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  • Early In-Person Voting This Saturday

    Toombs County Election Supervisor Carrie Alligood has announced that anyone wishing to vote in person may do this Saturday from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Board of Elections Office on Lincoln Street in Lyons. The Office will also be opened during regular hours on Monday - Friday of next week,

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    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 29 May 2020 | 00:01
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  • New COVID-19 Update For The City of Vidalia's Operations

    The following press release was issued by the City of Vidalia regarding COVID-19 operations.

    The City of Vidalia wants to provide you with several updates as we approach our office reopening on Monday, June 1st. We are following the recommendations of the Georgia Municipal Association, the

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    Newsbreak | Jeff Raiford | 28 May 2020 | 19:32
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  • Arrest Made in Wheeler County Shooting

    Arrests have been made in connection with a shooting that occurred last weekend in Wheeler County.

    On Wednesday, May 27, 2020, the following individuals were arrested in connection with this investigation.

    • Turner Logan Flint, age 20, of McRae-Helena, Georgia
    • Jaquaves Hooks, age 25, of Alamo,
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    Newsbreak | Jeff Raiford | 28 May 2020 | 16:38
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  • Census Incentive Contest

    Complete the Census online today and register to possibly win a prize courtesy of the Toombs-Montgomery Chamber of Commerce!  Details below.

     

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    Newsbreak | Jeff Raiford | 28 May 2020 | 16:18
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  • Kirby Allmond Receives May DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses

    Daisy Award Kirby AllmondLeft to right: Vice President of Patient Care Services and Chief Nursing Officer Jeffrey Harden; Medical/Surgical/Telemetry Unit RN Kirby Allmond; Inpatient Director Blake KirbyKirby Allmond, Meadows Regional Medical Center Medical/Surgical/Telemetry Unit RN received the May DAISY Award for

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    Newsbreak | Jeff Raiford | 28 May 2020 | 12:54
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  • Lyons Ranked 18th Safest City in Georgia

    The City of Lyons has been ranked #18 of the Top 50 Safest Cities in Georgia by Safe Wise. The organization utilizes statistical information gathered by the FBI, and ranks cities in each state across the country. In Georgia 127 cities were considered for placement.

    Not only did Lyons place #18,

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    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 28 May 2020 | 00:01
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  • Area Police Blotter

    May 27--  Vidalia Police Department reports the following arrests.

    Jimenez, Edward Anthony- H/M- 25 YOA- 931 S. State Street Lyons, GA- No Driver’s License, Speeding

    Carey, Susan Haley- W/F- 35 YOA- 1077 Gibbs Bridge Rd. Uvalda, GA- Speeding, Driving While License Suspended or Revoked (First)

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    Newsbreak | Jeff Raiford | 27 May 2020 | 10:10
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  • Urgent Need for Blood Donations as Demand Increases

    The American Red Cross has issued the following press release regarding the urgent need for blood.

    The American Red Cross has an urgent need for blood donations to prevent another blood shortage as hospitals resume surgical procedures and patient treatments that were temporarily paused earlier

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    Newsbreak | Jeff Raiford | 27 May 2020 | 08:18
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  • Williams Makes History

    Williams picJariyah Williams, a 2020 Honor Graduate With Distinction from Vidalia High School, signed a full-paid tuition scholarship Tuesday morning to Oglethorpe University, a liberal arts/performing arts university in Atlanta. She is the first VHS graduate to ever receive a theatrical scholarship. The

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    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 27 May 2020 | 00:04
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Sportsbreak

  • Two From TCSA Sign With ABAC

    May 29-- Two members of the Toombs County Soccer Association signed letters of intent for scholarships to play soccer at ABAC in Tifton, Georgia. Jazmin Nahuaca and Hannah Sikes.

    "It is really great to know that all of my hard work is paying off. I want to thank all of my coaches specifically

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 29 May 2020 | 08:41
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  • Cabe Named SE Georgia Soccer Positive Athlete

    5 27 20 VHS Cabe

    (L-R) VHS Athletic Director Coach Tommy Dalley, Reid Cabe and VHS Head Soccer Coach Josh Harrell.

