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  • VFD Presents Check to Cancer Center

    VFD Cancer

    (L to R): Apparatus Operator Kris Owens; Lt. Justin Butry;, Capt. Robert Tillman; Vidalia Fire Chief Brian Sikes; Cameron Coleman; Jared Kirby, MHMH Chief Financial Officer; Asst Fire Chief Ben Allen; Samantha Walker, Director of Cancer Care Services; Firefighter K’leb Crapps; Samantha Sapp, Lead

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    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 01 March 2024 | 13:52
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  • Students Government Attends Youth Leadership Summit

    Student Gov

    Members of the Student Government Association at Vidalia High School attended the 2024 Youth Leadership Summit on Monday, February 26. The event is held every two years by United States Congressman Rick Allen of Georgia's 12 District to bring young people and adults together to talk about the

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    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 01 March 2024 | 12:13
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  • Vidalia City Schools Recognizes Young Authors

    VCSS Young Authors

    Thirteen students from the Vidalia City School System have been named grade-level winners in the Young Georgia Authors local writing competition. “We are so excited and proud of our students who chose to participate in the competition,” said Vidalia City Schools Federal Program’s Director Tammy

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    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 29 February 2024 | 13:03
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  • RTCA Students of the Month

    RTCA Studs

    Robert Toombs wants to acknowledge their February Students of the Month. The Student of the Month is based on work ethic, good character, good and/or improved grades and attendance. The Student of the Month in Lower Elementary is Brooklyn Horne, in Upper Elementary is Emma Philips, in Middle

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    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 29 February 2024 | 12:46
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  • J.D. Dickerson Primary February Students of the Month

    J.D. Dickerson Primary Students of the Month for the month of February have been named.

    They are (Back Row, L to Rt): Sydney Smith, Savannah Gardner, Jett Montford, Jayce Mitchell, Nevaeh Jones, Kylie Johnson, Lily Lynn, Logan Gibson, Dilan Patel; (Middle Row, L to R); Kehlani Cobb, Alizah Mann,

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    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 29 February 2024 | 12:44
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  • Time to Toss Political Hats Into the Ring

    Voters in Georgia are currently in the early voting stage for the Presidential Preference Primary with in-person voting to be held on Tuesday, March 12. As of Tuesday, at 5:00 when the Toombs County Election’s Office closed, 349 voters had early voted, with 24 absentee ballots returned of the 59

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    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 28 February 2024 | 17:18
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  • Capt. Jordan Kight Announces Sheriff Run

    Captain Jordan Kight is announcing his intention to qualify to run for Sheriff of Toombs County. Jordan has been in law enforcement for more than 20 years. Kight started his career with the Georgia Bureau of Investigations in 2002, but he has served the last 9 years with the Toombs County

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    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 28 February 2024 | 10:47
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  • Mega Prison Under Construction in Washington County

    Overcrowding in correctional facilities operated by the Georgia Department of Corrections is no secret, but this week the Georgia legislature approved over $436 million for the construction of a mega prison in Davisboro in Washington County. Construction of the new facility began a few months ago near

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    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 27 February 2024 | 16:17
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  • From the House: Week 7

    by State Rep. Leesa Hagan

    On February 20, my House colleagues and I reconvened for days 23 through 25 of the legislative session and many hours of committee hearings. During week seven, we focused on key legislation to better Georgians' lives. With the approaching February 29 "Crossover Day"

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    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 27 February 2024 | 15:48
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Sportsbreak

  • Lady Crusaders Are State Champions!

    3 2 24 RTCA Lady Crusaders State Trophy

    Congratulations to the RTCA Lady Crusaders Basketball team on winning the GIAA Class A State Championship over the Fullington Academy Trojans 43-42 Friday afternoon at Columbus State University!

    3 1 24 RTCA Lady Crusdaers 23 1 24 RTCA Lady Crusaders State 1

    (Pictures Courtesy of RTCA)


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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 01 March 2024 | 17:48
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  • Brewton-Parker Athletics: Baseball Secures Doubleheader Over Stillman on Thursday

    3 1 24 022924 BSB Recap M. Son

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – Brewton-Parker Baseball traveled to Tuscaloosa, Ala. for a Southern States Athletic Conference series at Stillman (Ala.) this week.

