 22-- Here is a press release from Vidalia High School: Welcome, Vidalia Indian Fans! We are excited that football season has finally arrived and look forward to seeing what the 2020 edition of the Indians can accomplish under new Head Coach Jason Cameron. The young men of Vidalia High

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 22 September 2020 | 11:20
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Community Calendar

  • Lyons Rec Kickball League

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    Community Event | Jeff Raiford | 25 September 2020 | 11:00
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  • Vidalia BOE Meeting Date Changed

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    Community Event | Jeff Raiford | 25 September 2020 | 10:00
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  • A Night For FCA

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    Community Event | Jeff Raiford | 25 September 2020 | 07:11
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  • Faith & Blue Weekend

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    Community Event | Jeff Raiford | 24 September 2020 | 14:09
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  • Debate To Be Held

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    Community Event | Jeff Raiford | 22 September 2020 | 14:11
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  • Local Campaign Event

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    Community Event | Jeff Raiford | 21 September 2020 | 13:40
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  • The Real Squeal Is Coming!

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    Community Event | Jeff Raiford | 08 September 2020 | 15:31
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  • Scarecrows 'Round Downtown

    Scarecrows Round Downtown

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    Community Event | Jeff Raiford | 02 September 2020 | 14:43
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  • VFW Auxiliary Fundraising for Wreaths

    The Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Auxiliary will be selling Boston Butts to raise funds to purchase wreaths for the graves of deceased veterans this Christmas season at the Lyons City Cemetery. The wreaths will be purchased through the national organization, Wreaths Across America.

    The Boston

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    Community Event | Kathy Hilt | 20 August 2020 | 16:25
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Obituaries

  • Mrs. Ruby Willis Walker, Orianna

      WalkerPicCROPPED.jpegMrs. Ruby Willis Walker, age 89, beloved wife to “Buck” Walker, of Orianna passed away on Wednesday morning, September 23, 2020 at their home. Shortly after her birth in Hazlehurst her mother, Ruby Wommack Willis, passed away.   Ruby came to Treutlen County and lived with and was raised by her...
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    Obituary | Connie Clifton | 25 September 2020 | 09:11
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  • Mr. Brandyn Leeh Blizzard, Dublin

    Graveside services for Mr. Brandyn Leeh Blizzard of Dublin will be held Saturday morning, September 26, 2020 at 11 AM in the Red Bluff Baptist Church Cemetery in Treutlen County.  Reverend Ray Wood will officiate.  Mr. Blizzard died Wednesday, September 23, 2020 at his home. Mr. Blizzard, 20, was born in...
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    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 24 September 2020 | 12:50
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  • Mrs. Susan Martinez, Baxley

    Mrs. Susan Martinez, age 50, of Baxley, died Friday, September 18, 2020 at her residence after a sudden illness. Susan was a native of Orlando, Fla. and lived several years in Virginia. She resided in Baxley for the past year and was a homemaker. Susan was Christian by Faith. She was preceded in...
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    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 22 September 2020 | 07:59
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  • Mr. John Wayne “Teddy Bear” Darden, Lyons

    Mr. John Wayne “Teddy Bear” Darden, age 56, of Lyons, died Thursday afternoon, September 17, 2020 in Navicent Hospital of Macon after an extended illness. He was a native of Toombs County and had resided in Statesboro and in Savannah for several years.  He was a taxicab driver and was a member of...
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    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 21 September 2020 | 14:08
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  • Mrs. Mary Kadel Thomas Williams, Soperton

    Mrs. Mary Kadel Thomas Williams, age 89, of Soperton died Saturday night, September 19, 2020 in Treutlen County Health and Rehab after an extended illness. Mrs. Williams was born in Rockledge, GA and was preceded in death by her parents, Elder John Manning “Toll” Thomas and Aughtie Pearl Stewart...
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    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 20 September 2020 | 14:02
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  • Mr. Johnny Floyd Brown, Lyons

