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  • Notes From The Senate

    Notes from Senator Jack Hill

    WHAT IF YOU HAD TO JUST STOP FOR TWO WEEKS?
     
    "Deep beneath an undisclosed location...." No, actually from my office! I have been working every day using the phone and computer to stay in touch and work on problems and issues for constituents. By the time many of you
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    Newsbreak | Jeff Raiford | 29 March 2020 | 10:22
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  • VPD Adjusts to COPID-19

    From Vidalia Police Department Assistant Chief Roger Calloway:
    Vidalia Police Department Operations March 26, 2020
    In an effort to comply with social distancing directives when possible considering public safety, to help prevent the spread of COVID-19/Coronavirus, and to safeguard members of the

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    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 26 March 2020 | 19:58
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  • Confirmed Case of COVID-19 at Meadows Regional Medical Center

    The following press release is from Meadows Regional Medical Center.

    VIDALIA, GA – A person has tested positive for COVID-19 at Meadows Regional Medical Center. The individual is currently isolated at home, and the source of the exposure is unknown.

    All Georgians play a critical role in helping to

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    Newsbreak | Jeff Raiford | 26 March 2020 | 14:18
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  • Area Police Blotter - Updated

    March 26--  Vidalia Police Department reports the following arrests.

    Walls, Nancy Darleen- W/F- 54 YOA- 204 E. First St. Vidalia, Ga.- Warrant Service (Pardons & Parole)

    Sanders, Shamar Lashon- B/M- 21 YOA- 1900 S. Maple Dr. Vidalia, Ga- Simple Battery

    Coglin, Erwin Jr.- B/M- 36 YOA- 503 W. North

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    Newsbreak | Jeff Raiford | 26 March 2020 | 13:11
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  • City of Lyons COVID-19 Announcement

    The following press release is from the City of Lyons.

    Mayor Willis NeSmith Jr. announces the following:

    The postponement of all recreation activities is extended through April 12, 2020. Further, the availability of City-owned rental facilities is suspended. Future schedule changes and updates

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    Newsbreak | Jeff Raiford | 26 March 2020 | 10:03
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  • STC Update to Students

    Dr. Barry Dotson of Southeastern Technical College presented and update to students Wednesday morning. Dr. Dotson said, "In our continuing efforts to keep you informed of developments as soon as possible, we wanted to pass along the latest information and direction available:

    • At this time, the
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    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 25 March 2020 | 15:22
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  • City of Vidalia Reminding Citizens To Do Their Part Concerning COVID-19

    The City of Vidalia has issued the following press release.

    Vidalia– While the City of Vidalia remains vigilant during this ever-changing time; we are encouraged by our citizen’s cooperation with “social distancing” and the impact it has on reducing the threat of COVID-19.  While there are no

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    Newsbreak | Jeff Raiford | 25 March 2020 | 10:30
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  • Local Government COVID-19 Response

    The following press release was issued from the City of Vidalia, the City of Lyons, and the Toombs County Commission.

    On March 13, 2020, United States President Donald J. Trump declared a National Emergency Concerning the Novel Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Outbreak. The following day, March 14,

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    Newsbreak | Jeff Raiford | 25 March 2020 | 08:26
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  • Governor Kemp Coronavirus Town Hall Thursday

    Georgia Governor Brian Kemp will be holding a statewide Town Hall on the coronavirus Thursday night from 8 til 9 pm on the Georgia News Network and we’ll carry it live on Newstalk WVOP, AM 970 and FM 105.3.  Governor Kemp and other officials will provide the latest on the virus and its impact on

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    Newsbreak | Jeff Raiford | 24 March 2020 | 16:30
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Sportsbreak

  • Latest GHSA Statements on Coronavirus Situation

    March 26-- I am sure most of you know by now that Governor Kemp on Thursday extended the mandatory closing of all schools through April 24. Obviously, the GHSA will follow this edict and we remind our member schools that all practices and contests remain suspended until at least April 24.

    The

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 26 March 2020 | 16:11
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  • NAIA Cancels Spring 2020 Sports Season

    After convening the Council of Presidents Executive Committee this morning, and with input from the National Administrative Council and National Eligibility Committee, the decision has been made to cancel the spring 2020 sports season, effective immediately.

    We know this is extremely

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 26 March 2020 | 16:06
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  • Fitzgerald Named New Head Baseball and Softball Coach at RTCA

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    Robert Toombs Christian Academy is also excited to announce that Brian Fitzgerald has been named Head Baseball and Softball Coach. Coach Fitzgerald has 24 years of experience coaching and is currently at Toombs County High School.

    Coach Fitzgerald graduated from Brewton Parker College with a

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 20 March 2020 | 17:28
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  • RTCA Announces Head Soccer Coach

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    Robert Toombs Christian Academy is proud to announce that Matt Meeks has been named Head Soccer Coach. Coach Meeks is currently at Thomas Jefferson and has 16 years of experience coaching football and soccer, and one year coaching Varsity Girls Basketball. 

