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  • GBI Investigating McRae-Helena Shooting Death

    **PRESS RELEASE FROM THE GEORGIA BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION**

    McRae-Helena, GA (April 11, 2024)– At the request of the McRae-Helena Police Department, GBI agents are investigating the death of Montez Edronz McMillian, age 33, of McRae-Helena, GA.  

    The preliminary investigation indicates at about 1:20 a.m.,

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    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 12 April 2024 | 10:53
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  • Emanuel County Woman Convicted of 2022 Twin City Murder

    An Emanual County jury returned a guilty plea Wednesday against a woman charged with the 2022 felony murder in Twin City.

    Middle Judicial Circuit District Attorney Tripp Fitzner said Peggy Milton was convicted of Nichols Hall. Hall died from a single gunshot wound.

    Judge Bobby Reeves sentenced

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    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 11 April 2024 | 09:51
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  • Missing Mother Facing Extradition

    The Lyons mother who took her seven-year-old daughter to Puerto Rico without authorization may soon be heading back to Toombs County to face her charges.

    Lyons Chief of Police Wesley Walker said Wendy Salter, who was taken into custody in by Puerto Rican authorities last Saturday and is scheduled

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    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 10 April 2024 | 14:57
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  • VPD Continues to Grow and Serve

    Cops

    (L to R): Sgt. SanAntonio Wilcher; Terri Graffagnino, Communications Unit; Police Chief James Jermon; Ofc. Dre Mayweather, Ofc. Barbara Deen; and Ofc. Robert Wickstrom

    The Vidalia Chief of Police introduced three newly sworn patrol officers to the public Monday night at the April meeting of the

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    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 09 April 2024 | 17:09
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  • Area Police Blotter

    Vidalia Police Department reports the following arrests:

    Knowles, Antonio – Vidalia – Battery.

    Akins, Devon – Lyons – Giving False Information.

    Escalante, Jiimel – Vidalia – Simple Obstruction; Possession of Marijuana; Warrant Served (Toombs County).

    Corouthers, Shandrika – Vidalia – Possession of

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    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 09 April 2024 | 13:53
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  • Festival Attire Ready!

    Festival Shirts

    The Vidalia Onion Festival Committee presented Vidalia City County members with their official Onion Festival T-shirts Monday night. The presentation has become a much-anticipated event each year in anticipation of the approaching Vidalia Onion Festival. (L to R): Jake Cleghorn, Chair of the

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    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 09 April 2024 | 12:36
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  • Spring Scrap Tire Amnesty Week

    The Scrap Tire Amnesty Day is to prevent illegal dumping of scrap tires on residential and commercial properties, city right-of-ways and county right-of-ways.

    The Scrap Tire Amnesty Day for Toombs County will take place beginning Monday, April 15, 2024 to Friday, April 19, 2024. This event allows

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    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 09 April 2024 | 10:41
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  • Former Laurens County Jailer Arrested

    An investigation of contraband being brought into the Laurens County Detention Center in Dublin has resulted in the arrest of a man  who had been charged with the authority to oversee inmates and detainees.

    According to a press release from the Laurens County Sheriff's Office, Joseph Phillips Poss, age

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    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 08 April 2024 | 16:21
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  • From the House: Week 12

    by Rep. Leesa Hagan

    The Georgia General Assembly gathered at the State Capitol for the last week of the 2024 legislative session on Monday, March 25. That Monday and Wednesday we held intensive committee sessions to finalize bills. Legislative days 39 and 40 were held on Tuesday and Thursday with

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    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 08 April 2024 | 09:07
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  • Found - Stella Brannen Salter Found Safe in Puerto Rico

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    According to authorities, 7-year-old Stella Brannen Salter has been found safe in Puerto Rico and is with her father.  Mother Wendy Salter has been charged with Interstate Interference with Child Custody.  

    The Lyons Police Department, U.S. Marshal’s Service, GBI, Toombs County District Attorney’s

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    Newsbreak | Jeff Raiford | 06 April 2024 | 16:05
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  • WINGS & THINGS FESTIVAL AND FLY-IN SOARS INTO DOUGLAS

    Douglas, Georgia - Get ready to take flight into the past and future of aviation at the Wings & Things Festival and Fly-in, presented by Visit Douglas and the Douglas-Coffee County Chamber of Commerce. Set against the backdrop of the historic Douglas Municipal Gene Chambers Airport, a former

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    Newsbreak | Jeff Raiford | 06 April 2024 | 09:39
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  • Local Veterans' Service Center to Close

    The Georgia Department of Veterans Services Office in Lyons will permanently close as of Friday, April 12.

    Veterans and widows of veterans who utilize those services will now be required to find assistance at other offices out of town.

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    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 05 April 2024 | 13:52
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  • FBI Joins Search for Missing Child

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    The Federal Bureau of Investigation is now involved in the case of a missing area mother and her daughter.

    The Lyons Police Department is still the lead investigator, but the FBI released a Missing Person poster for seven-year-old Stella Brannen Salter who was last seen on March 29 in Metter. Law

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    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 05 April 2024 | 13:23
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  • Area Police Blotter

    Vidalia Police Department reports the following arrests:

    Burnett, John – Vidalia – Driving While License Suspended or Revoked; Possession of Methamphetamines; Distribution or Possession of Dangerous Drugs; Controlled substance Not in Original Container; Operating Motor Vehicle With No Tag.

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    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 05 April 2024 | 09:15
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  • Missing Woman May Have Booked Flight to Puerto Rico

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    Lyons Chief of Police Wesley Walker said Thursday that the ongoing investigation into the case of a missing woman and her daughter revealed that a flight had been booked under the names of Wendy Salter and her daughter Stella from Orlando to San Juan, Puerto Rico, and flyers with their photo has

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    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 04 April 2024 | 14:34
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  • Under the Gold Dome: Week 12

    by Sen. Blake Tillery

    The 2024 Legislative Session is finally complete. You have heard me say before – this session was the most grueling and time-consuming I have seen in my eight years in the Senate, not because of the toughness of the issues – those are always tough – but because of the volume of

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    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 04 April 2024 | 12:23
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  • Treutlen Sheriff Asks County to Explain Negative General Fund Balances

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    Sheriff Tommy Corbin addresses County Commissioners in regard to two consecutive years of negative fund balances in the County's General Fund.

    Why do the last two annual audits of the general fund in Treutlen County show negative six-figure fund balances? That’s a question Treutlen County Sheriff

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    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 03 April 2024 | 15:10
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  • LPD Looking for Missing Mother and Daughter

    Missing

    Law enforcement is looking for a missing Lyons woman who may have her daughter with her.

    Lyons Chief of Police Wesley Walker said Wendy Powell Salter went missing Saturday and a Missing Person’s report was filed with the Lyons Police Department Tuesday.

    Law enforcement is working with her cell

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    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 03 April 2024 | 10:55
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