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  • Nobles Earns Lyons Citizen of the Year Recognition

    Lucretia and Willis

    Lyons Mayor Willis NeSmith presented Lucretia Nobles, 2022 Lyons Citizen of the Year, with a Key to the City.

    Lucretia Nobles may be retired from the University of Georgia Cooperative Extension Service, but she is far from being retired from service to her community and Thursday night, her

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    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 23 September 2022 | 14:59
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  • Sample Ballots Now Ready

    If you are a registered voter in the State of Georgia, you can view the upcoming election ballot for your county on the Georgia Secretary of State’s website.

    Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger issued a press release Thursday afternoon announcing the voters in all 159 Georgia counties can see a sample

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    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 23 September 2022 | 11:46
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  • RTCA Students of the Month

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    RTCA’S Lower School Student of the Month for August is kindergartner Paisley Coursey. She has a younger sister, Nettaley who is in K4 at RTCA, and a younger brother, Austin. Paisley was selected by faculty because she is always cheerful and encourages others to play with her group. She is helpful in

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    Newsbreak | Jeff Raiford | 23 September 2022 | 08:53
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  • Altamaha Bank and Trust donates to Local Organizations for National Recovery Month

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    Altamaha Bank has made an overall donation of $20,000 to The Dream Center and Forge Recovery of Vidalia, The Hope House of Uvalda, and Outback Serenity Center of Hazlehurst in recognition of National Recovery Month. Altamaha Bank and Trust President and CEO, Brent Sammons, states, "So many of our

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    Newsbreak | Jeff Raiford | 22 September 2022 | 16:47
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  • One Dead and Three Others Shot in Swainsboro

    The Swainsboro Police Department and Emanuel County Sheriff’s Office are investigating the death of one man and the wounding of three others because of gunshots. Officers responded to the call of shots fired at approximately 6:00 Monday night. Upon arrival, they found 19-year-old Eric Foreman of

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    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 21 September 2022 | 14:39
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  • VPD, GBI Investigating Tuesday Shooting

    Vidalia Police and the Georgia Bureau of Investigation are working a case involving a shooting of a man Tuesday afternoon. Chief James Jermon reports that officers responded to 211 West Pine Street around 2:30 where they found Eric Turner so injured that an ambulance took him directly to Air Evac

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    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 21 September 2022 | 14:38
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  • Pedestrian Dies in Accident

    An accident involving a pedestrian tied up a main traffic route for several hours Monday morning in Vidalia as police worked the scene.

    The accident occurred around 7:40 and within minutes, a text to those who have signed on to Vidalia’s textmygov.com had been notified via their cell phones to avoid

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    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 20 September 2022 | 15:13
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  • Area Police Blotter

    Vidalia Police Department reports the following arrests.

    Thigpen, Kerrie Cheri - Collins - DUI/open container

    Wilcox, Kendall Lane - Vidalia - Aggravated assault/fleeing and eluding

    Flowers, Sharabre Johnnea – Lyons – Warrant served theft by shoplifting

    Edge, Serena Nicole – Glennwood – Driving while

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    Newsbreak | Jeff Raiford | 20 September 2022 | 15:03
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  • Educators Tour Emanuel County Industries

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    September 19, 2022 – Southeastern Technical College (STC) representatives toured Emanuel County industries on September 6, 2022 with other educators from area schools.

    The goal was to inform the high school teachers of the job opportunities in the Emanuel County area so they could share these

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    Newsbreak | Jeff Raiford | 19 September 2022 | 17:33
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Sportsbreak

  • Indians Gain Ground in Jones County

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    (Freshman Cash Driggers)

    The Indians and Lady Indians returned to competition Saturday in Jones County with cooler temperatures and numerous personal best performances.  Coming off the Bulldog Invitational with 98 degree temperatures, we were a little uncertain as to how the athletes would run, but

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 26 September 2022 | 10:07
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  • Bulldog Competition Cheer Team Takes First Place at First Competition of the Year

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    Lyons, GA. – September 25, 2022 | Coach Tilly Christian

    The Toombs County Competition Cheer Team competed in their first competition of the 2022 season at the Blueberry Cheer Classic at Bacon County High School on Saturday and the Co-Ed team took first place!