    Coach Meeks received his Bachelor’s of Science

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 20 March 2020 | 16:57
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  • All-State and All-Region Basketball Teams Named

    March 18-- The All-State and All-Region High School Basketball Teams for the 2019-2020 Seaon have been selected.

    All-State Class A-Public-Boys Team

    Coach of the Year: Ricky Chatman, Hancock Central (28-3; State Champs; Outright Region 7 Champs)
    Player of the Year: Christian Lamar, Wilkinson

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 18 March 2020 | 10:26
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  • GISA Suspends All Interscholastic Athletics

    March 13-- The GISA has suspended all interscholastic athletics from Saturday, March 14, 2020, until Friday, April 10, 2020. We understand the concern and uncertainty you may be experiencing surrounding the coronavirus (COVID-19) and are committed to being responsive to the needs of our schools as the

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 13 March 2020 | 19:02
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  • Region 2-AA Baseball Games Postponed

    March 13—All Region 2-AA Baseball Games scheduled for the next two weeks have been postponed. The coaches are meeting this weekend to redo the region schedules which will not include a game three. We will keep you updated on other cancellations and new schedules for local sports activities when we

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 13 March 2020 | 11:26
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  • Indians Hold On To Beat Tigers

    March 13—The Vidalia Indians held on to beat the Swainsboro Tigers 6-4 at Greg James Field Thursday and improve to 4-0 in Region 2AA. The Indians scored one run in the third to tie the game at 1-1, took the lead with five runs in the fifth and added one run in the bottom of the sixth inning.

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 13 March 2020 | 08:09
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  • Three Lady Bulldogs Sign Letters of Intent For Scholarship

    March 12-- This week three Toombs County Lady Bulldogs signed letters of intent for scholarships to play soccer at the next level. Ashley Venegas is headed to Mt. Vernon to play for the Lady Barons of Brewton-Parker College. Brooke Coxwell and Jacky Balderas are going to play for Abraham Baldwin

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 12 March 2020 | 13:28
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Community Calendar

  • Coach John M. Peacock Charity Golf Tournament

    1st Annual Coach John M. Peacock Foundation

    CHARITY GOLF TOURNAMENT

    June 20, 2020

    2-Man Scramble -----18-hole Tournament

    Wallace Adams Golf Course, McRae-Helena, GA

    Registration starts at 8:00 a.m.  Shotgun Start at 9:00 a.m.

    Flights drawn for Front/Back/Overall

    Cost $200 per team (a 501-C-3

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    Community Event | Jeff Raiford | 29 March 2020 | 10:09
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  • Montgomery County Pre-K Registration

    Montgomery County Elementary School

    Kindergarten Registration ~ 2020

    WHO:  Any child who will be 5 on or before September 1st, 2020

    WHAT:  Kindergarten Registration for the 2020-2021 school year

    WHEN: Monday, April 13th & Tuesday, April 14th ~ 9:00a.m. - 12:00p.m.

        (Make-Up Day, Monday, April 20th)

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    Community Event | Jeff Raiford | 13 March 2020 | 10:03
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  • 2020-04-04 Anchor Of Hope

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    Community Event | Dorothy Davis | 25 February 2020 | 16:46
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  • Altamaha EMC Scholarships Available

    Altamaha EMC is currently accepting applications for the Altamaha EMC Foundation Scholarships.  Four $1,000 scholarships will be awarded in May 2020 to local high school seniors.  The scholarships can be used at any accredited two- or four-year university, college or vocational-technical institute

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    Community Event | Jeff Raiford | 07 February 2020 | 09:47
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  • Toombs County High School’s 3rd Annual Memory Letter Campaign

    Toombs County High School continues to congratulate its Senior Class with “Senior Letters” to express gratitude for the journey completed. In two years, over 3,000 letters have been written and passed out to our senior classes.

    Please join TCHS in honoring the 2020 graduating class by writing an

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    Community Event | Jeff Raiford | 04 February 2020 | 11:36
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  • Sexual Assault Support Group Every Thursday

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    Community Event | Dorothy Davis | 31 December 2019 | 16:07
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  • Smoke Alarms Saves Lives

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    Community Event | Dorothy Davis | 31 December 2019 | 16:06
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Obituaries

  • Mr. Phil Hester, Soperton

    March 23-- Mr. Phil Hester, age 57 of Soperton passed away on Friday morning, March 20, 2020 at Meadows Regional Medical Center in Vidalia, Georgia. Born in Soperton, he was the eldest of three children born to the late James Elmer and Annette Sellers Hester. Phil grew up on Crooked Run Road and...
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    Obituary | Connie Clifton | 23 March 2020 | 09:39
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  • Mrs. Shelly Renee’ Thompson, Soperton

