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Newsbreak

  • Treutlen County Election Results in Runoff

    In addition to a runoff in the Georgia House of Representatives for the 156th District, Tuesday's elections in Treutlen County will necessitate a runoff election.

    Jeremy B. Johnson and Tiffany Wyatt McLendon will be on the runoff ballot with Johnson having received 396 votes to McLendon's 367 in

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    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 16 June 2021 | 13:23
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  • Plans for New Library Revealed

     

    Library

    Construction continues in Lyons on the new Toombs County Courthouse, but that’s not the only building that should interest the residents of the county.

    At two meetings this week including the Vidalia City Council meeting on Monday night and the Toombs County Commissioners meeting on Tuesday night,

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    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 16 June 2021 | 00:00
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  • State House District 156 Headed to Runoff

    With 99.99 percent of the votes for State House District 156 reported, it appears that Republican candidates Leesa Hagan and Wally Sapp will be headed to a runoff.

    Georgia Secretary of State's website shows District wide Hagan received 2,068 votes (43.07 percent) to Sapp's 2,031 (42.30 percent).

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    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 15 June 2021 | 21:36
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  • Lyons Hosts State DARE Conference

    Darelene Crider

    Darlene Crider, State DARE Coordinator

    For the first time ever, the Drug Abuse Resistance Education program, or D.A.R.E., as it is commonly known, held its state conference in Lyons this year. Officers from municipal and county law enforcement agencies convened their meeting at the Durden Cabin in

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    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 15 June 2021 | 00:00
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  • Federal Grand Jury Indicts Claxton Poultry

    An area broiler chicken producer has been indicted by a federal grand jury in Denver, Colorado, for price fixing and bid rigging.

    The Department of Justice issued a press release recently stating that a grand jury indicted Norman W. Fries, Inc., Doing Business as Claxon Poultry Farm in Claxton

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    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 14 June 2021 | 00:00
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  • Area Police Blotter

    Vidalia Police Department reports the following arrests.

    Kelly, Fabin Laterrie - B/M - 45 YOA - 1503 E First St. Rm 214 Vidalia Ga Possession of Marijuana < 1oz / Possession of Drug Related Objects / Possession of a Controlled Substance (4 Counts) / Trafficking of Methamphethamines

    Jackson, John L -

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    Newsbreak | Jeff Raiford | 11 June 2021 | 09:14
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  • Toombs County High School Holds Summer Workforce Initiative Camp

    Toombs County High School hosted a four-day summer camp that focused on providing students with an overview of the industries in our county that could lead to a career path. Students were presented with a soft skill learning lesson and industry tours each day. The goal of the workshop was to

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    Newsbreak | Jeff Raiford | 11 June 2021 | 08:50
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  • Candidates Meet in Public Forum

    Forum 2

    (L to R: Wright Gres, Wally Sapp and Leesa Hagan)

    Candidates for the 156th District of the Georgia House of Representatives met in a forum Tuesday night at Southeastern Technical College. Hosted by Americans for Prosperity-Georgia, former Vidalia Communications/RadioJones on-air personality John

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    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 10 June 2021 | 00:00
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  • JD Dickerson Leadership Team Holds Retreat

    JDD Retreat

    The J.D. Dickerson Primary School leadership team held their summer retreat on June 3rd, under the direction of new Principal Brandon Boston. The Retreat allowed team members a chance to "express their grade level concerns, needs, and desires."

    According to Boston, "it was great to get the

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    Newsbreak | Jeff Raiford | 09 June 2021 | 11:58
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Sportsbreak

  • Lyons All-Star Teams Advance To State

    6 16 21 LRD 10U Girls

    (L-R) Front: Lucy Caraway, Ela Herndon, Elin Haygood, Lindy Morris, Braylin Pittman, Annabelle Coe, Middle: Kylah Gay, Londyn Johnson, Bella Otero, Ela Hartley, Mary Frances Stanley, Kanijah Toby, Raeann Smith, Back: Coaches Ivan Herndon, Becky Pittman, and Jason Coe.

    The hometown Lyons 10U Girls

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 16 June 2021 | 14:15
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  • Sports and Scores This Week (6-14-21)

    June 14---Here are the latest sports schedules and scores for the week.

    Monday, June 14

    Tuesday, June 15

    Baseball: Red Sox 10, Braves 8

    Wednesday, June 16

    Baseball: Red Sox at Braves 7:20pm (WYUM, 1017 FM, Sweet Onion Country)

    Thursday, June 17

    Baseball: Cardinals at Braves 7:20pm (WYUM, 1017 FM,

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 13 June 2021 | 17:27
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  • Lyons 10U Boys Win Tournament

    6 10 21 LRD 10u Boys Champs

    (L to R, Front): Koen Fountain, Jacob Collins, Austin Quintero, Carlos Diaz, Cayden Marshall, Peyton Williamson; (Middle): Kase Sikes, Remington Braddock, RJ Phillips, Brody Hutcheson, Cameron Brown, Carmelo Ricks, Jackson Gooden; (Back): Coaches Jesus Quintero, Matt Wiggins, and Clint Sikes.

