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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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  • Area Police Blotter

    Vidalia Police Department reports the following arrests.

    Paul, Betty Ann- B/F- 58 YOA- 711 West St. Vidalia, Ga.- Driving While License Suspended or Revoked (1st), Driving Due Care Hands Free 

    Smith, Bobby- W/M- 32 YOA- 403 W North St. Vidalia, Ga.- Theft By Shoplifting (1st)

    Marshall, Alesia

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    Newsbreak | Jeff Raiford | 22 September 2020 | 08:15
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  • Weekly School COVID-19 Reports

    The weekly public schools COVID-19 reports were released on Friday. Those results shows the Vidalia City School System with 4 students with current positive status; 122 students quarantined for exposure; 5 employees with current positive status; and 13 employees in quarantine.

    Toombs County

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    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 21 September 2020 | 15:45
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Sportsbreak

  • 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

    9 23 20 VHS Softball 1

    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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  • Sports and Scores This Week (9-21-20)

    September 21-- Here are the latest sports schedules and scores for the week.

    Monday, September 21

    Baseball: Braves 5, Marlins 4

    Softball: Treutlen 10, East Laurens 2 

    Edmund Burke Academy 11, RTCA 3

    Tuesday, September 22

    Baseball: Braves 11, Marlins 1

    Softball: Vidalia 7, Toombs County 2 

    Telfair

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 21 September 2020 | 07:33
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  • VHS Indians Start Season With Loss

    September 19—The Vidalia Indians didn’t start the season the way they wanted to Friday night with a 14-8 loss to the ECI Bulldogs in Twin City.

    ECI controlled the ball on offense all game long especially at the start of the game but committed a lot of offensive penalties. The Bulldogs could not

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 19 September 2020 | 13:48
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  • Eagles Down Vikes 31 - 7

    The Treutlen Vikings home opener versus the Montgomery County Eagles didn’t go their way as the visiting Eagles pulled away in the second half for a 31 – 7 victory at Bobby Driggers Stadium in Soperton Friday night. 

    After a defensive struggle for most of the first quarter, Montgomery County broke

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    Sportsbreak | Jeff Raiford | 18 September 2020 | 22:10
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  • Alexander Brother Heating & Air High School Scoreboard

     

    High School Scoreboard – Sept. 18th

     

    Region 2AA

     Vidalia "Indians" @ ECI "Bulldogs" 14 F

    21 Berrien Co. "Rebels" @ Bacon Co. "Red Raiders" 42 F

    33 East Laurens "Falcons" @ Bryan Co. "Redskins" 0 F

    6 Statesboro "Blue Devils" @ Swainsboro "Tigers" 12 F

    14 Jeff Davis "Yellow Jackets" @ Brantley Co.

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    Sportsbreak | Jeff Raiford | 18 September 2020 | 08:40
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  • Vidalia Blanks Swainsboro In Three Innnings

    September 18—The number one ranked VHS Lady Indians improve to 8-0 in Region 2AA and 16-2 overall with a 16-0 win in three innings over the Swainsboro Lady Tigers at home Thursday.

    Madison Starr gets the shutout win in the circle allowing just three hits and she also hit a grand slam in the bottom

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 18 September 2020 | 08:38
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  • Lady Indians Shutout Jeff Davis In Nine

    September 17—The VHS Lady Indians improved their overall record to 15-2 and 7-0 in Region 2AA with a 1-0 bottom of the ninth win over the Jeff Davis Lady Yellow Jackets at home Wednesday

    .9 17 20 Taufmann Bat9 17 20 Bailey Holland

    Ali Taufmann drove in the winning run with a big hit in the bottom of the ninth inning. Pitcher Bailey

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 17 September 2020 | 08:20
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Community Calendar

Obituaries

  • 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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  • Mrs. Sabrina Kay Jackson, Swainsboro

    JacksonSabrinaPICMrs. Sabrina Kay Jackson, age 42 of Swainsboro passed away on Friday, September 11, 2020. Born in Vidalia, Georgia, she was the daughter of Marilyn Durden Coleman and the late Kendall Coleman.  Sabrina grew up in Toombs County where she graduated from Vidalia High School in 1996.  While in high...
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    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 14 September 2020 | 15:06
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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

    912-537-9202
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    Bob Roberts, WTCQ

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  • Program Director

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    Jim Perry, WYUM

    912-538-1017
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    Connie Clifton, Traffic Manager

    Connie Clifton

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