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  • Ronnie A. Dixon Park Unveiled

    Ronnie Dixon Park

    Vidalia Mayor Doug Roper announces the renaming of the downtown Vidalia park with the assistance of  Mayor Pro-Tem John Raymond Turner, City Manager Nick Overstreet. Looking on is Dublin Mayor and friend to the late Mayor  Ronnie Dixon, Phil Best.

    Ever since it became a focal point of the downtown

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    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 19 May 2022 | 19:30
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  • REP. ALLEN SUPPORTS LEGISLATION TO ADDRESS FORMULA SHORTAGE

    Washington - This week, Congressman Rick W. Allen (GA-12) took several actions to address the nationwide shortage of baby formula.

    On Wednesday, Congressman Allen voted to pass H.R. 7791, the bipartisan Access to Baby Formula Actwhich would improve cooperation between federal agencies in

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    Newsbreak | Jeff Raiford | 19 May 2022 | 16:06
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  • RTCA Holds Honors Ceremonies

    RTCA 2022 Class 

    Robert Toombs Christian Academy held its annual High School Honors Day on Monday, May 16th in the RTCA gymnasium. Here's what Mr. Absher, Head of School at RTCA, has to say about Honors Night, "Honors Night is all about celebrating the accomplishments of our students and honoring those that have

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    Newsbreak | Jeff Raiford | 19 May 2022 | 08:39
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  • Bus Drivers Request More Pay

    At the May meeting of the School Board, Ralph Brantley approached the members regarding certain concerns he and other bus drivers have brought to his attention.

    “I’m only here as a representative of the drivers,” Brantley prefaced his comments. He went on to say that the drivers requested that

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    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 19 May 2022 | 00:00
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  • Handy Voting Information

    Are you looking for a one-stop place to find out everything you need to know about the  May 24 Primary? Whether you vote Republican, Democrat, or Non-partisan, there’s one local website that has all you need to know before casting your ballot.

    Sample ballots for each party, as well as a list of all the

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    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 17 May 2022 | 15:07
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  • Area Police Blotter

    Vidalia Police Department reports the following arrests.

    Parker, Natalie Williams - Uvalda - Simple obstruction

    Pittman, Amy Miranda - Lyons - Driving while license suspended/driving due care hands free

    Ransom, Marvin W. – Vidalia – Simple battery

    McCray, Brian Marquell – Vidalia – Simple battery

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    Newsbreak | Jeff Raiford | 17 May 2022 | 05:43
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  • RTCA Students of the Month for March/April/May

    RTCA SOM May

    RTCA’S Lower School Student of the Month for May is fifth grader Braylin Pittman. Braylin is the daughter of Mitchell and Becky Pittman. She has two brothers, Tatem and Milo, who also attend RTCA. Braylin was selected by faculty because she is extremely conscientious about her grades. She is a

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    Newsbreak | Jeff Raiford | 16 May 2022 | 17:37
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  • Allen Presented Anne sullivan Award by Lions of Georgia

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    Elaine Allen and Past Lions Clubs International President Al Brandel

    Each year Georgia Lions Clubs recognize individuals who have made a difference in their community for their work with disabled children.

    The Lions of Georgia presented Lyons resident Mrs. Elaine Allen with the Anne Sullivan Award at

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    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 16 May 2022 | 10:53
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  • Toombs Escapee Back in Custody

    Presgraves

    Just over a week after overpowering a Toombs County jailer and escaping in a Pineland Paper box truck, Robert Lee Presgraves is back in custody.

    Capt. Jordan Kight of the Toombs County Sheriff’s Office said Saturday morning around 10:00, a Montgomery County Deputy saw a man matching Presgraves

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    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 14 May 2022 | 11:01
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Sportsbreak

  • Important Game Day Info for Monday’ GHSA Championship Series!

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    The Vidalia Indians will be making their first trip to the GHSA AA State Championship on Monday at Ga. Southern’s JI Clements Stadium. The series begins with a doubleheader on Monday at 5:00 PM. Game two will follow approximately 30 minutes after the conclusion of game one. The if-necessary game

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 20 May 2022 | 13:15
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  • McBride & Buggs Sign With Emmanuel College

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    (L-R Front): Tyrone Stewart (Father), Key McBride (Mother) MK McBride, Zackie Pendergrass (Brother). Back: Coach Glen Birkheimer, and Head Coach Adam Callaway.

    r5 17 22 Tyler Buggs

    (L-R Front): Chris Pryor (Father), Tyler Buggs, Octavia Pryor (Mother). Back: Coach Glen Birkheimer and Head Coach Adam Callaway.

