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  • Area Police Blotter

    Vidalia Police Department reports the following arrests.

    Mitchem, Michael George - W/M - 30 YOA - 160 Cherokee Loop Lyons Ga. Theft by Shoplifting

    Baily, Adam Jereday - W/M - 34 YOA - 177 E Columbia Ave. Lyons Ga. Loitering or Prowling / Possession of Methamphetamines / Possession of Drug Related

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    Newsbreak | Jeff Raiford | 05 March 2021 | 06:24
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  • Safe Kids Toombs Plans Car Seat Safety Event

    Remember when people thought the safest place for a child to ride in a car was in Mama’s arms? Well, it’s not that way anymore and there are laws that specifically state where and how children should be placed in a vehicle.

    Locally, ensuring that children are safely and lawfully positioned in cars falls

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    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 04 March 2021 | 00:00
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  • Toombs Central Elementary Recognizes Students of the Month

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    Toombs Central Elementary School would like to recognize Students of the Month for January 2021.  Congratulations students!

    Front Row:  Emma Waters (Pre-K), Ashelynn Love (3rd Grade), Charlotte Garrett (2nd Grade), and Madison Smith (Kindergarten),

    Back Row:  Kinsleigh Dixon (4th Grade), Brylee

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    Newsbreak | Jeff Raiford | 03 March 2021 | 13:11
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  • Rodney Atkins to Headline 2021 Onion Festival

    RA Main Press

    The Vidalia Onion Festival Committee announces the headliner for the Saturday Night Concert is Country music singer/songwriter Rodney Atkins. With eight Top 5 singles, six No. 1s, and 1 Billion career on-demand streams under his belt, Atkins is one of Country music’s most prominent artists. Continuing to be

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    Newsbreak | Jeff Raiford | 03 March 2021 | 11:48
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  • Lyons Water/Sewer Rates On the Rise

    If you live in the city of Lyons, you may see an increase in your water and sewer bill in a few months. Lyons Mayor Willis Nesmith says it has been about 5 years ago since there was an increase.

    The City of Lyons has recently upgraded it and applied for a grant and was told the city’s water and sewer

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    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 03 March 2021 | 09:04
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  • Vidalia Heritage Academy Literary Team Competes

    VHA Literary TeamPictured left to right: (front row) Lydia Sammons, Julia Beacham, Rylee Toole, Reese Neal, and Luke Moxley. (back row) Emily Jarriel, Josey Harrell, Sarah Grace McBride, Casen Jones, and Isabella Ponce.

    The Vidalia Heritage Academy Literary Team competed in the Georgia Association of Private and

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    Newsbreak | Jeff Raiford | 03 March 2021 | 04:06
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  • Johnson County Man Arrested for Distribution of Child Pornography

    The following press release was issued by the Georgia Bureau of Investigation.

    Wrightsville, GA (March 1, 2021) – On Tuesday, February 9, 2021, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation’s Child Exploitation and Computer Crimes Unit (CEACC) executed a search warrant at the residence of John Harris

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    Newsbreak | Jeff Raiford | 01 March 2021 | 13:39
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  • Notes From Senator Blake Tillery

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    Another five legislative days have come and gone, and the Senate is now up to Legislative Day 24. This places us four days away from Crossover Day (Day 28), which is when all bills must pass out of at least one chamber in order to have enough time to be heard by the other side. As committees begin

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    Newsbreak | Jeff Raiford | 01 March 2021 | 08:25
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  • From the People's House

    Greg Morris

    This week State Representative Greg Morris emailed about the happenings in the Georgia House of Representatives and below are just a few of the highlights on which the elected officials are focusing from that perspective.

    Like the Senate, the Georgia House of Representatives is focusing on

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    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 28 February 2021 | 16:31
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Sportsbreak

  • VHS Tennis Team Defeats Toombs County

    The VHS Lady Indians went 5-0 Thursday night over Toombs County bringing their overall record to 6-1 and 1-0 in the region.   At 1st Singles, Alli Taufman won 6-2, 6-3. Karle McDonald won 6-2 , 6-2, and Bess Wilcox at 3rd Singles won 6-1, 6-0. At 1st Doubles, Madali Winn & Jesslyn Collins won 6-0,

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 06 March 2021 | 18:23
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  • Crusaders To Play For State Title

    March 5—The RTCA Crusaders defeated the Brentwood Academy War Eagles 78-67 in the Semi-Finals of GISA AA Boys State Basketball Playoffs at Georgia Southwestern in Americus Friday afternoon.

