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  • Two Killed in Friday Morning Accident

    On Friday, April 19th, 2024, at approximately 9:01 am, Toombs County 911 Dispatch received a call of a wreck involving a white Ford truck and a green Chevrolet car at the intersection of GA Hwy 130 east and Old Normantown Road.  Upon arrival, deputies observed that both vehicles were northwest of

    Newsbreak | Jeff Raiford | 19 April 2024 | 15:48
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  • Area Police Blotter

    Vidalia Police Department reports the following arrests:

    Smith, Samontray – Vidalia – Simple Obstruction; Disorderly Conduct; Terroristic Threats.

    Collins, Michael – Collins – Theft by Shoplifting.

    Trull, Mark Hunter - Vidalia - Theft by Taking; Entering Auto (2 Counts).

    Walker, Lashunda - Vidalia -

    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 19 April 2024 | 07:34
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  • Lane Named Vidalia Lady of the Year

    Lady of the Year

    Angela Lane, Vidalia 2023 Lady of the Year, with her family.

    When Angela Lane moved to Vidalia several years ago, she hit the ground running, and the energetic and community-loving woman has never slowed down. She immediately wrapped herself in volunteering and It’s that “giving back attitude” for her

    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 18 April 2024 | 16:33
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  • Toombs County Jurors Should Not Report

    Toombs County Clerk of Courts Nancy Pittman reported Thursday morning that Toombs County jurors summoned for jury duty for Monday, April 22, do NOT need to report. All cases have been settled or have been continued for the term.

    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 18 April 2024 | 09:24
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  • Bishop Named 2023 Vidalia Man of the Year

    Man of the Year

    (L to R): Zack Fowler, Presenter and 2018 Man of the Year; Brian Bishop, 2023 Man of the Year; and Lisa Bishop, wife of this year's recipient.

    A familiar voice to listeners of the radio stations in Vidalia and the 2018 Man of the Year came home back to Vidalia Tuesday night to announce the name of the

    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 17 April 2024 | 15:49
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  • STC Students Attended GSGA Conference

    GSGA Conf(L-R) Southeastern Technical College Student Government Association Members Whitney Williams and Sabrina McLeod

    April 16, 2024 – Two students from Southeastern Technical College attended the Georgia State Leadership Level Up Conference and competed in Student Government Association competitions in

    Newsbreak | Jeff Raiford | 16 April 2024 | 14:16
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  • Two More Arrested in Ongoing Murder Investigation; Another Case Begins

    The Vidalia Police Department had a busy weekend, making more arrests in the March 16 murder of a 23-year-old man and a pregnant 18-year-old woman, both from Soperton.

    On Saturday, Vidalia Chief of Police James Jermon announced the arrests of Michael Anthony, Jr., 19, of Lyons, and Fitzroy Anthony

    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 15 April 2024 | 14:45
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  • Concert Line–Up Change For The 47th Annual Vidalia Onion Festival

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    The Vidalia Onion Festival Committee has received news from Austin Snell that he will not be able to perform at the Vidalia Onion Festival on Friday, April 26, due to health reasons. From Austin, “I’ve been battling for over a year a health issue that needs to be addressed medically.

    Newsbreak | Jeff Raiford | 15 April 2024 | 12:53
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  • GBI Investigating McRae-Helena Shooting Death


    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.,

    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 12 April 2024 | 10:53
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  • 7th Annual BPC Southern Classic Raises Over $30,000 for College

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     (Presenting Sponsor Tim Redding from Metter Ford with Dr. Steven Echols, President of Brewton-Parker College)

    MOUNT VERNON — On Friday, April 5, 2024, Brewton-Parker College (BPC) hosted its 7th Annual Southern Classic Golf Tournament presented by Metter Ford at the Willow Lake Golf Club in

    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 17 April 2024 | 18:08
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  • Lady Crusaders Get Win Over Lady Eagles

    4 17 24 Varsity Soccer

    It’s 4.6 miles from Robert Toombs to Vidalia Heritage. VHA hosted the lady crusaders for middle school and varsity soccer games Monday, April 15th. This was the first middle school contest the schools had played against each other. The Crusaders would come away victorious with a 2-0 win. Defender

    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 17 April 2024 | 06:55
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  • Former Lady Indian Myesha Hall Setting Records at Truett McConnell

    4 16 24 Myesha Hall

    Myesha Hall a 2021 graduate of Vidalia High School is making her mark at Truett McConnell as she continues to dominate on the track.The former state champion in long jump is also the 2022 NAIA National Champion in long jump, the first ever in the event in TMU history. Myesha is still on track for bigger

