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Newsbreak

  • Capt. Jordan Kight Announces Sheriff Run

    Captain Jordan Kight is announcing his intention to qualify to run for Sheriff of Toombs County. Jordan has been in law enforcement for more than 20 years. Kight started his career with the Georgia Bureau of Investigations in 2002, but he has served the last 9 years with the Toombs County

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    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 28 February 2024 | 10:47
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  • Today's Top Stories From ABC News - February 28th

    TX WILDFIRES
    Several fast moving wildfires in the Texas Panhandle prompt Gov. Greg Abbott to declare a state of emergency in 60 western counties. The Smokehouse Creek Fire northeast of Amarillo has burned 250-thousand acres and forced evacuations. No known injuries are reported, but officials in

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    Newsbreak | Jeff Raiford | 28 February 2024 | 07:34
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  • Mega Prison Under Construction in Washington County

    Overcrowding in correctional facilities operated by the Georgia Department of Corrections is no secret, but this week the Georgia legislature approved over $436 million for the construction of a mega prison in Davisboro in Washington County. Construction of the new facility began a few months ago near

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    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 27 February 2024 | 16:17
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  • From the House: Week 7

    by State Rep. Leesa Hagan

    On February 20, my House colleagues and I reconvened for days 23 through 25 of the legislative session and many hours of committee hearings. During week seven, we focused on key legislation to better Georgians' lives. With the approaching February 29 "Crossover Day"

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    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 27 February 2024 | 15:48
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  • Area Police Blotter

    Vidalia Police Department reports the following arrests:

    Thompson, James W. – Tybee Island – Bench Warrant (Vidalia).

    Toombs County Sheriff’s Office reports the following arrests:

    Bryant, Keri – Hazlehurst – Driving While License Suspended or Revoked; Speeding.

    Coleman, Charles – Vidalia – Failure to

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    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 27 February 2024 | 09:36
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  • Hinman Scholars Named in STC Dental Hygiene Program

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    Kelly Joseph

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    Aubree Swain

    On behalf of the Thomas P. Hinman Board of Trustees, Southeastern Technical College (STC) is pleased to announce that Dental Hygiene students Kelly Joseph and Aubree Swain have been selected as Hinman Scholars.

    Kelly Joseph of Swainsboro and Aubree Swain of Baxley each

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    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 26 February 2024 | 13:03
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  • No Jurors Needed

    Toombs County Clerk of Courts Nancy Pittman says no Superior Court jurors will be needed to report for duty on Monday,  February 26 as all cases have been settled or continued. 

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    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 24 February 2024 | 09:19
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  • Under The Gold Dome: Week 7

    By: Sen. Blake Tillery (R–Vidalia)

    Week seven under the Gold Dome has concluded, and we're swiftly approaching an important milestone known as "Crossover Day" on February 29. This marks the deadline for all bills to pass through their originating chamber, commonly referred to as the house of

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    Newsbreak | Jeff Raiford | 24 February 2024 | 06:45
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  • GSP Investigating Thursday Afternoon Wreck in Toombs County

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    The Chief Investigator for the Middle Judicial Circuit of Georgia District Attorney’s Office was involved in a vehicular accident Thursday in Toombs County.

    Around 1:18 Thursday afternoon, Toombs County 911 dispatched received a call that two vehicles had been involved in an accident on Highway 15

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    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 23 February 2024 | 13:57
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Sportsbreak

  • Vidalia Baseball falls to West Laurens in 8 Innings

    A walk-off left the Vidalia Indians on the wrong end of a 6-5 defeat to West Laurens. 

    Jackson Berry took the loss for Vidalia.  The reliever went two and one-third innings, allowing two runs on one hit.  Tucker McDonald started on the hill with a good outing.  The righty allowed five hits and four

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 28 February 2024 | 08:49
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  • Brewton-Parker Athletics: Russell Named SSAC Pitcher of the Week

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    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Brandon Russell of Brewton-Parker Baseball has been announced as the Southern States Athletic Conference Baseball Pitcher of the Week, the conference announced on Monday afternoon.

