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  • Montgomery County Sheriff's Office Makes Arrests

    Sheriff Maybin Reports:  On July 22, 2021, The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office and the Oconee Drug Task Force recovered a large amount of methamphetamine and cocaine from a traffic stop in Mount Vernon. Those arrested in connection with the traffic stop are Brian Andrell Miller (Soperton),

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    Newsbreak | Jeff Raiford | 26 July 2021 | 16:37
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  • Help Available for Senior Citizens

    If you are age 60 or disabled, there may be resources at your disposal that you aren’t aware exists for your benefit.

    The Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission serves a 17 county-area and has Toombs County representation on their board by Vidalia Mayor Protem John Raymond Turner and Toombs

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    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 26 July 2021 | 09:08
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  • Area Police Blotter

    Vidalia Police Department reports the following arrests.

    Kelly, Dennis - B/M - 57 YOA - 901 Fifth Ave Vidalia Ga Warrant Served (Vidalia)

    Kelley, Eugene P - B/M - 35 YOA - 713 Stuart St Vidalia, Ga Theft of Lost or Mislaid Property / Criminal Trespassing

    Pineda, Mary Ann - W/F - 47 YOA - 930

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    Newsbreak | Jeff Raiford | 23 July 2021 | 08:32
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  • VHA Marching Eagles Take to the Gridiron

    VHA Band

    For the first time in the history of the school, Vidalia Heritage Academy will be fielding a band this coming football season.

    Chester Proctor was recently hired as the Dean of Student Affairs and Band Director and late Thursday afternoon, the percussionists were practicing a cadence on the field.

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    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 23 July 2021 | 00:00
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  • Vidalia City Schools Earn State Recognition

    The Georgia Department of Education has awarded the Vidalia City School System with the title of 2020-21 Reward Schools – (the Title I schools making the most progress in improving student performance.)

     J.D. Dickerson Primary School was listed as one of only 157 schools in 77 school districts

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    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 22 July 2021 | 12:35
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  • Area Residents Indicted in Major Drug Trafficking Operation

    Eight area individuals have been charged in a Laurens County methamphetamine-trafficking indictment that was unsealed last week by the United States Department of Justice, Southern District of Georgia. The eight were among a total of 30 defendants charged, in a 56-count indictment.

    Those charged

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    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 22 July 2021 | 00:00
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  • New Hospital CEO Now on the Job

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    Memorial Health Meadows Hospital’s new CEO Matthew Hasbrouck has begun his new job and is already pathing his priorities and it’s all about people.

    “People come first for me,” Hasbrouck said. “The hospital is impressive, and I want to make sure that I take my time getting to know the staff, giving

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    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 21 July 2021 | 09:13
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  • Vidalia City Schools Receives Award

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    (L to R); Norma Craft and Dr. Garrett Wilcox

    For the 6th straight year, The Vidalia City School System has been awarded the Award of Distinction for Excellent Financial Reporting by the Georgia Department of Audits and Accounts. This award was established to recognize excellence in financial

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    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 20 July 2021 | 18:07
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  • Emanuel County Woman Sentenced for Fraud

    An Emanuel County woman has been sentenced in federal court for creating a fake business and using it to receive funding from a federal COVID-19 small business relief program.

    Tracy Kirkland was sentenced last week to 33 months in prison by U.S. District Court Chief Judge J. Randal Hal. She was also

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    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 20 July 2021 | 00:00
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  • Weekend Motorcycle Fatality

    A motorcyclist from Lyons lost his life Saturday afternoon after colliding with a pick-up truck.

    According to reports from the Toombs County Sheriff's Office, dispatch alerted deputies to an accident in front of Big Ma's convenience store in Uvalda around 3:49 Saturday afternoon. Upon arrival,

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    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 19 July 2021 | 12:03
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  • Updated - I16 Closure Following Bridge Accident

    Bridge 1

    Updated 7-16-21 - Thursday night crews began removing the bridge and completed the demolition around 2:00 a.m.  Debris removal is currently underway and the DOT hopes to have at least 1 lane of westbound traffic open for travel by 5 p.m. Friday.  The process will continue and hopefully eastbound lanes

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    Newsbreak | Jeff Raiford | 15 July 2021 | 14:23
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  • Towery Named July Sweet Onion Citizen

    Taylor Towery

    (L to R): Rochelle Towery, Taylor Towery, Tommy Towery, and Mayor Doug Roper

    Some people refuse to let what some people might consider a disability define them and such is the determination of Taylor Towery of Vidalia.

    At this month’s meeting of the Vidalia City Council, Mayor Doug Roper presented

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    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 15 July 2021 | 10:08
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  • Hagan Wins State House 156

    Voter turnout for the runoff for House District 156 was even more than the election than in June and just after 9:00 p.m., the numbers show that Leesa Hagan of Toombs County won 3,129 votes to Wall Sapp's 2,925, defeating her opponent by 204 votes.

    "I'm ready to go to work," Hagan said after her

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    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 13 July 2021 | 21:11
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  • McLendon Wins Treutlen County Judgeships

    It took less than an hour for the final votes to be tallied in the Treutlen County election for Judge of Magistrate/Probate Court. The successful candidate was Tiffany Wyatt McLendon with 772 votes to Jeremy B. Johnson's 500 votes.

    "I have big shoes to fill coming in behind Mr. Hudson," McLendon

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    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 13 July 2021 | 19:36
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  • Judge Denies Voting Extended Hours Request

    An issue at the polls Tuesday morning will not affect the hours of voting – as of 2:00, that is.

    Toombs County Election Supervisor Carrie Alligood said a problem ensued this morning in the Runoff Election between Leesa Hagan and Wally Sapp when the poll pads malfunctioned. The problem with the

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    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 13 July 2021 | 13:39
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  • Area Police Blotter

    Vidalia Police Department reports the following arrests.

    Zuniga, Herimino Soto - W/M - 38 YOA - 502 Ward St Vidalia Ga Drivining While License Suspended

    Walker, Alfonzo - B/M - 64 YOA - 112 South Monroe St Lyons Ga Removing or Affixing License Plate / Suspended License / No Insurance

    Walton,

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    Newsbreak | Jeff Raiford | 13 July 2021 | 09:09
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  • Sharing is Caring This Saturday

    Members of a local church along with a benevolent organization will be reaching out to the community this Saturday to help those in need. Dr. Bernard Hill of Project Care, Inc., and Harvest Time Faith Church says the event will include providing boxes of food as well as cooked food ready for

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    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 13 July 2021 | 00:00
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  • Run-off Elections Tuesday

    Early voting for tomorrow’s runoff for State House Representative of District 156 ended Friday and early voting in Toombs County was light according to sources.

    At 7:00 tomorrow morning, polls in all precincts will open for registered voters to vote in person for Leesa Hagan or Toombs County or

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    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 12 July 2021 | 10:32
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