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  • Seabury Receives Debra Brantley Award


    (L to R): Sarah Cook, Special Education Academic Coach; Katrina Blount-Woodard, Director of Student Services; Leslie Seabury, Debra Brantley Award Recipient; and Dr. Sandy Reid, Vidalia City Schools Assistant Superintendent

    All teachers are special, but some take the adjective to a whole new

    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 28 March 2023 | 00:00
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  • Area Police Blotter

    Vidalia Police Department reports the following arrests.

    Hurston, Terrell Darquise – Reidsville – Reckless driving/cruelty to children (2 counts)

    Jordan, Delvinnear – Vidalia – No driver’s license

    Rix, Emory Edward – Glenwood – Shoplifting/criminal trespass/possession of methamphetamines


    Newsbreak | Jeff Raiford | 27 March 2023 | 14:42
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  • From The House: Week 11

    Leesa Hagan

    By Rep. Leesa Hagan

    Last Monday, March 20, the Georgia House of Representatives reconvened under the Gold

    Dome for our last full week of the 2023 legislative session. Soon we will reach Legislative Day 40, also known as “Sine Die.” It may seem like out official business would wind down in these final

    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 27 March 2023 | 09:14
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  • Duo Nabbed for Auto Break-ins and Fraud

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    A rash of calls to the Toombs County Sheriff’s Office regarding entering automobiles in the North Morningside Drive and C.V. Mosley Boulevard area have led to the arrest of a Vidalia man and a Lyons woman.

    The Sheriff’s Office reports that residents have filed

    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 24 March 2023 | 14:48
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  • Boil Water Advisory to Limited Vidalia Consumers

    According to Tony Hall of the city’s public works department, an advisory issued Thursday cautioning a small segment of Vidalians to boil their water pertains ONLY to nine addresses in the McNatt Street area, and NOT to the entire water customer base.

    Hall said a 12-inch water main broke in that

    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 24 March 2023 | 13:20
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  • RTCA Students Participate in Shadow Day

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    Trent Smith, a junior at RTCA, spen his shadow day at the Air Evac Lifeteam center with nurse Victoria Mock and Flight Medic John Rogers.

    Robert Toombs Christian Academy High School students participated in Shadow Day on March 20th and 21st. The intention of Shadow Day is to make students aware of the wide

    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 24 March 2023 | 12:28
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  • Training Tomorrow's Leaders Today

    Youth Leadership

    Twenty-five juniors and seniors from all the local high schools earned their certificates this week as graduates of the Class of 2023 Greater Vidalia Youth Leadership program.

    Like the class aimed at training adults to step up to leadership positions in the community, the Youth Leadership is an

    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 23 March 2023 | 15:14
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  • Vidalia City Schools Urge Parents to Speak Up

    Parents of students in the Vidalia City School System: It’s time for your voices to be heard!

    Tammy McFadden, Federal Program Director of Vidalia City Schools, explains why parents should complete an online survey on how the school system is using federal money to benefit students.

    “One of the

    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 22 March 2023 | 14:47
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  • Lyons Receives Transportation Alternatives Grant

    The City of Lyons has received $298,580.70 in grant funds from The Georgia Department of Transportation Alternatives (TA) grant. This grant targeted cities with populations of 5000 or less and funded non-traditional transportation-related activities such as pedestrian and bicycle facilities.


    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 22 March 2023 | 13:27
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  • Toombs County Track and Field Competes Well at Jeff Davis

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    On Thursday, March 23, 2023, the Toombs County High School track and field competed in its second meet at Jeff Davis High School. There were six teams that competed including the Bulldogs. Teams included Jeff Davis (host), as well as Bacon County, Brantley County, Dublin, and Telfair County


    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 27 March 2023 | 09:15
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  • Bulldog Baseball Falls to Appling County 9-0 in Game 3 of Region Series

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    On Friday afternoon, the Toombs County Bulldog Baseball team fell behind early and couldn’t come back in a 9-0 loss to Appling County. This loss put the Bulldogs region record at 4-2.