    The Barons (13-9, 5-3 SSAC) dropped the Tigers (7-9, 2-6 SSAC) in a pair of victories, 13-3 and 12-0 on Thursday afternoon.

    How It Happened | G1 –

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 01 March 2024 | 12:56
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  • VHS Boys Win Over Tattnall 3-2, Extend Record to 9-0, Girls Lost 2-3

    3 1 24 VHS Tennis

    (Senior Jameson Rolen at 1st Doubles Prepares for the Return of Serve)

    The VHS Boys kept their record perfect Tuesday night (9-0) defeating Tattnall County 3-2 in a region match.  At 1st singles,  Caleb Beck won 6-1, 6-4, then Danny Richardson followed up with a win at 3rd singles (6-4, 6-4). 

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 01 March 2024 | 09:17
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  • Vidalia falls to Coffee 8-6

    3 1 24 VHS BB 1

    Vidalia’s effort to come back from down eight runs in the sixth came up just short, as they fell 8-6 to Coffee.

    Vidalia scored six runs on five hits in the bottom of the seventh inning.  Jackson Berry singled, scoring one run, Andrew Norfleet hit into a double play that scored one run, Veer Patel

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 01 March 2024 | 08:20
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  • Bulldogs Roll into Final Four with Dominant 67-41 Win over Athens Academy

    3 1 24 Toombs Basketball

    (Toombs Senior Jesus Quintero high-fiving Bulldog Basketball Head Coach Jared Goodwin)

    The Toombs County Bulldogs boys basketball team continued their incredible run through the state tournament, securing a decisive 67-41 victory over Athens Academy in the Elite 8 round held in Athens, GA! Once

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 01 March 2024 | 08:16
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  • Lady Crusaders To Play for State Championship!

    2 29 24 RTCA Final 4 Game

    The Robert Toombs Lady Crusaders Basketball team defeated Crisp Academy 43-22 in the Final 4 game Wedneday at BPC.They will be playing for the GIAA Class A State Championship Friday in Columbus at 3:00pm against Fullington Academy.

    Head Coach Jake Wilkinson commented, ":I'm so proud of how our

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 29 February 2024 | 13:45
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  • Sports & Scores This Week (2-26-24)

    February 26-- Here are the latest sports schedules and scores for the week. 

    Monday, February 26

    Baseball: Toombs County 4, Bryan County 3

    East Laurens 7, Montgomery County 6 

    Tennis: Screven County 3, Vidalia 2 Girls

    Vidalia 3, Screven County 2 Boys

    Soccer: Savannah Arts Academy 2, Toombs County 0

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 29 February 2024 | 08:31
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  • Seventh-Seeded Lady Barons Extinguish No. 10-Seed UT Southern in SSAC Championship First Round

    2 28 24 022824 WBB Recap HC Steve Edwards

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Postseason play began on Wednesday morning for Brewton-Parker Women’s Basketball as the seventh-seeded Lady Barons (18-11) faced the Firehawks (7-19) of Tennessee Southern in the Multiplex at the Cramton Bowl in Montgomery, Ala.

    BPC extinguished UTS in a 68-57 victory to open

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 28 February 2024 | 16:53
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  • Bulldog Baseball Struggles Against Swainsboro, Look to Bounce Back on Friday

    The Toombs County Bulldogs baseball team faced a tough opponent on Tuesday, falling 9-0 to the Swainsboro Tigers. Despite their valiant efforts, the Bulldogs were unable to overcome an early deficit and some strong pitching from Swainsboro.

    The Tigers wasted no time getting on the board,

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 28 February 2024 | 15:56
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Community Calendar

  • Toombs County Pre-K enrollment

    Toombs Pre K

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    Community Event | Kathy Hilt | 28 February 2024 | 17:39
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  • Get Your Tickets Now

    2024 Tales verticle Poster

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    Community Event | Kathy Hilt | 28 February 2024 | 17:29
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  • RTCA K3 & K4 Preschool Enrollment

    Preschool Enrollment 3

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    Community Event | Kathy Hilt | 28 February 2024 | 09:12
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  • Employment Fairs

    Employment Fair 2024 Vidalia Campus

    Employment Fair 2024 Swainsboro Campus

    Southeastern Technical College is sponsoring two upcoming Employment Fairs: April 15 from 9:00 - 11:00 am. on the Vidalia campus, and April 18 from 9:00 - 11:00 a.m. on the Swainsboro campus.

