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Newsbreak

  • Toombs County SUV Fatility

    A Toombs County man lost his life Tuesday morning when the SUV he was driving collided head-on with a log truck. The accident occurred mid-morning on Johnson Corner Road near S.A. Harden Road.

    Toombs County Emergency Management Agency Director Lynn Moore said the driver of the log truck reported

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    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 15 July 2020 | 00:00
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  • Vidalia City Council Approves New Police Equipment

    At the July meeting of the Vidalia City Council Monday night, the Vidalia Police Department was granted the approval to invest in more safety equipment for the officers and the community. Council approved a five-year agreement for body cameras that will not only record interactions with citizens, but also

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    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 14 July 2020 | 00:00
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  • Vidalia City Schools Reopening Statement

    With the beginning of the 2020-2021 school year approaching, we know that you have questions about how and when the reopening of our schools will take place. The system's Leadership Team has been working diligently to craft a plan that will be released Wednesday. This plan will provide for the

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    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 13 July 2020 | 17:02
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  • Southeastern Tech Returning to Face-to-Face Classes for Fall

    Beginning Monday, July 13, Southeastern Technical College will be open during normal business hours through virtual methods and by on-campus appointments. 

    Southeastern Technical College has issued the following press release regarding the return of students to classes for fall semester. 

    July 9,

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    Newsbreak | Jeff Raiford | 09 July 2020 | 10:34
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  • Biorefinery Plant Announces Start-Up in Soperton

    Soperton is on its way to being on the cutting edge of the future of energy production.

    Last week, Illinois-based Lanza Tech announced it has launched a new company called LanzaJet, with $15 million from Suncor Energy of Canada and $10 million from Japanese trading and investment company Mitsui &

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    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 09 July 2020 | 00:00
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  • Area Police Blotter

    July 7--  Vidalia Police Department reports the following arrests.

    Garner, Madgalen Rayane- W/F- 28 YOA- 111 S. State St. Lyons, Ga.- Driving While License Suspended (1st)

    Perez-Lopez, Sue- W/F- 53 YOA- 303 DL Durrence Rd. Reidsville, Ga.- Theft By Shoplifting (1st)

    Cronan, Linda Lou- W/F- 46 YOA- 53

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    Newsbreak | Jeff Raiford | 07 July 2020 | 08:58
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  • Body of Drowning Victim Recovered

    The body of an area man who went missing in the Altamaha River Friday was recovered Saturday night around 8:00.

    According to Montgomery County Sheriff Doug Maybin, the 38-year-old white male was in the Altamaha River in the 3 Rivers area where the Altamaha, Oconee and Ocmulgee Rivers merge when he went

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    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 07 July 2020 | 00:00
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  • Montgomery County Projects Update

    The Montgomery County Board of Commissioners are making improvements in infrastructure and emergency services by utilizing grant funds from the Georgia Department of Community Affairs (DCA) and grant and loan funds from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) with additional funding

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    Newsbreak | Jeff Raiford | 06 July 2020 | 09:55
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  • Lyons Man Dies After Fireworks Accident

    The body of a Lyons man was discovered Friday morning and Lyons Chief of Police said initial findings appear that the cause of death was fireworks-related.

    Lyons Chief of Police Wesley Walker said the death is believed to have occurred Thursday night when the man and his 14-year-old daughter was shooting

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    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 03 July 2020 | 17:00
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Sportsbreak

  • Barons Hire Simpson as Associate Head Coach for Track & Field

    Mount Vernon, GA – Brewton-Parker College welcomes Harvey Simpson to the Baron's Athletic Department as the Associate Head Coach for Track & Field.  With 19 years of experience, Simpson brings a wealth of knowledge to Brewton-Parker College covering Middle School Track and Field through the

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 13 July 2020 | 08:45
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  • RTCA Alumni Spotlight

    Congratulations to RTCA Alumna Hannah Kenne, Class of 2019, for making the NJCCA 2019-2020 All-Academic Third Team! South Georgia State College student-athletes and three SGSC teams earned All-Academic Awards from the NJCAA (National Junior College Athletic Association). Twenty-eight individual SGSC

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 09 July 2020 | 12:44
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  • VHA Eagles Football Continue Workouts

    July 8—The Vidalia Heritage Academy Eagles Football team is continuing to work hard at conditioning preparing for the upcoming season.

    We have been working hard since June 2nd preparing for the upcoming season. We have had a good turnout with the kids and I think they were ready to get back out

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 08 July 2020 | 08:51
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  • 2020 60-Game Atlanta Braves Schedule

    July 7-- The Atlanta Braves have announced the 2020 schedule. You can hear the games again this season on your home of the Braves for Southeast Georgia WYUM, 101.7 FM Sweet Onion Country.

    .7 7 20 Atlanta Braves 2020 Schedule(Courtesy of Braves.com)

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 07 July 2020 | 13:55
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  • Latest GHSA Statements on Coronavirus Situation 7-1-20

    July 2-- The GHSA and the Sports Medicine Advisory Council appreciates our member schools' efforts during the successful implementation of the Coronavirus Guidance Plan.

