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Newsbreak

  • Auxiliary Gives Back to Children's Choir

    The Lyons/Vidalia Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary, and women of the Moose and Vidalia/Lyons Moose Lodge presented checks Monday afternoon to Toombs County High School and Toombs County Middle School to help with the expenses of the Toombs County Children’s Choir.

    Under the direction of Rachel

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    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 18 August 2022 | 00:00
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  • Hit-and-Run Driver Sought

    The Vidalia Police Department is reaching out for the public’s help in finding the driver responsible for a hit-and-run accident with a bicyclist this past weekend.

    On Sunday night around 11:03, Vidalia Police were dispatched to 701 Montgomery Street where they Mark Page suffering from head

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    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 17 August 2022 | 14:00
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  • Libraries To Host Digital Literacy Classes

    The Ohoopee Regional Library system was awarded 44,000 to host a series of digital literacy classes in Toombs, Montgomery, Tattnall, and Jeff Davis counties over the next six months.

    The library system will begin classes in September in Hazlehurst and Glennville with plans to hold classes in

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    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 17 August 2022 | 13:55
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  • BPC Student Ministries Building Dedication

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    On Saturday, July 30th, 2022 Brewton-Parker College (BPC) honored Barbra “Bobbi” K. Goble and D. Eugene Briscoe by dedicating a student life building in honor of their love and dedication for the college. Many family members and friends attended the dedication in support of these two people who would

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    Newsbreak | Jeff Raiford | 17 August 2022 | 06:15
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  • Fire Departments Mourn Loss of One of Their Own

    Mikell 1

    Mikell 2

    You may not know him by name, but if you’ve ever made a fire call in Toombs County or the City of Vidalia, or needed a first responder, you may have been on the receiving end of what Mikell Byrd dedicated and volunteered his life and service to do. Sadly, “Big Mike,” as he was called by those close

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    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 16 August 2022 | 14:55
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  • Area Police Blotter

    Vidalia Police Department reports the following arrests.

    Williams, Joseph Robinson - Vidalia - Theft by shoplifting

    Sumner, Ayla Julianna - Vidalia - Warrant served (Appling Co.), bench warrant x2 (Vidalia)

    Toler, Jamie Merlena - Lyons - Theft by shoplifting

    Cook, Pamela Lynn – Vidalia – Harassing

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    Newsbreak | Jeff Raiford | 15 August 2022 | 17:31
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  • STC Graduates Honored for Associate of Science in Nursing Bridge

    ASN Pinning Aug 2022 IMG 4188ASN Nursing Graduates (Front Row L-R): Carley Jackson, Maeghan Carver, Talia Williams, Amy Price, Nicole Dasher, Bailee Small, Summer Grantham, Hayley Kuntz, Alison Jones, Rayne Binns, Kathryn Duncan (Back Row L-R): Monica Moseley, JaMeshia Kemp, Harlee NeeSmith, Amber Hood, Latosha Grace, Jacob

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    Newsbreak | Jeff Raiford | 15 August 2022 | 11:30
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  • Proposed Property Tax Increase

    The Toombs County Board of Education today announces its intention to increase the 2022 property taxes it will levy this year by 5.11 percent over the rollback millage rate.

    Each year, the board of tax assessors is required to review the assessed value for property tax purposes of taxable property

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    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 15 August 2022 | 10:39
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  • VPD Investigating Friday Morning Armed Robbery

    Vidalia police are investigating an armed robbery that occurred very early Friday morning.

    Just five minutes past midnight, an unidentified man walked into the Food mart at 402 McIntosh Street, jumped the counter and attacked the clerk. He demanded money and after collecting an undisclosed amount

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    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 12 August 2022 | 14:47
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Sportsbreak

  • Lady Dogs Fall to Tattnall County in 8 Innings

    8 19 22 Toombs Softball

    Lyons, GA. – AUGUST 19, 2022

    “Our girls battled tonight but we came up a little short. We had plenty of opportunities to scratch a run before it even went into extra innings.  We had 7 hits and we barreled up a bunch of other balls but they were right at their defenders. We will get back to work

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 19 August 2022 | 09:07
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  • Behind Harris No-Hitter, Indians Open Region Play with 10-0 Win Against Pierce Co.

    8 19 22 Harris

    The Vidalia Indians Softball Team opened their Region 3AA season Thursday night with a 10-0 against Pierce Co.  

