Georgia designates four cities as rural zonesDaily Coffee PressNewsBreak Contributor
Higginbotham House, 1907, Twin CityVanishing GeorgiaNewsBreak Contributor
Georgia Designates Four Cities as Rural Zones, Unleashing State Income Tax Incentives for VidaliaNews WaveNewsBreak Contributor
Cold Storage Facility, 1943, SwainsboroVanishing GeorgiaNewsBreak Contributor
Cold Storage Facility, 1943, SwainsboroVanishing GeorgiaNewsBreak Contributor
Flint River wins GIAA 1A football championship
MACON, Ga. (WTVM) - The Flint River Wildcats are GIAA 1A football champions! Flint River beat Robert Toombs Christian Academy, 14-7, on Friday. Congratulations to the Wildcats, who have won a championship after finishing 5-5 last season. Please see the video player above for Sports Leader 9′s full coverage from Macon.
Roberts Toombs Christian Academy falls short in GIAA Class A State Championship
MACON, Ga. (WSAV) – Roberts Toombs Christian Academy falls short in the GIAA Class A State Championship to Flint River Academy, 14-7. An incomplete pass with 11 seconds left in the game, on fourth and goal sealed the fate for Robert Toombs. Flint River Academy’s sideline erupted in a cheer. Meanwhile, Robert Toombs’s sideline sat […]
WTOC will live stream the Vidalia Christmas Parade on Saturday
VIDALIA, Ga. (WTOC) - WTOC will live stream the Vidalia Christmas Parade on Saturday, Dec. 2. The parade is scheduled to begin at 11 a.m. It will be hosted by WTOC’s Jamie Ertle.
December 9--Christmas Special in Lyons
December 9--The Blue Marquee Theater downtown Lyons would like you to come to their Annual Christmas Special, Saturday December 9th at 6:00 featuring the Sounds of Christmas with Jim Jones from Vidalia, Tracy Conaway from Darien, Georgia, Ingrid Alicia Hill from Richmond Hill, and "New Beginnings" from Brunswick. Hosted by...
Officials: Lyons woman killed after driving off the road, striking multiple trees
TOOMBS COUNTY, Ga. — Above video: Your Tuesday headlines. Download the WJCL App for breaking news alerts: Apple | Google Play. A woman is dead following a weekend crash in Toombs County. According to the Toombs County Sheriff's Office, the single-vehicle wreck claimed the life of 62-year-old Katherin 'Kathy'...
Former Toombs County Courthouse Fully Vacated
Toombs County residents having business at the Toombs County Courthouse should be aware that ALL county government offices and personnel have relocated to the new facility and there is no activity being conducted in the former courthouse. While the new building is much larger and unfamiliar to citizens, courthouse personnel...
Swainsboro escapes close call with Quitman Brooks County
Swainsboro posted a narrow 24-17 win over Quitman Brooks County in a Georgia high school football matchup on Dec. 1.
Area Police Blotter
Pope, James – Vidalia – Criminal trespass. Stewart, Cassandra – Vidalia – Warrant served (Toombs Co. Bench Warrant) Phillips, Nicolas – Vidalia – Forceful obstruction/shoplifting. Aguilar, Abraham – Portal – No driver’s license/speeding. Gillis, John Jr – Soperton – Suspended license/tailgate...
Greater Vidalia Chamber Super Star Teacher Nominations
Introducing...... the Greater Vidalia® Super Star Teacher program!. This program recognizes exceptional teachers in the Toombs-Montgomery area. Each month, community members will have an opportunity to nominate teachers who have positively impacted their lives. A group of Chamber volunteers will surprise the Super Star Teacher with gifts, accolades, and social media recognition via video.
Swainsboro's Legacy of Lumber: The Pine Tree Festival & Southeast Timber Expo
Swainsboro, Georgia, is gearing up for its renowned Pine Tree Festival & Southeast Timber Expo, a storied celebration that has been a cornerstone of the community since 1946. Initiated as a civic effort by local leaders to combat forest fires, the festival has grown into an educational and entertaining showcase of forestry and tradition. It reflects the town's commitment to environmental stewardship and the cultural importance of pine trees to the region's economy. This year, the festival continues its legacy with an array of events set to captivate attendees on May 5-6, 2023.