    Next up is the Sweet Onion Classic at

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 26 September 2022 | 10:01
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  • Sports & Scores This Week (9-26-22)

    September 26-- Here are the latest sports schedules and scores for the week.

    Monday, September 26

    Baseball: Braves at Nationals 7:05pm (WYUM, 1017 FM, Sweet Onion Country)

    Volleyball: Liberty County at Vidalia 5:00pm & South Effingham at Vidalia 6:00pm & New Hampstead at Vidalia 7:00pm 

    Tuesday,

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 26 September 2022 | 08:23
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  • VHS Cross Country Runs Well at Bulldog Invitational

    9 26 22 VHS CC Girls 1

    (L-R): Georgia Meredith, Anna Dopson, A'miracle Jinks, J'Miya Hunt and Aleah Ajohda

    9 26 22 VHS CC Boys 1

    (L-R): Andrew Hodges, Seth MacGregor, Jude Owen and Cash Driggers

    The Indians brought home two champions at the Bulldog Invitational Thursday, in Lyons.  With extreme heat, Georgia Meredith and Seth MacGregor both

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 25 September 2022 | 09:47
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  • Bulldogs Hang On In Region Opener and Defeat Tattnall County 31-29 on Homecoming

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    Lyons, GA – September 24, 2022 | Matt Lynn

    FOR PICTURES FROM THE ACTION, CLICK HERE

    On Friday night, Toombs County hosted the Battle Creek Warriors of Tattnall County at Jacky Jones Field at Booster Stadium. This homecoming game went from a defensive battle in the first half to a shootout in the

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 25 September 2022 | 09:36
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  • Crusaders Take Down Generals

    The RTCA Crusaders improved their record to 3-3 for the season Friday night with a 55-30 over the Georgia Christian Generals in Dasher, Ga.

    The Crusaders took the lead early in the first quarter when Running Back Aaron Hankerson scored on a 77-yard run. RTCA scored again and took a 14-0 lead with

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 25 September 2022 | 09:25
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  • Eagles Rally To Down Vikings

    The Montgomery County Eagles scored 21 unanswered points to defeat the Treutlen Vikings 28–10 Friday night at Brogdon Field in Mount Vernon.  The Vikings have now lost 7 in a row to the Eagles in the series.

    Montgomery County got on the board first when they took their first possession 53 yards,

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    Sportsbreak | Jeff Raiford | 25 September 2022 | 07:11
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  • Bulldog XC Hosts 4th Annual Bulldog Invitational with over 700 Runners and 30 Different Teams

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    Lyons, GA. – September 13, 2022 | Coaches Jeremy Moore and Katie Goodwin

    FOR PICTURES OF THE ACTION, CLICK HERE

    On Thursday, the Bulldogs Cross Country teams hosted the 4th annual “Bulldog Invitational.” This year was the biggest yet, with over 700 registered runners, from around 30 different

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    Sportsbreak | Bob Roberts | 24 September 2022 | 09:52
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  • Alexander Brothers High School Scoreboard

     

    High School Scoreboard – Sept. 23rd

     

    Class AA

    14 Windsor Forest "Knights" @ Vidalia "Indians" 36 F

    29 Tattnall Co. "Battle Creek Warriors" @ Toombs Co. "Bulldogs" 31 F

    7 Brantley Co. "Herons" @ Pierce Co. "Bears" 49 F

    Appling Co., - Off

     

    Class A - Division II

    10 Treutlen "Vikings" @ Montgomery Co.

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    Sportsbreak | Jeff Raiford | 23 September 2022 | 12:22
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Community Calendar

September 26-29--South Thompson Baptist Church, 225 South Thompson Road in Vidalia, invites you to Revival led by Brian Fowler, Monday September 26th through Thursday September 29th at 7:00.

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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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.