    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 16 April 2024 | 14:19
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  • Toombs Co Track and Field Competes in Last Home Event Before Shifting Focus to Region

    4 16 24 Toombs Co Track

    Last week TCHS Track and Field teams competed in their last home meet of the season.
    Teams Participating in the meet included; cross town rivals Vidalia, Wheeler County High School and Portal High School from Bulloch County. The final meet followed a bit different format than your usual high

    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 16 April 2024 | 09:48
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  • Indians End Season With Loss to Herons

    4 16 24 VHS BB 1

    Vidalia would struggle at the plate and drop the final game of the season on the road 2-0 to Brantley Co.  

    The Indians would only have four hits on the night with two of them coming from the bat of Ian Moye who was 2-3 on the night.  

    4 16 24 VHS BB 2

    Jackson Berry would pitch well on the night in a losing effort.  The

    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 16 April 2024 | 09:35
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  • RTCA Lady Crusaders Soccer

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    The RTCA Lady Crusaders graduated 10 seniors last year and have been working hard on and off the pitch to develop a young team this season. With many close contests and a competitive schedule the Lady Crusaders have worked hard to fight for a spot in the post season playoffs. RTCA clinched that

    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 16 April 2024 | 08:29
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  • Brewton-Parker Athletics: Softball Sweeps Skyhawks on Senior Day

    4 16 24 041324 SB Recap Seniors

    MOUNT VERNON, Ga. – Saturday was a day full of celebration for the Brewton-Parker Softball program as the Lady Barons (25-15, 12-10 SSAC) hosted Point (Ga.) for an SSAC Senior Day doubleheader in Mount Vernon.

    Brewton-Parker took care of the Skyhawks (7-32, 1-21 SSAC) in a pair of 3-2 on Saturday

    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 16 April 2024 | 08:22
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  • Sports & Scores This Week (4-15-24)

    April 15-- Here are the latest sports schedules and scores for the week. 

    Monday, April 15

    Baseball: Braves 6, Astros 1

    Brantley County 2, Vidalia 0 

    RTCA 7, Memorial Day 1

    Montgomery County 8, Tattnall County 7

    Charlton County 4, VHA 1

    West Laurens 7, Perry 6

    Covenant Academy at Trinity Christian

    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 15 April 2024 | 21:49
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  • Toombs County Bulldogs Esports Make History with Four Teams Advancing to GHSA State Playoffs

    4 15 24 Toombs County E Sports

    The Bulldogs Esports program has secured a remarkable feat, advancing four teams to the Georgia High School Association (GHSA) State Playoffs in the same season for the first time.

    The first Splatoon 3 team, captained by senior Christian Castro, boasts an impressive regular-season record of 7-1

    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 15 April 2024 | 09:40
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Community Calendar

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  • Mr. Henry “Mack” McCall, Vidalia

    Mack McCall Mr. Henry “Mack” McCall, age 83, of Vidalia, died peacefully on Thursday, April 18, 2024, at his home, after an extended illness.  He was a native of Montgomery County, a 1958 graduate of Vidalia High School, and attended Jacksonville University in Jacksonville, Florida.  He lived in Jacksonville...
    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 19 April 2024 | 13:53
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  • Linda Anderson Webbe, Mt. Vernon

     Linda Webbe Linda Anderson Webbe, age 70, of Mt. Vernon, died Tuesday, April 16, 2024, at Memorial Health Meadows Hospital after an extended illness. She was a native of New Castle, England, but lived most of her life in Florida until moving to Mt. Vernon a year ago. She was a front end manager with...
    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 17 April 2024 | 16:26
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  • Mrs. Jean Barnes, Vidalia

    obit Barnes Mrs. Jean Colson Barnes, age 95 of Vidalia, died Tuesday, April 16, 2024, at Zebulon Park Health & Rehab in Macon, following an extended illness.  She was a native of the Smyrna Church Community in Toombs County and was a 1945 graduate of Toombs Central School.  She moved to Vidalia in 1953 and...
    Obituary | Kathy Hilt | 17 April 2024 | 13:35
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  • Mr. Leo Johnson, Dublin