    Many employers will be attending both job fairs.

    For more information, contact lance Helms at 912-538-327 or

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    Community Event | Kathy Hilt | 27 February 2024 | 11:05
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  • DVA Coffee Before Hours

    CBH March

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    Community Event | Jeff Raiford | 23 February 2024 | 15:41
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  • Curtailing Crime in Candler County

    Operation Star Witness, the Sheriff’s Crime Camera Program, is an initiative aiming to reduce crime in Candler County. In partnership with YOU and Project NOLA, the National Real Time Crime Center, this program will provide a “Star Witness” when crime occurs. This community-based program will provide
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    Community Event | Kathy Hilt | 23 February 2024 | 11:45
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  • Greater Vidalia Chamber Ground Breaking

    GFB Groundbreaking

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    Community Event | Jeff Raiford | 23 February 2024 | 10:56
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  • Connect Her Event

    Connect Her

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    Community Event | Jeff Raiford | 23 February 2024 | 10:56
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  • Retired Educators to Meet

    Toombs County Retired Educators Association will meet on Thursday, March 7, 2024, at 10:30am at the Vidalia Public Library.

    A short presentation by Deacon Joseph Claroni will include the basic tenets of the Catholic faith.

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    Community Event | Kathy Hilt | 22 February 2024 | 10:18
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Obituaries

  • Mother Joyce Drummer

    obit Drummer The Vincent R. Drummer Funeral Home announces the death of Mother Joyce Drummer.  Joyce Drummer was born to the parentage of the Late Arthur and Malissa Phillips Drummer in (Mosleytown) Tarrytown, Georgia. She received her education through the Montgomery County Schools. She continued her...
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    Obituary | Kathy Hilt | 01 March 2024 | 09:16
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  • Mr. Felix Butler

    obit Felix Butler The Vincent R. Drummer announces the arrangements for Mr. Felix Butler  Mr. Felix R. Butler passed away Monday, February 26, 2024. Public Viewing will be Saturday, March 2, 2024 from 3-7 P.M. at the Vincent R. Drummer Funeral Home. A Celebration of Life will be held Monday, March 4, 2024 at 1 P.M. in...
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    Obituary | Kathy Hilt | 01 March 2024 | 09:11
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  • Mrs. Jennie Hamilton, Vidalia

    Mrs. Jennie Burgamy Hamilton, age 72, of Vidalia, died Wednesday evening, February 28, 2024, at her residence after a brief illness under the care of Community Hospice. She was a native of Americus and Albany before moving to Vidalia. Mrs. Hamilton graduated from Americus High School. She worked...
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    Obituary | Kathy Hilt | 29 February 2024 | 11:53
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  • Mrs. Harriett Harrelson, Vidalia

    obit Harrelson Mrs. Harriett Foxworth Harrelson, age 70, of Vidalia, died on Tuesday morning, February 27, 2024, at Memorial Health University Medical Center in Savannah after an extended illness. She was a native of Georgetown, South Carolina and lived the past thirty-one years in Vidalia. Mrs. Harriett...
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    Obituary | Kathy Hilt | 28 February 2024 | 16:15
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  • Mrs. Mary Ellen Wilson, Lyons

    obit Wilson Mrs. Mary Ellen Wilson, age 85, of Lyons, died Tuesday afternoon, February 27, 2024, at The Oaks Bethany Home in Vidalia, after an extended illness. She was a native of Toombs County and lived most of his life in Lyons. Mrs. Mary Ellen was a homemaker and member of Liberty Baptist Church where she...
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    Obituary | Kathy Hilt | 28 February 2024 | 12:46
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  • Mr. Hugh C. Fountain, Normantown Community

    Hugh Fountain Mr. Hugh C. Fountain, age 78, of Normantown Community, passed from this life on Monday, February 26, 2024, at the Community Hospice House after an extended illness with Parkinson’s disease. He is a native of Montgomery County, moving to Normantown in 1989. Hugh held several jobs over the years at...
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    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 27 February 2024 | 16:27
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  • Mr. Gary Beasley