    RTCA

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 19 May 2022 | 10:01
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  • Griffin Headed to Savannah State

    Ziahya Griffin of the Toombs County Lady Bulldogs has signed her letter of intent for a scholarship to play softball for the Savannah State University Tigers.

    "I chose Savannah State because I wanted to play somewhere close to home. I want to thank my family and coaches for supporting me. I want

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 18 May 2022 | 14:26
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  • Indians Beat Lovett Punch Ticket To State Championship!

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    The Vidalia Indians and the Lovett Lions met Tuesday evening May 17 for Game 3 of the state semi-final series at Greg James Field.  After splitting a double header on Monday this was the rubber match to see who would move on to face Thomasville for the 2A State Championship.  Vidalia came out on top

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 18 May 2022 | 08:00
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  • VHA Eagles Win Baseball State Championship!

    5 17 22 VHA BB Champs Team

    Vidalia  Heritage Academy Eagles Baseball team swept Praise Academy in the State Championship on Friday, May 13, 2022. The Eagles won the first game 5-2. Eagles got the game going with a solo homer by Ledger Curl in the first inning. Hardy Franklin continued to get the ball rolling with a double

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 17 May 2022 | 14:13
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  • Indians Finish 2nd at GHSA State Meet!

    5 17 22 Boys 2nd Place w GHSA LogoAt the beginning of the season, the Vidalia Boys Track Team was projected to finish 10th in AA by MileSplit. But two months and a Region Championship later, the Indians just about pulled off one of the great upsets in GHSA Track history. Down just 3 points heading into the last event of the GHSA State

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 17 May 2022 | 09:36
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  • Jarriel Named to 2021-22 SSAC Women’s Track & Field Scholar-Athlete Team

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    MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- Brewton-Parker Women’s Track and Field student-athlete Rachel Jarriel has been named to the Southern States Athlete Conference Women’s Track and Field Scholar-Athlete Team presented by Barnes & Noble College, conference officials announced on Monday.

    Jarriel is listed along

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 17 May 2022 | 08:36
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  • Indians Split With Lions Force Game 3

    The Vidalia Indians hosted the Lovett Lions in a double header state semi-final series at Greg James Field on Monday, May 16.  The two teams split a pair of games with the Lions taking game one with a 4-1 score and the Indians taking game two by a 5-3 score.  The two teams will meet Tuesday

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 17 May 2022 | 07:59
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  • Steele Named to 2021-22 SSAC Men’s Track & Field Scholar-Athlete Team

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    MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- Brewton-Parker Men’s Track and Field student-athlete Simon Steele has been named to the Southern States Athlete Conference Men’s Track and Field Scholar-Athlete Team presented by Barnes & Noble College, conference officials announced on Monday.

    Steele is listed along with seven

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 16 May 2022 | 13:44
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Community Calendar

  • Toombs County Mobile Food Bank

    The Toombs County Mobile Food Bank hosted by the First African Missionary Baptist Church in Lyons will be held on Monday, May 23rd from 10 am til noon at the Old Lyons City Gym at 173 Oglethorpe Avenue in Lyons.

    This mini food distribution is first come, first served for 300 households in Toombs

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    Community Event | Jeff Raiford | 19 May 2022 | 15:16
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  • MHMH Fundraiser

    Flyer Memorial Health Meadows Hospital

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    Community Event | Kathy Hilt | 19 May 2022 | 11:20
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  • Free Car Seat Inspection

    Car Seats

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    Community Event | Kathy Hilt | 18 May 2022 | 13:07
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  • Toombs County Kinship Care Meeting

    Toombs County Family Connection announces their next Toombs County Kinship Care Support Group meeting on Thursday, May 26 at 6:00 p.m. in the NeSmith Birthday House in Partin Park in Lyons.

