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  • Area Police Blotter

    Vidalia Police Department reports the following arrests:

    Hayes, Jeffery – Vidalia – Warrant Served (Toombs County).

    Ward, Nathan – Vidalia – Possession of Marijuana; Possession of Drug-Related Objects.

    Nichols, Rodney – Vidalia – No Insurance; Expired tag.

    Powell, Kimberly – Ailey – Theft by

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    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 24 May 2024 | 10:13
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  • Montgomery County Election Results

    In our area, one of the elections that brought much attention was that in Montgomery County and after Tuesday’s results were submitted to the Georgia Secretary of State’s Office, there will be some changes in representation coming up.

    One closely watched race was that for Commission in District 3 that

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    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 22 May 2024 | 15:01
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  • STC 2024 Spring Semester President's List

    Southeastern Technical College is proud to announce the 2024 Spring Semester President's List. These students earned a grade point average of 3.75 or higher while enrolled in 12 or more credit hours for the semester:

    Appling County: Autumn Besch, Anna Sharpe, Austin Stanley, Haylee Wiggins,

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    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 22 May 2024 | 09:59
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  • VHS Healthcare Students Complete Pathway

    VHS Health

    (L to R): Josie Vaughn, Emily Kicklighter, Emilie Greenwald, Natalie Tanner, Jameson Rolen, (front row): Gisella Maa and Ryleigh Ellis

    Recently, the Vidalia High School Healthcare Science students took their End of Pathway Assessment. Between Mr. Brooks' Sports Medicine class and Mrs. Cleghorn's Patient

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    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 22 May 2024 | 09:42
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  • Kight Carries Toombs County; Moves on to November Election

    The votes are in, but it was a low percentage of registered voters in Toombs County determining winners in the General Primary Tuesday night.

    With a voter turnout of 25.81 percent, in the race for the next sheriff of Toombs County, Jordan Kight came out on top with 725 more votes than Wesley

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    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 21 May 2024 | 21:48
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  • BPC Appoints Braddy As New Vice President of Advancement

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    Brewton-Parker College (BPC) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Brandon Braddy as the new Vice President of Advancement and Alumni Relations. With a wealth of experience from his previous roles in public service and the banking industry, Braddy is well-equipped to lead the college’s

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    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 21 May 2024 | 14:07
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  • Braddy Resigns as Montgomery County Manager

    Brandon

    During a special called meeting Monday, May 20, 2024, of the Montgomery County Board of Commissioners, Chairman Leland Adams announced that County Manager Brandon Braddy would be stepping down at the end of May.

    Manager Braddy released the following statement regarding his decision to step down.

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    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 21 May 2024 | 10:25
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  • Missing Juvenile

    Miss Juvenile

    ****UPDATE****'

     UPDATE: Ms. Holmes has been located and in the process of being turned over to her family.

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    The Vidalia Police Department is seeking the community’s assistance in locating the missing juvenile in the picture above. Her

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    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 21 May 2024 | 09:24
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  • Vidalia Public Safety Awards Presented

    VFD Awards

    VIDALIA FIRE DEPARTMENT AWARD RECIPIENTS

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    (L to R): Lt. Shannon Martin; Chief of Police James Jermon; and Lt. Jonathan Humphrey

    Those who serve and protect the citizens of Vidalia gathered Friday night in the Vidalia Community Center for the 3rd Annual City of Vidalia Public Safety Awards Banquet.

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    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 20 May 2024 | 14:59
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Sportsbreak

  • Sports and Scores This Week (5-27-24)

    May 27-- Here are the latest sports schedules and scores for the week. 

    Monday, May 27

    Baseball: Nationals at Braves 4:10pm (News Talk WVOP-FM 105.3)

    Tuesday, May 28

    Baseball: Nationals at Braves 7:20pm (News Talk WVOP-FM 105.3)

    Wednesday, May 29

    Baseball: Nationals at Braves 7:20pm (News Talk

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 27 May 2024 | 08:27
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  • Brewton-Parker Athletics: Massey Competes in 100M Hurdles; Restrepo Bows Out Due to Injury

    5 24 24 BPC 052324 MOTF Recap T. Massey

    MARION, Ind. – The first two days of the 72nd Annual NAIA Men’s Outdoor Track and Field National Championships have passed in Marion, Indiana with Brewton-Parker Track and Field completing their season on Thursday afternoon.

