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  • Honors Continue for Mayor Ronnie Dixon

    Dixon presentationThe August meeting of the Vidalia City Council was a night to honor the late Mayor Ronnie Dixon who passed away on April 1. In addition to the award presented to Mayor Dixon’s family from Dublin Mayor Phil Best on behalf of the Georgia Municipal Association, a State Resolution was presented by

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    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 14 August 2020 | 00:00
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  • Collins Named Region Work-based Leaning Coordinator of the Year

    Donna CollinsDuring the GACTE Summer Virtual Conference, Mrs. Donna Collins, Southeastern Early College and Career Academy’s (SECCA) Work-based Learning (WBL) Coordinator, was recognized as the Southeast Region Work-based Learning Coordinator of the Year. Mrs. Collins was nominated by Mr. Eric McDonald,

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    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 13 August 2020 | 16:25
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  • Roper Resigns from Board of Education

    Doug Roper 4In early 2011 when Mrs. Virginia Sharpe’s health no longer allowed her to serve on the Vidalia City Board of Education, she recommended a special young man to fulfill her unexpired term. On April 28 of that year, Doug Roper was approved for the seat and has represented Ward 1 since that time. Tuesday

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    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 13 August 2020 | 00:00
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  • Registered Sex Offender Arrested for Sexual Exploitation of Children in Montgomery County

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

    On Friday, August 7, 2020, Montgomery County resident Leonard Thad Powell, 44, was charged with one count of Sexual Exploitation of Children (Possession of Child Pornography) and one count of Sexual Exploitation of

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    Newsbreak | Jeff Raiford | 12 August 2020 | 10:26
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  • Area Police Blotter

    Vidalia Police Department reports the following arrests.

    Edwards, Susan Louise- W/F- 45 YOA- 893 GA Hwy 292 Lyons, GA- Theft by Shoplifting 1st Offense

    Gaffney, Antonio- B/M- 38 YOA- 709 Stuart St. Vidalia, Ga.- Criminal Trespass/Obstruct, Hinder Law Enforcement Officer/Interference with

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    Newsbreak | Jeff Raiford | 12 August 2020 | 10:23
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  • Lyons Proclaims August 12, 2020 Wesley Walker Day

    Wesley Walker recognizedWednesday of this week is a special day for the City of Lyons and for a man who has vowed to serve and protect. At Tuesday night’s monthly meeting of the Lyons City Council, Mayor Willis NeSmith  proclaimed the day in honor of Lyons Chief of Police Wesley Walker.

    Mayor NeSmith read a resolution

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    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 12 August 2020 | 00:00
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  • Mayor Ronnie Dixon Honored at Meeting

    Phil BestThe chambers of the City of Vidalia were filled Monday night for the August regular meeting of the City Council, but people weren’t there to confront the elected officials. Rather, most were there to honor a man who had dedicated 42 years of public service to the city.

    On behalf of the Georgia

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    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 11 August 2020 | 00:00
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  • Georgia Man And His Company Charged With Selling Misbranded Drug For COVID-19 Treatment

    The following press release was issued by the United States Department of Justice.

    SAVANNAH, GA:  A Georgia man and his company have been charged with violating the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FDCA) by selling a drug claiming to treat COVID-19.

    Matthew Ryncarz, and his company, Fusion

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    Newsbreak | Jeff Raiford | 10 August 2020 | 10:02
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  • Unity Fest 2020 Deemed Success

    Unity Fest picHundreds of local citizens of all ethnicities came together Saturday morning in Lyons for Unity Fest 2020. Organized by Luther Wardlaw and committee, the first festival of its kind in the Toombs County area was designed to bring people from all walks of life together as one voice.

    John Koon served as

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    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 10 August 2020 | 00:00
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Sportsbreak

  • VHS Volleyball Starts Season

    August 14—The VHS Lady Indians Volleyball team started the season this week with matches against bigger schools to help prepare to face teams in their area. The team went 1-3 with a win over West Laurens and close losses to Appling County, Southeast Bulloch and Wayne County.8 14 20 VHS Volleyball

    “We are so thankful to be

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 14 August 2020 | 09:32
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  • Latest GHSA Statements on Coronavirus Situation (8-12-20)

    August 12:--After today's meeting with the SMAC, the GHSA is providing this information to our member schools to provide an idea of the possibilities that exist for GHSA sports/activities.

