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  • Multiple Sheriff's Offices Help Solve Thefts

    Four local Sheriff’s Offices working together have solved several burglaries and made arrests of four Toombs Countians in connection with at least three separate crimes.

    Toombs County Sheriff Alvie "Junior" Kight reports that along with his office, the Treutlen, Montgomery and Wheeler County

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    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 06 August 2020 | 00:00
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  • RTCA Welcomes New Teachers

    RTCA new teachersRobert Toombs Christian Academy would like to welcome the following faculty members for the 2020-21 school year.

    New faculty members include (Top Row L-R): Brian Fitzgerald (Middle School History and Head Baseball & Softball Coach), Scott Tuck (High School Science, Learning Lab Coordinator, and

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    Newsbreak | Jeff Raiford | 05 August 2020 | 15:25
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  • Area Police Blotter

    August 6--  Vidalia Police Department reports the following arrests.

    Hattaway, Justin Bradley- W/M-32 YOA-705 E First St.- Vidalia, Ga- Warrant Served, Possession Of A Controlled Substance, Possession Of Drug Related Objects

    Hardee, Meagan Nicole- W/F- 33 YOA- 1601 James Wilson Dr. Vidalia, Ga- Simple

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    Newsbreak | Jeff Raiford | 04 August 2020 | 11:34
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  • Vidalia Schools New Start Date/Open House Schedules

    The following press release was issued by the Vidalia City Schools regarding the start of school.

    STATEMENT FROM SUPERINTENDENT DR. GARRETT WILCOX

    As we approach the proposed opening of our district’s schools this Friday, it has become apparent that we will not be able to achieve that goal. Over the past

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    Newsbreak | Jeff Raiford | 03 August 2020 | 17:57
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  • Gov. Kemp Signs New Emergency Orders

    Georgia Governor Brian Kemp has signed two executive orders extending the Public Health State of Emergency and existing COVID-19 safety measures.

    The first executive order extends the Public Health State of Emergency through 11:59 p.m. on September 10, 2020. The Public Health State of Emergency

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    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 02 August 2020 | 16:52
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  • Development Authority Prepares For Growth

    Economic growth and job creation is the focus of the Toombs County Development Authority (TCDA), and having a building to showcase to prospective businesses who want to bring their operation to the county is vital.  That's why TCDA Executive Director Michele Johnson says the Authority is actively

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    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 31 July 2020 | 00:00
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  • Area Police Blotter

    July 29--  Vidalia Police Department reports the following arrests.

    Bowens, Michael Patrick- W/M- 32 YOA- 736 Mt. Moriah Road Lyons, GA- DUI Less Safe, Possession of Marijuana less than ounce, Headlight Requirements, Open Container

    Bowens, Kevin Dewayne- B/M- 34 YOA- 1208 Easter Drive Apt 72

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    Newsbreak | Jeff Raiford | 29 July 2020 | 10:16
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  • Hospital Merger Back on Track

    It's been almost a year since Meadows Regional Medical Center announced negotiations to merge with HCA Healthcare, a for-profit healthcare provider. But like everything else, COVID-19 threw a wrench into the plan. Now, things are back on the fact track according to Meadows CEO Alan Kent.

    Kent said

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    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 29 July 2020 | 00:00
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  • Meadows CEO Gives COVID-19 Report

    Meadows Regional Medical Center CEO Alan Kent said Monday that our area, like all others, is seeing a growing number of COVID-19 patients, but there is good news, as well. Kent said that when the virus first spiked in March and April, the hospital didn't have many inpatients, but since July 4, the

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    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 28 July 2020 | 00:00
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Sportsbreak

  • Toombs Co Cross Country Continues Conditioning

    August 6—The Toombs County Bulldogs Cross Country team continues working hard this summer with running and conditioning preparing for the upcoming season.

    “We have been trying to get the kids out this summer and the participation from the team has been good. We have had a really good turnout with

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 06 August 2020 | 08:53
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  • Lady Crusaders Fall To Edmund Burke

    August 5—The RTCA Lady Crusaders Softball team opened the 2020 season with a 10-2 loss on the road to the Edmund Burke Lady Spartans in Waynesboro. The Lady Spartans scored two runs in the bottom of the first inning with RTCA tying the game with two runs in the top of the second on a hit to right

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 05 August 2020 | 09:00
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  • Sports and Scores This Week (8-3-20)

    August 3-- Here are the latest sports schedules and scores for the week.