    In the game, the Pirates would take the lead early on an error in the second inning and never look back. The

    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 27 March 2023 | 09:12
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  • Vidalia Sweeps Tattnall County

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    The Vidalia Indians swept the Tattnall County Warriors winning Game 3 of the region series by a 12-1 score in five innings.  The run rule win pushed the Indians season record to 11-7-1 and their region record to a 5-1 mark.  The Indians continue region play next week with a three game series against

    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 27 March 2023 | 09:07
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  • Sports & Scores This Week (3-27-23)

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

    Monday, March 27

    Baseball: Memorial Day at RTCA 4:00pm (News Talk WVOP-FM 105.3) (Postponed)

    Vidalia at Pierce County 6:00pm (WTCQ-FM, 97.7, Classic Hits, 98Q)

    Jeff Davis at Toombs County 5:45pm (Postponed)

    Vidalia Heritage

    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 27 March 2023 | 08:42
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  • Bulldog Baseball Defeats Appling County 3-2 in 12 Innings to Even Series

    On Thursday, the Toombs County Bulldog Baseball team seized a victory in dramatic walk-off fashion, to defeat the Appling County Pirates in the bottom of the 12th inning.

    In the bottom half of the 12th, Trayvone Harris led off with a single. This was followed by a double by Brantley Upshaw.

    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 24 March 2023 | 15:10
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  • Indians Hang On To Beat Tattnall

    The Vidalia Indians travelled to Tattnall County on Thursday night March 23 for Game 2 of their three game region series with the Warriors.  The Indians did not play their best but they were able to outlast the Warriors taking a 10-8 win.  The Indians now sport a 10-7-1 record with a 4-1 region

    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 24 March 2023 | 08:08
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  • Toombs County Soccer Sweep Herons on Senior Night

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    On Tuesday, March 21, the Soccer Dogs played host to Brantley County in a region matchup. The girls started the night off with an 8-0 win. Anyadi Colmenares scored 7 goals, and Estrella Barbosa added the other.

    The boys won their contest 9-1, with Yovanny Zamorano scoring 4, Osvaldo Tinoco and

    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 24 March 2023 | 08:07
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  • RTCA Soccer

    3 23 23 RTCA Soccer

    (L-R): The Joiner family(Anna Kate and Madalyn), the Wolfe family(Mary-Claire, Meeghan, and Madaline), the Bowers family(Justin and Maggie), the Acosta family(Nicole and Kylie), and the Botelho family(Britton and Addison). 

    Robert Toombs Christian Academy's soccer teams have become a family affair. One of

    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 23 March 2023 | 08:07
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  • Sports & Scores This Week (3-20-23)

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

    Monday, March 20

    Baseball: RTCA 17, Twiggs Academy 0 

    Wheeler County 16, Treutlen 6 

    Soccer: MCA 3, RTCA 2 Girls

    MCA 2, RTCA 1 Boys

    Tennis: Appling County at Toombs County 4:00pm

    Tuesday, March 21

    Baseball: Vidalia 12,

    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 22 March 2023 | 08:32
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Community Calendar

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  • Mr. Aaron Powell

    Aaron Powell Funeral services for Mr. Aaron Powell will be held Tuesday, March 28, 2023 at 2:00 PM at Union Baptist Church in the Minter Community of Laurens County.  Burial will be in the church cemetery.  Reverend Mike Mertz and Reverend Baron Powell will officiate.  Mr. Powell died Sunday, March 26, 2023 at...
    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 27 March 2023 | 15:09
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  • Mr. Benjamin Mason

    Mason Obit Mr. Benjamin “Ben” Franklin Mason, age 88, of Lyons, died Thursday, March 23, 2023, at The Landings of Douglas after an extended illness. He was a native of Toombs County, living most of his life in Lyons. Mr. Mason was a self employed plaster specialist and served in the United States Army during...
    Obituary | Kathy Hilt | 24 March 2023 | 10:15
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  • Mr. James B. Meeks Jr. (Junior), Soperton

    MeeksJuniorPIC 002 Mr. James B. Meeks Jr. (Junior), age 95, beloved husband of Ruby Nell Peebles Meeks of Soperton passed away on Wednesday afternoon, March 22, 2023 at Fairview Park Hospital in Dublin, Georgia. Born in Treutlen County, he was the son of the late James Bryant Meeks Sr. and Mildred Lawrence Meeks and...
    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 23 March 2023 | 14:07
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  • Ms. Norma Dixon, Tattnall County

    Norma Dixon Ms. Norma Dixon, age 76, of Tattnall County and formerly of Toombs County, died Tuesday, March 21, 2023, at The Griffin House Assisted Living in Claxton following a brief illness.  She was born and grew up in Wilkesboro, Pennsylvania, and earned a Bachelor’s degree from Georgia College of...
    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 23 March 2023 | 06:32
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  • Mr. Wayne T. Horton, Vidalia

