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ImageAugust 21--  A Toombs County farmer is going into the produce processing business.If you've travel down U.S. Highway One south of Lyons, you may wonder what farmer Bo Herndon plans to do...
August 21-- The Georgia Department of Labor announced today that the unemployment rate in the Heart of Georgia-Altamaha’s region increased to 11.4 percent in July, up 1.0 percent from 10.4...
ImageAugust 20--  Two Toombs County businessmen were inducted into the Vidalia Rotary Club Wednesday.(L-R) Dr. Lloyd Darby, Alex Muzafarov, Miles Zachary and Michael Thigpen.Alex Muzafarov was...
Image August 20-- Five Vidalia High School students have been recognized for their knowledge of the German language.The German government’s Federal Office of Administration - Central Agency for...
ImageAugust 20--  The City of Vidalia is buying a new aerial ladder fire truck.At a called meeting Tuesday, the city council reviewed bids and agreed to spend $692,000 with Emergency One Incorporated...
August 20--  A former Montgomery County High School teacher has been indicted by a Montgomery County grand jury.Christine Spivey is accused of sexual assault of a 17-year-old student at the high...
ImageAugust 19--  Law enforcement officers from Treutlen and surrounding counties were treated to lunch and comraderie Tuesday at Wildwood Lake near Soperton.  The law enforcement appreciation...
August 19--  A Kibbee man was killed in a logging accident Monday in Treutlen County.Treutlen County Sheriff Tommy Corbin says 61-year-old Kenneth Wayne Marsh was killed instantly when he was...
ImageAugust 19--  An auto dealership lot in Vidalia which has been sitting vacant for a number of years is now full of cars and ready for business.  The Toombs-Montgomery Chamber of...
ImageAugust 19-- Lyons native and country music singer and songwriter Craig Campbell is coming home to perform at The Real Squeal Lyons Barbecue and Music Festival Friday, October 10. Craig will...
Latest Local Sports
August 23--Devin Johnson rushed for over 120 yards and the Vidalia defense held the Swainsboro tigers in check through three and a half quarters as the Indians rolled to a 42-6 win over the...
Image August 22—(Grand Slam Homerun Swing of Jasmin Johnson) The Vidalia Lady Indians defeated the McIntosh Co Academy Lady Buccaneers at home Thursday 17-1, in three innings. The Lady Buccaneers...
August 21—Robert Toombs Christian Academy will celebrate the 40th anniversary of their back-to-back state football championships Friday night during halftime of the Pinewood football game....
August 21--Here is the latest local sports schedule including the Atlanta Braves and the NASCAR Sprint Cup schedules.Monday, August 18Baseball: Braves 7, Pirates  3 Softball: Edmund Burke...
August 20--Toombs Co Soccer Association's U10s and U12s traveled to Statesboro, to play teams from Statesboro and Hinesville for the first matches of the fall season.  The u10s struggled...
August 20—In local area high school softball games Tuesday in Class AA the VHS Lady Indians blanked St. Vincent’s 17-0 in Savannah. Lady Indian pitcher Rebecca Lawrence threw a...
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ImageAugust 19--  Vidalia Communications Sports Director Bob Roberts (r) got to meet baseball Hall of Famer Don Sutton at the Atlanta Braves affiliates day Saturday at "The Ted." ...
Local Obituaries
August 21-- Mr. Anthony “Tony” Hutcheson, age 59, of Lyons, died Tuesday, August 19, 2014 at his home after an extended illness. He was a native of Augusta and lived in Toombs County most of his life. He was a carpenter as well as a great musician who could play any instrument that he...
August 21-- Mr. Ronnie Bowen, age 62, of Lyons, died Thursday, August 21, 2014 in Azalea Health and Rehabilitation in Metter after an extended illness. He was a native of Toombs and lived most of his life in Lyons.  He retired from the Georgia Department of Corrections as a correctional...
Aug 19--Mr. Wayne Marsh, age 61, of the Kibbee Community, died Monday, August 18, 2014 in Treutlen County from injuries received in a logging accident.  He was a native of Kibbee and lived there and in Dublin most of his life.  He was a retired truck driver, and was preceded in death by...
Aug 18--Mrs. Maudie Byrd, age 93, of Vidalia, died Sunday, August 17, 2014 in the Community Hospice House in Vidalia after an extended illness.  She was a native of Montgomery County, but lived most of her life in Vidalia.  She was employed at Hazlehurst Manufacturing in Vidalia for...
Aug 18--Mr. Alton Powell, age 82 of Soperton died Monday morning, August 18, 2014.  Mr. Powell was born in Montgomery County and was preceded in death by his parents, Marvin and Emma Gillis Powell.  He served on the Board of the Montgomery-Treutlen Farm Service Agency, Treutlen Farm...