    If you are a grandparent raising a grandchild or relative raising another relative's child, make plans to

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    Community Event | Kathy Hilt | 17 May 2022 | 14:03
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  • Library Summer Reading Program Schedule - June

    Summer Reading June

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    Community Event | Jeff Raiford | 12 May 2022 | 10:11
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  • Altamaha EMC Charity Golf Classic

    EMC Golf Tournament

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    Community Event | Jeff Raiford | 11 May 2022 | 08:47
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  • Indian Basketball Camp Announced

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    The 2022 edition of the VHS Indian Basketball Camp will be held June 6th thru the 8th at Parsons-Reid Gymnasium. Vidalia Head Basketball Coach Tommy Dalley announced Wednesday that registration for the event is now open. The camp, which will provide games, contests, and fundamentals, is open to all

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    Community Event | Bob Roberts | 02 May 2022 | 08:55
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  • Toombs County High School Senior Memory Letters

    Please join TCHS in congratulating the class of 2022. We are continuing a tradition that has been enjoyed by seniors and one that they look forward to each year. If you would like to write a letter please visit the Toombs County High Schools website (https://tchs.toombscountyschools.org) for a

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    Community Event | Jeff Raiford | 28 April 2022 | 08:44
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  • RTCA Summer Sports Camp

    RTCA Camp

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    Community Event | Kathy Hilt | 19 April 2022 | 14:29
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Ronnie Dixon Park

Vidalia Mayor Doug Roper announces the renaming of the downtown Vidalia park with the assistance of  Mayor Pro-Tem John Raymond Turner, City Manager Nick Overstreet. Looking on is Dublin Mayor and friend to the late Mayor  Ronnie Dixon, Phil Best.

Ever since it became a focal point of the downtown Vidalia area, it’s been called The Stage at City Park. Now, it’s been named and dedicated to the man who had the foresight and drive to make it a cultural icon.

The renaming of what will now be known as the Ronnie A. Dixon City Park was unveiled in a ceremony Thursday night, in honor of the late Mayor Ronnie Dixon, a man who dedicated over four decades of service to the people of the Sweet Onion City.

“It brings me pleasure to dedicate this park to Mayor Dixon,” Vidalia’s current mayor Doug Roper, said. “I think he’d be proud of it, but we just want people to remember his life and legacy.”

Wendell Dixon says his brother Ronnie was a modest man who would have avoided such recognition, but still, it means a lot to the family and the city that loved him.

“It means so much to our family for the city to do this,” Wendell said. “When Ronnie passed away, it was at a time when the country was shutting down because of COVID. We couldn’t have a church funeral or visitation or viewing, so this kind of makes up for that.”

The emotion was heavy in Wendell’s voice as he proclaimed, “Every time I ride by here I’ll think of him. I just love seeing his name up there!”

Mayor Dixon passed away on April 1, 2020.

Washington - This week, Congressman Rick W. Allen (GA-12) took several actions to address the nationwide shortage of baby formula.

On Wednesday, Congressman Allen voted to pass H.R. 7791, the bipartisan Access to Baby Formula Actwhich would improve cooperation between federal agencies in responding to supply chain emergencies and require manufacturers to submit formal plans on ensuring regular supply to families participating in federal food assistance programs. The bill was originally introduced by Rep. Michelle Steel (CA-48) and Rep. Jahana Hayes (CT-05).

After voting for H.R. 7791Congressman Allen made the following statement:

"The ongoing formula shortage is affecting millions of families across this nation, and solving this crisis will require both bipartisan cooperation and thoughtful policymaking. I was glad to support legislation to help ensure a supply chain breakdown of this magnitude never happens again."

Additionally, on Thursday, Congressman Allen co-sponsored the Babies Need More Formula Now Actintroduced this week by House Republican Conference Chair Rep. Elise Stefanik (NY-21), Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (WA-05), Rep. Ashley Hinson (IA-01), and Rep. Stephanie Bice (OK-05).

The bill authorizes the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to import additional formula reserves from overseas to mitigate the effects of the current shortage.

Upon co-sponsoring the bill, Congressman Allen made the following statement:

"I am proud to support this legislation, which would take immediate action to boost the supply of formula by giving the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) the flexibility it needs to import safe baby formula from abroad. The bill would also enact safeguards to ensure the FDA is accountable and transparent in responding quickly to this crisis while shoring up the supply chain to prevent such shortages from occurring in the future.

"America's families are not sitting around waiting for this crisis to pass; they are doing everything possible to ensure their children's basic needs are met. Congress should follow suit and immediately consider the Babies Need More Formula Now Act."

