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  • These Girls CAN!

    This Girl Can
     
     
    pathways for women. The second annual This Girl Can took place in the month of November and graduation was held Tuesday, November 29th at Southeastern Technical College. 
    Highlights from the night included students  and parents hearing student testimonies about what they experienced in the November
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    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 01 December 2022 | 14:12
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  • Humphrey Named Toombs County Teacher of the Year

    TC Teachers of the Year

    (L to R): Barry Waller, Superintendentt; Dana Manning (Toombs County High School); Joanna Humphrey (Toombs Central Elementary School and District Teacher of the Year); Amanda Hudson (Lyons Upper Elementary School); Angela Crocker (Lyons Primary School: and Jodi Foster (Toombs County Middle

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    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 01 December 2022 | 11:32
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  • Vidalia City Schools Announces Teacher of the Year

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    The Vidalia City School System proudly announces that their Teacher of the Year is Elissa Blount. Blount, an 8-year veteran teacher, has been with the Vidalia City School System for 5 years and is currently a Biology and Environmental Science teacher at Vidalia High School.

    Blount was selected from

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    Newsbreak | Jeff Raiford | 01 December 2022 | 08:56
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  • RTCA Leo Club Induction Held

    RTCA Leo ClubPictured L-R: First Row: Laree Findley, Lion Debbie Griggers, Aly Brown, Emmie Lynn, Mary-Claire Wolfe, Caroline Thompson, Addie Thompson, Nicole Acosta, Savannah Moore, Payton McConnell, Madison Cravey, Lion Larry Griggers, and Lion Lucretia Nobles. Second Row: Lion Mark Findley, Meredith Durden,

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    Newsbreak | Jeff Raiford | 01 December 2022 | 08:52
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  • JD Dickerson Students of the Month

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

    Back Row (left to right) Madalee Sanchez, Layton Ascencio, Stewart Blakey, Katherine Zainey, Blakely Byrd, Blaze Boston, Charlie Sharpton, Kylie Johnson, Cereinty Hamilton, and Cullen Mobley;

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    Newsbreak | Jeff Raiford | 01 December 2022 | 08:49
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  • Area Schools Err on the Side of Caution

    After several schools in the area received calls about potential shooters on campus, the Toombs County School System released the following statement Wednesday morning:

    "Toombs County Schools have been made aware of a possible threat several counties over.  We are continuing to operate as normal. 

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    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 30 November 2022 | 10:58
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  • Area Police Blotter

    Vidalia Police Department reports the following arrests.

    Nunn-Dent, Letoi Anqueiha – Vidalia – Cruelty to children

    Truhillo, Jesse J. – Lyons – Theft by shoplifting/criminal trespass/bench warrant (Vidalia)

    Pope, James Richard Eugene – Vidalia - Battery

    Knowles, Nyree Shoniqua – Vidalia – Cruelty to

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    Newsbreak | Jeff Raiford | 29 November 2022 | 16:12
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  • Formal Complaints Filed Against Superior Court Judge

    Judge Reeves

    Chief Superior Court Judge of the Middle Judicial Circuit Robert Reeves has been brought up on formal charges with the Judicial Qualifications Commission by the Director of the Commission Charles Boring. Boring has asked that an investigation in the allegations against Judge Reeves be reviewed to

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    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 28 November 2022 | 14:58
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  • TCMS Announces REACH Scholars

    tcms REACH

    Toombs County Middle School had our REACH Scholar signing on Wednesday, November 16, 2022.  Our Scholars are as follows in the front row: Lilly Bellew, Katie Eduardo, and Julissa Borja.  The back row: Russell Hart and Jose Nava-Abarca. These students and their parents and or guardians signed

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    Newsbreak | Jeff Raiford | 28 November 2022 | 10:47
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Sportsbreak

  • Toombs County Boys Basketball Moves to 2 and 0 with 54-28 Win over Montgomery County

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    The Toombs County Boys Basketball team came off of a brief break and picked up where they left off going into Thanksgiving. The Hoop Dawgs took the brief bus ride over to Montgomery County and picked up a good road victory Tuesday night.

    The two teams traded baskets early on highlighted by a

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 01 December 2022 | 08:54
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  • Garvin to Lead Indians! 

