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  • GDC Correctional Officer Killed by Inmate

    Robert Clark

    A state Correctional Officer died at the hands of an inmate Sunday morning at Smith State Prison in Glennville. The Georgia Department of Corrections reports that Officer Robert Clark was escorting two inmates from the dining facility when one of those inmates, Layton Lester who was serving time

    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 02 October 2023 | 16:15
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  • Fitzgerald Death Under Investigation by GBI

    The GBI is conducting a homicide investigation in connection to the death of Markevios D. Jenkins, age 31, of Fitzgerald, GA. On Sunday, October 1, 2023, at 2:55 p.m., the Fitzgerald Police Department requested the GBI for assistance with the investigation.  

     Preliminary information indicates that at

    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 02 October 2023 | 13:38
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  • GBI Investigates Officer Involved Shooting in Montomery County

    Montgomery County OIS Scene Photo 1

    The GBI is investigating an officer involved shooting in Ailey, Montgomery County, Georgia. On Sunday, October 1, 2023, at about 11:10 p.m., the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office requested the GBI to investigate. One man was shot and later died. No officers were injured. 

     The preliminary

    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 02 October 2023 | 11:46
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  • Meadows Welcomes Fellowship-Trained General Surgeon

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    Memorial Health Meadows Hospital is excited to announce Dr. Michael Kennedy, fellowship-trained general surgeon, has joined Memorial Health Meadows Physicians Surgical Care.

    Dr. Kennedy most recently practiced as a general surgeon in Jesup, GA. He completed his Master of General Surgery fellowship with

    Newsbreak | Jeff Raiford | 02 October 2023 | 11:07
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  • JD Dickerson September Students of the Month

    JDD Sept SOM

    J.D. Dickerson Primary would like to celebrate the Students of the Month for the month of September. Congratulations Students!

    Back Row  (left to right): Alayla Roundtree, Briseida Hernandez, Annistyn Hodge, Ryan Sasser, Beckham Brazeau, Heavenly Atkins, Jeremiah Hill, Journee Powell

    Middle Row

    Newsbreak | Jeff Raiford | 30 September 2023 | 08:19
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  • Sally D. Meadows September Students of the Month

    SDM Sept SOM

    Sally D. Meadows Elementary would like to celebrate the Students of the Month for September. Thank you for showing pride at Sally Meadows and modeling how to walk the Brave Way! These students do a great job of representing our PBIS motto and schoolwide expectations.  Be Respectful and Value

    Newsbreak | Jeff Raiford | 30 September 2023 | 08:13
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  • Stephens Named Lyons 2023 Citizen of the Year

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    Kim Stephens, Lyons 2023 Citizen of the Year, with Lucretia Nobles, Lyons 2022 Citizen of the Year

    The 51st Lyons Citizen of the Year was announced Thursday evening, and the name of the recipient was a well-kept secret until the man’s identity was revealed by the 2022 honoree, Lucretia Nobles.


    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 29 September 2023 | 15:17
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  • Area Police Blotter

    Vidalia Police Department reports the following arrests.

    Evans, Lorren - Vidalia - Warrant served (Vidalia probation warrant)

    Joiner, Lindsey Tremaine - Vidalia - Terroristic threats/warrant served x2 (Dublin PD/Wheeler Co.)

    Bailey, Brendan Lemuel - Vidalia - Criminal trespass, possession of

    Newsbreak | Jeff Raiford | 29 September 2023 | 07:25
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  • RTCA August Students of the Month

    RTCA August SOM

    RTCA’s Lower School Student of the Month for August is Weston Sheppard. Weston is the son of Wes and Natalie Sheppard. He has a little brother, Carson, two dogs, Ace and Isabella, three goats, and many chickens. Weston was selected by faculty because he is very helpful with his peers. He made the

    Newsbreak | Jeff Raiford | 28 September 2023 | 18:52
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  • Missing Juvenile

     ****UPDATE**** Sampson was located safely Thursday morning and returned to school.
    Original Post:
    Please be on the lookout for 13 year old Ja’quavious Sampson who did not board the bus this morning bound for Telfair County Middle School where he is a
    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 28 September 2023 | 09:06
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  • Memorial Health Meadows Hospital Celebrates 60 Years

    60 Years MHMH

    Matt Hasbrouck, CEO; Anthony Miller, Chairman of the Board, Mike Calhoun, Chairman of the Meadows Foundation, and Dr. Karen McColl, Chief Medical Officer

    Dr. Neely

    Matt Hasbrouck, CEO; Mrs. Ben Neely; Dr. Ben Neely; and Dr. Karen McColl

    Memorial Health Meadows Hospital in Vidalia celebrated a milestone

    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 27 September 2023 | 15:23
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  • The Mercy Ministries Reaching Out to Those in Need

    Everyone knows medical care is expensive, but there is help available in the area for people who have no insurance, and Luis Gonzalez, Director of Ministry of The Mercy Ministries in Lyons says their doors are open and searching for patients.

    “We are trying to increase our patient load,” Gonzalez said.

    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 27 September 2023 | 00:00
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  • Lyons Lions Club Students of the Month

    The Lyons Lions Club Student of the Month program recognizes deserving students for their “Dedication, Commitment and Service to Others” and is sponsored by Peoples Bank. For the month of September, the awards were presented to Savannah Moore of Robert Toombs Christian Academy and Raymond "RJ" Florez,

    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 26 September 2023 | 14:37
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  • Saturday Night Shooting in Vidalia; Suspect in Custody

    Shooting Suspect

    Antron Mayrce Williams

    Vidalia Police are investigating a shooting that occurred Saturday night just before 10:00.

    Police heard multiple gunshots from an area of Epstein Street and Martin Luther King, Jr., Boulevard, and upon arrival, heard yelling from the 600 block of Martin Luther King Jr.,

    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 25 September 2023 | 14:47
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  • Missing Dog

    Missing Dog

    This Yorkie is missing and was last seen on Ferguson Road and Old Dairy Road just north of Higgston. She is missed greatly by her family, and a reward is offered for her return. If you've seen her, please call or text 912-293-4299.

    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 25 September 2023 | 10:06
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  • BPC President’s Gala - Featuring Tommy Bowden

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    On September 14, 2023, members of the community came together for the annual Brewton-Parker College (BPC) President’s Gala. This year’s special guest was former Head Coach for Clemson University’s football team, Tommy Bowden. The funds raised during this event will help fund the

    Newsbreak | Jeff Raiford | 23 September 2023 | 13:44
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  • VPD Makes Arrest in Auto Thefts and Entering Autos

    VPD Car Thief

    Vidalia police have made an arrest  of a suspect believed to have been responsible for recent vehicle thefts and entering automobiles in the city.

    Early last Tuesday morning, police arrested Joseph Robberson Williams, age 34, of Vidalia in connection with the crimes. Williams had active warrants

    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 22 September 2023 | 15:01
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  • Toombs Central Elementary School Makes the Grade

    Knowing the fundamental importance of early literacy and students’ ability to read proficiently by third grade, the Georgia Department of Education is recognizing schools with exceptional achievement or growth in third grade reading as 2022-2023 Literacy Leaders.

    The Toombs County School System is

    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 22 September 2023 | 11:38
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