    Wayne Horton Mr. Wayne T. Horton, age 83, of Vidalia, died Monday, March 20, 2023, at the Community Hospice House in Vidalia after an extended illness.  He was a native of St. Simons Island and moved to Adrian in 1951.  He was a 1957 graduate of Adrian High School, attended Mt. Berry College, and later earned a...
    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 21 March 2023 | 15:52
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  • Mrs. Ellen Louise Turner “Nana Ma”, Glenwood

    Ellen Turner Mrs. Ellen Louise Turner “Nana Ma”, age 89, of Glenwood, died Sunday, March 19, 2023, at Community Hospice House in Vidalia after an extended illness. She was a native of Toombs County living most of her life in Hazlehurst. She graduated Glynn Academy in 1951 and worked with the United States Postal...
    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 21 March 2023 | 06:42
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  • Mrs. Dorothy Horton Woods

    WoodsDotPIC Mrs. Dorothy Horton Woods, affectionately known as “Aunt Dot” and “Ma”, passed away peacefully, at her home on Sunday morning, March 19, 2023 at the age of 94.  She was the widow of the late J. R. Woods, “The Telephone Man”, to whom she had been married to for seventy years, before his passing in...
    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 20 March 2023 | 12:27
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  • Mrs. Trena Williamson O’Neal, Vidalia

    Trina Williams Oneal Mrs. Trena Williamson O’Neal, age 87, of Vidalia, died Thursday, March 16, 2023, at Community Hospice House in Vidalia after a sudden illness.  She was a native of Treutlen County, a 1953 graduate of Treutlen County High School and lived in Toombs County most of her life.  She worked at Oxford...
    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 17 March 2023 | 11:40
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  • Mrs. Lola Salter

    Vincent R. Drummer Funeral announces the death of Mrs.  Lola Salter. Graveside Service will be held on Sunday, March 19, 2023 at 11:00 AM from St.  Mary Baptist Church Cemetery 2038 McGregor-Alston Road in Ailey, GA. Vincent R. Drummer Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements for Mrs.  Lola Salter.
    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 16 March 2023 | 11:09
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Church Calendar

  • April 7-9--Easter Events in Uvalda

    Easter Events April 7-9--Cedar Crossing Baptist Church, 2926 Cedar Crossing Road in Uvalda, invites you to some Special Events. Last Supper, Friday April 7th at 7:00. Arrest & Trial of Jesus, Saturday April 8th at 6:00. Crucifixion & Resurrection of Jesus, Sunday April 9th at 6:00. Pastor, Reece Mincey.
    Church Event | Jim Perry | 27 March 2023 | 12:20
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  • April 2--Holy Week Cantata in Lyons

    Holy Week Cantata April 2--The Choir of Lyons First United Methodist Church, 126 E. Wesley Avenue, invites the public to their Holy Week Cantata "JOURNEY TO THE CROSS", Palm Sunday April 2nd at 5:00.
    Church Event | Jim Perry | 27 March 2023 | 12:08
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  • April 2-9--Palm Sunday and more in Vidalia

    April 2-9--The Episcopal Church of the Annunciation, 1512 Meadows Lane in Vidalia, would like you to join them for Easter Events. "Palm Sunday" April 2nd, Liturgy of the Palms. "Stations of the Cross" Monday April 3rd through Wednesday April 5th of Holy Week with the Church open from 9:00 to 6:00. "Maundy Thursday" Evening Services April 6th at 5:30 with Maundy Thursday portrayal of the Last Supper with Holy Communion and Agape Feast. "Good Friday" Services, April 7th at 12:00 & 6:00 for Good Friday Liturgy. "Easter Sunday" April 9th 8:00 & 10:30 with Holy Eucharist Rite II Flowering of the Cross. Also, there will be an "Easter Egg Hunt" and reception after.
    Church Event | Jim Perry | 22 March 2023 | 12:29
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  • April 10-12--Revival in Mt. Vernon

    April 10-12--Revival in Mt. Vernon April 10-12--Better Together Christian Community Church, 202 West Church Street in Mt. Vernon, invites you to their 3 Night Revival Event, April 10th through April 12th at 7:00 each night with Rev. Arthur Gordon. Pastor Craig B. Snead Sr.
    Church Event | Jim Perry | 22 March 2023 | 12:11
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  • March 16--Prayer Services in Mt. Vernon

    Anglican Evening Prayer   Special Note: You're invited to their Anglican Evening Prayer Services each Sunday at 6:00.
    Church Event | Jim Perry | 16 March 2023 | 12:32
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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 ---Fax 537-4477 (Special Note: FAX is temporarily unavailable)
    Church Event | Jim Perry | 03 November 2021 | 12:30
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