Vidalia, GA


MacGregor and Meredith Are VHS STARS

Vidalia High School's Seth MacGregor was honored Tuesday night as the systems STAR Student. MacGregor, a senior at Vidalia High School, chose Grey Meredith as his STAR Teacher. The duo was honored with other STAR recipients in a ceremony at Toombs County High School, which was presented by the Vidalia Kiwanis Club.
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Area Police Blotter

Vidalia Police Department reports the following arrests. Davis, Chris Mitchell – Lyons – Bench warrant (Vidalia) Pickle, Jessica Deanna – Vidalia – Theft by shoplifting. Moye, Jennie Atkins – Vidalia – Probation warrant (Toombs County) Jackson, Anika Danae – Baxley – No driver’s license...

Toombs County Bass Fishing Team Members Compete at First Tournament of the Year

Toombs County Bass Team members Gracie Landrum and Ben Bailey recently competed in the GHSA Qualifying Tournament at Lake Seminole with over 250 other high school teams. Gracie and Ben had to deal with less than ideal conditions such as rain and cold temperatures and were unable to land a legal fish in the tournament. We are now turning our attention to the next tournament at Lake Oconee in February.

TCMS Wrestlers Win Area

The Toombs County Middle School MatDawgs took the mats this Tuesday as they hosted the Middle School All-Area Tournament. This tournament marks their final competition for the 2022-2023 season and they ended on top. In a year of growth for the middle school program, the Middle School MatDawgs finished 1st place in the All-Area Tournament. First year ahead Middle School Wrestling Coach, Wesley Bratton was satisfied with their progress, “These boys made a ton of progress throughout the year. I couldn’t be any more proud of the work they put in, as a whole, throughout the year.” The Middle School MatDawgs posted a total of 237.5 points in the tournament, which was enough to beat cross-town rival Vidalia’s 209 points. “It is great to see the hard-work these young wrestlers put in, pay off in the end. Looking back at where we were at the beginning of the year makes this Championship even more impressive.”

1 person dead following crash in Toombs Co.

TOOMBS COUNTY, Ga. (WTOC) - One person has died after a crash in Toombs County. Police say a car wrecked near the intersection of Cedar Crossing Vidalia Road and J.P. Milligan Road around 3:13 p.m. Monday. A blue ford fusion was found off the roadway where it hit a tree....

Toombs County MatDawgs Finish 3rd in State at AA Boys Team Wrestling Duals

The MatDawgs ended the dual portion of their season as they traveled to Jeff Davis High School to compete in the State Dual Championships. This was the first trip to the State Duals since 2020 and their best finish since 2019. The MatDawgs started the day posting a 37-30 win over Model in the first round. The semi-final matchup was a rematch of last years prelim sectional finals against Fannin County where the MatDawgs dropped the match to move on. The MatDawgs lost again to Fannin County in a highly contested battle, 27-39. “Our guys laid it on the line. We knew Fannin would be a dog fight and our guys had faith they could do it, but it wasn’t our day. I’m still proud of the fight we had!”, said Coach Allen of the semi-final match.

Women’s Basketball Keeps (RV) Eagles Grounded in 71-46 Win

MOUNT VERNON, Ga. – Brewton-Parker women’s basketball continues to roll in 2023 as the Lady Barons (16-5, 8-4 SSAC) grounded (RV) Faulkner (Ala.) in the SSAC Game of the Week on Thursday night. BPC defeated the Eagles (17-5, 9-3 SSAC) in a convincing 71-46 victory to extend the...

Vidalia to Resume Recycling February 2nd

The City of Vidalia along with Republic Services has created a video that provides information regarding what items can and cannot be placed in recycling carts. Please visit the following link to see the video: Items that CAN be placed in the recycle cart include cardboard with no wax...