At the May meeting of the School Board, Ralph Brantley approached the members regarding certain concerns he and other bus drivers have brought to his attention.

“I’m only here as a representative of the drivers,” Brantley prefaced his comments. He went on to say that the drivers requested that salaries be increased to $120 per day based on a five-hour day, and that compensation for special trips be raised. In addition, the drivers requested that bus monitors ride on all routes, and that bus etiquette be taught as part of the regular school curriculum.

In other business, the Board heard concerns from three citizens; however, while at this meeting no names were brought forth as had been the case in April, their concerns border on personnel and/or student issues which are protected subjects and not for public disclosure.

As is customary at the May meeting of the Vidalia City Board of Education, retiring school personnel receive recognition from their respective direct supervisors, and recently, two ladies were the focus of this year’s tradition.

Kim Robinson of Vidalia High School is retiring at the end of this year with 30 years of instructing in the classroom, and Vicki Messex is hanging up her apron in the Food and Nutrition Department with 22 years of service.

Board Chair Julee Torrance said the retirements were “bitter-sweet,” and wished the women well from the Board and on behalf of the entire school system.

The Board members also tentatively approved the Fiscal Year 2023 budget and after being proper advertising, that budget is expected to be passed as presented.

RTCA 2022 Class 

Robert Toombs Christian Academy held its annual High School Honors Day on Monday, May 16th in the RTCA gymnasium. Here's what Mr. Absher, Head of School at RTCA, has to say about Honors Night, "Honors Night is all about celebrating the accomplishments of our students and honoring those that have performed at a high level all year long. We are very proud of what our students accomplished this year. Our school is graduating a talented class, but we have a very strong class stepping up to fill their shoes. As we close out this school year, we immediately start looking forward to great things next year. I look forward to seeing our students grow and accomplish their goals."

Awards are as follows:

Good Citizenship Awards: Meredith Durden, Chase Moxley, Joey Todd, Ava Bomkamp, Jacob Sanford

Academic Awards

Literature: Highest Average in 9th Grade Honors Literature- Kylie Acosta and Macy Kennedy Highest Average for 9th Grade College Prep Literature - Payton McConnell Highest Average in HonorsWorld Literature- Cole Masterman-Smith Highest Average in College Prep. World Literature- Ansley Akins Highest Average in Honors American Literature- Kate Kennedy Highest Average in College Prep. American Literature - Dawson Pinckard Highest Average in AP Literature and Composition - Ellie Graham Highest Average in College Prep British Literature - Chase Moxley

Mathematics: Highest Average for College Prep. Algebra I- Cameron Hinson Highest Average for Honors Geometry - Justin Bowers Highest Average for College Prep Geometry - Addie Thompson Highest Average for Honors Advanced Alg. (honors) - Andrew Tuck Highest Average for Honors Algebra II- Cole Masterman-Smith Highest Average for Algebra II - Dawson Pinckard Highest Average for Consumer Math- Karson Evans

History:

HIghest average for Honors Bible History - Kylie Acosta and Emma Stanfield

Highest Average for College Prep. Bible History - Payton McConnell

Highest Average for College Prep. World History - Addie Thompson

Highest Average for AP US History- Kate Kennedy

Highest Average for College Prep US History- Dawson Pinckard

Highest Average for Economics- Ellie Graham

Highest Average for American Government. - Ellie Graham

Highest Average for AP European History - Cole Masterman-Smith

Science:

HIghest average for Honors Biology- Justin Bowers

HIghest average for College Prep. Biology- Savannah Moore

Highest Average for Honors Chemistry- Cole Masterman-Smith

Highest Average for 11th-grade Physical Science - Dawson Pinckard and Addie Thompson

Highest Average for 10th-grade Physical Science - Ansley Akins 

Highest Average for Honors Physics. - Ellie Graham

Yearly Headmaster’s List

9th: Emma Stanfield

10th: Cole Masterman-Smith

11th : Andrew Tuck

12th: Ellie Graham and Jackson Newton

Yearly Honor Roll

9th:

  1. Kylie Acosta
  2. Justin Bowers
  3. Seth Carelock
  4. Gage Brantley
  5. Meredith Durden
  6. Madalyn Joyner
  7. Macy Kennedy
  8. Bishop Lampp
  9. Ella Newton
  10. Jacob Sanford
  11. Emma Stanfield
  12. TJ Stanley
  13. James Varnes
  14. Hannah Williams

