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  • Area Police Blotter

    Vidalia Police Department reports the following arrests.

    Hayes, Lashunda Renia- B/F- 42 YOA- 406 Symonds St. Vidalia, Ga- Simple Battery (FVA)

    Dann, Steve Alonzo- B/M- 59 YOA- 1826 Veterans Blvd, Dublin, Ga- No Tag Light, Driving While License Suspended (1st Offense)

    Wiggins, Savyor Dequnta- B/M-

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    Newsbreak | Jeff Raiford | 19 October 2020 | 12:30
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  • Local and State COVID-19 Update

    The weekly stats for COVID-19 in local area schools were released on Friday, and the numbers are positively impressive.

    Toombs County School Superintendent Barry Waller reports that as of Friday, there is one student who is currently classified as having tested positive for the virus and 8

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    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 19 October 2020 | 00:00
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  • Wilcox Receives Prestigious Award

    Garrett Wilcox

    Vidalia City School Superintendent Dr. Garrett Wilcox was named the recipient of the Georgia Schools Superintendents Association’s prestigious Bill Barr Leadership Award on Wednesday in Athens. The Bill Barr Leadership Award, named for and designed in honor of the highly-respected first executive

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    Newsbreak | Jeff Raiford | 16 October 2020 | 10:43
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  • VFW To Honor Local Civil Servants

    On October 28, the Veterans of Foreign Wars and VFW Auxiliary Post #3563 will say "thank you" to for local emergency personnel as part of national First Responder's Appreciation Day.

    Auxilary President Shirley Curl said, "It is good we have a day of recognition because sometimes we take their

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    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 16 October 2020 | 00:00
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  • Vidalia Schools Introduce New Payment System

    The Vidalia City School District is proud to introduce a new way for parents to pay for field trips, yearbooks, spirit wear, athletic fees, and more. It's called School Cash Online, and it is a district wide initiative.

    School Cash Online is a web-based program that integrates parents' online

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    Newsbreak | Jeff Raiford | 15 October 2020 | 15:31
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  • Area Police Blotter

    Vidalia Police Department reports the following arrests.

    Thompson, Sonia Renee- W/F- 49 YOA- 2631 Ga Hwy 15 Vidalia, Ga.- No Driver’s License, Wrong Way on a One Way, Warrant Served (Pulaski Sheriff Office)

    Harlie,Jasmine N-B/F-26 YOA-12161 US Highway 301 S Lot 68 Statesboro, Ga- Driving With no License, No

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    Newsbreak | Jeff Raiford | 15 October 2020 | 09:12
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  • Inmate Back In Jail

    An inmate from the Toombs County Detention Center had a brief taste of freedom Sunday afternoon when he escaped from work detail at the jail.

    Toombs County Sheriff Alvie “Junior” Kight said that around 1:30, Dewey Vincent Hester, age 46, fled on foot and headed toward Bulldog Road where he entered

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    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 15 October 2020 | 00:00
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  • Early Voting Underway in Toombs County

    Early voting for the November 3rd General Election is underway in Toombs County according to Toombs County Election Supervisor Carey Alligood.  Early voting began October 12th and will run through October 30th on Monday thru Friday 8:30 am to 5:00 pm.  There will be one day of Saturday voting on

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    Newsbreak | Jeff Raiford | 14 October 2020 | 09:31
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  • STC Emergency Services Education Adds Ambulance Simulator

    Newsletter Classroom 2215Jim Jones, Emergency Services Education Program DirectorSoutheastern Technical College (STC) has introduced a new element to enhance the training of the students enrolled in STC’s Emergency Services Education programs. With the help of a grant, STC purchased an indoor ambulance simulator. The

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    Newsbreak | Jeff Raiford | 13 October 2020 | 12:07
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Sportsbreak

  • CHIEFS HEAD INTO PLAYOFFS UNDEFEATED!

    10 19 20 JR Trippe

    The J.R. Trippe Chiefs defeated a one loss Bleckley County team 22-6 last week to secure first place and home field advantage throughout the playoffs.  The Chiefs consistently moved the ball the entire game on offense and the defense didn’t allow a single point. Bleckley scored their only touchdown on a

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 19 October 2020 | 12:26
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  • Sports and Scores This Week (10-19-20)

    October 19--- Here are the latest sports schedules and scores for the week.

    Monday, October 19

    Softball: Vidalia 11, Lamar County 3 F/5 Game 1 & Vidalia 11, Lamar County F/5 Game 2 (GHSA AA State Playoffs) (First Round Best of Three)

    Toombs County at Monticello (DH) 4:00pm (GHSA AA State Playoffs)

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 19 October 2020 | 06:41
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  • Indians Roll Tattnall Co!