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    Former Vidalia High School Defensive Coordinator and current Metter High School Head Coach Rodney Garvin has been chosen to lead the Vidalia Indians as the school's 22nd Head Football Coach. Garvin will become only the 9th Head Coach since 1970, after serving Metter in the same capacity since

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 30 November 2022 | 10:25
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  • Brent Key Named Georgia Tech Football’s 21st Head Coach

    Brent Key, a Georgia Tech alumnus and football letterwinner, has been officially named the 21st head coach in Tech football history, Institute President Dr. Ángel Cabrera and director of athletics J Batt announced on Tuesday.

    Key takes the reins of the program after leading the Yellow Jackets to

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    Sportsbreak | Jeff Raiford | 30 November 2022 | 09:55
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  • Toombs County Wrestling Recap from 11/29/22

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    (Tank Morris, Toombs County High School Senior Wrestler)

    The Toombs County High School MatDawgs hit the mats last night for the first home varsity event of the 2022-23 season as they hosted 6A #11 ranked Glynn Academy and 4A #3 ranked West Laurens.

    The MatDawgs beat Glynn Academy in their first

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 29 November 2022 | 14:26
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  • Sports & Scores This Week (11-28-22)

    November 28--- Here are the latest sports schedules and scores for the week.

    Monday, November 28

    Tuesday, November 29

    Basketball: Montgomery County 57, Toombs County 27 Girls

    Toombs County 54, Montgomery County 28 Boys

    Treutlen 58, ECI 33 Girls

    Treutlen 93, ECI 31 Boys

    Wrestling: Vidalia at New

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 28 November 2022 | 06:38
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  • Women’s Basketball Defeats Coastal Georgia 75-64 on Tuesday Afternoon

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    MOUNT VERNON, Ga. – Brewton-Parker women’s basketball hosted Coastal Georgia for a non-conference matchup in Gillis Gymnasium on Tuesday afternoon. 

    The Lady Barons (7-2) defeated the Mariners (1-7) by surging in the second and third quarters to win, 75-64. 

    "Coastal Georgia is a rivalry game for us

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 23 November 2022 | 08:58
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  • Vidalia Sweeps East Laurens to Open Season!

    The 2022/2023 Vidalia High School Varsity Basketball season got off to a good start Saturday for both the Lady Indians and Indians as they swept East Laurens in the Annual STC Tipoff Classic. The Lady Indians outscored East Laurens 38-14 in the second half to pull away for a 64-49 win, while the

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 22 November 2022 | 08:19
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  • Men’s Basketball Battles in 64-59 Win Over Blue Mountain

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    MOUNT VERNON, Ga. – Brewton-Parker men’s basketball hosted Blue Mountain (Miss.) on Saturday afternoon in Gillis Gymnasium, resuming SSAC action.  

    The Barons (3-1, 2-0 SSAC) jump out to a 2-0 start in conference play after battling against the Toppers (4-2, 0-2 SSAC) in a 64-59 victory.

    How It

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 21 November 2022 | 08:10
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  • Sluggish Second Quarter Dooms Lady Barons in 72-65 Loss to Toppers

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    MOUNT VERNON, Ga. – On Saturday afternoon, Lady Barons basketball continued action in Gillis Gymnasium with an SSAC matchup against Blue Mountain (Miss.).

    Brewton-Parker (6-2, 1-1 SSAC) dropped the first conference loss of the season to the Toppers (6-2, 1-1 SSAC) in a 72-65 loss.

    “We came out

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 21 November 2022 | 08:10
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Community Calendar

Obituaries

  • Mr. Jim Trednick, Vidalia

    Jim Trednick Mr. Jim Trednick, age 72, of Vidalia, died Tuesday, November 29, 2022, at the Community Hospice House in Vidalia after a brief illness. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Sweet Onion Animal Protection Society, PO Box 210, Vidalia, GA 30475. To send flowers to the family or...
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    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 30 November 2022 | 16:15
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  • Mr. Glenn Lewis Portwood, Lyons

    Glenn Portwood Mr. Glenn Lewis Portwood, age 67, of Lyons, died Tuesday, November 29, 2022, at Community Hospice House in Vidalia after an extended illness.  He was a native of Swainsboro, a 1973 graduate of Swainsboro High School, and had lived in Lyons since 1978.  He worked with Vidalia Police Department for twenty...
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    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 30 November 2022 | 16:00
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  • Mr. Lamar Ford, Vidalia

