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  • Queens Crowned for 44th Vidalia Onion Festival

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    It was a night of spectacular pageantry Saturday night at Southeastern Technical College as the Queens to reign over the 44th Vidalia Onion Festival were crowned in the annual scholarship pageant sponsored by the Vidalia Chapter of the  American Business Women’s Association.

    Zayna Taylor will wear the

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    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 10 April 2021 | 22:26
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  • Altamaha EMC To Perform Maintenance

    As part of their ongoing efforts to improve system reliability, Altamaha EMC we will be performing maintenance in the Kibbee area on Tuesday, April 13 and Wednesday, April 14. This maintenance will require scheduled power outages both days. We will keep the outage times as brief as possible, but each

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    Newsbreak | Jeff Raiford | 09 April 2021 | 09:00
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  • Lyons Approves Annexation; Water Rates to Increase

    The City of Lyons has approved the annexation of a piece of property owned by Southern Mark Industry, LLC, and to pay just over $107,000 to extend sewage to an industrial project on H.D. Wright Road. Even though McLendon Enterprises was not the low bidder for the sewer project, the local company was

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    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 09 April 2021 | 00:00
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  • Revitalization Project Provides New Opportunity

    Debra BrownDebra Brown opens the door to her new home.

    Six formerly blighted homes on 5th Avenue in Vidalia are getting facelifts, and thanks to the contributions and hard work of some dedicated men, some veterans and women of domestic violence are getting a chance at being first-time owners.

    Wednesday

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    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 08 April 2021 | 00:00
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  • Det. Sgt. Britton Honored for Actions

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    When an officer of the law exhibits heroic actions but doesn’t want to draw attention to himself, that’s truly worthy of the badge. Such was the case of Detective Sergeant Andrew Britton in October 2019. Simply by performing his job, he earned recognition by the new District Attorney Tripp

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    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 06 April 2021 | 19:46
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  • Notes From Senator Blake Tillery

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    We gaveled out for the last time on Wednesday and the Senate has now completed the 2021 legislative session. In just this week alone – probably our busiest days of the session – we finalized just under 100 pieces of legislation but overall that cover a range of topics that are important to you.

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    Newsbreak | Jeff Raiford | 06 April 2021 | 11:50
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  • Area Police Blotter

    Vidalia Police Department reports the following arrests.

    Knight, Arnold Keith - W/M - 56 YOA - 176 E Columbia Ave Lyons Ga Violation of Family Violence Order

    Knowles, Antonio Devon - B/M - 40 YOA - 1708 Aimwell Blvd Vidalia Ga Battery / Cruelty to Children / Obstructing Emergency Call

    Jackson, Jarvis

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    Newsbreak | Jeff Raiford | 06 April 2021 | 08:22
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  • Weekly School COVID Report

    The COVID-19 reports are out from area public schools.

    Vidalia City Schools reports that one student is currently positive with the virus, but there are no students quarantined. There is also no staff member either testing positive or quarantined as of last Friday.

    Montgomery County Schools

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    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 05 April 2021 | 10:56
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  • Georgia Chamber Hosts the Reimagined New Georgia Economy Tour

    The Georgia Chamber is hosting a series of virtual and safe, in-person planning events known collectively as the 2021 Reimagined New Georgia Economy Tour. Presented by Wells Fargo, the Reimagined New Georgia Economy Tour will gather input and data from all regions of the state to prepare a

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    Newsbreak | Jeff Raiford | 05 April 2021 | 09:05
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Sportsbreak

  • Indians Sweep Falcons

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    The Vidalia Indians won Game 3 of their region series with East Laurens on Thursday evening April 8 in Vidalia by a score of 18-2 in three innings.  With the win the Indians improve to an 18-4 season record including a 9-0 start in region play.  Bryson Whited picked up his fourth win of the season

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 09 April 2021 | 09:04
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  • Indians Take Game Two Over Falcons

    The Vidalia Indians had to travel to East Laurens High School again on Wednesday, April 7 to face the Falcons in the second game of their region series and took a 14-3 victory.  This game had been scheduled for Friday but was moved forward to avoid the bad weather forecast to arrive on that date. 

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 08 April 2021 | 06:59
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  • Lyons Recreation Department 58th Annual Youth Tournament

    Lyons recreation department

    58th annual youth tournament

    Boys & Girls Age Control Date – Sept 1, 2021

    13 & 14 Baseball                                                                 May 20th – May 28th

    11 & 12 Baseball                                                                  May 20th – May 28th

     9 & 10 Baseball w/Machine                                           June 1st – June 5th

     7 &   8 Baseball w/Machine                                           June 1st – June 5th

    13 & 14 Girls Fast

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 07 April 2021 | 15:57
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  • Indians Roll Over Falcons In Game One

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    The Vidalia Indians baseball team picked up their 16th win of the season on the road Tuesday evening in the first game of their 3-game region series against East Laurens by a score of 20-3.  This puts their season record at 16-4 and region record at 7-0.  Landry Mead had another great pitching

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 07 April 2021 | 09:12
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  • VHS Track & Field Teams Win at West Laurens

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    The Vidalia Indians Track and Field wins  the "No Fooling Around Invitational” at West Laurens High School.

    The boys and girls teams both won by defeating Baldwin County, West Laurens, Dublin, Hawkinsville, and Wilcox County.  

    The results of our top 3 finishers in each event were as follows:

    100-

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 07 April 2021 | 09:01
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  • Hammock Headed To BPC

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    (L to R, Front): Jaime Fortier (mother), Riley Hammock, Robert Hammock (father), Melissa Hammock (stepmother); (Back): Head Coach William Harn.