    June

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 10 June 2021 | 08:41
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  • Cameron Named New VHS Volleyball Coach

    6 8 21 Brooke Cameron

    Vidalia High School is proud to announce the hiring of Brooke Cameron as their Girls Head Varsity Volleyball Coach. Cameron, who replaces Sandi Calloway, who has taken a job in Dalton, will begin her duties immediately, as tryouts for the 2021 team will be held June 9th and 10th from Noon-2 in the

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 08 June 2021 | 10:43
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  • Sports and Scores This Week (7-7-21)

    June 7---Here are the latest sports schedules and scores for the week.

    Monday, June 7

    Tuesday, June 8

    Baseball: Braves 9, Phillies 5

    Wednesday, June 9

    Baseball: Phillies 2, Braves 1

    Thursday, June 10

    Baseball: Phillies 4, Braves 3 F/10 

    Friday, June 11

    Baseball: Marlins 4, Braves 3 

    Saturday, June

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 06 June 2021 | 19:26
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  • Lady Indians Named To 2AA All-Region Soccer Team

    6 3 21 VHS Girls Soccer All Region

    June 3--VHS Girls Soccer All-Region Team members.(L-R): Addy Reid -2nd team All-Region Goal Keeper- Senior Riley Hammock Region 2AA Defensive Player of the Year- Holly McDonald senior 2nd Team All-Region Team Offense- Anna Blount senior-All Region Team Honorable Mention - Coach Harn- not pictured

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 03 June 2021 | 08:12
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  • Dalley Named “Positive Athlete” for SE Region

    6 2 21 Dalley for Positive Athlete

    Vidalia’s Ty Dalley, has been recognized as one of Georgia’s “Most Positive Athletes.”

    The award is given by Positive Athlete Georgia, an organization started by former UGA Football star and Super Bowl XL MVP Hines Ward. Positive Athlete Georgia is a movement created to promote the benefits of

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 01 June 2021 | 14:12
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  • VHA Eagles Named To All-State Baseball Team

    June 1-- Congratulations to three members of the Vidalia Heritage Academy Eagles Baseball team who were named to the GAPPS Division 1A All-State Baseball Team

    .6 1 21 GAPPS

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 01 June 2021 | 09:02
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  • Sports and Scores This Week (5-31-21)

    May 31---Here are the latest sports schedules and scores for the week.

    Monday, May 31

    Baseball: Braves 5, Nationals 3

    Tuesday, June 1

    Baseball: Nationals 11, Braves 6 

    Wednesday, June 2

    Baseball: Nationals 5, Braves 3 

    Thursday, June 3

    Baseball: Braves 5, Nationals 1 

    Friday, June 4

    Baseball: Dodgers 9,

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 31 May 2021 | 05:35
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Community Calendar

Obituaries

  • Mr. Charles Michael Conaway, Vidalia

    Mr. Charles Michael Conaway, age 65 of Vidalia, passed away on Friday, June 11, 2021 at Meadows Regional Medical Center. He was born on December 21, 1955 in Louisiana to the late Charles P. and Rilla Faye Conaway. He was a retired Sargent in the United States Army and was of the Baptist faith. He...
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    Obituary | Bob Roberts | 12 June 2021 | 14:50
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  • Bobbie Rewis Callahan, Lyons

    Bobbie Rewis Callahan, age 88, of Lyons died Thursday, June 10, 2021, at Community Hospice after an extended illness.  She was a native and lifelong resident of Lyons.  She attended Lyons High School and was a member of the Class of 1950.  She was a homemaker by trade.  For 76 years, she was a member...
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    Obituary | Bob Roberts | 12 June 2021 | 12:26
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  • Mrs. Dorothy Sellers Sumner, Soperton

    Dorothy Sumner Pic Mrs. Dorothy Sellers Sumner, age 74 of Soperton passed away peacefully on Wednesday evening, June 9, 2021 at her daughter’s residence in Montrose Born in Higgston, GA, she was one of thirteen children born to the late Walter Clarence “W.C.” Sellers and Katie Pearl Durden Sellers.  She had lived in...
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    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 10 June 2021 | 16:02
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  • Mr. Joel E. Kea, Adrian

    KeaJoelPIC Mr. Joel E. Kea, age 77, beloved husband of Lisa Ann Boyd Kea, of Adrian passed away at their home on Wednesday evening, June 9, 2021. Born in Dublin, Georgia, he was one of eight children in the family.  At the age of seven the family moved to Florida where he grew up and attended Melbourne High...
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    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 10 June 2021 | 12:58
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  • Mr. Kendall McBride, Mount Vernon