        Our plan as of today is to move forward with the September 4 date for opening football season, as directed by

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 13 August 2020 | 06:21
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  • Lady Indians Come Up Short To South Effingham

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    August 12—The Vidalia Lady Indians fell to the 6-A South Effingham Lady Mustangs 5-3 Tuesday for the 2020 season home opener.

    South Effingham scored two runs in the first inning to take the lead 2-0 and added three more. Vidalia came back with one run to make the score 5-1 in the fifth when the

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 12 August 2020 | 08:28
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  • Toombs Takes Two at Tattnall Tournament

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    August 10—The Toombs County Lady Bulldogs picked up two wins at the Tattnall County Tournament Saturday. Toombs County defeated Glynn Academy 11-1 and the Metter Lady Tigers 10-6.

    The Lady Bulldogs scored six runs in the first inning against Glynn Academy on the way to the win. Cassidy Brantley, Lily

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 10 August 2020 | 10:19
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  • VHS Lady Indians Start Season With Two Wins

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    August 10—The fourth ranked VHS Lady Indians Softball team started the 2020 season Friday with a pair of road wins at the Harlem Fall Classic. Vidalia defeated Briarwood 1-0 and Harlem 4-1.

    Game One against Briarwood the Lady Indians got a good pitching performance by Madison Starr who allowed just

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 10 August 2020 | 09:23
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  • Sports and Scores This Week (8-10-20)

    August 10-- Here are the latest sports schedules and scores for the week.

    Monday, August 10

    Baseball: Phillies 13, Braves 8 

    Tuesday, August 11

    Baseball: Yankees 9, Braves 6

    Softball: South Effingham 5, Vidalia 3

    Dublin at Treutlen 5:00pm(Canceled)

    Thomas Jefferson 4, RTCA 3

    Volleyball: Vidalia 2,

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 10 August 2020 | 06:19
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  • 15th Annual Paul Anderson Youth Home Bike Ride

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    August 7—The 15th Annual Paul Anderson Youth Home Bike Ride was held this year and was another big success. All twelve boys at the home participated in this year’s five day ride. The riders pedaled 332 miles, averaging just over 66 miles per day. As of now the 2020 Bike Ride has raised almost

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 07 August 2020 | 09:39
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  • Latest GHSA Statements on Coronavirus Situation (8-6-20)

    August 6:After yesterday's meeting with the SMAC, I have decided to implement the guidance listed below:

    Football: (Due to high risk and physical contact)
        Continue to practice as outlined in previous guidance so athletes and staff will be in a controlled environment
        First Football Game is

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 06 August 2020 | 14:57
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  • Toombs Co Cross Country Continues Conditioning

    August 6—The Toombs County Bulldogs Cross Country team continues working hard this summer with running and conditioning preparing for the upcoming season.

    “We have been trying to get the kids out this summer and the participation from the team has been good. We have had a really good turnout with

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 06 August 2020 | 08:53
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Community Calendar

Obituaries

  • Mrs. Lesa Taylor Tidmore, Lyons

    Mrs. Lesa Taylor Tidmore, age 57 of Lyons passed away peacefully on Thursday morning, August 13, 2020 at Community Hospice in Vidalia. Born in Auburndale, Florida, she was one of three children and the only daughter born to the late Robert Lee Taylor and Elizabeth Edge Taylor.  As a young child the...
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    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 14 August 2020 | 08:05
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  • Mrs. Mary “Virginia” Jones Hutcheson, Meeks

    HutchesonMaryVirginiaCroppedMrs. Mary “Virginia” Jones Hutcheson, age 82 of Meeks passed away on Monday, August 10, 2020 at her home, after an extended illness. Mrs. Hutcheson was born in Riddleville, Georgia on September 19, 1937 to the late Willie D. Jones Sr. and Lucile Cofield Jones.   Mrs. Hutcheson was a homemaker most of...
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    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 11 August 2020 | 12:35
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  • Ms. Ernestine Page Watts, Soperton