    May 28— Congratulations to Vidalia High School senior Reid Cabe who was named the winner of the 2019-2020 Southeast Georgia Soccer Positive Athlete Award. Positive Athlete Georgia is a movement by

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 28 May 2020 | 09:00
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  • Black Signs With Tigers

    May 27— Vidalia Indian Tyler Black signed a letter of intent for a scholarship to play football for the Savannah State Tigers. Tyler was a four year member of the VHS Football team and a two year starter at Center (Jr.) and Tackle (Sr.) and also played on the Defensive Line. Black was a member of the

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 27 May 2020 | 09:08
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  • REID HONORED BY GADA

    5 27 20 Reid(L-R) Vidalia Superintendent Dr. Garrett Wilcox, Coach Chunk Reid, VHS Principal John Sharpe)

    May 26-- Longtime Vidalia Athletic Director Charles “Chunk” Reid has been named the 2019/2020 Region 2AA Athletic Director of the year by the Georgia Athletic Directors Association.

    Reid who passed away in

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 26 May 2020 | 13:48
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  • McRae Headed To Savannah State

    May 26—At Vidalia High School Indians Track and Field standout Jesi McRae signed a letter of intent for a scholarship to run track at Savannah State. Jesi began running track in the 8th grade and this was his fifth year competing. In 2017 he was a member of the State Championship team. In 2018 he was a

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 26 May 2020 | 08:58
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  • Ruff To Play For BPC

    May 22— This week at Vidalia High School Spencer Ruff signed his letter of intent for a scholarship to play basketball for the Barons of Brewton-Parker College in Mt. Vernon. Ruff was a four year team member and a two year varsity letter winner for the Indians.

    “My parents went to school at BPC and

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 22 May 2020 | 08:35
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  • GHSA to Reopen Sports June 8 with Restricted Conditioning

    The Georgia High School Association will reopen sports activities June 8 after executive director Robin Hines got the thumbs up Thursday afternoon from his board of trustees in a 50-minute meeting conducted electronically. 

    High school teams and athletes in all sports can resume restricted

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 21 May 2020 | 18:39
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  • Sikes Signs With ABAC

    May 21—Wednesday at Vidalia High School Hannah Sikes signed a letter of intent for a scholarship to play soccer at ABAC in Tifton. Hannah has been a four year starter, a four year All-Region Team member and was named the Region 2AA Player of the Year and this year Team Captain.

    “When I went to

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 21 May 2020 | 09:05
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  • Lyons Recreation Department Cancels 2020 Baseball-Softball Season

    May 20-- The City of Lyons and the Lyons Recreation Department issued this press release concerning the 2020 Baseball and Softball Leagues.

    5 20 20 Lyons Rec Softball

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 20 May 2020 | 13:10
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Community Calendar

  • Vidalia Aquatics Facility Events Calendar

    Vidalia Aquatics Facility Events Calendar

    2706 Sweet Onion Drive  Vidalia, Georgia  30474

     

    Swim Team

    Registration: June 1st- June 12th   ($10 late fee after this date)

    Fee:  $40 (Fee must be paid before participating)

    Ages:  5 and up

    This is competitive swimming. 

    Evening practices only from 6:00 PM-7:30

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    Community Event | Jeff Raiford | 28 May 2020 | 16:22
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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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  • Vidalia High School to Host Blood Drive

    Vidalia High School will be hosting a blood drive by the American Red Cross on Thursday, June 4 from 10 am til 3 pm.  Please give the gift of life if possible.  For more info and to make an appointment, visit www.redcrossblood.org.

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    Community Event | Jeff Raiford | 26 May 2020 | 08:36
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  • Blood Drive in Vidalia Tuesday, June 2nd

    The American Red Cross will be holding a blood drive on Tuesday, June 2 from 10 am til 3 pm at the First United Methodist Church.  For more info or to make an appointment go to www.redcrossblood.org. Please give the gift of life.

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    Community Event | Jeff Raiford | 26 May 2020 | 08:34
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  • Red Cross Blood Drive in Lyons

    The American Red Cross will be holding a blood drive in Lyons on Monday, June 1st from 1 til 7 p.m. at the Callaway Center in Partin Park.  For more info and to make an appointment go to www.redcrossblood.org.

