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  • Crumpler Judges for Outstanding Apprenticeship Competition

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    Southeastern Technical College's (STC) Michael Crumpler served as a judge for the 35th Annual Outstanding Apprenticeship Competition hosted by Ironworkers Local Union 709 Southeastern District Council.

    The competition brought together the best in ironworking, with representatives from fourteen Union

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  • Judge's Hearing Before Judicial Qualifications Commission Cancelled

    The hearing scheduled for Middle Judicial Circuit Chief Judge Robert Reeves that was scheduled to be heard by the Judicial Qualifications Commission of Georgia and live streamed online, didn’t come to fruition this week.The hearing was to begin on Monday, June 17, and anticipated to conclude on or by

    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 19 June 2024 | 14:49
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  • Three Arrested for Robbery, Elder Exploitation in Candler County

    Three individuals were arrested last Saturday by the Candler County Sheriff's Office in connection with a residential robbery that led to another charge of abuse to an elderly person.

    Sheriff John Miles’ office reports that Friday afternoon, deputies responded to a home on Sand Ridge Road about a

    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 19 June 2024 | 14:41
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  • Area Police Blotter

    Vidalia Police Department reports the following arrests:

    Fish, Harold Stanley, III – Vidalia – Warrant Served (Toombs County Sheriff’s Office).

    Toal, Jonathan A. – Vidalia – Theft by Shoplifting; Obstructing or Hindering A law Enforcement Officer.

    Harden, Kathy Denise – Millen – Driving While License

    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 19 June 2024 | 09:39
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  • Gov. Kemp Announces Year-Long Assessment of Department of Corrections

    Following Sunday morning’s murder-suicide involving a food service worker and an inmate at Smith State Prison in Glennville where an inmate had possession of a gun, Georgia Governor Brian Kemp announced Monday that an in-depth systemwide assessment of the Georgia Department of Corrections system

    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 18 June 2024 | 15:30
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  • In The Know: Signing Up For Valuable Notification Program

    The safety of the public is paramount for the Toombs County Sheriff’s Office, and that includes keeping the children and the general population safe from sexual offenders. That’s the objective of a program called OffenderWatch.

    Of the 159 counties in Georgia, Toombs County is one of 95 that

    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 17 June 2024 | 15:21
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  • Vidalia Onion Industry Awards Crapps the Courtney Wilkes Memorial Scholarship

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    Kaytlyn Crapps is a 2024 Honor Graduate of Appling County High School. She grew up on a farm and has been active in 4-H, FBLA, FFA, and the Student Council. Kaytlyn also held the title of Teen Miss Vidalia Onion. Kaytlyn plans to earn a degree in agriculture from Abraham Baldwin Agricultural

    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 17 June 2024 | 09:14
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  • Murder-Suicide at Smith State Prison Sunday Morning

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    A food service worker from Statesboro was shot to death early Sunday morning by an inmate at Smith State Prison in Glennville and then the inmate turned the gun on himself in a murder-suicide.

    According to the Georgia Department of Corrections, around 4:30 Sunday morning Jaydrekus Hart shot Aureon Grace

    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 16 June 2024 | 18:28
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  • Memorial Health Meadows Hospital Awarded Outstanding Patient Experience Recognition

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    Memorial Health Meadows Hospital announced today that it has been recognized as a 2024 Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ recipient by Healthgrades, the leading resource consumers use to find a hospital or doctor. This achievement reflects Meadows Hospital’s dedication to providing a

    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 14 June 2024 | 12:26
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  • Area Police Blotter

    Vidalia Police Department reports the following arrests:

    Edge, Jonpaul – Vidalia – Theft by Taking.

    Mabrey, Samantha – Swainsboro – Theft by Shoplifting.

    Gillis, Vernincia – Vidalia – Criminal Damage to Property.

    Melton, Mitchell – Dublin – Bench Warrant (Vidalia).

    Kent, Anthony – Claxton – Probation

    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 14 June 2024 | 09:25
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  • Beck Awarded Mayor Ronnie Dixon Scholarship


    Emma Beck with members of the Dixon family and Infraframe representatives

    The late Ronnie Dixon faithfully served the city of Vidalia, for many decades, beginning in 1978 when he was elected to the City Council, and then as Mayor from 1994 until his death on April 1, 2020. To honor his legacy,

    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 13 June 2024 | 15:17
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  • Dr. Sandy Reid Hits the Ground Running as Vidalia City Schools Superintendent


    Dr. Sandy Reid receives her Oath of Office as Vidalia City Schools Superintendent from Judge Daniel O'Connor.

    Jan Williams

    Jan Williams presented the Indian Star Award for June from Sally D. Meadows Elementary School leadership.

    With the issuing of an Oath of Office, the day-to-day leadership of the Vidalia

    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 12 June 2024 | 14:58
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  • Multiple Leadership Changes Announced by Department of Corrections

    The Georgia Department of Corrections announced numerous changes in leadership within the last few weeks including to several facilities within the listening footprint of the RadioJones coverage area.

    On June 4 Georgia Department of Corrections Commissioner Tyronne Oliver made announcements about the

    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 11 June 2024 | 15:35
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  • Missing Laurens County Man

    Missing Man Laurens County

    The Laurens County Sheriff's Office is seeking the public's help in locating a missing resident.

    Garland Warren, a white male, 82 years of age, 5’6” 170 lbs, gray hair, and brown eyes. was last seen on Monday, June 10, 2024. Garland left driving in a black in color, 2003 Toyota Tundra, displaying

    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 11 June 2024 | 14:17
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  • 10 Years Later, Wiggins Family Still Searching for Justice

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    It’s been a decade since Chris Wiggins was shot and killed during a robbery at the Santa Claus Minit Mart and his family is still waiting on justice. The shooting occurred just before midnight that Sunday night, June 8, 2014, and Wiggins passed way in the early morning hours of June 9.


    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 07 June 2024 | 14:51
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  • MHMH Presents Check to MIJJ Foundation

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    (L to R, front): Sandra Kate Ellington, MHMH Ethics & Compliance Officer; Michael Johnson, Founder of MIJJ Foundation, Inc.; Britt McDade, MIJJ Board Member; Matt Hasbrouck, MHMH CEO; Jared Kirby, MHMH CFO; (back): Michele Johnson, President Greater Vidalia Chamber of Commerce; Jameson Travick, MIJJ

    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 07 June 2024 | 10:14
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  • Area Police Blotter

    Vidalia Police Department reports the following arrests:

    Thompson, James – Soperton- Bench Warrant (Vidalia).

    Kelly, Dennis – Vidalia – Criminal Trespass; Giving False Information.

    Collins, Quintarius – Mount Veron – Simple Assault; Possession of a controlled Substance.

    Gailey, Matt – Lyons –

    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 07 June 2024 | 10:00
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  • Fulfilling A Mission to End Childhood Hunger This Summer

    When school is in session, the staff of Vidalia City Schools make sure the students are nourished but, in the summer, that may be a different story.

    Wednesday morning, Bread of Heaven, along with other partners, held a special food distribution at J.D. Dickerson Primary School. Jennifer Stephens of

    Newsbreak | Kathy Hilt | 06 June 2024 | 00:00
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