Mrs. Elaine Brock, Vidalia

Mrs. Elaine Brock, age 79, of Vidalia, died Monday, October 3, 2022, at Community Hospice House in Vidalia after a brief illness. She was a native of Gainesville, Florida and a graduate of Gainesville High School. She attended Norman Park College and later earned a Bachelor’s degree in Nursing from Florida State University. She moved to Pembroke in 1970 and has lived in Vidalia since 1977. She worked in the operating room at Meadows Memorial Hospital in Vidalia and retired after thirty-three years. She was a member of Smith Street Baptist Church and enjoyed yard work, gardening, crafting, her pets and attending sporting events with her grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her husband, Coach Ronald E. Brock; and her parents, Orin Edward Teuton and Willigene Cassel Teuton.
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vidalia, October 04 High School Softball🥎 Game Notice

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Electric vehicle charging stations coming to Vidalia

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WTOC) - Electric vehicle charging stations could soon be found in three different locations in Vidalia. Ronnie A. Dixon City Park is right in the heart of downtown. Because of this, City Manager Nick Overstreet says they chose this location as one of the three places where the charging stations will be installed.

Mr. Jason Robert Smith, Vidalia

Mr. Jason Robert Smith, age 45, of Vidalia, died Tuesday, September 27, 2022, in McDonough after a sudden illness. He was a native of the Center Community and a 1996 graduate of Toombs County High School. He served four years in the United States Army. He was a veteran of Operation Iraqi Freedom where he was a tank operator on the Abrams M1A1 tank. After his time in the service, he returned to Toombs County and worked as a painter and general contractor before moving to McDonough, where he was currently working with Peachtree Protection Covers. Jason attended East Gordon Street Baptist Church. He enjoyed hunting, especially coon, deer and turkey, competition dirt bike, watching NASCAR and the Georgia Bulldogs, and riding his Papa Kersey’s horse. He is preceded in death by his maternal grandfather, Ancle Kersey; maternal step grandfather, Frank Cranmer; paternal grandparents, Jack and Julie Smith; and uncle, Danny Kersey.

Concordia parish officials arrest 7 sex offenders, searching for 1

VIDALIA, La. (KNOE) - On Sept. 26, 2022, Ferriday Police Department arrested seven men and is searching for one, all of who are convicted sex offenders. Ferriday police began an investigation into eight men accused of multiple charges including not registering as sex offenders, illegally engaging in contact with minors through social media and failure to pay fines.

Vidalia City Schools Issues Statement on Hurricane Ian

The following statement was issued Wednesday afternoon by Vidalia City Schools Superintendent Dr. Garrett Wilcox:. “We are keenly aware of the circumstances surrounding Hurricane Ian and the potential for severe weather in our area. We are in constant contact with our EMA Director Lynn Moore and will continue to monitor the situation closely throughout the evening and tomorrow morning. We will have an announcement by noon tomorrow on the status of schools for Friday.”

Mrs. Evelyn Nesbit Chance Gay, Vidalia

Mrs. Evelyn Nesbit Chance Gay, age 91, of Vidalia, died Sunday, September 25, 2022, at Meadows Park Health and Rehabilitation. Mrs. Gay was born on November 9, 1930, at her home in Perkins, Georgia near Millen. She was a member of Dry Branch Baptist Church and a 1947 graduate of Millen High School. After graduation, she attended Rice Business College in Charleston and later worked for Southern Bell in Augusta. She returned home to train as a nurse at Thompson Hospital in Millen and later worked at Aiken Hospital in Lyons. There she met her husband and father of her children, Douglas Gay. She remained a resident of Toombs County the rest of her life. After marriage, she was devoted to taking care of her beloved family. Later she returned to the medical field, working with Dr. Ben Neely and Dr. Melania Domingo. She came from a large, loving, musical family and was the last living sibling of nine children. Affectionately known as “Nanny,” she enjoyed having her large family together on holidays. Her hobbies included singing, playing the piano and guitar, reading, crossword puzzles, and word searches. She was preceded in death by her son, Kerry Douglas Gay; her parents, Ashley Oliver Chance and Effie Mae Sowell Chance; three sisters, Catherine Chance Daigle, Louise Chance Ward, and Jewell Chance McMillan; five brothers, Oliver Chance, Ernest Chance, Howard Chance, Thurman Chance, and infant Willis Henry Chance.