    Travis Massey competed on Thursday in the 100-meter prelims, finishing 21st

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 24 May 2024 | 06:37
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  • Toombs County Football Impresses Home Crowd in Annual Spring Game

    5 21 24 Toombs Co Football

    The Toombs County Bulldog football team, fresh off an impressive 11-2 season marked by record-breaking performances, kicked off the 2024 campaign with a dominant showing in their annual spring game. Hosting the formidable Fitzgerald Purple Hurricane team, the Bulldogs gave their home crowd plenty to

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 22 May 2024 | 06:29
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  • Georgia Tandem Rally Pre-Tour Rolls Into Vidalia

    The Georgia Tandem Rally Pre-Tour, an event featuring 25 tandem bicycles from 11 states rolls into Vidalia for three days of cycling from May 21-23.  The Pre-Tour is a warmup event for the larger May 24-26 Georgia Tandem Rally, which will be held in Dublin.  This is GTR’s first visit to “The Onion

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 21 May 2024 | 11:59
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  • BPC Men’s Track & Field Duo Set for NAIA National Championships

    5 21 24 052024 MOTF Qualifiers

    MARION, Ind. – The duo of Cayden Restrepo and Travis Massey are set to represent Brewton-Parker College Men’s Track and Field at the 72nd Annual NAIA Men’s Outdoor Track and Field National Championships in Marion, Indiana later this week.

    Restrepo is set to compete in the 400-meter hurdles while

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 21 May 2024 | 07:05
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  • RTCA Crusaders Win 2024 State Baseball Championship!

    5 20 24 RTCA Crusaders Baseball State Champs

    Congratulations to the RTCA Crusaders on winning the 2024 GIAA Class A State Baseball Championship by defeating the Flint River Academy Wildcats in Game Three 7-6 Monday at Tattnall Square Academy in Macon. The Crusaders won Game One 4-1 and lost Game Two 10-0. (Picture Courtesy of RTCA)

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 20 May 2024 | 13:26
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  • Erick Stevens Signs Letter of Intent to Continue Cheering at Shorter University

    5 20 24 Toombs Co Stevens

    On Tuesday, May 14, 2024, Erick Stevens signed his letter of intent to continue cheering at the the collegiate level. Erick will be joining the Shorter Hawks Cheer program.

    We are excited for Erick to continue his cheerleading career at Shorter! He is joining an amazing cheer program where he will grow

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 20 May 2024 | 08:59
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  • Sports & Scores This Week (5-20-24)

    May 20-- Here are the latest sports schedules and scores for the week. 

    Monday, May 20

    Baseball: RTCA 7, Flint River Academy 6 (GIAA Class A State Championship Game 3 at Tattnall Square Academy-Macon) 

    Padres 6, Braves 5 & Braves 3, Padres 0 

    North Cobb Christian 6, Appling County 2 & Appling County 3,

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 20 May 2024 | 06:36
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  • Toombs County Track Completes Season at GHSA State Championships

    Toombs County Track and Field wrapped up their season with a commendable performance at the GHSA AA State Track Meet. The Bulldogs showcased their skills and determination, securing several notable finishes across various events.

    Shay Stringer led the charge for the girls, placing fourth in the

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 16 May 2024 | 07:24
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Community Calendar

  • Greater Vidalia Ribbon Cutting

    RC Dahlia

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    Community Event | Jeff Raiford | 24 May 2024 | 09:38
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  • DVA Sweet Saturday

    DVA Luau

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    Community Event | Jeff Raiford | 24 May 2024 | 09:36
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  • Memorial Day Ceremony

    The Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary will hold their Annual Memorial Day Program at Southeastern Technical College next Monday, May 27. The doors open at 2:00 with the program beginning at 3:00.

    The public is invited and encouraged to attend.

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    Community Event | Kathy Hilt | 23 May 2024 | 13:57
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  • Greater Vidalia Chamber Ribbon Cutting

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    Community Event | Jeff Raiford | 23 May 2024 | 11:16
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  • Community Garden Meeting

    OHOOPEE SWCD COMMUNITY GARDEN FLYER 06182024

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    Community Event | Kathy Hilt | 22 May 2024 | 10:08
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  • Weed Wiper Workshop

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    Community Event | Kathy Hilt | 22 May 2024 | 09:37
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  • Soil and Water Conservation District Meeting

    The Ohoopee Soil and Water Conservation District will hold its regular meeting on Tuesday, May 28, at 10:00 a.m. in the Treutlen County Library, 585 Second Street, Soperton.