    The GHSA has elected to implement: 1) inter-squad competitions (7-on-7, 3-on-3,... ) are allowed but competition between schools

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 02 July 2020 | 13:33
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  • Indians Go Mobile With Hometown Ticketing

    HOMETOWN TICKETING NAMED OFFICIAL DIGITAL TICKETING PROVIDER
    OF VIDALIA HIGH SCHOOL

    Vidalia, GA – June 29, 2020

    For Immediate Release

    Vidalia High School is happy to announce that after much consideration, they have chosen HomeTown Ticketing as the official digital ticketing provider for school events.

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 30 June 2020 | 14:31
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  • Ligon Joins VHS Staff as Defensive Coordinator

    6 25 20 Dan Ligon

    June 25-- Vidalia High School is proud to announce the hiring of Dan Ligon, who will serve as the Defensive Coordinator for the Vidalia High School Football Team.

    Ligon who originally hails from Troup County comes to the program from Jenkins High School in Savannah, where he spent 3 years working

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 25 June 2020 | 09:11
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  • Georgia high schools to phase in basketball shot clock

    Georgia became the first Southern state to adopt the shot clock for high school basketball Tuesday when the GHSA’s executive committee voted 53-10 to phase it in over three years and make it mandatory by 2022-23.

    In the coming season, a 30-second shot clock can be used only in GHSA-approved

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 24 June 2020 | 13:27
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  • Eagles Continue Conditioning and Workouts

    June 23—The Montgomery County Eagles Football team started their third week of conditioning for the 2020 season Monday. The GHSA elected to implement the use of specific equipment including footballs and increase the participants in each group from 25 to 50.6 23 20 Moco Football 16 23 20 Moco Football 2

    “It felt like real football for the

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 23 June 2020 | 09:41
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Community Calendar

  • Lyons Primary School Pre-K Registration

    TOOMBS COUNTY SCHOOLS

    Lyons Primary School Pre-K Registration

     

    Lyons Primary School will hold Pre-K Registration on THURSDAY, JULY 23, 2020 from 12:30 p.m. through 3:00 p.m.  Due to spots available, this registration is ONLY for the Lyons Primary location. 

    Toombs Central is NOT holding registration.

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    Community Event | Jeff Raiford | 10 July 2020 | 12:52
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  • Unity Fest 2020

    Unity Fest Flyer

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    Community Event | Jeff Raiford | 10 July 2020 | 08:43
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  • VHS All Sports Booster Club Seeking Members

    Vidalia BoosterClub BuyOnline Available Now1 1

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    Community Event | Jeff Raiford | 06 July 2020 | 10:41
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  • Montgomery County Commissioners Meeting Changed

    The July 13, 2020 regular monthly meeting of the Montgomery County Board of Commissioners has been changed to Monday, July 20, 2020 at 5:30 pm.  This meeting will be held at the Adult Literacy Building located at 251 South Richardson Street, Mt Vernon, GA.

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    Community Event | Jeff Raiford | 06 July 2020 | 09:21
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  • Boys and Girls Club Summer Feeding Program

    Nutritious "Sack Lunches" will be handed out at both Club locations in Vidalia and Lyons beginning at 12:00 until 1:00 pm Monday - Friday. The free sack lunches are available for all children from ages 1 to 18 years old. No membership is required for free grab-n-go sack lunches. 

    Afternoon “Hot

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    Community Event | Jeff Raiford | 22 June 2020 | 13:39
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  • New 11th Grade Immunization Requirement for 2020 School Year

    Attention Parents and Guardians! Vidalia High School reminds you that if your child will be entering the 11th grade next school year (2020-21) then your child will be required by the new Georgia law to receive their booster dose of meningococcal conjugate vaccine. Your Child should have already

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    Community Event | Jeff Raiford | 27 May 2020 | 16:37
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  • Viking Golf Classic

    2020 VIKING GOLF CLASSIC

    To Benefit the Treutlen Viking Football Team

    JULY 25TH  1pm

    RIVERVIEW GOLF COURSE

    DUBLIN, GEORGIA

     

    $200 per foursome

    Four man scramble

    Goodie bags

    Lunch provided

    Door Prizes

    Cash prizes for flight winners

    Contact Name:  

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    Community Event | Jeff Raiford | 07 May 2020 | 08:32
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  • Sexual Assault Support Group Every Thursday

    EveryThursday SexualAssaultSupportGroup
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    Community Event | Calvin Close | 31 December 2019 | 16:07
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  • Smoke Alarms Saves Lives

    2019SmokeAlarmsSavesLives

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    Community Event | Calvin Close | 31 December 2019 | 16:06
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Obituaries