    Monday, August 3

    Baseball: Mets 7, Braves 2

    Tuesday, August 4

    Baseball: Braves 10, Blue Jays 1

    Softball: Vidalia at Pierce Co (Scrimmage) 6:00pm (Postponed Until Wednesday at 5:00pm)

    Edmund Burke Academy 10, RTCA 2 

    Wednesday,

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 03 August 2020 | 06:27
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  • Vidalia Track Program Receives Cash Award From POWERADE®

    7 29 20 VHS Track Team

    The Vidalia High School Track Program has been awarded $2000.00 as one of 46 winners of the POWERADE® Power Your School program. The program is designed to make an impact and build relationships with teens, parents, coaches, and high schools in local communities. The goal is to power the next

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 30 July 2020 | 06:52
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  • Williams Hired As New Head Basketball Coach of Eagles

    Montgomery County has hired a new boys’ basketball coach to lead the Eagles for the 2020-2021 season. Coach Jimmy Williams comes to Montgomery County from East Laurens High School. Williams has over three decades in education and recently retired from Laurens County Board of Education. His

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 29 July 2020 | 08:54
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  • Crusaders To Start Season In September

    July 28—The start of the 2020 season for the RTCA Crusaders Football team has been pushed back two weeks. The GISA announced last week the delay due to significant amount of crossover games with the GHSA and the use of multi-sport athletes and concern for academics and final exams. The Crusaders will

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 28 July 2020 | 08:57
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  • Sports and Scores This Week (7-27-20)

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

    Monday, July 27

    Baseball: Rays 14, Braves 5 

    Tuesday, July 28

    Baseball: Rays 5, Braves 2 

    Wednesday, July 29

    Baseball: Braves 7, Rays 4 

    Thursday, July 30

    Baseball: Braves 2, Rays 1 

    Friday, July 31

    Baseball: Braves 11, Mets 10 

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 27 July 2020 | 09:13
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  • Indian Softball Dealing With Changes

    The Vidalia Indian softball team is preparing for their upcoming season that begins the first week of August and with the recent rule changes handed down by the GHSA regarding the COVID-19 pandemic, dealing with those changes can get challenging.

    Lady Indian head coach Brad Thompson said, “We’ve had

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    Sportsbreak | Jeff Raiford | 24 July 2020 | 10:19
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  • Reid Receives Honor

    Reid FamilyBack in May of this year, longtime Vidalia Athletic Director “Chunk” Reid was named the 2020 Region 2AA Athletic Director of the year by the Georgia Athletic Directors Association.

    In a ceremony held recently at Vidalia High School, Region 2AA Secretary Mike Thompson presented the award to Reid’s

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    Sportsbreak | Jeff Raiford | 24 July 2020 | 00:56
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Community Calendar

  • Toombs BOE To Hold Public Hearings On Tax Increase

    NOTICE OF PROPERTY TAX INCREASE

    The Toombs County Board of Education has tentatively adopted a 2020 millage rate which will require an increase in property taxes by 6.91 percent over the rollback rate.

    All concerned citizens are invited to the public hearing on this tax increase to be held at the

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    Community Event | Jeff Raiford | 05 August 2020 | 12:56
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  • Uvalda Blood Drive

    There will be an American Red Cross Blood Drive on Friday, August 7th from 1 - 6 PM at Uvalda Baptist Church in Uvalda.  There is a significant blood shortage right now, please try to give blood if possible.  For more info and to sign up, go to www.redcrossblood.org 

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    Community Event | Jeff Raiford | 27 July 2020 | 10:36
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  • Unity Fest 2020

    Unity Fest Flyer

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    Community Event | Jeff Raiford | 10 July 2020 | 08:43
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  • VHS All Sports Booster Club Seeking Members

    Vidalia BoosterClub BuyOnline Available Now1 1

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    Community Event | Jeff Raiford | 06 July 2020 | 10:41
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  • Sexual Assault Support Group Every Thursday

    EveryThursday SexualAssaultSupportGroup
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    Community Event | Calvin Close | 31 December 2019 | 16:07
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  • Smoke Alarms Saves Lives

    2019SmokeAlarmsSavesLives

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    Community Event | Calvin Close | 31 December 2019 | 16:06
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Obituaries

  • Miss Ramsey Alexis Bentley, Dublin

            BentleyRamseyPic_002.jpg    Miss Ramsey Alexis Bentley, age 25, mother of Bentlei, passed away on Wednesday morning, August 5, 2020 at their home in Dublin, Georgia. Born in Macon, she grew up in and was a lifelong resident of Johnson County.  Ramsey attended East Laurens High School where she participated in many school...
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    Obituary | Connie Clifton | 06 August 2020 | 11:50
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  • Dianne Fallen Avret, Lyons