December 24--Christmas Events in Vidalia
December 24--The Episcopal Church of the Annunciation, 1512 Meadows Lane in Vidalia, invites you to their Christmas Events, Advent Lessons and Hymns December 24th at 10:30. There will be no Eucharist and no 8:00AM service. Candlelight Service, December 24th at 5:00 with Holy Eucharist Rite II. A Youth Christmas Pageant...
Blue Angels Make Prefestival Visit
Did you hear “the buzz” around town Wednesday morning? Yes, that was one of the F-18 Hornets operated by the Blue Angels!. Lt. Conner O’Donnell and Lcdr. Brian Vaught landed the jet at the Vidalia Regional Airport to meet with officials and Vidalia Onion Air Show Committee members in preparation for the squadron’s only show in Georgia in 2024 at the Vidalia Onion Festival.
The gas price fluctuate between $2.69 and $2.72 in Vidalia as of 2023-11-30. Find the cheapest station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Thursday is $3.246, a week ago the price is $3.268 , according to AAA.
Bibb deputies: 1 dead after five-vehicle crash on I-75
MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – At least one person is dead after a five-vehicle crash on Interstate 75 South Monday afternoon. It happened around 1:45 near the Pierce Avenue on-ramp, according to a Bibb County Sheriff’s Office news release. Deputies say a box truck, three pickup trucks and a...
TVA officially retires Bull Run Fossil Plant
The plant is located in Claxton. It was built more than 50 years ago to help produce electricity.
Single Vehicle Accident Claims Life of Toombs County Woman
On Saturday night around 7:43, Toombs County 911 dispatch received a call about a vehicle that had wrecked on GA Hwy 147 just east of the intersection and Lilliot Road. On arrival Deputies found a burgundy Chevrolet Captive on the northside of the roadway. A preliminary investigation supports that the driver, Kathy Edenfield Clark, was traveling east on Highway 147 when her vehicle crossed the westbound lane and left the roadway, striking multiple trees. Responding personnel determined that Clark was deceased from her injuries. She was 62 years of age.
Adrian's Annual Christmas Parade Ignites Holiday Spirit with Community-Wide Celebrations
Adrian's festive season begins with a burst of holiday cheer as the Annual Christmas Parade takes center stage on December 1, 2023. The city's streets come alive with the joy of the season, featuring a dazzling parade that winds through the heart of downtown. As the sun sets, the community gathers to witness a procession of floats adorned with shimmering lights, marking the start of an evening filled with warmth and celebration. The Comstock Christmas Riverwalk tree lighting serves as a grand finale, drawing families and friends together under the glow of holiday illuminations.
Looking Back at the 2023 Toombs County Football Season
If you cried your eyes out or beat your chest with pride on that cold November 24th night, you are a DOG. Proud emotions surged for a team that wasn’t supposed to see that type of success. The hurt was real for the kids who busted it for themselves and each other, only to fall just short of a semifinal round and potential State Championship opportunity.
Southern Towns Celebrate Cultural Heritage with Pecan Festivals
As pecan trees unfurl their leaves to the warm southern sun, two towns in the United States gear up for celebrations that honor their agricultural roots and cultural heritage. Denton, Texas, and Denton, Georgia, alongside the nearby town of Register, Georgia, each prepare for their respective pecan festivals—distinct events that showcase the significance of this native nut.
Toombs County Men’s Basketball Off to Strong Start to Begin 2023-2024 Season
On November 14, the Toombs County Men’s Basketball team started off their season with an impressive 68-52 win at Jeff Davis. The team’s performance was highlighted by a balanced attack, as four players scored in double figures. Dominic Eason led the pack with a strong showing of 22 points and 8 rebounds. Both Marion James and Parker Stanley contributed significantly, scoring 13 points each and grabbing 6 rebounds. Demetrius ‘JuJu’ Cutler also made a notable impact with 11 points and 6 rebounds. Jesus Quintero added 8 points and topped the team with 4 assists, playing a key role in setting up plays.