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Toombs County Lawsuit "History"

March 22--  A St. Simons law firm has filed a motion to dismiss a lawsuit it filed against the Toombs County Commission. Only days after the Georgia [ ... ]

Solar Negotiations Continue

March 22--  Toombs County is continuing negotiations for a solar farm in the southern part of the county. Toombs County Development Authority Director [ ... ]

Tora, Tora, Tora Air Show Tickets

Tickets are on Sale now for the Vidalia Onion Festival Air Show featuring “Tora, Tora, Tora” March 22-- The 2017 Vidalia Onion Festival Air Show [ ... ]

Vidalia Police Blotter - March 22

March 22--  Vidalia Police Chief Frank Waits reports the following arrests. Moore, Tyler Carl Jason-W/M 18 YOA-Aimwell Rd. Vidalia, GA-Disorderly [ ... ]

AHCA Impact "Not Much Short Term" at Meadows

March 22--  While most medical trade groups across the country oppose passage of the American Healthcare Act (AHCA) because it reduces funding of Medicaid, [ ... ]

Judge Dismisses Common Cause/NAACP Suit

March 21-- On Friday, March 17, 2017, federal Judge Timothy Batten dismissed a lawsuit filed by Common Cause and the Georgia Conference of the NAACP that [ ... ]

Judge Rules in O'Connor Murder Case

March 21--  A judge has denied three pre-trial motions and stayed a fourth in the Ladson O'Connor murder case.  Jim Lowery and Dixie Best are [ ... ]

Georgia's First Lady Visits Toombs County
Georgia's First Lady Visits Toombs County

March 21--  Georgia's First Lady Sandra Deal brought her "Read Across Georgia" program to southeast Georgia Monday and read to young students in Vidalia, [ ... ]

Southeast Georgia Soap Box Derby Queens
Southeast Georgia Soap Box Derby Queens

March 20--  Queens for the 26th Annual Southest Georgia Soap Box Derby were crowned Saturday at Southeastern Technical College in Vidalia. Fifty-one [ ... ]

Toombs County Blotter
Toombs County Blotter

March 20--  Toombs County Sheriff Junior Kight reports the following arrests.

Montgomery County Blotter Report

March 20--  Montgomery County Sheriff Doug Maybin reports the following arrests.
03/14     Katelyn Davis Wilkes                         [ ... ]

VHA News
VHA News

March 20-- Vidalia Heritage Academy’s literary team is the GICAA STATE CHAMPION! (L-R) Thomas Rhodes, Cassidy Martin, Bryson Henriott, Ashley Dawson, [ ... ]

RTCA State Literary Competitors
RTCA State Literary Competitors

Mazrch 17-- This past Tuesday the RTCA Literary team competed at State Competition in Valdosta.   Students competed in several categories, with [ ... ]

Toombs FFA Star
Toombs FFA Star

March 17-- Stormy Knight, a senior at Toombs County High School and a member of the Toombs County FFA chapter, has been chosen as the Central Region Star [ ... ]

Notes From the Senate

March 17--  State Senator Jack Hill of Reidsville reports on the Georgia Senate. FY 2018 GENERAL BUDGET PASSED
The Senate passed its version of [ ... ]

The Senate In A Minute
The Senate In A Minute

March 17--  State Senator Blake Tillery of Vidalia  has the latest 19th Senatorial District update from the state Capitol in Atlanta.
Another [ ... ]

SDM Chess Team Heading to State
SDM Chess Team Heading to State

Sally D. Meadows Chess Team continues to excel in their first season and will compete for State Championship. Back Row (L-R) Kayleigh Folsom, Logan Irvin, [ ... ]

Legislative Report From The People's House
Legislative Report From The People's House

March 17--  State Representative Greg Morris reports on legislative activity in the Georgia House of Representatives. The House completed tenth week [ ... ]

Vidalia Police Blotter - March 17

March 17--  Vidalia Police Chief Frank Waits reports the following arrests. McKinney, Yashekia-B/F 20 YOA-1208 Easter Dr. Apt 14 Vidalia, GA-Simple [ ... ]

Dream Center Expansion Plans

March 17--  For the past five years Peggy NeSmith has been helping women overcome drug addiction at a home she calls "The Dream Center" on Highway [ ... ]

Collins Man Indicted for Postal Thefts

March 16-- Last week, a federal grand jury sitting in Savannah returned a 17-count indictment charging Christopher William Sapp, 51, of Collins, Georgia [ ... ]

Area Unemployment Rises

March 16-- The Georgia Department of Labor (GDOL) announced today that the unemployment rate in the Heart of Georgia-Altamaha region in January was 7.2 [ ... ]

Vidalia City Schools Accredited
Vidalia City Schools Accredited

March 16--  It's official.  All of the schools in the Vidalia City School System are accredited by the AdvancEd Accreditation Commission, the [ ... ]

Construction Projects in Vidalia

March 15-- Seven construction projects with a value of more than $7 million are underway or on the near horizon in the City of Vidalia. City manager Nick [ ... ]

ABC Sports News

Lopez, Ibaka Suspended One...

valio84sl/iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) – Chicago Bulls center Robin Lopez and Toronto Raptors forward Serge Ibaka were each suspended one game for their role in a fight between the two teams on...