    10 19 20 VHS Football Tattnall

    October 17-- The Vidalia Indians got 199 yards and 3 touchdowns from Bryce Davis and an 85-yard kick return from Josh Mincey as they rolled over the Tattnall County Battlecreek Warriors 40-14 Friday night on the road. Davis had runs of 53 yards, 2 yards, and 24 yards as the Indians moved to 2-2 on the

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 17 October 2020 | 12:20
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  • Alexander Brothers Heating and Air High School Scoreboard

     

    High School Scoreboard – Oct. 16th

     

    Region 2AA

    40 Vidalia "Indians" @ Tattnall Co. "Battle Creek Warriors" 14 F

    14 Bacon Co. "Red Raiders" @ Jeff Davis "Yellow Jackets" 41 F

    13 East Laurens "Falcons" @ Swainsboro "Tigers" 48 F

    Toombs Co. - Off

     

    Region 1AAA

    21 Benedictine "Cadets" @ Appling Co.

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    Sportsbreak | Jeff Raiford | 16 October 2020 | 08:11
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  • Lady Dogs Play Well And Earn Number 3 Seed

    October 15-- The Toombs County Lady Bulldogs Softball team started the week needing to win two region games on the road and securing the number three seed heading into the state playoffs next week. The Lady Dogs played well in both games, starting with a 16-0 shutout win over East Laurens Tuesday.

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 15 October 2020 | 09:28
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  • VHA Eagles Are Locked Into Playoffs

    Friday night at Charles Wood Field in Vidalia, the Vidalia Heritage Eagles Varsity Football team took on Peoples Baptist from McDonough. This was an important game for the Eagles, as they had to win to lock themselves into the playoffs with a region win.

    10 13 20 VHA

    The Eagles lost the toss and the Knights of

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 13 October 2020 | 06:14
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  • Lady Indians Volleyball Take Area Championship

    Despite playing Varsity competitively for only two years, The Vidalia Lady Indians Volleyball tween team claimed the Area 3 (A/AA) Championship Saturday at Parsons-Reid Gymnasium. The Lady Indians, who came into the tournament as the number one seed, lost only one game in the single-elimination

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 12 October 2020 | 09:28
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  • VHS Cross Country Teams Compete Well at Bleckley Co.

    With a challenging course and steep competition at hand, the Vidalia Lady Indians competed well, coming in 2nd place behind host Bleckley County at the Bleckley Invitational Thursday. The Boys also ran well, placing third behind Region 2AA foe Jeff Davis and Bleckley County.

    10 12 20 VHS CC at Bleckley Invitational

    The Lady Indians

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 12 October 2020 | 09:18
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  • Sports and Scores This Week (10-12-20)

    October 12--- Here are the latest sports schedules and scores for the week.

    Monday, October 12

    Baseball: Braves 5, Dodgers 1 (NL Championship Series) (Game 1)

    Softball: Wilcox County 15,  Montgomery County 5

    Wilcox County 16, Montgomery County 3 

    Johnson County 8, Treutlen 5 

    Tuesday, October 13

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 12 October 2020 | 08:04
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Community Calendar

  • RTCA Trunk or Treat

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    Community Event | Jeff Raiford | 19 October 2020 | 11:57
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  • Vidalia Recreation Department Soccer Registration

    OCTOBER 12TH-OCTOBER 23RD

    6U LEAGUE (4,5,6)

    8U LEAGUE  (7,8)

    10U LEAGUE  (9,10)

     12U LEAGUE  (11,12)

     

    SOCCER AGE CONTROL DATE:   September 1, 2020

    FEE:  $45.00

     

    VOLUNTEER COACHES MEETING:

    TUESDAY, OCTOBER 27th @ 5:30 VRD OFFICE

     

    JOIN OUR FACEBOOK PAGE: 

    VIDALIA RECREATION DEPARTMENT

    FOR THE LATEST UPDATES AND

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    Community Event | Jeff Raiford | 16 October 2020 | 13:05
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  • Public Hearing Notice

    The Toombs County Pre-Disaster Mitigation Planning Committee will hold a Final Public Hearing on Thursday, October 22nd, 2020 from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM.  The hearing will be held at the Toombs County Emergency Management Agency Office located at 321 Northwest Broad Street in Lyons, Georgia.

    The

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    Community Event | Jeff Raiford | 14 October 2020 | 16:02
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  • Community Appreciation Event in Soperton

    Community Appreciation Event1024 1

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    Community Event | Jeff Raiford | 13 October 2020 | 15:40
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  • I Am The Chamber Day

    National Chamber Day 2

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    Community Event | Jeff Raiford | 13 October 2020 | 10:17
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  • Area Blood Drives Scheduled

    Below is a list of upcoming blood drives in the area.  For more information and to register to donate blood, visit www.redcrossblood.org 

    Uvalda

    10/15/2020: 1 p.m. - 6 p.m., Uvalda Baptist Church, 405 West Main St

    Reidsville

    10/19/2020: 2 p.m. - 7 p.m., Reidsville United Methodist Church, 121

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    Community Event | Jeff Raiford | 07 October 2020 | 10:07
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  • Spooktacular Trail

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    Community Event | Jeff Raiford | 05 October 2020 | 14:53
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  • Spooktacular Pumpkin Contest

    Spooktacular Pumpkin Contest

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    Community Event | Jeff Raiford | 05 October 2020 | 14:52
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  • Neighborhood Trick-Or-Treat

    Neighborhood 4

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    Community Event | Jeff Raiford | 05 October 2020 | 14:51
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Obituaries