    Mr. Johnny Floyd Brown, age 82, of Lyons, died Thursday afternoon, September 17, 2020 at his residence after an extended illness. Johnny was a native of Savannah GA, lived in California for several years and was owner and operator of his own company, Power Ten in Santa Clara, California. He was an...
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    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 18 September 2020 | 14:13
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  • Mrs. Jimmie Sue Tanner, Soperton

    TannerJimmieSuePicCROPPEDMrs. Jimmie Sue Tanner, age 79, beloved wife of Alton “Russell” Tanner of the Oglethorpe Community of Soperton passed away on Wednesday morning, September 16, 2020 at the Treutlen County Health and Rehabilitation Center in Soperton. She was a native and lifelong resident of Emanuel County,...
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    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 17 September 2020 | 14:31
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  • Mrs. Senora Kathleen “Tat” Fennell, Mt. Vernon

    Mrs. Senora Kathleen “Tat” Fennell, age 87 of Mt. Vernon passed away Monday, September 14, 2020 after an extended illness. Tat was a native of Wheeler County and lived most of her life in Mt. Vernon. She was born February 13, 1933. Tat worked at Ailey Manufacturing Company in Ailey for over 40...
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    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 16 September 2020 | 11:38
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  • Mr. Luther Dewitt Gillis, Glenwood

    Gillis 001Mr. Luther Dewitt Gillis, 85, of Glenwood passed away Monday, September 14, 2020 at his residence.  He was born in Wheeler County, March 17, 1935, to the late Adolphus and Jewel Bright Gillis.  Mr. Gillis attended Glenwood Church of God and was a longtime employee of Jim Bob’s 19 & 46 where he was...
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    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 16 September 2020 | 08:31
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Church Calendar

  • Harden's Chapel UMC Cancels Homecoming

    Due to COVID-19 and church regulations, Harden's Chapel United Methodist Church has canceled its annual Homecoming. Since 1863, the Church has held the annual service on the 2nd Sunday of October. However, on Saturday, October 10 from 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., volunteers and members of the Board of Directors will set up a tent at the Harden's Chapel Cemetery for the Annual Meeting  to provide the financial report and updates on the cemetery. Families with loved ones buried on site are invited to visit and bring contributions to help carry out the plans for the future of the cemetery. For more information call the Church Office at 912-583-2448.
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    Church Event | Kathy Hilt | 15 September 2020 | 15:21
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  • 2020 10-04 Pet Events at the Episcopal Church

    October 4--The Episcopal Church of the Annunciation, 1512 Meadows Lane in Vidalia, invites you & your pets to several Special Events October 4th beginning at 4:00. First, a Memorial Service held in the St. Francis Memorial Garden to remember & give thanks for beloved deceased pets & to scatter ashes. Then, it's the Blessing of your Living Pets. In addition, Pet Supplies will be Collected & later donated to SOAPS. Donations needed:  dry Purina or Pedigree food for puppies and adult dogs, gently used towels & blankets, leashes & collars of all sizes, and Tractor Supply or Walmart gift cards. Refreshments served for everyone, humans & animals. Face masks encouraged & social distancing observed.
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    Church Event | Jim Perry | 10 September 2020 | 12:31
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  • (Updated) 2020 09-27-09-30 Fall Revival Time at South Thompson Baptist!

    UPDATED: corrected Sunday times. September 27-30--South Thompson Baptist Church invites you to their Fall Revival with guest speaker Evangelist Rick Brown of Baxley, Sunday September 27th at 10:00 AM & 6:00 PM, Monday September 28th through Wednesday September 30th at 7:00 each night. NOTE: There will be no Homecoming this year.
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    Church Event | Jim Perry | 01 September 2020 | 12:01
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Meet The Staff

  • General Manager

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    Jeff Raiford

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  • Program Director

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    Bob Roberts, WTCQ

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  • Program Director

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    Jim Perry, WYUM

    912-538-1017
  • Traffic Manager

    Connie Clifton, Traffic Manager

    Connie Clifton

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