    Please RSVP to NancyAnne Conner at 706-612-4020 (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript

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    Community Event | Kathy Hilt | 15 May 2024 | 10:18
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  • Robert Toombs Christian Academy Summer Camps 2024

    The Summer Championship Camps will be OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. Any students in grades K-5th for the 2024-2025 school year can attend. Location of all camps will be held at Robert Toombs Christian Academy 628 W Oglethorpe Ave, Lyons, GA 30436. All camps will cost $100 and checks should be made payable

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    Community Event | Bob Roberts | 14 May 2024 | 07:31
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  • Free Girls Summer Camp

    Event Flyer Camp Soar 2024

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    Community Event | Kathy Hilt | 07 May 2024 | 10:40
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Obituaries

  • Mrs. Barbara Jean Gillis, Mt. Vernon

    obit Gillis Barbara Jean Gillis, age 79 of Mt. Vernon passed away on Sunday morning, May 26, 2024 at the Treutlen County Health and Rehabilitation Center in Soperton. Born in Vidalia, she was on of three children born to the late Fontus Fontaine Joiner and Blanche Annie Clifton.  She grew up in Lyons and...
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    Obituary | Kathy Hilt | 27 May 2024 | 18:05
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  • Mr. Daniel Daniels, Adrian

    obit Daniels Mr. Ray M. Daniels, age 70, beloved husband of Beulah Graham Daniels of Adrian passed away on Friday afternoon, May 24, 2024 at Community Hospice in Vidalia. Born in Dublin, Georgia, he was the oldest of two sons born to the late William Morrison Daniel and Shirley Jean Morton Daniel.  Ray was a...
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    Obituary | Kathy Hilt | 27 May 2024 | 18:03
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  • Mr. Monroe D. Stewart, Lyons

    Monroe Stewart Mr. Monroe D. Stewart, age 94, of Lyons, died Monday, May 27, 2024, at his home surrounded by his family.  He lived most of his life in Toombs County and was a truck driver in his trade.  He was Full Gospel by faith and was a former member of The Peoples Full Gospel Church in Lyons and had been a...
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    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 27 May 2024 | 13:25
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  • Kay Odom Truett

    Kay Truett Surrounded by her loving children, cherished friend, and constant companion Holly, Kay Odom Truett, aged 88, widow of Artis Preston Truett Jr., passed away peacefully at home on Saturday, May 25, 2024, after a prolonged illness. Born on March 14, 1936, in Lyons, Georgia, Kay was the youngest of...
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    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 27 May 2024 | 13:23
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  • Jermaine Kinchen

    Kinchen Edited 002 Jermaine Kinchen was born April 13, 1974, to the parentage of Sophia Kinchen and James Gaffney Sr. in Vidalia, GA.  He attended Vidalia City School and was a 1993 graduate of Vidalia High School. While in high school, Jermaine played football, basketball and was on the track team. He went on to...
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    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 27 May 2024 | 07:30
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  • David Paul Burdett

    David Burdett “Our beloved and beautiful David Paul Burdett tragically left us on Wednesday May 22, 2024. He is loved, missed, and survived by his son Shiloh Spencer Burdett and Shiloh’s mother Olivia Rose Lanier. His parents Carol, Calvin, and Christina Burdett. His brother and sister-in-law, Adam and Meghan...
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    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 26 May 2024 | 08:45
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  • Mr. George Galbreath, Lyons

