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  • BPC Announces New Sport and Exercise Science Degree

    BPC Arch

    Brewton-Parker College (BPC) is pleased to announce the creation and approval of a new degree program to begin in the Spring of 2022, a Bachelor of Science degree in Sport and Exercise Science (SES). The Board of Trustees of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges

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    Newsbreak | Jeff Raiford | 07 December 2021 | 08:13
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  • Rad Tech Program Graduates Nine in STC Class of 2021

    Photo Rad Tech Pinning Dec 2021(L to R) Program Director/Instructor Tara Powell, Cesar Marquez, Grace Reed, Jennifer Sabillon, Deyra Colmenares, Maegan McCumbers, Corissa Vaughn, Stormy Messex, Katrina Walker, Ansley Brannen, and Clinical Coordinator/Instructor Keegan Spell

    Nine students graduated from the Radiologic Technology

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    Newsbreak | Jeff Raiford | 07 December 2021 | 07:08
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  • Arrest Made in Courthouse Bomb Threat

    Weeks Cropped

    WEEKS, RODNEY STEVEN

    The man believed to be responsible for the evacuation of the Toombs County Courthouse on November 15 because of a bomb threat has been arrested and charged.

    The Toombs County Sheriff’s Office reports that around 10:06 a.m. on that date, dispatch received a call from the Toombs County

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    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 07 December 2021 | 00:00
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  • Help A Needy Veteran This Christmas

    Please join us in helping over 300 local veterans, many who are homeless, housed at the Carl Vinson VA Medical Center, with items they desperately need.  How can you help?  Please donate a Christmas gift that they can use including, slippers, socks, robes, blankets, coats, shoes, toiletry items, and

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    Newsbreak | Jeff Raiford | 06 December 2021 | 13:41
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  • Jermon Approved as Vidalia's New Chief of Police

    Chief Jermon

    Chief James Jermon and Mayor Doug Roper

    He’s no stranger to the City of Vidalia. In fact, he’s served the Sweet Onion City in a police uniform for over 20 years. And now, he’s the new Chief of Police.

    At a called meeting at noon Friday, the City Council made an official recommendation and approved

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    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 03 December 2021 | 13:32
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  • RTCA Jr. Beta & K5 Collect Toys

    RTCA Toys

    Robert Toombs Christian Academy's Jr. Beta Club and Kindergarten class collected toys for children in Shriner's Hospitals. Jr. Beta and Kindergarten challenged the school to bring in donations and together collected a lot of items for these children. These donations will be handed out from our

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    Newsbreak | Jeff Raiford | 02 December 2021 | 09:23
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  • Social Security Warns of Ongoing Scam

    The Social Security Administration (SSA)  has once again  release an alert on a scam.

    In a press release this week, the SSA reminds everyone that they will never threaten, scare, or pressure you to take an immediate action. If you receive a call, text or email that threatens to suspend your Social

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    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 01 December 2021 | 14:20
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  • Area Blotter Report

    Vidalia Police Department reports the following arrests.

    Kight, Ronald Lee - W/M - 47 YOA - 500 Pine St Vidalia Ga Criminal Damage to Property / Entering Auto

    Weeks, Rodney S - W/M - 44 YOA - 1306 Robinson Rd Vidalia Ga Warrant Served (Toombs County)

    Page, Ashley Garrette - B/M - 42 YOA - 274

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    Newsbreak | Jeff Raiford | 01 December 2021 | 09:11
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  • Uvalda Woman Charged With Homicide by Vehicle

    Peggy Glisson

    Peggy Sue Glisson

    A Uvalda woman has been arrested and charged in the death of a motorcyclist last July.

    Peggy Sue Glisson was arrested on November 23 following a Georgia State Patrol investigation into the death of Shannon Googe of Lyons on July 17 of this year in front of Big Ma’s convenience

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    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 01 December 2021 | 00:00
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Sportsbreak

  • RTCA Basketball Recap

    12 7 21 RTCA Boys12 7 21 RTCA Girls

    Top scorers junior JaSahun Powell and freshman Meredith Durden were the top scorers in Tuesday's game against Trinity.

    Robert Toombs Christian Academy's Varsity Girls Basketball teams played Trinity on Tuesday, November 30th. The Lady Crusaders lost to Trinity Christian 46-22 but played hard and

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 07 December 2021 | 09:29
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  • Three BPC Student-Athletes Compete at North American Open Finals; Vereen Earns Gold While Walker Captures Bronze

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    DENVER, Colo. – A trio of Brewton-Parker Olympic Weightlifting student-athletes competed at the 2021 USA Weightlifting North American Open Finals over the weekend in Denver, Colorado.