  • Mrs. Edith Gordon Newham, Uvalda

    July 13, Mrs. Edith Gordon Newham, age 82, of Uvalda, died Saturday, July 11, 2020, in Meadows Health of Vidalia, after an extended illness.  She was a lifelong resident of Uvalda and was a 1955 graduate of Ailey-Mt. Vernon High School.  She was payroll clerk for Piggly Wiggly Southern in Vidalia...
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    Obituary | Connie Clifton | 13 July 2020 | 10:01
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  • Mrs. Donna M. Rolen, Lyons

    Mrs. Donna M. Rolen, age 55, of Lyons, died Wednesday, July 8, 2020, in St. Mary’s Hospice House in Athens after an extended illness.  She was born in Ft. Bliss, Texas and has lived in Lyons since 1973.  She was a 1982 graduate of Lyons Senior High School and earned an Associate degree from...
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    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 10 July 2020 | 13:52
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  • Mr. Sammy J. Craft, Lyons

    Mr. Sammy J. Craft, age 81, of Lyons, died Thursday, July 9, 2020, in the Community Hospice House in Vidalia after an extended illness.  He was born in Uvalda, as a child lived in Bradenton, Florida and lived in Lyons most of his life.  He was a U.S. Navy Veteran and served in the Army National...
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    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 10 July 2020 | 13:51
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  • Mr. Billy Loyd, Minter

    Mr. Billy Loyd, age 75, of Minter passed away on Friday afternoon, July 3, 3030 at Navicent Health in Macon, Georgia. Born in Laurens County, he was the only son and one of four children born to the late Delma “Bill”Loyd and Louise Boone Loyd.  Mr. Loyd grew up in the Minter Community and attended...
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    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 05 July 2020 | 12:21
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  • Mr. Timothy Wayne “Tim” Graham, Soperton

    GrahamTimPicMr. Timothy Wayne “Tim” Graham, age 66 of Soperton passed away, with his pet dog Randy, on Wednesday morning, July 1, 2020 at his home. Born in Jacksonville, NC he was the son of the late George Roy and Frances Anelia Barber Graham.  He grew up in Florida and as an adult he lived in and worked in...
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    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 02 July 2020 | 17:56
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  • Mr. Edison Price, Soperton

    PriceEdisonPicCROPPEDMr. Edison Price, age 96 of Soperton passed away on Tuesday evening, June 30, 2020 at Community Hospice in Vidalia, Georgia. Born in Soperton he was the eldest of three children born to the late Virgil and Gladys Jackson Price.  He and his siblings grew up here and he moved to Riverdale, GA in...
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    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 01 July 2020 | 16:25
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  • Mr. Howard E. “Hootie” Williamson, Vidalia

    Mr. Howard E. “Hootie” Williamson, Sr., age 72, of Vidalia, died Monday, June 29, 2020, in the Community Hospice House in Vidalia after an extended illness.  He was a native of Hardeeville, South Carolina and lived there until moving to Vidalia in 1969.  He was a U.S. Army veteran, serving during the...
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    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 01 July 2020 | 08:12
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  • Dr. Joe A. Palmer, Vidalia

    Palmer Dr Je A 0001 InPixioDr. Joe A. Palmer, age 86, of Vidalia died Saturday, June 27, 2020, at the Community Hospice House in Vidalia after an extended illness.  He was born in Lakeland, Florida and as a young child moved to Glenwood.  He was a graduate of Glenwood High School and Emory University School of Dentistry.  He...
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    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 29 June 2020 | 08:51
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  • Mrs. Avon Lord, Soperton

    LordAvonPICMrs. Avon Lord, age 79 of Soperton passed away on Monday morning, June 22, 2020 at Wrightsville Manor in Wrightsville, Georgia. Born in Johnson County, she was one of five children born to the late George Lee Dickens and Essie Dee Watson Dickens.  In 1946 her family moved to the Blackville...
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    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 23 June 2020 | 13:17
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Church Calendar

  • 2020 07-27-07-29 Vacation Bible School in Lyons is here!

    July 27-29--East Gordon Street Baptist Church in Lyons invites all kids to Vacation Bible School, July 27th through July 29th from 8:30 until 11:30 each morning. Snack provide. To know more call Judy at 293-2458. SPECIAL NOTE: the church will be cleaned & disinfected each day.
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    Church Event | Jim Perry | 09 July 2020 | 12:16
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  • (Update: Event Canceled) 2020 07-26 Port City is coming to Blockers Chapel!

    Update:  This event had been canceled July 26--Blockers Chapel Church, Thompson Pond Road in Vidalia, invites you to a Gospel Sing featuring the pure gospel of "Port City Quartet" (portcityquartet.com), Sunday July 26th at 5:30. Pastor Albert White "Come out be Blessed!"
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    Church Event | Jim Perry | 02 July 2020 | 13:14
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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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Meet The Staff

  • General Manager

    Listen to WVOP

    Jeff Raiford

    912-537-9202
  • Program Director

    Listen to WTCQ

    Bob Roberts, WTCQ

    912-538-9898
  • Program Directory

    Listen to WYUM

    Jim Perry, WYUM

    912-538-1017
  • Traffic Manager

    Connie Clifton, Traffic Manager

    Connie Clifton

    912-537-9203