    George Galbreath Mr. George Galbreath, age 47, of Lyons, died Friday, May 24, 2024, at Memorial Health Meadows Hospital in Vidalia after a sudden illness. He was a native of McNatt Falls living most of his life in Toombs County. George worked in Heating and Air Conditioning for twenty years. He attended Calvary...
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    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 26 May 2024 | 08:42
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  • Mrs. Amanda Page, Vidalia

    obit Page Mrs. Amanda Page, age 44, of Vidalia, died Sunday, May 19, 2024, at her home, following a lengthy illness.  She was born in Charlotte, North Carolina, briefly living in Virginia before moving to Toombs County in 1984.  She was a 1997 graduate of Vidalia High School.  Amanda enjoyed her dogs,...
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    Obituary | Kathy Hilt | 22 May 2024 | 09:20
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  • Mrs. Donna Marie Woodbeck Harman, Soperton

    obit Harmon Funeral services for Mrs. Donna Marie Woodbeck Harman will be held Friday, May 24, 2024 at 11:00 AM in the Chapel of Higgs Funeral Home with burial to follow in Westview Cemetery in Soperton. Reverend Chad Cofield will officiate.   Mrs. Harman, 71, was the daughter of the late Arthur & Mary Berry...
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    Obituary | Kathy Hilt | 21 May 2024 | 10:50
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Church Calendar

  • June 3-6--VBS in Vidalia

    June 3-6--North Thompson Baptist Church, 404 North Thompson Church Road, wants you to come and bring a friend to their Vacation Bible School, June 3rd through June 6th from 6:30 to 8:30 each evening. Crafts, recreation, Bible lessons and refreshments. Open to 3 year olds up to 12th grade. Info: 912-209-1093
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    Church Event | Jim Perry | 20 May 2024 | 12:01
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  • June 3-7--VBS in Cedar Crossing

    VBS   June 3-7--Cedar Crossing Baptist Church invite kids through adults to Beaker Rock Beach VBS, June 3rd through June 7th from 6:30 to 8:30 each evening. Classes, crafts, games, music, and Food! Info: 912-237-3222
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    Church Event | Jim Perry | 20 May 2024 | 09:50
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  • June 10-12--Vacation Bible School in Ailey

    VBC   June 10-12--St. John AME Church in Ailey wants you to come help Start The party with Vacation Bible School and Celebrate the Good news, June 10th through June 12th from 6:00 to 8:00 each evening. Transportation info: 912-497-7031
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    Church Event | Jim Perry | 20 May 2024 | 09:43
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  • June 6-8--Faith-based Summer Camp for girls!

    Camp Soar 2024   June 6-8--All girls are invited to Camp Soar 2024, a free faith-based Summer Camp, June 6th through the 8th from 8:00 to 3:00 each day at Southeastern Technical College in Vidalia. Indoor and outdoor activities. Register today at campsoar2024.com or call 912 386-1040
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    Church Event | Jim Perry | 07 May 2024 | 12:27
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  • June 16--40th Church Anniversary in Vidalia

    June 16--Hall Tabernacle Church, 2100 McIntosh Street in Vidalia, invites you to their 40th Church Anniversary, Sunday June 16th at 1:00 with speaker Pastor Tony McEady.
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    Church Event | Jim Perry | 06 May 2024 | 12:21
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  • June 1--Annual Men's BBQ in Mt. Vernon

    June 1--Cornerstone Pentecostal Church, 377 South Thompson Road in Vidalia, invites men of all ages to their Annual Men's BBQ, Saturday June 1st from 10:00 to 2:00 with guest speaker will be Bro. Mitchell Nelms.
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    Church Event | Jim Perry | 06 May 2024 | 12:20
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  • June 1--Annual Ladies Tea in Mt. Vernon

     June 1--Mt. Vernon Pentecostal Church, 1802 North Railroad Avenue in Mt.Vernon, wants ladies of all ages to join them for their Annual Ladies Tea, Saturday June 1st from 10:00 to 2:00 with special speaker Sis. Sheena Lamb.
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    Church Event | Jim Perry | 06 May 2024 | 12:18
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  • Pass it along with...CHURCH NEWS!

    LET US GET YOUR MESSAGE TO THE PUBLIC WITH CHURCH NEWS!    Your Church Speaks   Thank you for using Church News on News-Talk WVOP 970 AM and 105.3 FM, and southeastgeorgiatoday.com. Submit your church events to us at least 2 weeks ahead of time for the greatest coverage and best results. Include the name of the church, the church address, name of the event, date & time of the event, location of the event if other than the church, and any special speakers involved.  ** When including an image or images please send it as an attachment.  Use the jpg format for all images **   Send it to JIM PERRY! Email jperry @ radiojones.com ---Please note that FAX is no longer available.  Use email. 
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    Church Event | Jim Perry | 03 November 2021 | 12:30
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