Vidalia, January 28 High School ⚽ Game Notice

The Bryan County High School soccer team will have a game with Vidalia High School on January 27, 2023, 16:00:00. #sports_nfhsnetwork_notice_v1 img { margin: 0; } #sports_nfhsnetwork_notice_v1 div { margin: 0; } #sports_nfhsnetwork_notice_v1 p { margin: 24px 0; font-style: normal; font-weight: 400; font-size: 16px; line-height: 26px; letter-spacing: -0.24px; color: #333; } #sports_nfhsnetwork_notice_v1 .icon { background-repeat: no-repeat; background-position: center; background-size: 100% 100%; } #sports_nfhsnetwork_notice_v1 .item:last-child { border-bottom: none; } #sports_nfhsnetwork_notice_v1 .item { padding-bottom: 32px; border-bottom: 1px solid #f9f9f9; } #sports_nfhsnetwork_notice_v1 .contest-card { padding: 24px; border: 1px solid #F2F2F2; border-radius: 8px; } #sports_nfhsnetwork_notice_v1 .contest-card .teams { display: flex; margin-bottom: 26px; } #sports_nfhsnetwork_notice_v1 .contest-card .teams .team { display: flex; flex-direction: column; flex: 1; justify-content: flex-start; align-items: center; } #sports_nfhsnetwork_notice_v1 .contest-card .teams .vs { width: 40px; height: 97px; } #sports_nfhsnetwork_notice_v1 .contest-card .teams .team .logo { width: 120px; height: 120px; } #sports_nfhsnetwork_notice_v1 .contest-card .teams .team .name { margin-top: 11px; color: #333; font-weight: 600; font-size: 16px; line-height: 19px; text-align: center; letter-spacing: -0.31px; } #sports_nfhsnetwork_notice_v1 .contest-card .info-item { margin-left: -8px; margin-top: 8px; display: flex; align-items: center; font-weight: 400; font-size: 14px; line-height: 20px; letter-spacing: -0.15px; color: #888; } #sports_nfhsnetwork_notice_v1 .contest-card .info-item .icon { margin-right: 4px; width: 12px; height: 12px; background-repeat: no-repeat; background-position: center; background-size: 100% 100%; }

Men’s Basketball Outlasted by No. 16 Eagles in 59-48 Loss

MOUNT VERNON, Ga. – Brewton-Parker men’s basketball took on a challenging No. 16-ranked Faulkner (Ala.) team on Thursday night in Gillis Gymnasium. The Barons (5-16, 3-10 SSAC) fell to the Eagles (19-3, 11-3 SSAC) in a low-scoring affair, 59-48. How It Happened | 1st Half. Brewton-Parker opened with...

Execution of Search Warrants Result in Arrests

Multiple law enforcement agencies worked today last Friday in an effort to solve thefts, burglaries, motor vehicle thefts, entering an automobile, and drug distribution in the area. According to Vidalia Chief of Police James Jermon, the Vidalia Police Department Investigative Services Division, Toombs County Sheriff’s Office, Lyons Police Department, Georgia...

Indians Take Two From Pierce County

The Vidalia Indians swept the Pierce County Bears Tuesday night in a pair of region games at the Parsons-Reid Gymnasium. Jayon Coleman and Cori Mincey led the Indians past the Bears by the score of 59-41. Coleman tallied 20 points and Mincey added 19. The Indians were relentless on defense creating 22 turnovers. Vidalia is now 5-2 in the region and 15-4 overall.

Multi-million-dollar construction for Toombs County Courthouse underway

TOOMBS COUNTY, Ga. (WTOC) - Construction for the new, multi-million-dollar Toombs County Courthouse is taking shape. If you’ve driven by there recently, you’ve seen that the outside brick and stone work is almost done. This project is a massive undertaking and workers are here almost around the clock...

Waller is STAR Student for TCHS

Congratulations to Alli Waller for being named the 2023 PAGE STAR Student for Toombs County High School!. The Student Teacher Achievement Recognition (STAR) program honors Georgia's highest achieving high school seniors and the teachers who have been most instrumental in their academic development. The program is sponsored by the Professional Association of Georgia Educators (PAGE) Foundation and locally sponsored by the Kiwanis Club of Vidalia.

GSP Investigating Single Vehicle Death

A single vehicle accident in Toombs County may have claimed the life of a woman this week as she was performing her duties as a hospice Certified Nursing Assistant. Around 3:13 Monday afternoon, Toombs County 911 Dispatch received a call about a single car accident on Cedar Crossing/Vidalia Road and J.P. Milligan Road in Uvalda. Toombs County Deputies arrived at the scene where they observed a blue Ford Fusion driven by Shalada Nelson, age 40, of Lyons, on the side of the road. It appeared that Nelson’s car left the roadway and impacted with a tree. She was pronounced deceased at the scene when EMS arrived.

Paradice Reaching Her "GOAL"

Elizabeth Paradice, GOAL Winner and Larry Calhoun, President of Southeastern Technical College. The Georgia Occupational Award of Leadership, or GOAL nominees at Southeastern Technical College were recognized Tuesday evening and it is a Business Management student who will represent STC on the state level. Elizabeth Paradice will spend the next...

Crumpler Receives STC Instructor of the Year Recognition

Larry Calhoun, President, STC, and Michael Crumpler, Rick Perkins Award of Excellence reipient. Being nominated for the Rick Perkins Award for Excellence isn’t something new for Welding Instructor Michael Crumpler, nor is receiving it. But for the Instructor of the Year at Southeastern Technical College who was recognized as such Tuesday evening, it’s still a humbling experience.

MGMSAA Region Wrestling Championship

The J.R. Trippe Wrestling Team competed in the Middle Georgia Middle School Athletic Association (MGMSAA) Region Wrestling Championship on Thursday, January 19, at Vidalia High School. The Chiefs had an outstanding showing on the mat and came away with second place as a team behind West Laurens Middle School. There were also multiple individual place finishers as follows: