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  • Ronnie A. Dixon Park Unveiled

    Ronnie Dixon Park

    Vidalia Mayor Doug Roper announces the renaming of the downtown Vidalia park with the assistance of  Mayor Pro-Tem John Raymond Turner, City Manager Nick Overstreet. Looking on is Dublin Mayor and friend to the late Mayor  Ronnie Dixon, Phil Best.

    Ever since it became a focal point of the downtown

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    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 19 May 2022 | 19:30
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  • REP. ALLEN SUPPORTS LEGISLATION TO ADDRESS FORMULA SHORTAGE

    Washington - This week, Congressman Rick W. Allen (GA-12) took several actions to address the nationwide shortage of baby formula.

    On Wednesday, Congressman Allen voted to pass H.R. 7791, the bipartisan Access to Baby Formula Actwhich would improve cooperation between federal agencies in

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    Newsbreak | Jeff Raiford | 19 May 2022 | 16:06
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  • RTCA Holds Honors Ceremonies

    RTCA 2022 Class 

    Robert Toombs Christian Academy held its annual High School Honors Day on Monday, May 16th in the RTCA gymnasium. Here's what Mr. Absher, Head of School at RTCA, has to say about Honors Night, "Honors Night is all about celebrating the accomplishments of our students and honoring those that have

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    Newsbreak | Jeff Raiford | 19 May 2022 | 08:39
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  • Bus Drivers Request More Pay

    At the May meeting of the School Board, Ralph Brantley approached the members regarding certain concerns he and other bus drivers have brought to his attention.

    “I’m only here as a representative of the drivers,” Brantley prefaced his comments. He went on to say that the drivers requested that

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    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 19 May 2022 | 00:00
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  • Handy Voting Information

    Are you looking for a one-stop place to find out everything you need to know about the  May 24 Primary? Whether you vote Republican, Democrat, or Non-partisan, there’s one local website that has all you need to know before casting your ballot.

    Sample ballots for each party, as well as a list of all the

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    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 17 May 2022 | 15:07
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  • Area Police Blotter

    Vidalia Police Department reports the following arrests.

    Parker, Natalie Williams - Uvalda - Simple obstruction

    Pittman, Amy Miranda - Lyons - Driving while license suspended/driving due care hands free

    Ransom, Marvin W. – Vidalia – Simple battery

    McCray, Brian Marquell – Vidalia – Simple battery

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    Newsbreak | Jeff Raiford | 17 May 2022 | 05:43
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  • RTCA Students of the Month for March/April/May

    RTCA SOM May

    RTCA’S Lower School Student of the Month for May is fifth grader Braylin Pittman. Braylin is the daughter of Mitchell and Becky Pittman. She has two brothers, Tatem and Milo, who also attend RTCA. Braylin was selected by faculty because she is extremely conscientious about her grades. She is a

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    Newsbreak | Jeff Raiford | 16 May 2022 | 17:37
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  • Allen Presented Anne sullivan Award by Lions of Georgia

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    Elaine Allen and Past Lions Clubs International President Al Brandel

    Each year Georgia Lions Clubs recognize individuals who have made a difference in their community for their work with disabled children.

    The Lions of Georgia presented Lyons resident Mrs. Elaine Allen with the Anne Sullivan Award at

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    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 16 May 2022 | 10:53
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  • Toombs Escapee Back in Custody

    Presgraves

    Just over a week after overpowering a Toombs County jailer and escaping in a Pineland Paper box truck, Robert Lee Presgraves is back in custody.

    Capt. Jordan Kight of the Toombs County Sheriff’s Office said Saturday morning around 10:00, a Montgomery County Deputy saw a man matching Presgraves

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    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 14 May 2022 | 11:01
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Sportsbreak

  • Important Game Day Info for Monday’ GHSA Championship Series!

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    The Vidalia Indians will be making their first trip to the GHSA AA State Championship on Monday at Ga. Southern’s JI Clements Stadium. The series begins with a doubleheader on Monday at 5:00 PM. Game two will follow approximately 30 minutes after the conclusion of game one. The if-necessary game

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 20 May 2022 | 13:15
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  • McBride & Buggs Sign With Emmanuel College

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    (L-R Front): Tyrone Stewart (Father), Key McBride (Mother) MK McBride, Zackie Pendergrass (Brother). Back: Coach Glen Birkheimer, and Head Coach Adam Callaway.

    r5 17 22 Tyler Buggs

    (L-R Front): Chris Pryor (Father), Tyler Buggs, Octavia Pryor (Mother). Back: Coach Glen Birkheimer and Head Coach Adam Callaway.

    RTCA

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 19 May 2022 | 10:01
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  • Griffin Headed to Savannah State

    Ziahya Griffin of the Toombs County Lady Bulldogs has signed her letter of intent for a scholarship to play softball for the Savannah State University Tigers.

    "I chose Savannah State because I wanted to play somewhere close to home. I want to thank my family and coaches for supporting me. I want

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 18 May 2022 | 14:26
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  • Indians Beat Lovett Punch Ticket To State Championship!

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    The Vidalia Indians and the Lovett Lions met Tuesday evening May 17 for Game 3 of the state semi-final series at Greg James Field.  After splitting a double header on Monday this was the rubber match to see who would move on to face Thomasville for the 2A State Championship.  Vidalia came out on top

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 18 May 2022 | 08:00
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  • VHA Eagles Win Baseball State Championship!

    5 17 22 VHA BB Champs Team

    Vidalia  Heritage Academy Eagles Baseball team swept Praise Academy in the State Championship on Friday, May 13, 2022. The Eagles won the first game 5-2. Eagles got the game going with a solo homer by Ledger Curl in the first inning. Hardy Franklin continued to get the ball rolling with a double

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 17 May 2022 | 14:13
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  • Indians Finish 2nd at GHSA State Meet!

    5 17 22 Boys 2nd Place w GHSA LogoAt the beginning of the season, the Vidalia Boys Track Team was projected to finish 10th in AA by MileSplit. But two months and a Region Championship later, the Indians just about pulled off one of the great upsets in GHSA Track history. Down just 3 points heading into the last event of the GHSA State

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 17 May 2022 | 09:36
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  • Jarriel Named to 2021-22 SSAC Women’s Track & Field Scholar-Athlete Team

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    MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- Brewton-Parker Women’s Track and Field student-athlete Rachel Jarriel has been named to the Southern States Athlete Conference Women’s Track and Field Scholar-Athlete Team presented by Barnes & Noble College, conference officials announced on Monday.

    Jarriel is listed along

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 17 May 2022 | 08:36
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  • Indians Split With Lions Force Game 3

    The Vidalia Indians hosted the Lovett Lions in a double header state semi-final series at Greg James Field on Monday, May 16.  The two teams split a pair of games with the Lions taking game one with a 4-1 score and the Indians taking game two by a 5-3 score.  The two teams will meet Tuesday

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 17 May 2022 | 07:59
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  • Steele Named to 2021-22 SSAC Men’s Track & Field Scholar-Athlete Team

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    MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- Brewton-Parker Men’s Track and Field student-athlete Simon Steele has been named to the Southern States Athlete Conference Men’s Track and Field Scholar-Athlete Team presented by Barnes & Noble College, conference officials announced on Monday.

    Steele is listed along with seven

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 16 May 2022 | 13:44
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Community Calendar

  • Toombs County Mobile Food Bank

    The Toombs County Mobile Food Bank hosted by the First African Missionary Baptist Church in Lyons will be held on Monday, May 23rd from 10 am til noon at the Old Lyons City Gym at 173 Oglethorpe Avenue in Lyons.

    This mini food distribution is first come, first served for 300 households in Toombs

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    Community Event | Jeff Raiford | 19 May 2022 | 15:16
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  • MHMH Fundraiser

    Flyer Memorial Health Meadows Hospital

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    Community Event | Kathy Hilt | 19 May 2022 | 11:20
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  • Free Car Seat Inspection

    Car Seats

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    Community Event | Kathy Hilt | 18 May 2022 | 13:07
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  • Toombs County Kinship Care Meeting

    Toombs County Family Connection announces their next Toombs County Kinship Care Support Group meeting on Thursday, May 26 at 6:00 p.m. in the NeSmith Birthday House in Partin Park in Lyons.

    If you are a grandparent raising a grandchild or relative raising another relative's child, make plans to

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    Community Event | Kathy Hilt | 17 May 2022 | 14:03
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  • Library Summer Reading Program Schedule - June

    Summer Reading June

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    Community Event | Jeff Raiford | 12 May 2022 | 10:11
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  • Altamaha EMC Charity Golf Classic

    EMC Golf Tournament

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    Community Event | Jeff Raiford | 11 May 2022 | 08:47
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  • Indian Basketball Camp Announced

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    The 2022 edition of the VHS Indian Basketball Camp will be held June 6th thru the 8th at Parsons-Reid Gymnasium. Vidalia Head Basketball Coach Tommy Dalley announced Wednesday that registration for the event is now open. The camp, which will provide games, contests, and fundamentals, is open to all

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    Community Event | Bob Roberts | 02 May 2022 | 08:55
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  • Toombs County High School Senior Memory Letters

    Please join TCHS in congratulating the class of 2022. We are continuing a tradition that has been enjoyed by seniors and one that they look forward to each year. If you would like to write a letter please visit the Toombs County High Schools website (https://tchs.toombscountyschools.org) for a

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    Community Event | Jeff Raiford | 28 April 2022 | 08:44
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  • RTCA Summer Sports Camp

    RTCA Camp

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    Community Event | Kathy Hilt | 19 April 2022 | 14:29
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Obituaries

  • Wendy Smith-Arnoldy, Soperton

    ArnoldyWendyPIC 002 Wendy Smith-Arnoldy, age 53 of Soperton passed away on Wednesday afternoon, May 18, 2022 at her home. Born in San Antonio, Texas she was the daughter of the late Robert C. Smith and Irene Lumley Smith. With her father and mother's military careers the family relocated frequently before they ended...
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    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 20 May 2022 | 08:31
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  • Linda Horton Oxford, East Dublin

    Linda Oxford 002 Linda Horton Oxford, age 72 of East Dublin passed away at her home on Tuesday afternoon, May 17, 2022. Born in Johnson County, she was one of nine and the last living child born to the late Euthon and Sally Blanch Pullen Horton.  She had lived in Scott and Minter for a period of time before...
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    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 19 May 2022 | 06:46
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  • Mrs. Mary Jane Campbell

    Campbell Mary 002 Mrs. Mary Jane Campbell, age 80, passed away on Tuesday, May 17, 2022 at Treutlen County Health and Rehabilitation in Soperton, GA. She was born in Vidalia, GA on October 22, 1941 to the late Marvin and Dovie Mae Scott. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, Roy...
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    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 18 May 2022 | 11:52
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  • Mrs. Mozelle Cannington Powell, Lyons

    Mozelle Powell Mrs. Mozelle Cannington Powell, age 81, of Lyons, died Sunday, May 15, 2022, at the Community Hospice House in Vidalia after an extended illness.  She was a native of Rhine and was a 1958 graduate of Dodge County High School in Eastman where she also played basketball.  She briefly lived and worked in...
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    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 16 May 2022 | 13:57
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  • Mr. Dana Dismuke, Vidalia

    Dana Dismuke Mr. Dana Dismuke, age 46, of Vidalia, died Sunday, May 15, 2022, at Memorial Health Meadows Hospital in Vidalia after a sudden illness.  He was a native of Oak Park and lived in Vidalia since 1999.  He was a 1994 graduate of Toombs County High School attended East Georgia College in Swainsboro and...
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    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 16 May 2022 | 06:41
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  • Miss Dee Carter, Vidalia

    Dee Carter Miss Dee Carter, age 52, of Vidalia, died Sunday, May 8, 2022, at Emory Healthcare in Decatur after a brief illness.  She was a native of Toombs County and lived in Vidalia most of her life.  She was a member of the Former Lakeside Baptist Church in Vidalia.  Dee enjoyed coloring, shopping, and...
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    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 10 May 2022 | 16:24
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  • Willard “Billy” Samuel Wilkes, Jr.

