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  • TCES September Students of the Month

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    Congratulations to Toombs Central Elementary School's September Students of the Month. We are so proud of our students who continue to "Sting With Success!"

    Front Row:  Madison Smith (First Grade), Alexander Lara (Pre-K), and Amelia Sanchez (Kindergarten). 

    Back Row:  Om Patel (Second Grade), Sophia Reddy

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    Newsbreak | Jeff Raiford | 15 October 2021 | 22:07
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  • Citizen Stands for Law Enforcement

    Throughout the week, these radio stations have reported on several shootings from area law enforcement agencies including the ambushed death of Alamo Police Officer Dylan, the Vidalia Police Department’s investigation of a local man found by police to have been shot numerous times and the

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    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 15 October 2021 | 00:00
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  • STC Board Inducts Two New Members

    STC Board of Directors(left to right) President Larry Calhoun, Will Heath, Michael Harrison, Judge Don Wilkes

    Southeastern Technical College (STC) welcomed two new board members at the September board meeting.

    Michael Harrison and Will Heath were sworn in as STC’s Board of Directors by Judge Don Wilkes, to represent

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    Newsbreak | Jeff Raiford | 14 October 2021 | 14:29
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  • More Arrests Made in Alamo Officer's Death

    GBI PRESS RELEASE UPDATE - GBI Issues Blue Alert and Investigates Death of Alamo Police Officer Killed in the Line of Duty

    Alamo, GA (October 13, 2021) – On Tuesday, October 12, 2021, Charlotte Ferguson, age 45, of Alamo, GA, was arrested and charged with Hindering the Apprehension or Punishment of a

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    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 14 October 2021 | 09:48
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  • Claxton Man Dies After Fleeing Law Enforcement

    Yet another shooting occurred this past weekend in our area, this time resulting in the death of the civilian.

    The GBI reports that on Friday night around 10:30 a Claxton man attempted to flee from law enforcement after providing fictitious information. Reports state that during a routine

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

    Vidalia Police Department reports the following arrests.

    Harris, Matthew Malik - B/M - 20 YOA - 2341 Walden Dr Augusta Ga No Insurance / Suspended License

    Betsill, Teia Paris - W/F - 28 YOA - 282 Otis Wilson Rd Vidalia Ga Suspended License

    Murray, Tabitha Nichole - W/F - 33 YOA - 171 B Lindsey Ave

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    Newsbreak | Jeff Raiford | 13 October 2021 | 15:39
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  • BPC Student Performs Successful Undergraduate Research

    Braden3 1Chance Hatcher (BPC Senior Biology major) and Dr. Sampyo Hong (BPC Associate Professor of Physical Sciences) in the laboratory at the University of Central Florida.

    MOUNT VERNON — Brewton-Parker College (BPC) Senior Biology major Chance Hatcher had the opportunity to perform a summer undergraduate

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    Newsbreak | Jeff Raiford | 13 October 2021 | 10:59
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  • Toombs County Deputy Injured in the Line of Duty

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    A Toombs County deputy has been hospitalized after he was in an accident himself Saturday night while enroute to another accident.

    Senior Deputy Nathan Coursey was responding to a single car accident at the intersection of Buck Road and Old Normantown Road between 8:30 and 8:45 p.m. when his

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    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 13 October 2021 | 00:00
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  • Medical Staff Youth Advisory Board Begins Another Year

    Medical Staff Youth Advisory Board Members of the 2021-2022 Memorial Health Meadows Hospital Medical Staff Youth Advisory Board. Front row left to right: India Cummings, Karmin Clark, Amelia Peacock, Brynna Wheeler, Marli McCranie, Ellie Graham, Marah Braddy, Jada Lawrence, Shania Ricks. Middle row left to right: Memorial Health

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    Newsbreak | Jeff Raiford | 12 October 2021 | 18:20
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Sportsbreak

  • Alexander Brothers Heating & Air High School Scoreboard

     

    Area High School Scoreboard – Oct. 15th

     

    Class AA

    21 East Laurens "Falcons" @ Vidalia "Indians" 50 F

    (Jadari Jones--Homecoming Queen)

    37 Jeff Davis "Yellow Jackets" @ Toombs Co. "Bulldogs" 8 F

    0 Bacon Co. "Red Raiders" @ Swainsboro "Tigers" 54 F

     

    Class AAA

    7 Tattnall Co. "Battle Creek Warriors" @

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    Sportsbreak | Jeff Raiford | 15 October 2021 | 08:31
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  • Lady Indians Roll Josey!