WBC: Team USA beats Japan,...

iStock/Thinkstock(LOS ANGELES) -- The United States is headed to its very first World Baseball Classic championship game. Team USA defeated Japan 2-1 on Tuesday to advance to the final. They will...

Scoreboard roundup — 3/21/17

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) —Here are the latest scores and winners: INTERLEAGUE Philadelphia 9, Minnesota 5 Pittsburgh 5, Tampa Bay 4 Houston 2, Miami 1 L.-A. Angels 9, Cincinnati 1 Arizona 4, Kansas City 2 AMERICAN LEAGUE Texas 4, Chi....

Marshawn Lynch's agent leaves...

Gabriel Christus/ESPN Images(NEW YORK) -- ESPN reports the agent for retired running back Marshawn Lynch spoke out amid rumors of his client's potential return, saying Lynch does miss football, but...

Carolina Panthers quarterback...

Phil Ellsworth/ESPN Images(CHARLOTTE, N.C.) -- Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton will undergo surgery to repair a partially torn rotator cuff in his right throwing shoulder according to ESPN. The team...

Jerry Krause, architect of...

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Jerry Krause, the executive credited with forming the Chicago Bulls roster that won six championships through the 1990s, died at 77 according to ESPN. A Chicago native, Krause...

ABC National News

Stabbing suspect came to New...

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- The fatal stabbing of a 66-year-old man in New York City Monday night is being investigated as a bias crime, according to police. Authorities said they have a...

Ex-teacher accused of...

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation(NEW YORK) -- A former Tennessee teacher accused of kidnapping his 15-year-old student is believed to have watched a TV show about living off the grid...

Feds conducted series of...

Purestock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — U.S. authorities became convinced that security measures for certain U.S.-bound flights needed to be boosted only after conducting a series of tests to determine the credibility of new...

California high school...

iStock/Thinkstock(CHINO, Calif.) — A Southern California high school student was taken into custody on Tuesday for allegedly threatening to carry out a Columbine-style shooting attack. The 15-year-old Chino High School student...

LAPD: Deportation fears...

Stockbyte/Thinkstock(LOS ANGELES) — The head of the Los Angeles Police Department on Tuesday warned of a "strong correlation" between dramatic drops in violent crimes being reported by Hispanics in Los...

Trump offspring and spouses...

iStock/Thinkstock(ASPEN, Colo.) — The Trump clan — sans its patriarch, President Donald Trump — ditched the East Coast this week and headed west to the ritzy Colorado ski town of...

ABC Entertainment News

Report: Michael Shannon leads...

Getty Images/John Lamparski(LOS ANGELES) -- According to theHollywood Reporter, Man of Steel baddie Michael Shannon, who got an Oscar nomination for his work in Tom Ford's Nocturnal Animals, is the...

Hasta la vista, baby:...

Paramount Pictures/Melinda Sue Gordon(LOS ANGELES) -- Arnold most likely won't be back. Paramount, which owns the rights to the Terminator series, has reportedly terminated the Schwarzenegger series. Arnold's last go-round as...

"K. Oh." "Wheel of Fortune"...

Getty Images/Paul Warner(LOS ANGELES) -- A Wheel of Fortune contestant who was one letter away from solving the puzzle during Tuesday's show added an X-rated twist to the title of...

Study says younger viewers...

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- According to according to Deloitte’s annual "Digital Democracy Survey," nearly 75% of Americans confessed to binge watching multiple episodes in one sitting; particularly younger viewers. According to...

Jenny Slate has "no regrets"...

Marvel Studios(NEW YORK) -- Jenny Slate and Chris Evans are no longer a couple, but Slate says she doesn't regret the time they spent together. "I don't mind talking about him...

Cher to star in new Lifetime...

Getty Images/Brian Stukes(LOS ANGELES) -- Cher has been an outspoken advocate for the people of Flint, Michigan, during the water crisis they've been suffering through since 2014. Now, she's going...

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