    Both Tayon Vereen and Nia Walker competed as individuals representing their local club from Savannah, Ga. while

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 07 December 2021 | 09:01
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  • Indians Show Well at Jacket Duals

    12 6 21 Jeff Davis Duels Team

    The Vidalia Wrestling team went 7-2 in their matches over the weekend, taking 4th place in the Yellow Jacket Duals held Friday and Saturday in Hazlehurst. Competing in a field with 25 other schools, many in higher classifications, the Indian grapplers made a great showing finishing behind

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 06 December 2021 | 12:44
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  • Vidalia Splits With Montgomery County

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    The Vidalia High School Basketball teams split a pair of games with Montgomery County on Saturday at Parsons-Reid Gymnasium, with the Indians winning 71-59 and the Lady Indians falling 64-52. Senior Ty Dalley (Above) exploded for 38 points in the boy’s game, including eight 3-pointers to lead the

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 06 December 2021 | 11:52
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  • BPC Track & Field Teams Open Season with First Place Finishes at Barons Indoor/Outdoor Invite

    120421 MTF Recap

    MOUNT VERNON, Ga. -- The Brewton-Parker Men’s Track & Field program hosted the Barons Indoor/Outdoor Invitational on Saturday in Mount Vernon, Ga.

    Brewton-Parker hosted its first home meet in program history at the Montgomery County Track & Field Complex across from BPC’s campus with Edward Waters

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    Sportsbreak | Jeff Raiford | 06 December 2021 | 08:17
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  • Sports & Scores This Week (12-6-21)

    December 6----Here are the latest sports schedules and scores for the week.

    Monday, December 6

    Basketball: Pinewood 20, RTCA 8 Girls

    RTCA 74, Pinewood 55 Boys 

    Tuesday, December 7

    Basketball: East Laurens at Vidalia 6:00pm (WTCQ-FM, 97.7, Classic Hits, 98Q)

    Toombs County at Jeff Davis 6:00pm

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 05 December 2021 | 18:32
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  • Lady Barons Finish Third at Patriot Duals; BPC Closes Day Two with 5-2 Record

    120421 WWrestle at Patriot Duals Day Two

    WILLIAMSBURG, Ky. –Brewton-Parker Women’s Wrestling closed out completion at the Patriot Duals on Saturday with a third-place finish in the championship bracket.

    The Lady Barons split the day with a 1-1 record for the third-place finish, closing out the duals with a 5-2 overall record.

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    Sportsbreak | Jeff Raiford | 05 December 2021 | 10:45
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  • Men’s Wrestling Receiving Votes in Latest NAIA Coaches’ Poll; DeSilva Ranked 6th at 184

    DeSilva Poll RV Wrestle copy

    MOUNT VERNON, Ga. – The Brewton-Parker men’s wrestling program appeared in the receiving votes section in the latest NAIA Men’s Wrestling Coaches’ Poll, the national office announced on Friday.

    The Barons were mentioned in the receiving votes section with 15 votes in the poll, adding a few votes

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    Sportsbreak | Jeff Raiford | 05 December 2021 | 10:36
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  • Women’s Wrestling Produce Strong Showing on Day One of Patriot Duals

    WWrestle Poll RV NAIA

    WILLIAMSBURG, Ky. – The Brewton-Parker women’s wrestling program began competition on Friday at the Patriot Duals in Williamsburg, Ky. The Lady Barons opened the tournament with a strong showing on day one, gathering a 4-1 record in a field loaded with talented wrestlers.

    BPC posted wins over

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    Sportsbreak | Jeff Raiford | 04 December 2021 | 10:41
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Community Calendar

Obituaries

  • Mr. Christopher Allen “Chris” Stuckey, Montgomery County

    Mr. Christopher Allen “Chris” Stuckey, age 54, of Montgomery County, died Friday, December 3, 2021, at Memorial Health in Savannah after a sudden illness.  He was a native of Savannah, living in Vidalia most of his life, and in Montgomery County the past three years.  He worked as an assistant...
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    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 07 December 2021 | 15:44
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  • Mr. Randy Lamar Lynn, Five Points Community

    Randy Lynn Mr. Randy Lamar Lynn, age 66, of the Five Points Community in Emanuel County, died Sunday, November 21, 2021, after a sudden illness.  He was a native of Savannah, and lived in Toombs County, Tattnall County and in Five Points most of his life.  He was a farmer, welder, logger, mechanic, and heavy...
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    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 06 December 2021 | 16:23
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  • Mrs. Carol Faulk, Guyton

    Carol Faulk Mrs. Carol Faulk, age 74, of Guyton, died Thursday, December 2, 2021, at Homestead Hospital Baptist Health South Florida after a brief illness.  She was a native of Atlanta, living in Riverdale many years and in Effingham County since 1991.  She was a homemaker and Baptist by faith.  Carol enjoyed...
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    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 06 December 2021 | 16:22
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  • Mr. Walter H. "Sonny" Scott, Vidalia