    Russell earns his first SSAC weekly honor after his performance in the 4-1 win over Faulkner

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 27 February 2024 | 13:30
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  • Lady Crusaders Advance To Final Four

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    The Robert Toombs Lady Crusaders move on to the Final Four game this Wednesday against Crisp Academy at Brewton-Parker College.

    Coach Jake Wilkinson commented, "I'm so proud of this team and all the hard work we have put in this year. We set three goals this year and have checked off two of them.

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 27 February 2024 | 13:26
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  • Wadley Wins State Championship – MatDawgs Place Five More

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    As dust settles and the final whistle blows at the 2023-2024 GHSA State Championships, the Toombs County MatDawgs ended their season on a high note. A stellar season for the MatDawgs culminated at the Macon Coliseum as Dabvn Wadley reached the State Championship finals match at 144 lbs. Wadley

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 26 February 2024 | 09:57
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  • Sports & Scores This Week (2-26-24)

    February 26-- Here are the latest sports schedules and scores for the week. 

    Monday, February 26

    Baseball: Toombs County 4, Bryan County 3

    East Laurens 7, Montgomery County 6 

    Tennis: Screven County 3, Vidalia 2 Girls

    Vidalia 3, Screven County 2 Boys

    Soccer: Savannah Arts Academy 2, Toombs County 0

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 26 February 2024 | 08:31
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  • Hightower and Godbee are State Champions!

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    The Vidalia High School Wrestling program continued to shine in State Tournament action as the Indians had two more individual State Champions crowned Saturday in Macon. Vidalia’s Deuce Hightower (165lb) and Jack Godbee (190lb), both juniors, claimed Gold in the GHSA State Tournament, the first for

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 23 February 2024 | 15:35
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  • Ledford’s Grand Slam Leads Bulldogs Past Metter in 11-7 Victory

    The Toombs County Bulldogs Baseball team defeated the Metter Tigers 11-7 in a high-scoring affair on Thursday night. Cameron Ledford was the star of the show, driving in six runs on three hits, including a game-changing grand slam in the seventh inning.

    The Bulldogs got on the board early, scoring

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 23 February 2024 | 15:31
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  • Toombs County Soccer Splits Region Matches with Pierce Co.

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    On Tuesday night, the Toombs County Men’s and Women’s Soccer teams split a matchup with Pierce County. The girls dropped their match to the Bears, 5-1. Emerson Powell scored the lone goal for the Lady Bulldogs. This loss drops the girls record to 2-2 on the season, and 1-1 in region play.

    In the

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 23 February 2024 | 15:29
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  • VHS Tennis Recap

    Tuesday's Results:
    The Boys remain undefeated at 5-0 by overcoming Johnson County in another close, non-region match last night 3-2.   At 1st Singles, Sophomore Caleb Beck won, defeating Johnson County's Brantley Martin in straight sets.  Caleb won the first set 6-4, but the 2nd second required a
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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 23 February 2024 | 08:56
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Community Calendar

  • RTCA K3 & K4 Preschool Enrollment

    Preschool Enrollment 3

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    Community Event | Kathy Hilt | 28 February 2024 | 09:12
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  • Employment Fairs

    Employment Fair 2024 Vidalia Campus

    Employment Fair 2024 Swainsboro Campus

    Southeastern Technical College is sponsoring two upcoming Employment Fairs: April 15 from 9:00 - 11:00 am. on the Vidalia campus, and April 18 from 9:00 - 11:00 a.m. on the Swainsboro campus.

    Many employers will be attending both job fairs.

    For more information, contact lance Helms at 912-538-327 or

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    Community Event | Kathy Hilt | 27 February 2024 | 11:05
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  • Kinship Caregiver Support Meeting

    Kinship

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    Community Event | Kathy Hilt | 26 February 2024 | 13:06
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  • DVA Coffee Before Hours

    CBH March

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    Community Event | Jeff Raiford | 23 February 2024 | 15:41
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  • VRD Pickleball

    VRD Pickleball

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    Community Event | Jeff Raiford | 23 February 2024 | 15:40
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  • Curtailing Crime in Candler County