    Lamar Ford Mr. Lamar Ford, age 77, of Vidalia, died Saturday, November 26, 2022, at Memorial Hospital in Jacksonville, Florida after a brief illness.  He was a native of Toombs County, briefly living in Baxley, and then living in Vidalia most of his life.  He worked with Lark Builders for more than thirty...
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    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 30 November 2022 | 15:59
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  • Mr. David C. McLane, Kibbee

    David McLane Mr. David C. McLane, age 72, of Kibbee Community, died Saturday, November 26, 2022, at Memorial Health Medical Center in Savannah after an extended illness.  He was a native of Hartwell, Georgia, living there most of his life before moving to Montgomery County in 2012.  He was a 1968 graduate of Hart...
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    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 28 November 2022 | 14:47
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  • Mr. Robert Hiram “Bobby” Mobley, Jr., Ailey

    Bobby Mobley Mr. Robert Hiram “Bobby” Mobley, Jr., age 80, of Ailey, died Saturday, November 26, 2022, at Community Hospice Inpatient Center after an extended illness. Mr. Mobley was a Montgomery County native and graduated from Montgomery County High School class of 1960. He was a nuclear technician that worked...
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    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 28 November 2022 | 10:24
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  • Mr. Barry Frazier

    Vincent R.  Drummer Funeral Home announces the death of Mr.  Barry Frazier.   Funeral Service will be held on Tuesday, November 29, 2022 at 3:00 PM from the Sanctuary of White Grove Baptist Church 900 Kelly Street in Adrain, GA. Body will lie in state from 2 PM until 3 PM at the Church.  Interment will...
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    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 28 November 2022 | 08:33
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  • Mrs. Mary L. Powell Glasper

    Resized Screenshot 20221125 184553 Gallery Vincent R. Drummer Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Mary L. Powell Glasper who entered into eternal rest on Tuesday, November 22, 2022. Mary was born on Wednesday, November 21, 1923 in Montgomery County, Georgia to the late Frank Powell and Estella Throne Powell.  Mary attended Montgomery...
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    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 28 November 2022 | 08:32
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  • Mr. Scotty Smith, Lyons

    Scotty Smith Mr. Scotty Smith, age 41, of Lyons, died Wednesday, November 23, 2022, at Memorial Health Meadows Hospital in Vidalia after a sudden illness. He was born in Augusta, and as a child moved to Alamo.  He was a 1999 graduate of Wheeler County High School and had lived in Lyons most of his life.  He was...
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    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 26 November 2022 | 17:14
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  • Mr. Wendell Lawrence, Uvalda

    Wendell Lawrence Mr. Wendell Lawrence, age 60, of Uvalda, died Wednesday, November 23, 2022, at his residence after a brief illness. Mr. Lawrence was born on July 18, 1962, living in Toombs County most of his life. He was a retired truck driver and attended The Bethel Church of God in Cedar Crossing. He is...
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    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 25 November 2022 | 21:27
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Church Calendar

  • December 24--Candlelight Christmas Eve Service in Vidalia

    December 24--Grace Church, 1200 Aimwell Road in Vidalia, would like you to come to their Candlelight Christmas Eve Service, Saturday December 24th at 5:00.
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    Church Event | Jim Perry | 29 November 2022 | 12:24
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  • December 18--Live Nativity in Vidalia

    Live Nativity 2022 December 18--Grace Church, 1200 Aimwell Road in Vidalia, invites you to their Live Nativity which has been a part of the community for over 50 years, Sunday December 18th at 6:00. Free admission, hot chocolate & door prizes.  This is an outdoor event so bring lawn chairs or blankets. Will be moved indoors if it rains.
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    Church Event | Jim Perry | 29 November 2022 | 12:20
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  • December 3-4--Christmas Cantata in Vidalia

    Christmas Cantata December 3-4--Vidalia Cornerstone Church, 209 Church Street in Vidalia, invites you to "Shout Out for Joy! The Lord is Born!" an evening of worship with choir, handbells and orchestra, Saturday December 3rd and Sunday December 4th at 6:00 each evening.
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    Church Event | Jim Perry | 17 November 2022 | 12:00
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  • Pass it along with...CHURCH NEWS!

    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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