    Kendall McBridePIC Mr. Kendall “K-Dawg” McBride, age 60 of the Bear Creek Community of Mt. Vernon passed away peacefully on Saturday afternoon, June 5, 2021.. A native and lifelong resident of Mt. Vernon, he was the youngest of two children and the only son born to Gene Edward and Carlene Sharpe McBride.   Kendall was...
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    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 07 June 2021 | 09:07
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  • Savinia "Mae" Brazell, Mount Vernon

    Vincent R. Drummer Funeral Home announces the death of Savinia "Mae" Brazell age 80 of Mount Vernon, GA whose death occurred on June 4, 2021 at Community Hospice in Vidalia, GA. Public Visitation will be held on Tuesday, June 8, 2021 from 2 PM until 6 PM from Vincent R. Drummer Funeral Home in...
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    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 07 June 2021 | 09:06
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  • Terry Allen Harrison

    Funeral services for Terry Allen Harrison, age 65 will be held at 2:00 P.M. Friday, June 4, 2021, in the Chan Stanley Memorial Chapel of Stanley Funeral Home and Crematory, with interment to follow at Dublin Memorial Gardens.  Rev. Burton Dixon will officiate. Mr. Harrison was born January 7, 1956,...
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    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 02 June 2021 | 15:32
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  • Mr. Jody E. Wilkes, Ailey

    WilkesJodyPIC Mr. Jody E. Wilkes, age 41 of Ailey passed away on Sunday evening, May 30, 2021. Born in Vidalia, he is the son of Jan Hinton Wilkes and the late William Larry Wilkes.  He grew up in Ailey, and was a lifelong resident of Montgomery County.  Jody graduated from Montgomery County High School in Mt...
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    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 02 June 2021 | 09:02
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  • Allyson Morgan Fullam

    fullam photo Allyson Morgan Fullam, 26, died unexpectedly April 4th.  She is survived by her parents, Steve and Margaret Sodergren Fullam, her grandmother, Carolyn Sodergren, her lifelong friend, Billy Rose Johnson, her dogs Tally and Gypsy and cat Leo. She is also survived by many aunts, uncles, cousins and...
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    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 01 June 2021 | 09:42
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Church Calendar

  • Back to School Bash

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    Church Event | Kathy Hilt | 15 June 2021 | 11:26
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  • 2021 06-19 Gospel Sing in Lyons!

    Gospel Sing!   June 19--You're invited to a Gospel Sing featuring The Heartfelt Quartet & Hudson Brothers & Angie, June 19th at 7:00 at Blue Marquee in Lyons.
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    Church Event | Jim Perry | 15 June 2021 | 08:14
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  • 2021 06-27 Friend Day!

    Friend Day!   June 27--Calvary on Aimwell would like you to come to their Friend Day, Sunday June 27th at 10:00.
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    Church Event | Jim Perry | 15 June 2021 | 08:11
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  • 2021 06-21-06-25 VBS in Vidalia

    June 21-25--First African Missionary Baptist Church, 206 Martin Luther King Jr Avenue in Vidalia, invites kids and adults alike to their Vacation Bible School "Get on Board: Cruising with God's Family", Monday June 21st through Friday June 25th from 6:00 to 8:00 each night. CDC guidelines will be followed. Pastor Dr. Carl Wardlaw Jr.
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    Church Event | Jim Perry | 09 June 2021 | 12:15
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  • 2021 06-19 Juneteenth in Lyons

    Juneteenth 2021 June 19--You're invited to a day of fun & fellowship at the Toombs County 1st Annual Juneteenth Celebration 2021, Saturday June 19th from 11:00 to 4:00 at Vincent Faison Park in Lyons. Giveaways, community resources, vendors, games and live entertainment. Plus a baseball tournament and more! CDC guidelines will be observed.
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    Church Event | Jim Perry | 08 June 2021 | 12:12
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  • CHURCH NEWS IN 2021

    LET US GET YOUR MESSAGE TO THE PUBLIC WITH CHURCH NEWS!    Your Church Speaks   Thank you for using Church News on WVOP 970 AM and 105.3 FM, and southeastgeorgiatoday.com. Submit your church events to us at least 2 weeks ahead of time for 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.   Email jperry @ vidaliacommunications.comFax 537-4477
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    Church Event | Jim Perry | 09 December 2020 | 12:30
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Meet The Staff

  • General Manager

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    Jeff Raiford

    912-537-9202
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    Bob Roberts, WTCQ

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  • Program Director

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    Jim Perry, WYUM

    912-538-1017
  • Traffic Manager

    Connie Clifton, Traffic Manager

    Connie Clifton

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