    American Flag 002 Mr. Leo Harry Johnson, age 91 of Dublin passed away on Tuesday morning, April 16, 2024 at Twelve Oaks Assisted Living Center in Dublin. Born in Laurens County, he was one of six and the last living child born to the late Leo Johnson and Rebecca Young Johnson.  He grew up in Laurens County where he was...
    Obituary | Kathy Hilt | 17 April 2024 | 11:18
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  • Mr. B.T. Tapley, Vidalia

    obit Tapley Mr. B.T. Tapley, age 89, of Vidalia, died peacefully on Monday, April 15, 2024, at the Community Hospice House in Vidalia after a brief illness.  B.T. was born on September 19, 1934 in Soperton, Georgia to the late Blount and Ethel Bedgood Tapley.  He was a 1953 graduate of Montgomery County High...
    Obituary | Kathy Hilt | 17 April 2024 | 11:13
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  • Mr. Andrew Sanbower, Lyons

    obit Sanbower Mr. Andrew Francis Sanbower, age 71, of Lyons, died Monday, April 15, 2024, at his residence after a sudden illness. He was a native of Sandy Springs, Maryland and lived most of his life in Florida. He was a 1969 graduate from Demascus High School and worked as a heavy equipment mechanic with Lane...
    Obituary | Kathy Hilt | 17 April 2024 | 10:30
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  • Mrs. Debbie Powell, Mount Vernon

    obit Powell Mrs. Debbie Ann Holton Powell, age 66, of Mount Vernon, died Monday, April 15, 2024, at Memorial Health University Medical Center in Savannah, after a brief illness. She was a native of Montgomery County where she lived all her life and was a 1975 graduate of Montgomery County High School. She...
    Obituary | Kathy Hilt | 16 April 2024 | 14:49
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  • Mr. Kevin Silvers, Vidalia

    obit Silvers Mr. Kevin Martin Silvers, age 66, of Vidalia, died Wednesday, April 10, 2024, at his residence after a brief illness. He was born in Florida and lived most of his life in Middletown, New Jersey before moving to Vidalia twelve years ago. Kevin worked as a cook with J & B’s Steakhouse in Vidalia and...
    Obituary | Kathy Hilt | 16 April 2024 | 12:49
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  • Mrs. Beth Vanderford

    obit Vanderford Mrs. Beth A. Smith Vanderford, age 89, of Fredericksburg, Virginia, died Thursday, April 11, 2024, at The Oaks Bethany in Vidalia after an extended illness.  She was a native of Toombs County, a graduate of Toombs Central School and lived most of her life in Augusta until moving to Fredericksburg,...
    Obituary | Kathy Hilt | 15 April 2024 | 15:26
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Church Calendar

  • April 22-24--Spring Revival in Vidalia

    Spring Revival   April 22-24--First African Missionary Baptist Church, 206 Martin Luther King Jr Avenue in Vidalia, would like you to come to their Annual Spring Revival, April 22nd through April 24th at 7:30 each night with guest revivalist Reverend Arthur Gordon of Bethel Baptist Church in Macon and Jordan Stream Baptist Church in Toombsboro. Pastor, Dr. Carl Wardlaw Jr
    Church Event | Jim Perry | 16 April 2024 | 09:50
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  • May 4--The Barber Family in Vidalia

    Barber Family   May 4--Cornerstone Pentecostal Church, 377 South Thompson Road in Vidalia, would like you to join them for A Night of Worship with The Barber Family, Saturday May 4th at 6:00.
    Church Event | Jim Perry | 09 April 2024 | 11:59
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  • April 25--April Engage Luncheon in Vidalia

    Engage April   April 25--The Woven Women’s Ministry of First Baptist Church of Vidalia invites you to their monthly Engage Luncheon, Thursday April 25th at Noon on “The Front Porch” with Mindy Morrison. Lunch is Chicken Salad with pasta and yogurt parfait for $5 or bring your own lunch. Deadline to sign up online is April 21st. fbcvidalia.org /Current Events.
    Church Event | Jim Perry | 09 April 2024 | 09:42
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  • April 27--Pancake Breakfast for Youth Ministry during Vidalia Onion Run

     Vidalia Onion Run Pancake Breakfast   April 27--First Baptist Church of Vidalia would like you to come to their Vidalia Onion Run Free Pancake Breakfast, Saturday April 27th from 7:00 to 9:00 on “The Front Porch”. Donations accepted for the Youth Ministry
    Church Event | Jim Perry | 09 April 2024 | 09:35
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    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 ---Please note that FAX is no longer available.  Use email. 
    Church Event | Jim Perry | 03 November 2021 | 12:30
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