    8 19 22 Vhs Softball

    The game was scoreless until the bottom of the 3rd inning when Sophomore Aidyn Driggers singled to center field. Senior Tori Wright followed that with her 3rd HR of the year, giving the

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 19 August 2022 | 07:27
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  • Lady Dog Softball Beats Jenkins County 10-0

    8 19 22 Toombs Co Softball

    Millen, GA. – AUGUST 16, 2022

    “Our girls played really well today. Krista Cantwell did a great job on the mound and we were able to get some timely hits to get the win.  Our team has improved and we will continue to get better as we begin our region play.“

    Coach Hayne Brant

    Krista Cantwell didn’t

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 18 August 2022 | 09:11
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  • Toombs County Lady Net Dogs Beat Windsor Forest but Fall to Savannah Arts

    8 17 22 Toombs Volleyball

    Tuesday, the Lady Net Dogs traveled to Windsor Forest in Savannah for matches against Windsor Forest and Savannah Arts. The night started with a victory against Windsor Forest in straight sets
    25-17 and 28-26.

    Leading Toombs in the first match was Zariaha Newkirk with 6 service points, 4 aces, 2

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 17 August 2022 | 08:56
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  • Toombs County Cross Country Starts Season at Peach State Preview

    8 15 22 Toombs CC

    HAZLEHURST, GA. – August 13, 2022

    Our cross country teams got their season kicked off Saturday at the Peach State Preview, hosted by Jeff Davis. A young, inexperienced boys team ran well against good competition, with a few runners getting their first experience running in a varsity race. The

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 15 August 2022 | 09:17
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  • Indians Open Big at Peach State Preview

    8 15 22 VHS CC

    (L-R) Abrien Anthony, Seth Powell, Roderick Berry, Druvil Patel, Jude Owen, Georgia Meredith, Chamlee Evans, Andrew Hodges, SethMacGregor, Simon Collins, Samuel English, Aleah Ajohda, Cash Driggers, Larsen Carter, Emmanuel Sock, Hunter Loosberg, Jamarion Smith

    Vidalia Cross Country teams

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 15 August 2022 | 09:03
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  • Sports and Scores This Week (8-15-22)

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

    Monday, August 15

    Baseball: Braves 13, Mets 1

    Softball: Wheeler County 8, Montgomery County 4 

    Tuesday, August 16

    Baseball: Braves 5, Mets 0 

    Softball: Toombs County 10, Jenkins County 0 F/5 

    Swainsboro 5, Treutlen 3 

    Montgomery County

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 15 August 2022 | 06:46
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  • Toombs County Lady Net Dogs Finish Week Undefeated

    8 12 22 Toombs Volleyball

    Lyons, GA – AUGUST 12, 2022

    The Lady Bulldogs finished the first week of their 2022 season undefeated with the JV starting strong at 2-0 and Varsity at 4-0.

    On Thursday, the JV team started the evening beating Bryan County in two straight sets 25-20 and 25-13. The Lady Bulldogs were once again

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 12 August 2022 | 12:58
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  • BPC Athletics Announces New Partnership with HomeTown Ticketing

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    MOUNT VERNON, Ga. –Brewton-Parker Athletics has officially announced a new partnership with HomeTown Ticketing to provide digital ticketing for all home athletic events. Digital ticketing will be integrated starting this fall, providing a new opportunity of growth for BPC Athletics.

    “This

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 11 August 2022 | 14:27
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Community Calendar

Obituaries

  • Mrs. Esther Beasley Dowd, Rock Springs Community

    Esther Dowd Mrs. Esther Beasley Dowd, age 81, of Rock Springs Community, died Wednesday, August 17, 2022, at her home after an extended illness.  She was a lifelong resident of Toombs County and lived in Cedar Crossing and Rock Springs Community.  She worked at Rosebud Manufacturing and Cedar Crossing...
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    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 19 August 2022 | 08:47
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  • Mr. Mikell “Big Mike” Byrd, Lyons

    FireDepartment Mr. Mikell “Big Mike” Byrd, age 44, of Lyons, died Monday, August 15, 2022, at Augusta University Medical Center after an extended illness.  He was a native of Reidsville, attended Tattnall County High School and had lived in Lyons since 2015.  He was a first responder, a volunteer firefighter with...
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    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 18 August 2022 | 13:53
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  • Jeffery W. Hall, Vidalia

    Jeffery Hall Jeffery W. Hall, age 57, of Vidalia, died Monday, August 15, 2022, at Memorial Health Meadows Hospital in Vidalia after a brief illness.  He was a lifelong resident of Toombs County and a 1984 graduate of Lyons Senior High School.  He was a licensed cosmetologist and was self-employed for several...
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    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 17 August 2022 | 15:35
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  • Mr. Eugene “Gene” C. Stewart, Ailey