10th:

  1. Ansley Akins
  2. Ava Kate Bomkamp
  3. Emmie Davis
  4. Alli Hart
  5. Hayden Kight
  6. Caroline Thompson
  7. Joey Todd
  8. Addie Walden
  9. Ryan Wiggins

11th:

  1. Nicole Acosta
  2. Britton Botelho
  3. Adria Cuevas-Ortes
  4. Dawson Pinckard
  5. Kate Kennedy
  6. Addie Thompson
  7. Mary Claire Wolfe

12th:

  1. Tyler Buggs
  2. Karson Evans
  3. MK McBride
  4. Marlie McCranie
  5. Chase Moxley
  6. Trevor Wheeler

Highest overall Averages

9th Grade Highest Average: Kylie Acosta and Emma Stanfield

9th Grade Second Highest Average: TJ Stanley

10th Grade Highest Average: Cole Masterman-Smith

10th Grade Second Highest Average: Emmie Davis and CarolineThompson

11th Grade Highest Average: Andrew Tuck

11th Grade Second Highest Average: Nicole Acosta

Christian Athletes

  1. Christian Male - Jackson Newton 
  2. Christian Female - Meredith Durden 

Athlete of the Year

  1. Athlete of the Year Male - Jashaun Powell
  2. Athlete of the Year Female - Ellie Graham

Academic Athlete of the Year

  1. Jackson Newton
  2. Ellie Graham                          

RTCA’s Junior Marshals 

  1. Kate Kennedy
  2. Nicole Acosta
  3. Andrew Tuck
  4. Mary Claire Wolfe

Teacher of the Year Award- Mr. Austin Morris

RTCA TOY

Committed Crusaders- Morgan Newsome and Jackson Newton have attended RTCA since K3

Valedictorian - Ellie Graham

Salutatorian - Jackson Newton

Honor Graduates - Ellie Graham, Jackson Newton, Marlie McCranie, Tyler Buggs

RTCA Val Sal

 

Robert Toombs Christian Academy held its annual Middle School Honors Day on May 17th in the RTCA gymnasium. Awards are as follows:

Good Citizenship Awards: Karson Kennedy, Alayda Anderson, Riley Flowers, Elizabeth McConnell, Mandy Johnson, and Kylie Whitney

Academic Awards

6th Grade:

Highest Average in 6th grade English - Brantly Black

Highest Average in 6th grade Mathematics - Clayton Metts

Highest Average in 6th grade Science - Clayton Metts

Highest Average in 6th grade Social Studies - Seth Holton and Brantley Black 

7th Grade:

Highest Average in 7th grade English - Aubrey Jones

Highest Average in 7th grade Mathematics - Riley Flowers

Highest Average in 7th grade Science - Riley Flowers

Highest Average in 7th grade Social Studies - Maggie Bowers and Riley Flowers

8th Grade:

Highest Average in 8th grade English - Autumn Moore

Highest Average in 8th grade Mathematics - DJ Clifton

Highest Average for Algebra I Honors - Autumn Moore

Highest Average in 8th grade Science - Autumn Moore

Highest Average in 8th grade Georgia History- Autumn Moore

Yearly Headmaster’s List

6th 

Brantley Black 

Clay Metts 

7th

Riley Flowers 

8th

Autumn Moore

Yearly Honor Roll

6th

Alayda Anderson 

Tommy Fitzgerald

Seth Holton 

Banks Hopkins

Karson Kennedy 

Yates Pye 

7th

Maggie Bowers

Kailen Brantley

Jayden Butterworth

Kailey Dismuke

Oakley Drew

Aubrey Jones

Josie Kight

Elizabeth McConnell

Saige White

8th

Mekhia Bell

Lily Cauley

Easton Drew

Isaac Holton

Mandy Johnson

Ryder Jones

Grayson Smesny

Highest overall Averages 6th Grade Highest Average: Clayton Metts 6th Grade Second Highest Average: Brantley Black

7th Grade Highest Average:Riley Flowers

7th Grade Second Highest Average: Josie Kight

8th Grade Highest Average: Autumn Moore

8th Grade Second Highest Average: Mandy Johnson

Teacher of the Year: Terri Kennedy

 