    10 14 21 VHS Softball 1

    The number one ranked Vidalia Lady Indians steamrolled an overmatched Josey Eagle team 15-0 and 26-0 in round one of the GHSA State Softball Playoffs. The Lady Indians racked up 28 hits in the two games, while Bailey Holland, Tymber Harris, and Madison Starr kept the Eagles hitless over the six

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 14 October 2021 | 08:34
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  • Lady Crusaders Fall In State Playoffs

    10 14 21 RTCA Softball

    L-R: RTCA Seniors Ellie Graham, Marli McCranie, Morgan Newsome, and Madison Williams and Freshman Meredith Durden (center.)

    Game 1 Brairwood 3  RTCA 2

    The Lady Crusader finished the regular season with a 12-5 record and a #5 seed heading into the playoffs. The Lady Crusaders traveled to Briarwood

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 14 October 2021 | 08:27
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  • 21st Annual Sweet Onion Classic in the Books

    10 12 21 Cheer 1

    Parsons-Reid Gymnasium was the site of the 21st Annual Sweet Onion Cheer Classic Presented by The Paul Thigpen Automotive Group, on Saturday, with 17 Middle Schools and 16 High Schools attending the event.

    Local Teams competing were Vidalia, Toombs County, and RTCA High Schools, and the J.R.

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 12 October 2021 | 13:55
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  • Crusaders Top Trojans

    In a hard-fought game in wet field conditions and two weather delays the RTCA Crusaders won their first game of the season at home Friday night 21-19 over the Fullington Academy Trojans.

    The Crusaders received the opening kickoff and drove the ball down the field but were unable to score.

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 12 October 2021 | 09:25
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  • Indians Fall to Jackets

    10 12 21 VHS Football

    Despite racking up 321 in total yards, including 213 yards through the air, the Vidalia Indians could only reach the end zone one time and fell to the 6th ranked Yellow Jackets of Jeff Davis High School 26-7, Friday in Hazelhurst.

    The Indians reached the red zone 4 times against a very physical

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 11 October 2021 | 08:05
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  • Sports and Scores This Week (10-11-21)

    October 11--Here are the latest sports schedules and scores for the week.

    Monday, October 11

    Baseball: Braves 3, Brewers 0 NLDS Game 3

    Softball: Briarwood Academy 3, RTCA 2 Game 1

    Briarwood Academy 7, RTCA 1 Game 2 (First Round GISA AA State Playoffs) 

    Tuesday, October 12

    Baseball: Braves 5,

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 11 October 2021 | 07:28
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  • Bulldogs Sink Vikings on Saturday

    The Wheeler County Bulldogs defeated the Treutlen Vikings 20 – 9 in a defensive struggle on Saturday in Alamo.  The game was moved to Saturday after heavy rains made the field at Wheeler County High School unplayable on Friday night.

    Treutlen scored first midway through the first quarter when a bad

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    Sportsbreak | Jeff Raiford | 10 October 2021 | 11:56
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  • Alexander Brothers Heating & Air Area High School Scoreboard

    Area High School Scoreboard – Oct. 8th

     

    Class AA

    7 Vidalia "Indians" @ Jeff Davis "Yellow Jackets" 26 F

     56 Toombs Co. "Bulldogs" @ Bacon Co. "Red Raiders" 3 F

    Swainsboro, East Laurens - OFF

     