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Obituaries

  • Joyce Hart Tyson, Vidalia

    Joyce Tyson Joyce Hart Tyson, age 75, of Vidalia, died Wednesday, September 21, 2022, at Community Hospice House in Vidalia after an extended illness.  She was a native of the Johnson Corner Community and a 1965 graduate of Toombs Central School.  She moved to Montgomery County in 1972 and was owner/operator of The Sandwich...
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    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 22 September 2022 | 15:08
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  • Mr. Norman Stone Williamson, Lyons

    Norman Williamson Mr. Norman Stone Williamson, age 68, of Lyons, died Sunday, September 18, 2022, at Community Hospice House in Vidalia after a brief illness.  He was a native of Lyons, having lived there most of his adult life. He served twenty-four years in the United States Army and was a mechanic at Chicken of the...
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    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 21 September 2022 | 06:50
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  • Gloria Faye Mize, Lyons

    Gloria Mize Gloria Faye Mize, 57, died on the morning of Saturday, September 17, 2022, at her home in Lyons, Georgia, surrounded by her family. Gloria was a long-time resident of Lyons and active in the community and her profession.  She was born in Vidalia, Georgia, grew up in Lyons, Georgia, and graduated from...
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    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 20 September 2022 | 15:35
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  • Mr. Jerry Rustin, Vidalia

    Mr. Jerry Rustin, age 64, of Vidalia, died Monday, September 19, 2022, at his home after a brief illness.  He was a native of Vidalia and worked in the commercial refrigeration industry for over twenty years.  He served in the United States Army for three years.  He enjoyed fishing and NASCAR.  He is...
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    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 20 September 2022 | 14:23
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  • Mrs. Helen Dixon, Vidalia

    Helen Dixon Mrs. Helen Dixon, age 78, of Vidalia, died Monday, September 19, 2022, at Community Hospice House in Vidalia after a brief illness.  She was a native of Blackshear and was a 1962 graduate of Blackshear High School.  She lived in Baxley for several years before moving to Toombs County in 1986.  She...
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    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 20 September 2022 | 08:42
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  • Mr. Marvin Watson, Mt. Vernon

    Mr. Marvin Watson, age 79, of Mt. Vernon, died Sunday, September 18, 2022, at Piedmont Healthcare in Macon after a brief illness.  He was a native of Montgomery County, growing up in the Kibbee Community, and lived most of his life in Mt. Vernon.  He was a 1961 graduate of Mt. Vernon High School.  He...
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    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 20 September 2022 | 08:41
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  • Mr. Curtis Lee O’Neal, Alston

    Curtis ONeal Mr. Curtis Lee O’Neal, age 89, of Alston, died Saturday, September 10, 2022, at his home after a brief illness.  He was born February 12, 1933 in Ludowici, Long County, and was the second of six children born to Andrew Jackson O’Neal II and Annie Belle Beasley.  He joined the Navy in 1950 and was...
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    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 19 September 2022 | 11:34
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  • Mrs. Ruby Crews Denmark, Macon

    Ruby Denmark Mrs. Ruby Crews Denmark, age 78, of Macon, died Thursday, September 15, 2022, at McLeod Hospice House in Florence, South Carolina after a brief illness.  She was a native of Marshallville in Macon County, moved to Toombs County as a child, and lived in Macon most of her life.  She was a homemaker and...
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    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 18 September 2022 | 19:27
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  • Mrs. June Monroe Collins

    June Collins Mrs. June Monroe Collins, age 88, surrounded by her family, passed away to her heavenly home on September 17, 2022, after a brief illness.  She was a lifetime resident of the Blue Ridge Community.  She was the daughter of Gordon Monroe and Ruby Lewis Monroe. Her passion was the farm, which mainly...
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    Obituary | Jeff Raiford | 18 September 2022 | 19:25
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Church Calendar

  • September 25-29--Revival in Vidalia

    September 26-29--South Thompson Baptist Church, 225 South Thompson Road in Vidalia, invites you to Revival led by Brian Fowler, Monday September 26th through Thursday September 29th at 7:00.
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    Church Event | Jim Perry | 01 September 2022 | 18:19
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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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  • 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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