Robert Toombs Christian Academy held its annual Elementary Honors Day program on May 18th in the RTCA gymnasium. Awards are as follows:

Good Citizenship Award: Annie Thompson, Rylann Singleton, Gracy West, Elin Haygood, Emma Kennedy, Cody Toler, Braylin Pittman

Academic Awards

  • Perfect Attendance for 2nd Grade - Kennedy McIntyre
  • 2nd Grade Highest Average in Mathematics:  
  • Tatem Pittman
  • 2nd Grade Highest Average in Science: 
  • Tatem Pittman
  • Tilly Baker
  • Luke Hopkins
  • Rachel Salter
  • Annie Thompson
  • 2nd Grade Highest Average in Social Studies: 
  • Tilly Baker
  • Luke Hopkins
  • Tatem Pittman
  • 2nd Grade Highest Average in Language Arts and Spelling: 
  • Tatem Pittman
  • Tilly Baker
  • 2nd Grade Highest Average in Reading:
  • Tatem Pittman
  • Dallas Montfort
  • Luke Hopkins
  • 3rd Grade Highest Average in Mathematics:
  • Talon Boyd
  • Kylar Riner
  • 3rd Grade Highest Average Science:
  • Talon Boyd
  • 3rd Grade Highest Average in Social Studies: 
  • Kylar Riner
  • 3rd Grade Highest Average in Language Arts and Spelling: 
  • Kylar Riner
  • Mason Bowman
  • 3rd Grade Highest Average in Reading:
  • Kylar Riner
  • Gracy West
  • 4th Grade Highest Average in Mathematics:
  • George Smith
  • 4th Grade Highest Average Science:
  • Alejandro Paez
  • 4th Grade Highest Average in Social Studies:
  • John Smith
  • George Smith
  • 4th Grade Highest Average in Language Arts and Spelling:
  • Jesse Clifton
  • 4th Grade Highest Average in Reading:
  • Cooper Hardman
  • 5th Grade Highest Average in Mathematics:
  • Anna Kate Joyner
  • Mary Frances Stanley
  • 5th Grade Highest Average Science:
  • Anna Kate Joyner
  • Heath Meeks
  • Lou Munsayac
  • 5th Grade Highest Average in Social Studies:
  • Anna Kate Joyner
  • Emmalee Milligan
  • Reba Salter
  • Mary Frances Stanley
  • Maribeth Stephens
  • 5th Grade Highest Average in Language Arts and Spelling:
  • Anna Kate Joyner
  • 5th Grade Highest Average in Reading:
  • Anna Kate Joyner

Yearly Headmaster’s List 5th Grade:

  • EmmaLee Milligan
  • Anna Kate Joyner
  • Lou Munsayac
  • Braylin Pittman
  • Mary Frances Stanley
  • Maribeth Stephens

Yearly Headmaster’s List 4th Grade:

  • Jessey Clifton
  • Cooper Hardman
  • Elin Haygood
  • Emma Kennedy
  • George Smith
  • John Smith

Yearly Headmaster's List- 3rd Grade

  • Easton Coley
  • Mason Bowman
  • Talon Boyd
  • Noah Macker
  • Kylar Riner
  • Rylann Singleton

Yearly Headmasters List- 2nd Grade

  • Tilly Baker
  • Luke Conner
  • Luke Hopkins
  • Dallas Montfort
  • Easton Moore
  • Tatem Pittman
  • Rachel Salter
  • Annie Thompson

Yearly Honor Roll - 5th Grade:

  • Addison Botelho
  • Chesney Burch
  • Annabell Coe
  • Morgan Dismuke
  • Hadley Garrett
  • Jackson McCarty
  • Heath Meeks
  • Sailor Monroe
  • Reba Salter
  • Ava Scott
  • Addysen Smith
  • Meeghan Wolfe
  • Layton Youmans

Yearly Honor Roll - 4th Grade:

  • Tucker Absher
  • Joel Hussey
  • Bentleigh Lockley
  • Ean Macker
  • Rachel Meek
  • Alejandro Paez
  • Logan Coley
  • Eva Jo Collins
  • Elijah Sanford
  • Faith Smith
  • Hudson Wheeler

Yearly Honor Roll - 3rd Grade:

  • Clayton Clark
  • Jace Hobbs
  • Anneston Samples
  • Emerson Smith
  • Lila Garrett
  • Jaxon Holley
  • Gracy West

