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  • EMA Director Provides Latest Weekend Weather Outlook

    If Dr. Suess were to look ahead to this weekend’s weather, he might write, “Will it rain or will it snow? Of this, we do not know!”

    Area residents are looking ahead to this weekend’s weather and wondering if our area will see any wintery precipitation. While forecasts consistently change, Toombs County

    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 19 January 2022 | 15:36
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  • Ailey Site Chosen for Solar Portfolio

    Silicon Ranch, an independent solar power producer announced last week that it will be bringing additional solar energy online in Georgia with three new sites to produce the energy from the sun with two of those sites in the immediate area.

    What has been called Snipesville III, will be located in

    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 19 January 2022 | 00:00
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  • Area Police Blotter

    Vidalia Police Department reports the following arrests.

    Harper, Johnnie R. - Tarrytown - DUI/DUI child endangerment/Hit and run

    Reyna, Qsiris Edel – Lyons – No driver’s license

    Cervantes, Veronica Rivera – Vidalia – No driver’s license/child restraint/driving due care hands free

    Toombs County

    Newsbreak | Jeff Raiford | 18 January 2022 | 12:57
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  • What's Next For The Double Murder Suspect?

    Now that Joshua  Sanders has been arrested in Flagstaff, Arizona, for the double homicide in Vidalia of Latorey and Pamela Harden on Thursday, January 6, the process has begun to have him brought back to Toombs County to answer to the multiple charges for which he is facing.

    Middle Judicial Circuit

    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 18 January 2022 | 00:00
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  • TCMS Students of the Month

    TCMS December SOTM

    Toombs County Middle School announces the December Students of the Month.  Students of the Month are selected based on grades, attendance, and behavior.  Congratulations to:

    Back row: Christian Jordan, Osvaldo Tinoco, Antonio Garcia, and Juan Alvarado.  Middle row:Alina Diaz -Balcazar, Jayla Curry,

    Newsbreak | Jeff Raiford | 13 January 2022 | 15:20
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  • Sen. Tillery Named Library Champion of the Year

    blake Library Champion

    Sen. Blake Tillery accepts the recognition as Library Champion from State Librarian Julie Walker (L) as Ohoopee Regional Library System Director Cameron Asbell (R) listens.

    Ground was broken on the renovations and expansion of the Dr. Mark and Tonya Spivey Library in Vidalia last week, but before

    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 13 January 2022 | 00:00
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  • Captured - Marshals Arrest Double Murder Suspect


    January 12, 2022 – Joshua Magual Sanders, age 27, of Birmingham, AL, was arrested by the U.S. Marshals Service in Flagstaff, AZ today on charges relating to the shooting deaths of Latorey Harden and Pamela Harden. Sanders was arrested on outstanding warrants for Aggravated Assault (two counts),

    Newsbreak | Jeff Raiford | 12 January 2022 | 16:45
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  • Area Police Blotter

    Vidalia Police Department reports the following arrests.

    Searcy, Steven Bernard – Vidalia – Possession of a firearm during a crime/aggravated assault/possession of a firearm by a convicted felon/cruelty to children/possession of a controlled substance/home invasion

    Montanez, Gabriel O. – Vidalia –

    Newsbreak | Jeff Raiford | 12 January 2022 | 11:01
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  • Rep. Hagan Speaks on Redistricting

    Leesa Preleg

    This is mid-week of the initial week of the 2022 Georgia General Assembly, but before this session even began, there was work to do and for State Representative Leesa Hagan, that meant already delving into the workings of an elected state official.

    In November Hagan was involved in the

    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 12 January 2022 | 00:00
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  • Sen. Tillery Looks to 2022 Georgia General Assembly

    Blake pic

    The 2022 Georgia General Assembly began today under the Gold Dome in Atlanta, but before local legislators packed their bags for the nearly 3-month session, the Greater Vidalia Chamber of Commerce hosted its annual Legislative luncheon last Thursday to give constituents of Senator Blake Tillery

    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 10 January 2022 | 00:00
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  • GBI Investigating Officer Involved Shooting in Lyons

    Officer Shooting

    The GBI is investigating an officer involved shooting in Lyons, Toombs County, GA.  The Lyons Police Department and the Georgia State Patrol asked the GBI to conduct an independent investigation on Sunday, January 9, 2021.  Charles James, age 32, of Vidalia was taken into custody.  Taliyah Williams,

    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 09 January 2022 | 14:14
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  • Multiple Injuries After Car Drives Into Steakhouse

    An investigation is underway by the Vidalia Police Department after a car drove through the front of J&B's Steakhouse injuring several people.  Authorities say a woman drove her car into the front of the steakhouse after first going into the lobby and pulling the fire alarm.  At least four people

    Newsbreak | Jeff Raiford | 07 January 2022 | 21:04
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  • 2 Dead After Shooting in Vidalia - Latest Update

    Updated  - Officials have confirmed that the second victim has passed away after the shooting in Vidalia.  The original release is below.

    Law enforcement is investigating a shooting that occurred Thursday afternoon in Vidalia at the intersection of Winona and 5th Streets.  One person is dead and

    Newsbreak | Jeff Raiford | 07 January 2022 | 07:00
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  • TCES December Students of the Month

    TCES SOM December

    Congratulations to the Toombs Central Elementary Students of the Month for December.

    Newsbreak | Jeff Raiford | 06 January 2022 | 21:55
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  • TCHS Student Arrested For Weapon On Campus

    Police in Lyons have made and arrest of a student at Toombs County High School after a weapon was found in the teen’s possession.

    According to Lyons Chief of Police Wesley Walker and Superintendent Barry Waller, two other students were suspicious that the person had a weapon and notified the

    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 06 January 2022 | 08:51
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  • Local Courtroom Viewing Online

    Many people get involved in legal cases that air on a national television network that livestreams from courts across the country, but did you know you can do the same thing through your computer or mobile device without leaving your couch on cases right here in your own courthouses in the Eighth

    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 06 January 2022 | 00:00
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  • Local Women Veterans Honored

    Women Vets

    Fifteen women veterans were honored Tuesday night the local office of  the Georgia Department of Veterans Services and Veteran Service Officer Debbie O’Neal. Georgia Commissioner of Veterans Service Col. Patricia Ross, United States Air Force (Ret.), was the keynote speaker.

    “These are 15 amazing

    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 05 January 2022 | 00:00
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  • Fire Station Damage Ruled Tornadic

    The destruction at the Fire Department on Airmwell Road in Vidalia Sunday night has been confirmed to have been caused by a tornado.

    According to the National Weather Service in Peachtree City, the tornado briefly swept through that area with winds maximum of 75 miles per hour, and touched down

    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 04 January 2022 | 20:55
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