    The Crusaders dominated the game early and led 17-10 at the end of the first quarter, 40-18 at halftime and

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 05 March 2021 | 15:12
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  • Montgomery County Opens New Track & Field Facility

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    March 4--On Monday March 1st Montgomery County High School held a ribbon cutting ceremony for the newly constructed Curtis Ryals Track and Field facility on the campus of MCHS located at the William Mayes Dobbins Athletics Complex. The newly constructed track and field facility is named in honor of

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 04 March 2021 | 08:37
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  • Indians Shutdown Tigers

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    March 2-- The Vidalia Indians improve to 6-2 for the season after Landry Mead goes the distance striking out 10 as the Indians beat Metter 5-0. Ty Dalley 2 for 3 (rbi) and Hughes Graham 2 for 2 (2 rbi) led the way for the Indians at the plate Vidalia travels to Metter Wednesday for another game

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 02 March 2021 | 13:45
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  • VHS Track Teams Off to a Good Start!

    3 1 21 Hunter School record

    The Vidalia Indian Track Teams opened up the season in a big way on Friday night, with The Lady Indians taking first place at the Colony Bank Invitational in Fitzgerald. Despite a number of technical difficulties with the Fitzgerald timing system and the omission of some of the Indian athletes’

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 01 March 2021 | 09:20
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  • Sports and Scores This Week (3-1-21)

    March 1---Here are the latest sports schedules and scores for the week.

    Monday, March 1

    Baseball: Vidalia 5, Metter 0

    Tuesday, March 2

    Baseball: Treutlen at Wheeler County 5:30pm (WYUM, 1017 FM, Sweet Onion Country) (Postponed Until Thursday)

    Toombs County at Bleckley County 6:00pm (Postponed)

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 28 February 2021 | 16:50
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  • Crusaders Advance To Final Four

    February 27—The RTCA Crusaders punched their ticket to the “Final Four” of the GISA AA Boys State Basketball Playoffs Saturday at Tattnall Square in Macon after a 61-56 win over the Gatewood Gators.

    The Crusaders jumped out to a 10-0 lead and led 15-9 at the end of the first period, 27-23 at the half

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 27 February 2021 | 15:31
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  • VHS Tennis Beats Bulloch Academy

    February 26--The VHS Tennis Teams defeated Bulloch Academy Thursday night at home. The Lady Indians won 4-1 with Alli Taufmann winning 1st Singles 6-3, 6-0, Karle McDonald winning 2nd Singles 6-0, 6-1, and Bess Wilcox winning 3rd Singles by forfeit.  For the fourth match victory, Emma Beck and Emma

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 26 February 2021 | 13:50
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  • Palmer & Associates Continues Giving to Indian Football!

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    For the 4th year in a row, Palmer & Associates of Vidalia has made a large contribution to the Vidalia High School Football Program. In a presentation on Thursday, Jeffery and Julie Palmer presented the Indian Football program with a check for $1850.00

    The “Cash for Touchdown” program sponsored by

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 24 February 2021 | 11:16
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Community Calendar

  • Big B's Ribbon Cutting

    Big Bs

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    Community Event | Jeff Raiford | 01 March 2021 | 10:34
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  • Arts & Crafts Show Seeking Vendors

    The Annual Arts and Crafts Festival sponsored by the Vidalia Lions Club and the Vidalia Woman's Club is seeking vendors interested in participating in this year's event on April 24th and 25th.  If interested in participating, contact the clubs at www.vidaliaartsandcrafts.com

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    Community Event | Jeff Raiford | 25 February 2021 | 13:46
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  • Early Voting Underway in Vidalia

    Early voting has begun and will run through Friday, March 19 for the Ward  2 Council Seat for the City of Vidalia.  As this is only a municipal election for the City of Vidalia, all early voting will take place at the Vidalia Police Department.

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    Community Event | Jeff Raiford | 24 February 2021 | 14:25
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  • Chick-fil-A Road Race

    CFA Race Poster 2021

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    Community Event | Jeff Raiford | 24 February 2021 | 10:01
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  • Area Blood Drives

    Below is a list of American Red Cross Blood drives scheduled for Tuesday, March 9th around the area.  Please plan to give the gift of life if you can.  For more info and to register, go to www.redcrossblood.org.

    Vidalia

    3/9/2021: 12 p.m. - 6 p.m., Vidalia Community Center, 107 Old Airport Road

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    Community Event | Jeff Raiford | 22 February 2021 | 08:17
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  • 2021 Toombs-Montgomery Chamber Annual Meeting

    Event Flyer with VIP

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    Community Event | Jeff Raiford | 16 February 2021 | 15:06
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  • RTCA Auction

    Auction 2021

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    Community Event | Jeff Raiford | 11 February 2021 | 09:45
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  • Montgomery County Pre-K Registration

    Montgomery County

    2021 - 2022

    Pre-Kindergarten Registration

    Applications are now being accepted!!

    Montgomery County Pre-K will begin accepting applications for the upcoming school year on February 22, 2021 at the Montgomery County Board of Education.    Enrolling students must be 4 years old by

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    Community Event | Jeff Raiford | 01 February 2021 | 13:09
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  • Toombs County Schools Pre-K Registration

    TOOMBS COUNTY SCHOOLS

     PRE-K

    Pre-Enrollment for 2021-2022

    *Toombs Central Elementary will register on March 31, 2021 from 8:30 a.m. until 2:00 p.m.