Yearly Honor Roll - 2nd Grade

  • Brantley Bailey
  • Kennedy McIntyre
  • Makayla Coley
  • Case Samples
  • Kinsley Thomas

5th Grade

Highest Overall Average - Anna Kate Joyner 

Second Highest Overall Average - Lou Munsayac and Mary Frances Stanley

4th Grade

Highest Overall Average - Cooper Hardman

Second Highest Overall Average - George Smith

3rd Grade

Highest Overall Average - Kylar Riner

Second Highest Overall Average - Talon Boyd          

2nd Grade

Highest Overall Average - Tatem Pittman

Second Highest Overall Average -  Tilly Baker and Luke Hopkins   

Teacher of the Year Award - Lisa Williamson

Are you looking for a one-stop place to find out everything you need to know about the  May 24 Primary? Whether you vote Republican, Democrat, or Non-partisan, there’s one local website that has all you need to know before casting your ballot.

Sample ballots for each party, as well as a list of all the questions on those ballots can easily be accessed with a few clicks of a mouse. In addition, there is a running total of early voting progress in Toombs County.

Simply log onto https://www.toombscountyga.gov/, click on “COUNTY DEPARTMENTS” and then on “ELECTIONS BOARD” and you’ll find all the information displayed on your computer, tablet, or smart phone screen.

As of Monday May 16, 168 absentee ballots had been issued with 86 of those returned, and 964 Toombs Countians have cast their ballots in advanced voting.

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Obituaries

  • Wendy Smith-Arnoldy, Soperton

    ArnoldyWendyPIC 002 Wendy Smith-Arnoldy, age 53 of Soperton passed away on Wednesday afternoon, May 18, 2022 at her home. Born in San Antonio, Texas she was the daughter of the late Robert C. Smith and Irene Lumley Smith. With her father and mother's military careers the family relocated frequently before they ended...
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  • Linda Horton Oxford, East Dublin

    Linda Oxford 002 Linda Horton Oxford, age 72 of East Dublin passed away at her home on Tuesday afternoon, May 17, 2022. Born in Johnson County, she was one of nine and the last living child born to the late Euthon and Sally Blanch Pullen Horton.  She had lived in Scott and Minter for a period of time before...
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  • Mrs. Mary Jane Campbell

    Campbell Mary 002 Mrs. Mary Jane Campbell, age 80, passed away on Tuesday, May 17, 2022 at Treutlen County Health and Rehabilitation in Soperton, GA. She was born in Vidalia, GA on October 22, 1941 to the late Marvin and Dovie Mae Scott. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, Roy...
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    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 18 May 2022 | 11:52
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  • Mrs. Mozelle Cannington Powell, Lyons

    Mozelle Powell Mrs. Mozelle Cannington Powell, age 81, of Lyons, died Sunday, May 15, 2022, at the Community Hospice House in Vidalia after an extended illness.  She was a native of Rhine and was a 1958 graduate of Dodge County High School in Eastman where she also played basketball.  She briefly lived and worked in...
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    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 16 May 2022 | 13:57
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  • Mr. Dana Dismuke, Vidalia

    Dana Dismuke Mr. Dana Dismuke, age 46, of Vidalia, died Sunday, May 15, 2022, at Memorial Health Meadows Hospital in Vidalia after a sudden illness.  He was a native of Oak Park and lived in Vidalia since 1999.  He was a 1994 graduate of Toombs County High School attended East Georgia College in Swainsboro and...
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    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 16 May 2022 | 06:41
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  • Miss Dee Carter, Vidalia

    Dee Carter Miss Dee Carter, age 52, of Vidalia, died Sunday, May 8, 2022, at Emory Healthcare in Decatur after a brief illness.  She was a native of Toombs County and lived in Vidalia most of her life.  She was a member of the Former Lakeside Baptist Church in Vidalia.  Dee enjoyed coloring, shopping, and...
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    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 10 May 2022 | 16:24
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  • Willard “Billy” Samuel Wilkes, Jr.