    Gary Beasley   Mr. Gary Beasley Sr., age 74, of Oak Park, died Sunday, February 25, 2024, at his residence after an extended illness. He was a native of Oak Park and lived most of his life in Oak Park. He served in the United States Army during the Vietnam War and was a paratrooper. Gary was a carpenter by trade and...
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    Obituary | Kathy Hilt | 26 February 2024 | 16:23
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  • Mr. Wendell "Gator" NeeSmith

    obit Gator Mr. Wendell “Gator” NeeSmith, age 72, of Gray’s Landing Community, died Friday, February 23, 2024, at Memorial Health Meadows Hospital as a result of injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident. He was a lifelong resident of Toombs County and retired from the United Brotherhood of Carpenters in...
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    Obituary | Kathy Hilt | 26 February 2024 | 09:20
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  • Mrs. Linda Osgood, Vidalia

    obit Osgood Mrs. Linda Kicklighter Osgood, age 68, of Vidalia, died Saturday, February 24, 2024 at Community Hospice of Vidalia following a brief illness. She was a native and lifelong resident of Vidalia, and she loved to spend time with her dog. She was preceded in death by her husband, Bruce Osgood; her...
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    Obituary | Kathy Hilt | 26 February 2024 | 09:16
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Church Calendar

  • March 29--Good Friday Gospel Sing in Vidalia

    Good Friday Gospel Sing   March 29--Vidalia Baptist Temple, 407 Slayton Street, invites you to their Good Friday Gospel Sing, Friday March 29th at 6:00 with The Dixie Echoes & Heartfelt. For more info: 912 293-4716
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    Church Event | Jim Perry | 26 February 2024 | 12:04
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  • March 3--Church Fish Fry in Vidalia

    Church Fish Fry   March 3--Vidalia Baptist Temple, 407 Slayton Street, would like you to come enjoy their Church Fish Fry, March 3rd at 5:00.
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    Church Event | Jim Perry | 26 February 2024 | 11:58
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  • March 16--Pastor's Installation in Ailey

    March 16--St. Mary Missionary Baptist Church, 2038 McGregor Alston Road in Ailey, requests your presence for the Installation of their New Pastor, Rev. Herbert W. Hodges, Saturday March 16th. Come make this a memorable experience for Rev. Herbert Hodges and congregation.
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    Church Event | Jim Perry | 23 February 2024 | 12:31
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  • March 3--Voices of Truth in Mt. Vernon

    Voice of Truth   March 3--The First Baptist Church invites you to an hour of worship with "Voices of Truth", Sunday March 3rd at 10:30 at Brewton-Parker College.
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    Church Event | Jim Perry | 23 February 2024 | 12:24
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  • March 17--Women in White Program

    Women in White Program   March 17--Eastpark Church of God in Christ, 711 4th & Washington Streets in Vidalia, invites you to the 2024 Women in White Program, March 17th at 3:00 with speaker Minister McRae of Macon. Theme: A Mighty Woman of Valor Pastor, Supt James F. & First Lady Monique McRae
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    Church Event | Jim Perry | 22 February 2024 | 12:25
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  • March 1-3--Homecoming Revival Services in Vidalia

    Revival Homecoming   March 1-3--Cornerstone Pentecostal Church, 377 South Thompson Road in Vidalia, invites you Homecoming Revival Services, Friday March 1st & Saturday March 2nd at 7:30 each night. Also, Homecoming Sunday, March 3rd at 11:00. Special minister Sis. Jerrie Crowe of Helena.
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    Church Event | Jim Perry | 19 February 2024 | 09:51
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  • March 10--Pastor's Appreciation in Ailey

    March 10--St. John AME Church in Ailey, wants you to come to a Pastor’s Appreciation for Rev. Ted Walters, Sunday March10th at 2:00 with guest speaker Rev. Dr. Marvin Howard Sr. 
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    Church Event | Jim Perry | 05 February 2024 | 12:02
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  • March 17--Eddie B In Concert

    Stevie B In Concert   March 17--Toombs County PTR invites you to see Eddie B in Concert, Sunday March 17th at 6:00 at Southeastern Technical College.  Eddie B is a former addict and gang member. Now an award winning gospel singer/songwriter. He has had 10 #1 songs and 2 songs featured in 4 films.
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    Church Event | Jim Perry | 03 January 2024 | 12:00
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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.  ** When including an image or images please send it as an attachment.  Use the jpg format for all images **   Send it to JIM PERRY! Email jperry @ radiojones.com ---Please note that FAX is no longer available.  Use email. 
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    Church Event | Jim Perry | 03 November 2021 | 12:30
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