    Class AAA

    41 Appling Co. "Pirates" @ Long Co. "Blue Tide" 8 F

    6 Brantley Co. "Blue Herons" @ Pierce Co.

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    Sportsbreak | Jeff Raiford | 08 October 2021 | 09:00
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Community Calendar

  • Vidalia Onion Festival Raffle Tickets

    Buy a chance to win a beautiful 3-piece set of Tumi luggage. The Vidalia Onion Festival Committee is selling $10 raffle tickets to raise money for the 2022 festival. Limited number of tickets available. Drawing will be on Wednesday December 1. Tickets available for sale at City Hall, the Downtown

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    Community Event | Jeff Raiford | 15 October 2021 | 16:17
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  • National DEA Drug Take Back Day

    National DEA Take Back Day

    The Toombs County Prevention, Treatment, and Recovery consortium is thrilled to announce our participation in the National DEA Drug Take Back Day this year! This bi-annual event aims to provide a safe, convenient, and responsible means of disposing of prescription drugs, while also educating the

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    Community Event | Jeff Raiford | 05 October 2021 | 09:55
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  • Spooktacular Trail

    SpookTrail Facebook Event Cover 1

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    Community Event | Jeff Raiford | 04 October 2021 | 14:27
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  • Vidalia Onion Festival Design Contest

     design contest

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    Community Event | Jeff Raiford | 04 October 2021 | 14:26
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  • Vidalia Christmas Parade

    CmasParade2021 Facebook Event Cover

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    Community Event | Jeff Raiford | 04 October 2021 | 14:25
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  • COVID Vaccines Available Locally

    Moderna Vaccines are given at Allcare Pharmacy in Lyons on Monday thru Thursday from 8:30 to 4:30. No appointment is necessary. 

    Vaccines are given at Meadows Hospital, Allergy and Asthma Clinic of Southeast Georgia, Phillips Pharmacy, City Drug Store with an appointment.

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    Community Event | Jeff Raiford | 02 September 2021 | 09:56
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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

  • Constance Louise “Connie” Moye, Soperton

    MoyeConniePIC 002 Constance Louise “Connie” Moye, age 67, longtime companion to John Sammons, of Soperton passed away on Wednesday evening at their home. Born in Lyons, GA she was one of four children born to the late Harold Eugene Johnson and Mildred Phillips Johnson.  She lived in the mid west until settling back in...
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    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 14 October 2021 | 13:45
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  • Mr. William Michael “Mike” Bowen, Mt. Moriah Community

    Mike Bowen Mr. William Michael “Mike” Bowen, age 72, of the Mt. Moriah Community, died Monday, October 11, 2021, at Advent Health in Orlando, Florida after a sudden illness.  He was a lifelong resident of Mt. Moriah, a 1967 graduate of Lyons High School and he attended Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College.  He was a...
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    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 14 October 2021 | 13:40
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  • Wanda Sue Oglesby Mobley, Vidalia

    Wanda Sue Mobley Wanda Sue Oglesby Mobley, age 71, of Vidalia, died Monday, October 11, 2021, at Fairview Park Hospital in Dublin after a battle with Covid.  She was born in Millen, was a 1968 graduate of Sardis-Girard-Alexander (SGA) High School in Sardis, and attended Augusta Technical College.  Wanda retired from...
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    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 14 October 2021 | 13:39
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  • Mrs. Elouise Walker Moseley, Uvalda

    Eloise Moseley Mrs. Elouise Walker Moseley, age 80, of Uvalda, died Tuesday, October 12, 2021, at Memorial Health University Hospital in Savannah after a sudden illness.  She was a native of Jeff Davis County, lived in Fitzgerald and Baxley for a few years, but made Uvalda her home for most of her life.  She was a...
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    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 14 October 2021 | 13:37
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  • Mr. Shane Adams, Uvalda

    Shane Adams Mr. Shane Adams, age 53, of Uvalda, died Saturday, October 9, 2021, from injuries sustained in an automobile accident in Normantown.  He was a native of Tampa, Florida and lived there until moving to Uvalda in 1987.  He was Baptist by faith; and he enjoyed fishing, yard work, the Atlanta Falcons,...
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    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 12 October 2021 | 14:11
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  • Barbara Jean Miller Phillips, Vidalia