    Billy Wilkes Willard “Billy” Samuel Wilkes, Jr., age 76, passed to his heavenly home on Sunday, May 8, 2022 at Community Hospice of Vidalia, following an extended illness. Mr. Wilkes was a lifelong resident of the Oak Park community and was a 1963 graduate of Swainsboro High School.  He received an Associate degree...
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    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 10 May 2022 | 10:25
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  • Ms. Ramona Calhoun Stephens, Decatur

    Ms. Ramona Calhoun Stephens, age 91, of Decatur, died Saturday, May 7, 2022, at The Oaks Bethany in Vidalia following a lengthy illness.  She was a native of Tarrytown, graduated high school there, and earned an Associate degree from Brewton-Parker College.  She was a military wife, living in San...
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    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 09 May 2022 | 13:24
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  • Patricia Ann Osborne “Pat” Tootle, Lyons

    Pat Tootle Patricia Ann Osborne “Pat” Tootle, age 76, of Lyons, died Wednesday, May 4, 2022, at Heritage Inn Nursing Facility in Statesboro after an extended illness.  She was a lifelong resident of Toombs County.  She was a homemaker and Baptist by faith.  Early in her life, she enjoyed dancing, traveling and...
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    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 05 May 2022 | 15:24
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Church Calendar

  • Toombs County Mobile Food Bank

    The Toombs County Mobile Food Bank hosted by the First African Missionary Baptist Church in Lyons will be held on Monday, May 23rd from 10 am til noon at the Old Lyons City Gym at 173 Oglethorpe Avenue in Lyons. This mini food distribution is first come, first served for 300 households in Toombs County.  Please no more than 3 families per vehicle.  Parking: use the field across the street from the old Lyons Primary School.
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    Church Event | Jeff Raiford | 19 May 2022 | 15:17
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  • New Pastor Installation

    New Life In Christ Ministries will hold a New Pastor Installation Service for Germain A. Williams this Saturday, May 21, at 3:00 p.m. in the New Life In Christ Worship Center, 208 Meadowsbrook St., in Vidalia. The public is invited. Masks must be worn.
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    Church Event | Kathy Hilt | 19 May 2022 | 15:13
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  • Uvalda Baptist Vacation Bible School

    Uvalda Bapt. Bible School
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    Church Event | Kathy Hilt | 19 May 2022 | 12:38
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  • May 22--131st church anniversary in Vidalia!

    May 22--First African Missionary Baptist Church, 206 Martin Luther King Jr Avenue in Vidalia, invites you to help celebrate their 131st Anniversary, May 22nd at 10:00. Dr. Carl Wardlaw Jr will deliver the message. Dinner served after.
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    Church Event | Jim Perry | 13 May 2022 | 10:06
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  • May 22--Friend Day in Vidalia

    2022 0511 Friend Day   May 22--Calvery on Aimwell in Vidalia would like you to join them for a great time of worship, food & fellowship at their Friend Day, Sunday May 22nd at 10:00. calvaryonaimwell.com    
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    Church Event | Jim Perry | 11 May 2022 | 09:25
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  • July 2--Fellowship Meeting in Vidalia

    July 2--Cornerstone Pentecostal Church, 377 South Thompson Road in Vidalia, invites you to their Fellowship Meeting, Saturday July 2nd at 5:00.
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    Church Event | Jim Perry | 09 May 2022 | 12:14
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  • May 22--Bike Service

    Bike Service May 22--Mt. Moriah Baptist Church in Ailey invites you to a Bike Service, May 22nd at 9:30 AM at McDonalds 1-16. Kickstands up at 10:30! For more information call 478-998-9273. Bishop A. Tim Chatman. Mask required in sanctuary.
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    Church Event | Jim Perry | 06 May 2022 | 12:26
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  • May 23-27--VBC in Lyons!

    May 23-27--Lyons First United Methodist Church, 126 East Wesley Avenue, invites you to "Spark Your Creativity" at their Vacation Bible School, May 23rd through May 27th from 1:00 to 4:00.
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    Church Event | Jim Perry | 05 May 2022 | 11:47
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  • (Updated) June 30-July 1--Breakthrough Fellowship in Mt. Vernon

    June 30-July 2--Mt. Vernon Pentecostal Church, 1802 North Railroad Avenue, invites you to the Breakthrough Event, Thursday June 30th and Friday July 1st.
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    Church Event | Jim Perry | 03 May 2022 | 09:58
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Meet The Staff

  • General Manager

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    Jeff Raiford

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  • Program Director

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    Jim Perry, WYUM

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    Kathy Hilt, Traffic / News Director

    Kathy Hilt

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