    Operation Star Witness, the Sheriff’s Crime Camera Program, is an initiative aiming to reduce crime in Candler County. In partnership with YOU and Project NOLA, the National Real Time Crime Center, this program will provide a “Star Witness” when crime occurs. This community-based program will provide
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    Community Event | Kathy Hilt | 23 February 2024 | 11:45
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  • Greater Vidalia Chamber Ground Breaking

    GFB Groundbreaking

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    Community Event | Jeff Raiford | 23 February 2024 | 10:56
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  • Connect Her Event

    Connect Her

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    Community Event | Jeff Raiford | 23 February 2024 | 10:56
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  • Retired Educators to Meet

    Toombs County Retired Educators Association will meet on Thursday, March 7, 2024, at 10:30am at the Vidalia Public Library.

    A short presentation by Deacon Joseph Claroni will include the basic tenets of the Catholic faith.

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    Community Event | Kathy Hilt | 22 February 2024 | 10:18
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Obituaries

  • Mrs. Mary Ellen Wilson, Lyons

    obit Wilson Mrs. Mary Ellen Wilson, age 85, of Lyons, died Tuesday afternoon, February 27, 2024, at The Oaks Bethany Home in Vidalia, after an extended illness. She was a native of Toombs County and lived most of his life in Lyons. Mrs. Mary Ellen was a homemaker and member of Liberty Baptist Church where she...
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    Obituary | Kathy Hilt | 28 February 2024 | 12:46
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  • Mr. Hugh C. Fountain, Normantown Community

    Hugh Fountain Mr. Hugh C. Fountain, age 78, of Normantown Community, passed from this life on Monday, February 26, 2024, at the Community Hospice House after an extended illness with Parkinson’s disease. He is a native of Montgomery County, moving to Normantown in 1989. Hugh held several jobs over the years at...
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    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 27 February 2024 | 16:27
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  • Mr. Gary Beasley

    Gary Beasley   Mr. Gary Beasley Sr., age 74, of Oak Park, died Sunday, February 25, 2024, at his residence after an extended illness. He was a native of Oak Park and lived most of his life in Oak Park. He served in the United States Army during the Vietnam War and was a paratrooper. Gary was a carpenter by trade and...
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    Obituary | Kathy Hilt | 26 February 2024 | 16:23
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  • Mr. Wendell "Gator" NeeSmith

    obit Gator Mr. Wendell “Gator” NeeSmith, age 72, of Gray’s Landing Community, died Friday, February 23, 2024, at Memorial Health Meadows Hospital as a result of injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident. He was a lifelong resident of Toombs County and retired from the United Brotherhood of Carpenters in...
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    Obituary | Kathy Hilt | 26 February 2024 | 09:20
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  • Mrs. Linda Osgood, Vidalia

    obit Osgood Mrs. Linda Kicklighter Osgood, age 68, of Vidalia, died Saturday, February 24, 2024 at Community Hospice of Vidalia following a brief illness. She was a native and lifelong resident of Vidalia, and she loved to spend time with her dog. She was preceded in death by her husband, Bruce Osgood; her...
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    Obituary | Kathy Hilt | 26 February 2024 | 09:16
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  • Mrs. Marilyn Smith

    obit Smith Mrs. Marilyn Jeanett Suggs Smith, age 84, passed away at the home of her daughter in Benton, Tennessee on Friday morning, February 23, 2024. Born in Wauchula, Florida, she was one of nine children born to the late Reverend B.W. Suggs and Minnie Mae Suggs.  As a young child, her family moved to the...
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    Obituary | Kathy Hilt | 26 February 2024 | 09:13
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  • Mr. Roger Hutchison, Ailey

    Roger Hutchinson Mr. Roger Hutchison, age 79, of Ailey, died Friday, February 23, 2024, at his home, following an extended illness.  He was a native of the Boilingbroke Community in Monroe County, Georgia, and later moved to Macon where he graduated from Lanier High School in 1963.  He was a U.S. Army veteran, and he...
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    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 24 February 2024 | 13:43
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  • Mr. William N. “Billy” Clark, Lyons