    Sonny Scott Mr. Walter H. "Sonny" Scott, age 75, of Vidalia, died Saturday, December 4, 2021, at Memorial Health Meadows Hospital in Vidalia after a sudden illness.  He was a native of Toombs County, living in Miami, Florida for several years, and in Vidalia most of his life.  He worked at Federal Pacific,...
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    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 06 December 2021 | 08:12
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  • Mr. David W. Heath, Lyons

    David Heath Mr. David W. Heath, age 59, of Lyons, Wednesday, December 1, 2021, at his home after a sudden illness.  He lived in Dothan, Alabama most of his life, graduated high school there, and moved to Lyons in 1999.  He was Baptist by faith, an automotive mechanic for many years, Parts Manager at Vidalia...
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    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 05 December 2021 | 10:31
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  • Mr. Jack Wayne Hilton, Kibbee Community

    Mr. Jack Wayne Hilton, age 68, of the Kibbee Community, died Tuesday, November 30, 2021, at Doctors Hospital in Augusta from injuries sustained at his home on November 10th.  He was a lifelong resident of Montgomery County, living in Kibbee all of his life.  He was a 1970 graduate of Montgomery...
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    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 02 December 2021 | 15:42
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  • Mr. Elvin W. Wrenn, Tattnall County

    Elvin Wrenn Mr. Elvin W. Wrenn, age 65, of Tattnall County, died Wednesday, December 1, 2021, at Memorial Health Meadows Hospital in Vidalia.  The Tattnall County native lived there most of his life, in Savannah for several years, and moved to Vidalia in 1999.  Elvin was a carpenter, welder, and commercial...
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    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 02 December 2021 | 15:41
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  • Mrs. Celia Fountain Gillis, Mt. Vernon

    Celia Gillis Mrs. Celia Fountain Gillis, age 81, of Mt. Vernon, died Monday, November 29, 2021, at the Community Hospice House in Vidalia after an extended illness.  She was a lifelong resident of Mt. Vernon, and she was a 1958 graduate of Montgomery County High School.  She retired as a social worker after...
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    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 30 November 2021 | 15:55
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  • Mrs. Ann Oliver Clark, Lyons

    Ann Clark Mrs. Ann Oliver Clark, age 82, of Lyons, died Sunday, November 28, 2021, at Memorial Health Meadows Hospital after a brief illness.  She was a lifelong resident of Lyons.  She was a 1956 graduate of Lyons High School, attended Wesleyan College in Macon, and earned a Bachelor’s degree in Education from the...
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    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 30 November 2021 | 15:53
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Church Calendar

  • December 12--Christmas Cantata in Lyons

    December 12--Lyons First United Methodist Church, 126 East Wesley Avenue in Lyons, invites everyone to their Christmas Cantata "JOY! A Gospel Christmas Celebration" by the Chancel Choir, December 12th at 5:00. Composed & arranged by Joel Raney. Choir under the direction of Diane McBride. Light refreshments served after. Pastor Randall Smith.
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    Church Event | Jim Perry | 30 November 2021 | 09:45
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  • December 24--Candlelight Service in Vidalia

    December 24--Grace United Methodist Church, 1200 Aimwell Road in Vidalia, would like you to come to their Candlelight Christmas Eve Service, Friday December 24th at 5:00. Pastor Bill Baker. Note: This outdoor event but will be moved inside in the event of rain.
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    Church Event | Jim Perry | 23 November 2021 | 11:53
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  • December 19--Live Nativity in Vidalia!

    Live Nativity   December 19--Grace United Methodist Church, 1200 Aimwell Road, invite you to their Live Nativity (on an all new date this year), Sunday December 19th at 6:00. Enjoy free hot chocolate & cookies. Also, door prizes! Admission is free.
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    Church Event | Jim Perry | 23 November 2021 | 09:50
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  • December 10--Christmas Hope through Hilarity!

    Hope & Hilarity December 10--The First Baptist Church of Lyons, 144 South Washington Street, would like to offer you Hope through Hilarity, Friday December 10th at 7:00 with a Christmas concert & comedy event featuring Scott & Donna Davis in the worship center. For tickets call 583-4985. Or visit Eventbrite at https://bit.ly/3Cpn8z0 . Tickets are free but a love offering will to taken up. Daniell Baptist Association. 
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    Church Event | Jim Perry | 03 November 2021 | 12:33
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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. Send it to JIM PERRY! Email jperry @ radiojones.comFax 537-4477
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    Church Event | Jim Perry | 03 November 2021 | 12:30
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