    Graveside services for Ms. Ernestine Page Watts will be held Tuesday morning, August 11, 2020 at 11 AM in Westview Cemetery in Soperton.  Reverend Aaron Moncrief will officiate.  Ms. Watts died Sunday, August 9, 2020. Ms. Watts, 80, was the daughter of the late Ernest & Ruby Stanley Page.  She was...
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    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 10 August 2020 | 16:14
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  • Ms. Barbara Brown Epps, Soperton

    Ms. Barbara Brown Epps died Sunday, August 9, 2020 at Treutlen Health/Rehab in Soperton. Ms. Epps, 91, was the daughter of the late George & Birbie Weaver Brown.  She was born in Toomsboro, GA, was a high school graduate, received a nursing degree and was Baptist by Faith. She is survived by two sons,...
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    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 10 August 2020 | 16:13
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  • Mrs. Mary Carpenter Clifton, Montgomery County

    Mrs. Mary Carpenter Clifton, age 91, of Montgomery County, a devoted Christian, went to her Heavenly Father, on Friday, August 7, 2020, in The Oaks Bethany in Vidalia after an extended illness.  She was a lifelong resident of Montgomery County and retired after thirty years from Oxford Industries in...
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    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 10 August 2020 | 08:19
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  • Mr. Victor Lee Coney, Vidalia

    Vincent R. Drummer Funeral Home announces the death Mr. Victor Lee Coney  age 64 of Vidalia GA whose death occurred on  Monday, August 3, 2020 at Meadows Regional Medical Center in Vidalia GA.  Victor was born in Swainsboro, GA on July 12, 1956 to the parentage of the late Essie Jean Flowers and the...
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    Obituary | Connie Clifton | 07 August 2020 | 13:53
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  • Mrs. Barbara Cobb, Vidalia

    Vincent R. Drummer Funeral Home announces the death Mrs. Barbara Cobb  age 74 of Vidalia, GA whose death occurred on Monday, August 3, 2020 from Miller County Hopsital in Colquitt, GA.  Barbara Cobbs was born in Toombs County September 24, 1945 to the Late Lillie B. Jones and the Late Willie Burley. She is...
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    Obituary | Connie Clifton | 07 August 2020 | 13:53
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  • Miss Ramsey Alexis Bentley, Dublin

            BentleyRamseyPic_002.jpg    Miss Ramsey Alexis Bentley, age 25, mother of Bentlei, passed away on Wednesday morning, August 5, 2020 at their home in Dublin, Georgia. Born in Macon, she grew up in and was a lifelong resident of Johnson County.  Ramsey attended East Laurens High School where she participated in many school...
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    Obituary | Connie Clifton | 06 August 2020 | 11:50
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  • Dianne Fallen Avret, Lyons

    Aug. 4 --Dianne Fallen Avret, 75, of Lyons, GA, died Sunday, August 2nd at her home after an extended illness.  She lived most of her life in Lyons and was a 1963 graduate of Lyons High School.  She graduated from Georgia Southern University with a degree in Elementary Education, and retired from...
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    Obituary | Connie Clifton | 04 August 2020 | 13:43
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Church Calendar

  • 2020 08-18 Convoy of Hope coming to Vidalia!

    2020 0812 Convoy of Hope Food Drive August 18--Calvary on Aimwell, 607 Aimwell Road in Vidalia, announces a Partnership with "Convoy of Hope". Food boxes can be picked up Tuesday August 18th starting at 2:00 while supplies last. For more information call 537-4822.
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    Church Event | Jim Perry | 12 August 2020 | 11:46
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  • SPECIAL NOTE: Prayer requests & Free Bibles

    SPECIAL NOTE: The Daniell Baptist Association would like you to know they are Hosting a Campaign to Pray for every home in Montgomery, Toombs, Treutlen and Wheeler Counties. Text "Bibles to 21000" with your Prayer Request. Also, if you would like to receive a free Bible text your address.
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    Church Event | Jim Perry | 28 April 2020 | 12:08
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