August 17-- Baby Girl, Genesis Cordero, age 3, of Vidalia died Saturday morning, August 16, 2014 at her residence after a lifelong illness.  Genesis was a lifelong resident of Vidalia. She is survived by her parents, Tomas and Delfina Cordero of Vidalia and two brothers, Thomas Jr. and...
Community Calendar
2014-08-23 Men's Fellowship August 23-- The Full Gospel Businessmen's Fellowship meets for breakfast Saturday morning at 8:30 at Chatters in Lyons. Pastor Eckard Blaine, Jr. of Victory World Outreach Ministries is the guest speaker. For information, call 293-3316. (254)
2014-08-26 Vidalia Schools Meeting August 26-- Citizens of Vidalia are invited to a long-term planning meeting for Vidalia City schools Tuesday, August 26th at six p.m. at Sally Meadows Elementary School. If you can't attend, an online survey will be posted on the school system's website August 27th at www.vidaliacity.schoolinsites.com (http://www.vidaliacity.schoolinsites.com) . (258)
2014-08-30 (Saturday) - Charity Softbal Tournament August 30--A charity softball tournament between policemen and firemen in Lyons is Saturday, August 30th from ten a.m. till 12 noon at Partin Park. Proceeds go to the Muscular Dystrophy Association and the Zach C. Jones Foundation . The public is invited to come enjoy this Guns-N-Hoses Softball Tournament. (662)
2014-08-30 - Open Doors to Handicapped August 30--Disabled or elderly folks in the area who need a wheelchair ramp can get help by calling Open Doors to the Handicapped. If you live in Toombs, Montgomery or Wheeler Counties, call Bob at 538-9499 for assistance. (655)
2014-08-30 MCHS Class of 1984 August 30--The Class of 1984 at Montgomery County High School is planning it's Thirty Year Class Anniversary for August 30th. Class members are asked to send contact info to ydboyer@hotmail.com or logon the MCHS Class of 84 Facebook page. (662)
2014-08-30 Soccer Car Wash August 30-- A free car wash by members of the Toombs County Soccer Association is Saturday, August 30th from nine a.m. till two p.m. at the former Western Sizzlin' parking lot on Highway 280 East in Vidalia across from the Vidalia Rec Department fields. (643)
2014-09-03 Special Olympic Toombs Co. Meeting Want to win the Gold? We have a way! Support us by attending the Special Olympics Toombs County Management Monthly Team Meeting. Come out to Chatter’s in Lyons on Wednesday, September 3, 2014 at 5:00. What a great way to great involved with a great bunch of athletes. A Dutch dinner will be served. (163)
2014-09-06 Quint Shrine Club Benefit September 6-- The Quint Shrine Club in Lyons invites you to a benefit concert and cornhole tournament to help Teresa Johnson fight breast cancer. Admission is ten dollars. The tournament starts Saturday, September 6th at two p.m. with the concert to follow at six p.m. The Tiger Creek Band and others will entertain. For info, call Alan Bridges, 293-8506. (621)
2014-09-06 September Cruise-In September 6-- Come enjoy a Cruise-In For A Cause Saturday, September 6th at six at the downtown Vidalia Amphitheater. Proceeds will help Melvin Copeland, Sr. who has serious health problems. Classic cars, trucks and motorcycles will be there and registration is free. For info, call Junior at 245-1975. (257)
2014-09-11 Serving Up Toombs-Montgomery September 11-- You're invited to enjoy food and fun at Serving Up Toombs-Montgomery Thursday, September 11th from five till 7:30 at Hawk's Point Golf Course in Vidalia. Admission is ten dollars and includes free samples, door prizes, drawings and coupons. For info, call the Toombs-Montgomery Chamber of Commerce, 537-4466. (252)
2014-09-13 Free Airplane Rides September 13-- Young people ages eight to 17 can enjoy a free airplane ride over Vidalia at the annual Young Eagle Rally hosted by the Sweet Onion Aviators. Rides are from ten till noon Saturday, September 13th at Vidalia Regional Airport. Riders need a signed release from their parents or guardians. For info, call Holly, 407-353-4141. (260)
2014-09-13 Free Concert September 13-- The band Finding Favour performs a free Christian music concert to benefit the Cornerstone Children's Center in Vidalia. The show is Saturday, September 13th at seven p.m. at the downtown Vidalia Amphitheater. Bring chairs or blankets for seating and enjoy food from on-site vendors. The FUEL Band from Vidalia First United Methodist Church will open the show. (255)
 

 

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