    April 6—Senior student athlete Riley Hammock of the Vidalia Lady Indians Soccer team signed a letter of intent for a scholarship to play soccer for the

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 06 April 2021 | 12:22
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  • Bullard Signs With Thomas University

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    (L-R) Front: Jessica Bullard , Amya Bullard, Cornelius Bullard, Coach Melody Walker

    Standing: Corneisha Bullard, Cornelius Bullard, Hayden Johnson, Coach Breanna Walker, Coach Calvin Wilcox

    April 5--Last Thursday morning at Toombs County High School Amya Bullard, a forward for the Lady Bulldogs

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 05 April 2021 | 09:35
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  • Sports and Scores This Week (4-5-21)

    April 5---Here are the latest sports schedules and scores for the week.

    Monday, April 5

    Baseball: Braves at Nationals 4:05pm (Postponed)

    Golf: Vidalia  Boys & Girls at Middle Georgia Invitational at Wallace Adams Golf Course

    Tuesday, April 6

    Baseball: Nationals 6, Braves 5

    Vidalia 20, East Laurens 3

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 05 April 2021 | 07:09
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  • Indians Sweep Bulldogs

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    Vidalia put together its biggest offensive show of the season Thursday evening while winning Game 3 of the important region series against Toombs County by a score of 17-2 in 5 innings.  It was a cold windy evening at Toombs County Field and there were several misplays on high pop flies.  Bryson

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 02 April 2021 | 09:07
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Community Calendar

Obituaries

  • Mrs. Minnie Foskey Kersey, Adrian

    KerseyMinniePIC Mrs. Minnie Foskey Kersey, age 93 of Adrian passed away on Thursday afternoon, April 8, 2021 at the Treutlen County Health and Rehabilitation Center in Soperton.  She was born in Treutlen County on March 31, 1928.  She graduated from Soperton High School in 1947 and later that same year married Von...
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    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 09 April 2021 | 12:34
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  • Mrs. Martha Jean ”Pete” ,“Peepsie” Barwick Fields, Vidalia

    FielsdMarthaJeanPIC Mrs. Martha Jean ”Pete” ,“Peepsie” Barwick Fields, age 93 of Vidalia passed away early Thursday morning at Community Hospice in Vidalia. Born in the Lothair Community of Treutlen County, she was the youngest and last living of six children born to the late Nathan Manning Barwick and Catherine...
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    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 09 April 2021 | 08:14
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  • Mrs. Geraldine “Geri” Roberts, Ashburn

    RobertsGeraldinePIC Mrs. Geraldine “Geri” Roberts, age 84, of Ashburn, Georgia passed away peacefully at the Wilson Hospice House in Albany, Georgia. Born in Columbia, SC, she was one of five children born in her family.  She grew up and attended school in Columbia.  In 1966 she married, Ashburn native, Gary Roberts and...
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    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 31 March 2021 | 16:37
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  • Mr. Rexford Johnson, Cedar Crossing

    Mr. Rexford Johnson, age78 of Cedar Crossing, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, March 24, 2021 at Meadows Regional Hospital in Vidalia after a sudden illness.  Rex worked for the Board of Education for many years in the security dept until his retirement. Rex was well known in the...
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    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 26 March 2021 | 08:51
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  • Crystal Morris, Soperton

    MorrisCrystalPic Crystal Morris, age 40, of Soperton, passed away on Thursday afternoon, March 18, 2021 under the care of Hospice of Savannah in Savannah, Georgia. Born in Dublin, she was the eldest of four daughters born to Bruce and Teresa Brantley Morris.  Crystal grew up in Soperton and attended Treutlen County...
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    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 21 March 2021 | 16:27
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  • Mr. Loran “ Dudley” Harrison, Lyons

    Harrison Loran Mr. Loran “ Dudley” Harrison, age 90 of Lyons, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, March 18, 2021 at Serenity Place in Dublin, GA. He was born on October 13, 1930 in Blackshear, GA to the late Lewis Lee Harrison and Ethna Mae DeLoach. He was a carpenter for most of his life. He was preceded in...
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    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 21 March 2021 | 16:23
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  • Mr. James Carlton Ely Sr., Soperton

    ElyJamesPic Mr. James Carlton Ely Sr., age 96 of Soperton passed away on Wednesday evening, March 10, 2021 under the care of Community Hospice in Vidalia. Born in Johnson County, he was the second oldest and last living of seven children born to the late Henry Lee and Lilly Mae Johnson Ely.  His family moved...
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    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 12 March 2021 | 08:04
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  • Mr. Curtis Mathis Sr., Adrian

    MathisCurtisPicCropped Mr. Curtis Mathis Sr., age 79 of Adrian passed away on Wednesday morning, March 10, 2021 at the Carl Vinson VA Medical Center in Dublin, Georgia. Born in Meeks, Georgia he was one of four children and the eldest son born to the late Hubert Guy Mathis and Albertice Smith Mathis.  He grew up in...
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    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 11 March 2021 | 08:06
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  • Mr. Juan Alamia, Uvalda

    Mr. Juan Alamia, age 85 of Uvalda, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, March 8, 2021 at Meadows Regional Medical Center. He was born on February 8, 1936 in Brownsville, TX to the late Solomon and Paula Silvas Alamia. He was a retired landscaper. He was preceded in death by his wife, Guadalupe Alamia;...
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    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 10 March 2021 | 10:13
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Church Calendar

  • 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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