    Billy Wilkes Willard “Billy” Samuel Wilkes, Jr., age 76, passed to his heavenly home on Sunday, May 8, 2022 at Community Hospice of Vidalia, following an extended illness. Mr. Wilkes was a lifelong resident of the Oak Park community and was a 1963 graduate of Swainsboro High School.  He received an Associate degree...
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    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 10 May 2022 | 10:25
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  • Ms. Ramona Calhoun Stephens, Decatur

    Ms. Ramona Calhoun Stephens, age 91, of Decatur, died Saturday, May 7, 2022, at The Oaks Bethany in Vidalia following a lengthy illness.  She was a native of Tarrytown, graduated high school there, and earned an Associate degree from Brewton-Parker College.  She was a military wife, living in San...
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    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 09 May 2022 | 13:24
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  • Patricia Ann Osborne “Pat” Tootle, Lyons

    Pat Tootle Patricia Ann Osborne “Pat” Tootle, age 76, of Lyons, died Wednesday, May 4, 2022, at Heritage Inn Nursing Facility in Statesboro after an extended illness.  She was a lifelong resident of Toombs County.  She was a homemaker and Baptist by faith.  Early in her life, she enjoyed dancing, traveling and...
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    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 05 May 2022 | 15:24
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Church Calendar

  • Toombs County Mobile Food Bank

    The Toombs County Mobile Food Bank hosted by the First African Missionary Baptist Church in Lyons will be held on Monday, May 23rd from 10 am til noon at the Old Lyons City Gym at 173 Oglethorpe Avenue in Lyons. This mini food distribution is first come, first served for 300 households in Toombs County.  Please no more than 3 families per vehicle.  Parking: use the field across the street from the old Lyons Primary School.
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    Church Event | Jeff Raiford | 19 May 2022 | 15:17
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  • New Pastor Installation

    New Life In Christ Ministries will hold a New Pastor Installation Service for Germain A. Williams this Saturday, May 21, at 3:00 p.m. in the New Life In Christ Worship Center, 208 Meadowsbrook St., in Vidalia. The public is invited. Masks must be worn.
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    Church Event | Kathy Hilt | 19 May 2022 | 15:13
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  • Uvalda Baptist Vacation Bible School

    Uvalda Bapt. Bible School
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    Church Event | Kathy Hilt | 19 May 2022 | 12:38
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  • May 22--131st church anniversary in Vidalia!

    May 22--First African Missionary Baptist Church, 206 Martin Luther King Jr Avenue in Vidalia, invites you to help celebrate their 131st Anniversary, May 22nd at 10:00. Dr. Carl Wardlaw Jr will deliver the message. Dinner served after.
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    Church Event | Jim Perry | 13 May 2022 | 10:06
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  • May 22--Friend Day in Vidalia

    2022 0511 Friend Day   May 22--Calvery on Aimwell in Vidalia would like you to join them for a great time of worship, food & fellowship at their Friend Day, Sunday May 22nd at 10:00. calvaryonaimwell.com    
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    Church Event | Jim Perry | 11 May 2022 | 09:25
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  • July 2--Fellowship Meeting in Vidalia

    July 2--Cornerstone Pentecostal Church, 377 South Thompson Road in Vidalia, invites you to their Fellowship Meeting, Saturday July 2nd at 5:00.
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    Church Event | Jim Perry | 09 May 2022 | 12:14
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  • May 22--Bike Service

    Bike Service May 22--Mt. Moriah Baptist Church in Ailey invites you to a Bike Service, May 22nd at 9:30 AM at McDonalds 1-16. Kickstands up at 10:30! For more information call 478-998-9273. Bishop A. Tim Chatman. Mask required in sanctuary.
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    Church Event | Jim Perry | 06 May 2022 | 12:26
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  • May 23-27--VBC in Lyons!

    May 23-27--Lyons First United Methodist Church, 126 East Wesley Avenue, invites you to "Spark Your Creativity" at their Vacation Bible School, May 23rd through May 27th from 1:00 to 4:00.
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    Church Event | Jim Perry | 05 May 2022 | 11:47
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  • (Updated) June 30-July 1--Breakthrough Fellowship in Mt. Vernon

    June 30-July 2--Mt. Vernon Pentecostal Church, 1802 North Railroad Avenue, invites you to the Breakthrough Event, Thursday June 30th and Friday July 1st.
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    Church Event | Jim Perry | 03 May 2022 | 09:58
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Meet The Staff

  • General Manager

    Listen to WVOP

    Jeff Raiford

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    Bob Roberts, WTCQ

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  • Program Director

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    Jim Perry, WYUM

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  • Traffic / News Director

    Kathy Hilt, Traffic / News Director

    Kathy Hilt

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