    StewartGenePIC 002 Mr. Eugene “Gene” C. Stewart, age 84 of Ailey passed away on Tuesday morning, September 1, 2020 at Community Hospice in Vidalia, Georgia due to complications related to the invasion of COVID into his life. A service of remembrance and tribute will be conducted at 4:00 pm on Saturday, August 27,...
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    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 17 August 2022 | 11:10
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  • Mrs. Meredith Morris Partin, Johnson Corner

    Meredith Partin Mrs. Meredith Morris Partin, age 90, of Johnson Corner, died Monday, August 15, 2022, at her home after an extended illness.  She was a native of Toombs County and lived in Johnson Corner most of her life.  She was a homemaker and loved fishing, reading, spending time with her grandchildren and...
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    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 17 August 2022 | 11:08
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  • Mr. Chris J. Allen, Vidalia

    Chris Allen Mr. Chris J. Allen, age 49, of Vidalia, died Sunday, August 14, 2022, after a sudden illness.  He was a lifelong resident of Vidalia, a 1992 graduate of Vidalia High School and he attended Brewton-Parker College.  He worked at Trane and Lit Industries for several years, and was currently the...
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    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 17 August 2022 | 08:17
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  • Mrs. Lennie Morris Vaughn, Vidalia

    Lennie Vaughn Mrs. Lennie Morris Vaughn, age 91, of Vidalia, died Monday, August 15, 2022, at her daughter’s home after an extended illness.  She was a native of Soperton and a 1950 graduate of Soperton High School.  She moved to Oak Park in 1956 and had lived in Vidalia since 1960.  She was activities director at...
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    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 16 August 2022 | 14:59
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  • Mrs. Rhonda Sue Coleman Wilkerson, Adrian

    WilkersonPIC Mrs. Rhonda Sue Coleman Wilkerson, age 64 of Adrian, passed away on Friday morning, August 12, 2022 at Dublinair Health and Rehabilitation Center in Dublin. Born in Dublin, she was the oldest of three children and the only daughter born to Avis Louise Thompson Coleman and the late Ronald Earnest...
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    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 16 August 2022 | 13:32
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  • Mr. David W. Deane, Vidalia

    Mr. David W. Deane, age 75, of Vidalia, died Sunday, August 14, 2002, at his home after a brief illness.  He was a native of Marion, Indiana and a 1965 graduate of Marion High School, and earned a Bachelor’s degree in Education from Valdosta State University.  He worked in the field of nuclear...
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    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 15 August 2022 | 17:01
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Church Calendar

  • September 9-10--Pastor's Anniversary in Vidalia

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    Church Event | Jim Perry | 19 August 2022 | 09:56
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  • August 21--Men's Day Program in Vidalia

    August 21--New Life In Christ Ministries, 208 Meadowbrook Street in Vidalia, would like you to come celebrate their Men's Day Program, Sunday August 21st at 12:30. Pastor Germain A. Williams
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    Church Event | Jim Perry | 17 August 2022 | 12:09
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  • September 11--10th Pastoral Anniversary in Mt. Vernon

    Pastoral Anniversary   September 11--Better Together Christian Community Church, 202 Church Street in Mt. Vernon, invites you to Pastor Craig & First Lady Latoya Snead's 10th Pastor's Anniversary, September 11st at 2:00 with guest speaker Rev. Arthur Gordon of Great New Bethel Baptist in Macon and Jordan Stream Baptist in Toombsboro.
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    Church Event | Jim Perry | 17 August 2022 | 12:02
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  • September 4--Pastor's Anniversary in Ailey

    September 4--Mt. Moriah Baptist Church, 1855 Sawmill Road in Ailey, would like you to come to the 23rd Anniversary of Bishop A. Tim Chatman Sr, Sunday September 4th at 11:30 with guest messenger Prophet Dr. Brian Mosley of Kings Chapel International Ministry in Atlanta.
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    Church Event | Jim Perry | 15 August 2022 | 12:01
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  • Septemer 10--Pastor's Anniversary in Mt. Vernon

    Pastor's Anniversary September 10--Pastor & First lady Snead invite you to their Black Tie Gala 10th Pastor's Anniversary, September 10th at 6:00 at 124 West Spring Street, Mt. Vernon. Entertainment host Troy & Carmela Williams.
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    Church Event | Jim Perry | 08 August 2022 | 12:01
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  • October 8-10--VHS Class of 1975 Reunion in Vidalia

    October 8-10--First African Baptist Church in Vidalia announces the Vidalia High School Class of 1975 Reunion, October 8th through October 10th at 6:00 at Hawk's Golf Club, 1801 Loop Road in Vidalia.
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    Church Event | Jim Perry | 06 April 2022 | 09:44
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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. 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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