  • Mrs. Vaudine J. Parrish, Vidalia

    Mrs. Vaudine J. Parrish, age 82, of Vidalia died Wednesday afternoon, October 14, 2020 at her residence after an extended illness.  Vaudine was a native and lifelong resident of Fitzgerald having moved to Vidalia three years ago to be near family. She was Baptist by Faith. She is preceded in death...
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    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 16 October 2020 | 07:14
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  • James Edward (Mac) O’Neal Sr, Lyons

    James Edward (Mac) O’Neal Sr., age 86, born on April 24, 1934 in Alston, died October 14, 2020 after a long illness in Lyons.  Mac was raised in Alston and later lived and worked in Savannah and Vidalia.  Mac’s love for cars led to a brief venture into stock car racing which fueld his life-long...
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    Obituary | Connie Clifton | 15 October 2020 | 13:56
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  • Mr. D Q Monroe

    Mr. D Q Monroe, age 81, passed away peacefully after an extended illness on October 14, 2020 in Mt. Vernon Georgia.  DQ was born February 16, 1939 to Issac Monroe Sr. and Marriah Stephens Monroe in Toombs County Georgia.  He was married to Betty Smith Monroe on December 23, 1961.  He was in the...
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    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 15 October 2020 | 09:09
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  • Mr. Joe Chester Poole, Uvalda

    Mr. Joe Chester Poole, age 84, of Uvalda, died, early Wednesday morning October 14, 2020 at Community Hospice of Vidalia after an extended illness. Joe was a native and lifelong resident of Uvalda.  After graduating high school, he played semi-pro baseball with the southeastern division conference.  He was...
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    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 14 October 2020 | 11:39
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  • Mr. Larry Yuell Patrick, Jacksonville FL

    Mr. Larry Yuell Patrick, age 64, of Jacksonville FL, passed away Wednesday, September 30th, 2020 at his residence after a sudden illness. Larry was a native of Hollywood FL, raised in Lyons, GA before moving to Tampa, FL where he resided for 20 years.  He then moved to Jacksonville, FL...
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    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 12 October 2020 | 15:25
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  • Mrs. Kathy Whitfield, Soperton

    WhitfieldKahtyPicCROPPEDMrs. Kathy Whitfield, age 65, of Soperton passed away on Saturday morning, October 10, 2020 at Meadows Regional Hospital in Vidalia. Born in Opp, Alabama, she was the eldest of three daughters born to the late Elwood Marrow and Betty Jean Parker Grantham.  Her family lived in Elba, Alabama until...
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    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 12 October 2020 | 09:03
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  • Mrs. Kathleen Thigpen Poole, Newton

    Mrs. Kathleen Thigpen Poole, age 78, of Newton, died Thursday, October 8, 2020 at her residence in Newton. Mrs. Poole worked as a caregiver and was a member of the First Pentecostal Church of Newton. She is preceded in death by her husband, James Tillman Poole; both of her parents, Salem and Lula...
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    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 10 October 2020 | 08:11
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  • Mr. Ronnie Turner, Vidalia

    Mr. Ronnie Turner age 64, of Vidalia died Wednesday afternoon, October 7, 2020 at the University Hospital in Augusta after a brief illness. Ronnie was a native and lifelong resident of Vidalia.  He was a faithful and loyal supporter of the Vidalia Indians and Georgia Bulldog Football teams.  He was a...
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    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 08 October 2020 | 14:14
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  • Mr. Ricky Spivey, Soperton

    SpiveyRickyPICMr. Ricky Spivey, age 72 of Soperton, passed away on Saturday afternoon, October 3, 2020 at Community Hospice in Vidalia, with his family by his side. Born in Dublin, he was one of three children born to the late Jack and Avie Lou Geiger Spivey.  He grew up in Soperton and was a graduate of...
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    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 04 October 2020 | 18:02
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Church Calendar

  • 2020 11-13 Thanksgiving Food Drive

    Thanksgiving Food Drive November 13--Tri-County Family Connections is conducting a Thanksgiving Food Drive through November 13th. You're asked to drop off canned and non-perishable food items for the elderly in the community. Drop off at the Tri-county Office near the old MCHS gym, Treutlen County Senior Center or Montgomery County Senior Center. For more info call Kristy at 539-0517.
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    Church Event | Jim Perry | 19 October 2020 | 12:50
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  • Harden's Chapel UMC Cancels Homecoming

    Due to COVID-19 and church regulations, Harden's Chapel United Methodist Church has canceled its annual Homecoming. Since 1863, the Church has held the annual service on the 2nd Sunday of October. However, on Saturday, October 10 from 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., volunteers and members of the Board of Directors will set up a tent at the Harden's Chapel Cemetery for the Annual Meeting  to provide the financial report and updates on the cemetery. Families with loved ones buried on site are invited to visit and bring contributions to help carry out the plans for the future of the cemetery. For more information call the Church Office at 912-583-2448.
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    Church Event | Kathy Hilt | 15 September 2020 | 15:21
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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 Director

    Listen to WYUM

    Jim Perry, WYUM

    912-538-1017
  • Traffic Manager

    Connie Clifton, Traffic Manager

    Connie Clifton

    912-537-9203