    March 23-- Mrs. Shelly Renee’ Thompson, age 55, beloved wife of Jim Thompson of Soperton passed away on Thursday afternoon, March 19, 2020 at Meadows Regional Medical Center. Born in Savannah, she was one of three daughters born to Barbara Ann Box Croft and the late J.S. Croft. As a child, the...
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    Obituary | Connie Clifton | 23 March 2020 | 09:37
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  • Mrs. Julia Keel Spivey, Lyons

    March 20-- Mrs. Julia Keel Spivey, age 88, of Lyons, died Wednesday afternoon March 18, 2020 after an extended illness. Julia was a native and a life-long resident of Toombs County. Julia was retired from Thomas & Betts and was Baptist by faith. Julia is preceded in death by her husband, Bill...
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    Obituary | Connie Clifton | 20 March 2020 | 08:51
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  • Spc. Freddy Delacruz, Killen, Texas

    March 20-- Vincent R. Drummer Funeral Home announces the death of Spc. Freddy Delacruz whose death occurred on Saturday, March 14, 2020 in Killen, Texas. Funeral Service will be held on Sunday, March 22, 2020 at 2 PM from the sanctuary of Prayer Mountain Church in Ailey, GA. Apostle Nina Bell Lee...
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    Obituary | Connie Clifton | 20 March 2020 | 08:50
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  • Bishop Annians Phillips , Vidalia

    March 20-- Vincent R. Drummer Funeral Home announces the death of Bishop Annians Phillips age 89 of Vidalia, GA whose death occurred on Tuesday, March 19, 2020 at Community Hospice in Vidalia, GA. Bishop Annians Phillips was born on October 19, 1930 to the parentage of the late Fronia Mosley...
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    Obituary | Connie Clifton | 20 March 2020 | 08:47
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  • Mrs. Lillian Amerson Harvey, Pooler

    HarveyLillianPic.jpgCROPPEDMarch 18-- Mrs. Lillian Amerson Harvey, age 76 of Pooler passed away on Monday afternoon, March 16, 2020 at her residence. Born in Atlanta, GA, she was the second of four children born to the late Claude Alexander Amerson and Rosie Mae Murphey Amerson. She grew up in Fulton County and married...
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    Obituary | Connie Clifton | 18 March 2020 | 09:22
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  • Mrs. Juanita Roberts Bullard, Gray’s Landing Community

    March 17-- Mrs. Juanita Roberts Bullard, age 83, of the Gray’s Landing Community, died Sunday, March 15, 2020, in Oxley Health and Rehab, after an extended illness. She was a native of Toombs County, living in Savannah for twenty years and returned to Toombs County in 1995. She was a sewing...
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    Obituary | Connie Clifton | 17 March 2020 | 11:26
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  • Mr. Spencer Newton “Junior” Beasley, Soperton

    March 16-- Mr. Spencer Newton “Junior” Beasley, age 89, formerly of Soperton and presently of East Dublin passed away on Friday morning, March 13, 2020 at the Scott Health and Rehabilitation Center in Scott, Georgia. Born in Emanuel County, he was the eldest of eight children born to the late...
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    Obituary | Connie Clifton | 16 March 2020 | 11:18
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  • Denise “Neesie” Hester, Soperton

    March 16 --Denise “Neesie” Hester, age 55 of Soperton, passed away on Thursday afternoon, March 12, 2020 at Augusta University Medical Center in Augusta, GA. Born in Soperton, she was the only daughter and one of three children born to the late James Elmer and Annette Sellers Hester. Denise had...
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    Obituary | Connie Clifton | 16 March 2020 | 10:10
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Church Calendar

  • 2020 04-13-04-15 Spring Revival at Oak Park Baptist

    April 13-15--Oak Grove Missionary Baptist Church, 5715 Georgia Highway 178 in New Branch Community of Lyons, cordially invite you to their Spring Revival, Monday April 13th with Rev. Dr. Will White of Springfield MB in Reidsville. Tuesday April 14th with Rev. Dr. Brenda Nobles Brown of St. Luke AME in Lyons. And Wednesday April 15th with Rev. Wardell Rawls of St. Williams MB in Reidsville at 7:30 each night. Pastor Roy L. Summersett.
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    Church Event | Jim Perry | 16 March 2020 | 09:16
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  • 2020 03-30-03-31 Spring Revival at Mt. Chapel

    March 30-31--Mt. Chapel Baptist Church in Lyons would like you to come enjoy their Spring Revival, Monday March 30th at 7:30 with guest speaker Rev. Samuel Baker of St. Matthew Baptist in Mt. Vernon. And Tuesday March 31st with Rev. Ronald Day of Springfield Eureka Baptist in Higgston. Pastor, Rev. Troy Grubbs.
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    Church Event | Jim Perry | 11 March 2020 | 12:09
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  • 2020 11-03 Faith & Finances 2020

    Special Note:  Mercy Ministries invites everyone to join their Faith & Finances Classes for 2020, January 27th through November 3rd with classes available at 12:00 Noon or 5:30.  Meals & workbook $20 ($10 if you bring a friend) For more information about dates and times visit TheMercyMinistries.org 
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