    Aug. 4 --Dianne Fallen Avret, 75, of Lyons, GA, died Sunday, August 2nd at her home after an extended illness.  She lived most of her life in Lyons and was a 1963 graduate of Lyons High School.  She graduated from Georgia Southern University with a degree in Elementary Education, and retired from...
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    Obituary | Connie Clifton | 04 August 2020 | 13:43
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  • Mr. Dewayne Moseley, Lyons

    Aug. 4-- Mr. Dewayne Moseley, age 63 of Lyons, died Monday, August 3, 2020, at his home after an extended illness.  He was a lifelong resident of Lyons, was a heavy equipment operator for McLendon Enterprises and Ed Herndon, and he also logged with George Cobb.  He attended Aimwell Calvary Holiness...
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    Obituary | Connie Clifton | 04 August 2020 | 13:42
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  • Mr. Richard Dickerson, Crossville, Tennessee/Lyons

    Aug. 4-- Mr. Richard Dickerson, age 78, passed away peacefully on Thursday, July 30, 2020.  He was currently residing in Crossville, Tennessee with his wife, where they planned to spend their retirement years.  Richard was born and raised in Lyons where he worked at several jobs, including Piggly Wiggly...
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    Obituary | Connie Clifton | 04 August 2020 | 13:40
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  • Mr. David Campbell, Lyons

    Mr. David Campbell, age 70, of Lyons, died Monday, July 31, 2020, following an extended illness.  He was a native of Portsmouth, Ohio and lived in Toombs County for over forty years.  He was a graduate of Portsmouth West High School and received a degree in Respiratory Therapy from Shawnee State...
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    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 03 August 2020 | 08:09
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  • Alma Joiner Moegenberg, Ft. White, FL

    Moegenberg obit photoAlma Joiner Moegenberg, 89, of Ft. White, FL, passed away on July 26, 2020 in Trenton FL. Alma was born in Glenwood, Wheeler County, GA to James Egie Joiner and Onie Joiner (nee Cooper) on September 8, 1930. She went to high school at Glenwood High and graduated in 1947. She went on to earn an Associate...
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    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 31 July 2020 | 09:46
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  • Mr. Billy Dale Thigpen, Montgomery County

    ThigpenBillyPic.jpg July30-- Billy Dale Thigpen, age 32, left his worldly body and entered his eternal resting place on July 27, 2020. He was born in Dublin, Georgia but resided most of his life in Montgomery and Treutlen County.  Those that knew and loved him will remember him best by his big blue eyes, sneaky smile, and...
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    Obituary | Connie Clifton | 30 July 2020 | 13:11
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  • Mrs. Ethel Mae Morrison, Adrian

    July 29—Mrs. Ethel Mae Morrison, age 95 of Adrian passed away on Tuesday morning, July 28, 2020 at her home. Born in Treutlen County, she was one of four children and the last living child born to the late Mack and Lindy Foskey Ennis.  Mrs. Morrison was a lifelong homemaker and resident of the...
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    Obituary | Connie Clifton | 29 July 2020 | 12:16
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  • Mrs. Lillian DeFrayne Reyes, Soperton

    ReyesLillianPicCROPPEDMrs. Lillian DeFrayne Reyes, age 85 of Soperton passed away on Thursday evening, July 23, 2020 at the Serenity House in Dublin, Georgia. Born in Detroit, Michigan, she was the youngest and last living of four children born to the late Richard C. and Ora Vivian Smith DeFrayne.  She grew up in and...
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    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 27 July 2020 | 15:02
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Church Calendar

  • 2020 08-08 Drive-thru Communion in Ailey!

    August 8--Mt. Moriah Baptist Church, 1855 Sawmill Road in Ailey, would like to invite you and you're family and friends to a Communion Drive-thru Service, Saturday August 8th starting at 11:30 AM.
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    Church Event | Jim Perry | 31 July 2020 | 12:08
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  • SPECIAL NOTE: Prayer requests & Free Bibles

    SPECIAL NOTE: The Daniell Baptist Association would like you to know they are Hosting a Campaign to Pray for every home in Montgomery, Toombs, Treutlen and Wheeler Counties. Text "Bibles to 21000" with your Prayer Request. Also, if you would like to receive a free Bible text your address.
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    Church Event | Jim Perry | 28 April 2020 | 12:08
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Meet The Staff

  • General Manager

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    Jeff Raiford

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    Bob Roberts, WTCQ

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    Jim Perry, WYUM

    912-538-1017
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    Connie Clifton, Traffic Manager

    Connie Clifton

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