    **Lyons Primary School will register on April 1, 2021 from 8:30 a.m. until 2:00 p.m.

    Students must be 4 years old on or before September 1, 2021.

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    Community Event | Jeff Raiford | 26 January 2021 | 10:14
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Obituaries

  • Rev. Willie O. Smith, Soperton

    Vincent R. Drummer Funeral Home announces the death of Rev. Willie O. Smith of Soperton, GA.  Public Visitation will be held on Saturday, March 6, 2021 from 2 PM until 7 PM at Vincent R. Drummer Funeral Home at 610 Martin Luther King Avenue in Vidalia, GA.  Funeral Service will be held on Sunday,...
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    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 05 March 2021 | 14:08
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  • Mrs. Leola Lee, Vidalia

    Vincent R. Drummer Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Leola Lee of Vidalia, GA.  Public Visitation will be held on Friday, March 5, 2021 from 2 PM until 7 PM at Vincent R. Drummer Funeral Home at 610 Martin Luther King Avenue in Vidalia, GA.   Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, March 6,...
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    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 05 March 2021 | 14:02
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  • Mr. Daniel White, Dublin

    Vincent R. Drummer Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Daniel White of Dublin, GA. Public Visitation will be held on Thursday, March 4, 2021 from 2 PM until 7 PM at Vincent R. Drummer Funeral Home at 610 Martin Luther King Avenue in Vidalia, GA.  And Friday, March 5, 2021 from 1 PM until 7 PM...
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    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 03 March 2021 | 15:36
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  • Mr. Charles E. Smith, Scott

    Mr. Charles E. Smith, age 82 of Scott passed away peacefully on Tuesday morning, March 2, 2021 at Scott Health and Rehabilitation Center. He was a native and lifelong resident of the Laurens County area; son of the late Ralph Waldo and Helen Houser Smith Rowland.  Mr. Smith was a member of Mt...
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    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 03 March 2021 | 03:57
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  • Clyde L. Ricks, Adrian

    RicksClydeFlossiePIC Clyde L. Ricks of Adrian, Georgia, beloved husband of Flossie Ricks, entered into Heavens portals shortly after noon on February 28, 2021.  He was predeceased by his beloved wife of almost 75 years who entered into Heaven on January 28, 2021, exactly one month earlier.  He is survived by his...
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    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 03 March 2021 | 03:55
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  • Seth Clark, Glenwood

    Clark Seth Seth Clark, age 22, of Glenwood, died early Saturday morning February 27, 2021 at his residence. He was a native and lifelong resident of Wheeler County and made his living in the logging industry.  When Seth was not working he loved spending his free time with Jamison and their beautiful daughter...
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    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 03 March 2021 | 03:52
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  • Dorothy Mae Bowen Hunt-Hennigan, Folkston

      Dorothy Mae Bowen Hunt-Hennigan, 69, of Folkston passed away Thursday, February 25 at Southeast Georgia Health System in Brunswick, GA. She was born August 31, 1951 in Virgilina, VA to the late Andrew Bowen and Ada Blanks. She was a homemaker and a Jehovah Witness faith. In addition to her...
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    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 01 March 2021 | 06:36
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  • Mr. George Mitchell Bridges Jr., Soperton

    Bridges Mitchell Mr. George Mitchell Bridges Jr., age 78, of Soperton, passed away on Thursday, February 25, 2021 brief at Meadows Regional Hospital after a brief illness. Mitchell a native of Treutlen County lived most of his life in Ft. Lauderdale, FL amongst the swamps of the Everglades. Mitchell owned and...
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    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 26 February 2021 | 19:34
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  • Mrs. Velma Kight Williamson, Lyons

    Mrs. Velma Kight Williamson, age 88, of Lyons, died Saturday, February 20, 2021, at the Community Hospice House in Vidalia after a brief illness.  She was a native of Toombs, living there most of her life, and was a 1950 graduate of Lyons High School.  She was a telephone operator for Bell South in...
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    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 24 February 2021 | 12:18
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Church Calendar

  • 2021 03-31-04-04 Revival Time in Mt. Vernon!

    March 31-April 4--Mt. Vernon Pentecostal Church, 1802 North Railroad Avenue, would like you to come to their Revival, Wednesday March 31st through April 3rd at 7:30 each night. And Sunday April 4th at 10:00 AM & 6:00 in the evening. Come join them for a season of refilling, restoring and rebirth!
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    Church Event | Jim Perry | 24 February 2021 | 09:22
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  • CHURCH NEWS IN 2021

    LET US GET YOUR MESSAGE TO THE PUBLIC WITH CHURCH NEWS!    Your Church Speaks   Thank you for using Church News on WVOP 970 AM and 105.3 FM, and southeastgeorgiatoday.com. Submit your church events to us at least 2 weeks ahead of time for 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.   Email jperry @ vidaliacommunications.comFax 537-4477
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    Church Event | Jim Perry | 09 December 2020 | 12:30
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Meet The Staff

  • General Manager

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    Jeff Raiford

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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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