    Billy Clark Mr. William N. “Billy” Clark, age 86, of Lyons, Georgia died Wednesday, February 21, 2024, at Memorial Health Meadows Hospital under the care of Community Hospice. Billy was a lifelong resident of Lyons, Georgia. He was a 1955 graduate of Lyons High School, attended Georgia Southern College, the...
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    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 23 February 2024 | 07:48
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  • Mr. Emory "Buddy" Turner

      obit TurnerMr. Emory W. “Buddy” Turner, age 70, of Rock Springs Community, died Wednesday, February 21, 2024, at his home after an extended illness under the care of Community Hospice of Vidalia.  He was a native of Toombs County and lived in the Rock Springs Community most of his life.  He was a 1971 graduate of...
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    Obituary | Kathy Hilt | 22 February 2024 | 14:57
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Church Calendar

  • March 29--Good Friday Gospel Sing in Vidalia

    Good Friday Gospel Sing   March 29--Vidalia Baptist Temple, 407 Slayton Street, invites you to their Good Friday Gospel Sing, Friday March 29th at 6:00 with The Dixie Echoes & Heartfelt. For more info: 912 293-4716
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    Church Event | Jim Perry | 26 February 2024 | 12:04
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  • March 3--Church Fish Fry in Vidalia

    Church Fish Fry   March 3--Vidalia Baptist Temple, 407 Slayton Street, would like you to come enjoy their Church Fish Fry, March 3rd at 5:00.
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    Church Event | Jim Perry | 26 February 2024 | 11:58
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  • March 16--Pastor's Installation in Ailey

    March 16--St. Mary Missionary Baptist Church, 2038 McGregor Alston Road in Ailey, requests your presence for the Installation of their New Pastor, Rev. Herbert W. Hodges, Saturday March 16th. Come make this a memorable experience for Rev. Herbert Hodges and congregation.
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    Church Event | Jim Perry | 23 February 2024 | 12:31
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  • March 3--Voices of Truth in Mt. Vernon

    Voice of Truth   March 3--The First Baptist Church invites you to an hour of worship with "Voices of Truth", Sunday March 3rd at 10:30 at Brewton-Parker College.
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    Church Event | Jim Perry | 23 February 2024 | 12:24
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  • March 17--Women in White Program

    Women in White Program   March 17--Eastpark Church of God in Christ, 711 4th & Washington Streets in Vidalia, invites you to the 2024 Women in White Program, March 17th at 3:00 with speaker Minister McRae of Macon. Theme: A Mighty Woman of Valor Pastor, Supt James F. & First Lady Monique McRae
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    Church Event | Jim Perry | 22 February 2024 | 12:25
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  • February 29--Engage Lunch in Vidalia

    Engage Luncheon   February 29--First Baptist Church in Vidalia invites you to their Engage Lunch, Thursday February 29th from 12:00 to 1:00 on The Front Porch with guest speaker Jessica Edenfield.
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    Church Event | Jim Perry | 19 February 2024 | 12:01
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  • March 1-3--Homecoming Revival Services in Vidalia

    Revival Homecoming   March 1-3--Cornerstone Pentecostal Church, 377 South Thompson Road in Vidalia, invites you Homecoming Revival Services, Friday March 1st & Saturday March 2nd at 7:30 each night. Also, Homecoming Sunday, March 3rd at 11:00. Special minister Sis. Jerrie Crowe of Helena.
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    Church Event | Jim Perry | 19 February 2024 | 09:51
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  • March 10--Pastor's Appreciation in Ailey

    March 10--St. John AME Church in Ailey, wants you to come to a Pastor’s Appreciation for Rev. Ted Walters, Sunday March10th at 2:00 with guest speaker Rev. Dr. Marvin Howard Sr. 
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    Church Event | Jim Perry | 05 February 2024 | 12:02
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  • March 17--Eddie B In Concert

    Stevie B In Concert   March 17--Toombs County PTR invites you to see Eddie B in Concert, Sunday March 17th at 6:00 at Southeastern Technical College.  Eddie B is a former addict and gang member. Now an award winning gospel singer/songwriter. He has had 10 #1 songs and 2 songs featured in 4 films.
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    Church Event | Jim Perry | 03 January 2024 | 12:00
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