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OIS during outstanding warrants arrest in Toombs Co.

LYONS – The GBI is investigating an officer involved shooting in Toombs County that occurred during an arrest for outstanding warrants. The Georgia Bureau of Investigation is investigating an officer involved shooting in Lyons, Toombs County, GA. The Toombs County Sheriff’s Office asked the GBI to conduct an independent investigation on June 28, 2022. One man is shot and in custody. No deputies are injured.
TOOMBS COUNTY, GA
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Man, woman charged with Trafficking Cocaine after traffic stop

FORSYTH, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – A Dublin man and woman were arrested in Monroe County after deputies found drugs in their vehicle. The Monroe County Sheriff’s Office says deputies pulled over James Jackson and April Jordan on I-75 south in Forsyth on Wednesday. After a search of their car,...
MONROE COUNTY, GA
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Nonprofit pays off mortgages of 2 Georgia officers killed in line of duty

HENRY COUNTY, Ga. - A national nonprofit have paid off the mortgages for two Georgia police officers killed in the line of duty. Tunnel to Towers Foundation, an organization dedicated to honoring the nation's first responders, veterans, and their families, has fully paid off the mortgages of Henry County Police Officer Paramhans Desai and Alamo Police Officer Dylan Harrison.
HENRY COUNTY, GA
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GBI Investigating Officer Involved Shooting in Toombs County

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation is investigating an officer involved shooting in Lyons, Toombs County. The Toombs County Sheriff’s Office asked the GBI to conduct an independent investigation on June 28, 2022. One man is shot and in custody. No deputies are injured. Preliminary information indicates that at 1:37...
TOOMBS COUNTY, GA
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Girl Scouts donate 3,000 boxes of cookies to V.A.

LIZELLA, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) — The Dublin V.A. is getting a cookie delivery that would make most kids’ eyes go wide with excitement. The Girl Scouts Of Historic Georgia donated 3,000 boxes of their famous cookies to the V.A. Thursday as part of the Girl Scout Cookies From Home program. They say it’s important to honor military men and women.
DUBLIN, GA
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GBI investigating officer-involved shooting in Lyons

TOOMBS COUNTY, Ga. (WTOC) - The Toombs County Sheriff’s Office has requested the Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) to conduct an independent investigation a shooting involving one of their deputies. No deputies were injured in the shooting. The sheriff’s office says they were at a residence on Rodney Stanley...
TOOMBS COUNTY, GA
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From Vidalia to Ukraine: Buckets of Compassion

Our collective hearts grieve when we see pictures on the news of people of Ukraine, but for one local family, the reports and sights of war are more than just a flash from a news reel; it’s personal because Mike Yenatsky’s extended family is in the thrust of that war. Yenatsky along with his wife and their children live in Vidalia, and they along with volunteers from churches, schools, and the community came together Tuesday morning to prepare buckets with essential items that many refugees in Ukraine had to flee without taking with them.
VIDALIA, GA
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Fire Chief Encourages Fireworks Safety

We Americans deservedly have the right to celebrate our independence this Monday by having a good time, and for more, that will include watching those “bombs bursting in air” with a display of fireworks. But before you ignite the fuses yourself, Vidalia Fire Chief Brian Sikes has some...
VIDALIA, GA
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VRD 12U Boys Win State Title

(L-R) Front: Lane Dent, Jackson Gooden, Brag Alford, Eli Gay, Christian Graham, and Reece Wall.Middle: Luke Hopkins, Tal Franklin, Kam Phillips, Banks Hopkins, Mason Laricey, Ryan Brantley, Eion Ryals and Clay Mimbs. Back: Coach Rodney Brantley, Josh Alford, and Chris Hopkins. Congratulations to the Vidalia Recreation Department 12U Boys Baseball...
VIDALIA, GA
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Burkett Murder Suspect Extradited to Toombs County

The fourth suspect in the murder of Ricky Burkett in April of this year has finally been extradited to Toombs County to face charges. Jeremy Bell was booked into the Toombs County Detention Center on Monday, but had been in the custody of the Jacksonville, Florida, Sheriff’s Office since he was arrested on April 20 of this year.
TOOMBS COUNTY, GA
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MGA’s Aerobatics Club Takes Flight

At age 28, Middle Georgia State University (MGA) aviation student Angela Rogers is rolling (and looping and spinning) into her second career as a professional pilot. Originally from Destin, Fla., Rogers decided to leave behind her job as a manager of pilots at an Air Force base to become a professional pilot herself. She enrolled at MGA and will graduate with her B.S. in Aviation Science and Management in spring 2023. But in addition to taking part in standard pilot training, Rogers is a big part of the amazing world of aerobatics.
MACON, GA
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