    Barbara Jean Phillips Barbara Jean Miller Phillips, age 67, of Vidalia, died Friday, October 8, 2021, at Memorial Health Meadows Hospital in Vidalia after a sudden illness.  She was born in Lyons, and grew up there and Jeff Davis County.  She was a homemaker, and formerly attended the Lyons Church of God.  She enjoyed...
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    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 09 October 2021 | 19:34
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  • Mr. Ramon Quintero, Lyons

    Ramon Quintero Mr. Ramon Quintero, age 63, of Lyons, died Thursday, October 7, 2021, at Memorial Health Meadows Hospital in Vidalia after an extended illness.  He was a native of Pharr, Texas, and moved to Lyons in 1981.  Ramon worked with several farmers in the area and was Catholic by faith.  He enjoyed yard...
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    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 09 October 2021 | 19:32
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  • Mrs. Brenda Collins NeSmith, Glenwood

    Brenda Nesmith Mrs. Brenda Collins NeSmith, age 76, of Glenwood, died Wednesday, October 6, 2021, at Oxley Health & Rehab in Lyons after an extended illness.  She was born in Collins, raised in Cobbtown, and lived in Glenwood most of her life.  She worked at Royden Wear for many years, and more recently, she and...
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    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 08 October 2021 | 15:33
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  • Mrs. Mary Lisa Benton, Vidalia

    Benton Mary Lisa 2 002 Mrs. Mary Lisa Benton, age 56 of Vidalia, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, October 4, 2021 at her residence following an extended illness. She was born on June 5, 1965 in Cairo, GA to Virginia Brock. She had been a homemaker for most of her life. She was preceded in death by her mother,...
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    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 07 October 2021 | 15:40
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Church Calendar

  • October 23--Mobile Medical Clinic in Higgston

    October 23--Mt. Moriah Baptist Church, 1855 Sawmill Road in Higgston, is providing health education and treatments at their Mobile Medical Clinic, Saturday October 23rd from 9:00 to 12:30. Blood sugar and pressure checks, Covid-19 vaccine and flu vaccine. CDC guidelines will be observed.
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    Church Event | Jim Perry | 14 October 2021 | 09:42
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  • October 16-18--A Gathering at Victorious Empowerment

    2021 1012 GOV2021    
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    Church Event | Jim Perry | 12 October 2021 | 12:39
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  • SPECIAL NOTE from Lyons Holiness Church

    SPECIAL NOTE Lyons Holiness Church, 336 Skyline Blvd, wants to announce New Times for their Fall Season. * Sunday evening services now start at 5:00* Wednesday evening services now start at 7:00 Pastor Donny Hughes
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    Church Event | Jim Perry | 05 October 2021 | 09:46
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  • October 24--Abundant Grace at East Gordon in Lyons

    October 24--East Gordon Street Baptist Church in Lyons invites everyone to a Concert by Abundant Grace, Sunday October 24th at 5:00. A love offering will be taken up.
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    Church Event | Jim Perry | 04 October 2021 | 12:18
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  • October 16--Rummage Sale (and more!) at Sacred Heart

    October 16--Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Highway 292 between Vidalia & Lyons, would like you to come to their Annual Rummage Sale, Saturday October 16th from 8:00 to 1:00. Special Note: East Georgia Health Care clinic will be onsite for free blood pressure & blood sugar checks, also COVID vaccinations.
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    Church Event | Jim Perry | 27 September 2021 | 12:33
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Meet The Staff

  • General Manager

    Listen to WVOP

    Jeff Raiford

    912-537-9202
  • Program Director

    Listen to WTCQ

    Bob Roberts, WTCQ

    912-538-9898
  • Program Director

    Listen to WYUM

    Jim Perry, WYUM

    912-538-1017
  • Traffic Manager

    Connie Clifton, Traffic Manager

    Connie Clifton

    912-537-9203