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    Community Event | Jeff Raiford | 13 May 2020 | 08:27
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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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  • Coach John M. Peacock Charity Golf Tournament

    1st Annual Coach John M. Peacock Foundation

    CHARITY GOLF TOURNAMENT

    June 13, 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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  • Sexual Assault Support Group Every Thursday

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

    2019SmokeAlarmsSavesLives

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

  • Ms. Debbie Pittman, Lyons

     May 27-- Ms. Debbie Pittman, age 69, of Lyons, died Tuesday, May 26, 2020, in the Community Hospice House in Vidalia, after an extended illness.  She was a native of Miami, Florida and a 1969 graduate of Miami Central High School.  She lived in North Carolina before moving to Lyons in 1984.  She...
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    Obituary | Connie Clifton | 27 May 2020 | 10:41
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  • William Shane Ledford, Glenwood

    William Shane Ledford, 47, of Glenwood passed away Sunday, May 24, 2020 at home after extended illness.  He was born September 29, 1972 in Douglas, GA to Harold and Letricia Ledford.  Shane was self-employed as a machinist and welder. He was also involved in a family logging business. Shane is survived by...
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    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 26 May 2020 | 15:18
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  • Mrs. Mary Josephine Byrne, Vidalia

    May 15-- Mrs. Mary Josephine Byrne, age 81, of Vidalia died Wednesday May 13, 2020 at Summer’s Landing of Vidalia, under the care of Solace Hospice, after an extended illness.  She was a native of Indiana, moved to Baxley in 1970, and settled in Vidalia in 1985. She was a homemaker who enjoyed...
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    Obituary | Connie Clifton | 15 May 2020 | 09:53
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  • Mr. Clint Eugene Hart , Cedar Crossing

    May14-- On May 11, 2020, Mr. Clint Eugene Hart stepped from this life into Peace.  Clint grew up in the Uvalda and Cedar Crossing communities and no matter where life took him, he always called that home.  He was a painter by trade and indeed he lived a colorful life.  A graduate of Robert Toombs...
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    Obituary | Connie Clifton | 14 May 2020 | 13:03
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  • Mrs. Ruth “Ruby” Blaxton Palmer, Vidalia

    May 14-- Mrs. Ruth “Ruby” Blaxton Palmer, age 87, of Vidalia, died Wednesday, May 13, 2020, at her home after an extended illness.  She was a native of Montgomery County, where she lived most of her life and lived in Claxton and Savannah for several years.  She was a homemaker, a member of Ruth’s...
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    Obituary | Connie Clifton | 14 May 2020 | 13:01
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  • Dr. Nancy Alyson Shaw, Lyons

    Dr. Nancy ShawDr. Nancy Alyson Shaw, 62, passed away on May 7, 2020 after an accident in Lyons, Georgia. She was born in Providence Rhode Island on February 8, 1958. She was preceded in death by her parents, Donald T. Shaw and Shirley B. Shaw.  Dr. Shaw attended Brown University where she graduated magna cum...
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    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 11 May 2020 | 12:17
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  • Ms. Johnnie Dorothy Connell Thigpen, Mt. Vernon

    JohnnieMs. Johnnie Dorothy Connell Thigpen of Mt. Vernon died Thursday, May 07, 2020 at her home in Montgomery County. Private graveside services will be held Saturday, May 9, 2020 at 11 AM in the Bazel Connell Family Cemetery in Montgomery County.  Her grandson, Reverend Jordan H. Thigpen and Reverend...
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    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 08 May 2020 | 13:07
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  • Mrs. Bonnie Williamson Coleman, Vidalia

    Mrs. Bonnie Williamson Coleman, age 82, of Vidalia, died Monday, May 4, 2020, in the Community Hospice House in Vidalia after an extended illness.  She was born and raised in Treutlen County and lived in Toombs County most of her life.  She retired after thirty-four years from Oxford Industries and was...
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    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 06 May 2020 | 08:59
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  • Mr. Stephen E. “Steve” Repak, Lyons

    Mr. Stephen E. “Steve” Repak, 72, of Lyons, died Monday May 4, 2020, in Meadows Health in Vidalia after a sudden illness.  He was a native of New York, living in Ohio and New Jersey before moving to Lyons in 1978.  He retired from Meadows Regional Medical Center as a heating and air engineer after...
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    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 06 May 2020 | 08:58
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Church Calendar

  • 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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    Jeff Raiford

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